Job Openings

To apply for an open position in a full time Law Enforcement, Corrections, Reserve or civilian position, please download the preliminary application (PDF). Once The application has been filled out in its entirety, please deliver it along with your resume to the sheriff's office by one of the following methods:

  • Fax it to : 941-205-5692
  • Email to:
  • Drop it off at:
    Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Headquarters
    7474 Utilities Road, Punta Gorda, Florida.

After the Sheriff's Office has received your application, you may be scheduled to appear for an oral board. Candidates who successfully complete the oral board will be asked to complete the full application form.

To apply for a volunteer position such as Parking Enforcement, COPS, Explorers etc, please download and complete our volunteer application. These positions do not require an oral board.

You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view either the preliminary application or the volunteer application. These forms can either be printed and fill out by hand, or they can be filled out on your computer using Acrobat Reader. When filling in either form on the computer, it will be necessary to hold the "Shift" key while hitting the space bar between words.

Please note that if you apply for a position that is not advertised below, your application will not be accepted.

Employee Benefits

  • We pay medical insurance premiums for both you AND your Dependents!
  • Vision and dental insurance.
  • Short term disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Florida State Retirement(FRS).
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Education tuition reimbursement(state rates).
  • Supplemental pay for education and special assignments.
  • Liberal vacation and sick time accruals.
  • Additional allowances for holiday and personal time.
  • Fully equipped Fitness and workout facilities.
  • (LE only) - Take home vehicles.


Corrections Officer - Florida State Certified

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $39,520.00

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is in need of Certified Corrections Officers. If you are a FLORIDA Certified Corrections Officer please apply. If interested, please print out and complete the pre-application and forward to CCSO, HR, 7474 Utilities Road, Punta Gorda, Fl 33982 or email to, or fax the completed pre-application to 941-205-5692.
Date posted: April 22, 2015

Reserve Officer - Florida State Certified

FLORIDA CERTIFIED VOLUNTEER RESERVE OFFICERS that meet the following requirements: Completed a Florida State approved training and certified as either an auxiliary or law enforcement officer in compliance with the requirements of the State of Florida. High school or GED diploma. Excellent driving record. Some college level courses in law enforcement, criminal justice or related field. Successful completion of annual physical fitness test through term of appointment. This is an unpaid (volunteer) position. If interested, please submit a pre-app to Human Resources at our Headquarters building or fax to 941-205-5640. WE ARE A DRUG FREE AND SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT.
Date posted: April 22, 2015

Communications Operator

Application Deadline: December 31, 2015 17:00

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $27,872.00

Job Summary

A Communications Operator receives and transmits emergency and routine voice radio messages; dispatches required equipment and personnel in accordance with established policies and procedures; and performs clerical support related to communication activities. This position is considered essential under the CCSO Emergency Plan.

Date posted: May 11, 2015

Jail Facility Administrative Clerk

Pay Rate: Starting salary $27,872

Under general supervision provides technical and clerical support to certified personnel by completing a variety of tasks including, but not limited to scheduling, data entry and retrieval, classifying of inmates, processing court paperwork, monitoring electronic devices, radios and key control. Work is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures; however, the member is expected to exercise tact and good judgment in dealing with the public. Works closely with other agencies to provide updated information. Acts as a liaison between the public, other agencies, and judicial offices. Work is reviewed for results, accuracy and compliance with standard operating procedures. Employee is required to work shift work including weekend, holidays, overtime and on-call; 12-hour shift in a 24-hour facility. Work is performed under the supervision of a Jail Administrative on Supervisor.
Date posted: June 18, 2015

Law Enforcement Deputy- Florida State Certified

Application Deadline: December 31, 2015 17:00

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $39,520.00

Job Summary

This class involves law enforcement work protecting the public and preserving the peace while serving in a variety of assignments within the Sheriff's Office. The work involves responsibility for carrying out assigned duties in the areas of road patrol, criminal and special investigations, traffic enforcement, community policing, and problem solving in assigned areas. Deputies interpret and enforce all applicable State and local laws, ordinances and statutes, general orders, special instructions as well as policies and procedures of the Sheriff's Office. Unusual situations and serious matters are referred to supervisors for action or guidance. Work is performed under the supervision of an area Corporal - Law Enforcement limited to those of Administrative in nature, and under a Sergeant - Law Enforcement for results and adherence to law enforcement operating procedures. This position is considered essential under the CCSO Emergency Plan.

Date posted: May 13, 2015

Records Supervisor

Application Deadline: September 14, 2015 17:00
Oral Board Date: September 18, 2015

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $46,454.00

Job Summary

This position functions as the Records Management Liaison Officer (RMLO) for the agency. This class involves the supervision of Sheriff's Office records and front lobby work production and work processes. This is a working supervisor classification that coordinates the legal destruction of obsolete records in accordance with the Florida Public Records and Records Retention Laws. The Records Supervisor is responsible for fulfilling public records requests, processing court ordered seals and expunges, preparing and accounting for records destruct orders, CJIS validations of records, the inventory and storage of all records delivered to the Sheriff's Office Archive, establishing whether the agency will maintain, store or apply to destroy the records, LiveScan/ink rolled prints, and the validation of Uniform Crime Reporting data. The individual in this position must possess expert knowledge of Florida Records law along with all statutes (including FSS 119), codes, Attorney General Opinions, and other directives that govern the maintenance and release of public records in the State of Florida.  This assignment is also responsible for work maintaining consistent coverage of the lobby and switchboard at the Sheriff's Administration Building, to include coordinating and managing the Office's switchboard, receptionists, and accepting fees for related document production.  The Records Supervisor will take a lead role in maintaining computer software used by the Office for records management including ACISS RMS and SmartSearch DMS.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the IT Manager
Date posted: September 04, 2015

School Crossing Guard Part-Time

This position is a part time position during the school year. The school crossing guard regulates, directs and controls school-aged children at a designated school crossing while they are going to and from school past such intersections. The crossing guard remains alert to prevent children from attempting to cross a street when traffic is moving. The crossing guard determines when to stop and hold vehicular traffic for children to safely cross using issued traffic control devices. The crossing guard work is under the general supervision of the Traffic Unit Supervisor. If interested, please print out and complete the pre-application and forward to CCSO, HR, 7474 Utilities Road, Punta Gorda, Fl 33982 or email to, or fax the completed pre-application to 941-205-5692.
Date posted: April 18, 2013

Volunteer Positions

WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: Service Aides, Substitute Crossing Guards, Service Unit Special Events and Clerical. Charlotte County Sheriff's Office utilizes volunteers from a collective citizens' group with a true and common desire to volunteer their time and services, while learning more about the internal workings of the Sheriff's Office. We want you on our team!
Date posted: July 20, 2011