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Welcome! Thank you for your interest in employment with Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners.

Below you will find a list of available employment opportunities. Although resumes are accepted, an Okeechobee County Employment Application must be completed and submitted either electronically or in person to: 

Email: careers@okeechobeecountyfl.gov (for your protection, please redact confidential information when transmitting electronically, i.e. social security number)

Address: Okeechobee County Historic Courthouse, Human Resources - Room 103, 304 NW 2nd Street Okeechobee, FL 34972

Please click here to download the Okeechobee County Employment Application

Satisfactory pre-employment background check is required for all positions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Okeechobee County provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoffs, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Drug Free Workplace: Okeechobee County is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace in compliance with all applicable State and Federal laws. All selected candidates will be required to pass a post-offer pre-employment drug test.

Veterans Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a “veteran” under Florida Administrative Code Rule 55A-7.009 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans’ preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.

American with Disabilities Act (ADA): Okeechobee County is committed to ensuring website accessibility.  To report an ADA accessibility issue, request accessibility assistance regarding our website content, or to request documents in an alternative format please contact the County Administrator’s Office at (863) 763-6441, ext. 1 or email at adacoordinator@co.okeechobee.fl.us.  Kindly provide the preferred format in which to receive the materials, and your contact information.  We will make reasonable efforts to accommodate all needs.

Notice: The positions listed on our website are with the Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners.  In order to view job listings from other Constitutional Offices, please visit each of their websites. Links to the Constitutional Officers sites are listed below:

Okeechobee County Clerk, Jerald D. Bryant
Property Appraiser, Mickey Bandi 
Sheriff, Noel Stephen 
Supervisor of Elections, Melissa Arnold  
Tax Collector, Celeste Watford 


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JobTypeApplication DeadlineSalary
Airport and Commerce Park DirectorFull TimeOpen Until Filled$86,598/yr + (DOQ)
Custodian (On-Call)Part TimeOpen Until Filled$15.00/hr
Event Operations Technician (On-Call)Part TimeOpen Until Filled$15.98/hr
Firefighter/EMTFull TimeOpen Until Filled$47,840/yr
Firefighter/Paramedic TraineeFull TimeOpen Until Filled$47,915/yr
Human Resources/Risk Management DirectorFull TimeOpen Until Filled$93,027/yr + (DOQ)
Meal Route Driver (On-Call)Part TimeOpen Until Filled$15.00/hr