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Police Officer

City of Stuart - City Manager Office
Job Description

MUST submit Application Packet available at (http://www.cityofstuart.us/index.php/police-employment-opportunities) directly to the Stuart Police Department located at 830 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Stuart

Under general supervision of a Sergeant, performs a wide variety of police and law enforcement activities. Duties include an element of personal danger, exposure to adverse weather conditions, apprehending criminals and directing traffic. Incumbents perform duties in accordance with Florida State Statutes and established departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines.

Illustrative Duties (the following are highlights; a detailed job description is available in Human Resources)

?Conducts routine preventative patrol in designated areas of the City.

?Responds to calls for police service, takes action upon observing a circumstanceor situation requiring police     attention and wears required issued equipment.

?Provides information and/or assistance to the public.

?Maintains the peace and the safety of the community.

?Enforces laws and arrest lawbreakers.

?Testifies in legal proceedings.

Minimum Qualifications and Education/Licenses and Certifications

High School Diploma or equivalent required; meet current state training requirements necessary to obtain State of Florida police officer certification.

Must possess a valid Florida driver license.

Essential Physical Skills and Environmental Conditions

Task involves the regular, and at time sustained, performance of heavier physical tasks such as walking over rough or uneven surfaces, reaching, stretching, standing, kneeling, pulling, bending, stooping, working in confined spaces, and lifting or carrying moderately heavy (20-50 pound) items and occasionally very heavy (100 pounds or over) items; involves the frequent use of coordinative and manipulative skills in performing a variety of tasks with the full range of hand-eye coordination or may involve the complex operation of gasoline, electric, or diesel-powered machinery, vehicles or police equipment requiring the manipulation of multiple controls, fine adjustments or both. Task may require frequent exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Task requires sound, visual, odor, oral, texture, depth and color perception and discrimination. Task requires oral and written communications ability.


A City of Stuart Police Department "Application for Employment Packet" can be obtained through our website (www.cityofstuart.us/police). Applications for Employment Packet must be delivered directly to the City of Stuart Police Department.

The City of Stuart is a tobacco-free workplace. All applicants must attest that they have not used tobacco products for the preceding 3-month period from the date of application. Candidates chosen for positions with the City of Stuart must undergo pre-employment screening to include verification of their non-use of tobacco products in order to be considered for employment.


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1650 S Kanner Highway
Stuart, FL 34994


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