City of Fort Worth

The stunning and sprawling City of Fort Worth is one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. And it’s no wonder — With great neighborhoods, scenic terrain and a rich history of arts and culture, paired with world-class opportunities for business and education, it’s not only fun to visit Fort Worth, it’s even more rewarding to call it home. Fort Worth truly offers all the benefits and amenities of a bustling metropolitan city, while keeping the small-town charm that keeps it unpretentious and charismatic in all the right ways. Designated as one of America’s “Most Livable Communities” by the Partners for Livable Communities, the city truly offers a melting pot of culture, commerce, community and yes, cowboys 

Great Neighborhood:

The scenery truly can’t be beat. Big Texas skies, open lakes, and ample walking, running and cycling paths combined with a Blue Zone Health Initiative have put Fort Worth well on its way to being one of the healthiest cities in the U.S. 

The City of Cowboys and Culture: “One of the Fastest-Growing Cities in the US”:

Fort Worth is one of the largest cities in the United States in terms of sheer size with almost 350 square miles of land in three counties. Located in North Central Texas, Fort Worth is the fifth-largest city in Texas and the 13th largest in the U.S. 

Exciting Growth & Future Development:

One of the most fascinating aspects of the City of Fort Worth is its almost unprecedented growth over the past several years. Both in terms of population and industry, and as the 16th largest city in the United States, Fort Worth is truly booming — which presents both challenges and opportunities to truly develop this city in the right way. Every 24 minutes a new person moves to Fort Worth, so we’re looking for candidates who can embrace an ever-growing and changing environment and improve on it with solutions that work for the entire community of Fort Worth. 

Vision:

Fort Worth’s vision is to be the most livable and best-managed city in the country. We’ll do this by taking care of our citizens, implementing the highest quality standards in our schools, continually improving the neighborhoods we thrive in and the facets of the city that make our town so unique.

 

 

 

   

 

