NOW HIRING: Applying for a SFWMD Job Just Got Easier

NOW HIRING: Applying for a SFWMD Job Just Got Easier

New streamlined process allows candidates to apply for work using all mobile devices, positons are currently available at all career levels

West Palm Beach, FL – The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has upgraded technology to its career website platform making the job application process less time-consuming and applicable to all mobile devices.

“The new platform is designed to work in a more responsive manner,” said SFWMD Human Resources Bureau Chief Christine Austen. “No matter which mobile device is used – a smart phone, phablet, tablet or laptop – the content automatically adjusts to fit the screen, so applicants can search and apply with ease. Job seekers will now be able to get the same experience and full functionality as a desktop screen.”

Other features of the new site include an option to upload a résumé in one step, which then automatically populates application form fields. An applicant can also create a profile and sign up for automatic email alerts when positions open matching his or her profile criteria. Additionally, a future feature, currently in the construction phase, will allow candidates to use their LinkedIn profiles to automatically create SFWMD careers profiles.

With a 1,450-person workforce, the SFWMD is as diverse as the water resources and ecosystems the agency manages, restores and protects. At this present time, several positions are available at various levels covering a multitude of careers including administrative, skilled craft, science, engineering, information technology, management and other positions. Click to search for and apply for a position. For more information about working for the South Florida Water Management District and the hiring process, visit

Job Connection List


American Roofing is currently looking for experienced roofers, please apply in person at BTC Builders/American Roofing, 2625 HWY 441SE.

Adron Fence Company is currently looking to fill a full time position for an experienced shop labor/welder/fabricator at 12.50 an hour with benefits, valid class E driver’s license needed, drug free work place, apply in person at 1132 NE 12th Street in Okeechobee, Monday through Friday between 7am and 3pm.

COMBINED INSURANCE IS CURRENTLY LOOKING TO HIRE SOMEONE THAT MAY BE INTERESTED IN A POSITION WITH THE POTENTIONAL TO EARN $30,000 TO $50,000 OR MORE A YEAR. They are a growing company and in need of possibly one or two sales representatives in this area.  Contact Paul Friend at 772-260-6404 for information about joining our team.

Martha’s House is seeking a weekend part time advocate. This position requires direct contact with victims of domestic violence, and is a 12-hour shift from 8:00 am to 8:00pm on Sundays. A high school diploma is required, and Martha’s House provides training. Passing a second level back ground check is necessary.  If you are engaging, lively, interested in helping others, have time management skills and common sense, please send an email indicating your interest to

Thermal Insulation Inc. is looking for Mechanical Insulators and helpers at Traditions Medical Center in Pt. Saint Lucie. HVAC Duct and mechanical plumbing pipe insulation. Experienced insulators needed, but willing to train. It’s a 35 minute drive from the Race Trac in Okeechobee. Company offers benefits and good working conditions.  Pay ranges from $11-$16 an hour depending on experience. Must pass drug test. Call 863-532-0127 or 407-516-9402 Ask for Mike

Crop production services located in Okeechobee is looking for a mechanic maintenance person able to turn wrenches, push brooms and have general knowledge of fixing things. Also looking for warehouse employee, an all-around job little bit of everything dealing with mixing and blending fertilizer cleaning and maintaining warehouse\equipment, also a team player. Pick up a job application at 1679 NW 9th St. May also fax resume to 863-763-2781 or email to

Looking for experienced painters, must be able to travel, contact Cliff @ 772-675-0147

Jobs at Gilbert Family of Companies:

  • Position Available for a CDL Driver, applicant needs a Class B License with hazmat and Tanker Endorsements.
  • Full time Dismantler needed at busy collision center in Okeechobee. We are looking for a team player.  Dismantler will assist technicians in the removal and replacement of parts on vehicles.  Candidate should be able to use hand tools, power tools and power equipment.  Applicant must be physically fit to lift, bend and work with heavy vehicle components.  Must enjoy working on cars and trucks and be mechanically inclined. Clean driving record, drug free workplace. Must pass background screening. Full time benefits offered.
  • Body Shop Technician/Painter – Full time Auto body repair tech needed in Okeechobee, experienced with all makes and models. Body Tech must have own tools. Clean driving record, drug free workplace. Must pass background screening. Full time benefits offered.

**For all jobs, please apply in person at Gilbert Chevrolet, 3550 Highway 441 S or send resume to They are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

Looking for a part time seasonal position for a people person and have a knack with numbers? We are looking for several people to join our Okeechobee team. Training will be starting soon for the next season. Please e-mail for further information

Arnold’s Wildlife is looking to hire for a part time position, if interested call Sue Arnold @ 863-634-6804 or 863-763-4630

Atland Recycling is currently hiring an equipment operator that can work from 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday and Saturday 8-1pm. For more information, go by Atland Recycling at 2248 HWY 98N or call 863-763-7447.

