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Continuously Open Positions

Note: Applications for these continuously open positions are not accepted on-line via the website. Candidates must submit their applications in person during office hours (Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.), or via mail/fax to:

Human Resources Department, City of Clearwater
100 South Myrtle Avenue, P.O. Box 4748
Clearwater, FL 33758-4748
Phone: 727-562-4870, Fax: 727-562-4877

Applications for the following positions are accepted on a continual basis – however, vacancies may not exist at this time. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will have their applications remain on file with Human Resources for a period of one (1) year.

FIREFIGHTER/EMT -- $37,111 – $55,143
FIRE MEDIC -- $44,533 – $66,172
Qualifications:  Possession of valid State of Florida Firefighter Certification, Emergency Medical Technician Certification; driver’s license, at least 18 years of age and may not use any form of tobacco products.  Medics also require: valid State of Florida certification as a Paramedic.

STUDENT INTERNS -- $7.79 - $12.50 per hr
The Intern Program provides an excellent opportunity for students to learn more about City Government and municipal issues and to interact with others involved in neighborhood and community matters.

High School graduate or G.E.D., minimum of 19 years of age, and possession of a valid State of Florida driver’s license. Training is provided by the Clearwater Police Department and must be completed successfully.

POLICE OFFICER -- $44,471 - $65,860
Contact: Police Applicant Screening Service (PASS), SPC Allstate Center, Suite 135, 3200 34th Street South, St. Petersburg, FL. 33711. Phone: 727-864-3822 or

SOLID WASTE WORKER -- $22,380 - $34,183
Physically demanding position; candidates must have the ability to lift heavy weights.

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT / WATER PLANT OPERATORS -- Operator C: $31,425 - $48,140, Operator B: $33,048 - $50,505, Operator A:  $34,556 - $52,989
Specialized shift work in operating and maintaining a wastewater treatment plant, equipment and grounds or in operating and maintaining potable water pumping and treatment facilities; Qualifications: possession of a Water Treatment Plant Operator or Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator license.

The salary range reflects only the minimum and maximum pay for the job. Generally, the City employs applicants at the entry step of the salary range noted above. In accordance with City policy, an employee who is promoted to a higher position will receive a promotional pay increase.

In accordance with the ADA, it is the policy of the City of Clearwater not to discriminate against the disabled in employment or the provision of services. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in order to compete in the evaluation process should inform the Human Resources Department before the closing deadline for this position. The City of Clearwater is a drug-free workplace and all new hires are required to pass a drug test. Applicants and current employees who are hired for safety-sensitive positions will be required to submit to random drug testing.