All candidates for this position are required to possess a valid certification by the State of Florida as a Law Enforcement Officer and be in compliance with FDLE requirements.
Perform law enforcement duties to maintain law and order in designated areas of Hillsborough County.
After selection, candidates will attend 8 weeks of classroom/practical module training.
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.
Possession of a valid certification by the State of Florida as a Law Enforcement Officer; and
Three years of experience as a state, county, or city law enforcement officer; and
Currently employed as a certified law enforcement officer (or resigned/retired within the last 12 months in good standing) not pending any discipline or under active investigation; and
Be 21 years of age or older; and
Be a United States citizen; and
Successful completion of pre-employment testing including the Law Enforcement Basic Abilities Test (Law Enforcement BAT) and the Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB); and
Be six (6) months tobacco gree at the time of application; and
Must live within Hillsborough County OR live within Citrus, Hardee, Hernando, Lake, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, or Sumter County as long as the residence is located within the 60-mile parameter of Falkenburg Road Jail at the time of appointment.
Successful completion of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Deputy Trainee program.