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Equal Opportunity

Whether you're a vendor, or a resident trying to get information, Polk County's Equal Opportunity Division wants to make sure you are treated fairly.

This division oversees many important functions within Polk's government, which include:

  • Investigates discrimination and sexual harassment complaints
  • Ensures compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Practices progressive minority recruitment and hiring practices
  • Promotes contractual bid opportunities for women and minority businesses
  • Provides quarterly and annual workforce statistics
  • Conducts training on equal employment laws and practices

Contact Us

Richard Bradford
Equal Opportunity Administrator - Title VI/ADA

Phone: (863) 534-6075
Toll Free: (800) 780-5346

330 W. Church St. 
Bartow, FL  33830

Office Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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