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.

 

 

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

San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX
Sep 18, 2018
Part Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Serves as an innovative Arts Coordinator with a diverse skill set and a variety of knowledge related to the creative arts; reports directly to the Recreation Programs Manager. Acts as the City's representative to leverage San Marcos' investment in arts, culture, and the creative economy to maximize the quality of life, increase economic development opportunities and plan for the continued accelerated growth along the Central Texas Corridor. This position recognizes the ongoing need for integration of the arts and culture into a broad array of City activities and endeavors, often referred to as "Placemaking." ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Arts and Creative Economy Development and Promotion: Work with the staff liaison to the Arts Commission which oversees funding allocations and usage to support non-profit arts and cultural organizations, artists, neighborhood arts programs, festivals, permanent art and artworks in public development. Serve as the advocate for the City's creative economy. Coordinate with City departments to create a supportive network for San Marcos' arts, culture, and creative communities. Promote alignment with the comprehensive Arts Master Plan across all relevant City programs. Assist the Arts Commission and City departments with updating the comprehensive Arts Master Plan which will convene artists and other stakeholders, listen to their needs, develop consensus, and formulate an updated Plan for the City. Work to ensure the Arts Master Plan reflects and effectively serves all of San Marcos' diverse populations. Work with community organizations, City, and State staff on the development and implementation of a designated Arts & Cultural District. Develop and maintain an online database of San Marcos arts, culture and creative economy resources available for creative industries and individuals which will also assist City staff to identify opportunities, close gaps and avoid duplication of efforts. Facilitate and advocate for creative solutions to the specific needs of San Marcos artists such as community gallery space, live/work spaces, and shared studio spaces. Identify underutilized City and County spaces that could be adaptively reused in innovative ways for art and cultural opportunities. Economic Development: Draw upon best practices of the City of San Marcos and arts offices in other municipalities to promote the unique aspects of San Marcos. Work to leverage these assets to develop local, high-caliber businesses, employment and creative economy resources with the goal of making San Marcos desirable as a destination, both short and long term. Serve as an ambassador and advocate for arts and culture in San Marcos to artists, donors, public officials as well as local, regional and national businesses. Work alongside the City's economic development staff, the Greater San Marcos Partnership (GSMP), City's Planning and Development Services as well as other key partners to implement art and creative placemaking opportunities, from early stages with developers through project completion. Community Development: Serve as a network builder, connecting artists, arts and cultural organizations, heritage associations, the Chamber of Commerce, local businesses, schools, and institutions of higher education with citizens, ensuring that all residents have the opportunity to be active participants in San Marcos' rich cultural community. DECISION MAKING Must demonstrate the ability to work independently and accomplish goals and objectives with minimal instruction. Liaison with assigned boards and commissions. Manages programming, and special events. Must possess solid organizational skills. Ability to identify and assess problems and offer solutions. Manages assigned budget and program goals/responsibilities, adherence to the Arts Commission's objectives and guidelines. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor of Arts degree in arts administration, public administration, visual arts, performing arts, language arts, communications, education, urban planning or other related field. Four (4) years' professional experience in the arts and culture sector with a solid history of managing relationships across a broad array of stakeholders. Minimum of 2-4 years' experience managing complex relationships and partnerships. Budget management experience, preferably with a significant annual organizational budget. Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Possess knowledge of municipal government. Experience working with a city council and department officials desired. Ability to work across departments to create a supportive network for artists and the arts. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with the Art Committee, non-profit arts, cultural organizations, artists, donors, City staff, public officials as well as local, regional national businesses and the general public. 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. Closing Date/Time: 10/2/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX
Sep 14, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: This position is grant funded for a minimum of 4 years. Under the supervision of the Housing and Community Development Manager, the Housing Coordinator operates the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development HOME reconstruction program including program marketing, applicant eligibility determination, environmental review, procurement of construction services, and construction oversight. In addition, the responsibilities of this position include supporting the CDBG-DR, CDBG, and Workforce Housing programs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Markets the Home Investment Partnership reconstruction Program. Determines Applicant Eligibility for the HOME program. Prepares and submits the environmental reviews for the HOME program Procures pre-construction and construction contractors. Conducts oversight of the construction contractor. Prepares and completes all required federal reporting. Utilizes the HUD IDIS system for performance reporting. Collects, analyzes data and prepares weekly, quarter, and annual progress reports. Supports the operations of the CDBG-DR and CDBG programs. Supports the goals of the Workforce Housing Initiative. Performs Community Initiative related activities as assigned. DECISION MAKING Ability to use education and experience to initiate and implement the HOME program in accordance with federal laws and regulations. Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks for the Workforce Initiative, HOME, CDBG-DR, and CDBG. Ability to utilize judgement in determining eligible applicants, procurement of contractors, and analyzing and preparing reports. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Sociology, Business, or closely related field. Two (2) years of work experience in community development. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES: Working knowledge of HOME Investment Partnership Program. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City officials/departments, applicants, contractors, community groups, and the public. Knowledge of computer hardware and software programs and federal Internet applications. Physical Demands AND Working Conditions: Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting and walking frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, balancing, hearing, talking and foot controls; kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting and climbing rarely. Closing Date/Time: 9/28/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX
Sep 11, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY DEADLINE TO APPLY:FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018 TEST DATE: Saturday, October 20, 2018 Job Summary Provides service to the public and commitment to the primary goals of protection of life and property and maintenance of order. Protects the rights of all individuals. Performs special assignments as directed. To view essential hiring information: http://www.sanmarcostx.gov/169/Employment ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Participates in crime prevention activities, the arrest, apprehension and prosecution of offenders, recovery of stolen and missing property, assistance to the sick and injured, enforcement of non-criminal regulations, and delivery of services not available elsewhere in the community.Prepares and maintains work schedules; monitors and ensures appropriate levels of staff coverage. Effectively manages time and prioritizes efforts.Utilizes discretion in selecting which of several options is the best solution to the problem at hand. Handles situations appropriately through effective communication, mediation, and interpersonal skills.Interacts with citizens and co-workers for input and feedback to meet specific goals and objectives.Follows protocol established by the Department. Prepares organized, detailed, and concise written documents and reports by hand and computer using proper grammar and spelling. Uses the computer to search databases and perform research. Miscellaneous: Performs functions and specialized skills based on assignment such as attending shift briefings, training on and off site. Appearing in court for testimony, attending meetings, working on projects, giving presentations and lectures. Decision Making Use of organizational skills and judgment to handle a variety of duties at once, determine those of most pressing nature, effectively manage time, and set priorities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High school or GED required.Applicants not possessing TCOLE Basic Peace Officer certification are required to successfully complete police academy training and obtain TCOLE Basic Peace Officer Certification and field training. Must meet all TCOLE and Local Government Code Chapter 143 requirements. Extensive background investigation required.Must meet all TCOLE licensing requirements. Valid Texas Driver's License with acceptable driving record required. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read and comprehend legal, administrative, and training literature, policies, procedures, training manuals, maps, incident and offense reports, court documents, subpoenas, intelligence reports, court documents, citations, memos, reports, forms, narratives, and diagrams. Must be able to write technical reports including details and observations of incidents, accidents, and offenses.Other documentation such as citations, forms, diagrams, memos, letters, general correspondence, affidavits, search warrants, and proposals.Clear sentence structure, accurate grammar, and spelling required for all documents. Must comprehend basic math including, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, weights and measures, and percent calculation with regard to accident reconstruction. Must be able to reason and quickly analyze complex information in emergency or dangerous situations and make decisions of a life and death nature; Ability to mediate to resolve conflict; maintain self-discipline during stressful conditions; maintain concentration, and flexibility at scenes involving multiple suspects/situations.Ability to weigh options and select the best course of action. Must be able to communicate with individuals who may be irrational, irate, hysterical, aggressive, non-communicative, passive, injured, physically or mentally ill.Makes attempt to verbally calm others, explain laws, legal procedures and legal rights and processes to victims, suspects and citizens.Ability to interview and interrogate.Communicates with other officers, civilians, court officials, and other agencies.Effectively communicates with persons of diverse backgrounds and various conditions.Promotes a team-oriented work environment. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Works indoors and outdoors. Exposed to various climate conditions including extreme heat, cold, humidity, dust and precipitation for extended periods of time. May work outside for long periods of time on calls for service, at crime scenes, in follow-up investigations, and conducting or participating in training exercises. May be exposed to climate fluctuation from controlled/non-controlled (in/out of vehicle or building), and exposed to hazardous substances. Physical requirements include lifting up to 75 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, handling, fine dexterity, vision, hearing talking foot controls, standing, pushing, pulling, reaching, smelling, running, kneeling, crouching, crawling, twisting, bending, climbing and balancing. Working conditions involve ability to drive sit for extended periods of time, patrol, participate in physical training exercises, walking frequently on asphalt and all types of surfaces and terrain, moving objects and equipment, restraining suspects, interacting with the general public, issuing citations, testifying in court, pull victims from accident scenes, perform traffic control, occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions and infectious diseases. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 40 hour work week, OT FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 10/12/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX
