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The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is now accepting pre-screen questionnaires for Accreditation Coordinator assigned to Corrections/Judicial Services. The annual starting salary for this position is $34,694.40 ($16.68 per hour). The deadline to submit your pre-screen questionnaire is September 26, 2017. Please note: Internal applicants who have previously applied are still under consideration.

The Accreditation Coordinator performs complex administrative, analytical, and professional assistance to enable the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office to maintain compliance with, and adhere to, standards established by the various inspections and accrediting agencies.

Your Role as Accreditation Coordinator:
  • Create, revise, and publish department General Orders, Policies, and Post Orders
  • Maintain current knowledge of existing and emerging requirements for state, federal, and accreditation mandates
  • Provide assistance with periodic internal audits as required for accreditation compliance
  • Coordinate and assist with accreditation projects as assigned by Accreditation Manager
  • Lead brainstorming sessions with staff members to define efficient and accurate processes when requesting documentation that may be difficult to identify, find or develop – or processes that need to be improved or implemented
  • Maintain computerized database for accreditation files
  • Assure required Goals and Objectives reporting methods are completed in a timely manner

Minimum Requirements:
  • Applicants must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License
  • Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Associate degree or minimum of 3 years’ experience in corrections or law enforcement. Experience in the accreditation process and policy development is preferred
  • Computer proficiency, thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, and business English; spelling and punctuation
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Flexibility to travel and attend internal and external accreditation related conferences, meetings, and job-specific training related to practices, principles, and government mandates
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to successfully facilitate meetings and coordinate various project timelines
  • Applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule at times, which may include some weekends, evenings and some holidays

Questionnaires may be downloadedby clicking here or by visiting our Information Desk located at 100 Eslinger Way Sanford, Florida 32773. Email completed questionnaires to or hand deliver to the Information Desk.

Included in the pre-screen questionnaire is a Background Investigation Waiver that must be NOTARIZED before submitting your questionnaire for review. Failure to comply may result in delayed processing and/or disqualification. Any costs associated with notarization is the responsibility of the applicant. The Sheriff’s Office does not provide notary service for this form.

Successful applicants will receive an employment application provided by Human Resources staff. We perform a thorough background investigation that includes, but not limited to past employment/education verification, driver’s license review, credit history, prior drug use history, arrest/conviction record, and a computerized voice stress analysis (CVSA) test administered by a certified examiner. Any dishonesty or deception detected will disqualify your application.

The background investigation process may take 3-6 months depending upon the complexity of the information obtained. Applicants selected for employment are required to submit to a medical examination with drug screening.

Applicants must comply with agency policy regarding Body Ornamentation, to include tattoos, brands, intentional body/tongue piercing (not including normal piercing of the earlobe for earrings) or mutilation and dental ornamentation. “Visible” is defined as body ornamentation that is visible on the arm below the sleeve of a short sleeve or golf-style shirt, or above the collar of a short sleeve or golf-style shirt. Any visible body ornamentation must be disclosed on the employment application.

Candidates not selected for employment will receive written notification from Human Resources, to include justification based on the following disqualifiers: negative background, failure to meet minimum qualifications for the position, or any additional information discovered during the interview process. Applicants will be eligible to reapply with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office after one year from the date of notification.

Please direct any questions to:
Seminole County Sheriff’s Office
Human Resources Division
100 Eslinger Way
Sanford FL 32773
(407) 665-6621

The Sheriff’s Office is committed to a diverse work force, is a drug free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.


Seminole County Sheriff's Office
100 Eslinger Way
Sanford, Florida 32773
Phone: (407) 665-6600