The Highland Beach Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Florida Certified Police Officer. Previous law enforcement experience is preferred. Applicants must submit a completed application on the Town’s Website

Must meet the minimum standards set forth by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission and possess a current Certificate of Completion.

Starting Salary Range: $53,978 -$81,773 starting salary up to $60,907 depending on qualifications and experience.

Successful completion of:

• Employment physical
• Drug screen
• Polygraph
• Thorough background check
• Psychological evaluation.


• Florida Retirement System
• Salary Step Plan
• Tuition reimbursement
• Associate & Bachelor’s degree annual incentive pay ($2000-$4000 annually)
• 13 Paid holidays (30 hrs. pay, if worked) + 3 paid personal days + 120 hours vacation accrual
• Compensatory and sick time accrual
• Night shift differential pay (6%)
• Employee health insurance paid – Family coverage at no cost to employee (depending on plan selected)
• Family dental and vision plan options
• 12 Hour Shifts (Every other weekend off)

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