EMERGENCY CALL 911   |   NON-EMERGENCY CALLS  (386) 437-4116


McClinton Resized

Ken McClinton, Division Director
Phone: (386) 586-4822

Adrienne Felton

Phone: (386) 586-4843

karenlong1 Karen Long
Phone: (386) 586-4838      

How to become a Law Enforcement Officer (Comparative Compliance)

Equal Employment Opportunity Plan




 Effective February 25, 2016, the FCSO is no longer accepting applications for law enforcement deputy.  We are taking applications for Detention Deputy.  Please check back for updates.

Fill in the blanks and print out, return to the Sheriff's Office with all applicable paperwork. Application is in printable PDF Format pdf. Some versions of Adobe Acrobat Reader will only print the first page. To resolve this problem, after clicking on Print, click on the Advanced button and then checkmark "print as image."

*NOTE - Firefox web browser has a built-in PDF viewer that does not allow for the fields to be filled in on the screen.  In order to do so, you must open the PDF either in a different browser or save it and open it directly with Adobe Acrobat reader.

Current Job Openings:

Detention Deputy

Communications Specialist I (Call-Taker)

Communications Specialist II

Communications Specialist III

Crossing Guard

The Flagler County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our Human Resources division is dedicated to recruiting personnel of various cultural and diverse backgrounds which reflect the community.

The Flagler County Sheriff's Office (FCSO) employs over two hundred and fifty (250) employees in various positions: (SWORN) - law enforcement (Road and Corrections) and NON-SWORN - communications and administrative. Volunteer services such as Police Athletic League (PAL) and Citizens Observer Program (COP) also come under the auspices of the Flagler County Sheriff's Office.

Applications are available at our Operations Center, any of our Substations or via the web. We do not accept a resume in lieu of an application unless an exception is stated for the position in question. We will gladly accept your resume as part of your application packet. Applications packets can be downloaded from PLEASE no original documents.

In order to become an officer with our department, you must be Florida Certified in Law Enforcement. If you are certified outside of the state of Florida, you may be eligible to become Florida Certified without taking the six month course in Law Enforcement. This is the procedure you may follow in order to see what type of additional training you will need to become Florida Certified.

  • Contact FDLE (800) 342-0820 Regarding applying for Comparative
  • Compliance and for Standards & Training
  • You may be asked to provide 98 hours of high liability training
  • You will be required to take the State Examination.

Law Enforcement (Road Deputy or Detention Deputy) positions are considered open positions and remain on the web year round. All other positions are posted on the web for thirty days or until the position has been filled. If any applications are received after the closing date they are placed on file and are kept for one year. If a position opens which you find of interest, you may contact human resources to have your application retrieved and reviewed. It is the applicant's responsibility, to ensure information is current (education, address, telephone number, etc).

Flagler County Sheriff's Office Summary

FCSO Pay and Benefits:

  • Vacation leave accrues with time.
  • Up to 8 hours accrued sick leave per month.
  • Paid personal leave days.
  • Twelve (12) Paid Holidays.
  • Bi-Weekly Pay Schedule.
  • Florida Retirement System.
  • Competitive Health/Dental/Vision Insurance - Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Florida.
  • Additional Voluntary term LIFE and Spouse/Dependant life available
  • Employee Asssistance Program (EAP) offered.
  • 12-hour Corrections Shifts
  • 100% Reimbursement of tuition and books at maximum state rate with passing grade
    *(Not applicable to courses taken prior to date of employment)
  • Take-home Patrol car if you reside within 10 air miles of the county line.

About Flagler County

  • Almost 600 Square Miles
  • Current Estimated Population is @ 100,000
  • Most population is concentrated in Palm Coast
  • FCSO covers all of the county except Bunnell and Flagler Beach
  • Affordable Housing
  • Low Taxes

About Us

The Flagler County Sheriff's Office has the solemn duty of serving and protecting the citizens of our great county.

Address: 901 East Moody Blvd, Bunnell, FL 32110
Phone: (386) 437-4116 
Fax: (386) 586-4820

Upcoming Events


Agency Videos: