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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.

F/T SENIOR ACCOUNTANT – Responsible for general ledger accounting, including journal entry preparation, reconciliation and analysis of various balance sheet and income statement accounts to ensure compliance, integrity of balances, accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting. Assists in development and implementation of related procedures and internal accounting controls, provides advice and assistance to other departments on the origin, nature or proper handling of accounting transactions; prepares financial or informational spreadsheets for management’s review and internal/external review. Research, review, and resolve unusual variances with minimal supervisor. Identify and tag capital asset purchased and enter information into the fixed asset program. Group/track associated projects and reconcile fixed asset database to general ledger. Facilitate the disposal of capital assets and/or inventory items through sale, transfer, or destruction in compliance with policies and procedures. Facilitate the finance department oversight responsibility regarding inventory transactions to identify errors and suggest process improvements to ensure accurate inventory value is maintained and accurately reported. Reconcile inventory accounts to the general ledger. Collect, coordinate and maintain vendor application and database files. Prepare request for payments or purchase orders in compliance with the Purchasing Manual. Perform purchasing functions for all City office supplies and allocates monthly office supply and copy machine charges to each department. Work may involve analyzing financial statements and records, coordinating budget preparation and administration, reviewing administrative and accounting procedures, preparing comprehensive reports on special studies, and assisting in the design and implementation of new financial accounting systems. 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 prepare financial reports and statements in accordance with predetermined requirements. Graduation form an accredited four-year college of university with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Four (4) years of experience in accounting and fiscal operations. Must possess advanced Microsoft Excel Skills. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Possession of a valid Florida’s Driver’s License. Entry $48,397.020. 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 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 $12.332/hr. Level II background check, 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.

FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC – City of Gulfport. Must be Florida State certified Firefighter/Paramedic. Must have current Healthcare Provider CPR, PHTLS, ACLS cards and Florida Driver’s License. CPAT or P.A.T certification required. Pinellas County certified paramedic and EVOC training preferred. Background investigation will be conducted including polygraph, psychological & physical examinations w/drug screening. Pay Range $49,348.470 – $79,188.928 annually. Additional benefits include paid holidays, paid vacation time, certificate pay, and pension. Open until position is filled. E.E.O. Apply to the City of Gulfport: 2401 53rd St. South, Gulfport, FL 33707. Must fill out City Application found on city website ( and can be emailed to:

P/T EVENT STAFFSupport 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. $12.948/HR. A pre-employment drug screen, criminal history background investigation, physical, and driver’s license verification may be conducted. E.O.E.

P/T MARINA ASSISTANTResponsible 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 $12.332 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.

F/T HORTICULTURALIST – Performs skilled and semi-skilled work related to horticulture functions in the City’s Parks and Facilities Department. Manages the application of chemicals and fertilizers. Designs and plans annual, perennial, and other displays’ evaluates and recommends improvements. Performs cosmetic pruning of trees using proper International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) pruning standards. Knowledge of practices and principles of horticulture and arboriculture. Ability to identify a wide variety of landscape plants by botanical and common name. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other city departments, supervisors, other public agencies, and vendors. Knowledge of the use and capabilities of various maintenance equipment, materials, chemicals, and fertilizers. Knowledge of irrigation system installations and minor repairs. Ability to lift up to 50lbs. Graduation from high school or GED, supplemented by vocational course work in horticulture or arboriculture; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Hold a Limited Certification for Lawn and Ornamental (Chapter 482) for government employees or the ability to obtain with eighteen months of hire. Florida Driver’s License is required. $16.733/HR. A pre-employment drug screen, criminal history background investigation, physical, and driver’s license verification may be conducted. 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 the application. Fillable form upon download. Print once complete.

2018 Employment Application

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

City of Gulfport
Attn: Personnel Department
2401 53rd Street South
Gulfport, Florida 33707
Phone: 727-893-1021
Fax: (727) 893-1005.

If you applied for any of the 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.






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.