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To residential customers and guests of the City of Panama City Beach water system at the following location: Wild Heron Way, Wild Heron Subdivision. Due to the planned replacement of the Wild Heron subdivision master water meter, the area listed above will experience a scheduled temporary loss in pressure between the hours of 12:00 a.m. through 3:00 a.m. on June 19, 2018. If you live in the Wild Heron subdivision, you may experience discolored water approximately 24 hours after your water service has been restored. As a precaution, we advise that all water used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, or washing of dishes be boiled. A rolling boil of one minute is sufficient. As an alternative, bottled water may be used.

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Beach & Surf Specialist

  • Type:Seasonal
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$13.00/hr.
  • Posted Date:06/13/2018 9:16 AM

The City of Panama City Beach is currently accepting applications for one Seasonal Beach & Surf Specialist.  Please review the full job description included in the application packet for qualification requirements.  Specific requirements include: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); must be willing to attend additional training and educational programs provided as part of employment. Minimum age requirement is eighteen (18) years of age, must pass Beach & Surf Specialist training, submit to pre-employment drug screening, complete pre-employment background investigation, pass swim test – 500 meter/550 yard swim in under ten (10) minutes and complete mile run in the sand.  Applicants are required to provide proof of current physical (within six months) with application. Must possess basic computer knowledge; ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe and competent manner. Certified and skilled in first-aid, AED, CPR, and USLA Open Water rescue. Knowledgeable in areas of marine life, beach and surf conditions, related city codes and State laws. Must possess valid Florida Driver’s License - driving record must be acceptable to the City insurance program.

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

Applications can be obtained by clicking the link below or in the Civil Service Office at City Hall, 110 South Arnold Road, Panama City Beach.  Submission of completed application materials, requested documentation and testing hours: Monday through Friday between the hours of 8AM - 3PM. The Civil Service Office closes for lunch from 12PM- 1PM.

Beach and Surf Application Packet

For questions pertaining to the application process please contact Mary Jan Bossert at 850-233-5100, ext. 2227 or via email at


The City of Panama City Beach is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note, the City reserves the right to modify (reduce or extend) an application/testing deadline at any time based on the specific needs of the City.

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