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08/04/15 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM: Valencia College - School of Public Safety Job Fair, 8600 Valencia College Lane, Orlando, FL

08/18/15 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM: West Orange County Job Fair, Magic Rec Center, 2801 N Apopka Vineland Rd, Orlando, FL

09/09/15 from 12:00 - 4:00 PM: Governor's Job Fair, Central Florida Fair Expo Park, 4603 W Colonial Dr, Orlando, FL
 
            
         

                                 
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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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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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Civil Process Officer—OPEN  
 
Job Summary: Serves court orders and processes issued by the State Attorney, Public Defender, all Criminal and Civil Courts, and/or attorneys by performing the following duties:

  • Receives court documents to be served in Orange County.
  • Conducts minor investigations to locate persons being served.
  • Uses telephone directories, state/county/city records, and available resources to deliver documents.
  • Efficiently records time and place of delivery of court documents, including type of service made and who the document was served upon. Completes daily worksheet and stats. Uses electronic tracking device that records automated return of service.

Salary: $23,920 or $25,126 with 3+ years experience



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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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GIS Technician—OPEN


JOB SUMMARY

Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical (support) functions in relation to the development, implementation, and maintenance of Orange County Sheriff’s Office Geographic Information System (GIS).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintains and provides data for emergency 911 applications used by dispatch personnel and technical support for Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) emergency 911 services.

Assists with administrative duties for  ArcGIS Online (add usernames, passwords, feature classes, etc.).

Assists with maintaining geodatabase and map products used by OCSO departments in relation to sectors and zones boundary lines, road centerlines, and physical addressing, etc.

Resolves data integrity issues through the review and implementation of QA/QC (Quality Assurance/Quality Control) workflows and metadata documentation.

Develops, records, and integrates GIS data including local, State, and Federal GIS databases.

Corresponds with planners & engineers regarding proposed City boundary changes, annexation, and zoning across multiple municipalities.

Coordinates with direct supervisor regarding current and future GIS technology requirements (e.g., evaluates new software).

Assists with providing training/support to OCSO departments regarding the use of new and existing GIS hardware and software.

Assists with providing GIS desktop support to end users, as required.

Produces high quality maps while working with OCSO departments, when necessary.

Assists with writing/creating/testing/executing SQL queries for creating and maintaining reports. This could include using industry best practices to create stored procedures and views for Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Associate's degree (A.A. or A.S.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; and one (1) year geographical information systems related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to learn agency selected reporting software in support of these functions. An example of software packages, but not limited to, would be: Microsoft SQL Reporting Services, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access. Must have knowledge of methods for maintaining and developing agency GIS systems and have knowledge of relational database management systems. Prefer software proficiency in geographic information systems (GIS).

Salary: Commensurate with experience

______________________________________________________________________________________ Hear more from our IMS Manager about future Programmer positions by clicking HERE


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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
HERE for future I.T. System Administrator positions.                         ___________________________________________________________________________________________            


Administrative Positions--CLOSED

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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