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 or use our Online 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 $24,980

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 completed online (see link above) or downloaded or printed from this link and returned by 4 p.m. September 2, 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



$34,660.00 - $38,126

Seeking applications for Florida Certified Correciton Officers. Applicants must possess a current certification in Corrections and meet the requirements set forth by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Training and Standards Commission. Applicants must successfully complete the personnel selection process set forth by the Sheriff’s Office.

Applications may be obtained and returned to the Sheriff’s Office at 900 E. Summit St., Wauchula, FL by 4 p.m. September2, 2016. If other accommodations are necessary, call the Sheriff’s Office, 863-773-0304 to make arrangements.

Applications may be completed online (see link above) or downloaded from this link
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