St. Johns County

SJSO Hiring Process

Pre- Conditional Offer

  • Application Submission
  • Competitive Review
  • Initial Background (Criminal History/Records Check, and Driver’s License)
  • Oral Review Board
  • Employment/Personal References
  • Law Enforcement Contact
  • Field Neighborhood Investigation (Certified only)
  • Typing Test
  • Physical Ability Test/ Firearms Qualifications (Certified Applicants Only)
  • HR Manager Review
  • Sheriff’s Review

Post Conditional Offer

  • Drug Screen- (Mandatory Testing Positions)
  • Psychological Evaluation (Certified Applicants Only)
  • Polygraph Exam
  • Physical Exam (Certified Applicants Only)

Sheriff’s Interview- Final Offer

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