Bay County Chamber of Commerce

Bay County Chamber of Commerce

235 West 5th Street

Panama City, FL 32401


Phone: 850.785.5206

Fax: 850.763.6229






Looking for a job or for employees in Bay County? The Bay County Chamber website is a great resource for local employers and those searching for a new job in the area. Browse our job openings below if you are searching for a job. Complete our online form if you are an employer looking for potential employees.




Account Executive/Membership

Membership Sales

Bay County Chamber of Commerce, Panama City

Posted on October 18, 2016

The Bay County Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Membership Account Executive (MAE). This person will be responsible for selling membership investments in the Chamber. There is no limit to the income potential. This is a commission only position. Set your own schedule to work full-time or part-time. All applicants must have great people skills and dependable transportation. Travel is reimbursable for achievement of monthly sales goals. Previous sales experience is a plus, but not required. All training and sales materials will be provided. EOE



Office Manager/Bookkeeper

Full Time

Kerigan Marketing Associates, Inc., Mexico Beach

Posted on October 18, 2016

Job Duties & Expectations: Description- this role will serve as an Executive Assistant where the most important responsibility is bookkeeping and being proficient in QuickBooks. Additional responsibilities will include reports and general office administration with highest level of attention to detail. Must be proficient on computer with intermediate to advanced Microsoft Word and Excel skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. This is currently a full-time position but will consider part-time for the right candidate. Important work traits include: • Tenacity – must work well under pressure including communicating professionally with vendors and clients. Effective grammar and comfortable handling conflict such as with overdue invoices. • Aptitude – KMA is a small team of fast-moving specialists hired by professional firms with big expectations. The successful candidate will be quick in thought and action. Requires thorough organization and time management. • Positive Outlook – KMA is a Christian company where we all work hard and support each other thru a can-do attitude. We do not want negativity in our business. We strive to provide a smoke-free, healthy environment. • Efficiency – KMA team members proactively seek efficiencies and have a passion for using technologies such as spreadsheets to manage information, accelerating receivables thru emailed invoices, automated QBB late payment alerts, etc. Administrative • Process daily mail as needed. • Maintain necessary office supplies. • Maintain office including utilities payments, managing phone service, etc. • Filing – Client files, Accounts payable and Accounts Receivable files. • Reports as needed for executive officers. • Primary point of contact for incoming phone calls including routing and vetting as appropriate. • Follow-up with staff members to insure time keeping is completed daily. Bookkeeping • Produce customer invoices for design, print, production and media charges. • Input vendor invoices and pay accordingly. • Apply customer payments and lead online banking reconciling account monthly. • Compile monthly 941 tax report and pay online in a timely manner. • Calculate media commissions. Must be able to create Excel spreadsheets, with formulas. • Trustworthy with sensitive data and cash handling. Compensation & Work Schedule This is currently a full-time position Compensation will be based on experience and skill of the individual. KMA compensation is above area averages and we reward for performance. We have assembled a compensation range which can be adjusted to the individual: FULL TIME • Monday – Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm Central time, with one hour off for lunch. • Salary range based on skill, education and experience. • Medical benefits through Medishare Christian Healthcare OR medical allowance of $2,400 annually ($200 healthcare contribution per month). • All regular full-time employees accrue vacation leave from the date of hire, for a total of 7 days (56 hours) per year for year one of employment, 10 days (80 hours) per year for years 2-5 of employment, 15 days (120 hours) for Year 6-9 of employment, and 20 days (160 hours) for years 10+ of employment. • All regular full-time employees accrue personal leave from the date of hire, for a total of 5 days (40 hours) per year. • Nine (9) paid company holidays including Christmas x2, Thanksgiving x2, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and New Year’s Day. Our company hours are 8:00A – 5:00P Central Time, Monday-Friday. We are closed for the nine company holidays above. Office located in Mexico Beach, FL and position requires being on-site. KMA provides all work resources including a desktop computer with dual monitors. What makes KMA different is that we are brand marketers, where each team member holds degrees in their marketing specialties, with all focused on making our company best-in-class in our area of Bay, Gulf and Franklin counties. Additionally, our desire is that organizations in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana seek us out when they desire comprehensive brand management and marketing services.



