The City of San Marcos is dedicated to providing excellent service to our residents and maintaining our high quality of life.  Business, industry, education, retail, and government make up the backbone of the San Marcos economy. The City of San Marcos works closely with all of our community partners to help our community become a thriving, job-producing city with opportunities for all.

38 job(s) at City of San Marcos, TX

San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 22, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Coordinates and performs highly skilled mechanics work on behalf of the City's Fleet Services Division; maintains various types of City vehicles and equipment; diagnoses and repairs complex mechanical issues; performs preventative maintenance work; participates in ordering fleet parts; prepares various types of fleet maintenance records and documentation; assists in maintaining shop facilities and equipment; and performs other related duties. Reports to the Fleet Manager and Fleet Supervisor ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Maintains municipal vehicles and equipment for area of assignment: Monitors and assists in ensuring City vehicles/equipment are safely and properly maintained for use by employees. Provides for the safe, reliable, and proper functioning of the City's emergency response vehicles including Police, Fire, and/or Animal Control vehicles. Performs highly technical and labor intensive fleet maintenance work. Fabricates parts used in the repair of City vehicles and equipment. Builds custom designed parts/equipment as required by City departments. 2. Diagnoses and repairs complex mechanical issues: Utilizes comprehensive diagnostic equipment to diagnose mechanical issues and/or failures. Repairs all vehicle/equipment systems including major components and sub-assemblies. Conducts repairs in relation to hydraulic and/or other mechanical systems; replaces cylinders, builds new hose assemblies. Performs preventative maintenance; utilizes fluid exchange and four-wheel alignment systems. 3. Provides customer support and quality assurance: Interfaces with customers regarding fleet maintenance inquiries and complaints. Recommends courses of action regarding the repair of vehicles and/or equipment. Inspects and verifies mechanical repairs meet performance and safety standards established by the Fleet Services Division. Notifies Fleet Services Supervisor regarding the completion of repairs. 4. Participates in ordering mechanical parts and maintaining supply inventories: Prepares and submits parts orders to the Parts Room. Conducts parts research; places online parts orders as required. Reviews parts orders upon delivery; monitors for order accuracy and quality of items received. Tracks parts installed and completes related documentation. Performs annual parts inventory. 5. Provides 24/7 on-call fleet maintenance support for assigned shift; maintains operational equipment assets including on and off-road equipment, fire apparatus, police pursuit vehicles, and animal control equipment. 6. Miscellaneous: Prepares, updates, and maintains fleet maintenance records; inputs labor and repair comments into shop computer system. Cleans and assists in ensuring the safety of shop facilities; stores and secures fleet maintenance equipment and tools. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Five (5) years experience working as an automotive mechanic and performing heavy equipment repair is required. Automotive Air Conditioning Recovery Certification and a Class A Commercial Driver's License are required within 1 year (12) months of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification is desirable. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS JOB DIMENSIONS Must be able to read/comprehend technical repair manuals, diagrams/charts, and fleet maintenance documentation Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments/personnel and vendors. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 80 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, balancing and hearing frequently; sitting, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, talking and foot controls occasionally; crawling rarely. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, heavy equipment, machinery with moving parts, fuels, solvents, cleaning agents, hazardous materials, infectious diseases, burns, cuts, or other physical harm. SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION.. Closing Date/Time: 10/13/2022 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 22, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Position is open until filled. First review date October 17, 2022. JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision, the Crime Analyst participates in the analysis, processing, evaluation and presentation of crime information and statistical trends to assist in the disruption of criminal activity, community education and engagement. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Collect, process, evaluate and analyze data from a variety of resources. Develops, evaluates, monitors, updates and maintains specialized computer database of criminal activities. Applies specialized knowledge of standardized principles, practices, and procedures, in the development of crime trends. Analyze data to identify patterns and trends in criminal activity. Assists in the investigative process. Prepare, distribute and present clear analytical reports to San Marcos Police Department staff and other entities such as City Manager's Office and City Council Uses a vast array of analytical and presentation software, most at the intermediate level. Provides research and analytical support to San Marcos Police Department's. This can include administration, patrol operations and/or investigations. Communicates and collaborates with internal and external partners as it relates to crime issues observed within the City of San Marcos. Monitors developments in the field of analysis. Attends and participates in departmental and profession appropriate meetings. Maintain logs needed to pass audits required by multiple law enforcement resources. Maintains the integrity, professionalism, values and goals of San Marcos Police Department by assuring that all rules and regulations are followed, and that accountability and public trust are preserved. The functions listed above are intended as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed and will evolve to the needs of the department. DECISION MAKING Requires the ability to work independently, make decisions regarding priority of work and methods. Must maintain the absolute confidentiality of all records and information. Consider relative benefits and limitations of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. Must maintain strong ethics and integrity. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Criminal Justice, Geography, Business, Public Administration, Social Science, or related field with an emphasis in research and analysis. May substitute for up to two (2) years of experience. Minimum of three years' experience in research, analysis, and interpretation of law enforcement data or a related field. Experience with relational databases and data mining tools Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation Must be a U.S. Citizen at time of hire. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. An equivalent combination of education, certification and experience may be considered. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Certification by a professional organization in crime or intelligence analysis. May substitute for one (1) year of experience. Experience with NIBRS data Experience with CIS, Brazos, New World or law enforcement CAD/RMS CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS JOB DIMENSIONS Demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Knowledge of crime theories, methodologies, procedures and associated limitations. Knowledge of law enforcement operations and procedures. Knowledge of city practice, policy, procedure, statutes, ordinances, and criminal law. Skill in using computers, related technology and software applications to include Excel, Access, Crystal Reports and ArcPro. Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. Skill in handling conflict and uncertain situations. Ability to maintain compliance with Criminal Justin Information Services (CJIS) standards. Ability to apply and methodologies and techniques associated with strategic, operational, tactical and intelligence analysis. Ability to think critically and apply ideas to real world situations. Ability to quickly recognize and analyze irregular events. Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions or approaches to problems The ability to clearly present complex information and ideas. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with city employees and the public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 15 pounds frequently. Subject to sitting, handling, fine dexterity, vision, hearing and talking constantly; pushing/pulling occasionally; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls rarely. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 21, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Coordinates, performs, and assists in supervising the maintenance and construction of the City's water/wastewater systems and related equipment; operates heavy equipment and maintains various types of maintenance equipment and tools; prepares and maintains departmental maintenance records; provides training and supervises the work activities of assigned personnel; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Participates in maintaining the City's water distribution and wastewater collection systems: Installs and performs preventative maintenance to water/wastewater mains and services, wastewater taps, water meters, fire hydrants, wastewater service clean outs, and wastewater sample ports. Maintains chemical sites used to manage grease control. Utilizes Global Positioning System (GPS) to record the location of water/wastewater mains, vales, cleanouts, fire hydrants, meters, and meter boxes. Conducts wastewater main and service line inspections using closed circuit television equipment. Participates in the repair, testing, and replacement of water meters. Performs utility locates and all necessary tasks associated with utility locates. Operates and maintains work order and/or line locate request management systems. Provides training and supervises the activities of field crew personnel; assigns work duties; monitors the progress and quality of work performed; prepares and maintains crew work schedules. Performs data entry; updates and maintains departmental records and databases; inputs work order and field data information; captures data from monitors and inspections. Miscellaneous: Interacts and communicates with the public when conducting field work. Operates and maintains crew vehicles and equipment; conducts vehicle inspections. Attends and participates in meetings and training courses. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. DECISION MAKING Trains and supervises the work activities of assigned personnel. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Water/wastewater maintenance experience is preferred. Class "D" Water or Class I Wastewater Collection certification is required within two (2) years of employment. Class II Wastewater Collection and Class C Water Distribution certifications are required within four (4) years of employment or one and one-half (1½) years after internal promotion. A Class "A" Commercial Driver's License is required within one (1) year of employment. A Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) is required within 90 days of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Required to perform after hours standby duties. Must be able to respond within 1 hour for emergency calls. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS One (1) year closed circuit televising of wastewater/water or related utility and comprehensive coded condition report writing. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend municipal policies, equipment instruction/ training manuals, and maps. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, contractors, vendors, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 80 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching and handling frequently; sitting, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, talking and foot controls occasionally; crawling rarely. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, vehicle traffic, heavy equipment, open trenches, confined spaces, hazardous chemicals, and infectious diseases. Utilizes confined space equipment or other personal protective equipment as required. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F, on call FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 10/11/2022 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 21, 2022
