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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 Code Compliance/Animal Control 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 to the safety of 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 code and animal control enforcement. In planning for the future, the highly progressive Department also recognizes that enhancements in communications, technology and training are inevitable priorities.
Essential Functions as Animal Control Officer:
• Patrols the city of Bastrop to identify and eliminate animal nuisances.
• Responds to and resolves customer complaints in the following areas: animal nuisance, city code violations, animal welfare, rabies control, and dangerous animals.
• Impounds and transports stray and other animals, including those who are sick, injured or potentially dangerous.
• Investigates animal bites and potential rabies exposures.
• Responds to observed or reported emergency situations and ordinance violations as well as after-hours emergencies.
• Writes reports and records data on appropriate logs/forms; maintains up-to-date records and files.
• Issues citations/verbal warnings/public relations.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Secondary Functions as Code Enforcement Officer:
• Enforces zoning regulations, identifies violations, notifies owners and verifies compliance or non-compliance.
• Enforces lot clearing ordinances, locate overgrown or debris-ridden lots, estimates amount of trash, and calculates square footage to be mowed; documents findings and coordinates with owners or private contractors hired by the city to clear land.
• Investigates illegal dumping and the accumulation of trash used materials and abandoned or inoperative vehicles.
• Professionally represents the City of Bastrop. Maintains a level of understanding of concerns of citizens, and effectively deals with the public to gain their cooperation in resolving violations
• Organizes and maintains a caseload through our reports management system.
Qualifications: To be eligible for consideration, applicants must possess the following:
Valid Texas Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record
Ability to obtain certification from the Texas Animal Control Association within 6 months of hire.
Ability to obtain certification as a Registered Code Compliance Officer in the State of Texas within one (1) year of hire.
Must be able to pass a thorough background investigation, physical exam, and a drug and alcohol screening.
Starting Salary: DOQ, Salary Range $38,542/yr or $18.53/hr -- $55,819 or $26.84/hr.
Yearly Raises: Based on performance and City Council approval.
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Retirement: Texas Municipal Retirement System is at 6% 2:1 City match.
Equipment: All equipment including uniforms, boots/shoes, and vehicle are provided by the City.
Applicants may obtain an application and personal history statement at the Bastrop Police Department, located at 104 Grady Tuck Lane, Bastrop, Texas 78602, on-line at www.cityofbastrop.org or by calling 512-332-8600. This position will remain open until filled. EOE.
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.
Submit completed applications to:
1311 Chestnut/P.O. Box 427
Bastrop, Texas 78602
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.
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:
An application may be obtained on-line at www.cityofbastrop.org or from the Human Resources Department located at 1311 Chestnut Street.
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