Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in the City of Lake Alfred!

The City of Lake Alfred is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Employment selections based on individual merit and qualifications without regard for political or religious opinions or affiliations; race; color; creed; sex; age; disability; national origin or any other reason prohibited by law.

To be considered as a candidate for any of our job openings,  you will need to fill out our Employment Application

APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

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Openings

Position

Department

Salary

Closing

Planner Community Development $43,900 – $49,448 Until Filled
This is a professional position involving a wide variety of planning tasks including, but are not limited to, providing information to the public; coordinating the review of community developments projects; assisting in the evaluation of rezonings, site plans, special use permits, variances, and other proposals; and researching information for land use studies or other projects.  The Planner must have critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills.  The Planner is supervised on special or complex projects by and reports to the Community Development Director.

Full-time position, pension retirement plan, City paid health, dental, vision and life benefits package.

Must fill out City Employment Application, available for download HERE, or fill one out in person at 155 E. Pomelo St. Lake Alfred.

The City of Lake Alfred is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Building Inspector Community Development $48,857 – $53,942 Until Filled
Professional full-time work involving inspecting and related code enforcement for structures compliance with plans, building codes, and other regulations.  This includes all associated administrative and technical work with the operations of the job-related duties.  Performs inspections of new buildings under construction and existing buildings which are being repaired, remodeled, or enlarged during various stages of completion to ensure their structural integrity conformance with the Florida Building Code and City ordinances.  Inspections may be general in nature or may be limited to a specific area, such as residential (one or two dwellings), building, electrical, mechanical, or plumbing. Accountable to and works under the direction of the Building Official and the Community Development Director.

Full-time position, pension retirement plan, City paid health, dental, vision and life benefits package.

Must fill out City Employment Application, available for download HERE, or fill one out in person at 155 E. Pomelo St. Lake Alfred.

The City of Lake Alfred is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Service Worker II Public Works $23,804 – 46,807 Until Filled
Responsible for maintenance and care of city streets, alleys, right of ways, stormwater utilities, and city-owned buildings. Should have two (2) years experience in street maintenance or similar work-related field. Must be able to operate general lawn equipment. Work involves performing heavy manual labor, which requires the use of hand tools to assemble, install, and maintain equipment and city properties. As work experience is gained, employees in this class may be assigned to somewhat more difficult and responsible tasks. Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license. Accountable to and works under the direction of the Superintendents and Public Works Director.

Full-time position, pension retirement plan, City paid health, dental, vision and life benefits package.

Must fill out City Employment Application, available for download HERE, or fill one out in person at 155 E. Pomelo St. Lake Alfred.

The City of Lake Alfred is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Communications Operator Police $30,052 – 33,844 Until Filled
Performs work within a twenty-four (24) hour per day, seven (7) days per week, emergency dispatch center taking both police and fire calls for service and dispatching the appropriate service calls.  Answers equipment (phones, radios, and E911 calls) to receive and/or respond to emergency and non-emergency requests for assistance/information from officers and the general public to assist in the protection of life and property. Accountable to and works under the direction of the Police Chief.

Full-time position, pension retirement plan, City paid health, dental, vision and life benefits package.

Must fill out City Employment Application, available for download HERE, or fill one out in person at 155 E. Pomelo St. Lake Alfred.

The City of Lake Alfred is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Police Officer Police $35,264 – $39,713 Until Filled
Responsible Police Work in the protection of life & property through the enforcement of laws & ordinances.  Assists the public in the prevention and reporting of criminal activity, documentation of evidence, traffic enforcement, and traffic accidents. Accountable to and works under the direction of the Police Chief.  H.S. Grad or GED.  Certification as a Police Officer by the Florida Department of Criminal Justice, Standards, & Training Required. Salary range: $35,793 – $42,727 + full benefits, take-home vehicle, and pension.

Full-time position, pension retirement plan, City paid health, dental, vision and life benefits package.

Must fill out City Employment Application, available for download HERE, or fill one out in person at 155 E. Pomelo St. Lake Alfred.

The City of Lake Alfred is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

PTR Service Worker Public Works $12.86 per hour | 24 hours per week Open Until Filled
Entry-level work responsible for maintaining city streets, alleys, right-of-ways, stormwater facilities, and buildings.  Two part-time positions are available. At least two (2) years of experience in street maintenance,  recreational parks & facilities, or a similar work-related field is preferred.  Must have a valid Florida driver’s license.  Accountable to and works under the direction of the superintendents and either the Public Works Director or the Parks & Recreation Director.

Must fill out City Employment Application, available for download HERE, or fill one out in person at 155 E. Pomelo St. Lake Alfred.

The City of Lake Alfred is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

PTR Firefighter Fire $10.69 per hour Open Until Filled
This is a Part-Time, Temporary, Reserve Firefighter position.  Fire fighting work is combating, extinguishing, and preventing fires, answering emergency calls.  Works as a member of a team in search and rescue operations at the scene of a fire.  Performs life support independently at the scene of an emergency or under the direction of a licensed physician. Performs operational and routine custodial maintenance of fire department equipment, apparatus, and quarters. Accountable to and works under the direction of the Fire Captain and Fire Chief.

Must fill out City Employment Application, available for download HERE, or fill one out in person at 155 E. Pomelo St. Lake Alfred.

The City of Lake Alfred is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.


Applying for a job:

  • Applications are accepted for active job postings.
  • Applicants must complete an APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT.
  • Download the application PDF to complete.
  • Applications may be submitted in person, by mail, or by email.
  • Submit a printed application to the City of Lake Alfred’s Administration Building located at 155 E Pomelo Street, Lake Alfred, FL 33850
  • Submit digital applications to mmartin@mylakealfred.com.
  • You can call (863) 837-5241 to ensure your application is received.
  • Certain positions require background and drug screening, such as Public Safety and Parks and Recreation positions.