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Salary and Benefits

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Police Officer:  Starting at $7,172 per month 

       Benefits Include:
      • Holiday Leave - 11 paid days
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Flexible Spending Account
      • Deferred Compensation Plan
      • $3,000 Lateral Signing Bonus
      • 4/10 & 3/12 Work Schedules
      • Education Incentive Pay - Up to 15%
      • Specialty Assignment Pay - 5% - 10%
      • Uniform Allowance $700/year
      • Safety Equipment Provided
      Special Assignments:
      • Beach Patrol
      • Crime Prevention
      • Crime Scene Investigations (CSI)
      • SWAT & Crisis Negotiations
      • Detective
      • Peer Support Team
      • EVOC/Drivers Instructor
      • Field Training Officer
      • K-9 Handler
      • Regional Taskforce Participation
      • Motorcycle Officer
      • School Resource Officer
      • Firearms Instructor
      Minimum Qualifications:
      • High School Diploma, GED or California High School Proficiency Test
      • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident who has applied for citizenship
      • Valid CA Drivers License  
      • No felony convictions  
      • No domestic violence convictions
      Testing and Selection Process:
      • Written test
      • Oral interview
      • Polygraph
      • Psychological evaluation
      • Physical ability test
      • Background investigation
      • Chief's interview
      • Medical examination


      Manhattan Beach is a wonderful place to work!

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