Police Officer

San Luis Obispo, CA
Cal Poly Public Safety Department

Anticipated Hiring Range: $63,720 – $86,820 annually

Classification Range: $63,720 – $98,472 annually

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the, Deputy Chief, the Police Officer’s primary responsibilities, include but are not limited to: protecting students, faculty, staff, campus visitors, property, and facilities from accidents, bodily harm, fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry; enforcing laws and traffic regulations; apprehending violators; providing general information and assistance to the public; crime prevention; and assisting in investigations. Special assignments may include Investigations, Bike Patrol, Crime Prevention, Critical Response Unit (C.R.U.), and K9.

Education and Experience

  • At least 21 years of age.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident alien with an application for citizenship completed at least one year prior to the date of application.
  • Selected candidates must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment medical examination, physical agility test, psychological examination, a thorough background check, which requires fingerprinting, and a drug test.