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.
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: Solid Waste Specialist
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Sanitation
PAY RANGE: $14.3591/hr - $22.4769/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is important administrative, accounting, clerical and field support work involving a generally moderate degree of difficulty in the performance of a variety of functions for the Solid Waste division. All work is performed under the general policy direction of the Solid Waste Supervisor and is reviewed largely through conversation, conferences, evaluation of results, reaction and comments of the public served.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or recognized equivalent certification, including or supplemented with courses in business practices and typing. Experience in typing and varied clerical work; word processing, spreadsheet and data base software knowledge desirable. Considerable progressive experience in municipal solid waste collection and disposal desired. Must possess valid State of Florida driver's license.
TITLE: Sanitation Equipment Operator
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Sanitation
PAY RANGE: $15.0774/hr - $23.6005/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: Director of Communications
PAY RANGE: $1137.17/wk - $1789.96/wk
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under general direction, the purpose of the position is to manage the operation of a multi-jurisdiction public safety communications center, which provides highly responsible, specialized work receiving, prioritizing and dispatching emergency and non-emergency telephone calls through the police/fire communications system. Employees in this classification perform at middle management level and are responsible for managing all technical equipment, e.g., multi-city 800 MHZ trunk radio system, conventional radio mobile data network, Enhanced 911 system, Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), logging recorder equipment. Position is accountable for ensuring all established laws, rules, and regulations of the work are enforced and adhered to.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in Communications or related field; supplemented by five (5) to seven (7) years progressively responsible experience in telecommunications emergency/911 response and dispatching, to include two (2) to three (3) years in a lead/supervisory capacity; Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) Certification, APCO Basic Telecommunicator Certification preferred; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver's license.