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 or division).
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: FINANCE DIRECTOR
The City of Apopka seeks resumes from qualified candidates for the position of Finance Director. This position is responsible for the accounting and budget operations of the City. Qualified candidates will possess the education, background and experience to direct the governmental accounting/budgeting operations of a thriving Florida city. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with a minimum of five to seven years in governmental accounting. Must have a minimum of five (5) years as a Finance Director or as an Assistant Finance Director. Possessing the designation of CPA or the current ability to sit for the CPA examination in the State of Florida is required. Master’s Degree in a finance related field is preferred. The successful applicant must possess strong communication, leadership, strategic planning and organization skills. This position is appointed by the Mayor, with the approval of the City Commission. Minimum starting salary: $94,489.
The City of Apopka is located 12 miles northwest of Orlando, Florida. The City encompasses an area slightly larger than 34 square miles and is the second largest City in Orange County, Florida. Apopka’s FY15 budget is $69,536,670, consisting of $38,272,550 in the General Fund, $5,861,765 in the Special Revenue Fund, and $25,402,355 in the Enterprise Fund. We have 399 authorized full-time positions in the following departments; 131 in police, 83 in fire, 131 in public services, 12 in recreation, and 42 in general government.
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 NWRF
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: MAINTENANCE WORKER II
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Recreation
PAY RANGE: $14.0861/hr - $22.0495/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is skilled work in maintaining the recreational facilities through such tasks as: carpentry, light plumbing, light electrical, painting, cleaning restrooms, buffing floors, mopping, sweeping, general repairs, weeding, trash pick- up, serving as an attendant for events or in recreation facilities. Work is carried out under the general supervision of the Recreation Manager or as designated and is reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent certification. Two to three years-experience in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting and general repair work and maintenance. Must be able to work varied shifts, including weekends and evenings. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver's license.