Employment Opportunities

 

ACCREDITATION SPECIALIST

Department:  Police Services
Position: Full-time/Exempt
Hours:   Monday thru Thursday 7am to 5pm, Friday 7am to 11am
Annual Salary:  $42,830 – 45,399 DOQ

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Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree in police sciences, law enforcement, criminal justice administration, public administration, records management or a closely related field preferred but not required.
  • CFA’s Managing the Accreditation Process course required or must be able to obtain within a timeframe as directed by Chief of Police.
  • Possess a minimum of two (2) years CFA Accreditation coordination experience in law enforcement, governmental, medical or education field preferred. Work experience in law enforcement or criminal justice system preferred.
  • Any combination of training, education and experience that is equivalent to the employment standards listed above, and that provides the required knowledge and abilities, may be deemed acceptable for this position.
  • Knowledge and/or ability to work with OSSI software preferred.
  • Knowledge and/or ability to work with Power DMS software preferred.

Special Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s license.

ADULT SERVICES LIBRARIAN

Department:  Recreation & Cultural Services – Library
Position:  Full-time/Non-Exempt
Hours:  Monday thru Friday 8am – 5pm
Hourly Rate:  17.04 – 18.06 DOQ

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Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Library Science or a related field and one (1) year of related experience. Additional experience, in addition to evidence of pursuit of stated degree, may be substituted for education.  PREFERRED – Master’s Degree from an American Library Association accredited college or university.

Special Qualifications:  

  • Possession of a valid State of Florida driver’s license.

BUILDING INSPECTOR

Department:  Engineering & Utility Services – Building
Position:  Full-time/Non-Exempt
Hours:  Monday – Thursday, 7:00am to 4:30pm, Friday 7:00am to 10:00pm
Hourly Rate:  16.00 – 16.96

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Education and Experience: 

High School diploma or equivalent (GED); supplemented by five (5) years of construction trades experience with a municipality or county government. In at least three (3) years of the critical disciplines (i.e. electrical, mechanical, plumbing, structural); up to four (4) years of postsecondary education in the field of construction or a related field or, an equivalent combination of education or experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Special Qualifications:  Ability to obtain (1) and (2) Family Dwelling Inspector certifications within six months of employment. Possession of a valid State of Florida Driver’s License.  Certification by the Florida Department of Financial Services, Bureau of Fire Standards Training, as a Fire 1 Inspector preferred.


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: Part-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


 CUSTODIAN

Department:  Engineering & Utility Services – Facilities
Position:  Full-time/Non-Exempt
Hours:  Monday – Thursday, 6:30am to 4:00pm, Friday 6:30am to 10:30pm
Hourly Rate:  10.04 – 10.64

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Education and Experience:  High School Diploma or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Some custodial experience desired.

Special Qualifications:

  • Valid Florida Driver’s License may be required.

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.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPERVISOR

Department:  Administrative Services
Position: Full-time/Exempt
Hours:   Monday thru Thursday 7am to 5pm, Friday 7am to 11am
Hourly Rate:  $23.33

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Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of progressive experience in Human Resources/Personnel Administration or an equivalent combination of education/training and experience.  Experience in Human Resources Information Systems Preferred.

Special/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Valid Florida Driver’s License required.
  • Civic HR, Human Resources Information System, KRONOS or HTE experience desired.
  • HR Certification Institute-Professional in Human Resources or SHRM-Certified Professional preferred.
  • Related supervisory experience

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.


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.

RECREATION ATTENDANT

Department:  Parks & Recreation – Admin
Position:  Part-time/Non-Exempt
Hours:  Varies
Hourly Rate:  10.04

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Education and Experience: High School diploma or an acceptable equivalency diploma (GED) preferred.

Special Qualifications:  

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

RECREATION SPECIALIST

Department:  Parks & Recreation – Admin
Position:  Part-time/Non-Exempt – Temporary/Seasonal
Hours:  Monday – Friday 7:00am – 6:00pm varies
Hourly Rate:  11.79

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Education and Experience:  High School diploma or an acceptable equivalency diploma (GED) and one (1) year of recreation or related activities experience.

Special Qualifications:  

  • Possession of a valid State of Florida Driver’s License.
  • Must complete a child care certification program approved by HR.

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.


RIGHT OF WAY FOREMAN

Department:  Parks & Recreation – Right of Way
Position:  Full-time/Non-Exempt
Hours:  Mon – Thursday 6:30am – 3:30pm, Friday 6:30am – 12:30pm
Hourly Rate:  17.04

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Education and Experience: High School diploma or an acceptable equivalency diploma (GED) preferred. Six (6) years of experience in a related construction, repair and/or maintenance field. Previous supervisory experience preferred.

Special Qualifications:  

  • Florida Class “B” CDL (Required upon date of hire)
  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection Stormwater Erosion and Sedimentation Control Inspector required (within 6 months of hire).
  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection Water Distribution Level 3 Operator Certification required (Water Distribution Only within 1 year of hire).
  • Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) Certification – Intermediate – required (within 6 months of hire).

SANITATION OPERATOR

Department:  Engineering & Utilities Services – Solid Waste
Position:  Full-time/Non-Exempt
Hours:  Monday – Friday, 6:30am to 3:00pm
Hourly Rate:  14.11

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Education and Experience:  High School graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma and six (6) months experience in the operation of heavy trucks used in the collection of refuse. Additional experience may be substituted for education.

Special Qualifications:  Class “B” Commercial Florida Driver’s License required


SERVICE WORKER I

Department:  Parks & Recreation – CRA
Position:  Non-Exempt
Hours:  Monday – Thursday, 6:30am to 3:30pm, Friday 6:30am to 12:30pm
Hourly Rate:  11.79

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Education and Experience: High School graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma (GED).

Special Qualifications:  

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

SERVICE WORKER I

Department:  Parks & Recreation – Parks
Position:  Summer/Temporary/Non-Exempt
Hours:  Monday – Thursday, 6:30am to 3:30pm, Friday 6:30am to 12:30pm
Hourly Rate:  11.79

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Education and Experience: High School graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma (GED).

Special Qualifications:  

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

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.

SERVICE WORKER II

Department:  Engineering & Utility Services – Water Distribution
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.
  • 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.

WATER TREATMENT OPERATOR

Department:  Engineering & Utility Services – Water Operations
Position:  Full-time/Non-Exempt
Hours:  Varies – 7:00am to 3:30pm
Hourly Rate:  14.11

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Education and Experience: High School diploma or an acceptable equivalency diploma (GED); and one (1) year of related experience.

Special Qualifications:

  • Possession of a valid State of Florida Driver’s License required.
  • State of Florida Class “C” Water Treatment Plant Operators Certification required.
  • Possession of a certification in Back-flow Prevention and Cross Connection Control from an accredited agency required.

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.