Police Officer

Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Starting Salary: $49,232


Applicants must have police certification from Florida Standards and Training.  Full time Police Officers will work a rotating 12-hour shift. Job duties include, but are not limited to: Protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances of the City of Mount Dora with an emphasis on community policing. Perform investigative procedures to handle family crisis problems and community related school resources. Performance of police assignments which may involve an element of personal danger. To prevent, discover and document the commission of a crime. To educate the public in the areas of crime prevention. To arrest, or put into action, the prosecution of persons caught committing acts in violation of state, county, or city codes.


High school diploma or Government Equivalency Diploma (GED) required. Basic Recruit Certificate-Law Enforcement Officer from the state of Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission, or completion of a Commission-approved equivalency program is required. No felony convictions. No current drug use. Valid Florida Driver's License. Must complete the required National Incident Management System (NIMS) training within 6 months of completion of probationary period.


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. E-Verify Works for Everyone For more information on E-Verify, or if you believe that your employer has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact DHS.


The City of Mount Dora is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Mount Dora will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


Mount Dora is a drug-free, smoke-free, EOE.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone: 352-735-7164
Email: hr@cityofmountdora.com

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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