Job Openings

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office offers rewarding careers as a sworn deputy sheriff, sworn corrections deputy in one of our civilian support positions. The Sheriff and current members of this agency are truly dedicated to making a difference within our community. It is imperative to provide our citizens with the safest environment and highest level of service possible. The Sheriff and Command Staff believes this can be obtained through innovative leadership and dedications of the employees of this office.

To become a member of our team, please download an application by :clicking here . These documents must be signed by the applicant and notarized. Please deliver it along with your resume to the Sheriff's Office by one of the following methods:

  • Fax it to : 941-575-5231
  • 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 will be contacted by a Human Resources representative.

Top Employee Benefits

  • CCSO is recognized for having one of the BEST employee health insurance plans within the public sector in Florida
  • CCSO pays for a generous portion of medical insurance premiums for both you AND your dependents
  • Cost-free access to a physician staffed Employee Health Center with prescription drugs at no cost
  • Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Take home vehicles for Law Enforcement Officers
  • College Education Tuition Assistance (at state rate)
  • Florida State Retirement(FRS)
  • Supplemental pay for education and special assignments
  • Liberal paid time off accruals
  • Fully equipped Fitness and workout facilities
  • Short Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • One-time sign on bonus of $2500 for applicants successfully hired for: Law Enforcement Officer, Corrections Officer, and Communications Operator. To qualify, applicants must have one year of certified experience from date of passing the state exam.

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Communications Operator Recruit

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $32,437 and $41,399 After Passing State Exam

Job Summary
A Communications Operator Recruit will be receiving the training during a 12-week course to be a successful Communications Operator and pass the State Exam. This person 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 10, 2021

Corrections Officer- Florida State Certified

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $45,913

Job Summary

This class involves work in maintaining the security, health and welfare of inmates confined to the Charlotte County direct supervision jail. The work involves responsibility for guarding inmates in accord with established policies, regulations, and procedures. Duties include walking a post within the jail, booking and classifying prisoners, dispensing food, prescription medications, and canteen items. Work involves transporting prisoners to court, medical appointments, work details and other facilities; supervising work details and exercise sessions; and keeping records and logs on prisoners as required. Unusual or difficult situations are referred to supervisors for action or guidance. This position requires shift work including weekends, holidays and overtime, 12 hour shifts in a 24/hour facility. This position is considered essential under the CCSO Emergency Plan. Work is performed under supervision of a Corporal - Corrections, and is reviewed for results and compliance with established rules, regulations and procedures.



Date posted: March 10, 2021

Law Enforcement Officer-Florida State Certified

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $45,913

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: March 10, 2021

Warrants Officer - Law Enforcement Pilot

Pay Rate: Starting Salary $71,002

Special Assignment 

This position involves piloting of the CCSO aviation helicopters. Position incumbent interfaces with federal and state agencies on matters concerning aviation issues. Assist direct supervisor to develop operation plans and to coordinate with outside law enforcement agencies. Assignments are received in the form of broad policy statements. They must be capable of working as part of a two-man team or solo in the dynamic low altitude environment. They must be able to operate in day, night, NVG and IMC conditions. They must also be well versed in the law enforcement part of the mission, operating highly specialized observation, tracking, navigation, and communications equipment. They are primarily responsible for acting as Pilot-in-Command on all assigned missions. Work is performed under direction of the Chief Warrant Officer. Performance is reviewed through conferences and written reports. This position is considered essential under the CCSO Emergency Plan.  

Date posted: April 16, 2021