The Auburndale Police Department has an authorized strength of 40 police officers and 9 civilian support members.  Our agency handles an average of 30,000 calls for police service each year.  In order to maintain the highest level of efficiency, we incorporate state of the art equipment with on-going innovative in-service training programs.

If you feel you are a candidate who can support our Mission, Purpose, Core Values and Beliefs, a law enforcement career with the Auburndale Police Department offers a challenging and exciting opportunity.

We offer a full-service, professional Law Enforcement Agency and the experience of highly active community-oriented policing in a dynamic community setting.  This combination has created an environment for the men and women of the Auburndale Police Department to fully develop their individual potential as they grow toward meeting their personal and professional career goals.

Candidates for employment are chosen from a competitive field of applicants based on apparent abilities, panel interviews, assessments and a rigorous background investigation.

Sworn Positions – Minimum Requirements

  • High school graduate from an accredited high school or have a GED.
  • At least nineteen (19) years old
  • Florida Police Academy Graduate
  • Pass Florida’s State LE Exam
  • Honorable discharge, if a veteran
  • Must be a citizen of the United States at the time of application
  • Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License
  • Must be of good moral character
  • Must have no felony convictions
  • Must have committed no incidents of violence
  • Pass a background investigation
  • Pass a Polygraph Examination
  • Pass an Oral Review Board
  • Pass a drug test
  • Pass a Psychological Test
  • Pass a Physical Abilities Test
  • Pass a Medical Examination

Civilian Positions – Minimum Requirements

  • High school graduate or GED
  • At least nineteen (19) years old
  • Honorable discharge, if a veteran
  • Pass a background investigation
  • Pass an Oral Review Board
  • Pass a drug test


  • 100% Health Insurance Coverage (Spouse & Dependant Coverage Available)
  • 100% Dental Coverage (Spouse & Dependant Coverage Available)
  • Group Vision Care Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Annual / Sick Leave
  • Longevity Pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Police Pension

Applications may be submitted electronically.  To do so, fully complete the application.  Scan the application and all required/requested documents into a single .pdf file.  Upload the .pdf file using the form below.

If you have any questions, you may use the comments/question box.  Please leave your contact information so we can confirm receipt of your application and answer questions you may have.

The City of Auburndale is an Equal Opportunity Employer