- Application Process
Open PositionsLooking for a rewarding career in law enforcement with the police department that is setting the benchmark for excellence? You can apply online through our Human Resources Current Career Opportunities page.
All applications received will be retained for a period of three years, as per the State of Florida's records retention requirements. Those applicants not selected for a position may reapply when a position vacancy becomes available.
The initial application will be screened for minimum qualifications. You will receive notification, by mail, of the receipt of your application. Please do not telephone for this information due to the large number of applicants and time length of processing. The Town of Jupiter accepts applications from non-certified applicants who are now in the academy; however, preference shall be given to those applicants who are certified.
Qualified ApplicantsAs positions become available, qualified applicants are selected to move forward in the process. Qualified, selected applicants will be notified of their eligibility to receive the second portion of the application package. This part of the application should be completed, including all attachments, and submitted to Human Resources.
The second portion of the application will be reviewed and as positions are available, qualified, applicants will be contacted and may be invited to attend a formal interview (Police Oral Review Board). Out-of-State applicants will always be provided adequate notice to accommodate travel arrangements.
After the Formal InterviewApplicants who successfully complete the formal interview will then follow the following process:
- Extensive Background Investigation
- Conditional Offer of Employment
- Truth Verification Examination (CVSA)
- Medical Examination & Drug Screen
- Psychological Examination (sworn positions only)
- Formal Interview with Chief of Police
Post-conditional offer testing for out-of-state applicants will be scheduled on consecutive days with adequate notice for the applicant to make travel arrangements.