City of Galveston

Imagine yourself as an Islander living in an elegant Victorian home or on a shady, oak-lined street on the Island’s east end, or in a home overlooking the sparkling Gulf of Mexico on the west end. There is a variety of rental property to choose from throughout the Island, from Galveston has the amenities of a larger city, but with tight-knit small town friendliness.

Its ethnically diverse citizens have worked together to make their city better since the early days of its founding in 1836. When faced with adversity, Galvestonians unite to solve whatever obstacles may arise. Non-profit organizations and community groups offer a variety of volunteer opportunities regardless of your interests or desired area of service.

The Island has a multifaceted economic base with expanding job markets in tourism, the medical field, marine-related fields, as well as other areas. Education, banking, insurance and marine industries also are job fields that contribute to the strong, diverse economy. Island life is enhanced by the absence of drive-time traffic reports on the radio and heavy traffic delays. The major thoroughfares are rarely heavily congested, even during peak times. And it takes no more than 15-20 minutes to get anywhere you want to go on the Island.

All this time saved driving to work and running errands can be spent enjoying Island life.

 

 

23 job(s) at City of Galveston

City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 14, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Under the direction of the City Attorney, assist in providing a variety of legal services. Work is performed with general discretion, working from broad goals and policies. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide legal counsel to elected and appointed officials, boards, commissions, committees and City departments based on interpretation of federal, state, county, and city constitutions, charters, statutes, ordinances, resolutions, rules, regulations, court decisions, administrative law decisions, and other legal authority; Prepare and/or review ordinances, resolutions, and administrative policies; Assist in land, right-of-way and property acquisition and disposal on behalf of the City; Prepare and/or review various city contracts, including construction contracts, real estate purchases, leasing transactions and various real estate transaction documents; Draft policies and otherwise provide guidance on economic development programs such as 380 agreements, land banks, TIRZ and other community development initiatives; Give legal counsel and analysis regarding local government corporations such as Industrial Development Corporations and municipal management entities; Attend meetings of the City Council, boards and commissions, as assigned by the City Attorney, and to render legal advice and counsel; Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally; Ability to handle citizens with diplomacy, fairness, firmness and sound judgment; Critical thinking to analyze issues and apply appropriate legal principles; Understanding and applying city policies and procedures, while exercising the highest degree of confidentiality; Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all departments of the City; ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Requisite experience and training to enable the incumbent to perform the essential functions of the position. Principles and practices of project management. Ability to use standard office equipment. Experience with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as Adobe Acrobat. Legal research in Westlaw or similar database. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school; admission to the State Bar of Texas, prior to application. Three years experience in the practice of law, with a state or local governmental entity, preferably in the areas listed as essential functions. A Bachelors degree in business, finance or accounting is preferred. Additional desired qualifications: Litigation experience including appellate practice. Principles and practices of project management. Ability to conduct research Texas administrative codes and federal CFR. Ability to use spreadsheet software applications, PowerPoint, Access and Adobe PDF. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: Possession of a Texas Driver’s license. Admission to the State Bar of Texas prior to application. Admission to the U.S District Courts for the Southern District of Texas within 1 year of hire. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed in a standard office environment. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 20 pounds. Position shall be considered essential for emergency management purposes. Closing Date/Time: August 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 13, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, enforces compliance of City, state and federal codes and ordinances; performs housing, environmental and zoning inspections. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conducts daily inspections of nuisances, including junked vehicles, gutters, drains, graffiti, trash, litter, debris and related situations; documents addresses for further actions; data enters information to document work activities. Locates and inspects unsafe structures and fences in need of repair; documents addresses for follow-up action; responds to Public Works’ requests for utility verifications. Researches the current ownership and verification of violations for properties; generates letters to violators; creates case files; checks for permits regarding other issues. Conducts inspections for overflowing dumpsters, illegal dumping, illegal vendors, etc.; monitors damaged sidewalks; removes signs from poles or City right of way. Monitors active cases; prepares charges for non-compliance; submits cases to the Court; attends pre-trial conferences; prepares cases for trial and provides testimony as needed. Prepares cases not resulting in criminal charges for abatement; documents abatements. Inspects beach rentals; conducts annual inspections of hotels, motels, rooming houses and bed and breakfast establishments for permits; responds to complaints from tenants and guests. Surveys the coast line for violations regarding the disturbance of dune lines, sand fences, dune walkovers, setbacks on new construction and illegal sand distribution. Responds to phone calls and e-mails; updates files after owner compliance. Maintains an awareness of projects needing permits; forwards information to the supervisor. Contacts other City departments regarding issues found or reported. Submits liens for recording at the County Clerk’s Office. Provides special event enforcement. Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies, and procedures. Building, zoning and international property maintenance codes. Municipal codes and ordinances. Texas Local Government Code. State health and safety codes. FEMA regulations. Court system. County Clerk operations. Business and personal computers, and spreadsheet software applications. Skill in: Handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness and sound judgment. Providing efficient customer service. Understanding and applying City policies and procedures, and applicable federal and state regulations. Reading and interpreting codes. Organizing and maintaining records and analyzing data. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent; AND one year of experience in building inspection and code enforcement; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: Texas Licensed Code Enforcement Officer (Must be obtained within one year) Possession of a valid Texas driver’s license Texas Commission on Law Enforcement license PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed both in an office and outdoor work environment. May be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions and potential physical harm. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds. Closing Date/Time: August 26, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 12, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Under limited supervision, performs various advanced staff support activities for a City Department. This level is distinguished from the Administrative Assistant classification by greater work variety, complexity and operational freedom as well as significant program administration responsibilities. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provides work direction to other department staff; sets work priorities; reviews completed work for efficiency and accuracy. Serves on behalf of a department director or other high ranking department staff member; participates in the administration of various programs; makes presentations to various external groups. Performs accounts receivable activities; establishes and maintains customer accounts; prepares billings; calculates monthly service fees; develops correspondence to address late fees and collections. Develops various financial reports for management review. Prepares and/or maintains lease agreements; provides prospective tenants with space availability and rental rates; works with the City’s Legal Department regarding lease agreements. Maintains federal grant project files; prepares various staff reports for each project; ensures the delivery of documents to state and/or federal agencies; performs the filing and distribution of pay vouchers to the City’s Finance Department. Composes materials and brochures for special events. Conducts surveys regarding various business topics; prepares summary reports of survey results. Prepares revenue reports for budget development/administration; monitors budget expenditures. Schedules staff inspections; tracks and schedules follow-up inspections. Administers various contracts; monitors activities; distributes contract documents to contractors. Processes staff payroll; balances the payroll; maintains payroll records. Maintains staff personnel records; distributes, collects and updates records as needed. Prepares staff reports for review by the City Council. Creates requisitions for purchase orders; processes payments. Fields complaints regarding City staff and/or services; ensures that follow-up is conducted. Prepares various complex reports; compiles data; provides various analyses. Administers the billing process for specific City services; creates and processes work orders; performs work order close-outs; creates billings for services. Prepares and distributes invoices for City services; closes out payments. Conducts research for various projects and/or special assignments. Performs dispatch duties as necessary. Performs procurement and purchasing activities; creates and approves requisitions; monitors purchase orders; researches and selects vendors; obtains vendor quotes; negotiates costs and payment terms; interacts with vendors regarding issues or problems. Participates in financial, accounting and budgeting activities; prepares budget transfers; records account withdrawals; resolves discrepancies on receipts and invoices; prepares payment vouchers; oversees credit card purchases; reconciles credit card monthly statements. Greets incoming residents or other visitors; determines the nature of the visit and the appropriate response. Answers incoming phone calls; provides information and/or routes calls to appropriate staff member. Receives and distributes inter-office and postal mail. Makes travel arrangements for staff; makes purchases as necessary. Processes registrations; renews expired registrations. Provides staff support to various committees and task forces; provides logistical services; takes and transcribes meeting minutes. Processes and/or issues permits; data enters permit information into an automated system. Performs bank deposits. Orders office supplies, materials and equipment. Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies, and procedures. City codes. State and federal funding resources. Principles and practices of modern office systems. Records retention principles and practices. Principles and practices of customer service. Principles and practices of project management. May require knowledge of the principles and practices of effective employee supervision. May require knowledge of contract administration. May require knowledge of payroll processing. May require knowledge of basic bookkeeping/accounting principles and practices. May require knowledge of procurement/purchasing activities. May require knowledge of law enforcement operations. May require knowledge of lease agreements. May require knowledge of legal terminology. May require knowledge of GIS mapping. Business and personal computers, and spreadsheet software applications. Skill in: Handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness and sound judgment. Providing efficient customer service. Multi-tasking. Time management. Performing data entry with a high degree of accuracy. Understanding and applying City policies and procedures. Organizing and maintaining records. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent; AND four years of experience in advanced staff support; may require one year of supervisory or lead worker experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: May require possession of a valid Texas driver’s license. May require TCIC certification May require NCIC certification. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 30 pounds. May be required to climb ladders. Closing Date/Time: June 10, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 12, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, creates and maintains data sets that comprise the Public Works portion of the City’s Geographic Information System (GPS). ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Creates tables and spread sheets of data containing information that includes the City’s water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer and drainage systems. Creates, manages and maintains maps based on various data sets; ensures data displays a positve visual and spatial representation. Performs analyses on data sets and maps to provide information to various requests. Prints maps, spreadsheets and reports based on data sets. Provides assistance to other staff regarding various computer hardware/software issues or problems. Orders printer and plotter supplies. Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies, and procedures. GIS systems. GPS equipment. Data management principles and practices. Construction plans. Mapping practices and methods. Automated design principles and methods. Principles and practices of project management. Business and personal computers, and spreadsheet software applications. Skill in: Handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness and sound judgment. Providing efficient customer service. Operating and maintaining sophisticated GIS equipment. Operating computerized design equipment. Understanding and applying City policies and procedures, and applicable federal and state regulations. Explaining City policies and procedures. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent; AND two years’ experience in GIS operations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: None. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment. Closing Date/Time: August 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 11, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Serves as a direct report to the Water/Wastewater Maintenance. The Journey Level Electrician is responsible for diagnosing, installing, maintaining, and testing high and low voltage and any associated electrical equipment. This position is responsible for wiring power distribution systems or transmission wiring and equipment up to 13.4KV capacity. Work responsibilities extend to coordinating and training maintenance technicians and performing various daily administrative duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Diagnoses, installs, tests, repairs and maintains electrical equipment associated with pumps, blowers, emergency power generators, high voltage switching, distribution equipment, air compressors, variable frequency drives, circuits, motors, fans, air conditioners, refrigerant systems, boilers and motor controls up to 4,160 volts and program programmable logic controllers. Repairs and adjusts equipment, machines and defective components, replacing worn parts such as gaskets and seals in watertight electrical equipment. Performs preventative maintenance and estimates electrical projects to include material and cost associated and recommends repair or replacement of equipment such as the removal and installation of light fixtures, transformers, relays, ballast and florescent fixtures. Applies principles and practices of National Electrical Code (NEC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), electrical tables, electrical codes, work methods, tools, operation of high voltage and emergency equipment. Reads and interprets electrical, schematics diagrams and documents and modifies for the purpose of upgrading the performance of electrical equipment and facilities. Maintains inventory of necessary tools, equipment and spare parts. Reads and interprets blueprints, schematics, plans and manufacturers' specifications. Operates man lifts, bucket trucks and associated electrical maintenance equipment. Responds to emergency calls affecting daily operations. Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. Performs other duties as assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies, and procedures. Industrial electrical maintenance applications Principles and practices of electrical theory. Equipment maintenance procedures and processes. Familiarization with SCADA system operations. Electrical safety rules and regulations. Ability to operate Truck mounted 3-ton crane, forklift, scissor jack, trencher, bucket truck and mini back hoe. Business and personal computers, and spreadsheet software applications. Skill in: Handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness and sound judgment. Understanding and applying City policies and procedures. Compiling data; maintaining records and files; and preparing clear and concise reports. Providing efficient customer service. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent; AND State of Texas Journeyman Electrician’s License And 1 year of experience in industrial maintenance or plant maintenance. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: State of Texas Journeyman Electrician's License. Valid Class "CDL-B" Texas Driver's License or ability to obtain within 6 months. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed both in an indoor and outdoor work environment. May be exposed to dangerous machinery, potential physical harm, hazardous chemicals and infectious diseases. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds. Closing Date/Time: August 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 08, 2022
Part Time
Job Description Assist full and part time supervisory staff, and monitors participants in recreation program for adults, or youth. Assist in setting up facilities for programs and helps maintain a clean, sanitary facility. Must have necessary knowledge and skills to interact and supervise the participation of patrons, and students. Closing Date/Time: July 29, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 08, 2022
Part Time
Job Description Office Aide – Assist full and part time supervisory staff, and monitors participants in recreation program for adults, or youth. Assist in setting up facilities for programs and helps maintain a clean, sanitary facility. Must have necessary knowledge and skills to interact and supervise the participation of patrons, and students. Fitness Instructor Aide – Under direct supervision of the Aquatics Manager provides group fitness instruction, monitors, educates patrons on fitness and safety, and maintains a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must possess current Red Cross CPR certification, or be willing to complete course. ASFA, ACE, AFPA or Equivalent Certification preferred, instructing experience required. Closing Date/Time: July 29, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 08, 2022
Part Time
Job Description Under minimal supervision, the Gate Attendant is a front-line customer service position which requires the physical stamina to stand, walk, or sit for 8 or more hours per day in an outdoor work environment. Gate Attendants are responsible for managing cash collected from selling tickets to patrons entering beach parks. Assignments will require work on various holidays, weekends, and during special events. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular, punctual attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Collect fees from customers for entrance into the beach parks Accurately make change using cash Troubleshoot technical issues as they arise Promote good public relations through friendly, helpful, and accurate communication with park guests Accurately complete daily reports and any other required forms Maintain a neat and orderly work area Relay park rules and City ordinances to guests upon entrance into the beach parks Assist in the maintenance of the park to include garbage handling and removal, maintenance of restrooms, and the physical appearance of common guest areas Field routine and non-routine questions from guests about the beach parks and Galveston Island Handle large volumes of guests through the gate while maintaining a high level of customer service and cash handling accuracy Must be able to work under pressure and with difficult or challenging guests Resolve guest concerns when possible and refer escalated issues to the on-duty manager as necessary Work effectively with other employees and park guests Report to other recreation locations for assistance if requested Assist with special projects for all recreation locations Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City Staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; and performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services in the event of an emergency. All other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: Basic math skills to accurately make change City policies and procedures Various City Ordinances affecting use of the beach parks Other applicable policies, rules, and regulations governing the conduct and safety with public recreation activities Skills In: Promote a positive recreation environment and good personal behavior Monitor beach parks and guests for violations of rules and safety standards Moderate level of technological competency Excellent customer service skills; ability