***Applications are currently being accepted for the position of certified police officer. For more information visit the Town of Jupiter Human Resources.
Police Officer Job Duties and Responsibilities
General duty police work of protecting life and property and promoting safe, secure neighborhoods through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. For additional information or questions, please call 561-746-6201.
Police Officer Position Requirements
The Town of Jupiter accepts applications from non-certified applicants; however, preference shall be given to those applicants who are certified or are currently enrolled in an FDLE approved Police Academy.
In addition to meeting the police officer position requirements, non-certified applicants must achieve:
Testing is not required prior to the submission of an application. You must contact IRSC or PBSC's Criminal Justice Institute Assessment Center directly regarding requirements, fees, and academy schedules. Applicants are responsible for paying the applicable Community College fees associated with testing, to include application processing, C.J.B.A.T. and physical agility assessment.
Out-of-State / Military Police Officers
All Police Officers working in the State of Florida must attend an FDLE-recognized Law Enforcement Academy, regardless of prior experience in another state or in the military. Out-of-State or military police officers should contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) at (850) 410-8600 to inquire if their law enforcement experience qualifies them for the equivalency of training process, an avenue by which an officer can request an exemption from the full academy. You are not required to attend the equivalency of training prior to application or hiring.
We suggest that you review the Town of Jupiter website for more information about our town.