Current Postings

 PLEASE NOTE:

 

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 - your name and "resume" or "cover letter", etc.

 

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

 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  

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: WASTE WATER PLANT CHIEF OPERATOR

DEPARTMENT: Public Services

PAY GRADE RANGE: $24.0918/hr – $37.7106/hr

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, January 23, 2017

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is technical work involving the supervision of the water reclamation facility’s operations and maintenance programs. Work requires considerable supervisory knowledge and the use of independent judgment in the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the water reclamation facility and reclaimed water pumping stations. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Water Resources Operations Manager, and is reviewed through observations, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree from an accredited vocational/technical school with studies in Environmental Science or related field, and five (5) years of related experience in wastewater treatment plant biological nutrient removal operations, including two (2) years of lead or supervisory experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Must possess a current Florida Class "A" Wastewater Operators Certification, as a minimum.

Must possess a valid state of Florida driver’s license.

 


TITLE: SENIOR PLANNER

DEPARTMENT: Community Development

PAY GRADE RANGE: $1,229.92/wk - $1,925.21/wk

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, January 19, 2017

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Responsible for providing professional planning support, technical review and processing of development plans for the Community Development Department. Work includes technical assistant in maintenance of the City's Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code, and other projects and special assignments. Work is performed with considerable independence under the general supervision of the Planning Manager.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Urban Planning or related field. Master’s Degree preferred. Minimum of five (5) years of land use planning, zoning code and development experience, transportation management systems & impact fee programs, project management. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered, provided that the education and experience is in a relevant and related field. A.I.C.P. preferred.

Must possess valid State of Florida driver’s license.

 


TITLE: DANCE INSTRUCTOR

DEPARTMENT: Recreation

PAY RATE: $15.00/hr

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is a seasonal, part-time position teaching various styles of dance, as well as acrobatics and tumbling, to both adults and children.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Three to four years of dance training and/or experience necessary. Previous experience in teaching students also desirable. Must have reliable transportation to and from job site.

 


TITLE: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & CRA COORDINATOR

DEPARTMENT: Community Development

PAY GRADE RANGE: $1,171.29/wk - $1,843.65/wk

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Position requires an energetic, results-oriented professional eager to assume an increasingly responsible leadership and management role in a growth oriented environment. Ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years management experience in economic development, commercial real estate, or related business development experience. Possessing an entrepreneurial spirit, ability to manage complex issues and projects, work effectively with a variety of constituencies, and build consensus among diverse stakeholders are essential skills. Work is performed with considerable independence under the supervision of the Community Development Director.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s Degree in related field (i.e. business administration, public administration, urban planning).   Eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience within a city population of 20,000 or more is preferred. Experience with Planning & Zoning and a CRA is preferred, including direct oversight of administration, finances, public service, and staff resources. Background in marketing, planning, economic development and/or redevelopment. Experience working with public sector environment, managing media and extensive public speaking is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered, provided that the education and experience is in a relevant and related field. Certification through the IEDC is preferred. Certification from the Florida Redevelopment Association preferred (FRA-RA or RFA-RP). Must possess valid State of Florida driver’s license.

 


TITLE: STANDBY MAINTENANCE WORKER

DEPARTMENT: Recreation/Athletics

PAY RATE: $8.50/hr        

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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. Performs field care and ball field 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. Work is usually performed under immediate 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 and operation of a variety of small equipment. Cleanliness through trash removal or emptying cans will also be a requirement.

Work is carried out under the general supervision of the Grounds Maintenance Supervisor and or Foreman and is reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Prefer 1 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 a valid State of Florida driver’s license.

 


TITLE: WASTE WATER PLANT OPERATOR “C”

DEPARTMENT: Public Services/Waste Water Treatment Plant

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, January 30, 2017

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is skilled work in the operation and maintenance of sewage treatment plant, reuse facility, collection system and lift stations. Includes assisting in both preventive and corrective maintenance of plant equipment, machinery and related apparatus. Works in supervisory capacity occasionally when and where appropriate. Example: supervision of trainees, special projects.

Work is carried out under the general supervision of the Water Resources Operations Manager and is reviewed through observation, conversation, and evaluation of results achieved.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Current Waste Water Class C Florida Certification. Must possess valid State of Florida driver’s license.

 


TITLE: ACCOUNTING MANAGER

DEPARTMENT: Finance

PAY GRADE RANGE: $1,171.29/wk - $1,843.65/wk

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, February 9, 2017

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Accounting Manager is responsible for performing highly specialized accounting work required to maintain the City’s general ledger. Working under the direction of the Finance Director, the Accounting Manager directs and coordinates the daily activities of the accounting staff to quickly and accurately record the revenues, expenditures, assets, and liabilities of the City. The incumbent should be a highly motivated self-starter with supervisory, review, and proofing experience. The incumbent is also responsible for preparing annual financial statements and coordinating the City’s annual audit.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting – CPA or CGFO required. Five to seven years prior experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area, at least three of which much be in governmental accounting. Must be proficient in the use of computers and software, and be able to thrive in a fast-paced setting. Experience with MCSJ or other large automated governmental accounting system a plus. Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Access and Word. Valid State of Florida driver’s license required.



 
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