Police Officer Recruit/Lateral

San Rafael, CA
San Rafael Police Department

Top step $10,301 a month.
Great benefits and incentive pay.
Detective (5%), Motor Officer (5%), FTO (2.5-5%), SDAT/Firearms Instructor (2.5%), SWAT (2.5%), HNT (1%), MAIT (1%) & CSI (1%) and 10% for Spanish.




This is a non-sworn, civilian training classification to be used while incumbent is attending a certified P.O.S.T. Basic Police Academy. Incumbent in this classification receives the same employee benefits as Police Officers, with the exception of being placed in the “Miscellaneous” retirement category until successful completion of a designated police academy, and as a civilian employee, will not be covered by government code sections 4850 and 3300 through 3311. Upon successful completion of an academy, incumbent shall be sworn as a Police Officer, placed in the safety retirement category and begin an 18-month probationary period as a Police Officer on the date of swearing in.


The City of San Rafael is recruiting for a 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 gang enforcement. General supervision is provided by the Police Sergeant. Responsibilities may include the direct supervision of officers in training and/or the indirect supervision of other officers and/or support staff.