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Thank you for your interest in employment with the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners. 

Highlands County requires all applicants to submit an Employment Application.  To apply for open positions, download and complete the Employment Application and submit to Human Resources via email to HRbcc@highlandsfl.gov , fax to (863) 402-6508 or mail/hand delivery to 600 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Fl 33870.


We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, age, the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status. The information requested on this application is required by law and/or by the Highlands County Commission’s personnel rules and regulations and is necessary to be evaluated for employment with the Board. In accordance with the ADA, we provide reasonable accommodation upon request. 

Drug-Free Workplace Policy: In accordance with Florida Statutes, Chapter 112, Highlands County Board of County Commissioners is a drug-free workplace. Applicants and employees may be required to submit to testing for the use of illegal substances at any time for: (1) pre-employment; (2) reasonable suspicion; (3) post-accident; (4) return to duty; and (5) follow up on routine fitness for duty. Drug and alcohol testing of employees holding commercial drivers’ licenses is conducted per federal law and regulation 49 CFR Part 382.103/107

Position (Code) Pay Range Openings Closing Date
Equipment Operator I - Dump Truck (0912) $22,488.97 - $34,857.90 7 positions open Until Filled
Fire Prevention Captain FF / EMT (1111) $38,640.23 - $59,892.36 1 position open Until Filled
EMS FF / Medic (0829) $15.59 - $24.16 / hr.  (not including mand. OT) 4 positions open Until Filled
EMS FF / EMT (0825) $11.14 - $15.04 / hr. (not including mand. OT) 1 position open Until Filled
Firefighter / EMT (1125) $27,582.15 - $39,994.12 4 positions open Until Filled
Custodian (1073) $21,017.73 - $32,577.48 1 position open Until Filled
Captain (Training/FF/Medic 40 Hrs.) (1110) $44,239.20 - $68,570.77 1 position open Until Filled
Logistic Technician (1131) $27,582.15 - $39,994.12 1 position open Until Filled
Finish Equipment Operator Grader (0915) $36,112.37 - $55,974.17 1 position open Until Filled
Landfill Manager (0917) $50,649.46 - $78,506.67 1 Position open Until Filled
Landfill Spotter (0957) $21,017.73 - $32,577.48 1 Position open Until Filled
Purchasing Agent (1099) $33,749.88 - $52,312.31 1 position open Until Filled
Family Support Worker (1014) $22,488.97 to $34,857.90 1 position open Until Filled
Library Assistant I (0423) $21,017.73 to $32,577.48 1 position open Until Filled
Public Works Specialist (0954) $25,747.62 to $39,908.81 1 position open Until Filled
Community Programs Specialist  (1078) $25,747.62 to $39,908.81 1 position open Until Filled
Lieutenant, Firefighter/EMT  (1113) $48,527.70 to $75,198.50 (Includes expected scheduled overtime) 1 position open Until Filled
Lieutenant, Firefighter / Medic  (1112) $55,554.20 to $86,082.10 (Includes expected scheduled overtime) 2 positions open Until Filled
Tractor Mower Operator (0910) $21,017.73 to $32,577.48 1 position open Until Filled
CAC Mental Health Therapist (Grant Funded) (1126) $44,239.20 to $68,570.77 1 position open Until Filled
Firefighter / EMT 56 hr (1114) $39,649.34 to $57,491.55 (Includes expected scheduled overtime) 3 positions open Until Filled
Firefighter / Medic 56 hr (1115) $58,425.26 to $90,559.16 (Includes expected scheduled overtime) 6 positions open Until Filled
Human Resources Manager (1026) $57,988.57 to $89,882.29 1 position open Until filled
Planner I (0793) $41,345.05 to $64,084.83 1 position open Until Filled
Public Information Assistant (0167) $33,749.88 to $52,312.31 1 position open 12/6/19