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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
Tractor Mower Operator (0910) $21,017.73 to $32,577.48 1 position open On Hold
Human Resources Specialist (0132) $25,747.62 to $39,908.81 1 position open On Hold
Asphalt Plant Technician (1137) $29,478.45 to $45,691.60 1 position open Until Filled
Captain (Training/FF-Medic 40 Hr)(1110) $22.45 to $35.06 1 position open Until Filled
Firefighter/Paramedic 56 hr. (1114) $18.55 to $28.76 1 position open Until Filled
Landfill Operator I/HHW (1132) $22,488.97 to $34,857.90 2 positions open On Hold
Landfill Finish Operator (1068) $33,749.88 to $52,312.31 1 position open On Hold
Mechanic II (0961) $33,749.88 to $52,312.31 1 position open On Hold
Laborer (0908) $19,642.74 to $30,446.24 1 position open On Hold
Planning Technician (1031) $29,478.45 to $45, 691.60 1 position open On Hold
Human Resources Generalist (1042) $44,239.20 to $68,570.77 1 position open On Hold
Mechanic I - Tire Man (0960) $27,549.95 to $42,702.43 1 position open On Hold
Paramedic (0829) $51,878.63 to $80,411.87 1 position open Until Filled
Landfill Operator III (1067) $27,549.95 to $42,702.43 1 position open On Hold
Solid Waste Cashier (0941) $22,488.97 to $34,857.90 1 position open On Hold
Equipment Operator I Dump Truck (0912) $22,488.97 to $34,857.90 4 positions open Until Filled
Stock Clerk (0950) $22,488.97 to $34,857.90 1 position open On Hold