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Fire and Police Department Employment

Fire Department

There are currently no openings at the Fire Department.  If a position becomes available, the following are the requirements needed in order to be considered:

High school diploma required. You must have successfully completed the Tri-County Test for firefighter within the 12 months prior to applying, possess a State of Florida Bureau of Fire Standards and Training Certificate of Compliance and minimum State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician Certification in order to be considered for an interview. Extensive background, physical and drug screen required. 

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The Tri-County Test is administered by First Coast Technical College (904-547-3542). 

Police Department

The City of St. Augustine accepts applications for police officers year round, regardless of position availability. At this time, there are currently NO available positions. To be considered when an opening becomes available, you will need to complete a police application and attach copies of all required documentation. We will accept your application if you have requested transcripts, but have not yet received them.  Please attach a note explaining this to your application.

Apply NowFor all Police Department openings, including Police Officer, please complete the Police Department Application and attach copies of all required documentation. 

Completed applications must be submitted to Human Resources (75 King Street, Lobby D, 2nd Floor), NOT to the Police Department. An extensive background investigation, evaluation and drug screening is conducted prior to hire. 

Becoming a Police Officer for the City of St. Augustine:

Completion of Basic Police Standards Training and FDLE certification is required. The City will accept your application if you are in the academy, near completion, and scheduled to take the State certification exam. Applications will remain active for six months and submitted to the Police Department if an opening occurs during that time. You will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview.  Starting annual salary is $45,364.52. Extensive background investigation, evaluation and drug screening conducted prior to hire.

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Mail to:
Human Resources Division
St. Augustine City Hall
75 King Street (Lobby D, 2nd Floor)
P.O. Box 210
St. Augustine, FL 32085
Fax: 904.825.1008