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Academy Sponsorship - Corrections Deputy

Competitive candidates are encouraged to apply for a limited number of paid sponsorships to a corrections academy. A strong candidate has a good work history and clean background. The applicant must have completed/passed the Basic Abilities Test (BAT) for Corrections in order to qualify for this position. BAT/PAT results must be submitted with required documents. Recruits hired for sponsorships to the corrections academy attend the program at Indian River State College, Criminal Justice Institute. This is an academically and physically challenging program lasting 14 weeks. During periods of class recess, the recruit performs various duties for the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office. Academy graduates complete an extensive Field Training program covering all high liability areas, including firearms, defensive tactics, agency policy and procedures and one-on-one training and evaluation with a certified Field Training Officer. Corrections Deputies are responsible for the care, custody and control of inmates. This work involves an element of personal danger and frequent contact with inmates. Deadline for submission of completed applications is November 18, 2022. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The Agency has established a Deputy Trainee Employment Program Reimbursement Agreement. The applicant acknowledges that the Agency will incur substantial expenses associated with the training of the applicant to become qualified as a Corrections Deputy in the Corrections discipline as provided by the Employment Program; therefore, the applicant must graduate from the Academy, receive his or her state certification, and serve as a Corrections Deputy for the Agency for a minimum of two (2) years following completion of all required training and probationary period.

Starting Salary $31,200. Salary will be increased to $48,672 upon graduation and passing state exam.

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Law Enforcement Deputy

The class specification of a Deputy Sheriff is an entry-level position that consists of both routine and complex law enforcement responsibilities.

A competitive starting salary of $48,672 per year

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Academy Sponsorship - Law Enforcement Deputy

Competitive candidates are encouraged to apply for a limited number of paid sponsorships to a law enforcement academy. A strong candidate has a good work history and clean background. The applicant must have completed/passed the Basic Abilities Test (BAT) for Law Enforcement in order to qualify for this position. BAT/PAT results must be submitted with required documents. Recruits hired for sponsorships to the law enforcement academy attend the program at Indian River State College, Criminal Justice Institute or the Law Enforcement Academy at Eastern Florida State College. These are academically and physically challenging programs lasting 22-24 weeks. During periods of class recess, the recruit performs various duties for the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office. Academy graduates complete an extensive Field Training program covering all high liability areas, including driving, shooting, defensive tactics, agency policy and procedures and one-on-one training and evaluation with a certified Field Training Officer. Deputy Sheriffs are responsible for the protection of life and property and the enforcement of laws and regulations. This work involves an element of personal danger and frequent contact with the public during routine and emergency situations. Deadline for submission of completed applications is December 30, 2022. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The Agency has established a Deputy Trainee Employment Program Reimbursement Agreement. The applicant acknowledges that the Agency will incur substantial expenses associated with the training of the applicant to become qualified as a Deputy Sheriff in either the Law Enforcement or Corrections discipline as provided by the Employment Program; therefore, the applicant must graduate from the Academy, receive his or her state certification, and serve as a Deputy Sheriff for the Agency for a minimum of two (2) years following completion of all required training and probationary period.

Starting Salary $31,200. Salary will be increased to $48,672 upon graduation and passing state exam.

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Deputy Trainee - Law Enforcement

The applicant must be currently registered or enrolled at a Basic Law Enforcement Academy within the State of Florida and completed/passed the Basic Abilities Test (BAT) for Law Enforcement in order to qualify for this position. The applicant agrees to attend all classes and labs required to successfully pass the curricula of the Basic Recruit Law Enforcement Academy and pass the FDLE State of Florida certification examination. During periods of class recess, the applicant agrees to perform various duties for the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office. The selected candidate must be able to pay for the Basic Law Enforcement Academy tuition and fees via self-sponsorship or, if applicable use their GI Bill. The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office shall not be responsible for any Basic Law Enforcement Academy costs. Academy graduates complete an extensive Field Training program covering all high liability areas, including driving, shooting, defensive tactics, agency policy and procedures and one-on-one training and evaluation with a certified Field Training Officer.

Starting Salary $31,200. Salary will be increased to $48,672 upon graduation and passing state exam.

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Equivalency of Training (EOT) Sponsorship - Law Enforcement Deputy

Out-of-state officers, federal officers and previously certified Florida officers with a four year or more, not exceeding eight year, break-in-service pursuant to section 943.13(2a), Florida Statutes and Rule 11B-35.009(3) or (4), Florida Administrative Code or for persons who served as a member of the special operations forces pursuant to section 943.131(2)(b), F.S. and Rule 11B-35.009(5), F.A.C. are encouraged to apply for a paid sponsorship to attend an Equivalency of Training Program at Indian River State College or Eastern Florida State College. A strong candidate has a good work history and clean background. The Agency has established a Deputy Trainee Employment Program Reimbursement Agreement. The applicant acknowledges that the Agency will incur substantial expenses associated with the training of the applicant to become qualified as a Deputy Sheriff in either the Law Enforcement or Corrections discipline as provided by the Employment Program; therefore, the applicant must graduate from the Academy, receive his or her state certification, and serve as a Deputy Sheriff for the Agency for a minimum of two (2) years following completion of all required training and probationary period.

