Police Officer Trainee

Naples, FL
Naples Police Department

Salary: $52,000.00 Annually.

Essential Functions:

  • This is general duty police work General duty police work responsible for the enforcement of laws and ordinances, prevention, detection and investigation of crime, maintenance of law and order and other duties associated with the protection of life, property and public safety.
  • Law enforcement officers perform duties in accordance with Florida State Statutes, City of Naples policy & procedures and departmental policies & procedures.
  • Position performs essential functions as outlined in the official position description and applicable to assigned functional area.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Persons hired into this position will be expected to work on rotating shifts, including holidays and special events, as assigned or needed.


  1. Must be a United States citizen.
  2. Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  3. Must be a high school graduate or possess an acceptable equivalency diploma.
  4. Must possess an associate degree (or completion of a minimum of 60 credit hours) from an accredited college/university with a minimum 2.0 GPA.
  5. Prior to selection, the candidate must provide proof of a passing score on the Criminal
    Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT) for Law Enforcement Officers. Candidates are
    exempt from this requirement if they can provide a DD214 form or other military
    documentation indicating an honorable discharge from the armed services; transcripts or copy of an associate degree or higher from an accredited college or university indicating degree conferred.
  6. Must currently possess, or be eligible to obtain, a Florida Driver’s license and have
    received no more than three (3) traffic citations during any twelve (12) month period within the past five (5) years. No single suspension of driver’s license within the past
    two (2) years and no more than two (2) suspensions in the past five (5) years.
  7. Must not have been convicted of any felony; any misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement; or have received a dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States.
  8. Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor in the past five (5) years.
  9. Must not have used any Marijuana or THC derivative within two (2) year of the date application submitted.
  10. No abuse of any prescription drug within three (3) years of the date application submitted.
  11. No use of more than one cycle of steroids or human growth hormone, without a prescription, during within a five-year (5) period from the date application submitted.
  12. Other than marijuana, no past illegal use of a Schedule I or Schedule II drug as defined by the Florida State Statutes, used in an illicit or recreational manner.
  13. Any disclosure related to the sale, delivery, growth, or manufacture of any illegal controlled substance at any time, as defined by Florida State Statutes, is grounds for disqualification from the hiring process.
  14. Must pass a comprehensive background investigation, including a Comprehensive Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA).
  15. Must pass a pre-employment psychological screening, medical examination, and drug testing.
  16. Must not have any tattoo on an applicant, including those not readily visible, indicating membership in a criminal gang or hate, racist, or subversive organization, or any symbol, including those not readily visible, that can be commonly associated with a criminal gang or hate, racist, or subversive organization.
  17. Must not have any visible tattoo(s) on the head, face, neck, scalp, or hand; or any tattoo(s) that can be deemed reasonably offensive or morally objectionable, including but not limited to, racially oriented, drug related, or sexually explicit words, pictures or symbols.