Hiring Procedures & How to Apply

Hiring Procedures

The City of North Miami is an equal opportunity employer, who maintains an alcohol and drug-free workplace, and does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of:

  • Age
  • Color
  • Disability
  • Gender
  • National or Ethnic Origin
  • Race
  • Religion

Federal law requires that the City hire only U.S. citizens or lawful authorized aliens who provide proof of their identity and employment eligibility.

Prior to employment, selected candidates must pass a comprehensive medical evaluation, including a drug screen for safety sensitive positions.

Background review (criminal history/driver's license), previous employment and character references are checked for all persons selected for employment.

Benefits

The City provides a comprehensive fringe benefits package, including group medical and dental coverage, life insurance, a pension plan, paid vacation and sick leave, and paid holidays. For more information see our Benefits page.

Key Benefits

  • Advancement opportunities are based on merit.
  • Paychecks are issued weekly, every Friday.
  • More information on our benefits page

How to Apply

Prospective applicants are encouraged to utilize the City of North Miami's online application process powered by NEOGOV, unless specifically directed otherwise. The automated application provides applicants the ability to apply for City employment at their convenience during the recruitment period as long as applicants have internet access. An applicant profile and application can be created and stored in the system and will be readily accessible by the applicant to submit for the next job in which the applicant is interested in applying. A unique email account is required in order to apply online.

First Time Applicants

If this is the first time you are using the City of North Miami's online application system, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. To do so, go to create an account and complete the form. You will then be able to log in to your account. Each applicant must have their own email address when setting up an account. Do not share your account with anyone. If you don't have an email account, you can sign up for free email at Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Excite, or Google Gmail. It takes only a few minutes to register!

Creating Your Employment Application

After your account has been established, proceed to Job Opportunities and click on the recruitment of interest and then by clicking on Apply. You can also create an online application by logging in via the Applicant Login link and clicking on the Build Job Application link. As you complete your online application, remember to save work in progress. If you have been in the system for more than an hour without saving your entries, you will be automatically logged out as a security measure and your information will be lost. Once your online application is completed, it will be stored in the secure system and can be used to apply for future job openings within the City of North Miami or any other agency using NEOGOV and Government Jobs.

Application forms must be filled out completed and clearly, indicating the applicant has all the minimum qualifications and requirements listed in the job announcement for the position. All statements made on the application are subject to verification. Incorrect, incomplete or false statements or information are cause for disqualification or discharge at any time. Copies of documents verifying education, driver's license and other licenses or certification required by the job announcement must be presented with the application.

The City of North Miami only accepts applications for those positions currently announced (see our Job Listings). Unsolicited applications will not be processed. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application. Resumes may be submitted with the application. However, applications indicating "See Resume" for any response on the application will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications and applications received after the closing date indicated on the job announcement will not be processed.

Veteran's Preference

In accordance with the Florida Statute 295, the City of North Miami gives preference in employment to qualified veterans and spouses of veterans. Candidates eligible for Veteran's Preference must submit the City's Veteran's Preference Form (PDF), as well as proof of eligibility (DD214) at time of application. Veteran's disability proof must be dated within the past 12 months. If proof is not provided, the applicant will not be eligible for preference.

Resident Preference

Candidates living within the City of North Miami may claim Resident Preference points. In order to be eligible proof of residence (driver's license, lease or utility bill showing the applicant's name and Present Address indicated on the application) must be provided at the time of application. If proof is not provided at time of application, the applicant will not be eligible for preference points. All addresses are verified as to whether they fall within North Miami city limits.