FHP seeks more troopers

Posted on January 8, 2018 by Staff reports

In an effort to fill the Highway Patrol vacant positions the Florida Highway Patrol is planning to hold recruitment screenings this week.

The Career Fair will assist potential applicants in processing and screening for the application process.

We plan on targeting individuals who meet the minimum qualifications set by the Florida Highway Patrol. This initiative is for local open positions in Pensacola and Panama City as well as other location in the state,” said spokesman Lieutenant Eddie W. Elmore.

The minimum qualifications are as follows:

– United States Citizen
– High School graduate or equivalent
– Minimum of 19 years old at time of application (no maximum age restriction)
– Valid driver’s license and one of the following
– One of the following – one year of law enforcement experience (sworn or non-sworn); Two years of public contact experience; Two years of active continuous U.S. military service with an
honorable discharge; Completed 30 semester or 45-quarter hours of college credit from an accredited college or university.

Locations and dates of recruitment events:

January 11 from 3-6 p.m. at the FHP Panama City Station, located at 6030 C.R. 2321

January 12 3-6 p.m. at the FHP Pensacola Station, located at 150 Stumpfield Rd.