Performs varied assignments in motorized patrol, traffic control and enforcement,
preliminary and follow–up investigation at crime scenes, serving writs in criminal
proceedings and assisting in public safety education programs. Work involves an
element of personal danger and high levels of physical, emotional and mental stress to
deal with people in various situations
Must be at least 19 years of age.
Must be a United States Citizen.
Must be a high school graduate or its equivalent.
Good moral character as defined in F.A.C. 11B-27.0011.
Must not have been dishonorably discharged from any branch of the United
Must not have any felony convictions.
Must not have any misdemeanor convictions involving perjury or false
Must successfully pass a pre-employment physical abilities test (PAT) and
physical assessment (see attached description).
Must successfully complete a background investigation including drug testing.
Must successfully pass a pre-employment physical exam.
Must satisfy the minimum training and certification requirements set by the
Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
Must have achieved a passing score on the State Officer Certification
Tobacco Free: Applicants may not have used tobacco products for a minimum
of six months prior to the date of hire and will not be permitted to use tobacco
products at any time, whether on or off duty