City of San Marcos, TX

The City of San Marcos is dedicated to providing excellent service to our residents and maintaining our high quality of life.  Business, industry, education, retail, and government make up the backbone of the San Marcos economy. The City of San Marcos works closely with all of our community partners to help our community become a thriving, job-producing city with opportunities for all.

 

 

17 job(s) at City of San Marcos, TX

San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 07, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Performs a variety of specialized utility customer service functions relative to area of assignment including customer service (telephone and in person), billing, cash posting, , and/or general data entry; posts routine utility billing journals and/or miscellaneous transactions ; generates and/or prepares utility billing l reports; conducts administrative duties in support of departmental operations; and performs other related duties. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Performs a variety of accounts payable duties: Receives and enters data into the City utility billing software in preparation for weekly billing, delinquency and disconnection runs. Reconciles billing (e-billing) and delinquent files; monitors utility accounts; issues adjustments as required. Prepares billing and delinquent account journals, posts journal. Creates, updates, and maintains customer accounts. Processes customer transactions: Handles utility customer calls. Generates customer letters concerning rate changes, back billing or credits, Contacts customers telephone/email regarding billing/accounts issues. Verifies account charges for accuracy; identifies and resolves account discrepancies. Updates and maintains billing files. Performs a variety of general accounting duties: Backup online payment transfers; verifies lock-box and ACH transfer files. Prepares miscellaneous extra charge/adjustment journal entries and reconciles accounts. Compiles statistical and/or billing l data; prepares or generates various types of billing reports. Miscellaneous: Performs data entry; creates, updates, and maintains utility accounts and billing files for area of assignment. Coordinates and conducts special projects as required. Provides general clerical support. Performs other routine and/or specialized duties relative to area of assignment as assigned. Decision Making This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Two (2) years customer service - billing or closely related experience is required; Depending on area of assignment, a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record may be required. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read and comprehend departmental policies, procedure manuals, and accounting documentation relative to area of assignment. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, vendors, customers, and local businesses. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 45 pounds rarely. Subject to sitting and vision constantly; handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, climbing, balancing and foot controls occasionally; bending and twisting rarely. Working conditions involves occasional exposure to infectious diseases when interacting with the public. Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 12/20/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 05, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Provides maintenance work related to the support of the City's traffic signal controls; diagnoses and repairs system and/or equipment issues; assists in monitoring signals for regulatory compliance and performs other related duties. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Installs, maintains, modifies, adjusts, test, troubleshoots, inspects, and/or repairs traffic control signals and related communication and traffic data collection systems Inspects construction methods, workmanship, and maintenance procedures to ensure contractors build, install, and maintain traffic-related equipment in Accordance with plans and specifications. Installs, troubleshoots, and maintains hardware and software pertaining to traffic systems. Responds to emergency situations to assist with repair and maintenance of traffic systems. Follows applicable safety procedures when working in traffic and in areas with high voltage lines, gas lines, and water/wastewater infrastructure. Ability to operate and maintain equipment such as bucket trucks, cable locating instruments, insulation testers, grounding testers, and traffic cabinet test equipment. Assists in measuring intersections and evaluating traffic patterns and timing sequences. Assists in evaluating plans and specifications in design review. Responds to complaints to identify problems regarding traffic signal timing and assists traffic engineer in developing long term solutions. Assists in the placement of barricades, cones, and other traffic control devices. Provide assistance to the traffic control crews including signage and striping. Provides on-call assistance; responds to emergency situations as required. Responds to emergency situations to assist with repair and maintenance of traffic systems. Miscellaneous: Assist other City departments as required. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. Decision Making This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. Minim um Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent combined with two (2) years technical training in electronic maintenance and traffic control systems. Five (5) years' experience in electrical construction, electronic troubleshooting, electromechanical related work, and the maintenance/repair of traffic signals is required. Working knowledge of the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. Experience in network communication equipment and ITS systems. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/comprehend regulations, building/electrical codes, equipment/repair manuals, work orders, and maintenance documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, contractors, vendors, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, bending, climbing, balancing and foot controls occasionally; crawling and twisting rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, machinery with moving parts, electrical currents, hazardous chemicals, and infectious diseases. Utilizing personal protective equipment as required. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 12/17/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Nov 30, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for monitoring and assessing the health of animals and assisting veterinarian(s) during medical and surgical procedures including euthanizing. Maintains inventory and assists with shelter operations. Works under the supervision of the Animal Shelter Supervisor; takes direction from contract veterinarian. Work Hours: Generally Tuesday- Saturday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. Position open until filled: First review on December 6th. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Responsible for performing health assessment upon intake, administration of vaccinations, medication and preventatives, monitoring injured/ill animals, daily health observation and recording, maintaining medical supply inventory and perform euthanasia when needed. Performing diagnostics, medical and surgical procedures, and treatments under direction of veterinarian and shelter management. Surgical room pre and post preparation and care of animals' pre and post op. Assist with medical inventory, scanning for microchips, providing positive customer experiences and other duties as needed. Ability to recognize behavior and signs of medical conditions, symptoms of illness, physical and mental distress. Responsible for record keeping and documentation of controlled/specialized items; processing invoices and documentation of veterinary services product inventory. Responsible for the organization and cleanliness/presentation of veterinary services area. Share responsibility for afterhours call-out to respond to emergency situations. DECISION MAKING Dealing, evaluating, processing medical needs and services, receive and return animals from/to owners, triage needs of animals and communicating priorities to management/veterinarian, ability to understand/ accept organization procedures and mission. Ability to work independently and make sound judgments, communicating with management and veterinarian and coworkers. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) We are looking for a member to join our Animal Services team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Two years Vet Tech experience in a high volume, fast paced veterinary setting is required (working under a licensed veterinarian). Successful completion of Texas Department of State Health Services approved course in Euthanasia by Injection is required within 120 days of employment. Euthanasia certification renewal every 3 years. Computer Skills - knowledge of databases to accurately update and maintain detailed records. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience in a sheltering environment and/or as a veterinary technician is desired. One of the following certifications: Texas Veterinary Medical Association CVA Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners Licensed Veterinary Technician Level III Senior level vet tech knowledge and skills. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS JOB DIMENSIONS Completing forms, vet records, computer data entry. Knowledge of veterinary terminology, diagnostics, laboratory procedures, spay/neuter surgical procedures - skills assessment will be administered. Ability to adapt to unforeseen situations and frequent changes in priority. Ability to work in a fast paced, high demand environment. Knowledge of basic veterinary procedures and practices; animal anatomy and basic surgical techniques; methods and procedures of animal care and husbandry; safety procedures and techniques used in dealing with animals and laboratory samples; all the tools and instruments used in veterinary medicine; and ability to perform basic examinations of animals; to handle animals under all types of conditions and situations; to perform injections. Interacts, communicates, and provides assistance to the public regarding a variety of animal control matters; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with outside agencies, community partners, volunteers, general public, coworkers and all other city employees. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently. Subject to standing, walking and vision constantly; sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, hearing and talking consistently; crawling often. Working conditions involves exposure to aggressive animals, zoonotic diseases, loud noises, hazardous chemicals, and hot water. Possible rabies exposure (pre-exposure vaccines & booster offered at city's expense). Protective Equipment: Gloves (latex, leather, or cloth), rubber boots, mask, eyewear, ear plugs or muffs. Closing Date/Time: 12/13/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 21, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Installs, repairs, and maintains line equipment on behalf of the San Marcos Electric Utility Department; connects commercial and residential electrical services; maintains and/or installs electric meters and street lights; performs tree trimming; repairs and maintains rights-of-way; responds to power outages and/or other emergencies; operates and maintains various types of work equipment and tools; and performs other related duties. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Installs, removes, inspects, repairs, and maintains overhead/underground electrical lines and related equipment; locates and marks underground lines; performs switching of primary feeders; identifies and troubleshoots line issues; changes out faulty transformers; connects residential and commercial electrical services. Performs a variety of duties associated with the restoration of electric services: Troubleshoots and assists in resolving unplanned power outages. Participates in restoring power services in a safe and timely manner. Communicates with utility customers regarding electrical complaints, planned outages, and potential electric hazards. Installs, removes, inspects, and seals electric meters. Repairs, maintains, and installs street and/or customer lights; strings conductors; replaces old lighting with energy efficient lighting as required. Performs tree trimming; removes trees, brush, rocks, and boulders; repairs, clears, and repairs rights-of-way; hauls materials to dump for disposal as assigned. Installs substation breakers and connections; assists with remote terminal unit connections and programming. Operates various types of equipment including line trucks, aerial lift trucks, chipper trucks, digger trucks, and pulling equipment; cleans and maintains assigned vehicles; performs minor repairs and vehicle servicing. Miscellaneous: Prepares, updates, tracks, and maintains computerized work orders. Completes time tickets and job related reports. Provides training to apprentices and/or helpers as assigned. Performs other related duties as required. Decision Making This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Two (2) years experience working as a lineman 2 (apprentice) is required. Lineman Certification required. Must possess a valid Texas Class (A) Commercial Driver's License or obtain one within 90 days. Must possess an acceptable driving record. Must be able to respond to night and weekend on-call duty; with response time of 60 minutes to city limits. Basic computer skills to check emails and enter time worked are required. Subject to on-call duty after hours. Regular attendance is required to perform the essential functions of the job. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/comprehend electrical drawings, blueprints, specifications, maps and job order documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, electrical contractors, utility customers, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 100 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, climbing, balancing, vision and hearing frequently; sitting, fine dexterity, bending, twisting, talking and foot controls occasionally. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, heavy equipment and high voltage electrical currents, working at heights, hazardous chemicals materials, infectious diseases, wild life, and stray/vicious animals. FLSA Status Non-Exempt Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 12/18/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 06, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Coordinates and performs highly skilled mechanics work on behalf of the City's Fleet Services Division. Maintains various types of City Public Safety as well emergency and fleet vehicles and equipment: diagnoses and repairs complex mechanical issues; performs preventative maintenance work; participates in ordering fleet parts; prepares various types of fleet maintenance records and documentation; assists in maintaining shop facilities and equipment; and performs other mechanical related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.Maintains municipal vehicles and equipment for area of assignment: Monitors and assists in ensuring City vehicles/equipment are safely and properly maintained for use by employees. Provides for the safe, reliable, and proper functioning of the City's emergency response vehicles including Police, Fire, and/or Animal Control vehicles. Performs highly technical and labor intensive fleet maintenance work. Fabricates parts used in the repair of City vehicles and equipment. Builds custom designed parts/equipment as required by City departments. 2. Diagnoses and repairs complex mechanical issues: Utilizes comprehensive diagnostic equipment to diagnose mechanical issues and/or failures. Repairs all vehicle/equipment systems including major components and sub-assemblies. Conducts repairs in relation to hydraulic and/or other mechanical systems; replaces cylinders, builds new hose assemblies. Performs preventative maintenance; utilizes fluid exchange and four-wheel alignment systems. 3. Provides customer support and quality assurance: Interfaces with customers regarding fleet maintenance inquiries and complaints. Recommends courses of action regarding the repair of vehicles and/or equipment. Inspects and verifies mechanical repairs meet performance and safety standards established by the Fleet Services Division. Notifies Fleet Services Supervisor regarding the completion of repairs. 4. Participates in ordering mechanical parts and maintaining supply inventories: Prepares and submits parts orders to the Parts Room. Conducts parts research; places online parts orders as required. Reviews parts orders upon delivery; monitors for order accuracy and quality of items received. Tracks parts installed and completes related documentation. Performs annual parts inventory. 