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Deputy Sheriff Corrections – Florida Certified, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
By the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Human Resources
Feb 8, 2018 - 10:56:48 PM

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  Organization Name: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office (PBSO) is the 12th largest Sheriff's Office in the United States. Of the 67 Florida counties, it's the third largest in population and square mileage. PBSO provides law enforcement, civil, and corrections services to the residents of Palm Beach County. PBSO has over 4,000 dedicated and professional employees waiting to help you in any way. This agency will be built on a foundation of trust and performance achieved through the setting of goals and the willingness to adapt. Together we will achieve the goal of being one of the most modern and advanced agencies in the country. New ideas are not only welcome; but they are a necessity to guarantee our success in the future. We am deeply committed to providing this agency with the tools and resources to be effective and responsive, so that at the end of the day, we can say we delivered the best service possible to the people of this county.

Job Title: Deputy Sheriff Corrections – Florida Certified

SALARY: $53,196 to start with annual step increases

Application Period: Accepting applications from 2/5/2018 – 3/2/2018 at 11:59 pm EST

Detailed Description:

Responsible for the protection of life and property within detention facilities; deters and suppresses violations of laws within the facility and ensures rules are followed. Monitors and surveils inmates; performs inspections to ensure compliance with all federal, state, local and agency standards. Prepares legal documentation and reports, processes fingerprints and pictures to ensure inmate identification, executes emergency plans, resolves disputes and performs necessary restraint techniques.

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.

· 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.


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

To apply visit:

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Veterans' Preference to be requested at time application is submitted

Additional Details

DIVISION: Various Locations within Palm Beach County

WORK SCHEDULE: Shift work, which may include varying hours, evening, nights, holidays and weekends.

SELECTION PROCESS: Failure to successfully pass any of the steps specified below will result in applicant disqualification. Review of prior employment records will be conducted.


SCREENING OF APPLICATION - Ensures each candidate meets our agency's minimum requirements and standards.







BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION - In accordance with Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office and Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) standards.

Applicants with a disability who require accommodation within the application/interview process should direct a request in advance to Human Resources.

SELECTION PROCESS: Oral Board Interview which will constitute 100% of the final pass/fail selection weight. All offers of employment to external applicants and internal part-time to full-time or civilian to sworn candidates are also subject to and contingent upon successful completion of the CVSA/polygraph, background investigation, pre-employment physical examination and drug screening.

DATE, TIME, AND LOCATION: The date, times, and location of each phase of the selection process will be announced, in writing, by Human Resources and/or Internal Affairs.

REVIEW AND APPEAL PROCESS: An appeal of a decision to disqualify an applicant shall be made in writing to the Human Resources Division Manager or designee within seven (7) calendar days after the decision that eliminated the candidate from the process. The appeal process is the only method to appeal these matters and is available to internal PBSO applicants exclusively.

Work Schedule: Shift Work Varies

Number of Vacancies: Eligibility

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