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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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  • Job Type:  Full Time                                                                              Starting Salary:  $18.53/hourly

    Department:  Finance                                                                        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 Finance Specialist I in the Finance Department.  Our champion employees are a driving factor for ensuring the City of Bastrop maintains its exceptional small town charm with big city amenities. 

    Position Summary:

    Under administrative direction of the Chief Financial Officer, this position is responsible for performing duties supporting the daily functions of the Finance office with various accounting and administrative functions.  Such duties include, but are not necessarily limited to, greeting the public, answering the phone, providing general information, assisting with the cemetery, insurance, liens, extensive data entry duties, generating reports, and responsible for applying acute attention to detail concerning facts and numerical figures.  Performs related work as required.

    Work Schedule:

    Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Education and Experience:

    High school diploma or GED; supplemented by four (4) years of progressively responsible financial administrative support experience that demonstrates aptitude for numerical accuracy, ability to function with considerable independence; reconciliation duties; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 

    Position Requirements:

    Maintain a valid appropriate driver’s license throughout employment with the City with an acceptable driving record. 

    Knowledge of:

    • Thorough knowledge of account and record maintenance principles and practices.
    • Thorough knowledge of modern office practices and procedures to include Microsoft Excel and Word.
    • Considerable knowledge of principles of effective administration, to include coordinating, planning, and scheduling.
    • Skill in both written and oral and oral communications for effective expression of concepts in dealing with customers and co-workers.
    • Ability to apply analytical and interpretive skills to problem solving.
    • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make independent decision in accordance with established policies and procedures.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, support staff and other departments/agencies position interacts with.
    • Ability to analyze, organize and review work for established policy standards, efficient results and accuracy.
    • Ability to use office equipment and applications.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide; calculate decimals and percentages; compute discount.

    Primary Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    To maintain the financial integrity of the City.

    • Performs administrative duties in greeting the public, responding to phone inquiries, and providing general information.
    • Performs data entry in the maintenance of various records, files, and accounts according to area of placement.
    • Prepares a variety of written materials, i.e. memorandums, letters.
    • Files and retrieves various records, files, forms, permits, and/or related department documentation as directed.
    • Assist with City’s cemetery operations in selling and locating lots, gathering and maintain records, issuing permit, monitor condition of grounds.
    • Assist with Fixed Asset records. Maintain insurance and titles on vehicles and equipment.
    • Assist with preparation of daily cash deposits from funds received from various departments, mail and walk in customers.Enter into financial accounting system.Deliver and pick up bank bag(s) to/from bank.
    • Assist with accounts payable process.
    • Orders and retrieves office materials and supplies as needed.
    • Assist with assembling and compiling information as directed for external auditing purposes.
    • Operates a variety of modern office equipment in processing information to prescribed formats.
    • Participates with Emergency Management when the need arises with the duties assigned.

    Other Duties:

    • Responds to a wide variety of requests for information from various entities, i.e., City personnel, the public, various organizations and agencies.
    • Assist with City’s cemetery operations in selling and locating lots, gathering and maintaining records, issuing permits, and monitor condition of grounds.
    • Assist with assembling and compiling information as directed for external auditing purposes.  Review internal controls.  Verify petty cash and cash drawer amounts. 
    • Participate with Emergency Management when the need arises with duties assigned. 

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

    Most tasks are essentially sedentary, with occasional walking, bending, light lifting (5-20 pounds), driving vehicle, or other restricted physical activities.  Some tasks involve some physical effort, i.e., standing and walking, or frequent moderate lifting (20-50 pounds), minimal dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, or body in the operation of office equipment.  Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.

    Sensory Requirements:

    Some tasks may require sound perception and discrimination.

    Some tasks may require visual perception and discrimination.

    Some tasks may require oral communications ability.

    Applying:

    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:

    Email:  hr@cityofbastrop.org

    U.S. Mail or in person:

    City of Bastrop

    Human Resources

    1311 Chestnut/P.O. Box 427

    Bastrop, Texas 78602

    Fax: 512-332-8819

    Position will remain open until filled.  Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to an alcohol/drug/criminal background screening.  EOE.

  • The City of Bastrop Fire Department is currently accepting applications to fill part-time staffing positions to be added to increase day-time response capabilities.  These positions will work a 12 hour shift and will be paid $14.93 per hour. Applications will be accepted from February 26, 2018 through March 29, 2018 at 5:00 pm. Applications may be returned in person, by email or regular mail.  If returning applications by regular mail, all Postmarks must be the day before the closing of the application process.  For questions or clarification please contact Fire Chief Mark Wobus by phone at 512-332-8672 or by email at mwobus@cityofbastrop.org.

