Closing Date/Time Fri. 12/18/20 4:30 PM Eastern Time
This is entry level work which provides the opportunity for practical experience and broad exposure to the fundamentals of law enforcement functions within the Broward County Sheriff's Office. Work involves attending a Police Academy intended to provide preparatory training for a career in law enforcement. Position participates in training programs and performs varied routine and technical non-sworn tasks in support of sworn law enforcement functions.
All cadets attending the Broward College Institute of Public Safety must successfully attain a minimum score of 75% on at least one Physical Profile test. Failure to attain the 75% score on one of the Physical Profile tests will result in the cadet's removal from the Academy and potential separation of employment from BSO.
Upon successful completion of the Law Enforcement Academy and State Officer Certification Exam, candidates will be eligible for the position of Certified Law Enforcement Deputy Sheriff earning an annual salary of $53,444.
The Broward Sheriff's Office is now offering condensed testing for out of area candidates. Human Resources will schedule and coordinate the selection process within a short time frame to minimize travel. Applicants are responsible for all travel expenses.
DO NOT SUBMIT THE ON-LINE APPLICATION UNTIL YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE LAW ENFORCEMENT CRIMINAL JUSTICE BASIC ABILITIES TEST (CJBAT), SWIMMING & BASIC MOTOR SKILLS TESTS AND HAVE ATTAINED ALL THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR SUBMITTING THE ONLINE APPLICATION:
To view additional information on the required CJBAT, Swimming and Basic Motor Skills tests, please visit the Broward College Institute of Public Safety Testing Center website: Testing Center
To view the Broward College Physical Fitness Preparation Guide, please click on the following link: Physical Fitness Preparation Guide
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Applicants who qualify will be subject to an extensive selection process and screening program, which may include, but not be limited to evaluation of training and experience; written test; computer based test; interview; polygraph examination; psychological evaluation; employment record, fingerprint and background check; medical examination; and drug screen. The expected duration of the selection process varies by position and could last 10 to 12 weeks. Reapplication will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
BSO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship status, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. Veterans' preference per Florida law.