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For questions or more information on any of the below items relative to employment, contact  Off. William Richardson (407) 905-3160 ext. 3041

Open Positions
Employment Qualifications
  • At least 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • United States citizenship
  • Not have been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor which involves perjury or a false statement
  • Not have pled guilty or nolo contendre after July 01, 1981, to a felony or a misdemeanor which involves perjury or a false statement, whether or not adjudication was withheld or sentence suspended
  • Not have received a dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States
Police Officer Application: follow this link to print and fill out an application for employment.
Examinations
  • Written test
  • Oral Board interviews
  • Extensive Background Investigation
  • Psychological exam
  • Physical exam
  • Drug screen
  • Polygraph/Voice Stress Analysis
Salary
The value we place on our police officers is reflected in our salaries, which is comparable with any of the surrounding agencies in Central Florida. We also have an excellent benefits package. The current starting salary is $40,500 a year.
Our Department
The City of Ocoee is one of the most rapidly growing cities in Central Florida and currently has over 70 sworn Police Officers and 43 civilians with a reputation for excellence.

Excellent opportunities for rewarding careers are waiting in our ten divisions: Patrol, Traffic Enforcement, K-9, Bike Patrol, Training, Recruiting, Youth Services, Criminal Investigations, Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation, and Administrative Services.

The Ocoee Police Department prides itself on dedication to police professionalism and individual integrity.

We're proud to be "C.O.P.S." - dedicated to the philosophy of "Community Oriented Problem Solving," in which police and citizens are equal partners in crime prevention. We make every effort to work with other resources in the community to meet all the needs of our citizens.
Civilian Employment
The Ocoee Police Department employs 43 civilians in a variety of positions. Non-Sworn positions are found in the Communications Center, Crime Analysis, Evidence, School Crossing Guards, Records, and Administrative Services.
Our City
As the fastest growing city in Orange County-- and soon to be the second largest in population only to Orlando- the City of Ocoee prides itself on the quality of life it provides its citizenry.

More than 30,000 people currently call Ocoee home, with an additional 400-500 new homes being added every year. Ocoee is also home to a new mall, a state-of-the-art-hospital, and several other large employers who have taken advantage of Ocoee's unique location at the crossroads of Florida's Turnpike, State Road 50, the East-West Expressway, and the new Western Beltway.

Besides the convenience of shopping, health care, and a great transportation network, Ocoee also offers many leisure activities. There are several golf courses in the area and the nationally-recognized West Orange Trail provides more than 14 miles of trail for bicyclists, rollerbladers, runners, and others to enjoy. And Ocoee is just minutes away from America's favorite vacation destinations including Universal Studios, Disney World, Sea World, and International Drive.
The City of Ocoee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

© 2008 City of Ocoee
646 Ocoee Commerce Parkway, Ocoee, FL 34761
 (407) 905-3160

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