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UAB Human Resources
701 20th Street South
Birmingham AL 35294
(205) 934-5246

UAB Human Resources Careers

The UAB Police & Public Safety Department is a progressive and innovative law enforcement agency which relies strongly on the doctrine of community policing. The department seeks professional men and women to join our team who are best suited to continue the mission of the department.

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Getting Started

All applicants must first complete an online application for UAB Human Resources. UAB utilizes an online application process.  No hard copy, e-mailed, or faxed resumes will be accepted.  You can apply for a job from any computer with Internet access. If you do not have a computer with Internet access, the UAB Human Resources has a computer available for online job applicants, located inside the HR Service Center on the first floor of the Administration Building, or you can visit your local library. Once applications and consent forms are received by UAB Human Resources, these documents will be forwarded to the UAB Police & Public Safety Department.

UAB is committed to being an employer of choice for law enforcement personnel in the local job market. To meet this commitment, UAB offers a sustainable and competitive pay plan that makes it a market leader in sworn officer salaries in the Birmingham and Jefferson County area. 

  • Benefits
    • Competitive Pay (see hiring grid for more information)
    • Additional Salary for a 2 or 4 year Degree; or Master's Degree
    • Additional Salary for Law Enforcement Experience
    • Additional Pay for Shift Differential
    • Additional Pay for Roll Call 
    • Health insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision insurance
    • Life, Accidental and Disability insurance
    • Vacation
    • Holidays
    • Sick leave
    • Military leave
    • Maternity leave
    • Paid Living Donor leave
    • Paid Parental leave
    • After (6) months full-time regular employment employees receive in-state tuition for up to 18 semester hours at UAB taken at any time during the academic year
    • Educational benefits for your children who attend UAB
    • Teachers Retirement System and more…..

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  • Qualifications
    • High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED)
    • At least 21 years of age
    • Must have no felony convictions
    • Must have a valid Alabama Driver’s License


UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation.  UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.




(205) 934-4434