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Welcome to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Job Application Site

Palm Beach County was established on April 30, 1909, becoming the state’s 47th county. It is the third largest in population and square mileage of Florida’s 67 counties. The 2007 estimated population is 1,295,033 and the county spans 2,386 square miles. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) provides law enforcement, civil, and corrections services to the residents of Palm Beach County. Sheriff Ric L. Bradshaw is the sixteenth individual to serve as Palm Beach County’s chief law enforcement officer.

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Career Opportunities for the week of January 9, 2017

IRC28937 – Deputy Sheriff Corrections – Florida Certified

 

Job Requirements

· Must meet all Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) requirements.

· Must meet all PBSO requirements specified in the online assessment.

· 21 years of age

·High School Graduate or GED

· Able to perform the essential functions of the job for which applying with or without reasonable accommodation.

· Internal Candidates – Achieved satisfactory evaluations and favorably completed at least one year of employment unless position is designation by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office as a   critical need position at the time of application.

· Possess a valid Driver’s License

·Must present proof of automobile insurance upon offer of employment, free from “at fault” accidents or convictions for violation(s) of traffic law to include adjudication withheld for the past twelve (12) months.  A good driving record will include no Driver’s License suspensions in the past three (3) years.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Corrections Department employees are required to work overtime, with and without notice, and must be available for emergency call-in overtime.

 

 

 

IRC28938 – Deputy Sheriff Law Enforcement – Florida Certified

Job Requirements

• Must meet all Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) requirements.

• Must meet all PBSO requirements specified in the online assessment.

• 21 years of age

• High School Graduate or GED

• Able to perform the essential functions of the job for which applying with or without reasonable accommodation.

• Internal Candidates – Achieved satisfactory evaluations and favorably completed at least one year of employment unless position is designation by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office as a   critical need position at the time of application.

• Possess a valid Driver’s License

• Must present proof of automobile insurance upon offer of employment, free from “at fault” accidents or convictions for violation(s) of traffic law to include adjudication withheld for the past twelve (12) months.  A good driving record will include no Driver’s License suspensions in the past three (3) years.

 

IRC38939 – Reserve Deputy Sheriff I (Volunteer)

Job Requirements

    

• Must meet all Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) requirements.

• Must meet all PBSO requirements specified in the online assessment.

• 21 years of age

• High School Graduate or GED

• Able to perform the essential functions of the job for which applying with or without reasonable accommodation.

• Internal Candidates – Achieved satisfactory evaluations and favorably completed at least one year of employment unless position is designation by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office as a   critical need position at the time of application.

• Possess a valid Driver’s License

• Must present proof of automobile insurance upon offer of employment, free from “at fault” accidents or convictions for violation(s) of traffic law to include adjudication withheld for the past twelve (12) months.  A good driving record will include no Driver’s License suspensions in the past three (3) years.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Candidate applying for this position must be willing and able to successfully complete the following:

*  High Liability Training (Guns & Sticks) for 6 consecutive weeks involving four (4) 10 hour days and Classroom (Pen & Paper) for 4 consecutive weeks involving five (5) 8 hour days.  The above outlined training schedule will be on the day shift only.

*  Field Training (FTO) for 13 weeks.  This training is flexible.

 

IRC28940 – Reserve Deputy Sheriff II (Volunteer – Auxiliary Certified)

Job Requirements

   

• Must meet all Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) requirements.

• Must meet all PBSO requirements specified in the online assessment.

• 21 years of age

• High School Graduate or GED

• Able to perform the essential functions of the job for which applying with or without reasonable accommodation.

• Internal Candidates – Achieved satisfactory evaluations and favorably completed at least one year of employment unless position is designation by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office as a   critical need position at the time of application.

• Possess a valid Driver’s License

• Must present proof of automobile insurance upon offer of employment, free from “at fault” accidents or convictions for violation(s) of traffic law to include adjudication withheld for the past twelve (12) months.  A good driving record will include no Driver’s License suspensions in the past three (3) years.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Candidate applying for this position must be willing and able to successfully complete the following:

*  High Liability Training (Guns & Sticks) for 6 consecutive weeks involving four (4) 10 hour days and Classroom (Pen & Paper) for 4 consecutive weeks involving five (5) 8 hour days.  The above outlined training schedule will be on the day shift only.

*  Field Training (FTO) for 13 weeks.  This training is flexible.

 

IRC28577 – School Crossing Guard – Part-Time

Job Requirements

Must possess a High School diploma or GED.  Must be at least 18 years of age, of good character, dependable, and have a neat appearance.  Must be in good physical condition with the ability to see, hear and respond to children while in the performance of their duties.  Ability to move and maneuver quickly in order to avoid danger from errant vehicles.  Ability to recognize potentially dangerous traffic situations and warn and  manage students in sufficient time to avoid injury.  FDOT training course requires passing the written test with a minimum of 75% and passing the field practical training with 100%.  Ability to control a “STOP” paddle effectively to provide approaching road users with a clear, fully direct view of the paddle’s message during the entire crossing movement.  Ability to communicate specific instructions clearly, firmly, and courteously.  Able to speak, read and understand the English language.  Must possess an overall sense of responsibility for the safety of students.

                        LOCATION:  Various locations throughout the County.

WORK SCHEDULE:  Morning shifts, afternoon shifts and double shifts (working two school posts) are available.

SALARY:  $37.95 per day for a morning and afternoon shift (approximately three hours per day).

Excellent Benefits

  • State of Florida Retirement System
  • Health Care (HMO, POS, or PPO)
  • Dental (HMO or PPO)
  • Vision Care
  • Life Insurance
  • Cost of Living Adjustment
  • Longevity Pay
  • Longevity Leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts & Deferred Compensation
  • Competitive Sick, Vacation & Holiday Pay
  • Take Home Vehicle
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 3-Hours Minimum Court & Call-Out Pay
  • Annual Increases
  • Gym/Weight Room

Important

  • Job openings are posted weekly. New jobs are posted on Mondays.
  • Jobs are posted for 10 business days, excluding holidays.
  • Job applications must be received in Human Resources no later than 11:59PM on the closing date listed on the job posting for the position you apply for. PBSO reserves the right to close a job posting at any time.
  • Please refrain from uploading documents, except a resume, with your on-line application. Your application and any attachments you upload are subject to Florida Statute 119.07 AND may be provided pursuant to a public records request.
  • It is your responsibility to monitor the status and communication of your online account.
  • All correspondences regarding your online application will be provided electronically. It is your responsibility to update your applicant account with the most current contact information (i.e. email address, home address and telephone number
  • If an electronic message is sent to you and you fail to respond, your application may be terminated.
  • NO excessive tattoos, body ornamentation, or intentional, disfigurement that cannot be completely covered by a dress collar, long sleeves, or long pants. (One tattoo, 3″ x 3″, on each arm is permissible.)
  • PBSO is a drug free, smoke free environment.
  • Participation in PBSO Drug and Alcohol examination is a condition of employment
  • Applicants considered for hire will be subject to a background history record check.