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Orange County Sheriff's Office
Orlando, FL, United States (on-site)
9 days ago
Orange County Sheriff's Office
Orlando, Florida, United States (on-site)
9 days ago

Description

Provides secure transport for jury panels and inmates. Assists as third officer in criminal courtrooms. Conducts inmate ordering. Provides other services within the Orange County Courthouse. 



Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS & ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

·         Must be Florida Corrections Officer Certified:  Must have successfully completed the Florida Corrections Officer Certification or Equivalency of Training from a Florida law enforcement academy and a passing score on the Florida corrections officer certification exam.

  • 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 drug usage within the last year. 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 before applying.

PROCESSING:

All candidates for Court Service Officer positions will participate in the following steps:

  • 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. Promotions: Court Service Officer positions do not offer any promotional opportunities

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception, close vision, color vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. The job may require climbing stairs if the courthouse elevators are not operational. Must be able to wear an ear piece for extended periods of time. Must be able to engage in violent and physical confrontations including fighting with inmates/defendants and/or re-directing them to the ground.   Must be able to physically secure a resisting inmate/defendant with the appropriate restraints after a physical confrontation.   Work Environment: Work is generally performed in a climate controlled setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but at times can be loud. Physical activity required. Minimal exposure to bodily fluids and/or blood may occur. The employee may be required to work irregular hours to include some weekends.    The Orange County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Orange County Sheriff's Office may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  

HIRING SALARY:

• $43,388 - Candidates with less than 4 years of full-time corrections officer experience and are Florida certified.

• $44,907 - Candidates with 4 or more years of full-time corrections officer experience and are Florida certified.

For additional information, please visit our website www.ocso.com and review all other necessary job requirements listed in the "Law Enforcement Positions” section under "Careers". 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 Orlando, Florida.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office is a Veteran Friendly, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65773563
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida, United States
  • Position Title: Court Service Officer (Certified Corrections Officer)
  • Company Name For Job: Orange County Sheriff's Office
  • Practice Setting: Local Law Enforcement (municipal/county/regional)
  • Role: Law Enforcement - Entry Level (officer/deputy/trooper/agent)
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