Please apply for open positions through our Current Job Openings on the City’s official website.
Filling Out an Application Employment Applications are only accepted for Current Job Openings listed on this website. However, Interest Cards can be submitted for future vacancies through the link Submit a Job Interest Card listed on this website. The employment application should be filled out completely and clearly show that the minimum qualifications and requirements for the position have been met.
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.
Incomplete applications will not be considered for employment.
Complete applications include:
- Full mailing addresses and telephone number 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.
- List three (3) personal references including names, mailing address and phone number.
Veterans Preference As provided in the Florida Statutes, preference will be given to applicants who are eligible. 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 paper) which indicates character of service, at the time the on-line application is submitted. In addition, applicants requesting Veterans preference must complete and attach one or more of the following:
- Veterans’ Preference Certification_FDVA form VP-1
- Current US Armed Forces or Florida National Guard_FDVA form VP-2
- Unremarried Widow or Widower Certification_FDVA form VP-3
Summer Employment Applicants under the age of 18 will need to submit a notarized Medical Authorization for Those Under the Age of 18 Form with their application. A copy of this form is below:
Police Department Positions Only If applying for or selected for further processing by Police Department for Police Department positions, certain questionnaires are required. The job posting will indicate if the Pre-Job Offer Questionnaire is to be submitted with your application. Police Officer Applicants must submit the Statement of Non-Military Service. Other positions require you to bring the completed forms to the next step. You will be instructed which of the following Questionnaires to download, complete and bring to the next step in the hiring process.
- Applicant Background Information Form
- FDLE Waiver CJSTC58 Form
- Statement of Non-Military Service
- Police Department Post Job Offer Financial History Questionnaire
T.A.B.E Testing Centers Some positions require T.A.B.E. Test scores submitted with their application materials. If T.A.B.E Tests are required, it will be specified on the job posting. In these instances the applicant is responsible for scheduling their own testing and providing their test scores with their original application. Below is a link to Testing Centers through the State of Florida.
To be considered for future vacancies, please resubmit your application through the Current Job Openings on the City’s official website. 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.
Completed Applications Completed applications must be received by 4:15 PM on the closing date of the position. We only accept applications submitted through our on-line application process. We do not accept paper applications or resumes via e-mail or fax.
City of Plantation
Human Resources Department
400 NW 73rd Avenue
Plantation, FL 33317
Hiring Process 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.
The City of Plantation uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
Equal Opportunity Employer Drug Free Workplace