Police Officer

Marco Island, FL
Marco Island Police Department
Salary: $40,000,00-$44,163,00

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The City of Marco Island is seeking experienced police officers to provide professional law enforcement service in our community. This position is for a police officer assigned to patrol our community in a variety of methods including vehicular and foot patrols. Marco Island Police Officers utilize community and problem-solving policing methodologies.

STARTING SALARY:

$40,000 to $44,163 based on previous law enforcement experience. Plus 10% benefits allowance (which may be taken as cash equivalent supplement to salary in lieu of benefits)

BARGAINING UNIT:

Police Benevolent Association

POSITION STATUS:

Non-Exempt Schedule:  Currently Patrol Officers work 12-hour shifts (with alternating F/S/S off) in an 84-hour bi-weekly schedule. Seniority is a factor in scheduling.  Other schedules or assignments are at the direction of the Chief of Police or their designee. Mission Critical / Emergency Recall Position

CLOSING DATE:

Open until filled

Educational requirements:

  • Must be law enforcement certified in Florida or eligible for FDLE’s “Equivalency of Training” certification - to be taken at candidates expense

Minimum - High School Diploma or G.E.D

Preferred - Advanced law enforcement training and college coursework / degree

Experience requirements:

  • While not an absolute prerequisite, law enforcement experience, excluding corrections, is strongly preferred.
  • Equivalent combinations of education, training, and experience which will provide the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job will be considered on a case by case basis.

Desired Skills:

  • Disciplined
  • Energetic
  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn
  • Organized
  • Multi-Tasking
  • De-Escalation Skills
  • Proactive
  • Service Oriented
  • Good Moral Character
  • Compassion
  • Highly Motivated
  • Secondary Language (Other than English)
  • Maturity
  • Responsibility (Seeks and Accepts)