Apply for a City Job

Are you interested in working for the City of Orlando?

Browse for open positions and apply online.

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Browse jobs

We post jobs on our job portal at governmentjobs.com. Browse through current job openings or use the search bar. You can also sort and filter jobs. Click the job title for a detailed job description.

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Gather your information

You may need the following documents for your job application:

  • Driver’s License
  • Email Address
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References
  • Certifications
  • License(s)
  • Transcripts

Apply for the job(s) you're interested in

We only accept applications submitted through our online job portal. When you find the job you want to apply for, click the title and then the green Apply button at the top right corner.

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We will review your application

If we select you to move forward, we'll get back to you within two-to-four weeks to set up an interview.

What to expect during the hiring process:

To work for the city, you must pass a criminal background check and a medical exam including a drug screen. Final candidates for security, cash-handling positions and other high-trust positions will be polygraphed. 

The entire process can take up to 90 days before a final hiring decision is made.

In-Person

We do not accept paper applications for advertised jobs.

If interested in regular employment with the city, please apply online.

If you need to use a computer to apply, feel free to visit City Hall from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

City of Orlando
400 South Orange Avenue, 1st Floor

Orlando, Florida 32802

 

Clerical Testing

Clerical testing is administered only when clerical positions are open and must be completed by the job closing date. Tests are administered Monday -Friday 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.  Applicants are allowed a maximum of two opportunities to pass the typing test within the posting period. An applicant will be given only one typing test per day. A 30 day waiting period is required between two failed typing tests. Typing test results are valid for one year.

Persons with a disability requiring a reasonable accommodation should contact 407.246.2235 to schedule a test.

Additional Testing

Applicants selected for employment must pass a criminal background check and a medical exam including a drug screen. Final candidates for security, cash-handling positions, and any other positions required by the City of Orlando will be polygraphed. 

Equal Opportunity

The City of Orlando provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the City of Orlando complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The City of Orlando expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the City of Orlando’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Click here(PDF, 217KB) to view the Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) Utilization Report.

Click here(PDF, 755KB) to view the City’s Equal Employment Opportunity Plan. 

Veterans’ preference

Veterans' preference is given according to Florida Law. Submission of a DD214 form and service-connected disability documentation (if applicable) is required for consideration. Call 407.246.2235 if you have questions.

E-Verify

The City of Orlando participates in E-Verify. For more information about E-Verify and your rights, please visit the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website.

The City of Orlando has established a Drug-Free Workplace Program in accordance with City Policy 808.4 and Florida Statute 440.12.