Careers

Current job openings are listed below. Please come to the Cecil G. Trippe Municipal Building, 711 North Main Street, Havana, Florida, and fill out an application. A downloadable form is available below. Applicants for Havana Police Officer positions will need to download the special police application or pick up an application at 121 7th Avenue East, Havana, Florida.

TOWN OF HAVANA
POSITION ADVERTISEMENT

JOB TITLE Certified Florida Police Officer

The Havana Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Florida Certified Police Officer. Applicants must submit a completed application on the Town’s Website www.townofhavana.com to:

Tracy Smith, Chief of Police
121 E. 7th Ave.
Havana, FL 32333

Qualifications:

Must meet the minimum standards set forth by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission and possess a current Certificate of Completion.

Starting Salary Range: $34,900 -$40,000 starting salary depending on qualifications and experience.

Successful completion of:

  • Employment physical
    • Drug screen
    • Background check
    • Psychological evaluation.

Benefits:

  • Florida Retirement System
    • Associate & Bachelor’s degree annual incentive pay
    • 12 Paid holiday, 104 hours vacation accrual, 104 hours sick time accrual
    • Employee health insurance cost $40.00 Bi- weekly. (Capital Health Plan)
    • 12 Hour Shifts (Every other weekend off)

* Take home vehicle program
* Department issued uniforms, leather, GLOCK 40cal, and other needed equipment

General description of duties:

General duty police work responsible for the enforcement of laws and ordinances, prevention, detection and investigation of crime, maintenance of law and order and other duties associated with the protection of life, property, and public safety. Law enforcement officers perform duties in accordance with Florida State Statutes, Town of Havana policy & procedures and departmental policies & procedures. Position performs essential functions as outlined in the official position description and applicable to assigned functional area. Performs related work as required. Persons hired into this position will be expected to work on an assigned shift, which may include holidays.

The Town of Havana is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority at (850-539-2820). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The Town of Havana supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.