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 - your name and "resume" or "cover letter", etc.
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: DANCE INSTRUCTOR
PAY RATE: $15.00/hr
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is a seasonal, part-time position teaching various styles of dance, as well as acrobatics and tumbling, to both adults and children.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Three to four years of dance training and/or experience necessary. Previous experience in teaching students also desirable. Must have reliable transportation to and from job site.
TITLE: WASTE WATER PLANT OPERATOR “C”
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Waste Water Treatment Plant
PAY GRADE RANGE: $17.9774/hr - $28.1409/hr
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, February 20, 2017
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is skilled work in the operation and maintenance of sewage treatment plant, reuse facility, collection system and lift stations. Includes assisting in both preventive and corrective maintenance of plant equipment, machinery and related apparatus. Works in supervisory capacity occasionally when and where appropriate. Example: supervision of trainees, special projects.
Work is carried out under the general supervision of the Water Resources Operations Manager and is reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Current Waste Water Class C Florida Certification. Must possess valid State of Florida driver’s license.
TITLE: ELECTRICIAN II
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Waste Water Plant
PAY GRADE RANGE: $18.8755/hr - $29.5466/hr
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
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 recognized equivalent certification. 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: POLICE OFFICER
PAY GRADE RANGE: $21.8654/hr - $32.7976/hr
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position requires the performance of a wide range of general law enforcement duties, including the prevention, detection and investigation of criminal acts, apprehension and arrest of law violators, and the safeguarding of lives and property.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or recognized equivalent certification is required. Certification from the Police Standards and Training Commission is required. Successful completion of the Field Training Program is required. Successful completion and maintenance of proficiency with firearms. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver's license. Associate of Arts Degree or Associate of Science Degree is preferred.
TITLE: FIRE FIGHTER FIRST CLASS
DEPARTMENT: Fire Suppression
PAY GRADE RANGE: $15.6181/hr - $23.4269/hr
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, February 24, 2017
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is a highly responsible position which requires performance of specialized work as an individual or team member in Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical Services, and Fire Loss Management activities. Work primarily involves the responsibility of protection of life and property. Required to participate in non-emergency activities or programs, such as: training, station and equipment maintenance, pre-fire planning, public education, and fire loss management. May also be responsible for operating fire and rescue apparatus. Working under the direct supervision of the Lieutenant or Officer in charge of station to which assigned and will, under some circumstances, receive orders or instructions from command personnel above the rank of Lieutenant.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent as recognized by the State of Florida Department of Education. Must possess a State of Florida, Bureau of Fire Standards and training certificate of completion, compliance or tenure. Must possess a current State of Florida department of health and rehabilitative services Paramedic license or Emergency Medical Technician license with Orange County endorsement. Satisfactorily complete and successfully pass the entry level test for firefighter or equivalent qualifications as verified and approved by the Fire Chief. Preferred qualifications: State of Florida, Bureau of Fire Standards and Training Fire Inspector certification, Fire Instructor Certifications, Haz-Mat Certification, Arson Investigator Certification, Fire Officer Certification. Must possess and retain a valid State of Florida driver's license.
TITLE: MAINTENANCE WORKER I
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Streets
PAY GRADE RANGE: $12.7760/hr - $19.9986/hr
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is unskilled and limited semi-skilled manual work in roadway and ground maintenance activities. Assists in the maintenance and repair of City facilities, streets and rights-of-way. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Foreman or Crew leader, with direction from the Division Manager, and reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or recognized equivalent certification required. One or more years of experience performing work in the general maintenance of roads and grounds activities or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license.
TITLE: PLANT MECHANIC
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Water Plant
PAY GRADE RANGE: $17.1212/hr - $26.8005/hr
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, March 6, 2017
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position primarily includes troubleshooting and repairing heavy industrial level water and wastewater pumping equipment for the Water Plants, Wastewater Treatment Plant and pumping stations throughout the City.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or equivalent certification. Five (5) years of mechanical experience in a water and/or wastewater treatment facility.