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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 City of Bastrop is accepting applications for a Parks and athletic field maintenance position in the Parks & Recreation Department.  Position is under the general supervision of the Parks Crew Leader. Responsible for preparing and maintaining athletic fields for general use and league games; performs routine, preventative maintenance and repairs rodeo arena grounds, including arena concessions and restrooms.  Performs a variety of repair and maintenance tasks in order to maintain a clean and safe environment at the City’s rodeo arena, parks, athletic and baseball fields.  Duties include, but are not limited to raking, dragging fields, chalking fields, watering arena and fields, setting bases, trash removal, and grounds-keeping as needed.  Position provides support to other parks and recreation functions as needed.  Operates a variety of standard and specialized manual, gas, or electrically powered tools, equipment, and machinery in the performance of duties.  Physical requirements of the job include frequent walking, standing, bending, stooping, working in confined spaces and lifting or carrying moderate weight (12-20 pounds) and/or in some instances heavy (20-50 pounds) items and occasionally heavier (100 pounds +) items; operation of vehicles, shop and/or hand tools in which manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination are important ingredients of safe/productive operations.  Position requires exposure to adverse environmental conditions such as dirt, rain, poison ivy and oak, strong odors and/or smoke, exposure to dust or pollen, heat/cold or extreme weather conditions.  Position also requires the ability to follow oral or written directions.  Applicant selected must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, fellow employees and the public.  Applicants must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma, GED, or vocational training; supplemented by two (2) year’s work experience that demonstrates the ability to safely and effectively operate a variety of construction and maintenance equipment; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.  Requires a valid Texas driver’s license.  Salary $13.59/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, email tcantrell@cityofbastrop.org and zgjones@cityofbastrop.org, 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.

  • The City of Bastrop is accepting applications for three positions for Equipment Operator II in the Public Works Department.  Under general supervision of the Public Works Superintendent, operates medium to heavy equipment in construction, repair and maintenance of City streets and roadways.  Street work includes building roads, sidewalks, curbs and installing drainage systems.  Position provides support in other public works functions, such as special events, maintenance of City Right of Way’s and debris/brush removal, as needed.  Performs related work as directed.  Requires a valid commercial driver’s license, class “B”.  Salary will start at $15.73/hr + full benefits.  Applicants must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma/GED.  An application and job description may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, 1311 Chestnut Street or on-line at www.cityofbastrop.org.    EOE

     

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

  • The City of Bastrop is accepting applications for a Water/Wastewater Systems Technician.  The position will be under the close supervision of the Utility Field Superintendent and Systems Tech Crew Leader; performs repair and installation of water and wastewater lines, valves, fire hydrants, lift stations and mains for the City’s water distribution and the wastewater collection Departments.  Qualified applicants must have the ability to learn how to operate light/heavy equipment.  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.  The starting salary is $14.26/hr + 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.

  • The City of Bastrop is accepting applications for a Superintendent in the Parks and Recreation Department.  This position is under the direction of the Director of Public Works, Parks and Utilities. Position plans, directs, coordinates and manages effective recreation programs as well as grounds maintenance for the city’s public grounds.  Responsible for implementing community enrichment through the best possible recreation programs within limits of the City’s financial investment; and provides advice and information regarding present and future recreation requirements, through a constant evaluation of money, manpower, programs, facilities, and equipment.  Directly responsible for all aspects of capital improvement projects.  Direct supervision is exercised over the Parks and Recreation division.  Working with outside organizations will be critical to provide diverse recreational opportunities.  Employee’s in this class have considerable knowledge in all facets of grounds and right-of-way maintenance, and not only supervise but also participate in the work performed.  Position provides support in other public works functions, 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., backhoes, tractors, trucks, lawn mowers, weed eaters, chainsaws, wood chippers etc.  Must be computer literate.  Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation or related field, minimum five to eight years’ previous experience or a combination of education, training and experience.  Requires the ability to obtain and maintain a valid class “B” Commercial Driver’s license.  Salary Exempt $50,627/yr. + 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, email tcantrell@cityofbastrop.org and zgjones@cityofbastrop.org, 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.

  • The City of Bastrop is accepting applications for two (2) Maintenance Worker II positions in the Public Works Department. Experience in heavy equipment operation and in construction, repair and maintenance of City streets and roadways preferred. Street work includes repairing asphalt, finishing cement, and removing debris from drains and culverts. Applicants must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED; supplemented by vocational training; supplemented by six (6) months of street maintenance; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Salary will start at $13.59/hr. + full benefits. Positions require a valid State of Texas driver’s license. Physical requirements of the job include frequent walking, standing, bending, stooping, working in confined spaces and lifting/carrying of moderate (12-20 pounds) and or in some instances heavy (20-50 pound) items and occasionally heavier (100 pounds plus). Positions require exposure to adverse environmental conditions such as dirt, rain, poison ivy and oak, strong odors and/or smoke, exposure to dust/pollen, heat/cold or extreme weather conditions. Applicants must have the ability to follow oral and written instructions, and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Supervisors, fellow employees and the public. An application and job description may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, 1311 Chestnut, or on-line at www.cityofbastrop.org.  The position will remain open until filled.  EOE.

     

    Any applicants tentatively selected for these positions will be required to submit to a physical and drug/alcohol and criminal background screening prior to employment

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