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We believe that diversity and inclusion among our applicants and employees are critical to our success as a community partner. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to nondiscrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in also aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits and training.

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UFPD Employment Opportunities

Visit Careers at UF to view the current positions available with the University of Florida Police Department.

 

 

Careers at UF

Law Enforcement Officer

Starting salary - $20.58/HR - $42,971.04/YEARLY

Patrol (foot, bicycle, and vehicle) assigned area(s) to provide personal safety of university community populace and provide protection and security for university facilities.

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LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TRAINEE – NON CERTIFIED

Starting salary - $18.63/HR - $38,899.44/YEARLY

Candidates who hold no law enforcement certification and require sponsorship for the police academy or cross-over academy. The training consists of 770 contact hours (24 week course, 8 hours a day, 5 days a week). After successful completion of the Basic Recruit Course and the State Certification Exam, non-certified officers are promoted into the Certified Police Officer job classification, and given the related salary increase.

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Law Enforcement Officer

Starting salary - $20.58/HR - $42,971.04/YEARLY

Patrol (foot, bicycle, and vehicle) assigned area(s) to provide personal safety of university community populace and provide protection and security for university facilities.

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Police Communications Operator

Starting salary - $15.15/HR

The Communications Section is the heartbeat of the University of Florida Police Department comprised of ordinary men and women who does extraordinary work. We tackle real world campus community problems often during difficult times by receiving and dispatching emergency and non-emergency law enforcement services and emergency medical and fire services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Police Service Technician

Starting salary - $15.00/HR

A Police Service Technician (PST) performs specialized non-sworn law enforcement functions by serving security functions assigned to Health Science Center, including safeguard against trespassing, thefts, fire, and other hazards.

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Police Communications Operator

Starting salary - $15.15/HR

The Communications Section is the heartbeat of the University of Florida Police Department comprised of ordinary men and women who does extraordinary work. We tackle real world campus community problems often during difficult times by receiving and dispatching emergency and non-emergency law enforcement services and emergency medical and fire services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Patrol Hiring Process

The UFPD Patrol hiring process/selection process may take up to two to four months to complete.

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CIVILIAN HIRING PROCESS

The UFPD Civilian hiring process/selection process may take up to two to three months to complete.

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UFPD BENEFITS

As one of the nation’s top public research universities, the University of Florida is dedicated to elevating our benefits offerings to support the wellbeing of our faculty and staff and to be responsive to a range of individual and family needs.

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