Employment

General Rules

  • Unsolicited applications are not accepted.
  • A separate application must be submitted for each position.
  • Each application or resume' must include the position title for which the application/resume' is being submitted.
  • Applications or resumes' without a position title identified will be considered "miscellaneous" and filed as such.
  • Positions may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Police Officer Applicants

Police Officer applicants must apply in person at Apopka Police Department located at:
Apopka Police Department
112 East 6th Street
Apopka, Florida 32703
Phone: 407-703-1771

Volunteer Fire Fighter Applicants

Volunteer Fire Fighter applications must submit the regular employment application. The volunteer application is not eligible to be submitted for the volunteer fire program.

Social Security Information

Your social security number is requested for the purpose of payroll eligibility verification, processing employment benefits, applicant and employee background checks, and income reporting and will be used solely for those purposes. 

City of Apopka Notice of Social Security Number Disclosure (PDF)

Florida Public Records Law

Pursuant to Florida Public Records Law, applications/resumes' are subject to public review. Any application requesting confidentiality will be returned to the applicant. 

Hiring Process

  • Applications are screened by Human Resources and sent to the hiring division manager for review.
  • Applicants chosen for interview will be contacted via phone.
  • Applicants not selected for interview do not receive notice.
  • Applicants selected for interview, and not chosen to fill the position, will be notified by mail after a selection has been made.
  • Some positions take considerable time to fill and applicants may not receive notice for some time.

Post-Offer Screening Process

A candidate selected for a position will be notified by phone of the offer, which is contingent upon successful completion of our post-offer screening process. At that time, an appointment for a fingerprint scan background check will be made. When the background check has been completed, an appointment for the post-offer employment physical, which includes drug screening, will be scheduled. 


Upon clearance of the background check, physical, and drug screen, the candidate will be scheduled for a start date.

E-Verify

The City of Apopka participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employees I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility. For more information about E-Verify, visit the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify website.

Equal Opportunity Employer (Military/Female/Disability/Veteran)
Pre-placement drug screen
Competitive pay and benefits

Qualified individuals with disabilities may apply and may be reasonably accommodated.