to communicate effectively with the public, using tact and professionalism Act quickly and calmly in emergency situations Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and the general public Interact with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds Communicate effectively verbally and in writing MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum age for consideration is 18 years of age. Certified Tourism Ambassador preferred. Reliable transportation required PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Must be able to work in an indoor and outdoor environment for duration of shift Must be able to physically perform all job requirements which include: squatting, crouching, reaching, bending, twisting at the waist, sitting, standing Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds unassisted and occasionally lift and/or move more than 20 pounds assisted Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus Must be able to read, write and comprehend both written and oral communications, as well as respond in written and oral communication Closing Date/Time: May 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 08, 2022
Part Time
Job Description Monitors activities and performs services at the pool area to prevent accidents and provide assistance to swimmers and customers. Provides a high level of customer service while ensuring a safe, welcoming, and fun environment. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Ensures guest safety by overseeing assigned areas; protects weak or distressed swimmers in times of need. Effectively communicates and maintains standards of safety. Enforces all aquatics rules in a consistent manner. Provides exemplary customer service to all facility users. Cautions swimmers regarding unsafe use of the pool. Actively monitors for swimmers in distress. Assists and/or rescues swimmers in danger of drowning and administers first aid and CPR. Maintains order in swimming area; Inserts and removes lane lines as needed. Respond quickly, intelligently, decisively and in accordance with established emergency action plan. Assists with various assigned tasks such as guest check-in, cleaning and lifting objects. Performs daily maintenance functions of cleaning restrooms, grounds, and building, etc. Determines chlorine content and pH value of water with water testing kit and logs information appropriately. Immediately reports unsafe equipment, facility, chemical, etc. issues to management. Participates in required in-service trainings and other meetings. Contributes to team effort by performing other related duties as assigned. Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: City policies and procedures. Policies, rules, and regulations governing the conduct and safety of public recreation, and aquatic programs. The rules, regulations, policies, and operating procedures of City Aquatics programs. Swimming pool safety rules and regulations. Swimming pool maintenance, operations, and safety rules and regulations. Skill in: Promoting a positive recreation environment and good personal behavior. Monitoring pool facility and guests for violations of rules and safety standards. Promoting and enforcing safe work practices. Acting quickly and calmly in emergency situations. Interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers and general public. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum age for consideration is 16 years of age.Must successfully complete a swim-test and obtain lifeguard certifications. Required to maintain established performance levels LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: Current Red Cross Lifeguard Certification or equivalent (Within 2 weeks of hire date) Current Red Cross CPR Certification or equivalent (Within 2 weeks of hire date) Current Red Cross Standard First Aid Certification or equivalent (Within 2 weeks of hire date) PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed primarily in aquatics and recreation facilities. May be required to perform physically demanding functions. May be required to use step stools and climb ladders on occasion. Closing Date/Time: July 29, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, performs various technical and staff support activities for the Police Department by answering incoming phone lines for both emergency and non-emergency numbers. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, processing and retrieving data from TCIC/NCIC System; monitoring incoming teletypes and other information as required by departmental and state guidelines; maintaining records in the Incode System for warrants by confirming information and marking served when required; and training new and existing employees in the regular course of daily responsibilities. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Works a variety of schedules in a 24-hour, 7 days a week Communications Center which includes nights, weekends, and holidays. Telecommunicators are considered essential personnel that must work through emergency situations including hurricanes and natural disasters. Operates radio systems for Police, Fire, EMS, Fire Marshal, and after-hour City services. Operates a computer-aided dispatch system in conjunction with a radio system to dispatch information for departmental officials while constantly monitoring and maintaining contact with all field units. Relays and updates necessary information to appropriate City Departments and public safety agencies. Answer incoming multiline Emergency 911 telephone calls and deliver lifesaving medical instructions when needed. Process and retrieve data from TCIC/NCIC Systems and monitors incoming teletypes and other information as required by departmental and state guidelines. Trains new and existing employees in the regular course of daily responsibilities. Maintains specialized training certificates and licenses. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Communications Shift Leader or other Management personnel. Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; and performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies, and procedures. Principles and practices of modern office systems. Law enforcement and public safety operations. TCIC/NCIC Systems and current City systems for teletypes and radio transmissions. Principles and practices of customer service. Business and personal computers; word processing and spreadsheet software; and other general office equipment and computer applications. Skill in: Handling both emergency and non-emergency situations with diplomacy, fairness, firmness, and sound judgment. Understanding and applying City policies and procedures, and applicable state and federal regulations. Explaining City policies and procedures while exercising the highest degree of confidentiality. Performing basic mathematical calculations. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent required. Six months to one year of related experience preferred. Ability to pass CritiCall computerized testing. CritiCall is software that tests dispatcher, call taker, and telecommunicator applicants for critical skills and abilities necessary for success in today’s complex and stressful dispatching environment. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: Must have the ability to obtain Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification within one year of hire date. Must have the ability to obtain Basic Telecommunicator Certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) and have the ability to receive access from the National Crime Information Center. Please refer to the TCOLE website to determine if you are qualified to receive the required certification and licensing – https://www.tcole.texas.gov/ . PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed in a standard office environment. