City of St. Petersburg to host Public Works Job Fair on May 6

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City of St. Petersburg to host Public Works Job Fair on May 6

April 20, 2023 – The City of St. Petersburg’s Public Works Department will host a job fair on Saturday, May 6, 2023, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Lake Vista Recreation Center, 1401 62nd Ave. S.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about and apply for available jobs on-the-spot. Employment opportunities include, Water Facility Plant Operator, Maintenance Technician, Construction Inspector, Equipment Operator, apprenticeship opportunities, management-level roles, and more.

Representatives from the Water Resources Department, Stormwater, Pavement, Traffic Operations Department, and Human Resources Department will be available to meet with prospective applicants and answer questions.

“St. Pete has grown exponentially in the last several years. There are so many opportunities within our teams that truly keeping the city “running” and make a real impact on our community,” said Claude Tankersley, Public Works Administrator. “Whether it’s working at one of our water treatment facilities to ensure resident’s drinking water is clean or answering calls from residents in one of our dispatch centers – we have opportunities for everyone. We are excited to find new members to join our passionate team!”

The event will begin with an introduction of the Public Works Administration, its departments, and available job opportunities. Following, attendees will be able to visit and hear more from each department, and later, breakout rooms will be available for one-on-one conversations.

For more information about the event and employment with the City of St. Petersburg, visit