Police Officer

Eustis, FL
Eustis Police Department

$49,137.82 – $72,531.30 Annually

Job Summary:
The City is seeking a responsible, trustworthy individual to perform general duty police work involving the prevention of crime and the enforcement of laws and ordinances.

  • Patrols an assigned area on foot or by car;
  • Answers citizen calls and complaints;
  • Responds to and assists in emergency situations;
  • Searches for and apprehends offenders;
  • Escorts prisoners to county jail and testifies and presents evidence in court;
  • Searches for and investigates wanted and missing persons and stolen property;
  • Investigates suspected places of illegal activity;
  • Enforces vehicle parking and driving laws;
  • Administers breathalyzer tests;
  • Responds to the scene of crimes and accidents; searches for and preserves evidence; investigates clues;
  • Administers first aid to injured or afflicted persons;
  • Directs traffic and assists pedestrians at intersections;
  • Monitors public establishments for compliance with the law;
  • Escorts funerals and parades;
  • Writes reports and prepares departmental forms;
  • Maintains assigned equipment;
  • Attends training sessions and seminars;
  • Assists with the training of new officers;
  • Assists with natural disaster preparedness and response;
  • Assists the Fire Department with general public control during fire emergencies;
  • Assists with animal control services;
  • Performs other related duties as required.

High school Diploma or recognized equivalent and Florida State Law Enforcement Certification, Florida Certificate of Police Standards; Valid Florida Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record is required. Please reference disqualifiers in EPD policy regarding illegal use of controlled substances and body ornamentation & tattoos (contact Human Resources to obtain this document).