Although resumes are accepted, an Okeechobee County employment application must be completed and submitted
Okeechobee County Historical Courthouse
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.
- Type:Full Time
- Salary/Pay Rate:$13.01/hr
- Posted Date:04/12/2017
Administrative Secretary – FT - $27,061 – Community Development/Planning Department
Performs duties of a staff assistant nature and participates directly in the work of the Planning Director.
Secures details of specialized information, coordinating office work and providing information regarding services and operations of the Planning Development.
Keeps appointment calendars and schedules appointments.
Attend Planning Board meetings (one evening per month) and compose minutes from meeting.
Processes Land Use Application files.
Purchasing of supplies for the department.
Assists with preparation and management of budget.
Has the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public.
Must have three (3) years’ work experience involving secretarial/clerical duties including the operation of a personal computer, keyboard or similar date entry equipment. High School diploma or equivalency required.
Requires a TABE test with a minimum score of 11.0 unless you have a Bachelor’s Degree in related field. If you have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher, please submit a copy of your degree with your application. TABE tests are good for two years and can be taken at Indian River State College.