Human Resources

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




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  or via fax at (727) 893-1026.

FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC – City of Gulfport. Must be Florida State certified FF/Paramedic. Must have current Healthcare Provider CPR, PHTLS and ACLS cards, Fla. Current Florida Driver’s License. EVOC training preferred. Background investigation will be conducted including polygraph, psychological & physical examinations w/drug screening. Entry $47,911.50 annually. Open until position is filled. Apply to City of Gulfport 2401 53rd St. So., Gulfport, FL must fill out City Application. Email:

RECREATION LEADER – City of Gulfport. Immediate part-time evening and weekend position available for the Teen Night Program. Education/experience preferred in education, physical education or related field. Knowledge of recreational activities including games, arts & crafts and sports. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma and minimum of 18 years of age. Entry $11.101/hr. Backgrounds, drug screening and physical will be conducted. Position opens until filled. Applications accepted at the Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S. or City Hall, 2401 – 53rd St. S., 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. E.O.E. 

GEMS DRIVER – Operates a 10-12 passenger mini-bus, sedan style automobile, and/or van. Operates hydraulic wheelchair lift as needed while assisting elderly and disabled passengers on and off vehicle. Lifts and carries groceries and personal belongings for clients. Responsible for keeping vehicle clean (interior and exterior). Performs daily safety inspections of vehicle. Ability to make routine decisions in accordance with city and departmental policies, procedures and regulations. Knowledge of traffic laws, ordinance and rules. Knowledge of the geography of the City and surrounding communities. Takes reservations/cancellations, registers new participants and collects fees. Operates two-way radio for contacting and dispatching mini-bus drivers. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Ability to lift and carry up to twenty (20) pounds. Experience with the elderly or handicapped is preferred. Possession of a valid Florida Driver’s License. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Entry $11.656/hour. 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.





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.


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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