Sep 08, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Performs a variety of technical engineering functions relative to area of assignment; performs computer aided drafting and design; prepares construction drawings; assists with plan review and permitting processes; conducts field work; provides technical assistance to developers, City departments, and the general public; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING EssentialFunctions Assist in production of overhead and underground electrical distribution plans and specifications in compliance with applicable codes, regulations and engineering principals. Assist in developing new projects and conducts follow up and field inspections when necessary. Line staking, computer aided drafting and design of electric utility lines, determine pole and line locations and make electrical field notes for overhead and underground systems. Surveys system for condition and provides updates for computerized distribution mapping system, performs underground locates for OneCall and DigTess systems, administers pole contact and attachment program, answers telephones and responds to requests from contractors, vendors and customers. Prepares reports for and oversees status of projects and activities, estimates construction design costs and time constraints, assists in development and review of construction specifications and monitors substation data. Enters appropriate information into various databases. Develops construction specifications and standards for Electric Utility system, offers input for the capital improvement and master plans and inputs budget. Miscellaneous: Drives to and from project sites and facilities. Attends training, seminars and meetings. Meets with customers and/or contractors for system and service planning. Dispatches crews in both emergency and non-emergency situations. Monitors SCADA system and responds to alarms. 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. Two (2) years related technical engineering experience is required. Additional two (2) years of related experience over the minimum requirement may substitute for each year of college.. 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 municipal codes, reference manuals, construction plans, specifications, work orders, and other related engineering documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, developers, contractors, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds rarely. Subject to sitting frequently; handling, fine dexterity, vision, hearing and talking constantly; standing, walking and foot controls occasionally; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, vehicle traffic, heavy equipment, general construction hazards, and high voltage electrical currents when conducting field work. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 9/21/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX
Sep 08, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Responsible for monitoring and assessing the health of animals and assisting veterinarian(s) during medical and surgical procedures including euthanizing. Maintains inventory and assists with shelter operations. Works under the supervision of the Animal Shelter Supervisor; takes direction from contract veterinarian. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Responsible for performing health assessment upon intake, administration of vaccinations, medication and preventatives, monitoring injured/ill animals, daily health observation and recording, maintaining medical supply inventory and perform euthanasia when needed. Performing diagnostics, medical and surgical procedures, and treatments under direction of veterinarian and shelter management. Surgical room pre and post preparation and care of animals pre and post op. Assist with medical inventory, scanning for microchips, customer service and other duties as needed. Ability to recognize behavior and signs of medical conditions, symptoms of illness, physical and mental distress. Responsible for record keeping and documentation of controlled/specialized items; processing invoices and documentation of veterinary services product inventory. Responsible for the organization and cleanliness/presentation of veterinary services area. DECISION MAKING Reviewing, evaluating, processing medical needs and services of animals, receive and return animals from/to owners/adopters, triage needs of animals and communicating priorities to management/veterinarian, ability to understand/ accept organization procedures and mission. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Two years Vet Tech experience in a fast paced veterinary setting is required (working under a licensed veterinarian). Successful completion of Texas Department of State Health Services approved course in Euthanasia by Injection is required within 120 days of employment (condition of continued employment; provided at city's expense). Euthanasia certification renewal every 3 years; maintain CE hours for shelter veterinary medicine. Computer Skills - learn shelter database, accurately update and maintain detailed records. Knowledge of veterinary terminology, diagnostics, laboratory procedures, spay/neuter surgical procedures - skills assessment will be administered. Ability to work independently and make sound judgments, communicating with management and veterinarian and coworkers. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience in a sheltering environment as a veterinary technician is desired. Texas Veterinary Medical Association Veterinary Technician Level III Certification or Registration is preferred. Senior level vet tech skills and knowledge desired. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Completing forms, vet records, computer data entry. Ability to adapt to unforeseen situations and frequent changes in priority. Ability to work in a fast paced, high demand environment. Knowledge of basic veterinary procedures and practices; animal anatomy and basic surgical techniques; methods and procedures of animal care and husbandry; safety procedures and techniques used in dealing with animals and laboratory samples; all the tools and instruments used in veterinary medicine; and ability to perform basic examinations of animals; to handle animals under all types of conditions and situations; to perform injections. Interacts, communicates, and provides assistance to the public regarding a variety of animal control matters; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with outside agencies, community partners, volunteers, general public, coworkers and all other city employees. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently. Subject to standing, walking and vision constantly; sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, hearing and talking consistently; crawling often. Working conditions involves exposure to aggressive animals, zoonotic diseases, loud noises, hazardous chemicals, and hot water. Possible rabies exposure (pre-exposure vaccines & booster offered at city's expense). Protective Equipment: Gloves (latex, leather, or cloth), rubber boots, mask, eyewear, ear plugs or muffs. Closing Date/Time: 9/21/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX
