VILLAGE OF TEQUESTA
POLICE OFFICER
Police Department
$54,177

The Village is currently accepting applications for full-time Police Officer. This position protects life and property, enforces federal, state and local laws, investigates criminal activity and responds to emergency/ non-emergency situations.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Preferred candidate must:
• Be 21 years of age or older
• Have high school diploma or equivalent, and completed basic police officer training academy
• Have U.S. citizenship
• Be able to pass a medical examination
• Be able to pass a thorough background check
• Possess a valid Florida driver’s license or be able to obtain one prior to employment

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Demonstrated ability to perform work requiring little supervision
• Good physical condition
• Sound conflict resolution skills
• Sound oral and written communication skills
• Technical competence with computers

Benefits:
• Vacation leave (0-4 years = 2 weeks; 5-9 years = 3 weeks; 10 years+ = 4 weeks)
• Personal days (3 days annually)
• Paid holidays (12 days annually)
• Sick leave (96 hours annually)
• Defined Benefit plan with 6% employee contribution
• Life, Health and Dental Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

In addition to submitting your application for this position, interested parties must complete the Police Application form on the Employment Opportunities page of the Village’s website (www.tequesta.org) and email to akrauss@tequesta.org along with the required documentation. Note that applications will NOT be considered without the fully completed package. Deadline: Open until filled. EOE, DFWP & M/F/V/D.

Note: The Village of Tequesta participates in E-Verify.