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Welcome to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Career Site

Palm Beach County was established on July 1st, 1909, becoming the state’s 47th county. It is the third largest in population and square mileage of Florida’s 67 counties. The 2017 estimated population is 1,414,144 and the county spans 2,383.01 square miles. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) provides law enforcement, civil, and corrections services to the residents of Palm Beach County. Sheriff Ric L. Bradshaw is the sixteenth individual to serve as Palm Beach County’s chief law enforcement officer.

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans’ Preference to be requested at time application is submitted. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements and are encouraged to apply. Applicants with a disability who require accommodation within the application/interview process should direct a request in advance to Human Resources.

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Welcome to the Palm Beach
County Sheriff's Office Career Site

Palm Beach County was established on July 1st, 1909,
becoming the state’s 47th county. It is the third largest
in population and square mileage of Florida’s 67 counties.
The 2017 estimated population is 1,414,144 and the county
spans 2,383.01 square miles. The Palm Beach County
Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) provides law enforcement,
civil, and corrections services to the residents of
Palm Beach County. Sheriff Ric L. Bradshaw is
the sixteenth individual to serve as Palm Beach
County’s chief law enforcement officer.

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. Veterans’ Preference to
be requested at time application is submitted.
Applicants with a disability who require accommodation
within the application/interview process should
direct a request in advance to Human Resources.

Instructions for applying

Current Job Opportunities

Laboratory Analyst (Toxicology)

      • Status: Full Time
      • Recruiter: Bridgette Trawick
      • Salary: $63,084
      • Apply by: 6/10/2024

     

  • Provides direct support to the scientists in the Toxicology Unit as a Laboratory Analyst. Maintenance of laboratory equipment, and instruments. Prepares Quality Assurance documentation and performs routine testing of equipment. Preparation of reagents, standards, cleaning of laboratory and glassware as needed. Organizing of standard materials and laboratory. Preparation of Evidence Kits. Data entry, clerical, filing, inventory and ordering supplies and maintaining records. Meets Unit metric goals and objectives in the scientific analysis of casework output. Assists analysts in general laboratory support such as stocking each bay and laboratory bench with reagents, removing expired reagents, quality assurance and quality control testing of reagents, and supplies. Performs varied toxicology analyses on biological casework evidence submitted by Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and local law enforcement officers upon completion of required education and training. Testifies in Federal, State, and local courts as an Expert Witness. Must have successfully completed a training course in courtroom testimony. Presents technical testimony in laymen’s terms and defends analytical methods and results. Presents findings during the administration of a deposition to attorneys. Communicates and coordinates activities with units, vendors, employees, and outside agencies. Maintains MSDS sheets and hazard codes for all chemicals and reagents. Compiles various statistics for the Toxicology Manager. Participates in presentations/trainings as requested by customer. Performs other duties as assigned.

School Crossing Guard

      • Status: Part Time
      • Recruiter: Meredith Combs
      • Hourly: $15.84
      • Apply by: 06/30/2024

Responsible for the safety and well-being of children and assisting them crossing the street.


Communications Trainee

    • Status: Full Time
    • Recruiter: Meredith Combs
    • Salary: $60,360
    • Apply by: 06/30/2024

Handles emergency law enforcement communications via radio dispatch, emergency and non-emergency telephone calls, and utilizes local/national computers.  Receives, screens and monitors 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency calls from the public and other police/public safety agencies by radio or telephone; categorizes and prioritizes calls.  Maintains communications with all parties involved in emergency situations; conveys information to/from emergency personnel, general, public, public safety agencies, utilities, businesses and other personnel within the department.  Prioritizes and dispatches appropriate personnel to incident locations; monitors radio traffic and maintains awareness of activities.  Conducts data inquiries into National/Florida State Crime Information Center System (FCIC/NCIC).  Must be able to effectively communicate while working in a stressful environment.  Handles confidential information.  Incumbent must follow agency disciplinary guidelines, PBSO General Orders as well as Communications guidelines for attendance and punctuality.  Performs other duties as assigned.


Corrections Support Personnel (CSP)

    • Status: Full Time
    • Recruiter: Loniesha Stewart
    • Salary: $57,756
    • Apply by: 06/30/2024

Assists sworn staff in the Department of Corrections with daily tasks, which includes supervising county-sentenced inmates engaged in work activities, controlling access into and within the detention centers, controlling the receipt and distribution of inmate property, and accounting for inmate funds.  Specific duties may vary based on area of assignment.  Performs other duties as assigned.


Corrections Recruit (Corrections Academy Sponsorship- PBSC/IRSC)

    • Status: Full Time
    • Recruiter: Stephanie Michel
    • Salary: $50,556
    • Apply by: 06/30/2024

Responsible for the protection of life and property within detention facilities; deters and suppresses violations of laws within the facility and ensures rules are followed.  Monitors and surveils inmates; performs inspections to ensure compliance with all federal, state, local and agency standards.  Prepares legal documentation and reports, processes fingerprints and pictures to ensure inmate identification, executes emergency plans, resolves disputes and performs necessary restraint techniques. Performs other duties as assigned.


