Summer Employment

The City of Tampa Neighborhood Enhancement Division accepts applications for summer employment in March. 

You may find answers to many of your questions below reading through our Frequently Asked Questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

2021 Summer Seasonal Part Time / Temporary Positions 

You can apply for any City of Tampa job opening at

Yes, you can apply for as many positions as you would like. However, you must submit a separate application for each position. 

Yes, we only accept applications on-line. If you do not have computer access, computers are available at the Parks & Recreation Centers. Any and all fees will be waived only to apply for summer positions. Notify the staff that you are interested in applying for summer positions.

Yes, you must submit a new application every year for our seasonal positions.

You will be notified by the supervisor if you are selected to be interviewed for a position. If you change your address, phone numbers or email address after you submit your application on-line, please provide the updated information to: Employee Relations, 306 East Jackson Street, 7N, Tampa, Florida 33602 or you may FAX this information to 813-274-8913

The 2021 Summer Seasonal Program will begin May 31, 2021 through July 22, 2021

Minimum wage: $8.65

Yes, all employees must have reliable transportation to/from work

No, parental consent is not required to apply and be selected for employment. However, if you are under the age of 18, parental consent is required to complete the pre-employment drug-screening test.

Yes, you must successfully complete a pre-employment background investigation and drug-screening test prior to being hired. Applicants who are selected for seasonal positions will be notified when the background check is initiated.

Seasonal employees are covered by Worker’s Compensation for any job related injuries. No other benefits are provided to seasonal employees.

Yes, you will need a valid government issued identification card and social security card for employment with the City of Tampa.

Yes, all employees must participate in the Direct Deposit program. An active checking and/or savings account is required for direct deposit. Applicants selected for employment will be required to bring a “voided” check or a letter from the bank or financial institution (must include the bank’s / financial institution’s routing number, your name and account number

You must bring:

  • A valid government issued identification card.
  • Your original social security card (not a photo copy).
  • Pay Check Direct Deposit: a voided check or letter from your banking institution for your direct deposit.
  • Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification documents (list will be provided for those applicants who are selected for employment).

Opportunities include:

Grounds Maintenance Interns (Citywide)  

Grounds Maintenance Interns (East Tampa)
The East Tampa applicants must reside within these boundaries:

  • North - Hillsborough Avenue
  • South -Interstate 4
  • West - Interstate 275
  • East - Tampa City Limits / 56th Street

Applicants must be:

  • Must be enrolled in the Hillsborough County School System
  • 16 - 18 years of age
  • Able to commit to a 8-week schedule
  • Able to pass a comprehensive criminal background check and drug test

Grounds Maintenance Intern

This position performs general grounds maintenance tasks consisting of little abatement, rights-of-way maintenance such as mowing, edging, trimming and other basic landscaping.

How to Apply

We recommend that you apply early. Please ensure that you complete every section and attach all applicable documentation.

If you need more information or have any questions, please call 813-307-5524 or 813-931-2181.