Human Resources

The Human Resources Department has the dual role of providing customer service to all employees at the Town of Oakland as well as serving as a strategic HR business partner to the Town Manager and the Senior Management Team.

Human Resources also drives the recruiting process which includes hiring and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce. In providing competitive benefits and a rewarding work environment, HR's purpose is to treat each and every candidate for employment with honesty, integrity, compassion and respect when providing HR services.

HR Services include (but are not limited to):

  • Recruitment, Selection & Retention
  • Employee Relations
  • Benefits Administration
  • Training & Development
  • Personnel Policies & Procedures
  • Human Resources Information Systems
  • Compensation Management
  • Retirement Administration
  • Safety Administration

Please see Employment Opportunities for more information on available careers with the Town of Oakland.

The Town of Oakland is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race or color, gender or sexual orientation, religion or creed, pregnancy, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any characteristic protected by law. 

In compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Town provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations.

Veteran’s preference is extended per State Statute 295.  Supporting documentation (e.g., DD214 or Veteran’s Affairs Letter of Disability) must accompany the application for employment.

The Town reserves the right to update the minimum qualifications of a position and close a position prior to the initially posted closing date.

Application for employment may be submitted online through the Town’s website or completed at the Human Resources office.

The Town only accepts applications for open and advertised positions.  Resumes will be accepted but not in lieu of the Town’s application.  An incomplete application may be rejected.

Copies of licenses, degrees, or transcripts, and certifications according to the minimum qualifications for the position, and any other documents related to applying for employment may be uploaded and attached or emailed to

Individuals needing assistance in accessing the application process may contact Human Resources at (407) 656-1117, ext. 2111.

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, we will only be able to contact the candidates who are being most actively considered for the position. If you are not selected to move forward in the process, you will be notified via email at the end of the recruitment process.

The Town of Oakland expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on Federal and/or State protected classes.

The Town of Oakland is a Drug Free Workplace.

  1. Human Resources

    Physical Address
    230 N Tubb Street
    Oakland, FL 34760


    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 98
    Oakland, FL 34760

    Fax: 407-656-2940