5. Provides 24/7 on-call fleet maintenance support for assigned shift; maintains operational equipment assets including on and off-road equipment, fire apparatus, police pursuit vehicles, and animal control equipment. 6.Miscellaneous: Prepares, updates, and maintains fleet maintenance records; inputs labor and repair comments into shop computer system. Cleans and assists in ensuring the safety of shop facilities; stores and secures fleet maintenance equipment and tools. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Three (3) years' experience working as an automotive mechanic and performing heavy equipment repair is required. Three (3)years' experience working on public service/public safety vehicles and equipment to include repair and maintenance on police pursuit, fire apparatus, electrical, pump and hydraulic systems and other fleet vehicles and equipment sub-systems. Class (A) Commercial Driver's License are required within six (6) months of employment. Automotive Air Conditioning Recovery Certification with (6) months of employment Must achieve 1 EVT certification per year of employment till the Master EVT level is obtained. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) Certification CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend technical repair manuals, diagrams/charts, and fleet maintenance documentation Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments/personnel and vendors. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 80 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, balancing and hearing frequently; sitting, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, talking and foot controls occasionally; crawling rarely. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, heavy equipment, and machinery with moving parts, fuels, solvents, cleaning agents, hazardous materials, infectious diseases, burns, cuts, or other physical harm. Closing Date/Time: 12/19/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 06, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Operates various types of light and medium equipment used in the maintenance, construction, and/or repair of City parks; 50+ city facilities; performs various types of grounds and facility maintenance tasks; assists in the construction and/or renovation of park structures; provides assistance in maintaining athletic fields; provides assistance in maintaining 2100+ acres of park spaces; provides assistance in maintaining designated downtown facilities; assists in the setup of special events; and performs other related duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Conducts routine grounds maintenance work: Mows and maintains turf areas, dirt work, lining, base setting, and cleaning of buildings and grounds in the routine preparation of athletic fields. Removes and disposes of trash and debris from grounds. Cleans and maintains public restroom facilities. 2. Operates various types of light and medium maintenance equipment, construction equipment, and/or repair of line mowers, gang mowers, tractors, bucket truck, chipper, and aerator; utilizes chain saws, weed eaters, and other power tools. 3. Performs gardening/landscape application to include pesticide, herbicide and fertilizer. 4. Performs plumbing repairs; assists in installing irrigation systems. 5. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or equivalent required. Three (3) years parks/grounds maintenance and/or other related experience (construction or repair) is required. Three (3) years operating light to medium equipment is required. Class B CDL within six (6) months of employment. Valid Texas Driver's license with acceptable driving record required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Athletic field maintenance is desired CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS ? CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read and comprehend maintenance documentation and repair manuals. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with departmental staff, vendors, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 100 pounds frequently. Subject to standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, bending, twisting, balancing, vision, hearing, talking and foot controls frequently; fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching and climbing occasionally; sitting and crawling rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, machinery with moving parts, hazardous materials/ chemicals, and infectious diseases is involved; utilizes personal protective equipment as necessary. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 12/12/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 11, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary: Provides for the enforcement of the City's animal control ordinances; investigates animal complaints; prepares and maintains detailed animal control records; transports animals; performs euthanasia; cleaning; assists with maintaining shelter facilities; and performs other related duties as required. POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Patrols the City and performs a variety of animal control duties: Picks up and transports stray animals, livestock, and/or other wildlife; rounds up livestock causing traffic problems; removes dead animals from roadways; performs trapping; transports adopted animals to the veterinarian/and or events. Responds to citizen, police, fire, and County requests for animal control assistance. Enforces animal control laws and ordinances; investigates animal bite cases and reports of animal cruelty/neglect; issues citations accordingly; prepares and maintains animal control records; appears and testifies in court proceedings as required. Educates the public regarding the City's animal control services, local ordinances, rabies laws and dealings with wildlife; attends and participates in community events. Cleans and maintains assigned animal control vehicles and equipment daily. Conducts various types of shelter duties: Euthanizes animals in accordance with State of Texas laws and established departmental procedures; updates and maintains euthanasia log books and computer records. Assists in cleaning and maintaining shelter facilities including kennels, rabies quarantine areas, euthanasia room, food storage areas, sally port and grounds; removes and disposes of trash and dead animals in designated areas. Performs basic facility maintenance; repairs animal kennels and related equipment; removes/replaces light bulbs and covers. Provides assistance to animal shelter personnel; staffs the receiving/reclaim office and provides assistance to the public; prepare and arranges shipment of rabies specimens to state laboratory for testing; picks up animal food donations as required. Responds to after-hours fire and police emergencies: Investigates animal bite cases; removes wildlife from homes of citizens; picks up and removes dead animals involved in cases. Captures loose and/or aggressive animals; sends specimens for rabies testing. Documents and maintains call-out records. Decision Making Dealing with disgruntled citizens, public, discretionary reasoning with ordinance enforcement. Following the city's employee handbook policies. Working well with fellow team members. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. One (1) year animal control experience is preferred. Basic Animal Control Officer and Euthanasia Technician certifications are required within 120 days of employment. Euthanasia certification renewal every 3 years. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License, 30 hrs of Texas DSHS approved continuing education every 3 years to maintain certification. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Continuing education, City ordinance and State Law reviews, animal control records, reports, citations and logs. Controlled substance log calculations, administration of proper amounts of drugs and money handling. Interacts, communicates, and provides assistance to the public regarding a variety of animal control matters; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with internal and external agencies, city and departmental employees and other animal control organizations. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to and over 50 pounds frequently. Subject to vision constantly; standing, walking, handling, crawling, hearing, talking and foot controls frequently; sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing occasionally. Working conditions involves exposure to all weather conditions, general driving hazards, aggressive and/or wild animals, zoonotic diseases, hazardous chemicals, and potentially irate members of the public. Possible rabies exposure (Pre-exposure rabies vaccine and booster offered at city's expense). Protective equipment required: catch poles, cat tongs, snake tongs, nets and/or other personal protective equipment as required supplied by the city. