Flagler Sheriff’s Leadership Institute
Joseph Saviak, Ph.D.
The Flagler Sheriff's Leadership Institute encompasses Human Resources, Training and Accreditation, and the Leadership Academy.
Human Resources Section
This Human Resources Section works closely with the Florida Criminal Justice and Standards Commission to ensure that all of the agency’s sworn employees remain current on the state-required training necessary to maintain their sworn status. This division is also responsible for the recruitment and hiring of qualified applicants, to include sworn law enforcement and detention deputies and non-sworn support staff, and maintaining personnel records for the agency. The Human Resources Section is also responsible for coordinating all employee benefits.
To view the current Flagler County Sheriff's Office Employment Opportunities, click HERE. You may also contact Human Resources at (386) 437-4116. The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages all persons to apply.
Training and Accreditation Section
The Training and Accreditation Section is responsible for all agency employee training and for ensuring the Agency maintains its various accreditation certifications.
The Training Unit is responsible for the Field Training and Evaluation of all for new sworn hires. They are also responsible for annual In-Service training, and ensuring that personnel receive training to keep their abilities current. The unit also coordinates specialized training by either hosting specialized training at our training facilities or by assisting employees attending various schools and seminars.
Sheriff Staly encourages employees to continue their formal and specialized education to attain their personal goals and to better serve the community. To support this goal, the Agency provides college reimbursement to non-probationary employees within agency guidelines.
The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office was initially awarded state law enforcement accreditation on February 9, 2005 by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, Inc. (CFA). The Agency has also been accredited by the National Institute of Ethics and The Accreditation Unit. The Communications Center is also accredited. The Agency was awarded state accreditation from the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission in 2018, the first time in agency history. The unit is responsible for reviewing and maintaining the agency's written general orders and all forms used by the Sheriff’s Office.
The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office Leadership Institute provides services and programs aimed at optimizing employee performance through professional and executive development. Training, mentoring, academic advising, and career coaching are made available to FCSO employees by Sheriff Staly.