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 200,640 residents call
Grand Prairie home, and we’re still growing.  Grand Prairie is the 16th 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
  • Epic Central Park, a 172-acre park with five lakes, a Grand Lawn amphitheater, trails and a water and light show
  • Chicken N’ Pickle
  • Bolder Adventure Park
  • 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!

115 job(s) at City of Grand Prairie

City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Dec 01, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to ensure the safety of the City's streets and roadways. This is accomplished by installing and maintaining traffic signs, pavement markings and other traffic control devices. Other duties include completing on call duty for emergencies and interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Maintains and installs traffic signs by obtaining work orders; installing overhead street markers using necessary equipment and placing posts and signs throughout the City. Maintains and installs pavement markings by using thermoplastic tape, paint and other supplies; inputting markings for railroad crossings; re-stripping roadways and installing crosswalks and stop bars. Monitors inventory levels to ensure that the stock inventory for markings are updated and full. Ensures the cleanliness of vehicles by maintaining vehicles and keeping the vehicle adequately fueled and stocked for each day of use. Monitors phone calls by receiving calls and responding to emergency situations such as sign knockdown or replacement as needed. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. 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 related experience. Must be able to obtain an IMSA Work Zone Certification as well as IMSA Signs and Markings Level I Certification within one year of employment. Class C driver's license required. After hire date, a class B CDL must be obtained within one year of employment. 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 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 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: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Dec 01, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this job is to handle multiple reports and needed paperwork to properly file cases with the District Attorney's Office; handle essential computer related tasks to verify entry and exit reports from the computer system. Essential Job Functions Handles paperwork for filing cases with the District Attorney's office as assigned by supervisor. Conducts internal follow up and performs essential computer entry and exit of reports. Interacting with other city employees and the general public. Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Position requires a High School Diploma or GED. Two years of related experience, with prior related law enforcement experience preferred. Operators Driver's License Intermediate - 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. Basic - 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. Intermediate - 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. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Discussion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications. Must have excellent organizational skills. Ability to multi-task and to work independently. Ability to deliver World Class Service to customers with aggressive friendliness and enthusiasm, by anticipating what they need and want, and delivering it with care, concern and pride. Additional Information Candidate will be required to pass pre-employment screening which includes drug screen, polygraph, psychological, and background investigation. Closing Date/Time: 12/16/2022 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 29, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to operate various types of equipment in order to maintain the City's sidewalks and streets. An equipment operator in streets may work in any one of these key areas: Asphalt Crew, Drainage Crew or with the Concrete Crew based on experience and ability. This position will be working in the Asphalt Crew . This is accomplished by operating various equipment; maintaining streets and sidewalks throughout the City; laying drainage pipes; cleaning storm drains and drainage channels; performing code work; installing new guardrails; and completing roadwork for new construction. Other duties include performing preventative maintenance on equipment; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Loads materials by running equipment such as: track loaders, rubber tire loaders, and dump trucks. Maintains streets and sidewalks throughout the City by sawing, breaking, digging, and setting forms; pouring and finishing concrete work; cutting and tying steel; and placing signs and barricades in roadways. Lays drainage pipes by assisting to set grades and level ditch lines; and assembling new drainage pipes. Cleans storm drains and drainage channels by ensuring the area is clear of debris. Performs code work by removing limbs and other debris from roadways; placing road signs and barricades in the appropriate locations; cutting down trees; and removing debris from illegal dump sites. Installs new guardrails by removing damaged guardrails; digging new post holes for replacement rails; and installing new guardrail. Completes roadwork for new construction by assisting in setting grade elevations; compacting sub base; water sub base; shoveling and picking to assist in making grades. Performs preventative maintenance by inspecting and performing required maintenance and repairs of all equipment used Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED required to be considered. 