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: PART-TIME MUSEUM ATTENDANT
PAY RATE: $8.50/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the general supervision of the Recreation Manager, provides general assistance in the operation of the Historical Museum.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent certification. Two years of clerical or front-office experience; museum related work preferred; or an equivalent combination of relevant education, training or experience. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license.
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: 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: SANITATION EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Sanitation
PAY RANGE: $15.5298/hr - $24.3087/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:Responsible for the collecting, transporting and disposing of solid waste/recyclable materials generated within the city. Performs skilled work in the operation of motorized equipment and supervises temporary personnel. Operates sanitation trucks for the collection, transport and disposal of solid waste and recycled materials from residential and commercial customers.
Work involves frequent standing, sitting, walking, lifting up to 50 lbs., climbing, stepping up and down, bending, pushing, pulling, driving a truck and exposure to extreme weather and insects. May work as a sanitation worker as needed.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Willingness to work in adverse conditions. Willingness to work weekends, holidays and hours beyond a normal shift.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to read, write and follow instructions. High school diploma or equivalent certification required. Two (2) years experience operating heavy equipment vehicles of 18,000 GVW or greater and be familiar with the operations of hydraulics. Must possess a valid State of Florida Commercial Driver's License class "B" or better.
TITLE: ASSISTANT LABORATORY TECHNICIAN
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Waste Water Plant
PAY RANGE: $16.3053/hr - $25.5236/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is specialized, technical work responsible for ensuring that all environmental laboratory testing is performed according to the City's Quality Manual and Standard Operating Procedures. The Asst. Lab Technician will assist the Lead Lab Technician in the performance of all activities associated with providing field sampling and laboratory services for the Wastewater and Drinking Water Treatment Divisions. Must be able to stay abreast of current trends, laws and advances in technology that relate to environmental laboratory analysis and environmental protection. The ability to work independently, with minimal supervision is essential. Work is performed under the direction of the Wastewater Chief Operator and reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of experience in an environmental analytical laboratory; or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience. A bachelor's degree in environmental studies, microbiology, or chemistry is desirable. Must possess a working knowledge of laboratory techniques, equipment and procedures. Ability to maintain detailed records; communicate effectively, both written and oral; perform general math calculations; and read and understand technical documents are traits essential to this position. Must possess valid State of Florida driver’s license.
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: WATER PLANT OPERATOR “C”
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Water Plant
PAY RANGE: $17.9774/hr - $28.1409/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is technical work involving the operation of water plants. Work requires considerable technical knowledge and the used of independent judgment in the safe and efficient operation of the water pumping and treatment system. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Water Resources Operations manager and is reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Thorough knowledge of operating principles and theories of water plants. Graduation from high school, vocational school, or recognized equivalent certification. Possession of a current Florida Class C Water Certification. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license.
TITLE: UTILITIES ELECTRICIAN
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Waste Water Plant
PAY RANGE: $18.8755/hr - $29.5466/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Primary duties include troubleshooting and writing ladder logic diagrams using PLC controls and electrical run sheets, using technical manuals and prints to isolate and repair water and wastewater control systems. Maintaining and updating an effective predictive and preventive electrical maintenance program that insures all equipment is maintained on a periodic schedule. Repair and maintenance of lighting systems at all water and wastewater facilities. Work is performed under the direction of the Water Reclamation Facility Chief Operator and is reviewed largely through observation, coordination and consultation in determining needs, preparation of cost estimates, work scheduling, and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or certified equivalent. Five (5) years of electrical experience in industrial motor controls, solid state soft starters and variable frequency drives, including PLC programming knowledge, and experience maintaining electronic instruments in accordance with technical specifications, experience with test meters for measuring current, voltage and resistance; extensive experience in working with wiring schematics and prints to troubleshoot equipment and accomplish repairs; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferences include experience in water and wastewater operations and process planning, organizing and coordinating of electrical and control work; experience in electronic troubleshooting methods and soldering skills and proficiency with Siemens and Allen-Bradley PLC Programming. Must possess a minimum Journeyman Electrical License. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license.
TITLE: COMPUTER SUPPORT SPECIALIST
DEPARTMENT: Information Technology
PAY RANGE: $21.8514/hr - $34.2038/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Computer Support Specialist focuses on providing support to City government users. Responsibilities include desktop support (physical and VDI), maintenance of hardware and software, and troubleshooting of hardware and software failures that are directly impacting end-users. This person will need to operate in a desktop environment that is predominantly VDI using VMWare and is focused on direct customer support activities. Work is carried out under the supervision of the IT Director and is reviewed through one-on-one sessions, reports and evaluation of performance results obtained.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Associates Degree in Computer Science or equivalent tech trade school. One year technical experience maintaining computer hardware, software, and support of users with a variety of application software. Experience with maintenance and/or repair of radio communication equipment and systems is preferred. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver's license.