Employment

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is an equal opportunity employer offering employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, marital status, disability or any other legally protected status. We proudly recognize veteran’s preference.

Clay County Sheriff’s Office CareersThe agency offers a wide variety of benefits to all full-time employees:

  • Annual vacation
  • Deferred compensation plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Education incentives
  • Employee assistance program (Aetna)
  • Florida Deputy Sheriff’s Association membership
  • Health insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid holidays (9)
  • Retirement plan (Florida Retirement System)
  • Sick leave
  • Tuition assistance
  • Vision insurance

Openings

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office does not take applications/resumes and will not process them unless openings exist.

  • Operations Department

Clay County Sheriff’s Office Operation's Department

Position: Staff Assistant – Detectives
Salary: $24,898
Location: Green Cove Springs, FL
Closing Date: April 21, 2017
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  • Detention Department

Position: N/A
Salary: N/A
Location: N/A
Closing Date: N/A

  • Services Department

Position: Server System Administrator
Salary: $42,582
Location: Green Cove Springs, FL
Closing Date: April 30, 2017
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  • Professional Services Department

Position: N/A
Salary: N/A
Location: N/A
Closing Date: N/A
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  • Finance Department

Position: N/A
Salary: N/A
Location:  N/A
Closing Date: N/A
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  • Human Resources Department

Position: N/A
Salary: N/A
Closing Date: N/A
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To Apply

Application Instructions:  These instructions must be followed completely. No applications will be accepted without all the required information.

  1. Must be typed or printed legibly in black ink.
  2. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If a question does not apply, note N/A.
  3. References may not be family members.
  4. A resume must be included with your completed application.
  5. Please attach copies of the following documents if you are applying for a sworn law enforcement officer or a certified detention officer position:
    • Police Standards Certificate
    • If you are an out-of-state officer, military police officer or federal officer who has requested exemptions from Florida Basic Recruit Training Programs, you MUST provide an equivalency of training (CJSTC 76 + CJSTC 76A Forms).
    • Basic Recruit Examination scores, if certification date is after June 30, 1993
    • BAT test results, if attended academy after January 1, 2002.

Disqualifiers – Sworn Applicants

  • Felony Criminal Convictions – since July 1, 1981, has pled guilty or nolo contendere to or has been found guilty of a felony
  • Misdemeanor Criminal Convictions – since July 1, 1981, has pled guilty or nolo contendere to or has been found guilty of a misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement; prior to December 1, 1985, has been found guilty or entered a plea and has had the record sealed or expunged is considered eligible for appointment according to Florida law, FSS 943.13(4)
  • DUI Convictions – has pled guilty or nolo contendere or been found guilty of the criminal offense of DUI within the last five years while employed as a law enforcement officer, corrections officer or military police officer
  • Domestic Violence – any conviction
  • Driving – three moving violations in the past 24 months
  • Driving – suspension/revocation in the last five years
  • Unlawful Drug Activity – any illegal drug use five years prior to application date
  • Military – any discharge other than honorable

Clay County Sheriff’s OfficePre-Employment Offer Requirements

  • Fingerprinting
  • Social security card
  • Birth certificate
  • Driver’s license
  • Polygraph assessment
  • Vocational assessment
  • Drug Screening – 7 panel
  • Documentation supporting legal name change (if applicable)
  • Physical assessment
  • Diploma and sealed transcripts from highest level of education
  • Form DD214 for all periods served in the military

How to Complete an Application

Option 1: Complete the fillable application, save it and send it with your resume to apply@claysheriff.com.

Option 2: Download the application, complete in legible hand writing, attach a resume and submit using one of the following methods:

mail to:

Human Resources – Clay County Sheriff’s Office
Post Office Box 548
Green Cove Springs, Florida 32043

or hand deliver to the receptionist at:

David A. White Memorial Headquarters Building
Clay County Sheriff’s Office
901 North Orange Ave.
Green Cove Springs, Florida 32043

For more information, email apply@claysheriff.com.