1 year of experience required to be considered . Experience may be direct experience in Asphalt OR related experience which may include work typically outdoors including use of tools and/or machinery, construction work, warehouse work using forklifts or other similar type experience. Valid Class A CDL Driver's License preferred or ability to obtain within 180 days. Ability to read basic papers, instructions, directions etc. Ability to deal with numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. 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 Occasional: 20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 29, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to provide quality customer service to the City's citizens and to deliver and provide safe drinking water without interruption. This is accomplished by assuring to make repairs, to take accurate measurement of water used and to act as a team player to provide world class customer service. Other duties include collecting delinquent water bills, turn off for non-pay, reading meters manually and electronically accurately 500-600 times daily; working with desk top or laptop computers entering orders throughout the day; changing out meter boxes, large meter lids and water values under high pressure as necessary; interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Completes customer orders by turning the water on and off for new and old accounts. Check meters for leaks, check electronics; must be able to communicate with customers about water issues and be able to determine whether the problem is with the customer's line or the city's side. Determine electronic reading transmitter problems and if the meters are dead or working properly; read meters manually and electronically; bending over, squatting, collecting meter readings accurately 500-600 daily. Performs accounting duties by collecting money from customers; Turning water off for non-payment and overdue extensions. Maintains meters by changing the meters; replacing the registers and electronics on the meters. Also changing out the large meter lids. Performs clerical duties by using the computer to type correspondences; enter orders and data pertaining to work load throughout the day. Maintains and installs meter boxes. Also replaces water valves that are under high pressure. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and six months experience working in an outside environment that demonstrates knowledge necessary to understand basic operational and technical plumbing processes. Candidates who have worked with water meters are preferred. Must possess a valid Texas Class C Driver's License. Must obtain a basic water "D" license within six (6) months. Must obtain a class "C" water distribution license within 18 months. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 29, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary In addition to the duties of a detention officer (maintaining care, custody and control/security of the detention facility and the prisoners housed therein), Detention Team Leads will also: conduct and evaluate training for new Detention Officers during the 13 week DTO Program. Act as the shift supervisor in his/her absence including reviewing prisoner intakes and releases from custody; making daily operational decisions involving the well-being, safety and security and efficiency of the prisoners and facility by ensuring that policies and procedures are followed Essential Job Functions Review, establish, and conduct new Detention Officer training and ensure that new detention officers receive competent training in all Detention Center areas of knowledge including searching prisoners and cells, performing intake procedures, working the housing floor, control tower and bond desk. Observe and monitor their work, and provide feedback to correct deficiencies and coordinating work assignments. Document progress using Daily Observation Reports and completing Remedial Training plans when appropriate. Ensure that proper staffing levels are met to run a safe, secure and efficient facility. Maintain the security of the facility by performing periodic checks on staff and the facility security devices. When acting as the shift supervisor and staffing levels are too low, may authorize overtime and require call back duty person to report to work. Review all documents and attachments to ensure all charges are listed, intake requirements are met, prisoners' screenings and classifications are complete and do not require follow up action. Review release documents to ensure that all charges have been satisfied prior to release, the identity of the person being released has been verified and that all property has been returned as appropriate. Document and report accurate information by ensuring that daily shift reports and statistics are submitted, the Bond Desk Tills are audited at the beginning and end of shift, and verify the daily deposits and till reports. Ensure that Incident and Use of Force reports are completed, reviewed and sent to the Detention Manager for review. 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. Over one (1) year as a municipal Detention Officer. Preferred experience in Grand Prairie Detention Center. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License required; TCOLE certifications: defensive tactics training, and other mandatory training as required within 1 year from date of hire, plus Detention (Field) Training Officer Course: Successfully completed within six (6) months of promotion. Intermediate - 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. Intermediate - 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. Intermediate - 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. No budgetary responsibility. Work requires functioning as a lead worker performing essentially the same work as those directed, and includes overseeing work quality, training, instructing, and may schedule work assignments. Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Persuasion Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 29, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary *Subject to guidelines and payable after completion of training Make a Difference - Save lives as a First Responder in 9-1-1 Do you have a passion for helping your fellow man? Do you crave a career that is fulfilling and purposeful? Are you looking for an opportunity, where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others? If you answered YES to these questions, you could be the perfect fit for Grand Prairie Emergency Communications Center. We are continually seeking diverse, highly motivated, committed individuals who seek to enhance the lives of others, through service. What it takes to make the team You must display a positive, upbeat, team focused attitude You must be able to work calmly under pressure, while making time-sensitive decisions To achieve daily success, you must be able to work well as part of a team Being solution oriented and open to innovation We work in a fast-paced environment, being able to adapt to change quickly, is a necessity Achieving and maintaining excellence takes feedback, so you must be comfortable with receiving constant feedback on your performance You must be dependable, as the success of our team depends on it Essential Job Functions Utilize telephone, radio, and computers systems to skillfully respond to emergency and non-emergency situations, maintaining situational awareness, and provide first responder accountability during emergency and non-emergency responses. Ask questions to interpret, analyze and anticipate the situation presented, to resolve problems, provide information, dispatch emergency services, or refer calls to other agencies or departments Provide pre-arrival, lifesaving, and emergency instruction to the community during crisis or emergency situations Provide instruction and general guidance to the community during non-emergency situations Prioritize emergency and non-emergency request for assistance from the community, departmental members and fellow first responders, using established procedures and guidelines Coordinate Police, Fire and other public safety and city department responses to emergency and non-emergency requests for assistance Make quick decisions in emergency situations in the interest our community and other first responders Perform general clerical and support duties, relative to Public Safety Minimum Qualifications Must be at least 18 years of age Ability to read, write and speak English fluently Valid Texas Driver's License This position requires access to Criminal Justice Information & due to CJIS/FBI policy, applicants must be a U.S. Citizen Minimum of 1 year customer service experience Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, reading, math and/or office processes. Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or GED equivalency Ability to type at least 35 words per minute on a computer keyboard Candidate will be required to pass pre-employment screening which includes drug screen, polygraph, psychological, and background investigation. No Marijuana usage in the last calendar year Additional Information Our Schedule We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including all holidays & weekends, so flexibility in your schedule is a must After graduating the Emergency Communications Academy, you will be assigned to 1 of 4 teams, working a 12-hour shift that meets the needs of the Emergency Communications Center The benefits of working for the City of Grand Prairie Emergency Communications Center A competitive pay, starting at $25.50 /hour Competitive Lateral Pay Opportunities 3 to 4 days off per week Endless opportunities for skill advancement and training 2 to 1 match into Texas Municipal Retirement System Great Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Paid Time off Stable work environment Tuition Reimbursement Certification Pay Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 29, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to serve and protect the citizens and other employees of the City. This is accomplished by translating for the judge; completing distribution runs; providing court security; performing warrant service and prisoner transfers. Other duties include completing telephone calls; administering civil processes and juvenile directive to apprehend; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Translates for judge at arraignments by translating Miranda warnings, charges, and bond amounts from English/Spanish; and providing security for the judge. Completes distribution run by traveling to the local post office and police station to pick up all mail and issued traffic citations that need to be delivered to the municipal court. Provides court security by acting as Bailiff for the courtroom during trials; opening court and pretrial hearings; and providing security in lobby and around the perimeter of the courthouse. Performs warrant service and prisoner transfers by executing class C misdemeanor warrants; arresting people with outstanding warrants at their residence or other locations; and transporting arrested prisoners in other cities to the Grand Prairie jail. Completes telephone calls by contacting defendants by telephone regarding increases in fines and/or cases going into warrant status; informing defendants of court appearances; and providing information and assistance to the public. Administers civil processes and juvenile directive to apprehend by serving subpoenas and court summons as ordered by the Municipal Court Judge for adult and juvenile cases; locating and detaining juveniles; and bringing juveniles back for an appearance before the Municipal Court Judge. 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. Four years of experience as a Patrol Officer; or a current police reserve officer with a law enforcement agency with at least four years of continuous reserve duty as a patrol officer Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Texas Certified Peace Officer License required; Intermediate Peace Officer Certification issued by TCLEOSE Bilingual (Spanish) preferred 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 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 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 analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Persuasion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 12/16/2022 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 29, 2022
