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The Orange County Sheriff’s Office
prides ourselves with hiring highly qualified candidates of the highest integrity.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to reflect the diversity found in our community.  This page is updated with new job openings, so check back often.  For positions that are being processed currently, you may hear back from us within 30 days.  Others will be longer and you may not hear from us until a vacancy occurs.   

Minimum Requirements for all Civilian Positions:

  • High school or GED diploma (except for Auto Mechanics and School Crossing Guards, see requirements)
  • At least 18 years of age
  • U.S. Citizen or Registered Alien
  • For positions requiring driving, a valid drivers license for the last year and have no more than two moving violations over the past three years
  • No DUI convictions for the past 5 years. Other driving history will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony.
  • Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor involving moral character, false statements, perjury or domestic violence.
  • Must not have received a dishonorable discharge from the United States Armed Forces
  • No illegal drug usage over the past two years. Other drug usage will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Benefits All full-time employees of the Orange County Sheriff's Office receive an excellent benefits and compensation package.

  • Sheriff contributes majority of cost for medical coverage
  • Life insurance and long term disability insurance is provided by Sheriff; employees may elect to purchase additional coverage
  • Retirement benefits are provided by the Florida Retirement System
  • Uniforms and other equipment furnished for some positions
  • Education incentive and reimbursement programs
  • 14 vacation days per year/accrues at 3.69 hours bi-weekly
  • Sick time accrues at 3.69 hours bi-weekly
  • 14 paid holidays per year
  • Gym facilities in many agency buildings

Career Opportunities - Many who start their careers at the Orange County Sheriff’s Office stay with our agency all the way to retirement because the opportunities are endless. There are a variety of experiences to choose from, whether it be a specialty unit or a supervisory track, and our Career Development team is always available to guide you in the right direction as you move toward your career goals. We offer resume reviews, interview feedback, and information about college degrees as just a few resources to help maximize your potential.

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Part-time Office Assistant—OPEN

The Orange County Sheriff's Office is seeking a part-time Office Assistant to work in the Executive Offices. 
We are looking for someone who only wants to work part-time.

Hours:  20 hours per week, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Requirements:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and 2 years related experience, preferred.  Advanced office experience preferred.

Must be able to comprehend and communicate fluently in verbal and written English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively in one-on-one and small group situations.

Job Duties: 

General office duties; must have strong computer and communication skills. Experience in an executive office preferred. 

Types routine correspondence, memos, reports and other documents as directed and independently.

Answers incoming telephone calls, determines purpose of callers, and forwards calls to appropriate personnel or department. Takes and delivers messages or transfers calls to voice mail when appropriate personnel are unavailable.

Answers questions about organization and provides callers with address, directions, and other information.

Receives, sorts, and routes mail, and maintains and routes publications.

Performs other clerical duties as needed, such as filing, photocopying, and collating.

Files and maintains various documents. Logs information in computer.

Schedules and coordinates meetings; may chair a meeting. May assist during meeting by taking dictation and transcribing minutes.

Complete an application by clicking the link below. 


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Digital Forensics Supervisor—OPEN

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four year college or university in Digital Forensics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field; and 4 years experience directly related to the field of digital forensics; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have completed or be able to successfully complete either the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE) program within twelve (12) months of selection.
  • Must be able to successfully obtain and maintain one or more of the following relevant certifications such as EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), Cellebrite Logical and Physical Certification, or other applicable certifications.
  • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license.  Must have attended or be willing to attend and successfully complete an agency sponsored Law Enforcement Vehicle Operations (LEVO) Training.  This assignment includes driving an agency vehicle.
  • A minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience preferred.

Job Summary:

Supervises Digital Forensics Investigators who spend at least 65 percent of their time performing duties that involve the collection, examination, preservation, documentation, preparation, and analysis of physical evidence having potential biological or chemical contamination that may have carcinogenic or health-damaging properties in the handling and analysis of such evidence.

  • Must have the ability to maintain and disseminate confidential and sensitive information appropriately.
  • Must be able to travel to off-site locations and work in all types of weather conditions due to situations such as search warrants and evidence collection.
  • Must be able to lift equipment up to 75 pounds.   
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours. May be required to work evenings, weekends, and/or holidays to meet operational necessity. Must be available for twenty-four (24) hour call out. 

