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Aug 1, 2023

PCSO hosting job fair on August 10, 2023

Media Contact: Carrie Horstman, Administrator

The Polk County Sheriff's Office is hosting a job fair on Thursday, August 10, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the PCSO Sheriff's Operations Center, 1891 Jim Keene Blvd, Winter Haven. 

We're currently offering $1,000 sign-on bonuses for civilian Detention Support Specialists, with a starting pay of $34,986.

We have AMAZING benefits, such as: paid time off, health insurance including vision and dental, life insurance, sick leave pool, educational reimbursement, free employee gym, free employee health clinic for members and their families, employee assistance program, workers compensation benefits, and state retirement.

Human Resources representatives will be onsite to process applications and answer questions. All qualified applicants will receive a conditional offer of employment that same day. 

For existing sworn law enforcement officers who wish to transfer, we are offering a hiring bonus, we pay up to $5,000 of out-of-state moving costs, or if the applicant lives in one of the 10 neighboring counties he or she can take their agency vehicle home.

Starting pay for a deputy sheriff is $54,851.*

Click here to learn how to become a member and view our benefits package: 

Or SKIP THE LINE AND SAVE TIME by completing our application in advance:

We are an equal opportunity employer.
*Deputy sheriff starting pay will increase to $56,700 on October 1, 2023.