Police Lieutenant

  • City of West Sacramento
  • West Sacramento, California
  • Dec 01, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Public Safety Management, Sworn
  • Salary: 115356 Annually
  • Salary Top: 140544
  • Phone: 9166174508
  • Apply By: Jan 01, 2020


The City of West Sacramento is seeking energetic, qualified individuals for the position of Police Lieutenant. Candidates who are bilingual, have a military background, or experience working with diverse populations, and/or involvement in community initiatives are encouraged to apply! Preference will be given to candidates who possess California POST Certifications.

Annual Salary range of $115,356 - $140,544 plus up to $1,880 for family medical coverage.

    • 5% salary increase effective 7/1/2020
    • 4% for a Bachelor's Degree;
    • Up to 80 hours of management leave;
    • 1.5% 401a contribution;
    • 5% for bilingual skills 

An official City of West Sacramento application form must be filled out, in its entirety.  It is the applicant's responsibility to explain his/her qualifications fully and clearly.  In addition, applicants will need to submit a resume and a copy of the required certificates, and complete the supplemental questionnaire.  Incomplete information on the application and/or resume, supplemental questionnaire, may be cause for disqualification from the examination process.  Application packages will be screened for qualifications.  Top screened qualified applicants will be invited to participate in an Assessment Center, tentatively scheduled during the week of January 21, 2020.  The results of the Assessment Center will determine the applicant's placement on the eligibility list.  The top candidates successfully passing each phase of the examination process will be forwarded to the Department for further departmental consideration.

Job Description

Job Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and skill.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skill would be:
Education:  High school diploma or equivalent plus sixty (60) college semester units from an accredited college or university with major course work in police science, business administration, or public administration.  A Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Experience:  Six (6) years experience as a peace officer in a municipal or general law enforcement agency, including three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in a supervisory capacity in a law enforcement agency granting peace officer powers under Penal Code Section 830.1.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:  Possession of, or ability to obtain, the appropriate California driver's license; possession of a POST Supervisory certificate.

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