City of Grand Prairie

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

The City of Grand Prairie, Texas, is centrally located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metropolitan area. With a population of 184,620, Grand Prairie is the 15th largest city in Texas and in the top 150 nationwide. The City has approximately 1,700 employees.

Named 10th Safest Major City in Texas (of 34 cities with 100,000 or more population) by the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting System.

In 2015 Grand Prairie ranked among the best in the nation for the following, when analyzed by WalletHub.com, a leading personal finance outlet, against the 150 largest U.S. cities by 19 key metrics such as diversity, leisure and median annual income:

  • 1st Place: Starting a career
  • 4th Place: Monthly median starting salary
  • 5th Place: Number of entry-level jobs
  • 6th Place: Housing affordability
  • 6th Place: Workforce diversity
  • 10th Place: Best City for Families

57 job(s) at City of Grand Prairie

City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 21, 2018
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to assist with the repairs and maintenance of water distribution, wastewater collection, and water production systems components for the City.ÂThis is accomplished by performing repairs to water lines; performing repairs to sewer lines; completing work for customer service calls; performing preventative maintenance; and completing installation of sewer and water taps.ÂOther duties include 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 repairs to water lines by responding to water leaks; identifying the source of 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.  Performs repairs to sewer lines by exposing the sewer line; identifying the source of the problem; avoiding the creation of damage to other utilities; conducting repairs; and ensuring a safe job site at all times.  Completes work for customer service calls by responding to service call requests for water to be turned on, leaks at mains, sewer stoppages, and for service to lines; deploying with adequate equipment; and expediting the return to service of sewer or water to customers.  Performs preventative maintenance by performing pull down maintenance utilizing the flush truck or mounted trailer; removing obstructions in sewer lines by derooting, cleaning, or introducing chemicals; and performing CCTV inspections to identify line problems as required.  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.  Conducts repairs 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.  Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED  under and including one year 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.  Class C Drivers license required. Must be able to obtain a Class A CDL with tanker endorsement within 30 days of employment as a condition of continued employment. Must posses a valid Class I Collections License within 6 months of employment and obtain Class C Distribution or Class II Collections License within 30 months of employment. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed wet/and or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions confined space risk of electrical shock and risk of vibration.  Ability to work under routine and emergency situations, sometimes in severe weather.  Shall carry a pager for scheduled on-call duty.  Schedules and shifts shall vary based on necessities in sustaining daily 24 hour operations.  Must be able to work weekends and holidays if necessary. Additional Information  Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Jan 24, 2018
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to perform general maintenance of water production systems and related components.ÂThis is accomplished by ensuring site security; performing system maintenance; providing pump maintenance; ensuring water quality.ÂOther duties include operating wells; providing storage tank maintenance; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Scheduled for on-call pager rotation in response to emergencies .  Essential Job Functions Performs system maintenance by performing valve maintenance.  Monitoring flashing fire hydrants.  Sampling water; working in conjunction with Environmental Service for water quality System Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) maintenance.  Provides pump maintenance by replacing bearings and seal.  Checking power in the radio and verifying SCADA radio, transmitter, and receptor are in working order to receive communications. Minimum Qualifications Over one year up to and including two years related to maintenance and repairs of water storage tanks, lift stations, operation of ground wells, water quality, and chemical injection stations preferred.  Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes.ÂLevel of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency.  Monitors project work by ensuring a safe working environment for crews; planning for and securing needed materials and equipment; ensuring project is completed in a timely manner; inspecting work; and provided problem solutions as needed.  Completes administrative duties by preparing daily work orders; preparing various reports; processing overtime and leave requests; completing accident forms; and monitoring equipment inventories.  Valid Class A CDL with Tanker Endorsement /Haz Mat within 90 days of employment, Class D Water Distribution License within 6 months of employment and upgrade to a Class C Water Distribution License within next 24 months and Class I Collections within one year. ÂAbility 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.ÂOrdinarily, 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.ÂOrdinarily, 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:Â20% or less of work time.  Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 22, 2018
