Human Resources FAQ

Q: How do I apply for a position with the City of Pinellas Park?

A: The City of Pinellas Park accepts applications only for positions that are currently open (you may also call the City's Jobline at (727) 369-0703). To apply for a current opening, complete and submit an Application for Employment (.PDF format) to the Human Resources Department. You may also stop in our office at City Hall, 5141 78th Avenue North, Pinellas Park, to apply in person.

Q: How long are applications kept on file?

A: Three months


Q: What kind of benefits does the City of Pinellas Park offer?

A: Click onto the Benefits link to review the competitive benefits and employee programs offered by the City of Pinellas Park.

Q: Will I be notified of my application status?

A: If you are interviewed, yes. If you are a qualified veteran who claimed veterans' preference, yes (whether or not you were interviewed). If you are not interviewed and not a qualified veteran and you do not hear any word in about three weeks, you may assume someone else was hired for the position. You may, of course, call Staffing and Benefits at 727-369-0633 for the status of your Application for Employment.


Q: How do I apply for a position as a Police Officer?

A: To apply for a Police Officer position with the City of Pinellas Park, you must:

  • Apply through the Police Applicant Screening Service (PASS) at 3200 34th Street South, St. Petersburg; phone number 727-864-3822 to find out about their procedures and fees.
  • Once a file is established with P.A.S.S., you may contact the City of Pinellas Park Professional Standards office at 727-369-7828.

Q: How do I apply for a Firefighter position?

A: To apply for a Firefighter position with the City of Pinellas Park, you must apply through the National Testing Network (NTN); phone number 425-423-9922. Applicants applying for a Firefighter position must meet the following requirements:

  • Possession of a current State of Florida Firefighter Certification and a current State of Florida Emergency Medical Technician Certification or better
  • Possession of a valid driver's license
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Applicants must not have used any form of tobacco products for one year prior to the date of State of Florida Firefighter certification.

Q: Is the City of Pinellas Park part of the Florida Retirement System?

A: No  All full-time employees who meet established pension requirements participate in the City of Pinellas Park pension plans.