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Employment with the City of Fort Lauderdale

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We've Gone Paperless!

All persons interested in employment with the City of Fort Lauderdale must complete an online application through the City’s online hiring system called NEOGOV that works in conjunction with PAPER APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

Direct Deposit

The City of Fort Lauderdale encourages newly hired employees to accept payment by direct deposit. All new hires will be asked to designate a financial institution where they would like their payroll checks to be directly deposited.

Applying Online allows applicants to create a user account, apply for positions directly online, and even check the status of their candidacy. To get started and familiarize yourself with this process, please read How to Apply Online.

The Current Job Opportunities list for the City of Fort Lauderdale is updated weekly.  If you see a position for which you would like to apply, be sure to follow the instructions carefully. 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.

Student Loan Forgiveness

Say “Hello” to the City of Fort Lauderdale and say “Goodbye” to your student loan.

That’s right! Under the U.S. Department of Education’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) pdf program, the remaining balance on your student loan may be forgiven after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments while working full-time at the City of Fort Lauderdale!

Learn more about this valuable program at

Employee Values


The City of Fort Lauderdale is always looking for talented employees who exemplify our values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Excellence, and RespectLearn more about our values here.  

More Information

Résumés cannot be accepted in lieu of an official online application.  Job applications, résumés, and pre- and post- job offer questionnaires must be made available for public inspection on request and cannot be kept confidential, according to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes.

To learn more about the application process, as well as about employment benefits, please read the Employment Information page, the Management Benefit Package , and the Federation of Public Employees Benefit Package .  Also, you may read the Pay Ordinance to learn more about the City's compensation practices for non-union jobs.  In addition to the City's Job Opportunities, you might also want to check Broward County, The South Florida Sun-Sentinel, and The Miami Herald for employment opportunities elsewhere in South Florida.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Fort Lauderdale!

* * * The City of Fort Lauderdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer * * *