Human Resources


The Leon County Sheriff’s Office Human Resources Section welcomes general inquiries from applicants, prospective candidates, volunteers, interns and employees. Our office may be contacted via our main HR phone line or general email address located below:

General HR Line – (850) 606-3356

HR Email Inquiries –

Hiring Process:

Before appointment to any position with the Leon County Sheriff's Office, applicants must successfully complete multiple steps in the hiring process including:

Testing and Interview, Background Investigation, Psychological Evaluation, Drug Screen, Conditional Offer of Employment (form), Physical Examination, etc. The entire process can take between 4-8 weeks depending upon the position and the applicant.

Civilian Support Opportunities:

While the primary function of the Sheriff's Office is law enforcement and corrections services, nearly a third of the agency positions are staffed by civilian support personnel. Positions such as Clerk Specialist, Secretary, Communications Technician and Correctional Technician are just a few of the many positions available for civilian support personnel.

Certified Opportunities:

Respected as one of the state's most innovative law enforcement agencies, the Leon County Sheriff's Office offers career opportunities in various areas such as:

  • Patrol
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Air Support Pilot
  • School Resource
  • Crime Prevention
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Corrections

To Apply:

The Leon County Sheriff's Office accepts application for sworn positions and volunteer/intern opportunities year round. Applications for civilian positions are only accepted when a position is available and must be received by 5:00 PM on the closing date of the position.

For Full-Time /Part-Time Employment, apply here:

For Reserves, Volunteers, or Interns, apply here:

Benefits Offered:

The Leon County Sheriff's Office offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees. Please click the link below to see a detailed summary of our benefits.

2022 LCSO Benefits Summary