Police Officer – $20k Hiring Bonus and $30k Housing Loan Lateral Incentive

Paso Robles, CA
City of Paso Robles

The City of Paso Robles is recruiting for Police Officers!

**** Lateral Police Officer Hiring Incentive Program ****

Lateral officers are eligible for a hiring incentive of up to $20,000 and a housing assistance loan of up to $30,000. To be eligible, the candidate must meet the following conditions at the time of application:

  • Currently be employed as a peace officer by a state, county, or municipal police agency;
  • Have a total of at least two full-time years of experience, including one year of patrol experience with a municipality, Sheriff’s Office, or equivalent; and
  • Possess a California POST Basic Certificate or a Basic Course Waiver

Education and Experience
Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and have successfully completed a POST Basic Academy prior to appointment.
Possession of an Intermediate and Advanced POST certificate and 60 semester units or equivalent from an accredited college or university are all highly desirable. Four years of active military duty service may be substituted for 30 college units.

Special Requirements:

  • Weight should be proportional to height
  • Must be 21 years or older at time of appointment
  • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship
  • Must pass a background investigation, polygraph examination, psychological examination, and POST medical examination
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony in the State of California or of an act in any other state or federal jurisdiction which would have been a felony if committed in California
  • Vision must be correctable to 20/30 both eyes with normal color acuity
  • Must have a valid California Class C driver license or higher and the ability to maintain insurability under the City’s insurance policy

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