SAN FRANCISCO POLICE DEPARTMENT
1 SOUTH VAN NESS AVENUE - 4TH FLOOR
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA 94103
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Updated: June 04, 2020
Classification: Entry Level (Q-2) Police OfficerThe City of San Francisco is accepting applications for Police Officer.
You must first submit a City and County of San Francisco application. https://jobapscloud.com/SF/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=CCT&R2=Q002&R3=060667&Viewer=Admin&Test=Y
Salary Information: Starting at $87,230 per year. After seven years of service, a Police Officer may earn up to $121,394 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.
Job Description: The City and County of San Francisco invite 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. A Police Officer works 40 hours per week on different shifts and overtime may be required. This is much more than a job; it is an opportunity to build a career of which you can be proud.
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)
US Citizen: Applicants must be United States citizens.
High School Grad/GED: 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.
Valid CALIFORNIA State 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.
Judicial Record: Applicants must NOT have been:
Application and Selection Procedures: Step 1: First, complete and submit an online application with the City and County of San Francisco.
Step 2: Schedule yourself to take the “FrontLine National” law enforcement examination administered by the National Testing Network (NTN).
PAT Testing: Candidates that attain passing scores on the FrontLine National examination will be notified to take a Physical Ability Test (PAT), a pass/fail examination. Candidates’ PAT test dates will be determined based on their FrontLine National test dates. The PAT will be given by the department.