Police Officer

Location
Casselberry, Florida
Salary
$48,997.13 - $67,143.44 Annually
Posted
Jan 22, 2024
Closes
Mar 22, 2024
Ref
3855325#1#XOJ--CityCassleberry.8
Industry
Government, Security
Category
Law, Security
Workplace
In-Office

General Description

Under general direction, to perform police duties, such as; foot patrol, motorized patrol within the City of Casselberry; to prevent crime; to detect and arrest the perpetrators of crimes; to regulate traffic; to provide public assistance; to perform all additional functions for the rank as prescribed by relevant laws, city ordinances, departmental rules and regulations, orders and directives of the Police Department; to perform special duties and/or assignments as directed by the Chief of Police in his discretion; to enforce the laws of the State of Florida and the ordinances of the City of Casselberry.

IMPORTANT !! - YOU MUST READ THE SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION TO DETERMINE YOUR APPLICATION ELIGIBILITY:

Examples of Essential Functions

- Patrols assigned zone in a police vehicle.
- Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for police assistance as directed within the City of Casselberry.
- Arrests violators of state laws and city ordinances, as required.
- Directs and regulates traffic within the City.
- Investigates traffic accidents.
- Maintains the public peace.
- Provides general assistance to the public such as: to injured and ill persons, and in public and domestic disturbances.
- Inspects and protects business and residential properties in the nighttime.
- Completes and submits detailed written reports on approved forms on all activities.
- Appears in courts of law to present testimony and evidence in arrest cases.
- Follows safe working practices and has a working knowledge of safety practices and
procedures.
- In the event of a hurricane, major storm, natural or man-made disaster, which may threaten the area, the employee will be expected to work.

Typical Qualifications

- Qualify in a physical fitness test.
- Qualify in an oral review board.
- Qualify in a CVSA interview/examination.
- Qualify in a physical examination and medical testing administered by the City of Casselberry approved agent prior to employment.
- Qualify in a drug screen test.
- Qualify in a psychological fitness test administered by the City of Casselberry approved agent prior to employment.

Supplemental Information

APPLICATION ELIGIBILITY:
THIS IS NOT A SPONSORED/PAID POLICE ACADEMY POSITION. In order to be considered for this position, the applicant must have successfully complete a Florida Law Enforcement Officer Academy, be CURRENTLY attending a Florida Law Enforcement Officer Academy or CURRENTLY attending a Florida Cross-Over Law Enforcement Academy and is in good standing or has had their out-of-state Law Enforcement certification transferred over to a Florida Law Enforcement certification.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
- Applicants MUST complete the On-line Application and the Supplement Questions. If you do not have access to a computer with Internet, there is one available at your local library.
- The Recruitment Section will review your On-line Application and the Supplemental Questions. If you do not meet the minimum standards, you will be notified. If you do meet the minimum standards, you will be notified and an Application Packet will be E-mailed to you.
- The Application Packet must be completed either in Adobe and printed or printed and typed. Handwritten documents WILL NOT be accepted. The Application Packet must be complete with all required documents attached, signed, notarized (where applicable) and returned to the Casselberry Police Department by the designated date.
- The Recruitment Section will review your Application Packet. If you do not meet the minimum standards, you will be notified. If you do meet the minimum standards, you will be notified and invited to participate in the oral board interview, submit a writing sample, and take the Physical Abilities Test.
- The oral board interview and writing sample will be conducted in the Casselberry Police Department multi-purpose room at a predetermined date. Applicants that successfully pass the oral board interview and writing sample will be permitted to complete the PAT (Physical Abilities Test).
- The PAT will follow the oral board interview and writing sample. The PAT will be at Secret Lake Park (Maps and directions will be provided). Applicants will be notified immediately of their test time. (The parameters of the PAT are available from the Casselberry Police Department)
- The Recruitment Section will compile all applicants' files and select the applicants that are going to be sent for a background review, held for further consideration or removed from the process. All applicants will be notified of their status.
- The background process will be handled by the Support Services Corporal and the Casselberry Investigations Section. This process will include, but is not limited to a voice stress examination; a fingerprint comparison; a neighborhood check and a review of the history concerning your employment, driving, credit, criminal history and drug usage. Dates and times associated with this process is at the discretion of the background investigators. Applicants with acceptable backgrounds will advance to the Chief's Interview.
- The Chief's Interview will be conducted at the discretion of the Chief of Police. The Chief's Administrative Services Coordinator will contact the applicant to schedule the interview. The Chief of Police will select applicants that are going to be recommended for Conditional Employment Offers, held for further consideration or removed from the process. All applicants will be notified of their status by E-mail or phone call.
- Applicants that are given a Conditional Employment Offer will be advanced to the final step.
- The final step consists of a medical physical, drug screen and physiological review of the applicant. Applicants that fail any part of this step will be removed from employment consideration. Applicants that pass all parts of this step will be authorized for a full-time position with the Casselberry Police Department. The Support Services Sergeant will coordinate the starting date with the new officer and the City of Casselberry Human Resources department.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE AT: http://www.casselberry.org