Part Time
Job Summary Play a key role in the success of 9-1-1 Operations Do you have a background in Public Safety Communications? Do you take pride in performance excellence? Do you value feedback? Do you have a passion for helping others succeed? If you answered YES to these questions, you could be the perfect fit! Grand Prairie Emergency Communications Center is looking for a part-time Quality Assurance Specialist to provide performance-based feedback to our Emergency Communications team. We strive to ensure that we consistently provide excellent service to our customers, both internal and external. Consistent feedback allows our team to better understand performance expectations, remediate deficiencies and strengthen our skills, so that we stand ready and able to respond to the needs of the public and our fellow first responders. What it Takes to Make the Team Working here is all about teamwork and attitude; we work closely with one another, so that we can achieve more You must be solution oriented and open to innovation We work in a fast-paced environment, being able to adapt to change quickly, is definitely a necessity Growth takes feedback, so you must be comfortable with providing both positive and constructive feedback to our team Attention to detail Flexibility and Dependability are Essential You will be assigned an initial schedule, that meets the needs of the Quality Assurance Program We operate 24 hours a day, flexibility in your schedule is a must, in order to provide feedback for day and night shifts Work a maximum of 19 hours per week Punctuality and reliability are essential The Benefits A competitive hourly wage, starting at $25.50/hour Flexible work schedule Essential Job Functions Utilizing various computer software systems to collect and analyze data Create and provide administrative reports, relative to job performance Provide one on one performance feedback to Emergency Communications team members Research professional standards Provide analytical data, as requested to Command Staff Participate in planning and training for Emergency Communications Perform general clerical and support duties, relative to Emergency Communications Minimum Qualifications Two years of experience in Public Safety Emergency Communications This position requires access to Criminal Justice Information & due to CJIS/FBI policy, applicants must be a U.S. Citizen Must be at least 18 years of age Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, reading, math and/or office processes. Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or GED equivalency Ability to read, write and speak English fluently Candidate will be required to pass pre-employment screening which includes drug screen, polygraph, psychological and background investigation Must be able to work irregular hours including evenings, weekends and holidays Additional Information Certification Requirements & Preferences Active TCOLE Telecommunicator License - OR - Out-of-state equivalency is preferred Valid Texas Class C Driver's License is required AHA CPR Certification is preferred IAED Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification and/or EMD-Q Certification is preferred Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 26, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to operate heavy equipment for a variety of construction and maintenance operations within the City. This is accomplished by using equipment such as: backhoes, gas operated equipment, pickup truck, hydraulic excavator, hydraulic jet cleaner trucks and trailers, vacuum cleaner/excavator, dump trucks, tracked excavators, and front-end loaders to complete construction projects. Other duties include performing repairs to water and wastewater lines;; completing work for customer service calls; performing preventative maintenance; providing traffic control; completing installation of sewer and water taps, conducting repairs to hydrants and valves; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Scheduled for on-call pager rotation in response to emergencies. Essential Job Functions Performs heavy equipment operations in order to repair water lines by excavating and restoring the water line; identifying the source of the leak; isolating line segment; exposing and making repairs; flushing system; placing line back into service; operating all the required valves; ensuring job site safety at all times. Provides traffic control by directing traffic at work site; and communicating safety rules to customers. Complete administrative duties by preparing daily work orders; processing overtime and leave requests; completing accident forms; and monitoring equipment inventories. Monitors project work by ensuring a safe working environment for crews; planning for and securing needed materials and equipment; inspecting work; and providing problem solutions as needed.Act as crew leader in their absence by observing and monitoring work tasks; providing feedback to employees; evaluating work performance; and assisting employees to correct deficiencies. Act as crew leader in their absence by observing and monitoring work tasks; providing feedback to employees; evaluating work performance; and assisting employees to correct deficiencies. Conducts repair to hydrants and valves by isolating fire hydrant lead; exposing piping and assessing damages for repair; replacing or reinstalling parts; performing inspections prior to placing hydrant in service; exposing valve; isolating line segment; identifying problem; repairing valve back to operational level; and placing valve into the open position. Completes installation of sewer and water taps by assisting with installation service of taps by exposing mains in asphalt, soils, or concrete; installing tap penetrating mains; isolating line as required; inspecting and testing for leaks at new connections. Performs preventative maintenance by performing pull down maintenance utilizing the flush truck or mounted trailer; removing obstructions in sewer lines by de-rooting, cleaning, or introducing chemicals; and performing CCTV inspections to identify line problems as required. 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. Two years related to conducting repairs and maintenance of water distribution lines and wastewater lines, operating various gas/hydraulic equipment/tool, and knowledge of safe work zones preferred. Valid Class A CDL Driver's License with a tanker endorsement within 30 days of employment, Class I Collections and/or Class D Water License within 6 months employment and obtain Class C Distribution and/or Class II Collections License within 15 months of employment. Intermediate - 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. Basic - 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. Discussion Frequent: 21% to 50% of work Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 23, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary 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. 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. 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: 12/30/2022 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 23, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to review commercial and residential building plans to ensure minimum standards are met for building codes. This is accomplished by reviewing building plans. Other duties include providing customer service to the public, contractors and engineers. Essential Job Functions Reviews building plans by reading the plans; and ensuring code compliance for various issues such as occupancy, electrical, plumbing, energy, easements, and area limitations. Provides customer service by assisting clients at the counter; answering questions; researching information; and providing information as requested. 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. Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training. Over two years up to and including three years. Preferred International Code Council (ICC) Residential Plans Examiner Certification or ability to obtain within (12) months of employment. Preferred International Code Council (ICC) Building Plans Examiner Certification or ability to obtain within (12) months of employment. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License, ICC Plans Examiner Certifications preferred, Including but not limited to Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Energy, and Electrical. Advanced - 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. Intermediate - 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. Intermediate - 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 little to no budgetary responsibility. 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. 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: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 23, 2022
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to perform manual maintenance work on behalf of Solid Waste and Recycling Division at the landfill and other facilities. This is accomplished by operating heavy equipment; providing assistance in the citizen's convenience area, maintaining the exterior and interior of facilities, mowing, weed-eating, and picking up litter. Other duties include but are not limited to removing debris caused from extreme weather conditions; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. This is a part-time position with the Keep Grand Prairie Beautiful crew working up to 10-19 hours per week. Essential Job Functions Operating heavy equipment; shoveling and raking waste material, compost, mulch and dirt; cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment; controlling traffic; and cleaning work site. Operates heavy equipment by performing maintenance activities; using equipment such as a loader, trucks, riding mower, tractor, and mobile sweeper. Provides grounds maintenance by operating riding mower and tractor; maintaining common areas, large fields, and acreage; removing debris out of the mower's path; trimming trees; using a weed eater around trees; and cleaning along the edge of the fence with a mobile weed eater; cleaning sidewalks and walkways; checking trash cans and emptying them as needed; ensuring that facilities are neat and presentable. Removes debris caused from extreme weather conditions by clearing debris such as fallen trees; cleaning inlets, curbs, and gutters of debris. Minimum Qualifications A High School diploma or GED preferred. Experience in manual and unskilled maintenance work in a landfill environment 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 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 Occasional: 20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 23, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary Are you are starting out with an interest in repairing and maintain vehicles and looking for a place to grow your career? Or maybe you are an experienced and driven mechanic/technician looking to continue growing your knowledge? Either way, the City of Grand Prairie's Fleet division may be the right place for you! The City's Fleet positions are comprised of a career ladder ranging from Apprentice positions to Master and EVT levels which allow for growth at all levels. And of course, City benefits are great! Take a look at our positions below for more information. Join our team! Work in our newly renovated shop(s) and be a part of our ASE Blue Seal staff. Some recent recognition we've received include; Honorable Fleet with the 100 Best Fleets and Notable Fleet with Government Fleet Magazine. Essential Job Functions Perform preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment owned or leased by the City to include; motorcycles, police vehicles, emergency vehicles, tractors, excavators, loaders, etc. Inspects, diagnoses, and repairs vehicles and equipment to include; auto/light truck , medium/heavy duty, construction equipment, and trailers Diagnoses, disassembles, inspects, and repairs or replaces systems including; air and hydraulic brakes, cooling systems, drive lines, gasoline and diesel engines, HVAC, advance hydraulics, electrical, steering and suspension, and transmissions Order necessary part(s) as needed for complete the job(s) assigned to ensure the division can efficiently respond to the Cities needs. Maintain a clean and orderly fleet shop Other Important Duties: Performs other related duties as assigned Regular and consistent attendance and punctuality for the assigned work hours is essential Minimum Qualifications Preferred Education, Experience, and Certifications: Fleet Technician Apprentice: Pay Range: $17.82-$21.05 per hour Education: Some high school required; High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent preferred. Experience : No experience necessary Licenses : Valid Texas class C driver's license. May be required to obtain a Class B CDL during the first nine months of employment Certifications : State Vehicle Inspection Certification within 30 days. Fleet Technician: Pay Range: $17.82-$24.73 per hour Education: High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent Experience: Two (2) years of experience working with fleet equipment Licenses: Valid Texas Class C driver's license. May be required to obtain a Class B CDL during the first nine months of employment Certifications : Must possess and maintain all of the following: EPA 609 certification within 30 days; State Vehicle Inspection Certification within 30 days; and four (4) Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications in either automotive and light truck or med/heavy truck must be obtained within one year of employment Senior Fleet Technician: Pay Range: $17.82-$26.84 per hour Education: High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent Experience: Three (3) years of experience working with fleet equipment Licenses: Valid Texas Class C driver's license. May be required to obtain a Class B CDL during the first nine months of employment Certifications : Must possess and maintain all of the following: EPA 609 certification within 30 days; State Vehicle Inspection Certification within 30 days; and six (6) Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications in either automotive and light truck or med/heavy truck upon hire Master Fleet Technician: Pay Range: $19.08-$29.15 per hour Education : High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent Experience: Five (5) years of experience working with fleet equipment Licenses: Valid Texas Class C driver's license. May be required to obtain a Class B CDL during the first nine months of employment Certifications : Must possess and maintain all of the following: EPA 609 certification within 30 days; State Vehicle Inspection Certification within 30 days; and Master status from Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in either automotive and light truck or med/heavy truck upon hire Emergency Vehicle Technician: Pay Range: $22.67-$34.62 per hour Education: High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent Experience : Five (5) years of experience working with fleet equipment Licenses: Valid Texas class B commercial driver's license must be obtained within 180 days from assignment Certifications: Must possess and maintain all of the following: EPA 609 certification within 30 days; State Vehicle Inspection Certification within 30 days; Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) certification upon hire; and four (4) Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications in either automotive and light truck or med/heavy truck upon hire Closing Date/Time: 12/16/2022 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 23, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to assist the animal shelter operations and services. This is accomplished by performing duties on a daily basis to maintain office areas, animal kennel areas, provides general care, feeding, exercising and grooming of animals, and assisting the public with adoptions and redemptions. Other animal care related tasks include assisting Animal Services Officers with vaccinations, microchipping and euthanasia, monitoring and observing animals to detect signs of illness or injury, and providing customer service to the general public. The majority of the work (85%) is conducted indoors with extensive physical labor and exposure to heat/cold weather conditions. Essential Job Functions Performs departmental specific functions by attending animals in the animal shelter; cleaning and disinfecting kennels and cages, litter boxes, feeding utensils, pans and equipment, etc.; launder animal bedding and towels, sweeping and mopping floors, removing trash and cleaning dog yards of waste. Provides general care and feeding of animals by feeding, watering, exercising and bathing. Assists Animal Services Officers with vaccinations, microchipping, administering medication, drawing blood for health checks and assist and/or perform euthanasia. Maintains stock and storage rooms in neat and organized manner. Stocks inventory of food, litter, cleaning supplies, etc. Periodic transport of animals to the veterinarian clinic(s) for visits as needed. Assists with public with adoptions and redemptions by performing adoption procedures, assisting in reclaiming lost animals, directing the public to areas of the shelter, helping customers complete paperwork, recording animal information and maintaining records. Follow-up on adoptions and redemptions by checking the computer system and adoption contracts for proof of vaccination and sterilization and sending notification letters is contracts are not met. Provides assistance to the general public by answering inquiries over the phone or in person, directing telephone calls, preparing and maintaining records, receiving paperwork and entering information into computer system. Minimum Qualifications Work requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. Six months experience animal care and handling Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. Must obtain Texas Department of Health Certified Euthanasia Technician certification within 120 days of employment Closing Date/Time: 12/16/2022 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 23, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary The Intake Specialist admits cats, dogs, and other animals into Prairie Paws Adoption Center. The Intake Specialist counsels the public on available resources as well as taking in owner surrenders, stray animals, impounds, cruelty cases, bite cases and transfers from other shelters when necessary. This position is also responsible for assessing behavior upon initial introduction of an animal and interfacing regularly with team members, community partners, volunteers, and the public. Essential Job Functions Admission of dogs, cats and exotics based upon available resources, and in accordance with policies. Admission tasks include vaccinating, deworming, drawing blood samples, checking for microchips or ID tags, and documenting the animal's condition and status. Updating animal management software when an animal's status has changed or if it is moved to a new cage. Properly clean and disinfect dog and cat cages. Euthanize animals or assist with euthanasia, as needed. Take specimens of rabies suspect animals. Arrange transportation of sick or injured animals to offsite veterinarians, as needed. Minimum Qualifications Education: 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. Licenses : Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. Certifications Required: Must obtain Texas Department of Health Certified Euthanasia Technician certification within 120 days of employment Closing Date/Time: 12/16/2022 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 22, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to provide irrigation system support to all City parks, buildings, medians, and right of ways. This is accomplished by performing irrigation repair; inspecting irrigation systems; and providing irrigation support to the golf course. Other duties include locating water lines; regulating irrigation inventory; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Performs irrigation repair by inspecting sites to locate leaks; repairing all irrigation leaks; altering existing irrigation system; programming irrigation clocks; monitoring watering programs; and troubleshooting problems on irrigation system. Inspects irrigation system by checking the irrigation controller; reprogramming the controller as necessary; monitoring all isolation valves; repairing valves as needed; maintaining irrigation heads; inspects backflows; monitoring the pump station; cleans around heads and drains. Provides irrigation support to the golf course by touring the golf course; weed eating drains; monitoring all controllers; and maintaining irrigations system and sprinkler heads Locates water lines by meeting with contractors and other departments to locate existing water lines. 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. Over one year up to and including two years. Preferred: Valid Class A Driver's License, Licensed Installer, and a 40-hour Backflow Prevention Service Testing 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. 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. 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 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: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 18, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary Operate heavy equipment for a variety of construction and maintenance operations within the City by using equipment such as: backhoes, rollers, graders, and front-end loaders to complete construction projects and assisting with street operations. Other duties include performing preventative maintenance, providing traffic control, and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Performs heavy equipment operation in order to maintain landfill by using equipment to push trash; maintaining the appropriate grade and compaction levels; hauling dirt; loading truck with excavator; driving truck to work site; combining trash and dirt in order to grade; and managing site. Assists with landfill operations by screening waste that may be hazardous; providing facility maintenance; excavating loads of metal for recycling; moving wood chips, recycled dirt, and concrete; maintaining stock piles; pushing brush, wood, concrete, and dirt with bull dozer. Provides traffic control by directing traffic at work site; and communicating safety rules to customers. Performs preventative maintenance by greasing equipment; cleaning filters; checking all fluids; inspecting undercarriage; tracking inspections; and cleaning tracks. 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 experience with heavy equipment. Valid Class A CDL 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 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. 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 Occasional: 20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 18, 2022
