Recruitment / Employment

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NOW HIRING

Our department is looking for individuals who adhere to our values of commitment, respect, integrity, teamwork, and innovation.  To begin the hiring process, fill out an online application now.

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Become a Pembroke Pines Police Officer

The Pembroke Pines Police Department offers numerous opportunities for professional development and advancement opportunities for what is a challenging and rewarding career. Our team consists of:

  • Certified Police Officers
  • Non-Certified Police Officers
  • Reserve Police Officers
  • School Resource Officers
  • Police Service Aides
  • Code Compliance Officers

For a full list of currently available job opportunities within our agency, visit our Jobs webpage for available positions and detailed job descriptions.

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Certified with over 5 years' experience -      $68,745.00
Certified with 3 to 5 years' experience -       $65,756.00
Certified with 1 to 3 years' experience -       $62,767.00
No experience -                                            $59,779.00

  • $10,000 Hiring Bonus for any Florida Certified Officer
  • $5,000 Sign-On Bonus to any Non-Certified Applicant
  • Up to $5,000 Relocation Bonus
  • The City Does Not Require COVID-19 Vaccination

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BENEFITS

  • 20 Year Pension (60% Benefit), 
    Regardless of Age
  • 2% Afternoon Shift Differential
  • 25 Year Pension (75% Benefit)
  • 3% Midnight Shift Differential
  • Maximum 80% Pension Attainable
  • Paid Court Time on Your Days / Time Off
  • Purchase of up to 4 Years of Previous Military, 
    Law Enforcement, or Corrections Experience Towards Your Pension
  • Vacation Time:
    Years 1 - 4      96 Hours a Year
    Years 5 - 9      136 Hours a Year
    Years 10+       176 Hours a Year  
  • Up to 8 Year D.R.O.P. Option
    (Deferred Retirement Option Program)
  • Eligible for up to $1,560 Annually for College or Florida Approved Salary Incentive Training
  • 4 Days On, 3 Days Off Schedule 
    (10 Hour Days)
  • Weekends Off 6 Months A Year, 
    Regardless of Seniority
  • 110 Hours of Holiday Time a Year
  • Off-Duty Employment / Details Available
  • 96 Hours of Sick Leave a Year
  • All Uniforms, Body Armor and Equipment Provided
  • Take Home Vehicle
  • Education Reimbursement

JOB QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

All applicants must provide the following at the time of application: 

1.   Proof of U.S. Citizenship 
2.   Birth Certificate (showing minimum age of 19) 
3.   Copy of FDLE Certification 
4.   Passing Physical Agility test from the Broward College Institute of Public Safety 
5.   Passing Swim test from the Broward College Institute of Public Safety
6.   Passing CJBAT test from the Broward College Institute of Public Safety
7.   Original Driver’s License 
8.   Copy of High School Diploma or G.E.D. 
9.   Associates Degree or equivalent (60 credit hours) from an accredited college/university OR an Honorably Discharged Veteran or current member of a Reserve component of the U.S. Military or Florida National Guard, OR two (2) years Certified Law Enforcement experience as a Police Officer.

TESTING

Applicants can register for their Physical Agility, Swim, and CJBAT tests with the Broward College Institute of Public Safety via their website.  Proof of passing for all three tests must be submitted along with your application.

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE

Are you a prospective police officer for the City of Pembroke Pines and are looking to relocate to a home within the city?  Our agency wants to help you find a place to call home!

Enjoy reduced security deposits, reduced rent, an expedited waiting list status and various amenities such as; 

Washer and Dryer                                          Free Basic Cable
Spacious Walk-In Closets                              Water/Sewer/Trash Included
Air Conditioning                                             Screened-In Balcony/Patio
Elevators                                                        
Free Monthly Pest Control 

Available housing locations provide emergency maintenance, a walking path, easy access to public transportations, and a guard gate entry.  Apartment prices start at under $1,000/month.

To learn more about these housing opportunities within Pembroke Pines, including how to schedule an appointment, contact:
 
 Karen Trent
 PINES PLACE  (any age/children welcome)
 954-965-6240
 
 Lisbel Valencia
 PINES POINT  (55 and over)
 954-392-9470

The City of Pembroke Pines 
         Join Us - Progress With Us

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Pembroke Pines is a vibrant community located in western Broward County, and is the 10th largest of Florida's 400+ municipalities. A big city with a small-town feel, we are home to 170,000 residents with easy accessibility to primary highways and interstates, key employment centers, entertainment venues, parks, golf courses, restaurants and retail/commercial destinations.  

Our 28 parks and lush landscaping enhances the City’s natural beauty and South Florida charm. The recipient of many awards including “All-America City,” Pembroke Pines is known for its commitment to the arts and culture, its outstanding schools, exciting South Florida lifestyle for all ages, and cultural diversity.  
We are conveniently located close to Miami and Fort Lauderdale, and within a 3.5 hour drive of Orlando/Disney World.  

Come join and progress with us in one of the most innovative police agencies in South Florida!

Contact Us

If you are interested in pursuing a job with the Pembroke Pines Police Department please go to our website and fill out a job application. You may also contact our Backgrounds & Selections Unit at 954-431-2705 or policejobs@ppines.com with any questions.

Civil Rights Statement

The Pembroke Pines Police Department is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Justice policy, this organization is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write the Florida Department of Legal Affairs, Federal Discrimination Complaint Coordinator, PL-01 The Capitol, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-1050, or call 850-414-3300, or write Office for Civil Rights, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20531 or call 202-307-0690 (Voice) or 202-307-2027 (TDD/TYY) or https://www.ojp.gov/program/civil-rights/filing-civil-rights-complaint. Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may also contact OCR through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339 (TTY), 877-877-8982 (Speech), or 800-845-6136 (Spanish).