Police Officer

Two Police Cars in front of Lake

DEPARTMENT: POLICE

POSITION: POLICE OFFICER

RESPONSIBILITIES: Highly public and stressful position requiring excellent communication skills
necessary to converse with the public and fellow officers; enforces laws and
ordinances, patrols assigned areas by car, foot or bicycle checking for unsafe and /
or illegal activities; investigates complaints and completes required reports.
Responds to emergency calls pertaining to life and / or death situations; takes and
process fingerprints and photographs; transports prisoners to police station; books,
charges, testifies and presents evidence in court of law.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have completed minimum standard requirements set by the Florida Dept. of
Law Enforcement, possess a valid Florida Drivers License, Florida law
enforcement certification required. Ability to lift / carry up to 45 pounds; to
endure sustained acts of physical exhaustion and endure periods of duty under
unfavorable and life threatening situations; to reach, pull, push, smell, climb,
walk, stand, crawl, kneel, bend, stoop, jump, run and distinguish colors.

BENEFITS

  • Competitive Salary
  • Employer provided Medical/Dental/Life
  • 4 weeks paid time off annually
  • Night shift differentials
  • Membership in FRS
  • Take home Car
  • College Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee appreciation activities
  • Biannual in-service training
  • All necessary equipment provided
  • Sponsorship opportunities available

SPECIALITY UNITS

  • Criminal Investigations Division
  • Strategic Development Unit
  • Traffic Unit
  • Honor Guard
  • Bicycle Unit
  • Hostage Negotiations Team
  • Meth lab Response Team
  • Child Abduction Response Team

This position will be posted until Filled. All applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Department for consideration. After the posting has closed it may take up to a week for hiring managers to review applications and contract those candidates selected for an interview.

HIRING RANGE: $19.69 per hour (2184 hours)

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

The City of Orange City is a Drug-Free Workplace.

Individuals selected for employment must first pass an extensive background check, a pre-employment
drug-screen and a pre-employment physical prior to commencing work.

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