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Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office To Host Career Fair On September 19, 2023

Pinellas County Sheriff's Office To Host Career Fair On September 19, 2023
Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a career fair on September 19, 2023, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Pinellas County Jail located at 14400 49th Street North in Clearwater.

The career fair will highlight the Sherriff’s Office’s current openings for Detention Deputy Recruit, Pre-Certified Detention Deputy, Criminal Justice Specialist, Inmate Property Technician, Inmate Records Specialist I, Inmate Records Specialist III, Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), and Medical Assistant.

Members will be on-site to answer questions pertaining to the open positions.

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There will be members of the Human Resources Bureau also on-site to discuss other available positions with the Sheriff’s Office.

On-site interviews will be conducted for medical positions (LPN and Medical Assistant). Jail tours will also be provided. Appropriate attire is required.

Applicants must be able to complete a successful background investigation which includes:

-Polygraph examination

-Nicotine, tobacco, and drug screening, and medical examination

-Previous employer reference verification and personal reference check

-Criminal history check and fingerprinting

-Education verification

-Credit check (applicable for some positions)

-Psychological evaluation (applicable for some positions)

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The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office currently offers a $20,000 signing bonus for Pre-Certified Detention Deputies and a $15,000 signing bonus for Detention Deputy Recruits (no prior experience required).

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office provides employees with an outstanding benefits package that includes paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, paid holidays, health, vision, and dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, and more!

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is an ADA/EOE/VP employer and is committed to being a drug-free workplace. Applicants must be tobacco/nicotine-free for six months prior to application and during the length of employment.

For more information and to apply, visit

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