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Deputy Sheriff Corrections (Florida Certified)

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. Performs other duties as assigned.

Position: Deputy Sheriff Corrections (Florida Certified)
Organization: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
Location: West Palm Beach,  FL 
United States
Salary: Starting Salary $5,814/month (3+ years Certified Corrections experience $6,350/month)
Posting Start Date: 3/19/2024
Date Posted: 3/19/2024
Requirements Job Requirements
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must meet all Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) requirements.
  • Must meet all Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office (PBSO) requirements specified in the online assessment.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Florida Driver's License prior to employment.
  • Must present proof of automobile insurance, and be 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 one (1) year.
  • Able to perform the essential functions of the job for which applying with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Corrections Department employees are required to work overtime, with and without notice, and must be available for emergency call-in overtime.
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Candidates applying for this position must be willing and able to successfully complete the following:
  • PBSO Field Training Program (FTO)
    • New Appointment Training: A 16 Week Training course, involving (4) 10-hour work days.  Training includes a combination of High Liability and Classroom curriculum. The training also includes some afternoon/night shift portions.
    • Field Training for 6 weeks.  This training schedule is flexible and will consist of day and night shifts.
 
Additional Details
DIVISION:  Various Locations
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.
 
EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION, SCREENING OF APPLICATION, INTAKE OF DOCUMENTS AND CREDIT CHECK, PRE-BACKGROUND CHECKS, CONDITIONAL OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT, MEDICAL EXAMINATION AND DRUG SCREENING, PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION, POLYGRAPH & BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: In accordance with PBSO & FDLE standards., FINAL APPROVAL BY SHERIFF/DESIGNEE, FINAL OFFER OF EMPLOYEMENT
 
How To Apply
To view the additional details and submit your online application please visit: www.pbso.org/jobs
If you have questions, please contact Human Resources directly at 561-688-3540
 
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Veterans' Preference to be requested at time application is submitted
Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for Postsecondary educational requirements and are encouraged to apply
Applicants with a disability who require accommodation within the application/interview process should direct a request in advance
to Human Resources.
Status: This listing expires on: 5/3/2024
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Organization Information
Name:
Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
Address:
3228 Gun Club Road

West Palm Beach,  FL 33406
United States
Email:
HumanResources@pbso.org
Phone:
(561) 688-3540
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Contact:
Human Resources