The Institute of Police Technology and Management at the University of North Florida is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Law Enforcement Liaison serving the Southwest District of Florida and based in the FDOT District 1 headquarters in Bartow, Florida. Complete Job Description

Job Duties Include:
Liaison with Florida law enforcement agencies, traffic safety partners, traffic safety coalitions, community traffic safety teams (CTST), and organizations within the assigned FDOT district area of responsibility (AOR) and promote/coordinate their involvement in traffic safety campaigns. Prepare and conduct training sessions and presentations regarding traffic issues and safety campaigns. Organize, coordinate, and/or promote enforcement functions, press conferences, safety events, workshops, awards programs, and Local Area Network (LAN) meetings. Distribute equipment, promotional items, and educational materials. Develop and maintain contact lists and relevant information. Maintain promotional, educational, and equipment item inventories and distribution records. Prepare subgrant and activity reports as well as university, state, and federally required paperwork. Attend local, regional, state, and national functions. Prepare and distribute certificates and written correspondence. During a declared emergency, this position may be required to perform specific job-related duties at a designated off-site location or place of residence.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and five years of sworn law enforcement experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference shown to applicants who meet the required qualifications and also possess the following: Knowledge of highway safety issues and at least three (3) years of experience working with traffic safety programs and campaigns. Basic capabilities in a PC environment and proficient with word processing, database management and spreadsheet software. Knowledge of project development, research methods, data collection, and interpretation. The best candidates will have a positive, approachable, and highly motivated personality. Strong organizational skills with the ability to track/accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously. Good time management skills. Strong oral, presentation, and written communication skills. Ability to prepare correspondence and administrative reports. Ability to understand, interpret, and apply Florida statutes and FDOT Disbursement Handbook requirements regarding travel procedures and reimbursements. Ability to critically assess situations and make sound judgments.

Additional Requirements:
The Area of Responsibility (AOR) for this position is FDOT District 1 which encompasses the Florida counties of Charlotte, Collier, Desoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Lee, Manatee, Okeechobee, Polk, and Sarasota. The position is based in the FDOT District 1 headquarters in Bartow, Florida and will report to and work from that location approximately 3 days per week. The position also requires extensive administrative work and travel within the assigned AOR, with some limited out-of-state travel as needed. A vehicle will be provided for travel within the assigned AOR, which will be stationed at the FDOT District 1 headquarters when not in use and cannot be used to travel between work and home each day. The position requires a flexible work schedule with occasional evening and weekend work and travel. Upon appointment, incumbent must reside within the assigned AOR.

This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check. A valid driver license and satisfactory driving record that will enable coverage under the Institute’s fleet insurance policy is required.

For complete position information, go to www.unfjobs.org.
Pay:
$50,000 – $55,000

How to Apply:
Applicants must complete an application online at http://www.unfjobs.org/postings/13491 and must submit all required documents to be considered for this position. The application deadline is 05/08/2020.

UNF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.