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Police Officer- Non-Certified - Coral Gables, FL (ID: 292900)

Title Police Officer- Non-Certified
Type Police Officer
Date Posted January 2, 2018
City / Organization Coral Gables, FL
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**$2500 signup bonus**

Starting Salary: $55,157.00

(City will cover the cost of the academy)
Minimum Requirements
· United States Citizen
· Minimum 21 years of age (Candidates may apply 6 months prior to their 21 birthday)
· High school  diploma or  equivalent 

·Applicants for sworn positions must possess either at least a two (2) year college (AA or AS) degree
have satisfactorily completed a minimum of fifty-four (54) accredited college or university credits recognized by the U.S. Department of Education;

three (3) years of prior full-time continuous military service; or a combination thereof. The application process will follow that of full- time police officers.
· Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT) or Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT) with a passing score.**Out of state candidates may apply without a CJBAT or FBAT score but will be required to successfully pass one of these test prior to being offered a position.**  
· Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) applicants must receive a 12.0 or better in each section of the test: reading, language, language mechanics, vocabulary and spelling.
*** If you possess a Bachelor's Degree, you will receive a waiver
excluding you from the TABE test ***
· Physical Agility Test (PAT) - 
** Out of State candidates must provide a Physical Agility Test (PAT) from a Police Training Facility, Police Academy, or Institute of Public Safety which follow the same testing measures which are administered by the Miami Police College.  The Miami Police College utilizes the Cooper Test to measure physical fitness. The Cooper Test includes 4 physical fitness measures, 1.5 mile run, pushups, sit ups, and 300 meter run.**
· Polygraph examination
· Psychological/Emotional Suitability Screening Process. The police applicant must receive an "Acceptable" rating in order to continue in the selection process.
· Medical Evaluation and Drug Screening (with marijuana being the only drug exception): The use of marijuana may be accepted if it was only experimental in nature.
· Background Investigation: Disqualifying Factors include; Financial/Credit Irresponsibility, Immoral/Unethical Conduct, Criminal Conduct and/or Substance Abuse.
Good Moral Character: An applicant, who, at any time during the employment application process, demonstrates dishonesty, untruthfulness, withholds requested information (omissions), makes false statements, or whose background  investigation reveals derogatory information or moral turpitude issues, will be disqualified.

· Termination by Another Police Agency: Any applicant who
has been terminated by another law enforcement agency will be disqualified unless he/she has been exonerated through a review process, or the circumstances have been resolved to the satisfaction of CGPD.

· Other Disqualifying Factors Including but NOT Limited To: (1) An applicant who is the subject of any legal action (civil or criminal) may be ineligible for consideration until the action is concluded, with the exception of employment discrimination claims and claims of a similar nature. (2) Any applicant that currently has an unresolved or pending case on file with FDLE or any other state standards board that revolves around discipline, standards, or training as a law enforcement officer may be disqualified. (3) Any applicant who fails to appear for a test during the application process and does not contact the Human Resource Department and/or the CGPD Personnel Selection Sergeant in writing within 30 days.
· Military Discharge: Must be "Honorable". Discharges other than honorable may be evaluated on a case by case basis. Dishonorable discharge will be disqualified.
·  Valid Florida Driver's License and Driving/Traffic History: Police Officer applicants, and any other position which may require operating a City vehicle, must possess a valid Florida Driver's License along with the appropriate endorsement, class, rating, etc. Out of state applicants must be able to possess a valid Florida Driver's License upon hire date. Additionally, an unfavorable driving history may be grounds for disqualification. Including but not limited to: History of suspended and/or revoked driver's license (not insurance or toll related); automobile accidents and any other traffic related violations. The applicant must demonstrate a good and safety oriented driving history.

· Vision must be binocular and monocular of 20/100 uncorrected, 20/30 or better corrected, and must have color vision.

