Police Officer Jobs in Oakland, CA

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Walnut Creek, CA (10 miles from Oakland, CA)
PPO #120507 ************************************************ Must be 18 years of age to apply: Starting pay rate: $18 hourly DOE MOBILE PATROL OFFICER needed for FULL-TIME / GRAVEYARD SHIFT to begin...
2 days ago
Alameda Police Department - Alameda, CA (3 miles from Oakland, CA)
Major duties may include crime response, patrol, investigation, traffic enforcement, crime prevention and public safety, case presentation and testimony in court....
12 hours ago
California College of the Arts - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
Previous experience as public safety officer or security guard in an academic or professional environment is preferred....
4 days ago
City of San Rafael, CA - San Rafael, CA (20 miles from Oakland, CA)
NOTE: Prior to appointment, the selected candidate must submit to and pass a P.O.S.T. approved background investigation and polygraph/CVSA examination....
5 days ago
City of San Rafael, CA - San Rafael, CA (20 miles from Oakland, CA)
This position performs a wide variety of peace officer duties involving the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, criminal investigation, crime prevention and suppression...
5 days ago
East Bay Regional Park District - Castro Valley, CA (5 miles from Oakland, CA)
This class may also have lead responsibility over lower level technicians and Public Safety Student Aides....
5 days ago
City of Walnut Creek, CA - Walnut Creek, CA (10 miles from Oakland, CA)
Ability to meet Police Officer requirements contained in the California State Government Code. Skill in the use of firearms and interrogation techniques....
5 days ago
City of Richmond, CA - Richmond, CA (15 miles from Oakland, CA)
Ability to: learn the organization, procedures and operation details of a law enforcement agency; learn to perform a full range of specialized police and public safety technical tasks under minimal...
5 days ago
East Bay Regional Park District - Oakland, CA (3 miles from Oakland, CA)
This class may also have lead responsibility over lower level technicians and Public Safety Student Aides....
7 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Martinez, CA (14 miles from Oakland, CA)
, patrol duties, control desk duty, coordination with local courts, and/or crime prevention activities for the local jurisdiction....
12 days ago
City of Foster City, CA - Foster City, CA (15 miles from Oakland, CA)
Lateral dispatchers do not need to send a copy of the POST certificate but must have experience as a public safety dispatcher....
12 days ago
City of Richmond (CA) - Richmond, CA (12 miles from Oakland, CA)
Ability to: learn the organization, procedures and operation details of a law enforcement agency; learn to perform a full range of specialized police and public safety technical tasks under minimal...
12 days ago
City of Walnut Creek - Walnut Creek, CA (12 miles from Oakland, CA)
Ability to meet Police Officer requirements contained in the California State Government Code. Skill in the use of firearms and interrogation techniques....
12 days ago
Federal Reserve Bank St. Louis - San Francisco, CA (11 miles from Oakland, CA)
Salary depends on years of experience\: $58,000 - $75,000 **Selected candidates subject to special background investigation procedures....
16 days ago
City of San Leandro - San Leandro, CA (5 miles from Oakland, CA)
Position Definition: Performs law enforcement and crime prevention work; controls traffic flow and enforces state and local traffic regulations; performs investigative work; participates in and provides...
17 days ago

Demographic Data for Oakland, CA

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Basic Community Policing
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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Oakland, CA

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Oakland, CA as reported by the BLS.

$97,453

Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Oakland, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (31.5%)
  • High School or GED (25.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (9.1%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in Oakland, CA
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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