City of San Marcos, TX

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.

 

 

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

San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Mar 22, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY The City of San Marcos is looking for an energetic and organized individual to staff our Discovery Camp. The camp provides area children, ages 5 thru 10, with a fun and educational filled summer that includes games, activities, science experiments, crafts, and field trips! This is temporary employment. The position begins June 3, 2019 for staff training, and Discovery Camp begins June 10, 2019. Camps run for 9 weeks - totaling 10 weeks. The Site Supervisor reports to the Youth Services Manager and the Youth Services Specialist. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Organize and supervise educational and recreation program activities; provides supervision for children and staff at program sites and on field trips including transporting kids by bus. Encourages participation in activities, ensures children are accounted for at all times, and adheres to safety policies and procedures including pickup and drop off of children. Clean up during program hours as required for all programs (janitorial is contracted and is not available during the day). Schedules daily and weekly camp educational lesson plans: crafts, games, and onsite and offsite activities. Assist and coordinating and administering the City's Discovery Camp Program. Participates in monitoring and organizing camp activities; prepares program records and documentation; and performs other related duties. Communicates any concerns or information to the Youth Services Manager and Youth Services Coordinator. DECISION MAKING Must be able to perform duties safely and apply policies and procedures appropriately. Supervise children at all times. Must be able to facilitate and supervise an atmosphere that encourages challenge, learning, and growth. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma and completion of 60 college credit hours in natural sciences, science/elementary education, recreation administration, or related field. Ability to learn and administer first aid. Experience working with children required. 2 years related experience required 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 city and departmental policies, procedure manuals and memos. Writing skills are necessary to prepare reports, activity logs, safety inspection forms and accident reports. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with site personnel, supervisors, program participants, and parents. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, sitting, walking, vision, hearing and talking frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing occasionally. Working conditions involve indoor and outdoor work, in the heat, sun, high humidity and wind; occasionally exposed to swimming pool chemicals, slippery surfaces; noise around crowds and whistles. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 4/17/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Mar 16, 2019
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: 3/29/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Mar 08, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision, the Grants Program Specialist promotes the City's strategic priorities by identifying grant opportunities and leading the grant application development process, coordinating citywide grants, and a variety of special projects and initiatives as needed. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provides grant implementation and oversight to various city departments. Provides details to the finance department to set up needed accounts; ensures grant related purchases move forward; prepares grant timeline and milestone schedule; and creates or reviews grant required performance reports. Coordinates activities related to the planning, organization, implementation and follow up of grants. Facilitates meetings with stakeholders; identifies objectives and assigns responsibilities; monitors progress against timeline and milestone data; and troubleshoots issues. Researches and identifies potential funding sources to support funding needs and programs. Networks with industry trade representatives and private foundations; searches for grant funding availability and eligibility; attends trainings and conferences about new or existing funding opportunities; and monitors state and federal legislation that may affect availability of grant funds. Coordinates timely completion of project deliverables and disbursement of funds; aids in completion and maintenance of project related budgets. Writes, edits and critiques grants. Translates funding needs to qualify within funding source guidelines; gathers necessary documentation; fills out and submits applications; and provides additional information, as necessary. Trains staff on grant management. Interprets and communicates grant guidelines and regulations. Attends and participates on various committees and boards. Prepares annual request for proposal; and prepares staff reports and other correspondence, as needed. Works in conjunction with the Grants Manager on internal and external auditor requests. Assists in gathering documentation requested by auditors. Ensures compliance with all grant related requirements, such as reporting Performs other related duties as required. DECISION MAKING Assigns work tasks and reviews the quality of work performed by contractors, grant consultants and project managers. Manages assigned special projects. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field is required. Additional directly related work experience may be substituted on a year per year basis in lieu of a bachelor's degree. Four (4) years' grant writing experience is required, with governmental grant writing experience preferred. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to interpret, apply, and/or prepare grant documents, budgets, and project documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments, outside agencies, suppliers, and contractors. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 25 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting, handling, fine dexterity, vision, hearing and talking frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing rarely. Working conditions involve rare and/or occasional exposure to construction equipment when visiting project sites. Closing Date/Time: 4/4/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Mar 05, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Perform lifeguard duties; teach swimming lessons; maintain pool and pool area. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs lifeguard duties; guards pool; rescues drowning swimmers; administers first aid; enforces adherence to safety rules in the pool; fills out forms; maintains certification through in-service training; performs safety inspections daily. Maintains pool and pool area: maintains mechanical equipment; checks backwash; checks chemical levels in the pool; cleans filters; picks up trash; cleans decks; vacuums; cleans bathrooms and performs janitorial work as needed; attends in-service training for pool maintenance. Teaches swimming lessons; guards swimmers taking lessons and provides assistance for first aid; handles registration for lessons. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Must be at least 16 years old. Must have an American Red Cross Life guarding Certification or be able to obtain the certification offered by the City (ARCL Certification class will be offered by City of San Marcos in April on select weekends) Must have an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification upon hire You can register for class online by following the link below and searching 'lifeguard': www.sanmarcostx.gov/ activeSMTX CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Effective oral communication skills to teach lessons and educate the public. Extensive contact with the public, must be able to interact in a courteous and professional manner. Basic calculations to balance cash receipts, measure chemicals, and check test results. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include working outdoors in heat, humidity and wind. Exposed to chlorine, muriatic acid and other pool chemicals. Navigates slippery surfaces; exposed to noise from crowds, whistles and pump room. Subject to standing, sitting, vision, hearing, talking, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling reaching, handling, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, handling, foot controls, fine dexterity. Closing Date/Time: 4/9/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Feb 23, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY The City of San Marcos is looking for energetic individuals to staff our Discovery Camp. The camp provides area children, ages 5 thru 10, with a fun and educational filled summer that includes games, activities, science experiments, crafts, and field trips! This is a temporary employment. The position begins June 3, 2019 for staff training, and Discovery Camp begins June 10, 2019 Camps run 9 weeks - totaling 10 weeks. Activity Leaders report to Youth Services Manager, Youth Services Specialist, and Discovery Camp Site Supervisor. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs child supervision duties for both on and off campus program activities; administers first aid; enforces adherence to safety rules; fills out handwritten forms; performs safety inspections daily. Administers recreation activities on camp site and Discovery Center, including structured activities; swimming, movies, weekly special field trips, science experiments, crafts, team building activities, and outdoor adventures. Schedules daily and weekly camp educational lesson plans: crafts, games, and other onsite activities. Maintains campus site area; cleans floors; picks up trash; cleans bathrooms and performs other janitorial work as needed. (janitorial is contracted and is not available during the day). DECISION MAKING Must be able to perform duties safely and apply policies and procedures appropriately. Supervise children at all times. Must be able to facilitate an atmosphere that encourages challenge, learning, and growth. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Must be at least 18 years of age. Ability to learn and administer first aid. Experience working with children required. Required to work a full 10 weeks with the program. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read city and departmental policies, procedure manuals and memos. Writing skills are necessary to prepare reports, activity logs, safety inspection forms and accident reports. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with site personnel, supervisors, program participants, and parents. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, sitting, walking, vision, hearing and talking frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing occasionally. Working conditions involve indoor and outdoor work, in the heat, sun, high humidity and wind; occasionally exposed to swimming pool chemicals, slippery surfaces; noise around crowds and whistles. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 4/18/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Mar 20, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Supervises aquatic program; supervises and schedules lifeguard personnel; maintains pool and mechanical systems; performs pool administration and maintenance; and plans and schedules special events and programs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Assists the Aquatics Supervisor and Pool Manager with the supervision and training of summer lifeguard employees about water safety, City policies and regulations. Assists with the administration of swimming pool programs including swimming lessons, pool parties, and other activities. Helps set up and prepare area during special events. Maintains pool and pool area including mechanical equipment, decks, and bathrooms. Conducts routine tests such as chemical levels; vacuums pool; backwashes; uses net to clean water surface; and picks up trash. Keeps log of test results and attends related training sessions as necessary. Performs routine paperwork and maintains program files; keeps records of swimming lesson certificates; communicates needs of facility to pool manager or Aquatic Supervisor; and compiles reports as needed. Miscellaneous: Communicates with the public, explains policies and identifies Decision Making Uses judgment to coordinate activities and to act appropriately in emergency situations. Assists in supervising pool staff; assigns duties, trains and in evaluating work performance. Responsible for assisting in scheduling and organizing pool staff. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High school diploma or equivalent. One season of pool management experience and two seasons of lifeguard/swim instructor experience is required. Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record required. Must be 18 years old. Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate required. City offered certification course registration: www.sanmarcostx.gov/activeSMTX Please follow the link and search 'lifeguard' to register for a class. Preferred Qualifications Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Effective oral communication skills are required. Extensive contact with the public, must be able to interact in a courteous and professional manner. Basic calculations to balance cash receipts, measure chemicals, and check test results. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include working outdoors in heat, humidity and wind. Exposed to chlorine, muriatic acid and other pool chemicals. Navigates slippery surfaces; exposed to noise from crowds, whistles and pump room. Subject to standing, sitting, vision, hearing, talking, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling reaching, handling, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, handling, foot controls, fine dexterity. Work Hours 9:00-6:00, M-F Weekend/evenings required FLSA Status Non-Exempt Position is Safety Sensitive. Closing Date/Time: 3/29/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Feb 23, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Performs lifeguard duties; maintain pool and pool area. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Perform lifeguard duties; guard pool; rescue drowning swimmers; administer first aid; enforce adherence to safety rules in the pool; fill out forms; maintain certification through in-service training; perform safety inspections daily. Maintain pool and pool area: maintain mechanical equipment; check chemical levels in the pool; pick up trash; clean decks; vacuum; clean bathrooms and perform janitorial work as needed; attend in-service training for pool maintenance. Assist in teaching swimming lessons; guard swimmers taking lessons and provide assistance for first aid. Decision Making This position works under general supervision. Uses judgment to determine action needed during emergency situations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements Must be at least 16 years old Must possess American Red Cross Life guarding Certification upon hire. Certification Classes offered by City. To register, follow the link below and search 'lifeguard': www.sanmarcostx.gov/activeSMTX CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Able to handle people effectively in emergency situations, good oral communication skills to teach lessons and educate the public. Extensive contact with the public, must be able to interact in a courteous and professional manner. Basic calculations to measure chemicals. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include working outdoors in heat, humidity and wind. Exposed to chlorine, muriatic acid and other pool chemicals. Navigates slippery surfaces; exposed to noise from crowds, whistles and pump room. Subject to standing, sitting, vision, hearing, talking, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling reaching, handling, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, handling, foot controls, fine dexterity. Work Hours 9:00-6:00, M-F Weekend/evenings required FLSA Status Non-Exempt Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 4/9/2019 11:59 PM Central
City of San Marcos, Texas San Marcos, TX, USA
Mar 14, 2019
Full Time
Assists in providing administrative direction to the planning, building, CDBG, and permitting divisions, as well as planning and zoning, subdivision development, land use planning, code interpretation, CDBG monitoring, and workforce housing. Performs City planning and zoning functions, responds to citizen inquiries and complaints, reviews plans and plats submitted to the City for approval for conformity with Master Plan and zoning ordinances, and reviews and develops long-range planning reports. Assists with the preparation and administration of the budget for planning, building, and CDBG divisions. Assists with interviews, selections, training, and evaluating subordinate departmental personnel.  Confers with and advises architects, builders, attorneys, contractors, engineers, and the general public regarding City development policies and procedures. Consults with, conducts studies for, answers questions from, and makes presentations and recommendations to the Planning and Zoning Commission, City Council, Zoning Board of Adjustments, Construction Standard Board of Adjustments, Historic Preservation Commission, and other governmental and private sector organizations and groups. Assists in conducting surveys and making statistical analyses of data collected.