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to maintain the city facilities. This is accomplished by performing routine and corrective maintenance on the buildings and security systems. Other duties include assisting other divisions as needed; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Maintains the facilities by performing maintenance and repair of all electrical and mechanical systems, including, but not limited to: HVAC, plumbing, except those requiring the attention of a licensed specialist. Maintains the facilities systems including, but not limited to large generator maintenance, electrical and electronic equipment including air conditioning and heating systems. Preserves condition of fountains by maintaining water chemistry, electrical motor and pump repairs. Creates and updates reports and documents services performed. Provides customer service to the public and employees by providing information as requested; and ensuring the safety and security of customers. Minimum Qualifications Level of knowledge equivalent to HS diploma/GED. Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of tools and equipment. Two years' experience in the maintenance and repairÂof buildings. Plumbing skillsÂincludingÂinstallation of pipes and fixtures are highly preferred. 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. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Closing Date/Time: 3/15/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 22, 2018
Full Time
Job Summary Under the direction of the City Attorney, assist in providing a variety of legal services for the City of Grand Prairie, its departments and employees. This role is mainly responsible for counseling and advising the Police Department and other City departments that have a criminal enforcement component, and is responsible for drafting or reviewing contracts, PIA letters, and ordinanances, attending boards and commission meetings, and occasionally representing the City in litigation. This role will be required to also assist in other aspects of municipal law; the City's legal department is small, so versatility, flexibility, and adaptability is essential.   Essential Job Functions This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent. This position has responsibilities that require lifting up to 10 pounds on occasion. Prepares or reviews city contracts, ordinances, agenda items, and Public Information Act documents. Advises the Police Chief and other City personnel on legal matters, including but not limited to, criminal law, criminal procedure, policies and procedures, and Open Meetings Act. Prepares text for new ordinances or amendments to current ordinances upon approval of the City Attorney. Attends all Building Advisory and Appeal Board meetings. Researches, analyzes, and prepares legal opinions and training bulletins on criminal or civil law, criminal procedure, department policy, case law, and legislative updates as necessitated by law or as requested by the Police Chief or other Department Managers. Maintains current information on all pertinent federal, state and municipal laws and case rulings; monitors and advises on legislation that could impact the operations of the police department and the City. Represents the City in some litigation, such as nuisance abatement litigation. Provides legal counsel to elected and appointed officials, boards, commissions, committees, and City departments based on interpretation of federal, state, county, and city constitutions, charters, statutes, ordinances, resolutions, rules, regulations, court decisions, administrative law decisions, and other legal authority. Maintains a general understanding of all aspects of municipal law and functions; answers questions from all City departments on a range of topics. Performs other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within department/division. Minimum Qualifications Education : Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school Experience : Five years minimum practicing law Licenses : Valid Class C Driver's License required; Licensed with the State Bar of Texas Certifications Required: None Reading : Ability to read and understand advanced literature, books, reviews, legal or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports. Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Math : Knowledge of intermediate math to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Writing : Ability to write at an advanced level to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques. Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Managerial : Within this job, the employee normally performs the duty assignment within broad parameters defined by general organizational requirements and accepted practices. Total end results determine effectiveness of job performance. Budget Responsibility : Has little to no budgetary responsibility. Supervisory / Organizational Control : Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, or temporary employees. Complexity : Work is of the broadest scope dealing with highly complex concepts or issues of great importance to the City. Highly important policies, procedures or precedents may be approved, rejected or recommended to a Department Head or CMO by individuals in this classification. Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills : Final decisions regarding policy development and implementation are made and/or recommended. Interaction with others outside the City requires exercising participative management skills that support team efforts and quality processes. Closing Date/Time: 3/14/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 21, 2018
Seasonal
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to maintain the interior and exterior of City facilities and grounds.ÂThis is accomplished by performing routine maintenance on the interior and exterior of buildings; and maintaining grounds.ÂOther 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.ÂLevel 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.ÂOrdinarily, 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.ÂOrdinarily, 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.ÂOrdinarily, 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.ÂWork requires little or no analysis or judgment.  Discussion Occasional:Â20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: 3/9/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 15, 2018
