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Release Number: 09-275

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

October 19, 2009

Deputy Larry McKinnon:

(813) 247-8094




Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office


Detention Deputy Job Fair


October 24, 2009 10am – 2pm


520 N. Falkenburg Road, Tampa Fl  Falkenburg Road Jail Assembly Room





























Lock Down A Great Career At HCSO!


The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is seeking candidates for the rewarding position of Detention Deputy. If you aspire for a career in the public safety field, we’d like to hear from you!


Become a member of one of the largest Sheriff’s Offices in the United States and learn what it means to serve and protect. We offer top pay and generous benefits to those who qualify. The Sheriff’s Office is one of the nation’s most progressive agencies with state-of-the-art training and facilities. Sheriff David Gee is committed to providing a positive working environment centered on public service. Become a member of our team and wear the Star.



  • Health / Dental / Vision Plans
  • Sick Leave and Disability
  • 13 Leave Days (Vacation, Holiday etc...)
  • Education Incentive Pay up to $130 per Month
  • Up to $150 A Month Language Incentive Pay (Bi-lingual in Spanish or Sign Language)
  • Paid Overtime & Court Time
  • All Uniforms Provided (Except Firearms and Footwear)
  • Take Home Car (Law Enforcement Deputies Only)
  • Tuition Assistance up to $1,500 per Fiscal Year for a Bachelor's Degree and up to $2,500 per Fiscal Year for a Master's Degree
  • Veterans Apprenticeship Training Program Available
  • VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.
  • Free 24 Hour Fitness Centers
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457) Available
  • Florida State Retirement System
  • Vested in Only Six (6) Years
  • Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP) Available
  • 100% Paid by the Sheriff
  • 25 Year Retirement Regardless of Age at 75% of Income


For further information and additional job opportunities please call Recruitment and Screening at 813-247-0870 or 


If you think you have Courage, Integrity and Passion, now’s the time to answer that call!


Deputy Larry McKinnon

HCSO-Media Relations