Police Pre-Screen Application

Filing an Application

Applications are accepted only when there is a position vacancy and an announcement is posted.

Pre-Screen Application

The purpose of the Pre-Screener Application is to get truthful answers. Please complete all portions fully and accurately; incomplete forms will be returned. If it is determined that you are a viable candidate and positions are available, your processing will begin. If there are no positions available, your pre-screener will be kept on file and you will be notified once we have openings. Do not include any documents unless they are meant to explain pre-screener questions.

Point of Contact

David Manuel, Chief of Police
Recruiting and Training Section
1837 Fennell Street
Maitland, FL 32751
Phone: 407-539-6261

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Maitland is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, genetic information, marital status or veteran status, or other legally protected status not job-related.


  • All uniforms and associated equipment provided for both Full-Time and Part-Time Officers
  • Benefits for Full-Time Officers: Paid Health Insurance (employee), Term Life Insurance, Personal Vacation (100 hours at six months, 200 hours at 1 year), Sick Leave (80 hours per year)
  • Available Programs:
    • Credit Union
    • Deferred Compensation Plan (457)
    • Dental Insurance Including dependent coverage)
    • Dependent health coverage
    • Education incentive
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Miscellaneous medical insurance (cancer, disability, accident, etc.)
    • Pension plan
    • Section 125 program
    • Tuition reimbursement


Police Officer Candidate must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be a High School graduate or possess a GED Certificate
  • Possess a valid Driver's License for at least one year, and have no more than 2 moving violations over the past 3 years
  • Meet vision requirements: Minimum of 20/40 corrected.
  • Be in good physical condition
  • Have received an Honorable Discharge if served in any of the Armed Forces of the United States
  • Be able to successfully meet drug usage standards and successfully pass a drug screen test

Hiring Process

Police Officer Candidates must successfully complete the following steps:

  1. Pre-screen Interview
  2. Background Investigation
  3. Panel Interview

Conditional employees must successfully complete the following steps:

  1. Truth Verification Examination
  2. Physical Abilities Test
  3. Psychological Examination
  4. Medical Examination to include back x-rays, EKG, and drug screen