Control Room Operator

POSITION TITLE: Corrections Civilian Control Room Operator

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

SALARY RANGE: $11.43 – $15.75 per hour

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is actively seeking qualified applicants for the position of Corrections Civilian Control Room Operator.


Responsible for observing inmate activity and behavior, monitoring officer movement and communication, operating control panels to control cell ingress and egress, facilitating communication between officers and inmates, facilitating visitation for inmates, maintaining and updating control room logs and testing emergency systems.


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age with good communication skills.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.


To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a Walton County Sheriff’s Office Support Staff Application.  Applications and instructions are available at

For assistant, please call the Walton County Sheriff’s Office Human Resources Office at 850-892-8186.


Applicants will be required to successfully complete:

  • Background investigation which includes, but is not limited to: criminal check, driving check, credit check, previous employment check.
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Panel Interview
  • Drug Screen including nicotine panel

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace. If you need an accommodation because of a disability in order to participate in the application/ selection process, please notify the Hiring Authority or Human Resources in advance. Preference shall be given to certain veterans and spouses of veterans as provided by Chapter 295, Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference must submit a Form DD-214.