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Applications must be received by the closing date of the posting to be considered for the advertised position.

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Post-offer, pre-employment drug testing may be conducted. In addition, the City of Melbourne conducts reasonable-suspicion, random, post-accident, fitness-for-duty and follow-up drug and alcohol testing in accordance with state and federal law.

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  • Contact the Human Resources Department if you have questions about the application process or a position's requirements: (321) 608-7803 or
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Police Officer - Police Operations

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$19.61 TO $21.42/HR based on experience
  • Posted Date:02/29/2016 1:07 PM

REQUIREMENTS:  High school diploma or GED required. Must be at least 19 years of age and a United States citizen. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. Applicants may possess a valid out of state driver’s license and obtain the Florida license within 10 days of employment. Must currently be certified as a Police Officer in the State of Florida, currently attending a Florida CJSTC Basic Law Enforcement Recruit course or Equivalency of Training course, or possess a Letter of Acceptance to attend the next scheduled Florida CJSTC Basic Law Enforcement Recruit course or Equivalency of Training course OR be an Out of State Certified Police Officer who is eligible to become certified as a Police Officer in the State of Florida within 1 year from the date of employment under (FAC Rule 11B, FSS 943.13). Must meet all FDLE requirements to be certified as a Police Officer. Must pass physical fitness assessment, background investigation, and polygraph and psychological examinations. Candidates must pass Frontline testing consisting of Situational Judgment and Human Relations, Written Report Writing, and Reading Video-Based Tests, and pass a Physical Abilities Test. Candidates are responsible for paying a $30 Frontline testing fee.

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