7 job(s) at City of Fort Worth

City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Sep 18, 2020
Part Time
Requisition Number: 59881 Department: Park and Recreation A Recreation Assistant job is available with The City of Fort Worth Park and Recreation Department. We have two (2) part-time positions available for the After School Program at an elemantary and midle school. The After School Program provides a great opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of children ages 5-13 through character development, literacy programs, arts and crafts, team building and recreational activities. This position will work up to 19 hours a week during the 2020-2021 school year (August-May). The work schedule for this position is Monday-Thursday from 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM. This position does not include benefits. Job locations include: Dagget Middle School De Zavala Elemantary The Recreation Assistant job responsibilities include: Supervise and participate with the children during the After School Program Promote, coordinate, and develop structured activities such as arts and crafts, games, sports and other recreational activities and events Develop and implement lesson plans Assist with snack distribution, serving, and clean-up Assist with field trips and community programs Submit attendance records and other reports as requested Maintain a clean and orderly work area at all times Maintain discipline, group control, and practice safety Perform other related duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED and a t least six months experience working with children ages 5-13 years old, leading activities in a recreational and/or educational environment (including volunteer, internship, and observation through college coursework). Must be age 18 or older (17 if a high school graduate) Preferred Qualifications: Possess of a valid Driver's License. Possession of, or ability to obtain a CPR, First Aid, and AED certification. Experience performing custodial duties. Bilingual English/Spanish. Exceptional customer service skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. Possess good time management skills Closing Date/Time: 10/1/20
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Sep 15, 2020
Full Time
Requisition Number: 59874 Department: City Secretary An Assistant to the City Secretary job is available with the City of Fort Worth who will provide a variety of technical and specialized administrative duties involving managing and coordinating the activities of the City Secretary's Office (CSO). The Assistant to the City Secretary is responsible for providing highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Secretary, Assistant City Secretary, Council and public, as well as meeting support for the Council and City Boards and Commissions. In the absence of the Assistant City Secretary, the Assistant to the City Secretary will assume the duties of the Assistant City Secretary. The Assistant to the City Secretary job responsibilities include : Manage the City's Public Information Program and supervise Public Information Coordinator & Administrative Technician. Attend meetings of the City Council in the absence of City Secretary or Assistant City Secretary; provide City Council meeting technical support; operate Granicus system; compose meeting minutes using Legistar software; and prepare CSO documents for agenda packet. Manage the department's $1.7M budget; develop budget with City Secretary and enter budget into PeopleSoft system; and perform monthly review of expenditures and advise City Secretary as appropriate. Point person for management of changes, upgrades, implementation, and training for all electronic systems for the department; and oversight of Granicus Agenda Management System. Manage maintenance of department's records. During temporary absence of Assistant City Secretary (ACS), assume role as ACS. During temporary absence of City Secretary and ACS, assume role as City Secretary. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Public Administration, Business Administration, Human Resources or related field. Three (3) years of increasingly responsible administrative and fiscal management experience. One (1) year in a supervisory or lead capacity. . Preferred Qualifications: Strong work ethic attributes to dedicate the required time towards assigned job. Dependability and availability are key. Experience with project management; budget development and maintenance. Extensive background of the Public Information Act and experience with processing requests; and working with GovQA software or similar software. Proficient skills in Granicus Video Streaming Software that is used during various meetings of the City Council, including Legistar Software. Knowledgeable in ERP HR/Payroll/Financial System and Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint. Be Texas Certified Municipal Clerk or ability to attain certification within the first year of employment. Closing Date/Time: 9/28/20
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Sep 09, 2020
Full Time
Requisition Number: 59871 Department: Human Resources A Wellness Coordinator job is available with the City of Fort Worth Human Resources Department within its Benefits/Wellness Division. The Wellness Coordinator will be responsible for citywide wellness; w ill guide and monitor the services for health promotion and health education for current and retired employees; and w ill work with other city departments and other community agencies to develop health promotion programs. The Wellness Coordinator job responsibilities include: Responsible for yearly program design in Virgin Pulse, Diabetes Management Program, and Obesity Treatment Program. Perform data analysis around wellness requirements and engagement activities. Conduct citywide trainings virtually and in person. Create eligibility files and manage engagement files. Manage wellness providers and vendors such as Virgin Pulse, Resources for Living, etc. Responsible for awarding cash payout to employees annually. Manage weight management programs and participation files. Coordinate Management Referrals to Resources for Living, EAP. Coordinate Police Management Referrals to EAP (BlueTeam). Coordinate CDL physical exams disqualifications and holds. Coordinate drug/alcohol treatment referrals and case manage as needed. Serve on the Concentra Medical Review Board. Create and manage division budget. Create and work closely with marketing and communications to create marketing campaigns. Supervise a staff of one to two employees. Review and approve timesheets bi-weekly. Conduct performance appraisals. Manage key performance indicators and report them quarterly and annually. Approve invoices using PeopleSoft Financials or similar systems. Process refunds and reimbursements for Wellness Deductions, Tobacco Cessation and other programs throughout the year as needed. Handle customer inquiries via phone, email, and in person. Handle difficult customers and be able to diffuse the situations. Stay up to date with trends in wellness and services related to the division. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in human resources management, public administration, business administration or related field. Four years (4) of experience in Wellness Prevention, Health Promotion or similar experience. One (1) year of administrative or supervisory experience. Preferred Qualifications: Major course work in Health Promotion, Wellness, Employee Assistance, and Psychology. Advanced knowledge and skills in database management; i.e. Excel, Access and CSV. Previous counseling experience is a plus. Closing Date/Time: 9/22/20
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Sep 09, 2020
Full Time
