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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:        COLLECTION TECHNICIAN I

DEPARTMENT:            UTILITIES – DISTRIBUTION/COLLECTION

POSITION NO.:           17-0026

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.

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 VACANCY WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

POSITION TITLE:     NATURAL GAS TECHNICIAN I

POSITION NO.:       17-0027

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.

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.

THIS VACANCY WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

POSITION TITLE:          AIRPORT LINEMAN    

POSITION NO:              17-0028

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:              COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR

DEPARTMENT:                  GROWTH MANAGEMENT

POSITION NO:                    18-0001

SALARY RANGE:              $41,846.84 - $67,151.89

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Community Development Administrator with the Growth Management Department.  This exempt position performs a diverse variety of technical, financial and administrative functions in the areas of comprehensive planning, zoning, land use planning, and community redevelopment agency (CRA) programs.  This position administers grant funding programs including the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Brownfields, and other miscellaneous grants; coordinates public/private partnerships with private sector entities including residential developers, businesses, nonprofit organizations and lending institutions; prepare and make presentations to Mayor and City Council, neighborhood organizations, business groups and nonprofit organizations. 

Ideal candidate will possess knowledge of modern personnel management practices; the ability to develop innovative ways of generating revenues for downtown initiatives; be skilled in dealing with community groups and individuals, and skilled in developing subordinate staff to plan and carry out programs. Ideal candidate will also possess knowledge of Federal Housing and Community Development Program; knowledge of current construction practices including legislation changes affecting local codes; and knowledge of private sector affordable housing and community development initiatives. This individual will be skilled in the use of a personal computer; skilled in public relations; have demonstrated the ability to work with all levels of city personnel tactfully and courteously; possess the ability to meet multiple deadlines; the ability to research and analyze data, situations, and to make recommendations; and the ability to interpret and communicate city policies and procedures, and ability to solve problems and be detail oriented.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in public or business administration marketing, planning, or a closely related field and four years of professional level experience managing a Redevelopment, Main Street, Downtown Business Improvement District, or similar program; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 

THIS VACANCY WILL CLOSE ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018 AT 4:30PM.

POSITION TITLE:      FIREFIGHTER/EMT

DEPARTMENT:          FIRE

POSITION NO.:          18-0002

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. 

THIS VACANCY WILL CLOSE ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 2018 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

This is a position announcement only.

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. 

This is a position announcement only.

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