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HUNDREDS OF JOBS AVAILABLE IN BROWARD

Terrific benefits, opportunities for advancement, and a chance to be part of the largest fully accredited sheriff’s office in the nation are just a few of the advantages that come with a career with Broward Sheriff's Office.

The scheduled opening of a new Broward Sheriff's Office jail in the first quarter of 2003 has helped create openings for at least 250 professional positions in detention.

At 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 15, 2002, representatives from the Broward Sheriff's Office will be at the Hosanna Worship Center at 995 NE 125th Street in North Miami, to speak about the many employment opportunities with BSO.

“It’s important to have a work force at the Broward Sheriff's Office that closely mirrors the varied mix of people in the communities we serve,” says Sheriff Ken Jenne. “One of the ways that we can accomplish that is by actively recruiting not only on a national level, but also by reaching out to the people of South Florida.”

The Broward Sheriff's Office operates the one of the largest local jail system in the U.S, processing more than 70,000 detainees annually through its four facilities. BSO is also the largest fully accredited sheriff’s office in the nation, helping more than 460,000 residents in fifteen districts. A career with the Broward Sheriff's Office is a demanding but rewarding opportunity for those who have what it takes to wear the gold star of BSO.

Successful applicants must be at least 19 years old, a U.S. citizen, and have a high school diploma or equivalent. They should have never been convicted of a felony as an adult and must have a valid Florida driver’s license. The Broward Sheriff's Office is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

To learn more about the rewarding career opportunities available with the Broward Sheriff's Office, contact the Recruiting Office at (954) 321-4414, toll-free at (1-888)
BSO-STAR, or visit the BSO website at www.Sheriff.org.

This release by:

Hugh Graf / Media Relations

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