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours: 7 days a week, 40 hr/wk with rotational on-call/overtime and shifts other than 8-5 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 12/24/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 01, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. JOB SUMMARY Utilizes the MyPermitNow permitting software to process various planning and permitting applications, including Platting, Zoning, Variances, and complex permit review. Provides staff support and regularly presents to the Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustments, Historic Preservation Commission, and other City Boards & Commissions as necessary. Provides excellent customer service to all customers of the department, coordinates pre-development meetings, and works successfully with other City Departments. Performs other duties related to the function of the department. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.Utilizes the MyPermitNow permitting software to process planning and permitting applications. Schedules and coordinates pre-development meetings with potential applicants, consultants, and internal staff to discuss proposed projects. Receives and processes plat, variance, zoning, and related applications; including, completeness review, initiating review sequence, assigning permit dates, and meeting date preparation. Coordinates application review with other City departments, the County, and other entities, as necessary. Successfully communicates Code requirements to applicants. Administers recording of plats. Assists, as necessary, with review of detailed building and site permits. Maintains digital case files. 2. Provides staff support and regularly presents to various City Boards and Commissions. Prepares staff reports and supporting documentation required for consideration by the Director, and City Boards and Commissions. Informs potential applicants about public hearings, schedules, and deadlines for case processing. Prepares public notification letters, mailing envelopes, and maps. Assists with meeting preparation and facilitation, including taking minutes, pre-meeting set up, post-meeting tear down, etc. 3.Provides excellent customer service and works successfully with other City Departments. Communicates the City's development code process to citizens, consultants, engineers, etc. Meets with citizens, contractors, builders, developers, etc. and responds to inquiries regarding the City's Development code. Serves as an initial contact person and responds to various inquiries regarding zoning, land use, dimensional standards, platting, utility infrastructure, floodplains, and/or other matters related to property development. Performs cursory review of proposed uses and plans for compliance with Codes. 4.Miscellaneous Investigates reported zoning ordinance violations and works with Code Compliance, tenants and property owners to resolve violations found to exist. Reviews development plans to assign, change or verify addresses and notify all entities involved in the change, including creating an address memo with associated maps. Preparation for and facilitation of meetings of Committees established by City Boards and Commissions. Assist with long range planning process, as assigned. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Geography or a related field is required. Two (2) years municipal planning, private consulting, or experience in a related field is required. Master's Degree in Urban Planning or a related field may be substituted for work experience. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Must be able to attend various evening meetings, as assigned Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite and ArcGis preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must have the ability to read/interpret municipal land development and State codes, maps, memorandums, notices, advertisements, etc. Technical writing and organizational skills are necessary for case management and meeting preparation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, as well as with outside entities such as community groups, utility providers, applicants, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 35 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, balancing, hearing, talking and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting and climbing rarely. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 12/14/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 11, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Under the limited supervision of the Real Estate Manager, the Real Estate Analyst is responsible for analyzing, procuring land rights and real estate assets; coordinating with multiple City departments on real estate needs; managing contracts of real estate appraisers and surveyors; and developing and maintaining accurate records of real property, assets and land rights. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Plans and coordinates the acquisition, disposition, management, valuation, and negotiation of real property interests such as fee tracts, easements, rights-of-way, licenses and permit. Assists in the disposal of City owned real estate and abandonment of excess right-of-way and easements. Prepares written documentation such as staff reports, letters of agreement, real estate purchase contracts, deeds, easement forms, payment authorizations, and all documents necessary to facilitate the purchase of real property and / or land rights for public projects and initiatives Contracts with surveyors, appraisers, title insurance/escrow agents and other professionals as necessary; manages contract schedules, payment of invoices and review of deliverables. Performs technical review of real estate documents, project schematics, title reports, post close owner title policies, surveys and legal descriptions, appraisal reports and environmental reports. Responsible for Real Estate Division's Geographic Information System (GIS) function and related databases for the capture, storage, manipulation, analysis, maintenance, and retrieval of real property records and assets Responds to public inquiries, orally or in writing, regarding the City's acquisition process or the use of right-of-ways and/or easements. DECISION MAKING Evaluates alternatives and provides innovative solutions to resolve problems in a timely manner. Makes recommendations regarding real property / land rights acquisitions for projects in City's Capital Improvement Program, project feasibility studies and route selections. Accurately interprets and applies federal, state and local requirements as related to real property interests. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration, Real Estate, Management or related field Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in real estate analysis and real property acquisition related work A combination of related education, experience, certifications and licenses may be substituted for the educational requirement. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Bilingual in Spanish and English. Proficient in the application of real estate law in drafting real property legal documents. Continuing education and or certifications in right-of-way or real estate. Working knowledge of ESRI computer software platforms. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Effective verbal and written communication skills are required. Ability to achieve successful negotiations and closure of real estate transactions, all in conformance with applicable law and regulations Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with the public, internal clients, staff, and stakeholders. Ability to work independently on multiple assignments and effectively prioritize workload. Proficient in utilization of MS Office software (Power Point, Excel, Word) and Adobe Acrobat Must be motivated, punctual, be able to communicate and proactively provide information. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 25 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling; reaching, balancing and foot controls; kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting and climbing rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, vehicle traffic, general construction hazards, heavy equipment, and open trenches when visiting job sites. Closing Date/Time: 12/18/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 05, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Coordinates athletic programming for the City of San Marcos; assists in coordinating the daily operations of the City's Activity Center; organizes the rental of athletic facilities; and supervises assigned personnel. POSITION OPEN TO CURRENT, CITY OF SAN MARCOS EMPLOYEES ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Coordinates, schedules, promotes, and implements the City's youth and adult athletic programming: Trains, registers, and schedules athletic officials and scorekeepers; evaluates officials; schedules photographers. Conducts weekly inspections of all athletic equipment including scoreboards, goals, nets, pitching rubbers, and bases. Tracks standings and orders awards for adult programs; orders uniforms and awards for youth programs. Provides information regarding ongoing and/or future athletic programs in person and over the phone. Coordinates Athletic Travel Group Trips. Assists with the day-to-day operation of the Activity Center: Participates in inspecting facilities and equipment; identifies and reports maintenance requirements. Monitors and assists in ensuring adequate staffing of facility. Prepares daily deposit as required. Assists with facility set up/breakdown for rentals and classes. Responds to customer inquiries, concerns, and complaints. Coordinates the rental of the City's athletic facilities: Conducts annual Softball Complex Lottery. Prepares and distributes yearly facility schedule. Distributes weekly tournament information to maintenance and concession staff. Coordinates gym rentals with Activity Center staff. Collects and processes rental fees. Miscellaneous: Supervises, trains, and evaluates the performance of two assigned personnel along with volunteers. Serves as liaison to Athletic associations; represents Department on Soccer Board and Youth Baseball Board. Serves as Web Team member for Division. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. Decision Making Trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. Minimum Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Administration or related field is required. Two (2) years experience coordinating athletic programming is required. CPR/First Aid Certification is required within six (6) weeks of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read and comprehend athletic rule books and instruction manuals; must have the ability to review/prepare program documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, community organizations, program participants, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, bending, twisting, balancing, hearing, talking and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, crawling and climbing rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, machinery with moving parts, hazardous chemicals, infectious diseases, and potentially irate members of the public. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours Varied FLSA Status Exempt Closing Date/Time: 12/18/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 08, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for monitoring the compliance of and completing the required reporting of grant procurement, contract compliance, reconciliation and financial reporting of the assigned Federal/State grant funded programs. As many departments have grants, works in close coordination with the Grants Administrator for each department and the Purchasing Manager. Reports to the Grants Manager. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.Independently manages the various compliance financial reporting requirements for assigned Federal/State funded programs including CDBG-DR: Interprets and applies Federal/State grant regulations Performs complex expense reconciliation reports Prepares reimbursement draws based on reconciled expenditure reports Point of contact for the Granting agencies on the financial reporting requirements Performs grant sub-recipient compliance monitoring and/or external contract compliance audits 2. Assists and provides guidance to City departments and accounting personnel: Assists with applying accounting related policies and procedures related to grant funded activity Provides guidance to City staff regarding the application and interpretation of GAAP as relates to Federal and State regulations Assists in developing accounting policy and procedures from accounting best practices and concepts related to Federal and State grants 3. Assist the Accounting Manager and in collaboration with the City's external auditors related to assigned grant funded activity: Prepare, review and finalize the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) Prepare, review and finalize Single Audit Reports Prepares annual audit schedules. Coordinates accounting information between external auditors and individual City departments 4. Assists the Purchasing Manager by preparing and managing grant-funded solicitations and contracting responsibilities. Prepares documents for and oversee a variety of procurement methods to include competitive sealed bidding, informal bidding, and Request for Proposals/Request for Qualifications Ensures solicitations and contract language are compliant with the requirements of the grant Assures compliance with conditions of the grant by monitoring and reporting contract expenses and activities, ensuring compliance with federal and local laws. Provides contract information in response to inquiries from federal auditors, City Council, City Management, Boards and Commissions, vendors, and other stakeholders. 5. Works collaboratively with department grant administration staff to: Ensures and monitor grant Compliance Prepares required grant reporting Prepares materials for agency audits/monitoring and respond to audit inquiries Assists with sub-recipient monitoring and compliance DECISION MAKING Works independently to make decisions and work through complex issues with minimal guidance within the assigned areas of responsibilities. Interprets and applies Federal/State regulations related to the City's grant accounting transactions. Uses critical thinking skills and sound judgement in completion of work. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public Administration or a closely related field Experience - one of the following is required: Grant Experience: Three (3) years of experience performing closely related duties. Accounting experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible accounting experience with two (2) of these as lead or advanced Accountant/Auditor. Extensive, high level spreadsheet knowledge Strong complex problem solving skills Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record may be required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Two (2) years of accounting experience on an Enterprise financial system, Tyler-Munis preferred Three (3) years of experience in a wide range of accounting functions to include fund accounting and/or auditing Experience in public procurement. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to interpret and apply GAAP and Federal/State grant regulations governing grant funded activities; must have the ability to read and comprehend contracts, financial reports, bank statements, spreadsheets, and accounting policies. Must be able to prioritize and work multiple tasks Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, banks, vendors, and local businesses. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 15 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; sitting, handling and fine dexterity frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, balancing, hearing and talking occasionally; bending, twisting, climbing and foot controls rarely. Closing Date/Time: 12/21/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 06, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Plans, coordinates and manages the operations and activities of the City's Stormwater system division; oversees and manages the City's MS4 permit; prepares and submits reports to regulatory agencies; oversees projects for area of responsibility; prepares and processes maintenance work orders; and supervises assigned personnel. