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: Utility Service Worker II
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Water Distribution Maintenance
PAY GRADE RANGE: $14.7899/hr - $23.1514/hr
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, September 2, 2016
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 able to obtain license within 6 months from date of hire.
Must possess a valid State of Florida driver's license and have the ability to acquire a State of Florida Commercial driver’s license, Class B, within 120 days of employment.
TITLE: MAINTENANCE FOREMAN
DEPARTMENT: Recreation/Grounds – Athletic Complexes
PAY GRADE RANGE: $19.8207/hr - $31.0250/hr
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, September 5, 2016
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is skilled supervisory work for the advancement of athletic field's maintenance program. Skills include principles and practices in operations and maintenance dealing with areas of pesticides, ball fields, turf, lining athletic fields, general horticultural, plant nomenclature, athletic equipment, facility care, and/or inmate work. Duties of this class includes performing work of manual nature requiring a high degree of manipulative skill and previous specific athletics experience in order to do an effective job. Work is carried out under the general supervision of the Athletics Complex Supervisor but the incumbent exercises independent judgment in carrying out the work and is held responsible for achieving desired results. Duties include participation in the placement, training, safety and discipline of subordinates. Work will be of the highest quality while maintaining a rapid quantity. Work involves dealing with community services, as well as communication with other agencies, co-workers and the public.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have high-school diploma or equivalent certification. Experienced position which must have 5 to 6 years of direct experience in ball fields maintenance, pesticides, and turf/athletics care or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Heavy equipment experience, irrigation knowledge and horticulture experience is highly desired. Supervision of personnel and general labors. Experience in operating equipment related to athletic fields and grounds maintenance. Must possess a Certificate in Pesticide Application – Limited and Restricted; and BMP Certification. Horticulture, Irrigation or other related certification highly desired. A two (2) year degree or higher in Horticulture, Sports or related field is preferred. Special requirement: Must be willing to work nights, overtime and weekends. Must possess a valid State of Florida Driver's License – CDL preferred or willing to obtain.
TITLE: ASSISTANT LABORATORY TECHNICIAN
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Wastewater Treatment Plant
PAY GRADE RANGE: $16.3053/hr - $25.5236/hr
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, September 6, 2016
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.