Police Officer

Mount Dora, FL
Mount Dora Police Department

Starting Salary: $49,232

Applicants must have police certification from Florida Standards and Training. Full time Police Officers will work a rotating 12-hour shift. Job duties include, but are not limited to: Protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances of the City of Mount Dora with an emphasis on community policing. Perform investigative procedures to handle family crisis problems and community related school resources. Performance of police assignments which may involve an element of personal danger. To prevent, discover and document the commission of a crime. To educate the public in the areas of crime prevention. To arrest, or put into action, the prosecution of persons caught committing acts in violation of state, county, or city codes.

High school diploma or Government Equivalency Diploma (GED) required. Basic Recruit Certificate-Law Enforcement Officer from the state of Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission, or completion of a Commission-approved equivalency program is required. No felony convictions. No current drug use. Valid Florida Driver’s License. Must complete the required National Incident Management System (NIMS) training within 6 months of completion of probationary period.