City of Santa Monica

The City of Santa Monica is seeking an individual to complete background investigations of potential applicants under consideration for hire within the Police Department and other City Departments.


  • High school graduation or the equivalent. 
  • Two years of paid work experience as a Police Officer with investigative/detective experience in a California law enforcement agency recognized by P.O.S.T. 
  • Specialized training in a P.O.S.T. approved Background Investigation School and notary public commissioned is desirable.
  • Possession of a valid Class C driver license.

Apply to:
City of Santa Monica Human Resources Dept.
1685 Main Street
P.O. Box 2200
Santa Monica, CA 90407 
Tel: (310) 458-8697 
Apply online at

Apply by 5:00 PM, Friday, April 19, 2019.