Employment Opportunities

Click here to view 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
P: 850.245.1300

Florida Department of Corrections
P: 850.488.5021

Florida Department of Environmental Protection Division of Law Enforcement
P: 850.488.6251

Florida Department of Juvenile Justice
P: 850.488.1850

Florida Department of Law Enforcement
P: 850.410.7000

Florida Highway Patrol
P: 850.617.2301

Florida Police Chiefs Association
P: 850.219.3631
Employment Information

Florida Sheriff’s Association
P: 800.877.2165
Florida Sheriff Directory

Career Opportunities with Leon County

Leon County Courthouse
P: 850.577.4230

Leon Regional Juvenile Detention Center
P: 850.921.6292

Leon County Sheriff’s Department
P: 850. 606.3300

Tallahassee Police Department
P: 850.891.8214

United Way of the Big Bend
P: 850.414.0844
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
P: 407-588-2170

Capital City Youth Services
P: 850.576.6000

Florida Coalition against Domestic Violence
P: 850.425.2749
Employment Information

Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranches
P: 386.8425501 or 800.765.3797
Locations in Live Oak, Barberville, Safety Harbor, Bradenton/Sarasota, Bartow, and Yankeetown.

PACE Center for Girls
P: 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.
P: 850.342.3518

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.
P: 1.800.277.4827
Available jobs may include: Security guard service, guard dog rental, armored car services, and burglary protection services.


Career Opportunities with the Federal Government

Federal Job Opportunities

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

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

National Organization for Forensic Social Work

Paul’s Justice Page


Social Work & Criminal Justice

The Urban Institute
P: 202.833.7200

Career Opportunities at Florida State University

College of Criminology and Criminal Justice Internship Program
P: 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.