Join Our Team! The Piedmont Police Department, located in a safe community in the East Bay Hills, is dedicated to providing the best available law enforcement service to the Piedmont Community. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.ci.piedmont.ca.us/hr/index.shtml or call 510-420-3047. Open until filled - Applications will be reviewed upon receipt, so submit your application today!
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: Candidates MUST have satisfactorily completed a P.O.S.T. certified academy prior to the final hiring date. Must possess a valid California Class C driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record. The City of Piedmont monitors DMV record information over the course of employment.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Equivalent to graduation from high school, supplemented by 30 semester units or equivalent quarter units in administration of justice, law enforcement or a closely related field. Volunteer law enforcement experience and/or honorable discharge from any branch of the armed forces are desirable.
Additional Salary Information: Education incentive available: 5% for POST Intermediate Certificate or AA Degree; or 7% for POST Advanced Certificate or BA Degree.
4% shift differential for personnel assigned to the night shift.
The City of Piedmont is a charter city of approximately 11,000 residents located in the beautiful Oakland Hills, overlooking the San Francisco Bay. The city, which is virtually built out, consists of established, high-quality single family homes on quiet tree-lined streets, with a nationally recognized, highly rated public school system. Piedmont is centrally located within a few minutes from Oa...kland and San Francisco on the West and Concord and Walnut Creek on the East. Piedmont enjoys one of the lowest crime rates in Alameda County and benefits from the diversity of the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Piedmont Police Department is dedicated to providing the best available law enforcement service to the Piedmont community. The department employs a total of 29 full-time employees, including the Chief; (1) Administrative Assistant; (1) Captain; (1) Support Services Commander; (4) Sergeants; (13) Officers; (5) Dispatchers; (1) Police Records Clerk; (2) Animal Control Officers; and (7) part-time employees. In addition, the department has Reserve Police Officers, Police Explorers and adult volunteers. The Piedmont Police Department is a participative and service oriented agency that prides itself on having a positive reputation achieved through training, integrity, pride, dedication and proven results. Piedmont Police Officers have a chance to gain valuable experience in a number of special assignments; detectives, traffic, juvenile, canine, bike patrol, use of force instructor and crime prevention.