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Police Officer

Doral, FL
Doral Police Department
Salary: $53,505.07 Annually

This is general law enforcement and public safety work in the protection of life and property and in the execution of orders issued through the authority of the City of Doral Police Department.

 

Salary
$53,505.07 Annually

Responsibilities:

• Patrols the City of Doral area in a radio equipped car or motorcycle to preserve law and order.
• Responds to a variety of calls that require several intervention approaches ranging from personal counseling techniques to the use of physical or deadly force.
• Police Officers respond to crashes, domestic disturbances, various misdemeanors and felonies, traffic and crowd problems, etc.
• Administers first aid, conducts preliminary investigations, locates evidence, obtains information from witnesses, completes reports, makes arrests and escorts prisoners to jail.
• Testifies in court concerning work activities.
• Serves Criminal and Metropolitan writs; conducts search and surveillance to determine whereabouts of person to be served; arrests fugitives and returns person to proper authority.
• Serves as instructor in the teaching of traffic safety to civic and school groups; broadcasts traffic information through commercial radio stations.
• Assists in departmental programs and cooperates with other agencies in dealing with social, medical, and psychological problems such as domestic crises, alcoholism, attempted suicides, and other emotional disturbances.
• Participates in underwater search and recovery missions, mobile crime laboratory investigations, undercover surveillance, civil defense exercises, rescue operations, marine patrol, and vice raids.
• Directs traffic at local schools as needed.
• Patrols local schools and communities as needed.
• Fills out paperwork, performs roll call and assigns duties as needed.
• Assists in the presentation of departmental training programs.
• Works variable hours and shift schedules as needed.
• Performs related work as required.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND TRAINING
• For Certified Police Officers: Employed in a full-time sworn classification by (or separated within preceding 24 months from) another police agency, possession of a Basic Recruit Certificate of Compliance from the State of Florida or its equivalent, completed probation with a Florida law enforcement agency, and one year of police experience.
• Includes Supplemental Pay for Hazardous Duty Pay and FDLE Certification. A Variety of Additional Pay Supplements and Pay Incentives are Available Based on Assignments and Additional Incentives.
• High school diploma or GED.
• Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License.
• Minimum age of 19.
• The following requirements must be presented at the time of application:
o Applicants must meet minimum City medical standards.
o Must possess visual acuity not exceeding 20/100 uncorrected, corrected to 20/30 or better. Contact lenses are permitted.
o Applicants must be able to distinguish between the colors red, green, and yellow.
o Weight must be in proportion to height.