Employment Opportunities

City Clerk

Closing Date: August 15, 2020.


  • Attends and records minutes of all official meetings of the City Commission and other assigned boards; conducts roll call on motions, votes and records all meetings proceedings.
  • Drafts commission agendas and minutes for approval; reviews, proofreads, coordinates preparation and mailing of meeting notices and packets.
  • Administers oath of office to the City Commission with the City Attorney.
  • Composes correspondence, memos, management reports; maintains various logs, indexes, and calendars; prepares legal advertisements for public hearings, ordinances, and bid openings.
  • Serves as liaison to the general public regarding municipal elections, City Clerk business and other related matters.
  • Process, record, file and advertise various public notifications, manages, attests, certifies, files and records municipal documents and legal papers of the City including contracts, agreements, resolutions, ordinances, land development regulations, proclamations, municipal budget, notices, bids, request for proposals, request for qualifications and others; provides authentication of all ordinance, resolutions, and transcripts of municipal functions; reviews, signs and seals various permits, deeds and orders.
  • Manages the operations of municipal elections on an annual basis; duties include, but are not limited to, processing filing applications of candidates, overseeing precinct preparations, filing legal election documents with state and federal agencies, and monitoring elections to ensure compliance with federal election laws.
  • Receives all petitions, claims, or other communications directed to the City or to the City Commission.
  • Provides notary public and certification services as requested.
  • Provide clerical assistance to the city commission and commissioners.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.
  • All employees may be required to work before, during and / or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Business Administration or Public Administration or a related field; supplemented by six (6) years experience of progressively responsible administrative work that includes and responsible office and administrative experience in local government, including two (2)  years of supervisory experience, or any equivalent combination of education, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
  • Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) or be able to obtain certification status within six (6) months of hire and maintain throughout employment.


Please submit a cover letter and resume to:

City of Pahokee 
Human Resource Manager 
Jacqueline Ramsay
207 Begonia Drive
Pahokee, Fl 33476               
Email: [email protected]

Job Type: Full-time

Click to download the Job Application

Maintenance Worker

 Closing Date: Open Until Filled


This is semi-skilled work in the operation of moderately compels maintenance and construction equipment. Employees operate moderately heavy equipment with controls requiring skills and manipulative ability. Employees are responsible for routine maintenance of equipment and required to perform related manual labor. On specific assignments workers are closely supervised by a foreman or similar supervisor, however, on routine assignments supervision is general in nature.


  • Operates power mowers, edger’s, clippers and other hand and power tools used in municipal maintenance.
  • Mow, trim, weed and water grounds; rake, pick up paper and other trash from assigned areas.
  • Fertilizes and may provide limited assistance in insect control.
  • Assists in maintenance and repair of lift stations; make minor repairs to pumps and other machinery.
  • Stripes streets and parking lots; paint curbs.
  • Erect street signs and barricades for special events.
  • Performs general maintenance on buildings, streets, sidewalks, parks, playground equipments and fire hydrants.
  • Assists with forming and finishing concrete work.
  • Operates heavy equipment and trucks.
  • Perform light carpentry work.
  • Patch holes in roads with asphalt.
  • Clean street gutters
  • Performs general cleaning/maintenance tasks necessary to keep tools, equipment, and facility clean and organized.
  • Follow safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment and personal protection equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety.
  • All employees may be required to work before, during and / or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 6 months of employment, a Florida Drivers License. Have a basic knowledge of tools and equipment used in municipal maintenance. Ability to operate hand and power tools. Ability to operate heavy machinery and trucks. Ability to perform manual labor in all weather conditions. Have a basic knowledge of plumbing and carpentry. The applicant may assist in forming and finishing concrete.
  • Operating tractor pulling mowing machinery and equipment; Operating spray machine and rig, killing weeds, may use a hand mower, trim grass, and pick up trash. May run a front end loader and ditch digging equipment. Learn minor carpentry jobs; repairs on water/sewer lines.
  • Have a basic knowledge of plumbing and carpentry, working knowledge of tools, methods and materials used in general plumbing and carpentry work. Must be able to operate a backhoe and lift heavy objects in excess of 80 pounds.


Please submit a cover letter and resume to:

City of Pahokee 
Human Resource Manager 
Jacqueline Ramsay
207 Begonia Drive
Pahokee, Fl 33476               
Email: [email protected]

Job Type: Full-time

Click to download the Job Application

Group Leader / Bus Driver

If you are passionate about field of Education, enjoy on-going training, helping others grow, and have a sincere desire to cultivate our next generation of children, we have a position for you! Making a difference in a child’s life is the most rewarding experience one can have during their professional career. The City Of Pahokee is looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, passionate, team oriented and motivated Group Leader to work with children.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Drive the scheduled bus route daily, and ensure children are picked up and dropped off safely at the designated locations.
  • Plan and implement curriculums when required.
  • Plan and conduct recreational activities for community members of all ages.
  • Prepare facility (field, rooms, etc.) for planned events.
  • Ensure facility is maintained and safety procedures are followed.
  • Advertise upcoming events.
  • Monitor recreational events.
  • Supervises collection of fees for activities.
  • Order and maintain sporting equipment (ball, bats, exercise equipment, etc).
  • Perform clerical duties, including registering participants and answering the event inquiries.
Be knowledgeable about all accident and emergency procedures:
  • Complete reports for injury, accidents and other incidents.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the lesson plans which emphasize fun and the basic skills of the sport/program.
  • Instruct and supervise programs using positive techniques and clear guidelines to maintain a relaxed, orderly atmosphere.
  • Coordinate and lead the trips, as instructed.
  • Supervise students on the buses and at the tourist sites.
  • Use measurable tools to track children’s progress.
  • Report all incidents and accidents within 24 hour to the corporate office.
  • Adhere to the Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting requirements which mandate by law all child care personnel to report suspicions of child abuse, or abandonment.
  • Ensure that the proper staffs to child ratios are maintained at all times and reports discrepancies to the Site Supervisor as needed.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned. 
  • All employees may be required to work before, during and / or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.
Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a licensed child care/ day camp facility setting which includes direct contact with children.
  • Ability to relate to children
  • Must be at least eighteen years-old at the time of hire.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing.
Certificates and Licenses:
  • Valid Driver’s and CDL License (must be valid the last 3 years with no DUI’s).
  • Current CPR and First Aid certificates by time of employment or within ninety days from the date of hire.

Within one (1) year of employment, you must have completed the following DCF Trainings:                

  • The Thirty (30) Hour Training Requirement consisting of (a) Child Growth and Development, (b) Health, Safety Nutrition, (c) Child Care Facility State and Local Rules and Regulations, (d) Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect, and (e) Behavior Observation and Screening.
  • The Ten (10) Hour Developmentally Appropriate Module (Preferred- School Age Appropriate Practices).


City of Pahokee 
Human Resource Manager 
Jacqueline Ramsay
207 Begonia Drive
Pahokee, Fl 33476               
Email: [email protected]

Job Type: Part-time

Closing Date: December 14, 2018

Vehicle Maintenance (City Mechanic)

Under the general supervision of the Director of Public Works and City Manager, the employee is a skilled mechanic in the maintenance/repair of light, medium, and heavy-duty gasoline and diesel vehicles, lawn movers, pumps and related equipment. Repairs, overhauls, and replaces engines, clutches, brakes, alternators, ignition systems, and other automotive parts/equipment. Duties include conducting inspections and participating in a preventative maintenance program to ensure the safe and efficient operation of automotive and related equipment. 

  • Must possess a High School Diploma, or equivalent. Two (2) year degree or higher in Automotive Repair. 
  • Seven (7) years experience in the automotive field.
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain within six (6) months of employment, a Florida Class "B" CDL (tanker endorsement).
  • Applicant must possess the following ASE Certification, or be able to obtain all three (3) Certification within the first year of employment: Suspension and Steering, Brakes, Heating and Air Conditioning Engine Repair and Maintenance.

Please Contact Human Resource Manager Jacqueline Ramsay at (561) 924-5534 ext. 2008.
Email: [email protected]