Starting Salary $31,200. Salary will be increased to $48,672 upon graduation and passing state exam.

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Corrections Deputy

The class specification of a Corrections Deputy is an entry-level position that consists of both routine and complex Corrections work maintaining care, custody and control of an inmate population.

A competitive starting salary of $48,672

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Call Taker / Public Safety Dispatcher

This critical role serves as the vital communications link between the public needing help and the emergency services response. This entails a candidate to be able to work in a high-stress environment while receiving and evaluating incoming emergency and administrative requests for emergency services including but not limited to law enforcement, fire, and medical services; triaging those requests for service, providing guidance and assistance to the public in life-safety situations and coordinating appropriate responses to high-risk, high-stress operations, with the objective of keeping all parties safe. Work is performed in a technology-driven emergency communications center. The work level can fluctuate from minimal to fast-paced and high volume. The employee deals with crisis situations that requires them to quickly make decisions involving people, resources, and property with limited direction. No prior experience is necessary as we will train you; however, a desire to be a part of something bigger than you is required.

Starting salary of $35,000 ; Salary increased to $40,000 after one year.

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Legal Administrator

The purpose of this position is to provide clerical and administrative support in the compiling and preparation of legal documents, and to provide general assistance to the agency’s General Counsel and Undersheriff. The position functions in a highly confidential and sensitive environment, and is responsible for ensuring security, integrity, accuracy and confidentiality of work processed. The position exhibits professionalism in communicating on behalf of the General Counsel and Undersheriff. Functional areas include, but are not necessarily limited to, confiscations/forfeiture, labor and employment, contract administration, collections, or general litigation. Employees in this classification are responsible for maintaining court dockets, completing legal forms, scheduling hearings and trials, and preparing case files.

A competitive starting salary of $49,980

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Property Custodian

This class specification for the position of Property Room Custodian is responsible for the orderly, secure and efficient operations of the property room and is responsible for ensuring the property room complies with all policies and procedures. The Property Room Custodian oversees the handling of inmate property. Ensures all inmate property is processed and stored in accordance with policies and procures. Coordinates with agency members and other criminal justice and law enforcement agencies on inmate property issues. Completes required inspections of the property room. The Property Room Custodian is also responsible for advanced clerical work, which involves intermediately complex work methods in data entry, review, evaluation and retrieval as it relates to the facilities Property Room and Classification System. Requires the performance of a wide range of general corrections duties to include items such as but not limited to calculating inmates gain time, calculating release dates, inmate transfers, trustee positions, housing assignments, inmate discipline, and various other related work as required and assigned. Work involves decision making according to predetermined guidelines under general supervision.

A competitive starting salary of $31,200

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Master Mechanic

The position of Mechanic requires the ability to diagnose and repair automotive or related mechanical problems pertaining to the equipment and fleet of the Indian River County Sheriff's Office. It includes skilled work in the general and major repair of cars, trucks and other Sheriff's equipment. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Fleet Administrator.

A competitive starting salary of $41,820

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Civilian Corrections Assistant

The class specification for the position of Civilian Corrections Assistant performs a variety of duties, including the following assignments: Security and maintenance of Control Rooms, Booking area and Visitation Center.

A competitive starting salary of $31,200 per year.

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Mental Health Case Worker

The class specification for the position of Mental Health Case Worker for the Sheriff's Office is a highly responsible position within the Corrections Administration Division. Responsibilities of the Mental Health Case Worker include meeting with individuals who may be eligible for Mental Health Court (MHC), and preparing MHC assessments and implementing court approved treatment plans for MHC referred participants who are not currently involved in or eligible for traditional case management services. The Mental Health Case Worker will provide direct care for participants who are not currently involved in or eligible for traditional case management services until traditional services can be engaged. This includes, but not limited to, assisting participants with entitlements, scheduling psychiatric appointments, helping participants obtain transitional housing (if applicable), meeting with participants on a weekly basis, assessing and encouraging compliance, assisting transition eligible participants into permanent stable housing, preparing discharge and aftercare plans. Performs all work in compliance with applicable policies, procedures, regulations, and laws. The Mental Health Case Worker performs general administrative/office duties as required, including, but not limited to attending meetings, preparing reports and correspondence, copying and filing documents, entering computer data, maintaining records & data, etc. The Mental Health Case Worker will perform specialized tasks and projects as assigned by the Captain of the Corrections Support Division or designee. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.

A competitive starting salary of $37,740

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Victim Advocate

The class specification for the position of Victim Advocate for the Sheriff's Office is a very responsible position requiring a wide range of crisis intervention and counseling skills. The Victim Advocate provides approved direct services, information on available services and referrals when appropriate to victims of crimes in accordance with State Statutes and the IRCSO Victim Services Program. The work involves collecting, organizing, and disseminating sensitive information, typing, computer operation, telephone skills, and serving the public.

A competitive starting salary of $37,740 per year

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