ORLANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT
1250 W South St.
ORLANDO, FLORIDA 32805
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Updated: June 10, 2022
ORLANDO POLICE DEPARTMENT
Position is at the Orlando International Airport 1 Jeff Fuqua Blvd Orlando, Florida 32827
Apply to Become an Orlando Police Airport Operations Officer - City of Orlando
Salary Information: $44,000 Annually
Benefit Information:INSURANCE: Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance availablePERSONAL LEAVE:Employment to second anniversary 2.62 hrs. per weekOver two (2) years to seventh anniversary 3.31 hrs. per weekOver seven (7) years to sixteenth anniversary 4.01 per weekOver sixteen (16) years up to twentieth anniversary 4.70 hrs. per weekOver twenty (20) years 4.82 hrs. per week RETIREMENT PLAN: 401 (a) Defined Contribution (DC) Retirement Plan City contributes 7% of your salary to the plan and matches up to 3% of your contributions.Generous vesting schedule. Begin vesting in the employer's contributions at 3 years of service and are fully vested at 6 years of service. Ability to contribute an additional 7% post tax dollars into the plan. Variety of investments options and ability to change these options at any time. Loan options and rollover options.Optional Retirement Savings Plans – Deferred Compensation and Roth IRA Plans are designed to supplement retirement income. No City contributions towards these plans. NOTE: Participation in the DC Retirement Plan is effective on the first day of the month following 90 days of employment. EDUCATION REIMBURSEMENT: Eligible for $700 per fiscal year.COURT TIME COMPENSATION: SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL: To qualify for shift differential, the majority of the normal work shift must fall between the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. For Example, if shift hours are 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., six of the eight hours fall within the differential time frame; therefore, shift differential will be paid for the entire shift.LONGEVITY PAYMENT: Years Payment 0 – 4 $0.005 – 9 $30010 – 14 $50014 – 19 $80020 – 24 $1,00025+ $1,150
Contact Information:OPD Recruiting407.firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: The Orlando Police Department hires the finest and most qualified candidates to help reduce crime and maintain a livable city environment.
Area Information: Orlando is a city in Florida and is the county seat of Orange County. In Central Florida, it is the center of the Orlando metropolitan area, which had a population of 2,509,831, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released in July 2017, making it the 23rd largest metropolitan area in the United States, the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States, and the third-largest metropolitan area in Florida behind Miami and Tampa. Orlando is the 67th largest city in the United States per the 2020 U.S. Census, the fourth-largest city in Florida, and the state's largest inland city.
The City of Orlando is nicknamed "the City Beautiful", and its symbol is the Linton E. Allen Memorial Fountain, commonly referred to as simply the "Lake Eola fountain" at Lake Eola Park. The Orlando International Airport (MCO) is the 13th busiest airport in the United States and the 29th busiest in the world. Orlando is one of the most visited cities in the world primarily due to tourism, major events, and convention traffic; in 2018, the city drew more than 75 million visitors.
Population: 307,573 (2020 U.S. Census)
Citizenship Required: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid FLORIDA Driver's License: Applicant must have possessed a valid driver's license for at least one (1) year prior to the date of application and continuing to the date of employment.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Vision: Meet vision requirements: One eye may be 20/100 corrected to 20/20; the other eye no more than 20/70 corrected to 20/20.
College: College coursework preferred
Academy Certification: IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
All applicants are required to possess Florida law enforcement certification prior to being hired. Corrections officer certification does not apply. Candidates who possess law enforcement certification from a state other than Florida may apply. Candidates currently enrolled in a law enforcement academy in Florida may apply.DO NOT apply for the position or schedule testing with NTN if you do not possess law enforcement certification or are not currently enrolled in a law enforcement academy in Florida.
Prior Experience: Preferred
Necessary Certifications: Florida law enforcement certification is required prior to being hired. Corrections officer certification does not apply. Candidates who possess law enforcement certification from a state other than Florida may apply. Candidates currently enrolled in a law enforcement academy in Florida may apply.
Additional Requirements: There are several additional minimum requirements listed at the bottom of this application concerning such topics as criminal history, driving history, past drug usage and other categories. You must review this information to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position before scheduling any exams with NTN.This position is considered permanent with the expectation that employees will consistently work 36 hours per week. This position is located at the Orlando International Airport.PROBATIONARY PERIOD:
Permanent status to this position requires a probationary period of twelve (12) months, during which time performance will be carefully evaluated. Permanent status will be granted only if work performance is judged to be satisfactory.Although this is a police officer position within the Orlando Police Department, it is a specialized position and not part of the general sworn workforce. In order to become a regular Orlando Police Officer, an Airport Operations Officer must apply for the regular police officer position and go through that selection process. If hired as a regular Orlando Police Officer, all requirements of that position must be met and the employee will first become a probationary police officer.
Hiring Process: IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: SIGNIFICANT SELECTION PROCESS INFORMATIONCandidates should first complete the Airport Operations Officer application at this link:
Airport Operations Officer Application OrlandoPlease ensure you review the minimum qualifications for the position before scheduling your exam via NTN. All applicants are required to possess Florida law enforcement certification prior to being hired. Corrections officer certification does not apply.
There are two (2) options on how to complete the Frontline National Exam.
HIRING STANDARDS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Criminal Conduct: Applicant will be disqualified if:
Drug Use: The following drug-related activities affect an applicant’s eligibility for employment:
Driving History: Applicant will be disqualified for traffic convictions under any of the following conditions:
Employment History: Applicant will be disqualified if: