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

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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"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 download it here. You will need acrobat reader to open and print the file. Applications will only be accepted when there are positions to be filled.  Applications may be picked up Monday thru Friday from 8am to 5pm.


Positions Available

                 
PATROL DEPUTY

$36,966 - $38,126

Seeking applications for Florida Certified Law Enforcement Officers. Applicants must possess a current certification in Law Enforcement 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. If other accommodations are necessary, call the Sheriff’s Office, 863-773-0304 to make arrangements.

Applications may be downloaded (from link above).

                                            EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

  


       

TELECOMMUNICATIONS SPECIALISTS

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 obtained and returned to the Sheriff’s Office at 900 E. Summit St., Wauchula, FL. If other accommodations are necessary, call the Sheriff’s Office, 863-773-0304 to make arrangements.

Applications may be downloaded (from link above).

                                       EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


 

 DETENTION DEPUTY

$34,600 - $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. 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 link above).

                                          EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 


                                        

                                  SECURITY GUARD

                                                    

                               Starting Salary $23,067

This is unarmed protective work guarding public property. Employees in this class provide general grounds, building, property and equipment securities duties to patrol assigned areas to safeguard against unsafe conditions, fire, trespass, theft and other hazards. Duties may require receiving, recording, forwarding and implementing standard operating procedures on a wide range of incidents, telephone or radio reports and making telephone and administrative reports to a designated central location or official.

                                                                Qualifications

Education - High School or G.E.D.
Preferred valid State of florida Class D Security Guard License or substantial experience in a related field and knowledge of security procedures and techniques. Applicant must be at least 19 years old.

                                              EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 



 

                        CONTROL ROOM OPERATOR

                              Starting Salary $23,067

The Hardee County Sheriff's Office taking applications for a Control Room Operator. 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 and work shifts.

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

Applications may be downloaded (from link above).

                                             EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER