Career and Volunteer Opportunities

Welcome to the City of Parkland’s employment page!  We appreciate your interest in joining one of Sun-Sentinel's 2022 Top Workplaces! We encourage you to review the below information and our job opportunities to see if employment with us may be right for you. Click here for a list of available job opportunities with the City of Parkland.

Why work for the City of Parkland?

At the City of Parkland, we serve the residents of our community with superior service. We make our employees feel individually valued, part of the team, and inspired, and we help them contribute to the greater good of our City.  We reinforce our commitment to employees by offering great benefits, competitive pay, and a team environment where they are supported to excel.

Our comprehensive benefits package includes group medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick, and personal time.  The City offers two types of Retirement Plans, ICMA 401a and ICMA 457, to assist employees in achieving their retirement goals.  For more information on our excellent benefits program, please visit our benefits page.

The City of Parkland is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexuality, age, or disability. Additionally, we provide equal access and equal opportunity to employment under Title I of the Americans with Disability Act of 1990.

Applying to the City of Parkland

The City of Parkland has adopted a paperless online employment system designed to help you find the job or volunteer opportunity that you are looking for quickly and easily. 

  • Search and apply for positions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Apply from any location with Internet access
  • Apply for multiple and new jobs without re-entering application information
  • Receive notice when a position you are interested in becomes available
  • Check the status of your application at your convenience

Please note that you must submit an application for each position for which you are applying. Applications must be received by the indicated deadline date. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need to request an accommodation under the American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) in order to complete the application process, please contact Human Resources at 954.757.4130.

For a list of available opportunities, please visit our employment opportunities page.

Candidate Screening

Due to the volume of applications, every candidate meeting the minimum qualifications cannot be guaranteed an interview.  Candidates are selected for an interview based on education and work experience most closely matching the requirements of the position and may be subject to an extensive selection process and screening program, which may include, but not be limited to, evaluation of training and experience, written test, oral test and performance test.

The City of Parkland provides employment preference for veterans and spouses of veterans who qualify for veteran’s preference under Section 295.07(1) of Florida Statutes. For information on whether you qualify for veteran’s preference, please visit the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs website.

Post-offer Screening

The City of Parkland maintains an alcohol and drug-free workplace and is an E-Verify employer.

If selected for a position with the City of Parkland, you will be required to complete an extensive background check which may include, but not be limited to, criminal background screening, employment verification and reference checks, pre-employment physical, E-Verify verification, fingerprinting for certain positions, and pre-employment drug testing for safety sensitive positions.

The City of Parkland is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Employer / Drug-free workplace / M / F / D / V.

For questions or more information on employment with the City of Parkland, please contact Human Resources at 954.757.4130.