Police Officer - Sworn starting at $54,336 (Lateral Pay and Sponsorships Available)

City of Maitland (LGU) - , Florida

Apr 14, 2023

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Application Deadline:
Jan 1, 2024

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$54,336 annual
Academy Graduate:
$$54,336 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$Up to $58,500 annual

Job Description

The Maitland Police Department is seeking qualified candidates at the level of recruit, entry, and applicants seeking lateral employment. Our police officers receive a competitive starting salary, paid time off, college tuition reimbursement, available 20-year retirement package, medical insurance for the employee at no cost, and competitive family medical packages. Base salary out of the academy with no experience and no education is ++$54,336. Up to 5% for lateral pay (prior experience)++ Additional salary incentives for specialized training and formal academic education.

Our patrol division works a unique, 12-hr schedule rotation. This includes five days on-duty, five straight days off, four days on-duty, and four straight days off.

Pre-Screen Application available HERE: https://www.maitlandpd.org/FormCenter/Police-Department-7/Police-PreScreen-Application-49

(See additional benefits below).

Additional Information

++Additional Benefits:++

Take home vehicle program

Modern policies regarding the on-duty display facial hair and visible tattoos

20-year retirement package available with the option to continue service beyond 20 years at your discretion

Deferred Compensation Plan (457) and Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP)

Full medical coverage (No-cost for employee coverage), Dependent health coverage available at competitive rates

Dental and Vision Insurance Including dependent coverage

Sworn officer access to Extra/Off-Duty Detail Opportunities in partnership with the University of Central Florida and City of Orlando (Attractive "off-duty" rates for extra-duty detail jobs for the Orlando Magic, Orlando Solar Bears, Orlando City Soccer, Citrus Bowl Events, UCF Knights College Football Games, various small and large scale community events within the City of Maitland and City of Orlando).

Education incentive and academic tuition reimbursement program

Employee Assistance Program

Free membership to RDV Sportsplex for on and off-duty gym access

Job Requirements

  • Age: 20
  • Education: Minimum: HS/GED. Preferred: Associates Degree
  • Experience: None Required (Sponsorship opportunities available for competitive non-certified applicants).

Age: 20 and older (or will be 20 years old at time of academy graduation)

Education: Minimum: HS/GED with education salary incentive for college education

Experience: Entry and lateral opportunities available

Must be a U.S. citizen.

Good moral character

No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the military.

Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

Vision must be correctable to 20/20 in each eye.

No misdemeanor convictions involving moral character, perjury of false statements as outlined in Florida Statutes.

No felony convictions

No pending criminal charges

Must pass a physical agility test, panel interview, polygraph or CVSA examination, background investigation, medical screening and a psychological exam.

Contact Information

Matthew Rowe

City of Maitland (LGU)
, Florida
phone: 4078752811

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