Salary
Base Pay......................$49,000.00*
* Plus additional salary incentives up to $130/month and 2% night shift differential, if applicable. Supplementary 2% for City residents.

Take-Home Vehicle Program
Members are provided a take-home vehicle upon completion of the Field Training Program.

Insurance
Health - City pays a substantial portion of employee's health insurance. Dependent coverage is available at an additional cost. Optional dental and vision care for employees and their families. Health insurance discounts for wellness, non-tobacco and biometric screenings are available to qualified individuals. Group discount plans are available for optional dental, vision, STD, Voluntary Life with ADD, Legal, Accident/Critical Illness and Cancer.

Long Term Disability - Paid long term disability after one year of employment.

Life - Paid life insurance.

Retirement
The employee contributes 3% of salary and is vested after 10 years. Retirement plan accrues at 3% per year.

College Tuition Plan
The City will reimburse college tuition and expenses up to $2,400 per year.

Equipment
All Officers are provided take-home vehicle, uniforms, weapons, vest, and other necessary equipment during their entire career.

Leave
Annual leave accrues at 8 hours per month. Sick leave accrues at 6 hours per month. 10 paid holidays, paid bereavement and military leave.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

Patrol Division, Investigations Section, Traffic Section, DUI Officer, Training Instructor, S.W.A.T., City-County Investigative Bureau, School Resource Officer, Community Response Squad, and Inter Agency Task Forces.

01

Police Officer Applicant, the following questions are going to give the Casselberry Police Department an overview of you, your background, and determine if you meet the minimum standards for employment. EACH and EVERY question must be answered. If the question does not apply to you, select NO or Not Applicable. DO NOT leave it blank. If you do not understand the question, please do not submit your application at this time. Contact the Casselberry Recruiting Section first. Do you understand these instructions?

  • Yes
  • No

02

In order to be considered for this position, you MUST HAVE: 1) Successfully completed a Florida Law Enforcement Officer Academy; OR 2) Currently attending a Florida Law Enforcement Officer Academy; OR 3) be currently attending a FDLE (out-of-state) cross-over Law Enforcement Officer Academy; OR 4) had your out-of-state Law Enforcement Certification transferred over to Florida via an Equivalency of Training on CJSTC Form 76. If you do not meet one of these requirements you are not eligible to apply for this position and we will immediately reject your application. Do you meet one of the four requirements?

  • Yes
  • No

03

To be hired, the use of tobacco, vaping, or use of similar product, including but not limited to a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe, or used an electronic or "e-cigarette." or used any smokeless tobacco products including but not limited to chewing tobacco, snuff or dip must cease prior to your first working day. Do you understand this tobacco free requirement?

  • Yes
  • No

04

Are you at least 19 years of age?

  • Yes
  • No

05

Are you a United States Citizen?

  • Yes
  • No

06

Have you earned a High School Diploma or GED?

  • Yes
  • No

07

If you have education beyond a high school diploma or GED, select the option below that best describes your highest level of advanced education achieved.

  • None
  • Some Technical College
  • Technical College Certificate
  • Some College
  • AA/AS Degree
  • BA/BS Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

08

If you speak multiple languages, please list the language(s) you are fluent in.

09

Have you ever used any illegal drug?

  • Yes
  • No

10

Not including parking or toll violations, have you ever received a traffic citation?

  • Yes
  • No

11

Have you ever been arrested, charged with any crime, issued a notice to appear, or been issued a criminal citation?

