Deputy Sheriff

Sheriff
Citrus County Sheriff Office - Inverness, Florida

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$18.30 hourly

Job Description

Full time position working rotating, 12-hour shifts. Performs varied assignments in motorized patrol, traffic control and enforcement, preliminary and follow–up investigation at crime scenes, serving writs in criminal proceedings and assisting in public safety education programs. Work involves an element of personal danger and high levels of physical, emotional and mental stress to deal with people in various situations.

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The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office offers a liberal salary & compensation program:  Deputy Starting Salary: $33,716.80 After FTO $38,064.00. Participation in Florida Retirement System (FRS). Paid overtime at 1 ½ hours after 80 hours in a bi-weekly pay period.  Incentive pay; at a maximum of $1,560.00 annually for college degree and approved career development courses.  Specialty pay for service on many teams and units.  Minimum 80 Vacation hours and 88 Sick leave hours accrued annually. 11 Paid Holidays per year. Send applications to the following address: Human Resource Division Citrus County Sheriff’s Office 1 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. Inverness, Fl. 34450 Contact Recruiter Jason Boyer at (352) 341-7452 for more information.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 19 and older
  • Education: High School Diploma. State of Florida Law Enforcement Certification Required
  • Experience: Not neccessary but encouraged. Must have completed a Florida Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Program and pass state exam.

“All hires, transfers and promotions in the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office are made without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age marital status, or disability.” Deputy Sheriff SALARY: $18.30/HR - $22.30/HR Beginning Trainee Rate: $16.21/HR Full time position working rotating, 12-hour shifts. Performs varied assignments in motorized patrol, traffic control and enforcement, preliminary and follow–up investigation at crime scenes, serving writs in criminal proceedings and assisting in public safety education programs. Work involves an element of personal danger and high levels of physical, emotional and mental stress to deal with people in various situations. The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office offers a liberal salary & compensation program:  Deputy Starting Salary: $33,716.80 after FTO $38,064.00.  Participation in Florida Retirement System (FRS).  Paid overtime at 1 ½ hours after 80 hours in a bi-weekly pay period.  Incentive pay; at a maximum of $1,560.00 annually for college degree and approved career development courses.  Specialty pay for service on many teams and units.  Minimum 80 Vacation hours and 88 Sick leave hours accrued annually.  11 Paid Holidays per year. REQUIREMENTS  Must be at least 19 years of age.  Must be a United States Citizen.  Must be a high school graduate or its equivalent.  Good moral character as defined in F.A.C. 11B-27.0011.  Must not have been dishonorably discharged from any branch of the United States Military.  Must not have any felony convictions.  Must not have any misdemeanor convictions involving perjury or false statements.  Must successfully pass a pre-employment physical abilities test (PAT) and physical assessment (see attached description).  Must successfully complete a background investigation including drug testing.  Must successfully pass a pre-employment physical exam.  Must satisfy the minimum training and certification requirements set by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.  Must have achieved a passing score on the State Officer Certification Examination.  Tobacco Free: Applicants may not have used tobacco products for a minimum of six months prior to the date of hire and will not be permitted to use tobacco products at any time, whether on or off duty.

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Jason Boyer

Citrus County Sheriff Office
1 S Park Ave
Inverness, Florida 34450
phone: (352) 341-7452

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