Serving with Wisdom and Courage
A career in law enforcement can be a rewarding opportunity. It takes dedication and commitment to become a quality law enforcement officer and the Maitland Police Department looks for individuals who are up to this challenge. We are a full-service, professional Agency who work in a modern and progressive atmosphere. If you are interested in a position with our Department, please read the information provided below. At the completion of reviewing the requirements and any applicable disqualifiers, you may complete a pre-screen application for employment (Link above).
Applicants must meet at least one (1) of the following requirements to be eligible to take part in the application process:
The City of Maitland reserves the right to close any job posting prior to the deadline based on the volume of applications received.
The following is a list of some background disqualifiers that are set forth by established rules, policies and procedures. If you meet any of these, you will not be considered for employment.
Any arrest history regardless of disposition or date of arrest
Significant omission of information where it is later discovered the candidate could have made the information available
A serious inability of a candidate to communicate in writing
Commission of a felony crime within five (5) years of date of application
Used or possessed any controlled substance as defined in Chapter 893 F.S.S. within one (1) year, the possession of which would constitute a felony offense under Florida Law
Any illegal delivery of a controlled substance, whether or not for profit
Five (5) convictions singly or in combination within three (3) years of any traffic violation which demonstrates a pattern of carelessness or driving negligence
Has not possessed a valid operator's license for more than one (1) year
Dishonorable discharge from the military
Have any inappropriate subject matter tattoos that would be visible while wearing a short sleeve uniform shirt and pants or could not be covered with a long sleeve uniform shirt
The City of Maitland is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with laws and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, marital status, religion, national origin, or disability.
Benefits Package - (Sworn Law Enforcement Officer - Full Time)
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