Due to the number of applications received, we do not always notify applicants of their application status. Those who are selected to move forward to the next step of the process will be contacted by a member of the Onboarding Team. When completing the online application, you must provide your entire work history, including all jobs you have had, even if the job was not relevant to the position you are currently applying for. Also, please ensure you provide your residential history for the last 10 years.
Once you are selected to move to the next step in the process, you will be asked to complete the following documents:
Original documents must be signed, witnessed and returned by mail or in person at 8700 Citizens Dr. New Port Richey, FL 34654. When completing the documents, we ask applicants to send waivers back to the Onboarding Analyst that activated their file or bring in on day of appointment.
You will also be asked to provide the copies of the following documents:
The Sheriff’s Office will only hire applicants who WILL NOT use vapor-generating electronic devices, and/or smoke or use any tobacco and/or nicotine products in any way, either on or off duty. Applicants shall sign an agreement stating that they WILL NOT now or while employed with the Pasco Sheriff’s Office, use any vapor-generating electronic devices, tobacco and/or nicotine products.
An applicant must NOT have:
An applicant who pleads guilty or nolo contendere (no contest) to or is found guilty of any felony or guilty of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement, is NOT eligible for employment even if the sentence was suspended or adjudication was withheld by the judge.
During the three (3) years prior to application, an applicant must NOT have accumulated more than 12 points on their driver’s license or have a driving record that reflects repeated offenses and a flagrant disregard for traffic laws, as determined at the discretion of the Sheriff or designee.
During the two (2) years prior to application, an applicant must NOT have had their driver’s license suspended more than once for nonpayment of insurance or traffic fines.
During the five (5) years prior to application, an applicant must NOT have had:
An applicant who has served in the armed forces, MUST NOT have received a Dishonorable Discharge, an Other than Honorable Discharge, or a Bad Conduct Discharge. Commissioned officers MUST NOT have received a Dismissal Notice. Applicants must be able to provide a copy of their discharge certificate and DD Form 214 indicating the character of, and reason for, discharge.
Please be advised that members and applicants may not display any tattoo, temporary decal, body art, or portion thereof, that are visible on the head, scalp, face, ears, neck, or hands (defined as the area from the wrist to fingertips), while wearing an agency uniform or conducting agency business. Additionally, members and applicants are prohibited from having any tattoos, temporary decals, and/or body art that are racist, sexist, offensive, obscene, or extremist.
Intentional mutilation of any part of the body is prohibited. Mutilation is defined as the intentional radical alteration of the body, head, face, or skin for the purpose of and/or resulting in an abnormal appearance. Examples of mutilation include, but are not limited to, a split or forked tongue; foreign objects inserted under the skin to create a design or pattern; enlarged or stretched-out holes in ears (other than a normal piercing); intentional scarring on neck, face, or scalp; or intentional burns creating a design or pattern.
The use of gold, platinum, or other veneers or caps for purposes of dental ornamentation is prohibited. Ornamentation is defined as decorative veneers or caps. Teeth, whether natural, capped, or veneered, will not be ornamented with designs, jewels, initials, etc.
An applicant may be disqualified at any time due to; incomplete information, untruthful, false, or disqualifying written or spoken statements, disqualifying information obtained during the background investigation, unacceptable drug screen, polygraph, or psychological evaluation results.