The Personnel Commander commands the Personnel Services Division, overseeing recruiting, hiring, and all other internal personnel needs for sworn and non-sworn positions.

  • Recruiting qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds who are representative of the community and possess integrity, honesty, and a commitment to serve the citizens of Gainesville.
  • Maintaining a comprehensive recruitment plan focusing on aggressive recruitment of minority and female applicants.
  • Maintaining, and updating annually, the Department's Affirmative Action Plan for the U.S. Department of Justice and the City of Gainesville.
  • Co-sponsor or participate in career fairs, university and community college job fairs, community job forums, police academy orientations, military release center job fairs, and other recruitment events throughout the year.