Police Officer – Entry Level 152 views1 application

Police Officer – Entry Level

The City and County of San Francisco invites you to join a highly respected police department and serve the citizens of one of the most beautiful cities in the country.

San Francisco Police Officers perform a wide variety of duties to promote public safety and security, prevent crime and enforce the law. Police officers perform a number of essential functions. For example, they patrol districts to prevent and detect crime; respond to calls for assistance; conduct criminal investigations; interact with the community to build cooperation and support; pursue and arrest suspects; enforce traffic and parking laws; write reports and maintain records; work with superiors, peers, and others as a team; prepare for and participate in planned events; prepare for court and give testimony; and fulfill other administrative duties when required. This is much more than a job; it is an opportunity to build a career of which you can be proud.

Working Conditions and Benefits A Police Officer works 40 hours per week on different shifts and overtime may be required.

San Francisco offers excellent benefits and the current starting salary is $80,574 per year.

After seven years of service a Police Officer may earn up to $112,164 per year. You will receive comprehensive training, at your full starting salary, which includes 31 weeks at the Police Academy prior to field training at one of the district stations.

Eligibility Requirements (verified during Background Investigation)

Citizenship: Applicants must be United States citizens.

Age: Applicants must be at least 20 years old when they take the examination and at least 21 years of age by the time of appointment. (Civil Service Rule 210.10)

Driver’s License: Applicants must possess and maintain a valid driver license to operate an automobile at the time of application and throughout the selection process.

Possession of a valid California Driver License is required prior to the date of hire.

Education: Applicants must be a U.S. High School Graduate or have passed a G.E.D. or the California High School Proficiency Examination or have an AA or higher degree from an accredited college or university.

Judicial Record: Applicants must NOT have been:

• Convicted of a felony;

• Convicted of an offense involving domestic violence;

• Convicted of any misdemeanor that carries a penalty of prohibiting ownership, possession or control or a firearm; or

• Restricted from employment with the City and County of San Francisco.

Desirable Qualifications · Experience in the United States Military · Proficiency in a second language relevant to San Francisco communities Apply today: https://www.jobaps.com/SF/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=CCT&R2=Q002&R3=060667

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Join The S.F.P.D. – San Francisco’s Finest

“The San Francisco Police Department offers qualified men and women the opportunity to make a positive difference in our citizens’ daily lives. From our patrol officers to our community engagement team and civilian staff, we are committed to excellence and providing professional service for all to keep our City safe. I encourage you to apply to become one of San Francisco’s finest.”

–Chief William Scott

The City and County of San Francisco invites you to join a highly respected police department and serve the citizens of one of the most beautiful cities in the country.

San Francisco Police officers perform a wide variety of essential duties to promote public safety and security and enforce the law. Our officers patrol districts to prevent and detect crime, respond to calls for assistance, conduct criminal investigations, pursue and arrest suspects and enforce traffic and parking laws. Our Mounted Unit, Marine Unit, K-9 Unit and Traffic Company ensure that SFPD is able to help keep the public safe, no matter the terrain.

SFPD officers also work closely with San Francisco’s diverse communities to build cooperation and support in order to address crime and quality of life issues in our City’s neighborhoods. In addition to hosting citywide and neighborhood events ranging from safety fairs to barbecues, SFPD provides educational and employment programs for San Francisco youth. Our values include maintaining open communication with the communities we serve and respecting and protecting the rights of all residents.

Serving the City as a San Francisco Police officer is much more than a job; it is an opportunity to build a career of which you can be proud.


Applying is Easy!

  1. Apply with the City and County of San Francisco at www.jobaps.com/sf (Entry Level (Q-2) Police Officer)
  2. Go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com, choose law enforcement, and register to take the San Francisco exam ($45). Financial assistance is available.
  3. Choose an available exam date that’s convenient for you.
  4. Schedule your exam.
  5. You will receive an email confirming your exam date, time and location.
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