Current Job Opening
Apply for current job openings with the Town of Palm Beach via the online application system. The online system allows an applicant to create an account and apply for positions online.
Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.You must submit a separate online application for each position for which you wish to be considered. All statements made on the application are subject to investigation and verification. Applicants requesting reasonable accommodation during the job application process may contact the Human Resources Department by calling (561) 838-5450.
To get started, refer to the Online Application Guide.
Interest in Future Job Openings
To be notified of future job openings provide us with your contact information by registering so we may contact you when a position is available.
Public Safety: Police Officers and Firefighters
The Town of Palm Beach seeks to hire those interested in a career within public safety who have a commitment to service excellence. If interested in a career in public safety with the Town of Palm Beach, share your contact information with us or apply for a job online.
Questions Regarding Career Opportunities?
Civilian and Sworn Positions
|Call (561) 227-6360|
|Fire Rescue Department|
Civilian (includes Lifeguards) & Certified Positions
|Call (561) 838-5420|
|All Other Town Department Positions||Call (561) 838-5450|
The town offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes, but is not limited to:
- Credit union
- Deferred compensation
- Employee assistance program
- Flexible spending account for medical care and/or dependent care
- Health insurance
- Paid vacation and sick leave
- Retirement plan
- Supplemental life insurance
- Tuition reimbursement
Pre-employment Medical Examination
Each person selected by a department to fill a position shall 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 a physical examination based on town’s standards for performance of duties.
If a test is required as part of the qualification process, the Human Resources Department will coordinate and administer the test for those candidates that meet the minimum requirements. Testing includes, but is not limited to:
- Data entry skills testing
- Microsoft Office testing
- Personality testing
- Physical agility test
- Professional writing skills testing
- Swim test
- Typing skills test
Human Resources also coordinates and monitors the interview process.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to 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.
American with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. To request an accommodation, please call the Human Resources Department at (561) 838-5450 no later than two business days before the application deadline.
For your convenience, the Town has a computer kiosk accessible to all applicants at Town Hall in the Human Resources lobby located at 360 South County Road, Palm Beach, FL 33480.
The Town participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For more information regarding the E-Verify program, click on the links below or contact DHS at (888) 897-7781.
An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference during the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates must indicate such preference on the online application and provide required documentation at the time of application or prior to the application closing date. These forms should be electronically uploaded into the Applicant Profile.
Documentation for all applicants shall include a Veterans’ Preference Certification, FDVA form VP-1, and the following:
- Veterans, disabled veterans, and spouses of disabled veterans shall furnish a Department of Defense document, commonly known as form DD-214 or military discharge papers, or equivalent certification from the DVA, listing military status, dates of service and discharge type.
- Disabled veterans shall also furnish a document from the Department of Defense, the DVA, or the Department certifying that the veteran has a service-connected disability.
- Spouses of disabled veterans shall also furnish either a certification from the Department of Defense or the DVA that the veteran is totally and permanently disabled or an identification card issued by the Department; spouses shall also furnish evidence of marriage to the veteran and a statement that the spouse is still married to the veteran at the time of the application for employment; the spouse shall also submit proof that the disabled veteran cannot qualify for employment because of the service-connected disability.
- Spouses of persons on active duty shall furnish a document from the Department of Defense or the DVA certifying that the person on active duty is listed as missing in action, captured in line of duty, or forcibly detained or interned in line of duty by a foreign government or power; such spouses shall also furnish evidence of marriage and a statement that the spouse is married to the person on active duty at the time of that application for employment.
- The mother, father, legal guardian, or unremarried widow or widower of a deceased veteran shall furnish a document from the Department of Defense showing the death of the service member while on duty status under combat-related conditions or the DVA certifying the service-connected death of the veteran. The mother, father, or legal guardian shall provide evidence of familial relationship, such as a birth certificate. The unremarried widow or widower of a deceased veteran shall furnish a document from the Department of Defense or the DVA certifying the service-connected death of the veteran, and shall provide evidence of marriage, such as a marriage certificate, and certification that the spouse has not remarried by providing a completed Certification of Unremarried Widow or Widower, FDVA form VP-3.
- The current member of any reserve component of the United States Armed Forces shall provide a completed Certification of Current Member of Reserve Component of the United States Armed Forces or The Florida National Guard, FDVA form VP-2, signed by an immediate military supervisor, in addition to the FDVA form VP-1. The current servicemember of any active component of the United States Armed Forces who is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions no later than 120 days after the date that a Statement of Service certification or letter is prepared by the armed forces, shall be treated as a preference-eligible applicant. These documents may be provided in lieu of a DD-214 or other documentation which may not be available until active service has ended.
For additional information, please refer to Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs.