Joe McCabe - Human Resources Director
Before appointment to any position with the Leon County Sheriff's Office, applicants must successfully complete multiple steps in the hiring process including:
Testing and Interview, Background Investigation, Psychological Evaluation, Drug Screen, Conditional Offer of Employment (form), Physical Examination, etc. The entire process can take between 4-8 weeks depending upon the position and the applicant.
Civilian Support Opportunities:
While the primary function of the Sheriff's Office is law enforcement and corrections services, nearly a third of the agency positions are staffed by civilian support personnel. Positions such as Clerk Specialist, Secretary, Communications Officer and Correctional Technician are just a few of the many positions available for civilian support personnel.
Qualifications for civilian support positions vary, please call our office at (850) 922-3507, if you have any questions regarding qualifications for these positions.
Respected as one of the state's most innovative law enforcement agencies, the Leon County Sheriff's Office offers career opportunities in various areas such as:
- Criminal Investigations
- Air Support Pilot
- School Resource
- Crime Prevention
- Traffic Enforcement
- Entry-level positions
The Leon County Sheriff's Office accepts applications year-round. If you live in the Tallahassee area, you may visit our Human Resources Office located at 2825 Municipal Way to pick up an application packet. If you live outside of the area, you may call our office at (850) 922-3507, to request that an application be sent to you or download one by clicking on the link above
The Leon County Sheriff's Office offers a competitive benefits package including:
- Paid Sick and Annual Leave
- State of Florida Retirement
- Health Insurance- Capital Health Plan and VISTA
- Dental Insurance
- Deferred Compensation
- Paid Life Insurance
- Educational Incentives
To contact our agency regarding employment, please call (850) 922-3507.