An application for employment may be obtained as follows:
In person - Pick up an application for employment at the City of Plantation Human Resources Department, City Hall, 400 NW 73 Avenue, Plantation, FL from 8:00 AM to 4:15 PM, Monday through Friday (except City holidays).
By download - To download an employment application, click on the links below:
- General Employment Application
- Summer Employment Application
- Counselor in Training Application
- Application for Historic Preservation Board
- Application for Retirement Board Trustees
Police Department Positions Only–If you are selected for further processing by the Police Department for Police Department positions only, you will be instructed which of the following Questionnaires you are to download, complete and bring to the next step in the hiring process.
- Police Department Post Interview Background Questionnaire
- Police Department Post Interview Financial Questionnaire
Filling Out an Application
The employment application should be filled out completely and clearly show that the minimum qualifications and requirements for the position have been met.
Incomplete applications will not be considered for employment.
Resumes may be included as an addendum, however applications with the term “See Resume”, will be considered incomplete and will not be considered for employment. All statements made on the application are subject to investigation and verification. Any falsification of information on an application will subject the applicant to disqualification from employment.
Complete applications include:
- Full mailing addresses for entire employment history and each personal reference.
- A brief description of duties and responsibilities for each position held.
- Clear statements showing that minimum qualifications are met along with copies of related certificates / documentation.
As provided in the Florida Statutes, preference will be given to applicants who are eligible veterans and spouses of veterans. To receive Veterans Preference applicants must complete the veteran’s preference section of the application and submit a copy of their DD214 Member 4 (separation papers) which indicates character of service, at the time the application is submitted.
Original applications remain on file in the Human Resources Department for one year. To be considered for future vacancies, you may contact the Human Resources Department via telephone or in person and request that your application be considered for another announced vacancy. After one year, applications become inactive. Therefore, a new application will be required for continued consideration.
For additional information, or if you have specific questions concerning our application procedures, please call the Human Resources Department at 954-797-2240 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
Returning Completed Applications
Completed applications must be received in Human Resources by 4:15 PM on the closing date of the position. Regrettably we do not accept applications or resumes via e-mail or fax.
City of Plantation
Human Resources Department
400 NW 73rd Avenue
Plantation, FL 33317
The City of Plantation is firmly committed to an Equal Employment Opportunity and a Drug Free Work Place, and does not discriminate in any employment related decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or other similar factors that are not job-related. City’s equal opportunity policy applies to all organizational levels of the City and to all job classifications. The City will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department at 954-797-2240 if special assistance is needed.
Applications are screened as they are submitted to the Human Resources Department or following the closing date. Applicants are generally notified within several weeks if they have been selected for testing (if position requires) or an interview. However, the time frame may vary depending upon departmental needs and priorities.
Applicants that receive a conditional job offer are required to pass a background check and a drug test prior to being employed.
T.A.B.E Testing Centers
Some positions require T.A.B.E. Test scores submitted with their application materials. In these instances the applicant is responsible for scheduling their own testing and providing their test scores. Below is a link to Testing Centers through the State of Florida.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug Free Workplace