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The City of Sonora is recruiting for the position of Police Sergeant. The position will close Friday, 4 November 2016, with testing anticipated for Wednesday, 16 November 2016. Testing will consist of a presentation, as well as an oral evaluation.

1) Five years of full time experience in a California POST certified law enforcement agency at the level of Police Officer or higher.
2) Possess a valid POST Intermediate Certificate at time of appointment.
3) Possess an Associate of Arts Degree from an accredited college; or 60 college semester units of course work from an accredited college. A Bachelors Degree from an accredited college/university is highly desirable.

Base Salary $5,319-$6,465 a month (Base pay reflects Intermediate certification pay)

5.0% for Advanced POST Certificate
2.5% for Supervisory POST Certificate
2.5% for each educational degree: Associates/Bachelors/Masters

CalPERS retirement: Classic employees 3% @ 50, New to system 2.7% @ 57; Insurance premiums paid 100% by the City for employee & dependents; $1,200 yearly uniform allowance; take home vehicle program for employees meeting mileage limits; computer assistance purchase program; 4-10 work schedule.

How to Apply
Submit an original signed application, plus attachments to; City of Sonora, Department of Human Resources, 94 North Washington Street, Sonora, CA 95370, by the closing date. Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted!

If you have any questions regarding this rare, as well as excellent career opportunity, you may call either Lt. Turu VanderWiel or Chief Mark Stinson at 209-532-8141, or the Human Resources Director at 209-588-8946.
Additional information, job description, plus employment application, can be located at, under the HR tab.