With seven miles of Beautiful City beaches and towering hills with captivating Pacific views, Laguna Beach residents enjoy some of the most stunning landscapes in Southern California. The City of Laguna Beach hosts millions of visitors to its world-famous arts festivals and beautiful beaches. Services provided to its resident population of approximately 23,000 include police, fire, marine safety, recreation, parks, public works, community development, parking, transit and animal control. We also promote a healthy work-life balance!
The City of Laguna Beach, CA seeks enthusiastic, team-oriented individuals to join our Police Department!
Police Officer (Lateral/Academy Graduate)
Annual Salary: $80,880.00 - $113,748.00
Possible Top Step Officer: $128,866.50*
*Top step amount is dependent on POST certification, Education, Bilingual, and Exceptional Performance Pay. Amount does not include Special Assignment Pay.
**SIGNING BONUS FOR LATERALS**
We are currently offering a one-time signing bonus of up to $15,000 to all new Lateral Police Officers hired August 3, 2022 through December 31, 2022. Lateral Police Officers are eligible to receive $7,500 in the first full pay period following their start date and the remaining $7,500 upon completion of 24 months of employment.
**Candidates must possess successful completion of a probationary period with another law enforcement agency and possession of a current California P.O.S.T. Basic certificate. Out of state applicants must possess a California Basic P.O.S.T. waiver.**