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Police Commander - Police Operations

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$68,679 TO $104,505/AN
  • Posted Date:11/26/2018 8:30 AM
  • Deadline to Apply:12/30/2018

Must have ten years of sworn law enforcement supervisory experience, with at least three years at the rank of Lieutenant or above at the Melbourne Police Department or a similar size or larger agency. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree or 120 credit hours from an accredited college or university. Applicants must be certified as a Florida Law Enforcement Officer or obtain certification from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission within one year from date of hire. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s license. Applicants may possess an out of state driver’s license and obtain a Florida driver’s license within 10 days of employment. Must possess or obtain NIMS - ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800 within one year of hire.

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