The Mammoth Lakes Police Department is continually accepting applications for the position of Police Officer and is currently hiring Reserve Levels I and II.
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.
A Town POLICE application is required and can be downloaded here.
- 21 years of age or older
- U.S. Citizen
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Completion of POST approved reserve academy including all physical requirements of the academy
- Valid California driver’s license
- Spanish language skills are highly desirable
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.
A Town POLICE application is required and can be downloaded by clicking above. Resumes and cover letters will also be accepted. Applications must be submitted to the Police Department, 568 Old Mammoth Road; or by mail to P.O. Box 2799, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546; or email Cassie Mance, HR Manager (