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.Responsible for oversight of the City's MS4 program Reviews, evaluates, and monitors the City's compliance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) regulations governing the MS4 permit and the MS4 program including Public Education, Outreach and Involvement, Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination, Construction Site Stormwater Runoff Control, Post Construction Stormwater Management in New Development and Redevelopment, Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations. Drafts, updates, and maintains City ordinances as required by regulatory agencies. Works intra-departmentally to gather and compile data for the MS4 annual report. Works in partnership with local entities to accomplish common goals relating to the MS4 program. Prepares, maintains, and submits annual reports to TCEQ regarding the MS4 program. Prepares and maintains files and records for all EPA and TCEQ inspections and audits; responds to EPA/TCEQ notices regarding inspections and audit activities; facilitates the timely correction of deficiencies as required. Conducts field investigations/inspections related to construction inspections, Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination investigations, facilities inspections, and other duties identified by the Storm Water Management Program. Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) as identified by the Storm Water Management Plan. 2. Responsible for Stormwater System infrastructure maintenance, operations, design, and construction including: Supervise, prioritize, and schedule City's stormwater system crews and workloads. Plan, manage, and supervise street sweeping program. Plan, manage, and supervise city-wide herbicide program. Plan, prepare, manage, and supervise de-icing program for inclement weather. Develop, budget, and implement City's stormwater system management programs including MS4 activities, maintenance, and stormwater improvement programs. Review, document, and address citizens' complaints and requests related to stormwater system infrastructure. Assign, document, and report stormwater work orders to satisfactory completion. Conduct, review and/or approve all stormwater system construction plans, as-built plans, studies and designs in the public rights-of-way for conformance to City standards. Supervise and schedule GPS surveying, data-collection, and mapping of all stormwater assets in GIS. Identify, prioritize, budget, and coordinate stormwater system capital improvement projects with other City departments. Review and assist with the preparation of stormwater system construction plans in City rights-of-way and easements. 3.Responsible for administrative and project management duties including: Responsible for the development, monitoring, reporting and assessment of division's budget, goals, and performance measures. Assists with hiring; conducts evaluation of division employees; conducts incident investigations; and prepares disciplinary notices as required. Implements new policies and procedures as directed. Identifies and facilitates division training of employees. Coordinates inter-departmental activities. Inspects, reviews, and implements operations for compliance of City, state, and federal regulations and established safety standards. Acts a project manager over various City contracts including IDIQ contracts. Responds to public inquiries, concerns, and complaints regarding stormwater system matters. 4. Miscellaneous: Provides on-call assistance and responds to emergency situations as required. Works with other divisions and/or departments as necessary or instructed. Other duties as required. DECISION MAKING Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel. Manages assigned budgets. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Four year Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, or related field is required. Five years progressive experience supervising the maintenance, operations, and construction of stormwater system infrastructure. A commensurate combination of education and experience may be considered. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to interpret and apply environmental regulations and municipal ordinances; must be able to review/prepare inspection/audit records and other departmental documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, industrial users, local businesses, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds rarely. Subject to fine dexterity, vision and hearing constantly; sitting and talking frequently; standing, walking, handling and foot controls occasionally; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing occasionally. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to stormwater, rough terrain and confined spaces when conducting field operations. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 12/19/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 06, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: The City of San Marcos is seeking candidates to fill a Lineman Helperposition in the Public Services Electric Utilities Department. Two levels are currently posted:Lineworker Assistant I & II. The position will be filled based on applicant qualifications and the needs of the city. POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Lineworker Assistant I and II: Participates in installing, repairing, and maintaining the City's electric utility system; trims trees; maintains rights-of-way; responds to and assists in resolving electrical outages; operates and maintains various types of work equipment and tools; and performs other related duties. Decision Making: This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. Minimum Requirements: All positions require: High School Diploma or equivalent Class A Commercial Driver's License with an acceptable driving record Must be able to respond to night and weekend on-call duty with a response time of 60 minutes to city limits Subject to on-call Regular attendance is required to perform the essential functions of this job Lineworker Apprentice I: $20.50- $25.63 Minimum of 1 year of experience working as a Line Person Helper Class A Texas Commercial Driver's License Lineworker Apprentice II: $22.60- $33.91 Minimum of 1 year experience working as an Apprentice I Class A Texas Commercial Driver's License CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/comprehend electrical drawings, blueprints, specifications, maps and job order documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, electrical contractors, utility customers, and the general public. Physical Demands Physical requirements include lifting up to 100 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, climbing, balancing, vision and hearing frequently, sitting, fine dexterity, bending, twisting, talking and foot controls occasionally. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, heavy equipment, and high voltage electrical currents, working at heights, hazardous chemicals/materials, infectious diseases, wild life, and stray/vicious animals. Closing Date/Time: 12/18/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 12, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Responsible for assisting the Chief Building Official and performing plans examination and inspection of construction projects for compliance with adopted building codes including: electrical, plumbing, fire and mechanical codes; as well as, city ordinances and state laws. The main goal of this position is to protect the health and safety of the community. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.Coordinates and completes Residential and Commercial Building Plan Review: Through the MyPermitNow web-based system, evaluates and completes construction plans/specifications for compliance with city, state and federal codes, international building codes and fire code regulations. Reviews various records and documentation relating to plan review, e.g., construction plans and specifications, drawings, schematics, diagrams, and standard codes. Assists and advises the general public (architects, contractors, developers, engineers, homeowners, etc.) and other City departments in matters relating to building construction and code requirements. Works collaboratively to provide technical assistance to other department and division staff regarding code interpretation, permitting functions, inspection requirements, and construction specifications. Receives, responds and provides resolution to inquiries and concerns from contractors, the general public, the business community, and other departments regarding department and division related issues. Identifies and interprets non-compliance concerns in plans and specifications; specifies plans or actions necessary to bring plans into regulatory compliance. Coordinates work and projects with other departments and outside agencies where applicable, e.g., permit processing staff, construction inspectors, and contractors. Maintains current knowledge of issues, trends and developments in regulatory standards and building code requirements governing the construction industry. 