EPD Offering $10,000 Signing Bonus for Qualified Officers
The Eureka Police Department is currently searching for qualified California Lateral Police Officers seeking new opportunities to serve with a forward-looking, professional, community-oriented policing organization that will value the knowledge and experience you can bring to our team.
$10,000 SIGNING BONUS
Successful applicants are eligible to receive a $10,000 signing bonus. ($5,000 paid upon hiring, $2,500 paid upon completion of the Field Training Program, final
$2,500 paid upon successful completion of probationary period. Successful candidates may be hired at any step in the salary range, depending on experience.)
Applicants who hold POST Professional Certifications will also be eligible for certification pay as follows:
- POST Intermediate: 7% of Basic Salary
- POST Advanced: 14% of Basic Salary
In addition to Patrol, EPD offers the following specialty assignment opportunities: Problem Oriented Policing Unit, Criminal Investigations Section, Humboldt County Drug Task Force, Multi-Agency SWAT team, Old Town Beat Foot Patrol, School Resource Officer, Field Training Officer, K-9 handler, Traffic Unit, Evidence Technician, Firearms Instructor, and Defensive Tactics Instructor.
If you are an experienced law enforcement professional looking for new adventures and opportunities in a beautiful Northern California coastal city, we have an opening for you! Come join our team and help move our department forward in its mission to creatively fight crime and promote positive police-community partnerships.
Visit http://www.ci.eureka.ca.gov/depts/police/job_opportunities_.asp to view more information about this exciting job opportunity and to apply for the Lateral Police Officer position. This will be a continuous recruitment until all vacancies are filled. However, the next review date will be 9/29/17 and interested parties are encouraged to submit their applications by 5:00 PM on or before that date.
If you have any questions concerning this application process, contact Senior Personnel Analyst Will Folger at (707) 441-4212.
A Lateral Police Officer Candidate is defined by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) as someone who has completed a POST- certified Regular Basic Course (basic academy) and is currently employed as a Police Officer in California, or who within the last three (3) years has worked as a Police Officer in California and possesses a valid POST Basic Certificate or a valid POST Basic Course Waiver, or who was employed as a Police Officer more than three years ago but has completed a California POST Requalification Course.