You can submit an application online via our Job Application Builder, in person, via fax or via mail.
Our office is located in Room 430 of the County Administration Building at 315 West Main Street in Tavares, Florida.
Fax applications to (352) 343-9883.
Lake County BCC
Human Resources Department
PO Box 7800
Tavares, FL 32778
If you use the Job Application Builder, you can update and submit your application for any number of positions with us. If you submit a paper application, you can add several positing numbers and titles at the top of the application at time of submissions. If you’d like to apply in the future, you’ll need to submit a new paper application.
If you have ever plead no contest to, or been convicted of, a first degree misdemeanor or any felony, you must explain fully and give dates. A conviction will not necessarily bar you from employment, but will be weighed with respect to time, circumstances, seriousness, and the position for which you have applied. Driving histories will be evaluated in accordance with the County’s Acceptable Driving Procedure.
If you apply online, you will be sent emails confirming that we have received your email and updating you when the position’s status changes. If selected for an interview, the hiring department will typically contact you within two or three weeks after the closing date of the position.
Regular full time employees (working 30 hours or more per week) are eligible for and will receive health, life, dental and long term disability insurance and will participate in the Florida Retirement System. View the full list of benefits.
The County may consider an equivalent combination of education and experience for selected position postings on a year-for-year basis, provided that the education/experience is in a relevant or related field.
Example 1: The posted position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. An applicant who does not have any college education, but does have four years of directly related work experience may be considered to be qualified for the position. Likewise would an applicant who has an Associate’s degree in a related field and two years of relevant work experience.
Example 2: The posted position requires two years of related experience. An applicant who has an Associate’s degree in a related field but no work experience may be considered to be qualified for the position.
Part-time time job experience will be pro-rated in determining length of prior experience.
Example 3: An applicant who worked in a position for twenty hours per week for two years is considered to have one year of experience.