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Mar 06, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Provide Tier 2/3 Support for the Information Technology Department; thorough working knowledge of infrastructure operations and maintenance in a Windows and Linux environment; assist project teams in the Planning, design and implementation of the various phases of projects; responsible for effective installation/configurations, operation, and maintenance of systems and vendor software; assists in a variety of technical work relative to area of assignment; participates in maintaining the City's computer network, systems, storage, and related equipment; provide innovative technical ideas and solutions to the Information Technology Department. POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Installs, configures, maintains, and advances analysis of various types of computer hardware and software. Generates and installs vendor system software products and components in order to IT requirements. Ensures the effective operation of all Systems. Maintains and updates major applications in order to ensure interface of operational functions and to identify and correct software problems. Isolates, performs quality assurance testing on, and corrects system software problems in order to recover full production status and prevent future failures and malfunctions. Communicates with internal technical personnel in order to provide technical advice and accomplish assigned work. Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures. Contribute to and maintain system standards. Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches to system administration tasks. Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, system and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions. Apply upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Perform ongoing performance tuning, and resource optimization as required. Assist in maintaining data center environmental and monitoring equipment. Responds to and resolves technical requests/problems submitted by City departments and personnel: Contacts and coordinates with vendors regarding the repair of systems under warranty. Provide Tier 3/other support services Participate in the creation, implementation and maintenance of a Knowledge Base, Change Management tool and Configuration Manager System. Escorts vendors and repair contractors. Provide excellent customer service skills both internally and our user community. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships. Conducts research regarding computer hardware, software, and/or other related equipment, provides related recommendations, and obtains vendor information. Plans, coordinates, implements, and/or oversees assigned technology projects. Optimize client and internal satisfaction through teamwork and a strong commitment to customer service Other duties as assigned Maybe subject to on-call duties and called out during emergencies Decision Making Must be able to analyze situations and determine the solution to technical issues with minimal supervision . MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements Commensurate combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems or related field may be considered. Minimum of 2 years of experience in Systems Administration or related field required. Knowledge of multiple software applications and operating systems, including, but not limited to: Microsoft Operating Systems, Unix based OS, Networking protocols, Microsoft SQL, Oracle Database, MySQL, virtualization, and VoIP system. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Must be able to pass FBI criminal background fingerprint check, and have the ability to comply with state and federal requirements for criminal justice information security standards. Training/Certifications Must obtain ITIL Foundation certification within 1 year. Technology related certifications preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read and comprehend departmental policies, technical/repair manuals, and user guides. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, and vendors. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Work generally performed in a climate controlled building with minimal exposure to outdoor weather conditions. The physical requirements of the job include the ability to sit, talk, kneel, bend at both the waist and knee, reach with the arms over the head, and hear, both on the telephone and in person, using regular conversational tones; vision requires the ability to focus and read printouts, computer, screens, and the written material. Duties may require lifting up to 50 pounds and have the use of hands and fingers to perform essential functions of the job, i.e., typing, data entry, using the calculator, and operating other office equipment. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, diesel generators and/or other machinery with moving parts, working in confined spaces, and hazards associated with moving/lifting equipment and furniture is involved. Computer room is kept at 70 degrees and may be drafty. Noisy work environment, i.e. generators, alarms, and staff talking on phones (noises are intermittent and constant). Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 4/8/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Mar 21, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Responsible for performing plans reviews and inspection of construction projects for compliance with adopted building codes including: electrical, plumbing, fire and mechanical codes; as well as, city ordinances and state laws. The main goal of this position is to protect the health and safety of the community with emphasis on electrical systems. Works under the direction of the Chief Building Official. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Conducts inspection and documentation of Residential and Commercial Construction Projects: Conducts field inspections of building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems for compliance with appropriate codes, regulations and approved plans/specifications. Inspects alterations and additions to existing buildings to ensure conformity with approved building codes. Specializes in advanced and complex electrical inspection. Through Inspection Anywhere web-based system, tracks and maintains data and detailed results on completed inspections, complaints and violations. 