Part Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Staffs the circulation desk at the public library; registers patrons, checks out materials, collects fines and fees; shelves and maintains stack areas; assists with library programs; and performs related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Staffs the Circulation Desk: Answers and directs incoming calls to appropriate staff. Responds to patron inquiries and complaints; explains the Library's policies, procedures, programs, and fees to customers. Books meeting room reservations. Uses online catalog and knowledge of stacks to help locate library materials for customers. Refers more complex questions to other library personnel as necessary Assists patrons in utilizing library equipment including computers, printers, photocopiers, PC reservation system, and the online catalog. Registers patrons for library cards. Updates, and maintains patron records Collects, processes, and records library fees and fines; provides receipts and change to patrons. Checks materials in and out; activates/deactivates security tags, places holds; processes renewals. Empties book drops; inspects materials for damage; processes and routes items to appropriate locations. Responds to book theft detection security alarms; takes appropriate action. Performs shelving, stack, and reading room maintenance: Sorts and shelves library materials in accordance with Dewey Decimal and alphabetic systems; audits shelves for accuracy. Dusts and maintains shelves; shifts materials as assigned; does shelf reading. Maintains the library reading room; straightens tables and chairs; removes stray paper; puts away materials customers have finished using. Provides assistance in updating and maintaining special book displays and bulletin boards. Assists with assembling new shelving units. Provides assistance with library programs and/or special events: Helps explain and promote library programs. Gathers and organizes program supplies. Sets up tables, chairs, and/or refreshments for library programs. Assists with puppet shows, story times, or other special events. Distributes reading program certificates and prizes. Helps prepare and distribute publicity materials; photocopies and scans documents. Miscellaneous: Assists with processing periodicals, tax forms, or other assigned library materials. Searches for lost, missing, and overdue items. Deletes withdrawn materials from database. Provides assistance with opening and closing duties including locking up the library at night. Attends staff meetings and training programs. Helps train adult and teen volunteers to shelve books. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. Decision Making This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. One (1) year clerical or customer service experience is required. Depending on area of assignment, a valid Texas Driver's License may be required. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/comprehend library policies and documentation. Must be able to prepare and proofread correspondence, minutes, forms, etc. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, vendors, volunteers, patrons, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 45 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; sitting, pushing/pulling, kneeling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing occasionally; crouching rarely. Working conditions involves occasional exposure to infectious diseases and irate members of the public. Work Hours Varied FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 10/10/2022 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 21, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Administers procurement and financial services for the Parks and Recreation Department; Maintains records and assists with coordination of department capital improvement/CIP projects; assures expenditures align with annual budget, and coordinates with grants division to seek and apply for grant funding. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assists the Director with development of all division budgets for the Parks and Recreation Department including capital outlay/CIP. Monitors departmental expenditures align with approved budget and assist with the administration of financial operations of the Parks and Recreation Department. Assists in managing major/minor building construction and remodeling/renovation projects including obtaining bids, purchase orders or other procurement documents. Performs routine finance duties using the City's Enterprise system (currently Tyler Munis): Processes payments and check requests Works with the Finance and Purchasing departments to ensure accounts and project strings are properly funded within Tyler Munis, or similar, application software. Administers grant funding to ensure compliance with grant regulations or requirements Provides Tyler Munis training and support for departmental staff. 4. Administers and maintains various Parks and Recreation Department contracts; coordinates with the Purchasing Department regarding the renewal of contracts; obtains quotes from service providers. 5. Manages and upholds lease agreements of City facilities within or upon dedicated park property following City Council approval. 6. Attends various types of committees, board or city council meetings as needed. 7. Miscellaneous: Assists the Recreation Programs Manager with Active Net or similar program administration to ensure proper accounting for various program revenue sources Performs other related duties as assigned or required. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision of the director. Requires the ability to work independently. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Associate degree or equivalent education is required. Additional commensurate experience may substitute for education. Three to five (3-5) years' experiences with purchasing, financial, and accounting management is required. Experience with Tyler Munis Software (or other enterprise application software) is preferred. Expertise in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Adobe Professional is required. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Closing Date/Time: 10/4/2022 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 21, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY This position is open until filled. First review of applications on October 4, 2022. We are searching for a talented, innovative, and professional individual to conduct community outreach and represent the animal shelter through initiatives that increase visibility and raise awareness throughout the community. This individual must be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and community-driven to take on this exciting role. This position requires someone equipped with a positive attitude and readiness to be a team player in saving animal lives. JOB SUMMARY The Community Engagement Coordinator, under the direction of the Animal Services Manager, serves as a key member of the City's efforts in the animal shelter's live outcome rate and in solving animal issues in the community. This position creates, implements and evaluates marketing strategies, public information campaigns and outreach programs to engage the public in ultimately reducing animal shelter intake and getting animals out of the shelter as quickly as possible. Innovation and transparency will guide this position in focusing on the root problems impacting responsible pet ownership, animal shelter intake, and the amount of time animals spend in the shelter. This position will utilize all available avenues of communication, including digital communications, printed materials, social media, and special events. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Engages the community in solving animal issues: Selects and utilizes appropriate communications channels to engage customers and the community to reunite lost pets with their owners, to prevent shelter intakes, and to be transparent about the shelter's current needs and capacity issues. Designs, develops, and coordinates the distribution of flyers, press releases and other marketing materials for programs/events and educational purposes. Assists in obtaining donations of money, supplies, and services for the shelter, shelter pets, and owned animals; connects pet owners with available resources. 2. Coordinates and implements special programs and events: Develops and implements creative marketing and advertising plans and disseminates related collateral material. Fosters existing and new strategic relationships; collaborates with internal and external stakeholders/partners to further the mission of the animal shelter. Maintains a calendar of outreach activities, community events, workshops, appearances, adoption events, and microchip events. Coordinates, implements, and evaluates special events related to adoptions, volunteers, fosters, rescues, and responsible pet ownership. 3. Utilizes social media platforms and other forms of electronic media: Maintains Animal Services web pages and Facebook page with current pictures, announcements, events, statistics, testimonials, and information; trains shelter staff and volunteers to assist with updates. Coordinates with shelter staff on integration of the animal shelter database with communications functions. 4. Performs administrative functions: Conducts research projects, assists with budget, reports, open records requests, news clips, mailing lists, presentations, and proclamations. Assists with grant applications, award nominations, speeches and talking points. Advises the Animal Services Manager of potential problems and opportunities in public relations and marketing. 5. Provides key support for Animal Services emergencies: Serves as a key member of the Animal Services team during emergencies, including after-hours response. Within prescribed parameters, maintains appropriate communication with staff, other departments, and the public. 6. Other duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING Advanced reasoning skills for dealing with customers, volunteers, staff, partner organizations, and advocacy groups; ability to understand, accept and effectively communicate organizational procedures, mission and goals (spay & neuter/disposition/euthanasia/public health); ability to maintain professionalism in all situations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree required preferably in marketing, public relations, public administration or related fields. Strong skills in written and verbal communication and social media platform development. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Two (2) years' work experience in media, public relations, community outreach or associated field. Experience with community organizations, public officials, event coordination & public speaking. Bilingual Responsible pet owner and familiarity with animal sheltering, rescue, or adoption. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS JOB DIMENSIONS Knowledge of video editing, graphic design, photography and associated software including Adobe Creative Suite Products, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere, and Lightroom or equivalent. Skills in social media including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Hootsuite, as well as management and result tracking programs. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Ability to interface professionally with the public, City Council, boards, commissions and other stakeholders. Ability to leverage relationships to achieve favorable outcomes. Ability to manage projects of varying size and complexity. A flexible work schedule and the ability to work occasional nights, weekends, and during emergency events or natural disasters. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, climbing, balancing and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, bending and twisting rarely. Working conditions are occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, shelter animals, aggressive animals, sick/injured animals, and emergency or investigation scenes. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 20, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Participates in maintaining the City's water/wastewater systems and related equipment; operates various types of maintenance equipment and tools; prepares maintenance records; assists other City departments; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Repairs and maintains water & wastewater mains, service lines, fire hydrants, water meters, valves, manholes and cleanouts; installs new water/wastewater service lines; maintains chemical sites used to manage grease control; installs and maintains water meters and the Automated Metering Infrastructure; performs valve exercising, main flushing, and fire hydrant maintenance; performs CCTV video inspections of wastewater mains, manholes and service lines; utilizes Global Positioning Equipment (GPS) to provide updates to water and wastewater information. Performs work order data entry into computerized work order system. Operates and maintains assigned departmental vehicles, equipment, and tools. Provides assistance to other City departments as required. Miscellaneous: Works to acquire necessary licenses and certifications. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Class D Water or Class I Wastewater Collection certification is required within two (2) years of employment. Class I Wastewater Collection and Class C Water Distribution certifications are required within 4 years of employment. A Class "A" Commercial Driver's License is required within six (6) months of employment. Must be able to respond within 1 hour for emergency calls. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Required to perform after hours standby duties. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS One (1) year related maintenance/equipment operation experience is preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend training/ repair manuals, quadrangle maps, and material safety data sheets. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, contractors, vendors, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 80 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching and handling frequently; sitting, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, talking and foot controls occasionally. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, vehicle traffic, heavy equipment, open trenches, confined spaces, hazardous chemicals, and infectious diseases. Utilizes confined space equipment or other personal protective equipment as required. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F, on call FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 17, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY The City of San Marcos will conduct a Civil Service Examination in order to establish an eligibility list for hiring Firefighters. This eligibility list will be in effect for a period of one year from the test date or until the list has been exhausted, whichever occurs first. Test Date: Friday, November 4, 2022 Time: Doors will open at 8:00 AM and promptly close at 9:00 AM NO ADMITTANCE TO THE TEST SITE AFTER 9:00 AM Test site: San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins, San Marcos, Texas 78666 Starting Salary: $4,673.63 Monthly Incentive Pay: Firefighters are eligible to receive incentive pay for Education, Advanced TCFP Certifications, and/or Advanced EMS certifications (see below for more information) Hiring Incentive: We are offering a hiring incentive to candidates holding a current Paramedic certification, and who are hired from this list, of $5,000 (half at hire and half at successful completion of the probationary period). Lateral Entry: The Lateral Entry Program provides candidates with at least 2 years prior full-time work experience in a comparable fire/EMS agency, with no break in service of 180 days or more, with the ability to start above the first step of the pay scale. The Fire Chief makes the decision regarding eligibility for lateral entry. Placement may be up to step 19.03 of the pay scale based on years of experience in a comparable agency. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Physical Ability Exercise (PAE): This year, the City will be offering a practice day, and all applicants are encouraged to attend. Applicants will be able to practice on as many events as time allows. Each applicant present will also be allowed one full practice run through if they so choose. If the applicant successfully completes the practice run through within the allotted time, it will count as a passing score for the PAE, and the applicant will not be required to take the PAE on November 4th. If a candidate fails their one practice run through, they will be required to take it again on test day once they have successfully passed the written exam. Event: Physical Ability Exercise Practice Run Through Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022 Time: Individual events practice will be available 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM (Swim event at the San Marcos Activity Center or Ladder Climb/Ability Course at Fire Station 5). The full practice run through will begin at 1:00 PM at the San Marcos Activity Center pool, followed by the ladder climb and physical ability course at Station 5. Any individual wanting to participate in a full practice run through must arrive at the Activity Center pool no later than 2:00 PM. Sites: San Marcos Activity Center (Swim Portion), 501 E. Hopkins, San Marcos, Texas 78666 and/or Fire Station #5 (Ladder Climb/Ability Course), 100 Carlson Circle, San Marcos, Texas 78666 Candidates successfully completing the written exam should be prepared to complete the Physical Ability Exercise that same day (if they have not already passed the practice run through). The swim exercise will occur immediately upon verification of a passing score on the written exam. The top scoring candidates on the eligibility list who have also successfully completed the swim exercise, will be required to report to Station 5 for the remainder of the Physical Ability Exercise. Details are provided below: Event: Physical Ability Exercise (Ability Course) Date: November 4, 2022 Time: Roll Call: TBD based on number of candidates Place: San Marcos Fire Station #5, 100 Carlson Circle, San Marcos, Texas 78666 Candidates are encouraged to review the SMFD Physical Ability Exercise MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and not over thirty-five (35) years of age on the date of the entrance examination. Must be a high school graduate or have an equivalency certificate certified by the issuing agency (i.e.: Texas Education Agency). • Must possess a Basic (or above) Structure Fire Suppression Certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection or documentation from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection stating that the candidate is certified as a firefighter on the date of examination. Must hold a Texas Department of State Health Services "DSHS" Emergency Medical Services Certification EMT-Basic or higher (National Registry, DSHS Licensed, or DSHS Certification) on the date of examination. Must be able to obtain a Class B Texas Driver's License within one year of employment. Must comply with all applicable Civil Service Requirements and Regulations. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • Proof of valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Hiring Preference: Preference in hiring shall be made based on DSHS Emergency Medical Services Certification (National Registry, DSHS Licensed, or DSHS Certification) level as follows: 1. First preference - EMT-Paramedic 2. Second preference -EMT- Advanced 3. EMT-Basic (required) In order to properly train our personnel to provide Advanced Life Support (ALS) services, personnel who are hired that are not already Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and/or National Registry Paramedics will be detailed to attend Paramedic (EMT-P) level emergency medical training. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS APPLICATION PROCESS Candidates must have applied online by October 21, 2022 and present a valid picture identification (i.e. driver's license, ID card, etc.) to be admitted into the test site. Roll call will begin at 8:00 AM and promptly close at 9:00 AM. Candidates not in attendance for roll call will not be permitted to take the test. Additional Points: Candidates who pass the examination with a score of 70% or more may be eligible to receive a maximum of five (5) additional points as outlined below. The required documents must be attached through the application process by October 21st to be eligible for the additional points: • Military Points (5 points): Two (2) years prior honorable military experience (Honorable discharge from the United States Armed Forces). The DD-214 must reflect at least 2 years of active duty AND the word "Honorable" must be printed in the "Character of Service" section. The "Member-4" form includes the character of service. • Bachelor's Degree or greater (3 points): A copy of the certified transcript must be provided. **Candidates passing this written examination AND the physical ability exercise will be required to submit the Personal History Statement (PHS) to the San Marcos Fire Department. Candidates will have approximately three weeks to complete the PHS. The Personal History Statement, with additional instructions, will be emailed to you upon review of your application. Generally, candidates spend 12-15 hours to complete this thoroughly. ** REQUIRED documents that must be submitted online by deadline: Friday, October 21st. TEST SITE INFORMATION 1. Absolutely no talking during the exam except directly to the proctor(s). 