Employment Opportunities


This agency has employment opportunities in the Sworn and Civilian Capacities. Click here to download the civilian application form. Click here to download the sworn application form. For more information, contact Human Resources at 863-402-7263 or email humanresources@highlandssheriff.org
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Member Benefits



Kathy Fluharty  
Human Resource Administrator
(863) 402-7263


IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN A CHALLENGING PUBLIC SERVICE PROFESSION
WE ARE INTERESTED IN YOU!
 
Being a member of the Sheriff's Office offers:
 
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: HCSO offers a wide variety of career opportunities for individuals interested in law enforcement and corrections.
 
SALARY/BENEFITS: HCSO provides a comprehensive benefits package for members. It includes life, health, dental and vision insurance as well as paid annual and sick leave. For Law Enforcement, Detention, and Communications, the Sheriff's Office offers a competitive Pay Plan. Out of County Take Home Vehicle permitted for those assigned an agency vehicle.  See Benefits page for full details.
 
TRAINING: HCSO provides some of the most in-house comprehensive training available in law enforcement. The equipment, facilities and instructors are superior. If what you need is not available within HCSO, additional training opportunities approved by FDLE are available through our local South Florida State College Public Service Academy.
 
SERVICE: HCSO offers you the opportunity to serve your community in many different ways. In both certified and support positions you have an opportunity to assist others in need, provide protective services when necessary, and offer guidance and example to the youth of the community. You are also able to work in volunteer or extra duty jobs which enrich everyone involved.
 
ATMOSPHERE: At HCSO you will be working with some of the most professional law enforcement and support personnel in the area. Their pride in the office and its capabilities are evident in the way they perform their jobs. Highlands County Sheriff's Office is looking for the very best to fill important and gratifying public service positions. Are you ready to join?
 
The Highlands County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, religion, or any other legally protected status.