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 10 pounds. Closing Date/Time: September 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, operates various vehicles, heavy equipment and specialized equipment within the Public Works Department in one or more specified division. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Operates trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of equipment, materials and supplies. Operates construction of power equipment, including backhoes, front-end loaders and hydraulic excavators. May operate a street sweeper. May install or repair water and sewer lines; makes new water or sewer taps. May vacuum and water jet residential sewer lines. May inspect and clean man holes. May perform various building maintenance and repair activities. May use various hand and power tools for work projects. May provide work direction to members of work crews. Performs traffic control for work projects. Ensures safety rules and regulations are followed. Performs safety inspections of vehicles and equipment. Maintains activity reports. Provides assistance to other drivers as necessary. Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: City policies and procedures. Operations of motorized construction and maintenance equipment and vehicles. Construction, maintenance and repair practices and methods. Water and sewer system operations. Recordkeeping practices. Safety procedures and practices. Personal computer and various software applications. Skill in: Handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness and sound judgment. Providing efficient customer service. Understanding and applying City policies and procedures. Operating various motorized vehicles and equipment. Using various hand and power tools and equipment. Utility location. Map reading. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent; AND one year of heavy equipment and vehicle operations experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Equipment Operator Operates light to medium sized equipment in the performance of a variety of construction, maintenance, and other work in combination with assigned vehicle’s operation or mode of function and performance light to heavy physical labor. Typical work will be operating a mower and other light equipment. Does not require a CDL. Perform other duties as assigned. Heavy Equipment Operator Operates medium sized, specialized equipment in the performance of a variety of construction, maintenance, and other work including their use of attachments designed to perform specialized tasks in combination with the vehicle’s operation or mode of function and performs light to heavy physical labor. Typical work will be operating backhoes, front-end loaders, bobcats, vac trucks, side loading sanitation equipment, and other heavy equipment. Requires a CDL. Perform other duties as assigned. Sr. Heavy Equipment Operator Operates large, heavy industrial equipment and/or semi-trailer equipment, which requires a substantial degree of monitoring and/or coordination of the working attachments used in construction, earthmoving, and/or hauling heavy equipment and ground and waste materials, and performs light to heavy physical labor. The Senior Heavy Equipment Operator is expected to provide leadership, guidance, mentorship, training, and instruction to less experience employees. When a Crewleader or supervisor is not present on the job site, the Senior Heavy Equipment Operator is expected to be the employee providing guidance to ensure work is completed according to City standards. The Senior Heavy Equipment Operator is distinguished from the Senior Crew Leader that Senior Crewleader provides more formal supervision and leadership. Typical work will be operating any and all City owned equipment including Heavy Sanitation Trucks, tracked equipment, and tractor-trailer combination vehicles. Requires a CDL. Perform other duties as assigned. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: Possession of a valid Texas Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License for Heavy and Senior Heavy Equipment Operator. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed primarily in an outdoor work environment. May be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, potential physical harm, hazardous chemicals and infectious diseases. May be required to work in confined spaces. May be required to climb ladders. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds. Closing Date/Time: June 30, 2023 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, performs general manual labor activities within the Public Works Department in one or more specified division. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Installs or repairs cleanouts. Cuts and lays underground pipe; repairs pipe. Operates light motorized vehicles and equipment. Repairs water leaks and water main or sewer system breaks. Performs water pressure checks. Performs sign installation and maintenance. Installs, removes, and replaces fire hydrants; performs flow tests. Repairs man holes. Repairs cave-ins. Performs utility locates. Performs water and sewer service connects to customer locations. Participates in concrete projects. Performs general building and grounds cleaning and maintenance. Participates in special event setup activities. Assists with new projects as they are initiated including providing assistance to division members and employees of other divisions involved in the project(s). Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; and performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies, and procedures. Street maintenance and repair operations. Construction practices and methods. Painting operations. Traffic control methods and procedures. Water and sewer systems. Business and personal computers; word processing and spreadsheet software; and other general office equipment and computer applications. Skill in: Handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness, and sound judgment. Providing efficient and excellent customer service. Understanding and applying City policies and procedures. Operating various light motorized equipment and vehicles. Using various hand and power tools. Utility locates. Map reading. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent; AND one year of experience in public works maintenance and repair operations;OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: Possession of a valid Texas Driver’s License. May require possession of a Commercial Driver’s license. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed both in an indoor or outdoor work environment. May be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, potential physical harm, and hazardous chemicals. May be required to climb ladders. May be required to work in confined spaces. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 80 pounds. Closing Date/Time: January 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Under close supervision, performs various maintenance and repair activities of the City’s parks and recreation center facilities. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs grounds maintenance around parks, recreational fields and buildings; mows grass; removes weeds; grooms fields. Operates light motorized vehicles and equipment. Cleans parks and recreational facilities. Performs basic landscaping; maintains flowerbeds. Performs traffic control as assigned. Picks up trash and debris. Mows grass; trims trees and shrubs; removes weeds. Performs interior building cleaning; cleans floors and windows. Performs minor maintenance on equipment. May perform maintenance and repair of irrigation systems. May perform painting projects. Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies, and procedures. Parks building maintenance and repair operations. Basic landscaping methods and procedures. Basic irrigation system maintenance and repair methods and procedures. Traffic control methods and procedures. Business and personal computers, and spreadsheet software applications. Skill in: Handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness and sound judgment. Providing efficient customer service. Understanding and applying City policies and procedures. Operating various light motorized equipment and vehicles. Using various hand and power tools. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent; AND one year of experience in parks facilities maintenance and repair operations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: Possession of a valid Texas Driver’s License. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed both in an indoor and outdoor work environment. May be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, potential physical harm and hazardous chemicals. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds. May be required to climb ladders. Closing Date/Time: August 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, the Distribution/Collection Technicians participates in the City’s water/wastewater initiatives; operates light equipment and maintains various types of maintenance equipment and tools; prepares and maintains records; ensures compliance with regulatory agency guidelines. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assists in the repair and maintenance of water & wastewater mains, service lines, fire hydrants, water meters, valves, manholes and water/wastewater service lines; Operates light equipment and maintains assigned departmental vehicles, equipment and tools Utilizes technology to record the location of water/wastewater mains, vales, hydrants, meters and meter boxes. Conducts service line inspections using closed circuit television equipment Participates in the repair, testing, and replacement of water lines and meters. Monitors and performs housekeeping duties to insure a safe working environment. Lubricates, dismantles, and assembles parts and equipment. Participates in the troubleshooting, and preventive maintenance of a variety of equipment including pumps, piping and valves. Participates and implements various programs initiatives. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships and public relations. Performs other duties as assigned. Ensures adherence to safety procedures and programs. Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies, and procedures. Wastewater treatment principles, methods and practices. Methods, techniques and equipment used in wastewater treatment. Local, state and federal laws, codes, regulations and permits affecting wastewater treatment operations. Recordkeeping and reporting procedures. Safety rules and regulations. Business and personal computers, and spreadsheet software applications. Skill in: Handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness and sound judgment. Understanding and applying City policies and procedures. Compiling data; maintaining records and files; and preparing clear and concise reports. Providing efficient customer service. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Distribution-Collection Technician Trainee Salary Range: $31,200-$39,101 Under general supervision, the Distribution/Collection Tech Trainee I is an entry-level position responsible for assisting in the maintenance and repair of the City’s Water/wastewater system. Checks engines, generators, pumps, settling tanks, filters, chemical feed systems, and other equipment. Provides assistance to Technicians and Crew Leaders as needed. Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent; AND one year of experience in maintenance and repair operations required. Ability to obtain a Distribution D License and a Collections I License within 1 year of employment. A valid Texas Driver’s License is required. Distribution-Collection Technician I Salary Range: $32,319-$48,478 Under general supervision, the Distribution/Collection Technician I participates in the City’s water/wastewater initiatives; operates light equipment and maintains various types of maintenance equipment and tools; prepares and maintains records; ensures compliance with regulatory agency guidelines. Utilizes technology to record the location of water/wastewater mains, vales, hydrants, meters and meter boxes. Participates in the troubleshooting, and preventive maintenance of a variety of equipment including pumps, piping and valves.Minimum Qualifications: Ability to obtain a Distribution D License and a Collections I License within 1 year of employment. Must obtain Distribution C license prior to expiration of Distribution D License. A valid Texas Driver’s License is required. Distribution-Collection Technician II Salary Range: $39,283-$58,925 Under general supervision, the Distribution/Collection Technician II coordinates, performs, and assists in the supervision and maintenance of the City’s water/wastewater projects and initiatives; operates all heavy equipment and maintains various types of maintenance equipment and tools; prepares and maintains records and ensures compliance with regulatory agency guidelines. Utilizes technology to record the location of water/wastewater mains, vales, hydrants, meters and meter boxes. Analyzes and monitors water production system processes, and identifies and implements intermediate to advanced level process adjustments to ensure optimum performance of facility. Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent; AND two years’ experience in Municipal Utilities maintenance and repair operations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. A valid Texas Class A Commercial Driver’s License, Distribution D, and Collection I Licenses are required.Must obtain Distribution C license with 1 year of employment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed both in an indoor and outdoor work environment. May be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, potential physical harm, hazardous chemicals and infectious diseases. May be required to climb ladders. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds. Closing Date/Time: June 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, operates buses and vans over fixed routes and shuttles. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Drives buses and vans to pick up passengers; collects fares; issues transfers; switches routes to meet the needs of passengers; maintains timely routes; may perform charter assignments. Inspects vehicles prior to starting routes; reports mechanical issues; inspects vehicle after completion of assigned route. Assists passengers on and off vehicles; ensures passengers are properly seated for transportation. Prepares various activity reports. Reports daily service interruptions, including weather, medical emergencies, irate passengers or mechanical issues. Drops vehicle vaults; counts daily revenue. May perform dispatch duties; takes appointment requests; provides information regarding transit schedules and times. May provide work direction and training to less-experienced drivers. Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies, and procedures. Principles and practices of customer service. Business and personal computers, and spreadsheet software applications. Skill in: Handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness and sound judgment. Providing efficient customer service. Understanding and applying City policies and procedures. Explaining City policies and procedures. Operating passenger buses and vans. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent; AND one year of experience operating passenger buses and vans; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: Possession of a valid Texas Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License with endorsement. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed primarily in an outdoor work environment. May have some exposure to extreme weather conditions and dangerous machinery. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 30 pounds. Closing Date/Time: June 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, the Meter Service Technician is responsible for efficient and accurate repairs of water leaks, delinquent shut-offs, water meter installations and removals, water meter box installations and removals, curb stop repairs, and fire hydrant repairs and replacements throughout the City. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Reads and records consumption of residential and commercial water meters with mobile and hand-held reading devices and manual reads; verifies that readings are within parameters and troubleshoots problems to meters and reading equipment. Installs, repairs and inspects water meters, meter pits and meter reading equipment, valves, pressure regulators and flow testing meters. Responds to customer service requests, not limited to: connections, disconnects, rereading meters, checking for leaks and may be required to respond to emergency callouts or assist the operation crews with system repairs. Posts notices at physical locations regarding billing and customer information. Ensures proper inventory of meter-related equipment and parts; orders supplies as required. Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies, and procedures. Meter service rules, regulations, policies, and operating procedures including water conservation and identifying sources of high water use. Basic mathematics with focus on water flow and metering. Safe work methods and safety regulations while performing maintenance work. Record keeping practices of work performed. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Business and personal computers; and spreadsheet software applications. Skill in: Identifying and resolving operational, technical, and procedural problems and communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Preparing clear and concise written reports. Safely operating and assortment of measurement tools and equipment. Safely driving a variety of light duty vehicles. Reading and interpreting manuals, specifications and troubleshooting metering equipment. Providing efficient customer service. Understanding and applying City policies and procedures. Explaining City policies and procedures. Performing basic mathematic calculations with extreme accuracy. Multi-tasking. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent; AND one year of experience in water meter operations is required. A valid Texas Driver’s License is required. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: Possession of a valid Texas Driver’s License. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed both in an indoor or outdoor work environment. May be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, potential physical harm and hazardous chemicals. May be required to climb ladders. May be required to work in confined spaces. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds. Closing Date/Time: June 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, conducts fire and arson investigations; performs inspections of commercial, industrial and public buildings to ensure compliance with City fire prevention codes and ordinances. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conducts inspections or re-inspections of commercial, industrial and public buildings. Participates in arson and major fire investigations; photographs fire scenes; preserves and collects evidence; interviews victims, witnesses and suspects. Reviews plans for new construction to determine compliance with fire prevention codes. Assists business owners in developing and maintaining plans for fire prevention. Applies and explains complex laws, codes, regulations and ordinances to various audiences. Issues operational and construction permits. Responds to information requests from the Fire Marshal. Investigates citizen complaints regarding possible fire hazards. Prepares various written correspondence, reports and other related written materials. Builds and maintains working relationships with other local, state and federal agencies. Makes public appearances at civic clubs, associations and community organizations. Responds to public inquiries regarding fire prevention issues or questions. Attends various internal and external meetings to represent the Department. Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies, and procedures. Modern fire prevention methods, municipal ordinances and regulations regarding fire prevention. Building construction methods and the types of associated fire hazards. International Fire and Building Codes. Fire investigation methods and procedures. Safe work practices and procedures. Modern firefighting methods, techniques, tools and equipment. National Fire Protection Administration (NFPA) codes and standards. Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) mandates. Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) mandates. Texas local government codes. Business and personal computers, and spreadsheet software applications. Skilled in: Handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness and sound judgment. Providing efficient customer service. Organizing and performing building and site plan reviews. Code interpretation and enforcement guidelines. Understanding and applying City policies and procedures, applicable federal and state laws and regulations. Explaining City policies and procedures. Using hand tools. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent; AND three years’ experience in fire service operations;OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Certifications:TCOLE Basic Peace Officer license; TCFP Basic Fire Inspector and Arson Investigator certification. A valid Texas Driver’s License is required. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: Possession of a valid Texas driver’s license. TCOLE Basic Peace Officer license required. TCFP Basic Fire Inspector required. Arson Investigator certification. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed both in an indoor and outdoor work environment. May have exposure to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, potential physical harm, hazardous chemicals and infectious diseases. May be required to climb ladders. May be required to work in confined spaces. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 10 pounds. Closing Date/Time: July 29, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