2. No reading the questions or answers out loud, for any reason. 3. Any person requiring reasonable accommodations to take the examination shall make such accommodations known to the Civil Service Director, in writing, no later than 10 business days prior to the examination. 4. No electronic devices are permitted inside the room during the examination. TEST INFORMATION The City of San Marcos' entry-level firefighter examination tests candidates' ability to learn, remember, and apply information, reading comprehension, interests, situational judgment, and logical and mathematical reasoning ability. The examination is a two-part process. The first part is reading and review of a study booklet containing firefighter-related information. You will be given exactly twenty (20) minutes to read the booklet. During this time, you should read and learn as much of the information as you can. The second portion is a multiple-choice written examination. You will be tested on how much of the information you can remember. You will not be able to take notes when reading the study materials or to refer to the study booklet during the test. A study guide is available for purchase from our test provider, IPMA-HR. 1. Personal items will not be allowed in the testing room (i.e. hats, purses, briefcases, cell phones, pagers, food, drinks, etc.). No one will be permitted to leave the building after the test has started until their test has been turned in. 2. Scoring: • A score of 70%, or more, is passing. • Candidates who pass and meet the criteria outlined above for additional points, receive a maximum of 5 additional points to increase their final score. • An eligibility list will be established by listing candidates in order by Texas Department of State Health Services "DSHS" Emergency Medical Services Certification and candidate's final score. In the event of a tie in final score, the order will be determined by the date of receipt of application with the earliest date and time taking priority. 3. The Eligibility List will be posted on the City's webpage by 5:00 p.m. November 8, 2022. WHO IS CERTIFIED AND WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? A certified firefighter is a person who holds a Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, or Master Structure Fire Protection Personnel Certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. To obtain a Structure Fire Protection Personnel Certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, a person must comply with Section 423, Subchapter A of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection's Standards Manual. Qualified candidates must hold a minimum certification of EMT-basic issued by the Department of State Health Services on the date of the examination. If you have any questions about your status with the Department of State Health Services, contact them through their website. This does not include any volunteer certification, military training or certification, or a certification from another state. If you have any questions about your status with the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, contact the Commission through their website. Closing Date/Time: 10/21/2022 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 14, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY We are looking for a member to join our Animal Services team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. Position is open until filled. Review of applicants every 2 weeks starting 09/27/2022. JOB SUMMARY Utilizes the MyPermitNow permitting software to process various planning and permitting applications, including Platting, Zoning, Variances, and complex permit review. Provides staff support and regularly presents to the Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustments, Historic Preservation Commission, and other City Boards & Commissions as necessary. Provides excellent customer service to all customers of the department, coordinates pre-development meetings, and works successfully with other City Departments. Performs other duties related to the function of the department. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Utilizes the MyPermitNow permitting software to process planning and permitting applications. Schedules and coordinates pre-development meetings with potential applicants, consultants, and internal staff to discuss proposed projects. Receives and processes plat, variance, zoning, and related applications; including, completeness review, initiating review sequence, assigning permit dates, and meeting date preparation. Coordinates application review with other City departments, the County, and other entities, as necessary. Successfully communicates Code requirements to applicants. Administers recording of plats. Assists, as necessary, with review of detailed building and site permits. Maintains digital case files. 2. Provides staff support and regularly presents to various City Boards and Commissions. Prepares staff reports and supporting documentation required for consideration by the Director, and City Boards and Commissions. Informs potential applicants about public hearings, schedules, and deadlines for case processing. Prepares public notification letters, mailing envelopes, and maps. Assists with meeting preparation and facilitation, including taking minutes, pre-meeting set up, post-meeting tear down, etc. 3. Provides excellent customer service and works successfully with other City Departments. Communicates the City's development code process to citizens, consultants, engineers, etc. Meets with citizens, contractors, builders, developers, etc. and responds to inquiries regarding the City's Development code. Serves as an initial contact person and responds to various inquiries regarding zoning, land use, dimensional standards, platting, utility infrastructure, floodplains, and/or other matters related to property development. Performs cursory review of proposed uses and plans for compliance with Codes. 4. Miscellaneous Investigates reported zoning ordinance violations and works with Code Compliance, tenants and property owners to resolve violations found to exist. Reviews development plans to assign, change or verify addresses and notify all entities involved in the change, including creating an address memo with associated maps. Preparation for and facilitation of meetings of Committees established by City Boards and Commissions. Assist with long range planning process, as assigned. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Geography or a related field is required. Two (2) years municipal planning, private consulting, or experience in a related field is required. Master's Degree in Urban Planning or a related field may be substituted for work experience. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Must be able to attend various evening meetings, as assigned Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite and ArcGis preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must have the ability to read/interpret municipal land development and State codes, maps, memorandums, notices, advertisements, etc. Technical writing and organizational skills are necessary for case management and meeting preparation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, as well as with outside entities such as community groups, utility providers, applicants, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 35 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, balancing, hearing, talking and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting and climbing rarely. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 14, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Position is open until filled. First review September 23, 2022. JOB SUMMARY Operates various types of heavy equipment used in the Transportation Division for the operation, maintenance, and construction of drainage, infrastructure. Performs underground storm drain maintenance and repairs, open channel cleaning, drainage infrastructure inspections, line locates; and performs other related duties. May be required to work in other departments of the Transportation Division including Streets or Traffic. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs manual labor for drainage improvement construction projects and drainage maintenance activities. Operates various types of heavy equipment including but not limited to dump trucks, water trucks, loaders, vacuum trucks, skid loaders, hydro-seeder, camera equipment, and street sweepers;, utilizes jack hammers, chain saws, chippers, , and other power tools. Installs and maintain erosion control BMPs such as inlet protection, rock berms, silt fence. Maintains underground storm drain system. Participates in community outreach and education activities and events. Responds to and/or investigate illicit discharge calls such as spills, dumping, and leaks. Works in confined space environments. Cleans and sweeps City streets and/or Airport roads. Trims trees and/or shrubbery. Cleans all drainage infrastructure in the right-of-way of debris. Provides traffic control for construction activities, emergencies, parades and various types of special events. Cuts and grades open channels. Uses technology such as desktop computers, tablets, smartphones to perform job duties including inspections of drainage infrastructure, timekeeping. Participates in cross training with other Transportation Division crews including Streets and Traffic Miscellaneous: Provides on-call assistance; responds to emergency situations as required. Assist other Transportation Division crews or other City departments as required. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or equivalent required. One (1) year experience operating heavy equipment or performing street, drainage, or water or wastewater utility work is required. A Class "A" Commercial Driver's License is required within one (1) year of employment. A Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) is required within 90 days of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend routine maintenance documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments/personnel and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 85 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, walking, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, balancing, talking and foot controls frequently; sitting, lifting, carrying, fine dexterity, kneeling, twisting and climbing occasionally; crouching, crawling and bending rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, dust, dirt, heavy equipment, vehicle traffic, hot asphalt, hazardous chemicals/materials, and infectious diseases is involved. Utilizes personal protective equipment as required. