The Department is accepting applications for Florida Certified Officers only.
Certified Officers with experience may start at $71,134.00
See the Police Officer employment information link below to download the application and the CJSTC Waiver form 58.
www.lhppd.com/employment
The Training Sergeant serves as the Department Liaison for all recruiting and hiring related matters. For questions about employment opportunities and job qualifications, you may email him at coh@lighthousepoint.com.
The City of Lighthouse Point is a Smoke Free/Drug Free Workplace. The City does not hire individuals who now use or have used tobacco products within the last twelve (12) months. (You may apply after the 12 month period has expired) Applicants offered employment will be required to satisfactorily complete a drug screen, a reference check, and may be subject to additional job-related testing and requirements. EOE/ADA
SPECAILTY ASSIGNMENTS
• Criminal Investigations
• Marine Patrol
• Field Training Officer
• Community Policing
• Quick Response Force ( QRF)
• Honor Guard
• Homeless Outreach
• Crisis Intervention Team

Police Officer Benefits
Effective October 1, 2017
SALARY RANGE
Certified Officers $64,800 – $89,959
(Top Pay in 7 Years, Includes monthly Professional Recruiting Incentive, )
Certified Officers with experience may start at $71,134
(Top pay in 5 years, Includes monthly Professional Recruiting Incentive)
12-hour Work Schedule
Patrol Officers are assigned to 12-hour shifts with (26) 3-day weekends annually
LONGEVITY
8-14 years $350 annually
15-19 years $700 annually
20+ years $1,000 annually
PENSION/RETIREMENT
Defined Benefit Pension Plan
ANNUAL LEAVE/VACATION/HOLIDAYS
1-4 years 240 hours
5-9 years 266 hours
10+ years 292 hours
TAXES
No state or local employment taxes.
HEALTH/VISION INSURANCE
Free employee medical coverage provided. City shall pay $1,625 for employee/spouse or employee/child or $2,400 for full-family coverage.
LIFE INSURANCE
Employee salary plus $10,000
DENTAL INSURANCE
Coverage is available at an additional charge.
EDUCATION BENEFITS
Tuition reimbursement up to $1,500 annually, including tuition/books.