City of University Park

  • 3800 University Boulevard, University Park, TX 75205, United States

University Park, a predominantly residential community of more than 23,000 residents, is located approximately five miles north of downtown Dallas, Texas. The City is the home of Southern Methodist University and the George W. Bush Presidential Center.  It is also known for its attractive homes, beautiful parks, and numerous churches. The location of University Park in north-central Dallas provides easy access to a broad range of cultural, recreational, shopping, and business activities.

A diverse range of more than 7,000 homes supports a unique population base. Seventy-two percent of residents over 25 have college or advanced degrees, making University Park among the most highly-educated cities in the nation. The City is served by the Highland Park Independent School District (HPISD). In state testing, HPISD students consistently rank among the highest in the state, with 97% of the graduating class typically continuing on to college. 

The City prides itself on providing prompt and personal attention to requests for services. A primary goal of the City is to provide and maintain a secure residential atmosphere and, through a hometown policing approach, the City maintains crime rates among the lowest in the metropolitan area.

2 job(s) at City of University Park

City of University Park 3800 University Boulevard, Dallas, TX, United States
Nov 22, 2017
Full Time
Dispatches and assigns police, fire and emergency medical services to both emergencies and non-emergencies.  Answers 311 service line and provides accurate information and / or process requests for service.  Answers incoming calls for the department during non-regular working hours.  Enters data into the computer in order to verify information for emergency personnel.  Processes bond paperwork and monies for persons who have been arrested.  Calls other individuals and agencies in order to request information and confirms warrants to other departments.  Enters stolen items into the NCIC computer.  Monitors outside alarms, electronic tracking systems and maintains office equipment in proper working order.  Dispatches after hours emergency crews for water, streets, parks and traffic.  Ability to read manuals and updates regarding general operational procedures .
City of University Park, TX 4420 Worcola Street, Dallas, TX, United States
Dec 05, 2017
Full Time
Supervises, coordinates and monitors the installation, maintenance and repair of all traffic signals, street markings and signs. Supervises monitors and evaluates the performance of subordinates. Determines appropriate scheduling for staff and monitors and evaluates the work of staff responsible for fabrication and installation crews. Monitors emergency calls and controls overtime costs for efficient use of staff time. Requisitions and orders materials and supplies for signs, signals and markings. Prepares and recommends purchases from vendors. Assists in training to ensure the proper use of equipment and tools. Ensures that equipment is maintained in proper working condition. Maintains records of work performed and submits reports regarding job assignments and completion rates and costs of specific projects i.e., labor, material and equipment cost. Updates a work management system to track work products and projects. Investigates complaints, productivity, and efficiency of teams assigned to projects. Prepares and submits annual budget for the division. Monitors departmental expenses and budget performance. Reviews and processes invoices for payment. Monitors state, federal and local regulations.