Police Officer – Lateral
**$20,000 Recruitment Incentive**
$101,188.22 – $122,664.72 Annually
YOU MUST BE A CURRENT OR QUALIFYING FORMER POLICE OFFICER TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION.
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education: Successful completion of the Police Academy is required. An A.A./A.S. degree is desirable. Military service and relevant training may also be considered.
Experience: Successful completion of probation as a sworn law enforcement officer in the State of California.
License or Certificate:
Possession of, or eligibility for, the California POST Basic Certificate is required.
Out-of-state Peace Officers applying for this position must provide proof of successful completion of the Basic POST Course Waiver process with their application.
Possession of a valid California Class C driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment.
Other: Police Officer candidates must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at time of appointment; must be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien who has applied for citizenship; must be able to successfully complete a thorough background investigation and successfully meet the job dimension criteria as recommended by POST.
Spanish bilingual skills are highly desirable.
Incumbents must successfully complete the Vacaville Police Department Field Training Program as a condition of continued employment.