WATSONVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
215 UNION STREET
WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA 95076
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Updated: March 28, 2019
Job Classification: Police Officer
The Watsonville Police Department is currently building an ongoing list for Police Officer position.
Candidates must first submit an application through the City of Watsonville website found here: https://www.cityofwatsonville.org/jobs.aspx?uniqueid=100&communityjobs=false&jobid=20
This position requires the National Testing Network Front Line National exam and a physical agility exam.
The physical agility can be taken either through the National Testing Network or through your local academy facility. Please submit your NTN scores through your candidate account, and attach your physical agility scores with your application.
Salary Information: $72,670 - $105,500
Candidate Contact Information:Elizabeth SousaPolice Officer831email@example.com
Department Information:We are a small but fast-paced agency that is looking to hire motivated individuals who are ready to make a difference. Our department is known for its leadership, teamwork, and camaraderie. The Watsonville Police Department is dedicated to its community in preventing, reducing and suppressing crime, while building relationships within the community. The City of Watsonville is a diverse agriculture community with more than 55,000 residents. We are a department with 73 highly motivated and committed police officers. We take pride in our work by focusing on our community needs. Our department offers a variety of assignments to help you become a well-rounded officer while offering room for growth. Some of those assignments include patrol, motorcycle unit, investigations, gang task force, and special response team.
Apply now, if you are ready to begin a career that not only offers you a second family with continuous support and guidance but also a rewarding profession.
City Information: Watsonville/Santa Cruz County/ Agriculture community on the central coast.
Age: Must be 20-1/2 years of age at time of filing and 21 years of age at time of appointment (no maximum age limit)
US Citizen: California Government Code Section 1031(a) requires that Police Officers be citizens of the United States. California Government Code Section 1031.5 requires that permanent resident aliens who desire to be employed as Police Officers be eligible for and have applied for citizenship
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid CALIFORNIA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Vision correctible to 20/30 in each eye. Normal color acuity; non-restricted peripheral vision
Academy Certification: If applicable
Prior Experience: No
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring: High school degree. College degree highly recommended
Felony Disqualifiers: No Felonies
Drug Use Disqualifiers:
Employment Disqualifiers: Prior disqualifications for lying on past law enforcement job applications.
Financial Disqualifiers: Poor credit