Police Officer (Part Time Reserve)

City of Lake Mary

Position Vacancy Announcement 21-22

 

POSITION TITLE:    Police Officer (Part Time Reserve)

COMPENSATION:   $20.15 hourly (no benefits)

FLSA STATUS:          Non-Exempt

DEPARTMENT:       Police Department

Posted:                                   06/17/21

 
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent.  Successful completion and maintenance of the State of Florida Basic Standards for Police Officer Certification. 
 
Passing the Florida Law Enforcement Certification test prior to date of hire.
 
Valid Florida Driver's License and an acceptable driving record.
 
Must have or be able to complete ICS 100 and 700 courses within six (6) months of hiring.
 
Considerable knowledge of modern principles, practices, and methods of public safety administration and operations.
 
Knowledge of City, Department and Division operating policies and procedures.
 
Knowledge of City, County, State and Federal laws and ordinances pertaining to criminal and administrative code violations.
 
Ability to perform all required physical activity including, but not limited to lifting, carrying, climbing, walking, standing, running, crawling, kneeling, bending, or jumping.
 
Ability to establish and maintain effective communications and working relationships with other public officials, Departmental employees, and the general public.
 
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
 
Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
 
Ability to exercise unusually good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
 
Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies.
 
Skill in the use and care of firearms and other pertinent equipment used by the Department/Division.
 
Skill in emergency medical and first aid practices.
 
Skill in recognizing and solving complex problems in assigned zone.
 
Must demonstrate to the Lake Mary Police Department’s satisfaction proficiency through the State certified 40 round course of fire.
 
POSITION FUNCTION
 
This is difficult work requiring the use of independent judgment in the application of public safety principles, and knowledge of policies/procedures used in responding to emergency and/or difficult situations.  Work is normally performed under the indirect supervision of a patrol supervisor or higher ranking official and includes a wide variety of public safety related duties including the protection of life/property, crime prevention, and other public safety functions.
 
 
YOU MAY APPLY ON LINE AT www.lakemaryfl.com.  OR CONTACT (407) 585-1445. 
 
The City of Lake Mary is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with the laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, marital status, religion, national origin, disability or any other legally protected status.
 
The City will provide reasonable accommodations necessary to applicants with disabilities preventing them from completing a City application form. Please contact the Human Resources Manager immediately if you need a special accommodation.
 
The City of Lake Mary is a Drug-Free Workplace. Certain positions require pre-employment Drug Testing.
 
Drug testing is required for this position.  Successful applicants will be required to submit to a thorough background investigation, but not limited to, driver’s license review, arrest/conviction records, and a Computerized Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA)/Polygraph.  A certified examiner administers the CVSA and questions addressing illegal drug use and general questions of honesty and criminal history.  Applicants selected for employment will be required to sign a conditional offer pending successful completion of a drug screen and physical and psychological evaluation.
 
 
General Description
 
This is difficult work requiring the use of independent judgment in the application of public safety principles, and knowledge of policies/procedures used in responding to emergency and/or difficult situations.  Work is normally performed under the indirect supervision of a patrol supervisor or higher ranking official and includes a wide variety of public safety related duties including the protection of life/property, crime prevention, and other public safety functions.
 
 
Essential Job Functions
 
Performs general duties of a police officer to include routine patrol, investigations, traffic control, prisoner transport, also responds to a variety of calls including domestic disputes, robberies, accidents, etc.; physical activities by surveillance of assigned business and residential areas.
 
Notes possible criminal occurrences and takes steps to prevent criminal actions.
 
Investigates crime scenes or accidents.
 
Protects evidence, takes testimony, contacts witnesses, completes reports and assists other public safety personnel as required/directed.
 
Enforces traffic laws and promotes traffic safety.
 
Notes illegal or unsafe driving practices and advises/warns, cites and/or makes arrests as appropriate.
 
Directs traffic, reports unsafe road conditions, and otherwise promotes vehicular and pedestrian safety.
 
Prepares a variety of reports, maintains logs, completes forms, and initiates disposition as required.
 
May be assigned to specialized task forces, various divisions or bureaus within the department.
 
Follows safe working practices and has a working knowledge of safety practices and procedures in accordance with the City’s Safety Plan.
 
This position may serve an essential role in the City’s disaster preparation and/or disaster recovery efforts, as may be designated by the City’s Emergency Manager.
 
Performs related duties as required and other such work as may be assigned.
 
Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
 
Considerable knowledge of modern principles, practices, and methods of public safety administration and operations.
 
Knowledge of City, Department and Division operating policies and procedures.
 
Knowledge of City, County, State and Federal laws and ordinances pertaining to criminal and administrative code violations.
 
Ability to perform all required physical activity including, but not limited to lifting, carrying, climbing, walking, standing, running, crawling, kneeling, bending, or jumping.
 
Ability to establish and maintain effective communications and working relationships with other public officials, Departmental employees, and the general public.
 
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
 
Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
 
Ability to exercise unusually good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
 
Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergencies.
 
Skill in the use and care of firearms and other pertinent equipment used by the Department/Division.
 
Skill in emergency medical and first aid practices.
 
Skill in recognizing and solving complex problems in assigned zone.
 
Must demonstrate to the Lake Mary Police Department’s satisfaction proficiency through the State certified 40 round course of fire.
 
 
Education, Training and Experience
 
Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent.  Prefer a minimum of 30 college credit hours.  Successful completion and maintenance of the State of Florida Basic Standards for Police Officer Certification.  Successful completion of L.M.P.D Field Training Program.
 
Licenses, Certifications or Registrations
 
Florida Law Enforcement Certification.
 
Valid Florida Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. 
 
Must have or be able to complete ICS 100 and 700 courses within six (6) months of hiring.
 
 
Essential Physical Skills
 
Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction).
 
Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid).
 
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
 
Light (under 15 pounds) to heavy (45 pounds and over) lifting and carrying.
 
Endure sustained acts of physical exhaustion and endure periods of duty under unfavorable and life threatening situations.
 
Meets all physical requirements needed to complete certification requirements including:
 
Reaching
Climbing
Depth perception
Distinguish colors
Pulling
Pushing
Walking
Standing
Crawling
Kneeling
Bending
Smelling
Stooping
Jumping
Running
Driving
 
Environmental Conditions
 
Works inside and outside in various weather conditions.
 
Hazardous and stressful conditions.
 
Noise/vibration – traffic, engine, siren, whistle, radio transmissions, gun shots.
 
Hours Worked
 
Maximum weekly work hours will not be more than 29 hours
 
Allotted weekly hours will be designated by the Chief of Police or his/her designee
 
 
The City of Lake Mary is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).