Peace Officer Careers

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Pay and Benefits

Correctional Officer/Youth Correctional Officer
Range A = $3,050 (During Academy) 
Range J = $3,774 (After Academy)
Range K = $6,389 (Top of Pay Scale)



Youth Correctional Counselor

Range A = $3,050 (During Academy)
Range J = $4,142 (After Academy)
Range K = $6,743 (Top of pay scale)


Retirement

Cal-Pers Retirement - 2.5% at 57 years of age

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Sick and Vacation Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Recruitment Incentive
  • Recruitment and Retention Differential Pay
  • Bilingual Pay
  • Education incentive
  • Annual Physical Fitness Incentive Pay
  • 401 (k) Plan
  • 401 (k) Deferred Compensation

For more information about benefits, please review the Contract for Bargaining Unit 6.