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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
Phone: 863-763-9312

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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BOCC Employment Application


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JobTypeApplication DeadlineSalary
Building Maintenance Technician IFull TimeOpen Until Filled$12.87/hr
Equipment OperatorFull TimeOpen Until Filled$13.38/hr
Firefighter/EMTFull TimeOpen Until FilledSee description
Firefighter/ParamedicFull TimeOpen Until FilledSee description
Meal Route DriverPart TimeOpen Until Filled$10.58/hr
MechanicFull TimeOpen Until Filled$14.48/hr (DOQ)
Park Maintenance Technician I (x3)Full TimeOpen Until Filled$12.34/hr
Purchasing AgentFull TimeOpen Until Filled$19.81/hr (DOQ)
Veterans Service DriverPart TimeOpen Until Filled$10.58/hr