2. Conducts inspection and documentation of Residential and Commercial Construction Projects: Conducts structural field inspections of plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems for compliance with appropriate codes, regulations and approved plans/specifications. Inspects alterations and additions to existing buildings to ensure conformity with approved building codes. Specializes in advanced and complex construction inspection. Through Inspection Anywhere web-based system, tracks and maintains data and detailed results on completed inspections, complaints and violations. 3. Assists the Building Official with implementing City and departmental policies and procedures, coordinating training and adopting amendments of construction codes. 4. Participates in continuing education, professional development and building trade organizations as approved by the Chief Building Official. 5. Miscellaneous: Serves as inspection staff liaison for Construction Board of Appeals. May serve as Acting Building Official in Chief Building Official's absence. Assists in assembling & coordinating information for evaluation by the Insurance Services Organization (ISO) and other rating agencies. Performs related duties as directed by the Chief Building Official. May be called out for emergency inspections. May be required to testify in court regarding violations. DECISION MAKING Ability to understand and successfully contribute to the building permit process. Ability to exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to draw sound conclusions from prepared analysis and recommend code changes. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent required. Five years directly related experience in building inspection or seven years of experience in general construction or building trades including reading construction plans. Must be able to obtain a Texas State Plumbing Inspector License within one year of employment. International Code Council (ICC) certification as Plans examiner or Combination Inspector (must hold either license or obtain either within one (1) year of employment as a condition of continued employment). Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record is required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master Electrician and/or Master Plumber is preferred. Texas State Plumbing Inspector License preferred. Two years of college or technical training in construction, blue print reading, architecture or a related field is desirable. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Ability to read codes, ordinances, plans, engineering reports, legal documents, computer screen, permits, signs, specifications, schematics, various forms. Ability to write correspondence, reports, and legal documents. Performs electrical calculations, determines square footage, height in area, setbacks, sizing of pipe, determine occupancy requirements and load as required for plan review. Performs abstract reasoning to analyze information gathered from inspection and determine code violation; interpret code and apply to specific situations. Good verbal communication skills to deal effectively with the public and other professionals. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers, as well as governing and appointed officials. Ability to enforce codes and ordinances firmly, tactfully and impartially. Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimal direction. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and the ability to navigate multistory stairways at construction sites. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking; pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls frequently. Working conditions involve work inside/outside during all types of weather; in extreme temperatures, in attics; during mechanical inspections, mechanical room temperature can be below 0 degrees in freezer unit or above 100 degrees in unconditioned space; potential for exposure to hazards such as paint and solvent sprays, asbestos, carbon monoxide, freon, dust, fiberglass, paint, methane gas; scaffolding; electrical hazards from high voltage and energized wire; high noise level around heavy equipment, compressors, mechanical rooms and saws; eye hazards around welding. Closing Date/Time: 12/14/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 11, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Operates various types of heavy equipment used in the Transportation Division for the operation, maintenance, and construction of streets, drainage, and traffic infrastructure performs milling and paving of streets and roadways; repairs damaged sidewalks and curbs; patches potholes; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs manual labor for street, drainage, and traffic maintenance, operation, and construction. Operates various types of heavy equipment including but not limited to dump trucks, water trucks, loaders, rollers, lay down machines, power brooms, milling machines, and street sweepers; utilizes jack hammers, chain saws, chippers, bucket trucks, and other power tools. Prepares streets and roadways for paving; hauls, processes, and compacts road materials. Performs milling and paving of streets. Repairs damaged sidewalks and curbs; patches pot holes in roadways. Cleans and sweeps City streets and/or Airport roads. Trims trees and/or shrubbery obstructing. Cleans all infrastructure in the right-of-way of debris. Installs and repairs street signs, traffic signs, and/or other types of signs for City departments. Utilizes computerized sign machine, silkscreen, pressure sensitive sheeting, and heat activated sheeting to construct street signs. Installs various types of pavement markings in streets, cross walks, turn lanes, parking zones, fire lanes, and handicap parking areas. Participates in installing traffic lights, temporary stops for intersections, and school zone lights. Provides traffic control for construction activities, emergencies, parades and various types of special events. Assists in the installation and maintenance of traffic signs, street striping, tower lights, and windsocks at the City's Airport Cuts and shapes up ditches. Miscellaneous: Assists with surveying work. Provides on-call assistance; responds to emergency situations as required. Assist other City departments as required. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or equivalent required. One (1) year experience operating heavy equipment or performing street, drainage, or traffic maintenance work is required. A Class A Commercial Driver's License is required within six (6) months of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend routine maintenance documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments/personnel and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 85 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, walking, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, balancing, talking and foot controls frequently; sitting, lifting, carrying, fine dexterity, kneeling, twisting and climbing occasionally; crouching, crawling and bending rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, dust, dirt, heavy equipment, vehicle traffic, hot asphalt, hazardous chemicals/materials, and infectious diseases is involved. Utilizes personal protective equipment as required. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 12/24/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 04, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Plans, coordinates, and manages the City's contract functions; prepares, reviews, negotiates, and coordinates completion of executed municipal contracts; provides contract assistance to City departments; conducts research; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Drafts and reviews various types of municipal contracts including those for the procurement of goods and services, professional services, construction, grant contracts involving federal and state funding, and interlocal agreements with other public entities. 2. Conducts a variety of contract administration tasks: Drafts and/or reviews contract amendments, change orders, and authorization of change in services forms, as needed. Provides interpretations and advice regarding various issues related to contracts. Reviews bonds and insurance information. 