Sworn US Law Enforcement
Alachua County Sheriff - Gainesville, Florida

May 13, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Oct 31, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$19.70 hourly

Job Description

Responsible work of a general law enforcement nature with primary emphasis on the protection of life and property and the routine enforcement of federal, state, and local laws. Work involves an element of personal danger. Employees must be able to act effectively without direct supervision and to exercise discretion, caution, common sense, reasonable calmness, and self-control under adverse conditions while maintaining control of a particular situation or emergency.

++TRAINING:++ Twenty-two (22) weeks of agency conducted field training covering operations, policies/procedures, proper wearing of uniform and equipment, duties of the position including vehicle operation, law enforcement techniques, and report writing. In-service training to maintain current FDLE/CJSTC Law Enforcement certification is also provided.

Additional Information

++HOURS:++ Full-time, 12-hour shifts, weekends and holidays. 24-hour operation. May be called in for emergencies or to accommodate staffing requirements.

++SALARY:++ Starting Salary: $19.70 per hour. Bi-weekly pay period. 1% a year – up to 10% above base salary for each full year of comparable qualifying experience at a mid to large size agency. $636 for Associates Degree, $1,044 for Bachelor’s Degree, $1,536 for Master’s Degree. Bi-weekly pay period.

++BENEFITS:++ Florida State Retirement, Employer contributes up to 85% to Health, Life and Dental Care. Deferred Compensation, Flexible Spending Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, 8 Hours/Month Annual Leave, 14 Paid Holidays/Year, and up to 8 hours quarterly sick leave incentive.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma / GED
  • Experience: None

To submit an application:

· At least 21 years of age

· Good physical and mental condition

· High school diploma/GED

· Current FDLE/CJSTC Florida Law Enforcement certification

· Valid Florida driver’s license and a good driving record

· United States Citizen

· Must be of good moral character with no felony or misdemeanor convictions involving moral character or false statements

· No tattoos that depict violence, gang affiliation, illegal substance or activities

Contact Information

Alex Edgar

Alachua County Sheriff
PO Box 5489
Gainesville, Florida 32627
phone: 352-367-4040

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