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Portrait of FBI Jacksonville SAC Sherri E. Onks

Special Agent in Charge 
Sherri E. Onks

6061 Gate Pkwy
Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 248-7000

Applicant Recruiter
SA Erik Francesconi

Upcoming Events 

FBI Hostage Rescue Team trains on a helicopter in the deserts of Arizona in 2007. Photo by Glenn Grossman, LAPD, used with permission.

FBI Jacksonville Diversity Agent Recruitment (DAR) Event

FBI Jacksonville will host an invitation-only Diversity Agent Recruitment (DAR) event in Jacksonville on Thursday, March 23, 2023, for select professionals considering a future career as an FBI special agent. Throughout their careers, law enforcement officials meet and work with individuals from all walks of life, so the FBI values varied skills, opinions, and perspectives among its employees. The FBI is currently seeking special agent candidates with diverse backgrounds and expertise in STEM, legal, accounting, foreign language, education, communication, athletics, and other industries. 

“Special agents with diverse knowledge and experiences make the FBI stronger,” says Special Agent in Charge Sherri E. Onks. “The variety of skills and expertise among those on our team strengthens our investigations and helps us find new and innovative ways to protect the community. It takes folks from all industries and cultures to accomplish the FBI mission of protecting the American people and upholding the Constitution of the United States, and we look forward to sharing more about our work at this important event.” 

Those who qualify to attend the FBI Jacksonville DAR will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with current special agents and FBI executives for insight into the position. In addition, physical fitness advisors and applicant coordinators will provide guidance into the special agent application process. There is no cost to attend, and attendees will not be required to submit a formal employment application following the event. 

  • When: March 23, 2023, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Location: Southside Jacksonville – Details will be provided to those who register and qualify 
  • How to register: Careers ( or
  • Deadline to register: March 17, 2023
This Diversity Agent Recruitment event trailer features FBI Jacksonville Special Agent in Charge Sherri Onks.

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This Diversity Agent Recruitment event trailer features FBI Jacksonville Special Agent Alex Silverstein.

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This Diversity Agent Recruitment event trailer features FBI Jacksonville Special Agent Justin Brannon

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This Diversity Agent Recruitment event trailer features FBI Jacksonville Special Agent Lauren Regucci.

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Past Events 

FBI Jacksonville Holds First 'Ask an Agent' Event

At FBI Jacksonville’s first ever "Ask an Agent" event, special agent candidates got insight on everything from eligibility requirements to the quality of life that the FBI provides. To learn more about life in the FBI at the next "Ask an Agent" event, continue to check the Jacksonville Recruitment page and follow @FBIJacksonville on Twitter.

Becoming a Special Agent 

FBI special agents are required to adhere to strict standards of conduct and exemplify the FBI’s Core Competencies, including:

  • Collaboration

  • Communication

  • Flexibility/Adaptability

  • Initiative

  • Leadership

  • Organizing and Planning

  • Problem Solving/Judgment

The open-ended questions are designed to understand your background and fit with these competencies. As such, you are strongly encouraged to provide as much information as possible and use the Situation, Action, Result format to describe the situation, the actions you took, and the resulting outcomes. Watch the above video for more tips on how to help you through this portion of the application process.

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FBI Career Paths 

Cyber agent investigating a cyber intrusion in 2013.

At the FBI, we do complex work to achieve a simple mission: protect the American people and uphold the U.S. Constitution. Today, that translates to multiple careers for people with diverse backgrounds who all work to keep their communities and the nation safe. Explore all the ways you can find a career like no other with the FBI.

Student Station 

As the nation’s top law enforcement and intelligence organization, the FBI offers valuable work experience for students at every education level. With a variety of programs, internships, and entry-level career options, the FBI seeks the best and brightest students and recent graduates to bring their knowledge and skills to our diverse workforce. The FBI offers programs for students and recent graduates at every education level.