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Civilian Jobs
City of Port Orange Personnel Department
1000 City Center Circle
Port Orange, FL 32129
386-756-5200

The Port Orange Police Department has several civilian job opportunities. Although applications are accepted on a continuing basis, not all opportunities have vacancies. If you are interested in applying for these positions, please contact the City of Port Orange Personnel Department for current vacancies or to obtain an application.

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Community Service Officer

Summary: This is non-sworn law enforcement and clerical work, which involves moderately complex and usually varied work methods.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

• Responds to minor crime scenes and conducts scene investigations and evidence processing.
• Directs traffic and related traffic service. Assists officers with traffic and crowd control at special events.
• Enforces various parking related offenses and issues citations when appropriate.
• Conducts home security and business checks. Conducts vacation house watches.
• Participates in varied citizen awareness and crime protection programs.
• May transport persons and deliver paperwork and evidence as needed.
• Collects evidence and maintains crime scene integrity under the direction of the evidence personnel.
• Ability to man the front desk and take reports as required.
• Address animal control calls and related offenses. Handle minor calls for service.
• Performs directed patrols as requested.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) desired. Experience in a position which involves public contact in a law enforcement environment.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, police reports and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with the public.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations. Ability to make minor decisions in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations and established policies.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations: Valid Florida drivers license.

Other Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of criminal justice system and associated terminology.
• Knowledge of crime scene processing and evidence handling procedures.
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to follow instructions and work independently as required.
• Skills in technical report writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with public officials, supervisors, co-workers, and the general public.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.
• The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Salary Range: $10.05 - $16.87/hour


CSO/Animal Control Officer

Summary: Field work enforcing the City's Animal Control Ordinance.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
• Patrols the City to locate and catch stray animals. Picks up live, sick and dead animals. Investigates complaints and reports of stray, vicious or possible rapid animals.
• Issues warnings to owners of animals being permitted to run loose. Issues court citations against animal owners who refuse to comply with City Animal Control laws or other offenses. Testifies in court against such persons.
• Prepares reports and maintains accurate records and files.
• Performs related work as required.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) desired. Two (2) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with citizens and employees of the City.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Florida Drivers License.

Other Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of the City's Animal Control laws and policies. Knowledge of the symptoms of rabies in animals or the ability to acquire such knowledge rapidly.
• Ability to operate a light truck. Ability to deal firmly but courteously with the general public.
• Ability to prepare routine reports and maintain complex records.
• Ability to recognize animal breeds.
• Ability to run after animals to capture them with a net.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, run, sit, and climb or balance.
• The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Salary Range: $10.05 - $16.87/hour


CSO/Records

Summary: Clerical work, which involves moderately complex and usually varied work methods and problems in the Records Section of the Police Department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
• Operates computer terminal to recover and store records data. Logs offense reports. Index reports and cards. Types from copy, rough draft, or general instructions, all materials relating to activities in the records division. Processes arrests, I.D. cards, etc.
• Writes long and short reports. Receives cash payment for accident reports, I.D. and fingerprint cards. Prepares reports of cash received.
• Assists public with information about reports, police record checks, etc.
• Performs statistical and record keeping functions. Assists officer in researching information and records.
• Acts as receptionist. Gives general information concerning regulations in office procedures. Answers telephone calls and transfers to appropriate extension.
• Operates varied types of office machines.
• Maintains various records and makes reports. Completes evidence/property receipt forms.
• Maintains files and records pertaining to the Police Department.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) desired; and two (2) years related experience and/or training in clerical work including data entry; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, police reports and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with other employees of the City.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations. Ability to make minor decisions in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations and established policies concerning data entry.

Other Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic. Knowledge of modern office appliances, practices and procedures.
• Ability to maintain complex clerical records and prepare reports from such records. Ability to operate standard and electronic typewriter and computer entry devices.
• Ability to deal with the public.
• Skill in typing rapidly and accurately at a prescribed rate of speed of 45 accurate words per minute.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
• The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Salary Range: $10.05 - $16.87/hour



Important Numbers
Main Number
386-506-5500

Customer Service (Water)
386-506-5720

Community Development
& Building Permits

386-506-5600

Code Compliance Hotline
386-506-5604

Public Works
386-506-5575

Non-Emergency and After Hours City Operations, Police & Animal Control
386-756-7400

Fire Non-Emergency
386-506-5900

Parks and Recreation
386-506-5850

Public Utilities Emergency
386-756-5380

City Manager, Mayor
& City Council

386-506-5501

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