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to maintain the city facilities. This is accomplished by performing routine and corrective maintenance on the buildings and security systems. Other duties include assisting other divisions as needed; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Maintains the facilities by performing maintenance and repair of all electrical and mechanical systems, including, but not limited to: painting walls, texturing and drywall repairs, ceilings and fixtures, doors and closures, locksmithing, HVAC, plumbing, except those requiring the attention of a licensed specialist. Maintains the facilities systems including, but not limited to large generator maintenance, electrical and electronic equipment including air conditioning and heating systems, repairing and replacing interior and exterior lights. Preserves condition of fountains by maintaining water chemistry, electrical motor and pump repairs. Using the pressure washer to clean, and for the removal of graffiti. Creates and updates reports and documents services performed. Provides customer service to the public and employees by providing information as requested; and ensuring the safety and security of customers. Minimum Qualifications Level of knowledge equivalent to HS diploma/GED. Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of tools and equipment. Supplemented by specialized training in HVAC, plumbing, electrical technology, construction or a related field. Two years' experience in the maintenance and repairÂof buildings. HVACÂskills are highly preferred. 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. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Closing Date/Time: 2/28/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 10, 2018
Seasonal
Job Summary The role of a Seasonal Aquatics Instructor is to teach swimming lessons to the community. Instructors must know how to swim and be able to teach basic swimming techniques for all ages. Instructors are expected to attend trainings, have good communication skills, and work well with children. Other duties include enforcing pool rules and regulations; ensuring the sanitation of water conditions; providing customer service and answering customers' questions and interacting with City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Provides service to the general public by teaching 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. 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. No experience required. American Red Cross -Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, First Aid certification highly preferred. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 10, 2018
Seasonal
Job Summary The Seasonal Lifeguard will protect the lives of the City's patrons by sitting on the stand, scanning the water, observing patron's activities and enforcing pool rules and regulations. Other duties include ensuring the sanitation of water conditions, providing customer service and answering customer's questions, setting up facilities for special events and interacting with City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Ensures the safety of the general public by enforcing pool rules and regulations; monitoring activities and providing assistance when necessary.  Provides service to the general public by coaching swimming lessons; scanning the water to monitor activities; informing customers' of upcoming events and answering inquiries.  Prepares facilities for special events by setting up tables and chairs and decorating. Minimum Qualifications A high school diploma or GED and a valid Texas Class C driver's license preferred.  A Lifeguard Certification (Red Cross, YMCA, or Ellis), First Aid and CPR Certification is highly prferred.  Water Safety Instructor's (WSI) Certificate preferred. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 10, 2018
Seasonal
Job Summary The seasonal Pool Manager supervises employees and volunteer workers in the Aquatics Division. Â Essential Job Functions Assists in coordinating and directing aquatic programs. Â Knowledge of all aspects of pool operations including personnel, water quality, safety, equipment & supplies. Â Maintenance and programs, and duties required to maintain a safe environment for all patrons. Â Minimum Qualifications Requires a High School diploma or GED and a valid Texas Class C Driver's License and two years of increasingly responsible experience in the delivery of an aquatics program. Â A Lifeguard Certification (Red Cross, YMCA, or Ellis),ÂFirst Aid and CPR Certification is required. Water Safety Instructor's (WSI) Certificate preferred. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 06, 2018
Intern
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to assist theÂPolice departmentÂÂwith special projects, research, program analysis, data collection,Âprojects,Âcustomer service,community events,Âclerical help or any otherÂsimilar type duties assigned. Perform in an intern capacity learning cityÂfunctions.ÂMay participateÂon community projects, boards/commissions, or committees and onÂmanagement related decisions/discussions. 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 Additional Information Candidate will be required to pass pre-employment screening which includes drug screen, polygraph, psychological, and background investigation. Closing Date/Time: 2/23/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 06, 2018
Part Time
Job Summary This position works 20 Hours Per Week. The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.ÂThis is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.ÂOther 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.ÂLevel of knowledge equivalent to less than high school or equivalency.  No experience required.  Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification  Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.ÂOrdinarily, 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.ÂOrdinarily, 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.ÂOrdinarily, 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.ÂWork requires little or no analysis or judgment.  Discussion Frequent:ÂFrom 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 2/23/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 02, 2018
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to ensure the safety of the City's streets and roadways.ÂThis 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. Â 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. Â 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. Â 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. Â Maintains inventory levels by contacting vendors to order materials. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED 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 of related experience. Â Class A Driver's License within six months, IMSA Level III Certification within one year of employment. Â 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. Â 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. Â Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.ÂOrdinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Â 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. Â 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. Â Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures.ÂProfessional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Closing Date/Time: 3/30/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 02, 2018
Part Time
Job Summary This position is for the Waggin Wagon Off-siteÂintern. Looking for a college student to work 19 hours per week -Âworking every Saturday and Sunday is required (off-site events are scheduled on those days). Other hours will be scheduled throughout the week Tuesday through Friday. Essential Job Functions Design marketing materials for Animal Services including brochures, fliers, posters, direct mail publications, social media updates, newsletters, signage and website updates in coordination with the City's Marketing Department to create or coordinate a marketing campaign for adoption events. Attend weekly events with the Prairie Paws Waggin' Wagon. Events: May plan and implement event details for campaigns, adoption events, public outreach for donations or education, etc. May involve scheduling locations for events, coordinating volunteers, creating materials, coordinating with staff, preparing animals and pictures, making reservations, preparing invitations as well as thank you cards, and all arrangements to ensure a smooth, productive, purposeful, error free event. Perform departmental specific functions by attending to the animals in the shelter and on the Adoption Waggin' Wagon. Cleaning and disinfecting kennels and cages, litter boxes, feeding utensils, etc. Launder animal bedding and towels, sweeping and mopping floors, removing trash and any animal waste as needed. Assists with public with adoptions and performs adoption procedures; i.e.: helping and talking with adopters to complete paperwork; recording animal and adopter information in computer system, etc. Preparing reports, handling money, filing, and typing various correspondences as requested and approved by management at Prairie Paws Adoption Center Minimum Qualifications Must have High School Diploma or GED and currently enrolled in an accredited university. Preferred fields of study are communications, marketing, advertising, public relations, event planningÂor animal science. Waggin Wagon Essential Duties:  Help with Waggin Wagon mobile adoption trailer EVERY Saturday and Sunday. Manage the Waggin Wagon Adoption Trailer appearances. Provide humane treatment to all animals. Assists with other off-site events such as spay/neuter clinics, adoption fairs, etc. Ensures adoption area and Waggin Wagon adoption trailer are cleaned and maintained at all times. Maintains and updates supplies for Waggin Wagon. This job will require working indoors and outdoors. Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential. Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for standing for prolonged periods of time; ability to lift 50 pounds (heavy, moderate or light lifting) or more and ability to walk for prolonged periods of time. Other duties as assigned Closing Date/Time: 3/2/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 02, 2018
Seasonal
Job Summary Charley Taylor Seasonal Camp Counselors Lee Middle School location for Spring and Summer of 2018 Supervises children and organizes structured inside and outside events. Knowledge of arts, crafts, games, and different sports, implementing recommendations by coordinating persons and/or other resources, directing activities of others, developing plans, procedures and goals, based on experience and ability to create methods for accomplishing the goals. Essential Job Functions May handle cash and close 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. 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. Minimum Qualifications A High School diploma or GED and a valid Texas Class C drivers license preferred. Experience working and supervising children in a recreation or camp environments preferred. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 02, 2018
Seasonal
Job Summary Tony Shotwell Seasonal Camp Counselors for Spring and Summer 2018 Supervises children and organizes structured inside and outside events. Knowledge of arts, crafts, games, and different sports, implementing recommendations by coordinating persons and/or other resources, directing activities of others, developing plans, procedures and goals, based on experience and ability to create methods for accomplishing the goals. Essential Job Functions May handle cash and close 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. 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. Minimum Qualifications A High School diploma or GED and a valid Texas Class C drivers license preferred. Experience working and supervising children in a recreation or camp environments preferred. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 02, 2018
Seasonal
Job Summary Charley Taylor Seasonal Camp Supervisors Lee Middle School location for Spring and Summer 2018 Determines program content and methods used in providing service, coordinates, promotes, implements and evaluates summer camp activities and events assigned. Plans and supervises a program of arts and crafts, youth sports, and other summer camp specialties. Individual should have experience working with children in recreation programs and activities. Essential Job Functions Knowledge of recreation, cultural and social needs of the community Procedures for planning, implementing, and maintaining a variety of recreation leisure time activities and programs through community participation, hazards and accepted safety precautions associated with the task, principles and techniques used in supervision and training. Standard program evaluation methods and report writing procedures. 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 Requires a High School diploma or GED and one year of recreation experience. An Associates degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration or a related field preferred. A valid Texas Class C drivers license required. Experience working and supervising children in a recreation or camp environments preferred and cash handling a plus. Additional Information Must be able to work flexible schedule to include some nights and weekends. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 01, 2018
Seasonal
Job Summary Dalworth Rec Center Seasonal Camp Supervisors for Spring and Summer 2018  Determines program content and methods used in providing service, coordinates, promotes, implements and evaluates summer camp activities and events assigned. Plans and supervises a program of arts and crafts, youth sports, and other summer camp specialties. Individual should have experience working with children in recreation programs and activities. Essential Job Functions Knowledge of recreation, cultural and social needs of the community Procedures for planning, implementing, and maintaining a variety of recreation leisure time activities and programs through community participation, hazards and accepted safety precautions associated with the task, principles and techniques used in supervision and training. Standard program evaluation methods and report writing procedures.  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 Requires a High School diploma or GED and one year of recreation experience.  An Associates degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration or a related field preferred. A valid Texas Class C drivers license required. Experience working and supervising children in a recreation or camp environments preferred and cash handling a plus. Additional Information Must be able to work flexible schedule to include some nights and weekends. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Feb 01, 2018
Seasonal
Job Summary Tony Shotwell Seasonal Camp Supervisors for Spring and Summer 2018 Determines program content and methods used in providing service, coordinates, promotes, implements and evaluates summer camp activities and events assigned. Plans and supervises a program of arts and crafts, youth sports, and other summer camp specialties. Individual should have experience working with children in recreation programs and activities. Essential Job Functions Knowledge of recreation, cultural and social needs of the community Procedures for planning, implementing, and maintaining a variety of recreation leisure time activities and programs through community participation, hazards and accepted safety precautions associated with the task, principles and techniques used in supervision and training. Standard program evaluation methods and report writing procedures.  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 Requires a High School diploma or GED and one year of recreation experience. An Associates degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration or a related field preferred. A valid Texas Class C drivers license required. Experience working and supervising children in a recreation or camp environments preferred and cash handling a plus. Additional Information Must be able to work flexible schedule to include some nights and weekends. Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Jan 31, 2018
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to investigate and enforce stormwater regulatory requirements within the City of Grand Prairie. This is accomplished by investigating illegal dumping within the creeks and drainage ways and conducting stormwater-related nuisance abatement. This position is also responsible for assisting with the City's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) program and Community Rating System (CRS) program. This position assists with the maintenance of the City's rain/stream gauge equipment. Other duties include completing administrative duties and community outreach.  Essential Job Functions Investigates illegal dumping in creeks and drainage ways by driving around the City; looking for piles of trash; responding to complaints from citizens; researching Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWP3) and erosion control plans; identifying suspects and areas of noncompliance for appropriate enforcement actions; inspecting public and private construction for EPA/TCEQ Construction General Permit specifications; following up on clean up processes; and prosecuting the case if necessary. Assists with the City's CRS program, including regular pond inspections and community outreach activities. Assists with the maintenance of the rain/stream gauge equipment.  Works with Code Compliance to issue citations for code violations.  Completes administrative duties by researching sources for property owners; notifying property owners of violations; assisting other departments and co-workers with information and inspections. Performs plan reviews, SWP3 reviews, and onsite inspections of stormwater best management practices (BMPs). Identifies plan and project site deficiencies, as well as corrective actions needed. Works with the property owner, developer, contractor, and other City staff to obtain compliance with EPA/TCEQ regulations.   Minimum Qualifications  Formal Education / KnowledgeWork 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 four years of construction inspection or environmental inspection.  Valid Texas Class C Driver's License, preferred Certified Erosion Sediment Stormwater Inspector (CESSWI) or other similar certification, Certified Floodplain Manager or ability to obtain within one year.  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 and Excel.  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.  Assists with research, compiles data, and performs data entry associated with budget-related activities.  Work requires functioning as an independent worker performing essentially the same work as those directed.  Work is governed by broad instructions, objectives and policies. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents.  Provides information to customers, discusses potential solutions to problems and persuades people to comply with the regulations. Ability to provide customer service when working with private property.  Closing Date/Time: 2/23/2018 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, TX, USA
Jan 26, 2018
Seasonal
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.ÂHead 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.ÂOther 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.  No experience required.  Requires American Red Cross -Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, First Aid certification.  Assists the Pool Manger with tasks.  Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.ÂWork requires some judgment and decision.  Closing Date/Time: 8/31/2018 5:00 PM Central