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The City of Bastrop ONLY accepts job applications for positions that are officially open. Applications must be returned prior to the closing date to be considered.
Job applications, forms, and job descriptions may be obtained in person from City Hall located at 1311 Chestnut Street or Call (512) 332-8800. You can also email us at HR@CITYOFBASTROP.ORG.
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The Bastrop Police Department, is accepting applications for Police Officer from dedicated individuals possessing exceptional character, integrity, competence and compassion.
The City of Bastrop, nestled in the beautiful Lost Pines Region of Central Texas and just twenty minutes from Austin, serves as the county seat and regional retail center of Bastrop County. As part of a growing community, the Bastrop Police Department recognizes that public safety is paramount and our commitment and safety to the citizens of Bastrop will always remain our top priority. The Department strives to continue to provide the top level of service the citizens deserve by placing an emphasis on quality law enforcement, crime prevention and community policing. In planning for the future, the highly progressive Department also recognizes that enhancements in communications, technology and training are inevitable priorities.
The Department, an authorized strength of 24 sworn peace officers plus additional non-sworn personnel, offers highly competitive pay, a full benefit package and job opportunities to individuals looking to join this dynamic team.
Qualifications: To be eligible for consideration, applicants must possess the following:
Current Texas Peace Officer Certification issued by TCOLE
Valid Texas Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record
Must be able to pass a thorough background investigation, psychological, physical exam, and a drug and alcohol screen.
Starting Salary: Police Officer (less than 5 years’ experience) $50,952
Senior Officer (5+ years’ experience) $56,128
Certification Pay: Intermediate: $600/yr.; Advanced: $1,200/yr.; Master: $1,800/yr.
Yearly Raises: Based on officer performance and City Council approval.
Work Schedule: 12-hour shifts. Officers are allowed to work overtime and extra security as needed.
Longevity Bonus: paid $5,000 at 3 year anniversary; additional $5,000 at 6 year anniversary
Retirement: Texas Municipal Retirement System is at 6% 2:1 City match.
Equipment: All equipment including uniform, leather gear, weapon, and boots are provided by the City.
Applicants may obtain an application and personal history statement at the Bastrop Police Department, 104 Grady Tuck Lane, Bastrop, Texas 78602, on-line at www.cityofbastrop.org, or by calling 512-332-8600. The first review of applications will take place on Monday, October 22, 2018.
Position will remain open until filled. EOE
Job Type: Full Time Starting Salary: $59,696 (Updated)
Department: Water & Wastewater Benefits: Full
The City of Bastrop is looking for people driven by a desire to contribute, possess a willingness to be challenged and are committed to public service to fill the position of Superintendent in the Water/Wastewater Department. Our champion employees are a driving factor for ensuring the City of Bastrop maintains its exceptional small town charm with big city amenities.
Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Public Works/Utilities, Oversees the daily operation and maintenance of water production, treatment, as well as wastewater, treatment, and disposal processes. Reviews, monitors, and develops procedures to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulatory practices; participates in reviewing and planning the city’s infrastructure development; supervises department staff, including assigning and reviewing work, completing performance reviews, instructing employees, and executing personnel actions; ensures employees receive appropriate certification and safety training; develops cost projections for budget status; provides technical assistance in water/wastewater projects; and participates in departmental activities with engineers, consultants, developers, and citizens. Responsibilities include implementation, preparation, review, and approval of work orders, purchase orders, plans, drawings, and various regulatory records and reports. Functions in a lead capacity as directed. Performs related work as directed.
Monday – Friday, 7:00am to 4:00pm.
Must be available for weekends or night call-outs when necessary.
Education and Experience:
Maintain a valid Texas Class “C” driver’s license throughout employment with the City with an acceptable driving record.
Essential Job Functions:
Coordinates and assigns daily work orders for maintenance and repair personnel.
Essential Physical Requirements:
Includes but not limited to:
An application may be obtained on-line at www.cityofbastrop.org or from the Human Resources Department located at 1311 Chestnut Street.
Submit completed applications to:
U.S. Mail or in person:
City of Bastrop
1311 Chestnut/P.O. Box 427
Bastrop, Texas 78602
Position will remain open until filled. EOE.
The City of Bastrop is accepting applications for a Plant Operator position in the Water/Wastewater Department. This position will be under the close supervision of the Chief Plant Operator. Position assists in operation and maintenance of the City’s water wells, water treatment, storage systems, wastewater collection and treatment. Employees in this class also perform entry level work in monitoring, recording and reporting of information compiled by the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) monitoring computer system. Applicants selected for this position will be required to attain a class “C” operator certification in water and wastewater from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) within three years of hire. Position assists with calibration, trouble shooting, and repair of electronic controls system as needed. Additional duties include collection and testing of water and wastewater samples to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies in the provision of clean and safe drinking water for the City. Performs water and wastewater related work as directed. Position is under rotation for weekend and holiday duties as well as emergency call outs. Applicants must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED, with vocational experience that demonstrates mechanical and numerical aptitude in a utility related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Employees in this class will work in an outdoor environment and must have the physical ability to operate machinery, computers, hand tools and diverse safety equipment. Must have a valid Texas Driver License. Salary $16.02/hr. + 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 Human Resources, 1311 Chestnut/P. O. Box 427, Bastrop, Texas 78602; or email email@example.com 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.
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