Employment Opportunities

The University of Florida Police Department, a nationally accredited law enforcement agency, recognizes that recruitment of highly professional personnel is a key activity in determining a department’s operational effectiveness. Accordingly, our personnel section works deligently in recruiting quality job applicants with diverse backgrounds and excellent abilities. Currently, the department employs 90 sworn law enforcement officers and 72 non-sworn support personnel. The University of Florida Police Department is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Before an interview can be scheduled however, anyone interested in a particular position with our department must first contact the University of Florida’s Office of Human Resource Services. The representatives from Human Resource Services conduct the initial interview, verify eligibility requirements, and establish a list of active applicants. The Office of Human Resource Services is located at 903 West University Avenue and can be reached at (352) 392-4621. You can also obtain more employment information from the Office of Human Resource Services web site at: www.hr.ufl.edu

If you are interested in a position with our department or need further information regarding the positions listed below, please feel free to contact either Major Tony Dunn, Deputy Chief at (352) 392-9842 or Mrs. Veleta Roberts, Personnel Manager at (352) 392-2880. You can also e-mail us at: tdunn@ufl.edu or vrobert@ufl.edu.

Please visit the Office of Human Resource Services job opportunities website at http://www.hr.ufl.edu/job/default.htm for employment information. Be sure to view current job opportunities.

You may also submit your application to the University of Florida’s Office of Human Resource Services for any qualified position and it will remain on file with that office for a specified period of time. Please be sure to check back often.

UFPD directive 2212 outlines the JOB APPLICANT SELECTION PROCESS.