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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 DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR

DEPARTMENT:                  GROWTH MANAGEMENT

POSITION NO:                    18-0001

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

The City of Lake City is accepting applications for the position of Community Development Administrator with the Growth Management Department.  This exempt position performs a diverse variety of technical, financial and administrative functions in the areas of comprehensive planning, zoning, land use planning, and community redevelopment agency (CRA) programs.  This position administers grant funding programs including the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Brownfields, and other miscellaneous grants; coordinates public/private partnerships with private sector entities including residential developers, businesses, nonprofit organizations and lending institutions; prepare and make presentations to Mayor and City Council, neighborhood organizations, business groups and nonprofit organizations. 

Ideal candidate will possess knowledge of modern personnel management practices; the ability to develop innovative ways of generating revenues for downtown initiatives; be skilled in dealing with community groups and individuals, and skilled in developing subordinate staff to plan and carry out programs. Ideal candidate will also possess knowledge of Federal Housing and Community Development Program; knowledge of current construction practices including legislation changes affecting local codes; and knowledge of private sector affordable housing and community development initiatives. This individual will be skilled in the use of a personal computer; skilled in public relations; have demonstrated the ability to work with all levels of city personnel tactfully and courteously; possess the ability to meet multiple deadlines; the ability to research and analyze data, situations, and to make recommendations; and the ability to interpret and communicate city policies and procedures, and ability to solve problems and be detail oriented.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicant must have graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in public or business administration marketing, planning, or a closely related field and four years of professional level experience managing a Redevelopment, Main Street, Downtown Business Improvement District, or similar program; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 

THIS VACANCY WILL CLOSE ON FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018 AT 4:30PM.

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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