Department, city, state
Position: Entry Level | Type: Patrol
Application Status: Open
November 30, 2023
Sign on bonus:
$59,985 to $94,017
The City of Susanville has an exciting career opportunity for a Police officer to join the Susanville Police Department. The Department is seeking a Police Officer whom will perform a variety of duties involved in the enforcement of laws and prevention of crimes. A Susanville Police Officer will, under general supervision; prevent crimes, enforce laws, investigate complaints, and apprehend criminals and suspects; protects the innocent, helps the distressed, safeguards public rights, and aids in the administration of justice; and assumes responsibilities and performs duties related to the work, as required.
· Vacation: 17 days of paid vacation accrued in first year, increasing to 20 days in year five, 25 days in year ten, and 30 days after fifteen full years of service
· Sick Leave: Leave is accrued at 5.54 hours per pay period for a total of 144 hour allowance per calendar year. Employees may elect to convert a portion of sick days to vacation days based on sick leave use throughout a calendar year.
· Holidays: 14 paid holidays per calendar year
Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance: The City offers excellent Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance. Employee currently pays $25 per month and receives medical, dental and vision coverage for employee, spouse, and eligible dependents. Medical insurance currently 90/10 plan, with annual deductible of $150 (individual) and $450 (family), annual maximum out of pocket $3,000 (individual), $6,000 (family).
*_Life Insurance: *_The City provides a $40,000 ($15,000 with Health Coverage and $25,000 additional) term life insurance policy.
Retirement: The City participates in the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS). For legacy members the benefit level is 3% @50 with a current employee contribution of 9%. For new members, the benefit level is 2.7% @57 with a current employee contribution of 13%.
Deferred Compensation: Voluntary plans available including IRS Section 125 Flexible Benefit Plan
Miscellaneous: Additional benefits include 7/12 work schedule, uniform allowance, on-site gym, continuing education reimbursement, specialty assignment pay, bi-lingual incentive pay, professional development program, longevity pay, sick leave incentive program, and night differential pay.
Education: HS Diploma or equivalent
Experience: Certificate of Completion from a CA POST Certified Basic Police Officers Academy
Must be at least 21 years old
High School or equivalent GED
No felony convictions
Legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law
Meet Physical Requirements
Must be of good moral character, as determined by a thorough background investigation
Meet Residency Policy Requirements
Certificate of Completion from a California P.O.S.T. Certified Basic Police Officers Academy*
Valid California Driver’s License