Yes, you are required to bring a valid government issued identification card, your signed original social security card (photocopies are not accepted), and the Direct Deposit form with requested documents. For more information on direct deposit, see the question below. (Your I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification form must be filled out on site.)
Parks and Recreation FAQ
Parks and Recreation FAQ
Parks and Recreation - Employment
Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive, only those selected for consideration will be contacted.
Yes. A new application must be submitted every year for summer seasonal positions.
No; however parental consent is required for minors to complete the pre-employment drug screen test.
Welcome to the team! Yes, all City employees must participate in the Direct Deposit program. An active checking and/or savings account is required for direct deposit. Applicants selected for employment are required to bring a "voided" check or letter from the bank when they are processing their pre-employment documents. If providing a letter from the bank, it must include the bank's routing number, your full name, and account number.
For a regular position, no. The position is assigned to a specific location where it is needed.
For a seasonal position, you may indicate a worksite preference on the Supplemental Form, but applicants are not guaranteed placement at the facility of their choice.
If you have created a MyTampaGov account and put in your application, but have not been hired yet, you can update your address or phone numbers by logging on to your MyTampaGov page.
If you have been hired and your address or phone numbers has changed, please provide your updated information to our Employee Relations Division, 306 E. Jackson St., 7N, Tampa, Florida 33602. Additionally, you may fax your information to (813) 274-8365.
The minimum age requirements are as follows:
- Any regular position - 18 years or older and must have a high school diploma or GED equivalency
- Summer Seasonal Lifeguard - 16 years or older
- Summer Seasonal Recreation Leader - 18 years or older
- Summer Seasonal Joe Abrahams Sports Camp youth positions - 16 years or older
Full-time permanent positions may receive benefits including insurance. Part-time permanent positions and all summer seasonal positions are covered under Worker's Compensation for any job related injuries, no other benefits are provided.
Additionally, part-time employees may apply for health and dental benefits through the City of Tampa at their expense.