14750 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33912, USA
911 (Emergency)
239-477-1000 (Non Emergency)

Florida Certified Corrections Deputy

Florida Certified Corrections Deputy

Closing on: May 31, 2021

Starting Salary: $46,000

Role and Responsibilities

Maintain care, custody and control of inmate population, serving a variety of assignments in the Corrections Bureau.

  • Interpret and enforce all applicable federal, state and local laws, general orders, directives, policies and procedures of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Model Jail Standards
  • Work schedule will be 12 hour rotating shifts

Physical Demands

  • Must take and pass the Physical Abilities Testing (PAT) with a maximum time of 6:04

Minimum Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Must be 18 years old, or older
  • Must have obtained a high school or GED diploma
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must have a valid Florida Driver’s License
  • Must have a Social Security Card
  • Must have successfully passed the Florida Corrections State Officer Certification Exam (SOCE) or are currently attending a Florida approved Criminal Justice Academy for Corrections
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony
  • Must not have used illegal drugs in the last 12 months
  • Must not have received a dishonorable discharge from the United States Armed Forces
  • Must be able to work various shifts with rotating days off, as well as weekends, holidays and emergency events such as hurricanes
  • Must be able to speak, write and understand the English language

Preferred Skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of Lee County geography
  • Polite, courteous and professional demeanor
  • Bilingual
  • Experience as a Corrections Officer in the state of Florida or out of state
  • Currently attending a Florida approved Criminal Justice Academy for Corrections
  • Experience working or volunteering with a law enforcement agency or a Correctional Institute in a civilian or certified capacity

Application Processing Required

All candidates must pass the following tests to be eligible for employment:

  • Panel Oral Board Interview
  • Polygraph
  • Physical Abilities Testing (PAT)
  • Background Investigation
  • Psychological Examination
  • Medical exam and drug screen (after conditional job offer)
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We proudly recognize Veterans’ Preference and are committed to a drug-free workplace.
All conditions of this posting are subject to the Sheriff’s Discretion.
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Fort Myers

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