LEE COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY
|SALARY:||$19.92 – $31.87 Hourly|
|CLOSING DATE:||10/01/18 04:30 PM|
|POLICE OFFICER APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. A “POOL” OF APPLICANTS WILL BE MAINTAINED IN ORDER TO FILL VACANCIES AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE.
As you prepare to submit your on-line employment application for police officer with the Lee County Port Authority, please ensure that you have read all of the information provided in the position announcement.
The supplemental questionnaire provided is an integral part of the application process and must be completed together with the formal on-line employment application in order for you to be considered as an applicant. Paper applications will not be accepted.
You must include the required documents as attachments to this on-line application. Failure to submit all of the required documents will result in your application being disapproved.
POLICE OFFICER: $19.92 – $31.87 hourly. Salary based on experience. Professional and highly responsible Florida certified sworn officer position involved in the enforcement of laws, safety, security and related duties inherent in the protection of Lee County Port Authority property, facilities, personnel and the general public. We are a mission-specific police department with a strong emphasis on serving the public.
Provide a safe environment for our travelers and employees; to deter crime and terrorism; and command a highly visible and professional presence. Primary duties include: activities relating to prevention of trespass, theft and other criminal activity; investigation of both vehicle crashes and personal injuries; as well as, the monitoring and subsequent enforcement of established safety and security practices, policies and procedures to include applicable federal and Florida statutes, regulations and county ordinances. Must take appropriate law enforcement action; interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies, procedures and precedents firmly, courteously, tactfully and impartially to achieve successful results in support of the Lee County Port Authority Police Department’s mission, goals and objectives. A police officer is responsible to their shift sergeant.
Serve as a uniformed law enforcement representative of the Port Authority, performing all duties commensurate to this responsibility. Prevents crime by explaining and enforcing applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; teaching preventive, protective and defensive tactics; mediating disputes; patrolling assigned area; responding to notices of disturbances; conducting searches; observing suspicious activities; detaining suspects. Maintains safe traffic conditions by monitoring and directing traffic; enforcing laws and ordinances; investigating accidents; providing escort; reporting unsafe areas and facilities. Minimizes personal injury by rescuing and reviving victims; radioing for medical assistance. Administers first aid as required.
Performs both preventive foot and vehicle patrols of Port Authority facilities and grounds. Documents observations and actions by radioing information; completing reports. Apprehends suspects by responding to complaints and calls for help; making arrests. Conducts criminal investigations by gathering evidence; interviewing victims and witnesses; interrogating suspects. Reports observations and actions by testifying in court. Maintains operations by following department policies and procedures; recommending changes. Performs related duties as required.
|Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Thorough knowledge of the codes and laws of the State of Florida, as applicable to the situation. Strong abilities in decision making, legal compliance, handles pressure, deal with uncertainty, lifting, physical fitness, judgment, objectivity, dependability, emotional control and integrity. Ability to act with a high degree of independence in performance of required duties. Must possess exceptional customer service skills.
Training and Experience: High school diploma / GED and a minimum of two years experience as a sworn law enforcement officer required. Must be at least 19 years of age and a citizen of the United States. Must have Florida CJSTC, Basic Law Enforcement Officers Recruit Academy or equivalency and be a Florida certified officer. Must be able to successfully pass a physical exam and a psychological assessment prior to employment. Must possess a desire to be part of an organization that values service, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. Must successfully pass a written examination, an oral examination, a drug screening and a background investigation. Must be of good moral character. Must not have been convicted of any felony or a misdemeanor, involving perjury or false statement, nor have received a dishonorable or undesirable discharge from any of the armed forces of the United States. Valid Florida driver’s license is required upon employment.
|You must include these documents as attachments to this on-line application. Failure to submit all of the required documents will result in your application being disapproved.
All applicants must attach the following items:
1. A photocopy of your birth certificate.*
2. A photocopy of your high school diploma or GED.*
3. A photocopy of your driver’s license.*
4.CJSTC 58 – Authority For Release of Information. Click on the link to download the fillable pdf. http://www.flylcpa.com/uploads/pagesfiles/2265.pdf
After completing your online application, should you meet the minimum requirements, you will be notified via email to complete the Applicant Background Questionnaire. Therefore, please download and start working on the Applicant Background Questionnaire as soon as possible. You may be required to turn in your background questionnaire and all of your documentation within one week of submitting your online application. Should you have any questions or concerns, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Originals will be required during the process at the request of the background investigator.
|APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
11000 Terminal Access Rd., Suite 8671