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The Citrus County Sheriff's Office is always looking for high caliber employees who are interested in having a long and fulfilling career with us.  We routinely have openings for law enforcement and civilian positions.

To be considered for employment with the Citrus County Sheriff's Office, the following qualifications must be met:

Support Personnel:
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • U.S. Citizen or resident alien
  • Good moral character
  • Must reside in Citrus County or a adjoining county
  • Tobacco Free: applicants must not have used tobacco products for a minimum of six months prior to the date of hire and will not be permitted to use tobacco products at any time, whether on or off duty
  • Discharge from military under honorable conditions
  • Applicants may be required to pass a skills test based on position applied for
  • Communications Officer applicant must be familiar with the geography of Citrus County and adjacent areas
  • Successfully pass a background investigation
  • Undergo a computer voice stress analysis and psychological test
  • Satisfactorily complete a medical examination, including drug screen
Sworn Personnel:
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Minimum 19 years of age
  • Must be State of Florida law enforcement certified, standards set by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement
  • Good moral character as defined in F.A.C. 11B-27.0011
  • Discharge from military under honorable conditions
  • No felony convictions and no misdemeanor convictions involving perjury or false statement
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment physical abilities test
  • Successfully pass a background investigation
  • Satisfactorily complete a medical examination, including drug screen
  • Undergo a computer voice stress analysis and psychological test
  • Posses a valid Florida drivers license

If you would like to work for a highly-advanced agency with a community policing philosophy, then please fill out the employment application so that your information is on file.

We look forward to hearing from you!

We participate in E-Verify.

Participation Poster (EN)     PDF
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Poster (EN)     PDF
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Citrus County Sheriff's Office
1 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Av
Inverness, FL  34450




The Citrus County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, religion, or any other legally protected status.