Police Officer

Calistoga, CA
Calistoga Police Department

Salary/Pay Rate: $7,159.23 – $8,701.64 per month

The Position of Police Officer
This position performs a wide variety of peace officer duties involving the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, criminal investigation, crime prevention and suppression.

Police Officers prepare cases and provide courtroom testimony, provide information and assistance to the public and perform special assignments in areas such as patrol, traffic, investigations, and auxiliary duties such as school resource officer, firearms instructor, defensive tactics instructor, taser instructor, etc…

In patrol, a Police Officer is assigned an area in a car, on bicycle, or on foot to observe and report suspicious activities or hazardous conditions for the prevention and detection of crime, arrests law violators in accordance with applicable statutory and case laws. This position also answers routine and emergency calls for protection of life and property and the enforcement of City, Council, State and Federal laws, codes and ordinances.

Minimum Qualifications
The City’s recruitment is for an academy graduate or police lateral. Individuals presently attending a POST-certified police academy are encouraged to apply. A qualified applicant will need:

  • A valid California’s driver’s license
  • California State Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Basic Certificate