Police Officer Jobs in San Jose, CA

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City of Hayward, CA - Hayward, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
THE POSITION: Duties include a wide variety of law enforcement assignments including but not limited to: patrol, traffic control, criminal and juvenile investigation, and radio communication....
4 days ago
City of Hayward, CA - Hayward, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
Hayward, works closely with the community to preserve the peace and promote public safety; carefully documents own activities in written reports and statements; performs a wide variety of law enforcement...
4 days ago
City of Morgan Hill, CA - Morgan Hill, CA (18 miles from San Jose, CA)
2 "floating" holidays All employees City Paid: Public Safety employees who normally work holidays receive 6.5% of base pay in lieu of time off Vacation 120 ~ 160 hrs/yr Management Employees City Paid...
4 days ago
University of California - Santa Cruz, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
Facilitate clear and positive communications between department members, other public safety entities, and the community....
Remote Work
7 days ago
City Fremont - Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
Confers with citizens and City officials on law enforcement issues and assists in the development of innovative municipal law enforcement practices....
8 days ago
City of Palo Alto - Palo Alto, CA (15 miles from San Jose, CA)
Must successfully pass a modified law enforcement background investigation, consisting of completion of a Personal History Questionnaire, fingerprint check for criminal convictions, and polygraph examination...
9 days ago
City Newark - Newark, CA (15 miles from San Jose, CA)
& Agendas E-notification Subscription Aquatics & Recreation Aquatic Center Hours & Info Lap & Fitness Reservations Register for Classes Newark Senior Center Childcare Center Recreation Employment Public...
9 days ago
City of Mountain View, CA - Mountain View, CA (10 miles from San Jose, CA)
The City's selection process for Police Officer Trainee requires successfully passing either the PELLETB test (with a T-Score of 50 or higher) OR the National Testing Network FrontLine law enforcement...
9 days ago
City of San Jose, CA - San Jose, CA
The CPU supports patrol with community policing and problem solving projects....
13 days ago
City of Sunnyvale, CA - Sunnyvale, CA (7 miles from San Jose, CA)
Use firearms and other modern police equipment and communications and information systems related to law enforcement....
13 days ago
University of California - Santa Cruz, CA (24 miles from San Jose, CA)
, directly responsible for delivery of public safety and law enforcement services on and near the campus and other properties owned, controlled or occupied by the University....
14 days ago
The Town of Atherton - Atherton, CA (18 miles from San Jose, CA)
TYPICAL DUTIES: Applicants must be able to apply the knowledge and skills required of a sworn police officer, and display the ability to perform the following: patrol the Town in an assigned area, individually...
19 days ago
City of San Jose, CA - San Jose, CA
Background: Pass police background investigation, which may include a polygraph examination....
19 days ago
City of Fremont, CA - Fremont, CA (16 miles from San Jose, CA)
Description The Fremont Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Senior Accounting Specialist. Please clickhere to view a copy of our recruitment brochure. The first review...
20 days ago
City of San Jose, CA - San Jose, CA
Ability to successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation. Ability to work occasional nights and weekend days....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for San Jose, CA

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in San Jose, CA

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Police Officer positions.

Highest Education Level

Police Officers in San Jose, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.3%)
  • Master's Degree (9.4%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.4%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in San Jose, 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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