Telecommunications Trainee

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 payroll 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, shift work, weekends, and holidays, 24 hour operation.

May be called in for emergencies or to accommodate staffing requirements

SALARY: Starting Salary $16.64 hourly. Annual Education Incentive: Associates $996, Bachelor’s $2,004, Master’s $2,496. 1% above base pay 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, 8 Hours/Month Annual Leave, 14 Paid Holidays/Year, and up to 8 hours quarterly sick leave incentive.

TRAINING: All necessary training and equipment are provided.

DESCRIPTION: Responsible, demanding specialized work in receiving, processing and dispatching of emergency and non-emergency information for law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services.

REQUIREMENTS: To submit an application:

 High School diploma/GED

 Must be at least 18 years of age

 Typing and Computer Skills

 Must successfully achieve the minimum passing score on pre-employment testing

 Good moral character and no felony or misdemeanor convictions involving moral character or perjury

SELECTION: All applicants must successfully complete various testing requirements. Successful applicants will be scheduled for an Oral Board Interview. Selected applicants must successfully complete the requirements of a conditional employment offer and pre-employment background investigation, a polygraph, drug test, physical examination, hearing test, and psychological examination.


Apply on line at

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

2621 SE Hawthorne Road

Gainesville, Florida 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)