Job Opportunities

Are you looking for a career serving a vibrant community where your skills and abilities are valued and appreciated every day . . . where people treat each other with respect, take pride in their work and have limitless opportunities to learn and grow?

If a culture that supports work/life balance and wellness appeals to you, just wait until you meet the fantastic people you’ll work with too!

The City of Margate is widely known for its exceptional home-town quality of life and delivery of excellent municipal services, including award winning police and fire departments.  Other recognitions and awards include Playful City, USA; Tree City, USA; and the National Association of Town Watch’s “National Night Out” Award.

What we offer (Full-time Employees):

  • Competitive Pay
  • Paid Parental Leave  
  • Excellent benefits, including Health, Vision, Dental, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Long Term Disability, Base Life & AD&D, Voluntary Supplemental Life
  • Wellness Programs and Initiatives
  • Credit Union
  • Continual training and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Florida Retirement System (FRS) Pension and Investment Options
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Generous Sick Leave
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Vacation Leave available for immediate use

Part-time employee benefits include the EAP and FRS

What you bring:

  • Customer service-friendly, can-do attitude
  • Integrity and accountability
  • Pride in your work
  • Respect for others
  • Willingness to learn and grow
  • Desire to help find solutions
  • Team orientation
  • Your knowledge, skills, talent and experience

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Margate abides by all laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunity.  As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for our job openings.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, political affiliation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Qualified applicants with disabilities are asked to inform the Human Resources (HR) Department if they need any assistance or accommodation in the application, testing, or interview phases of our recruitment process in order to compete for, or if selected, be employed in the position for which they have applied. Contact information for the City of Margate ADA Coordinator is located under the Human Resources Department webpage.

Veteran’s Preference

The City of Margate is committed to successfully recruit and onboard talented and skilled veterans into our workforce. The City recognizes the extensive training, experience, and transferrable skills gained through military service and recognizes the challenges associated with implementing a successful recruitment and onboarding process for individuals possessing these skillsets. The City of Margate encourages individuals eligible for veterans preference in accordance with sections 295.07, Florida Statutes, (F.S.) to seek employment within our organization. For information on whether you qualify for a veteran’s preference, please visit the Florida Department of Veteran’s Affairs website.   

Applicant Screening

Due to the volume of applications the City receives, every applicant meeting the minimum qualifications cannot be guaranteed an interview.  Applicants are selected for an interview based on education and work experience most closely matching the requirements of the position and may undergo additional selection and screening processes which may include an evaluation of training and experience, and written, oral and performance-based testing.

Drug and alcohol testing is conducted based upon City policy, Federal, State and Local requirements.  The City of Margate is an E-Verify employer.

We invite you to browse through our current job opportunities listed below.  If you experience trouble viewing openings, please visit our Career Portal.

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