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    Seminole County Sheriff's Office
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    Seminole County Sheriff's Office
    We are pleased to announce that we are launching a Detention Deputy Sponsorship Program! This program will cover tuition and expenses for successful applicants to attend the full-time corrections enforcement academy at Seminole State College that will take place from September 9 to November 20 of 2019.

    The position of Detention Deputy is responsible for the care and custody of incarcerated persons in the Seminole County Correctional Facility. Qualified candidates may apply for a limited number of paid sponsorships to attend a correctional academy to become a Detention Deputy. We are accepting pre-screen questionnaires for this program through May 31, 2019. Selection will be made through a competitive process.

    Qualified candidates must have a college degree or military experience (active duty or as a reserve) or three years of employment with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office. Detention deputy recruits will be paid $16.68 an hour while attending the academy. After successful completion of the academy, a detention deputy’s salary is $41,030.60 annually (hourly rate $18.35), plus $2,000 in holiday pay. Our detention deputies are among the highest paid in Central Florida.

    We offer an excellent benefits package including paid retirement, medical/dental/life insurance, wellness benefits, educational incentives, holiday pay, and a personal time off program. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, be a U.S. citizen, and possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.

    Check out our website, http://www.seminolesheriff.org/page.aspx?id=151 to learn about the sponsorship program (please read the position requirements very careful), or come out to our next informational sessions on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at 100 Eslinger Way in Sanford. Please RSVP for the informational meeting by emailing joyjackson@seminolesheriff.org.
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