South Daytona Has Opening for Police Officer

By Henry Frederick
Headline Surfer

SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. -- This small city just south of Daytona Beach has an immediate opening for the position of police officer with a starting salary of $35,117.

Heres a descriptrion of the job: Under the direction of a police supervisor, the position of police officer performs a wide variety of police and law enforcement duties including the protection of property, crime detection, and public safety. This position is characterized by the use of independent judgment in the application of police principles, and knowledge of laws in re¬sponding to emergency or difficult situations.

Requirements: High school diploma or GED; State of Florida certification as a police officer; one year of experience in police work or equivalent public contact work. Must possess a valid Florida driver's license. Must receive FCIC certification within 90 days of hire date. Applicant must be tobacco free. Excellent benefit package including the Florida Retirement System. 

If interested, submit a completed application obtained from trhe South Daytona City Hall, 1672 South Ridgewood Ave. Any questions, please call Trudy O’Dell in South Daytona Human Resources at 386-322-3069.


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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area in Central Florida, via Specializing in breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most experienced reporters with dozens of journalism-industry awards in print & digital mediums. Frederick is enrolled online at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's pursuing a Master of Arts degree in New Media/Journalism (graduation in March 2018). Frederick earned his BA in Political Science/Public Admin. (concentration in Writing) from Central Connecticut State University, in 1984, where he recieved the President's Citation for "academic excellence & outstanding campus/community service." Prior to myriad duties as publisher/award-winning journalist of Headline Surfer, 2008-present; Frederick was city hall reporter for the Palatka (FL) Daily News, 2007-2008; city editor of the Taunton (MA) Daily Gazette, 2005-2006; cops & courts/legal affairs writer for the Daytona Beach News-Journal, 1996-2004; and cops & courts reporter for the Rockland (NY) Journal-News/Gannett Suburban Newspapers, 1989-1996.