Deputy Sheriff - Reserve - Orange County Sheriff's Office, FL

Posted:
August 1, 2019

Agency:
Orange County Sheriff's Office,FL

Title:
Deputy Sheriff - Reserve

Description:

JOB SUMMARY

A Reserve Deputy is a volunteer deputy who has a Florida Department of Law Enforcement certification.  A Reserve Deputy serves on a voluntary part-time basis in accordance with applicable law and has law enforcement authority.  A Reserve Deputy is appointed by and serves at the discretion of the Sheriff of Orange County.  The incumbent in this position is responsible for the protection of life and property and the enforcement of laws and regulations.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

  • Must be Florida Certified or Currently Attending a Florida Law Enforcement Officer Academy:
    • Florida Certified (vested with authority to bear arms and make arrests):  Must have successfully completed the Florida Law Enforcement Officer Certification or Equivalency of Training from a Florida law enforcement academy and a passing score on the Florida law enforcement officer certification exam.
    • Currently Attending an Academy: Must be currently attending a Florida law enforcement officer academy.  Must obtain passing score on the state law enforcement officer certification exam prior to receiving a conditional offer. 
  • Good work history.
  • Accredited high school or GED diploma. (Will not accept a certificate of completion.)
  • Must be able to comprehend and communicate fluently in verbal and written English.
  • At least 21 years of age.
  • U.S. Citizen.
  • Valid driver's license for the last year.
  • Must not have been convicted of a DUI (or any reduced charge such as reckless driving) within the past five years. Other driving history will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony.
  • Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor involving moral character, false statements, perjury or domestic violence.
  • Must not have received a dishonorable discharge from the United States Armed Forces.
  • No marijuana use within the last two years.  No illegal drug use (scheduled narcotic) over the past three years. Other drug usage will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
  • Good physical condition.

Applicants with body ornamentation (tattoos) shall not have any visible body ornamentation on the head, face, and neck area, which includes the visible skin while wearing a collared uniform shirt with an unbuttoned top button.  Employees shall not have any visible body ornamentation located on the hands which is defined as the area from wrist to fingertips; however, a tattoo simulating a wedding ring on the ring finger of the left hand will not be considered excessive as described herein.  Applicants are encouraged to read the agency body ornamentation policy (Download PDF reader)before applying.

 

PROCESSING & TRAINING

 

  • Online application
  • Voice Stress Analysis (truth verification)
  • Panel Interview
  • Complete Background Check
  • Medical exam & drug screen (after conditional job offer)
  • Psychological Evaluation (after conditional job offer)

 
Processing time on average is 3-5 months.
 
Training:
Newly hired certified deputy sheriffs (with or without law enforcement officer experience) must participate in Basic Recruit Training (BRT).  This 9-week program covers all high liability areas, including driving, shooting, defensive tactics, and agency policies and procedures.  After successfully completing Basic Recruit Training, new deputies complete 14 weeks in the Field Training and Evaluation Program (FTEP). 



Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
August 31, 2019

  All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description.