Public Safety Officer (Police/Fire/EMT)

Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety - Sunnyvale, California

Jul 7, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Jul 1, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$104,353.60-$174.634.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$$104,353.60-$174.634.00 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$$104,353.60-$174.634.00 annual
Top Pay:
$$174.634.00 includes 2.5% Bachelors Degree/2.5% Masters Degree/5% Specialty Pay and Language incentive annual

Job Description

A Public Safety Officer 2 performs the full duties of a police officer, firefighter and EMT, which include preserving the peace; preventing and detecting crimes; protecting life and property; responding to fire, medical and other emergencies; enforcing laws and public ordinances; and, maintaining a public service approach towards the Sunnyvale community. To review the full job description and requirements of a Public Safety Officer please look us up at (

Additional Information

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) provides a fully-integrated police, fire and emergency response to the City of Sunnyvale community and residents. Because of the dual responsibilities, DPS offers a varied and exciting career.

Please TEXT ** "SDPSJOBS**" to *_408-755-9686 *_for additional details.

Schedules: Patrol- 4/11 rotating = 4 on/4 off

Fire- Kelly Schedule 24 hour shift= 1 day on, 1 day off, 1 day on , 1 day off, 1day on , 4 days off **(Fire is off an average of 20 days a month)**

DPS has more than 20 Specialty Assignments available:

-Canine -Crime Prevention -Crime Scene Investigator

-Fire Truck Operator -Hazardous Material Team

-Drone Team -Investigations -SWAT

-Traffic Safety Unit -Office of Emergency Services

and more.............

Job Requirements

  • Age: Be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment
  • Education: Possess 60 Semester or 90 quarter units from an accredited college
  • Experience: Hiring New and Lateral Officers

-Be in excellent health

-No felony or certain misdemeanor convictions

Lateral Qualification:

-Meet the minimum qualifications

-Successful completion of POST approved police academy

-Two years of experience in police work (Expedited Lateral Process)

-Successful completion of WSTB (Physical Agility Exam)

Contact Information

Steve Gorshe

Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety
700 All America Way
Sunnyvale, California 94086-7642
phone: 1-408-202-4266

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