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Jobs Guide

Tampa has a talented and diverse workforce. This guide is for job seekers to access and grow their careers in our wonderful city.

City Hall
Local Government

City of Tampa Careers

The City of Tampa offers many opportunities to build a rewarding career in public service. View current job openings

Tampa Bay Area


TPA-WRX is a one-stop-shop for career resources. Tampa has thousands of career opportunities waiting for you to discover.

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Mayor’s Strategic Goals

Workforce Development

Tampa’s workforce is the backbone of our economy -- now more than ever we need to lift up our workforce.

City of Tampa Careers

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The City of Tampa is Hiring

Our employees play a key role in keeping our city running, and it’s thanks to their hard work that we’re able to serve our community. 


The City provides its employees with a generous variety of policy benefits in addition to group insurance and retirement benefits. Below is a partial listing of some of the other benefits the City provides to its employees.

  • Annual Leave
  • Illness (Sick) Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Bereavement Leave
  • Paid Military Leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Recognition Awards



TPA-WRX is a one-stop-shop for career resources. The City of Tampa created TPA-WRX to support Tampa’s growing workforce and connect people with fulfilling jobs and exciting advancement opportunities.

Tampa Police

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Tampa Police

Available Opportunities

  • Police Officer
  • 911/Dispatch
  • Reserve Force
  • Civilian Employment
  • Explorer Program
  • Volunteers

Tampa Fire Rescue

Tampa Fire Rescue employs more than uniformed firefighters. These firefighters are hired as vacancies occur in accordance with City of Tampa Civil Service and City of Tampa Employment Services requirements.

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Tampa Fire Rescue

Parks and Recreation

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Seasonal Employment

We accepts applications for summer employment from January - May. If you are looking to build your resume and make a positive impact consider joining our team!

Great American Cleanup Volunteers

Internships & Volunteers

Volunteers play a huge role in providing a safe and enjoyable environment. We have volunteer opportunities throughout the City year around.

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Have a hobby, talent, or special interest you would like to share? We offer a variety of city facilities that can host your class. 

  • Application
  • Permits & Insurance