LCPA Police Department Job Postings

Police Officer



Perform all necessary safety, security and related duties inherent in the protection of Port Authority property, facilities, personnel and the general public.  Primary duties include: activities relating to prevention of trespass, theft, and other criminal activity; investigation of both vehicle crashes and personal injuries; as well as, the monitoring and subsequent enforcement of established safety and security practices, policies and procedures, to include applicable Federal and Florida statutes and regulations, and County Ordinances.  A Police Officer is responsible to their Shift Sergeant.



Serves as uniformed law enforcement representative of the Port Authority, performing all duties commensurate to this responsibility.  Must possess exceptional customer service skills. Performs both preventive foot and vehicle patrols of Port Authority facilities and grounds.  Enforces all applicable laws, regulations and procedures, to include, issuing warnings, citations, and making arrests as required.  Reports and investigates, as directed, all motor vehicle crashes and incidents occurring on Port Authority property.  Administers first aid as required.  Operates required communications equipment.  Performs related duties as required.



Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:  Thorough knowledge of the codes and laws of the State ofFlorida, as applicable to the situation.  Ability to act with a high degree of independence in performance of required duties.  Must be able to successfully pass a physical examination, competency screening and a psychological assessment prior to employment. 


Training and Experience:  Must be at least 19 years of age and a citizen of theUnited States.  Must successfully pass drug screening and background investigation.  Must be of good moral character. Must not have been convicted of any felony or a misdemeanor, involving perjury or false statement, nor have received a dishonorable or undesirable discharge from any of the armed forces of theUnited States.  High school graduate or received a GED certificate required.  Upon employment a Police Officer must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver license.

Closing: May 29, 2015 @ 4:30 PM

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Applications for the Police Department cannot be completed online. Paper applications can be submitted anytime for Police Officer and Security Agent positions. A "pool" of applicants is maintained in order to fill vacancies as they become available. Please click here to download the LCPA Police Department Application and deliver in person or mail to:

Lee County Port Authority 

ATTN: Human Resources
11000 Terminal Access Road, Suite 8671
Fort Myers, Florida 33913

We do not accept a resume in lieu of an application. It is very important to include all relevant education and experience you possess on your application. Applications may be rejected if they are incomplete.

Paid benefits include: Paid time off, Florida Retirement System, medical, dental, life, short and long term disability insurance


Please contact Human Resources at or call (239) 590-4531 for any additional information or questions.