Employment

Current Vacancies

PART-TIME SERVICE WORKER I – PUBLIC WORKS FACILITIES.  Facilities/Maintenance.  General cleaning and light maintenance of city buildings. Valid FL DL required. (Salary: $12.50 hourly – 20 hours weekly)

POLICE OFFICER – FULL-TIME POSITION.  Applicants must have a Law Enforcement Certificate issued by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission. Successful applicants must undergo pre-employment physical, psychological testing, substance testing, and background investigation prior to final approval. (Salary $32,000 plus benefits)

Full Time School Resource Officer (SRO) – Performs a wide variety of law enforcement activities specifically related to the school environment during the school year. Tasks are primarily service oriented and include working with and mentoring students, disseminating information, arbitrating disputes, and providing assistance through referrals, property protection, crime prevention, investigative, and other public safety services.

Work involves responsibility for rapid and efficient performance of specialized duties under normal and emergency conditions, and may involve threats to personal safety and/or life. Duties include an element of personal danger, exposure to adverse weather conditions, apprehending criminals, and directing traffic. Incumbents perform duties in accordance with Florida State Statutes and established departmental policies, procedures, and guidelines. The incumbent must be able to act without close supervision and must be able to exercise independent judgment and discretion. Work is under general supervision of a sergeant or lieutenant, reviewed through observation, conferences and review of written reports for results obtained and adherence to established policies and procedures.

Minimum Training and Experience

  • Graduation from a high school; supplemented by course work at a police training school or academy.

Special Requirements

  • Must possess a current State of Florida Law Enforcement Officer Certification;
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years of law enforcement experience;
  • Minimum One (1) year experience as a School Resource Officer (SRO) preferred ;
  • Must possess a valid State of Florida Driver’s License and a good driving record.

Compensation/Work Schedule

  • Base Salary – $32,000, annual;
  • Work Schedule – Approximately ten months per year (school year) with a flexible 40 hour, Monday through Friday work schedule to accommodate the needs of the positional responsibilities. Spring break, winter break, and summers, work road patrol.
  • Pension/Retirement Plan – Yes;
  • Uniforms/Equipment/Firearms – provided per Police Department policy.

Application available at City Hall, 23718 W US Hwy 27, 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday – Thursday or online at www.highsprings.us.  Applications only accepted at City Hall HR.

THE CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Apply at High Springs City Hall, 23718 West US HWY 27, 7:30 am – 6:00 pm, Monday through Thursday. Applications also available online at www.highsprings.us. Position opened until filled.

Successful applicants must undergo pre-employment physical and substance testing, and background investigation prior to final approval. All applications are subject to Florida Public Records Laws.

THE CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

CONTACT HR DEPARTMENT AT [email protected] OR [email protected]


 

Applications

General Employment Application

Police Department Employment Application

Board Application