Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff


Make A Difference, Join the HCSO Family Today!

Are you looking for a career in law enforcement, criminal justice or as a police officer? Do you want to serve, protect and defend the community while preserving the rights and dignity of all? If so, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is actively looking for people like you. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our applicants and employees is critical to our success as a community partner and we seek to offer employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical/mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, and military/veteran status. We proudly recognize veterans' preference and are committed to a drug-free and tobacco-free workplace. Our career opportunities include law enforcement and detention deputies, civilian support positions, volunteer reserve deputies, crossing guards and interns.

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You Already Have What It Takes. It's Only a Click Away!

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Civilian Careers

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We receive the best training in the nation!

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  • Our Culture

    We're Like Family

    At Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, we are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace where every member of our team, regardless of their background, can have a rich and rewarding career. Our commitment to success is embedded in our culture.

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  • Career Opportunities

    Serve, Protect, Defend

    It's time to start building a rewarding career. Help serve, protect an defend the community you know and love. We are currently seeking highly qualified men and women from diverse backgrounds who desire a fast paced, exciting and challenging career. Join us in our effort as a respected enforcement agency with over a 160-year history of success.

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  • Benefits

    Work + Life + Balance

    Are you looking for the perfect balance between work and life? We offer our employees an unparalleled comprehensive benefits package. Our benefits include health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid sick and vacation leave, Florida Retirement System plans and much more.

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  • Recruitment & Orientation Events

    When and Where?

    Want to find out more about us? Join us at one of you upcoming recruiting events. If you are already in the process of joining our family, find out when and where orientation and training events are happening.

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  • Pre-Employment Preparation

    State-of-the-Art Training & Preparation

    Get the opportunity to learn and train with the best. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office training site is renowned for its quality facilities and accessibility. Our leading edge training and preparation site is utilized by more than 80 law enforcement agencies from around the Southeast.

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  • Application Process

    Your Career Is Only A Click Away

    Begin your first steps towards a long and rewarding career. Get started today by understanding what you need to know before you apply and how to get the application process under way.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    We've Got Answers!

    What happens next? How do I get started? Where do I apply? What kinds of benefits are available? If you can't find the information you are looking for and you've got questions, we've got answers.

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  • Veterans

    To Serve & Protect Knows No Borders

    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is a strong advocate of and is committed to employing our U.S. veterans. There is a powerful reason why veterans are admired, respected and sought out to fill important roles in their communities.

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  • Ideal Location

    Work, Live, Play

    Imagine the perfect balance of loving where you work and where you live. We are located in an ideal city to work and live. Learn why Tampa is the only city in Florida to be ranked among "America's 50 Best Cities" according to Bloomberg Businessweek.

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