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Law Enforcement Positions

Making a Difference!

The Orange County Sheriff's Office prides itself with hiring highly qualified candidates of the highest integrity for all positions. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to reflect the diversity found in our community. We incorporate cutting edge technology with state of the art training to ensure our deputies make a difference every day.

Current Openings

View law enforcement positions, apply for a position, or update your law enforcement application:
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Minimum Qualifications

for all Sworn Positions

  • Good work history
  • Accredited high school or GED diploma (will not accept a certificate of completion)
  • Must be able to comprehend and communicate fluently in verbal and written English.
  • At least 21 years of age.
  • U.S. Citizen.
  • Valid drivers license for the last year.
  • No DUI convictions (or any other 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 marijuana use within the last two years.  No illegal drug usage (scheduled narcotic) within the past three years. Other drug usage will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
  • Good physical condition

Sworn Pay

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

Meet our Sworn Recruiters!

Rick Demarco

Rick DeMarco

(407) 448-6804

Recruiter DeMarco specializes in questions from our candidates with military experience. 

Recruiting Sergeant Jeff Mayer

Sgt. Jeff Mayer

(407) 212-6530

Sergeant Jeff Mayer oversees the Field Recruiting Unit and is available to assist with a variety of topics related to working as a deputy sheriff. He can answer questions for out of state law enforcement officers about the Equivalency of Training requirement (EOT).  

Jessica Ramirez-Delgado

Jessica Ramirez-Delgado



Deputy Ramirez-Delgado specializes in questions from candidates who are interested in learning about career opportunities, and specialty units the agency has to offer.

Christina Brown

Christina Brown


Deputy Christina Brown is a E-5, Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force Reserves.  She specializes in questions regarding deputies in the military reserves. 

She is proudly serving on an overseas deployment until June 2022.