Type: Full Time
Salary/Pay Rate: $45,791.20 annually
The purpose of the class is to protect life and property, enforce laws, and investigate crime. The class is responsible for surveillance, law enforcement, investigations, apprehension, and reporting. The class works according to procedures; decides how and when to do things under general supervision. Requires a high school diploma or GED. Requires a Police Officer Certification for the State of Florida. Applicants currently serving in the military or currently employed as a certified law enforcement officer, seeking to relocate to this area and hold a valid driver license, will be eligible to test and interview; however, they must pass the State Exam prior to employment. Employee must live within a 20-mile radius of the Leesburg city limits (or will be required to move within a period of 18 months from date of hire as Police Officer). Requires a valid State of Florida driver license and satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment. An eligibility list will be established for future openings.
POLICE RECRUIT OPPORTUNITY - Applicants currently enrolled, or have an interest in enrolling, in a State of Florida approved Criminal Justice Training Center for Law Enforcement Certification Training or Comparative Compliance Course may apply and may be eligible to test and interview. These applicants may qualify for a Recruit opportunity, which requires a high school diploma or GED and valid State of Florida driver license and satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.
Deadline for Applying : Open until filled