The Leon County Sheriff's Office accepts applications year round for sworn positions and volunteer/intern opportunities.  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.

The Leon County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for the positions below. The base salary, position closing date and job description (if available) are provided for reference. If you meet the minimum qualifications for a position and wish to apply, please read the application instructions following the list of available positions. Contact Human Resources at (850) 606-3356 should you have any questions.

Correctional Officer $36,412 N/A Job Description
Deputy Sheriff $43,021 N/A  Job Description
School Crossing Guard $13.27/Hr
10 Hrs/Week

Job Description

Mounted Posse (Volunteer)  N/A No Description
Reserve Deputy Sheriff (Volunteer)  N/A Job Description
Support Posse (Volunteer)  N/A Job Description
Volunteer/Intern (Volunteer)  N/A No description
CDA Communications Officer

This is not a LCSO Position. Click on Talgov.com to be forwarded.


Instructions for submitting an application:

  •  Applications will only be accepted for positions in the list above.
  • Only one application must be submitted if applying for multiple positions above.
  • Please refer to the Application Checklist in the Application Packet for all submission requirements.

LCSO Application Packet


The Leon County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No person will be subject to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, religion, political affiliation or sexual orientation.

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

Social Media Posting Policy:

Thank you for following the Leon County Sheriff’s Office on social media! We welcome you to share your thoughts and feedback with us, and we ask that you please be responsible and courteous in your comments and replies. We reserve the right to hide/remove any comments or ban any users who violate our policy. Comments that contain obscene, indecent, or profane language; contain threats or defamatory statements; are bullying, intimidating, or harassing any user; contain personal attacks; contain hate speech; promote or endorse services or products; suggest or encourage illegal activity; are multiple, repetitive off-topic posts by a single user (spam); are not topically related to the particular posting; violate a legal ownership interest of any other party; or imbed links to other Internet sites may be hidden/removed. Users who violate this policy may be banned.

Our rules of decorum are in place to encourage civil discourse and to prevent a poster from disrupting dialog in a way that prevents or impedes the accomplishment of the purpose of our social media sites. Our purpose is to convey important public safety information, increase our ability to quickly, effectively, and efficiently reach Leon County and Big Bend area residents to help us find criminal suspects, find missing and/or endangered persons, communicate public safety alerts, and further our mission of preventing, reducing, suppressing, displacing, solving, and fighting crime in Leon County.