Deputy Sheriff Corr. - FL Certified

    • Status: Full Time
    • Recruiter: Stephanie Michel
    • Salary: $69,768
    • Apply by: 06/30/2024

Responsible for the protection of life and property within detention facilities; deters and suppresses violations of laws within the facility and ensures rules are followed.  Monitors and surveils inmates; performs inspections to ensure compliance with all federal, state, local and agency standards.  Prepares legal documentation and reports, processes fingerprints and pictures to ensure inmate identification, executes emergency plans, resolves disputes and performs necessary restraint techniques. Performs other duties as assigned.


Deputy Sheriff LE - FL Certified

  • Status: Full Time
  • Recruiter: Bridgette Trawick
  • Salary: $69,768
  • Apply by: 06/30/2024

Responsible for the protection of life and property and enforcement of laws and ordinances.  The position requires considerable knowledge of modern principles and practices of police work including:  knowledge of first-aid methods, ability to act reasonably without direct supervision, ability to observe situations analytically and objectively, ability to report and record situations clearly and completely, ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and a demographically diverse public. Performs other duties as assigned.


Reserve Deputy Sheriff LE - FL Certified

  • Status: Volunteer
  • Recruiter: Bridgette Trawick
  • Salary: N/A
  • Apply by: 06/30/2024

A Reserve Deputy Sheriff is a commissioned sworn volunteer law enforcement officer who holds a Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission certification.  Responsible for the protection of life and property and enforcement of laws and ordinances.  The position requires considerable knowledge of modern principles and practices of police work including: knowledge of first-aid methods, ability to act reasonably without direct supervision, ability to observe situations and analytically and objectively, ability to report and record situations clearly and completely, ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and a demographically diverse public. Performs other duties as assigned.


Excellent Benefits

State of Florida Retirement System
Health Care (HMO, POS, or PPO)
Dental (HMO or PPO)
Vision Care
Life Insurance

Cost of Living Adjustment
Longevity Pay
Longevity Leave
Flexible Spending Accounts & Deferred Compensation
Competitive Sick, Vacation & Holiday Pay

Take Home Vehicle
Tuition Reimbursement Program
3-Hours Minimum Court & Call-Out Pay
Annual Increases
Gym/Weight Room

Important:

  • New openings are posted weekly on Mondays or the following business day, if Monday is a holiday.
  • Jobs are posted for ten (10) business days, excluding holidays.
  • Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59PM on the closing date listed on the job posting.
  • PBSO reserves the right to close a job posting at any time.
  • Please refrain from uploading documents, except resumes, with your online application. Your application and any attachments uploaded are subject to Florida Statute 119.07 and may be provided pursuant to a public records request.
  • It is your responsibility to monitor the status of your application(s) and any applicable notifications from Human Resources by logging into your PBSO Oracle/iRecruitment account. If an electronic message is sent to you and you fail to respond, your application may be terminated.
  • All correspondence regarding your application will be provided electronically. It is your responsibility to ensure that your account is updated with the most current contact information.
  • NO excessive tattoos, body ornamentation, or intentional disfigurement that cannot be completely covered by a dress collar, long sleeves, or long pants. (Two visible tattoos no greater than 3″ x 3″ each in size on any arm, leg, or combination thereof are permissible).
  • PBSO is a drug free environment.
  • Applicants considered for hire will be subject to successful completion of the following: Polygraph, Background Investigation, Pre-Employment Physical Examination and Drug Screening. Sworn applicants will also be subject to successful completion of a Psychological Evaluation.

Excellent Benefits

State of Florida Retirement System
Health Care (HMO, POS, or PPO)
Dental (HMO or PPO)
Vision Care
Life Insurance

Cost of Living Adjustment
Longevity Pay
Longevity Leave
Flexible Spending Accounts & Deferred Compensation
Competitive Sick, Vacation & Holiday Pay

Take Home Vehicle
Tuition Reimbursement Program
3-Hours Minimum Court & Call-Out Pay
Annual Increases
Gym/Weight Room

Important:

  • New openings are posted weekly on Mondays or the following business day, if Monday is a holiday.
  • Jobs are posted for ten (10) business days, excluding holidays.
  • Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59PM on the closing date listed on the job posting.
  • PBSO reserves the right to close a job posting at any time.
  • Please refrain from uploading documents, except resumes, with your online application. Your application and any attachments uploaded are subject to Florida Statute 119.07 and may be provided pursuant to a public records request.
  • It is your responsibility to monitor the status of your application(s) and any applicable notifications from Human Resources by logging into your PBSO Oracle/iRecruitment account. If an electronic message is sent to you and you fail to respond, your application may be terminated.
  • All correspondence regarding your application will be provided electronically. It is your responsibility to ensure that your account is updated with the most current contact information.
  • NO excessive tattoos, body ornamentation, or intentional disfigurement that cannot be completely covered by a dress collar, long sleeves, or long pants. (Two visible tattoos no greater than 3″ x 3″ each in size on any arm, leg, or combination thereof are permissible).
  • PBSO is a drug free environment.
  • Applicants considered for hire will be subject to successful completion of the following: Polygraph, Background Investigation, Pre-Employment Physical Examination and Drug Screening. Sworn applicants will also be subject to successful completion of a Psychological Evaluation.