Apprentice Line Technician


Gulf Power, Various locations in Northwest Florida

Posted on October 13, 2016

Apprentice - Line Technician Gulf Power Company Starting pay $2,995 per month This posting is to build a pool for hiring in 2017. There are no immediate openings. Positions may be filled in the following locations: Western District (Pensacola, Milton, or Gulf Breeze) Central District (Crestview, Ft. Walton Beach, or Destin) Eastern District (Chipley, Panama City, or Panama City Beach) JOB SUMMARY The Apprentice Line Tech position is responsible for assisting in the daily construction and maintenance of Gulf Power Company's distribution and transmission systems in order to provide service in a safe, timely and economical manner. This position is responsible for responding to and correcting problems with the electrical distribution system during normal working hours, after hours, nights and weekends and in extreme weather conditions. JOB QUALIFICATIONS Persons employed as an Apprentice Line Tech must be successful on the EEI Construction and Skilled Trades (CAST) Test, and the Post Offer Employment (POET). Must be mechanically inclined, able to work at heights, climb tall structures, read blueprints, lift, carry and pull heavy objects, use hand tools, work in extreme weather conditions and work in enclosed, dark areas. Must have the ability to assess through the Earned Progression Program to Line Technician I, and Line Technician II / Service Technician classifications. Must maintain weight below 280 pounds. Must have or be able to obtain a CDL Class A within six months. Must model the "Southern Style" values of unquestionable trust, superior performance, and total commitment. Availability for and timely response to call-outs are required. A successful applicant must live within a reasonable call-out distance from the reporting office or relocate so that they do. Relocation assistance is not available for these positions. Must attach a résumé to be considered. Subject to Gulf Power tobacco policy: you must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position. Gulf Power Company is an investor-owned electric utility with all of its common stock owned by Atlanta-based Southern Company. With 4.4 million customers and more than 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company is the premier energy company serving the Southeast through its subsidiaries. A leading U.S. producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable electricity, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for energy innovation, excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are below the national average. Southern Company and its subsidiaries are leading the nation's nuclear renaissance through the construction of the first new nuclear units to be built in a generation of Americans and are demonstrating their commitment to energy innovation through the development of a state-of-the-art coal gasification plant. Southern Company has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer and listed by DiversityInc as a top company for Blacks. The company received the 2012 Edison Award from the Edison Electric Institute for its leadership in new nuclear development, was named Electric Light & Power magazine's Utility of the Year for 2012 and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.



Bay Medical Center Sacred Heart Career Fair


Bay Medical Sacred Heart, Panama City

Posted on September 14, 2016

Bay Medical Sacred Heart will host a Career Fair from 7am to 5pm on September 14, 15, and 16 (Wednesday through Friday) of this week at the hospital. Job applicants can meet with a Human Resources rep and leadership to learn about career opportunities throughout the hospital and interviews will be offered to qualified applicants; jobs might be offered on the spot. Applicants should bring a resume and report to the HR office, located on the 2nd Floor of the Tommy Cooley Building at the corner of Seventh Street and Bonita Avenue.   Call for more information.



Facilities Director of the FSUCML

Salary commensurate with experience and credentials

FSU Coastal & Marine Laboratory, St. Teresa

Posted on September 13, 2016

Responsible for the day to day management of research facilities and physical plant and is expected to use a “hands-on” approach to directing the management of facilities and research services. Facilities on site include administrative offices, research laboratories, research holding facilities, research vessels, a seawater system and dormitories. The successful candidate serves as a member of the FSUCML's senior management team, participating in strategic planning and staffing decisions; assisting in the development and maintenance of partnerships throughout the University to attain FSUCML goals and objectives; and supporting the collection, analysis, and reporting of data as appropriate for proposed and ongoing projects or initiatives related to all facilities. The Coastal and Marine Laboratory is committed to research focused on coastal and marine issues of ecological importance that provides the scientific basis for policy decisions. It is embedded in an area of rich terrestrial and marine biodiversity with an abundance of complex and interconnected estuarine and marine habitats including tidal salt marshes and flats, seagrass meadows, oyster reefs, and hard-bottom reefs dominated by soft coral and sponge communities. It is expected that successful candidates would have a basic understanding of ecological processes related to these local habitats and environments.



