Putnam County Sheriff’s Office now hiring to fill 3 openings

PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. — The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office has three openings for recruit deputies.


Some of the benefits include:

  • Get paid while attending Criminal Justice Academy at SJR State.
  • Law Enforcement Academy classes paid.
  • Receive benefits including sick, vacation, and insurance.
  • Eligible to receive a one-time, $5,000 bonus from the state of Florida upon completion of Law Enforcement Academy.

To qualify, the sheriff’s department says you must be a United States citizen, 19 years or older, and have a valid Florida Driver’s License. Other qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must fill out an application online
  • Must have or schedule to take BAT with Criminal Justice Academy at SJR State (can be waived with college degree or honorable discharge from the military).
  • Must sign a two-year commitment with the sheriff’s office if selected

Applications must be completed by April 4 and classes begin July 8, 2024.

To see a full list of conditions and terms, click here. For any questions, contact 386-329-0485.

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