Current Postings



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 - "resume" or "cover letter".


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.







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.








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:                     WATER PLANT OPERATOR “C”

DEPARTMENT:        Public Services/Water Plant

PAY RANGE:           $17.9774/hr - $28.1409/hr

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is technical work involving the operation of water plants. Work requires considerable technical knowledge and the used of independent judgment in the safe and efficient operation of the water pumping and treatment system. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Water Resources Operations manager and is reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Thorough knowledge of operating principles and theories of water plants. Graduation from high school, vocational school, or recognized equivalent certification. Possession of a current Florida Class C Water Certification. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license.



DEPARTMENT:        Public Services/Waste Water Plant

PAY RANGE:           $18.8755/hr - $29.5466/hr

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Primary duties include troubleshooting and writing ladder logic diagrams using PLC controls and electrical run sheets, using technical manuals and prints to isolate and repair water and wastewater control systems. Maintaining and updating an effective predictive and preventive electrical maintenance program that insures all equipment is maintained on a periodic schedule. Repair and maintenance of lighting systems at all water and wastewater facilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or certified equivalent. Five (5) years of electrical experience in industrial motor controls, solid state soft starters and variable frequency drives, including PLC programming knowledge, and experience maintaining electronic instruments in accordance with technical specifications, experience with test meters for measuring current, voltage and resistance; extensive experience in working with wiring schematics and prints to troubleshoot equipment and accomplish repairs; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferences include experience in water and wastewater operations and process planning, organizing and coordinating of electrical and control work; experience in electronic troubleshooting methods and soldering skills and proficiency with Siemens and Allen-Bradley PLC Programming. Must possess a minimum Journeyman Electrical License. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license.


TITLE:                     POLICE OFFICER

DEPARTMENT:        Police/Patrol

PAY RANGE:           $21.8654/hr - $32.7976/hr

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:This position requires the performance of a wide range of general law enforcement duties, including the prevention, detection and investigation of criminal acts, apprehension and arrest of law violators, and the safeguarding of lives and property.

Subject to working conditions involving constant extreme weather conditions, very frequent exposure to insects, frequent excessive noise, occasional heights, confined areas, noxious fumes, and chemicals. Position is subject to working irregular hours. Possible exposure to dangerous and hazardous situations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:High school diploma or recognized equivalent certification is required. Certification from the Police Standards and Training Commission is required. Successful completion of the Field Training Program is required. Successful completion and maintenance of proficiency with firearms. Associate of Arts Degree or Associate of Science Degree is preferred. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver's license.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS:Successful completion of two (2) year probation is a departmental requirement.