City of Grand Prairie

  • 318 W Main St, Grand Prairie, TX 75050, Grand Prairie, TX 75050, United States

Welcome to the City of Grand Prairie!  We Live Life Grand here – about 189,430 residents call Grand Prairie home, and we’re still growing.  Grand Prairie is the 15th largest city in Texas and the 125th largest city in the United States, but we still have small town values.  We are rated the #1 Best Place to Retire in the U.S., 2nd Happiest City in Texas, 5th Best City for First-Time Home Buyers in Texas, 7th Safest Large City in Texas, and in the Top 50 U.S. Best Place to Raise a Family!

We have attractions that draw almost 10 million visitors a year to:

  • Epic Waters Indoor Water Park showcasing 80,000 square feet of year-round water fun referred to as a “cruise ship on land”
  • The Summit Active Adult Center with state-of-the-art fitness training, indoor infinity edge pool with lap lanes and exercise vortex, theater, game room, sauna
  • PlayGrand Adventures (10-acre, all-accessible playground) is an exciting opportunity to provide a safe and fun playground experience for all ages and abilities (open late 2019)
  • Firehouse Gastro Park restaurant downtown (conversion of historic Firehouse #1)
  • Lone Star Park Thoroughbred Horse Race Track
  • The Theatre at Grand Prairie concert venue
  • Historic Uptown Theater in downtown
  • IKEA, Living Spaces and the Premium Outlet Mall
  • Traders Village
  • Lake Joe Pool
  • Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! And Palace of Wax
  • AirHogs minor league baseball team
  • Epic Central Park, a 172-acre park with five lakes, a Grand Lawn amphitheater, and trails
  • The Epic Arts, Fitness and Entertainment Center with $1 million in cardio and strength training equipment, indoor walking/jogging track, group fitness and more

Grand Prairie recently welcomed more than 50 new restaurants and retail stores along SH 161, and development continues at a brisk pace. The city offers a vibrant lifestyle, with the best parks in the nation, more amenities than most, affordable to affluent housing and friendly neighbors.

City employees work hard to ensure Grand Prairie is known as an organization that creates Raving Fans by delivering world-class service.  Our employee family and elected officials constantly live our values, aggressively move toward our vision and are always looking for ways to make the business of running a city even better.    The hard work, positive input and optimism of all our city employees all play a key role in our success.  We look forward to you joining our team!

70 job(s) at City of Grand Prairie

City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 17, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The Grand Prairie City Attorneys' office is looking for an innovative and passionate municipal lawyer to be a part of its world-class team! This entry-level position assists in providing a variety of legal services for the City of Grand Prairie, its departments and employees. In addition to legal services, this position also includes risk management responsibilities related to outside claims and city property. Applications received on or before August30, 2019 will be considered for the initial interview process. Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a bi-weekly basis as needed until the position is filled. Essential Job Functions This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent. This position has responsibilities that require lifting up to 10 pounds on occasion. Prepares or reviews City contracts, agenda items, and Public Information Act documents. Prepares text for new ordinances or amendments to current ordinances upon request of City departments. Researches, analyzes, and prepares legal opinions and training bulletins on civil law, department policy, case law, and legislative updates as necessitated by law or as requested by the City Attorney. Represents, or supervises outside council, for the City in some litigation. Administers risk management programs by providing loss information to management and employees; gathering necessary information for reports; communicating with claimants, witnesses and others regarding the specific claims; maintaining records, communicating with departments and/or employees regarding problems or suggestions for improvement; and monitoring loss information for the purpose of compiling reports; supervising the recovery of subrogation claims. Assists departments with the statistical analysis of losses with an emphasis on tracking similar losses and patterns of loss. Conducting investigations of specific incidents; communicating the status of litigation with department heads and employees as required; and maintaining records. Interacts with other City employees and citizens by answering questions; and providing information as requested. Maintains current information on all pertinent federal, state and municipal laws and case rulings; monitors and advises on legislation that could impact the operations of the City. This role will be required to also assist in other aspects of municipal law; the City's legal department is small, so versatility, flexibility, and adaptability is essential. Performs other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within department/division. Minimum Qualifications Education : Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school Experience: Entry Level: 0- 3 years experience in municipal law and preference for specialization in one of the following: municipal contracts/procurement, municipal land use, municipal economic development, municipal labor/employment. Licenses : Valid Class C Driver's License required; Licensed with the State Bar of Texas Certifications Required: None Reading : Ability to read and understand advanced literature, books, reviews, legal or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports. Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Math : Knowledge of intermediate math to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Writing : Ability to write at an advanced level to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques. Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Communicating information and ideas effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience, including via specific legal communications, such as pleadings, briefs, memoranda, and non-standard correspondence. Managerial : Within this job, the employee normally performs the duty assignment within broad parameters defined by general organizational requirements and accepted practices. Total end results determine effectiveness of job performance. Budget Responsibility : Has little to no budgetary responsibility. Supervisory / Organizational Control : Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, or temporary employees. Complexity : Work is governed by broad instructions, objectives and policies. Requires the exercise of considerable initiative and independent analytical and evaluative judgment. Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills : Decisions regarding establishment of policies may be made. Contact may involve support of controversial positions or the negotiation of sensitive issues or important presentations. Persuasion : Convincing others to approach things differently. Negotiation : Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences. Functional Supervision : Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work. Active Listening : Listening to what others are saying and asking questions as appropriate. Coordination : Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. Critical Thinking : Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches. Judgment & Decision Making : Weighing the relative costs / benefits of a potential action. Active Learning : Working with new material or information to grasp its implications. Complex Problem Solving : Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Social Perceptiveness : Being aware of the reactions of others and understanding why they react the way they do. Synthesis and Reorganization : Reorganizing information to get a better approach to problems or tasks. Oral Comprehension : Listening to and understanding information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Oral Expression : Communicating information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Writing Comprehension : Reading and understanding written information and ideas. Inductive Reasoning : Combining separate pieces of information or specific answers to problems to form general rules or conclusions. This includes coming up with a logical explanation for why a series of seemingly unrelated events occur together. Deductive Reasoning : Applying general rules to specific problems to come up with logical answers. This involves deciding if an answer makes sense or provides a logical explanation for why a series of seemingly unrelated events occur together. Fluency of Ideas : Developing a number of ideas about a given topic. This concerns the number of ideas produced and not the quality, correctness, or creativity of the ideas. Originality : Developing unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or developing creative ways to solve a problem. Problem Sensitivity : Telling when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. Speech Recognition : Identifying and understanding the speech of another person Closing Date/Time: 9/27/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 17, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The Grand Prairie Public Library System is seeking a fun, energetic and flexible candidate to fill our Programming Library Services Representative position. This individual should be passionate about education and community engagement, and be willing to jump in and take initiative as needed. Our Programming LSR is a key member of our team who will support Programmers as we prep, set up for and break down programs. He or she will also lead occasional programs for Children, Teens and Adults. This position will float between branches as well as do outreach work and presentations in the community. Our ideal candidate will cultivate a strong knowledge of all library programs, services and resources, and must enjoy working with people. He or she will be the first person on-call to cover outreach events or support programs. Work will include some desk shifts at the library and semiregular evening and weekend work. This position is full time with benefits. Spanish speaking preferred. Essential Job Functions Facilitates the circulation of library materials by checking out library materials with the use of integrated automated system; issuing new cards; providing friendly customer service such as answering questions in person and by phone and solving problems; retrieving periodicals from the mailroom and making them available for customer use; processing inter-library loan requests; and renewing items in person and by phone. Handles and receives money by taking fines; recording transactions in computer and in the cash register; making change; balancing cash register funds at the end of the day; and handling copier funds. Provides shelf maintenance by shelving books in appropriate order; maintaining assigned shelving areas neat and in proper order; stocking book displays; performing periodic shelf reading to maintain order; and shelving books that have been used by customers. Checks in library materials by retrieving returned materials from book drops; checking materials in using integrated automated system; sorting materials by format and call number; and recording appropriate information for holds and overdue materials. Completes miscellaneous circulation tasks by ensuring daily preparation of holds; preparing daily cash report; searching shelves for lost and missing items; keeping various statistics and preparing monthly report; searching various bibliographies in library catalog; computer customers; typing memorial plates as necessary; cataloging adult and juvenile books; and answering phones. Opens and closes the building as necessary. Receives and invoices library materials by receiving materials in various formants; confirming ordered items are received in good condition; entering invoices for items received and preparing payment vouchers for items received; returning damaged or incorrect items to vendors; and entering cataloging records received from vendors into the main frame. Prepares library materials by applying plastic jackets or clear laminate, spine labels, barcodes, theft security strips, or any other necessary preparation to materials; sorting books by classification area; oversees repairs. Coordinate with all other areas of the library system to maintain an efficient, effective and supportive team environment in order to implement division-wide and system-wide initiatives. Job Competencies Customer Service: Handles customer questions and complaints, communicates with customers, handles service problems politely and efficiently, always available for customers, follows procedure to solve customer problems, understands company products and services, maintains pleasant and professional image. Interpersonal Skills: Has good listening skills, builds strong relationships, is flexible/open-minded, negotiates effectively, solicits performance feedback and handles constructive criticism. Managing Conflict: Listens well, diffuses conflict before it starts, finds causes of and solutions to problems, handles difficult people. Problem Solving/Analysis: Breaks down problems into smaller components, understands underlying issues, can simplify and process complex issues, understands the difference between critical details and unimportant facts. Quality: Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems. Teamwork: Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team leader to meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere. Communication: Communicates well both verbally and in writing, creates accurate and punctual reports, delivers presentations, shares information and ideas with others, has good listening skills. Minimum Qualifications Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes. Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency. No experience required. English/Spanish bilingual highly preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with initiative desired. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires some analysis or judgment. Discussion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 17, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to perform general cleaning and maintenance functions for public facilities of the City of Grand Prairie.This is accomplished by cleaning public facilities; and performing basic maintenance on equipment.Other duties include setting up equipment for special events and assisting with other duties as assigned. Essential Job Functions Cleans public facilities by cleaning restrooms and floors; dusting; cleaning windows; emptying trash; installing paper products in dispensers; and maintaining inventory of paper products. Performs basic maintenance on equipment by installing light bulbs; fixing toilets; changing air conditioner filters; assembling furniture and equipment; and reporting any equipment problems to supervisor. Sets up for special events by arranging tables and chairs; setting up audio/visual equipment; and preparing food for some events. Assists with other duties by moving boxes or other materials as requested; assisting with arranging displays; and assisting at the service counter. Minimum Qualifications A high school diploma or GED preferred. Experience in general cleaning and maintenance for public facilities preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Occasional:20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 15, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to provide transportation assistance to the City's employees and the general public.This is accomplished by providing door-to-door service to senior citizens and persons with physical or mental disabilities for work, school, medical, and other essential services.Other duties include operating the city transit; providing for the safe, efficient timely transportation of persons and interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Provides transportation assistance to the City by driving a city/transit vehicle to necessary locations; operating a two-way radio; assisting persons in wheel chairs and ambulatory aids and completing necessary paperwork. Provides customer service to the public by assisting with the elderly and disabled citizens; and providing information and directions as needed. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED equivalent and 1+ years of experience, preferably in a similar driving position. Five (5) or more years of experience in Para-transit driving preferred. Valid Class B Driver's License with a minimum CDL with passenger endorsement is required. Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Discussion Very Frequent:More than 51% of work time. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Closing Date/Time: 9/6/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 14, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Senior Financial Analyst Come be part of a team that is working hard to create raving fans by delivering world class service! The purpose of this position is to prepare and analyze budgets, financial, and statistical reports and make recommendations. This is accomplished by preparing the annual budget, auditing bills and payments; submitting payments and keeping account of expenses; preparing, analyzing and reconciling expenditures and revenue data; overseeing periodic review of budgets; and performing budget modifications. Other duties include maintaining records; paying bills for department; completing indirect cost studies; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Prepares annual budget by preparing and checking mathematical details on annual budgets; gathering information from appropriate sources; and compiling annual budget for the City. Prepares and analyzes expenditures and revenue data by extracting data and analyzing expenditure and revenue reports; advising supervisory personnel of expenditures and revenue trends; preparing periodic reports of expenditures and revenue to point out relationships of estimates to actual expenditures to supplement City budget reports. Oversees periodic review of budgets by preparing comparative analysis of operating program; analyzing costs in relation to services performed during previous financial year; submitting reports to Supervisor with recommendations for budget revisions. Performs budget modifications by analyzing accounting records and personnel costs data to determine financial resources required to implement programs; and submitting recommendations for budget allocations. Completes other tasks by maintaining records on the budget that include internal and external forms and procedures; paying bills for department; maintaining all time sheets for department; and completing indirect cost studies. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Accounting, Finance or related field and (3) three years of increasingly responsible accounting experience required. A valid Texas Class C driver's license required. Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents.Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to apply fundamental concepts of theories, work with advanced mathematical operations methods, and functions of real and complex variables.Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques.Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment according to his or her own judgment, requesting supervisory assistance only when necessary. The assignment may be reviewed upon completion. Performance is reviewed periodically. Oversees budget preparation of a department budget.Reviews and approves expenditures of significant budgeted funds for the department or does research and prepares recommendations for city-wide budget expenditures (Fiscal Officers, Senior Financial Analyst and Financial Analyst). Work requires functioning as a lead worker performing essentially the same work as those directed, and includes overseeing work quality, training, instructing, and scheduling work. Work is widely varied, involving analyzing and evaluating many complex and significant variables. City-wide policies, procedures, or precedents may be developed and/or recommended. Work may require providing advice to others outside direct reporting relationships on specific problems or general policies.Contacts may require the consideration of different points of view to reach agreement.Elements of persuasion may be necessary to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas. Candidate will be required to pass pre-employment screening which includes drug screen, polygraph, psychological, and background investigation. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 14, 2019
