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Applicant will be required to pass a 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.

POSITION TITLE:  CERTIFIED BUILDING OFFICIAL / DIRECTOR OF GROWTH MANAGEMENT

POSITION NO.:      17-0010            

PAY SCALE:          51,264.13- 82,263.88 

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Building Official for the City of Lake City.   This is an administrative and field work position directing and managing the activities of the City Growth Management Department.  Under the general supervision of the City Manager, employee is responsible for administrative and supervisory work directing the Building and Zoning activities including inspections, permit issuance and licensing activities.  Plans, directs and exercises supervision over the administration of the City Comprehensive Planning and Land Development Regulations and the work of the City’s Code Enforcement Officers.   Performs other related duties as required and assigned by the City Manager.

Applicant must be certified under F.S 468 as a Certified Building Official/Building Code Administrator and be licensed in the State of Florida. Applicant that has certification and licenses under F.S.468 and by the State of Florida in multiple categories is preferred.  The selected applicant shall have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience operating or assisting with the operation of a Building Department with a minimum of five (5) years management or supervisory experience.  Applicants having an additional (5) years of experience working as an inspector, plans examiner, a construction superintendent or in the construction field is highly desired.  The selected applicant must have strong customer service, management, organizational and communication skills.

Applicants having any combination of education and experience equivalent to Bachelors or Master’s Degree with major course work in engineering, architecture or related field and extensive experience in building, electrical and zoning code enforcement and inspections work may be considered in addition to the Building Code Administrator license. 

Applicant must have a High School Diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED), possess a valid Florida driver’s license and successfully complete physical and drug screen requirements.

THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

POSITION TITLE:      COMMUNICATION OFFICER

POSITION NO.:          Announcement Only

SALARY RANGE:      $25,975.57 – 39,290.38

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

SALARY RANGE:     $31,573.62 – 47,757.93

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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