Law enforcement continues to offer exciting career opportunities in light of the ever-changing needs of our diverse community. To keep pace with these challenges, we are looking for qualified, career-minded men and women. Join a team of professionals dedicated to serving people. It is a career which affords the rare combination of job satisfaction, public service, and a competitive salary.

We have a fair and competitive system of rewards and recognition that fosters full development of each employee’s ability to contribute to the organization and achieve goals and missions. We maximize financial and human resources by providing guidance on policies and procedures and best practices. Each available position maintains its own unique set of minimum qualifications which may include passing of pre-employment tests, levels of education, years of experience, certifications, etc.

We are always accepting applications for the following positions:
Police Officer
Call Taker/Information Services
School Crossing Guard


All questions regarding employment at the Bradenton Police Department may be directed to Robert Anderson at or (941)932-9367.

The City of Bradenton is an EOE/M/F/VET PREF/ADA-DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE. Before a qualification assessment can begin, and prior to any hiring consideration, the City's Human Resources Department must have all general employment documents fully completed and in their possession. Additional documents may be required depending on the position. Once completed, you may fax to (941) 932-9546, e-mail, or hand deliver to the Human Resources Department. 

The Bradenton Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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