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The Mammoth Lakes Police Department is currently hiring a Lieutenant, a Police Officer, and Reserve Officers Levels I and II.

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The Community
The Town of Mammoth Lakes is a year-round resort community located in the southwestern region of Mono County along the Eastern Sierra mountain range. The town is surrounded by over 2 million acres of forest and is bordered by the Ansel Adams and John Muir Wilderness areas adjacent to Yosemite National Park. The town has a year-round resident population of approximately 8,000 which peaks to 40,000 during the busy tourism seasons. The town offers an excellent lifestyle and abundant recreational opportunities (skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, camping, rock climbing and more).

The Ideal Candidate
The Mammoth Lakes Police Department is looking for individuals who are motivated and dedicated to working in a growing resort community. He or she must not only be team-oriented, but be committed to the future direction of the department and community. He or she must be flexible and have good interpersonal skills with co-workers and citizens. Integrity and outstanding moral character is a must. The individual must be willing to work irregular hours, rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, special events and on-call.

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LIEUTENANT

Under administrative direction from the Chief of Police, the Police Lieutenant will be responsible for planning, managing, supervising, and coordinating the activities of the Mammoth Lakes Police Department.  The Police Lieutenant will act as Watch Commander on assigned shifts and coordinate assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies.

As a key member of the Mammoth Lakes Police Department's executive leadership team, the Police Lieutenant will be expected to provide highly complex and responsible assistance to the Chief of Police and in the absence of the Chief of Police, to the Town Manager.

The ideal candidate will be a strong leader who is team-oriented and committed to the future direction of our organization and our community. For a complete position description, click here.

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RESERVE OFFICERS LEVELS I AND II

The Town of Mammoth Lakes is recruiting for Reserve Officers Levels I and II. For a complete position description, click here.

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POLICE OFFICER - LATERAL

The Town of Mammoth Lakes is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. As a Police Officer with the Mammoth Lakes Police Department, you will be responsible for performing all aspects of law enforcement and crime prevention work within our community. A strong moral character and the highest level of integrity is crucial. For a complete position description, click here.

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Miscellaneous Information

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

A Town POLICE application is required and can be downloaded here. Resumes and cover letters will also be accepted. Applications must be submitted via email to the Human Resources Department ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

An application screening committee will select applicants whose education, experience, training, and knowledge most closely match the requirements of the position and needs of the Department. Selected candidates will be invited to a Chief’s interview before continuing the subsequent phases of the selection process. Final selection of candidates is made by the Chief of Police. Appointment to the position is contingent upon passing a comprehensive background check, psychological assessment, and medical evaluation. All candidates will be notified of their status.