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Lee County Sheriff's Office
Fort Myers, Florida (United States)

Florida Certified Corrections Deputy

Lee County Sheriff's Office | View Profile
Job ID: 53577
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14750 Six Mile Cypress Parkway
Fort Myers, Florida 33912 | View Map


Job Description:


BUREAU:  Corrections

DIVISION:  Corrections  

POSITION: Florida Certified Corrections Deputy

HOURS: Full Time, 42 hours per week

SALARY: $40,000.00



Involves Corrections work maintaining care, custody and control of an inmate population and serving in a variety of assignments in the Bureau of Corrections.  As a Corrections Deputy you will need to interpret and enforce all applicable federal, state and local laws, general orders, directives, policies and procedures of the Sheriff's Office and the Florida Model Jail Standards. Corrections Deputies work a rotating shift that will include weekends and holidays. Applicants must have successfully passed the State Officer Certification Examination (SOCE).



  • Must be a legal citizen of the United States.
  • Must be 19 years or older.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Possess a valid Florida Driver’s License.
  • Possess a Social Security Card.
  • If previously a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, service and discharge must be honorable or under honorable conditions.
  • Be of good moral character, having no felony convictions; no misdemeanor convictions involving moral character, perjury, or false statement, as outlined in the Florida State Statute.
  • Be able to meet our strict drug standard.
  • Must take and pass the Physical Abilities Testing (PAT) with a time of 6:04.


Submit a prescreen application to Human Resources, no later than 4pm on or before the closing date of the position.


NOTICE:  All conditions of this job posting are subject to the Sheriff's Discretion. 
The Sheriff's Office is an equal opportunity employer with Veteran’s Preference.



The Lee County Sheriff’s Office has competitive benefits that include:

  • 100% of premiums paid for medical, dental and vision insurance for employees and dependents- A yearly value of approximately $9,600 for single coverage and $18,600 for family coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement program for qualified and approved education after 1 year of full time employment
  • Free use of our healthcare clinic for employee and dependents
  • Free use of on-site gym facilities
  • Paid life insurance for the employee
  • Retirement benefits from the Florida Retirement System (FRS)
  • Optional participation in a deferred compensation program
  • Annual paid time off:

                                  Certified Personnel

Sick leave: Up to 84 hours

Personal leave: 100 hours                                      

Vacation leave for all full time members:

1-10 years of service: 3 weeks

11-19 years of service: 4 weeks

20 + years of service: 5 weeks

Amount of Pay:


Frequency of Pay:

per year

Minimum Education:


Age Requirement:


U.S. Citizenship:



Direct Supervision of Defendants



Work Schedule:

Rotating Shift




Jails & Detention



Application Deadline: