City Hall Address: 2401 53rd St. S. Gulfport, FL 33707 (727) 893-1000

Human Resources

Shannon Owen, 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.

F/T TECHNICAL EVENT SPECIALIST – Responsible technical and media resource specialist for City events, productions, meetings, educational programs, and the public information program. Serves as a City liaison for community groups during the operation of events, develops flyers, banners, weekly electronic newsletter, and social media campaigns. Coordinates with other departments and assists the City’s publications and release of informational brochures, news releases, newsletters and community relations’ events and functions. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, staff, news media, and the public. Proven skills in the use of computerized system applications and personal computer standard software applications. Ability to develop web sites and update web pages using Macromedia Dreamweaver, WordPress, social media, and Contribute software. Ability to communicate orally and in writing with clarity and accuracy. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Graduation form an accredited two-year college or university with a degree in Computer Science, web/graphic design, or general studies preferred. Two (2) years’ experience in community/governmental media and technical specialization. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualification. A valid driver’s license is required. $15.620/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.

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.

F/T ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN – Responsible clerical and accounting work in the preparation and maintenance of purchasing, financial records and reports. Enters journal entries, budget adjustments and miscellaneous transactions into the system. Identifies and tags fixed assets and enters asset information into the fixed asset program. Updates all accounting reports on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Ensures the vendor applications and database file is properly maintained. Reconciles balance sheet accounts. Prepares monthly fuel tax rebate documents, quarterly tax returns, and other miscellaneous accounts receivable. Completes monthly allocation of administrative charges, vehicle maintenance charges, copy machine and other administrative charges. Serves in a staff position as a “confidential” employee. Knowledge of office procedures, practices and equipment. Knowledge of bookkeeping and governmental accounting principles and procedures. Proficiency in Word, Excel and other computer skills required. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, vendors and the general public. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma, supplemented by two (2) year degree from an accredited college in accounting; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Entry 14.876/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.

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:


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 the application. Fillable form upon download. Print once complete.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)