Intern
Job Summary Under close supervision and mentorship of professional staff; undertakes one or more assigned activities and/or projects of fixed duration requiring a basic degree of knowledge and skill within a defined area of administrative or technical specialty.Duties may vary based on assignment and location of work (office, library, outdoors, etc.). Essential Job Functions Assists department staff with daily tasks. This is accomplished by completing clerical duties such as entering data into the computer; ensuring forms and documents are completed and accurate; conducting and completing research; processing various forms and documents; collecting and posting payments; and preparing various reports. Completes routine office duties by answering phones; transferring calls and taking messages; processing mail; filing; typing various correspondences; and maintaining office supplies. Provides customer service by providing information and directions as requested; receiving payments; and assisting customers over the counter. Completes special duties as assigned assisting with special events and special projects. Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Must be at least 17 years of age and currently enrolled in High School nearing graduation within the next year. No experience required. Valid Texas Class CDriver's License. Closing Date/Time: 8/23/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 14, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The two-time NRPA Gold Medal Finalist Grand Prairie Parks, Arts and Recreation Department is looking for innovative and passionate recreation professionals to be valued cast members in The Epic. The Epic re-envisions leisure services in America. The incredible project, designed by Dallas-based HKS, Inc. provides 120,000 sf. of some of the most unique leisure experiences in all of America. For more information, please visit: JoinTheEpic.com. The purpose of this position is to assist in the operation of the City's recreation centers. This is accomplished by developing and implementing specialized activities; performing a variety of office-related functions, registration fees, activity reports and related records and organizing and scheduling activities in assigned areas of responsibility. Other duties include creating event publicity through flyers and news releases; assisting in opening, closing and operating the center; implementing programs and interacting with other City employees and the general public. Provides direction to other employees in the absence of the center supervisor. Essential Job Functions Coordinates recreation center lessons by scheduling, advertising, supervising and teaching classes. Assists in supervision of the facility by maintaining a safe environment for the public; supervising part-time and seasonal instructors in programs, leagues, or classes and communicating with youth participants' parents. Performs office duties by maintaining report program worksheets daily; developing flyers, profit and loss reports; scheduling work hours for part-time employees; assisting in overseeing programs and reservation scheduling; entering data into the computer. Assists the center supervisors in interacting with employees and the public, answering inquiries, addressing complaints and grievances, responding to emergency issues and assisting patrons. Provides customer service to internal and external customers by responding to requests in a timely and professional manner. Promotes public relations by speaking to schools, groups, organizations, parents, members and participants about programs and the needs of the community. Performs first aid, CPR or advanced lifesaving techniques as needed and maintains reports of incident and accidents that may occur. Monitors and inspects the facility; maintains inventory of equipment and supplies for the recreation center. Minimum Qualifications Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. Junior college, vocational, business, technical or correspondence schools are likely sources. Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training. Under and including one year in guestservices in a recreation setting, customer service andcash handling experience preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. CPR, First Aidecertifications are highly preferred or be able to obtain after hire date. Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Discussion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 14, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The Detention Officer position is responsible for the care and control/security of the jail facility and its inmates. Essential Functions include performing all administrative, clerical and manual duties associated with the detention of prisoners. Applicants should be aware that detention officers routinely come into contact with resisting, uncooperative prisoners and there is a possibility of being physically assaulted. All detention officers must attend defensive tactics training which is physically demanding. Application Process: Step 1: The following pre- employment questionnaire must be completed in order for your application to be reviewed. Click hereto download the questionnaire . Step 2: After completing the questionnaire, please apply for the job and while completing your application, you will have the ability to attach your questionnaire to your application. If you experience difficulty attaching to your application, you can email itto: kswanson@gptx.org Benefits of working for theCity of Grand Prairie Detention Department : Great Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance 2 to 1 match into Texas Municipal Retirement System Paid time off Stable work environment Tuition Reimbursement Essential Job Functions Candidate must be able to visually and through the use of remote video surveillance equipment. Monitor prisoner status and behavior. Ability to escort prisoners from one area to another. Take physical action to prevent escapes and/or assaults and subdue combative/violent prisoners is required. Ability to properly process prisoners using established book-in/release procedures is necessary. The ability to read, comprehend and write in English is a must. Candidate must be able to fingerprint, photograph, handcuff and physically search prisoners. Ability to accurately count money and inventory property is important. Candidate must be able to read, interpret and apply laws, regulations and departmental policies and procedures. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma/GED, plus one year experience working with the public is required. Or have successfully completed an internship program with the GPPD jail. EMT/paramedic experience HIGHLY preferred but not required. Must have a valid Texas class C driver's license. Typing (25 wpm) and computer skills are required. Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives direction: The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures.Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Discussion Very Frequent:More than 51% of work time. Additional Information This position requires access to Criminal Justice Information & due to CJIS/FBI policy, applicants applying for this position must be US Citizens. Must be able to obtain state certification as a Detention Officer and an Intoxilyzer Operator within the first year of employment. Detailed Criminal Background Processing, Psychological Examination, Polygraph Examination, Drug/Alcohol Testing, and Pre-employment Physical. Candidate must possess the ability to lift or exert forces up to 100 lbs and push/pull up to 50 lbs. A general capacity to perform tasks required of detention officers. Such tasks shall be capable of being performed with reasonable accommodation, if necessary, that does not impose a business hardship and without presenting a direct threat to the safety of the applicant or others. Ability to establish, complete, and maintain prisoner's paperwork arrest report, medical history, narrative report, etc. utilizing knowledge of the various laws and departmental policies and procedures is required. May work irregular hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Candidate will be required to pass pre-employment screening which includes drug screen, polygraph, psychological, and background investigation. **Candidates who do not meet these requirements or qualifications should refrain from applying for this position** Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 13, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Maintains the interior of facilities by removing trash from floors by sweeping and mopping; organizing office and equipment area; submitting reports for repairs or needed equipment as needed; cleaning and organizing storage area; cleaning the restroom and game room. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes cash register by accepting payments; making receipts; recording money that was received; ensuring that customers were charged properly by having knowledge of all program times and prices; counting money for the day; separating petty cash; and placing money in the safe. Provides service to the general public by coaching swimming lessons; scanning the water to monitor activities; informing customers' of upcoming events and answering inquiries. Ensures the safety of the general public by enforcing pool rules and regulations; monitoring activities and providing assistance when necessary. Prepares facilities for special events by setting up tables and chairs and decorating. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred but not required. Recreation experience highly preferred. Requires American Red Cross - Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, First Aid Certification. Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 8/27/2019 10:00 AM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 13, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to maintain and repair equipment for the City of Grand Prairie. This is accomplished by repairing and maintaining equipment and facilities; and maintaining records and reports. Other duties include performing welding and fabrication duties. Essential Job Functions •Repairs equipment by diagnosing problems; changing parts; rebuilding engines and pumps; performing electrical and hydraulic repairs; changing and repairing tires; and removing and replacing flats on trucks and equipment. •Maintains equipment and facilities by changing oil and filters; lubricating all equipment at scheduled times; performing scheduled maintenance on equipment; inspecting equipment for damage or wear; cleaning tools; maintaining the cleanliness of shops and facilities; and scheduling repairs with contractors. •Maintains records and reports by writing reports on inoperable equipment; maintaining records of all equipment repairs; completing daily work logs; ordering parts; and maintaining parts inventory. •Performs welding and fabrication duties by replacing mower skids; rebuilding decks on mowers; and fabricating accessories. Minimum Qualifications •Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. Junior college, vocational, business, technical or correspondence schools are likely sources. Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training. •Over two years up to and including four years of experience a maintenance or automotive mechanic. •Valid Texas Class C Driver's License; Diesel and Automotive Service Excellence Certificate; and Heavy Equipment Operator License. •Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. •Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. •Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. •The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. •No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. •Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. •Discussion Occasional: 20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: 8/23/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary This position is for the Waggin Wagon Off-siteintern. Looking for a college student to work 19 hours per week -working every Saturday and Sunday is required (off-site events are scheduled on those days). Other hours will be scheduled throughout the week Tuesday through Friday. Essential Job Functions Design marketing materials for Animal Services including brochures, fliers, posters, direct mail publications, social media updates, newsletters, signage and website updates in coordination with the City's Marketing Department to create or coordinate a marketing campaign for adoption events. Attend weekly events with the Prairie Paws Waggin' Wagon. Events: May plan and implement event details for campaigns, adoption events, public outreach for donations or education, etc. May involve scheduling locations for events, coordinating volunteers, creating materials, coordinating with staff, preparing animals and pictures, making reservations, preparing invitations as well as thank you cards, and all arrangements to ensure a smooth, productive, purposeful, error free event. Perform departmental specific functions by attending to the animals in the shelter and on the Adoption Waggin' Wagon. Cleaning and disinfecting kennels and cages, litter boxes, feeding utensils, etc. Launder animal bedding and towels, sweeping and mopping floors, removing trash and any animal waste as needed. Assists with public with adoptions and performs adoption procedures; i.e.: helping and talking with adopters to complete paperwork; recording animal and adopter information in computer system, etc. Preparing reports, handling money, filing, and typing various correspondences as requested and approved by management at Prairie Paws Adoption Center Minimum Qualifications Must have High School Diploma or GED and currently enrolled in an accredited university. Preferred fields of study are communications, marketing, advertising, public relations, event planningor animal science. Waggin Wagon Essential Duties: Help with Waggin Wagon mobile adoption trailer EVERY Saturday and Sunday. Week days may be required as needed. Manage the Waggin Wagon Adoption Trailer appearances on our website. Provide humane treatment to all animals. Assist with other off-site events, as needed. Ensures adoption area and Waggin Wagon adoption trailer are cleaned and maintained at all times. Maintains and updates supplies for Waggin Wagon. This job will require working indoors and outdoors. This job may require working in the heat, cold, or rain. This job will require cleaning up after animals. Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential. Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for standing for prolonged periods of time; ability to lift 50 pounds (heavy, moderate or light lifting) or more and ability to walk for prolonged periods of time. Other duties as assigned Closing Date/Time: 8/26/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to coordinate extensive rehabilitation projects, reconstructions, emergency repairs, and necessary inspections. This is accomplished by completing specification write ups; completing the bidding process; inspecting work throughout the project; monitoring project budgets; working closely with the client, contractor, and manager; and entering and maintaining all project data into the ReHabPro System. Other duties include completing all required Lead Assessments; all regulatory mandated lead activities; completion of required Environmental Review documentation; and completing all required documentation for project files and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Performs detailed assessments of single family home structures considering all major systems including major structural components, HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical systems; inspects all systems, prepares detailed specifications for write-ups to be used in project bidding process. Performs Lead Risk Assessments and follows all regulatory mandated guidelines per findings. Assesses possible asbestos materials and follows all applicable guidelines. Determines possible reconstructions based on 75% overall deterioration. Completes detailed work write up's with specifications for all assigned projects. Completes Cost Estimates based on project specifications. Prepares bids to be submitted to pool of approved and current contractors. Performs SAM background checks on all contractors awarded bids as mandated. Ensures all building code standards, energy codes, departmental rehab standards, and zoning requirements are met. Obtains all necessary project permits. Inspects and coordinates possible Emergency Repairs, Rehabilitation Projects, Reconstruction Projects, and performs HQS inspections for Buying Power Grant homes. Reviews TREC inspections when necessary. Coordinates between contractors and home owners. Resolves all project issues throughout the process. Meets with owners to coordinate projects, prepare and coordinate demolitions, disconnect utility services, relocate, and communicate throughout the process. Monitors bidding process, determines range on all bids cost plus or minus 10% of the cost estimate. Communicates with clients, contractors, and manages all change order items and seeks approval. Reviews all file documents before project start up including applications, insurance, and valid title and communicate with manager and colleagues any outstanding issues. Maintain all necessary documents and status updates for all assigned cases in the RehabPro system. Complete all write-up documents in the RehabPro system. Minimum Qualifications Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with a two year associate's degree, diploma or equivalent from a college, technical, business, vocational, or correspondence school. Over two years in a related field of discipline. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License, State Certified Lead Risk Assessor within one year, and Certified Housing Quality Standards Inspector within one year. Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives general direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. There is a choice of the appropriate procedure or policy to apply to duties. Performance is reviewed periodically. Has no budgetary responsibility. Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees. Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Work may require providing advice to others outside direct reporting relationships on specific problems or general policies. Contacts may require the consideration of different points of view to reach agreement. Elements of persuasion may be necessary to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas. Closing Date/Time: 8/26/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 09, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to perform general maintenance of water production systems and related components.This is accomplished by ensuring site security; performing system maintenance; providing pump maintenance; ensuring water quality.Other duties include operating wells; providing storage tank maintenance; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Scheduled for on-call pager rotation in response to emergencies . Essential Job Functions Performs system maintenance by performing valve maintenance. Monitoring flashing fire hydrants. Sampling water; working in conjunction with Environmental Service for water quality System Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) maintenance. Provides pump maintenance by replacing bearings and seal. Checking power in the radio and verifying SCADA radio, transmitter, and receptor are in working order to receive communications. Minimum Qualifications Over one year up to and including two years related to maintenance and repairs of water storage tanks, lift stations, operation of ground wells, water quality, and chemical injection stations preferred. Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes.Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency. Monitors project work by ensuring a safe working environment for crews; planning for and securing needed materials and equipment; ensuring project is completed in a timely manner; inspecting work; and provided problem solutions as needed. Completes administrative duties by preparing daily work orders; preparing various reports; processing overtime and leave requests; completing accident forms; and monitoring equipment inventories. Valid Class A CDL with Tanker Endorsement /Haz Mat within 90 days of employment, Class D Water Distribution License within 6 months of employment and upgrade to a Class C Water Distribution License within next 24 months and Class I Collections within one year. Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives direction: The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Discussion Occasional:20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 08, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. This is a part-time position working up to 10-19 hours per week. Must have a flexible schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays. Essential Job Functions Maintains the interior of facilities by removing trash from floors by sweeping and mopping; organizing office and equipment area; submitting reports for repairs or needed equipment as needed; cleaning and organizing storage area; cleaning the restroom and game room. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes cash register by accepting payments; making receipts; recording money that was received; ensuring that customers were charged properly by having knowledge of all program times and prices; counting money for the day; separating petty cash; and placing money in the safe. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Additional Information This is a part-time position working up to 10-19 hours per week. Must have a flexible schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays. Closing Date/Time: 8/22/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 08, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. This is a part-time position is working up to 10-19 hours per week. Must have a flexible schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays. Essential Job Functions Maintains the interior of facilities by removing trash from floors by sweeping and mopping; organizing office and equipment area; submitting reports for repairs or needed equipment as needed; cleaning and organizing storage area; cleaning the restroom and game room. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes cash register by accepting payments; making receipts; recording money that was received; ensuring that customers were charged properly by having knowledge of all program times and prices; counting money for the day; separating petty cash; and placing money in the safe. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Additional Information This is a part-time position working 10-19 hours per week. Must have a flexible schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays. Closing Date/Time: 8/22/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 07, 2019
Seasonal
Job Summary Prairie Lights Holiday Event 2019 The purpose of this position is to provide clerical support to the department and provide customer service to the public.This is accomplished by completing clerical duties; completing routine office duties; and assisting customers.Other duties include completed special duties as assigned. Must work 7 day PM schedule that includes Thanksgiving night, Christmas Eve and Christmas nights, and New Year's Eve and New Year's nights. Essential Job Functions Completes clerical duties by maintaining records; entering data into the computer; ensuring forms and documents are completed and accurate; completing further research as needed; processing various forms and documents; collecting and posting payments; preparing various reports; and maintaining accounts payable files. Completes routine office duties by answering phones; transferring calls and taking messages; processing mail; filing files and papers; typing various correspondences; and maintaining office supplies. Provides customer service by providing information and directions as requested; receiving payments; and assisting customers over the counter. Completes special duties as assigned by monitoring leave requests; monitoring guest activities; assisting with special events; preparing cases to be filed; processing payroll; supervising reservations; and assisting in the court room as needed. Provides supervisory support by acting as a lead worker; assisting other personnel with questions; assigning work duties; and ensuring work duties are completed accurately. Minimum Qualifications Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes.Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency. Experience: Over one year up to and including two years. Cash handling experience required. Must work 7 day PM schedule that includes Thanksgiving night, Christmas Eve and Christmas nights, and New Year's Eve and New Year's nights. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives general direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. The employee may choose the appropriate procedure or policy. Performance is reviewed periodically. Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Discussion Very Frequent:More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 12/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 07, 2019
Seasonal
Job Summary Prairie Lights Holiday Event 2019 The purpose of this position is to assist in the daily operations of the annual Prairie Lights holiday event. This is accomplished by serving as either a gate attendant, maintenance attendant, tent attendant or parking attendant. Duties include interacting with City employees and the general public. Must work 7 day PM schedule that includes Thanksgiving night, Christmas Eve and Christmas nights, and New Year's Eve and New Year's nights. Essential Job Functions Provides customer service by having frequent interaction with citizens and park patrons; answering questions; and providing directions. Gate Attendant: Collects entrance fees by informing customers of park rules; charging customers the proper entrance or activity fee; ensuring that proper receipt and forms are given to the customer and maintaining accurate records of transactions. Maintenance Attendant: Maintains the interior of facilities by painting walls; vacuuming and cleaning carpets; buffing and mopping floors; assembling and movingfurniture; dusting and polishing furniture; removing trash; and replacing interior lights. Maintains the exterior of facilities by sweeping sidewalks; using the pressure washer to clean outside walls and sidewalks; remove litter, debris, and trash;replacing exterior lights; and the removal of graffiti. Tent Attendant: Charge and collect proper entrancefees for special events andshows; informing customers of park rules; ensuring that proper receipt and forms are given to the customer and maintaining accurate records of transactions. Provides security by monitoring and observing activities for the safety and security of citizens and patrons. Parking Attendant: Control traffic congestion and help navigate customers through the park and find parking spaces. Minimum Qualifications Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines. Level of knowledge equivalent to less than high school or equivalency. Must be able to work holiday event from November thru January. Evening hours that require weekends, some holidays including Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & day and New Years Eve and day. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather including rain and snow. No experience required. Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 12/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 07, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is allow opportunities to learn a trade by working in an apprentice role to assist in safely maintaining city facilities. This may be accomplished by assisting performing routine and corrective maintenance on the buildings and security systems. Other duties may include assisting other divisions as needed; and interacting with other city employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Under the direction of a designated subject matter expert, the apprentice will assist in maintaining the facilities by safely electrical, carpentry, plumbing, grounds, and mechanical repairs troubleshooting maintenance issues; painting interior and exterior walls, texturing and drywall repairs, ceilings and fixtures, doors and closures, windows and cabinets, locksmithing, HVAC, plumbing . Under the direction of a designated subject matter expert, the apprentice will assist with construction projects: remodel of offices, restrooms, roofing, and concrete, sheetrock, painting, and plumbing; installing pole and gate barricades; inspecting sites for hazards; installing decorations. Under the direction of a designated subject matter expert, the apprentice will assist in maintaining the facilities systems including, but not limited to large generator maintenance, , repairing and replacing interior and exterior lights and parts of lighting system. Preserves condition of fountains by maintaining water chemistry, electrical motor and pump repairs. Using the pressure washer to clean, and for the removal of graffiti. Under the direction of a designated subject matter expert, the apprentice will assist with operating and maintaining facilities and support equipment, including but not limited to lifts, pressure washers, and powered tools. Under the direction of a designated subject matter expert, the apprentice will assist with creating and updating reports and documents services performed. Under the direction of a designated subject matter expert, the apprentice will assist with maintaining supplies by taking inventory; reviewing supply requests; may be ordering supplies from vendors; and unloading supplies as they arrive. Under the direction of a designated subject matter expert, the apprentice will assist with providing customer service to the public and employees by providing information as requested; and ensuring the safety and security of employees and customers. Minimum Qualifications Level of knowledge equivalent to HS diploma/GED. Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of tools and equipment. 1 year of general labor or trades experience. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 07, 2019
Seasonal
Job Summary Prairie Lights Holiday Event 2019 The purpose of this position is to patrolthe park areas for theCity of Grand Prairieand provide security. This is accomplished by walking and driving around park areas, ensuring regulations are adhered to and talking and interacting with park patrons. Must work 7 day PM schedule that includes Thanksgiving night, Christmas Eve and Christmas nights, and New Year's Eve and New Year's nights. Essential Job Functions Patrols City parks and lakes facilities; Assists with special events by making rounds of park areas; ensuring regulations are adhered to; and assisting the public as needed; Enforces City ordinances and park rules and regulations; Acts as a public information source; Prepares written reports of incidents and accidents; Prepares daily logs and activity reports; Maintains records of park activities, prepares reports, and creates forms; Coordinates projects and performs general maintenance, cleaning, repair and improvement on all lake-related park and camping facilities and equipment; Operates a variety of tools, equipment, and vehicles Assists with planning and designating assignments for Park Attendants, and volunteers; First Aid, First Responder (emergency responses); Flexible schedule to include overnight hours might be required. Minimum Qualifications Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines. Level of knowledge equivalent to less than high school or equivalency. Applicants must agree to work PM schedule, 7 days a week to include all holidays, (Thanksgiving night, Christmas Eve and Christmas nights and New Years Eve and New Years nights. Must be able to work holiday event from November thru January. Evening hours that require weekends, some holidays including Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & day and New Years Eve and day. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather including rain and snow. No experience required. Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 12/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 07, 2019
Seasonal
Job Summary Prairie Lights Holiday Event 2019 The purpose of this position is to provide clerical support to the department and provide customer service to the public.This is accomplished by completing clerical duties; completing routine office duties; and assisting customers.Other duties include completed special duties as assigned. Must work 7 day PM schedule that includes Thanksgiving night, Christmas Eve and Christmas nights, and New Year's Eve and New Year's nights. Essential Job Functions Completes clerical duties by maintaining records; entering data into the computer; ensuring forms and documents are completed and accurate; completing further research as needed; processing various forms and documents; collecting and posting payments; preparing various reports; and maintaining accounts payable files. Completes routine office duties by answering phones; transferring calls and taking messages; processing mail; filing files and papers; typing various correspondences; and maintaining office supplies. Provides customer service by providing information and directions as requested; receiving payments; and assisting customers over the counter.Completes special duties as assigned assisting with special events; preparing cases to be filed; processing payroll; supervising reservations; and assisting in the court room as needed. Minimum Qualifications Under and including one year. Applicants must agree to work PM schedule, 7 days a week to include all holidays, (Thanksgiving night, Christmas Eve and Christmas nights and New Years Eve and New Years nights) Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives general direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. The employee may choose the appropriate procedure or policy. Performance is reviewed periodically Work requires functioning as a lead worker performing essentially the same work as those directed, and includes overseeing work quality, training, instructing, and scheduling work. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action Discussion Occasional:20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: 12/30/2019 5:00 PM Central