3. Provides contract support and assistance to all City departments and works to maintain a good working relationship with staff, outside consultants and contractors and the public: Discusses and determines contracting needs and parameters with Purchasing Manager. Responds to contract related inquiries. Assists with preparing and reviewing Requests for Proposals and bid documents, as needed. Negotiates and establishes contract terms. Responds to inquiries pertaining to contracting issues and/or general procurement matters. Explains contract issues related to City policy as necessary. 4. Prepares, reviews, and coordinates resolutions, correspondence, and other materials necessary for the approval of contracts by the City Council; assists in the coordination of agenda items. 5.Works in conjunction with the Purchasing Manager to develop, review, and update City purchasing policies, procedures, and standard documentation. 6. Conducts research and stays apprised of matters relating to contract and procurement law; responds to staff inquiries related to contracting issues, general procurement, as well as other issues such City ordinances and City policies. 7. Provides guidance to support staff regarding document preparation, file management, and preparation of correspondence relating to contracts. Performs other duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING Refers contract issues requiring a legal opinion to attorneys in the legal department. Delegates work tasks to support personnel as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Business, English, Public Administration or a field related to job responsibilities is required. Five (5) years contract management experience is required. Commensurate combinations of education and experience may be considered. Paralegal or Legal Assistant Certification with contact management experience is a preferred. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read and comprehend contracts, technical specifications, legal documents, procurement policies, governmental statutes and regulations, and municipal codes. Involves a high level of technical writing skills, the ability to develop and maintain contract and procurement templates as requirements evolve. Requires high level of attention to detail. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required and must be able to write complex contract documents; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments, outside agencies, vendors, suppliers, contractors, and professional organizations. Ability to prioritize work from various city departments which are deadline oriented. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting, handling, fine dexterity, vision and hearing constantly; talking frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching and bending occasionally; pushing/pulling, kneeling, crouching, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls rarely. Closing Date/Time: 12/21/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 04, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Responsibilities include administering key functions in a fast paced and complex work environment. Responsible for maintaining the City Council Message Board and responding to the City Council, citizens and other City departments; Prepares City Council agenda and executive session items, develops presentations and materials, prepares responses to correspondence, conducts research, handles financial duties and preparation of the department budget. Reports to the Chief of Staff. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.City Council and constituency responsibilities: Reviews and responds to correspondence and requests for information from City Council, citizens, and other departments. Manages the City Council Message board identifying requests for information, gathering information and preparing responses. Assists City departments as needed and communicates direction and requests of the City Manager's Office. Attends City Council meetings, and record discussions and after action items, stage and run staff presentations. Prepares presentations and materials for the City Manager, Assistant City Managers and Chief of Staff in support of policy decision making and researches matters related to City Council and customer inquiries. 2. Drafts, prepares, copies, and disseminates various types of correspondence and documentation: Composes correspondence. Gathers and compiles statistical data; prepares various types of reports. Weekly City Manager's Report Prepares City Council quarterly strategic initiatives report. 3. Updates and maintains the City Manager, Chief of Staff and Assistant City Managers' calendars: Schedules and coordinates meetings and appointments. Organizes travel arrangements. 4. Conducts research as assigned by the City Manager and Chief of Staff: Obtains information from a variety of sources including city departments, files, computer data bases, libraries, and any relevant public or private depositories. Conducts high level research relative to areas of assignment. Ability to synthesize and analyzes complex data, determine trends and meaning of the information and ways to simplify for presentation and for use in special projects and general decision making. Designs graphs and slides as needed for presentations. Requires use of PowerPoint, Excel, document management and good Internet navigation and research skills. Prepares PowerPoint presentations from outlines and notes. Designs and presents graphs and slides as needed for presentations. 5. Conducts a variety of general accounting duties: Prepares and monitors department budget. Processes financial requests for department including p-cards, check requests, purchase orders, departmental bills and services, invoices and payments. 6. Coordinates and attends annual Directors Retreat, attends and participates in weekly Agenda Review Meetings, attends and participates in biweekly Directors meetings. Enters agenda items into the paperless agenda system and prepares Executive Session items for consideration by the City Council. Follows-up on and communicates City Council policy direction to other City departments. Coordinates meetings between City departments, outside entities and the City Manager's Office. 7. Conducts research as assigned by the Chief of Staff. Obtains information from a variety of sources, including city department, archive files, computer databases, libraries, and any relevant public private dispositions. 8.Coordinates and manages special projects as assigned by the Chief of Staff such as preparation of the annual orientation for newly-elected City Council members. Composes reports from collected materials and prepares information for the City Manager's annual evaluation by the City Council. Communicates on behalf of the Chief of Staff. 9.Attends training, workshops, and conferences as necessary. Attends all City Council meetings, and others as requested. DECISION MAKING Must have strong problem solving and negotiation skills. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Commensurate combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration or related field, plus 2 years' experience in municipal government or related field required. 3 to 5 years' experience in municipal government or related field, preferably at the executive level in a management support or management level. Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record is required. Regular attendance is an essential function of the job. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master of Public Administration or related field. Ability to qualify for appointment as a Notary Public. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read and comprehend financial information, spreadsheets, charts, graphs, utility billing, project schedules, contracts, and municipal codes and ordinances. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must have the ability to handle matters of a confidential and/or sensitive manner; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City officials and departments, outside agencies, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting, fine dexterity, vision, hearing and talking constantly; pushing/pulling and balancing occasionally; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, bending, twisting, climbing and foot controls rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, emergency situations, environmental health incidents, hazardous chemicals, and general construction hazards is involved when working in the field or responding to emergency incidents is involved. Closing Date/Time: 12/17/2018 11:59 PM Central