Benefits of Employment with the Pocatello Police Department

Interested in becoming a Police Officer with the City of Pocatello?

Benefits of Employment

  • Competitive base pay with opportunity to advance
  • Shift differential added to base pay for working afternoon or midnight shifts
  • Paid overtime or comp time
  • Paid incentives as defined in the collective bargaining agreement
    • Physical Fitness Standards
    • Education Level
  • Tuition reimbursement through the City’s Education Program
  • Uniform and safety gear provided
  • Paid clothing allowance for uniform maintenance
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Health Reimbursement Account contribution paid by City
  • Wellness program with incentives contributed to the employee’s Health Reimbursement Account
  • Aflac Section 125 Cafeteria Plan which includes premium pre-tax options, flexible spending accounts and supplemental policies
  • Sick leave accumulated on a bi-weekly basis up to 96 hours per year, unlimited accumulation with partial payoff at retirement
  • Vacation accumulated on a bi-weekly basis starting at 104 hours per year, periodically increasing up to 200 hours per year
  • Floating holiday accrual of 88 hours per year
  • Retirement benefits through the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) include: Supplemental retirement through 457 Deferred Compensation, 401(k) plans, and City matches up to 6.2% in PERSI Choice for sworn officers.
  • Life insurance paid by the City plus the option for the employee to purchase supplemental coverage at group rates