Deputy Sheriff Cadet

Alachua County Sheriff's Office
Job Description
The Alachua County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking interested and qualified candidates for the position described below. A complete, detailed job description for this position is available in the Alachua County Sheriff's Office Human Resources Bureau.

HOURS: Full-time (typically 40 hours per week).

SALARY: $15.00/hourly. Plus educational incentive: $996 for Associates Degree, $2,004 for Bachelor’s Degree, $2,496 for Master Degree. Bi-weekly pay period. Upon successful completion of the State Certification process, pay will increase to $19.7010/hourly plus educational incentive pay and equipment.

DESCRIPTION: A training position involving attendance at a recognized law enforcement academy for the express purpose of becoming an Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Deputy. This position requires commitment, diligence and initiative.
Work is performed under the supervision of the Training Bureau Sergeants and Uniform Patrol Division Commander. Performance is evaluated through observation and grades obtained.

BENEFITS Florida State Retirement, Employer contributes up to 85% to Health, Life and Dental Care. Deferred Compensation, Flexible Spending Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, 8 Hours/Month Annual Leave, 14 Paid Holidays/Year, and up to 8 hours quarterly sick leave incentive.

REQUIREMENTS: To submit an application:
 Must be at least 21 years of age by the time of graduation from the academy
 High school diploma/GED
 Current, valid Florida driver’s license
 Must be a US Citizen
 Must meet or exceed all applicable physical agility standards required by ACSO
 Must pass any required physical testing mandated by ACSO and/or FCJSTC
 Be of good moral character, have no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions involving moral character, perjury or false statements
 Must be willing to enter into a pre-employment agreement regarding length of ACSO employment
 Must pass the current ACSO pre-employment background testing and background process
 Must meet the ACSO Deputy Sheriff residency requirement at the time of employment as a full-time ACSO Deputy
 Must meet Santa Fe College in-state tuition requirements

SELECTION: The most qualified applicants will be scheduled for an Oral Board interview with various representatives of the Sheriff's Office. Selected applicants must successfully complete the requirements of a conditional employment offer, a pre-employment background investigation, polygraph, physical examination, drug screening, physical agility course and psychological examination.

DEADLINE: Monday, May 2, 2022

CONTACT INFO: Alachua County Sheriff's Office Human Resources Bureau
2621 SE Hawthorne Road
Gainesville, Florida 32641
Office: (352)367-4040
Fax: (352)374-1803
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity employer. The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office gives preference in
employment/appointment to eligible veterans and spouses of disabled veterans. Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated in the application process. Minorities and protected classes are encouraged to apply.
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