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.
|Insurance Specialist/Secretary (Temporary)||Full Time||Open Until Filled||$13.01/hr|
|Firefighter/Paramedic||Full Time||Open Until Filled||$14.52/hr|
|Electrician||Full Time||Open Until Filled||$18.01/hr|
|Firefighter/EMT||Full Time||Open Until Filled||$11.90/hr|
|Code Enforcement Officer||Full Time||Open Until Filled||D.O.Q.|
|Lifeguard II||Limited Term||Open Until Filled||$11.24/hr|
|Lifeguard I||Limited Term||Open Until Filled||$10.27/hr|
|Horticulture Program Assistant||Part Time||Open Until Filled||$11.24/hr|
|Meal Route Driver||Part Time||Open Until Filled||$10.58/hr|
|Custodian||Part Time||Open Until Filled||$10.27/hr|
|Housing Coordinator (SHIP)||Part Time||Open Until Filled||$17.02/hr|