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The City of Cape Coral is Hiring U.S. Veterans TODAY!

The City of Cape Coral is Hiring U.S. Veterans TODAY!


Under Florida Law, there is such an employment accommodation known as Veteran's Preference. Under this statute, the state and all its political subdivisions shall give preference in employment, promotions after being deployed and retention to:

  • Service-disabled Veterans;
  • Honorably discharged Veterans;
  • Spouses of a 100% Permanent & Total (P&T) service-disabled Veterans, who, because of their service-connected conditions can no longer hold gainful employment;
  • Spouses of missing service or captured (POW) service members;
  • Wartime period Veterans
  • Un-remarried widows or widowers of a Veteran who died of a service-connected disability; and
  • Current members of any reserve component of the United States Armed Forces or The Florida
    National Guard.


The City of Cape Coral currently has plenty of opportunities to offer! They have full-time and part-time / contract positions!

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The City of Cape Coral acknowledges and follows the Veteran's Preference provided that the applicants MUST provide a copy of their DD214 and/or equivalent separation papers to determine their listing dates and if they fit the service criteria and type of discharge. 


Veteran's Preference, however, DOES NOT apply to the City of Cape Coral's open contract positions.


  • City-paid employee health coverage, additional for spouse or family
  • Employee Health & Wellness Center for health care services
  • 5 weeks PTO (sick & vacation)
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Pension plan 
  • City-paid life and long-term disability insurance
  • Optional Vision and Dental Plans
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Gym membership reimbursement AND MUCH MORE!

*NOTE: Benefits may not be available or may vary for contract positions.


The City of Cape Coral is located in Southwest Florida's Gulf Coast. It is the third (3rd) largest city by land mass in Florida. It has a land area of more than 120 square miles. It also ranks as eighth (8th) most populated region in the state of Florida right now. It's current population is close to 200,000. Cape Coral has 27 miles of shoreline and more than 400 miles of canals, and it was built and recognized as a "waterfront wonderland." 


All available positions listed under the City of Cape Coral will be deployed in any of the following departments:

  • Capital Improvement Projects (CIP)
  • City Clerk
  • Development Services
  • Economic and Business Development
  • Financial Services
  • Fire
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology Services
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Police
  • Public Works
  • Utilities


The City of Cape Coral provides the following services to its community:

  • Bids and Proposals
  • Building Permit
  • Cape TV
  • Citizens Self Service
  • Document Center
  • Flood Information
  • Passport Services
  • Public Records
  • Trash Pickup
  • Water and Sewer Service


Most likely, if an applicant gets accepted to the vacant positions, he/she will render above services in the departments (also listed above) under City of Cape Coral.

The City of Cape Coral values diversity because of its obvious advantage: enriching the workforce. The city understands that diversity promotes openness in dialogue and multi-faceted perspectives. The City of Cape Coral is dedicated to building a workplace environment where every person can THRIVE by bringing their BEST SELF to work.

For more information about this HIGHLY INCLUSIVE and DIVERSE Florida State division, visit City of Cape Coral's HV Profile HERE.