Company: Brevard County Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Class Description
This class performs general law enforcement work of average
difficulty and responsibility in the preservation and protection of
life and property, the prevention of crime, the maintenance of good
public order, the enforcement of civil and criminal law. This class
works under general supervision and requires considerable judgment,
initiative and skill in a variety of situations.
Below are examples and are intended only as illustration of the
various types of work performed in positions allocated to this
class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not
exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or
logical assignment to the position.
- Promotes public safety in patrol area consistent with agency
policies by conducting routine active patrolling of assigned area
observing and investigating all suspicious activities and/or
- Monitors dispatch and responds to all dispatch service calls in
a timely manner consistent with call classification and in
accordance with agency policies.
- Enforces the traffic laws and arrests or issues summons to
traffic law violators; reports unsafe road conditions; direct the
flow of traffic when required; investigates traffic accidents.
- Performs checks on dwellings, buildings, grounds and property
to ensure the prevention of damage by fire, theft and/or
- Collects complete and accurate information and prepares clear,
concise reports or affidavits.
- Protects the crime scene, gathers and preserves matters of
evidence, takes and records testimony; direct and coordinates
activities on-site until relieved by a superior officer; assists
detectives in specialized investigations.
- Serves warrants, capiases, court orders and other legal
processes; locates and arrests persons wanted on warrants or court
- Makes arrests and testifies in the prosecution of law
violators; conducts preliminary and/or detailed investigations of
the commission of crime or law violations.
- Foresees potential danger and eliminates or controls it;
performs law enforcement activity without injuring self or others.
Provides backup to other law enforcement personnel.
- Prepares reports and keeps records of all activities in
accordance with established agency policy.
- Assesses situations, secures scenes, and restores order
including the use of restraints and force where appropriate up to
and including deadly force.
- Operates computerized information management systems to
retrieve or enter information.
- Regular, reliable and punctual attendance is an essential
requirement of the job.
- Must be currently certified by the Florida Department of Law
Enforcement Police Standards and Training Commission as a Law
- Must be at least 20 years of age
- Requires a valid Florida Class E Drivers License (Must maintain
for the duration of employment.)
- Must pass a Physical Abilities Test.
- Requires a FDLE Medical Clearance and successful completion of
Psychological and Polygraph Examinations.
- Must be within BCSO drug use policy requirements (see Drug Use
tab for copy of requirements)
- Must be within BCSO Body Ornamentation/Tattoo Policy ( For
example: no visible tattoos above the neck or below the wrist). For
specifics, contact the Career Development Unit at 321-264-5308
HIRING BONUS : Deputy Sheriff applicants who have at least one
year of full-time experience as a Certified Law Enforcement Officer
may receive a one-time hiring bonus of up to $4,000.00 minus
applicable taxes. Applicants with 1 or more years of prior
certified full-time Law Enforcement experience may start above the
minimum starting pay up to $22.80 an hour based on the applicant's
years of full time law enforcement experience.
A 12 hour shift differential pay of .50 per hour
($40.00/bi-weekly). Employees assigned to a 12-hour midnight shift
schedule will receive an additional shift differential pay of .25
per hour ($20.00/bi-weekly). Unit members assigned to an 8 or 10
hour shift are not eligible for shift pay. Differential pay is
received after successful completion of field training.
**all increases are subject to final budget approval by the Brevard
WORK LOCATION: Must be able to work in any geographically defined
region within Brevard County.
WORK HOURS: Must be able to work shift work; any days/hours
including weekends and holidays as required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The job requires performance of extremely
physically demanding work typically involving some combination of
reaching, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, running, scaling
and climbing. May involve lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling.
Must be able to exert up to 150 pounds of force occasionally and/or
a negligible amount of force frequently to constantly lift, carry,
push, pull or otherwise move objects such as in the event of
chasing and subduing a law violator resisting physical control.
Tasks may also involve standing, sitting or walking for long
periods of time.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: The job requires inside and outside work;
ability to tolerate inclement weather including heat, humidity,
cold, fog and sleet. Possible exposure to hazardous materials and
conditions, toxic conditions, fumes, odors, vibration, dust,
confined areas, animal/human waste and/or bodily fluids.
SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: In accordance with the Florida Department of
Law Enforcement minimum vision must be at least 20/70 either/or
both, corrected to 20/30 and hearing must be normal at a distance
of fifteen feet.
- The Brevard County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. ADA requires the Sheriff's Office to provide reasonable
accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.
Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss
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