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MARCH 12th, 2024

Floyd County Sheriff’s Department Now Hiring Merit Police Officers

The Floyd County Sheriff’s Department is currently accepting applications for Merit Police Officers. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals seeking a rewarding career in law enforcement with competitive benefits and opportunities for advancement.

Position Overview:

  • Merit Police Officers: The position offers a starting salary of $60,352 along with a comprehensive benefits package.
  • Paid Vacation: Enjoy time off with paid vacation days to recharge and spend time with loved ones.
  • Shift Differential: Compensation for working non-standard shifts, ensuring fair pay for all officers.
  • Take Home Vehicle: Officers have the privilege of taking their patrol vehicle home, providing convenience and accessibility.
  • Promotional Rank Increases: Opportunities for career advancement and increased responsibility within the department.
  • Retirement: Secure your future with a robust retirement plan.
  • Deferred Compensation: Additional savings options for retirement planning.
  • Health – Dental/Vision: Comprehensive health benefits including dental and vision coverage for you and your family.
  • Life Insurance: Peace of mind with life insurance coverage.
  • Longevity Pay: Recognition and rewards for dedicated service with longevity pay increases.
  • Uniform Allowance: Assistance with the cost of maintaining professional attire.
  • Paid Court Appearances: Compensation for time spent in court as required by duties.
  • Groomed Facial Hair Policy for Certain Uniforms: Flexibility in grooming standards within specified guidelines.
  • Approved Sleeve Tattoos for Certain Uniforms: Recognizing individuality while maintaining professionalism within department standards.

Application Details:

  • Deadline: The application deadline is April 30th, 2024, at noon. Ensure your application is submitted on time to be considered for this exciting opportunity.
  • Physical Agility Test: Scheduled for May 25th, 2024 this test evaluates candidates’ physical fitness and readiness for the demands of law enforcement duties.

Joining the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department as a Merit Police Officer means becoming part of a dedicated team committed to upholding the highest standards of professionalism and service. If you are passionate about making a positive impact in your community and possess the necessary skills and qualifications, we encourage you to apply today.

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