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.
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 - PART-TIME
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Recreation Department
PAY RATE: $15.0000/hr – contract position
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is a seasonal, part-time, contract position teaching various styles of dance, as well as acrobatics and tumbling, to both adults and children. Physical agility necessary for instructing students. Constant standing, walking, moving, bending, and jumping. Frequent pushing, pulling, jogging, and kneeling. Occasional lifting up to 100 pounds in spotting for acrobats and tumblers.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Three to four years of dance training and/or experience necessary. Previous experience in teaching students also desirable.
TITLE: MAINTENANCE WORKER I
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Grounds
PAY RANGE: $12.7760/hr - $19.9986/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is unskilled and semi-skilled manual work requiring the ability to follow general parks operations dealing with horticultural principles and practices. Performs care and maintenance of lawns and landscaping of city owned grounds. Work of this class includes performing work of manual nature requiring a moderate degree of manipulative skill or previous experience in order to do an effective job. Work is usually performed under immediate supervision, although work assignments are repetitive in nature, once learned, can be carried on without difficulty under general supervision. Assignments often include use of standard tools on a relief or fill in basis. Work is carried out under the general supervision of the Grounds Maintenance Foreman and is reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: One or more years experience in labor or maintenance, preferably in landscaping, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Irrigation or horticultural experience is desirable, with experience and restricted certification in the use of herbicides and pesticides. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license.
TITLE: UTILITY SERVICE WORKER II
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Waste Water 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 Wastewater Maintenance Utility Foreman. Work is reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma, GED or recognized equivalent certification. Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations. Three or more years of experience performing work in utility maintenance or installation. Possession of Class A, B or C FWPCOA wastewater collection certification and electrical knowledge is desirable. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license and have the ability to acquire a Class B CDL with tank vehicle endorsement within 120 days of employment.
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: COMMUNICATION TECHNICIAN
DEPARTMENT: Police Department/Communication Center
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. Knowledge of operating procedures for handling emergency and non-emergency calls. Must complete 40 hour basic telecommunication course within 1 year. Knowledge of FCIC/NCIC procedures and regulation governing same. Must be Basic FCIC/NCIC certified within 6 months, knowledge of Orange County Sheriff's Information Management System. Knowledge of computer aided dispatch (CAD) system operations. May dispatch other equipment and personnel in response to emergency situations. Work is performed under general supervision of the Communications Manager. Employees must exercise initiative and independent judgment to properly react and respond appropriately under very stressful conditions.
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: PLANNER II
DEPARTMENT: Community Development/Planning & Engineering
PAY RANGE: $25.2966/hr - $39.5966/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is a professional level position providing research and technical support to the Community Development Department. Work includes technical assistance in maintenance of the City's Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code, regular assignments to be performed independently, preparation of planning and project analysis, involvement in the land development process and special projects relating to community development Department. Work is performed under the general direction of the Planning Manager and requires the exercise of independent judgment and initiative within the framework of regulations. Performance is reviewed through conferences and analysis as well as evaluations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of a four year accredited college or university with a degree in Planning or a directly related field required and a minimum of four years professional general planning experience with progressively increasing responsibilities. Master’s Degree preferred. AICP certification preferred. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver's license.
TITLE: CIVIL ENGINEER III
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Design Engineering
PAY RATE: $1011.87/wk – $1583.87/wk
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs engineering work in the design or review of engineering plans and specifications for the construction of public works projects such as streets, parking facilities, storm systems, wastewater and water treatment facilities, wastewater and water distribution systems and environmental programs. Employees in this class prepare designs and detailed specifications for construction or are responsible for the review of plans submitted by engineering consulting firms to ensure construction is in compliance with City standards and engineering principles, methods, and techniques, oversee and manage construction of City projects. Work is performed under the supervision of the Public Services Director or his designee, but the employee is expected to plan details of work and make technical decisions. Work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering with course work in assigned area with four (4) or more years experience in public works engineering and construction management; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license.
TITLE: SOLID WASTE OPERATIONS MANAGER
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Sanitation
PAY RANGE: $1062.42/wk - $1663.02/wk
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs responsible managerial and administrative work in area of Solid Waste Management (e.g. refuse collection, container maintenance, recycling, driver training, customer service and billing). Under the direction of the Public Services Director, directs and coordinates activities of division programs to obtain optimum use of equipment and personnel. Aids in developing division policies and procedures and developing long range goals and objectives. Reviews analysis of activities, costs, operations and forecast data to determine division progress towards stated goals and objectives. Recommends capital expenditures for acquisitions of new equipment. Enforces compliance with City policy and procedures and governmental legislation/regulations. Work is performed under the direction of the Public Services Director and reviewed through observation, discussion, reports submitted and results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in business administratin or related discipline; management and computer skills; plus a minimum of five years experience in solid or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess a valid State of Florida Commercian Driver's License, Class "A" or "B".