The Holmes Beach Police Department is actively recruiting persons who are energetic, highly motivated, organized, and service-oriented. The City of Holmes Beach is located in Manatee County. Holmes Beach is the largest of the three island cities on Anna Maria Island and is situated on the Gulf of Mexico at the southern tip of the entrance to Tampa Bay. Bordered on the north by Anna Maria, and the south by Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach stretches just over 3 miles. With beautiful Gulf of Mexico white sandy beaches on the west, and the intercoastal waters of Anna Maria on the east, Holmes Beach has nearly 4,000 permanent residents.

Applicants must be at least 19 years of age, a U.S. Citizen, and possess a valid driver license. High school diploma or G.E.D. is required. Applicants must also successfully pass the following prior to employment: 1) Polygraph examination, 2) Background investigation, 3) Medical exam and drug screen, and 4) Range qualification w/department issued firearm.

Only Florida certified police officers willing to work a 12-hour patrol shift should apply. Preference will be given to applicants possessing previous police experience.

COUNTY: Manatee
DEPARTMENT/AGENCY: Holmes Beach Police Department
POSITION TITLE: Certified Police Officer

ADDRESS: 5801 Marina Drive
CITY/STATE/ZIP: Holmes Beach, FL 34217
TELEPHONE: 941-708-5804

CONTACT NAME: Chief William L. Tokajer


QUES/COMM: Applicants must meet all current Florida statute requirements for employment. Must be currently certified.

Applications are available under “Forms” or may be obtained and returned to the Holmes Beach Police Department, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, FL