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    Applications will be accepted for the position of:  Part-time FF/EMT-B (Day Staff)

    Applications may be obtained from the City of Bastrop website, Bastrop City Hall or Bastrop Fire Department Station 1.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High School diploma or equivalent

    • Valid TX Driver’s License (minimum Class B)

    • Current TCFP Firefighter-Basic certification (minimum)

    • Current DSHS EMT-Basic certification (minimum)

    • NIMS I-100, I-200, I-700 and I-800

    • Courage to Be Safe course

    **Above items to be submitted with application

    • No unacceptable criminal or driving histories; including, but not limited to: DUI/DWI, drug offenses or driving violations

    • Physically capable to perform all duties as required

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • TCFP Driver Operator or verifiable training

    • TCFP Wildland Firefighter or verifiable Wildland Training

    HIRING PROCESS:

    • A hiring list is being established.  Successful candidates will remain on an eligibility list for 12 months.

    • Applications will be reviewed and potential candidates will receive an invitation by email to participate in a face to face interview with the Fire Chief.

    • After successful completion of the face to face interview, applicants will be invited to participate in a Physical Ability Test (PAT) and Written Examination.

    • Upon successful completion of an interview, PAT and a written test, remaining candidates still under consideration will undergo a background investigation.

    • Prospective applicants will then be ranked and placed upon the eligibility list and conditional offers of employment will be made when positions become available.

    • Once notified of offer, applicants will have 5 business days to confirm or deny offer of employment.

    • Upon confirmation of employment, candidate will be scheduled for a drug screen.

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF JOB DUTIES

    • Respond to fire, rescue, medical, hazardous material calls and other emergency calls in a timely and efficient manner. 

    • Perform fire suppression functions, including firefighting, rescue operations, deploying and operating hoses, ventilating roofs and performing salvage work after fires. 

    •     Perform pre-fire planning. 

    • Participate in hazardous materials mitigation response and other related tasks associated with fire suppression, rescue operations and hazardous material response. 

    •     Administer emergency medical services to injured persons if needed as a first responder.   

    •     Assist with the investigation into the cause of fires. 

    •     Perform operational readiness evaluation on the fire apparatus and equipment to ensure it is fully prepared and functional at all times.  Inventories equipment and tools to include the drive train, brakes, lights, fire pump, tires, radios, SCBA operational checks and all fluid levels upon reporting for duty. 

    •     Prepare and submit fire reports and daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance check reports. 

    •     Perform minor equipment maintenance on apparatus and general cleaning of apparatus and station quarters. 

    •     Participate in fire training classes and drills. 

    •     Study technical materials on equipment operation, fire suppression and fire prevention to improve or maintain an effective level of performance. 

    •     Study street maps to learn the district assigned as necessary and studies building pre-plans. 

    •     Inform supervisor of all work activities and reports any public inquiries or complaints.

    • Inform supervisor of any equipment in need of repair and of all public injuries or accidents. 

    •     Perform other duties as assigned by the Fire Chief or other officer of the department.

  • City of Bastrop

    Maintenance worker ii

    Job Type:  Full Time                                                                                          Starting Salary:  $13.86/hourly

    Department:  Public Works                                                                            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 Maintenance Worker II in the Public Works Department.  Our champion employees are a driving factor for ensuring the City of Bastrop maintains its exceptional small town charm with big city amenities. 

    Position Summary

    Under general supervision of the Utility Field Superintendent, position is responsible for performing skilled operations of light to medium heavy equipment used in the construction, repair and maintenance of City streets, sidewalks, curbs, driveways, alleys, roadways and drainage systems.  Position provides support in other Public Works functions such as maintenance of City right of way’s, installation of manhole covers, debris/brush removal and special events as directed.

    Position Requirements

    Must be 18 years of age.

    Valid Texas Class “B” Commercial Driver license or the ability to obtain within 6 months of employment

    Must have and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout employment.

    Required to remain available for immediate call-in to any natural or man-made disaster, as directed by the City Manager.

    Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to a physical/drug/alcohol/criminal background screening prior to employment.

    Education and Experience

    High School diploma or GED; supplemented by six (6) months of work experience associated with street maintenance.

    Or, equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Work Schedule

    Monday – Friday, 7:00am to 3:00pm.

