Careers

perrsonelAs a member of the Sheriff’s Office team you will have opportunities for advancement, receive specialized training, face exciting challenges, and receive competitive wages. Most importantly, you will be serving your community by making it a safer place to live and work. The Sheriff’s Office offers many opportunities in the fields of:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Corrections
  • Communications Center
  • Other Opportunities

Put A STAR In Your Future!

Law Enforcement

A career in Law Enforcement begins with the entry-level position of Deputy Recruit.

Applicants must:

  • Be at least 19 years of age
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be a High School Graduate or possess a State Equivalency
  • Not have any convictions for felonies or misdemeanor offenses involving moral turpitude as outlined in FS 943.13(7)
  • Pass Florida Department of Law Enforcement Criminal Justice and Training physical requirements
  • Certification by Florida State Examination for Law Enforcement professionals
  • Certification by Florida Police Standards Commission
  • Must have an eyesight correctable to 20/30
  • Possess normal hearing at a distance of 15 feet
  • Pass the BCSO Physical Abilities Test (Download Details)

The employment procedure includes:

  • Online Application
  • Oral Review Board
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Medical and Psychological Exams
  • Background Investigation
  • Substance Screening
  • Executive Interview
  • Final Offer of Employment

If you are interested in applying for a Deputy position, please complete an online application. See Current Job Opportunities.  For more information contact the Career Development Office at (321) 264-5308 or email to recruitment@bcso.us.

Corrections

A career in Corrections offers many challenges and rewards. There are numerous promotional opportunities and specialized assignments available.

Entry-level positions include civilian Booking Technician or Corrections Technician.

Corrections Deputy Trainees can attend the Corrections Academy on a scholarship to obtain State Certification to become a Corrections Deputy while earning a salary working at the Jail.

Correction Deputy applicants must:

  • Be at least 19 years of age
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be a High School Graduate or possess a State Equivalency
  • Not have any convictions for felonies or misdemeanor offenses involving moral turpitude
  • Be certified as a Corrections Officer by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards Commission at the time of employment.
  • Pass the BCSO Physical Abilities Test (Download Details)

The employment procedure includes:

  • Online Application
  • Oral Review Board
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Medical and Psychological Exam
  • Background Investigation
  • Substance Screening
  • Executive Interview
  • Final Offer of Employment

If you are interested in applying for a Corrections Deputy position, please complete an online application.  See Current Job Opportunities. For more information contact the Career Development Office at (321) 264-5308 or email to recruitment@bcso.us.

Communications Center

You can become “part of the action” as a Communications Officer. Work as partners with Deputy Sheriffs in protecting your community.

Communication Officer applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be a High School Graduate or possess a State Equivalency
  • Not have any convictions for felonies or misdemeanor offenses involving moral turpitude

The employment procedure includes:

  • Online Application
  • Typing test
  • Critical Test
  • Oral Review Board
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Psychological Examination
  • Background Investigation
  • Substance Screening
  • Final Offer of Employment

If you are interested in applying for a Communications Officer position, please complete an online application. See Current Job Opportunities.  For more information contact the Human Resources Office at (321) 264-5212 or email to jobs@bcso.us.

Other Career Opportunities

There are numerous administrative, technical, and clerical positions within the Sheriff’s Office. Openings are posted on the Current Opportunities webpage.

To find out more information about a career with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office contact the Personnel Unit at jobs@bcso.us.