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. 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: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 17, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to ensure the proper installation and maintenance of the City's traffic control devices. This is accomplished by performing traffic signal and roadway lighting maintenance and repair; installing and maintaining fiber optic equipment; performing signal installations and programming; and ensuring proper traffic signal operation. Other duties include maintaining knowledge of current advances within the field; training employees; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Must be able to work an "On Call" schedule including after hours, weekends and holidays. Essential Job Functions Performs traffic signal and roadway lighting maintenance and repair by completing scheduled maintenance and repair; and completing emergency repairs as needed. Performs signal installations and programming by installing traffic signals, school flashers, and flood warning devices; replacing major components; and programming controllers. Ensures proper traffic signal operation and manually controlling signals for special functions or unusual circumstances. Installs and maintains fiber optic equipment by installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing fiber optic equipment, video equipment, and systems utilizing sophisticated electronic test equipment. Keeps abreast of advances within the field by receiving training on all aspects of work areas including: signal and related equipment, fiber optics, new products, and how to troubleshoot and perform repairs correctly. Trains employees by ensuring that all new Level I employees can properly maintain and repair small problems in cabinets and change bulbs in field signals. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. 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. One year of installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic control devices, traffic signals, electrical construction or related field. Must be able to take after hour, weekend and holiday standby either scheduled or as emergency call back. Must be able to obtain a Class A CDL within six months of employment and an International Municipal Signal Association Level 1 Traffic Signal Technician within one year. Help obtaining these may be provided by the City of Grand Prairie through training classes or other means. Have the ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals. Do minor mathematical calculations such as square footage or amperage of circuit. This employee should be able to performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results having some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 17, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary Under the supervision of the IT Manager, the IT Systems Support Specialist provides computer support to users, installs PC-based applications, loads and tests hardware and software, upgrades computer software and configures workstations. Resolves technology issues for users throughout the City of Grand Prairie. Essential Job Functions ESSENTIAL 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 to 10 pounds on occasion. Provides advanced network and desktop computer support by installing new or existing applications, loading operating systems, and required applications onto desktop computers for new and current employees, performing upgrades and software patches as necessary, troubleshooting network, desktop computer and system problems and making necessary repairs. Maintains software and hardware by troubleshooting, patching, and reloading software, researching and upgrading software patches, planning projects involved in upgrades and maintenance, repairing and replacing broken or defective mechanical, and electrical hardware such as computers, peripherals and cabling. Provides advanced help with desktop applications by working with customers in troubleshooting situations to help them achieve their goals. Provides customer service by training computer users, instructing users on computer operating system applications, data management, email, graphics, and computer resource management. Provides occasional direction to users and I.T. Technician. Minimum Qualifications JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may qualify. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: Education: Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with a two-year associate degree, diploma or equivalent from a college, technical, business, vocational, or correspondence school. Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training. Experience: Over one year up to and including two years of relevant experience in advance and desktop computer support by installing new or existing applications, performing upgrades and software patches including troubleshooting network, desktop computer and system problems repairs. Licenses : Valid Texas Class C Driver's. Certifications Required: A+, Network +, Server +, Security +, or ITIL certifications preferable. This position is based in the Grand Prairie Police Department, selected candidate will be required to pass pre-employment screening which includes drug screen and background investigation. Reading : Advanced - Ability to read and understand complex items such as literature, proposals, legal documents, financial documents, contracts, technical items, and detailed reports. This level typically obtained at college level or above. Math : Advanced - Ability to apply fundamental concepts of theories, work with advanced mathematical operations methods, and functions of real and complex variables; typically, this level obtained in college or above. Writing : Intermediate - 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. Managerial : Receives general directions. 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. Budget Responsibility : None Supervisory / Organizational Control : Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers, or temporary employees. Complexity : Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills : Discussion Occasional: 20% or less of work time. Additional Information This position is based in the Grand Prairie Police Department, selected candidate will be required to pass pre-employment screening which includes drug screen and background investigation. Closing Date/Time: Continuous