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Current Employment Openings


The City of Tampa is currently operating with hiring restrictions whereby only mission critical jobs will be filled.
  • In the event a job is identified for external recruitment, it will be posted here.
  • Job openings will also be updated on our Job Line, (813)274-8115.
  • At this time, there is no determined date that the hiring restriction will be lifted.
  • Updated information will be posted at this location as it becomes available.

The City of Tampa is currently accepting employment applications for the following classes of work. Applications must be received or postmarked by the designated closing date. Applications received or postmarked after the closing date will not be processed. Drug Testing is included in all pre-employment medical examinations.

If the job for which you are applying indicates a testing requirement with walk-in testing hours, your application will not be processed until you take the test.  Unless specified otherwise, testing is conducted at City Hall (315 East Kennedy Blvd), during the hours posted in the job description.  You may call Employment Services at 813/274-8911 to verify that you qualify to take the test. If you are applying for a position which requires testing and you need an accommodation in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact the Employment Services Office to schedule testing and request the needed accommodation.

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...or in person at
2nd Floor City Hall
315 East Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602
8am-5pm Mon. thru Fri.
...or via mail to
City of Tampa, Employment Services
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL  33602
  
 
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Phone Numbers
Job Line (813)274-8115
Office (813)274-8911
Fax (813)274-8913

 

Employment Applications User Guide

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Current Job Openings Closing Date
Accounts Executive
Salary range: $44,595.20 - $66,788.80 a year. Graduation from an accredited college or university with bachelorís degree in public or business administration, marketing, sales, hotel/restaurant management or a related field and one (1) year of experience in sales and marketing relating to convention or other meeting facilities; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Select job title for further information.
August 6, 2014
AWT Electrical Specialist
Salary range: $29.11 - $41.47 an hour. High school graduation or GED with 10 years of progressively responsible utility or industrial experience. Select job title for further information on qualifications,licenses and certifications.
applications accepted until further notice
AWT Plant Technician I
Salary range: $17.45 - $24.86 an hour. High-school graduation or GED with two (2) years of utility or industrial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Select job title for further information.
applications accepted until further notice
Communications Technician I
Salary range: $13.83 - $19.66 an hour. High school or vocational school diploma, or, an equivalent combination of training and experience; plus, keyboarding skills. Position requires a scheduled exam, please telephone our office to schedule an appointment.Select job title for further information.
applications accepted until further notice
District Fire Chief
(Departmental Promotional Recruitment - open only to current City of Tampa employees within the designated department)
Salary range: $32.16 - $39.45 an hour. a) Eleven (11) years with Tampa Fire Rescue, including two (2) years of experience as Captain. Successful completion of 60 college credits (30 of which must be in the areas of fire science/administration, emergency medical services, business or public administration, or industrial education with a major in fire science/administration). Select job title for further information.
September 13, 2014
Engineering Technician III N/S
Salary range: $22.98 - $32.74 an hour. High-school graduation, with two (2) years of college course work in construction engineering or related subjects and five (5) years sub-professional engineering experience in construction inspection; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Note: An acceptable transcript of college coursework/credits may be requested.Position requires a scheduled written exam, please telephone our office to schedule an appointment.
applications accepted until further notice
Fire Captain
(Departmental Promotional Recruitment - open only to current City of Tampa employees within the designated department)
Salary range: $27.90 - $35.45 an hour. Seven (7) years as a certified firefighter with Tampa Fire Rescue including two (2) years of experience as a Driver-Engineer or Rescue Lieutenant. Successful completion of 30 college credits (18 of which must be in the area of fire science/administration, emergency medical services, business or public administration, or industrial education with a major in fire science/administration). Select job title for further information.
September 13, 2014
Landscape & Irrigation Speclst
Salary range: $16.18 - $22.98 an hour. Graduation from an accredited high School or vocational school and one (1) year of experience in landscaping and/or irrigation work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Select job title for further information.
August 1, 2014
Office Support Specialist II
Salary range: $13.29 - $18.91 an hour. High-school graduation and one (1) year of general office or clerical experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Select job title for further information.
July 23, 2014
Police Lieutenant
(Departmental Promotional Recruitment - open only to current City of Tampa employees within the designated department)
Salary range: $45.80 - $50.73 an hour. One (1) year of experience as a Police Sergeant. (Individuals with less than 1 year may sit for the exam. All of the required experience must have been with the Tampa Police Department. Successful completion of three (3) years of college (90-semester or 136-quarter hours). (Individuals with 75 semester hours may sit for the exam.
September 5, 2014
Police Officer
Salary range: $22.75 - $36.95 an hour. Age: Minimum Age: 21 years. Applicant must be a United States Citizen. Possession of a valid Florida Driverís License. Must possess a State of Florida Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer Ė or Ė be currently enrolled in a Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program approved by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission with an anticipated graduation date within 30 days of application submission. (Proof of active participation in the Certification Training Program is required to process the employment application. Select job title for more information.
applications accepted until further notice
Recreation Leader III
Salary range: $15.58 - $22.12 an hour. Graduation from an accredited high school and completion of two (2) years of college and three (3) years experience in organized recreation programs, preferably in an instructional capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Select job title for further information.
August 1, 2014
Rescue Lieutenant
(Departmental Promotional Recruitment - open only to current City of Tampa employees within the designated department)
Salary range: $22.32 - $32.81 an hour. Select job title for further information.
October 18, 2014
Right of Way Operations Manage - ROW Operations Manager
Salary range: $74,339.20 - $116,500.80 a year. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in engineering, business, public administration, or environmental science required. Masterís Degree preferred. Five (5) years of progressive experience in a technical Public Works system (water, wastewater, stormwater, pavement management). Three (3) years of supervisor or management experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
applications accepted until further notice
Sol Waste Operations Chief
Salary range: $74,339 - $116,501 a year. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelorís degree, preferably a masterís degree, in public or business administration or a related field and six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in solid waste management; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Select job title for further information.
applications accepted until further notice
Solid Waste Supervisor
Salary range: $42,619.20 - $63,835.20 a year. . High-school or vocational-school graduation and three (3) years progressively responsible experience in a solid waste operation, including six (6) months supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Select job title for further information.
applications accepted until further notice
Tree Trimmer II
Salary range: $13.83 - $19.66 an hour. Completion of the eighth grade and one (1) year experience in general or semi-skilled labor including (6) months tree trimming experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Select job title for further information.
August 1, 2014