Police Officer Employment Entrance Examination
The Longwood Police Department will be administering an employment entrance examination for qualified candidates on April 26, 2021. This examination process will be for developing an eligibility list for full time positions and for reserve police officer positions. Applicants MUST have successfully completed the Florida Basic Law Enforcement Recruit Academy and State Exam or currently be enrolled in the Law Enforcement Recruit Academy with a completion date within 60 days of the exam date. Applicants must bring proof of the successful completion of the academy and state exam or a letter of good standing from the academy which will need to include the graduation date, along with an official picture identification to the test location.
Applicants MUST have successfully completed the Florida Basic Law Enforcement Recruit Academy and State Exam or currently be enrolled in the Law Enforcement Recruit Academy with a completion date within sixty (60) days of the entrance exam date.
Candidates for employment must comply with the Body Ornamentation policy which includes tattoos, brands, intentional body/tongue piercing (not including normal piercing of the earlobe for earrings) or mutilation and dental ornamentation. “Visible” is defined as body ornamentation that is visible on the arm below the sleeve of a short sleeve or golf-style shirt or above the collar of a short sleeve or golf-style shirt. Any visible body ornamentation must be disclosed at the time of application.
Candidates that meet the above conditions should indicate their interest by completing the City of Longwood Police Officer Employment Entrance Examination Application no later than Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 11:00 am. The LPD Recruitment Team will respond to interested parties via email with test time and location. Upon successful completion of the employment entrance examination, applicants will be scheduled for interviews beginning on April 27, 2021. There are no exceptions to any of the above dates; if you cannot meet all of the scheduling commitments, please wait until another test date is announced in the future.
The Longwood Police Department is committed to a diverse work force, is a drug free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will be eligible for two attempts at the examination process within one year from the date of the submittal of the Police Officer Employment Entrance Examination Application. If the applicant is unsuccessful at the written and/or oral examination process two times in one year, he/she will not be eligible for re-examination for a minimum period of twelve months.
Closing Date: April 22, 2021 11:00 AM\EST.