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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 22, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Under the direction of the Director of Communications & Intergovernmental Relations, the Communications Specialist serves as a key member of the City's communication team in support of the goals and mission of the City of San Marcos. This position performs a variety of public information and marketing duties, with a special emphasis on written material, media relations, police and fire communications and community outreach, digital and emergency communications. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Duties include: Writing, designing, editing and disseminating news releases, brochures, newsletters, calendars, electronic publications, reports, and correspondence with the media and the public. Provides documents in bilingual form when appropriate. Produces videos, public service announcements, FB Live events and photography for promotional use. Serves as primary point of contact for media relations: Coordinates media relations with local, state and national media, including print, online, radio and television which may include an onsite presence for major events. In cooperation with other communications staff, coordinates press conference logistics and provides details to the media and other relevant parties. Advises departments of potential opportunities and challenges in public relations and marketing and provides media relations training to City personnel. Coordinates and implements special programs and events: Provides marketing counsel and support to city departments in the promotion for special events, campaigns, services and programs. Assist departments in program success by contacting media and providing press information to appropriate groups. Performs administrative functions associated with communications: Conducts research projects, produces reports, news clips, proclamations (if needed). Assists with award nominations, speeches, talking points and general correspondence. Designs and maintains databases such as media contacts, mailing lists, and group/organization lists. Assists with a variety of electronic media and municipal broadcasting duties: Assists with maintaining, developing and updating the City's website and employee portal. Assists with social media programming and responding to the public through multiple platforms Serves as a key member of the City's web and social media teams. Provides key support for City emergency operations: Serves as a key member of the public communications team during emergencies and maintains an on-call status for response to City and department emergencies, as needed. Drafts and maintains communications standard operating procedures in relation to emergency response Participates in Professional Development & Stays Abreast of Industry Best Practices Actively participates in professional organizations and marketing information groups to advance knowledge and network with other industry professionals. Evaluates and makes recommendations of the effectiveness of communication tools utilizing analytics and electronic technologies. Other duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision; will coordinate and supervise department interns as required. Manages special projects and media relations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree required preferably in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Advertising, Mass Communication or an equivalent. Four (4) years' experience including extensive experience in writing and marketing plan development; media relations; digital photography, videography, website design, social media platforms, and Adobe Creative Suite. Experience in developing and presenting oral and written presentations. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience with media relations, municipals government, elected officials, and public engagement is desired. Bilingual, Spanish CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS JOB DIMENSIONS Must be able to read and comprehend technical documents, reports, studies, surveys, manuals, and municipal codes. Advanced verbal and written communication skills are required; must have the ability to fairly and accurately present controversial issues to the public; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City officials and departments, media representatives, outside agencies, local, regional, state and federal officials and agencies, community organizations, local businesses, and the general public. Ability to leverage relationships to achieve favorable outcomes. Ability to manage projects of varying size and complexity. A flexible work schedule and the ability to work occasional nights, weekends, and during emergency events or natural disaster. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, climbing, balancing and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, bending and twisting rarely. Working conditions are occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, emergency incidents, crime scenes, fires, and project construction sites is involved. Closing Date/Time: 11/5/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 22, 2020
Part Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Under the direction of the Director of Communications and Intergovernmental Relations, the Community Outreach Coordinator creates, implements and evaluates marketing strategies, public information campaigns and community outreach programs to increase visibility, encourage visitors and increase the adoption/reclaim of animals in the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter. This position will utilize invention, imagination and creativity in creating branding and community outreach strategies for the City of San Marcos with a heavy emphasis on digital communications, graphic design, video, photography & event coordination. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Designs and implements an engaging community outreach and marketing plan to increase adoption rates and further enhance the reputation of the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter. Coordinates unique promotional campaigns; Develops marketing literature; initiates and schedules media opportunities including on-air interviews, feature stories and press releases. In coordination with shelter staff, develops schedule, publicizes, and markets special events, adoption events, programs, activities, contests, fundraising, etc. Utilizes social media platforms to communicate with the community, increase adoptions and find forever homes for animals at the shelter. Maintains Animal Shelter web pages and Facebook page with current pictures, announcements, events, statistics, testimonials, and trains shelter staff to assist with updates. Coordinates with shelter staff on integration of PetPoint or current shelter adoption software with communications functions. Creates and utilizes video to tell the story, increase public interest, and develop online training tools for volunteers and others. Seeks out interns and volunteer partners to provide outreach and programming support for social media distribution. Develops community outreach and branding strategies for City programs and departments. Provides key support for City emergency operations: Serves as a key member of the public communications team during emergencies and maintains an on-call status for response to City and department emergencies, as needed, with special emphasis on animal services communications. Participates in Professional Development & Stays Abreast of Industry Best Practices Actively participates in professional organizations and marketing information groups to advance knowledge and network with other industry professionals. Performs other duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING Advanced reasoning skills for dealing with customers and staff, partner organizations, advocacy groups; ability to understand, accept and effectively communicate organizational procedures, mission and goals (spay & neuter/disposition/euthanasia/public health). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree required preferably in media relations, mass communication, marketing, public relations, graphic design, social media, journalism or an equivalent. Two (2) years' of verifiable work experience, preferable in media, public relations, community outreach, associated field. Strong skills in written and verbal communication and social media platform development. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience with community organizations, public officials, event coordination & public speaking. Bilingual Pet Owner and familiarity with the intrinsic value of shelter adoption CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS JOB DIMENSIONS Knowledge of video editing, graphic design, photography and associated software including Adobe Creative Suite Products, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere, and Lightroom or equivalent. Skills in social media including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Hootsuite, as well as management and result tracking programs. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Ability to interface professionally with the public, City Council, boards, commissions and other stakeholders. Ability to leverage relationships to achieve favorable outcomes. Ability to manage projects of varying size and complexity. A flexible work schedule and the ability to work occasional nights, weekends, and during emergency events or natural disaster. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, climbing, balancing and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, bending and twisting rarely. Working conditions are occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, shelter animals, aggressive animals, emergency incidents, crime scenes, fires, and project construction sites is involved. Closing Date/Time: 11/5/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 20, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Assist in planning daily shop operations. Prioritizes work orders based off critical needs and requests by departments. Supervises shop operations and Master Fleet Services Technicians for the City's Fleet Services Division. Participates in the repair of City vehicles and equipment; monitors the quality of mechanical work performed. Coordinates and performs highly skilled mechanics work on behalf of the City's Fleet Services Division. Maintains various types of City 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; serves as backup to the Fleet Services Manager as needed and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Oversees and coordinates daily maintenance shop operations: Provides customer service to City departments; receives, processes fleet maintenance requests; provides updates on the status of repairs; addresses and resolves fleet-related complaints. Reviews mechanical diagnosis and determines appropriate course of action for problem resolution. Inspects and ensures quality of repairs performed prior to release of equipment/vehicles to City departments. 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. 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. 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 Manager regarding the completion of repairs. 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. 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. 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. Serves as backup to Fleet Services Manager as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. DECISION MAKING This position works under limited supervision. This position provides training and guidance to work crew personnel. This position determines best safety and management practices to complete assignments. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Five (5) years' experience working as an automotive mechanic and performing heavy equipment repair is required. Five (5) additional years' experience working in a lead capacity is required. Automotive Air Conditioning Recovery Certification. Must possess or obtain a valid Class A CDL Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record within six (6) months of hire date. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification is desirable. 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: 11/3/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 20, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY 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: 11/10/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 20, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Under supervision of the Construction/Facilities Maintenance Manager, provides construction, repairs, and renovation for all City facilities, parks, and other city property. Performs required trade services to include painting, glass, drywall repairs, door repairs, general carpentry, irrigation, lighting, concrete, equipment operation, and other minor construction related projects ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provide construction labor and support assistance on new buildings, remodels, renovations, and construction services to existing city facilities and structures. Performs manual labor for multiple construction projects. Repairs commercial doors including steel frames and hardware. Operates heavy equipment including skid steers, loaders, backhoes, and aerial lifts. Performs minor concrete work including forming, steel installation, and finishing. Maintain current knowledge of City code requirements, building codes, and safety regulations. Assists contractors as directed. Provides 24/7 on-call assistance; responds to city and project emergencies as required. Perform a wide variety of skilled tasks to include but not limited to maintaining, troubleshooting and performing repairs on facilities mechanical components and electrical systems in accordance with standard operating procedures, internal requirements, manufacture's specifications and safety policies. Trouble shoots repair problems, provides best-practice technical support, and performs other necessary construction repairs, as directed. May serve as lead worker for less experienced Construction Technicians, maintaining and repairing existing systems, replacing components as necessary; installing, configuring and maintaining of internal and/or peripheral devices; installing new equipment; conducting inspections; and performing maintenance and repairs in accordance with state codes, regulations, and safety procedures. Performs other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. General knowledge and understanding of electrical, plumbing, and irrigation systems. A Class A Commercial Driver's License is required within six (6) months of employment. Five (5) years' related construction/maintenance experience is required. Journey level craftsmanship: carpentry, welding, fabrication, masonry and concrete PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS One (1) to two (2) years apprentice-level experience in one or more of the construction trades: (Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Locksmith) related to the area of assignment Successful completion of formal trade school (must provide proof of completion) in area of trade relevant to facility maintenance State-issued certification or license (must provide proof) in area of trade relevant to facility maintenance CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS JOB DIMENSIONS Must be able to read/comprehend operating instructions, charts, technical repair manuals, and various types of construction documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, service providers, contractors, vendors, and suppliers. Self-Motivated: the ability to plan, implement and complete work with limited supervision. Ability to multi-task and work under pressure and deadlines. Ability to perform detail work with a high degree of accuracy. Time management: the ability to schedule, coordinate and organize work in a timely fashion. Strong team player: the ability to communicate with a wide variety of people, and establish and maintain effective working relationships. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include occasionally lifting up to 80 pounds with assistance. Subject to vision constantly; sitting, handling and fine dexterity frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, hearing, talking and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing rarely. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, electrical currents, machinery with moving parts, hazardous chemicals/materials, infectious diseases, cuts, burns, or other physical harm. Utilizes personal protective equipment as required. Closing Date/Time: 11/2/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 20, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY *Open until filled with first review of applications in 5 days JOB SUMMARY Provides construction, repairs, and renovation for all City facilities, parks, and other city property. Performs required trade services to include painting, glass, drywall repairs, door repairs, general carpentry, irrigation, lighting, concrete, equipment operation, and other minor construction related projects. Trouble shoots repair problems, provides best-practice technical support, and performs other necessary construction repairs, as directed. Reports to the Community Services Construction manager. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Provide construction labor and support assistance on new buildings, remodels, renovation, and construction services to existing city facilities and structures. Performs manual labor for multiple construction projects. Repairs commercial doors including steel frames and hardware. Operates heavy equipment including skid steers, loaders, backhoes, and aerial lifts. Performs minor concrete work including forming, steel installation, and finishing. Maintain current knowledge of City code requirements, building codes, and safety regulations. Assists contractors as directed. Provides 24/7 on-call assistance; responds to city and project emergencies as required. 2. Miscellaneous: Performs other related duties as assigned or required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. General knowledge and understanding of electrical, plumbing, and irrigation technical operations. A Class A Commercial Driver's License is required within six(6) months of employment. Five (5) years' related construction/maintenance experience required. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend operating instructions, charts, technical repair manuals, and various types of construction documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, service providers, contractors, vendors, and suppliers. Self motivated: the ability to plan, implement and complete work with limited supervision. Ability to multi-task and work under pressure and deadlines. Ability to perform detail work with a high degree of accuracy. Time management: the ability to schedule, coordinate and organize work in a timely fashion. Strong team player: the ability to communicate with a wide variety of people, and establish and maintain effective working relationships. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include occasionally lifting up to 80 pounds with assistance. Subject to vision constantly, sitting, handling and fine dexterity frequently; standing, walking, lifting carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching hearing, talking and foot controls occassioanlly; kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, electrical currents, machinery with moving parts, hazardous chemicals/materials, infectious diseases, cuts, burns, or other physical harm. Utilizes personal protective equipment as required. Closing Date/Time:
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 17, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Assists in supervising the activities of subordinate personnel; acts on behalf of the Parks Maintenance Crew Leader as required; operates, inspects, and maintains various types of light to heavy equipment used in the maintenance, construction, and/or repair of City parks; 29 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 1699 acres of park spaces; provides assistance in maintaining designated downtown facilities; prepares maintenance documentation; and performs other related duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Operates various types of light and heavy maintenance, construction, and/or repair equipment including but not limited to backhoes, loaders, blades, dump trucks, bucket truck, trencher, line mowers, gang mowers, tractors, chipper, graffiti removal, and aerator. Conducts routine grounds maintenance work: Mows and maintains lawns and/or other turf areas. Removes and disposes of trash and debris from grounds. Assists other City departments regarding emergency situations. Operates various types of light and medium maintenance, construction, and/or repair equipment including but not limited to line mowers, gang mowers, tractors, bucket truck, chipper, graffiti blaster, aerator; utilizes chain saws, weed eaters, welders, and other power tools. Performs gardening/landscape application to include pesticide, herbicide and fertilizer. Participates in soil and turf management. Assists the Parks Maintenance Crew Leader in supervising other equipment operators. Assesses and determines types of equipment and/or materials required for maintenance and repair of park buildings, structures, and related public facilities. Provides assistance in the construction and/or renovation of park and facility structures. Performs plumbing repairs; assists in installing irrigation systems. Participates in preparing and maintaining athletic fields and fertilization program. Leads City-sponsored special events set-ups of tents, tables, and chairs. 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. Five (5) years parks/grounds maintenance and/or other related experience (construction or repair) is required. Five (5) years operating light to medium equipment is required. One (1) year experience as a lead worker required. Class B CDL within 6 months of employment. Valid Texas Driver's license with acceptable driving record required. 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 and walking frequently; sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, hearing, talking and foot controls occasionally; crouching 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. Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 17, 2020
Part Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Staffs the circulation desk at the public library; registers patrons, checks out materials, collects fines and fees; shelves and maintains stack areas; assists with library programs; and performs related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Staffs the Circulation Desk: Answers and directs incoming calls to appropriate staff. Responds to patron inquiries and complaints; explains the Library's policies, procedures, programs, and fees to customers. Books meeting room reservations. Uses online catalog and knowledge of stacks to help locate library materials for customers. Refers more complex questions to other library personnel as necessary Assists patrons in utilizing library equipment including computers, printers, photocopiers, PC reservation system, and the online catalog. Registers patrons for library cards. Updates, and maintains patron records Collects, processes, and records library fees and fines; provides receipts and change to patrons. Checks materials in and out; activates/deactivates security tags, places holds; processes renewals. Empties book drops; inspects materials for damage; processes and routes items to appropriate locations. Responds to book theft detection security alarms; takes appropriate action. Performs shelving, stack, and reading room maintenance: Sorts and shelves library materials in accordance with Dewey Decimal and alphabetic systems; audits shelves for accuracy. Dusts and maintains shelves; shifts materials as assigned; does shelf reading. Maintains the library reading room; straightens tables and chairs; removes stray paper; puts away materials customers have finished using. Provides assistance in updating and maintaining special book displays and bulletin boards. Assists with assembling new shelving units. Provides assistance with library programs and/or special events: Helps explain and promote library programs. Gathers and organizes program supplies. Sets up tables, chairs, and/or refreshments for library programs. Assists with puppet shows, story times, or other special events. Distributes reading program certificates and prizes. Helps prepare and distribute publicity materials; photocopies and scans documents. Miscellaneous: Assists with processing periodicals, tax forms, or other assigned library materials. Searches for lost, missing, and overdue items. Deletes withdrawn materials from database. Provides assistance with opening and closing duties including locking up the library at night. Attends staff meetings and training programs. Helps train adult and teen volunteers to shelve books. 