Police Department Employment

View the Police Officer job description (PDF).

Police Officer Applications are Now Being Accepted

In order to be considered, your application must be received in the Human Resources office before 5:00PM on Friday, January 24, 2020. No applications will be accepted after that time. If you have previously submitted an application within the past 7 months it will be sent to the Police Department after the closing date for review. If you applied over 7 months ago, please email Julie Brandenburg at jbrandenburg@citystaug.com to check on the status of your application.

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, (75 King Street, Lobby D, 2nd Floor), not to the Police Department. An extensive background investigation, evaluation, and 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 is $45,364.52. An extensive background investigation, evaluation, and drug screening are conducted prior to hire.

Submit Your Application