News & Events

10 April 2013

The Sonora Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer (Entry Level/Academy Graduate). The final filing date for this position is Friday, 10 May 2013, with testing anticipated to be held the week of 20 May 2013.


• Base salary $4,292 month

• Additional incentive pay for
o POST Certificates
o Education
o Special Assignments


• Retirement Cal PERS 2.7 @ 57
• Uniform allowance
• Medical/Dental/Vision
• Deferred Compensation plan


• Possession of an active California POST “Certificate of Academy Completion,” or a letter confirming enrollment in a certified POST Academy, on Academy letterhead. If providing a confirmation letter from an Academy, you must provide the City with a copy of your “Certificate of Academy Completion” no later than 1 July 2013.

• High School Diploma or a GED

• Possession of a valid Class C California Drivers License and have a good driving record

For a complete copy of the job description for this position, you may go to or you may request a copy be mailed to you by contracting the Humane Resource Department of the City of Sonora at (209) 588-8946.

Applications are available at:
City of Sonora, Administration
94 N. Washington Street
Sonora, CA 95370

Sonora Police Department
100 S. Green Street
Sonora, CA 95370

Or at