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Civilian Positions

Making a difference!

The Orange County Sheriff's Office is seeking qualified candidates of the highest integrity for our civilian job openings. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to reflect the rich diversity of our community. Join our team! 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 you join a specialty unit or embark on a supervisory track, our Career Development team is always available to guide you in the right direction as you move toward your career goals. Resume review, interview feedback, and information about continuing education are just a few resources we offer to help maximize your potential.


To view open civilian positions, apply, or update your civilian application:

Click here




Minimum Requirements for all Civilian Positions

  • Good work history
  • High school diploma or GED (except for School Crossing Guards - see requirements here) (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 driver's license for the last year
  • 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 within the last year. Other drug usage will be evaluated on a case by case basis



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


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

Civilian Pay

To view the agencies current civilian pay plan, click here.