Salary and Benefits

Salary Pay Scale

Police Officer


$30.27 - $40.48 Hourly
$4,843.20 - $6,476.80 Monthly
$62,961.60 - $84,198.40 Annually*

Police Dispatcher

$23.35 - $28.38
$3,736.00 - $4,540.80 Monthly
$48,568.00 - $59,030.40 Annually*

Community Services Officer

$19.18 - $23.32 Hourly
$3,068.80 - $3,731.20 Monthly
$39,894.40 - $48,505.60 Annually*

*26 pay periods per year

Benefits

Retirement: CalPERS Retirement System

Sworn Safety Employees

 

Hire Date

Retirement Formula

Employee Contribution

Final Compensation Formula

Tier 1

Hired on or before January 20, 2011

3%@50

9%

1 Year

Tier 2

Hired on January 21, 2011 through December 31, 2012

3%@55

9%

1 Year

Tier 3

Hired on or after January 1, 2013*

2.7%@57

12.25%

3 Years


Non-Sworn Safety Employees

 

Hire Date

Retirement Formula

Employee Contribution

Final Compensation Formula

Tier 1

Hired on or before January 20, 2011

3%@60

8%

1 Year

Tier 2

Hired on January 21, 2011 through December 31, 2012

2.5%@55

8%

1 Year

Tier 3

Hired on or after January 1, 2013*

2%@62

6.25%

3 Years



















*CalPERS Classic Members hired on or after January 1, 2013 will be enrolled in the Tier 2 retirement formula.


P.O.S.T. Incentive Program: (Sworn only) 5% for Intermediate POST Certificate and 10% for Advanced POST Certificate

Vacation: After six months of continuous employment, vacation is available to employees as accumulated. Employees earn paid vacation as follows:

Months of Service

Vacation Hours Authorized Per Year

Accrual Rate Per Pay Period

0-60 Months

80

3.077

61-120 Months

120

4.615

Over 120 Months

160

6.154

Sick Leave: 3.692 hours per pay period (96 hours/ year).

Sick Leave Conversion: Employees may convert a portion of accumulated sick leave to pay or vacation time per year.  The employee is notified by Human Resources if they are eligible for this conversion. 

Unused Sick Leave Reimbursement: Option to convert unused sick time into added years of service.

Holiday Leave/Pay: 112 hours of floating holiday time off per year.

Out-Of-Class Pay: 5% for working out-of-class. 

Physical Fitness Program: Voluntary program where the employee can earn up to 40 hours of paid time off per year.   

Cafeteria Style Benefits Plan:

  • No City Health Care $115.00
  • Employee Only $564.72Employee +1 Dependent $1,009.32
  • Employee +2 or more Dependents $1,314.58

Life Insurance: City paid life insurance equal to employee’s annual salary. Employee may purchase more life insurance at a cost of $0.95 per $10,000.00 of coverage (Max of $500,000). 

Employee Assistance Program: Six sessions for the employee and their family at no cost. 

Deferred Compensation: 457 deferred compensation plan option.

Tuition Reimbursement: Max of $1,000.00.

Bilingual Pay: Additional $50 per month.

Uniform Allowance:

  • Police Officer, Trainee, and Sergeant - $700.00
  • Animal Control Officer and Community Services Officer - $550.00
  • Police Dispatcher and Police Services technician - $500.00

Computer Loan Program: $2,500.00 interest free loan for computer and related equipment.