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NOTICE:  SFWMD has advised that with Lake Okeechobee levels now at 12.5 feet, all five navigation locks on the north shore are returning to normal operations. These locks will be open daily from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. beginning on Saturday, July 15, 2017. 

Employment Opportunities

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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  

JobTypeApplication DeadlineSalary
Administrative SecretaryFull TimeOpen Until Filled$13.01/hr
ElectricianFull TimeOpen Until Filled$18.01/hr
Equipment OperatorFull TimeOpen Until Filled$12.63/hr
Equipment Operator/Driver - Road MaintenanceFull TimeOpen Until Filled$14.22/hr
Mental Health Court Case ManagerFull TimeOpen Until Filled$17.02/hr
Park Maintenance Technician IFull TimeOpen Until Filled$11.56/hr