Careers – FAQs

  1. Can I apply in person?

Yes. You may complete our application in person, online at, or via fax (850)-833-9931.

  1. Do I need to complete materials to supplement my application?

For certain positions, you must complete an additional questionnaire. If you are applying for a communications officer or police officer position, please complete our pre-employment questionnaire along with our standard employment application. If you are a veteran, please also complete our Veterans’ Preference Form.

  1. How long will my application remain active in the database?*

Your application will remain active for 45 days, with the exception of those who have applied for police officer, firefighter, and communications officer positions (see Question 7).

  1. Do I have to submit a new application each time I apply for a new position?

Yes, you will need to submit a new application for each position.

  1. How long will it take before I can expect a call to schedule an interview?

Applicants should receive a follow up call within two (2) weeks of applying.

  1. Do you have internships available?

Yes, please contact Human Resources for specific details.

  1. Do you accept applications year-round for certain positions?

Yes. Applications for police officer, firefighter, and communications officer positions are accepted year-round.

  1. How many stages are typically involved in the hiring process?

Typically, our hiring process involves face-to-face interviews, reference and background checks, and conditional offer/onboarding paperwork. Additionally, some positions will require a drug screen and physical.

  1. Will I receive a confirmation email once I submit an application?

You will receive an electronic confirmation if you apply on-line.