Law Enforcement Officer

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Work type: USPS (Staff)
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Law Enforcement/Health & Safety

Classification Title:

Law Enforcement Officer

Job Description:

Provides security and safety services for students, faculty, staff, the campus and its facilities. Protects university students, employees, and property from any preventable harm or danger. Engages in a variety of police activities such as patrolling, investigation, law enforcement, crime prevention and detection.

UCF is seeking to hire multiple Law Enforcement Officers.

This is a reposted position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.


Police Department

Work Schedule:

Rotating permanent shifts, holidays and weekends or as required by exigent circumstances.

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:


Minimum Qualifications:

Must meet the requirements of Chapter 943, Florida Statutes. All applicants must successfully complete the Basic Recruit Training Program at a CJSTC (Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission) certified training school and pass the Florida certification exam. If a certified Law Enforcement Officer from another state, applicant must have completed FDLE (Florida Department of Law Enforcement) equivalency training and pass Florida State certification exam. Appropriate college coursework or vocational training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. Must be at least 19 years of age and a U.S. citizen, must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and may 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. Must pass a rigorous background investigation, to include psychological, physical, drug testing, and Computer Voice Stress Analysis. .

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of Florida Law Enforcement Academy; received a passing score on the Florida State Law Enforcement Exam;

Additional Application Materials Requirements:

Please submit supporting documentation with application.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants for this position will also be considered for multiple positions.

If chosen for interview, must bring valid driver’s license and social security card.

This is a reposted position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.

Health Assessment Required:

Be able to pass a rigorous background investigation including but not limited to, medical, psychological, voice stress, drug testing, credit history, driver’s license history and neighborhood checks.

Veteran’s Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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