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  • Application and Process

    Applicants are required to apply online and can apply at anytime, from any computer with internet access.

    If you do not find the position you are seeking listed, check back often as these listings can change daily and sometimes within hours.

    You will receive notifications or be contacted through the hiring process. This includes:

    • When your application is received
    • When your name appears on the list of eligible candidates
    • If you are receiving consideration for a position


    When applying for a position at the Ocala Police Department the process will consist of:

    1. Physical Agility
    2. Written Exam
    3. Polygraph
    4. Psychological Evaluation
    5. Background Check
    6. Interview with the Deputy Chief
    7. Interview with the Chief


    What to expect during your first year after being hired:

    • Orientation
    • Field Training
    • Probationary Period


    Human Resources Department
    3rd floor of City Hall
    110 SE Watula Ave.
    Ocala, FL 34471

    For further assistance call (352)629-8359 or email: hr@ocalafl.org.

    The City of Ocala is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Note: The Ocala Police Department looks for career minded, ethically sound and professionally motivated people to join the ranks of our department. If you think you have what it takes, please apply when the opening/opportunity presents itself by clicking on the above link.