Thank you for your interest in a career with PCSO!

Our office seeks qualified and highly motivated individuals who are interested in a challenging and rewarding career opportunity. We would like to take this opportunity to explain our recruitment process and answer some frequently asked questions.

Applications are accepted for all positions and will be maintained until such time a position is open. When a position is anticipated all applicants will be contacted for testing. Please ensure your contact information is updated with the Sheriff’s Office so you do not miss the notification for testing.

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Full-Time Employees

Paid Vacation:

  • 1-5 years 8hr and 45 min per month
  • 5-10 years 11 hr per month
  • 10+ years 13 hr per month

Ten (10) paid holidays per year
Twelve (12) sick leave days per year
Seventeen (17) paid military leave days per year
Group insurance coverage available (medical, dental, vision, and life)
FRS Retirement Plan if eligible
VA education benefits during training (for veterans only)
Worker’s Compensation
Take-Home Vehicle Program (Eligible Law Enforcement Positions)
Paid overtime or compensatory time
Employee Assistance Program available for all employees five free visits a year
Direct Deposit
Deferred Compensation Plan available

FDLE mandated incentive pay for sworn officers only

  • Associate Degree $360 per year
  • Bachelor’s Degree $960 per year
  • Advance Incentive Pay up to $240 per year

PCSO Aditional Salary Incentive (Sworn Officers and Communications Officers)

  • Associate Degree $350 per year
  • Bachelor’s Degree $500 per year
  • Masters Degree $850 per year
  • EMT/Paramedic $600 per year
  • Foreign Language (Sworn Officers Only) $300 per year

**The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or any other legally protected status.

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Preferred Attributes

The Putnam County Sherriff’s Office is a professional organization of committed men and women who share a vision of contributing to the enhancement of the quality of life for our community. In support of that vision, we seek to hire applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to continuous learning and self-development, a commitment to the community and demonstrated stability in work and/or education.

Applicants who possess one or more of the following attributes will be given preference in the selection process for the Sheriff’s Office:

Commitment to higher education
Honorable experience in the military
Foreign language skills
Demonstrated volunteerism/community service

To ensure that we maintain a diverse workforce that mirrors our communities, the Sheriff’s Office welcomes qualified applicants from different races, cultures, genders and life stages, and persons with disabilities.

Through the recruiting, selection and hiring of applicants who possess these attributes, the Sheriff’s Office will continue to be a leader in providing superior law enforcement services to our community.

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Human Resources

Tammy McEnroe, Human Resources Manager

130 Orie Griffin Blvd.
Palatka, Fl. 32177

Office: 386-329-0485
Fax: 386-326-2791