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Job Location US-FL-Jacksonville
Requisition Number 2021-1200
This is administrative work in providing support to the security of correctional facilities. The work is routine in that tasks are covered by standard operating procedures and instructions but employees have the latitude to consider variations based on work circumstances due to the nature of the work environment.  Work is performed in a controlled environment; however, employee is subject to risks and hazards which are substantial and unpredictable. The work is performed under general supervision where work assignments are subject to instructions and established work routines. Work is performed in accordance with Sheriff’s Office rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Members are expected to work with some independence. Work is reviewed through observation and results obtained. Shift work is required.
Posted Date
4 days ago(4/12/2021 11:16 AM)
Post End Date
4/17/2021
Job Location US-FL-Jacksonville
Requisition Number 2021-1199
This is paraprofessional work in organizing and overseeing recreational activities on playgrounds, in parks or in recreation centers. The work requires knowledge of the techniques, methods, and procedures used in recreational activities such as games, sports and nature based pursuits, as well as the ability to use and maintain equipment needed for such activities. Contacts require skills in understanding, influencing and communicating with others and are important in providing services to participants. The work is semi-routine in that tasks are covered by standard practices and procedures, but some latitude is permitted to consider the most appropriate practice or procedure to follow and the work is patterned involving similar situations and generally requiring the choice of the correct practice or procedure. The work is performed indoors and outdoors where there are some risks and hazards, but they are known, predictable and controllable. Depending on assignment, may operate a motor vehicle. Operates a computer and standard office equipment. Physical activity is moderate with extended periods of standing or walking, lifting and moving equipment weighing up to 25 pounds.  The work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are varied and, although subject to standard practices and procedures, the worker is permitted some latitude to set own priorities subject to superior's approval.
Posted Date
1 week ago(4/6/2021 7:50 AM)
Post End Date
4/20/2021
Job Location US-FL-Jacksonville
Requisition Number 2021-1196
This is a fast paced, highly technical work environment involving automated systems pertaining to law enforcement public safety communications. Work requires the ability to comprehend and apply law enforcement and public safety operation procedures, which is learned through extensive training that consists of several phases of classroom and on-the-job training. Communication with the public and First Responders require the ability to analyze situations and determine the effective course of action; adjust quickly to changing situations while assessing time and sensitive information; perform several tasks at the same time and assign appropriate priorities, signals, and codes to incoming calls for services while monitoring multiple frequencies and viewing multiple computer/camera screens. Must have the ability to maintain an efficient and calm demeanor in handling adverse or stressful situations for an extended period of time in a high volume public safety work environment. Work requires sitting for prolonged periods of time wearing a headset, which restricts movement in the work area. Work is performed under general supervision where the dispatcher works under clearly defined procedures but has latitude to set priorities based on the events that are occurring at the time. Hours of operation are 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The employee is primarily scheduled for shift work hours. Work periods may have permanent or rotating days off, frequently requiring the employee to work holidays, weekends, evenings, and nights. The employee is subject to work overtime, being held over or called back to work for disasters, local emergencies, or special events. Requires frequent contact with the public, police and emergency service providers, and occasional contact with other federal, state, and local government agencies. Some of these contacts may require considerable skill in diplomacy, tact, and/or discretion.
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(3/30/2021 3:00 PM)
Post End Date
4/20/2021
Job Location US-FL-Jacksonville
Requisition Number 2021-1192
This is professional work in evaluating and analyzing various firearms and ammunition components. The work requires an understanding of the theories, principles and practices of firearms and ammunition, usually gained through degree granting schools or an equivalent level of practical knowledge gained through many years of hands on experience. Contacts require skills in understanding and/or influencing people regarding evidence and examinations of firearms and ammunition. The work is covered by well-defined procedures, practices and methods in performing the work and the worker occasionally needs to consider different courses of action or depart from standard procedures. Instructions provided by supervision are somewhat general, covering some aspects of the work but requiring employee to use some judgment. The physical demands consist of the employee being frequently required to sit or stand for long periods while performing the duties of this position and lifting objects weighing less than 50 pounds. The work environment involves the employee being subject to a typical laboratory environment and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level can be high during firearms testing and personal protective equipment is mandatory. The employee will be routinely handling and discharging firearms. In addition the employee could be exposed to mechanical, biological and chemical hazards associated with a laboratory environment. The employee will be required to utilize personal protective equipment to include eye protection, hearing protection, and specialized clothing barriers to blood and other bodily fluids. Firearms Examiners work in a specialized forensic science discipline conducting examinations of physical evidence submitted by Law Enforcement agencies investigating cases involving firearms and fired ammunition components. The position requires advanced technical, independent research and analytical skills to evaluate evidence. Evidence processing includes the utilization of technology such as the Integrated Ballistics Identification System (IBIS) equipment and the National Ballistic Integrated Information Network (NIBIN) to rapidly associate firearms and fired cartridge cases used in multiple incidents.
Posted Date
4 days ago(4/12/2021 8:16 AM)
Post End Date
4/26/2021
Job Location US-FL-Jacksonville
Requisition Number 2021-1182
Public Safety work involving police services in the investigation and enforcement of traffic laws and ordinances as related to automobile accidents and to assist in the protection of life and property on roadways. Work follows standard operating procedures; however, the employee has the latitude to determine what procedure or precedent to follow based on the work situation. Community Service Officers are confronted with various situations which require quick assessment and the use of good judgment to resolve issues that may arise. The daily community service tasks are performed in the field in an uncontrolled environment, where risks and hazards are substantial, generally unknown and unpredictable. Operates a Community Service Officer vehicle equipped with emergency traffic lights, Jacksonville Sheriff?s Office markings, mobile radio and other electronic data communication devices, and related law enforcement equipment. Work requires sitting, standing, or walking for long periods of time and may require physical exertion. Work is performed under general supervision where work assignments may vary and, although subject to standard practices and procedures, the Community Service Officer is permitted some latitude to set own priorities subject to superior's approval.
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(3/30/2021 7:05 AM)
Job Location US-FL-Jacksonville
Requisition Number 2020-1176
“We are now offering PAID Equivalency of Training (EOT) for those applicants who currently hold law enforcement certifications in other states, the military or federal agencies!” Please contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Recruiting Unit personnel at 904-713-4900 for additional information. Point of contact will be Sgt. C. Jones.   This is protective service work at the trainee level in the enforcement of laws and ordinances for the protection of life and property. Work requires a basic knowledge of techniques, methods, and procedures used in law enforcement activities such as restoring and maintaining order, conducting preliminary investigations and apprehension of criminals which is acquired through specialized training and on-the-job experience. Contacts require skills in understanding human behavior and those factors which influence or cause behavioral changes and are critical in adversarial and confrontational situations. Work follows standard operating procedures. Trainees are confronted with differing situations which require quick assessment and the use of judgment to resolve the incident at hand. Work is performed in the field in an uncontrolled environment, where risks and hazards are substantial, generally unknown and unpredictable, and possibly uncontrollable. Operates police vehicle equipped with mobile radio and other electronic data, communication devices, fire-arms, restraining devices, and related law enforcement equipment. Work requires sitting and walking for long periods of time and requires physical exertion in pursuit and restraint of individuals. Work is performed under direct supervision where the work assignments vary and are although subject to standard practices and procedures.
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(3/30/2021 7:05 AM)
Job Location US-FL-Jacksonville
Requisition Number 2020-1175
This is protective service work at the trainee level in providing security in correctional facilities. Work requires a knowledge of techniques, methods, and procedures involved in correctional security, which involves the use of specialized skills or specialized equipment which is learned on the job and through specialized training. Contacts require basic courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with others, and includes contacts to request or provide information, ask questions, or obtain clarification. The work is routine following established routines, standing instructions, and established procedures, but some variation in the sequence of procedures used is permitted based on situations encountered in the workplace. The correctional security work is patterned involving similar situations and generally requiring only the choice of the correct procedure. Work is performed in a somewhat uncontrolled environment, where risks and hazards are substantial, but are known, somewhat predictable, and mostly controllable. Operates motor vehicles, electronic security and monitoring equipment, firearms, chemical agents, restraining devices, breath analyzer, and metal detectors, as well as standard office equipment such as personal computers. The physical demands consist of standing, walking, or sitting for extended periods of time and sometimes involve physical exertion to restrain inmates or quell a disturbance. Work is performed under direct supervision where the work assignments are subject to instructions and established work routines, and the worker is given latitude to rearrange the sequence based on changing work situations.
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(3/30/2021 7:05 AM)
Job Location US-FL-Jacksonville
Requisition Number 2019-1074
Under the direct supervision of the JSO Safety & Prevention Unit, the School Crossing Guard is responsible for the safe and orderly crossing of school-age children at their assigned location. Work is performed under direct supervision and in accordance with established rules and regulations procedures established by the Florida Department of Transportation. Advice and assistance are available in unusual situations via your Supervisor or the School Crossing Guard Administration Office. A School Crossing Guards work is reviewed through inspection twice a year and annual training is required.
Posted Date
6 months ago(10/9/2020 1:57 PM)
Post End Date
5/16/2021
Job Location US-FL-Jacksonville
Requisition Number 2018-1051
Posted Date
2 years ago(6/5/2019 9:32 AM)
Job Location US-FL-Jacksonville
Requisition Number 2018-1025
Reserve Police Officers perform respective law enforcement duties in a support role, under the general supervision of an assigned Sergeant or Control Officer. This is a non-paid volunteer position. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Provide additional resources for full time officers during their normal duties and emergencies. Performing general law enforcement work in order to preserve public peace, protect lives, property and rights of the public; to enforce statutory law and municipal ordinances. Work requires a basic knowledge of techniques, methods, and procedures used in law enforcement activities Contacts require skills in understanding human behavior and those factors which influence or cause behavioral changes and are critical in adversarial and confrontational situations. Work follows standard operating procedures. Trainees are confronted with differing situations which require quick assessment and the use of judgment to resolve the incident at hand. Work is performed in the field in an uncontrolled environment, where risks and hazards are substantial, generally unknown and unpredictable, and possibly uncontrollable. Operates police vehicle equipped with mobile radio and other electronic data, communication devices, fire-arms, restraining devices, and related law enforcement equipment. Work requires sitting and walking for long periods of time and requires physical exertion in pursuit and restraint of individuals. Work is performed under direct supervision where the work assignments vary and are although subject to standard practices and procedures.
Posted Date
2 years ago(3/26/2019 11:02 AM)

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