The Human Resources Department strives to provide effective personnel services through the development, implementation, and equitable administration of policies and procedures; recruit qualified personnel; maintain a well-trained work force; and foster productivity, innovation, and a climate of success in the workplace.
The Department recruits new employees and works to retain existing employees, maintains personnel records, coordinates employee benefits, enforces personnel policies, and oversees information technology.
Human Resources/City Hall
107 Miracle Strip Parkway SW
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
The Human Resources Department is located at the corner of St. Mary Avenue and US Highway 98 (Miracle Strip Pkwy.) directly across the street from the Seabreeze Inn and the Crab Shack.
The City of Fort Walton Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
It is the policy of the City to prohibit discrimination of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veterans’ status. The City will conform to the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. The City will take action to employ, advance in employment and treat veterans, qualified Vietnam era veterans and disabled veterans without discrimination in all employment practices.
The policy of equal employment opportunity and anti-discrimination applies to all aspects of the relationship between the City and its employees and applicants, including but not limited to Recruitment, Employment, Promotion, Transfer, Training, Working Conditions, Wages & Salary Administration and Employee Benefits & Application of Policies.
These principles of equal employment opportunity also apply to the selection and treatment of independent contractors, personnel working on City property who are employed by temporary agencies and any other persons of firms doing business for or with the City.