Human Resources

Human Resources team members may be reached during regular business hours (Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm) by phone or email. We welcome an opportunity to discuss our careers and your qualifications in more detail. Please contact any member of our team in the area for which you might be interested to work. In meeting your needs and making our office accessible to you, below you will find contact information for each of our team members, as well as their assigned area of responsibility. You can find more details on the functions and components of each of the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office Bureaus on this website under the Bureaus tab.

Our current openings can be located on the website under the employment tab or by clicking here, where we encourage you to submit an application for any position of interest to you for which you meet the minimum qualifications.

600 301 Blvd. West, Suite 202
Bradenton, FL 34205
Telephone: 941-747-3011
Fax: 941-744-3784

The Human Resources Director originates and leads Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, equality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and ongoing development of a superior workforce that meets or exceeds Agency position standards. Directs the pro-active recruitment, selection, and retention of employees while promoting equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Plays a vital role in the achievement of the Agency's overall strategic goals.

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Carol Laudicina

HR Director
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Ashley Burton

HR Manager

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Julie Merritt

Insurance/Benefits & FMLA/WC
Corrections, Executive & Investigative Bureaus

Vendor and Contract Employee Coordinator

Benefits Coordinator

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Michelle Ross

Insurance/Benefits & FMLA/WC
Administrative & Enforcement Bureaus
Internship Program

Benefits Coordinator

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Melissa Raburn

Employment - Enforcement Bureau

HR Specialist

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Elena Quintana

Employment - Investigative Bureau

HR Specialist

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Whitney Lehr

Employment - Adminitrative & Executive Bureau

HR Specialist

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Melissa Decker

Employment - Corrections Bureau

HR Specialist

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Megan Harvey

HR Specialist

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