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Department, city, state

Position: Entry Level | Type: Patrol

Application Status: Open

November 30, 2023

Expiration Date: 

Sign on bonus:

Academy salary: 

$59,985 annual

Salary range: 

$59,985 to $94,017


Recruiter Name:

Jolene Arredondo

Recruiter Phone:


Department Info:

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.


General Leave:

· 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.


  • Age: 21

  • 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

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