Salary:  $42,016 - $85,321/year, based on experience

 
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Part-time Compensation Analyst—OPEN

Qualifications:

1.      Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B.S.) in Human Resources Management or a related field; and two (2) years related experience.  Additional education may substitute for related experience.

2.      Related compensation certification and programming experience preferred.

      3.      Previous experience with public sector or law enforcement compensation systems preferred.

 

Job Summary:

Assists in the development and administration of employee salary administration programs and Human Resources system support by performing the following duties.

Advises management on compensation actions for employees. Reviews proposed salary actions to ensure conformance with established guidelines and policies. Develops recommendations to adjust pay structure in response to changing organizational needs, union requests and market values. 

Creates and participates in external salary surveys in conjunction with internal position evaluations to analyze the results and determine the organization's market relationship.  Reviews proposals for new or revised job classifications to determine appropriate pay grade assignment and make recommendations to staff.

Conducts in-depth costing scenarios of current and proposed pay structure changes; works closely with management team during fiscal portions of agency pay changes and union negotiations.  Responsible for the implementation of all pay plan changes to include pay grade schedule changes along with the update and verification of employee pay records.

Analyzes current organizational pay practices and makes recommendations for pay changes to ensure equity. Conducts job analysis to determine appropriate salary level according to agency compensation guidelines and policy.

Handles the maintenance and modification of some functional HRIS components.  Develops and maintains HR system codes (job codes, status codes, department codes), employee pay groups and personnel actions.  Conducts system audits, test process flow changes, and coordinate HR tasks related to agency reorganizations or pay implementations.  Create mass change actions or spreadsheets needed to implement all changes.

Creates ad hoc reports using various reporting software such as (SQL Server Reporting Services or comparable reporting tools) to create HR and payroll system reports for management such as but not limited to: manpower, attrition, promotions, statistics…  Updates all related reports due to agency reorganizations or upgrades. Works with employees to create retirement spreadsheets.

Maintains agency position control and provides information as required regarding authorized positions, vacancies and employee data; develops and provides related reports. 

Assists in the organization and implementation of new programs/upgrades to the Lawson HR/Payroll system and makes changes to its functional applications based on agency and end user needs.  Conducts extensive form and data testing in the test system and performs parallel data testing prior to system upgrade.  Reviews all data and reports for accuracy.

Recommends and drafts, develops, and implements salary administration guidelines.  Researches special compensation programs or incentive systems to support the organization's objectives.

Salary:   Based on experience

Part-time will be considered no less than 32 hours/4 days a week and up to 39 hours.
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Financial Systems Coordinator (2 positions)—OPEN

QUALIFICATIONS and ABILITIES:

1.    Must have Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university in Accounting, Finance or related field; and four (4) years related experience and/or training; a CPA certification, other applicable designation, or advanced education may substitute for up to four (4) years of related experience.  

2.    Must be able to comprehend and communicate fluently in verbal and written English.

3.    Must have excellent mathematical skills and understand the application of fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

4.    Must have knowledge of financial and tax principles and procedures.

5.    Must have strong computer skills to include word processing, spreadsheet, and data base applications.

6.    Must have strong attention to detail skills.

JOB SUMMARY:

Assists Financial Managers in overseeing the sections of Fiscal Management.

Analyzes financial information; prepares reports to summarize and interpret current and projected financial positions.

Prepares budget forecasts, financial reports, and funding claims. Prepares and/or assists with funding applications, monitoring of reports/surveys and other program/progress/closeout reports.

Runs, updates, and verifies a variety of different financial and payroll applications and reports (time entry, time accrual, deductions, benefits, and FLSA). Prepares tax totals and reconciles bank statements.

Assists with agency acquisitions and property accountability/inventory through the procurement process.  Prepares and/or assists with record retention procedures and requirements. 

Establishes, maintains, and monitors budget and payroll accounts for assigned programs, activities, and grants.

Prepares and/or assists with W-2’s, financial and procurement closeouts, and annual financial reports.  Prepares and/or assists with the preparation of the annual IRS 1099 Statements.

