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 Dependents!
  • 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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Corrections Officer - Florida State Certified

Application Deadline: April 11, 2015 17:00

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $39,520.00

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is in need of Certified Corrections Officers. If you are a FLORIDA Certified Corrections Officer please apply. 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: March 11, 2015


Reserve Officer - Florida State Certified

Application Deadline: December 31, 2015 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


Female Corrections Officer - Florida State Certified

Application Deadline: April 11, 2015 17:00

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $39,520

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is in need of Certified Female Corrections Officers. If you are a Female Certified Corrections Officer please apply. 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: March 11, 2015


Intelligence Analyst

Application Deadline: March 31, 2015 17:00
Oral Board Date: April 10, 2015

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $30,025.00

Job Summary

The Intelligence Analyst will work in conjunction with the Crime Analysts to bridge relevant data collections into a cohesive application both operationally and strategically.  They will become acquainted with criminal agents, generational, familial and business connections, enterprises, and organized crime rings. The work involves duties in support of and under the supervision of the Intelligence Unit Administrator. This position is considered non-essential under the CCSO Emergency Plan.


Date posted: March 19, 2015


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