Careers

The Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office is an equal opportunity employer.

Human Resources Office: (850) 983-1108

Work Schedules:

Deputy Sheriffs:
  • Full Time is 40 hours per week (Work hours are subject to change as the needs of the agency change).
  • Currently the Patrol Division work 4 days per week for 10 hours per day.
  • The days off rotate on a 28 day cycle, giving weekends off every other cycle.
  • The Shifts are rotating: Days, Evenings, Midnights (rotating every 3 months)
Detention Deputies:
  • Full Time is 40 hours per week (Work hours are subject to change as the needs of the agency change).
  • The Department of Detention work 12 hours per day with rotating days off.
  • The Shifts are permanent Days or Midnights.

***All work schedules are subject to change without notice due to job assignment and/or agency needs.***

Benefits:
  • Health Insurance:  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Employee’s is paid by the Agency.
  • Family Coverage is $350.00 per month ($175.00 per pay period)
  • PPO also available (Contact Human Resources)
  • Dental Insurance:  Blue Dental (Florida Combined Life)

Employee – $37.67 per month

Family – $108.31 per month

 

  • Vision Insurance: VisionCare

Employee – $6.76 per month

Family – $19.34 per month

 

  • Life Insurance:

-Provided by Agency: Employee (Civilian or Sworn) – $25,000.00 (Term Life)

-Additional Coverage for Sworn Employees provided by Agency- Accidental Death and Dismemberment:

“In the Line of Duty Coverage” -$72,764

“Fresh Pursuit” -$72,764

“Unlawful and Intentional Death” -$205,818

 

  • Retirement:  Florida Retirement System  (Employee pays 3%)

 

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR “SWORN” LAW ENFORCEMENT OR DETENTION POSITIONS

Any omission, falsification, misstatement or misrepresentation will be the basis for disqualification as an applicant with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office. All information pertaining to drug usage, arrest history, employment history, and driving records must be specified in the appropriate sections.

Application Information
  • Incomplete applications will NOT be accepted.  Pay particular attention to the following areas:
  • If a question doesn’t apply, place N/A in the blank. Work history should reflect all previous employers.
  • All time must be accounted for, even if unemployed.
  • Personal references must contain complete addresses to include zip codes, area codes and phone numbers.
  • Previous Employment History must contain complete addresses to include faxes, area codes, phone numbers, and ALL relevant information requested.
  • Applications must have Driver’s License and Education Transcripts uploaded (i.e. High School Diploma, HS Transcripts, College Degree, College Transcripts, GED, etc.)

 

Required Documents for Application

Once contacted by Human Resources, the following original or certified documents must be brought with you to your appointment with an HR Specialist.

  • State Certification Exam Scores
  • Basic Recruit Certificate
  • Military DD214 reflecting discharge status
  • Birth Certificate
  • High School Diploma or GED with scores (College Transcripts)
  • Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card
  • Documentation supporting legal name change, if applicable (for every name change, marriage or divorce)
 Pre-Employment Physical Abilities Test

Tentative Schedule

Each applicant for sworn positions must pass a pre-employment physical abilities test prior to being hired by the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office.

 

 

On the date of the PAT:

  • Must have Physician’s Clearance to Test endorsed by physician (prior to or on the day of PAT)
  • Wear exercise clothing and comfortable running shoes.
  • Come fully rested, without having eaten two to three hours prior to the test and in a fully hydrated state.
  • This is a test to measure your physical best, in other words, this test should result in a near maximal to maximal effort and fatigue should result.
  • Cancellation due to any reason will be notified only by Human Resources.

Step 1: Application Submitted

Step 2: Application Reviewed by HR

Step 3: Applicant Contacted by HR for Supporting Documents

Step 4: PAT

Step 5: Preliminary Background/Interview

Step 6: Interview

Step 7: CVSA

Step 8: Psychological Screening

Step 9: Medical Screening

Step 10: Applicant Hired

Effective January 1, 2010: All applicants must be able to pass the Physical Abilities Test (PAT) prior to employment as well as on an annual basis.

Questions Pertaining to the Sworn Application Process: 850-983-1182

  

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR CIVILIAN POSITIONS

Any omission, falsification, misstatement or misrepresentation will be the basis for disqualification as an applicant with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office. All information pertaining to drug usage, arrest history, employment history, and driving records must be specified in the appropriate sections.

Application Information

  • Incomplete applications will NOT be accepted.  Pay particular attention to the following areas:
  • If a question doesn’t apply, place N/A in the blank. Work history should reflect all previous employments.
  • All time must be accounted for, even if unemployed.
  • Personal references must contain complete addresses to include zip codes, area codes and phone numbers.
  • Previous Employment History must contain complete addresses to include faxes, area codes, phone numbers, and ALL relevant information requested.
  • Applications must have Driver’s License and Education Transcripts uploaded (i.e. High School Diploma, HS Transcripts, College Degree, College Transcripts, GED, etc.)

 

Required Documents for Application

Once contacted by Human Resources, the following original or certified documents must be brought with you to your appointment with an HR Specialist.

  • State Certification Exam Scores
  • Military DD214 reflecting discharge status
  • Birth Certificate
  • High School Diploma or GED with scores (College Transcripts)
  • Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card
  • Documentation supporting legal name change, if applicable (for every name change, marriage or divorce)

Step 1: Application Submitted

Step 2: Application Reviewed by HR

Step 3: Applicant Contacted by HR for Supporting Documents

Step 4: Typing Test/Criticall (if applicable)

Step 5: Preliminary Background/Interview

Step 6: Interview

Step 7: CVSA

Step 8: Medical Screening

Step 9: Applicant Hired

Questions Pertaining to the Civilian Application Process: 850-983-1206

 

APPLICATION, PLEASE CONTACT HUMAN RESOURCES AT (850) 983-1206 or 983-1108