Police Officer

Mt. Shasta, CA
The Mt. Shasta City Police Department

The City of Mt. Shasta is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer – Academy Graduate, Lateral or Recruit. This is a full-time position that works a 3/12 schedule, which includes holidays, weekends, and occasional overtime.

Compensation is $24.96 to $31.74 per hour, depending on experience. There is also a hiring bonus of $5,000 – $15,000 depending on experience.

Under the direction of a Police Sergeant, the position performs a variety of law enforcement activities including patrol functions, traffic regulation and the enforcement of City, State and Federal laws, codes, ordinances and regulations; responds to and investigates
crimes, accidents, emergency situations and other disturbances and requests for assistance; identifies, apprehends and arrests criminals. Officers also participate in career development, special assignments and perform related work as assigned.

The ideal candidate will hold a current Proof of Eligibility (POE) or Basic Certificate, in good standing, issued by the California State Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), and possess a California Class ‘C’ driver’s license. Valid First Aid
and CPR certification is also required. In addition, the candidate must be a U.S. citizen, at least 21 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent, and free of any felony convictions. Additional certification may be eligible for incentive pay.