Police Officer Trainee

Livermore, CA
Livermore Police Department

$35.75 Hourly

Under direction, a Police Officer patrols an assigned area to protect life and property, prevent crime, maintain order, and enforce laws, ordinances and constitutional mandates; performs investigative work in detection of crime; performs public service tasks; and other duties as assigned.

Field Functions

  • Patrols an assigned area of the City by vehicle, foot, or as designated by the supervisor;
  • maintains law and order; responds to emergencies as directed over the radio and telephone;
  • conducts investigations of complaints and crime reports to determine if a crime has been committed;
  • investigates traffic accidents;
  • administers first aid and gives assistance to the injured;
  • makes arrests; serves subpoenas and warrants;

Experience: Experience working in a police program or police department is desirable.

Education: Equivalent to graduation from high school. College courses related to law enforcement are desirable.

Training: Any recent training such as academic courses and certification programs which are relevant to this job classification.

License: Possession of a valid California Driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record as determined by the City.

Age: Minimum 21 years old.