Reconciles the agency capital fixed asset system to the general ledger. Confers with program managers and funding agencies on an as needed basis.

Advises management on effective use of resources and underlying budget forecasts.  Clarifies budgets to management.

Assists with the development, implementation, and testing of various financial systems, tables, and applications.

SALARY:  Based on experience

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Public Safety Telecommunicators (911 Operators) -- OPEN  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or possess a current permanent resident card
  • Knowledge of Orange County geography helpful
  • Must be able to work various shifts with rotating days off, as well as weekends and holidays 
  • Must be able to speak and understand English
  • Must successfully complete a job related "CritiCall" test
  • Must be computer literate

Additional Processing:

  • CritiCall testing
  • Psychological evaluation (after conditional offer)

New Salary INCREASE:

  • $29,120 or $30,576 with 3+ years experience ($14.00/hr or $14.70 with 3+ yrs experience)
  • Shift differential pay provided once training is completed, for working evenings and midnights 

Public Safety Telecommunicators respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service, using a computer aided dispatch terminal for entering call data.  They must train and certify in at least two positions:  Call Taker, Radio Dispatcher, and Teletype Operator. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.






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POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE DIRECTOR--OPEN

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides strategic leadership and direction for the Orange County Police Athletic League (PAL). Oversees daily operations to include administrative tasks, supervisory duties, facility maintenance, as well as fundraising activities and community outreach efforts. Develops and implements fundraising strategies and associated marketing plans; meets and actively seeks funding donations from businesses, community organizations, and private community donators. Prepares grant proposals; seeks potential sponsors for PAL related programs Ensures program and Board of Directors operate in accordance with mission, values, bylaws, policies, and procedures of PAL. Responsibilities include developing individual, business, and community partnerships for PAL and managing the PAL budgets efficiently. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) or equivalent from an accredited college or university in Sociology, Social or Behavioral Sciences, Education, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field; and two (2) years related experience in social services program administration, counseling, or education; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in applying basic accounting/budgetary principles, fundraising, and grant writing required. For more information and to apply to this position, click the link below: http://www.ocsopal.com/employment

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WE ARE ALSO ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDS

CLICK HERE only if you want to apply for a School Guard position or to update your School Guard application if you previously applied on this website.

Qualifications: Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements: 

  • Be able to perceive potential traffic hazards
  • Be sufficiently agile to move swiftly to avoid danger
  • Be able to comprehend and communicate fluently in verbal and written English
  • Be legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Veterans of military service must be honorably separated

Additional Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or possess a current permanent resident card
  • High school diploma or possess a state equivalency diploma is recommended but not mandatory.
  • Not have been convicted of a felony. Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor involving moral character, false statements, perjury or domestic violence.
  • Must successfully pass an agility test.
  • Must pass an occupational health medical exam.
  • Able to successfully complete a state certification course with a passing score of 75% or higher and re-certify annually.
  • Must be able to handle working with children and work in a high vehicle traffic environment.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Salary: $10.33/hour Application Process: this sounds like the position for you or someone you know, please stop by our Human Resources Office, 2500 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando, FL 32804 or call the School Crossing Guard Office at 407-836-4082. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 

Hear more from our IMS Manager about this job by clicking
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Administrative Positions--OPEN
Administrative and clerical positions are considered for future openings in several areas:

  • Records Division
  • Fugitive Section
  • Judicial Section

Most of the shifts available are evenings or midnights, working weekends and holidays.
Job duties may include the following:

  • Receives paperwork and supporting documentation
  • Enters data into and retrieves information from the appropriate database
  • Answers telephones, screens and routes calls, takes messages, and answers routine questions
  • Maintains appropriate logs
  • Confirms information and researches discrepancies
  • Provides information and documents to citizens and law enforcement personnel
  • Answers routine questions and assists individuals with paperwork as needed
  • Performs other duties depending on area assigned

Salary Range: Varies depending on position and experience; ranges from $22,776 - $23,920/annually ($10.95- $11.50/hour)

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Crime Scene Investigator--CLOSED

 

Job Summary:

