JOB DETAILS
LOCATION
City of Coral Gables, FL
POSTED
9 days ago

Description

The City of Coral Gables, Florida, The City Beautiful, a progressive, international, coastal and historic City is seeking a highly qualified professional who is inspired by interesting challenges of an established, but dynamic community for the position of Part-Time Background Investigator. The City has a population of 51,000 residents, has a vibrant downtown and is home to the University of Miami. It is proud to be ranked by Forbes.com ninth out of America's Top 25 Towns to Live Well and America's sixth most successful walkable suburb by the Wall Street Journal.


STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO APPLYING:
 
STEP 1:  REVIEW THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Before submitting an online application, please review the following department standards and disqualifying factors.

Moral Character: An applicant, who, at any time during the employment application process, demonstrates dishonesty, withholds requested information (omissions), or whose background investigation reveals derogatory information will be disqualified.  
Drug usage: The City of Coral Gables Police Department has a strict policy regarding past and present drug usage.   Applicants must not have used any illegal substance, including prescription drugs without a prescription. The use of marijuana may be acceptable only if it was experimental in nature.  
Other disqualifying factors include but are not limited to - Financial/credit irresponsibility, Immoral/unethical conduct, and Criminal conduct.

STEP 2: APPLY ONLINE
Submit an online application. Please be sure to fully answer each question on the online application. Incomplete applications may be disqualified.  
 
STEP 3: PANEL INTERVIEW
Applicants who meet the job requirement, may be selected to participate in a panel interview.  The interview is facilitated by key individuals from the Police and Human Resources Department.
 
STEP 4: EXTENDED BACKGROUND and REVIEW PROCESS
Selected applicants are moved forward to the Extended Background phase of the process. During this phase, candidates undergo an extensive background investigation and participate in the following exams: psychological/suitability exam, polygraph exam, medical and urine/toxicology exam.  

STEP 5:  REVIEW PROCESS 
Applicants who successfully complete the Extended Background phase are presented to the Hiring Review Board. The Board has the authority to approve or reject the hire of a candidate.
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
 

DURATION OF SELECTION PROCESS:
The duration of the selection process is approximately 2 to 5 months from the date of the interview. Applicants must pass each phase of the selection process to the satisfaction of the The City of Coral Gables to be considered for employment.
 
REAPPLICATION PROCESS:
An applicant who does not pass the panel interview or is disqualified during the Extended Background phase, may reapply one year from the date of their online application. 
Job Type: Part-time
Location: City of Coral Gables, Florida
Agency: Police Department