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LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER - 71002088

Date: Dec 1, 2019

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Requisition No: 71388 

Agency: Department of Law Enforcement

Working Title: LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER - 71002088

Position Number: 71002088 

Salary:  $37,229.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/31/2019 

 

ABOUT OUR AGENCY:

 

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) employs more than 1,900 members statewide – either at headquarters in Tallahassee or in one of seven regional operations centers (ROCs). Services are delivered by five key areas: Executive Direction and Business Support; Investigations and Forensic Science; Florida Capitol Police; Criminal Justice Information Services; and Criminal Justice Professionalism.

 

Click here for additional information about FDLE.

 

MISSION:

 

To promote public safety and strengthen domestic security by providing services in partnership with local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies to prevent, investigate, and solve crimes while protecting Florida citizen’s and visitors.

 

HIRING PROCESS:

 

You will be evaluated for this job based on your previous knowledge and experience. Additional reviews may be performed to screen for preferred qualifications, experience and education. Your qualifications will be based on knowledge, skills, and abilities and other elements relevant to this position supported by the information in your application. Qualifying questions will only be credited if verifiable by the information provided on your application including specifically required software/computer skills. You may be contacted to participate in a selection process which may consist of written exercises, work samples, skills tests, and in-person interviews.  You may be notified by email to participate in a selection process. Failure to reply within a designated timeframe may exclude you from further consideration.

 

FDLE requires an extensive background process of all recommended applicants.  The elements of a background include: financial credit check, criminal history of applicant and applicant’s immediate family or roommates, personal references, employment verifications, drug screen and fingerprinting.  This information will be utilized to make the final hiring decision.

 

SWORN EMPLOYMENT PROCESS:

 

  • Completion of Electronic Application Process
  • Completion and Submission of Supplemental Packet
  • Oral Interview Board
  • Written Exercise
  • Physical Abilities Test
  • Thorough Background Investigation
  • Director Interview
  • Drug Screen
  • Electronic Fingerprint Submission
  • Psychological Examination

 

OUR SALARY & BENEFITS:

 

  • Starting salary will be the minimum of the class pay range, unless otherwise dictated by FDLE’s pay policy. FDLE is a State of Florida Employer and offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:
  • Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave;
  • HMO and PPO health insurance options with premiums starting as low as $50 per month;
  • $25,000 in automatic life insurance coverage;
  • Multiple supplemental insurance options including: dental, vision, disability and more;
  • Pension and investment retirement plan options;
  • Tax deferred medical and child care reimbursement accounts; and
  • State of Florida Tuition Waiver Program. 
     

SWORN SALARY INCENTIVES:

 

"CJIP Salary Incentive" pays up to $130.00 per month (based on college degrees and completion of salary incentive courses); and $500.00 annual uniform allowance. A sealed certified copy of your transcript(s) is needed to verify your eligibility for CJIP Salary Incentive.

 

CAPITAL POLICE

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER - 71002088

 

Capitol Police was created for the purpose of serving as a specially trained and highly effective law enforcement agency serving the safety and security needs of both the legislative and executive branches of state government.

 

POSSIBLE ASSIGNMENTS & CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

 

  • Uniform Patrol providing 24/7 coverage
  • Directed Patrol Unit (Bicycle Patrols / Community Policing)
  • Explosives Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Unit
  • EOD K-9 Unit
  • Special Operations Team (SOT)
  • Promotional Opportunities (Sergeant / Investigator)
  • Protective Operations Detail (POS)

 

POTENTIAL CANIDATES:

 

To be considered as a potential candidate, you must meet the minimum requirements, certification and qualifications listed below. Degrees must be from an accredited college or university as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • United States citizen;
  • High school graduate or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 19 years old at time of application;
  • Possess a valid driver license;
  • Not convicted of any felony or any misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement;
  • No dishonorable discharge from any of the United States Armed Forces; and
  • Be of good moral character.

 

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION:

 

  1. Certified Florida Law Enforcement Officer; Possess a passing score on the State of Florida Law Enforcement Certification Examination and be eligible to receive the Law Enforcement Certification; or Completed the Florida Equivalency of Training (CJSTC 76) and be eligible to receive the Law Enforcement Certification in accordance with Section 943.13, Florida Statutes, or
  2.  Currently in a law enforcement academy, has military experience or an out-of-state law enforcement officer eligible for equivalency of training. Applicants meeting this requirement will be considered, but will not be processed until the applicant has completed the academy or equivalency of training requirements and successfully passed the State of Florida's Law Enforcement Officer's examination by closing date of this requisition.
  3.  Florida correctional officers must have taken and successfully completed the Cross-Training Corrections to Law Enforcement training and possess a passing score on the State of Florida Law Enforcement Certification Examination at the time of application.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  1. One year of law enforcement experience (sworn or non-sworn).
  2.  Two years of public contact experience or two years of active and continuous military service can substitute for the required law enforcement experience.
  3.  College education from an accredited institution can substitute at the rate of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours for the required public contact experience or active and continuous military service.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Maintaining protection of the Capitol Complex;
  • Enforcing Florida statutes and Department of Management Services' rules governing the regulation of traffic and parking within the Capitol Complex; 
  • Responding to complaints relating to criminal activity or security threats within the Capitol Complex and within the responsibility of the agency pursuant to Chapter 943, Florida Statutes; 
  • Complying with and maintaining knowledge of all departmental policies and Standard Operation Procedures; 
  • Projecting a professional demeanor while performing assigned duties; 
  • Maintaining communications via radio while on duty; 
  • Attending in-service and specialized training; and 
  • Conducting other assignments as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

  • Knowledge of the principles of correct grammar usage; 
  • Skill in operating motor vehicles; 
  • Ability to work in dangerous and stressful situations; 
  • Ability to understand and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; 
  • Ability to communicate effectively;
  • Ability to probe and obtain critical facts;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
  • Ability to describe facts and events accurately; 
  • Ability to collect and evaluate data; 
  • Ability to prepare reports; 
  • Ability to deal with individuals and critical situations in an effective manner; and
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

 

NOTES:

 

Applicants must be able to work shifts, including weekends and holidays. Preference will be given to current FDLE members who have satisfactorily completed their probationary period or served at least one year in their current position. Preference may be given to applicants in the State Personnel System who have satisfactorily completed their probationary period or served at least one year in their current position. Applications will be processed as received. Future vacancies may be filled from this position advertisement.

 

REMINDERS:

 

  1. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov.
  2.  If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be cancelled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.
  3.  A sealed certified copy of your college transcript(s) must be received to confirm your qualifications for this position. Your application will be processed after all materials are received. Please note the position number on your transcript(s) and assure that your transcript(s) is legible. 

 

Mail to: 

Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Attention: Capitol Police Recruitment

400 South Monroe Street, P2

Tallahassee, Florida 32399

 

The State of Florida hires only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


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