We are a fully accredited law enforcement agency and were the first in the nation to achieve this noteworthy distinction. “First in the Nation” is proudly displayed on our agency vehicles.
We take great pride in our rapid, efficient, and professional delivery of police services and constantly work to accomplish our mission: “Partnering with the community to preserve a safe Mount Dora.”
The department has recently been awarded the “Excelsior” level of Accreditation by the State.
Starting Salary: $46,180
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.