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Company: Seminole County Sheriff's Office
Location: Sanford
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

JOB The Seminole County Sheriff's Office -is now accepting pre-screen questionnaires for -DETENTION -DEPUTY TEA (TEMPORARILY EMPLOYED OR APPOINTED) TRAINEE SPONSORSHIP.Florida Statute 943.131 (Temporary employment or appointment; minimum basic recruit training exemptions.) states that an employing agency, "may temporarily employ or appoint a person who complies with the qualifications for employment".Upon hire, the Sheriff's Office Sponsorship Program provides qualified candidates the opportunity to begin training within the John E. Polk Correctional Facility. Subsequently, trainees will begin their basic recruit training at an approved and certified Corrections Training Academy to become a Certified Detention Deputy.A Detention Deputy is a uniformed officer who is responsible for the care, custody, control and re-entry of sentenced and non-sentenced inmates. - As a detention deputy, your role includes helping provide offenders with the tools necessary to become law abiding citizens upon release. Detention Deputies maintain a consistent routine and demeanor while supervising offenders.The hourly base salary for this position while in the Corrections academy is $20.00 an hour. After completion of the Corrections academy you will receive the starting Detention Deputy salary $50,019.32 ($22.37 per hour), plus the potential for additional holiday pay up to $2,750 for those employees who work twelve (12) hour shifts.The Sheriff's Office offers a competitive benefits package including retirement benefits under the Florida Retirement System, paid medical/dental/life insurance, generous leave accrual, wellness benefits, education incentives and assistance.Each applicant must complete a -NOTARIZED Background Investigation Waiver, which is provided in the above link. -Failure to submit this notarized document will disqualify your application. Any costs associated with the completion of this form is the responsibility of the applicant .The Sheriff's Office does not provide notary service for this form. -Applicants must have a Licensed Physician sign the -Physician's Clearance to Test Form. -Failure to complete and submit this form with your Pre-Screen Questionnaire will disqualify your application. Any costs associated with the completion of this form is the responsibility of the applicant.Pre-screen questionnaires must be submitted before the closing date of March 29, 2023.Successful candidates will be hired as employees of the Seminole County Sheriff's Office in or around May 2023. They will begin training in the John E. Polk Correctional Facility before attending the Corrections Academy in August 2023 at Valencia College or other location as determined. - -**NOTE: Selected applicants will not be paid/reimbursed for mileage driving to and from the Corrections Academy.** EXAMPLE OF DUTIES Note: Listed functions, duties, responsibilities and skills is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employer reserves the right to assign additional functions and responsibilities as deemed necessary for the operational efficiency of the Sheriff's Office.Candidates must sign an agreement with the Seminole County Sheriff's OfficeCandidates selected must fulfill all of the requirements of the Corrections academyCandidates that fail to complete and/or pass the academy or the Corrections Certification Exam will be required to reimburse the Seminole County Sheriff's Office for all expenses incurredCandidates must follow all policies, procedures and general orders of the Seminole County Sheriff's OfficeCandidates must follow all policy and procedures of the college that is hosting the academyCandidates are required to pass the BAT (Basic Abilities Test), PAT (Physical Abilities Test) and the Civil Service written exam (See Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other section for additional informationREFERENCE -DETENTION DEPUTY and DEPUTY RECRUIT -VIA -JOB DESCRIPTIONS - - MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Applicant must be at least 21 years of ageApplicant must be a United States citizenApplicant must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's LicenseApplicant would qualify with a college degree -OR 60 hours of college credit; -OR military experience (2 years active or 4 years reserve status); -OR three (3) years of experience as a Certified Corrections Officer; OR three (3) years of consistent work experience (within the last five (5) years)Selected applicants will be requested to sign an Employment Agreement for a 2-year time commitment in position from successful completion of the agency's field training programApplicants who do not successfully complete the academy will be required to reimburse the Sheriff's Office for all expenses incurred up to the last active training dateUpon successful completion of the academy, applicants are required to pass the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) state examApplicant must pass a physical examination with drug screening and a psychological evaluation by a licensed physicianAll applicants must submit to a thorough background investigation in accordance with FDLE standardsAll applicants will be required to take a Physical Abilities Test (P.A.T.) and Civil Service Written Examination and must achieve a score of 70% or higher in each of the four (4) sections (math, reading comprehension, spelling/grammar, and report writing)REFERENCE -DETENTION DEPUTY and DEPUTY RECRUIT -VIA -JOB DESCRIPTIONS - - - SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Successful applicants will be required to complete and submit an entire employment application, which will be provided to the applicant by the Human Resources Division. The applicant will then submit to a thorough background investigation, which includes, but not limited to, past employment/education verification, driver license review, credit history, prior drug use history, arrest/conviction record, and computerized voice stress analysis (CVSA) testing. A certified examiner administers the CVSA with questions addressing illegal drug use and general questions of honesty and criminal history. Any dishonesty or deception on the Pre-Screen Questionnaire or Employment Application will disqualify your application.The background investigation process may take 3-6 months depending upon the complexity of the applicant's background. -Applicants selected for employment will be provided a conditional offer and required to submit to a medical examination with drug screening.Candidates must also comply with the -Agency's current Tattoo and Body Ornamentation Policy. A copy of -General Order 28 - Dress and Appearance can be accessed here. An applicant's tattoos and body ornamentation must be disclosed at the time of application and will be documented as part of the agency's review process, even if otherwise meeting the Agency's policy. -Applicants not selected for employment will receive notification from the Human Resources Division, to include justification based on the following disqualifiers: negative background, failure to meet minimum qualifications as outlined in the specific job description, or any additional information discovered during the interview process. Applicants will be eligible to reapply with the Seminole County Sheriff's Office after one year from date of notification.Classified PositionPlease direct any questions to:Seminole County Sheriff's OfficeHuman Resources Division100 -Eslinger -WaySanford FL 665-5039The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is committed to a diverse work force, is a drug free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly support our military veterans and their families, and encourage them to consider applying to agency job announcements for which they may qualify. Preference-Eligible Applicant service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such service members and veterans, receive preference and priority and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. Additionally, certain Preference-Eligible Applicants may also be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment.

Keywords: Seminole County Sheriff's Office, Sanford , DETENTION DEPUTY TEA (TEMPORARILY EMPLOYED OR APPOINTED) TRAINEE SPONSORSHIP, Other , Sanford, Florida

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