The Sausalito Police Department strives to provide law enforcement services that focus on “quality of life” issues within our community. We are looking for quality applicants who have the desire to become part of our police department family and embrace the partnerships we have built with the citizens we serve. It is our department’s priority to be involved in the community, through activities such as community events, involvement in school programs, and neighborhood meetings. Officers are rotated through long and short-term specialty assignments including investigations, boat patrol, bicycle patrol, motorcycle patrol, field training officer, multi-jurisdictional SRT and CNT teams and perishable skills instructors. Officers are assigned to rotational shifts of 3/12 - 4/12.
Officer Trainee Compensation: Trainee will earn $25 an hourduring their POST Academy attendance. The trainees will have no other benefits while attending the POST Academy. Upon successfully completeion of the POST Academy, the Officer Trainee position becomes a full-time probationary Police Officer position.
Lateral/Academy Graduate Compensation: CalPERS: 2.7% @ 57 plan / Classic Members 2% @ 50, $826.80 annual uniform allowance, Cafeteria Plan (includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability), Voluntary Deferred Compensation plans available, 120 hours annual vacation, increases after 5 years of service, 96 hours annual sick leave with unlimited accrual, 84 hours of holiday in-lieu payments, Educational and specialty assignment incentives, Longevity Incentives and shift differential pay, Tuition reimbursement up to $2000 per fiscal year, $39/month gym reimbursement
Application Process: Submit a Sausalito PD application with resume, cover letter and copy of a current POST certificate (or proof of current police academy attendance) if applicable. All applications should be mailed or personally delivered to the Administrative Offices/Human Resources. No faxes or e-mailed applications accepted. Applications can be found on the City of Sausalito website—www.sausalito.gov/jobs Submitted materials will not be returned. Selection Process: After review of all submitted materials, successful candidates will be invited to an oral interview. If selected to continue in the process, candidates will be required to submit to a standard police background Submit to Applications To: City of Sausalito, Human Resources Manager, ATTN: Susan S. Paterson, 420 Litho Street, Sausalito, CA 94965
Minimum Requirements: High school graduate, At least 21 years of age, Possess a valid California Driver’s License, United States citizen, Normal hearing and vision (vision uncorrected 20/70), Good moral character and emotional stability. Military veterans encouraged to apply
Additional Salary Information: Lateral/Academy Graduate Salary Does Not Include Educational And Specialty Incentive Pay
About Sausalito Police Department
The Sausalito Police Department is committed to maintaining Sausalito as the desirable place it is for people to live, work and play.
Our goals are to enhance the quality of life, seek solutions to problems, and nurture a sense of security within the community. Community partnerships are important to us. Transparency is important to us. Community input is important to us. Doing the right thing is important to us. Service to our community and our community's safety are important to us.
Community partnerships are a key ingredient for ensuring Sausalito remains a safe and enjoyable city. We encourage citizens to take an active role in reporting all public safety concerns and working with us to help resolve problems with long term solutions. By working together, we can continue to create and maintain the quality of life we expect for all those who love and enjoy Sausalito.