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Your Career Starts Here

Why join the SCSO team?
Accredited by eight independent state and national entities, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) is widely regarded as one of the most progressive and proactive law enforcement agencies in the state. A full-service criminal justice agency, SCSO is among only a few that deliver law enforcement patrol and investigative services, operate the county’s correctional facility, manage both a juvenile assessment and detention center, and conduct child protection investigations. With a workforce of more than 1100 full-time and 150 part-time employees, the Sheriff’s Office offers a variety of exciting and diverse career paths for sworn, certified and civilian personnel.

Conveniently located a short distance from both the East Coast beaches and the theme parks and attractions of Orlando, Seminole County is home to 425,000 residents who enjoy one of the lowest crime rates in Central Florida. Known as “Florida’s Natural Choice,” Seminole County boasts beautiful parks, trails and waterways, top schools, vibrant historical and downtown communities, a robust economy, and a variety of cultural offerings.

How do I get selected?
Applicants for all positions must complete a Pre-Screen Questionnaire via NEOGOV. You can view available positions with our agency by selecting OPEN POSITIONS.

Pre-screen questionnaires are reviewed to determine if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position and a preliminary background investigation is completed. Applicants selected for further consideration may be contacted for pre-employment testing and/or interviews with Sheriff’s Office personnel. Applicants selected for positions must successfully pass a thorough background investigation which includes, but is not limited to: a review of criminal history, driving records, credit, past employment and personal references, a neighbor survey, and a Computer Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA). All offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical with drug screening.

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Seminole County Sheriff's Office
100 Eslinger Way
Sanford, Florida 32773
Phone: (407) 665-6650