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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 $25,467.00 annually plus an excellent benefits package.
Contact Information The Applicant Orientation will provide you with complete information regarding qualifications, job functions, salary, benefits package, work schedule, training and advancement opportunities available within the Communications Center. Anyone interested in applying for a position within the Communication Center please click here  (or manually send an email to 911jobs@hernandosheriff.org) to reserve a seat for an upcoming Applicant Orientation. If you have any questions about the orientation, please call Communications Training Supervisor Kimberly Purchase at 352-754-6830. HCSO promotional video
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Law Enforcement Operations Bureau
School Crossing Guard
Job Description Under the direct supervision of the assigned traffic sergeant, provides supervision of pedestrian control at a specific location so as to provide for the reasonable and orderly flow of pedestrian traffic and for the safety of the general public.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

•Directs pedestrians at the assigned street or highway location and provides for a smooth traffic flow.

•Reports violations of traffic laws.
•Promotes positive public relations between the Sheriff’s Office and the community.
•Reports to duty at the designated times. (Times may vary according to location.)
•Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS


Applicants must pass a full background check, along with a physical and drug screen prior to employment. Applicants will also have a CVSA (Computerized Voice Stress Analysis) administered.

Equal opportunity employer.


Training and Experience


High School Diploma, GED or equivalent or a demonstrated level of competence in work performance which is determined by the Agency to be acceptable during a period of employment not to exceed the designated probationary period.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

•Knowledge of, or ability to learn, basic traffic laws.
•Knowledge of specific safety procedures.
•Ability to work with little supervision.
•Skill in dealing effectively and courteously with students, co-workers, superiors, deputies and the general public.

Essential Physical Skills

•Able to communicate verbally
•Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction)
•Acceptable hearing (with or without correction)
•Standing for long periods of time
•Exhibit quickness of motion to provide direction

Salary Information $12.24 per hour
Contact Information Please submit your completed application in to Human Resources at 18900 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville 34601. If you have any questions, contact Gabrielle Rei at GRei@hernandosheriff.org
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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.


Equivilency Training information can be found at:

http://www.google.com/cse?cx=006264536472336337462%3Agtkvth6q_bk&ie=UTF-8&q=law+enforcement&sa=Search#gsc.tab=0&gsc.q=law%20enforcement&gsc.page=1

Region 6 Law Enforcement and Corrections Acadmy information:

http://www.ccpstc.com/

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary Information $40,189.50 annually plus an excellent benefits package
Contact Information Please submit your completed application in to Human Resources at 18900 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville 34601. If you have any questions, contact Gabrielle Rei at GRei@hernandosheriff.org
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Judicial Services Bureau
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Job Description LPN basic duties are to be responsible for direct nursing care of inmates incarcerated in the detention facility in accordance with established policies and procedures of the facility and the accepted standard of nursing practice within the state.  The primary responsibilities are to provide sick call, deliver medication, respond to emergencies, and conduct physical assessments on inmates.  The LPN functions under the supervision of a registered nurse and/or facility physician and reports directly to the clinical supervisor.

Experience preferred but not required.
Salary Information $38,231.23 annually plus an excellent benefits package
Contact Information Please submit your completed application in to Human Resources at 18900 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville 34601. If you have any questions, contact 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.

Equivilency Training information can be found at:

http://www.google.com/cse?cx=006264536472336337462%3Agtkvth6q_bk&ie=UTF-8&q=law+enforcement&sa=Search#gsc.tab=0&gsc.q=law%20enforcement&gsc.page=1

Region 6 Law Enforcement and Corrections Acadmy information:

http://www.ccpstc.com/



Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary Information $40,189.50 annually plus an excellent benefits package
Contact Information Please submit your completed application in to Human Resources at 18900 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville 34601. If you have any questions, contact Gabrielle Rei at 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


Equivilency Training information can be found at:

http://www.google.com/cse?cx=006264536472336337462%3Agtkvth6q_bk&ie=UTF-8&q=law+enforcement&sa=Search#gsc.tab=0&gsc.q=law%20enforcement&gsc.page=1

Region 6 Law Enforcement and Corrections Acadmy information:

http://www.ccpstc.com/

Equal Opportunity Employer


Salary Information Volunteer
Contact Information Please submit your completed application in to Human Resources at 18900 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville 34601. If you have any questions, contact Gabrielle Rei at GRei@hernandosheriff.org
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The Hernando County Sheriff's Office is a Tobacco Free Workplace

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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