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Pilot Deputy - Flight Unit

Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
10750 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33778
United States

Application Closing Date
From $45,500 To $70,622
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Minimum Flight Hours Required

Job Description

 The purpose of this position is to perform flight operations within the Flight Unit of the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office.  Employees in this classification are Certified Law Enforcement Officers.  This position requires the member to train to be a pilot in command and operate single engine helicopters to provide support to all law enforcement functions.

Job Requirements
Job duties specific to this assignment include, but are not limited to:
* Operation of rotary wing aircraft as pilot in command providing support for all law enforcement functions of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.
* Complying with Federal Aviation Regulations and Air Traffic Control procedures
* Maintaining pre- and post-flight data logs
* Ensuring proper fueling and operations readiness of the aircraft
* Assist in pre-flight inspections, maintenance of aircrafts, routine cleaning and upkeep of facilities.
* Staying current on local geography and roadways.
Specialty Pay:
Step 1: This step is provided to the new member upon initial assignment to the unit. $2,600
Step 2: This step is provided to the member with an FAA Commercial Pilot license. The member must be a unit authorized Command Pilot $3,900
Step 3: This step is provided to the member who qualifies for step 1 and 2, and is also an FAA Certificated Flight Instructor. $5,200
Certified Law Enforcement Experience pay:
1 Year $46,410
2 Years $47,338
3 Years $48,285
4 Years $49,251
5 Years $50,974
Must have three (3) or more years Certified Law Enforcement experience to receive the following:
* Signing bonus = $3,000
* Relocation Stipend to Pinellas County
- From out of state $3,000
- From Manatee, Hillsborough or Pasco Counties $500
- From all other Florida locations $1,500

* Two year prorated buyback


Job Requirements:
In addition to the minimum qualifications required to be a Deputy Sheriff, applicants must also meet the following qualifications.  Visit our website at www.pcsoweb.com for a complete job description for Deputy Sheriff.
* Certification of completion of basic police officer training as required by the State of Florida
* High School Diploma or G.E.D.
* Consideration for this position requires a credit check
* Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License  
* Current Florida Law Enforcement Certification
* A private pilot license, at minimum, in either rotary-wing or fixed-wing aircraft
* Must present proof of current class 2 FAA medical
* Must present proper documentation showing pilot certificate and flight experience
* Ability to multitask, and work independently with little supervision 
* Must be able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
* Must have the ability to think and act quickly, calmly and appropriately in emergencies
Please visit our website at www.pcsoweb.com for more information and an application to apply. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 727-582-6208.
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office has no nicotine/tobacco policy 6 months prior to application and throughout employment.  EOE/ADA/DFWP/VP 
Employer Contact Information
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Nicole Mancusi
10750 Ulmerton Road
Largo FL 33778
United States
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the best and brightest individuals who want to help their community and make a positive difference in people's lives. Our goal is to provide the highest level of professional public service to the wide range of ethnic and culturally diverse groups that make up Pinellas County. A career with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office offers: challenge, excitement, variety, teamwork, job satisfaction, opportunities for special assignments, career development, opportunities for promotion/advancement, and excellent salary and benefits. We do not hire persons who use tobacco products, and require a “no tobacco use” by applicants for a six-month period prior to application and during length of employment.

Of the more than 3,000 Sheriff's Offices nationwide, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is one of less than 40 to have received the Triple Crown Award for accreditation. This prestigious award recognizes agencies that have achieved accreditation from three separate accreditation agencies: Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), the American Correctional Association (ACA), and the National Commission on Correctional Healthcare (NCCHC). Additionally the agency is accredited by the Florida Model Jails (FMJ).

“Leading The Way for a Safer Pinellas” is the vision and will continue to be the guiding direction of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.

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