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 09, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY This position is open until filled. First review date is September 22, 2022. JOB SUMMARY Performs duties of an Engineering Inspector on complex and/or sensitive projects and assists Engineering Inspections Manager with the management of inspection services. Plans, coordinates, and performs inspections pertaining to City water, wastewater, storm drain, road, and bridge construction on capital improvement projects and projects associated with development. Assists Project Manager with construction administration on capital improvement projects; and inspects construction on private property for compliance with drainage and floodplain ordinances. Reviews construction plans for compliance with city and state requirements; investigates drainage complaints and provide technical assistance on inquiries from citizens and other departments; and assists the Department in keeping Technical Specification and Details current. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provides inspection services in relation to capital improvement and development projects: Monitors and ensures compliance with contract documents, plans, specifications, codes, regulations, ordinances, and permit requirements. Prepares and maintains project documentation including correspondence, daily reports, materials testing results, record drawings, submittals, change orders, and payment requests. Record job progress and document project issues daily Inspects construction sites to ensure safety practices are in compliance with City standards and OSHA rules and regulations Works with property owners and acts as a liaison between those owners and the Contractor Verifies quantities in relation to capital improvement project payment requisitions. Conducts weekly meetings with project managers and contractors. Attends pre-construction meetings with City personnel, engineers, contractors, and utility company representatives; discusses general project details; obtains 24-hour contact information from contractors. 2. Maintains daily communication with Project Manager. 3. Investigates, inspects, and provides technical assistance/response to concerns regarding construction activities, drainage complaints, and floodplain ordinances, coordinates inspection activities with other City departments, contractors, consultants, and outside agencies. 4. Participates in the preparation and review of capital improvement, public improvement and site development plans including water, wastewater, storm drain, and/or street improvements. 5. Assists Engineering Inspections Manager: Training new Engineering Inspectors Participates in the review and revisions of standard details, standard specification and standard products, which typically occurs on an annual basis Work with Department staff on resolving constructions issues. Preparing and administering inspection policies and budget for inspections operations Research new methods, techniques and equipment and recommends their application. 6. Serve as Manager in the absence of the Engineering Inspections Manager, when asked to do so. Attend meetings, approve time off and time sheets for inspectors Conduct right of way inspections. Investigate complaints and other miscellaneous issues as directed by the Director of Engineering. DECISION MAKING Ability to solve construction field issues using analytical judgment and practical knowledge Ability to follow and give technical written and verbal instructions, visualize spatial relationships, interpret technical data, and to logically correlate plans for future construction with existing conditions. Monitors activities and provides technical direction to contractors and city staff. Reviews and recommends for approval contractor submittals. Creates and maintains orderly records for construction plans, inspection reports, cost estimates, construction plan review routing, drainage complaints, maps, drawings, and computer files. Manages construction project inspection processes. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or equivalent is required. Five years progressively responsible engineering, construction or operations experience with strong knowledge of construction materials and methods. Knowledge and experience with various Windows software including Word, Excel, and Access required. Valid Texas driver's license with an acceptable driving record is required. Water Operator - Class D or higher from TCEQ required or ability to obtain within 1 year. Wastewater Collection Operator - Class I or higher from TCEQ required or ability to obtain within 1 year. OSHA certification in Trench Safety or ability to obtain within 1 year. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Completion of a minimum of 60 college hours plus experience in construction supervision, engineering design or surveying equivalent to 2 years of college (two years additional experience may substitute for one year of college). Ten years progressively responsible engineering, construction or operations experience in a municipal setting. Experience with construction of, Low Impact Development projects, lift stations and conduit for underground electric CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS JOB DIMENSIONS Completes technical training courses as needed. Travel to other location for training. Maintains professional demeanor with city staff, public and contractors. Good verbal communications. Reading various engineering manuals and texts, field notes from survey crews, maps, drawings, construction plans and specifications, contractor submittals, shop drawings and computer software instruction manuals. Writing general correspondence, engineering specifications, inspection reports, change and field orders, plan review redlines, written direction to contractors, bid forms and bid tabulations. Applies complex formulas and principles of trigonometry, algebra, and engineering calculations. Ability to follow and give technical written and verbal instructions, visualize spatial relationships, interpret technical data, and to logically correlate plans for future construction with existing conditions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 26 pounds occasionally. Subject to fine dexterity, vision, hearing and talking constantly; sitting and reaching frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, bending, foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, crawling, twisting, climbing and balancing rarely. Working conditions involve frequently working outdoors in all types of weather conditions; exposure to extreme weather conditions such as heat, cold, wind, rain; exposure to conditions at construction sites such as dirt dust, caustic substances, loud noise; heat from liquid asphalt while taking measurement, rocky and uneven terrain and heavy brush during construction inspections and site assessments. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., M-F, Occasional evenings and weekends FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 08, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Performs skilled and specialized purchasing functions and contract administration. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Develops and administers formal and informal bid documents for goods and services: Provides guidance and assistance in preparing scopes and/or specifications. Issues solicitations, conducts bid openings, and assists vendors. Assists in analyzing bids, verifies vendor status, and recommends contracts for award and execution. Provides departments with guidance and direction regarding contract administration. Monitors vendor performance and contract compliance. Monitors contract terms and prepares contract modifications. Maintains purchasing records and files. Updates electronic contract management system (Tyler-Munis) and maintains purchasing and contracting records. Prepares documentation for City Council action. Applies Federal, State, and Local public procurement rules and regulations 2. Reviews purchase orders for compliance with Purchasing Policy: Conducts research on purchasing trends, cost savings, and recommends purchasing methods. 3. Oversees City auction items, manages sale, and maintains records: Coordinates collection of surplus property and equipment and manages auctions. 4. Assists the Purchasing Manager and other purchasing and contracting staff and performs other related procurement and contracting functions. Decision Making Determination of best and most appropriate procurement method. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in a closely related field is required. Commensurate combination of education and experience may be considered. Four (4) years additional progressively responsible related experience may be substituted for a degree. Procurement certification is desired such as Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Texas Contract Manager (CTCM), and Certified Texas Contract Developer (CTCD) and is required within two (2) years of employment. Microsoft Office experience to include Excel, Word, Power Point, and Adobe Professional Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Two (2) years progressively responsible purchasing experience is desirable. Procurement certification is desired such as Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Texas Contract Manager (CTCM), and Certified Texas Contract Developer (CTCD). Experience in state and municipal procurement and contract law. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must have the ability to interpret and apply purchasing policies, procedures, regulations, insurance and bond requirements; must be able to prepare, review, and analyze various types of procurement documents. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must have the ability to deliver public presentations; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, vendors, suppliers, contractors, bidders, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 35 pounds rarely. Subject to vision constantly; sitting, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, balancing and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting and climbing rarely Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions. Work Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M- F FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 02, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Position is open until filled. First review is September 16, 2022. JOB SUMMARY Administers the City and University obligations within the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP); manages City and University related activities within and along the upper San Marcos River watershed; identifying grant opportunities and implements the grant application process that will enhance the goals of the HCP; develops and manages contracts associated with HCP and grant responsibilities; assists with permitting of projects and support for CIP projects. Candidate should be highly motivated to work interdepartmentally to implement programs, events and processes that enhance the HCP conservation measures and work to improve riverine habitat quality directly or indirectly. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Responsible for the seamless implementation and full scope of operations within the HCP for University and City: Develops and manages contracts for HCP measures and projects; inspect the quality of work performed by contractors undertaking various HCP and CIP projects. Monitors progress of implementation and develops monthly and annual reports for submission to United States Fish and Wildlife Services and the Edwards Aquifer Authority. Conducts scientific research and experimental design for specific HCP measures revisions, as needed Responsible for implementation of the Adaptive Management Process as defined in the adopted HCP documents; represents the City/University at meetings of the Implementing Committee and other governmental bodies to ensure the City/University mission is effectively represented; Ensures compliance with Edwards Aquifer HCP and Funding and Management Agreement Develops plans and strategies to coordinate effective intergovernmental efforts; promotes effective communications, cooperation and coordination with governmental bodies to implement and enhance HCP measures; Prepares and monitors HCP-related budgets; Establishes and achieves short and long-range City/University goals related to quality of riverine habitat for endangered species; Develops and implements plans for public awareness and education activities that include coordination of community outreach, intergovernmental communication and reports, interagency networking, and intradepartmental involvement Obtains grants to leverage HCP funding to further the outreach of the program and manages their integration in ongoing efforts; Performs assignments independently, often with minimal supervision; solely responsible for the development of conferences, workshops and meetings with public and officials; and performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor. Works with the City's Discovery Center staff to ensure implementation of the Conservation Crew program as defined in the HCP workplans 2. Interfaces with the public, as needed, to include university classes, school field trips; delivers presentations; responds to environmental/park inquiries and concerns. 3. Prepares various types of environmental reports including biological opinions, National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) documents, and environmental impact statements; obtains environmental permits required for City projects from local, State, and Federal agencies; reviews proposed development plans as required. DECISION MAKING Ability to solve field issues using analytical judgment and practical knowledge Monitors activities and provide clear and concise technical direction to contractors. Evaluates the performance of assigned contractors Evaluates HCP and grant projects and assigned budgets. Evaluates permits, work plans, mitigation plans, research projects. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Ecology, Biology, or related field is required. Five (5) years' experience working on federal, state and local water quality projects and HCP-related experience is required. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS Master's Degree in Ecology, Biology, or related field. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS JOB DIMENSIONS Must be able to review/prepare watershed/conservation management plans, environmental reports, grant/project documentation, maps, and presentations. Must be able to develop and manage annual budgets. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, community groups, contractors, vendors, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 60 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; handling and fine dexterity frequently; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, balancing, hearing, talking and foot controls occasionally; crouching, crawling, bending, twisting and climbing rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions and uneven terrain when working in the field. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F FLSA Status Exempt Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Aug 26, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Position is open until filled. First review is September 8, 2022. JOB SUMMARY Promotes the San Marcos hospitality and travel industry to visitors. Coordinates and assists with administrative and promotional projects of the San Marcos Convention and Visitor Bureau. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Serves as administrative coordinator and performs a variety of high level administrative duties in support of departmental operations Answers, screens, and directs incoming calls; documents and distributes phone messages Responds to various types of inquiries regarding departmental operations, policies, procedures, and/or programs Addresses and assists in resolving issues/complaints from employees and the general public Maintains assigned calendars; schedules appointments, meetings, interviews, training sessions, and/or other types of activities Receives, sorts, and distributes departmental mail Oversee the daily operations of the Tourist Information Center Responsible for opening and closing duties of the TIC (weekends and weekdays as scheduled) Assist with visitor inquiries via mail, walk-in and telephone Prepare and ship packages of brochures and promotional items Maintain and order brochure inventory for local, area and state attractions/activities Maintain and organize stockroom inventory of brochures and promotional items Support of the Customer Relations Management software / Partner Connect program Communicate and engage with travel industry partners to gather partner info Maintain product inventory and brochure fulfillment Deliver promotional materials and other items to area partners Maintain daily visitor data reports for local and state reports Procurement / Tyler munis Requisition entry/PO receiving Tracks expenditures for various accounts Processes vendor invoices for payment Receives and processes P-card statements Board Liaison Prepares meeting agendas and related materials; transcribes and disseminates minutes Drafts correspondence; prepares reports, presentations, and/or other documentation Ensure the board is following TOMA rules Accomplish the goals and objectives of the SMCVB Assist in maintaining current promotional content and related documents Participate in special promotions sponsored by the SMCVB such as events, meetings, luncheons, conferences, and trade and travel shows (includes the physical work of set-up and breakdown, interacting with attendees, and the handling and distribution of boxes of promotional materials) Ensure a cohesive working relationship with all department staff, city personnel, public officials and area tourism partners (retail, attraction, cultural, hotel, etc.) Maintain a high degree of knowledge of existing San Marcos products (hotels, bed and breakfasts, meeting facilities, restaurants, attractions and event facilities) Assist in other areas/departments when needed to assist operations to perform job duties not included in this job description DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Two (2) years customer service experience required. Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS JOB DIMENSIONS Must be able to read and comprehend departmental policies and program documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with visitors and volunteers, City officials and departments, outside agencies, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, bending, balancing and talking occasionally; kneeling, crouching, crawling, twisting and climbing rarely. Working conditions involves sitting and standing for extended periods of time. Occasional exposure to toner/ink cartridges and/or other hazardous chemicals. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, hazardous chemicals, infectious diseases, and potentially irate members of the public. Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F Minimum of 2 Saturdays per month. FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Aug 25, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Performs environmental health inspections relative to area of assignment; responds to and investigates public health complaints; enforces City and State health regulations; prepares and maintains environmental health records and reports; and performs other related duties. The position reports to the Environmental Health Manager. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Conducts health inspections at various locations including food service operations, day care facilities, public and semi-public swimming pools, streams, private water wells, and/or pollution abatement areas; prepares, submits, and/or maintains related records and reports. Responds to and investigates environmental health complaints; identifies and documents health violations; provides for the enforcement of City and State health regulations. Utilizes computer hardware and software to enter information into databases. Miscellaneous: Responds to emergency call-outs as requested by the Environmental Health Manager and Police/Fire departments. Required to work some nights and weekends for inspection of temporary events. Maintains departmental equipment; performs vehicle checks. Responds to mosquito complaints and applies larvacide or pupacide to stagnant water areas as necessary. Performs other related duties as required. DECISION MAKING Must demonstrate the ability to be innovative and resolve environmental health matters in a timely and effective manner. Must have excellent customer service skills. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in a science related field is required. Ability to obtain a licensed Registered Sanitarian In Training within six months of employment required. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS Two (2) years of experience in the fields of consumer health, environmental health or sanitation preferred. Licensed as a Registered Sanitarian by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must have the ability to read/comprehend environmental health regulations, municipal codes/ordinances, and departmental policies. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, community groups, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds rarely and 20 lbs. regularly. Subject to vision constantly; standing, walking, handling, fine dexterity, balancing, hearing and talking frequently; sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, bending, twisting, climbing and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching and crawling rarely. Working conditions involves occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, heavy machinery, hazardous chemicals, unsanitary conditions, infectious diseases, and potentially angry irate members of the public. The position may require the use of rubber gloves, rubber boots, hair restraints, and eye protection. Safety Sensitive. