Job Openings

To apply for an open position in a full time Law Enforcement, Corrections, Reserve or civilian position, please download the application. Applications MUST be filled out in its entirety. This includes pages 10 & 11 of the application. 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.

 

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.
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  • Additional allowances for holiday and personal time.
  • Fully equipped Fitness and workout facilities.
  • Take home vehicles Law Enforcement employees living in-county

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Corrections Officer- Florida State Certifed

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $40,093.00

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: May 15, 2018


Food Service Cook Recruit

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $29,918.00

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.


THIS POSITION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL FILLED

For external applicants: Submit a resume to the Human Resource Division at humanresources@ccso.org  or fax 941-575-5231

 

Qualified applicants will be contacted to submit an application for review. Once an application is accepted we will contact for an interview.

                                                                                                                                                               

 

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Date posted: May 15, 2018


Law Enforcement Officer-Florida State Certified

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $40,093.00

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.


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THIS POSITION WILL BE POSTED UNTIL FILLED


Date posted: May 15, 2018


Law Enforcement Recruit

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $27,000.00

Job Summary

This class involves training for law enforcement work protecting the public and preserving the peace. Academy training provides both intellectual tools and physical skills utilized by the law enforcement professional. Through academy and field training, trainees will learn the procedures 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. 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 the tasks, duties and responsibilities of law enforcement officers to prevent and detect crime and to enforce the criminal, non-criminal, and traffic laws of the state. Florida statue requires a certificate of completion for certification as a law enforcement officer.


THIS POSITION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL FILLED


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Date posted: May 15, 2018


Mental Health Counselor

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $46,413.00


Job Summary

Along with CIT trained officers, provides effective screenings and crisis counseling to at-risk individuals and families in their homes or the community. Work with individuals and families to prevent crisis and promote treatment engagement, while assessing risk ongoing. May help individuals deal with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; suicide; stress management; financial issues; and issues associated with aging and mental and emotional health. Provides for monitoring, engagement, and coordination with Sheriffs' Office personnel and CBHC and other behavioral health providers, providing interventions to persons presenting in crisis. Must be very familiar with and actively refer to various social service resources in Charlotte and surrounding counties.  Receive referrals from the Sheriff's Office members (typically individuals with many dispatches for MH related issues and senior referrals), schools and from providers, monitoring of those identified in need of services (and often) encouragement to engage in treatment to try and avert persons ‘falling through the system's cracks.'  Maintains accurate, complete and up-to-date documentation in accordance with the internal and external audit standards; providing clinical services as needed, cooperating with agency staff and external partners, and interacting with the community on behalf of the program.  Perform screenings and other clinical services. The position is to be proactive so we are not responding in an immediate crisis situation, but rather, when there are a few red flags that someone might be higher risk and not engaging in needed treatment.

Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor or Florida Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Psychologist or ARNP with psychiatry specialty

MASTERS DEGREE INCENTIVE +$1800.00 ANNUALLY

THIS POSTION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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Date posted: May 11, 2018


Reserve Deputy

Pay Rate: Volunteer

Job Summary

Reserve deputies are any person appointed by the Sheriff of Charlotte County, without compensation, who aids or assists a full-time or part-time law enforcement officer and who, while under the direct supervision of a full-time or part-time law enforcement officer, has the authority to arrest and perform law enforcement functions.
Reserve deputies may volunteer their time in the areas of road patrol, criminal and special investigations, traffic enforcement, community policing, and problem solving in assigned areas while under the direct supervision of a full time or part-time law enforcement officer. At the minimum a Reserve deputy must receive certification from the State of Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission as an auxiliary law enforcement member. If a Reserve deputy holds a full Florida State Certification of a Law Enforcement Officer he/she does not need the Auxiliary Law Enforcement certification to volunteer as a Reserve Deputy.
Reserve Deputies are usually assigned to a location/work site in the zone which they reside.


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THIS POSITION WILL POSTED UNTIL FILLED



Date posted: May 15, 2018


School Crossing Guard Part-Time

Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour

Job Summary

This class 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.


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Date posted: May 15, 2018


Volunteer

Pay Rate: None

Job Summary

This class involves providing volunteer services to the agency and the public. The placement and management of the volunteers will be at the direction of the Volunteer Coordinator. The type of volunteer services may vary to include marine patrol, traffic control, parking enforcement or clerical. The Volunteer Services function supplements the law enforcement efforts of the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office to enhance relationships with the community. A citizen who assists the CCSO in a non-law enforcement/unpaid capacity works under the direction of the on-duty sworn law enforcement supervisor.


Date posted: May 15, 2018