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Equivalency of Training (EOT) Sponsorship - Deputy Sheriff

Company: Brevard County Sheriff's Office
Location: Palm Bay
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Class DescriptionThe job class is for full-time Out-of-State Officers, Federal Officers, Military Police Officers, and previously certified Florida law enforcement officers with a break-in-service of four years or more but no more than eight. The (EOT) program allows an officer to be exempt from having to complete the full basic recruit academy.Those who meet these requirements are encouraged to apply for a paid sponsorship to attend an (8) day Equivalency of Training Program (EOT) course at Eastern Florida State College, or any other Criminal Justice Standard Training Center (CJSTC) in the state of Florida who offers the (EOT) program. We are strongly looking for out-of-state candidates who are ambitious to re-locate to the state of Florida.* Applicants who are currently attending or near completion of the (EOT) program, and successfully passed all portions of the Brevard County Sheriff's Office background process and approved for hire may be eligible for (EOT) tuition reimbursement.Position DutiesThis is a trainee-level class, and incumbents are expected to successfully complete the (8) day Equivalency of Training (EOT) course, pass the State Officer Certification Exam (S.O.C.E.) and promote to Deputy Sheriff.Termination Includes:* Recruit withdraws from the Equivalencyof Training (EOT) course or is terminated by academy authorities* Recruit fails to complete the (EOT) program* Recruit fails to pass State Officer Certification Exam* Recruit voluntarily resigns* Recruit abandons his/her position before working as a certified law enforcement officer for the BCSO, or fails to fulfill their three year contract after becoming certified and re-classified as a Deputy Sheriff.When trainees are not actively engaged in (EOT) courses, they will perform various office-related duties, training exercises and observation events during or after business hours.Regular, dependable and punctual attendance is a requirement of this job.Minimum Qualifications* To be eligible for this position, the applicant must obtain CJSTC Form 76 Equivalency of Training (EOT) Exemption Approval:Contact a Criminal Justice Selection Center in the state of Florida to determine eligibility to be exempt from completing a basic recruit training course. If approved, you will be issued an Equivalency of Training CJSTC Form 76. Eastern Florida State College's Selection Center is Brevard Police Testing, or contact any other CJSTC in the state of Florida who offers the (EOT) program. For more information on how to apply please visit: The applicant MUST be eligible or registered to start the (EOT) program ASAP and will have received an acceptance letter with a start date.* The applicant MUST attach a copy of their (EOT) acceptance letter to their on-line application for the position at brevardsheriff.com.* Candidates must have established Florida residency at time of hire* Must be a U.S. Citizen* Must have a valid Class E Florida Driver's License upon completion of the (EOT) program* Must have a High School Diploma or GED* Must meet the BCSO Drug Policy standards* Must have not been convicted of a felony* Must not have received a dishonorable discharge from the United States Armed Forces* Must be within BCSO Body Ornamentation/Tattoo Policy (For example: no visible tattoos above the neck or below the wrist to fingertips)Additional InformationThe Selection Process Includes:* Online application* Physical Abilities Test (PAT)* Oral Review Board & Conditional Offer* Background Investigation & Polygraph Examination* Psychological assessment* FDLE Medical exam & drug screen (to be completed after conditional offer)During an emergency, the Sheriff will determine who is considered an emergency responder and whose work is necessary to maintain the operation of law enforcement and correctional facilities. This determination is subject to change based on staffing and the operational needs of the agency.We are currently offering a onetime hiring bonuses for out-of-state certified law enforcement officers up to $4,000, for those with two or more years of full-time law enforcement experience. In addition, we also have shift differential pay at a rate of .50 per hour for dayshift or .75 per hour for nightshift, which is separate and is in addition to the included starting salary of a certified Deputy Sheriff as posted. Associated topics: deputy, deputy sheriff, patrol, police, police officer, sheriff

Keywords: Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Palm Bay , Equivalency of Training (EOT) Sponsorship - Deputy Sheriff, Other , Palm Bay, Florida

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