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Job listings appear below. You can also watch for our ads in the Lake City Reporter.

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Applicant must have a valid Florida driver’s license and will be required to pass a background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Applications are available online (see links below). Fax completed applications to us at (386) 758-5490 Attn: HR. Applications also may be obtained from and returned to City Hall, 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, FL 32055.

General Application - To be submitted for vacancies in any department, except for the Police Department

Police Department Application - To be submitted only for vacancies in the Police Department

The City of Lake City is an EEO/AA/ADA/VP Drug Free Workplace employer.

All applications must be submitted by vacancy closing date / time.  Incomplete applications will not be processed.

POSITION TITLE:          AIRPORT LINEMAN    

POSITION NO:              18-0003

SALARY RANGE:         $25,975.57 – 39,290.38

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Airport Lineman at the Lake City Gateway Airport. This position requires routine work in fueling and parking aircraft and other related airport duties as directed.

Ideal candidate will have knowledge of the techniques and procedures of fueling and parking aircraft and general knowledge of safety practices.  Applicant must have the ability to follow written and verbal instructions and perform manual labor.  Applicant must have the ability to calculate and measure and operate mid-size fueling equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have a high school diploma or general education diploma (GED) and one (1) year fuel line experience. Possess a Class “B” Commercial Florida Driver’s License or have the ability to obtain. Applicant must have a valid Florida driver’s license and will be required to pass a background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen.

THIS VACANCY WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

POSITION TITLE:      MAINTENANCE WORKER

DEPARTMENT:          PUBLIC WORKS

POSITION NO.:           18-0008

SALARY RANGE:      $21,370.44 – $34,293.28

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Worker in the Public Works Department.  Applicant must have a general knowledge of maintenance tasks and procedure, have the ability to perform heavy manual labor under adverse weather conditions, have the ability to follow written and oral instructions, and be skilled in the operation and maintenance of equipment and tools related to this position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have a high school diploma or general education diploma (GED) and must have a valid Florida Driver’s License.  Applicant must be able to obtain a valid Florida Class “B” CDL within six (6) months of employment.  Applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. 

THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

POSITION TITLE:        COLLECTION TECHNICIAN I

DEPARTMENT:            UTILITIES – DISTRIBUTION/COLLECTION

POSITION NO.:           18-0009

SALARY RANGE:      $25,975.57 – $41,683.16

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Collection Technician I. This is skilled work related to the City’s collection system.  Preferred applicant will have knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and repair of collections system and respective components;  knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and techniques used for the maintenance of existing collections system as well as future extensions;  Preferred applicant will have the skill to use and operate all standard mechanical tools/power tools/heavy equipment (i.e. street saw, tapping machines, locators, back-hoes, excavators etc.); and the ability to establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with the general public. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have a high school diploma or general education diploma (GED) and have the ability of obtaining a Class “B” Commercial driver’s license with in six (6) months of employment.  Applicant must be able to obtain a Class “C” Wastewater Collections Certificate with in two (2) years and Flagging Certification with in one (1) year of employment.

THIS POSITOIN WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

POSITION TITLE:     NATURAL GAS TECHNICIAN I

POSITION NO.:       18-0011

SALARY RANGE:    25,975.57 – 41,683.16     

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Natural Gas Technician I. This is skilled work related to City’s natural gas distribution system. Preferred applicant will have knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and repair of natural gas distribution systems and respective components and knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and techniques used for the maintenance of existing natural gas distribution systems as well as future extensions. Preferred applicant will also have the skills to use and operate all standard mechanical tools, power tools and heavy equipment and have the ability to establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with the general public. All applicants must be able to maintain the minimum qualifications as required by Federal Department of Transportation and Florida Public Service Commission.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have a High School Diploma or equivalent, and have the ability complete Operator Qualification Modules. Applicant must acquire the Basic MOT within two (2) years and obtain Flagging Certificate within six (6) months. Applicant must have a valid Florida driver’s license and will be required to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check.

 THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

POSITION TITLE:      YOUTH CLUB LEADER Permanent Part-time

DEPARTMENT:          Recreation

POSITION NO:          18-00012

SALARY RANGE:     $9.50 per hour

Applicant must have the ability to work with young people and organize activities for children in their age group. This permanent part-time position is schedule 22.50 hours per week, Monday-Friday throughout the school year and 40 hours per week during the school summer break.

Applicant must be 18 years of age and have a High School Diploma or GED, and a valid Florida Driver’s License. Applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment physical, drug test, level two background check and pass a swimming test.

DCF LICENSE # C03CO0016

THIS POSTION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

POSITION TITLE:        DISTRIBUTION TECHNICIAN I

DEPARTMENT:            UTILITIES – DISTRIBUTION/COLLECTION

POSITION NO.:           18-0014

SALARY RANGE:      $25,975.57 – $41,683.16      

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Distribution Technician I.  This is skilled work related to the City’s potable water and reclaimed water distribution system.

Ideal candidate will have knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and repair of distribution system and respective components and knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and techniques used for the maintenance of existing collections system as well as future extensions. Applicants should possess the skill to use and operate all standard mechanical tools/power tools/heavy equipment (i.e. street saw, tapping machines, locators, back-hoes, excavators etc.); and possess the ability to establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with the general public.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have a high school diploma or general education diploma (GED and possess a valid Florida driver’s license with the ability of obtaining a Class “B” Commercial driver’s license with in six (6) months of employment.  Applicant must be able to obtain Class “C” Water Distribution Certification with in two (2) years. 

THIS VACANCY WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

POSITION TITLE:      WWTP OPERATOR C

DEPARTMENT:         UTILITIES – WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT

POSITION NO.:         18-0016

SALARY RANGE:      $28,638.12 - $45,955.78

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of WWTP Operator C. This position requires technical work in the operation and maintenance of the Wastewater Treatment Plant.  This position assists in the operation of wastewater treatment or water pollution control facilities and maintenance to include; taking samples, testing and supervising the running of tests.  Ideal candidate will have knowledge of the treatment plant operations, policies, procedures and methods; have the ability to maintain records and reports and have the ability to organize, establish priorities and assure high quality operations at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have a high school diploma or general education diploma (GED) and minimum of one (1) year actual experience in a wastewater treatment plant.  Applicant must possess a Class “C” Waste Water Operators Certificate as issued by the State of Florida. We will also accept applications for those who possess a Class “A” or Class “B” Waster Water Operator Certificate as issued by the State of Florida.  Applicant must have a valid Florida driver’s license.  Applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. 

THIS POSITION WILL CLOSE ON FRIDAY, MAY 18TH AT 4:30 PM

POSITION TITLE:       SPRAYFIELD TECHNICIAN I

DEPARTMENT:           UTILITIES – SPRAY FIELD

POSITION NO.:           18-0017

SALARY RANGE:       $25,975.57 – 41,683.16

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Sprayfield Technician I. This position performs highly skilled work related to the City’s Waste Water system. Preferred applicant must have knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of Waste Water and Spray Field system and respective components; knowledge of methods, materials, equipment and techniques used for the maintenance of existing Waste Water and Spray Field system as well as future extensions. Ideal applicant will possess the skills to use and operate all standard mechanical tools, power tools, heavy equipment (i.e. street saw, tapping machines, locators, back-hoes, etc.); and have the ability to establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with the general public.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have a high school diploma or general education diploma (GED) and have the ability of obtaining a Class “B” Commercial driver’s license with in six (6) months.

Applicant must have a valid Florida driver’s license. Applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Applications may be obtained from and returned to Human Resources, City Hall, and 205 N Marion Avenue, Lake City, FL 32055. For a complete listing of our current openings and to download an application, please visit our website at www.lcfla.com. The City of Lake City is an EEO/AA/ADA/VP employer.

THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

POSITION TITLE:       WTP OPERATOR C

DEPARTMENT:          UTILITIES –WATER TREATMENT PLANT

POSITION NO.:           18-0018

SALARY RANGE:      $28,638.12 - $45,955.78

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of WTP Operator C. This position requires technical work in the operation and maintenance of the Water Treatment Plant. This position assists in the operation of water treatment and maintenance to include; taking samples, testing and supervising the running of test.   Ideal candidate will have knowledge of the treatment plant operations, policies, procedures and methods; have the ability to maintain records and reports and have the ability to organize, establish priorities and assure high quality operations at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have a high school diploma or general education diploma (GED) and minimum of one (1) year actual experience in a water treatment plant. Applicant must possess a Class “C” Water Operators Certificate as issued by the State of Florida. We will also accept applications for those who possess a Class “A” or Class “B” Water Operator Certificate as issued by the State of Florida.

Applicant must have a valid Florida driver’s license. Applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen.

THIS POSTION WILL CLOSE ON FRIDAY, MAY 18TH AT 4:30 PM.

POSITION TITLE:       PRE-CERTIFIED OPERATOR TRAINEE

DEPARTMENT:          UTILITIES – WATER TREATMENT PLANT

POSITION NO.:           18-0019

SALARY RANGE:      $21,370.44 - $34,293.28

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Water Treatment Plant Pre-certified Trainee at the Water Treatment Plant. Applicants must have the ability and aptitude to learn complicated laboratory procedures, ability to read, write, and perform mathematical computations, ability to work, learn, and progress in a career-type position, and must possess a good physical condition and sound mental alertness.

Minimum Qualifications:

To be eligible for hire as a Pre-certified Trainee, the following criteria must be completed upon hire:

  • Have successfully completed an approved State of Florida required training course work for the Class “C” level examination.
  • Provide documentation of the Class “C” level training course work completion.
  • Successfully taken and passed the State of Florida Class “C” certification examination.
  • Provide documentation indicating passing of the Class “C” examination.
  • Must have a high school diploma or general education diploma (GED).

Applicant must have a valid Florida driver’s license. Applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen.

THIS POSITION WILL CLOSE ON FRIDAY, MAY 18TH AT 4:30 PM

POSITION TITLE:      COMMUNICATION OFFICER

POSITION NO.:          Announcement Only

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Communication Officer at the Public Safety Building.  This position is responsible for dispatching police and fire units to emergencies, and providing assistance to the public and officers through statewide computer systems.

Successful applicant must be a high school graduate or have equivalent GED.  Applicant with experience in the use of two-way communications systems preferred, but not required.  Applicant must have a valid Florida driver’s license and will be required to pass a background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen. 

All applicants must provide the results of the required typing test from Florida Crown Workforce Career Center.  Please contact Tim Boyd to schedule your typing assessment.                              

Florida Crown Workforce Career Center

Tim Boyd – office (386) 755-9026 ext. 3213

971 W Duval St

Lake City, FL 32055

POSITION TITLE:      POLICE OFFICER

POSITION NO.:         Announcement Only

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer in the Police Department. Applicant must meet the minimum standards and training as specified in the Florida Statutes and be certified by the State of Florida.

Non-certified applicants may apply to be considered as a sponsorship applicant who will be sponsored by the City of Lake City to attend the Law Enforcement Academy to receive standards and training as specified in the Florida Statutes and to be certified by the State of Florida. 

Applicant must be a high school graduate or equivalent, with good moral character and background.  Successful applicant must have a valid Florida driver’s license and will be required to pass a background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen. 

 

POSITION TITLE:      FIREFIGHTER/EMT

POSITION NO.:           ANNOUNCEMENT ONLY

SALARY RANGE:              $31,573.62- $50,666.39

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/ Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).  This positions consists of entry level firefighting duties of a varied nature under the direction of a superior officer.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the street locations, geography and various types of construction in the City; knowledge of the various types of fire hazards of the City; knowledge and skill in the use of emergency medical treatment practices; and knowledge of firefighting techniques, policies, procedures and practices. This applicant must possess the ability to learn and perform many and varied firefighting techniques and procedures; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to perform prolonged and arduous work under adverse conditions; and ability to work at heights. The ideal candidate will be skilled in the use and maintenance of firefighting equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have a High school graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma (GED), completion of minimum standards as required by the State of Florida.  Must possess a Florida Certification as a Firefighter and a Class “D” Non-Commercial Florida Driver’s License.  Must possess a valid Florida EMT Certification.  Applicant will be required to pass a background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen.

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