Certified Law Enforcement Officer

Havana, FL
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Salary: $2,019.23 bi-weekly / $52,500.00 annually.

Closing Date: 06/06/2024.

Essential Functions:

  • The duties of this position require a constituted state law enforcement officer (pursuant to 379.3313, F.S.) certified by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission, empowered to enforce all laws of the State with full powers of arrest.
  • Responsibilities are to protect life, limb, and property on the waters and lands of the State.
  • Enforce fish and wildlife laws and regulations, federal rules and regulations, and boating safety enforcement.
  • This includes, but is not limited to, regulations of salt and freshwater fisheries, hunting, and the protection of both game and non-game species of fish and wildlife.
  • This position investigates alleged violations of resource laws, seizes evidence, makes arrests, and testifies in court.
  • Provides general police protection for citizens and visitors who use the lands and waters of the State of Florida.
  • This position assists other agencies, upon request, in controlling and securing areas during disasters, hurricanes, fires, etc. and is subject to call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • This position requires independent judgment and the ability to apply technical law enforcement knowledge with limited supervision.
  • Duties require the member to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays as directed.


  • Must be 18 years of age to apply and 19 years of age by date of hire.
  • Be a US Citizen.
  • Have a High School diploma or GED.
  • Have a valid Class E Florida driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Have not been convicted of any felony or any misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement.
  • Have not been dishonorably discharged from any of the Armed Forces of the US.
  • Have good moral character.
  • Successful completion of a full background check if selected.