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Personnel Division

Mr. Dave Palmer
Assistant Bureau Chief


Welcome to the Personnel Division of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.  Thank you for taking the time to connect with us via the Internet and your interest in employment with our agency.

The Personnel Division administers and manages the personnel functions within the agency.  Our main goal is to provide the necessary assistance to our 820+ employees, 1200+ volunteers as well as service to the general public.  Our duties include recruitment and selection of employees, background investigations (employees and volunteers), FDLE registration compliance, the administration of the Florida Division of Retirement benefit, and the group health and life insurance benefits, just to name a few.

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career that offers opportunity to make a positive impact within a flourishing community?  Do you have a commitment to excellence and a genuine interest in law enforcement?  If so, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office wants you!

The public deserves the best service we can provide and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office prides itself in Putting the Citizens First.  If you would like to join our team as we serve our community, you are encouraged to submit an application today.


If after touring our website, you have questions regarding employment with this agency, please contact us at (352) 732-8181 or fill out the form below.