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Thank you for your interest in the City of Ocoee. The City is currently accepting applications for the following position(s)
Applications are accepted only when applying for an open position. For an application, click on Employment Applications on the right.   

Fill-in School Crossing Guard Police Department
Pay Grade –1– $10.67/Hourly (Part-Time 0-15 hours/week)
Closing Date – FRIDAY, October 24, 2014

FireFighter/Paramedic or EMT with conditions – Fire Department
The starting pay is $36,900 annually (Paramedic Incentive is $7,250 additional). 

The following is REQUIRED of applicants interested in this position:
1.  All applicants MUST possess and provide proof of current Florida Firefighter II Certification, Florida Paramedic Certification (or proof of recent completion of State of Florida approved Paramedic program*), American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Provider and Advance Cardiac Life Support, Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) certification, and a valid Class E or CDL driver license.
2. All applicants must be tobacco free for a minimum of 12 months prior to application.  All applicants are subject to complete driving history, background check, voice stress analysis, and medical physical/drug screen prior to being employed.

Note: Applicants who recently completed Fire Standards or Paramedic course and are waiting for State testing may apply and if selected, continue in testing process.  However, proof of State certification must be provide prior to applicant being eligible for employment. Candidates who are already State of Florida certified Paramedics are preferred.  However EMT’s will be considered with a commitment to be a State of Florida certified paramedic within 2 years at your cost.  Failure to obtain certification will result in termination.
Closing Date: FRIDAY, October 24, 2014

Accounting Assistant – Finance Department
Pay Grade –3– Starting Salary $26,928.20
Closing Date – Tuesday, October 28, 2014


Municipal Records Coordinator – City Clerk’s Office
Attention to detail with emphasis on grammar and proofreading, coordination and maintenance of records.  Attends and transcribes City Advisory board meetings. Flexible work schedule, up to 30 hours per week, including some evening hours.
Pay Grade –4– $15.69/Hourly (part-time)

Closing Date – Monday, November 3, 2014


Fire Inspector – Fire Department
Salary - $36,900 Annually
Closing Date – Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Fire Chief – Fire Department
Ocoee is a demographically diverse community covering a 15.5 square mile area in West Orange County, Florida.  Ocoee is in the metropolitan Orlando area and is the 3rd largest city in Orange County.  While the City’s residential population is close to 40,000, the daytime population swells due to the concentration of businesses located within Ocoee.  The City is home to a hospital which is part of the Orlando Regional Health Services, one of the largest healthcare providers in Central Florida.
Ocoee Fire Department: Ocoee has focused on providing the most effective and efficient services possible.  This philosophy carries over into the City’s public safety operations.  Currently, the Ocoee Fire department has 46 firefighters operating out of four stations throughout the community.  The Ocoee Fire department has an active training program and is 100 percent compliant with NFPA Standard 1001 with an average of 12 years of service by an Ocoee firefighter.OFD responds to over 4450 calls last year and places a strong emphasis on emergency medical service (EMS).  Further, the department is responsible for the protection of one of the stretches of the states highway system – State Road 50, 408, 429, and the turnpike.  Ocoee has more than 12,802 housing units (from 2010 census) with 10% being multi-family dwellings.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Business Administration or related field from an accredited college or university; Eight or more years’ experience in a fire department at a responsible administrative and managerial experience in fiscal/budget matters, fire safety, prevention, EMS and suppression methods or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience; Successful completion of courses in management, leadership, incident command, and other high level, advanced Fire/Rescue Officer training; Possession of a State of Florida Firefighter Minimum Standards certification; State of Florida certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).  Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Public or Business Administration or related field from an accredited college or university; Ten or more years’ experience in a fire department at a responsible administrative and managerial experience in a unionized fire/rescue or public safety department,  fiscal/budget matters, fire safety, prevention, EMS and suppression methods or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
The hiring range for this position is commensurate with education and experience.  The total compensation package includes access to a complete benefits package including medical (on-site clinic), dental, vision, health savings account, disability insurance, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, defined benefit pension plan, 457, paid vacation/sick leave, paid holidays, and tuition reimbursement.
Pay Grade 7 
Closing Date – November 1, 2014

GIS Analyst – Support Services Department
The GIS and IT staff positions have been integrated to form a six-person technology group in the Support Services Department.  The City seeks a GIS Analyst who can participate in the development and deployment of new online services and enhanced data creation processes.  Cartographic skills and knowledge of street addressing are essential, with prior experience using GIS to develop products related to economic development and urban planning being a fundamental requirement.  The ideal candidate will be able to expertly extend these products to provide a number of traditional and advanced geospatial products and services.  In addition to being able to create and edit spatial data in raster and vector forms, the preferred candidate will be experienced in website development and online services using ArcGIS Server and Geocortext.   See job description for all the requirements for this position.
Pay Grade 5 - Starting Salary - $40,800  depends on experience
Closing Date – Open until filled

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Benefits for Full Time Employees:  Flexible Schedules (9/80 schedule which provides every other Friday off), City Paid Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability Plans), 70% Family Health Insurance Coverage, On-site Employee Health Center, Guaranteed Retirement Pension Plan (7 year Vesting), Tuition Reimbursement and MUCH MORE! Please visit our Benefits page for more information on the outstanding Benefits package offered by the City. City of Ocoee Benefits

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The City of Ocoee is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity. Employment decisions shall be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, political affiliation or sexual orientation.

The City of Ocoee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Ocoee provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
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