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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 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) $49,948
Senior Officer (5+ years of experience) $55,036
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 Tuesday, April 30, 2018. EOE.
The City of Bastrop is currently accepting applications for the Engineer position. This position offers a unique opportunity for an innovative leader driven by a desire to contribute, a willingness to be challenged, and has a commitment to public service to develop and grow with this organization. Our champion employees are a driving factor for ensuring the City of Bastrop maintains its exceptional small town charm with big city amenities.
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 Engineering Department recognizes that providing safe quality transportation, drainage, parks, water, and wastewater infrastructures are essential.
This position will plan, direct, and ensure the day-to-day operations of the Planning Department are communicated appropriately to the staff, making sure that proper goals are being established and continually maintained. Work is performed in close communication and coordination with the City Manager. Performs a large variety of technical and administrative duties including planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating activities of development with regard to design, planning, surveying, construction inspection, maps and records. Also responsible for ensuring platting and engineering construction drawings are completed for approval and that new residential and commercial construction conforms to City of Bastrop specifications. Responsible for City-wide flood plain management and review and approval of all drainage and traffic impact analysis. Responsible for the coordination with TXDOT for management of traffic progressions through the major corridors of the City, including timing and operation of the traffic signals.
LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, & OPPORTUNITIES
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in Public Utilities operations and/or development with experience in water system modeling.
Professional Engineers License (P.E.) in the State of Texas.
Valid Texas Class C Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
Required to complete all National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) – FEMA training i.e., 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, & 800.
Salary: DOQ, + Full Benefits.
Yearly Raises: Based on performance and City Council approval.
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. Must also be able to work holidays, weekends, or after hours for meetings or during emergency situations as required. Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.
Benefits/Retirement: A comprehensive benefits package is provided. The City participates in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) at a 6% employee deposit rate with a municipal matching ratio of 2:1.
An application may be obtained on-line at www.cityofbastrop.org or in person from the Human Resources Department, 1311 Chestnut Street, Bastrop, Tx. 78602. Submit completed applications via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to City of Bastrop, Human Resources, 1311 Chestnut St./P.O. Box 427, Bastrop, Tx. 78602. For more information on this position, contact Tanya Cantrell, Human Resources Director at 512-332-8812 or email at email@example.com.
The City of Bastrop is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workforce. Applicants selected as finalist for this position will be subject to a comprehensive background check and drug/physical screening. This position will remain open until filled.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Must be available for weekends or night call-outs when necessary.
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:
Includes but not limited to:
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. EOE.
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.
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