Restaurant Manager

Full Time

Waffle House, Panama City

Posted on September 6, 2016

LOCATION: Panama City Beach QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma TRAINING SALARY: $35k – 3 month training program MANAGEMENT SALARY: $42k –$59k BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, life insurance, $14k Stock Option at hiring, 3 weeks of vacation per year Waffle House offers: Financial stability and success since 1955 Employee ownership opportunity including stock options Excellent compensation Upward career track – Promotions are internal only from within 1,800+ restaurants in 25 states and growing





WJHG-TV, Panama City Beach

Posted on August 30, 2016

WJHG-TV, Panama City's NBC affiliate, has an immediate opening for an Advertising Account Executive. Ideal candidate must: * Prospect daily via cold calling, networking and community events. * Set initial appointment, gain insight into a prospects business, and professionally present advertising solutions using multiple platforms (NBC, CW, My7, and mobile). * Ask for business * Exceed budget through new and existing business development. * Manage client expectations. * Foster long term relationships with new and existing advertisers. * Provide top notch customer service. * Work in a competitive, fast paced, self-directed, environment. * Win the Day! Performance is evaluated on the ability to meet or exceed budget. Position is commission based with aggressive yet attainable goals. Must be able to show previous success in the sales arena. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Gray Television Inc. is an EEO drug free workplace. Must have a valid drivers license. Motor vehicle check and successful drug screening results are required to be considered for employment



Association Executive (AE)

Full Time

Bay County Association of REALTORS®, Panama City

Posted on August 30, 2016

Bay County Association of REALTORS® is seeking a seasoned Association Executive (AE) to help implement a strategy that addresses an evolving industry and the public policy environment in which it operates. This highly visible AE will work with an energized volunteer membership and lead the staff to enhance the public's perception of the industry. The successful candidate must have demonstrated leadership abilities, strong management skills, and political acumen. S/he must be an energetic and effective strategic thinker, leader, administrator, manager and communicator. Personal characteristics such as visionary, excellent judgment, high integrity, principled decision-making and a commitment to teamwork are necessary. Incumbent must have very strong business skills.



Various positions at Supervisor of Elections Office for precinct officials

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Bay County Supervisor of Elections, Panama City

Posted on July 15, 2016

Clerks, assistant clerks, voting technology specialists, inspectors and deputies. Precinct officials help direct voters through the voting process on election day, including assisting with setup, security, technical questions and other polling issues.



Various restaurant positions @ The Grand Marlin Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Bartenders, Servers, Host/Hostess, Food Runners, Server Assistants, and Sales Associates and Experienced & High Volume Fry, Saut

The Grand Marlin Restaurant & Oyster Bar, Panama City Beach

Posted on July 14, 2016

Our new location will be a high volume, upscale casual restaurant with a focus on the area’s best selection of fresh seafood. We are seeking experienced and motivated people to become part of our team. We believe that service comes from the mind - hospitality comes from the heart! Currently, hiring the following positions: Front of House: Bartenders, Servers, Host/Hostess, Food Runners, Server Assistants, and Sales Associate Back of House: Experienced & High Volume Fry, Sauté, Salad and Grill Cooks, Dishwashers, Prep, Oyster Shuckers, Maintenance Personnel Our qualifying team members are offered: • Medical/Dental/Prescription Drug Plan/Life Insurance • Employee Discounts • Paid Vacation



Waffle House Restaurant Manager


Waffle House, Panama City

Posted on July 12, 2016

Oversee and manage the day-to-day operations of a Waffle House. There is a paid four month training period. 3 weeks vacation per year, full benefits after 60 days, $14K in stock options. Training Salary in the mid $30s. Management salaries for this position average approximately $50K.




The Bay County Chamber also urges you to see a list of our members who offer employment services by clicking the link below. You can also find job postings not listed here, learn how to build your resume, pre–screen employees, unemployment benefit help and find welfare transition assistance all at no charge through CareerSource Gulf Coast – or 850.872.4340.



For additional information, please contact us at 850.215.3755.



The mission of the Bay County Chamber of Commerce is to create superior value for all chamber members large and small, cultivate economic and personal development, promote and protect a competitive system of business, be a community leader while embracing Bay County’s opportunities and challenges.


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