Your City. Your Career.
Living in the Bay Area can enrich your life. Now it can do the same for your career. The City of Oakland offers an impressive array of career opportunities for visionary people who thrive on open communication and dedicated service. If you’d like to share your talents with our city, Oakland welcomes you.
POLICE OFFICER TRAINEE
Submit your application by 4/19/13, 11:59pm
Are you socially conscious? Do you use good judgment and have integrity? Do you believe in public service, like solving problems and have empathy and compassion? Are you resourceful, take initiative and committed to service and social concerns? If so, the Oakland Police Department needs you!
The Oakland Police Department extends a special opportunity to pursue a challenging and rewarding career in law enforcement with one of the best police agencies in the State. Dealing with a wide variety of people in different situations, OPD’s Officers quickly analyze and solve problems and use their excellent people skills to defuse conflict and avoid confrontation whenever possible. When a true crisis or emergency occurs, OPD Officers are supported by state-of-the-art equipment, systems and command leadership. Upon successful completion of the academy, the annual salary for Police Officers is up to $98,094/yr (top step).
Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or GED and a valid California Driver‘s License. Applicants must be at least 21 years old upon graduation from the 6-month academy, may not have any felony convictions or other convictions that would prevent carrying a gun and must also be a US citizen or legally eligible to work in the US and apply for citizenship. Some positions may require specific bilingual skills in Spanish, Cantonese or Mandarin.
To apply and view current openings, please visit our employment opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm. You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information. EOE
Friday, March 29, 2013