This page displays a listing of Polk County area job opportunity websites and includes city and county government job links. The largest city in Polk County is the City of Lakeland which is located 31 miles east of Tampa and 49 miles southwest of Orlando. Polk County's economy is based on industries such as tourism, the cattle industry, citrus farming (the most commercial citrus groves in Florida), and phosphate mining. The populous and infrastructure within Polk County supports a wide variety of careers and specialties ranging from Healthcare and Law Enforcement, to Accounting and Management. Additionally, due to its convenient location in the "Heart of Florida", people living in cities like Bartow will commute to the larger cities like Tampa where they find an even greater spectrum of career specialties.
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The Government Jobs section was last reviewed on 04/05/2014.
Polk County FL had job openings for Driver Engineer, Emergency Medical Technician, Records Analyst, Health Plan Data Analyst, Mosquito Control Worker, Recreation Aide, SCADA Specialist, Small Business Assistance Center Internship, Certified Nursing Assistant CNA, Part-time Registered Nurse RN, Temporary Project PC Installer, Accountant II, Indigent Health Care Director, Paramedic, Part-time Firefighter, GIS Senior Programmer, GIS Systems Analyst, Social Worker II, Human Resources Director, Division Fiscal Coordinator, Meter Maintenance and Cross Connection Control Technician, Service Worker EO II, Trades Helper, Water Pollution Control (WPC) Operator I, AC Refrigeration Mechanic, Codes Enforcement Specialist II, Program Services Aide, Utilities Service Worker II, Part-time Program Services Aide, Claims Specialist I, and Engineering Services Aide I. Check the county site frequently for more updates.
Polk County FL Job Openings | Clerk of the Court Jobs
The City of Auburndale had open positions for Police Officer, Parks and Recreation Bus Driver, Extra Help Parks and Recreation Community Center Gym, and Parks and Recreation Summer Camp Counselor.
City of Auburndale Jobs
The City of Bartow had job openings for Solid Waste Equipment Operator, Lifeguard (3 positions), Finance Department Budget Analyst, and Finance Department - Accountant.
City of Bartow Job Openings
The Town of Dundee had an open position for an Administrative Assistant.
Town of Dundee Florida Employment
The City of Eagle Lake did not have any listings on this date.
City of Eagle Lake Employment
The City of Fort Meade had vacancies for Part-time Water Meter Installer (2 Positions), Parks Maintenance Worker (3 Positions), Line Helper- Electric Dept (1 position), and Streets and Stormwater Operator (1 position).
City of Fort Meade Jobs
The City of Haines City FL had open positions available for Recreation Leader III, Recreation Leader III/Lifeguard, Recreation Supervisor, Recreation Leader I, Recreation Leader I, Lifeguard, Mechanic I, Part-Time Recreation Aide, and Bus Driver/Recreation Leader I.
City of Haines City Jobs
During this review the City of lake Alfred did not have any open positions listed. Check for updates.
City of Lake Alfred Jobs
The Town of Lake Hamilton had an open position for a Part-time Code Enforcement Officer.
Town of Lake Hamilton Employment
The City of Lakeland had job openings on this review date. Jobs included Accounting Clerk, Bus Driver, Cart Attendant, Firefighter EMT, Grounds Worker, Kitchen Utility, Lifeguard Seasonal, Operations Support Worker II, Parking Service Attendant, Playground Coordinator, Playground Instructor, Power Production Supervisor Maintenance, SCADA/EMS Technician, Server / Bartender, Tennis Instructor, Traffic Signal Technician, and Wastewater Plant Operator II.
City of Lakeland FL Jobs
The City of Mulberry periodically posts open positions when available. No jobs were advertised on this review date.
City of Mulberry Employment Opportunities
The City of Winter Haven had a job opening posted for a Landscape Spray Technician.
City of Winter Haven Jobs
The Lakeland Regional Airport employment page provides a broken link to the City Government job board. Utilize the second link below to view jobs.
Lakeland Regional Airport Jobs | Airport Jobs (City Job Board)
During review there were two job openings at LEGOLAND. The jobs included: Executive Assistant, Retail Supervisor, Facilities Maintenance Tech, Director of Sales and Marketing, Attractions Supervisor, Assistant Controller, Grounds Associate (female), Waste Management Technician, Park Medic (EMT / Paramedic) , Landscape Lead, Landscape Supervisor, Loyalty and Digital Marketing Representative, Landscape Manager, Operations Area Lead, and Trade Accounts Representative. Check the site frequently for job openings in this Full-Day Theme Park.
|Bok Tower Gardens, botanical gardens in Lake Wales, Polk County Florida|
|Peace River, Polk County Florida|
Please note that the jobs listed in the Healthcare Jobs section represent a sampling of jobs found on a particular review date. You can visit the links provided for the most current opportunities.
The Lakeland Regional Medical Center listed 90 jobs during this review. Job openings included professions such as Administrative Secretary, Nurse Practitioner, Systems Analyst, Pharmacy Specialist, IS System Administrator, Physical Therapist, Social Worker and a lot more. This is a great resource to check frequently. Click on "Search Jobs" to get full listings.
Lakeland Regional Medical Center Employment
Winter Haven Hospital (BayCare) had 76 job positions listed during this review. However, there are jobs listed for others centers if you refine your search to areas like Family Health Centers in Bartow, Dundee, Lake Wales, etc.
