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Employment Opportunities

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Although resumes are accepted, an Okeechobee County employment application must

be completed and submitted to:

Okeechobee County Historic Courthouse
Human Resources
304 NW 2nd Street – Room 103
Okeechobee, FL 34972
Phone: 863-763-9312 ext. 3

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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TABE test

Select positions may require a TABE test. If you have a Bachelor's Degree or higher, you will not be required to take the TABE test. IF you have a Bachelor's Degree, please submit a copy of your degree with your application.

The TABE test may be taken at:  Indian River State College (IRSC), 2229 NW 9th Avenue, Okeechobee, FL

Please contact IRSC at (863) 824-6000 for further instructions in-regards to taking the test.

 

 

BOCC Employment Application

 

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Administrative Secretary

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$13.92/hr
  • Posted Date:11/20/2019

Administrative Secretary – FT $28,953 – Community Services (Parks & Recreation)

This is an advanced secretarial and staff assistant position in nature. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Community Services Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Answer/assist with phone calls

  • Collect rental fees and schedule rentals of the various Civic Centers

  • Maintain monthly calendars of rentals, events and sporting activities at the parks

  • Communicate calendar information to the Facilities Maintenance Division on a weekly basis or as needed

  • Purchasing supplies for the department

  • Maintain records (purchase orders, receipts, etc…)

  • Secures details of specialized information, coordinating office work and providing information regarding services and operations of Parks & Recreation

  • Has the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public

  • Coordinates custodial cleaning schedule and communicates with PT Custodians cleaning duties and building check-ups

Requirements:

  • Must have three (3) years’ work experience involving secretarial/clerical duties includes the operation of personal computer, keyboard or similar data entry equipment.

  • High School diploma or equivalency required. (submit a copy with application)

  • Demonstrate proficiency in using Microsoft Office (Work, Excel, Power-point, etc…).

  • TABE test results, test may be taken at Indian River State College (I.R.S.C.).

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