Police Officer
Lateral Candidate Only
City of San Mateo, San Francisco/Peninsula

Law Enforcement

Close Date: Continuous
Salary: $7,862.00 - $9,369.00 Monthly

The San Mateo Police Department is accepting applications for Police Officer Lateral Candidates Only!

This is continous recruitment.

Be sure to click "Job Announcement" for the most detailed salary and benefits information, duties and job requirements.




In addition to the minimum  qualifications, a Lateral Candidate must have:

a)  Possession of a California Basic POST Course Certificate of at least 800 hours issued within 3 years of the date of application.  A copy of your certificate with your application is required in order for your to continue with the process.


b)  Currently employed or previously employed within the last 12 months with a California Law Enforcement Agency as a Peace Officer.  A copy of your certificate with your application iss required in order for you to continue with the process.

Those applicants meeting the minimum qualifications and have submitted the required documentation, will be added to the eligible list.

The Position:  Police Officers perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; control traffic flow and enforce state and local regulations; perform investigative work; participate in and provide support and assistance to special department crime prevention and enforcement programs and do related police work as assigned. Duties and hours will vary with assignments.

The Department:  Consists of a diverse and outstanding group of men and women who have dedicated themselves to public service. Our staff  is devoted to protecting and serving the citizens of San Mateo professionally, while providing outstanding customer service.  The department is dedicated to providing creative and long-tem solutions to ongoing issues that may arise from time to time.







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