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Salary Range:
$5,150 - $6,259 per month with an additional 9% P.E.R.S. contribution paid by the city. Initial salary placement based upon prior education, training and experience. During academy training, salary is $4,120/month.

Retirement:
P.E.R.S. 3% at age 50 years based on single highest earning year. Employee contribution paid by the City.

Flex Plan:
Allows for payment of employee paid insurance, medical treatment and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.

Medical:
$1,045 per month for employee & dependents' medical insurance programs. Employee Assistance Program available for employees and eligible dependents. Paid retiree medical at same coverage level as at time of retirement.

Optical, Dental & Term Life Insurance:
Maximum of $135 per month for employee and eligible dependents toward optical and dental. A $10,000 term life insurance policy provided by the City. Employee may purchase additional life insurance coverage at group rates for spouse and dependents.

Holidays:
Paid 120 holiday hours each December. City pays 100% of employee share of P.E.R.S. on holiday pay.

Paid Vacation:
96 hours a year with 1-5 years of service, 120 hours a year with 6-10 years of service, 144 hours a year with 11-15 years of service and 176 hours a year with 16 years of service; 17-25 years, plus eight hours for each additional year through 25 years of service. Annual vacation accural sell-back (up to 50%).

Paid Sick:
8 hours a month (12 days a year) plus partial payment for accrual over 1,056 hours and a percentage of unused leave paid upon service retirement or separation.

Special Assignment Pay:
Special assignments $425/mo and motor officer $511/mo.

Uniform Allowance:
$715 maximum paid annually for maintenance. Uniform, safety equipment and weapon are provided by the city.

Academy Graduates:
Eligible academy graduates may request to be reimbursed for up to $2,000 for their prior academy training. Requires ranking in the top 25% of academy class, appropriate documentation and City approval.

Tuition Reimbursement:
100% tuition/books of U.C. costs with prior written approval & grade "C" or better. 80% outside the U.C./Cal State system.

Educational Incentive:
$270-$467/mo. for A.A. degree and/or Intermediate POST plus 2 years; $734-$770/mo. for Advanced POST plus 3 years, $917-$963/mo. for B.A./B.S. degree plus 3 years; $1,353/mo. for M.A. degree plus 4 years of law enforcement experience. Bi-lingual pay $283/mo. for conversational fluency.

Longevity Pay:. 5 yrs. of service, $778/mo.; 10 yrs. of service, $974/mo.; 15 yrs. of service, $1,135/mo.; 20 yrs. of service, $1,353/mo.; 26 yrs. of service, $1,926/mo.

Compensatory/Overtime:
Up to 130 hours of compensatory time combined for physical fitness and overtime hours.

Other Benefits:
Voluntary participation in Credit Union, Deferred Compensation Programs, PERS Home Loan Program, Direct Payroll Deposit Program, Personal Computer Loan Program of up to $4,000 interest free. Mandatory Catastrophic Leave Program participation.

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