Aug 31, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY 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. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED: First review of applications on August 8th. 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. 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 Bachelors Degree in Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Natural Resource Management, Landscape Architecture, or closely related field. Commensurate combination of education and experience will be considered. A minimum of two years'experience in sustainable land development, environmental management, sustainable design, and/or environmental inspection/enforcement. Ability to become a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) and a Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC) and/or a Certified Erosion, Sediment, and Stormwater Inspector (CESSWI) within one year of employment, and a licensed Code Enforcement Officer within two years of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Preferred Qualifications At least 2 years prior experience in sustainable project management, environmental conservation, and environmental protection preferred. Demonstrated application of knowledge in strategies and techniques for watershed protection, tree protection, storm water management, TPDES permitting, SWPPP process, as well as the applicable regional codes and criteria. Prefer Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM), licensed Code Enforcement Officer and/or experience in projects that demonstrate innovative sustainable design principles. Prefer Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC)/Certified Erosion, Sediment, and Stormwater Inspector (CESSWI). 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 Position is Safety Sensitive. Closing Date/Time: 9/21/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX
Aug 28, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: As both the team leader and as an individual contributor, the Electrical Engineering Services Manager is responsible for the planning, design, and coordination of the electric distribution system including electric substations, overhead and underground distribution lines, protection systems, Supervisory Control systems (SCADA), Distribution Management Systems (DMS), Outage Management Systems (OMS), street lighting, and other electric system facilities for the City of San Marcos. Primary responsibilities are providing direct oversight of the engineering technical staff and serving as resident technical expert for the City's electric utility. This position reports to the Assistant Director of San Marcos Electric Utilities. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED: NEXT REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS ON SEPTEMBER 21st. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Lead, oversee, and manage technical staff of distribution design technicians and a utility engineer. Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training and staff development, evaluation, performance counseling, and recommendation for dismissal. Provide engineering analysis and design in support of projects being performed to improve the electric utility systems. Provide engineering support for electric utility system load-flow, short circuit, protection, arc-flash, and economic studies related to electric utility system improvement projects. Prepares and reviews standards, design procedures, and equipment specifications. Responsible for maintenance of system one-lines, substation drawings, and associated drawings and documentation. Oversight of system protection coordination, fault studies, load flows, service reliability and power quality. Contribute to the development and implementation of equipment maintenance and system operations procedures and standards. Accountable for the maintenance, programming, and improvement of the electric utility SCADA system including communications components. Provide engineering solutions to a diverse range of moderately complex electric utility system issues and/or problems. Provide recommendations to electric utility personnel on maintenance and operations issues. Develop detailed engineering designs and construction packages for electric utility system equipment upgrade and replacement projects. Assist in providing technical and financial inputs for projects in the electric utility budget. Identify projects for replacement of old systems through coordination and review with operations and maintenance staff and through evaluation of impacts associated with new development. Prepares cost estimates, engineering reports, and presentations. Provide assistance to utility customers, developers, and to other City departments on technical matters relevant to electric utility services. Other duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING Review project documents and drawings to determine adherence to City specifications Apply power system engineering standards and principles to determine best technical solutions to complex problems. Apply established engineering design principles and methods applicable to medium voltage power distribution systems. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a related engineering field. Four years progressively responsible experience in electric power system design, operations, or maintenance. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. Candidates who will obtain their Registration within 2 years of employment may be considered. Obtaining this registration within 2 years of hire will be a condition of employment. Must be able to respond to the San Marcos city limits in emergency situations within an hour. Must possess a valid Texas Class C Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Note: Only candidates with exemplary qualifications will be considered at the maximum end of the salary range. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience with and working knowledge of Milsoft Windmill and Light Table distribution analysis and coordination applications. Familiarity with Autocad, ESRI ArcGIS and Maximo. Significant coursework in power system engineering. Supervisory experience. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Maintain positive and effective working relationships with City departments and personnel, utility customers, vendors, contractors, and the general public. Must have good interpersonal skills including negotiating and resolving conflict. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 25 pounds occasionally. Requires visual acuity; handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, balancing and occasional use of foot controls; kneeling (driving), crouching, bending, twisting and climbing rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, vehicle traffic, general construction hazards, heavy equipment, and open trenches when visiting job sites. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 9/21/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX
