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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.

  • $5,000 Recruitment Bonus for those who qualify

  • 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

The current collective bargaining agreement (CBA) contains a pay step plan that tops out at $95,512 for Deputy Sheriff.  The current CBA also provides uniforms, firearms, necessary equipment and a take home car as well as pay for education reimbursement, shoes/boots, shift differential, longevity, specialty unit pay, etc. 

Recruits who are sponsored to the police academy earn an annualized salary of $45,552 while in the police academy.  Benefits, including healthcare, commence immediately upon hire.  After academy graduation, newly certified deputies receive a raise to the starting deputy sheriff pay of $55,140 and, if eligible, the Orange County Sheriff's Office will facilitate the process for the new deputy to receive the State of Florida’s $5,000 Recruitment Bonus. 

Non-sponsored new deputies with at least one year of experience receive a $1,500 signing allowance upon hire.  New deputies who come to us with two years of experience receive a $2,500 signing allowance.  Four years of experience qualifies for the $2,500 signing allowance plus entry into the pay plan at step two, or $57,096 annually (plus incentives: $62,321). 

At the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, there is tremendous room for growth.

Corporal pay range is $63,980 to $98,650 annually.

Sergeant pay range is $77,688 to $104,198 annually.



  First Year Deputy Maxed Out Deputy
Base Salary $55,140 $95,512
Shoe Allowance $125 $125
Shift Differential (Midnights) $2,600 $2,600
Education Incentive (with 4-Year Degree) $960 $960
Longevity   $2,600
Master Deputy Pay   $1,300
Total $58,825 $103,097


Longevity Pay

5 to less than 10 years of service $1,341
10 to less than 15 years of service $1,840
15 to less than 20 years of service $3,500
20 to less than 25 years of service $4,680
25 to less than 30 years of service   $5,805
34 years and more     $7,605


Personal Leave

0 – 4 years 95.94 hours per year
5 – 10 years 119.86 hours per year
11 – 15 years 159.9 hours per year
>16 years 199.96 hours per year



Eleven paid holidays in addition to two floating holidays

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]

(407) 450-6158

Deputy Christina Cordero is a E-6, Technical Sergeant in the United States Air Force Reserves. She specializes in questions regarding deputies in the military reserves.