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Law Enforcement Deputy

The class specification of a Deputy Sheriff is an entry-level position that consists of both routine and complex law enforcement responsibilities.

A competitive starting salary of $45,000 per year

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Academy Sponsorship - Law Enforcement Deputy

Competitive candidates are encouraged to apply for a limited number of paid sponsorships to a law enforcement academy. A strong candidate has a good work history and clean background. The applicant must have completed/passed the Basic Abilities Test (BAT) for Law Enforcement in order to qualify for this position. BAT/PAT results must be submitted with required documents. Recruits hired for sponsorships to the law enforcement academy attend the program at Indian River State College, Criminal Justice Institute or the Law Enforcement Academy at Eastern Florida State College. These are academically and physically challenging programs lasting 22-24 weeks. During periods of class recess, the recruit performs various duties for the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office. Academy graduates are reclassified from Deputy Trainees to Deputy Sheriffs after completing an extensive Field Training program covering all high liability areas, including driving, shooting, defensive tactics, agency policy and procedures and one-on-one training and evaluation with a certified Field Training Officer. Deputy Sheriffs are responsible for the protection of life and property and the enforcement of laws and regulations. This work involves an element of personal danger and frequent contact with the public during routine and emergency situations. Deadline for submission of completed applications is October 15, 2021. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Starting Salary $29,802. Salary will be increased to $45,000 upon successful completion of IRCSO Field Training program.

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Deputy Trainee - Law Enforcement

The applicant must be currently registered or enrolled at a Basic Law Enforcement Academy within the State of Florida and completed/passed the Basic Abilities Test (BAT) for Law Enforcement in order to qualify for this position. The applicant agrees to attend all classes and labs required to successfully pass the curricula of the Basic Recruit Law Enforcement Academy and pass the FDLE State of Florida certification examination. During periods of class recess, the applicant agrees to perform various duties for the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office. The selected candidate must be able to pay for the Basic Law Enforcement Academy tuition and fees via self-sponsorship or, if applicable use their GI Bill. The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office shall not be responsible for any Basic Law Enforcement Academy costs. Academy graduates are reclassified from Deputy Trainees to Deputy Sheriffs after completing an extensive Field Training program covering all high liability areas, including driving, shooting, defensive tactics, agency policy and procedures and one-on-one training and evaluation with a certified Field Training Officer.

Starting Salary $29,802. Salary will be increased to $45,000 upon successful completion of IRCSO Field Training program.

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Equivalency of Training (EOT) Sponsorship - Law Enforcement Deputy

Out-of-state officers, federal officers and previously certified Florida officers with a four year or more, not exceeding eight year, break-in-service pursuant to section 943.13(2a), Florida Statutes and Rule 11B-35.009(3) or (4), Florida Administrative Code or for persons who served as a member of the special operations forces pursuant to section 943.131(2)(b), F.S. and Rule 11B-35.009(5), F.A.C. are encouraged to apply for a paid sponsorship to attend an Equivalency of Training Program at Eastern Florida State College. A strong candidate has a good work history and clean background.

Starting Salary $29,802. Salary will be increased to $45,000 upon successful completion of IRCSO Field Training program.

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Corrections Deputy

The class specification of a Corrections Deputy is an entry-level position that consists of both routine and complex Corrections work maintaining care, custody and control of an inmate population.

A competitive starting salary of $45,000

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Call Taker / Public Safety Dispatcher

This position is responsible for screening, entering and relaying/routing calls for service for emergency and non-emergency calls for service in a 911 dispatch center, including dispatching of Fire-EMS and Police Calls for service. Applicants for this position must have excellent computer skills. Applicants for this position must be capable of working under stress or in high pressure situations. Applicants for this position must be able to react quickly and calmly and make sound decisions in emergency situations. Prior to acceptance of application, you must pass a typing and Criticall test.

Starting salary of $31,000; Salary increased to $40,000 upon completion of training

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Civilian Corrections Assistant

The class specification for the position of Civilian Corrections Assistant performs a variety of duties, including the following assignments: Security and maintenance of Control Rooms, Booking area and Visitation Center.

A competitive starting salary of $27,540 per year

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Court Scheduling Assistant

This is an entry level position responsible for clerical duties within the Court Services Unit of the Judicial Services Section. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to entering and dispatching on-site calls, monitoring all security cameras in the facility, logging deputies on duty and off duty in the duty log, and monitoring alarm boards in the security area. The examples of work listed in the job description are not necessarily descriptive of all responsibilities. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.

Starting salary $25,500

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Mental Health Case Worker

The class specification for the position of Mental Health Case Worker for the Sheriff's Office is a highly responsible position within the Corrections Administration Division. Responsibilities of the Mental Health Case Worker include meeting with individuals who may be eligible for Mental Health Court (MHC), and preparing MHC assessments and implementing court approved treatment plans for MHC referred participants who are not currently involved in or eligible for traditional case management services. The Mental Health Case Worker will provide direct care for participants who are not currently involved in or eligible for traditional case management services until traditional services can be engaged. This includes, but not limited to, assisting participants with entitlements, scheduling psychiatric appointments, helping participants obtain transitional housing (if applicable), meeting with participants on a weekly basis, assessing and encouraging compliance, assisting transition eligible participants into permanent stable housing, preparing discharge and aftercare plans. Performs all work in compliance with applicable policies, procedures, regulations, and laws. The Mental Health Case Worker performs general administrative/office duties as required, including, but not limited to attending meetings, preparing reports and correspondence, copying and filing documents, entering computer data, maintaining records & data, etc. The Mental Health Case Worker will perform specialized tasks and projects as assigned by the Mental Health Court Coordinator, Deputy Chief of the Department of Corrections or designee. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.

A competitive starting salary of $34,680

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Classification Specialist

This class specification for the position of Classification Specialist is responsible for advanced clerical work, which involves intermediately complex work methods in data entry, review, evaluation and retrieval as it relates to the facilities Classification System. Requires the performance of a wide range of general corrections duties to include items such as but not limited to calculating inmates gain time, calculating release dates, inmate transfers, trustee positions, housing assignments, inmate discipline, and various other related work as required and assigned. Work involves decision making according to predetermined guidelines under general supervision.

Starting Salary $30,600

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Registered Nurse

The position of Registered Nurse is responsible for administering medical services to inmates incarcerated within the detention facility, under direct or indirect supervision.

A competitive starting salary of $61,200

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Licensed Practical Nurse

The position of Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for administering medical services to inmates incarcerated within the detention facility, under direct or indirect supervision.

A competitive starting salary of $44,880

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