Ten Reasons to Join

1. Paid Training - The Manatee County Sheriff's Office provides complete training for all positions. In addition, MCSO sponsors applicants into Recruit Academy. If accepted, you'll earn a salary while you are training.

2. Competitive Salary - You'll earn a salary that is competitive with other professions and that ranks among the highest among law enforcement agencies in Florida.

3. Variety of Career Opportunities - Perhaps no other organization in our area can offer the variety of positions that are available with the MCSO. From certified positions in criminal investigations, K-9 units, school resource officer, SWAT, corrections and bailiffs, to civilian positions including office assistant, food service, automotive mechanic, control room operator, fiscal management, and child protective services. The MCSO has a career path that's just right for you!

4. Great Benefits - In addition to paid training, your benefits include paid holidays, vacation, health and life insurance, excellent state retirement plan, sick leave, and much more. Certified positions include uniforms and uniform cleaning and a take-home vehicle, when applicable.

5. Respected Profession - You'll have the respect of the public you serve and the people you protect. You'll be recognized for the role you play in our community.

6. Life-long Learning Opportunity - Your learning opportunity doesn't stop when you become a member of the MCSO team. We continually help you grow professionally with ongoing professional development training.

7. Be a Role Model for Future Generations - As a member of the MCSO, you'll have the opportunity to influence future generations who look up to those in law enforcement.

8. Make a Positive Impact on the Community - This is your chance to make a positive difference in our community every day, working together to improve the quality of life in Manatee County.

9. Opportunities for Advancement - The MCSO promotes from within, so you will have opportunities to grow in your new career.

10. A Different Challenge Every Day - Each day presents exciting new challenges and unique professional and personal rewards.

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