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Overview

If you are dependable and excel at--or have an aptitude for--customer service, cash handling, and producing a high volume of top-quality work, you could be the next addition to our team!

Our workforce consists of approximately 95 full-time and 15 part-time employees who work in a fast-paced environment to process the following transactions:

  • Motor vehicle, mobile home, and boat titles and registrations
  • Property tax payments
  • Tourist development tax payments
  • Disabled parking permit applications
  • Hunting and fishing licenses
  • Driver licenses
The Manatee County Tax Collector's office is a constitutional office, which means we are a separate entity from state and county government. We are an equal opportunity employer. In addition, we give preference to individuals who qualify as veterans and spouses of veterans under Florida law and who meet our minimum hiring qualifications and pass our screening process. For more information, read our veterans' preference FAQ.

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Benefits

We offer a competitive benefits program. Full-time employee benefits include:

  • Twelve paid holidays each year
  • Paid vacation time
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Life insurance (no cost to employees)
  • Deferred compensation program
  • Participation in Florida's state retirement system
  • Performance-based salary increases
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • College degree incentive pay
Part-time employee benefits include:
  • Deferred compensation program
  • Participation in Florida's state retirement system (available to employees hired to work for more than six consecutive months)
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Full-time employment

Starting pay for full-time employees is $14.41 - $15.00 per hour. If you have a college degree from a U.S.-accredited institution, you may be eligible to receive an additional $1 - $2 per hour after completing your introductory period.

Minimum qualifications and screening process
All full-time positions require a high school diploma (or the equivalent). Other minimum qualifications include passing scores on computerized performance tests, such as:
  • Data entry
  • Email composition
  • Internet knowledge
  • Computer literacy
  • Cash handling
  • Typing skills (score must be 35 words per minute or better)
If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will undergo a screening process that includes:
  • Criminal background check
  • Previous employer and personal reference checks
  • Fingerprinting
  • Determination of eligibility to work in the United States
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Part-time employment

Starting pay for part-time employees is $13.00 - $15.00 per hour.

We typically offer five types of part-time positions:

  • Customer service, year-round (receptionist) – assist customers in lobby, including determining their needs, preparing them for their transaction, and giving them their printed driver license
  • Bilingual customer service, year-round (transaction expediter) – assist customers in lobby, including providing them with translation services and assisting them with lobby computers and other office tools
  • Mail, year-round – process property taxes and motor vehicle, mobile home, and boat registrations
  • Mail, November and December – prepare property tax, utility, motor vehicle, mobile home, and boat payments for processing
  • Driving skills road testing, year-round – administer driving skills road tests to customers

Minimum qualifications and screening process
All part-time positions require a high school diploma (or the equivalent) or a status of current student. Other minimum qualifications vary based on the position. For example, most customer service positions require a score of 30 words per minute or better on a computerized typing test, and driving skills road testing positions require a valid Florida driver license.

If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will undergo a screening process that includes:
  • Criminal history check
  • Previous employer and reference check
  • Determination of eligibility to work in the United States
Depending on the position, the screening process may also include:
  • Fingerprinting
  • Illegal drug screening
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Current openings and applications

Current openings
Thank you for your interest in applying. We currently have openings for full-time counter associates.

Applications
We are always accepting applications, which remain active for 60 days. Please print and complete the applicable application. You can mail us your completed application or deliver it in person. If you deliver it in person, be sure to visit the correct location, as we do not accept all applications at all locations.

Mail your application
Manatee County Tax Collector
PO Box 25300
Bradenton FL 34206-5300

Deliver your application in person
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Additional information

For details about our employment screening process, read our employment screening FAQ.

For more information about employment with the Manatee County Tax Collector's office, read our Employment Opportunities brochurePDF file.

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