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: PART-TIME FACILITY ATTENDANT
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Recreation
PAY RATE: $8.0000/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: STAND-BY MAINTENANCE WORKER (ATHLETIC FIELDS)
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Grounds
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: 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/Utility Restoration
PAY RANGE: $12.7760/hr - $19.9986/hr
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-ways. 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: MAINTENANCE WORKER II
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Utility Restoration
PAY RANGE: $14.0861/hr - $24.3087/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is manual work requiring the application of skills and knowledge of roadway and grounds maintenance activities. Work includes the operation of trucks and less complex automotive equipment, as well as the use of specialized machines, such as hand and power tools, repair and construction of concrete and asphalt streets, sidewalks, driveways and curbing, including the raking of asphalt to grade and the forming and rough finishing of concrete curb or sidewalk and mowing grass and trimming trees. Work is performed under the supervision of the Foreman or Crew Leader, with the general supervision of the Operations and Maintenance Manager, and is reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or recognized equivalent certification required. Two or more years in laboring work within the area of assignment. Must possess or be able to obtain within 90 days from date of hire a valid State of Florida Commercial Driver’s License, Class B.
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: WATER PLANT CHIEF OPERATOR
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Water Plants
PAY RANGE: $963.67/wk – $1508.42/wk
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is technical work involving the supervision of the water plants’ operations. Work requires considerable supervisory knowledge and the use of independent judgment in the safe and efficient supervision of the water pumping and treatment plants. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Water Resources Operations Manager. Work is reviewed through observations, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school, vocational school or recognized equivalent certification. Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the operation of water treatment plants. Possession of a current Florida Class "A" Water Certification as a minimum, or achievement of certification within one (1) year of employment. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license.
TITLE: FLEET SUPERINTENDENT
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Fleet
PAY RANGE: $1115.54/wk - $1746.21/wk
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs managerial and technical work involving the maintenance and repair of City-owned equipment and vehicles. Performs managerial work by supervising the shop foreman and fleet division as well the day-to-day operations of the Fleet Garage. Participates in the hiring of new employees, and the handling of employee disciplinary matters when necessary. Performs technical work in the diagnosis of major equipment malfunctions. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Public Services Director and is reviewed for compliance with City Policies, Fleet Policies and established vehicle maintenance standards through observation, discussions and evaluation of results obtained.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in business or Public Administration or a related field, and Associate’s degree in automotive technology; or a minimum of six (6) years experience in the maintenance and repair of a multi-operational fleet, three (3) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Completion of a recognized Supervisory Training Class required within a reasonable timeframe set by the Department. ASE Certificates desired. Valid State of Florida Commercial Driver’s License, Class B with air brake endorsement required.