We are looking to fill several positions at Thalle Construction in Moore Haven (Lakeport area) including experienced carpenters and laborers. Please come by our office on SR78E just past Lakeport, or call 863.946.0761

Carr Construction is hiring a full time shop/yard worker with a valid driver’s license, able to lift 50lbs throughout the shift, handle inventory, vehicle maintenance including simple paperwork, you may pick up an application at 2968 HWY 710E or email resume to


South Elementary School is looking to fill a position for custodian 2, qualified applicants must be able to perform custodial duties and other misc items. If you are highly motivated, hard-working and reliable with a passion for children, please apply online at

5th Street Barbershop is looking for part time barber or stylist to do men’s haircuts, call or text Mary @ 863-634-3304

Looking for Class A, drug free drivers for local hauling, if interested contact James @ 863-447-8145

Position open at Boost Mobile by Life Essentials Wireless for a certified repair tech, bilingual preferred. Full time position. Apply in person at 2303 South Parrott Ave Suite K, Okeechobee, FL 34974 between hours 10am-6PM

Fast Break Bait & Tackle (Marathon Gas Station) is hiring a cashier and stocking/sales associate, must be friendly, motivated, great customer service skills. Cashier must be able to do simple math, clean and arrive to work on time. Associate will be asked to interact with customers about fishing products, restock inventory, handle live bait, etc. Hours range from 4:45am to 9:15pm. Applicants can pick up an application at 1505 SR 78W.

Labor Finders is looking for general laborers for cleaning up, maintenance, digging, certified flaggers, experience in welding, plastering, concrete and operating tractors or heavy equipment. They accept applications in their office Mon-Thursday from 10am-3pm. They’re located at 102 SW 3rd Ave.

Ecotec Manufacturing has a full time permanent opening in their quality control department, can submit a resume to or stop by 312 SW 7th Ave.

Looking for experienced aluminum helper in a drug free work place, call Michael for an interview at 863-697-1447

CRS Air Conditioning is hiring an experienced service technician/installer. Please call Shawn at 863-634-2836 for details.

CDL A or B concrete mixer drivers for Maschmeyer Concrete company in Okeechobee. Must have a current CDL class A or B, able to work 6 days a week in all weather, able to communicate effectively, deliver quality concrete product safely and efficiently. Go to or send resume to

Lehman Auto Body is looking for collision repair technicians, drug free work place, pay is based on exp, apply in person at 265 HWY 98N in Okeechobee

Liberty Tire Recycling is currently hiring an experienced front end loader. This is a drug-free workplace and some of the duties include loading and transporting bulk materials to and from storage and processing areas among other duties. Must have good safety habits and work ethics. Please send resume to or fax resume to 772-489-2124, no phone calls.

Looking for an automotive technician and helper, must have knowledge and experience on automotive repairs, own tools and transportation. ASE certified and bilingual is a plus, apply in person at Choice Automotive, 704 NE 2nd Ave, no phone calls.

Heartland Discount Pharmacy LLC is currently looking for a full-time pharmacist to provide services in Okeechobee. US or foreign doctorate degree in pharmacy is acceptable. Must possess or be eligible for a State of Florida pharmacist license. To apply, mail resume to Hitesh Patel, Heartland Discount Pharmacy LLC 407 South Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee Florida 34974.

Precision Land Services is looking for a part time to full time truck driver with a clean class A CDL with some knowledge of Florida highways and lives in Okeechobee and has dump trailer and walking floor experience, We are also looking for a Mechanic with some Semi and Heavy Equipment experience, call 561-719-6020 for more info or send resume to

Looking for a cashier with 2 years minimum experience.  Must be bi-lingual, be able to answer multi line phone system, be computer savvy, stand for long periods of time, possess excellent customer service skills, work some weekends and pass a drug and background screening. Apply in person at Okeechobee Discount Drugs: 203 SW Park Street or email your resume to

Looking for a receptionist, 21 years of age and older with good typing and people skills, also hiring a massage therapist, contact 863-763-7773

Bus drivers are wanted for Okeechobee County Schools, if interested please contact 863-462-5146

Winn Dixie is currently hiring cashiers, produce and floral; please apply online by going to

Bethel Farms is looking for sod stackers with experience, applicants can apply at 13631 Indrio Rd in Ft Pierce, no phone calls.

Lunker’s Sports Grille is currently hiring cooks; please send your resume to

Platinum Performance Builders are looking for experienced carpenters, please apply at our office located at 221 NE Park Street, or call Ashley in the office @ 467-1933.

Okeechobee Dodge Chrysler Jeep is looking for an experienced technician for their Service Department; any interested parties can call 863-357-0500 and ask for Alex.

Unique Paint & Body & Collision is looking to hire an experienced body and collision technician, no phone calls please, stop by 5295 HWY 441SE for an interview to discuss hours and salary. They’re open Monday thru Friday from 8-5pm.

Armstrong Automotive of Okeechobee is looking for an experienced mechanic, call 863-763-0564 or stop by 712 N Parrott Avenue, ask for Mike or Joe

Cowboy’s BBQ and Steak Co is looking to hire an experienced and responsible cook with references. Apply at their location at 202 NE 7th Ave.