Job Openings

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office offers rewarding careers as a sworn deputy sheriff, sworn corrections deputy in one of our civilian support positions. The Sheriff and current members of this agency are truly dedicated to making a difference within our community. It is imperative to provide our citizens with the safest environment and highest level of service possible. The Sheriff and Command Staff believes this can be obtained through innovative leadership and dedications of the employees of this office.

To become a member of our team, please download an application by :clicking here . These documents must be signed by the applicant and notarized. Please deliver it along with your resume to the Sheriff's Office by one of the following methods:

  • Fax it to : 941-575-5231
  • 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 will be contacted by a Human Resources representative.

Top Employee Benefits

  • CCSO is recognized for having one of the BEST employee health insurance plans within the public sector in Florida
  • CCSO pays for a generous portion of medical insurance premiums for both you AND your dependents
  • Cost-free access to a physician staffed Employee Health Center with prescription drugs at no cost
  • Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Take home vehicles for Law Enforcement Officers
  • College Education Tuition Assistance (at state rate)
  • Florida State Retirement(FRS)
  • Supplemental pay for education and special assignments
  • Liberal paid time off accruals
  • Fully equipped Fitness and workout facilities
  • Short Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • One-time sign on bonus of $2500 for applicants successfully hired for: Law Enforcement Officer and Corrections Officer. To qualify, applicants must have one year of certified experience from date of passing the state exam.

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Communications Operator Recruit

Application Deadline: October 13, 2022 17:00

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $36,524 and $42,281 After Passing State Exam

Job Summary
A Communications Operator Recruit will be receiving the training during a 12-week course to be a successful Communications Operator and pass the State Exam. This person receives and transmits emergency and routine voice radio messages; dispatches required equipment and personnel in accordance with established policies and procedures; and performs clerical support related to communication activities. This position is considered essential under the CCSO Emergency Plan.

Date posted: May 10, 2021


Community Service Aide (CSA)

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022 17:00

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $38,350


Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to provide administrative, practical, clerical, and Patrol support at the District level. This class involves Community Service related shift work with varying days off. Duties include assisting the District with incidents or calls for service, which by their non-violent nature do not require a certified deputy, and perform various civilian support related activities. Work is performed under the direction of Support Services Sergeant and is reviewed for results and compliance with standard operating procedures.  This position is considered essential under the CCSO Emergency Plan. 



Date posted: April 04, 2022


CONTRACT POSITION- CHAPLAIN (Resumes Only)

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022 17:00

Summary:

The Chaplain is an independent contract position. This person will provide non-denominational chaplain services to inmates within the Charlotte County Jail for 27 hours per month. Services must be rendered evenly on a weekly basis.

Date posted: June 15, 2022


Corrections Officer Sponsorship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022 17:00

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $39,975 After passing State Exam $51,362

Job Summary

This class involves work in maintaining the security, health and welfare of inmates confined to the Charlotte County direct supervision jail.  Academy training provides both intellectual tools and physical skills utilized by the corrections officer professional. Through academy and field training, trainees will learn the procedures walking a post within the jail, booking, and classifying prisoners, dispensing, food, prescription medications, and canteen items. Trainees will learn how to interpret and enforce all applicable State and local laws, ordinances and statutes, general orders, special instructions as well as policies and procedures of the Sheriff's Office. Trainees learn transporting prisoners to court, medical appointments, work details and other facilities; supervising work details and exercise sessions; and keeping records and logs on responsibilities prisoners as required. Florida statue requires a certificate of completion for certification as a law enforcement officer.


Date posted: April 04, 2022


Corrections Officer- Florida State Certified

Application Deadline: October 13, 2023 17:00

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $51,362

Job Summary

This class involves work in maintaining the security, health and welfare of inmates confined to the Charlotte County direct supervision jail. The work involves responsibility for guarding inmates in accord with established policies, regulations, and procedures. Duties include walking a post within the jail, booking and classifying prisoners, dispensing food, prescription medications, and canteen items. Work involves transporting prisoners to court, medical appointments, work details and other facilities; supervising work details and exercise sessions; and keeping records and logs on prisoners as required. Unusual or difficult situations are referred to supervisors for action or guidance. This position requires shift work including weekends, holidays and overtime, 12 hour shifts in a 24/hour facility. This position is considered essential under the CCSO Emergency Plan. Work is performed under supervision of a Corporal - Corrections, and is reviewed for results and compliance with established rules, regulations and procedures.


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THIS POSITION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL FILLED


Date posted: March 10, 2021


Court Service Deputy

Application Deadline: October 03, 2022 17:00
Oral Board Date: October 11, 2022

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $53,000

Special Assignment

The Court Services Officer assists with the security at the Charlotte County Justice Center. This member has an understanding of pertinent statutes, laws, and courtroom regulations. This position is considered essential under the CCSO Emergency Plan. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Court Services Supervisor and is reviewed through observation and conferences.







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Date posted: September 22, 2022


Food Service Cook Recruit

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022 17:00

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $33,128

Job Summary

The Food Services Cook is responsible for preparing meals for the inmates.  This person assist in training, inspecting, observing and working alongside inmates assigned to prepare and serve food as well as clean and maintain kitchen facilities and equipment in the County Jail. This position is under the direct supervision of the Food Service Manager. This position is not considered essential under the CCSO Emergency Plan.




 


                                                                                                                                                               

 

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Date posted: July 19, 2022


Jail Intake Recruit

Application Deadline: December 31, 2022 17:00

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $33,128

Job Summary

This is the trainee and first working level class in the series. Incumbents are directly supervised initially and perform a variety of tasks of varying scope and complexity. 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, processing inmate property, Control Room, and key control operations. 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.   Work is performed under the direct supervision of a Jail Administrative Assistant Supervisor. This position is considered essential under the CCSO Emergency Plan.






Date posted: May 12, 2022


Law Enforcement Officer-Florida State Certified

Application Deadline: October 13, 2023 17:00

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $51,362

Job Summary

This class involves law enforcement work protecting the public and preserving the peace while serving in a variety of assignments within the Sheriff's Office. The work involves responsibility for carrying out assigned duties in the areas of road patrol, criminal and special investigations, traffic enforcement, community policing, and problem solving in assigned areas. Deputies interpret and enforce all applicable State and local laws, ordinances and statutes, general orders, special instructions as well as policies and procedures of the Sheriff's Office. Unusual situations and serious matters are referred to supervisors for action or guidance. Work is performed under the supervision of an area Corporal - Law Enforcement limited to those of Administrative in nature, and under a Sergeant - Law Enforcement for results and adherence to law enforcement operating procedures. This position is considered essential under the CCSO Emergency Plan.


WE ARE A DRUG AND SMOKE FREE AGENCY


THIS POSITION WILL BE POSTED UNTIL FILLED


Date posted: March 10, 2021


Special Case Interviewer Recruit

Application Deadline: October 03, 2022 17:00
Oral Board Date: October 12, 2022

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $40,268

Job Summary

The Special Case Interviewer Recruit will fall under the supervision of a Sergeant in the Major Crimes Unit. This position is responsible for conducting interviews of minors to gather as much information as possible to determine whether neglect, physical abuse or sexual abuse has occurred. The goal for this position is to enhance investigation and prosecution of child physical and sexual abuse. As the investigation proceeds, the member works closely with   members of the Major Case Unit to coordinate the investigation and to ensure that all information necessary for the successful prosecution is collected. The member provides direct service (mainly on CCSO premise) to case agents, juveniles, and their guardians. The member will work in coordination with the investigators of the Department of Children and Families and the Child Protection Team. 


Date posted: September 22, 2022