Winter Haven Hospital (BayCare) Careers
Lake Wales Medical Center had open positions available for Full-time Medical Assistant, Full-time Registered Nurse RN - Emergency Services (ED, ER), PRN Medical Technologist - MT, Full-time Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Staff Occupational Therapist, Pharmacist - PRN, EEG Technologist, Ultrasound Technologist, Phlebotomist, and more. Check for updates.
Lake Wales Medical Center Jobs
Please note that the jobs listed in the Public School Jobs section represent a sampling of jobs found on a particular review date. You can visit the links provided for the most current opportunities.
Polk County Public Schools is a great resource for finding a wide variety of teaching jobs and other positions such as Coaches, Administrative, Principal, Substitute Teacher positions and more. When you visit the site choose the links on the left-side. These categories will lead you to the listings.
Polk County Public Schools Jobs
Please note that the jobs listed in the Higher Education Jobs section represent a sampling of jobs found on a particular review date. You can visit the links provided for the most current opportunities.
FSC employment opportunities include: Services, such as Certified Group Exercise Instructors. Professional Staff, such as Teacher Children's Workshop and Roberts Academy Elementary Teacher. Faculty Positions, such as Assistant Professor Reading and Assistant Professor Nursing. Secretarial, Clerical, Office positions are also periodically posted.
Florida Southern College (FSC)
Southeastern University has a number of job vacancies. These positions are divided into 2 categories. The "Faculty" category includes positions like: Assistant/Associate Professor of Counselor Education, Adjunct Professor Of American Sign Language/Dactylology, Adjunct Instructor For Art Appreciation, "Staff" openings include jobs like Assistant Controller, Customer Service Representative/Recruiter, Housekeepers, Maintenance Mechanic.
Southeastern University Job Openings
In order to attain an exciting career as a Law Enforcement Officer for the Sheriff's Office or various Police Departments in Polk County, you must first successfully graduate from a FDLE Certified Police Academy. The Polk State College, Kenneth C. Thompson Institute of Public Safety's Police Academy meets these requirements and is located in Winter Haven, Florida.
Polk State College Police Academy | Police Academies in Florida
Polk County Sheriff's Office PCSO had employment opportunities for Detention Deputy Corrections, Part Time Clerical Assistant, Part-Time Telecommunicator, Detention Support Specialist.
Polk County Sheriff's Office Job Openings | How to Become a Deputy Sheriff in Polk County
The Auburndale Police Department employs 35 Police Officers and 9 civilian support personnel.
City of Auburndale Police Department
The City of Bartow Police Department Patrol Division consists of approximately 32 sworn police officers including supervisors and K-9. There are also support staff positions such as Public Safety Aides and Parking Enforcement. During review there didn't appear to be any openings but applications were available. An application may be obtained from the Personnel Department at Bartow City Hall. 450 N. Wilson Ave, Bartow FL 33830.
City of Bartow Police Department | City Job Postings
Lake Wales Police Department consists of 45 Sworn Police Officers, 2 Code Enforcement Officers, 15 support staff positions such as 911 Communications Dispatchers. It's unclear whether they are hiring at this time.
Lake Wales Police Department | City Human Resources
City of Lakeland Police Department has 236 Sworn Police Officers and 165 full-time & part-time support staff positions in total. Police Officers generally start in Patrol and may advance into special assignments such as Special Weapons And Tactics, Hostage Negotiation, Aviation, K-9, Crime Scene, Criminal Investigations, Special Investigations, Narcotics, Criminal Intelligence and more. During this review there were job openings for Police Officer salary $3,175.47 - $4,952.13 Monthly. Qualifications include 30 semester credit hours or 48 quarter hours from an accredited college or university or Three (3) years Law Enforcement experience with another agency the size of Lakeland Police Department or three (3) years military experience.
Lakeland Police Department | Lakeland City Job Listings
The City of Winter Haven Police Department has 82 Sworn Police Officers and 23 support personnel.
City of Winter Haven Police Department
This is a great jobs resource. Jobs found included Accountant, Veterinary Technician, Administrative Assistant, Maintenance Mechanic, Physical Therapist, Detention Support Specialist, Telecommunicators I , Caregiver, Companion, Electrical Engineer, Class A Driver, Part-Time Bank Tellers, Pediatrics Medical Assistant, Medical Biller, Medical Coder, Bookkeeper, Accounting - Bilingual Office Clerk, Housekeeping, Child Care Teacher, and Personal and Home Care Aides.
Employ Florida Jobs In Polk County
The Polk-Lakeland Craigslist had listings such as Restaurant Servers, Tutors, Pharmaceutical Reps, Hairstylist, Janitorial Site Manager, Secretary Position, Pipe Welder, Journeyman, HVAC Service Technician, Bartender Needed, Medical Assistant, Receptionist, Photographer, Maintenance Service Person, Netflix - Driver, Attorney, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Management Trainee, Cook, Delivery Driver, Childcare Teachers, and more.
Craigslist Jobs Lakeland
CareerSource Polk has free tools and services available for job seekers in Polk County including career search, a Virtual Job Fair, Free Job Readiness Workshops, Career Development, GED and more. The services offered have not been reviewed.
Visit CareerSource Polk
Make sure you expand all categories so that you can see all positions at-a-glance. Some positions are listed as "any location in Florida". This does not guarantee an opening in Polk County. This site has a job openings e-mail notification feature that's useful.
State of Florida Jobs