  • Yes
  • No

12

Have you successfully completed a Florida law enforcement academy?

  • Yes
  • No

13

If you have not successfully completed a Florida law enforcement academy, are you currently enrolled in a Florida Law Enforcement Academy, attending a Florida Cross-Over Law Enforcement Academy, or currently attending a Florida Law Enforcement certification transfer course?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable

14

Please indicate any of the following Law Enforcement related jobs/positions that you are/have been employed as. (Check all that apply)

  • None
  • Part-Time Law Enforcement Officer
  • Full-Time Law Enforcement Officer
  • Part-Time Law Enforcement Dispatcher
  • Full-Time Law Enforcement Dispatcher
  • Part-Time Corrections Officer
  • Full-Time Corrections Officer
  • Part-Time Community/Field Service Officer
  • Full-Time Community/FIeld Service Officer

15

Concerning your current/previous law enforcement related position, did you complete your probation period?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable

16

If you are a current member of a law enforcement agency, are you currently under an internal investigation or have an internal investigation pending?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable

17

Concerning your previous law enforcement related position, did you leave the agency while under internal investigation, resign in lieu of being a subject of an internal investigation or resign in lieu of being terminated?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable

18

Please indicate your United States Military experience. (Check all that apply)

  • ROTC-High School
  • ROTC - College Level
  • National Guard
  • Air Force
  • Army
  • Coast Guard
  • Marines
  • Navy
  • Part-Time Reservist
  • Full-Time Active Duty
  • Not Applicable (Never in the military)

19

If you are or were in the military, what type of discharge did you receive?

  • Honorable Discharge
  • Dishonorable
  • Less Than Honorable
  • Uncharacterized
  • Not Applicable (Never in the military)

20

Please indicate the type of United States Military service you participated in.

  • Part-Time Reservist
  • Full-Time Active Duty
  • Both
  • Not Applicable (Never in the military)

21

Are you claiming veteran's preference? (If so, you must contact Sergeant Matthew Blunt at mblunt@casselberry.org within 3 days of applying for the required paperwork).

  • Yes
  • No

22

Are you willing and able to work days, nights, overtime, weekends, holidays, prior to, during and after man made and natural disasters and during and after other public safety and law enforcement related incidents?

  • Yes
  • No

23

Other than out of state applicants, do you possess a valid Florida driver's license (Florida resident)?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable

24

Out of state applicants, do you possess a valid drivers license from your home state?

  • Yes
  • No

25

Out of state applicants, upon a conditional offer of employment, are you able to obtain a valid Florida driver's license prior to starting employment?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable

26

Have you been cited for (3) three or more moving violations in the past (2) years?

  • Yes
  • No

27

With the exception of driving under the influence related suspensions and habitual traffic offender suspensions, have your driving privileges been suspended within (2) two years of the REINSTATEMENT date (The date your driving privileges were returned)?

  • Yes
  • No

28

If your license was suspended within the last (2) two years, was the suspension due to an insurance related reason or issued in error by the Drivers License Bureau? (Confirmation documentation will be required)

  • Yes
  • No

29

Has your driving privileges been suspended within the last (5) five years of the REINSTATEMENT date for any driving under the influence related or habitual traffic offender related reasons?

  • Yes
  • No

30

Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, false statements, perjury or domestic violence?

  • Yes
  • No

31

Have you ever been convicted of a felony?

  • Yes
  • No

32

Have you used marijuana within the last year?

  • Yes
  • No

33

With the exception of marijuana, have you ever illegally used any controlled substance listed under Florida Statute 893 within the last (5) Five years?

  • Yes
  • No

34

Have you ever illegally used any Opiate or Hallucinogenic or any of its derivatives listed under Florida Statute 893?

  • Yes
  • No

35

With the exception of any Opiate, Hallucinogenic, Cocaine or any of its derivatives listed under Florida Statute 893, have you ever cultivated, manufactured or sold any controlled substance listed under Florida Statute 893 within the last (5) five years?

  • Yes
  • No

36

Have you ever cultivated, manufactured or sold any Opiate, Hallucinogenic, Cocaine or any of its derivatives listed under Florida Statute 893?

  • Yes
  • No

37

Please list all Florida law enforcement agencies you have applied to in the past year and your current application/processing status with them.

Required Question

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