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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:       SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

DEPARTMENT:          FINANCE

POSITION NO.:          18-0007

SALARY RANGE:      $34,809.88 - $55,859.64

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Senior Accountant. This position is responsible for accounting work in maintaining accounting records, financial accounts, accounts payable, audit and revenue programs, and other areas. Process accounting functions depending on area of assignment which may include but not limited to, processing invoices, payroll preparation, tracing integrated programs and online financial processes to the financial database, tax and fee programs records maintenance, inventory and oversight of cash, petty cash and receivable accounts.

Ideal candidate will possess knowledge of governmental accounting principles, practices and reporting requirements; knowledge and comprehension of accounting software and in how they interact; and, have the ability to provide accurate, complete financial reports on a timely basis. This individual will need to be skilled in a high degree of computer knowledge and preparing financial reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field and five (5) years governmental accounting experience. Applicant must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and successfully complete physical, drug screen and background check.

This position 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:      YOUTH CLUB LEADER Temporary Full-time

DEPARTMENT:          Parks and Recreation

POSITION NO:          18-0013

SALARY RANGE:     $9.50 per hour

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Temporary Full Time Youth Club Leaders (summer only) in the Parks & Recreation Department. 

Applicant must have the ability to work with young people and organize activities for children in their age group.  Applicant must be 18 years of age, possess a high school diploma (or equivalent) and possess a valid Florida driver’s license (CDL preferred). The two (2) positions of Bus Driver/Youth Club Leader will be paid $10.50 per hour. All selected applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment physical, drug test, level two background check and pass a swimming test.

This temporary position is from May 30, 2018 through August 3, 2018.

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:       CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER

DEPARTMENT:          UTILITIES – CUSTOMER SERVICE

POSITION NO.:           18-0015

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

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Customer Service ManagerThrough direction of subordinate staff, this position plans and directs the following activities: plans and performs administrative and managerial work related to billing production, revenue collections, and new accounts, investigates service complaints, lien research, and customer service. This position works with utility customer information system, cash receipts, account receivables and meter data management software application and develops goals, policies, and processes to maximize utilization of resources. Considerable independent judgment and initiatives are required in performing assigned duties and involves supervising a staff of subordinate employees. Considerable tact, courtesy and firmness are required in dealing with customers and the general public.

Ideal candidate will possess knowledge of cash handling to include balancing and must be able to efficiently perform duties in a fast paced environment and have the ability to establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with the general public.  This individual will need to be skilled in a high degree of computer knowledge and the ability to prepare operating and statistical tabulations and reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have graduated from an accredited two-year college or university with an Associate’s Degree or have five (5) years of managerial experience  and three (3) years of supervisory experience in customer service; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Applicant must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and successfully complete 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

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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