Employment Opportunities

THE CITY OF BASTROP ONLY ACCEPTS JOB APPLICATIONS FOR POSITIONS THAT ARE OFFICIALLY OPEN. JOB APPLICATIONS MUST BE RETURNED PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE TO BE CONSIDERED.

JOB APPLICATIONS, FORMS, AND JOB DESCRIPTIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM CITY HALL LOCATED AT 1311 CHESTNUT STREET OR CALL 512-332-8800. YOU CAN ALSO EMAIL US AT HR@CITYOFBASTROP.ORG. ALL FORMS AND APPLICATIONS ARE ONLINE CLICK HERE.

HUMAN RESOURCES PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
The City of Bastrop is accepting applications for the position of part-time (20 hrs/week) Administrative Assistant in the Human Resources Department. Under the general supervision of the Human Resources Director, the position performs administrative duties in supporting daily functions of the Human Resources department. Such duties include, but are not necessarily limited to, answering phones, emails, walk-in inquiries; assists in administering HR programs in the areas of recruiting, compensation, benefits, employee records, employee relations, health insurance and daily communication with employees and the general public. Employees in this class exercise considerable discretion in matters of a sensitive and confidential nature, while using initiative and creativity; working independently in carrying out recurring assignments. Creates and maintains departmental filing systems; conducts a variety of general office duties including data entry, laserfische, ordering office supplies, and copying, filing, and faxing documentation. Must have extensive knowledge in utilizing word processing, desktop publishing, excel, and other related programs for record keeping and documentation. Requires a high school diploma/GED with at least three years of administrative experience, two (2) years experience in human resources related field preferred. Salary: $16.97/hr. An application and job description may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, 1311 Chestnut Street or on-line at www.cityofbastrop.org. Submit application to Tanya Cantrell, HR Director, tcantrell@cityofbastrop.org, via hand delivery at City Hall or P. O. Box 427, Bastrop, Texas 78602. The position will remain open until filled. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to a physical/drug/alcohol/criminal background screening. EOE
MAIN STREET PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Compensation: ($57,389-$82,954) Job Description: • Reports to City Manager day to day, Board of Directors (hard-working, many there since its inception in 2007) for policy issues • Highly motivated, skilled strategic thinker and planner • Entrepreneurial, energetic, imaginative, collaborative, well organized, and capable of functioning independently with over 50 volunteers and no paid employees • Able to maintain and enhance an award-winning, nationally and state recognized program that covers a geographically large program area for the city’s size (city population is 8,000, but Main Street area is the size of a city with a population of 60,000-80,000) • Coalition builder, working with officials and leaders from many organizations, securing robust relationships • Politically savvy, mature enough to manage a complex mix of relationships • Comfortable with and embraces change, developing innovative solutions to challenges • Willing to relocate to Bastrop and get involved in and be passionate about Bastrop, the oldest city in Texas, and the Lost Pines Region, which is becoming a tourism destination area • Proficient with and well-versed in use of social media • Able to continue the upward trajectory of commercial revitalization of the historic downtown business district which has, in its first eight years, seen: o Over $25 million in public and private reinvestment in downtown properties o 66 net new businesses started o 180 new jobs created Please send resume and three references by email to kray@rayassociates.com. Include your salary requirements with your resume. Job Requirements: At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Public Administration, Economic Development, Planning or related field (Master’s Degree a plus); and with at least five years of professional level experience, preferably for a Texas city government (experience in Main Street Programs a plus); or at least five years of professional level experience and demonstrated knowledge of city government.
W/WW SYSTEMS TECH CREW LEADER
The City of Bastrop is accepting applications for Systems Technician Crew Leader. The position will be under the close supervision of the Utility Field Superintendent; performs repair and installation tasks for the City’s water distribution and wastewater collections systems. Qualified applicants must have experience operating heavy equipment for installation and construction of water/sewer lines, lift stations, mains and manholes. Position requires the ability to locate problems and performs repairs for leaks, line breaks, and faulty components. Restores interrupted services. This position is labor intensive and requires use of hand tools, shovels, picks, etc. Work is performed in adverse weather conditions such as extreme heat, cold and rainy conditions. Respond to call outs for water leaks and use of the jet machine to clear blocked sewer lines. Performs water and wastewater related work as directed. This position is under rotation for on call duties, as well as emergency call outs. Applicants must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED and be responsible for attaining certifications class “C” in water Distribution and level “II” in wastewater collection from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) within two years of hire. Salary DOQ + full benefits. Applications may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, 1311Chestnut Street or on-line at www.cityofbastrop.org. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to a physical, criminal background check and drug/alcohol screening prior to employment. The position will remain open until filled. EOE.
UTILITY FIELD SUPERINTENDENT
The City of Bastrop is accepting applications for a Utility Field Superintendent in the Public Works Department. This position will be under the direction of the Director of Public Works and Utilities, is responsible for operating medium to heavy equipment in the construction, repair and maintenance of City streets and roadways. Street work includes building roads, sidewalks, curbs, and installing drainage systems. Employees in this class must have the ability to function in a lead capacity and perform the duties of the Director of Public Works and Utilities in his/her absence as needed. Position will also provide support in other public works functions, such as installation of water and wastewater lines and manhole covers, as needed. Position inspects and monitors the performance of all assigned work orders during and upon completion for conformance to established goals and objectives of the department. Operates a variety of standard and specialized light and heavy equipment in the performance of duties, i.e., asphalt machines, heavy trucks, backhoes, graders. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide; establish grades and elevations; utilize principles of geometry; calculate decimals and percentages. Computer literate. High school diploma or GED; supplemented by minimum three (3) to five (5) years previous experience in the field. Requires the ability to obtain and maintain a valid class “B” Driver’s license. Salary Range $57,389-- $82,954 DOQ + full benefits. An application and job description may be obtained from the Human Resources Department at 1311 Chestnut Street or on-line at www.cityofbastrop.org. Submit application to Tanya Cantrell (332-8812) tcantrell@cityofbastrop.org, 1311 Chestnut/P. O. Box 427, Bastrop, Texas 78602 or fax to 512-332-8819. Position will remain open until filled. The City of Bastrop is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to a physical/drug/alcohol and criminal background screening prior to employment.
BUILDING CUSTODIAN
The City of Bastrop is accepting applications for the position of Building Custodian. This position will perform custodial work and general facility maintenance for the City’s buildings. Salary will begin at $10.78/hr + full benefits. Applicants must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED and a valid Texas Driver’s license. An application and job description may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, 1311 Chestnut Street or on-line at www.cityofbastrop.org. Position open until filled. EOE. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to a physical/drug/alcohol and criminal background screening prior to employment.