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: RECORDS CLERK
DEPARTMENT: Police Department/Support Services
PAY RANGE: $12.1678 - $19.0462
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for general office work involving receiving public visitors, typing, filing, computer entry and retrieval, use of various office machines, specializing in processing Uniform Crime Reporting Data, Statistical Crime Report Data, etc. Personnel assigned may occasionally be subjected to verbal abuse from irate citizens. Work is carried out under the general direction of the Records Supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports and evaluation of results obtained.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS: Subject to working irregular hours or shifts. Possible exposure to dangerous and hazardous situations and materials.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or recognized equivalent certification. Proficiency in English grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Possession of a Florida state certification for FCIC/NCIC operations. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license.
TITLE: COMMUNICATION TECHNICIAN
DEPARTMENT: Police Department/Communications
PAY RANGE: $17.9774/hr - $28.1409/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs specialized work in areas of emergency communications (911 call center). Employees assigned to this classification receive and respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for Police, Fire/Rescue, EMS for multiple agencies. May dispatch other equipment and personnel in response to emergency situations. Work is performed under general supervision of the Communications Director. Employees must exercise initiative and independent judgment to properly react and respond appropriately under very stressful conditions. Work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through direct observation, audit of tapes, review of logs, and quality of services provided by the Communications Center.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or equivalent certification required. Must be able to work rotating shifts to include days, evenings, midnights, weekends and all holidays. Minimum typing speed of 30 words per minute or better. One year experience and State of Florida DOH Telecommunicator Certification preferred. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver's license.
TITLE: POLICE OFFICER
PAY RANGE: $21.8654/hr - $32.7976/hr
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.
Subject to working conditions involving constant extreme weather conditions, very frequent exposure to insects, frequent excessive noise, occasional heights, confined areas, noxious fumes, and chemicals. Position is subject to working irregular hours. Possible exposure to dangerous and hazardous situations.
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. Associate of Arts Degree or Associate of Science Degree is preferred. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver's license.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS: Successful completion of two (2) year probation is a departmental requirement.
TITLE: ACCOUNTING MANAGER
PAY RANGE: $1,171.29/wk - $1,843.65/wk
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Accounting Manager is responsible for performing highly specialized accounting work required to maintain the City’s general ledger. Working under the direction of the Finance Director, the Accounting Manager directs and coordinates the daily activities of the accounting staff to quickly and accurately record the revenues, expenditures, assets, and liabilities of the City. The incumbent should be a highly motivated self-starter with supervisory, review, and proofing experience. The incumbent is also responsible for preparing annual financial statements and coordinating the City’s annual audit.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting – CPA or CGFO required. Five to seven years prior experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area, at least three of which much be in governmental accounting. Must be proficient in the use of computers and software, and be able to thrive in a fast-paced setting. Experience with MCSJ or other large automated governmental accounting system a plus. Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Access and Word. Valid State of Florida driver’s license required.
TITLE: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
DEPARTMENT: Community Development
PAY RANGE: $1,817.10/wk - $2,844.42/wk
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is a highly responsible administrative and technical position which involves the management of planning, zoning, economic development, and community development plans, programs, and services. This position is responsible for working closely with City staff in promoting the business and economic development interests within the community. This position will include working with all noted departments in providing guidance to individuals and companies to establish, relocate, or expand their businesses within the community. The position will include assistance in the planning and coordination of community development projects, assisting business and residential applicants with local and State permitting processes, and providing research for City sponsored projects. Functions involve responsibility for comprehensive planning, development review, administration and enforcement of the City's Land Development Code, and re-development and economic development activities. This position requires a thorough knowledge of local zoning and planning, ordinances, policies, regulations and pertinent information relating to city codes. Technical and administrative support to the City Council, Citizens Advisory Committee, Planning Commission, the Zoning Board of Appeals and Code Enforcement Board are also included. Work is performed under the general direction of the City Administrator and requires the exercise of considerable independent judgment and initiative within the framework of regulations. Performance is reviewed through conferences, analysis of reports and records as well as evaluations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate with Master's degree in land planning or a related field; or equivalent experience. Considerable, progressive experience in economic development, planning, zoning and public administration. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver's license.