· Oral Interview Board: Police Officer applicants are required to attend an Oral Interview Board, which will be comprised of a diverse selection of City employees to ensure that all individuals are given an equal opportunity for employment, regardless of race, sex, creed, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, familial status or physical impairment. Board members must hold the following positions:  Any Department Head or Assistant Department Head from within the City of Coral Gables, a Major, Lieutenant, Sergeant, and an Officer. A representative from the Human Resource Department and the Personnel Selection Sergeant will also participate. Applicants will be asked a series of questions based upon the essential functions and required knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position, which have been pre-approved by the Human Resource Department prior to the interview. The Board will determine if the applicant will continue in the selection process.

**Prior to submitting the application online** via NEOGOV, you must successfully complete and pass the following:
EXAMINATIONS:    Candidates must take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) exam as well as the Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT) OR the Criminal Justice Basic Aptitude Test for Law Enforcement (CJBAT). Candidates must also pass the Physical Agility Test (PAT).
Testing Locations:

FBAT- $30.00*: Miami Dade College North Campus
         Address: 11380 NW 27 Avenue
             Building 9, Room 9108
             Miami, FL 33167
Phone number: 305-237-1476
Testing Hours:       Monday: 9:00AM OR 1:00PM
                                 Wednesday: 9:00AM OR 1:00PM
                                 Thursday: 9:00AM OR 1:00PM

TABE- $45.00*: Miami Dade College North Campus
*** If you possess a Bachelor's Degree, you will receive a waiver
     excluding you from the TABE test ***
            Address: 11380 NW 27 Avenue
                Room 1160
                Miami, FL 33167
Phone number: 305-237-1015
Testing Hours:          Monday: 8:00AM -3:30PM
                                   Wednesday: 8:00AM – 3:30PM
                                    Thursday: 8:00AM – 3:30PM

PAT(Physical Agility Test)- $30.00*: Miami Police College
            Address: 350 NW 2 Avenue
                Miami, FL 33128
Phone number: 305-603-6616
Testing Hours: Contact Miami Police College 
CJBAT- $50.00*:  Broward Community College Criminal Justice Testing Center at the Institute of Public Safety
            Address: 3501 Davie Road
                Building 21
                Davie, FL 33314
Phone number: 954-201-6931
Hours of Operation: Monday- Friday: 8:00AM -4:00PM
*Indicates applicants are responsible for testing fees.

**After completion of online application please complete the required supplemental packet and turn it into the Human Resources office located at** 

2801 Salzedo Street 
Coral Gables, FL 33134

**The link for this supplemental packet can be found at this link:  
Police Supplemental Packet



Job Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. 

Enforces laws and ordinances of the City, County and State. Makes arrests and bookings.

Gives depositions and court testimonies.

Patrols an assigned area on foot or by vehicle. Performs patrol activities, to include pursuing and apprehending subjects, conducting felony stops, conducting teletype checks, controlling disorderly persons, transporting subjects and prisoners, searching for wanted persons, conducting dwelling and ground checks.

Conducts investigations, to include crime scenes, deaths, abuse cases, domestic violence, traffic accidents, animal calls and non police action calls. Collects disposes and secures evidence. Writes reports and processes paperwork.

Performs traffic activities, to include issuing citations, directing traffic, investigating driving under the influence incidents and arranging for the removal of vehicles.

Responds to rescue calls. Responds to emergency situations, to include controlling riots and directing evacuations. Performs first aid duties.

Operates and maintains police vehicles and equipment as required, to include motorized vehicles, bicycles, firearms, radio transmitters, fire extinguisher, protective equipment, intoxilyzer instruments, camera, fingerprint equipment and computers.

Performs special assignments as directed, to include assignments in Marine Patrol Field Training, K-9, Motorcycle, Traffic Homicide, SWAT and Bike Patrol. Performs other related tasks as required.

Additional Information

The City of Coral Gables is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace.

Job Post Expiration Date   March 31, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .