This is responsible Para-professional work in municipal law
enforcement. An employee occupying a position allocated to this
class is responsible for the performance of a variety of field and
office activities relating to the routine, non-violent aspects of
law enforcement. This class of position differs from that of a
Police Officer in that the incumbent does not possess arrest
powers, is not authorized to carry a firearm or impact weapon, and
does not enforce criminal laws, respond to emergency calls or calls
where the potential for confrontation exists. The duties contained
in this job description may require shift work, weekends and
holidays. Work assignments are given orally and in writing, and
work is performed under close, immediate supervision.
- Investigates or assists in the investigation of motor vehicle
accidents. May issue traffic citations based on these
- May direct traffic and issue parking citations.
- Responds to routine or minor late reported offenses.
Investigates those incidents and writes clear and articulate police
reports regarding those investigations.
- Performs desk and in-house assignments.
- Prepares lost or found property reports.
- Assists in compiling and tabulating records, reports, and
- Assists residents and visitors in locating appropriate social
- Assist at minor crime scenes (assigned by a Supervisor
- Delivers emergency messages and other materials as
- Prepares and delivers presentations to schools, homeowners, and
civic organizations on a variety of topics ranging from crime
prevention to home security.
- Attends Court on/off duty, which will be compensated per
- Must effectively and positively represent the City in
delivering and performing work with colleagues and clients,
irrespective of gender, race, religion, age, disability, political
affiliation or belief, or sexual orientation.
- Must establish and maintain effective and professional
relationships with work colleagues, supervisors and managers.
- Performs related work as required for this position description
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential function 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
High School diploma or GED equivalent, plus two (2) years of
experience in a related field.
Associate's degree, plus four (4) years of experience in a
Additional education and experience or an equivalent combination
of training and experience may be substituted for the above
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
- Ability to complete PSA Training (to include Accident / Parking
- Knowledge of Department Regulations, City Ordinances, State
Statutes and Federal Laws, or the ability to rapidly acquire such
knowledge in a reasonable period of time.
- Ability to establish effective working relationships with
superiors, City Officials, Law Enforcement personnel and the
- Ability to respond to and investigate major vehicle accidents
and other related activities and incidents.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in
- Skill in preparing and maintaining complete and accurate
- Skill in making group presentations.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective and professional
relationships with work colleagues, supervisors, managers and the
APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT
- Applicants interested in this position mustattach their passing
CJBATresults(Law Enforcementdiscipline ONLY) to their on-line
application prior to submitting it for review.
Applicants must receive a passing resulton theCJBAT (Law
Enforcementdiscipline ONLY). This test and passing result are a
requirement andmust be submitted in order to receive further
- Police Personal History Statement - Non-Sworn
Personnel(PHS)Booklet (27-Pages).This booklet can be downloaded
byclicking the following link:http://www.hollywoodfl.org/DocumentCenter/View/4895
The Personal History Statement booklet must be completed in
legible handwriting. Once thePHS is completed and notarized,
applicant must scan and upload,as one(1) complete .pdf file(MAX
FILE SIZE ~ 10MB),the PHS followed by all applicable documents (as
well as your CJBAT/FBAT results) in list order on page 2 from the
PHSto the online application before submitting it. (Submitted
Online ONLY - We are no longer accepting hardcopy PHSbooklets)
- City of Hollywood Employment Application (Online Application
Candidates must present test documentation from the Criminal
Justice Testing Center at Broward Community College Institute of
Public Safety or any other state-wide acceptable testing
institution indicating their passing CJBAT result.See information
below from the Criminal Justice Institute.
BROWARDCOLLEGECRIMINAL JUSTICE TESTING CENTER
AT THE INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC SAFETY
3501 Davie Road, Building 21
Davie, Florida 33314
Testing Center Telephone Numbers and Hours of Operation
Information Desk 954- 201-6931 M-F8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Registration Desk954-201-6790T-F 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Click on the link below for the Testing Center Information
The Criminal Justice Testing Center is NOT a hiring agency, it
is a testing center for persons wanting to enter Law Enforcement
positions in Broward County.
REGISTRATION:Applicants must register on line and must have a
scheduled appointment in order to complete the examination.All
information regarding testing is available on theFOLLOWING
Applicants must present a valid photo I.D., and pay appropriate
fees to become eligible for written test appointments (appointments
are mandatory and must be scheduled in advance).
All testing materials will be provided by the Testing
A downloadable/printable study guide for the CJBAT can be
It is also available at the BCbookstorein Building 19.
Monday1:00 PM (appointment required)
Tuesday9:00 AM (appointment required)
Following your written examination, you may receive your test
result by calling the Testing Center at 954-201-6931 between 9 AM
and 3PM on the appropriate day(s) indicated below:
CJBAT RESULTS: Any Wednesday through Friday following your
Upon request the Testing Center will also provide printed
documentation of your test scores AFTER you have PASSED all of the
CJBAT test results are valid for four years once you have
achieved a passing score.
Required Education and Background Information: Look over the
announcement carefully to determine your eligibility. Please note
minimum education and experience requirements. Closed competitive
positions are open only to employees while open competitive
positions are open to anyone who meets the minimum qualifications
for the position. Evidence of GED test score is required if
submitted for high school diploma. Applicants are responsible for
clearly documenting work experience and/or providing all relevant
information at the time of application. Additional information will
not be accepted after the announcement closing date
Examination: Depending on the number of applicants and the
quality of their education and experience, the examination may
consist of one or more of the following tests: written examination,
performance examination, education and experience evaluation, oral
examination and/or other job related examinations.
You will be notified of the time and place of your examination
when you file or later by mail. A passing grade is required on each
part of the process. Repeated participation in any examination for
which the same test is used is limited to once every 6 months. Your
examination results will be sent by email as soon as possible after
the grading is completed.
Final passing grades are used to determine a candidate's
position on the eligibility list of successful candidates.
Departments fill vacancies from this list. The top three names are
considered for each vacancy unless otherwise modified. Those not
appointed are returned to the eligibility list for further
consideration in accordance with the Civil Service Ordinance. Your
name will remain on a register for one year for open competitive
examinations and two years for closed competitive except where
labor contract conflicts.
Your name may be removed from an eligibility list prior to one
year according to Hollywood's Civil Service Ordinance or labor
contracts. Your eligibility may be cancelled if you refuse a
position or if you are not available for work. You are responsible
for notifying the Employment Office, in writing, of any change in
your address or telephone number.
Special Accommodation and Communication Needs: The City of
Hollywood provides necessary reasonable accommodation in the
examination process upon request to persons with disabilities. Such
requests must be made PRIOR to any scheduled examination.
Veteran's Preference:An eligible veteran who enters an
open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added
to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided
for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference,
candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers (DD214) and meet
eligibility requirements as stipulated by the Florida Statues.
All successful applicants will be required to pass an extensive
background which may include criminal history searches, driving
history checks, credit report, courthouse searches, education
verification, employment verification, professional license
verification, or other search methods as deemed necessary for the
position. In addition, the applicant will be required to undergo a
medical examination, which may include a drug screening, prior to
Employment of Relatives:The City of Hollywood has an Ordinance
which regulates the employment of relatives of City employees.
Effective January 28, 2008, a relative may only be hired under the
following additional conditions:
- The relative must have competed in an appropriate examination
process as determined by Human Resources and be placed on a civil
service eligibility list;
- The relative must be among the top three ranked candidates
available on the certified eligibility list unless expanded by the
Civil Service Board;
- The Department or Office Director and the Director, Human
Resources must demonstrate that it is in the best interests of the
City of Hollywood to hire the relative of a public officer or
As of 12/15/2005 the City will require all newly hired employees
to sign an affidavit affirming non-usage of tobacco or tobacco
products within the last yearprior to submission of application and
will continue to be a non-user of tobacco products throughout
employment with the City of Hollywood.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The Employment Office will make
reasonable efforts in the examination and workplace to accommodate
persons with disabilities. Please advise Human Resources of special
needs by calling (954) 921-3216.
All applicants receive consideration for employment regardless
of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, abilities,
marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual
orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression (except
as limited by law, Personnel Rules, Collective Bargaining
Agreements, or bona fide occupational disqualifications).
The City of Hollywood is an Equal Opportunity / Equal Access