Under general supervision, a Police Officer is responsible for the performance of law enforcement duties to protect life and property in accordance with applicable laws, to carry out special assignments as necessary, and other related duties as assigned.
A wide variety of assignments are available which include Patrol, Traffic, Narcotics, Detectives, Off-Road and Surface Street Motorcycle Patrol, Bike Patrol, Special Weapons Team, Crisis Negotiation Team, DARE, Canine, Background Investigations, School Liaison, Gang Suppression, Special Enforcement Section and Intelligence.
This position participates in a 4/10 work schedule. Must be available to work nights, weekends and holidays.
Candidates must currently be employed as a Sworn Officer and have a minimum of one year of current, continuous full-time experience as a Sworn Police Officer in a state, municipal or county agency.
Must be 21 years of age as of the appointment date, high school graduate or G.E.D., (as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education), and U.S. citizen or a permanent resident alien who is eligible and has applied for citizenship.
Additional Salary Information: Includes fully paid medical for most plans (including family coverage) as specified in the current Simi Valley Police Officer's Association Contract.
Internal Number: 17478771
About Simi Valley Police Department
The Simi Valley Police Department is made up of approximately 125 sworn officers and other Professional Staff who work a variety of assignments on a 4/10 schedule. Under the Operations Division, we have the following Units/Bureaus:
• K-9 Unit
• Patrol Bureau
• Traffic Bureau
• Auxiliary Services Bureau
• Detective Bureau
We also have a Special Operations Unit comprised of our Gang Unit, Narcotics Unit, Special Weapons Team and Crisis Negotiation Team.
The Simi Valley Police Department offers excellent benefits, training and advancement opportunities, special assignments, and flexible time off.
The City of Simi Valley, home of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, and was incorporated in 1969. It is a General Law City with a Council/Manager form of government. Simi Valley encompasses an area of 39 square miles and is located in the southeast portion of Ventura County. The current estimated population is 126,878, yet Simi Valley maintains a unique balance of open space and City amenities.
Outdoor recreation includes over a dozen beautiful parks, camping and picnic spots, tennis courts, four golf courses and one of the largest equestrian trail systems in the United States.... Boating and other water sporting activities are only 60 to 90 minutes away in Ventura and Santa Barbara. The City of Los Angeles is less than an hour away.
Excellent community facilities provide service to Simi Valley residents. The City has one general hospital, 47 religious institutions, one library, one Cultural Arts Center, three newspapers, one radio station, 24 financial institutions, 21 elementary schools, three middle schools, and four high schools. Four community colleges and four universities are also within commuting distance.