For the first time since 2007, the Monterey Police Department is opening recruitment for police trainees.
Applicants selected for this position will be sent to the Police Academy. Upon successful completion of the six month academy, the trainees will be promoted to officer and will begin a rigorous four month field training program.
The trainee position is a non-sworn, entry-level position that will be paid an hourly wage and receive only the mandatory benefits as required by law.
Registration for the Academy and all uniforms, equipment and supplies will be supplied by the Department.
The closing date for the trainee position is September 19.
The Department has also opened recruitment for Lateral Police Officers, Academy Graduates and Academy Attendees.