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Law Enforcement Positions

Making a Difference!

The Orange County Sheriff's Office is seeking qualified candidates of the highest integrity for our sworn positions. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to reflect the rich diversity of our community. Using the best training and technology available, our sworn and civilian employees make a difference every day. Once hired, if you qualify, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office will facilitate the process to receive your $5,000 State of Florida Recruitment Bonus. Join our Team!

Current Openings

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Minimum Qualifications

for all Sworn Positions

  • Good work history
  • Accredited high school or GED diploma 
  • Must be able to comprehend and communicate fluently in verbal and written English
  • At least 20 years of age
  • U.S. Citizen
  • 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
  • Must be in good physical condition


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

  • Possibility of two $5,000 Recruitment Bonus for those who qualify - Totaling to $10,000

  • 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

  • 13 paid holidays per year

  • Gym facilities in many agency buildings

Sworn Pay

Sworn Pay Structure

Deputy Sheriff salary starts at $55,140 annually ($26.51/hour), with a maximum of $95,512 annually.

Benefits include uniforms, firearms, equipment, and a take-home car. Additional pay for education, shoe/boot allowance, shift differential, longevity, and specialty unit pay.


Signing Allowances

0-2 years of full time experience = $4,000 ($2,000 paid upon completion of Deputy Orientation,
$2,000 paid upon completion of Phase I of Field Training Program).

2-4 years of full time experience = $5,000 ($2,500 upon completion of Deputy Orientation,
$2,500 upon completion of Phase I of Field Training Program).

4+ years of full time experience = $5,000 ($2,500 upon completion of Deputy Orientation,
$2,500 on completion of Phase I of Field Training Program, PLUS entry into pay plan at Step 2).

Salary totaling $57,096 annually  (up to $67,096 with incentives).


Detailed Salary Components

Base salary ranges from $55,140 (first year) to $95,512 (maxed out).


Additional Allowances/Incentives include:
Shoe allowance: $125

Shift differential for midnight shift: $2,600

Education incentive with 4-Year Degree: $960

Master Deputy pay: $1,300

Total compensation: $58,825 (first year) to $103,097 (maxed out).


Longevity Pay

Begins at $500 annually at 5 years of service to $7,605 at 34+ years.


Personal & Sick Leave

Varies from 191.88 hours/year (0-4 years) to 295.90 hours/year (16+ years).



Eleven paid holidays plus two floating holidays annually.

Meet our Sworn Recruiters!

Sergeant Angel Cirino

[email protected]
(407) 415-1517

Sergeant Angel Cirino oversees the Field Recruiting Unit and is available to assist with a variety of job-related questions.

Rick Demarco

[email protected]
(407) 448-6804

Recruiter DeMarco specializes in questions from our candidates with military experience. He can answer questions with regards to military benefits.  DeMarco is a retired Master Sergeant from United States Marine Corps.  He proudly served in the USMC for 21 years.  

Christina Cordero

Christina Cordero

[email protected]

Deployed on Military Orders

Deputy Garfield Green

[email protected]

(407) 751-8792

Deputy Green has been a law enforcement officer since 1998.  He retired from a state law enforcement agency in 2019 before joining the Orange County Sheriff's Office in 2020 where he served as a Deputy in the Uniform Patrol Division.  Deputy Green is also a military veteran who served in the United States Navy.  He is available to assist with various job-related questions.