All candidates for this position are required to possess a valid certification by the State of Florida as a Correctional Officer and be in compliance with FDLE requirements.
Perform security duties maintaining order and physical custody of inmates in a jail system or courthouse complex. Responsible for the care, custody, and control of persons to include; booking and releasing offenders, maintaining security of the facility, and escorting offenders within and/or outside the secure confines of the jail.
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 Correctional Officer (Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission Basic Recruit Certificate); and
One year experience as a state, county, or city correctional officer in good standing not pending any discipline or under active investigation; and
A high school diploma or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Successful completion of pre-employment testing including the Correctional Basic Abilities Test (Correctional BAT) and the Physical Efficiency Battery (PEB).
Successful completion of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Detention Deputy Trainee program.
Be 19 years of age or older.