Applies scientific principles to analyze, identify and classify physical evidence related to crime scenes by performing the following duties: Searches for, collects, photographs, and preserves evidence. Analyzes items such as paint, glass, printed matter, paper, ink, fabric, dust, dirt, gases, or other substances. Identifies hair, skin, tissue, blood, bones, or human organs. Performs a variety of analytical examinations. Processes the crime scene using chemicals, light source enhancement, and other methods. Reconstructs crime scene, preserving marks or impressions made by shoes, tires, or other objects by plaster or moulage casts. Sketches or draws details of crime scenes. Collects and packages evidence for presentation in court. Prepares reports or presentations of findings, methods, and techniques used to support conclusion. Completes photograph referrals, blood draws, photographs and prints of dead persons at the morgue. Acts as a liaison between crime laboratories, investigators, prosecutors, and defense attorneys. Confers with experts in relevant specialties as necessary. Submits evidence for examination to FDLE and/or FBI labs. Testifies in court hearings about work performed. Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • U.S. Citizen or possess a current permanent resident card
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Associates degree from a two-year college or university in Forensic Science, Chemistry or biology; and one (1) year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Valid Florida Drivers License and a good driving history
  • Clean criminal history; any arrest history will be individually evaluated
  • No illegal drug usage within the past two years, all other usage will be evaluated on an individual basis
  • Basic computer skills to include word processing applications

Additional Processing:

  • Crime Scene Investigator Technical Knowledge Exam
  • Written Skills Exam
  • Panel Interview

Salary Range: $33,737 or $35,443/annually with 3+ years experience

 

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Crime Analyst--CLOSED

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in Criminal Justice, Statistical Analysis, or closely related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Crime Analysis certificate preferred.  
  • One year related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Basic computer skills to include word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications 
  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts, such as probability, and statistical inference, frequency distribution, and correlation techniques
  • Able to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals 
  • Able to effectively present information to, and respond to questions from management, outside agencies, business and the general public
  • FCIC/NCIC Limited Operator certification within one year of employment 

Additional Processing:

  • Crime Analyst tests
  • Panel Interview

Salary Range - $32,115 or $33,737 with 3+ years experience

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DUI Technician--CLOSED

Qualifications:

 

 

  • U.S. Citizen or possess a current permanet resident card
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • At least 18 years of age
  • DUI or law enforcement experience preferred; training will be provided
  • Must be able to successfully complete a state certification course with a passing score of 80% after hire
  • Able to learn to operate technical equipment, i.e., breath testing, audio aide, computers, including data entry
  • Superior integrity, honesty and be willing to be challenged regularly
  • Able to work well with persons under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs
  • Work long hours (8p.m. - 6 a.m.) irregular and rotating schedules
  • Subject to call-out for court testimony
  • Valid Florida drivers license and personal vehicle is required; must have clean driving history
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish, Creole) helpful

 

Additional Processing:

 

  • Written Skills test
  • Psychological Evaluation

 

Salary Range: $27,726 or $29,120 with 3+ years experience

 

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Technical Support Specialist--CLOSED

 

JOB SUMMARY: Provides technical assistance concerning computer hardware and software and telephone equipment issues by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Acts as a Help Desk coordinator and operator for logging, tracking, and resolving customer service requests.

Ensures employees and supervisors are updated on the general status of problems.

Performs diagnosis and corrections of technical and operational problems. Refers special issues to appropriate personnel or vendors.

Supports IMS Unit in preparing for unit moves within the agency; Provides statistical information when requested.

           Develops expertise with various equipment and software applications through in-house and outside training.

Depending on assignment, may maintain, install, and/or repair mobile data computer (MDC) systems and related software.

Depending on assignment, may create and modify network user and email accounts.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

Associates degree (A. A. or A.S.) in information technology or related field; or a recognized industry standard computer certification (e.g., MCSE, A+, CNE, CCNA, Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7); or two (2) years of information technology experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Salary: Commensurate with Experience Apply Online by clicking the link below




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Processing:
All candidates for full-time positions will participate in the following steps:

 

  • Online application
  • Voice Stress Analysis (truth verification)
  • Complete Background Check
  • Credit check
  • Medical exam & drug screen (after conditional job offer)
  • Additional tests required by the position

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Benefits: All full-time employees of the Orange County Sheriff's Office receive an excellent benefits and compensation package.  

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