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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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View the Firefighter job description

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

Police Department

View the Police Officer job description and the tattoo policy

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For 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 Department
St. Augustine City Hall
75 King Street (Lobby D, 2nd Floor)
P.O. Box 210
St. Augustine, FL 32085

Fax: 904.825.1008