In accordance with Federal law, it is the policy of JEA to employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. If hired, proof of employment eligibility will be required.
JEA is “a drug-free workplace”, and is committed to providing a drug-free workplace for JEA employees. All employees are required to successfully complete a pre-employment medical examination which will include a laboratory test to determine drug use. The results of the examination will be released to the Manager of Talent Acquisition & Retention or designee and the results of the laboratory test to determine drug use shall be a factor in determining suitability for employment.
I understand that it is my responsibility to provide all necessary documentation to the Recruitment Services Group on or before the close date of the job announcement. All applicants must demonstrate that they meet all the listed minimum requirements of the position to be deemed eligible. Please provide all required documents as addressed in the job announcement (e.g. high school or college transcripts, DD214, training documents and/or copies of professional licenses) by attaching the documents to your electronic application or fax to 904-665-6192.
JEA only hires qualified candidates who are at least 18 years of age.
JEA/SJRPP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers all applications for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability/handicap, Veteran status or any other protected group status under Federal, State, and local law. JEA provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law.
If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete this application, or any other phase of the application process, please let us know. Your request and/or need for accommodation will be kept confidential and shared only with individuals who would assist with the need of providing accommodations. Making a request for an accommodation will not subject you to any adverse treatment.
In accordance with Florida state law, criminal convictions (i.e.: DUI) will not bar you from employment, but JEA/SJRPP will consider factors such as time of the offense, the seriousness and nature of the violation, any rehabilitation, and the nature of the prospective job duties in deciding which candidates are best qualified. However, failure to disclose information, or providing inaccurate or incomplete information in response to the questions in this application, will be deemed a dishonest act and will disqualify you from employment or result in dismissal when such omission or misinformation is discovered
Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference and priority in employment. If you are eligible for veteran’s preference, you must submit with this application proof of military service such as a DD-214 (Military Discharge Paper) or its equivalent from the Veteran’s Administration showing dates of service and discharge type. Documentation must be received prior to the close date in order to be considered. Veteran’s preference is governed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
I understand that completing this application form does not constitute a promise or guarantee of employment with JEA/SJRPP. I understand should I be employed by JEA/SJRPP, nothing in the application or in a JEA/SJRPP document constitutes or implies a contract of employment between JEA/SJRPP and myself. I understand that should I be hired, my employment would be governed by applicable pay plans, collective bargaining agreements, and Civil Service and Personnel rules and regulation, and company management directives.
I hereby give permission to JEA’s Human Resources Department or its duly authorized representative to contact any persons or companies named in this statement other than my present employer and to verify any and all employment history that I have given on this statement.
I hereby authorize my former employers to furnish their records of my service, my reasons for leaving their employ, together with all information they may have concerning me. I also release any individual partnership, or corporation which formerly employed me, its officers, agents and employees, from any liability for any damage whatsoever for issuing such information.
With the filing of this application to the Recruitment Services group of JEA, you are hereby consenting to all notices and correspondence subject to the application to be communicated to you via the Internet, i.e. electronic mail. There are no exceptions to this medium of communications unless written authorization from JEA’s Head of Personnel is acquired by you in the advance of any relevant communication.
I hereby certify that this form contains no willful misrepresentation or falsification; that information given by me is true and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I am aware that should investigation of my employment, at any time, disclose any such misrepresentation or falsification, my application may be rejected, my name may be removed from the employment list and I may be disqualified from applying in the future for positions with JEA, and/or my employment with JEA may be terminated.