Employment Opportunities

 

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER / TRAINEE

A FWB Police Department Pre-Employment Questionnaire MUST also be submitted ALONG WITH a City of Fort Walton Beach application to be considered for this position.

Department:  Police Services
Position: Full-time
Hours:   Hours will vary
Hourly Rate:  $13.25

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Education and Experience: 

  • High School Diploma or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma and one year of experience in the use of a two way communication telephone system.

Special Qualifications: 

  • Possession of a valid State of Florida Driver’s License.
  • State of Florida 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator state certification must be secured within 1 year and maintained. Employee eligible for Communication Officer Reclassification after completion of certification.

Upon completion of this certification, pay will increase to 15.02 hourly


 GREENSKEEPER

Department:  Recreation & Cultural Services – Golf Club – Maintenance
Position:  Full-time/Non-Exempt
Hours:  Monday – Friday 5:30am to 2:00pm
Hourly Rate:  10.59 – 11.23 DOQ

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Education and Experience: High School graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma (GED) and some experience in landscaping, turf maintenance, golf course maintenance or related field.

Special Qualifications: 

  • Possession of a valid State of Florida Driver’s License.

LUBE TECHNICIAN

Department:  Engineering & Utility Services – Fleet
Position:  Full-time/Non-Exempt
Hours:  Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Hourly Rate:  12.44

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Education and Experience: 

  • High School Diploma or an acceptable equivalency diploma (GED); and two (1) year of related experience . Additional experience may be substituted for education.

Special Qualifications:  Possession of a valid State of Florida Driver’s License.


NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR

Department:  Administrative Services – Information Technology
Position:  Full-time/Exempt
Hours:  TBD
Hourly Rate:  18.15 – 29.95 hourly DOQ

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Education and Experience:  Associate’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.   Two (2) years of experience in computer operation, preferably on the IBM IS System.   A comparable amount of training or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

Special Qualifications:  

  • Possession of a valid Florida Driver’s License.
  • Cisco Certification preferred.
  • Working knowledge of SunGard HTE Public Sector Software preferred.
  • Microsoft or IBM certification preferred.
  • Lead project experience preferred.

POLICE OFFICER

A FWB Police Department Pre-Employment Questionnaire MUST also be submitted ALONG WITH a City of Fort Walton Beach application to be considered for this position.

Department:  Police Services
Position: Full-time
Hours:   Hours will vary – 12 hour shifts
Hourly Rate:  $17.33

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Education and Experience: High school graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Completion of the Minimum Standards courses as set forth by the Florida Police Standards Council.

Special Qualifications:

  • Possession of a Florida Law Enforcement Certification.
  • Possession of a valid Florida Driver’s License required.

RESERVE POLICE OFFICER

A FWB Police Department Pre-Employment Questionnaire MUST also be submitted ALONG WITH a City of Fort Walton Beach application to be considered for this position.

Department:  Police Services
Position: Part-time
Hours:   Hours will vary
Hourly Rate:  $15.08

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Education and Experience: High school graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Completion of the Minimum Standards courses as set forth by the Florida Police Standards Council.

Special Qualifications: Valid Florida driver’s license; Florida Law Enforcement Certification.


SERVICE WORKER II

Department:  Parks & Recreation – Parks
Position:  Full-time/Non-Exempt
Hours:  Monday – Thursday, 6:30am to 3:30pm, Friday 6:30am to 12:30pm
Hourly Rate:  12.44

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Education and Experience: High School graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma and two (2) years of related manual labor experience in ground maintenance.

Special Qualifications:  

  • Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license.
  • Knowledge and experience working with turf and athletic field maintenance.
  • Must have knowledge and experience of working with irrigation systems.

SERVICE WORKER II

Department:  Engineering & Utilities Services – Sewer Collection
Position:  Full-time/Non-Exempt
Hours:  Monday – Thursday, 6:00am to 4:30pm
Hourly Rate:  12.44

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Education and Experience:  High School graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma and two (2) years of related manual labor experience with preference given to experience in construction related tasks.

Special Qualifications:  

  • Class “B” Commercial Florida Driver’s License required (within 6 months of hire).
  • Maintenance of Traffic (M.O.T.) Certification – Intermediate required (within 12 months of hire).

 


SERVICE WORKER II

Department:  Engineering & Utilities Services – Stormwater
Position:  Full-time/Non-Exempt
Hours:  Monday – Thursday, 6:00am to 4:30pm
Hourly Rate:  12.44

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Education and Experience: High School graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma (GED) and two (2) years of related manual labor experience with preference given to experience in construction related tasks.

Special Qualifications:  

  • Class “B” Commercial Florida Driver’s License required within 6 months of hire.
  • May require Florida Department of Environmental Protection Stormwater Erosion and Sedimentation Control Inspector (Streets & Stormwater only within 12 months of hire).
  • May require Maintenance of Traffic (M.O.T.) Certification – Intermediate within 12 months of hire.

SERVICE WORKER II

Department:  Engineering & Utilities Services – Streets
Position:  Full-time/Non-Exempt
Hours:  Monday – Thursday, 6:00am to 4:30pm
Hourly Rate:  12.44

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Education and Experience: High School graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma (GED) and two (2) years of related manual labor experience in a construction related field.

Special Qualifications:  

  • Class “B” Commercial Florida Driver’s License required within 6 months of hire.
  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection Stormwater Erosion and Sedimentation Control Inspector required (within 12 months of hire).
  • Maintenance of Traffic (M.O.T.) Certification – Intermediate required within 12 months of hire.

SEWER COLLECTIONS SYSTEM TECHNICIAN

Department:  Engineering & Utility Services – Sewer Collection
Position:  Full-time/Non-Exempt
Hours:  Monday – Thursday, 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Hourly Rate:  14.11 – 14.95 DOQ

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Education and Experience: Two (2) years of experience in heavy manual labor and the use of hand and light power tools.

Special Qualifications:

    • Possession of a valid State of Florida Driver’s License to operate the motor vehicle operated; typically Class B with Tanker endorsement.  
    • Possession of Wastewater Collection System Certified Operator Level “C” required within six (6) months of hire.

The City offers a competitive benefit package to full-time regular employees including health, life, and dental benefits. The City is a Drug-Free Workplace.  EOE/ADA/V/DFWP.• The City, through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) verifies an employee’s authorization to work in the United States through E-Verify.