Human Resources

Shannon Owen, HR Officer
2401 53rd Street South
Gulfport, Florida 33707

 

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CURRENT JOB OPENINGS 12/02/2016

All applicants must submit a City of Gulfport Employment Application to be considered for a position. Please direct employment applications to Human Resources Department, City of Gulfport, 2401 -53rd Street South, Gulfport, FL  33707, via email to sowen@mygulfport.us  or via fax at (727) 893-1026.

P/T STAFF ASSISTANT – Responsible for clerical work and assisting with accounting work in the preparation and maintenance of purchasing, payroll and reports for the Public Works Department. In addition, processes requisitions, requests for payments and purchase orders. Processes inquiries from vendors, employees and the public regarding payments of vendor invoices. Enters bi-weekly payroll and ensures documentation is in compliance with City policies and procedures.  Answers telephone calls, greets the general public in a professional manner, and provides support in gathering date and processing all departmental mailings. General knowledge of modern business practices and procedures. Data entry skills required. Minimum of two years’ experience as a secretary/staff assistant. Must possess Microsoft Office software skills in particular Word and Excel. Municipal government experience a plus. Possession of valid driver license. Entry $12.239 per hour. Open until filled Background, drug screening and physical will be conducted. Applications accepted at the City of Gulfport Human Resources, 2401 53rd St S, Gulfport, FL 33707 or via fax at 727-893-1005. E.O. E.

F/T ACCOUNTING SUPERVISOR – Responsible supervisory work to oversee the operation of utility billing and customer service function within the Administrative Service Department. This position performs complex accounting and finance related analyses and provides advice on accounting matters based on a thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, procedures and practices. Work is performed under the supervision of the Accounting Manager. Proven customer service experience with the ability to resolve problems and use sound judgment on a regular basis. Graduation from accredited college with an emphasis in Accounting, Finance Management or Public Administration is preferred. Four (4) years of experience in governmental or non-profit accounting with two (2) years of supervisory experience.  A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum, qualifications. Possession of a valid Florida Driver’s License. Entry $47,923.868. Open until filled. Backgrounds, drug screening and physical will be conducted. Applications accepted at the City of Gulfport Human Resources, 2401 53rd St S, Gulfport, FL 33707 or via fax at 727-893-1005. E.O.E.

PART-TIME PUBLIC SAFETY VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR – Professional position responsible for the coordination of public safety volunteer programs. The work requires matching of volunteer interests and abilities with the needs of the public safety volunteer programs. The work is primarily of an independent nature, but the employee will be expected to operate as part of a team reporting to the police Professional Standards Commander. Knowledge of supervisory techniques and quality customer service. Ability to use word processing and spreadsheet software, and the ability to learn new software applications. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations which relate to volunteers in public safety programs such as crime watch and CERT. Associates Degree from an accredited college or university and at least two years of management/supervision experience with an emphasis on liaison with volunteer programs. Experience in the delivery of public safety field services (law enforcement officer, firefighter, EMT, paramedic) is preferred. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Starting Salary $15.620 an hour. Backgrounds, drug screenings, and physicals will be conducted. Applications accepted at the City of Gulfport Human Resources, 2401 53rd St S., Gulfport, FL 33707 or via fax at 727-893-1005. E.O.E. 

F/T ACCOUNTING MANAGER- This position is highly responsible for all accounting related activities including; finance, budgeting, project accounting, payroll, accounts payable, grant accounting and fixed assets.  This position also performs complex accounting and finance related analyses and provides advice on accounting matters based on a thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, procedures and practices. Thorough knowledge and experience in preparing a capital improvements program and municipal budgeting.  Knowledge of laws and regulations governing municipal financial accounting including the Florida Uniform Accounting System, TRIM requirements, and meeting the requirements of the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial reporting as prescribed by the GFOA. Ability to maintain, analyze and interpret fiscal records. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, auditors, and other government accounting professionals.  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally, and in writing.  Skill in the use of computerized system applications and personal computer standard software applications including Word and Excel to assist in analyzing accounting data.  Ability to maintain information on a “confidential” basis. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Four (4) years of progressively more responsible experience in accounting and fiscal operations including two (2) years of supervisory experience. Preference may be given to candidates with a CPA, CPFO, or CGFO certification. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Possession of a valid Florida’s Drivers License. Entry $52,716.253. Open until filled. Backgrounds, drug screening and physical will be conducted. Applications accepted at the City of Gulfport Human Resources, 2401 53rd St S., Gulfport, FL 33707, via fax or via fax at 727-893-1005. E.O.E.

RECREATION LEADER – City of Gulfport. Immediate part-time position available for the School Year Child Care Program. Experience in education, physical education or child care preferred. Knowledge of licensing requirements, recreational activities including games, arts & crafts and sports. Minimum qualifications include high school diploma or equivalency and ability to meet the personnel standards required by the Pinellas County License Board and the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas, Inc. Entry $11.101/hr. Background checks, fingerprints, drug screening and physical will be conducted. Position open until filled. Applications accepted at Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S. or City Hall, 2401 – 53rd St. S., E.O.E.

P/T MARINA ASSISTANT – Responsible for maintenance and clerical work of the Municipal Marina. Ability to maintain maintenance work orders and clerical records. Ability to perform maintenance duties accurately and safely. Knowledge use of power tools, hand tools and measuring devices. Knowledge of basic electrical and plumbing. Knowledge of boating, weather and familiarity with local waterways. Receives checks, stores and sells a variety of merchandise.  Assists in maintaining inventory, Operates cash register. Must be able to handle sales through the use of credit cards. The ability to climb on and off vessels, lift 50lbs and walk an average of five (5) miles per day. Able to work in hot weather conditions. Able to work weekends and all holidays. Must be able to work flexible hours which are often dictated by weather. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable diploma. Possession of valid driver license. Entry $ 11.101 per hour. Open until filled. Background, drug screening and physical will be conducted. Applications accepted at the City of Gulfport Human Resources, 2401 53rd St S, Gulfport, FL 33707 or via fax at 727-893-1005.

P/T EVENT STAFF: Support work for various Casino, Theater, and City-wide Special Event activities, including opening facilities for evening and weekend activities, greeting and providing customer service for patrons, setting up tables and chairs, collecting fees, custodial care, and other tasks as assigned. Strong customer service skills required and prior experience in cashiering, event set-ups, technical sound/lighting, and bartending preferred. Must be available to work flexible hours (weekends, weekdays, & holidays). Requires frequent lifting of 25-30lbs and occasional lifting of 35-40lbs. Florida Driver’s License is required. $11.656/HR. A pre-employment drug screen, criminal history background investigation, physical, and driver’s license verification may be conducted. E.O.E.

P/T LIBRARY ASSISTANT I – Specialized technical and clerical support and public contact work, using personal computers and an online cataloging and circulation system. Work requires independent judgment and action within well-established policies and procedures. Work also requires a high-level of customer service.Position is under the direct supervision of the circulation manager. Work with patrons and maintain a high level of customer service even in difficult situations. Work with computerized circulation software and other library databases and websites. Maintains the operation of the circulation desk according to established procedures. Checks out books and other materials. Processes new library cards. Maintains records of fines and fees. Maintains orderly flow of returned materials; shelves books, replace other materials. Process library materials. Empties book drop. Assist in the search and recovery of library materials. Monitors and replenishes supplies from centralized stock for staff and patrons. Assist with programs and special projects. Assist with computers and computer sign-ups. Performs related work as required. Background checks, fingerprints, drug screening and physical will be conducted. Entry: $10.572/hr. Position open until filled. Applications accepted at Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S. or City Hall, 2401 – 53rd St. S., E.O.E. Click here for complete job description.

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN BECOMING A MEMBER OF OUR TEAM!

The City of Gulfport is an equal opportunity employer and proactively encourages workplace diversity. The City makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, handicap, marital status, sexual orientation or any other protected category as deemed by law. The city also reasonably accommodates individuals with disabilities and bona fide religious beliefs. The City of Gulfport is committed to a drug-free workplace.

The City of Gulfport would like to thank you for your interest in employment. We have tried to make it as easy as possible to apply with us. You can now complete the entire application online, print it on your printer and either fax or mail it to us. You also have the option of saving the form on your computer for future reference. If you do not have the time available to fill out the application online please feel free to print out a blank copy and fill it in by hand. Please follow these steps to view and complete your employment application.

Click below to view and fill out the application.

   Application for Employment     

Applicants for police officer positions must submit this document as well as a city application.

 Background Investigation Form

 

You may now fill out the application online, print it on your printer, sign it and mail or fax back to out personnel department.

City of Gulfport

Attn: Personnel Department

2401 53rd Street South

Gulfport, Florida 33707

or Fax it to us at (727) 893-1005.

 If you applied for any of the above position(s) and were not selected for interview, your application will be kept active for six (6) month from the date the position was filled. All applications are maintained for two (2) years as required by Florida Statute.

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Information Poster

The City of Gulfport has a new program to offer savings on prescription drugs to residents who are without health insurance, a traditional benefits plan, or have prescriptions that are not covered by insurance.

The Prescription Discount Card is made available to residents by the City of Gulfport in collaboration with the National League of Cities (NLC) and is made possible through The City of Gulfport membership in NLC.

The card is FREE to all Gulfport residents, regardless of age, income or existing health insurance. By using this card you may save an average of 20% off the regular retail price of prescription drugs at participating pharmacies.

To discover the savings and learn more about the program, CLICK HERE to access the program online and print a card, check drugs prices and locate participating pharmacies.

Residents may also pick up a card at the following locations:

  • City Hall Building
  • Casino Ballroom
  • Recreation Center
  • Senior Center
  • Library

Or for more information, call toll free: 1-888-620-1749.

This is not insurance. Discounts are only available at participating pharmacies. By using this card, participants agree to pay the entire prescription cost less any applicable discount. Savings may vary by drug and pharmacy.

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