Career Opportunities

Overview & Goals

The Mount Dora Police Department is a professional, proactive, community-oriented police agency, which is dedicated to serving our community. We utilize the best equipment, latest technology, innovative techniques, and continual training to provide the finest law-enforcement services possible.

Our goal is to provide a safe and livable environment for all of our families, businesses, and visitors. The Mount Dora Police Department employs individuals of diverse backgrounds, education, and experience. If you think you would like to become part of our Mount Dora Police Department family, please call or stop in.

For Potential Applicants

We recruit throughout the community, at college campuses, and law-enforcement training centers in search of quality candidates with a good positive attitude and who meet our high standards. The process for becoming a Mount Dora Police Officer is very competitive and only a small percentage of applicants are offered a job.

The ideal candidate is mature and hard working with a strong desire to serve our community while maintaining the highest standards in the law enforcement profession. Applicants should possess a favorable work experience, good driving history, and a low incident rate of substance abuse.

Helpful Skills

In order to increase the chances of becoming a police officer with our department, it is helpful to possess at least one of the following: some college education, police or military experience, and/or Florida Police Certification.

Please determine whether or not you meet the above prerequisites to qualify as a police applicant with the Mount Dora Police Department.

Thank you for your interest in the Mount Dora Police Department, where “First in the Nation” is a commitment we always strive to achieve.

For More Information

For information, contact Sgt. Barry Strykowski at (352) 735-7130 ext. 2024.

This City is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with laws and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, marital status, religion, national origin, or disability.