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The Leon County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Joe McCabe - Human Resources Manager

Hiring Process:

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 Technician and Correctional Technician are just a few of the many positions available for civilian support personnel. 

Please refer to our Employment Page for available positions or contact Human Resources at (850) 606-3356.

Certified Opportunities:

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:

  • Patrol
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Air Support Pilot
  • School Resource
  • Crime Prevention
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Corrections

To Apply:

The Leon County Sheriff's Office accepts application for sworn positions and volunteer/intern opportunities year round. Applications for civilian positions are only accepted when a position is available and must be received by 5:00 PM on the closing date of the position. Please refer to the Employment Page for more detailed information.

Benefits Offered:

The Leon County Sheriff's Office offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees. Please click the link below to see a detailed summary of our benefits.

LCSO Benefits Summary

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