Sep 18, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Operates various types of heavy equipment used in the Transportation Division for the operation, maintenance, and construction of streets, drainage, and traffic infrastructure performs milling and paving of streets and roadways; repairs damaged sidewalks and curbs; patches potholes; and performs other related duties. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED: Next review on September 24th. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operates various types of heavy equipment including but not limited to dump trucks, water trucks, loaders, rollers, lay down machines, power brooms, milling machines, and street sweepers; utilizes jack hammers, chain saws, chippers, bucket trucks, and other power tools. Performs manual labor for street, drainage, and traffic maintenance, operation, and construction. Prepares streets and roadways for paving; hauls, processes, and compacts road materials. Performs milling and paving of streets. Repairs damaged sidewalks and curbs; patches pot holes in roadways. Cleans and sweeps City streets and/or Airport roads. Trims trees and/or shrubbery obstructing. Cleans all infrastructure in the right-of-way of debris. Installs and repairs street signs, traffic signs, and/or other types of signs for City departments. Utilizes computerized sign machine, silkscreen, pressure sensitive sheeting, and heat activated sheeting to construct street signs. Installs various types of pavement markings in streets, cross walks, turn lanes, parking zones, fire lanes, and handicap parking areas. Participates in installing traffic lights, temporary stops for intersections, and school zone lights. Provides traffic control for construction activities, emergencies, parades and various types of special events. Assists in the installation and maintenance of traffic signs, street striping, tower lights, and windsocks at the City's Airport Cuts and shapes up ditches. Miscellaneous: Assists with surveying work. Provides on-call assistance; responds to emergency situations as required. Assist 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 traffic maintenance work is required. Note: Any combination of related education, experience, certifications and licenses that will result in a candidate successfully performing the essential functions of the job will be considered. A Class A Commercial Driver's License is required within six (6) months 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: 9/24/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX
Sep 14, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Under the direction of the Director of Communications and Intergovernmental Relations, the Community Outreach Coordinator creates, implements and evaluates marketing strategies, public information campaigns and community outreach programs to increase visibility, encourage visitors and increase the adoption/reclaim of animals in the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter. This position will utilize invention, imagination and creativity in creating branding and community outreach strategies for the City of San Marcos with a heavy emphasis on digital communications, graphic design, photography & event coordination. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.Designs and implements an engaging community outreach and marketing plan to increase adoption rates and further enhance the reputation of the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter within the community. Coordinates unique promotional campaigns; Develops marketing literature; initiates media opportunities including on-air interviews and feature stories. Develops schedule, publicizes, and coordinates with shelter staff for staffing of special events, adoption events, programs, activities, contests, fundraising, etc. 2. Utilizes social media platforms to communicate with the community, increase adoptions and find forever homes for animals at the shelter. Maintains Animal Shelter web pages with current pictures, announcements, events, statistics, testimonials, etc. Creates and utilizes video to tell the story, increase public interest, and develop online training tools for volunteers and others. Seeks out interns and volunteer partners to provide outreach and programming support for social media distribution 3. Develops community outreach and branding strategies; is active in the planning, logistics, coordination and execution of events, ceremonies and other City activities. 4. 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. 5.Enhances 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. 6. Miscellaneous Performs other duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING Advanced reasoning skills for dealing with customers and staff, partner organizations, advocacy groups; ability to understand, accept and effectively communicate organizational procedures, mission and goals (spay & neuter/disposition/euthanasia/public health). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree required (preferred degree in media relations, mass communication, marketing, public relations, graphic design, social media, journalism or an equivalent). Four (4) years' work experience in media, public relations, community outreach or associated field. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience with community organizations, public officials, event coordination & public speaking. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Strong skills in written and verbal communication. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. 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. 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 some nights, weekends, holidays and during emergency events or natural disaster. 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 and/or wild animals, emergency incidents, crime scenes, fires, and project construction sites is involved. Possible rabies exposure (pre-exposure vaccines & booster offered at city's expense). Closing Date/Time: 9/20/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX
Sep 06, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Conducts a variety of maintenance work related to the support of the City's wastewater lift stations, water production stations, pressure stations, water storage tanks, SCADA system, diagnoses and repairs system and/or equipment issues; assists in monitoring facilities and stations for regulatory compliance; and performs other related duties. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED: Next review of applications on September 26th. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Conducts daily inspections and adjustments on instrumentation and control systems used to monitor and/or operate the City's Wastewater Treatment facility, water production stations, pressure stations, water storage tanks, wastewater lift stations, and municipal traffic signals; performs functional testing, routine maintenance, and preventative care for electronic control equipment; calibrates and configures control on electronic equipment; diagnoses and repairs malfunctioning recording and transmitting devices; repairs piping, tubing, and brackets; welds brackets and supports as required. Installs and/or modifies instrumentation and control systems; monitors for proper operation and conformance with plans and specifications; modifies design and change control circuits; implements/modifies computer software programs for data logging and control; provides direction for outside contractors, engineers, and vendors regarding installation and/or specialized control systems maintenance; inspects contractor/vendor installations for compatibility and functionality. Monitors inventory levels; assists in the preparation of requisitions; purchase required materials, parts, and services; updates the asset management system; reviews system reports for pending work orders, backlogged work requests, and preventative maintenance schedules; monitors the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. Prepares schematics; maintains records of installed system parameters and control logic; documents system changes, performance, and failures. Miscellaneous: Provides assistance in monitoring/maintaining facility inventory. Maintains assigned departmental vehicle and equipment. Attends and participates in meetings as required. Performs other related duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent required. Two (2) years technical training in electronic maintenance is required. Two (2) years experience in the maintenance of process instrumentation and control equipment is required. Experience programming PLC ladder logic is required. Class "D" water or Class I wastewater certification within two (2) years employment. Level II Wastewater Collections, Class C Ground Water Treatment, or Class C Surface Water Treatment certifications are required within four (4) years 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. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend regulations, building/electrical codes, equipment/repair manuals, work orders, and maintenance documentation. 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 50 pounds frequently. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, bending, climbing, balancing and foot controls occasionally; crawling and twisting rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, machinery with moving parts, electrical currents, hazardous chemicals, and infectious diseases. Utilizes personal protective equipment as required. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 9/26/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX
Sep 12, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: The City of San Marcos is seeking candidates to fill a Lineman Helperposition in the Public Services Electric Utilities Department. Two levels are currently posted:Lineworker Assistant I & II. The position will be filled based on applicant qualifications and the needs of the city. POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Lineman Helper: Performs routine work involving the installation and maintenance of the City's electric utility system; provides assistance to line personnel; trims trees; maintains rights-of-way; operates various types of work equipment and tools; assists in responding to electrical emergencies; and performs other related duties. Lineworker Assistant I and II: Participates in installing, repairing, and maintaining the City's electric utility system; trims trees; maintains rights-of-way; responds to and assists in resolving electrical outages; operates and maintains various types of work equipment and tools; and performs other related duties. Decision Making: This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements: All positions require: High School Diploma or equivalent Class A Commercial Driver's License with an acceptable driving record Must be able to respond to night and weekend on-call duty with a response time of 60 minutes to city limits Subject to on-call Regular attendance is required to perform the essential functions of this job Lineworker Apprentice I: $20.50- $25.63 Minimum of 1 year of experience working as a Line Person Helper Class A Texas Commercial Driver's License Lineworker Apprentice II: $22.60- $33.91 Minimum of 1 year experience working as an Apprentice I Class A Texas Commercial Driver's License CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/comprehend electrical drawings, blueprints, specifications, maps and job order documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, electrical contractors, utility customers, and the general public. Physical Demands Physical requirements include lifting up to 100 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, climbing, balancing, vision and hearing frequently, sitting, fine dexterity, bending, twisting, talking and foot controls occasionally. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, heavy equipment, and high voltage electrical currents, working at heights, hazardous chemicals/materials, infectious diseases, wild life, and stray/vicious animals. Closing Date/Time: 9/19/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX
