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About Position

Perform small arms and ammunition inventory control and maintenance and corresponding training management duties.

Duties & Responsibilities

Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.

  • Research, assess, develop, implement, evaluate, revise, and provide instructional curricula and/or programs for sworn and civilian personnel to maximize student acquisition and retention of knowledge, skills, abilities, and perspectives.
  • Maintain small arms weapons, ammunition, and firearms related equipment accountability as determined by the division commander.
  • Repair and maintain weapons; issue ammunition.
  • Requisition weapons and ammunition and related supplies and equipment.
  • Conduct weapons training.
  • Be responsible for firing range security and safety.
  • Schedule and monitor the use of firing range facilities and equipment.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of small arms operation, repair, and maintenance.
  • Considerable knowledge of small arms training methods and techniques.
  • Considerable knowledge of small arms range operations and equipment.
  • Considerable knowledge of small arms range security and safety procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of ammunition nomenclature.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports.

Required Minimum Education & Experience

  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate
  • Two years of experience as an armorer, gunsmith, or firing range official or small arms instructor.

Required Pre-Employment Testing

  • A passing score on pre-employment testing.

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Working knowledge of law enforcement firearms and driving tactics. 
  • Working knowledge of computer and computer programs.
  • Glock, M4 Carbine, or Remington shotgun armorer certification(s).

Additional Job Requirements

  • Attendance at the specified Sheriff's Office work location is required.
  • Depending on assignment, employees may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 12 months.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation including criminal, reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; polygraph; medical evaluation; and drug screening.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our applicants and employees is critical to our success as a community partner. We seek to offer employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical/mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, and military/veteran status. We proudly recognize veterans' preference and are committed to a drug-free and tobacco-free workplace. Job information is updated daily at noon.