    Must be available for weekends or night call-outs when necessary.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Repairs streets, roadways, sidewalks and related areas due to potholes, damaged walkways, and City construction activities.Work includes repairing asphalt and finishing cement.
    • Maintains streets and roadways to include operating street sweepers, cleaning debris from drains and culverts, trimming overgrowth, replacing traffic signs, repairing fences.
    • Maintains records concerning work orders, vehicle and equipment maintenance, inventory, etc.
    • Under guidance of Public Works Foreman/Superintendent/Director ensures proper placement of traffic control devices, signs, and caution indicators per work site.
    • Provides support in other Public Works functions such as special events
    • Performs maintenance of City right of way’s and debris/brush removal, as needed including operating various types of hand and manual, gas or electrically powered tools such as push mower, weed eater, chain saw, etc.
    • Attend weekly safety meetings according to department policy.
    • Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees and the public.
    • Perform other related work as directed.
    • Required to remain available for immediate call-in due to any natural or man-made disaster, as directed by the City Manager.

    Essential Physical Requirements

    Includes but not limited to:

    • Frequent walking, standing, bending, stooping, working in confined spaces.
    • Lifting and carrying of moderate (12-20 pounds) and/or in some instances heavy (20-50 pound) items and occasionally heavier (100 pound plus) items.
    • Exposure to adverse environmental conditions such as dirt, rain, poison ivy and oak, strong odors and/or smoke, dust or pollen.
    • Exposure to extreme heat/cold or extreme weather conditions.

    Applying

    An application and job description may be obtained from the Human Resources Department located at 1311 Chestnut Street or on-line at www.cityofbastrop.org

    Submit completed applications to:

    Human Resources

    1311 Chestnut/P.O. Box 427

    Bastrop, Texas 78602

    email: hr@cityofbastrop.org

    Fax: 512-332-8819

    Position will remain open until filled.  EOE.


  • Job Type:  Full Time                                                                              Starting Salary:  $54,184

    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. 

    Position Summary:

    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.

    Work Schedule:

    Monday – Friday, 7:00am to 4:00pm.

    Must be available for weekends or night call-outs when necessary.

    Education and Experience:

    • High School diploma or GED equivalent.  Certified Project Manager preferred.
    • Seven years progressively responsible experience in Water & Wastewater operations and management (five years with a Bachelor’s degree).
    • A “B” level certification for both water (surface) and wastewater treatment or must obtain within twelve months of employment.
    • Required to complete all Incident Command Trainings.

    Position Requirements:

    Maintain a valid Texas Class “C” driver’s license throughout employment with the City with an acceptable driving record. 

    Knowledge of:

    • Thorough knowledge of water and wastewater plants and operation methods and procedures, and safety characteristics of chemicals used in the processes. 
    • Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and municipal laws and regulations relating to water/wastewater treatment, distribution, and collection.
    • Thorough knowledge of plant safety precautions, and occupational hazards associated with water/wastewater treatment operations.
    • Thorough knowledge of records maintenance principles and practices.
    • Thorough knowledge of the materials, methods and equipment utilized in the operation, construction, maintenance and repair of water/wastewater systems.
    • Considerable knowledge of effective supervisory principles and techniques.
    • Working knowledge of chemical and physical processes involved in the treatment of water/wastewater.
    • Skill in the operation of treatment plant equipment, i.e., injectors, pumps, measuring devices, valves, lab equipment.
    • Ability to assign, supervise and inspect water/wastewater operations and maintenance work.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to establish short and long term operational goals and priorities.
    • Ability to identify operational deficiencies, and perform maintenance and repair on a variety of mechanical equipment and electronic devices, i.e., pumps, motors, valves, meters, gauges.
    • Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and maps.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide; calculate decimals and percentages; utilize algebraic and geometric principles.
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with director, subordinate personnel, and other departments with whom position interacts.

    Essential Job Functions:

    Coordinates and assigns daily work orders for maintenance and repair personnel.

    • Assigns, oversees, and provides authorization for equipment and material purchases and purchase orders; conducts monthly budget review. 
    • Ensures availability of equipment, and coordinates materials and allocation of manpower.
    • Directs and participates in water and wastewater work orders under charge, i.e., Proper operation of the City Water and Waste water plants, lift station repairs, construction projects.
    • Maintains responsibility for personnel and public safety, and provides proper safety principles and procedures information through regular department meetings and work site supervision.
    • Ensures and provides proper training and instruction for personnel in specific tasks to be performed.
    • Supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel, and ensures assigned equipment is properly maintained and used at all times.
    • Inspects work performed while in progress and upon completion to ensure compliance with department goals and objectives, and established regulatory practices.
    • Functions on call for responding to emergencies.
    • Performs report and record maintenance duties, i.e., personnel evaluations, vehicle maintenance records, training reports, production reports, and purchase orders.
    • Prepares and reviews various records and documentation for completeness and accuracy, i.e., as-built drawings, attendance records, technical study reports, billing invoices, service orders, connect/disconnect orders, training records.
    • Provides periodic written and oral reports to the Assistant Director of Public works & utilities concerning work performed, status of projects, and related issues of functions under charge.
    • Consults with the Director concerning various aspects of functions under charge, i.e., construction and installation standards, development of plans and specifications, regulatory standards, and personnel matters.

