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 since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.