Position: Correctional Officer / Detention Deputy
Company: Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office
Starting Salary: $29,000.00
The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Certified Correctional Officer/Detention Deputy. A complete, detailed job description for this position is available at the Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office in the Human Resource Office.
This is an open advertisement for the Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office.
Certified Correctional Officers must have completed the Basic Recruit Training Course for Correctional Officers and be eligible for, or possess a current employment certificate of compliance for Correctional Officers issued by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. The annual Salary for this position is $29,000.00 plus benefits. Employees have flexibility in choosing a benefit package that meets their personal needs. The employee benefits include retirement benefits under the Florida Retirement System, medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, leave accrual, paid holidays, education and training salary incentives. Voluntary benefits are also available.
**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, including all military service (if applicable, attach a copy of your DD214). Failure to submit a complete application may result in your application being removed from further consideration.
At a minimum, successful 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 State of Florida Certificate of Completion and/or Certification of Compliance
• Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
• Pass a drug test and physical examination
• Pass a background investigation and fingerprinting, including but not limited to; 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.
Applications may be obtained on the website www.wcso.org. You may also contact the Human Resource Office at (850) 745-7120 for assistance or additional information.
The Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office is an E-Verify Employer and Equal Opportunity Employer and 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.
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 for a vacancy.
Applications may be obtained from:
www.wcso.org or 15 Oak Street, Crawfordville, FL 32327
Please mail or deliver the completed application including required documentation to:
Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office
Attention: Human Resources
15 Oak Street
Crawfordville, FL 32327-2090