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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 CLOSE ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 5, 2018 AT 4:30PM.

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:     CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

POSITION NO.:         17-0030

SALARY RANGE:     $25,975.54 - $39,290.38

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Customer Service Representative.  Customer Service work involves extensive customer contact, processing and maintaining utility accounts, processing of various cash payments, billing, and working with outside agencies.                                     

The ideal candidate must be self-starter and meticulously detail oriented, able to handle stress and meet deadlines, work at a fast pace, complete tasks without direct supervision, and accurately keep records. Excellent interpersonal/ communications skills, telephone etiquette, and professional appearance are required. 

Minimum qualifications:

Applicant must have a high school diploma or general education diploma (GED) with two years general office in Customer Service and cash handling, and computer experience including Microsoft Office required.  A skills assessment test may be given. 

THIS VACANCY WILL CLOSE ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 5, 2018 AT 4:30 PM

POSITION TITLE:      SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

DEPARTMENT:          PUBLIC WORKS

POSITION NO.:          17-0031

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Superintendent of Public Works.  This position manages, supervises and coordinates the activities and operations of the Streets/Drainage/Maintenance/Construction/Street Light/ Traffic Signals/Sign Shop and Cemetery Divisions within Public Works; coordinates assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible support to the Director of Public Works. Highly visible to a wide variety of citizens in the City of Lake City. Work is performed under the administrative direction of the Director of Public Works.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of operational characteristics, services and activities of municipal streets, knowledge of pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations, knowledge of street maintenance and repair, knowledge of Storm water construction and maintenance, knowledge of safety hazards, principles and procedures, and knowledge of street lighting systems and street signage. The candidate must have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; the ability to compile, analyze, and submit written reports; the ability to train subordinates in all phases of maintenance, construction and repair; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and the ability to supervise effectively. This candidate must be skilled in the operation of equipment used in public works maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have a High School Diploma or any equivalent, combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities required. Associates degree in a related field with major coursework in street/lighting/grounds maintenance/construction or a related field is desired/preferred. Must have Five years’ experience in public works or construction/concrete trade industries with at least three years of supervisory experience.  A valid Florida Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License is required. Applicant will be required to pass a background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen.

THIS VACANCY WILL CLOSE ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 5, 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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