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.
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 I
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/NWRF Athletic Fields
PAY RANGE: $12.7760/hr - $19.9986/hr
General Description:This is semi-skilled manual work requiring the ability to follow principles and practices in operations and maintenance dealing with areas of ballfield preparations, special events, general horticultural and facility care. Main focus area is ballfield maintenance and preparation for tournament play, but this position is also used for special events. Performs field care and ballfield maintenance within City owned grounds or other related areas. Duties include performing work of manual nature requiring a moderate degree of manipulative skill or previous experience in order to do an effective job. Assignments often include use of standard tools and operation of a variety of small equipment. Work is carried out under the general supervision of the Athletic Complex Maintenance Supervisor and the Operations and Maintenance Manager and is reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.
Special Requirements: Must be willing to work weekends and evenings, as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:Prefer one or more years-experience in labor or maintenance, preferably in landscaping with an emphasis in ballfield preparation and care. Equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered. Ballfield maintenance, small equipment, irrigation or horticultural experience will be considered a plus. Must be able to obtain Florida BMP certification within first year of employment.
Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license.
TITLE: MAINTENANCE WORKER II
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Streets
PAY RANGE: $14.0861/hr - $22.0495/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 a valid State of Florida Commercial Driver’s License, Class B, or be able to obtain such within 90 days from date of hire.
TITLE: UTILITY SERVICE WORKER II
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Water Distribution Maintenance
PAY RANGE: $14.7899/hr - $23.1514/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:This is a skilled position requiring manual work and the application of skills and knowledge above the basic Utility Service Worker I position. Employee may also act as a lead worker for short periods over one or two assistants, but does not exercise formal supervision over other employees. Work is carried out under the general supervision of the Utility Supervisor or Foreman. Work is reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma, or equivalent certification. Three or more years of experience performing work in water distribution maintenance or installation. Possession of Level 3 Water Distribution Operator license or ability to obtain license within 6 months from date of hire. Must possess a valid State of Florida Commercial Drivers License, Class B, as a minimum.
TITLE: ASSISTANT LABORATORY TECHNICIAN
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Waste Water Treatment Plant
PAY RANGE: $16.3053/hr - $25.5236/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is specialized, technical work responsible for ensuring that all environmental laboratory testing is performed according to the City's Quality Manual and Standard Operating Procedures. The Asst. Lab Technician will assist the Lead Lab Technician in the performance of all activities associated with providing field sampling and laboratory services for the Wastewater and Drinking Water Treatment Divisions. Must be able to stay abreast of current trends, laws and advances in technology that relate to environmental laboratory analysis and environmental protection. The ability to work independently, with minimal supervision is essential. Work is performed under the direction of the Wastewater Chief Operator and reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or equivalent and two (2) years of experience in an environmental analytical laboratory; or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience. A bachelor's degree in environmental studies, microbiology, or chemistry is desirable. Must possess a working knowledge of laboratory techniques, equipment and procedures. Ability to maintain detailed records; communicate effectively, both written and oral; perform general math calculations; and read and understand technical documents are traits essential to this position. Must possess valid State of Florida driver’s license.
TITLE: WASTE WATER PLANT OPERATOR "A"
DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Waste Water Treatment Facility
PAY RANGE: $19.8207/hr - $31.0250/hr
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is skilled work in the operation and maintenance of the water reclamation facility and reuse facilities. Includes assisting in both preventive and corrective maintenance of plant equipment, machinery and related apparatus. Works in supervisory lead capacity during assigned shift or in the absence of the Water Reclamation Facility Chief Operator. Example: Overall supervision of a particular shift, supervision of B and C level operators, operator trainees and/or special projects. Work is carried out under the general supervision of the Water Reclamation Facility Chief Operator and is reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school, vocational school, recognized equivalent or combination of education and experience. Current State of Florida Class ‘A’ Wastewater Operators Certification.
Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license.