Police Officer position: This is general duty police work in the enforcement of laws and ordinances. An employee is responsible for the protection of life and property, for the prevention, detection, and investigation of crime and for maintaining law and order. Specific assignments are received as a result of calls for police service and from superior officers and are carried out in accordance with established rules and procedures. However, officers must be able to act without direct supervision in meeting emergencies and unusual situations.
Minimum of nineteen (19) years of age
A citizen of the United States of America
Minimum of sixty (60) college credits or prior LE/Military/Fire
Valid Florida Drivers License (Class E)
No felony or misdemeanor of character convictions
No visible tattoos in a police uniform
See employment application for specific requirements
Hiring Steps and Process:
Apply on-line at www.largo.com/jobs
Police Applicant Screening Service application at www.policestandards.com
Initial Ride-Along, Oral Board Interview, Scenario Testing, Chief's Interview
After job offer:
Medical Examination and Drug Screen
Successful candidates must complete one-year probationary period from date of hire
TAC Team (SWAT)
Crime Scene Investigation
Problem-Oriented Police Unit
Special Incident Response Team (SIRT)
School Resource Officer (SRO)
Pay Scale and Benefits:
Police Officer: $47,008 starting salary, $71,552 per year maximum
Salary incentives for lateral entry, AA or BA Degrees, Shift Differential, Specialty Unit Pay
All equipment is provided, otherwise you provide the socks and undergarments.
Single/family Heath and Dental Insurance
Basic Life Insurance
Post-employment Health Savings Plan
Defined Benefit Pension Plan
Paid Dry Cleaning for Uniforms
In- and Out-of-County Take-Home Vehicle Program
Annual Sick, Vacation and Personal Leave
To learn more, contact LPD recruiter Ofc. Matt Williams at 727-587-6772 ext. 3007
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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School Crossing Guard
This is part-time specialized work controlling traffic, in conjunction with the movement of children to and from school, and is limited to those hours when school is opening, recessing, or closing.
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