Police Officer Jobs in San Mateo, CA

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Alameda Police Department - Alameda, CA (13 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Major duties may include crime response, patrol, investigation, traffic enforcement, crime prevention and public safety, case presentation and testimony in court....
3 days ago
Walnut Creek, CA (24 miles from San Mateo, 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...
5 days ago
California College of the Arts - San Francisco, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Previous experience as public safety officer or security guard in an academic or professional environment is preferred....
7 days ago
East Bay Regional Park District - Castro Valley, CA (16 miles from San Mateo, CA)
This class may also have lead responsibility over lower level technicians and Public Safety Student Aides....
8 days ago
City of Walnut Creek, CA - Walnut Creek, CA (24 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Ability to meet Police Officer requirements contained in the California State Government Code. Skill in the use of firearms and interrogation techniques....
8 days ago
East Bay Regional Park District - Oakland, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, CA)
This class may also have lead responsibility over lower level technicians and Public Safety Student Aides....
10 days ago
City of Foster City, CA - Foster City, CA (3 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Lateral dispatchers do not need to send a copy of the POST certificate but must have experience as a public safety dispatcher....
15 days ago
City of Richmond (CA) - Richmond, CA (24 miles from San Mateo, 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...
15 days ago
Federal Reserve Bank St. Louis - San Francisco, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Salary depends on years of experience\: $58,000 - $75,000 **Selected candidates subject to special background investigation procedures....
19 days ago
City of San Leandro - San Leandro, CA (13 miles from San Mateo, 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...
20 days ago
City of San Leandro - San Leandro, CA (13 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Upon successful completion of the State of California POST Basic Police Academy, must possess a valid POST Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification of Completion at the time of appointment to Police...
20 days ago
City of San Leandro - San Leandro, CA (13 miles from San Mateo, 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...
20 days ago
City of San Leandro - San Leandro, CA (13 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Upon successful completion of the California POST Basic Police Academy, must possess a valid POST Basic Law Enforcement Academy Certification of Completion at the time of appointment to Police Officer...
20 days ago
Department of Veteran Affairs - San Francisco, CA (15 miles from San Mateo, CA)
New VA Police Officers are required to attend and pass the 10-week Police Officer Standardized Training (POST) course at the VA Law Enforcement Training Center in Little Rock, Arkansas....
24 days ago
Foothill-De Anza Community College District - Los Altos Hills, CA (17 miles from San Mateo, CA)
Inspect, repair and test Department issued firearms. Coordinate with local law enforcement agencies and weapon ranges for training and use of facilities....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for San Mateo, CA

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in San Mateo, CA

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

$97,453

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in San Mateo, 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 San Mateo, 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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