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Auxiliary Officer (Volunteer)
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary Officer Program is comprised of community members who volunteer their time to fulfill many of the roles handled by full-time sworn police officers. Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Reserve Officer

Auxiliary Officers receive similar training as full-time officers and work alongside them in every aspect of the Sheriff’s Office operations. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office continuously seeks community members who meet high standards necessary to become a Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary Officer.

Auxiliary Officers of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office are generally not content to play a passive role in life. Instead, they continue to devote their time and talents to the City of Jacksonville. They “get involved” for the betterment of their community while maintaining a membership with one of the most respected law enforcement agencies in the country.

Are you interested in joining our team? Please click here to apply! A member of our recruitment team will be in touch.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Be at least 21-years of age

  • Be a citizen of the United States of America

  • Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license

  • Applicants must have a High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • Be in good physical condition.

  • Must be able to run a mile in under 12 minutes.

  • Be of good moral character

  • NOT HAVE TATTOOS above the collarbone (e.g., neck, face, or behind the ear) or below the wrist (e.g., hands, fingers).

  • NOT HAVE received a dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces

  • NOT HAVE been convicted of any felony

  • NOT HAVE been convicted of a misdemeanor involving false statement, perjury or domestic violence

In addition, applicants must have Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test for Law Enforcement (CJBAT). To register and schedule please visit www.pearsonvue.com/fdle or by calling 1.877.729.0059 (toll free) Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Saturdays, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.; and Sundays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. CST
 
REQUIREMENTS

Persons to be considered for possible Florida Reserve Police Officer certification and membership in the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Auxiliary Reserve Unit should carefully consider the following requirements:
  • Must attend the Police Academy four nights a week, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. (times are subject to change) for 17 weeks. (Total of 264 hours)

  • Reservists are required to attend a monthly unit meeting after completion of the academy unless excused by the unit commander. A minimum of 10 meetings are held in a calendar year.

  • Must accept and perform three assignments per month unless excused for unusual circumstances. These assignments may include, but are not limited to: stakeouts, transportation, traffic and/or crowd control, or an emergency callout.  (Total hours are not limited to 24 hours a month)

  • Reservists must have a dependable automobile in order to fulfill assignments.  

SALARY

This is a non-paid, volunteer position.
BENEFITS

All uniforms and equipment are provided by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

For more information about this volunteer position please email Charles.Wall@jaxsheriff.org.  

Important Information (November 9, 2018): We apologize for the inconvenience, but we are temporarily having issues accepting applications from yahoo.com email addresses. We ask that you please use a different email address while the issue is being addressed. Thank you!
 
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