Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and Eastern Florida State College Host Career Fair

By  //  July 30, 2015

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Last night, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and Eastern Florida State College hosted a Career Fair at the EFSC Public Safety Training Institute. (BCSO Image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Last night, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and Eastern Florida State College hosted a Career Fair at the EFSC Public Safety Training Institute.

I would like to thank Dr. Jim Richey, President of EFSC and his incredible staff for allowing us to use their amazing new Public Safety Training Institute and for assisting our team as we worked together to recruit our future Public Safety members!

I would also like to thank the hundreds of citizens who expressed such a passionate interest to join our Team!

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is a progressive agency with nearly 1500 valuable employees that serve in a variety of functions, from certified Law Enforcement Deputies patrolling our communities, Correctional Deputies maintaining security in the County Jail and Court Security Deputies protecting our judicial operations, to a multitude of other positions such as Analytical Support, Animal Enforcement, Crime Scene Investigations, Maritime Security, Emergency Dispatch, administrative and various technical positions.

Sheriff’s Office employees also have many opportunities to serve in various specialized units, such as Fugitive Apprehension, K-9, S.W.A.T., Bomb, Agricultural/Marine, Traffic Enforcement/Motors, Training, Aviation, Investigations and Dive.

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has immediate openings at locations throughout Brevard County and offers a very competitive benefit package, which includes medical and life insurance, paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave, tuition reimbursement for higher education, and participation in the Florida Retirement System.

Eastern Florida State College offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs, including career and technical programs.

It also offers four-year degrees in the career fields of business, health care and computer information technologies.

Eastern Florida State College has campuses in Titusville, Cocoa, Melbourne and Palm Bay and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

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Sheriff’s Office recruiting representatives were available to assist with questions regarding current openings and the employment process, as well as representatives from Eastern Florida State College who assisted with any questions regarding their programs and degrees such as the Law Enforcement Academy, Corrections Academy, Fire Rescue Academy and certification courses in Emergency Dispatch, Emergency Medical Technicians, and Paramedics.

For more information concerning employment with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, please contact our Career Development unit at 321-264-5212 or by email at jobs@bcso.us

Again, we would like to thank everyone who attended this wonderful opportunity and those who helped to make this a complete success.

– Sheriff Wayne Ivey

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey has been a law enforcement officer for over three decades. Sheriff Ivey is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Daytona State College in Management and Supervision. Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.

Sheriff Wayne Ivey

Prior to being elected in 2012, Sheriff Ivey served the citizens of the State of Florida as a Resident Agent in Charge for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. As a member of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Sheriff Ivey developed and created the country’s first ever statewide Task Force on Identity Theft.

That same year the Task Force was named one of the top five most innovative programs in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and investigated approximately 44 million dollars in fraud cases. Additionally, as a member of FDLE, Sheriff Ivey created the Child Abduction Response Team (C.A.R.T) that re-defined the way Child Abduction cases are conducted throughout the country today.

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey has been a law enforcement officer for over three decades. Sheriff Ivey is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Daytona State College in Management and Supervision. Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.

The program was later selected as the most innovative program in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and is now used as a nationwide model in the response and investigation of child abductions.

Sheriff Ivey has testified before the United States Congress on law enforcement related matters and has extensive experience in the area of Public Integrity Investigations. Sheriff Ivey was honored as the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Special Agent of the Year (1996) and was also recognized by the Commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for his Outstanding Contributions to Criminal Justice. In August of 2011 Sheriff Ivey was honored by the National Organization of Victims Advocacy for his work at the national level as an advocate of victim’s rights and protection.

Sheriff Ivey speaks regularly on topics such as Identity Theft, Crime in America, Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Self Defense through Mental Preparedness. Sheriff Ivey firmly believes that Crime Prevention and Education are vital to reduce our crime rate and protect our community.


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