Employment

E-mail - PoliceRecruitment@ucf.edu or
Contact Police Recruitment Officer at 407-823-2352
All applications must be submitted online at www.jobswithucf.com

Police Divisions

  • Patrol
  • Investigations
  • Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation
  • Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force
  • K-9
  • Honor Guard
  • Motors
  • ATV's
  • Training
  • Community Relations
  • Bike Patrol
  • Rapid Deployment Force
  • Special Events

Law Enforcement Officer Base Pay:                $40,000

  • Must meet the requirement of Chapter 943, Florida Statutes. Successful completion of Florida Law Enforcement Academy, received a passing score on the Florida State Law Enforcement Exam.
  • Must be at least 19 years of age
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must not have been convicted of any felony or misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement or have received a dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States.
  • Successfully complete FDLE Physical Abilities Test (PAT)
  • Must pass a vigorous background investigation, to include psychological, physical, drug testing, and Computer Voice Stress Analysis.

Preferences: 

  • At least 60 college credits is preferred.

  • Preference will be given to eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans who are disabled, missing in action, captured, or forcibly detained by a foreign power in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. For additional information on Veterans’ Preference visit http: http://hr.ucf.edu/files/VeteransPreference.pdf

Police Dispatcher Base Pay:                  $28,467

  • This is specialized non-sworn law enforcement work performing dispatching duties in the emergency call center of the University police department.
  • A high school diploma and one year of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. The UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position. If minimum requirements of the position do not require post high school education, an applicant is not required to provide the information on the application.

Preferences:

  • Previous dispatch experience preferred. Multi-task oriented. Preference will be given to individuals with State 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification, FCIC Certification and 9-1-1 Basic Training Certification
  • Preference will be given to eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans who are disabled, missing in action, captured, or forcibly detained by a foreign power in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. For additional information on Veterans’ Preference visit http: http://hr.ucf.edu/files/VeteransPreference.pdf

Special Conditions:

  • Candidate will have the ability to work varying shifts.
  • Must pass a vigorous background investigation, to include psychological, physical, drug testing, and Computer Voice Stress Analysis.
  • Candidate hired will receive training rate of pay, until completion of Communications Training Program and FCIC Certification. Training pay is 10% below the annual salary listed above.

The UCF Police Department offers excellent Benefits

  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Member of Florida Retirement System
  • Short/long term disability insurance
  • Voluntary retirement plans(403 (b) - 457)
  • Numerous overtime opportunities
  • Employee tuition waiver program (6 credit hours per semester)
  • 10 Holidays per calendar year
  • Accrued Annual  Leave and Sick leave
  • Take Home vehicle *at Chiefs discretion
  • Yearly uniform allowance

For further information on these benefits please see;

https://hr.ucf.edu/files/NewEmployeeBenefitsGuide.pdf

http://www.myfrs.com/imageserver/pdf/forms/SUSORP-Newsltr%206-22FP.pdf

http://hr.ucf.edu/prospective-employees/insurance/

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer.