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Polk County Sheriff's Office current job openings
 4507 Animal Control Veterinarian$87,290.32 Annually   $41.96 HourlyFull Time
 **2214 Deputy Sheriff$44,080.61 Annually   $21.19 Hourly   (Pay after training)Full Time
 **2018 Latent Print Examiner$37,823.14 Annually   $18.18 Hourly   Winter HavenFull Time
 1830 LAN Technician (Night Shift)$35,186.11 Annually   $16.92 Hourly   Winter HavenFull Time
 **1311 Food Service Specialist$28,593.34 Annually   $13.75 HourlyFull Time
 **1222 Animal Control Enforcement Officer$27,274.62 Annually   $13.11 HourlyFull Time
 **1133 Detention Support Specialist-Call Center$25,955.49 Annually   $12.48 Hourly   BartowFull Time
 **1125 Detention Support Specialist$25,955.49 Annually   $12.48 HourlyFull Time
 8810 Part Time Deputy Sheriff Court Process$15.00 Hourly   Court Process SectionPart Time
 8804 Part Time Court Process Server$11.51 HourlyPart Time
 8818 Part Time Animal Control Enforcement Officer$10.37 HourlyPart Time
 8821 Part Time Animal Control Representative$10.37 HourlyPart Time
 8808 Part Time Clerical Assistant$  8.24 Hourly   Property and Evidence (Lakeland), Traffic Unit (Winter Haven), Northeast (Davenport)Part Time
If interested in any of these openings, you may start the application process by clicking here:  Applicant Portal
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** Rotating or/and 12-hour shifts

  • If interested in any of the job openings please complete a Pre-Screen Application and submit to Human Resources. This is the first step in the application process.
  • Please check our job openings weekly. Positions are filled periodically, but others become available due to promotions and transfers.
  • Grant-funded positions indicated with (*) may be dependent upon continued funding.
  • Florida certified applicants are eligible for reimbursement of academy tuition if we are the first law enforcement employer.
  • Reserve Deputy Sheriff positions are on a voluntary basis.
  • Some positions may require that you work rotating shifts.
  • Clerical and data entry positions will require that you successfully pass a keyboarding test. Typing speed will vary on the position's requirements.
  • To request a mailed application or for other questions, the Human Resources Division  can be contacted via email at