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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.   


Graphic Technician -- OPEN

Minimum Qualifications:
    High school diploma or GED
    Two years related experience and/or training
Must possess basic mathematical skills, with the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure (particularly when determining print settings), using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute ratios and percent.

Must be able to formulate concepts and render forms, newletters, brochures, signage, logos, event stationary, or miscellaneous documents. May produce models or graphic interpretations of concepts to be approved before implementation (e.g. vehicle designs and wall displays).

Job Description:
Designs and creates forms, brochures, signage, logos, event stationery, and miscellaneous documents in print and electronic formats.

Computer Skills:
Must have intermediate skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications; must have advanced skills in graphic design and desktop publishing applications (e.g., Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator). Must have the ability to learn and utilize specialized applications and use the Internet effectively to research information. Must be able to work in both PC and MAC platforms.

Salary: $32,115 / yr. or $33,737/yr. with 3 years experience 


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)

Salary Range:

  • $25,126 or $26,395 with 3+ years 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.


I.T. Programmer--OPEN

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Must have a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in computer programming or related field, and six (6) months of recent programming, web site development, or computer graphic experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

The position will focus on the area of Web development and prefers a candidate with mid-level experience.

Web development: This position requires mid-level development experience within the Microsoft.Net development environment with an emphasis on web and database development utilizing C#, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 or above, and web services.

Job Description:

Analyzes requirements and develops computer programs. Makes changes or enhancements to current computer systems/programs to adhere to procedural changes or user requests.

Consults with agency employees as necessary to gather information for application development. Designs and develops applications by utilizing various programming languages and environments. Converts designs and specifications into computer code.

Provides daily technical support and assistance to agency users. Researches and identifies the system and/or user's problem.

Analyzes, defines, and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks and controls, and outputs.

Designs, develops and/or refines, tests, and implements new computer systems and/or programs based on user's needs and requirements. Creates test transactions and runs tests to find errors and confirm programs meet specifications. Monitors performance of programs after implementation.

Writes and maintains technical specifications. Analyzes and estimates feasibility, costs, time, and compatibility with hardware and other programs. Develops and maintains plans outlining steps and timetables for developing programs.

Researches and evaluates software and hardware to assist in programming or to use as program platforms.

Salary: Based on experience


Latent Print Examiner Supervisor--OPEN

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Supervises Latent Print Examiners.
  • Analyzes, resolves, or assists subordinates in resolving work problems.
  • Sets staff objectives.
  • Revises or changes procedure as necessary.
  • Performs work that is highly specialized, technical, and complex requiring a great deal of responsibility.
  • Evaluates, analyzes, and compares latent prints to the prints of known suspects and compiles reports on findings; maintains files and documentation.
  • Assists other agencies using expert knowledge.
  • Uses the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) to search for a match. May be required to use the Henry System of Identification for locating old prints.
  • Reviews work performed by Latent Print Examiners.
  • Testifies in court; prepares court testimony.


  • Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B. S.) or equivalent from four-year college or university in Criminal Justice, Business, or a related field; and six (6) years latent print experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have and maintain International Association for Identification Latent Print Certification.
  • Must have valid Florida driver’s license.  

Salary:  $50,252 / year -$61,900 / year    Based on experience






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.

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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: $10.02/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.


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Fleet Specialist I--CLOSED


Maintains the Fleet Parts Room and provides clerical support by performing the following duties.

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

Answers incoming phone calls and assists callers as necessary. Handles all incoming invoices and processes/distributes related paperwork as necessary.

Orders and picks up parts from vendors. Delivers and picks up vehicles from dealerships. Delivers and picks up radios from repair.

Updates computer database of parts available. Compiles and updates various reports (e.g., statistical reports on work output, supplies/parts utilization, maintenance performed). Logs work sent out and completed.

Pulls parts and updates work orders as needed. Performs clerical duties to include typing, copying, and filing as assigned.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED). One (1) year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have valid Florida driver’s license and good driving record.


$26,395/year or $27,726/year with 3 years experience


Automotive Technician--CLOSED


  • ASE certifications for Brakes and Heating & Air Conditioning preferred, but will train
  • 2 years related experience and/or training
  • US Citizen or possess a current permanent resident card
  • Valid Florida Drivers License and good driving record
  • Good employment history and background

Salary: Starting salary ranges from $30,576/annually to $32,718/annually, depending on certifications and experience



Parking Enforcement Supervisor, Part-time—CLOSED


High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Two (2) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must have valid Florida driver’s license.

Job Summary

Supervises and coordinates the activities of the Volunteer Parking Enforcement Unit and agency participation with the Community Traffic Safety Team by performing the following duties.

Organizes and coordinates aspects of volunteer programs and special activities such as the Parking Enforcement Specialist Academy by arranging and/or delivering instruction to volunteers and/or employees from other agencies and assisting with equipment and classroom set-up/troubleshooting.

Performs general administrative duties to include completing paperwork for the volunteers, writing memos and reports, and ensuring statistical information is up to date and accurate.

Organizes and coordinates Community Traffic Safety Team operations such as Click it or Ticket, DUI Checkpoints, DUI Saturation Patrols, and the Motor Unit Challenge. Maintains paperwork for each operation and submits required statistical data and reports to the state.

Recruits, interviews, and hires volunteers for the Parking Enforcement Unit; ensures driver’s license and background checks are performed, verifies that volunteers receive appropriate training, and maintains volunteer files, databases, and rosters.

Coordinates and assembles volunteers for special details to assist law enforcement at community service functions, parking enforcement operations, traffic control, funeral escorts, and traffic-related checkpoints.

Coordinates sector patrols for parking-related issues. Addresses parking complaints, and arranges towing of unauthorized vehicles from county right of ways. Handles citizen complaints related to parking enforcement and right of way violations.

Ensures Parking Enforcement vehicle maintenance is scheduled and performed.


Based on experience


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.


  • 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


Clerical 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)

DUI Technician--CLOSED


  • 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

Crime Analyst--CLOSED


  • 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

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.