Windermere PD Careers

 

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Windermere Police Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, or physical impairment.

 

Current Opportunities

The Windermere Police Department currently has a position open for a full-time police officer. To get started, complete the pre-screen application. Upon completion, WPD will contact you if it is determined that you are a viable candidate.

 

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The Windermere Police Department currently has a position open for a school crossing guard. To get started, complete the pre-screener app at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SVYM7F7. Upon completion, WPD will contact you if it is determined that you are a viable candidate.

Benefits

In addition to joining a great team in an awesome community, full-time Windermere Police Department employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Competitive annual salary starting at $54k with a step plan.
  • Paid medical, dental, and vision
  • AD&D for employee
  • Retirement Plan – 19% of annual salary paid by the Town of Windermere, 100% vested after six years
  • Paid vacation & sick time, and compensatory accrual
  • 11 holidays & 1 personal holiday
  • Paid career development program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Take-home vehicle program

Minimum Requirements

Police Officer / Reserve Officer

  • Minimum age of 21
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Two (2) years of accredited college, two (2) years of military, or two (2) years of law enforcement experience preferred
  • Must possess a Florida Law Enforcement Certification
  • Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License
  • No more than three (3) moving violations within the past three (3) years
  • No D.U.I. convictions within the past ten (10) years
  • Other driving history will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis
  • No felony convictions
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude, false statements, perjury, or domestic violence
  • No marijuana usage in the last five (5) years
  • No other illegal drug usage in the last ten (10) years
  • No dishonorable discharge from the United States Armed Forces
  • Good physical condition
  • Preferred no tobacco usage for one (1) year prior to application submission and no tobacco usage after being hired
  • Limitations on body ornamentation and tattoos

School Crossing Guard

  • Starting pay: $15.00 per hour
  • Minimum age of 18
  • A high school diploma or a state equivalency diploma is recommended but not mandatory.
  • Must be a citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • No felony convictions
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude, false statements, perjury, or domestic violence
  • Must pass an occupational health medical exam
  • Able to successfully pass a school crossing guard exam and re-certify annually
  • Must be able to handle working with children and work in a high-vehicle traffic environment
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and the ability to focus.

 

Agency Processing

Police Officer / Reserve Officer

 

  • Completion of pre-screen application
  • Application packet
  • Written examination and/or report or resume’ review
  • Chief’s interview
  • Complete background
  • Polygraph examination
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Drug screen
  • Medical exam

School Crossing Guard