Job Openings

To apply for an open position in a full time Law Enforcement, Corrections, Reserve or civilian position, please download the preliminary application (PDF). Once The application has been filled out in its entirety, please deliver it along with your resume to the sheriff's office by one of the following methods:

  • Fax it to : 941-205-5692
  • Email to: HumanResources@ccso.org
  • Drop it off at:
    Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Headquarters
    7474 Utilities Road, Punta Gorda, Florida.

After the Sheriff's Office has received your application, you may be scheduled to appear for an oral board. Candidates who successfully complete the oral board will be asked to complete the full application form.

To apply for a volunteer position such as Parking Enforcement, COPS, Explorers etc, please download and complete our volunteer application. These positions do not require an oral board.

You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view either the preliminary application or the volunteer application. These forms can either be printed and fill out by hand, or they can be filled out on your computer using Acrobat Reader. When filling in either form on the computer, it will be necessary to hold the "Shift" key while hitting the space bar between words.

Please note that if you apply for a position that is not advertised below, your application will not be accepted.

Employee Benefits

  • We pay medical insurance premiums for both you AND your Dependants!
  • Vision and dental insurance.
  • Short term disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Florida State Retirement(FRS).
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Education tuition reimbursement(state rates).
  • Supplemental pay for education and special assignments.
  • Liberal vacation and sick time accruals.
  • Additional allowances for holiday and personal time.
  • Fully equipped Fitness and workout facilities.
  • (LE only) - Take home vehicles.

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Certified Reserve Officer

Application Deadline: December 31, 2014 17:00

FLORIDA CERTIFIED VOLUNTEER RESERVE OFFICERS that meet the following requirements: Completed a Florida State approved training and certified as either an auxiliary or law enforcement officer in compliance with the requirements of the State of Florida. High school or GED diploma. Excellent driving record. Some college level courses in law enforcement, criminal justice or related field. Successful completion of annual physical fitness test through term of appointment. This is an unpaid (volunteer) position. If interested, please submit a pre-app to Human Resources at our Headquarters building or fax to 941-205-5640. WE ARE A DRUG FREE AND SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT.
Date posted: January 23, 2012


Evidence Supervisor

Application Deadline: October 03, 2014 17:00
Oral Board Date: October 13, 2014

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $46,454

Job Summary

The Evidence Supervisor is responsible for supervising the daily operations of the Sheriff's Office Evidence Unit and the assigned Evidence Custodians and any other assigned personnel involved in the receiving, storing, releasing, and logging of evidence in accordance with departmental procedures and state laws. A major function of this position is to safeguard and maintain the integrity of all departmental evidence/property. This position is considered essential under the CCSO Emergency Plan.


Date posted: September 23, 2014


Jail Facility Administrative Clerk

Application Deadline: October 09, 2014 17:00
Oral Board Date: October 15, 2014

Pay Rate: Starting pay $27,872.00

Under general supervision provides technical and clerical support to certified personnel by completing a variety of tasks including, but not limited to scheduling, data entry and retrieval, classifying of inmates, processing court paperwork, monitoring electronic devices, radios and key control. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures; however, the member is expected to exercise tact and good judgment in dealing with the public. Works closely with other agencies to provide updated information. Acts as a liaison between the public, other agencies, and judicial offices. Work is reviewed for results, accuracy and compliance with standard operating procedures. Employee is required to work shift work including weekend, holidays, overtime and on-call; 12-hour shift in a 24-hour facility. Work is performed under the supervision of a Jail Administrative on Supervisor.
Date posted: September 30, 2014


School Crossing Guard Part-Time

This position is a part time position during the school year. The school crossing guard regulates, directs and controls school-aged children at a designated school crossing while they are going to and from school past such intersections. The crossing guard remains alert to prevent children from attempting to cross a street when traffic is moving. The crossing guard determines when to stop and hold vehicular traffic for children to safely cross using issued traffic control devices. The crossing guard work is under the general supervision of the Traffic Unit Supervisor. If interested, please print out and complete the pre-application and forward to CCSO, HR, 7474 Utilities Road, Punta Gorda, Fl 33982 or email to HumanResources@ccso.org, or fax the completed pre-application to 941-205-5692.
Date posted: April 18, 2013


Volunteer Positions

WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: Service Aides, Substitute Crossing Guards, Service Unit Special Events and Clerical. Charlotte County Sheriff's Office utilizes volunteers from a collective citizens' group with a true and common desire to volunteer their time and services, while learning more about the internal workings of the Sheriff's Office. We want you on our team!
Date posted: July 20, 2011