2. Completes Residential and Commercial Building Plan Review with emphasis in Electrical: Through the MyPermitNow web-based system, evaluates and completes construction plans/specifications for compliance with city, state and federal codes, including, but not limited to, the international building codes. • Reviews various records and documentation relating to plan review, e.g., construction plans and specifications, drawings, schematics, diagrams, and standard codes. Assists and advises the general public (architects, contractors, developers, engineers, homeowners, etc.) and other City departments in matters relating to building construction and code requirements.• Works collaboratively to provide technical assistance to other department and division staff regarding code interpretation, permitting functions, inspection requirements, and construction specifications.• Receives, responds and provides resolution to inquiries and concerns from contractors, the general public, the business community, and other departments regarding department and division related issues. • Identifies and interprets non-compliance concerns in plans and specifications; specifies plans or actions necessary to bring plans into regulatory compliance. • Coordinates work and projects with other departments and outside agencies where applicable, e.g., permit processing staff, construction inspectors, and contractors. • Maintains current knowledge of issues, trends and developments in regulatory standards and building code requirements governing the construction industry. 3. Assists the Building Official with implementing City and departmental policies and procedures, coordinating training and adopting amendments of construction codes. 4. Participates in continuing education, professional development and building trade organizations as approved by the Chief Building Official. 5. Miscellaneous: Performs related duties as directed by the Chief Building Official. May be called out for after hour or emergency inspections. May be required to testify in court regarding violations. DECISION MAKING Ability to understand and successfully contribute to the building permit process. Ability to exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to draw sound conclusions from prepared analysis and recommend code changes. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent required. Texas Master Electrician License issued by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) Five years directly related experience in building inspection or seven years of experience in electrical construction or building trades including reading construction plans. Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record is required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS International Code Council (ICC) certification as Residential and Commercial Electrical Inspector (must hold both licenses or be able to obtain the certificate within one (1) year of employment as a condition of continued employment). Previous experience in reviewing building plans is highly preferred. Texas State Plumbing Inspector License is highly preferred. Two years of college or technical training in construction, blue print reading, architecture or a related field is preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Ability to read codes, ordinances, plans, engineering reports, legal documents, computer screen, permits, signs, specifications, schematics, various forms. Ability to write correspondence, reports, and legal documents. Performs electrical calculations, determines square footage, height in area, setbacks, sizing of pipe, determine occupancy requirements and load as required for plan review. Performs abstract reasoning to analyze information gathered from inspection and determine code violation; interpret code and apply to specific situations. Good verbal communication skills to deal effectively with the public and other professionals. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers as well as public officials. Ability to enforce codes and ordinances firmly, tactfully and impartially. Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimal direction. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and the ability to navigate multistory stairways at construction sites. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking; pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls frequently. Working conditions involve work inside/outside during all types of weather; in extreme temperatures, in attics; during mechanical inspections, mechanical room temperature can be below 0 degrees in freezer unit or above 100 degrees in unconditioned space; potential for exposure to hazards such as paint and solvent sprays, asbestos, carbon monoxide, freon, dust, fiberglass, paint, methane gas; scaffolding; electrical hazards from high voltage and energized wire; high noise level around heavy equipment, compressors, mechanical rooms and saws; eye hazards around welding. Safety sensitive position. Closing Date/Time: 4/10/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Mar 08, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY The City of San Marcos is looking for energetic individuals to staff our Summer Fun Program. The program provides area children, ages 7 thru 14, with a fun-filled summer that includes games, activities and field trips! This is a temporary employment. The program begins on June 10, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. There will also be 1 week for training and 1 week for in service- totaling 10 weeks. An exit interview with Youth Services Manager may be required at close of program. Training begins June 3, 2019. Performs child supervision duties; planning and implementation of engaging activities; maintains campus site area. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs child supervision duties for both on and off campus program activities; administers first aid; enforces adherence to safety rules; fills out handwritten forms; performs safety inspections daily. Administers recreation activities on a playground campus site including structured activities; bowling, skating, swimming, movies and special field trips. Maintains campus site area; cleans floors; picks up trash; cleans bathrooms and performs other janitorial work as needed. DECISION MAKING Must be able to perform duties safely and apply policies and procedures appropriately. Supervise children at all times. Must be able to facilitate an atmosphere that encourages challenge, learning, and growth. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Must be at least 16 years of age. Required to do some community outreach Required to work a full 10 weeks with the program. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Previous experience working with young children is preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Good communication skills needed to administer and supervise recreational activities to children; ability to handle emergency situations in a calm manner. Ability to administer recreational activities in a safe and effective manner while complying with applicable City rules, regulations, and policies. Ability to respond to emergency situations and to take appropriate action when necessary. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include working outdoors in extreme heat, humidity and wind. Occasionally exposed to pool chemicals, slippery surfaces, and noise around crowds and whistles. Subject to standing, sitting, hearing, talking, vision, lifting up to 20 lbs., pushing, pulling, handling, fine dexterity, crouching, banding, twisting, climbing, balancing and reaching. Closing Date/Time: 4/16/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Feb 23, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY The City of San Marcos is looking for energetic individuals to staff our Summer Fun Program. The program provides area children, ages 7 thru 14, with a fun-filled summer that includes games, activities and field trips! This is a temporary employment. The program begins on June 10, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. There will also be 1 week for training and 1 week for in service- totaling 10 weeks. An exit interview with Youth Services Manager may be required at close of program. Training begins June 3, 2019. Assists with the supervision of the Summer Fun Program Activity Leader positions; supervises children; administers program recreational activities; maintains campus site area. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assists Summer Fun Activity Leader positions; supervises and administers program activities on playground campus site for 150 participants. Performs child supervision duties for both on and off campus activities; administers first aid; enforces safety rules; fills out necessary forms and paperwork; and performs safety inspections daily. Administers recreational activities on playground campus sites including structured activities; bowling, swimming, movies, and special field trips. Maintains campus site area; cleans floors, picks up trash; cleans bathrooms and performs other janitorial work as needed. DECISION MAKING Must be able to perform duties safely and apply policies and procedures appropriately. Supervise children at all times. Must be able to facilitate and supervise an atmosphere that encourages challenge, learning, and growth. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or equivalent. Valid Texas Driver's License with acceptable driving record. Ability to learn and administer first aid. Required to do some community outreach Required to work a full 10 weeks with the program. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Previous experience working with young children is preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Good communication skills needed to deal with staff members, handle public concerns regarding the Summer Fun Program; and to conduct child and parent counseling. Ability to deal effectively with several problems at one time; deal appropriately with several individuals in solving problems; analyze various types of data and reach conclusions. Basic calculations for review of enrollment controls. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include working outdoors in extreme heat, humidity and wind. Occasionally exposed to pool chemicals, slippery surfaces, and noise around crowds and whistles. Subject to standing, sitting, hearing, talking, vision, lifting up to 20 lbs., pushing, pulling, handling, fine dexterity, crouching, banding, twisting, climbing, balancing and reaching. Closing Date/Time: 4/9/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Feb 23, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY The City of San Marcos is looking for energetic individuals to staff our Summer Fun Program. The program provides area children, ages 7 thru 14, with a fun-filled summer that includes games, activities and field trips! This is a temporary employment. The program begins on June 10, 2019 and runs for 8 weeks. There will also be 1 week for training and 1 week for in service- totaling 10 weeks. An exit interview with Youth Services Manager may be required at close of program. Training begins June 3, 2019. The Site Supervisor performs supervisory duties for Summer Fun Program Activity Leader positions and Assistant Site Supervisor positions; supervises children; administers program recreational activities; maintains campus site area. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Supervises Assistant Site Supervisor and Activity Leader positions; trains and educates workers concerning City and departmental policies and procedures; supervises and administers program activities on playground campus site for 150 participants. Performs child supervision duties for both on and off campus activities; administers first aid; enforces safety rules; fills out necessary forms and paperwork; and performs safety inspections daily. Encourages participation in activities, ensures children are accounted for at all times, and adheres to safety policies and procedures including pickup and drop off of children. Organize and supervise recreational program activities on playground campus sites and offsite including structured activities; bowling, swimming, movies, and special field trips including transporting kids by bus. Maintains campus site area; cleans floors, picks up trash; cleans bathrooms and performs other janitorial work as needed. DECISION MAKING Must be able to perform duties safely and apply policies and procedures appropriately. Supervise children at all times. Must be able to facilitate and supervise an atmosphere that encourages challenge, learning, and growth. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or equivalent. 2 years related experience required Valid Texas Driver's License with acceptable driving record. Ability to learn and administer first aid Required to do some community outreach Required to work a full 10 weeks with the program. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Extensive experience working with children is preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read city and departmental policies, procedure manuals and memos. Writing skills are necessary to prepare reports, activity logs, safety inspection forms and accident reports. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with site personnel, supervisors, program participants, and parents. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include working outdoors in extreme heat, humidity and wind. Occasionally exposed to pool chemicals, slippery surfaces, and noise around crowds and whistles. Subject to standing, sitting, hearing, talking, vision, lifting up to 20 lbs., pushing, pulling, handling, fine dexterity, crouching, banding, twisting, climbing, balancing and reaching. Closing Date/Time: 3/26/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Feb 23, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Responsible for assisting the Chief Building Official and performing plans examination and inspection of construction projects for compliance with adopted building codes including: electrical, plumbing, fire and mechanical codes; as well as, city ordinances and state laws. The main goal of this position is to protect the health and safety of the community. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.Coordinates and completes Residential and Commercial Building Plan Review: Through the MyPermitNow web-based system, evaluates and completes construction plans/specifications for compliance with city, state and federal codes, international building codes and fire code regulations. Reviews various records and documentation relating to plan review, e.g., construction plans and specifications, drawings, schematics, diagrams, and standard codes. Assists and advises the general public (architects, contractors, developers, engineers, homeowners, etc.) and other City departments in matters relating to building construction and code requirements. Works collaboratively to provide technical assistance to other department and division staff regarding code interpretation, permitting functions, inspection requirements, and construction specifications. Receives, responds and provides resolution to inquiries and concerns from contractors, the general public, the business community, and other departments regarding department and division related issues. Identifies and interprets non-compliance concerns in plans and specifications; specifies plans or actions necessary to bring plans into regulatory compliance. Coordinates work and projects with other departments and outside agencies where applicable, e.g., permit processing staff, construction inspectors, and contractors. Maintains current knowledge of issues, trends and developments in regulatory standards and building code requirements governing the construction industry. 2. Conducts inspection and documentation of Residential and Commercial Construction Projects: Conducts structural field inspections of plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems for compliance with appropriate codes, regulations and approved plans/specifications. Inspects alterations and additions to existing buildings to ensure conformity with approved building codes. Specializes in advanced and complex construction inspection. Through Inspection Anywhere web-based system, tracks and maintains data and detailed results on completed inspections, complaints and violations. 3. Assists the Building Official with implementing City and departmental policies and procedures, coordinating training and adopting amendments of construction codes. 4. Participates in continuing education, professional development and building trade organizations as approved by the Chief Building Official. 5. Miscellaneous: Serves as inspection staff liaison for Construction Board of Appeals. May serve as Acting Building Official in Chief Building Official's absence. Assists in assembling & coordinating information for evaluation by the Insurance Services Organization (ISO) and other rating agencies. Performs related duties as directed by the Chief Building Official. May be called out for emergency inspections. May be required to testify in court regarding violations. DECISION MAKING Ability to understand and successfully contribute to the building permit process. Ability to exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to draw sound conclusions from prepared analysis and recommend code changes. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent required. Five years directly related experience in building inspection or seven years of experience in general construction or building trades including reading construction plans. Must be able to obtain a Texas State Plumbing Inspector License within one year of employment. International Code Council (ICC) certification as Plans examiner or Combination Inspector (must hold either license or obtain either within one (1) year of employment as a condition of continued employment). Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record is required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master Electrician and/or Master Plumber is preferred. Texas State Plumbing Inspector License preferred. Two years of college or technical training in construction, blue print reading, architecture or a related field is desirable. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Ability to read codes, ordinances, plans, engineering reports, legal documents, computer screen, permits, signs, specifications, schematics, various forms. Ability to write correspondence, reports, and legal documents. Performs electrical calculations, determines square footage, height in area, setbacks, sizing of pipe, determine occupancy requirements and load as required for plan review. Performs abstract reasoning to analyze information gathered from inspection and determine code violation; interpret code and apply to specific situations. Good verbal communication skills to deal effectively with the public and other professionals. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and externalcustomers, as well as governing and appointed officials. Ability to enforce codes and ordinances firmly, tactfully and impartially. Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up onassignments with minimal direction. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and the ability to navigate multistory stairways at construction sites. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking; pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls frequently. Working conditions involve work inside/outside during all types of weather; in extreme temperatures, in attics; during mechanical inspections, mechanical room temperature can be below 0 degrees in freezer unit or above 100 degrees in unconditioned space; potential for exposure to hazards such as paint and solvent sprays, asbestos, carbon monoxide, freon, dust, fiberglass, paint, methane gas; scaffolding; electrical hazards from high voltage and energized wire; high noise level around heavy equipment, compressors, mechanical rooms and saws; eye hazards around welding. Closing Date/Time: 4/11/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Mar 22, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary The Communications Specialist, under the direction of the Director of Communications & Intergovernmental Relations, serves as a key member of the City's communication team. This position performs a variety of public information and marketing duties in support of the goals and mission of the City of San Marcos, with a special emphasis on written material, media relations, and emergency management communication. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions 1.Primary duties include: Writing, designing, editing and disseminating news releases, brochures, newsletters, calendars, electronic publications, reports, and correspondence with the media and the public. Coordinates media relations with local, state and national media, including print, online, radio and television. Advises City departments of potential problems and opportunities in public relations and marketing. 2. Coordinates and implements special programs and events: Develops marketing and advertising plans and related collateral material Assists with implementation of the community brand through collaboration with internal and external stakeholders/partners. Provides marketing counsel and support to city departments in the promotion for special events, campaigns, services and programs. 3. Performs administrative functions associated with communications: Conducts research projects, assists with budget, reports, news clips, mailing lists, presentations, proclamations. Drafts letters, communications standard operating procedures and other correspondence. Assists with award nominations, speeches and talking points. Assists with intergovernmental relations activities and development of appropriations requests 4. Assists with a variety of electronic media and municipal broadcasting duties: Assists with maintaining, developing and updating the City's website and employee portal. Assists with social media programming and responding to the public through multiple platforms Assists with programming the City's Government Cable Channels, video projects and photography. 5. Provides key support for City emergency operations: Serves as a key member of the public communications team during emergencies and maintains an on-call status for response to City and department emergencies, as needed. Drafts and maintains communications standard operating procedures in relation to emergency response 6. Maintains multimedia design and technical quality by staying abreast of current equipment and technology, suggesting equipment upgrades when required. Evaluates and makes recommendations of the effectiveness of communication tools utilizing analytics. 7. Participates in professional organizations and marketing information groups to advance knowledge and network with other industry professionals. 8 . Other duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision Manages special projects. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements Bachelor's Degree required (preferred degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Advertising, Mass Communication or an equivalent). Four (4) years' experience including extensive experience in writing and marketing plan development; media relations; digital photography, videography, website design, social media platforms, and Adobe Creative Suite. Experience in developing and presenting oral and written presentations. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience with local, state and federal legislatures, officials and agencies is desired. Bilingual, Spanish CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read and comprehend budgets, technical documents, reports, studies, surveys, manuals, and municipal codes. Advanced verbal and written communication skills are required; must have the ability to fairly and accurately present controversial issues to the public; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City officials and departments, media representatives, outside agencies, local, regional, state and federal officials and agencies, community organizations, local businesses, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Work generally performed in a climate-controlled building with minimal exposure to outdoor weather conditions. The physical requirements of the job include the ability to sit, talk, kneel, bend at both the waist and knee, reach with the arms over the head, and hear, both on the telephone and in person, using regular conversational tones; vision requires the ability to focus and read printouts, computer, screens, and other written material. Duties may require lifting up to 30 pounds and have the use of hands and fingers to perform essential functions of the job, i.e., typing, data entry, and operating other office equipment. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and /or extreme weather conditions when responding to emergencies, working at heights, and working in confined spaces. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F *Occasional weekends and evening hours FLSAStatus Exempt Closing Date/Time: 4/4/2019 11:59 PM Central