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.

LIBRARY PAGE– Routine manual and clerical work in removing and shelving books, periodicals, and other print and non-print library materials, and performing related tasks. Responsible for keeping the library neat and orderly and for assistant other staff in carrying out a variety of library programs and activities. Some knowledge of the purposes and function of public libraries. Excellent internal and external customer service skills. Ability to learn routine library procedures readily. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and to work independently. Ability to work flexible hours and weekends. Ability and willingness to preform manual labor at a rapid pace and sufficient physical strength and agility to do continuous physical activity. Ability to lift 35 pounds and to push and pull heavy objects. Job requires standing, walking, sitting, pushing, pulling, crawling, bending, stooping and reaching. Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with existing ADA requirements for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability. Entry $11.185/ hour. Background checks, fingerprint check, drug screening and physical will be conducted. Position open until filled. Applications accepted at Gulfport City Hall, 2401 – 53rd St. S., E.O.E.

P/T LIBRARY ASSISTANT I– Specialized technical and clerical support and public contract work, suing 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 high level o customer service even in difficult situations. Work with computerized circulation software and other library databases and websites. Maintains the operations 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 physicals will be conducted. Entry $11.744/hour. Position opened until filled. Applications accepted at City Hall 2401 53rd St S. E.O.E.

F/T TEAM LEAD– Responsible for generating all utility and marina customer billing, preparing work orders, making changes to the customer databases and accepting utility, marina and all cash receipt payments into the system. The Team Lead acts as a liaison between the administrative services technicians, and the accounting manager in the areas of process improvements, escalated customer concerns and troubleshooting software. Receives service fees from the public and prepares customer receipts. Balances cash on hand against receipts. Submits forms regarding fees collected for private utilities. Checks and verifies data and corrects inaccuracies. Receives and processes requests from the public for the initiation and discontinuance of City utility services. Resolves customer issues and complaints and meets with customers who have unresolved concerns. Schedules all aspects of utility billing. Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual utility billing and reports. Processes and reviews delinquent statements, service charges and terminations. Prepares delinquent notices and other follow up letters to customers. Ability to handle switchboard duties. Responsible to coordinate and report to the Accounting Manager regarding account billing/collection schedules and workloads of the Administrative Service Technicians as well as identify problems and recommend improvements to the accounting and billing system. Knowledge of the principles and practices of cashiering. Knowledge of modern office procedures, methods and equipment. Ability to accurately perform basic mathematical calculations. Ability to receive cash and make change quickly and accurately. Ability to exercise good judgement while making decisions in accordance with policies, regulations and procedures. Ability to operate a computer terminal. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. Knowledge of computer utilization in utility billing operations. Knowledge of standard software applications including Word and Excel. Ability to communicate well with customers, on the phone, by letter and in person. Ability to deal with people effectively and diplomatically. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. Four (4) years’ experience in customer service work including two (2) years in a supervisory or lead worker capacity. Prior experience in a utility operation in municipal environment is desirable. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Entry $17.352 per hour. Open until filled. Backgrounds 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 PRE-SCHOOL TEACHER – Teacher in charge of a preschool enrichment program/VPK (Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten) program with responsibility for curriculum development, material preparation and classroom instruction. Work is performed under the direction of the Recreation Services Supervisor, but initiative and independent judgement are frequently exercised. Established curriculum plan for a blended enrichment program/VPK that meets the needs of three, four and five-year old children. Prepares monthly calendars, newsletters, field trips, guest speakers, special events and other communications as needed. Organizes classroom area and materials. Prepares all materials for following day instruction. Set up and breakdown of areas used daily. Performs VPK assessments and Ages & Stages Questionnaires. Attends to injuries and accidents, investigates and reports accidents as required by regulations. Knowledge of development needs or preschool age children. Knowledge of methods and skills needed for classroom management. Knowledge of first aid methods and techniques. Ability to demonstrate leadership in a preschool environment. Ability to resolve disputes and discipline with firmness and impartiality. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents, children and staff. Two years’ experience in a preschool program, high school diploma or equivalency, CDA credential and/or Forma Education Qualification, level II background, Emergent Literacy and Performance Standards, CPR/First Aid Certification and Affidavit of Good Moral Character. Entry $14.275 per 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 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.


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.