Lakeland Florida now has a job opening for the position of Police Officer. This police officer job’s salary is $19.92 – $31.08 hourly, and the closing date is 03/02/19. The requirements for this job are:
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Must possess a high school diploma or GED from an accredited school or training facility.
Preference may be given to those applicants who possess an associate’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
Must possess a valid state of Florida driver’s license or have the ability to obtain one.
Must maintain a valid telephone number.
Applicants must meet all requirements established by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.
Applicants must also possess a current state of Florida police officer certification or meet Commission Comparable Compliance prior to employment. The requirements are enumerated in F.S. 943.13
Applications may be accepted if the applicant has been accepted into or currently attending a Commission approved Basic Law Enforcement Academy or has met the requirements for the Equivalency of Training Program.
Applicants will be required to pass an extensive background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, a polygraph exam, physical agility test, drug screening examination, physical exam, psychological testing, credit checks, etc., prior to being offered employment as a Lakeland Police Officer.
May be required to work overtime, or alternate hours, as necessary for the efficient operation of the department.
Position may be designated as Mission Critical by Department Director.