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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:        COMMUNITY RELATIONS COORDINATOR

POSITION NO.:           17-0021

SALARY RANGE:       $31,573.62 – 47,757.93

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Community Relations Coordinator with the Lake City Police Department.  This position will provide a positive nexus between the Police Department and the community. This position is responsible for the development of community volunteer programs and coordinating community events for the Police Department.

Ideal candidate will possess the ability to use and exercise independent judgement; knowledge of administrative principles practices governing the operations of the City of Lake City; knowledge of computer and relevant software; possess the ability to write clear and concise letters, reports or other documents and to speak effectively; possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials of other agencies and with department and division heads, public and private agencies and the general public; possess the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; be skilled in locating and analyzing problems in the areas assigned; and possess the ability to delegate effectively and have the ability to communicate calmly and tactfully with the citizens in tense situations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have graduated from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in public or business administration; have five (5) years progressively responsible experience in community relations; or an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, ability and skills.

THIS VACANCY WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

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

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 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 in the Utilities Department.

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

This position will remain open until filled.

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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