Police Department Employment

Open Police Department Positions

Submitting Applications

For all Police Department openings, including Police Officer, please complete the Police Department Application (PDF) and attach copies of all required documentation.

Completed applications must be submitted to Human Resources, (via email, mail, or fax as our offices are currently closed to the public), not to the Police Department. An extensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, and physical with drug screening are conducted prior to hire.

Becoming a Police Officer for the City of St. Augustine

Completion of Basic Police Standards Training and Florida Department of Law Enforcement (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.

The starting annual salary for a police officer is $45,818.17. An extensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, and physical with drug screening are conducted prior to hire.

Submit Your Application