ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - The Orange County Sheriff's Office is hiring, as they look for deputies to be school resource officers.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office is putting the call on Facebook and Twitter saying they're hiring school resource officers. The social media posts include a link to the sheriff's office job and that fully explains the position and the qualifications you need to become an Orange County School Resource Officer.
The OCSO is hiring!— OCSO FL News (@OrangeCoSheriff) August 18, 2018
We are looking for qualified men & women to apply for a full-time sworn deputy SRO positions. There are specific requirements to work in the public schools to protect and serve students and their teachers. Please go to this link https://t.co/oE6WRDuPSA pic.twitter.com/5ZoLCLF6cI
The qualifications are extensive, as this is a sworn officer job. So, people who apply need the same training and background as sheriff's deputies.
The position lists a starting salary of $46,000 a year, $49,000 for people with previous law enforcement experience.
This comes after a fierce back-and-forth between the Orange County Mayor Jacobs and the Orange County Sheriff's Office over the need to have a dedicated school resource officer.