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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.

ALL FORMS AND APPLICATIONS ARE ONLINE CLICK HERE.

  • Visit Bastrop, a new 501c6 Destination Marketing Organization, is accepting applications for a number of newly created positions.  Visit Bastrop will be responsible for marketing and selling the Bastrop region to attract overnight and day trip visitation for leisure tourism, sports events, meetings, conventions and special events.


    These are critical positions in regards to increased economic impact from the hospitality industry and only highly motivated interested candidates should send their notification of interest and resume to:


    Dale Lockett, Interim CEO
    Visit Bastrop
    PO Box 1200
    Bastrop, TX 78602


    Or email to:
    Dale Lockett @ lockett@visitbastrop.com


    Senior Administrative Assistant
    Senior Administrative Assistant is the primary office manager who will facilitate the Board meetings, handle financial processes (invoices, postings and interface with our outside CFO) and provide administrative support to CEO.  Limited admin support to the other positions may also be considered.  Specific job experience in “front desk” customer relations, administrative capabilities, finances and facilitating board meetings (minutes, handling TX Open Records meeting requirements, producing board documents, etc) or a combination of these capabilities is desired.  Degree is preferred but not required.  Salary is competitive based on experience and basic benefits will be provided (medical, vacation, 401k plan, holidays).



    All positions will require residency in the Bastrop region, limited moving assistance may be provided.  References upon request and background checks will be conducted.

  • Visit Bastrop, a new 501c6 Destination Marketing Organization, is accepting applications for a number of newly created positions.  Visit Bastrop will be responsible for marketing and selling the Bastrop region to attract overnight and day trip visitation for leisure tourism, sports events, meetings, conventions and special events.


    These are critical positions in regards to increased economic impact from the hospitality industry and only highly motivated interested candidates should send their notification of interest and resume to:


    Dale Lockett, Interim CEO
    Visit Bastrop
    PO Box 1200
    Bastrop, TX 78602


    Or email to:
    Dale Lockett @ lockett@visitbastrop.com


    Director of Marketing
    Director of Marketing will be hands-on while working with the CEO on the development and execution of a destination marketing plan.  Depending upon individual expertise, will have the responsibility for traditional advertising and interface with the advertising agency along with some website or social media development and execution.  Specific job experience with other destination marketing organizations, or marketing 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, 401k plan, holidays).

     


    All positions will require residency in the Bastrop region, limited moving assistance may be provided.  References upon request and background checks will be conducted.

  • Visit Bastrop, a new 501c6 Destination Marketing Organization, is accepting applications for a number of newly created positions.  Visit Bastrop will be responsible for marketing and selling the Bastrop region to attract overnight and day trip visitation for leisure tourism, sports events, meetings, conventions and special events.


    These are critical positions in regards to increased economic impact from the hospitality industry and only highly motivated interested candidates should send their notification of interest and resume to:


    Dale Lockett, Interim CEO
    Visit Bastrop
    PO Box 1200
    Bastrop, TX 78602


    Or email to:
    Dale Lockett @ lockett@visitbastrop.com


    Digital Marketing Manager
    Digital Marketing Manager will be responsible for specialized technology marketing including social media focus, blogs, website and mobile marketing.  Other responsibilities will include public relations efforts on behalf of the destination as well as community interface 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. Degree is strongly preferred but extraordinary experience can be substituted. Salary is competitive based on experience and basic benefits will be provided (medical, vacation, 401k plan, holidays).

     


    All positions will require residency in the Bastrop region, limited moving assistance may be provided.  References upon request and background checks will be conducted.

  • Visit Bastrop, a new 501c6 Destination Marketing Organization, is accepting applications for a number of newly created positions.  Visit Bastrop will be responsible for marketing and selling the Bastrop region to attract overnight and day trip visitation for leisure tourism, sports events, meetings, conventions and special events.


    These are critical positions in regards to increased economic impact from the hospitality industry and only highly motivated interested candidates should send their notification of interest and resume to:


    Dale Lockett, Interim CEO
    Visit Bastrop
    PO Box 1200
    Bastrop, TX 78602


    Or email to:
    Dale Lockett @ lockett@visitbastrop.com


     

    Convention/Meetings/Sports Sales Director

    Convention/Meetings/Sports Sales Director will be responsible for the sales of all group business.  Should have previous sales experience (Texas preferred) with focus on SMERF and Sports.   Previous experience with another Destination Marketing Organization, CVB or hotel is highly preferred.  Demonstrated track record in booking, servicing and generation of repeat business is desired.  Degree is preferred but extraordinary experience can be substituted.  Past industry engagement and certification also desired.

     

    All positions will require residency in the Bastrop region, limited moving assistance may be provided.  References upon request and background checks will be conducted.

     

  • 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 22 sworn peace officers plus additional non-sworn personnel, offers highly competitive pay, a full benefit package and job opportunities to individuals looking to join a 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) $48,965

         Senior Officer (5+ years of experience) $53,966

    Certification Pay:  Intermediate: $600.00/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.

    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, 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.  The first review of applications will take place on Monday, June 12, 2017.  EOE.

     

  • Job Type:  Full Time                                    Starting Salary: $13.59/hourly

      Benefits:  Full

     

    The City of Bastrop is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Maintenance Worker in the Parks Department to assist in keeping our community and municipal parks and facilities beautiful!! 

    Position Summary:

    Responsible for performing primary physical semi-skilled or skilled tasks in the maintenance, operation and repair of the City’s parks, facilities and grounds.

    Position Requirements:

    Must be 18 years of age

    Valid Texas driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

    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

    Vocational training; supplemented by twelve (12) months of general grounds maintenance experience, operation of equipment

    Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

    Work Schedule:

    Monday – Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm.  Must be available for weekend or night call-outs when necessary

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Perform maintenance of grounds and facilities including inspecting, mowing, weeding, tree and brush trimming and or removal, vegetation planting and removal, cleaning playgrounds and rest rooms, and repairing park equipment.
    • Operate various types of hand and manual, gas or electrically powered tools such as push mower, weed eater, chain saw, etc. required in the maintenance of municipal parks and grounds.
    • Operate light to heavy equipment which may include riding lawn mower, tractor, backhoe, etc.
    • Inspect, maintain and service equipment used on the job.
    • Drive utility truck.
    • Transport equipment between job sites.
    • Load and unload materials and equipment.
    • Pick up brush and load onto a truck.
    • Pick up litter and debris, clean playgrounds and generally police all parks and recreational areas and facilities.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees and the public.

    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, exposure to dust or pollen, heat/cold.
    • Exposure to extreme weather conditions.
    • Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions.
    • Ability 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 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 tcantrell@cityofbastrop.org and zgjones@cityofbastrop.org

    Fax: 512-332-8819

    Position will remain open until filled.  EOE.

     

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    The CITY OF BASTROP is accepting applications for the position of Electric Lineworker – Journey level.  This position is responsible for performing skilled electrical work in providing electrical services to the City.  Employees in this class have considerable experience in installation, construction, disconnection, connection, maintenance, and repair of electrical supply systems, and are capable of functioning in a lead capacity in a variety of departmental functions.  Salary starts at $45,905/yr. or $22.07/hr.  Applicants must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.  Must be willing to obtain a Class “A” CDL w/in six (6) months of hire date.  An application and job description may be obtained from the Human Resource Department, 1311 Chestnut Street, or on-line at www.cityofbastrop.org.  The 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 and drug and alcohol screening prior to employment

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