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Career Opportunities with the State of Florida:

Examples of job titles you can search under:

  • Administrative Law Judge/Adjud/Hearing Officer
  • Arbitrators and Mediators
  • Claims Adjuster, Examiner & Investigator
  • Community and Social Service Managers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Correctional Enforcement
  • Detectives and Criminal Investigators
  • First Line Supervisor/Manager of Correctional enforcement
  • First Line Supervisor/Manager of Law Enforcement/Detective
  • Law Clerks
  • Law Enforcement
  • Paralegal and Legal Assistants
  • Probation Officer and Correctional Treatment Specialist
  • Protective Service Workers-Non-Sworn
  • Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Security Guards
  • Social and Human Service Assistants
  • Tax Examiner, Collector, and Revenue Agent

Florida Department of Agriculture
and Consumer Services Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement
(850) 245-1300

Florida Department of Corrections
850) 488-5021 or (850) 488-3130
(866) JOB-FDOC

Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Law Enforcement
(850) 245-2929
Employment Information:

Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Law Enforcement
(850) 245-2929
Employment Information:

Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
(850) 921-6736

Florida Department of Law Enforcement
(850) 410-7000

Florida Highway Patrol
(850) 617-2301

Florida Police Chiefs Association
(850) 219-3631
Employment Information:

Florida Sheriff's Association
(800) 877-2168
Florida Sheriff Directory:

Career Opportunities with Leon County:

Leon County Courthouse
(850) 577-4230

Leon Regional Juvenile Detention Center
(850) 488-7672

Leon County Sheriff's Department
(850) 922-3507
Jobs include patrol, administration, bailiff positions, and jobs within Leon County Jail.

Tallahassee Police Department
(850) 891-4324

United Way of the Big Bend
The United Way of the Big Bend serves eight counties surrounding FSU, and includes agencies in the areas of drug and alcohol treatment, human services, homeless, at-risk youth, and legal aid.

Career Opportunities with Regional Abuse Clinics/Shelters/Youth Services:

Boys Town
Employment Information:

Capital City Youth Services
(850) 576-6000

Florida Coalition against Domestic Violence
(850) 425-2749
Employment Information:

Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranches
(386) 842-5501 or (800) 765-3797
Locations in Live Oak, Barberville, Safety Harbor, Bradenton/Sarasota, Bartow, and Yankeetown.

PACE Center for Girls
(904) 421-8585
Employment Information:
There are 17 centers in Florida: Escambia-Santa Rosa, Leon, Jacksonville, Alachua, Marion, Volusia- Flagler, Orange, Polk, Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee, Lee, Collier at Immokalee, Treasure Coast, Palm Beach, and Broward.

Refuge House of Leon County, Inc.
(850) 922-6062

Career Opportunities with Loss-Prevention Agencies and Security Services:

Regional, national and international employment opportunities.

Guardsmark Security Services
Employment opportunities available throughout the U.S.

LP Jobs
Most major retailers hire loss prevention officers.

Maxwell Security Services, Inc.
(850) 222-5423
Available jobs may include: Security guard service, guard dog rental, armored car services, and burglary protection services.

Employment Information:

Career Opportunities with the Federal Government:

Federal Jobs
Use this web site to search for federal law enforcement jobs.
Here are examples of job titles you can search for:

  • Civil Rights Analyst
  • Clerk of Court
  • Consumer Safety Officer
  • Correctional Officer
  • Corrections Institutions Administrator
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Custom and Border Protection Air Interdiction Agent
  • Customs and Border Protection Officer
  • Customs Entry and Liquidating Officer
  • Customs Inspection
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist
  • Equal Opportunity Assistant
  • Equal Opportunity Compliance Specialist
  • Fish and Wildlife Administrator
  • Foreign Law Specialist
  • Game Law Enforcement Officer
  • General Investigator
  • Highway Safety Specialist
  • Intelligence Aid/Clerk
  • Intelligence Analyst/Specialist
  • Internal Revenue Agent
  • Internal Revenue Officer
  • Police Officer/Federal Protective Officer
  • Security Clerk/Assistant
  • Security Guard
  • Social Science Specialist
  • Social Science, Psychology and Welfare
  • Social Services Aid/Assistant
  • Social Worker

Central Intelligence Agency

Federal Bureau of Investigation

.U.S Department of Defense

.U.S Drug Enforcement Administration

.U.S Marshals

Additional Career Opportunities:

American Society of Criminology
Employment Information:

The Criminal Justice/Mental Health Consensus Project
Employment Information:
Offices in: New York, Maryland, Texas, and Washington

National Organization for Forensic Social Work

Paul's Justice Page
Officer Hire Approval

Social Work & Criminal Justice Website

The Urban Institute
(202) 833-7200
Employment Information:

Career Opportunities at Florida State University:

College of Criminology and Criminal Justice Internship Program
(850) 645-5691
The internship program gives students work experience that counts as academic credit. For the designated semester, students work 40 hours per week for an affiliated agency within the fields of criminology or criminal justice.

Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research
As an interdisciplinary academic institution engaged in real-world research, the Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research fosters a unique intellectual and collaborative environment in which Center staff bring their practical project experience into the classroom and College faculty bring their theoretical perspectives and expertise to the research activities of the Center. The Center provides excellent opportunities for graduate students to gain a diverse array of experience and perspectives while training to be tomorrow's leaders in academia, policymaking, and criminal justice practice.