Diversity & Equity Services

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion will enable us to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and drives our organization to success.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The City of Zephyrhills is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer whose policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons. The City does not discriminate in employment, employee development, or employment advancement on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, sexual identity, Veteran status, disability, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, status as a domestic violence victim, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws, except where such factor is a bona fide occupational qualification or is required by State and/or Federal law.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA and ADAAA):

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the City of Zephyrhills will not discriminate against qualified individuals on the basis of disability in the City’s services, programs, or activities. The City of Zephyrhills does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 

Veteran’s Preference: 

Veterans’ Preference will be given to qualified Veterans in accordance with Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, as amended, for those applicants who meet the minimum qualifications of the position. Applicant’s wishing to claim Veterans’ Preference MUST submit a copy of the DD-214 Form evidencing Character of Separation at the time of application submission. Veterans’ Preference does not apply in certain circumstances: Please see Chapter 295, Florida Statutes and Section 110.205, Florida Statutes for a complete listing of all exempt positions.