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No. You do not have to be a resident to apply for a position with the City. However, it is important to note that if you are out of state, some positions may require you to possess a valid State of Florida Driver’s License.
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The Human Resources Department’s general office hours of operation are from Monday through Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm. Our offices are closed on the following holidays:
You may submit an employment application when the City is actively recruiting and there is an opening or position vacancy.
The City of Sebastian is a public entity. Employment applications as well as many other documents are subject to public disclosure. Under the Florida Public Records Act, the City of Sebastian cannot guarantee the privacy of information contained in your employment application.
On the day of your interview, you will sit before a panel conducting a structured selection process, which may include practical, job-related exercises, as well as interview questions. An impartial monitor assigned from the Human Resources Department will sit in on all interviews. When a candidate has been selected, the applicant will be notified by phone followed by a conditional offer letter by mail. Depending on the position, the applicant will go through a series of tests, which will include a criminal background check, a Driver’s License check, a pre-employment physical, a drug test and a final review of the applicant’s application.
If the applicant is applying for a Police Officer’s position, the process is slightly different.
Yes. CWA Local 3180 - Communications Workers of America represents Full-time and regular part-timers. PBA - Coastal Florida Police Benevolent Association, Inc. represents sworn Police personnel.
The City has a bi-weekly payroll for all of its employees.
The City of Sebastian provides an excellent benefit package, including but not limited to:
For more information, see the section on Benefits or call the Human Resources Department at 772-388-8222.
The City of Sebastian welcomes those that want to volunteer for the City. A volunteer is an individual who gives of their own free will and contributes their talents, time and service to a program without pay. Citizens can volunteer with City Hall, in a clerical nature, the Police Department or by becoming a City Board or Committee Member.