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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.
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.
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.
Maintain a valid appropriate driver’s license throughout employment with the City with an acceptable driving record.
Primary Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To maintain the financial integrity of the City.
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.
Some tasks may require sound perception and discrimination.
Some tasks may require visual perception and discrimination.
Some tasks may require oral communications ability.
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. 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 email@example.com.
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.
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
TCFP Driver Operator or verifiable training
TCFP Wildland Firefighter or verifiable Wildland Training
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.
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.
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.
Monday – Friday, 7:00am to 3:00pm.
Must be available for weekends or night call-outs when necessary.
Essential Job Functions
Essential Physical Requirements
Includes but not limited to:
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.
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.
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.
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:
Job Type: Full Time Starting Salary: $17.66/hourly
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.
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.
In absence of the Foreman, coordinates daily work orders for maintenance and repair personnel.
Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.
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.
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:
PO Box 1200
Bastrop, TX 78602
Or email to:
Dale Lockett @ firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
Days and hours will vary.
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Maintain a valid Class C driver’s license throughout employment with the City with an acceptable driving record.
Convention Center Facility Attendant:
Main Street Program Ambassador:
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