The City of Walnut Creek is currently seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer Trainee.
To be eligible for consideration as a Trainee:
Applicant has not enrolled in or graduated from a California P.O.S.T approved law enforcement academy, OR Applicant is currently an out of state police officer and does not have a California P.O.S.T. waiver.
ALL APPLICANTS MUST ATTACH A VALID T-SCORE TO THEIR ONLINE APPLICATION TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. Due to the brisk time frame for this recruitment, the City of Walnut Creek will not offer a POST exam. Refer to the "Supplemental Information" section of the posting on our site for more information on the submission of your T-Score. For information on upcoming POST Pellet B exams being offered, please visit http://www.theacademy.ca.gov/tests.
Please note, it may take between 7-10 business days to receive a T score. If you do not have a valid T score by the closing date of this recruitment, you are not eligible to apply for this recruitment. Please submit a Job Interest Card online at www.walnut-creek.org to be notified of future open recruitments.
Applicants must apply online at www.walnut-creek.org to be eligible for consideration. Applications are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 10, 2018.
About City of Walnut Creek
The Walnut Creek Police Department is a professional police organization of 81 sworn and 41 professional staff dedicated to providing a high level of service. The department views itself as responsible for the protection of Constitutional rights and the maintenance of safety and security for all persons in our community. The department is present in the community to help and serve and is dedicated to the concept of Community Oriented Policing. High standards of selection, education and training allow the department to field personnel of excellent caliber who can perform their duties in a professional, but sensitive manner. The department continually reaffirms its commitment to professionalism and to making a positive contribution to the field of law enforcement. More information about the City of Walnut Creek, the Walnut Creek Police Department, compensation and benefits can be found at www.walnut-creek.org.