Community Service Officer 2018-10-15T17:09:12+00:00

Community Service Officer

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Community Service Officers (CSOs) are traditionally applicants who are looking towards law enforcement as a viable career path, and waiting to meet the requirements to apply to the Police Academy.

The CSO program allows the employee to gain valuable, practical experience, while earning a salary.

CSOs will gain experience by performing the following services:

  • Investigating traffic crashes
  • Preparing and issuing Uniform Traffic Citations for non-criminal violations
  • Responding to and handling abandoned vehicles
  • Assisting and transporting stranded motorists
  • Performing traffic related duties
  • Responding to illegally parked cars
  • Handling substation duties
  • Acting as Crossing Guards
  • Assisting in the search of missing persons
  • Handling special events where large crowds and traffic issues may cause a problem
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Be at least 18- years of age
  • Be a citizen of the United States of America
  • Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license
  • Applicants must have a High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Be in good physical condition.
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  • Must be able to run a mile in under 12 minutes
  • Be of good moral character
  • NOT HAVE TATTOOS above the collarbone (e.g., neck, face, or behind the ear) or below the wrist (e.g., hands, fingers)
  • NOT HAVE received a dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces
  • NOT HAVE been convicted of any felony
  • NOT HAVE been convicted of a misdemeanor involving false statement, perjury or domestic violence

Becoming a CSO is a terrific opportunity for people starting their career in law enforcement.

If launching a career with great responsibility, many challenges, and serving your community appeals to you, then we have the job for you as a CSO.

SALARY

New hire CSOs receive a salary of $27,444 annually. After a probationary period, Community Service Officers receive an annual salary of $28,816.

BENEFITS

This position includes a full benefits package.

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