Police Officer

Doral, FL
Doral Police Department

Salary
$59,506.00 Annually

Closing Date
9/30/2023 5:00 PM Eastern

TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB OPPORTUNITY YOU MUST BE EITHER A CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA, OR CURRENTLY ATTENDING THE FLORIDA BASIC RECRUIT TRAINING (POLICE ACADEMY).

Essential Functions:

  • 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.

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; OR
  • For those currently enrolled in Florida Basic Recruit Training (Police Academy): Applications will now be accepted, however in order for candidate to be hired, they must meet the minimum requirements of a Police Officer prior to receiving a start date, which include passing the Basic Abilities Test, Florida Basic Recruit Training Program and have achieved a passing score on the State Officer Certification Exam;
  • Physical Abilities Test (PAA): All applicants are required to pass the PAA test.
    The test consists of the following requirements:

    • A timed mile run
    • Push-ups (1 minute time limit-reps)
    • Sit-ups (1 minute time limit-reps) and
    • A timed 300 Meter run

The test is conducted in a continuous manner resulting in a total composite score. To receive a passing score, the candidate must complete the PAA in a time period established based on minimum age requirements or less.

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
  • Minimum age of 19.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States.