Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners



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Employment Application - PDF Format

Updated: May 2, 2016 at 12:30 PM 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
 

 

PART TIME/SEASONAL
 

Office Assistant – Extension Office - $11.24 hourly part-time, 25-29 hours weekly
Clerical work involving answering phones, filing, data entry, etc. HS/equivalency required, 6 months general clerical experience preferred.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES A TABE TEST WITH A MINIMUM SCORE OF 11.0.

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.
 

Lifeguard II - $11.24 hourly (Seasonal, part-time)
Responsible for the patrons at the Sports Complex Pool.  Must have current certifications in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, American Red Cross or American Heart Infant, Child and Adult CPR. 
Previous lifeguard experience is required.  Must furnish certifications with application.
 

Lifeguard I - $10.27 hourly (Seasonal, part-time)
Responsible for the patrons at the Sports Complex Pool.  Must have current certifications in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, American Red Cross or American Heart Infant, Child and Adult CPR.
Must furnish certifications with application.


Swim Teach Coach - $10.27 (Seasonal, part-time)
Responsible for coaching the summer age group Shockwaves swim team.  This is a summer position normally beginning in mid-May and ending the first week of August (approximately 13 weeks).  Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification and First Aid, American Red Cross or American Heart Infant, Child and Adult CPR required. Must furnish certifications with application.

On-Call Veteran’s Services Driver - $10.58 hourly
On-call position transporting veterans to the West Palm Beach Veteran’s Hospital.  A high school diploma or GED equivalent preferred but not required.  Applicants must have a valid Florida Driver’s license with a safe driving record and current automobile insurance.  Preference is given to veterans who served as a member of the Armed Forces of the United States during a period of War, defined in Title 38, U.S.C., who served at least 18 months active duty in the armed forces and who was separated from service with an honorable discharge, or the surviving spouse of such veteran, F.S. 292.11.  Must be able to pass a physical in accordance with V.A. requirements.

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 of bathrooms at 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 104
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.  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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