The Town of Highland Beach is seeking motivated and qualified professionals.
Highland Beach is a small, quaint and unique 3-mile beachside town located between the Atlantic Ocean on the east and Intracoastal Waterways on the west.
View the Job Opportunities website for more information.
Fire Rescue Department Employment Opportunities
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Equal Opportunity Employer
The Town of Highland Beach 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 Eric Marmer, Assistant Town Manager 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 Eric Marmer is available on this page.
The Town of Highland Beach is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled veterans into our workforce. The Town 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 Town of Highland Beach 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.
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 Town policy, Federal, State, and Local requirements. The Town of Highland Beach is an E-Verify employer.
Please direct any questions or concerns to Eric Marmer.
The Town of Highland Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Work Place. The Town's Comprehensive Benefits Package provides a list of offered benefits and the Benefits Guide shows a detailed breakdown of insurance plans and pricing.
The following are two unions with Collective Bargaining Agreements with the Town of Highland Beach:
- Florida State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police, Inc. (FOP) for Civilian Employees (excluding Managerial, Supervisory Confidential Employees, as well as Sworn Law Enforcement Personnel)
- Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association, Inc. (PBA) for Police Officers and Sergeants (excludes Chief of Police and Lieutenant, and all other Town Employees)
Pre-Employment Medical Examination
Each person selected by a department to fill a position may undergo a medical examination, including drug-free workplace screening, prior to appointment. An offer of employment by a department is not binding until a candidate has passed all pre-employment requirements based on the town's standards for the performance of duties.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
The Town does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political affiliation, and disability which does not preclude the performance of the essential functions of the positions, with reasonable accommodation(s) provided as necessary, or any other form of unlawful discrimination in accordance with federal, state, or local law.
Veteran Preference Applies
In accordance with Florida Statute 295.07.