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 outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most experienced reporters, having amassed dozens of journalism-industry awards. Frederick is enrolled online at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's a third of the way though the Master of Arts program in New Media Journalism. His graduation will be in March 2018.