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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:       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 REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

POSITION TITLE:      BUILDING INSPECTOR

DEPARTMENT:          GROWTH MANAGEMENT

POSITION NO.:            18-0024

SALARY RANGE:       $33,152.61- $53,200.21

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Building Inspector.  This position requires technical work conducting building inspections to ensure compliance to existing codes, ordinances and/or statutes.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Growth Management/ Certified Building Official.

This position will conduct site visits to make inspections of construction work; records and documents all inspections; provides information and assistance to the public, contractors, and other employee; assists with maintaining cemetery records and marking graves; investigates and enforces code violations of building code, zoning codes; State of Florida and City Statutes and Ordinances; reviews construction plans and advises plan reviewers on deficiencies; interprets codes and may assist code enforcement employees; and discusses plans with Architects, Engineers, and contractors. 

Ideal candidate will possess knowledge of City Code of Ordinances of the City; knowledge of principles and practices of building construction; knowledge of building, plumbing, mechanical gas and electrical codes; the ability to interpret technical designs and blue prints; the ability to enforce codes; the ability and skills to work with the general public; the skills and ability to use standard equipment and testing devices; the skill to correct defects in building construction and code violations; the ability to obtain a Provisional Inspectors License from the State of Florida or possess a Standard Certificate in at least one inspection discipline; and knowledge and ability to operate computers and basic programs

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have at least a High School Diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED) with five (5) years’ experience within the construction industry as a supervisor of people or a licensed contractor or inspector in accordance with Chapter 489 or 468, Florida Statutes.  Education training from approved college courses may be substituted for experience. Applicant must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and successfully complete physical and drug screen requirements.

Applications may be obtained from and returned to Human Resources, City Hall, 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:      DIRECTOR OF PROCUREMENT

DEPARTMENT:          PROCUREMENT       

POSITION NO.:            18-0034

SALARY RANGE:       $45,054.26- $72,298.86

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Director of Procurement. This position is a high level position involving the planning and administering of programs and activities of the Procurement Department and supervising the operations and the employees of the Procurement Department.

The Procurement Director works with outside consultants, vendors, and contractors and must have the ability to develop working relationships with the general public as well, ensuring a professional image to the general public; and must have the ability to analyze and appraise data related to purchasing and procurement business decisions and policies. Work is performed under the general direction of the Assistant City Manager.

Idea candidate will have the ability to plan, coordinate and direct the work of all personnel employed in the operation of the Procurement Department. This candidate will have knowledge of office practices and procedures, business English, spelling and commercial arithmetic; knowledge of computers and relevant software; and knowledge of governmental budget procedures. The ideal candidate will have the ability to keep records and prepare reports; and the ability to work effectively with co-workers and the general public.

Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in political science, marketing, public relations, public administration, communications, or related field, or a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) issued by the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC), and five years of experience in purchasing, public relations, communications, or related field. Certified Professional Public Officer (CPPO) preferred. Florida Certified Contract Manager desirable.

Applicant must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License. Applicant will be required to pass a background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Applications may be obtained from our website at www.lcfla.com and returned to Human Resources, City Hall, 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 VACANCY WILL CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2019 AT 4:30 PM

POSITION TITLE:      YOUTH CLUB LEADER/ BUS DRIVER Permanent Part-time

DEPARTMENT:          RECREATION

POSITION NO:            19-0001

SALARY RANGE:       $10.50 per hour

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Permanent Part-time Youth Club Leader/ Bus Driver in the Recreation Department. This position is sub-professional recreation work in planning and organizing all after school children’s recreation program(s) and providing safe and efficient transportation for participants of the program. 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. This position works under the direction of the Director of Recreation.

The ideal candidate must have knowledge of traffic and highway safety rules and regulations and of the precautions necessary to avoid accidents; and the ability to operate school buses in a safe way. Ideal candidate must have the ability to work with young people and organize activities for children in their age group; possess knowledge of various recreational activities and programs; and possess organizational and safety skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must be 18 years of age and have a High School Diploma or GED, and a valid Florida Driver’s Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with passenger and air brake endorsements. Applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment physical, drug test, level two background check and pass a swimming test.

DCF LICENSE # C03CO0016

Applications may be obtained from our website at www.lcfla.com and returned to City Hall, Human Resources, 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 POSTION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

POSITION TITLE:      NATURAL GAS TECHNICIAN I

DEPARTMENT:          NATURAL GAS - UTILITIES

POSITION NO.:            19-0002

STARTING SALARY:  $25,975.57

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. 

Applications may be obtained from our website at www.lcfla.com and returned to City Hall, Human Resources, 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 CLOSE ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2019 AT 4:30 PM.

POSITION TITLE:     MAINTENANCE WORKER

DEPARTMENT:          PUBLIC WORKS

POSITION NO.:            19-0003

STARTING SALARY:$20,352.80

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Worker in the Public Works Department. This position requires semi-skilled and manual work in maintaining various grounds, fields and facilities.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of facilities maintenance functions; knowledge of landscape maintenance and turf installation; knowledge of tools and equipment to do related work; and knowledge of grounds keeping practices and principles. Ideal candidate will have the ability to operate light equipment; the ability to perform heavy manual labor under various weather conditions; the ability to follow written and verbal instructions; and be skilled in the operation and preventative maintenance of equipment and related tools.

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 background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Applications may be obtained from our website at www.lcfla.com and returned to City Hall, Human Resources, 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 VACANCY WILL CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2019 AT 4:30 PM

POSITION TITLE:      COMMUNICATION OFFICER

SALARY RANGE:       $25,975.57 – 39,290.38

 VACANCY NO.:          POS ID# 11-0755, POS ID# 11-0767

 

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 Florida Crown Workforce Career Center to schedule your typing assessment.                    

Florida Crown Workforce Career Center

Office (386) 755-9026

          971 W Duval St

          Lake City, FL 32055

Applications may be obtained from and returned to City Hall, 1st floor, 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.

POSITION TITLE:      POLICE OFFICER

SALARY RANGE:       $31,573.62 – 47,757.93

 VACANCY NO.:          POS ID# 11-0723, POS ID# 11-0726, POS ID# 11-0730

                                    POS ID# 11-0731, POS ID# 11-0733, POS ID# 11-0743

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.

Certified Law Enforcement Officer’s (LEO) starting annual salary is $33,496.45. LEO’S will receive $600.00 annual clothing allowance and are eligible for $180.00 annual gym reimbursement. All LEO’S are eligible for additional salary incentives through Union contract and FDLE.

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.

Applications may be obtained from and returned to City Hall, 1st floor, 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.

 

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