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Telecommunicator I (911 Call Taker)
Job Description Career opportunities available for highly motivated individuals interested in Public Safety Communications (911 call processing & law enforcement and fire/rescue dispatching).

Applicants must be highly motivated to work as an individual and as a team member, career and goal oriented, willing to accept guidance, courteous and professional, well spoken, quick thinker, multi-functional, active listener, assertive, etc.

Applicants must pass a background check, along with a physical and drug screen prior to employment. Applicants will also be required to successfully complete a "Criti-Call Pre-Employment Testing" evaluation as well as a CVSA (Computer Voice Stress Analysis).

Please see the attached job description.

Equal opportunity employer.

Salary Information Starting annual salary $24,967.80 annually plus excellent benefits package.
Contact Information Anyone interested in applying may call the Communications Manager, Steve Porter at 352-754-6830 or click here to reserve a seat for an upcoming Applicant Orientation via email. Or manually send an email to 911Jobs@hernandosheriff.org The Applicant Orientation will provide you with complete information regarding qualifications, job functions, salary and benefits package, work schedule, training and advancement opportunities available within the Communications Center. HCSO promotional video
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Emergency Management Specialist I
Job Description Please see attached job description.

Applicants must be able to meet the minimum requirements

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary Information $27,012.44 - $45,411.34
Contact Information Contact Gabrielle Rei at Grei@hernandosheriff.org
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Law Enforcement Operations Bureau
Deputy Sheriff
Job Description

Must Have State Certification or be enrolled in the LE academy


The HCSO is looking for highly motivated individuals to serve as Deputies.  Under the general supervision of a Sergeant or designee, performs general law enforcement work of average difficulty and responsibility in the preservation and protection of life and property, the prevention of crime, the maintenance of good public order, the enforcement of civil and criminal law, and other related duties as required by direction or assignment. All assignments involve responsibility for recognizing the social importance of the law function, and for conscientious and effective performance of duties without immediate supervision. Employee exercises judgment and individual initiative in the performance of routine duties and in emergency situations. Duties are generally performed on an assigned shift, but the deputy may be called upon to continue assigned duties or special work assignments on other shifts and/or at such times as directed to best fill the efficient and effective operations of the Sheriff’s Office. Duties may be required to be performed in uniform or plain clothes. Work is reviewed through personal observation, inspections, and by discussion and review of daily reports for adherence to prescribed methods and procedures.

Applicants must hold a valid driver's license with a good driving record, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, pass drug screen, CVSA (Computer Voice Stress Analyzer), physical, pre-employment test and background check.

Equal Opportunity Employer.
Salary Information 39,401.44 Plus Benefits
Contact Information Gabrielle Rei Grei@hernandosheriff.org
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Part Time Animal Services Officer
Job Description See attached job description. 

Applicants must be able to meet the minimum requirements (personal ownership of animals does not constitute experience)

Hours will be day shift and/or early evenings, Monday-Friday, weekends as needed.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary Information $14.04 per hour
Contact Information Gabrielle Rei Grei@hernandosheriff.org
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Judicial Services Bureau
Control Room Operator
Job Description

The responsibility of the Control Room Operator (CRO) is to staff and maintain the control room. He/she will not leave this place of duty, except when properly relieved for meals or breaks, and will not allow unauthorized personnel to enter the room.  He/she is primarily responsible for the operation of electrically functioning doors, security alarms for each housing area.  He/she will serve as a central point communication liaison in the event of an emergency in an area. The Control Room Operator (CRO) reports directly to the assigned Operations Corporal, who in turn reports directly to the Shift Commander.

Please see attached job description.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary Information Starting salary is $21,349.90, plus benefits
Contact Information Gabrielle Rei at Grei@hernandosheriff.org
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Detention Deputy
Job Description

Must Have State Certification or be enrolled in the LE academy


The responsibility of the detention deputy is the security and integrity of the facility, which includes prevention of escape, injury to the staff, or injury to inmates. Due to the classification status of inmates housed in these housing units, extreme caution must be exercised during the normal discharge of duties. The detention deputy works in close coordination with the housing control member and the shift supervisor. The duties of the detention deputy assigned to direct supervision of inmates housed in this section include visiting, meals, phone calls, linen exchange, movement of inmates and recreation. The detention deputy reports directly to the assigned shift supervisor.

Please see attached job description.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary Information Starting Annual Salary $39,401.44 Plus Benefits
Contact Information Gabrielle Rei Grei@hernandosheriff.org
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Reserve Detention Deputy
Job Description

Must Have State Certification or be enrolled in the LE academy


The HCSO is looking for highly motivated individuals to serve as Reserve Detention Deputies (state certified only). This is an excellent opportunity for individuals to gain first-hand experience in the field as a Detention Deputy before deciding to dedicate themselves to the profession full-time. Many Detention Deputies have taken advantage of this great opportunity, as it is the practice of the HCSO to offer full-time positions (as they become available) to those individuals who volunteer their time in a Reserve capacity.

The responsibility of the reserve detention deputy is the security and integrity of the facility, which includes prevention of escape, injury to the staff, or injury to inmates. Due to the classification status of inmates housed in these housing units, extreme caution must be exercised during the normal discharge of duties. The reserve detention deputy works in close coordination with the housing control member and the shift supervisor. The duties of the reserve detention deputy assigned to direct supervision of inmates housed in this section include visiting, meals, phone calls, linen exchange, movement of inmates and recreation. The reserve detention deputy reports directly to the assigned shift supervisor

Salary Information Volunteer
Contact Information Gabrielle Rei Grei@hernandosheriff.org
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Part Time Bailiff
Job Description

Duties:     

-Protect the judge.
-Provide security for the courtroom, courthouse, and all personnel at the courthouse.
-Make arrests of wanted persons or persons remanded into custody from court.
-Serve civil process.
-Speak in a clear commanding voice in front of large groups in a courtroom setting.
-Conduct investigations and prepare reports documenting investigation.
-Have the ability to be flexible regarding days of work, work hours, and be able to stay late when necessary.
-Guard inmates during trial.
-Conduct searches of arrested persons.
-Work closely with other bailiffs, and other courthouse personnel. (Clerk's Office, State Attorney's Office, Public Defender's Office.)


Applicants must be
state certified in Law Enforcement, hold a valid driver's license with a good driving record, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, pass a drug screen, CVSA (Computer Voice Stress Analyzer), physical, pre-employment test, and background check.

  

Hours are between 20 to 30 per week

Typical work week: (Subject to change)

Monday: Noon to 8PM

Tuesday: 8AM to 5PM

Wednesday: 8AM to 5PM

Thursday: 8AM to 2PM

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: OFF

Salary Information $17.82 / HR
Contact Information Gabrielle Rei Grei@hernandosheriff.org
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The Hernando County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital status, religion or any other legally protected status.

Veterans' Preference - Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans.  Documentation to support entitlement to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.

 
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