City of Jacksonville


Jacksonville city employees are the essential component enabling the city to provide quality services to the community. Working for the City of Jacksonville is more than just a job…it’s public service.
Who are we and what do we do?

  • Office with 18 Internal Auditors
  • Report directly to City Council (legislative branch) and work on requested projects
  • Conduct performance audits of the Consolidated City Government
    • City Departments (e.g., Fire and Rescue, Public Works, & Parks)
    • Constitutional Offices (e.g., JSO, Tax Collector, & Supervisor of Elections)
    • Independent Agencies (e.g., JEA, JTA, JAA, & JPA)
  • Review legislation prior to becoming law
  • Review the Mayor’s annual budget proposal
Why work for the Council Auditor’s Office?
  • Starting salary of $58,000 (Higher depending on CPA eligibility and licensure status which can result in an automatic increase of 15% if licensed in Florida)
  • Great benefits
    • Generous 401(k)-like retirement plan option (11.7% employer and 7.7% employee contribution rates)
    • 457(b) voluntary retirement investment option (Roth option available)
    • 12 paid holidays plus 1 personal day per year
    • Begin accruing annual leave from day one at rate of 20 days per year
    • Low and no cost health insurance options plus dental and vision
    • Eligible for federal student loan forgiveness if criteria met
    • Potential for tuition and CPA review course reimbursement
    • Free life insurance (2 times annual salary)
  • Great opportunity for work/life balance

The City of Jacksonville is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and will provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants in compliance with all applicable federal and state employment laws and the current interpretation of employment discrimination by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as set forth in Directive 0528. There shall be no discrimination or harassment against any person with regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, political affiliation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other impermissible factor in recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, placement, promotion, discipline, demotion, transfers, layoff, recall, termination, working conditions and related terms and conditions of employment.

Inquiries may be directed to Thomas Carter at or at 904-255-5500 ext. 84