The Human Resources Department strives to create a positive environment where everyone matters. The Human Resources Department follows through with this commitment by providing interested applicants and employees with optimal employment and benefit services.

When you join our team, here are just some of the benefits you will receive! Benefits may vary by job classification.
  • 11 Holidays per year
  • 1 personal day off of your choosing
  • 8 hrs. vacation per month vacation for the first 5 years
  • 12 hrs. vacation per month vacation after 5 years
  • Bereavment Leave 
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO Insurance
  • Dental Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Florida Retirement System
  • Local Retirement Plan for police & fire
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Wellness and Health Education
  • Long Term Disability Plan
  • Optional Supplemental Insurance
  • Optional Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Optional Florida Pre-paid college
  • Direct Deposit
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the City of Tavares' policy to provide equal employment opportunity through recruitment, selection, retention and advancement in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability, and to ensure that all matters affecting employees' terms and conditions of employment are administered in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.