Police/Law Enforcement Officer

Sarasota, FL
New College of Florida

Salary Range $45,780

$2,500 signing bonus is available for successful candidates.

New College of Florida is located in sunny Sarasota, on the beautiful Gulf Coast of Florida – an area known for its award-winning beaches, turquoise waters, and arts and crafts attractions (from theatrical offerings to circus performances). Located about an hour’s drive from urban destinations like Tampa and St. Petersburg, Sarasota is an exhilarating coastal retreat.

As one of 12 universities in the State University System of Florida and the State of Florida’s designated honors college, New College provides an exceptional undergraduate education that transforms students’ intellectual curiosity into extraordinary personal accomplishment.

Campus Police officers provide a full range of police services to the New College of Florida and University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus community. The Campus Police Department is a 24/7 agency with primary jurisdiction on and around the university campuses. Position will perform sworn law enforcement duties. Some shift work required as well as some nights, weekends, and/or holidays. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Must meet the requirements of Chapter 943, Florida Statutes, be certifiable as a law enforcement officer in Florida; and have one year of law enforcement experience. Military or other appropriate experience may substitute for the required law enforcement experience. Appropriate college work or vocational/technical training may substitute for the required experience. Will obtain 911 telecommunications certification by second year of employment.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to applicants with 60 or more semester hours of college coursework from an accredited college or university OR U.S. military personnel with two years of active service OR certified sworn law enforcement officers with one year or more of experience.