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Benefits

Competitive Salary

Salaries for all positions are competitive with any other law enforcement agency in the state. Annual increases are based on merit.

Insurance/ Health Plans

The current Health Plan is United Health Care (two options available). Dental Plan and Vision Plans are available. New employees are eligible after 90 days of employment. Life Insurance is available through the City at a low and high option paid for by the employee. The City provides $10,000 in Life Insurance for each employee at no cost.

Dental and Vision Insurance

Dental and vision insurance is available for all St. Petersburg Police Department employees at group rates.
Eligibility: First month following 90 days of employment

Life Insurance

The City provides $10,000 in life insurance for each employee at no cost.

Direct Deposit of Paycheck

Available to any banking institution or credit union.
Eligibility: Immediately

Annual Leave

Employees receive 120 hours of annual leave the first five (5) years of service as well as accruing extended illness leave. No vacations are permitted during the first six months of employment.
Eligibility: As accrued

Holiday Leave

There are 10 paid holidays per year. No vacations are permitted during the first six months of employment.
Eligibility: Immediately

Funeral Leave

Up to 5 work days for in-state and up to 10 days out-of-state
Eligibility: Immediately

Military Leave

Up to 240 hours per year for serving your annual military reserve or National Guard obligation.
Eligibility: Immediately

Fitness

Unlimited use of the agency's well-equipped workout room

Credit Union

Credit Union privileges for the employee and his/her family
Eligibility: Immediately

Blood Bank

Blood Bank for the employee and his/her family
Eligibility: Immediately

Pension Plan

Vested at 5 years, fully vested after 17 years
Eligibility: As stated

Dress Code

No uniform is required. Employees may dress in business and casual attire. No extreme fashions are allowed and employees must use reasonable standards for personal appearance and hygiene.