The Deputy Sheriff performs a variety of duties and tasks related to the protection of life, limb and property.
The most important and essential job function of the position is attitude which includes the following: interacting positively and cooperating with co-workers, responding politely to customers, working as a team member, functioning under intense time pressure and responding in a positive manner to supervision.
The Deputy Sheriff may perform other related duties and tasks, as required and shall have the physical, mental and emotional abilities to perform the essential job duties of the position.
Education, Professional Certification or License:
High School or GED
Valid Florida driver’s license
State of Florida, Basic Recruit, Certificate of Compliance after completion of training in accordance with *CJSTC or comparable out of state training
Successful maintenance of proficiency in mandatory in-service training as delineated in General Orders 33.5
Successful completion of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Field Training Program