Police Recruit - Entry Level
Police Officer Trainee
San Jose Police Department - San Jose, California
Jan 25, 2023
- Application Deadline:
- Jan 25, 2024
- Entry Level:
- $$40.47 hourly
SAN JOSE POLICE DEPARTMENT 201 WEST MISSION STREET SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA 95110 408-277-4951 http://www.sjpdyou.com
Updated: January 19, 2023
Job Classification: Police Recruit - Entry Level
THE CITY OF SAN JOSE IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR POLICE RECRUIT; CANDIDATES ++MUST++ FIRST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION THROUGH THE SAN JOSE POLICE DEPARTMENT FOUND HERE: http://www.sjpdyou.com.
Salary Information: A Police Recruit receives $40.47 an hour while attending the 26-week San Jose Police Department Academy. Upon graduation, the annual base pay range for Police Officer is $98,051.00 to $152,122.57 *(effective 7/20/2019) (seven annual steps); police officers receive an annual uniform allowance of $675.00. Bilingual pay is offered at 2.5% of top step officer base salary.
*_Benefit Information: *_The City of San Jose also offers domestic partnership benefits, and medical/dental plans. Paid vacation and sick time are accrued annually.
Department Information: A career with the San Jose Police Department (SJPD) provides numerous and exciting opportunities. The Department serves a large and diverse community of over a million people in the third largest city in California. The SJPD has one of the best academies to train officers for success as a solo beat officer; able to serve and protect the public, able to listen and communicate effectively, promote public safety and security, prevent crime, and enforce the law. A police officer works a four-day work-week/ten-hour shifts. With over 50 specialized units and assignments (such as Air Support, Assaults, Patrol, Auto Theft, Bomb Squad, Canine Unit, Homicide/Crime Scene, MERGE (SWAT Team), Traffic Enforcement), your career choices with the SJPD are many. Be a part of a great team and family - the San Jose Police Department.
Age : At least 20 1/2 years old at the time of application.
Citizenship Required : Yes, or a permanent resident alien who has applied for citizenship.
U.S. High School Grad/High School Equivalency Exam : Yes; waived if you obtained a college degree from an accredited college within the U.S.
Driver's License : Any U.S. driver's license.
Vision : Must have at least 20/40 corrected vision.
College : Forty (40) semester college credits or sixty (60) quarter college credits from a U.S. accredited college or university. Police academy credits are accepted as part of the education requirement.
- Military Veterans with an honorable discharge can substitute four (4) years of service in the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, or Coast Guard in lieu of the minimum college credit requirement.
Prior Experience : No experience or training required.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors : No felony, domestic violence or misdemeanor assault convictions; cannot currently be on probation or parole.
- Age: 21
- Education: High school Diploma or G.E.D
- Experience: N/A