Entry Level Officer, Fremont Police, CA

National Testing Network

The City of Fremont requires that you apply online through the website.  Scores received from NTN without a completed and qualifying application will not be considered.  If you have not completed an application through our website, go to www.fremont.gov/cityjobs to apply.

How to Apply:  Go to www.fremont.gov/cityjobs to apply.  Written exam results sent to the City of Fremont without a submitted qualifying application through the online application system,  will not be considered.

Candidates who successfully pass the  NTN written exam will be invited to move forward in the process.

Salary Information:  While enrolled in the Academy: $8,397, Monthly.  After completion of the Academy: $9,237 – 11,230, Monthly

Benefits Information:  The City of Fremont offers a diverse benefits package to better your work-life balance as a Police Officer.  The benefits include, but are not limited to the following highlights:

  • Excellent CalPERS retirement plan
  • A complete health benefit package
  • A work schedule designed for flexibility:  4 days on, 4 days off
  • A culture of promoting from within
  • 1 hour paid on-duty workout time
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Educational Incentive Pay, Specialist Pay, Longevity Pay and opportunities for overtime pay
  • Annual uniform allowance
  • $50,000 City paid life insurance
  • A culture of continuous development and training
  • Click to see our full benefits package. This position is represented by FPA

Contact Information:
Fremont Police Department Recruitment Team
Call or Text 510-404-8934
[email protected]

Department Overview:  As a mission-driven department, our officers interact with the citizens of Fremont in order to perform community oriented law enforcement and crime prevention.  We value dedication, integrity and professionalism.  These characteristics are the framework for our mission and vision.  They are the foundation of how we carry out our duties and responsibilities.  With daily opportunities to serve, you will never have to search your life for meaning.  The Department is dedicated to investing in its officers and providing opportunities for career growth.  Our people are dedicated to personal and professional growth, and the people we serve.  We have a culture of continuous improvement in our practices, policies, and the technology we use.  The result is a department with a tradition of excellence and as a peace officer with Fremont, you will have the extraordinary privilege of a career of service, substance, and honor.

City Information:  Fremont is a well-managed and innovative city! Located in the heart of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, Fremont prides itself on innovation, clean technology and advanced manufacturing, a low crime rate, great schools, a low unemployment rate, quality parks, nearby open space, and an incredibly diverse population of over 235,000 residents. With its strong and diversified business base, Fremont is an important economic force in the region. The City strives to be an innovator in municipal government,

with dynamic leadership provided by the City Council and City Manager. Fremont employs over 936 regular employees and has a General Fund budget of approximately $205 million dollars.


Job Requirements


Age : Must be 20-1/2 years of age at time of filing and 21 years of age at time of appointment (no maximum age limit)

US Citizen : California Government Code Section 1031(a) requires that Police Officers be citizens of the United States. California Government Code Section 1031.5 requires that permanent resident aliens who desire to be employed as Police Officers be eligible for and have applied for citizenship

High School Grad/GED : Yes

Valid CALIFORNIA State Driver’s License : Yes

Ability to Read/Speak English : Yes