Employment Opportunities

A career in law enforcement can be a rewarding opportunity. It takes dedication and commitment to become a quality law enforcement officer and the Maitland Police Department looks for individuals who are up to this challenge. We are a full-service, professional Agency who work in a modern and progressive atmosphere.

If you are interested in a position with our Department, please read the information provided below. At the completion of reviewing the requirements and any applicable disqualifiers, you may complete a pre-screen application for employment.


Applicants must meet at least one of the following requirements to be eligible to take part in the application process:

  • Be currently employed as a Law Enforcement Officer in the State of Florida
  • Be currently employed as a Law Enforcement Officer in another state
  • Have successfully completed a law enforcement academy in the State of Florida
  • Be currently attending a law enforcement academy in the State of Florida

The City of Maitland reserves the right to close any job posting prior to the deadline based on the volume of applications received.

Applicant Disqualifiers

The following is a list of some background disqualifiers that are set forth by established rules, policies and procedures. If you meet any of these, you will not be considered for employment.

  • Significant omission of information where it is later discovered the candidate could have made the information available
  • A serious inability of a candidate to communicate in writing
  • Commission of a felony crime within five years of date of application
  • Used or possessed any controlled substance as defined in Chapter 893 F.S.S. within one year, the possession of which would constitute a felony offense under Florida Law
  • Any illegal delivery of a controlled substance, whether or not for profit
  • Five convictions singly or in combination within three years of any traffic violation which demonstrates a pattern of carelessness or driving negligence
  • Has not possessed a valid operator's license for more than one year
  • Dishonorable discharge from the military
  • Have any inappropriate subject matter tattoos that would be visible while wearing a short sleeve uniform shirt and pants or could not be covered with a long sleeve uniform shirt

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Maitland is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with laws and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, marital status, religion, national origin, or disability.

Benefits Package - Sworn Law Enforcement Officer (Full Time)

Full time Police Officer:

Base Salary – $22.67/hr / $49,511.00 (2184/hrs annually) 

View a detailed overview of the benefits package.