Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners



Employment


Employment Application - PDF Format

Updated: September 29, 2016 at 10:00 am by Jeff Shain

Mariah Anuez
Human Resources Director

 
Okeechobee County
304 NW 2nd Street, Room 103
Okeechobee, FL 34972
 Office: (863) 763-9312, Option 3
Email: manuez@co.okeechobee.fl.us

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NOTICE of VACANCIES


Okeechobee County is in the process of establishing a list of interested Firefighter/EMTs and Firefighter/Paramedics to work for our County.  If you are interested please follow this link:
http://ocfr.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Fire-Rescue-Employment-Interest-Card.pdf

 

FULL TIME

Administrative Secretary – FT - $27,061 – Capital Improvements/FMDS
Performs duties of a staff assistant nature and participates directly in the work of the FMDS Director. 
Responsibilities:
-Secures details of specialized information, coordinating office work and providing information regarding the services and operation of the unit.  Functions as office receptionist.
-Keeps appointment calendars and schedules appointments. Receives and screens calls and refers callers to other employees. Takes notes and minutes of conferences, meetings and functions as required. 
-Prepares forms and composes letters. Sets up and maintains specialized office files. Files letters, reports and related technical information in the prescribed manner. Assembles information for others use.  Opens, prioritizes and processes mail. Performs billing functions.
-Types using PC-based word processing software and processes letters, forms, reports, schedules, manuals, booklets, requisi­tions, purchase orders and related paperwork. Types information or enters data into computer containing technical terminology.  Retrieves data for reports.
-Performs research and retrieval of records. Conducts statistical comparisons of information.  Assists in the preparation and maintenance of department records.  Maintains office supplies.  Prepares project manuals. 
Requirements:
Must have two (2) years’ work experience involving secretarial/clerical duties including the operation of a personal computer, keyboard or similar data entry equipment. High School Diploma or Equivalency required. 
TABE test with a minimum score of 11.0.  TABE tests are good for two years and can be taken at Indian River State College.
 

 PART TIME/SEASONAL


On-Call Agri Civic Center Event Operations Technician - $11.56 hourly
Event related, called in as needed.  Duties to include early morning openings, late night closing of venue facilities used by clients.  Turns on/off venue lights and power in electrical vault or parking lot.  Turns on/off water as needed for client use.  Supervises custodian and/or clean-up crews; install/dismantle labor for pre- and post-event service needs.  Operates county owned equipment (tractors, turf/soil equipment, water truck, etc.) as needed.  Knowledge of livestock a plus. Assists in other event operating areas as needed.
 

Senior Services Meals on Wheels Driver – On-Call $10.58 hourly
Delivers lunch meals to elderly clients to their homes within Okeechobee County while providing limited daily contact with program recipients.
Requirements:
-High School Diploma or equivalency preferred
-Valid Florida Drivers’ License with safe driving record – no more than 3 points off of license for infractions.
-A level 2 background check will be conducted.


Custodian – Recreation Dept. - Part-time (no more than 29 hours weekly) - $10.27 hourly
Housekeeping type maintenance of recreation center buildings or other types of indoor facilities. This includes cleaning bathrooms at the soccer field and routine tasks, including sweeping, scrubbing, dusting, polishing floors, washing walls, cleaning restrooms, windows, walks, fixtures and performs minor painting and general repair work at the Civic Center, Basinger Community Center and Scott Driver – does related work as may be required.
Requirements:
High School Diploma or acceptable equivalency
Valid Florida Driver’s License with safe driving record – no more than 3 points off of license for infractions.
 
Custodian – Recreation Dept. – Temporary part-time (no more than 29 hours weekly) - $10.27 hourly
Housekeeping type maintenance of recreation center buildings or other types of indoor facilities. This includes cleaning bathrooms at the soccer field and routine tasks, including sweeping, scrubbing, dusting, polishing floors, washing walls, cleaning restrooms, windows, walks, fixtures and performs minor painting and general repair work at the Civic Center, Basinger Community Center and Scott Driver – does related work as may be required.
Requirements:
High School Diploma or acceptable equivalency
Valid Florida Driver’s License with safe driving record – no more than 3 points off of license for infractions.

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

Okeechobee County Courthouse
304 NW 2ndStreet – 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 9thAvenue, Okeechobee, FL.
Applications may be downloaded at:  www.co.okeechobee.fl.us

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 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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