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Although resumes are accepted, an Okeechobee County employment application must be completed and submitted
to:

                                                   Okeechobee County Historical 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.

All clerical positions require a TABE test with a minimum score of 11.0. Please attach a copy of your results to your application. TABE Tests are good for two years. If you have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher, you do not have to have a TABE Test.

IF YOU HAVE A BACHELOR’S DEGREE-PLEASE SUBMIT A COPY OF DEGREE WITH APPLICATION.
TABE tests can be taken at:

                               Indian River State College (IRSC), 2229 NW 9th Avenue, Okeechobee, FL
                                              
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.

Employment Application  

Electrician

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$18.01/hr
  • Posted Date:02/10/2017

Summary: 

Skilled work and the journeyman work level in the maintenance, installation, alternation and repair of electrical systems, equipment and fixtures in accordance with standard practices of the electrical trade. Work is performed under general direction and supervision of the Facilities Maintenance Project Coordinator.

Responsibilities:

  • Installs and monitors performance of installed electrical equipment for hazards, adjustments or replacements.

  • Inspects, tests and maintains parks and ball field lighting systems, electrical lighting, signal, communications and power circuits.

  • Maintains accurate records of time and materials used and maintenance and repair history of all electrical equipment on which work is performed.

 Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or acceptable equivalency.

  • Florida Journeyman Electrician’s License registered in Okeechobee County.

  • Employee in this position must adhere to continuing education requirements by the Florida Electrical Licensing Board. Electrical Certification must be active during employment.

  • Valid Florida Driver’s License with no more than 3 points off for infractions.

    APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF CERTIFICATIONS WITH APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR POSITION.

Employment Application

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