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Employment Opportunities

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Although resumes are accepted, an Okeechobee County employment application must be requested by telephone, email, or fax and then submitted to:

Okeechobee County Historic Courthouse
Human Resources
304 NW 2nd Street – Room 103
Okeechobee, FL 34972

A pre-employment background check will be conducted.


Okeechobee County is an EOE/Drug Free Workplace.
                                              

Veterans Preference Eligible (VPE)

Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a “veteran” under Florida Administrative Code Rule 55A-7.009 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans’ preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.

 

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To request an employment application, please contact Mariah Anuez, Human Resources Director at manuez@co.okeechobee.fl.us or by telephone at 863.763.9312 ext. 3.

 

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Veterans Service Driver

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$10.58/hr
  • Posted Date:10/05/2018

Job Description - Veterans Service Driver

Provides reliable and courteous transportation service to Veterans for medical appointments at VA hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida; provides a communication link between customers and staff; and operates and maintains assigned vehicle(s). Work is performed under the general supervision of Veterans Service Officer.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or acceptable equivalency.
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License with safe driving record
  • Must be a Veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States who received an honorable discharge; or, if qualified veteran is not available, the spouse of a veteran.
  • DD-214 with Honorable Discharge

 

To request an employment application, please contact Mariah Anuez, Human Resources Director at manuez@co.okeechobee.fl.us.
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