The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office accepts applications for all positions on a continual year-round basis.

To be considered for employment, at a minimum, applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be at least 19 years of age
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess a valid Florida driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Pass a drug screening
  • Pass a physical examination and psychological evaluation if applying for a sworn certified position
  • Pass a background investigation and fingerprinting, which includes; no felony convictions; no misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement; no misdemeanor conviction of domestic violence; no dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States(if prior military service).

Applicants considered for employment in a sworn certified Law Enforcement capacity must successfully pass a medical examination and psychological evaluation.

Employment Applications may be obtained by clicking here.

You may also contact the Human Resource Office at (850) 745-7120 for assistance.

Applicants must completely fill out employment history and references on the application to include accurate contact information for every employer and reference.  An explanation of gaps in employment is required.  Failure to submit a complete application as indicated above may result in your application being removed from further consideration.

Applications received will remain active for one year. After this one year period, the application status will be moved to inactive in accordance with records retention schedule GS1-L. Applicants may update their application at anytime during this two year process.

Please send your completed notarized application to:

Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office
Attn: Human Resource Division
15 Oak Street
Crawfordville, Florida 32327


The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer and believes that all personnel are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against employees or applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. It is the expressed intent and desire of the Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office that equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees or applicants with respect to wages, hours, and conditions of employment. The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify Human Resources in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office supports a Drug-Free workplace.  All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

We recognize veteran’s preference as provided by law.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, eligible veterans and spouses of veterans will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. For applicants claiming Veterans’ Preference, please attach supporting documentation that includes character of service (for example, DD form 214 Member Copy #4) when you apply.