Career Fair

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Human Resources Bureau
Department of Detention and Corrections

PINELLAS COUNTY – The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a career fair on April 23, 2024, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Pinellas County Jail located at 14400 49th Street North in Clearwater.

The career fair will highlight the Sherriff’s Office's current openings for Detention Deputy Recruit, Pre-Certified Detention Deputy, Criminal Justice Specialist, Inmate Property Technician, Inmate Records Specialist, Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), and Security Specialist.

Members will be on-site to answer questions pertaining to the open positions. There will be members of the Human Resources Bureau also on-site to discuss other available positions with the Sheriff’s Office.

On-site interviews will be conducted for medical positions (LPN). Jail tours will also be provided. Appropriate attire is required.

Applicants must be able to complete a successful background investigation, which includes:

•           Polygraph examination

•           Nicotine, tobacco, and drug screening, and medical examination

•           Previous employer reference verification and personal reference check

•           Criminal history check and fingerprinting

•           Education verification

•           Credit check (applicable for some positions)

•           Psychological evaluation (applicable for some positions)

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office currently offers a $20,000 signing bonus for Pre-Certified Detention Deputies and a $15,000 signing bonus for Detention Deputy Recruits (no prior experience required).

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office provides employees with an outstanding benefits package including paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, health, vision, and dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, and more!

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is an ADA/EOE/VP employer and is committed to being a drug-free workplace. Applicants must be tobacco/nicotine-free for six months prior to application and during the length of employment.

For more information and to apply, visit

Any media interested in covering the event, please contact Corporal Dave Brenn in the Sheriff’s Public Information Office at (727) 582-6221.  

Posted by David Brenn Friday, April 19, 2024 9:29:00 AM Categories: Events

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