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Aug 24, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY This position is open until filled. First review date is September 6, 2022. JOB SUMMARY Provides complex administrative support to a City official, director, and/or other assigned personnel; coordinates clerical activities for area of assignment; prepares correspondence and other documentation; maintains departmental records and files; schedules and coordinates meetings and other functions; performs a variety of general accounting duties; coordinates and conducts special projects; and performs other routine and/or specialized duties relative to area of assignment. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Coordinates and provides high-level secretarial support to assigned senior management personnel: Answers, screens, and directs incoming calls; documents and disseminates phone messages; greets and assists office visitors. Responds to various types of inquiries regarding departmental operations, programs, services, and policies. Researches, follows up, and assists in resolving public issues, concerns, and complaints. Updates and maintains assigned calendars; schedules appointments, meetings, conferences, and/or other functions. Drafts correspondence; prepares reports, presentations, press releases, bid documents, contracts, and/or other documentation. Updates and maintains departmental policies, procedure manuals, web pages, databases, personnel records, and filing systems. Organizes and attends assigned meetings: Prepares meeting agendas and related materials; transcribes and disseminates minutes. Sets up meeting equipment including projectors and computers. Serves as departmental representative at City meetings and functions. Conducts a variety of general accounting duties: Processes accounts payable/receivable, check requests, purchase orders, invoices, and/or budget adjustments. Provides assistance in preparing departmental budget. Monitors and maintains petty cash fund; issues monies as necessary. Coordinates the purchase of departmental supplies, equipment, and/or uniforms; obtains purchase orders; liaises with vendors; monitors and maintains supply inventories. Participates in administering grant funding and/or departmental contracts; assists in coordinating bid processes. Plans, coordinates, and conducts special projects relative to area of assignment. Miscellaneous: Prepares and submits departmental timesheets and travel requests. Processes, sorts, opens, and distributes departmental mail. Copies, scans, faxes, and files documentation. Performs other routine and/or specialized duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Associate's Degree in a related field is required. Four (4) years experience providing administrative support to senior management personnel is required. Depending on area of assignment, a valid Driver's License with an acceptable driving record may be required. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read and comprehend policies, procedures, municipal codes, budgets, financial records, contracts, and/or other departmental documentation; must have the ability to prepare/process complex correspondence, reports, and other materials of a highly confidential nature. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, community organizations, vendors, and the general public. Associate's Degree or 60 hours of college course work in a related field is required. Commensurate combination of education and experience may be considered. Years of experience may be substituted for a degree. Four (4) years' experience providing administrative support to senior management personnel is required. Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Expertise in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Adobe Professional is required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 15 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting, handling, fine dexterity, vision, hearing and talking constantly; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling and reaching occasionally; kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls rarely. Working conditions involves sitting for extended periods of time. Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Aug 20, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY This position is open until filled. First review date June 7, 2022. JOB SUMMARY Performs routine work under direct supervision involving the installation and maintenance of the City's electric utility system; helps Lineworkers; trims trees; operates various types of work equipment and tools; assists in responding to electrical emergencies; and performs other related duties. Rotates crews regularly, directs lower level crew members and works under the direction of Lineworkers and Electric Distribution Supervisors. The Lineworker Apprentice IV is authorized to work on energized primary voltages "Rubber Glove" with appropriate PPE, as long as a Lineworker is working in another Aerial Bucket on the same structure. Performs all duties as assigned to Lineworker Helpers and Apprentice I's, Apprentice II's, and Apprentice III's plus the following functions: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assist is writing a switching order Be able to correctly read a job drawing. Safely add or remove electrical equipment on poles. Install and remove grounds on both underground and overhead systems. Terminate URD Risers and install jumpers to overhead conductors. Terminate and Install Ct Metering Is required to be "on call" on a rotating basis or as needed to meet business needs. Performs a variety of duties associated with the restoration of electric services: Troubleshoots and assists in resolving unplanned power outages. Participates in restoring power services in a safe and timely manner. Communicates with utility customers regarding electrical complaints, planned outages, and potential electric hazards. Performs other duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING This position works under general and direct supervision MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Must have successfully completed SMEU Apprentice I, II, and III program requirements, or equivalent A Class A Commercial Driver's License is required within one (1) year of employment. Must maintain a valid Texas Class (A) Commercial Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Basic computer skills to check emails and enter time worked are required. Must be able to lawfully report to duty within one hour. Must reply to calls for assistance on nights and weekends within one hour. CAREER TRAINING PROGRESSION Successfully complete the following criteria to be eligible to advance to the next level. One year On-the-Job-Training at SMEU in this position. Northwest Lineman's College Module Four Safety 4 Communication Systems Special Elements 2 Vegetation Management System Operations System Automation Overhead Line Design Underground Line Design Trouble Investigation Crew Leadership TEEX Level Four Apprentice Program Module 0 Orientation Module 1 Rubber Gloving III Emergency Procedures Module 2 10 Hour Outreach for the Construction ET&D Industry Module 3 Troubleshooting Overhead and Underground Systems Module 4 Leadership essentials Written Test Hands on Skills Test administered by the Electric Distribution Supervisors. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS JOB DIMENSIONS Must be able to read/comprehend job orders and specifications. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Maintaining positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, electrical contractors, and utility customers. Working safely, professionally and productively. This position may be required to work more than 40 hours per week and may require reporting in an "on call" basis. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 100 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling and balancing frequently; sitting, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing to heights over thirty- five (35) feet high, talking and foot controls occasionally; crawling rarely. Working conditions can involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, heavy equipment/vehicles, high/low voltage electrical currents, hazardous chemicals/materials, wild life, working at heights or confined spaces. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Aug 19, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Position is open until filled. First review on August31, 2022. JOB SUMMARY Provides technical and research support to Planning and Permitting staff. Processes basic planning cases and reviews permit applications for compliance with planning-related codes and local ordinances. Includes extensive customer contact to assist with applications, inquiries, and requests. Responsible for departmental project files, permanent records, and special projects. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Works extensively with the planning & permitting customers: Provides assistance with application processes, Reads, interprets, and communicates information regarding planning ordinances and concepts, Answers inquiries regarding property, Provides information regarding official city maps Acts as first point of contact for general phone calls, Provides support to and occasionally covers the front counter, Assists with other development-related requests. Assists in receiving and processing applications: Reviews submittals for completeness, Enters cases into City's permitting software, Creates case files, Assists in placing notification signs at sites in the field. Works with GIS division to create case maps and other GIS analyses: Verifies property ownership information, Reviews submitted metes and bounds for accuracy, Performs other GIS work as assigned. May assist staff planners with cases: Collects background information, Formats basic information for staff reports, Responsible for records maintenance & filing, Provides follow-up information to applicants. May process various planning cases including Conditional Use Permits, Variances, Plats, and Historic Preservation: Prepares staff reports, Presents to boards and commissions, Tracks cases in City's software. May coordinate & administer site preparation permits: Reviews building permit site plans & site prep permits for planning code compliance, Corresponds with applicant, Tracks plan review questions, Participates in final on-site inspection. May review and administer sign & fence permits: Reviews sign & fence permit applications for code compliance, Assists the public with inquiries about sign & fence permits, Conducts on-site inspection of signs & fences for code compliance, Performs diplomatic enforcement of sign & fence regulations. May assign & coordinate addressing within the city limits: Coordinates addresses in conformance with 911 guidelines, Responds to addressing issues and inquiries, Communicates address changes to outside agencies i.e. U.S. Post Office & Utility providers, Keeps the addressing database in GIS and Permitting Software current. Provides technical assistance: Sets up and operates equipment during various public meetings, Assists with providing agenda packets to boards and commissions, May occasionally attend evening meetings. Miscellaneous: Performs other related duties as assigned or required. Decision Making Ability to interpret and analyze complex planning related situation and create best case solutions following current planning methodology. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements Associates Degree in Planning or related field is required. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Planning or related field is preferred. One (1) year of municipal planning experience or closely related experience is preferred. GIS certification preferred CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must have the ability to prepare and/or review municipal plans, maps, memorandum, notices, advertisements, case files, and related documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City officials and departments, outside agencies, consultants, developers, applicants, and the general public. Physical Demands and Work Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 35 pounds rarely. Subject to standing, sitting, walking, vision, hearing and talking frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reading, handling, fine dexterity, foot controls; kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing rarely. Working conditions involves primarily a climate controlled office environment with high degree of public contact. Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Aug 13, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Position is open until filled. First review is August 26, 2022. JOB SUMMARY Under the supervision of the Environmental Compliance Program Coordinator, administers programs and strategies to meet the environmental sustainability goals of the City. Provides technical assistance to developers, City departments and the general public while enforcing the erosion and environmental standards of the City in relation to private construction. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Responsible for the review and enforcement of the City's erosion and environmental standards to include site and Public Improvement Construction Plan (PICP) reviews, field inspections and MyPermitNow documentation. Responsible for the review and enforcement of tree protection measures for preserved and protected trees on permitted construction sites. Responsible for the review and enforcement of the City's floodplain requirements to include site plan, floodplain permit application and elevation certificate reviews and MyPermitNow documentation. Coordinates with building inspectors, planners & engineers on the enforcement and& inspection of approved site plans to include parking, landscaping, drainage, erosion control, stabilization and& other site related items. Assists with the development and enhancement of the City's environmental compliance program, plan review, permitting & inspection procedures. Attends training to maintain current certifications and pursues additional certifications as approved. Contributes to the development and presentation of in-house training programs and public workshops for use with other City departments, development professionals and the public. Responsible for the review and enforcement of the City's floodplain requirements to include site plan, floodplain permit application and elevation certificate reviews and MyPermitNow documentation. DECISION MAKING Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience to be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. Depending on area of assignment, may train other personnel. Facilitates & enforces the City's environmental compliance program. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Associate's Degree in Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Natural Resource Management, Landscape Architecture, or closely related field. Commensurate combination of education and experience will be considered. One (1) year experience in environmental inspections, environmental compliance, and/or land development or related experience required. Ability to become a Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control In Training (CISEC-IT) and/or a Certified Erosion, Sediment, and Stormwater Inspector In Training (CESSWI-IT) within one (1) year of employment. Must possess a valid Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Two (2) years experience in environmental inspections, environmental compliance, and/or land development. Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Natural Resource Management, Landscape Architecture. Demonstrated application of knowledge in strategies and techniques for storm water management, TPDES permitting, SWPPP process, as well as the applicable state and local codes and criteria. Prefer Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC)/Certified Erosion, Sediment, and Stormwater Inspector (CESSWI) or CISEC In Training (CISEC-IT)/CESSWI In Training (CESSWI-IT). CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Strong leadership and excellent communication skills with an aptitude for collaboration. Ability to develop public speaking and presentation skills. Planning, organizational and follow-through skills. Knowledge of City, State and Federal laws, ordinances and regulations regarding land use, property development and environmental protection. Demonstrated abilities in balancing the environmental, sustainability and land development goals of a municipality. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 25 pounds occasionally. Subject to fine dexterity, vision, hearing and talking constantly; sitting and reaching frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, bending, foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, crawling, twisting, climbing and balancing rarely. Working conditions involve frequently working outdoors in all types of weather conditions; exposure to conditions at construction sites such as dirt, dust, caustic substances, noise, heat; rocky and uneven terrain and heavy brush during construction inspections and site assessments. Safety Sensitive Position Work Hours Generally 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F FLSA Status Non-exempt Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Aug 11, 2022
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Position is open until filled. Frist review date is August 31, 2022. JOB SUMMARY Performs a full range of Human Resources duties centered on cultivating business partnerships with departments and serving as a central point of contact. Examples of duties include learning about department operations, managing the process of filling vacant positions, prioritizing work, processing data, employment processes, employee relations, and administrative support. Provides assistance to employees and the public with HR related matters with an emphasis on achieving solutions, providing excellent customer experience, and achieving results. Reports to the Human Resources Program Manager. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Works closely with departments to develop strategies to fill vacancies including crafting effective postings, marketing vacancies, and reviewing candidates. Assist departments with candidate review and the interview, selection and hiring processes. Assists with management of the online recruiting system and fully implementing features and upgrades to take advantage of tools to meet our business goals efficiently. Serves as a resource to employees and managers regarding employment policies, procedures, and processes. Advises and counsels employees, supervisors and managers on interpretation and application of personnel policies, practices, and procedures. Assists with recommendations for disciplinary actions and other employee relations matters; prepares response to unemployment claims, assists with the development and maintenance of human resources policies, Ensures organizational compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws. Communicates with managers, supervisors, employees, governmental entities, consultants, and other Human Resource professionals to obtain information and respond to questions or concerns. Conducts new employee orientation. Performs research, compiles information, and prepares reports to provide information to HR and City departments. Analyzes various Human Resources processes and makes recommendations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency. Maintains familiarity with developing HR trends, provides input and assists with all other HR functions. Composes, prepares, and reviews a variety of reports, memorandums, presentations, and documents, as assigned. Responds to requests for information including salary surveys, employment verifications, etc. Systems entries in areas of responsibility. Attends training, assists with HR functions and activities. DECISION MAKING Ability to interpret complex and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems. Ability to anticipate and prepare for the implications and consequences of situations and take appropriate action to be prepared for possible contingencies. Ability to think beyond the immediate issue to look at root cause of behavior/issue; use good judgment in appropriate sharing of information and maintaining confidentiality. Read, write, and comprehend complex documents, rules and regulations, charts, and graphs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, HR Management, Public Administration, Organizational Development, or other related field with three (3) years progressively responsible experience working in an HR department focusing on HR functions such as selection/placement, recruitment, compensation, employee relations, etc. May consider combinations of education and experience to effectively perform the job. Professional certification by HRCI (PHR or SPHR) or SHRM (SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP) within two (2) years of hire MS Office suite experience including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook proficiency Valid Class C Texas driver's license PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS Municipal experience Experience with graphics software such as Canva CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Knowledge of: Applicable Federal, state, and local rules, regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures related to Human Resources practices, policies, and procedures. Broad knowledge of p rinciples and practices of Human Resources. Customer service and public relations practices and methods including social media promotions. Skill in: Interpreting and applying pertinent, applicable federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations. Communicating effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to mediate differing perspectives. Resolving complaints and concerns. Researching and analyzing a variety of information. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships both internally and externally. Operating a computer and various software programs. Exercising sound professional judgment, decision-making and ethics. Writing clear, accurate, and timely documentation. Writing clear and concise memos in non-technical terminology to brief managers, supervisors. Time management Project management Organizational skills Working under deadlines PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 20 pounds rarely. Subject to sitting, handling, fine dexterity, vision, hearing and talking constantly; reaching frequently; standing, walking and pushing/pulling occasionally; lifting, carrying, kneeling, crouching, bending and foot controls rarely. Occasional exposure to infectious diseases may occur when interacting with the public. Closing Date/Time: Continuous