Sep 14, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: This position is grant funded for a minimum of 4 years. Under the supervision of the Housing and Community Development Manager, the Compliance Specialist provides operations support for the Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program, a special project of the Community Initiatives Division of the Planning and Development Services Department. This position is grant funded. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provides compliance operations support for the CDBG-Disaster Recovery program. Performs compliance monitoring of CDBG-DR activities and cross-cutting federal requirements such as, but not limited to: federal labor standards, acquisition and relocation, fair housing, contract compliance, environmental review, debarment, Section 3, and FFATA. Conducts quality checks to ensure CDBG program performance standards are met. Analyzes fiscal data for reasonableness, necessity, and conformity with grant requirements. Performs process management, file review, reporting and document management to support program compliance and to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse. Monitors performance and federal grant compliance of grant contractors. Provides document management/record retention support. Produces and submits compliance reports to federal agencies through federal websites and in hard copy written form. Identifies policy or program related compliance issues and communicates recommendations for program improvements. Collects, organizes, and prepares information for federal agency information requests and audits. Assists in the refinement of policies and procedures. Provides federal regulation and city policies/procedures technical assistance to CDBG-DR team members. Communicates and interacts with city departments, applicants, contractors, and the public. Performs CDBG-DR related activities as assigned. DECISION MAKING Ability to use education and experience to accurately interpret and apply federal, state, and local Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery guidelines, policies, procedures, and regulations in the evaluation of the compliance of the City of San Marcos CDBG-DR activities. Must be able to analyze and track work data to report compliance with federal, state, and local CDBG-DR policies and procedures. Identifies training needs of CDBG-DR team members including city staff and contractors and implements appropriate compliance training. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Sociology, Business, or closely related field. Two (2) years of work experience in community development and/or grant administration. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to accurately interpret and apply federal, state, and local Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery guidelines, policies, procedures, and regulations in the evaluation of the compliance of the City of San Marcos CDBG-DR activities. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City officials/departments, applicants, contractors, community groups, and the public. Knowledge of computer hardware and software programs and federal Internet applications. Physical Demands AND Working Conditions: Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting and walking frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, balancing, hearing, talking and foot controls; kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting and climbing rarely. Closing Date/Time: 9/28/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Installs, repairs, and maintains line equipment on behalf of the San Marcos Electric Utility Department; connects commercial and residential electrical services; maintains and/or installs electric meters and street lights; performs tree trimming; repairs and maintains rights-of-way; responds to power outages and/or other emergencies; operates and maintains various types of work equipment and tools; and performs other related duties. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED: Next review of applications on September 13th. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Installs, removes, inspects, repairs, and maintains overhead/underground electrical lines and related equipment; locates and marks underground lines; performs switching of primary feeders; identifies and troubleshoots line issues; changes out faulty transformers; connects residential and commercial electrical services. 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. Installs, removes, inspects, and seals electric meters. Repairs, maintains, and installs street and/or customer lights; strings conductors; replaces old lighting with energy efficient lighting as required. Performs tree trimming; removes trees, brush, rocks, and boulders; repairs, clears, and repairs rights-of-way; hauls materials to dump for disposal as assigned. Installs substation breakers and connections; assists with remote terminal unit connections and programming. Operates various types of equipment including line trucks, aerial lift trucks, chipper trucks, digger trucks, and pulling equipment; cleans and maintains assigned vehicles; performs minor repairs and vehicle servicing. Miscellaneous: Prepares, updates, tracks, and maintains computerized work orders. Completes time tickets and job related reports. Provides training to apprentices and/or helpers as assigned. Performs other related duties as 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. Two (2) years experience working as a lineman 2 (apprentice) is required. Lineman Certification required or proven job skill set maybe accepted. Must possess a valid Texas Class (A) Commercial Driver's License or obtain one within 90 days. Must possess an acceptable driving record. Must be able to respond to night and weekend on-call duty; with response time of 60 minutes to city limits. Basic computer skills to check emails and enter time worked are required. Subject to on-call duty after hours. Regular attendance is required to perform the essential functions of the job. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/comprehend electrical drawings, blueprints, specifications, maps and job order documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, electrical contractors, utility customers, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 100 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, climbing, balancing, vision and hearing frequently; sitting, fine dexterity, bending, twisting, talking and foot controls occasionally. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, heavy equipment and high voltage electrical currents, working at heights, hazardous chemicals materials, infectious diseases, wild life, and stray/vicious animals. FLSA Status Non-Exempt Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 9/20/2018 11:59 PM Central