Unsolicited applications are not accepted. Applications are accepted for available positions only. If you are interested in applying for more than one position, you must complete a separate application for each position.
Please clearly note the correct title of the position for which you intend to apply (not the department and/or division). When applying on-line, supporting documents may be attached at the end of the application. Please clearly identify the document, ie - "resume" or "cover letter".
Please do not apply multiple times for the same job during the same posting. Retrieval and processing of applications takes some time - please be patient.
Police Officer applicants must complete the application provided by Apopka Police Department, the on-line application is ineligible for this position.
All other applicants, including Volunteer Fire Fighter applicants should complete the on-line employment application.
The City of Apopka reserves the right to fill positions prior to the closing date and also reserves the right to close the posting prior to the date indicated. Positions will be filled by competitive selection from among categories of qualified and available candidates. It is the policy of the City of Apopka to give first consideration to all employees and other internal applicants prior to considering external applicants.
The City of Apopka participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an internet-based system that compares information from an employees I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility. For more information about E-Verify, click HERE.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, DRUG TESTING REQUIRED, VETERAN’S PREFERENCE OFFERED ON INITIAL HIRE.
QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES MAY APPLY AND MAY BE REASONABLY ACCOMMODATED.
Your social security number is requested for the purpose of payroll eligibility verification, processing employment benefits, applicant and employee background checks, and income reporting and will be used solely for those purposes.
EOE M/F/D/V - PRE-PLACEMENT DRUG SCREEN
COMPETITIVE PAY AND BENEFITS
Please refer to the City of Apopka's Human Resources Office for complete job requirements. In the case of typographical errors, the official job description and current salary range prevail.
TITLE: PART-TIME FACILITY ATTENDANT
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Recreation
PAY RATE: $8.0500/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Primarily weekend hours to monitor and administer facility reservations, issue equipment, supervise facilities to insure proper and safe use, as well as insure City regulations are followed.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in dealing with the public. Must possess valid State of Florida driver’s license.
TITLE: SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD – SEASONAL PART-TIME
PAY RATE: $8.2500/hr
Accepting applications for School Crossing Guard (seasonal part-time position). Two (2) to four (4) hours per day, depending on location, Monday through Friday.
Applicants will be fingerprinted and are subject to a criminal history query.
REQUIREMENTS: Must be 18 years of age. Must have a High School Diploma or G.E.D.
TITLE: STAND-BY MAINTENANCE WORKER (Athletic Fields)
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Grounds NWRF
PAY RATE: $8.5000/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is unskilled and semi-skilled manual work requiring the ability to follow principles and practices in operations and maintenance dealing with areas of ball field preparations, special events, general horticultural and facility care. This is mainly for ball field preparation for tournament play, but this position could also be used for special events.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Prefer one or more years experience in labor or maintenance, preferably in landscaping with an emphasis in ball field preparation and care or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Ball field maintenance, small equipment, irrigation or horticultural experience will be considered a plus. Must possess valid State of Florida driver’s license.
TITLE: PART-TIME WATER CONSERVATION AIDE
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Water Treatment Plant
PAY RATE: $12.0000/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is specialized, technical work responsible for assisting the Water Conservation Specialist with the implementation and coordination of the City's Water Conservation Program. The ability to work independently, with minimal supervision is essential. Work is performed under the direction of the Water Conservation Specialist and/or Water Resources Operations Manager and reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:High School diploma or equivalent recognized certification. Minimum of one (1) year of experience in the field of water resources management, irrigation and/or landscaping design. Knowledge of water conservation practices, Best Management Practices (BMPs), and local and state regulations, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must possess valid State of Florida driver's license.