Requisition Number: 59858 Department: Information Technology An IT Security Analyst job is available with the City of Fort Worth IT Solutions Department in its Cybersecurity Division. The IT Security Analyst proactively monitors, evaluates, and maintains central security policies for the City of Fort Worth, and will be responsible for interfacing with many City organizations to provide security assessment, planning, and remediation in the delivery and safeguarding of our highly-available network and Internet services. The IT Security Analyst job responsibilities include: Coordinates in the development and implementation of procedures to support security strategies and policies and throughout the City of Fort Worth. Conducting risk assessments and audits of computer systems, IT infrastructure, security processes, and operational efforts. Participates on project teams of large enterprise or department side projects to ensure compliance with applicable security policies and standards. Creating recommendations for system and procedural changes to avoid or remediate security breaches. Supports ongoing compliance activities, as well as Federal, State, and Local audits of policies and best practices. Provides ongoing training and knowledge transfer to FTE staff at the City on network and information security policies, procedures, and information safeguarding covering topics including, but not limited to, risk management, cloud computing, application protection, and mobile security. Monitors and reviews log information from various networks/systems. Performs reviews and audits of security configurations of infrastructure/application components such as firewall rules, etc. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field. Four (4) years of responsible experience in Information Security Programs. Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC). Preferred Qualifications: A good candidate for this position would possess excellent time management skills, a passion for security, and a drive for continuous improvement. Project management experience would be invaluable. Candidates should be able to demonstrable risk management and problem solving, as well as the ability to collate and present solutions/mitigation strategies in a constructive fashion. Experience with Qualys, Splunk, CrowdStrike, and other cybersecurity-related systems. Industry focused certifications with technologies and concepts such as GSEC (Global Information Assurance Certification), SSCP (Systems Security Certified Practitioner), CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional), Security+, CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Administrator), CCNA Security, CWSP (Certified Wireless Security Professional) or CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker). Must be able to pass a CJIS background check . Closing Date/Time: 9/23/20
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Aug 29, 2020
Full Time
Requisition Number: 59851 Department: Development Services About the Department The Planning and Development Department was recently consolidated and rebranded as the Development Services Department in January 2020. The Development Services Department focuses on promoting orderly growth and development, safe construction, and neighborhood vitality; and collaborates with developers, property owners, and residents, to ensure safe and sustainable development while providing exceptional customer experiences. The Development Services Department encompasses Development Coordination, Development Engineering, Zoning and Design Review, and Permitting and Inspections services. Our vision is to make Fort Worth the most liveable city in the country. The City of Fort Worth is committed to streamlining and consolidating the development review process. As Development Services is a key element in the City's growth philosophy, we emphasize exceptional customer experiences as one of our core values. We commit to facilitating timely reviews and approvals of projects while partnering with our development community and neighbors to prioritize smart and sustainable growth - in short, "building Fort Worth together". This is more than a phrase, but rather, a philosophy that the Fort Worth City Council and City Manager have charged the Development Services Department with implementing. The Opportunity Opportunities are available for highly seasoned and accomplished professionals to assist in leading the activities of the Development Services Department. These positions will maintain or enhance the quality of life in The City of Fort Worth in the following way: The Assistant Director for the Zoning and Design Review Division of Development Services will be responsible for coordinating staff in land use planning, land development design review, special projects, and managing the division's budgeting and personnel decisions. Work also involves interpreting the City's Zoning Ordinance for development and use of property within city limits in accordance with state law, recommending map amendments (zoning district changes for property) and text amendments to the Zoning Commission and City Council in accordance with the City's Comprehensive Plan, consulting with community leaders and property owners in creating and vetting City-initiated zoning amendments, and providing guidance to staff in the Zoning Section, Preservation & Design Section, and Zoning Appeals Section. The Assistant Director for the Development Coordination Division of Development Services will be responsible for coordinating development staff in land development and subdivision review, development contract management, special project facilitation, and managing business process improvement initiatives. Work also involves administering the Subdivision Ordinance in accordance with state law, managing the city's Transportation Impact Fee Program and associated transportation capital improvement plan, gathering and analyzing development process metrics, and making data-driven recommendations that result in implementing process improvements aimed at streamlining the development review process. The Assistant Directors will also assist the Director of Development Services in the development and implementation of budgets, policies, programs, practices, and procedures required to lead and manage the Department. The Ideal Candidates The ideal candidates will be experienced, energetic and resourceful leaders with a demonstrated record of leadership and operational experience; possess a strong customer-centric approach; have the ability to negotiate, balance and sustain strong stakeholder relationships; have in-depth knowledge of planning and development principles, and have strong communication skills. The successful candidates will be adept in managing organizational change and have the ability to collaborate and build strong partnerships with developers, property owners, residents, neighborhood organizations, community groups, other City departments, and other governmental agencies. We expect an Assistant Director of Development Services to be detail-oriented with good business sense and strong negotiation skills. Assistant Directors should be innovative problem solvers who are passionate about improving the quality of life for residents of Fort Worth. Exceptional interpersonal skills are essential. The individual must have the ability to boost and maintain positive employee morale and to motivate and inspire employees to maximize their potential and provide the highest level of customer service to citizens. The individuals selected will possess a professional history that demonstrates the following necessary leadership competencies and attributes: Strong, innovative leadership and management skills. Change agent for improving planning and development services by implementing an entrepreneurial spirit. A management philosophy that is strongly customer-service oriented both internal and external. Ability to manage a diverse group of employees through the use of excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to creatively negotiate and implement streamlined processes and project management through partnership with stakeholder groups. Possess an organizational and political awareness of sensitive projects, programs, and services that can involve competing interests and priorities. Considerable knowledge of and experience with principles and practices of planning, program management, process improvement, and development services. Proven track record for business process re-engineering - achieving efficiencies and innovation while improving the delivery and quality of service. Education & Experience This position requires a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Planning, Urban Planning or Design, Public Administration, Urban Geography, Civil Engineering, or a closely related field and six (6) or more years of responsible experience in city planning and/or development with a minimum of four (4) years in a supervisory/management role. A Master's Degree in Urban Planning or Design, Public Administration, Urban Geography, Civil Engineering, or closely related field is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered. Closing Date/Time: 9/28/20
