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Sarasota County Government Overview

Sarasota, FL
1001 to 5000 employees
Municipal Governments
Unknown / Non-Applicable

Manatee County Government, Charlotte County Florida, City of Sarasota

We believe in work life balance and have excellent benefits including a state pension, medical and dental insurance, generous leave plan, training programs, wellness programs including a fitness center.

Sarasota has world-famous beaches, over 80 parks and ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to be the most livable and best managed community in the country, providing quality services, programs and facilities that reflect the goals of the community. Our employees are committed to demonstrating our values: Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Quality ... Read more

Sarasota County Government Reviews

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    Current Employee - Building Codes Inspector in North Sarasota, FL
    Current Employee - Building Codes Inspector in North Sarasota, FL
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    I have been working at Sarasota County Government full-time (Less than a year)


    Good Benefits and Good Experienced Supervision


    I have not experienced any at this position.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the Good Guidance and support.

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Sarasota County Government Photos

Sarasota County Government photo of: Sarasota County Commission Chamber
Sarasota County Government photo of: COVID-19 Sign with Sign Team Operations
Sarasota County Government photo of: Ribbon Cutting for Lakewood Ranch Boulevard Opening
Sarasota County Government photo of: Interviewing Fire Chiefs
Sarasota County Government photo of: 2019 Intern Sarasota County Final Day at Cool Today Stadium
Sarasota County Government photo of: COVID-19 Fire Fighter Salute
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Sarasota County Government Interviews



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    Administrative Interview

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    First, I was invited to a video interview, which you can do through an iphone app. Then, I was invited to an in person interview with 2 people at the business location.

    Interview Questions

    • What is one of your professional achievements? Tell us about a time where you had to use ethical judgment. Are you a team player? Tell us about your recent work history.   Answer Question
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Company Updates

  • COVID-19

    Employee Health & Wellbeing, Especially During COVID-19: The Wellness Team at Sarasota County Government has jumped into action and taken a center stage to assure our employees and their families have resources and services to assist them during these difficult times. Wellness resources repurposed or added include: 1. Telephonic counseling sessions are available through our EAP network. Employees and their family each get up to 6 free sessions., 2. Weekly on-line classes that are 20-30 minutes long so they can feel connected, reduce stress, and stay fit even while working remotely including: mindfulness practice, fitness classes, virtually facilitated 10 minute stretch break, and yoga., 3. We have an on-line HeartMath, the Resilience building program., 4. An EAP counselor, who leads a weekly online session “Quarantine Connections”, helping us navigate through the challenges of these adjustments., 5. Nutritional counseling appointments with our Registered Dietician., 6. Insomnia counseling or assistance with sleep apnea.

  • COVID-19

    Like so many of you, we have spent the last several days and weeks learning about the coronavirus (COVID-19). The Sarasota County Health Department is monitoring this evolving issue. Emergency operations have been layered on regular County operations, with additional protocols, cleanings, and physical distancing. For Sarasota County updates regarding COVID-19, please visit

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Sarasota County Government Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for Commuters, National Center for Transit Research at USF, 2012
  • Certificate of Distinction, ICMA Certificate in Performance Management, 2019
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

First Job Programs

Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

Fair Chance Pledge

Maintain hiring/training programs for those with criminal records as an opportunity for a second chance

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