    Emergency Management

    • Serves as “essential personnel” and is required to remain available for immediate call-in due to any natural or man-made disaster, as directed by the City Manager.

    Essential Physical Requirements:

    Includes but not limited to:

    • Frequent walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, vision, hearing, talking, use of hand and foot controls, working in confined spaces.
    • Lifting and carrying of moderate (12-20 pounds) and/or in some instances heavy (20-50 pound) items and occasionally heavier (100 pound plus) items.
    • Exposure to moving mechanical parts.
    • Exposure to strong and/or toxic chemicals.
    • Exposure to strong odors and/or smoke.
    • Frequent exposure to extreme heat/cold or other extreme weather conditions.
    • Exposure to adverse environmental conditions such as dust, poison ivy and oak, strong odors, fumes and/or smoke, dirt, dust or pollen.

    Applying:

    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:

    Email:  hr@cityofbastrop.org

    U.S. Mail or in person:

    City of Bastrop

    Human Resources

    1311 Chestnut/P.O. Box 427

    Bastrop, Texas 78602

    Fax: 512-332-8819

    Position will remain open until filled.  EOE.

  • Job Type:  Full Time                                                                              Starting Salary:  $17.66/hourly

    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 Crew Leader 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. 

    Position Summary:

    Under direct supervision from the W/WW Foreman, performs repair and installation tasks for the City’s water distribution and wastewater collections systems.  Incumbent operates equipment for installation and construction of water/sewer lines, lift stations, mains, and manholes.  Position locates problems and performs repairs for leaks, line breaks, and faulty components, and restores interrupted services.  Positions performs some tasks independently, but generally functions as part of a work crew for City projects of greater complexity and dimension. Performs related work as directed.

    Work Schedule:

    Monday – Friday, 7:00am to 4:00pm.

    Must be available for weekends or night call-outs when necessary.

    Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
    • One year of experience in the field.
    • Ability to operate a variety of light to medium size equipment safely and effectively.
    • Requires a valid CDL Driver’s license.
    • A “C” level certification for both water distribution and wastewater collections.

      Knowledge of:

    • Ability to assign, supervise and inspect water/wastewater operations and maintenance work.
    • Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and maps.
    • Considerable knowledge of safety precautions, and occupational hazards associated with the work.
    • Considerable knowledge of the practices and materials utilized for water and wastewater distribution and collection systems repair, construction and maintenance.
    • Skill in the safe and effective operation of light and medium duty equipment used in the construction, maintenance, repair and installation of water/wastewater collection and distribution systems.
    • Skill in operating a variety of hand held manual, gas, or electrically powered tools, equipment, and machinery.
    • Ability to issue and receive oral or written instructions.
    • Ability to read, write, complete and transmit repair orders, work orders, etc..
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with supervisor, fellow personnel, other departments with whom position interacts.

      Essential Job Functions:

      In absence of the Foreman, coordinates daily work orders for maintenance and repair personnel.

    • Ensures availability of equipment, and coordinates materials and allocation of manpower.
    • In absence of the Foreman, directs and participates in water and wastewater work orders under charge, i.e., line repairs, meter and tap installations, excavations, lift stations repairs and constructions projects.
    • In absence of the Foreman, supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel, and ensures assigned equipment is properly maintained and used at all times.
    • Operates various types of vehicles and equipment in the repair and installation of water and wastewater lines, i.e., backhoes, jet machines, heavy trucks.
    • Performs various repairs for distribution and collection systems of the City, i.e., leaks, main breaks, faulty valves, broken fire hydrants, manholes.
    • Corrects wastewater stoppages and blockages in mains.
    • Performs water connections and disconnections as directed.
    • Performs various preventive maintenance duties, i.e., flushing wastewater lines, cleaning wet wells and lift stations, cleaning and maintaining vehicles, portable pumps and power equipment.
    • Addresses complaints concerning high or low water pressure, discolored water, and metering.
    • Installs new water and sewer services, meters, and taps, and changes out existing meters as needed.
    • Installs new mains, valves, fire hydrants, manholes, etc..
    • Ensures proper placement of traffic control devices, signs, and caution indicators per work site.
    • Assists in ordering parts and supplies, and maintains inventory of various parts and water pipe.
    • Functions on call for responding to emergencies, and rotates week day shift as a relief technician.
    • Attends periodic safety meetings according to department policy.

