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Civilian Positions

Making a difference!

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office prides itself 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.

Current Openings

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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Minimum Requirements for all Civilian Positions

  • Good work history.
  • High school diploma or GED except for School Crossing Guards, see requirements (Will not accept a certificate of completion.)
  • Must be able to comprehend and communicate fluently in verbal and written English.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Registered Alien
  • For positions requiring driving, a valid drivers license for the last year.
  • No DUI convictions (or any reduced charge such as reckless driving) 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.

Applicants with body ornamentation (tattoos) shall not have any visible body ornamentation on the head, face, and neck area, which includes the visible skin while wearing a collared uniform shirt with an unbuttoned top button.  Employees shall not have any visible body ornamentation located on the hands which is defined as the area from wrist to fingertips; however, a tattoo simulating a wedding ring on the ring finger of the left hand will not be considered excessive as described herein.  Applicants are encouraged to read the agency body ornamentation policy before applying.

Process

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

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

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
  • 12 vacation days per year/accrues at 3.69 hours bi-weekly
  • Sick time accrues at 3.69 hours bi-weekly
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • Gym facilities in many agency buildings