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Police Officer Benefits
Effective October 1, 2018- October 1, 2021
Certified Officers $66,018 – $94,381
(Top Pay in 7 Years, Includes monthly Professional Recruiting Incentive, )
Certified Officers with experience may start at $72,416
(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
8-14 years $350 annually
15-19 years $700 annually
20+ years $1,000 annually
Defined Benefit Pension Plan
Florida Retirement System 3% employee contribution
1-4 years 240 hours
5-9 years 266 hours
10+ years 292 hours
No state or local employment taxes.
Employee coverage provided. City shall pay $1,625 for employee/spouse or employee/child or $2,400 for full-family coverage.
Employee salary plus $10,000
Coverage available at an additional charge.
Tuition reimbursement up to $1,500 annually, including tuition/books.
Employee earns 104 hours per year. Special incentives for unused sick time (details available).
Officers are provided with all necessary uniforms and equipment.
Up to 3 consecutive days with approval of the Police Chief. Two additional days may be granted at the discretion of the Police Chief.
In-house fitness center.