      Emergency Management

    • Serves as “essential personnel” and is required to remain available for immediate call-in due to any natural or man-made disaster, as directed by the City Manager.

      Other Duties

      Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.

    Essential Physical Requirements:

    Includes but not limited to:

    • Frequent walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, vision, hearing, talking, use of hand and foot controls, working in confined spaces.
    • Lifting and carrying of moderate (12-20 pounds) and/or in some instances heavy (20-50 pound) items and occasionally heavier (80 pound plus) items.
    • Exposure to moving mechanical parts.
    • Exposure to strong and/or toxic chemicals.
    • Exposure to strong odors and/or smoke.
    • Frequent exposure to extreme heat/cold or other extreme weather conditions.
    • Exposure to adverse environmental conditions such as dust, poison ivy and oak, strong odors, fumes and/or smoke, dirt, dust or pollen.

    Applying:

    An application may be obtained on-line at www.cityofbastrop.org or from the Human Resources Department located at 1311 Chestnut Street.  Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to a physical/drug/alcohol and criminal background screening prior to employment. 

    Submit completed applications to:

    Email:  hr@cityofbastrop.org

    U.S. Mail or in person:

    City of Bastrop

    Human Resources

    1311 Chestnut/P.O. Box 427

    Bastrop, Texas 78602

    Fax: 512-332-8819

    Position will remain open until filled.  EOE.


  • VISIT BASTROP

    Visit Bastrop, a new 501c6 Destination Marketing Organization, is accepting applications for one of our final positions for this fiscal year.  Visit Bastrop is responsible for marketing and selling the Bastrop region to attract overnight and daytrip visitation for leisure tourism, sports events, meetings, conventions and special events.

    This is a critical position to drive increased economic impact for Bastrop from the hospitality industry and only highly motivated interested candidates should send their notification of interest and resume to:

    Dale Lockett

    CEO

    Visit Bastrop

    PO Box 1200

    Bastrop, TX 78602

    Or email to:

    Dale Lockett @ lockett@visitbastrop.com

    Communications Manager

    Qualified candidates will have specific training, expertise and demonstrated success in communications discipline. Public relations, writing, story creation, media relations and editing are all desirable qualifications. Technology based communications are highly desired, including blogging and working with bloggers. Specific job experience with other destination marketing organizations, or in the hospitality industry, is highly desirable. Degree is strongly preferred but extraordinary experience can be substituted.  Significant community interface will be required to ensure proper representation of all the major assets and demand generators. Up-to-date skill sets with most or all of technology based marketing tools highly desired. Salary is competitive based on experience and basic benefits will be provided (medical, vacation, retirement, holidays).

  • Job Type:  Full Time                                                                              Starting Salary:  $13.86/hourly

    Department:  Convention Center & Hospitality & Downtown           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 Facility Attendant & Hospitality & Downtown Ambassador. Our champion employees are a driving factor for ensuring the City of Bastrop maintains its exceptional small town charm with big city amenities. 

    Position Summary:

    Under direct supervision of the Convention Center Director, employees in this class will perform activities and services for conventions, events and trade shows in a public assembly/event/parking facility.  Employees in this class will exercise appropriate safety precautions in handling chemical agents to ensure personal, public, and personnel safety.  Performs related event coordination work as required.

    Position will also serve as an Ambassador of the Hospitality & Downtown Program under direct supervision of the Director.  Employees in this class will provide quality customer service to property owners, employees, City staff and the general public; performs various types of grounds and facility maintenance tasks; operates various types of light-and medium-duty power equipment; assists with Main Street programs, projects and events; and performs other related duties as assigned. 

    The Convention Center Director and the Hospitality & Downtown Program Director will meet and establish a collective plan of work at least weekly to avoid conflicts in scheduling. 

    Work Schedule:

    Days and hours will vary.

    Must be available for weekends or night call-outs when necessary.

    Education and Experience:

    High school diploma or GED; supplemented by any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    Position Requirements:

    Maintain a valid Class C driver’s license throughout employment with the City with an acceptable driving record. 

