Senior Payroll Specialist

Alachua County Sheriff's Office

job description


The Alachua County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking interested and qualified candidates for the position described below.

As a condition of employment, employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program. A complete, detailed job

description for this position is available in the Alachua County Sheriff's Office Human Resources Bureau.


HOURS: Full time, 8-hour shifts

BASE SALARY: Starting Salary: $20.2466 hourly. Bi-weekly pay period. Annual Education Incentive: Associates$996, Bachelor’s $2,004, Master’s $2,496. 1% above base up to 10% for prior experience.

BENEFITS: Florida State Retirement, Employer contributes up to 85% to Health, Life and Dental Care. Deferred Compensation, Flexible Spending Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, 11 Paid Holidays, 8 hours quarterly Special Event leave, and up to 8 hours quarterly sick leave incentive.

DESCRIPTION: A responsible position which involves performing all ACSO payroll functions while ensuring compliance with state and federal reporting requirements. Also responsible for preparing various general ledger accounting transactions for payroll. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Assistant Financial Officer. Performance is evaluated through observation, results obtained, oral/written reports, and appropriate employee performance appraisals.

REQUIREMENTS: To submit an application:

• High school diploma/GED Required. Associate’s degree preferred

Preferred major(s): Accounting, Business, Finance or related field

• Two (2) or more years of payroll experience

• One (1) or more years of public sector experience preferred

• Experience in Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Word, and Outlook

SELECTION: The most qualified applicants will be scheduled for an oral board interview with various representatives of the Sheriff’s Office. Selected applicants must successfully complete the requirements of a conditional employment offer and a pre-employment background investigation, polygraph, drug screen, physical & psychological examination.


Submit your application and resume online through our website

CONTACT INFO: Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Human Resources Bureau

2621 S.E. Hawthorne Road

Gainesville, FL 32641

Office: (352) 367-4040

Fax: (352) 374-1803

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office gives preference in

employment/appointment to eligible veterans and spouses of disabled veterans. Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated in

the application process. Minorities and protected classes are encouraged to apply.

contact information

business: Alachua County Sheriff's Office
address: PO Box 5489
Gainesville, FL 32627-5489
phone: 352-367-4019 (Call Now)