Jun 01, 2022

Police Academy Recruit

$30.85 hourly
  • Sausalito Police Department
  • Sausalito, CA, USA
Full/Part-Time Law Enforcement & Security

Job Description

CITY OF SAUSALITO Invites you to apply for the position of: Police Academy Recruit

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.


  • $30.85 hourly during academy attendance. 
  • No benefits while at the academy

Upon successful completion of the academy:

  • Starting Salary: $80,204 annually.   *The City and the Sausalito Police Association are currently engaging in negotiations which may have an effect on future salaries and benefits. A successor agreement is anticipated to take effect on July 1, 2022
  • $1,000 annual uniform allowance
  • Benefits provided upon successful completion of the academy:
    • Cafeteria Benefit Plan: The City offers a healthy cafeteria benefits program including choices among plan options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability.
    • Retirement: The City is a part of the CalPERS retirement plan and does not contribute to Social Security. Classic employees – 2% @ 50 formula, with a 2% COLA, 3-year final average compensation, and survivor continuance plan. In addition, the employee pays .6% of the employer contribution as a cost share. PEPRA employees – hired after 1/1/13 or Classic employee with a six (6) month break in service are eligible for a 2.7% @57 formula, highest 3-year average compensation.
    • Leave: Employees earn 120 hours of vacation and 96 hours of sick leave per year.

Application Process:

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, candidates should apply through CalOpps.org. Please go to the Member Agencies tab and select the City of Sausalito. Complete an online application and the required supplemental questionnaire. All materials must be included to be considered as a candidate.

This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Additional inquiries about the position may be directed to, Captain Bill Fraass at [email protected] or 415-289-4171

Selection Process: It is important to complete all required application materials. Applications will be reviewed in detail to identify the most qualified candidates to interview.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a standard Police background investigation including, polygraph exam, psychological evaluation, and complete physical exam with drug screening.

It is desired that the successful candidate begin employment as soon as possible.

The City of Sausalito is not responsible for the failure of internet forms or email in submitting your application. Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise Human Resources, [email protected] or (415) 289- 4130




$30.85/ Hourly during Academy Attendance Upon successful completion of the academy: Starting Salary: $80,204 Annually

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade
  • Previous experience is not required but experience in a law enforcement environment is highly desirable
  • Must be 21 years of age at of the date of hire. 
  • Must be a United States citizen or meet citizenship requirements. 
  • Must be of good moral character with no felony convictions.
  • The ability to convey oneself to and from geographical locations frequently and timely, or possession of a valid CA driver's license.
  • Must be lawfully able to possess a firearm

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