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Aug 27, 2020
Full Time
Requisition Number: 59843 Department: Transportation Public Works A Professional Engineer position is available with the City of Fort Worth in the Transportation and Public Works department within the Traffic Management division. The division seeks a registered Professional Engineer to serve a critical role in development and implementation of a Vision Zero program. This position resides within the Neighborhood Traffic Safety section that is responsible for processing over 1,200 service requests annually. This section addresses citizen concerns related to traffic calming, school zones, parking restrictions, all-way stop requests, and other Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices approved regulatory and warning signage. The Professional Engineer job responsibilities include: Perform crash data analysis with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, field safety audits. Designing and recommending countermeasures for implementation once the Vision Zero High-Injury Network is finalized in Fall 2020. Assist a Sr. Professional Engineer with processing traffic safety service requests. Review private development plans for alignment with the City's Traffic Engineering Manual, Access Management Policy, and Master Thoroughfare Plan. Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or related field. Three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional civil engineering experience of which one year must be in complete streets roadway design. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. (If licensed in another state, continued employment will be contingent upon obtaining registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas within six months of employment). A valid Driver's License Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of the latest versions of the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD), Highway Capacity Manual (TRB HCM 2010), AASHTO Manual for Geometric Designs of Highways and Streets and Microsoft Office. Familiarity with National Association of City Transportation Officials Design Guidelines Familiarity with Vision Zero, Safe Routes to School and Safe Routes to Transit concepts Experience analyzing crash data, with specific experience utilizing TxDOT's Crash Records Information System (CRIS) Proficiency in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) MS Office - Word, Excel and Power point Engineering analysis tools and studies experience. Community engagement experience Experience in Neighborhood Traffic Management programs Closing Date/Time: 10/9/20
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Aug 20, 2020
Full Time
Requisition Number: 59783 Department: Transportation Public Works A Senior Professional Engineer job is available with the City of Fort Worth Transportation and Public Works Department's Capital Delivery Division. The positon will serve in the capacity of a Senior Project Manager to lead teams comprised of engineering consultants, inspectors, and graduate engineers in the management and execution of complex and dynamic arterial projects. These projects include: roadway and sidewalk paving, drainage and bridge design; intersection and safety improvements; water/sewer line relocations; street lighting; railroad crossings and streetscape infrastructure improvements. The Senior Professional Engineer provides direct support to the Engineering Manager and will assist in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, goals and objectives; monitor work activities; and make recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards and procedures. The ideal candidate must be able to work within very tight time constraints, and have strong interpersonal and leadership skills, the ability to work independently under the direction of an Engineering Manager; and possess good oral and written communication skills. The Senior Professional Engineer job responsibilities include: Responsible for performing project management and professional civil engineering work to deliver arterial infrastructure projects as listed previously, while coordinating with a variety of stakeholders to deliver projects on schedule and on budget. Creating the project management plan for each project (including the project charter, risk register, and communication plan); managing the scope, schedule, and budget of each project. Undertaking design reviews of consultant prepared construction drawings and specifications; Conducting design review meetings and public meetings. Managing professional services and construction contracts. Performing construction management; processing amendments, change orders and task orders. Reviewing and approving payment requests; and performing other tasks as needed while utilizing City of Fort Worth software/systems and processes. Assisting in the development and growth of younger engineers as well as providing input to executive leadership in the enhancement of our City processes and creation of work instructions. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field. Three (3) years of professional civil engineering experience as a registered professional engineer. Two (2) years must relate to major roadway design and construction projects and/or infrastructure design/review of private development projects (may overlap with the above) Possession of registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. If licensed in another state, continued employment will be contingent upon obtaining registration as a Professional Engineer within the State of Texas within six months of employment. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Texas Driver's License. Preferred Qualifications: Municipal government and supervisory experience Comprehensive capital project delivery program in design, construction, inspection and close out. Contract administration of major roadway projects which include storm water systems, traffic safety features; intersection improvements including signals and roundabouts; and water/sewer facilities. High expertise in the application of Federal, State and Industry standards and guidelines such AASHTO, MUTCD, ITE trip generation guide, ADA and NCHRP report 672. Five (5) years of experience in street design and preparing contract documents. Five (5) years of professional civil engineering experience as a registered professional engineer. Five (5) years of experience on major roadway design and construction projects and/or infrastructure design/review of private development projects. Experience in the requirements of Federally funded projects. Local Government Project Procedures (LGPP) qualification Understanding of the PMBOK, an industry-recognized project management standard Project Management Professional (PMP) certification Closing Date/Time: 9/30/20