TCSO Employment

The mission of the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office is to provide quality law enforcement, custodial and court related services for all persons in Tulsa County.

Law enforcement is more than a job, it is a profession. Employees of the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office are dedicated to serving and helping the citizens of Tulsa County.  If helping others and community service are your goal, then a position with the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office may be for you. The application process for all positions is multi-staged and designed to recruit quality employees.

The Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office Human Resources department is located in the Faulkner Building at 303 West First Street in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Deputy Latif Whitsett is the TCSO recruiting officer.  For more information about jobs and open positions available at the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office, contact Deputy Whitsett by email at or by phone at (918) 596-5669.

The Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office is an equal opportunity and drug-free workplace employer.

Online Employment Application

Printable Employment Application (pdf)

Available Positions
Deputy II
Full-time Detention Officer
Part-time Courthouse Security Officer

Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office
is accepting applications for the position of

Detention Officer

Starting Salary - $2,453.00 per month
No experience required – training provided!

Incentive Pay
Paid vacation and holidays
Education Incentive Pay

Benefits Include
Three weeks of vacation after one year
Health, dental and life insurance
Tuition reimbursement
Paid Retirement Plan

Candidates must successfully pass a written test, a physical examination, drug testing, a background investigation and an interview screening process.

Basic Requirements
At least 18 years of age
Authorized to work in the U.S.A.
Have a high school diploma or a G.E.D.
A valid Oklahoma driver’s license and liability insurance
Good vision – distance vision correctable to 20/20 in each eye
Preference given to multilingual candidates

Applications from persons who have felony convictions, pending criminal charges or are on probation will not be considered.

Download an application from here  and mail completed applications to the Faulkner Building.
Apply in person - Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Apply in person, 7 days a week, 24 hrs/day at
D.L. Moss Correctional Center
Human Resources
300 N. Denver
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103

Or mail completed applications to
TCSO, Faulkner Bldg
Human Resources
303 W. 1st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103

An equal opportunity drug free workplace employer