IMAGES: Melbourne Police Department Swears-In New Officers, Committed to Hiring Only the Best
By Space Coast Daily // March 14, 2023
Qualified candidates may be eligible for a hiring incentive bonus
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Congratulations to Melbourne Police Department’s newly sworn officers, including Officer Yennis Diaz, Officer Brett Stake and Officer Daniel Zwolensky.
The Melbourne Police Department is committed to hiring only the best and is actively seeking individuals who want a challenging career in a professional environment.
The Melbourne Police Department offers a salary competitive with other local law enforcement agencies. The current starting salary for Patrol Officers is $48,214.40 with signing bonus of $10,000 for officers who are already certified.
The city also provides a 4% night shift differential pay, as well as incentive pay for specialty teams. Maximum salary for a police officer is a maximum of $71,302. Certified law enforcement officers from any state may be eligible for a higher starting pay based on your level of experience.
Qualified candidates may be eligible for a hiring incentive bonus to help with relocation to Brevard County.
For more information, you can contact the Melbourne Police Department Recruitment Officer at 321-608-6321 or e-mail Recruiter@mlbfl.org.
■ A pension fund that allows officers to retire at 75% of their salary after completing 25 years of service. An additional benefit is a five year DROP program.
■ A pre-tax Deferred Compensation program to assist you in saving and planning for retirement.
■ Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans.
■ A tuition reimbursement plan for continuing college education.
■ 9 Paid Holidays
■ Vacation Accrual beginning at 104 hours and up to 200 hours annually
■ 96 hours paid annual sick leave
■ Optional dental insurance plan
■ Up to 120 hours per year of comp time accrual
■ Take-Home Cars
■ Department-Issued Weapons
■ Body-Worn Cameras