Auburndale Police Department
Police Officer – Florida Certified

Initial Salary: $41,641 (less 10% during field training)

Benefits:
City Police Pension – Eligible for retirement with 20 years service at 70% of average of five highest salary years. At 25 years, 87.5% of average of five highest salary years.
Health Insurance – No monthly premium for member. After 25 years of service, no monthly premium for lifetime.
Dental Insurance – No monthly premium for member.
Eleven annual paid holidays.
Annual leave with up to four “honor days” (one day for each quarter without using sick leave).
Sick leave.
Assigned take-home patrol vehicle within Polk County.
Issued uniforms with no cost weekly dry cleaning.
Replacement shoes/boots annually as needed.
Longevity pay after five years.
College Tuition reimbursement – currently $1,971 per year, plus up to $350 for books.

Specialty positions include K9 handlers, detectives, school resource officers, and traffic homicide investigators.

Complete Job Description

For information contact:  Lieutenant Carin Ketcham at (863)837-5152 or cketcham@auburndalefl.com.