Police Officer

City of Sanibel   Sanibel, FL   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on September 1, 2022
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Police Officer (Certified Outside the State of Florida): MUST be currently certified as a law enforcement officer in another state to qualify for this job class. To perform a wide variety of police, law enforcement, and investigative duties including the protection of life and property, crime detection, traffic enforcement, emergency management, and other public safety responsibilities.

Candidates must possess current Law Enforcement Certification in another state, High School Diploma or GED, and ability to obtain a Florida Driver’s License within 30 days of employment. Shift, holiday and weekend work required.

Starting pay is $57,909 annually.

Duties

Responds to calls regarding public disturbances, criminal, civil, or emergency situations.  Responds as requested to provide back-up for Sheriff's office. 

Detects and prevents criminal activities by surveillance of assigned business and residential areas.  Notes possible criminal occurrences and takes steps to prevent criminal actions. 

Promotes crime prevention by initiating contact with businesses and residents including explaining applicable laws, soliciting cooperation in crime reporting, and otherwise creating a good rapport with area citizens. 

Investigates crime scenes or accidents.  Protects evidence, takes testimony, contacts witnesses, and assists in the investigation. 

Inspects alcoholic beverage businesses and enforces laws and ordinance relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages.