The Town of Jupiter Island, Florida; Department of Public Safety is seeking a Full-Time Marine Patrol Officer. The Marine Patrol Officer maintains law and order and protects life and property within the jurisdiction of the Town of Jupiter Island, Florida. The Town of Jupiter Island is situated on a barrier island on the south end of Martin County, Florida. The Town consists of approximately 1,643 acres of land bound on the east by nine miles of ocean frontage and on the west by the Intracoastal Waterway.
The duties of the Marine Unit Officer include but are not limited to: Perform various police and law enforcement activities related to marine patrol. Enforce maritime laws and ordinances and provides high-visibility patrol in the town’s waterways, investigate boating accidents and related crime scenes, and promotes boating education and safety to the vessel operators in the area. Responding to calls for service, patrolling to deter and detect crime, investigating complaints, citing and/or arresting law violators, following up on pending reports and cases, preparing and/or serving civil processes and arrest warrants, protecting persons and property, securing/protecting prisoners, directing and controlling boat movement, inquiring into records and warrants files, and responding to citizens’ calls for service. When not responding to calls for service, the incumbent is expected to use self-directed work time in an efficient manner by self-initiating work on those tasks identified by supervisory personnel as priorities for this job position. Officers shall also perform such other duties as may be assigned by their superiors.
Wage Range $71,437 – $110,727.
Must have successfully completed Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Basic Law Enforcement Certification or Equivalency of Training, and hold an Active Law Enforcement Certificate with the State of Florida.
Minimum of Five (5) years of Active Law Enforcement Patrol Experience.
USCG Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels (OUPV) License is preferred
Specialized Marine Patrol Training/Certification Preferred
Marine Law Enforcement Experience Preferred.
Must have a valid Florida Driver’s License.
For Information contact:
Chief Michael Ewing
Completed applications can be mailed to the:
Town of Jupiter Island,
Attn: Human Resources
2 Bridge Road, Hobe Sound, FL 33455
OR emailed to HR@tji.martin.fl.us