Police Officer Trainee/Lateral

Now Hiring 

The Watsonville Police Department is looking to hire new and experienced officers.

Trainees are required to submit an application through the city’s webpage along with a verification letter(s) showing proof of a passing score of 46 or higher for the POST PELLET B Written Exam and a passing score for the WSTB Physical Agility Exam at the time of application.

South Bay Regional Public Safety Training, located in San Jose, offers the test on behalf of the Watsonville Police Department.

We are also accepting the National Testing Network scores for the written portion.

The written and physical exams will be waived for academy graduates and lateral applicants.


If you have any questions, please contact Officer Monique Rangel at monique.rangel@cityofwatsonville.org or 831-768-3361.

Ofc. Morales