Veterans Florida partners with sheriff’s office to fill deputy positions in Citrus County

Village News — February 4, 2019 

Veterans Florida, a nonprofit corporation created by the state of Florida that provides veterans career and entrepreneurship resources, recently announced with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office that they have partnered to fill open deputy sheriff positions. The collaboration aligns the strengths of both organizations to benefit highly trained veterans seeking employment in the workforce.

“The Veterans Florida staff has gone above and beyond at every step of our partnership and made working with them an easy decision. With skills such as professionalism, attention to detail, and the ability to work in stressful environments, veterans are a valuable asset to any organization,” said Sheriff Mike Prendergast. “The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office looks forward to continuing our relationship with Veterans Florida and enhancing our workforce with veterans and their unique skill sets,” he continued.

“We are extremely proud to work with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office and assist veterans further their careers,” said Joe Marino, executive director of Veterans Florida. “Through our Career Services Team, we are able to match qualified veterans with potential employers that seek veteran employees with transferable skills. We look forward to helping veterans continue their service to the public with the sheriff’s office.”

Through the Veterans Florida Career Service Programs, veterans are able to connect with employers who are eager to hire them for careers that align with their skill sets. For more information regarding Veterans Florida and its programs, visit veteransflorida-dev.org.

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