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Employment Opportunities

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

                                                   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.

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.



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Employment Application

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JobTypeApplication DeadlineSalary
CustodianPart TimeOpen Until Filled$11.00/hr
ElectricianFull TimeOpen Until Filled$19.81/hr
Equipment OperatorFull TimeOpen Until Filled$13.38/hr
Equipment Operator/Driver (x3)Full TimeOpen Until Filled$15.66/hr
Firefighter/EMTFull TimeOpen Until Filled$12.14/hr
Firefighter/ParamedicFull TimeOpen Until Filled$14.81/hr
Meal Route DriverPart TimeOpen Until Filled$10.58/hr
Pool ManagerFull TimeOpen Until Filled$15.06/hr
Veterans Service DriverPart TimeOpen Until Filled$10.58/hr