Police Officer II (Lateral/Academy Grad)

Clearlake, CA
Clearlake Police Department
Salary: $-$

Under general supervision to perform a variety of duties in the enforcement of laws and the prevention of crimes; to conduct and participate in general investigations of crimes, accidents, and cases involving public morals and welfare; to control traffic flow and enforce Sate and local traffic regulations; and to perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of that Department.

Salary $4,125.85 – $5,015.00 Monthly


Patrol a designated area of the City to preserve law and order, discover and prevent the commission of crimes; enforce traffic and other laws and ordinances; check building for physical security.

Respond to general public service calls and complaints including domestic disturbances, civil, complains property control, automobile accidents, robberies, related misdemeanors and felony incidents.

Collect, process, photograph, and present evidence including fingerprints, fibers, blood, and related physical evidence.

Enforce traffic laws and ordinances check speed with radar issue warnings and citations.

Direct traffic at fires, special events, and other emergency or congested situations.

Conduct traffic accident analyses and general traffic surveys; conduct investigations of serious injury and fatality traffic accidents.

Contact and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the apprehension of offenders and the investigations of offenses.

Maintain contact with citizens regarding potential law enforcement problems and preserve good relationships with the general public; take an active role in areas of public education relative to crime and crime prevention.

Prepare reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed.


Experience and Training Guidelines: Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license.

One year of experience working with the public.

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade and completion of a POST Academy (currently enrolled students may apply but can only be appointed upon successful completion of a POST Academy)

Supplemental information
Ability to sit, stand, walk, run, kneel, crouch, squat, stoop, reach, crawl, twist, climb, and lift 100 lbs.; exposure to cold, heat, noise, outdoors, electrical hazards, dust, mechanical hazards, explosive materials and contagious diseases; Availability for shift work, work on-call, and stand-by call.