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Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Largo, Florida, United States (on-site)
6 days ago
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Clearwater, Florida, United States (on-site)
11 days ago
Palm Beach County Sheriff Office
West Palm Beach, Florida, United States (on-site)
21 days ago
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Largo, Florida, United States
Member Company
6 days ago
Job Type
Job Duration
Min Education
H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Job Function
Cadet/Reserve/Part-Time Office


This position participates in the Law Enforcement Academy sponsored by Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. During such time, members are required to maintain education and performance standards in all areas of training as defined by the St. Petersburg College (SPC) and Southeastern Public Safety Institute (SEPSI) in conjunction with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).

Upon successful completion of the academy and receiving a passing score on the state exam, Law Enforcement Deputy Recruits will continue recruit training in high liability functions at the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.

Position requires the member to work on rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Members in this position must reside in the following counties: Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Manatee, or Hernando

Due to the different application processes, when applying for any Deputy vacancy we ask that you limit your application to only this position.

Hiring Incentives:

  • Academy Sponsorship
  • Paid salary while attending academy

All applicants must meet all qualifications necessary to become a student at St. Petersburg College (SPC).

If you have been a prior SPC student and were placed on academic probation, expelled, or have outstanding debt, you must address and resolve those issues with SPC.


  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age
  • High School graduation or equivalent diploma from an institution accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) or licensed as a degree granting institution by the Commission for Independent Education
  • College credits from a regionally accredited college that includes English Comp I OR successfully pass the PERT administered by St. Petersburg (SPC)/Allstate Center 727-341-4760
  • Pass the Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT) **for Law Enforcement
  • Pass the Police Officer's Selection Test (POST) **administered by Human Resources
  • Pass the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office new hire physical assessment
  • Successful completion of law enforcement training as required by the State of Florida
  • Upon completion of training, must obtain certification by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission as authorized by F.S.S. 943.13
  • Must have a valid Florida Driver's license (minimum Class E)
  • Consideration for this position requires a credit check

**Applicants who qualify as a Veteran or hold an Associate Degree or higher from an accredited college or university are exempt from taking the CJBAT and the POST.

The Law Enforcement Academy is 21 weeks long - must be flexible with their schedule to complete this.


Applicants must be tobacco/nicotine free for six months prior to submitting application and during length of employment.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office strives to provide our employees with the best benefits possible. Some of the benefits are Annual Leave (120 hours), Health Insurance, Wellness Incentives, and Education Assistance Program.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is an EEO/ADA employer and is committed to being a drug free workplace.


Any questions can be directed to Human Resources at 727-582-6208 or

Job ID: 73516565

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