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Phone (352) 367-4040
Fax: (352) 374-1803


The Alachua County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity employer. The Alachua County Sheriff's Office gives preference in employment/appointment to eligible veterans and spouses of disabled veterans. Applicants with disabilities will be accommodated in the application process. Minorities and protected classes are encouraged to apply.

Applying for a Job


PLEASE NOTE: Applications will only be accepted if they are open positions posted to the website.

You can now fill out an application online. Start here.



Why Work for the Sheriff's Office

VARIETY: ACSO offers a wide variety of career opportunities for individuals interested in law enforcement and corrections. Positions are classified as either “certified” or “staff.”

SALARY/BENEFITS - ACSO provides a comprehensive benefits package for employees. It includes life, health and dental insurance, paid leave and tuition reimbursement. See Benefits for details.

TRAINING: ACSO provides some of the most comprehensive training available in law enforcement. The equipment, facilities and instructors are superior. If what you need is not available within ACSO, the George Kirkpatrick Law Enforcement Training Center offers a variety of courses approved by FDLE. For more information about a career in law enforcement go to Criminal Justice Selection Center at Santa Fe College www.policecareers.org.

SERVICE: ACSO offers you the opportunity to serve your community in many different ways. In both certified and support positions you have an opportunity to assist others in need, provide protective services when necessary, and offer guidance and example to the youth of the community. You are also able to work in volunteer jobs which enrich everyone involved.

ATMOSPHERE: At ACSO you will be working with some of the most professional law enforcement and support personnel in the area. Their pride in the agency and its capabilities are evident in the way they perform their jobs.

ACSO is looking for the very best to fill important and influential public service positions. Are you ready to join?

For more information contact the Alachua County Sheriff's Office Public Information Office, (352) 367-4050 or send us an email.

Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

This information is made available to the public and law enforcement in the interest of public safety.