Certified Police Officer

Surfside, FL
Surfside Police Department

Starting Salary: $64,309.35. Excellent benefits.

The Surfside Police Department provides law enforcement services to a diverse community with a population of approximately 5,800 residents.

The Police Department is a progressive, modern organization comprised of 31 sworn officers. Our officers provide the highest level of police service to the community we serve in a professional, courteous, ethical and judicious manner. Our civilian support staff provides an on-site communications center, property and evidence management and records management.


  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must be a certified Florida police officer as required by FDLE and/or CJSTC guidelines (the Police Department will accept applications from individuals who are currently attending a State of Florida Certified Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Academy and are schedule to graduate within 90 days)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Must be in good physical condition
  • Must have a good moral character
  • Must not have any Felony convictions, nor disqualifying criminal histories
  • Must successfully complete a thorough physical examination and drug screen
  • Must successfully complete a polygraph examination and psychological evaluation
  • Must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation
  • Must successfully complete a Field Training Officer Program
  • Must successfully complete a probationary period
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including midnight shifts and weekends
  • A minimum of 2 years law enforcement experience (preferred)