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. One (1) year clerical or customer service experience is required. Depending on area of assignment, a valid Texas Driver's License may be required. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/comprehend library policies and documentation. Must be able to prepare and proofread correspondence, minutes, forms, etc. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, vendors, volunteers, patrons, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 45 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; sitting, pushing/pulling, kneeling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing occasionally; crouching rarely. Working conditions involves occasional exposure to infectious diseases and irate members of the public. Work Hours Varied FLSAStatus Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 10/27/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 17, 2020
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. Rotates crews regularly, directs work of apprentices and helpers and works under the general direction of multiple Electric Distribution Supervisors. The Lineworker works on all primary and secondary voltages. Performs all duties assigned to a Lineworker Helper and Apprentice I, II, III and IV plus the following functions. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provide hands on training, to Helpers and Apprentices, in safe and proficient work practices for climbing poles, framing and line building techniques, and transformer hook up processes. 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 substation breakers and connections. 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. Generates power transformer and substation switching orders. Leads substation switching Oversees supplemental contract labor and contract labor construction teams Is required to be "on call" on a rotating basis or as needed to meet business needs. Performs other duties as required. DECISION MAKING This position works under direct and general supervision of Senior Lineworkers, Electric Distribution Supervisors and the Department Manager. This position directs work of lineworker helpers and apprentices as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Must have completed the SMEU Apprentice program, or equivalent Must possess a valid Texas Class (A) Commercial Driver's License or obtain within 90 days of employment. Must maintain a valid Texas Class (A) Commercial Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Basic computer skills to check emails and enter time worked are required. Must be able to lawfully report to duty within one hour for emergency calls. Must reply to calls for assistance with power outages on nights and weekends within one hour. CAREER TRAINING PROGRESSION Successfully complete the following to be eligible for the next level. Four years at SMEU in this position. Successful completion of recommended continuing education classes in leadership, supervisory, or technical related fields. 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:
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 17, 2020
Full Time
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 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. 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. Performs gardening/landscape application to include pesticide, herbicide and fertilizer. Performs plumbing repairs; assists in installing irrigation systems. 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. 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 one (1) year 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. Work Hours Varied including weekends FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 17, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Leads and participates in the maintenance, construction, and/or repair of City parks; 29 city facilities; conducts a variety of grounds and facility maintenance tasks; provides assistance in maintaining athletic fields; provides assistance in maintaining 1699 acres of park spaces; provides assistance in maintaining designated downtown facilities; coordinates assigned maintenance projects; conducts surveys and field design work; prepares maintenance/project records and documentation; operates and maintains departmental equipment; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Participates in coordinating and implementing maintenance and repair of park buildings, structures, and related facilities. Conducts a variety of staffing and personnel functions: Supervises, trains, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel. Assigns work duties and monitors the quality/progress of work performed by maintenance crew personnel. Operates various types of tools, construction, and/or repair equipment including but not limited to line mowers, gang mowers, tractors, bucket truck, chipper, graffiti blaster, aerator; utilizes chain saws, weed eaters, welders, and other power tools. Performs gardening/landscape application to include pesticide, herbicide and fertilizer. Provides assistance in the construction and/or renovation of park structures to include concrete, masonry and carpentry. Participates in soil and turf management. Leads a variety of grounds maintenance tasks to include oversight, preparation, and maintenance of athletic fields and fertilization programs. Monitors and ensures the set up of City-sponsored special events. Installs/maintains irrigation systems; minor electrical upgrades and performs plumbing repairs. Inspects departmental equipment; monitors and ensures equipment is safely and properly maintained; coordinates equipment repairs. Miscellaneous: Trains and provides guidance to work crew personnel. Provides assistance in coordinating parks maintenance work orders. Provides on-call assistance; responds to maintenance issues and/or emergencies as required. Decision Making This position trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High school diploma or equivalent required. Five (5) years parks/grounds maintenance is required. Experience installing and maintaining irrigations systems; minor electrical upgrades and plumbing repairs. Five (5) years operating light to medium equipment is required. Two (2) year experience as a lead worker required. Must possess a valid Texas Class B Commercial Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read and comprehend maintenance documentation and equipment manuals. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with departmental personnel, vendors, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 100 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing and vision constantly; sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, bending, climbing, balancing, hearing, talking and foot controls occasionally; crouching, crawling and twisting 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. Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 10/30/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 17, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY The Business System Analyst is responsible for understanding and supporting the business units' goals, operations, structure, policies, and processes. Using their knowledge of process improvement and experience with technology the Business Analyst will recommend solutions to help solve business problems and improve business performance. Business Analyst are responsible for developing and delivering detailed analysis of processes, system requirements documentation, software specifications, project management assistance, maintaining inter-departmental communication, and training. This position is under general supervision of the Assistant Director of Information Technology. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Manage business client relationships. Serve as the primary relationship manager between the business unit and the IT department. Understands each department's long-term strategy; assist with planning for enterprise wide application deployment. Gathers, documents and analyzes business processes; recommends changes and facilitates communication between departments for shared solutions. Collaborates with stakeholders to identify needs and document requirements for existing system enhancements. Assists departments with defining functional and technical requirements when procuring new solutions to ensure the software solves the business problem and integrates with existing systems. Maintains comprehensive understanding of all city systems, having a clear understanding of their capabilities and how they interact to identify additional integration opportunities. Acts as IT Project Lead on assigned projects, typically coordinates mostaspects of project life cycle. Manages tasks assigned to internal and vendor staff, which could include business and/or technical tasks. Maintains list of tasks, task owner, due date, and any applicable notes. Ensures tasks are completed on-time. Works with the IT staff or vendor and stakeholders throughout the development effort to ensure appropriate project scope is maintained. Supports and helps plan software implementation activities including change management, configuration, user acceptance testing and training, helping where necessary to meet the goal of a successful go-live. Perform all other related duties as assigned Maybe subject to on-call duties and called out during emergencies DECISION MAKING Analytical reasoning needed to troubleshoot problems, determine technological solutions, and apply the best solution to the situation. Analytical and critical thinking skills and experience in the technical environment involving research, performing data/gap analysis with proficient problem solving experience anticipating and resolving root issues of moderate complexity. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Business, Administration, Computer Information Systems, or related field; and with two years of progressive advancement within the technology field relating to customer relations, business system analyst, desktop support, or project management Enterprise-level business application experience with strong process analysis, design, and documentation skills. Excellent MS Office and MS product knowledge Strong interpersonal skills with superior written and verbal communications skills. Strong ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority. Success working in a team environment, including interfacing with different business units. General knowledge of multiple hardware components including workstations, servers, and other technology related equipment. Extremely detail oriented and customer focused. Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record is required. Must be able to pass FBI criminal background fingerprint check, and have the ability to comply with state and federal requirements for criminal justice information security standards. Regular attendance is an essential function of the job. Training/Certifications : •Must obtain ITIL Foundation certification within 1 year. •Must obtain FEMA NIMS certifications within 1 year. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS ECBA, CCBA, CBAP, or CBAL certification is a plus. Familiarity with project management software a plus. Knowledge of multiple software applications and operating systems, including, but not limited to: Microsoft Operating Systems, System security, Networking protocols, or Microsoft SQL Knowledge of business operations and systems requirements process. Knowledge of business process analysis tools such as Visio, Excel, MS Project. Knowledge of technical design specifications. Knowledge of enterprise solutions. Technology related certifications desired CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Customer Service: Fosters an atmosphere of collaborative problem-solving to ensure the needs of the enterprise strategic plans are met. Displays a strong commitment to customer service. Leads wherever possible to facilitate operational improvement. Takes timely and decisive action when necessary to ensure that critical activities are accomplished promptly and successfully. Maintains responsiveness. Shares knowledge with peers. Builds professional and trusting client relationships. Manages client's expectations. Responds to client communications in a timely manner. Understands the client's needs and desires. Ensures timely delivery of product. Technical manuals and instruction, user documentation, user manuals, trade journals, City policies and procedures, reports, files, and other paperwork. Computer related calculations for designing spreadsheets and other programs. Must be able to communicate professionally with application users, management, field level personnel and vendors. Ability to mentor associate level team members; assists in the process improvement and best practice initiatives. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting, handling, fine dexterity, vision (including distinguishing color), hearing and talking constantly; standing and kneeling frequently, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, bending and foot controls occasionally. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, diesel generators and/or other machinery with moving parts, working in confined spaces, and hazards associated with moving/lifting equipment and furniture is involved. Computer room is kept at 70 degrees and may be drafty. Noisy work environment, i.e. generators, alarms, and staff talking on phones (noises are intermittent and constant). Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time:
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 17, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY *Open until filled with first review of applications in 2 weeks. 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 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. Performs manual labor for street, drainage, and traffic maintenance, operation, and construction. 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. Note: Any combination of related education, experience, certifications and licenses that will result in a candidate successfully performing the essential functions of the job will be considered. 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:
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 17, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY *Open Until filled with first review of applications in two weeks At the City of San Marcos Information Technology Department, our System Administrator role is an excellent opportunity for someone with a passion for learning, want to expand their technical knowledge, and make big changes that have an immediate impact on our customers. This is a highly versatile and innovative position. The main responsibilities of our System Administrators are to: assist project teams in the planning, design, and implementation of projects; install, configure, operate, and maintain our systems and software; and provide innovative technical solutions. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Optimize customer satisfaction through teamwork and a strong commitment to the customer experience. Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches to system administration tasks. Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions. Installs, configures, and maintains various types of technology. Installs vendor system software products and components in support of business requirements. Ensures the effective operation of all Systems. Maintains and updates major applications to ensure proper interface functionality and to identify and correct software problems. Develop and maintain documentation for installation and configuration procedures. Contribute to and maintain system standards. Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, system and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups Apply upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Perform ongoing performance tuning, and resource optimization as required. Responds to and resolves technical requests/problems escalated by support team. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships. Conducts research regarding computer hardware, software, and/or other related equipment - provides related recommendations, and obtains vendor information. Plans, coordinates, implements, and/or oversees assigned technology projects. Mentors and communicates with internal technical personnel in order to provide technical advice and accomplish assigned work. Other duties as assigned May be subject to on-call duties and call out during emergencies. DECISION MAKING Must be able to analyze situations and determine the solution to technical issues with minimal supervision . MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements Four-year degree in Computer Information Systems or closely related field. Commensurate combinations of education and experience may be considered. Knowledge of multiple software applications and operating systems, including, but not limited to: Microsoft Operating Systems, O365 Admin, Backup and Recovery, and Virtualization - VDI & VSI. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Must be able to pass FBI criminal background fingerprint check, and have the ability to comply with state and federal requirements for criminal justice information security standards. Training/Certifications Must obtain ITIL Foundation certification within 1 year. Technology related certifications preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read and comprehend departmental policies, technical/repair manuals, and user guides. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, and vendors. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Work generally performed in a climate controlled building with minimal exposure to outdoor weather conditions. The physical requirements of the job include the ability to sit, talk, kneel, bend at both the waist and knee, reach with the arms over the head, and hear, both on the telephone and in person, using regular conversational tones; vision requires the ability to focus and read printouts, computer, screens, and the written material. Duties may require lifting up to 50 pounds and have the use of hands and fingers to perform essential functions of the job, i.e., typing, data entry, using the calculator, and operating other office equipment. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, diesel generators and/or other machinery with moving parts, working in confined spaces, and hazards associated with moving/lifting equipment and furniture is involved. Computer room is kept at 70 degrees and may be drafty. Noisy work environment, i.e. generators, alarms, and staff talking on phones (noises are intermittent and constant). Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time:
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 15, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY San Marcos, Texas, is ideally located amid the serene beauty of the Texas Hill Country and some of the most popular attractions in the state. San Marcos has been named one of the "Best Places to Raise Your Kids" by Business Week and was named the "#1 Retirement Community" by Forbes. Residents enjoy convenient access to an array of amenities and unmatched recreational opportunities. The City of San Marcos operates under the council-manager form of governance. The Emergency Management Coordinator reports to the Director of Public Safety and directs and oversees the development of short and long-term emergency management planning goals and objectives for the office, including operations and services, while ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal government rules and regulations. The Emergency Management Coordinator will be a key member of the City's management team and will require highly developed leadership and technical skills, coupled with professional communications and presentation skills. The selected individual must hold a bachelor's degree in emergency management, public administration, liberal arts, or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university. A minimum of eight years of progressively responsible experience with five years of project and personnel managerial level experience in emergency management is required. Exemplary candidates with commensurate combinations of education and experience may be considered. A master's degree in emergency management or a related field is preferred.The ideal candidate must have Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) certification from either the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) or as a Texas Certified Emergency Manager (TCEM) or the ability to obtain within two years of employment. A valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record will be required. The City of San Marcos offers a starting salary of +/- $85,000, depending on qualifications and experience. To view more information on this opportunity: City of San Marcos Emergency Management Coordinator Brochure Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGROpenRecruitments . For more information on this position contact: Bill Peterson, Sr. Vice President Strategic Government Resources Bill @GovernmentResource.com 469-450-4442 Closing Date/Time: 11/16/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 10, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY The City of San Marcos has engaged Ralph Anderson & Associates to conduct an executive search for our next Director of Finance/CFO. To view more information on this opportunity: City of San Marcos Director of Finance/CFO Brochure Job Summary: The City of San Marcos, Texas offers a tremendous career opportunity for seasoned public sector finance professionals to serve a key leadership role for a fast-growing City in one of the most desirable areas of Texas. The position oversees the full breadth of public sector finance functions for a City with a robust slate of municipal services, including all utilities. The City provides its services through 850 employees in twenty municipal departments and has an all-funds budget of $259 million. The next Director of Finance/CFO will have the opportunity to experience tremendous professional growth alongside the City's growth. The Finance Department for the City of San Marcos is responsible for the full breadth of financial functions for the City, to include accounting, budget, payroll, utility billing, treasury, and grants. The minimum qualifications for the position of Director of Finance/CFO are a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Public Administration, or related field. A Master's degree is preferred. Ten years of progressively responsible professional experience in finance, accounting, or a related field, with five years of experience managing financial operations in a local government setting. Designation as a CPA, CGFO, or other relevant certification is desired. The salary range is up to +/- $165,000 depending on qualifications, in addition to an excellent benefit package. Interested candidates should apply by November 9, 2020 by sending a compelling cover letter and a comprehensive resume to apply@ralphandersen.com . Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Greg Nelson at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com . Closing Date/Time: 11/9/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 10, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Performs a variety of technical engineering functions relative to area of assignment; performs computer aided drafting and design; prepares construction drawings; assists with plan review and permitting processes; conducts field work; provides technical assistance to developers, City departments, and the general public; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assist in production of overhead and underground electrical distribution plans and specifications in compliance with applicable codes, regulations and engineering principals. Assist in developing new projects and conducts follow up and field inspections when necessary. Provide line staking, computer aided drafting and design of electric utility lines, determine pole and line locations and make electrical field notes for overhead and underground systems. Surveys system for condition. Provides updates for computerized distribution mapping system. Performs underground locates for Texas 811 system. Performs roadway lighting installation inspections. Answers telephones and responds to requests from contractors, vendors and customers. Prepares reports for and oversees status of projects and activities. Estimates construction design costs and time constraints, assists in development and review of construction specifications. Monitors substation data Enters appropriate information into various databases. Develops construction specifications and standards for Electric Utility system. Offers input for the capital improvement and master plans and inputs budget. Drives to and from project sites and facilities. Attends training, seminars and meetings. Meets with customers and/or contractors for system and service planning. Dispatches crews in both emergency and non-emergency situations. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABLILITIES Knowledge of using computer systems, which may include setting up and using hardware and software programs, entering data or processing information. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. Knowledge of SMEU specification and design guidelines. Knowledge with construction materials and warehousing methods. Knowledge of National Electric Code, National Electric Safety Code specifications, EPA, and OSHA codes. Knowledge of construction practices. Skilled in time management. Skilled in prioritizing and managing changing priorities. Skilled in anticipating, identifying, analyzing and resolving conflict and problems. Ability to multi-task Ability to create work orders and purchase orders in program management software. Ability to draw and edit in AutoCAD. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to listen and understand information verbally and in writing. Ability to anticipate, identify, analyze and resolve conflict and problems. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Associate's Degree in a related field is required. Two (2) years related technical engineering experience is required. Additional two (2) years of related experience over the minimum requirement may substitute for each year of college. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS JOB DIMENSIONS Must be able to read/comprehend municipal codes, reference manuals, construction plans, specifications, work orders, and other related engineering documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, developers, contractors, and the general public. This position may be required to work more than 40 hours per week and may require serving in an "on call" rotation. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds rarely. Subject to sitting frequently; handling, fine dexterity, vision, hearing and talking constantly; standing, walking and foot controls occasionally; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, vehicle traffic, heavy equipment, general construction hazards, and high voltage electrical currents when conducting field work. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 12/9/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 06, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Dispatches appropriate police, fire, and/or EMS personnel; processes emergency and non-emergency calls; provides information and assistance to callers; maintains communication with callers and response personnel; prepares and maintains emergency communication records; operates and maintains various types of communications equipment; access to state and federal law enforcement databases; coordinates and performs a variety of dispatch functions on behalf of the City's 911 Communications Center and performs other related duties. All TCO applicants must attend an information session prior to Criticall testing. Invitations to join Zoom Information Session and to sign up for Criticall testing will be sent via email once applications are submitted. November 7 from 1p-230p Job Information Session available online through Zoom November 10 and November 12 Criticall Test in Austin November 23 Interviews in San Marcos January 11, 2021 potential hire date Please view our SMPD Telecommunications page for additional information: 911 Communications Recruitment Information ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Answers, processes, documents, and prioritizes emergency and non-emergency calls for service from citizens, officers, local businesses, and other law enforcement agencies; obtains necessary information from callers in or to provide pre/post arrival instructions for medical, fire and police emergencies, such as but not limited to: CPR instructions, stroke diagnostics, escaping burning or flooding vehicles and structures, safety instructions for active shooter or crimes in progress. Dispatches appropriate police, fire, and/or EMS personnel; tracks the location and status of response units; maintains communication with field personnel; obtains and relays information including but not limited to incident locations, directions and caller/patient updates. Accesses and operates multiple confidential databases and programs. Processes officer requests for information including driver's license, license plate, and criminal history; enters lost/stolen property, missing persons, runaways, and protective orders; researches and confirms local, county, state and national warrants through multiple criminal justice databases that include but aren't limited to: Texas Crime Information Center (TCIC), National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and the National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (NLETS). Maintains contact with City personnel and outside agencies during times of emergency; coordinates mutual aid to neighboring fire, EMS and law enforcement agencies. Updates and maintains contact information and lists for City departments, various police divisions and other local community emergency services Monitoring and operating multiple job-related software programs on various computers that include but are not limited to Computer Aided Dispatching (CAD), a multiline non-emergency and 9-1-1 phone system, communicating on a multichannel emergency radio system. Operates and assists in routine testing and maintenance of equipment including computers, radios and various communications devices; assists with routine maintenance and cleaning of the communications center including but not limited to: work stations, breakrooms, kitchen, storage rooms and common areas. Communicating clearly both verbally and in writing; utilizing maps and other resource materials; multi-tasking during high levels of activities; controlling stressful emergency situations calmly and concisely; acquiring and maintaining a working knowledge of city streets, geography, boundaries, thoroughfares, landmarks, businesses, and locations of police and fire stations and districts; entering, retrieving, and compiling data from a variety of databases. Skill in typing and using computer systems. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. One-year experience in either an emergency dispatch center or closely related experience in fields such as: customer service, call centers or fast paced work environments. Must pass a skills test including an acceptable working knowledge of computer operations, data entry with an emphasis on accuracy and speed; make and carry out decisions; competently perform under stress when confronted with emergency and critical situations; perform a variety of tasks, often changing quickly from one task to another without loss of efficiency and composure; work without constant direct supervision. Within one year of employment must obtain TCOLE Telecommunicators License which requires a U.S Citizenship and the passing of the state licensing exam after mandatory courses have been completed. Mandatory courses include but aren't limited to: CPR, Basic Telecommunicators Certificate Course, Crisis Communications, TDD/TTY for Telecommunicators, Personnel Orientation and Telecommunications Field Training. All mandatory training is arranged and paid for by agency. Must show consistent progress through and complete all modules in allotted time frame of the San Marcos 9-1-1 Telecommunications Training program. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Must be able to work under adverse conditions and during unusual hours including nights, weekends, holidays and scheduled/unscheduled overtime. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Spanish desirable. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS JOB DIMENSIONS Able to work in a 24/7/365 emergency communications center; working during emergency events, holidays, nights, weekends, occasional overtime and must have flexibility in your schedule Must be able to read/comprehend emergency communications manuals, books, and records. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are required; Must be able to interpret information given from citizens or responders quickly and translate effectively in emergency situations. Must be able to view, operate and manage multiple computer programs and emergency communications devices concurrently through multiple separate computers that is displayed across multi-tiered monitors. Must be able to maintain positive and professional working relationships with peers, personnel from other City departments, outside agencies, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 45 pounds rarely. Subject to sitting, handling, fine dexterity, vision and hearing constantly; reaching, crawling, bending and twisting occasionally; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, kneeling, crouching, climbing, balancing and foot controls rarely. Working conditions involve ability to sit for extended periods of time and work in closed quarters with infrequent break periods; occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions and infectious diseases; 9-1-1 Telecommunicators are considered essential staff even in emergency situations. Closing Date/Time: 11/1/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Operates various types of heavy equipment used in the Transportation Division for the operation, maintenance, and construction of drainage, infrastructure. Performs underground storm drain maintenance and repairs, open channel cleaning, drainage infrastructure inspections, line locates; and performs other related duties. May be required to work in other departments of the Transportation Division including Streets or Traffic. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs manual labor for drainage improvement construction projects and drainage maintenance activities. Operates various types of heavy equipment including but not limited to dump trucks, water trucks, loaders, vacuum trucks, skid loaders, hydro-seeder, camera equipment, and street sweepers;, utilizes jack hammers, chain saws, chippers, , and other power tools. Installs and maintain erosion control BMPs such as inlet protection, rock berms, silt fence. Maintains underground storm drain system. Participates in community outreach and education activities and events. Responds to and/or investigate illicit discharge calls such as spills, dumping, and leaks. Works in confined space environments. Cleans and sweeps City streets and/or Airport roads. Trims trees and/or shrubbery. Cleans all drainage infrastructure in the right-of-way of debris. Provides traffic control for construction activities, emergencies, parades and various types of special events. Cuts and grades open channels. Uses technology such as desktop computers, tablets, smartphones to perform job duties including inspections of drainage infrastructure, timekeeping. Participates in cross training with other Transportation Division crews including Streets and Traffic Miscellaneous: Provides on-call assistance; responds to emergency situations as required. Assist other Transportation Division crews or 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 water or wastewater utility 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:
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 18, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Open until filled with first review of applications in two weeks. JOB SUMMARY Performs inventory and warehouse functional support for the Public Services Department including ordering, purchasing, receiving, stocking, storing, issuance, distribution, maintenance, inventory, and asset management. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs day-to-day warehouse/storeroom operations: purchasing, receiving, storing, distributing, maintenance, cycle counts, and inventory control of uniforms, parts, tools, materials, supplies, equipment, inventory or surplus property. Adheres to established procedures and guidelines for storage, inventory control, materials management, safety, security, or basic accounting practices and coordinates with Finance/Legal as needed. Ensures thorough and accurate inventory records are maintained. Ensures completion of periodic physical inventory counts and reconciles counts with inventory records. Investigates, reports, and resolves inventory discrepancies. Prepares and maintains various administrative/accounting reports: administrative budgets, invoices, purchase orders, check requests, material disbursements, non-recoverable inventory, procurement card statements, inventory control, and monthly summaries. Contacts vendors to obtain price quotes and acquire costly materials or inventory. Performs follow-up coordination to expedite delivery, receipt and payment of costly or highly specialized inventory and materials. Monitors vendors' compliance with contract prices. Contacts vendors to resolve problems or discrepancies. Assists in contract administration activities, i.e., pre-bids. Forecasts and identifies trends to maintain current and appropriate levels of inventory in-house and on order. Ensures warehouse stock is rotated. Determines reorder points. Labels and organizes stock on inventory shelves. Coordinates requirements of sections with regular or special supply needs. Ensures storerooms, warehouses and storage areas are maintained in a clean, orderly, safe and secure condition. Ensures safety and security of materials, supplies and property. Determines and disposes of expired, spoiled, damaged or obsolete items and inventory. Ensures adherence to City and State guidelines for acquisition, storage, distribution, maintenance and disposition of inventory and associated records. Miscellaneous: Attends training classes as assigned. Registers staff for training with TCEQ, TWUA, LCRA, and TE EX. Updates and maintains the Department's personnel records. Assists with phone coverage for the reception area. 24-hour call maybe required in a storm or emergency related event. Performs other related duties as 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. 3-4 years of inventory control, materials management, or record keeping experience are required. Forklift Certification and/or a Class A Commercial Driver's License may be required within one (1) year of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience with Electrical Distribution, Fleet or Water/Wastewater preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend accounting, purchasing, and inventory records. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, vendors, suppliers, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 100 pounds rarely. Subject to vision constantly; sitting, handling, fine dexterity, balancing, hearing and talking frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, bending, twisting, climbing and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching and crawling rarely. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, heavy equipment, hazardous chemicals, and infectious diseases. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: