Job details

City of Healdsburg
  • Position Number: 5094174
  • Location: Healdsburg, CA
  • Position Type: Campus Safety and Police

Interested in an opportunity to serve in an impactful and meaningful way? Apply today and become a Police Officer (Entry-Level/Lateral) with the City of Healdsburg or apply to be sponsored to attend the SRJC Police Academy as a Police Officer Recruit!

Serving as an Officer with the City of Healdsburg goes beyond the standard line of duty. This is an opportunity to become involved in a culturally diverse community, work with a small team that has each other's back, and exercise the ability to maintain a solid work-life balance.

The salary for the Police Officer position is $7,438.42 - $9,493.51 monthly, and the salary for the Police Officer Recruit position is $7,066.50 monthly with a COLA expected for July 1, 2024.

The deadline to apply is April 7, 2024 at 11:59pm.

City of Healdsburg Police Officer Benefits:

  • City paid Medical, Dental, Vision and EAP (Kaiser Permanente benchmark)

  • 13 Paid Holidays

  • 5% Shift Differential Pay

  • Bilingual Pay Incentive

  • Educational Pay Incentive

  • 2-8% Longevity Pay for 5 or more years

  • City paid Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability

  • Uniform Allowance

  • Optional Deferred Compensation Plan

Position Description:
To perform general law enforcement and crime prevention duties; enforce laws and practice community policing; respond to calls for the protection of life and property; and to provide technical support to an assigned supervisor. This is the journey level in the single level Police Officer class. Incumbents initially perform the more routine duties assigned to positions in this class and work under close supervision. Â However, as experience is gained, incumbents are expected to perform the full range of duties as assigned with increasing independence.

ÂDuties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Patrol an assigned area by car, bicycle, or on foot to observe, investigate, and report suspicious and hazardous conditions; apprehend and arrest law violators.

  • Respond to routine and emergency calls for protection of persons and property, enforce applicable laws; ensure protection of life and property and crowd control.

  • Investigate crimes, accidents, deaths, vehicle accidents, missing persons cases, traffic and parking enforcement, and disturbances; conduct suspect pursuit and apprehension; gather evidence, interview, question, and collect statements from complainants, suspects, and witnesses; complete case reports.

  • Take charge of juveniles and work on cases involving unfit homes and crimes committed against or by juveniles; and work with community organizations and governmental agencies on delinquency control programs.

  • Direct traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at times of emergency or congestion; stop drivers who are operating vehicles in violation of laws; issue citations.

  • Respond to calls for help from other agencies; assist with school and community outreach activities.

  • Appear in court to present evidence and testimony in connection with criminal prosecution.

  • Search, guard, transport, and assist in the booking and custodial care of prisoners; serve writs, warrants, subpoenas, and other legal documents.

  • May be assigned to assist in conducting special studies of crime prevention, traffic control, or assist with other Police Department projects as assigned.

  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.

  • Foster an environment that embraces diversity, integrity, trust, and respect.

  • Be an integral team player, which involves flexibility, cooperation, and communication.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

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Candidates will be required to successfully complete the following: Chief's interview and evaluation; pass a thorough background investigation, psychological and polygraph testing and pass a full, complete physical examination prior to actual hire.

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