Hardee County Sheriff's Office

900 East Summit St.
Wauchula, FL 33873
Phone (863) 773-0304
Fax     (863) 773-4593

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Career Opportunities


"Your Future Lies Just Over The Horizon"


If you’re looking for an opportunity to make a difference in people's lives -- and for a job that can make a difference in yours -- consider a career at Hardee County Sheriff's Office.

Wherever you go in Hardee County Sheriff's Office and whatever career path you choose, you'll have a chance to learn and grow in your position. In fact, a large percentage of our promotions go to current staffers. We're looking for people from diverse backgrounds who are inquisitive, intelligent and imaginative.

Working at a Hardee County Sheriff's Office offers a winning combination: the chance to make a difference in your own life and in the life of your community. If a Law Enforcement Career is the kind of opportunity you're looking for, read on to learn about some of the ways you can make your mark at Hardee County Sheriff's Office. The Hardee County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Persons applying for any listed position may come to the Hardee County Sheriff's Office and fill out an employment application. Applications will only be accepted when there are positions to be filled.  Applications may be picked up Monday thru Friday from 8am to 5pm or downloaded here. You will also need to download the FRS Certification form and include it with your application (click on hyperlink to open and save to your computer); FRS Certification Form. (Having trouble downloading, right click on download here and click save target as, save to your desktop. Double click icon and file will open with adobe reader.) You will need Acrobat Reader to view the application. To obtain Adobe Acrobat Reader click here.

Positions Available



FULL TIME $24,356

Seeking applications for full time Telecommunication Specialists. You must be at least 19 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, never been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor, be willing to be fingerprinted, pass a drug test, pass a typing test and work shifts. Applications may be downloaded or printed from this link and returned by 4 p.m. Feb 12, 2016 at the Sheriff's Office, 900 E. Summit St., Wauchula, FL. If other arrangements are necessary, call 863-773-0304 ext. 211.

                                       EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER