Police Officer

Auburndale, FL
Auburndale Police Department

Salary: $52,763 Annually.

Position Summary:

This is responsible police work providing protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Performs all work under the supervision of the Police Sergeant.

Essential Functions:

  • Enforces laws and ordinances;
  • Patrols assigned areas;
  • Controls traffic;
  • Prevents crime;
  • Serves warrants and arrests violators;
  • Operates police radio to maintain communications with dispatch;
  • Responds to complaints and incidents (e.g., traffic accidents, criminal activities or violations);
  • Secures incident scene to restore peace, assists with injured persons, and protects evidence and property;
  • Takes detailed statements from witnesses and suspects; and testifies in court proceedings;
  • Performs other non-essential duties as required.


  • High school graduation or GED.
  • Eligibility for certification as a police officer by the FDLE Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission is required.
  • The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening, background investigation, psychological assessment, polygraph, as well as other pre-employment reviews.