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: MAINTENANCE WORKER II
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Grounds - Inmate Crew
PAY RANGE: $14.0861/hr - $22.0495/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is limited semi-skilled manual work in landscaping maintenance and service activities. Work of this class includes performing work of manual nature requiring a high degree of manipulative skill or previous experience in order to do an effective job. Work entails care and maintenance of turf, landscaping, ball-fields, city owned grounds, rights-of-way, streets, and/or other related areas. Work is usually performed under some supervision, although work assignments, which are repetitive in nature, once learned, can be carried on without difficulty under general supervision. Assignments often include use of standard tools on a relief or fill in basis. Work is carried out under the general supervision of the Grounds Maintenance Foreman and is reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have 2 to 3 years of experience in some degree of landscaping or equivalent combination of education and experience. Heavy equipment, irrigation, or direct horticulture experience a plus, professional certification i.e.; pesticide license is highly desired. Must have the Florida BMP’s or be willing to obtain within six (6) months of hire. Must possess a valid State of Florida Driver’s License.