Agent Minimum Qualifications
The department offers the peace officer classification of Agent. Agent positions are entry-level positions.
Review the position details and Peace Officer Candidate Selection Standards carefully before applying.
- Either I
Experience: One year of experience in the California state service performing duties of an Agent Trainee, Alcoholic Beverage Control, or at a comparable level performing investigative duties. (Applicants who are within six months of satisfying the experience requirement for this pattern will be admitted into the examination, but they must satisfactorily complete one year of experience in the class before they can be considered eligible for appointment.)
- Or II
Experience: Two years of experience as a peace officer (as defined in the California Penal Code Section 830 et. seq. or equivalent Federal or out-of-State law enforcement) performing patrol or investigative work.
- Or III
Experience: Three years of active-duty military service in the United States Armed Forces with an honorable discharge for said service. Applicants who are within six months of satisfying the experience requirement for this pattern will be admitted into the examination, but they must be honorably discharged before they can be considered eligible for appointment.
Academic Education from an accredited college/university may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
*The above patterns may be combined on a proportional basis to meet the total experience requirements.
Qualification Patterns I, II, III
These patterns are the three different paths that you can use to meet the minimum qualifications when applying for the position. The path you choose will determine the documentation you will need to submit when applying for the written exam.
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