Police Officer

Compensation & Benefits


The City of Pleasant Hill operates under the merit system, not Civil Service. Employees are not covered by Social Security. The salary is $6,075 to $7,846 per month and benefits include:
  • Twelve days of vacation per year for the first three years, then increasing with time of service
  • One day of sick leave per month - earned with no maximum accrual
  • Thirteen paid holidays per year
  • Health insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance and long-term disability paid in full by the City
  • Medicare
  • Retirement
  • Paid compensation for POST certificates, college degrees, and college courses related to an approved degree program
  • Uniform allowance, $1,148 per year, adjusted annually per cost of living
  • Credit union and deferred compensation
  • 401(a)
For more information, read the Police Officer Flyer or see our recruitment video.