City of Lakeport, California

Police Officer Trainee


$3,294.00 per month

Filing Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2018

or after receipt of 20 qualified applications

Police Officer Trainees are those individuals who have not completed a Basic Police Academy. The City of Lakeport will pay those individuals hired as Police Officer Trainees while they attend the Basic Police Academy, as well as pay the cost of the Academy.  Upon graduation, they are sworn in and appointed to Police Officer and are assigned to the Field Training Program.

See Job Flyer link below for complete information.


1.     Complete a City of Lakeport application found by visiting the Employment page of the City’s website (See Links Below).

2.     Applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications:

a.     Minimum education requirements: U.S. high school diploma, GED, or California High School Proficiency.  College education is desired.

b.    21 years of age at time of graduation from the Police Academy

c.     Valid driver license

d.    A felony conviction as an adult is disqualifying

e.     U.S. citizen or currently have a citizenship application in process

f.     Meet standards for visual acuity, illegal drug use, and driving history

3.     Applicants meeting minimum qualifications will proceed to the four-part examination process.

4.     Must live within a reasonable response time of the Police Department.

See Job Flyer for complete details:

Job Flyer


If you are interested in this exciting career opportunity, please submit a completed City of Lakeport Application to:

City of Lakeport
Attn:  Pam Samac
225 Park Street
Lakeport, CA  95453

Application deadline is January 2, 2018, or or after receipt of 20 qualified applications.


Police Officer Trainee