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Police Sergeant

patrol flyerThank you for considering MPD as your choice for a career. We are a world class organization proudly serving a world class community. Just as the county of Yuba and other surrounding unique communities are rich with history and overflowing with constant change and growth, so is the Marysville Police Department. We are building an organization of outstanding individuals focused on excellence in everything we do.

We are looking for exceptional individuals to join our team. Individuals who are committed to working with their community in total partnership as we work together to improve the quality of life for everyone who works, lives and plays in our county. We are a diversified police department that fully embraces the philosophy of community oriented policing and merges that with our primary focus of creating a safe and secure community. We are a crime-fighting organization focused on rooting out that small group of individuals among us who break the law.

Take a hard look at our organization: if you are truly committed to making a difference in people’s lives and looking to live a life of service within a high-performing agency in a community that loves and respects its police department, consider joining us.

We are a demanding organization. We strive to be the premier law enforcement agency in the Western United States and want only the best officers. For those few selected to join our team, we offer a benefit package including educational incentives and the opportunity to work in every aspect of policing from crime scene forensics to being a member of the SWAT team, motor and K9.

Come, check us out and see if you have what it takes to join our elite team of leaders.

The Position

A Police Sergeant, within the Marysville Police Department, has direct supervisory responsibilities over police officers and other non-sworn personnel; and is provided limited administrative direction by the Operations Lieutenant and the Support Services Lieutenant or Deputy Chief of Police. It is anticipated that the incumbent chosen for the position will be initially assigned to the Operations Division as a Patrol Sergeant.

Patrol Sergeants report directly to the Operations Lieutenant and perform a variety of operational, supervisory, and professional work in support of, and in conjunction with the department’s administrative staff. Department Police Sergeants are given direct functional responsibilities over various bureaus and programs within the department. The Police Sergeant will have the opportunity to work with other members of the department to continue to enhance the Department’s focus on community oriented policing; and will take a key role in developing the department’s next generation of leaders.

The Ideal Candidate

The City of Marysville is seeking a passionate, energetic individual with strong communication skills to assume the role of Police Sergeant. The ideal candidate will understand policing principles, practices, and techniques within contemporary municipal law enforcement agencies. The Police Sergeant should be familiar with patrol operations, investigations, and ancillary duties associated with to police supervisory positions.

The new Police Sergeant must be open, honest, and have a strong understanding of the principles of leadership. The Police Sergeant will be expected to serve as an example amongst colleagues and subordinates alike, and to promote teamwork within the Department. A candidate with the desire and ability to develop personnel, and establish positive relationships within the Department, the community, and allied agencies will be valued.

It is highly desirable that the candidate have a strong working knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and procedures associated with community oriented policing, media relations, risk management, and employee supervision.

Candidates must possess three (3) years of responsible work experience as a sworn law enforcement officer and a California POST Basic Certificate. An Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Police Administration, Police Science, or other related field and possession of a California POST Intermediate, Advanced, and/or Supervisory certificate is highly desirable.

It is the goal of the Marysville Police Department to be a jewel within its region and a vanguard for what a law enforcement agency of similar size can accomplish. If you believe you have the requisite skills, qualifications, and vision to be an important new member of a storied department and community, we invite your interest.

The Marysville Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer and acts in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

If you have questions about this recruitment, please email Lt. C. Sachs or call (530) 749-3958.

*The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract expressed or implied, and any provisions contained herein may be modified or revoked without notice



Marysville PD Recruitment Flyer


City of Marysville Application



The Marysville Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer and acts in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.