The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office Teams-Up with HireVeterans.com to Hire War Veterans
by K. Morgan Barker
In a long-standing tradition of service to their community, the Pasco County Sheriff’s office in Pasco County, Florida is seeking war veterans for employment and toward that end they have partnered with HireVeterans.com in order to find America’s Best.
It’s a well-known fact that war veterans have specialized skills that translate well to domestic defense after spending time in the Military. These men and women are already committed to serving and protecting our country and have the training and experience to make a seamless transition from the Armed Forces into Law Enforcement.
Along that vein, the members of the Pasco Sheriff’s Office recognize that their team can be strengthened by adding war veterans to their agency…
The Pasco Sheriff’s Office members are dedicated to providing outstanding service through community partnerships that build trust, reduce crime, create a safe environment, keep the homeland secure, protect the constitutional rights of citizens and enhance the quality of life in their community.
Sheriff Bob White says, “We continue to move the Sheriff’s Office forward as one of the most professional law enforcement and detention agencies in the state. The Pasco Sheriff’s Office is both state and nationally accredited in both its corrections and law enforcement operations.”
CORE VALUES OF PASCO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
INTEGRITY – We adhere to the highest moral and ethical standards in dealing with the community and other agency members.
ACCOUNTABILITY – The community defines our quality of service. Therefore, each member will be responsible for his or her actions; not only to the community we serve, but also to fellow members.
RESPECT – We recognize the value of our unique cultural diversity and treat all people with kindness and dignity. We cherish and protect the rights, liberties and freedoms granted by our laws and the constitutions of the United States and the State of Florida.
FAIRNESS – We are consistent in our treatment of all persons. Our actions are tempered with reason and equity.
TEAMWORK – We encourage cooperation between agency members, and will foster partnerships with the community. We will listen to their concerns, and provide solutions as best we can.
EFFICIENCY – We recognize our commitment to the community.
It is the goal of the Sheriff’s Office to recruit the best qualified individuals who meet our high standards. As a minimum, all job applicants must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. and successfully complete the following:
1) Test of Adult Basic Education (Civilian positions only) – Marchman Technical Education Center offers the Test of Adult Basic Education or T.A.B.E. that is required for civilian employment with the Pasco Sheriff’s Office.
2) Background investigation
3) Personal interview
4) Polygraph examination (Certified and Specified civilian positions only)
5) Drug screen
6) Psychological evaluation (Certified and Specified civilian positions only)
7) Brainbench Written Assessment (Certified positions only)
8) Oral Review Board (Certified positions only)
9) Physical examination (Certified positions only)