This is a training position in which the incumbent will attend the Law Enforcement Academy. The trainee will be responsible for completion of the City Police Officer Trainee Program and become a certified police officer for the City.
Police Officers, under general direction, perform duties -- such as foot patrol and motorized patrol within the City of Casselberry; prevent crime; detect and arrest the perpetrators of crimes; regulate traffic; provide public assistance; perform all additional functions for the rank as prescribed by relevant laws, city ordinances, departmental rules and regulations, orders and directives of the Police Department.
IMPORTANT !! - YOU MUST READ THE SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION TO DETERMINE YOUR APPLICATION ELIGIBILITY:
Examples of Essential Functions
- Completes the Trainee Program.
- Attends and successfully completes the Law Enforcement Academy.
- Prepares for and successfully passes the State of Florida Law Enforcement Certification Examination.
- Completes prescribed law enforcement training program.
- High School or GED (Applicant with a college degree are preferred)
- Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.
- Must pass the State Officer Certification Exam within six months of employment.
- Must pass the POST (Police Officer Selection Test) examination, complete the writing sample and a physical fitness examination (CJSTC Physical Abilities Test).
- Must meet minimum age requirement in accordance with F.S.S. of 19 years of age.
- Must become certified as a law officer within six months of appointment to trainee position.
- Must sign and have notarized a City form attesting that you have not consumed tobacco products within the previous 12 months.
- Must complete the City pre-qualification questionnaire and testing process.
- Qualify in a written examination.
- Qualify in a physical fitness test.
- Qualify in an Oral Review Board
- Qualify in a CVSA Interview/Examination
- Qualify in a physical examination and medical testing administered by the City of Casselberry
approved agent prior to employment
- Qualify in a drug screen test
- Qualify in a psychological fitness test administered by the City of Casselberry approved agent
prior to employment.
The City of Casselberry offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
The City of Casselberry pays a substantial portion of our employee's health insurance. Dependent coverage is available at an additional cost, part of which is paid by the City. Health insurance discounts for wellness, non-tobacco and biometric screenings are available to qualified individuals. Group discount plans are available for optional dental, vision, STD, Voluntary Life with ADD, Legal, Accident/Critical Illness and Cancer. Paid long term disability after one year of employment.
401a Plan - 10% salary contribution paid by the City
457 Deferred Compensation Plan – City pays 100% match of an employee's voluntary contribution up to 4% of their annual salary
8 paid holidays per year (10 hours per day)
Paid annual leave and sick leave
Paid bereavement and military leave
Cost of Living Adjustments
Education and Certification Incentives
Employee Recognition and Appreciation
2% Residency Incentive pay for Casselberry residents
Wellness Health Incentive Program
The City of Casselberry is an equal opportunity employer, veteran preference provider, and a drug free workplace.
01 Police Officer Trainee Applicant, the following questions are going to give the Casselberry Police Department an overview of you, your background, and determine if you meet the minimum standards for employment. EACH and EVERY question must be answered. If the question does not apply to you, select NO or Not Applicable. DO NOT leave it blank. If you do not understand the question, please do not submit your application at this time. Contact the Casselberry Recruiting Section first. Do you understand these instructions?
02 This Police Officer Trainee position is only for applicants that have NOT completed nor are currently attending a Florida Law Enforcement Academy. If you have completed or are currently attending the academy, please return to the employment web-page and complete the Police Officer application. Do you understand this posting is to apply ONLY for the Police Officer Trainee position?
03 The police academy training program is held Monday through Saturday, from 7:45 am to 5:00 pm, for 20 weeks. Are you able to commit to that schedule?
04 The City of Casselberry agrees to pay a sum not to exceed $3600.00 for the Law Enforcement Academy tuition costs. Also, the City will pay for academy uniforms, provided necessary equipment and supplies. Do you agree to those conditions?
05 While you are attending the Law Enforcement Academy, the City of Casselberry will pay you an hourly rate of $19.24 for a forty (40) hour week. Overtime will be paid at a rate of $28.88. Also, the City of Casselberry will provide you with workers compensation coverage. Do you agree to that those rates of pay and benefit?
06 To be accepted for this paid sponsorship to the police academy, after you complete the law enforcement academy, pass the Florida State Officer Certification Exam, and have been promoted to the rank of Police Officer, you are required to work for the Casselberry Police Department for four a minimum of (4) years. Are you willing to commit to that requirement?