    Knowledge of:

    • Effective verbal and written communication skills are required.
    • Must be able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with departmental staff, vendors, and the general public.
    • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
    • Knowledge of the internet/electrical connections for meetings, banquets and tradeshows.
    • Ability to set up the Audio/Visual equipment.
    • Ability to work well with the public in a professional and courteous manner during events, this position rotates responsibility of opening and closing the facility and handling needs of the client and vendors.
    • Ability to read and follow floor plan sketches and diagrams.
    • Ability to lift and carry equipment or materials applicable to the assigned work.
    • Ability to read and comprehend standard English, such as that rendered in warning labels and cleaning instructions.
    • Occupational safety and health regulations, practices and procedures for area of assignment safety procedures.

    Essential Job Functions:

    Convention Center Facility Attendant:

     

    • Perform activities and services for conventions, events and trade shows in a public assembly/event/parking facility.
    • Operates various types of equipment such as buffers, scrubbers, vacuum cleaners, extractors to clean carpet, etc.Checks, cleans and services equipment.
    • Uses appropriate chemicals and or cleaners safely and productively according to instructions to ensure personal, public, and personnel safety.
    • Performs custodial tasks, i.e., emptying and cleaning waste receptacles; mopping, waxing and buffing floors; washing windows; dusting furniture; cleaning vents, fans, walls; cleaning and sanitizing restrooms, kitchen facilities.Monitors facility to insure a clean, comfortable, safe environment.
    • Responsible for performing event set-up and tear down. Loads/unloads and stacks materials by hand.
    • Reads and interprets stage and seating diagrams.
    • Assembles and disassembles portable stages, tables and seating arrangements.
    • Moves furniture and other equipment, as needed, in the performance of duties.
    • Performs light security services.
    • Communicates and provides customer service in a professional manner, answering client and or visitor questions, and providing assistance during event coordination.
    • Prepares incident and event reports as needed.
    • Cleans equipment and tools after use and maintains cleanliness and order in storage areas.
    • Reports facility maintenance needs upon detection to immediate supervisor.
    • Performs routine maintenance on facility custodial materials and equipment, such as changing vacuum cleaner belts and bags, and changing mop heads.

    Main Street Program Ambassador:

    • Provide quality customer service to property owners, business owners, employees, City staff, the general public and all other work contacts.
    • Performs various types of grounds and facility maintenance and repair tasks.
    • Removes and disposes of trash and debris from public property.
    • Maintains planters, medians and other landscaped areas on public property, including providing daily watering, etc.
    • Performs gardening and landscape maintenance to include the application of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers;
    • Performs or assists in the maintenance of and routine repairs to public facilities, including but not limited to sidewalks, planters, curbs and gutters, light fixtures, trash and recycling receptacles, bicycle racks, signs and sign poles.
    • Operates various types of light and medium power equipment, including but not limited to, mowers, trimmers, sweepers, chipper, chainsaws, weed eaters, pressure washers, and other power tools.
    • Assists with Main Street programs, projects and events.
    • Performs all job duties in accordance with all approved safety rules and procedures and promptly reports all accidents, injuries, theft, loss, and broken or damaged equipment or property to the immediate supervisor.
    • Serves in extension of current duties as required for emergency management, particularly in the areas of shelter, debris removal, and recovery.
    • This position works under general supervision.
    • Must be self-motivated, responsible and reliable.
    • Must possess solid organizational skills.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.
    • Must be able to work overtime, nonstandard hours, weekends and holidays as required to complete assignments.

    Emergency Management

    • Required to remain available for immediate call-in due to any natural or man-made disaster, as directed by the City Manager.

    Essential Physical Requirements:

    Includes but not limited to:

    • Frequent walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, vision, hearing, talking, use of hand and foot controls, working in confined spaces.
    • Lifting and carrying of moderate (12-20 pounds) and/or in some instances heavy (20-50 pound) items and occasionally heavier (100 pound plus) items.
    • Exposure to moving mechanical parts.
    • Frequent exposure to extreme heat/cold or other extreme weather conditions.
    • Exposure to adverse environmental conditions such as dust, poison ivy and oak, strong odors, fumes and/or smoke, dirt, dust or pollen.

    Applying:

    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:

    Email:  hr@cityofbastrop.org

    U.S. Mail or in person:

    City of Bastrop

    Human Resources

    1311 Chestnut/P.O. Box 427

    Bastrop, Texas 78602

    Fax: 512-332-8819

    Position will remain open until filled.  EOE.

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