TITLE: MAINTENANCE WORKER II
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Streets
PAY RANGE: $14.0861/hr - $22.0495/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is manual work requiring the application of skills and knowledge of roadway and grounds maintenance activities. Work includes the operation of trucks and less complex automotive equipment, as well as the use of specialized machines, such as hand and power tools, repair and construction of concrete and asphalt streets, sidewalks, driveways and curbing, including the raking of asphalt to grade and the forming and rough finishing of concrete curb or sidewalk and mowing grass and trimming trees. Work is performed under the supervision of the Foreman or Crew Leader, with the general supervision of the Operations and Maintenance Manager, and is reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or recognized equivalent certification required. Two or more years in laboring work within the area of assignment. Must possess a valid State of Florida Commercial Driver’s License, Class B, or be able to obtain such within 90 days from date of hire.
TITLE: UTILITY SERVICE WORKER II
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Water Distribution Maintenance
PAY RANGE: $14.7899/hr - $23.1514/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:This is a skilled position requiring manual work and the application of skills and knowledge above the basic Utility Service Worker I position. Employee may also act as a lead worker for short periods over one or two assistants, but does not exercise formal supervision over other employees. Work is carried out under the general supervision of the Utility Supervisor or Foreman. Work is reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma, or equivalent certification. Three or more years of experience performing work in water distribution maintenance or installation. Possession of Level 3 Water Distribution Operator license or ability to obtain license within 6 months from date of hire. Must possess a valid State of Florida Commercial Drivers License, Class B, as a minimum.
TITLE: MAINTENANCE WORKER III
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Facilities Maintenance
PAY RANGE: $16.3053/hr - $25.5236/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs skilled work involving general maintenance and repair of all City of Apopka facilities. Work involves duties which require the application of journey level mechanical skills as well as basic carpentry, plumbing, and electrical skills. Primary duties include maintenance and repair of heating and air conditioning systems, replacing and repairing plumbing and electrical fixtures, repairing carpet and other general maintenance tasks. Work is performed under the supervision of the Public Services Office Manager and in accordance with established methods, schedules and procedures; however, independence initiative and judgment can be exercised. Work is reviewed through observation, conversation and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent. Training in the maintenance and repair of heating ventilation, and air-conditioning systems desired. Four years experience in general building maintenance including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and/or one of the trades - (Electrical, Heating and Air-Conditioning, or Plumbing). EPA certification in the safe handling of refrigerants. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license.
TITLE: EQUIPMENT MECHANIC
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Fleet
PAY RANGE: $18.8755/hr – $29.5466/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is skilled work of journeyman level in the maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel driven automotive and related equipment as well as welding work in metal fabrication and repair. Performs journeyman tasks in the mechanical repair and maintenance of automobiles, light and heavy-duty trucks, tractors, graders, lawn mowers, fire trucks and pumps, hydraulic and electrical equipment. Work involves the use of acetylene and electrical equipment, welding and cutting of metals in accordance with standard trade practices. Works under general supervision of the Fleet Superintendent & Shop Foreman using independent judgment and initiative as to method of repair after receiving the repair work order. Work is reviewed through observation, conversation and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school, vocational school or recognized equivalent certification. A.S.E. certification desirable. Three (3) years experience as an automotive/heavy equipment mechanic at the journeyman level. Must possess a valid State of Florida Commercial Driver’s License class B or better.
TITLE: MULTIPLE CODE INSPECTOR
DEPARTMENT: Building Department
PAY RANGE: $22.9433/hr - $35.9149/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Requires a high level of expertise and experience in the area of field inspections on buildings and other structures throughout the course of construction. Knowledge of City codes and ordinances relative to building construction is required. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with the public and other employees.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or equivalent certification. Five (5) years of experience in commercial building construction at a supervisory level or a four year degree in Construction Management, Engineering or in Architecture. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license.
SPECIAL NOTE:As a condition of continued employment, the appointee must apply to the Building Code Administrators and Inspectors Board for Provisional Inspector Certifications for any of the four categories (Building, Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical) for which the appointee does not possess a Standard Inspector Certification. This must be accomplished within fourteen days of appointment. The appointee must possess Provisional or Standard Inspector Certifications in the four categories (Building, Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical) within 365 days of appointment. Standard Inspector Certifications in the four categories (Building, Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical) must be obtained within 2 years of appointment.