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Community Service Aides

Are you a civic minded person interested in LAW ENFORCEMENT?

If so, here is your chance to be part of a unique group of citizens dedicated to helping your community. If you are looking for a challenging, exciting , and worthwhile position, the Community Service Aide program may be for you! Consider joining us and be involved in the day-to-day activities of Law Enforcement.

What is a Community Service Aide?

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Age Requirements:
    Certified Corrections - 19 years old
    Certified Law Enforcement - 21 years old
    Civilian Positions - 18 years old
  • Certified law enforcement or certified corrections must be a United States citizen.
  • A civilian must be a United States citizen or legal resident of the United States.
  • Be a high school graduate or equivalent.
  • Possess a valid Florida driver's license.
  • If previously a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, must have received an honorable discharge.
  • Possess a Social Security card.
  • Be of good moral character; having no felony convictions; no misdemeanor convictions involving moral character, perjury, or false statement, as outlined in the Florida State Statute.
  • Be able to meet our restrictive drug standard.
  • Successfully complete our hiring process to include written testing, polygraph exam, oral interview.

If applying for a certified law enforcement, certified corrections, or Community Service Aide position, you must also:

  • Pass the Florida Basic Abilities Test (F.B.A.T.).
  • Be in good physical condition and successfully pass a physical exam and an agility test.
  • Successfully complete an oral board interview.

Applicants for certified positions must also pass the Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (C.J.B.A.T.).

Military or law enforcement experience and/or college degree preferred.

It's up to you!

If you are interested in becoming a vital part of your community and local law enforcement, check our Open Positions to see if we have an opening for Community Service Aide or another important role.  If you're looking for learning opportunities, or participation with a smaller time commitment, scan our Opportunities and Services page.