Show/Hide
NOTICE:  This website is currently under renovation to ensure accessibility by any disabled individual.  If anyone encounters an inaccessible feature on this website, please contact the County Administrator's Office, Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners, at (863) 763-6441 x.1  or you may email that office at: trowland@co.okeechobee.fl.us to advise what inaccessible feature was encountered, and to allow the County to provide the desired information through alternative means, until such time as the website renovation is complete.  

Employment Opportunities

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

 

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.

 

American with Disabilities Act (ADA) 

Okeechobee County is committed to ensuring website accessibility.  To report an ADA accessibility issue, request accessibility assistance regarding our website content, or to request documents in an alternative format please contact the County Administrator’s Office at (863) 763-6441, ext. 1 or email at adacoordinator@co.okeechobee.fl.us.  Kindly provide the preferred format in which to receive the materials, and your contact information.  We will make reasonable efforts to accommodate all needs.

 

E-Verify_Logo_4-Color_RGB_SM_JPG

www.dhs.gov/E-Verify  -   E-Verify is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

 

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

 

Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Download Acrobat Reader Flash Player Download Flash Player Windows Media Player Download Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Download Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Download Word Viewer Excel Viewer Download Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer Download PowerPoint Viewer

Code Enforcement Officer I

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$15.66/hr
  • Posted Date:11/20/2019

Code Enforcement Officer I – FT $32,568

Technical work investigating violations of the County Code of Ordinances. Work is performed under the general direction of the Code Enforcement Supervisor and the Community Development Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Patrols the County in a vehicle or on foot and looks for violations of the Code of Ordinances

  • Responds to a wide variety of calls and complaints involving violations of Code of Ordinances

  • Resolves violations through voluntary compliance or when not possible, sets in motion the process for appearance before the Special Magistrate for further action or other legal enforcement procedures

  • Issues citations and/or Notices to Appear, conducts research to determine relevant and necessary facts

  • Presents cases and provides testimony on Citizens Boards, the Special Magistrate and Judges

  • Keeps records and makes reports of activities and cases filed or forwarded for filing

  • Performs building inspections and addresses unsafe or dilapidated structures when necessary

  • Answers the phone and provides information to the public

  • Works directly with the public in the office and in the field

  • Accesses, inputs and retrieves information from a computer

  • Prepares, liens/orders, researches properties, files, organizes and other similar duties


Requirements:

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

  • Valid Florida Driver’s License with safe driving record.

  • One (1) year of experience in Municipal or County Code Enforcement, building construction, building inspection or related field.

  • Possession of Florida Association of Code Enforcement (F.A.C.E.) Level I, II, III, and/or Code Enforcement Certification or ability to acquire within two (2) years of initial employment.

  • ICC International Property Maintenance Code certification or ability to acquire within two (2) years of initial employment preferred.

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

 

**Salary is dependent on applicant’s qualifications and certifications. The breakdown for each certification is as follows:

  • Code Enforcement Officer I - $32,568

  • Code Enforcement Officer II - $33,871

  • Code Enforcement Officer III - $38,100

BOCC Employment Application

Return to full list >>

Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Download Acrobat Reader Flash Player Download Flash Player Windows Media Player Download Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Download Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Download Word Viewer Excel Viewer Download Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer Download PowerPoint Viewer