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Delray Beach Police, FL

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Delray Beach, FL

Police Officer

Job Description:

Annual Salary - $38,007 - $58,607

Police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Must engage in law enforcement patrols of the City of Delray Beach by car, on foot, motorcycle or bicycle. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Police Sergeant and includes working rotating shifts. Must affect arrests either through the use of restraints or trained maneuvers, as well as, process and transport prisoners. Must be able to prepare reports using appropriate grammar, symbols, and mathematical computations; and communicate effectively and coherently over law enforcement radio channels, with other officers and supervisors, other agencies, and attorneys. Must be able to gather information for investigative purposes; perform searches of people, buildings, and vehicles; and conduct surveillance. Must be able to perform rescue functions at accidents, emergencies, and disasters when required. Must be "on-call" to work during hurricane threats and "civil" emergencies.


Days and Hours of Work: Shift work; nights, holidays and weekends included.
Closing Date: posted until filled

Must be a United States Citizen (born or naturalized) with a minimum of 40 college credits for non-certified and 60 college credits for certified officers. Must possess a valid Florida driver's license at time of hire and appointment, and have no conviction of felony or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude or domestic violence. Any prior military service must have been completed with an honorable discharge. Must pass a polygraph examination, psychological assessment, B-PAD assessment, interview with the Chief of Police, background investigation, and medical examination. Must be able to pass the Police Academy's physical agility. Vision must be corrected to 20/20. Prefer non-smoker and tobacco product-free for at least one year prior to application. Applicants will be disqualified if they have sold or offered to sell any illegal drugs.

Applications Instructions:

For instructions on applying for this position, please visit the City's Website at and go to the Police Department EMPLOYMENT page to download an application.
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