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
May 07, 2021
Part Time
Job Summary THIS IS A PART TIME POSITION WORKING 10-19 HOURS A WEEK 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. 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. This position is 10-19 hours a week position. 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. No experience required. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification Closing Date/Time: 5/31/2021 5:00 AM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 06, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to assist the Deputy City Managers and the City Manager with administrative duties. This is accomplished by coordinating meetings; assisting citizens and outside agencies; referring customers to appropriate departments; and preparing reports. Other duties include maintaining payroll and payment processing and interacting with other City employees and the public. Essential Job Functions Provides administrative assistance to City Manager's Office (CMO) by scheduling appointments and meetings; preparing correspondence; making travel arrangements; processing invoices, payroll and procurement reports. Assist with research as required by staff utilizing city records (maps, Laserfiche, Municode, etc.) . Provide world class customer service support to citizens by answering questions/concerns or referring citizens to the appropriate department for response. Provides assistance with special events and meetings by setting up and organizing meals, arranging speakers, meeting rooms, making copies, etc. Provide backup assistance to the CMO's Office Manager. All other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within your department/division for any projects, documents, research, materials, coordination and/or collaboration needed. Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office products - specifically, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as Outlook. Must demonstrate accuracy and efficiency when preparing business documents, presentations, spreadsheets and work assignments. Minimum Qualifications Education: High School/GED required. Experience: At least two years of administrative support experience. Licenses : Valid Texas Class C Driver's License required Certifications Required: None Reading : Intermediate level of reading required to read agenda items, business correspondence and emails, articles and publications relevant to the city, state retention laws and legislative correspondence. Math : Intermediate level of math to work with basic functions and apply fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and other items that may be needed in working with the budget, invoices, timekeeping, reports, analytics or other such functions to support the role and the leadership team. Writing : Intermediate ability to write business correspondence through business letters, email or other such forms, prepare minutes, agendas, council communication, reports, or other such materials using proper grammar, punctuation, spelling, and all parts of speech. Managerial : Receives general direction and oversight; typically follows general processes, policy and procedures. Budget Responsibility : Limited budget responsibility. May assist with compiling numbers or data for the managers to submit budget. Supervisory / Organizational Control : None Complexity : Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties, including the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, practices, and the city's culture. Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills : 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: 5/14/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 05, 2021
Intern
Job Summary Under administrative supervision, the purpose of this position is to provide customer service to patrons and maintains the library's materials and collection. Assists with library programs and other duties as assigned. Must be available to work a flexible schedule to include nights and weekends Essential Job Functions Aids in the circulation of library materials including shelving and shelf maintenance. Processing of new items. Provides backup assistance at the circulation desk. Maintains an up-to-date knowledge of all reference and circulation policies and procedures. Aid in organizing city archives. Assists with library programs and displays Promotes library services and programs through the development of displays and bulletin boards, flyers, bibliographies, and other types of publicity. Compiles statistical information on areas of service. Assists Reference Librarian in reference questions, answering phones, and general public interaction. Minimum Qualifications Currently attending high school. Knowledge of and experience using integrated library system software and online resources and databases. Knowledge of and experience using personal computers, e-books, mobile devices, etc Ability to maintain confidentiality of library patron information. Ability to perform basic reference work, material selection, cataloging, and classification. Good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain and foster cooperative and courteous working relationship with peers and supervisor. Bilingual English-Spanish preferred. Strong customer service skills Closing Date/Time: 5/14/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 04, 2021
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. 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 . Recreation experience 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. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 04, 2021
Part 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 Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes. A high school diploma or GED preferred. Under and including one year. 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: 8/31/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 30, 2021
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to maintain the interior and exterior of City facilities and grounds. This is accomplished by performing routine maintenance on the interior and exterior of buildings; and maintaining grounds. Other duties include assisting other divisions as needed; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Maintains the interior of facilities by painting walls; vacuuming and cleaning carpets; buffing and mopping floors; assembling furniture; dusting and polishing furniture; removing trash; moving furniture; 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; mowing lawns; replacing exterior lights; and the removal of graffiti. Maintains grounds by picking up litter; cleaning and repairing restrooms; emptying trash barrels; maintaining athletic fields; mowing grass; trimming trees; planting shrubs and flowers; and maintaining turf. Provides customer service to the public by providing information as requested; and ensuring the security of guests. 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. This Position works up to 19 hours per week. Experience: Under and including one year. 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. Receives immediate direction: 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. 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: 5/21/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 30, 2021
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to perform manual and unskilled 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. 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. Maintains the interior of facilities by assisting other employees and departments where needed. Removes debris caused from extreme weather conditions by clearing debris such as fallen trees; cleaning inlets, curbs, and gutters of debris. 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. No experience required. 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: 5/14/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 30, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to ensure trash is deposited appropriately in the landfill. This is accomplished by providing instructions to the public. Other duties include maintaining the convenience area. Essential Job Functions Provides instructions to the public by directing the public to the correct location to place trash; communicating with the front gate area; and observing the unloading of recyclables. Maintains the convenience area by picking up debris; and ensuring the area remains clean 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. No experience required Valid Texas Class C Driver's License, Waste Screening 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: 5/14/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 29, 2021
Intern
Job Summary The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Stormwater Investigators with the yearly inspection of detention /retention ponds within the City of Grand Prairie and document the status. Other duties will include taking photos of structures in the floodplain and entering the information in yearly report. This is accomplished by driving to sites, physically walking around the locations, conducting cursory inspections, taking photos, and filling out appropriate form. Other miscellaneous duties will be office work including but not limited to scanning, filing, typing reports, and organizing. This posting is for a two temporary positions (10-weeks between May and August (start/finish date may vary) for a maximum of 200 hrs for each position). Essential Job Functions Walking detention/retention pond locations, conducting inspections, taking pictures of ponds and structures, and filling out the required inspection forms. Driving to location where structures are in the floodplain, taking photos, filling out reports. Use the inspection forms to transfer the data to the master spreadsheet. Prepare a technical report and PowerPoint presentation comparing the previous year(s). Provide clerical and secretarial functions as needed. Experience in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and at least 18 years of age. Minimum Qualifications Must have a High School Diploma or GED and currently enrolled in an accredited university pursuing a Bachelor's degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Over two years in writing technical papers which may be obtained from 2 years of college courses. 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. Must be proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Receives general direction: The employee normally performs the duty assignment after general instructions, procedures, methods are communicated. Employee has some discretion on a limited basis when confronted with choices. No budget responsibility. Does not direct or supervise others. Work is governed by broad instructions, objectives and policies. Requires the exercise of considerable initiative and independent analytical and evaluative judgment. Closing Date/Time: 5/14/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 29, 2021
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 position is working 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 . Recreation experience 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. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 29, 2021
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to protect the lives of the City's patrons. The role of the Head Lifeguard is to assist the Pool Manager with any pool or facility operations. Head Lifeguards assist in many aspects of aquatic operations and have the same authority as managers when a manager is not on duty. This is accomplished by sitting on the stand; scanning the water; observing patrons' activities and enforcing pool rules and regulations. Other duties include ensuring the sanitation of water conditions; providing customer service and answering customers' questions; setting up facilities for special events and interacting with City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions 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. Overseas operations in the absence of a Pool Manager. Minimum Qualifications High School or GED preferred but not required. Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines. American Red Cross -Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, First Aid certification preferred. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 28, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary This position requires working 11p.m.- 7 a.m. Sunday- Thursday. 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 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 related to maintenance and repairs of water storage tanks, lift stations, operation of ground wells, water quality, and chemical injection stations preferred. This position requires working 11p.m.- 7 a.m. Sunday- Thursday . 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
Apr 28, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to maintain the interior and exterior of City facilities and grounds. This is accomplished by performing routine maintenance on the interior and exterior of buildings; and maintaining grounds. Other duties include assisting other divisions as needed; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Maintains the interior of facilities by painting walls; vacuuming and cleaning carpets; buffing and mopping floors; assembling furniture; dusting and polishing furniture; removing trash; moving furniture; 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; mowing lawns; replacing exterior lights; and the removal of graffiti. Maintains grounds by picking up litter; cleaning and repairing restrooms; emptying trash barrels; maintaining athletic fields; mowing grass; trimming trees; planting shrubs and flowers; and maintaining turf. Provides customer service to the public by providing information as requested; and ensuring the security of guests. 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. Experience: Under and including one year. 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. Receives immediate direction: 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. 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
Apr 27, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary Emergency Communications Supervisor Make a Difference for our 9-1-1 First Responders The purpose of this position is to guide operations in the Emergency Communications Center (ECC), providing leadership, knowledge, guidance and training to the team of first responders in 9-1-1, who are responding to emergency and non-emergent requests from the community and fellow first responders. We are seeking highly motivated, committed & progressive leaders who want to make a difference in the lives of those they serve. 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 providing guidance and coaching to your team To achieve daily success, you must be able to work well as part of a team Being open minded and solution oriented Being open to and facilitating change in a positive manner Achieving and maintaining excellence takes feedback, so you must be comfortable with receiving & providing constant performance feedback You must be dependable, as the success of our team depends on it Some of the benefits of working for the City of Grand Prairie Emergency Communications Center: Competitive pay Lateral pay opportunities State of the Art technology Progressive Leadership Endless opportunities for skill advancement and training Paid time off 3 to 4 days off per week Stable work environment Exciting & Fast paced Tuition Reimbursement Great Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance 2 to 1 match into Texas Municipal Retirement System On-site Fitness Center Essential Job Functions Essential Job Functions Perform in the role of Emergency Communications Specialist (ECS), as required. Utilize telephone and two-way radio equipment to communicate with citizens and departmental personnel. Utilize computers and computer aided dispatch systems to perform necessary call processing and dispatch functions. Utilize computers and computer aided dispatch systems to maintain situational awareness and providing first responder accountability during emergency and non-emergency situations. Oversee the prioritization of emergency and non-emergency requests from the community, departmental members and fellow first responders; ensuring established procedures and guidelines are followed. Oversee the coordination of Police, Fire and other public safety and city department resources to emergency and non-emergency requests for assistance. Make quick decisions, in the best interest of the city, department, ECC, ECS, the community and field first responders. Evaluate the performance and provide feedback and coaching to ECS. Provide instruction and guidance to ECS, as needed, in the performance of their duties. Participate in policy review and development planning for the ECC and ECS, including attending meetings with administration and operations stake holders. Ensure that adequate staffing level are met, daily, to handle vital ECC functions. Ensure that ECC equipment is well maintained and operational. Our Schedule We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays, weekends, so flexibility in your schedule is a must Incumbent will be assigned to 1 of 4 teams, working a 12-hour shift that meets the needs of the Emergency Communications Center. Minimum Qualifications 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 Four (4) years continuous & current service in Emergency Communications; one (1) year lead or supervisory experience preferred Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Valid TCOLE Telecommunicator License or Out of State Equivalent TCOLE Advanced Telecommunicator Certification or Out of State Equivalent Ability to read maps, papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries. 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 update logs, CAD calls for service and other documentation, often under pressure with proper format, 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 job after receiving extensive training and by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. Performance is reviewed periodically while in this role to ensure retention of training and proficiency of skill sets. Position is responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Work involves emergent choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Candidate will be required to pass pre-employment screening which includes drug screen, polygraph, psychological, and background investigation. This position requires access to Criminal Justice Information & due to CJIS/FBI policy, applicants applying for this position must be US Citizens. Work schedule includes irregular hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Closing Date/Time: 5/17/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 23, 2021
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 and assisting the supervisor in planning daily tasks. Other duties include inspecting signs and markings; filing work orders; training employees on the installation and maintenance of signs and markings; scheduling work and interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Maintains and installs traffic signs by obtaining work orders; ordering materials to make signs; digging holes for the signs; 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-striping roadways and installing crosswalks and stop bars. Creates traffic signs by operating a computer used to cut out legends to make signs and using a roller applicator machine to apply letters and numbers on signs. Monitors the sign fabrication process by inspecting all signs and markings for maintenance or replacement; creating work orders and supervising the installation of street signs and markings of other employees. Maintains inventory levels by contacting vendors to order materials. 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 four years up to and including six years. Class A Driver's License, IMSA Level III Certification 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. 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 22, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to maintain the interior and exterior of City facilities and grounds. This is accomplished by performing routine maintenance on the interior and exterior of buildings; and maintaining grounds. Other duties include assisting other divisions as needed; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Maintains the interior of facilities by painting walls; vacuuming and cleaning carpets; buffing and mopping floors; assembling furniture; dusting and polishing furniture; removing trash; moving furniture; 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; mowing lawns; replacing exterior lights; and the removal of graffiti. Maintains grounds by picking up litter; cleaning and repairing restrooms; emptying trash barrels; maintaining athletic fields; mowing grass; trimming trees; planting shrubs and flowers; and maintaining turf. Provides customer service to the public by providing information as requested; and ensuring the security of guests. 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. Experience: Under and including one year. 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. Receives immediate direction: 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. 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: 5/14/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 22, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to manage projects for public improvements from private development. This is accomplished by reviewing civil engineering plans for public infrastructure ensuring all design criteria, specifications, and requirements are met. This position coordinates with developers, contractors, and consultants and requires knowledge of water, wastewater, and storm drain design. Essential Job Functions Private Development - Development Review Committee (DRC) Administers project management by providing designing input; reviewing plans; and Planning & Zoning Committee communications. Coordinates preliminary engineering design on paving, drainage, water, and sewer by reviewing existing project conditions, ROW, and utilities; evaluating preliminary calculations for storm drainage, detention ponds, and sanitary sewer capacities; preparing data for consultants to incorporate into designs. Coordinates engineering design with compliance to FEMA floodplain, USACOE, and Trinity River Authority. Conducts preliminary plan reviews of private development, provides feedback, and coordinates with consultants and developers. Attends development review committee meetings and provides engineering input; attends periodic meetings with potential new private development consisting of residential, retail, commercial, office and industrial projects. Provides citizen assistance by answering citizen questions by phone or in person; and performing occasional site visits. Assist Floodplain Administrator with CRS activities. Other duties include attending meetings with Planning Department and applicants; attending Planning & Zoning Meetings; technical review of civil plans; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. All other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within your department/division. Minimum Qualifications Education: Work requires specialized knowledge in a professional or technical field. Work requires professional level of knowledge of a discipline equivalent to that which is acquired in a bachelor's degree-level of study, in civil engineering. Experience: Over five years Licenses : Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Certifications Required: Professional Engineer License and Certified Floodplain Manager (ability to get within 6 months) Reading : 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. Math : Advanced 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. 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 limited direction: 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. Budget Responsibility : Does research for documents, compiles data for computer entry, and/or enters or oversees data entry. Has responsibility for monitoring budget expenditures (typically non-discretionary expenditures) for a work unit of less than division size. Supervisory / Organizational Control : Work requires functioning as a lead worker performing essentially the same work as those directed, and includes overseeing work quality, training, and instructing. Complexity : 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. Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills : 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: 6/29/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 22, 2021
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to manage projects for public improvements from private development. This is accomplished by reviewing civil engineering plans for public infrastructure ensuring all design criteria, specifications, and requirements are met. This position coordinates with developers, contractors, and consultants and requires knowledge of water, wastewater, and storm drain design. 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 to 20 pounds on occasion. Administers project management by providing design input; reviewing plans; working with consultants on change orders. Conducts plan reviews of private development. Facilitates plan approvals, pre-construction meetings, and project close out; provides oversight for development related engineering permits. Provides citizen assistance by answering citizen questions by phone or in person; and performing project site visits. Manages from the pre-construction meetings to close-out of construction project. Coordinates and interacts with the civil review engineer, inspectors, and other City employees and citizens. All other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within your department/division. Minimum Qualifications Education: Work requires specialized knowledge in a professional or technical field. Work requires professional level of knowledge of a discipline equivalent to that which is acquired in a bachelor's degree-level of study, in civil engineering. Experience: Over five years Licenses : Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Certifications Required: Professional Engineer License (preferred, Construction Project Management experience can be substituted). Reading : 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. Math : Advanced 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. 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 limited direction: 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. Budget Responsibility : Does research for documents, compiles data for computer entry, and/or enters or oversees data entry. Has responsibility for monitoring budget expenditures (typically non-discretionary expenditures) for a work unit of less than division size. Supervisory / Organizational Control : Work requires functioning as a lead worker performing essentially the same work as those directed, and includes overseeing work quality, training, and instructing. Complexity : 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. Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills : 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: 6/29/2021 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 20, 2021
Seasonal
Job Summary This is a vocational training level position in our Streets Division. 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 within the Streets Division. This internship will be working during the Summer of 2021 Essential Job Functions Performs routine duties to assist crews in completing assignments and work orders. This includes clean-up and maintenance for work zone and equipment by cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment, and ensuring all work is to code; and cleaning work site, and performing preventative maintenance by inspecting and performing required maintenance and repairs of all equipment used. Installing traffic cones and barricades as necessary for work zone, and assisting with controlling traffic. Participate in working with small street patching crews in completing work orders by sealing cracks in streets; operating moderate construction equipment; shoveling and raking asphalt and dirt; completing sweep and tack repairs; operating a pavement breaker clearing drainage ditches; repairing guard rails. Perform regular storm drain maintenance and emergency storm work. Repair storm drains, catch basins, and storm drain pipes. Inspect ditches, drainage areas and roadside shoulders for removal of weeds and application of herbicides. Removes debris caused from extreme weather conditions by clearing debris such as fallen trees; cleaning inlets, curbs, and gutters of debris. Participate in concrete work such as curb, gutter, and sidewalk repair, clearing concrete channels of tree limbs and other debris. Install traffic signs and pavement markings. Perform traffic signal maintenance activities. Minimum Qualifications Intern must be at least 17 years of age and currently enrolled in a Grand Prairie High School. This position is for Summer 2021 No experience required; Texas driver's license is preferred. Knowledge of computers and/or GIS is a plus Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 17, 2021
Seasonal
Job Summary Under close supervision and mentorship of professional staff; undertakes one or more assigned activities and/or projects of fixed duration requiring an intermediate 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 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. Create marketing, public relations, advertising, web design, social media and/or graphic arts for assigned department using Word, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, etc. Completes special duties as assigned assisting with special events and special projects. Other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Must have a High School Diploma or GED and currently enrolled in an accredited university pursuing a Bachelor's degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. No experience required Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Closing Date/Time: 5/14/2021 10:00 AM Central