Marco Island Police Department - Full Time Police Officer - Florida
OPENING DATE: 1/1/2015
CLOSING DATE: Continuous

Marco Island (Florida) Police Department - Police Officer
Type: Full Time
Salary/Pay Rate: $40,000 to $44,163
Original Posted Date: 12/6/2013
CLOSING DATE:  Continuous
Website: 
www.cityofmarcoisland.com

POSITION SUMMARY:  The City of Marco Island is seeking experienced police officers to provide professional law enforcement service in our community.  This position is for a police officer assigned to patrol our community in a variety of methods including vehicular and foot patrols.  Marco Island Police Officers utilize community and problem-solving policing methodologies.

STARTING SALARY:
 $40,000 to $44,163 based on previous law enforcement experience. Plus 10% benefits allowance (which may be taken as cash equivalent supplement to salary in lieu of benefits) 
 
BARGAINING UNIT:
 Police Benevolent Association 
 
POSITION STATUS:
 Non-Exempt Schedule:  Currently Patrol Officers work 12-hour shifts (with alternating F/S/S off) in an 84-hour bi-weekly schedule. Seniority is a factor in scheduling.  Other schedules or assignments are at the direction of the Chief of Police or their designee.  Mission Critical / Emergency Recall Position
 
LICENSE:
 Must be law enforcement certified in Florida or eligible for FDLE’s “Equivalency of Training” certification - to be taken at candidates expense.  See the following link for details:http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/Content/getdoc/16b5a8f6-412c-4c72-817e-d26cb05b2e3d/how-to-become-an-officer.aspx
 
EDUCATION:
 Minimum -High School Diploma or G.E.D

Preferred – advanced law enforcement training and college coursework /  degree
 
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 
 While not an absolute prerequisite, law enforcement experience, excluding corrections, is strongly preferred.

Equivalent combinations of education, training, and experience which will provide the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job will be considered on a case by case basis.

DESIRED TRAITS, ABILITIES OR SKILLS:

Disciplined
 Energetic
 Team player
 
Willingness to learn
 Organized
 Multi-Tasking
 
De-Escalation Skills
 Proactive
 Service Oriented
 
Good Moral Character
 Compassion
 Highly Motivated
 
Secondary Language (Other than English)
 Maturity
 Responsibility (Seeks and Accepts)

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND PROCESS SUMMARY:

Candidate is subject to written examination(s), interview(s), psychological, physical and medical testing (including drug screening), and a comprehensive background investigation.  A Physical Abilities Test (PAT) and Self Rescue Swim Verification (SRSV) are a pre-employment requirement for this position,

Must possess prior to employment, and be able to maintain valid Florida Driver’s License.

Please complete the application that can be found at the following link:

http://www.cityofmarcoisland.com/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentID=15453

Email completed application to:  lsanford@cityofmarcoisland.com or dbaer@marcoislandpolice.us

Mail to:              

Marco Island Police Department  
Attention: Assistant Chief David Baer
51 Bald Eagle Drive
Marco Island, Florida 34145-5011