WEED POLICE DEPARTMENT
550 MAIN STREET
WEED, CALIFORNIA 96094
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Updated: August 07, 2019
Classification: Police Officer The Weed Police Department is currently establishing an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer and is looking to fill 2 positions. Candidate must complete and pass the FrontLine National exam and oral exam to be considered for the hiring process. The department also requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. Candidates are encouraged to complete the PHQ as soon as possible to avoid any possible delays in the hiring process.
Salary Information:$48,732 - $61,428 per yearBenefit Information:City covers medical for single, and half additional cost of family, 12 City paid holidays, 3% Incentive for Associates, 3 % (up to 6%) for Bachelors (must be applicable towards field), 96 Hr. of Vacation and 96 hr. of Sick Leave accrual per year, CAPERS Member, Incentive for P.O.S.T. Intermediate (3%) and Advanced Certificates (3%), City paid life insurance
Department Overview: The Police Department consists of an administrative and patrol divisions. The department is staffed with a Police Chief, 2 Sergeants, a Corporal, 6 Patrol Officers, and a member assigned to the Narcotics Task Force and one as School Resources Officer. Our staff also includes 2 Reserve Officers, one full-time Community Service Officer, and two part-time Community Service Officers. There is 4 full-time Dispatchers and 2 Part-time
Area Information: The City of Weed, California is nestled at the base of Mount Shasta in the Cascade Mountains and halfway between San Francisco and Portland. The community is surrounded by natural beauty, breathtaking vistas, and unmatched year-round outdoor recreation. The City is a historic lumber town which has retained much of its early 1900's charm while transitioning into a tourist destination. An easy one-hour drive north of Redding on Interstate 5 brings you to our home where you may enjoy abundant lakes and rivers, beautiful forests, wildlife, scenic drives, local art, festivals, live music, and a friendly community.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid CALIFORNIA State Driver's License: Yes CA class C
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: 20/200 correctable to 20/20
Academy Certification: Yes Ca POST
Hiring Process: Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.
Criminal Activity Disqualifiers
Conviction of any felony offense, certain misdemeanor offenses, or any offense reflecting lack of character, judgment, or morals, or any other than honorable military discharge may be cause of disqualification.
Employment Disqualifiers: Must be free from any emotional, mental or physical condition, including weight, which might adversely affect the exercise of the power of a peace officer.
Additional Disqualifiers: Will be required to participate in and pass a thorough background examination and pre-employment drug testing.