07 If, by your will, you fail to complete the law enforcement academy, fail to pass the Florida State Officer Certification Exam, or leave department before the conclusion of the four (4) year commitment, you will be obligated to reimburse the City of Casselberry for any and all costs incurred by the City for the law enforcement academy tuition, academy expenses, training, uniforms, equipment, and supplies paid for by the City. Are you willing to commit to those requirements?
08 To be hired, the use of tobacco, vaping, or use of similar product, including but not limited to a lighted cigarette, cigar, pipe, or used an electronic or "e-cigarette." or used any smokeless tobacco products including but not limited to chewing tobacco, snuff or dip must cease prior to your first working day. Do you understand this tobacco free requirement?
09 Are you at least 19 years of age?
10 Are you a United States Citizen?
11 Have you earned a High School Diploma or GED?
12 Any time in your life, have you used any sort of illegal drug?
13 Not including parking or toll violations, have you received a traffic citation any time in your life?
14 In your entire lifetime, have you ever been arrested for anything, charged with any crime, issued a notice to appear, or been issued a criminal citation?
15 Please indicate any of the following Law Enforcement related jobs/positions that you are/have been employed as. (Check all that apply)
- Part-Time Law Enforcement Dispatcher
- Full-Time Law Enforcement Dispatcher
- Part-Time Corrections Officer
- Full-Time Corrections Officer
- Part-Time Community/Field Service Officer
- Full-Time Community/Field Service Officer
- Part-Time Civilian Staff Member
- Full-Time Civilian Staff Member
- Paid College Intern
- Unpaid College Intern
16 If you can speak another language, please list the language(s) you are fluent in.
17 If you have education beyond a high school diploma or GED, select the option below that best describes your level of advanced education that you have achieved?
- Some Technical College
- Technical College
- Some College
- AA/AS Degree
- BA/BS Degree
- Master's Degree
- Doctorate Degree
18 Please indicate the type of United States Military service you participated in.
- Part-Time Reservist
- Full-Time Active Duty
- Not Applicable (Never In Military)
19 Have you been discharged from the armed forces with a dishonorable discharge?
- Not Applicable (Never in Military)
20 Please indicate any United States Military experience that you have. (Check all that apply)
- ROTC-High School Level
- ROTC-College Level
- National Guard
- Air Force
- Coast Guard
21 Concerning your current/previous law enforcement related position, did you complete your probation period?
22 Concerning your previous law enforcement related position, did you leave the agency while under internal investigation, resign in lieu of being a subject of an internal investigation or resign in lieu of being terminated?
23 After you complete the police academy and begin working as an officer, are you willing and able to work days, nights, overtime, weekends, holidays, prior to, during and after man made and natural disasters and during and after other public safety and law enforcement related incidents?
24 Other than out of state applicants, do you possess a valid Florida driver's license (Florida resident)?
25 Out of state applicants, do you possess a valid drivers license from your home state?
26 Out of state applicants, upon a conditional offer of employment, are you able to obtain a valid Florida driver's license prior to starting employment?
27 Have you been cited for (3) three or more moving violations in the past (2) years?
28 With the exception of driving under the influence related suspensions and habitual traffic offender suspensions, have you ever has your driving privileges been suspended within (2) two years of the REINSTATEMENT date (The date your driving privileges were returned)?
29 If your license was suspended within the last (2) two years, was the suspension due to an insurance related reason or was the suspension issued in error by the Drivers License Bureau? (Confirmation documentation will be required)
30 Has your driving privileges been suspended within the last (5) five years of the REINSTATEMENT date for any driving under the influence related or habitual traffic offender related reasons?
31 Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, false statements, perjury or domestic violence?
32 Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
33 Have you ever illegally used marijuana within the last year?
34 With the exception of marijuana, have you ever illegally used any controlled substance listed under Florida Statute 893 within the last (5) Five years?
35 Have you ever illegally used any Opiate or Hallucinogenic or any of its derivatives listed under Florida Statute 893?
36 With the exception of any Opiate or Hallucinogenic or any of its derivatives listed under Florida Statute 893, have you ever cultivated, manufactured or sold any controlled substance listed under Florida Statute 893 within the last (5) five years?
37 Have you ever cultivated, manufactured or sold any Opiate, Hallucinogenic, Cocaine or any of its derivatives listed under Florida Statute 893?