Court Security Deputy

Orlando, Florida
$37,752 or $38,916 with 3 or more years experience
Oct 06, 2016
Nov 30, 2016

The incumbent in this position is responsible for maintaining law and order in and around the courtroom, ensuring the protection and safety of persons in and around the courtroom, and expediting courtroom proceedings by preparing the courtroom, ensuring the prisoner's prompt appearance in court, and following directives from the judge.

Requirements Must have a certificate of completion or compliance in basic law enforcement training with the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Minimum Qualifications: 

Two years of accredited college (60 credit hours); OR Two years of active military duty or four continuous years of reserve/guard duty; OR Two years of full-time law enforcement or related experience (e.g., corrections, emergency communications, fire/rescue, security); OR A combination of the above.  High school or GED diploma  At least 20 years of age  U.S. Citizen  Valid drivers license for the last year and have no more than two moving violations over the past three years. Other driving history will be evaluated on a case by case basis.  No DUI convictions for the past 5 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 illegal drug usage over the past three years. Other drug usage will be evaluated on a case by case basis.  Good physical condition  Vision of 20/40 corrected or better A two year commitment after completing two years of service as a Court Security Deputy (CSD), if the employee decides to pursue a position as a Deputy Sheriff, he/she will be required to apply as a new hire and go through the entire hiring process. The position as a CSD does not guarantee that the request for a career change will be approved.   CSD’s shall not be authorized to work off-duty in a sworn capacity

Processing All candidates participate in a thorough hiring process, to ensure everyone hired meets our strict standards.   All candidates for court security deputy positions will participate in the following steps: 

Online application Written Skills Test Voice Stress Analysis (truth verification) Panel Interview Swim Test Complete Background Check Medical exam & drug screen (after conditional job offer) Psychological Evaluation (after conditional job offer)   Processing time on average is 4-6 months.

Salary $37,752 or $38,916 with 3 or more years experience

Benefits All full-time employees of the Orange County Sheriff's Office receive an excellent benefits and compensation package.

Sheriff contributes majority of cost for medical coverage Life insurance and long term disability insurance is provided by Sheriff; employees may elect to purchase additional coverage Retirement benefits are provided by the Florida Retirement System Uniforms, weapons, and other equipment furnished Education incentive and reimbursement programs 12 vacation days per year/accrues at 3.69 hours bi-weekly Sick time accrues at 3.69 hours bi-weekly 12 paid holidays per year Gym facilities in many agency buildings Training Will participate in a specialized Field Training Program to include: Intense physical training, including running, fighting, and pepper spray   High liability areas (firearms, defensive tactics, driving, first responder)   Agency policies and procedures   Agency computer training   Court on-the-job training CSD’s shall not be provided an agency vehicle but will still be required to successfully complete the OCSO’s Law Enforcement Vehicle Operations (LEVO) program

Promotions Court Security Deputy positions do not offer any promotional opportunities

Please visit our website and review the job requirements listed in the "Employment" section under "Civilian Positions". In order to be considered for this position, you MUST complete your online application on that website. This posting is for the Orange County Sheriff's Office located in FLORIDA.

“Orange County Sheriff’s Office is a Veteran friendly, Equal Opportunity Employer”


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