May 03, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Under close supervision, performs various maintenance and repair activities of the City’s parks and recreation center facilities. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs grounds maintenance around parks, recreational fields and buildings; mows grass; removes weeds; grooms fields. Operates light motorized vehicles and equipment. Cleans parks and recreational facilities. Performs basic landscaping; maintains flowerbeds. Performs traffic control as assigned. Picks up trash and debris. Mows grass; trims trees and shrubs; removes weeds. Performs interior building cleaning; cleans floors and windows. Performs minor maintenance on equipment. May perform maintenance and repair of irrigation systems. May perform painting projects. Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies, and procedures. Parks building maintenance and repair operations. Basic landscaping methods and procedures. Basic irrigation system maintenance and repair methods and procedures. Traffic control methods and procedures. Business and personal computers, and spreadsheet software applications. Skill in: Handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness and sound judgment. Providing efficient customer service. Understanding and applying City policies and procedures. Operating various light motorized equipment and vehicles. Using various hand and power tools. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent; AND one year of experience in parks facilities maintenance and repair operations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: Possession of a valid Texas Driver’s License. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed both in an indoor and outdoor work environment. May be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, potential physical harm and hazardous chemicals. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds. May be required to climb ladders. Closing Date/Time: August 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Apr 26, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, plans, performs utility billing, cashiering, and related customer service functions. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Opens and processes daily mail; posts utility payments; and processes receipts for various permits. Provides phone and personal assistance to customers regarding various questions and/or concerns; assists customers with new accounts, service termination, refunds and related topics; prints copies of bills for payment purposes; and provides information regarding other City services. Assists delinquent customers; arranges payment plans; generates delinquent reports and service disconnect notices; and develops service orders for disconnects. Prepares daily work orders for meter technicians to conduct field work; responds to two-way radio calls from technicians; and data enters completed work orders. Balances a cash drawer for water and permit payments; and balances checks and credit cards. Prepares daily deposits. Processes returned checks with insufficient funds; and contacts customers to resolve situations. Prepares monthly activity reports. Processes refunds; and updates accounts. Maintains waste disposal spreadsheets weekly; and provides updates as necessary. Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies, and procedures. Principles and practices of utility billing. Principles and practices of basic accounting/bookkeeping. Principles and practices of effective customer service. Business and personal computers; and spreadsheet software applications. Skill in: Handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness, and sound judgment. Providing efficient customer service. Understanding and applying City policies and procedures. Explaining City policies and procedures. Handling money. Performing high volume data entry activities with a high degree of accuracy. Performing basic mathematic calculations with extreme accuracy. Multi-tasking. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent; AND one year of experience in utility billing operations and/or customer service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bilingual preferred. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: None. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds. Closing Date/Time: August 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Apr 23, 2022
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, performs routine to complex maintenance and repairs to City vehicles, heavy and specialized equipment. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Prepare work orders; discusses service requests with customers to determine the nature and type of repairs or maintenance needed; prioritizes repair requests. Performs general and advanced diagnosis; makes minor and major repairs as needed. Operates a personal computer to perform diagnostics of units or equipment. Performs major overhauls of automotive and heavy equipment, including engines, transmissions, suspensions, axles and related items Diagnosis and repairs hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical systems. Assesses electrical problems and determines the appropriate repairs. Prepares parts requests. Performs engine tune-ups and fuel injection diagnosis. Performs maintenance and repairs on specialized units and equipment. Performs preventive maintenance services and repair schedules. Performs inspections of City units. Tests units or equipment after repairs are completed. Fabricates various parts. May perform welding projects. May perform road service calls. May perform general building maintenance and repairs. Ensures that safety rules and regulations are followed. Maintains a clean work area. Supports the relationship between the City of Galveston and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. Employees may at any time be required to work in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the general public, including the delivery and restoration of vital services, in the event of an emergency. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Knowledge: Advanced vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair practices and procedures. Troubleshooting techniques and methods. Fabrication methods and practices. Recordkeeping practices. Safety procedures and practices. Personal computer and various software applications. Skill in: Handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness and sound judgment. Providing efficient customer service. Understanding and applying City policies and procedures. Using testing and measuring equipment. Using power and hand tools. Operating motorized equipment. Reading and understanding technical manuals, schematics, wiring diagrams, technical service bulletins and parts catalogs. Performing mathematical calculations with accuracy. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with all levels within the City. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent; AND three years of advanced automotive/motorized equipment maintenance and repair experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION: Possession of a valid Texas Class C or B Commercial Driver’s License. May require Texas Inspector license. May require Freon service license. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed both in an outdoor and indoor work environment. May be exposed to dangerous machinery, potential physical harm, extreme weather conditions and hazardous chemicals. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds. May be required to work within confined spaces. May be required to climb ladders. Closing Date/Time: July 29, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST