Emergency Vehicle Electronics Technician

Alachua County Sheriff's Office

job description



The Alachua County Sheriff's Office (ACSO) is currently seeking interested and qualified candidates for the position described below. As a condition of employment, employees are required to participate in the payroll direct deposit program.  A complete, detailed job description for this position is available in the ACSO Human Resources Bureau.




HOURS:                                Full time, normal day time hours, but subject to being called out and required to work overtime when necessary. 


SALARY:                             Salary: $17.4332 per hour. Educational incentive pay: $996 for Associates Degree, $2,004 for Bachelor's Degree and $2,496                                            for Master’s Degree.  Bi-weekly pay period.


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:                 Skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of law enforcement vehicle equipment including camera systems,                                            light bars, sirens, mobile radios, computer docking stations, printers and all other types of emergency equipment, as well as                                            perform vehicle maintenance and minor vehicle repairs.


Work is performed under the supervision of the Fleet Manager.  Performance is evaluated through observation, results obtained, oral/written reports and employee performance appraisals.


REQUIREMENTS:           To submit an application:

  • High school diploma/GED

  • Basic computer skills

  • Proficient in the use of all tools required to perform the duties outlined for the position

  • Basic knowledge of vehicle mechanics and electronics

  • Any combination of education and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Current valid Florida driver’s license


WORK CONDITIONS:        Speak, read, write, and understand English fluently. Ambulate independently. Manual dexterity. Driving a vehicle. Both                                               indoor and open shop environments.  Exposure to possible electrical hazards. Normal daytime hours, but subject to being                                               called out, and may be required to work overtime when necessary.  Requires stooping, bending and stretching when                                               installing equipment. Routine lifting/carrying of objects up to seventy five (75) pounds.       


SELECTION:                      The most qualified applicants will be scheduled for an interview.  Selected applicant must successfully complete the                                             requirements of a conditional employment offer, a pre-employment background investigation, polygraph, physical                                             examination drug screening, and psychological evaluation.


DEADLINES:                     Open Until Filled

                                           Submit your application online through our website.



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

                                         2621 S.E. Hawthorne Road

                                         Gainesville, Florida  32641

                                         Office: (352)367-4040

                                          Fax: (352)374-1803

                                              Website: www.acso.us 


contact information

business: Alachua County Sheriff's Office
address: PO Box 5489
Gainesville, FL 32627-5489
phone: 352-367-4019 (Call Now)
website: http://www.alachuasheriff.org