|Police Department Employment Opportunities|
Important Information - Before you Apply
Personal Appearance / Tattoo Policy / No Exceptions: While on duty or representing the Department in an official capacity, tattoos, body art, body piercings or alterations of the body visible in department issued and authorized uniforms or attire is prohibited. Attempts to conceal tattoos, body art, body piercings or alterations of the body using "Arm bands", bandages, or any other means is unacceptable. This means tattoos on the hands, fingers, neck and face are disqualifiers. Tattoos on the arm below the length of the short sleeve uniform shirt will require an employee to wear a long sleeve uniform shirt, regardless the summer temperature (no exceptions). If you do not qualify based on this policy please DO NOT APPLY
Police Officer Recruit and Police Officer Pre-Service
The Covina Police Department is currently accepting applications for the positions of Police Officer Recruit and Police Officer Pre-Service on an open and continuous basis. Applications can only be submitted through CalOpps.Org. Testing for these police officer positions will take place after a suitable number qualified applicants have applied. Applications will be carefully screened and not everyone who applies will be invited to take part in testing.
The Police Officer Pre-Service position is open only to those candidates that have already successfully completed a P.O.S.T. certified academy and have acquired their Basic Post Certificate. If you do not meet this requirement do not apply for this position. If you meet this requirement, do not apply for the Recruit position.
The Police Officer Recruit position is for applicants that have not completed a P.O.S.T. certified academy.
Police Officer (Lateral-Entry)
(Reserve) Police Officer