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Law Enforcement Officer

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Position Details

Position Number 80004
Class Title Law Enforcement Officer
Job Description

Responsible for maintaining a safe environment on the University campuses through enforcement of state statutes, local ordinances and University Regulations. Required to conduct preliminary and latent investigations of all incidents which require police assistance and document these situations when appropriate. Strives to maintain a positive rapport with the community in the performance of duties. Maintains professional demeanor at all times.

Minimum Qualifications

Must meet the requirements of Chapter 943, Florida Statutes. All applicants must successfully complete the Basic Recruit Training Program at a CJSTC (Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission) certified training school and pass the Florida certification exam. If a certified Law Enforcement Officer from another state, applicant must have completed FDLE (Florida Department of Law Enforcement) equivalency training and pass Florida State certification exam. Appropriate college coursework or vocational training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. Must be at least 19 years of age and a U.S. citizen, must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and may not have been convicted of any felony or misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement or have received a dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States. Must pass a rigorous background investigation, to include psychological, physical, drug testing, and Computer Voice Stress Analysis.

Additional Minimum Requirements

Successful completion of Florida Law Enforcement Academy, received a passing score on the Florida State Law Enforcement Exam or will complete the Law Enforcement Police Academy and pass the state exam by January 1, 2018.

Veterans’ Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit

Special Conditions

This is a reposted position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.

Applicants for this position will also be considered multiple positions.

Be able to pass a rigorous background investigation including but not limited to, medical, psychological, voice stress, drug testing, credit history, driver’s license history and neighborhood checks.

If chosen for interview, must bring valid driver’s license and social security card.

This position does not require college credits. If the selected applicant claims college credit on the application for this position, an official transcript from the accredited institution must be provided within 30 days of the hire date. This applies whether the applicant is a new hire or promoted from among current UCF employees.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 009162
Job Open Date 09/01/2017
Job Close Date 10/12/2017
Open Until Filled No
Division Admin & Finance
College/Area Not Applicable
Department Police
Annual Salary $40,400.00 to Negotiable
Type of Appointment for Staff Regular
If temporary, time limited, emergency, or multi -year contract, please specify timeframe
Job Category Staff
Additional Application Materials Required
Work Schedule

Rotating permanent shifts, holidays and weekends or as required by exigent circumstances.

Work Location Orlando (Main)
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you currently enrolled in a Basic Recruit Training Program at a CJSTC?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Have you completed a Basic Recruit Training Program at a CJSTC – certified training school and pass the Florida certification exam?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Have you taken a law enforcement officer proficiency course or received a basic recruit certificate of compliance within the State of Florida?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc 1
  4. Other Doc 2
  5. Other Doc 3