Thank you for your interest and inquiry on employment with the City of Sebastian. We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Disability, Age, or Marital Status; and we are totally committed to recruiting personnel who reflect the cultural diversity of our area. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Click Here for Equal Opportunity Information and Application


The City of Sebastian is accepting applications for the position of Regular Part-Time Clerical Assistant I for the Public Works Department.

Under direct supervision of the Public Works Director or his designees, the purpose of the position is to provide advanced clerical support specializing the Citizen Request functions of the Public Works Department; Performs minor accounting functions; maintains records for all of Public Works (Sign Shop, Roads and Drainage) requests. Performs public relations functions with the public, department heads, officials, personnel and visitors. Performs related work as directed performing administrative functions regarding community relations; Answers queries and offers information; involves interaction between Public Works and the public, contractors, and vendors including face-to-face, over the phone and via email; Receives public complaints and grievances using the City’s Software and escalates these to the supervisor when necessary; Initiates required action for response to public complaints; Coordinates the handling of difficult and/or unusual situations.

1. Provides a variety of routine to moderately difficult office support to various City departments and offices including but not limited to, processing and handling of mail, record keeping, specialized processing related to the department in which assigned, typing, word processing, telephone and in person reception, and filing.
2. Acts as liaison between director, deputy, supervisors, other departments, and other outside agencies, gathering and relaying information as needed.
3. Maintains files, reviews documents for accuracy, obtaining necessary signatures, routes appropriately, and maintains follow-up.
4. Processes documents and applications requiring procedural knowledge.
5. Types letters, general instructions, reports, or other materials frequently requiring independent action and discretion on problems encountered.
6. Meets the public, gives standard information and explains well-defined rules; takes telephone inquiries and complaints, ascertaining the nature of the call, and directing it to the appropriate department; takes telephone messages and when appropriate, verifies follow-up.
7. Type letters and other correspondence based on information from records and files.
8. Assists in, and initiates maintaining files, reviewing documents for accuracy, obtaining necessary signatures, and routes appropriately.
9. Performs a variety of record keeping duties.
10. Operates various office equipment, i.e., computer terminals, printers, copy machines, telephone systems, facsimile machines, etc.
11. Assist other departments and outside agencies in the gathering and relaying of information as needed.

• High school diploma or G.E.D. Equivalent. Supplemented by two – three years progressive administrative support functions including courses in typing, accounting and computer knowledge, and other commercial subjects, supplemented by experience in responsible clerical administration; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Must work well under pressure.
• Possess interpersonal and communication skills.
• Must have good organizational skills and follow-through.

Applications are available in the Human Resources/Administrative Services Department or City Website:

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace.



The City of Sebastian is accepting applications for the position of Maintenance Worker I for the City of Sebastian Leisure Services Department. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Under general direction of the Leisure Services Director, or designee performs a wide variety of skilled or semiskilled maintenance and repair work in irrigation and turf and grounds management. Employees in this class must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to installing and maintaining irrigation systems, turf and grounds care to insure the best quality appearance. Performs related work as directed.


1. Maintains the City of Sebastian park grounds.
2. Performs skilled maintenance and repairs on park facilities, equipment, structures on City owned property.
3. Inspects and/or repairs irrigation systems at frequent intervals to insure that all aspects of the systems are functioning properly.
4. Insures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking equipment and tools after use.
5. Operates a variety of power tools and equipment involved in the Public Works Division.
6. Demonstrates communication and problem solving skills, and able to work with little or no supervision.
7. Insures all work performed adheres to established safety standards, codes and regulations, and any other standards where applicable.
8. Performs preventative maintenance according to assigned schedules or when directed.
9. May work in a variety of confined or enclosed spaces.

The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
• Ability to use motorized equipment as to maintaining turf and grounds care, including irrigation maintenance and installations.
• Ability to use instruments in irrigation programming.
• Ability to use motorized vehicles and equipment, including pickup truck, tamper, push mower or lawn mower, bush hog weed eater, blower, edger, various saws, pumps, leaf sweeper, compactor, spreader, chipper, cement mixer, generator, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, mobile radio, and/or telephone.

High school diploma or GED equivalent; supplemented by two (2) to five (5) years of experience and/or training in the trade disciplines outlined herein; and demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities in a third trade discipline acquired through either internal or external resources; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Knowledge in turf and/or grounds management and irrigation would be a plus.
Employee must possess a valid state of Florida driver license.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace/ADA
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Hiring Salary $14.81

The City of Sebastian is accepting applications for a Full-Time position of 911-Emergency Dispatcher for the Police Department. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Under supervision of the Police Communications Supervisor, the 911 Emergency Dispatcher is responsible for receiving information from the public, Law Enforcement Officers, various law enforcement agencies and other agencies in both emergency and non-emergency situations. Performs tasks simultaneously, such as listening to the radio, entering information into the Computer Aided Dispatch System (CAD), Florida Crime Information Center (FCIC), National Crime Information Center (NCIC), Criminal Justice Network (CJNET), and answering regular and/or 911 phone lines. Employees in this classification function in an entry level capacity while participating in in-house training programs to acquire specialized knowledge of the Communications Center. Upon acquiring essential knowledge, incumbents perform progressively more responsible duties and function under general supervision. Performs any other duties as directed.

1. Monitors all radio channels for the agency in addition to all Fire and EMS channels for calls dispatched by the Sheriff’s office within the city limits.
2. Answers emergency and non-emergency calls for service, and dispatches officers to calls. Answer phone requests for referrals and information and relays that information to the correct individual(s). Answers Officers radio requests and transmissions, and responds according to the department’s policies, procedures, rules, and the regulations of the FCIC/NCIC. Assists the public by disseminating accurate and appropriate information, as dictated by the nature of the call.
3. Responds to and performs follow-up on public inquiries, unit inquiries, and inter-agency inquiries regarding information to be obtained, relayed, and/or disseminated to proper entities.
4. Also acts as the Police Department’s switchboard. Supplies telephone directory services for the department, its members, and members of the public. Interprets maps and provide clear directions when needed. Responsible for issuing spare keys and maintaining the key box for the department. Also responsible for specialized clerical and public contact work in receiving and transmitting messages for the department.
5. Receives and accurately registers complaints in CAD; logs radio transmissions by inputting call information into CAD. Operates manual system in the event of CAD and/or computer failure.
6. Searches for and retrieves information from in-house and remote databases. Runs FCIC/NCIC and Driver and Vehicle Information Database (DAVID) computer checks, teletypes other agencies for information and confirmations. Assists officers and other department personnel within the means provided in the Communications Center.
7. Calls out agencies as needed, such as taxis, tow trucks, ambulance/fire, animal control, code enforcement, victims advocate, state attorney, probation office and the hospitals to notify them of pending situations that will require their assistance.
8. Responds to walk-in citizens. Monitors equipment for malfunctions. Monitors cameras and alarms for Police Department, City Hall, Airport, evidence compound, and Communication Center i.e., generator alarm, fire alarm, booking etc., and dispatches the appropriate personnel when needed. Controls the doors to the booking, holding cells, hallways, entry/exit, sally port gates, and the parking lot gates.
9. Maintains required logs and related records such as: tows, private property tows, private investigators, repossessions, keys etc.
10. Maintains and tracks all officers and volunteers on duty. Communicates with the news media.
11. Operates other related equipment, i.e., facsimile, copy machine, scanners, shredder, radios, TDD (Telephone Device Hearing Impaired), printer, computers, copiers, and telephone.
12. Participates in in-house training to develop specialized unit knowledge for the purpose of acquiring progressively responsible duties.
13. Assists other unit personnel in supporting efficient functioning of the work unit.

The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

• High school diploma or GED equivalent.
• Experience and/or training involving clerical, data entry, public contact and customer service work.
• Experience in Police, Fire or 911 emergency dispatch or police aide work, college level course in criminal justice, telecommunications or related field preferred. With continued employment contingent on the ability to participate in and satisfactorily complete established in-house training that provides the essential knowledge and skill in the communications function; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Valid Florida Driver’s License
Must be able to work various shifts.

• Completion of FCIC/NCIC training for certification.
• Experience in radio dispatching of emergency services, is preferred.
• Must have computer knowledge with good keyboarding skills.
• Must be able to type accurately. Must have good telephone etiquette.
• Multi-tasking, and multi-functional skills a must.
• Must have the ability to prioritize.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-free Workplace/ADA
Applications for the Police Department are available in the Human Resources Department or can be downloaded from our website: (Must complete the 55 page application.)
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HIRING SALARY RANGE $40,608.00 - $54,552.78

The City of Sebastian is conducting an open recruitment for the position of Regular full-time Police Officer for the Police Department.

Under the general direction of the Chief of Police, this is law enforcement and public safety work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Employees in this classification perform work in varied law enforcement assignments such as motorized patrol, traffic control and enforcement, preliminary and follow-up investigation at crime scenes, and provide first responder treatment to the injured etc. Work involves an element of danger, and employee must be able to act without direct supervision exercising independent discretion in meeting emergencies.

Performs law enforcement patrol activities including, but not limited to; arresting violators of the law, computer checks of property, persons, firearms, stolen equipment, and wanted and/or stolen vehicles. Must be able to assess drivers’ ability to operate vehicles. Must be able to transport mental patients, prisoner or suspects; conducts felony stops, and searches for missing, lost and or wanted persons. Conducts dwelling, building or grounds check; pursues vehicles; detains driver of suspected vehicle; responds to alarm calls and subdues resisting offenders using force where appropriate, including deadly force. Conducts law enforcement investigations, including but not limited to records identifying marks on vehicles, firearms and other objects; prepares, reviews and distributes BOLO reports for wanted notices and coordinates activities at crash sites, crimes or investigation scenes, secure crime scene, collects crime scene evidence; transports evidence or property. Conducts live photo lineups; prepares written or computer generated reports and presents testimony and evidence in both civil and criminal court proceedings. Must be able to interact well with the public, including speaking before public groups, be able to administer first-aid to sick and injured persons; administers CPR procedures, and provides security for special functions.

Graduation from High School or G.E.D equivalent. Must be at least nineteen (19) years of age at time of appointment; have completed the State Examination with a passing score, or enrolled in an approved Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) program. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License throughout employment without any restrictions, which might affect job performance and must be able to successfully pass:

1. Oral Review Board 5. Physical Examination
2. Truth Verification Examination 6. Drug Screen
3. Psychological Test 7. Final Review of Files
4. Extensive Background Check

For more information, call 772-388-8222 or visit our website at
Applications are available in the Human Resources Department or on the City website.

Excellent Benefit Package – Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, Life Insurance, Retirement, and Pension Plan.

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