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.

 

 

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

San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Part Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary To assist with improving the perception and well being of the community by providing timely removal of unsightly graffiti and stickers, picking up illegal dumping, assisting with beautification programs, projects and events, and assisting with resource recovery programs, projects and events as needed. *Note: Seasonal, 15 hours per week ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Removes graffiti on public property by utilizing graffiti and stickers removal solutions and paint-over techniques within a 48 hour time-frame.Removes graffiti and stickers on private property upon request.Records and reports all graffiti and stickers removed.Maintains appropriate inventory of removal tools. Assists with removing trash from parks as required. Assists with execution of beautification programs, projects and events as needed. Assists with execution of resource recovery programs, projects, and events as needed. Handles instances of illegal dumping and the proper disposal of materials. Assists Parks and Recreation with preservation of natural areas. Handles and disposes of household hazardous waste at the City facility. Assists with determining contamination of waste carts at residences. Decision Making Must be self-motivated, responsible, and reliable. Must possess solid organizational skills and be able to work with minimal supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 45 pounds frequently. Subject to standing, walking, lifting, carrying, vision, hearing and talking frequently; pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls occasionally; sitting and crawling rarely. Working conditions involve working outdoors two days per week in all types of weather conditions. The work schedule is set for Tuesday and Friday, however this may change according to graffiti removal needs. Work Hours Part-time, 15 hours/ week FLSA Status Non-Exempt Position is Safety Sensitive. Closing Date/Time: 7/2/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX, USA
May 02, 2018
Part Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Performs lifeguard duties at the City's Activity Center Natatorium; provides customer service and assistance to patrons; participates in maintaining pool facilities; prepares departmental records and logs; and performs other related duties. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED TWO VACANCIES ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Serves as lifeguard and monitors the safety of aquatic facility patrons (occasional required to work the outdoor pool): Participates in enforcing safety policies and procedures. Observes for signs of distressed swimmers, unsafe pool/deck conditions, and/or inclement weather. Initiates rescues; administers First Aid, CPR, AED, and/or other care to distressed swimmers. Performs safety checks before, during, and after assigned shifts. Accommodates swimmers and pool activities: Arranges open swim lanes; removes lane ropes. Provides swimming equipment; operates chair lift. Participates in maintaining aquatic facilities: Cleans pool and deck area; checks cleanliness of rest rooms. Vacuums, sweeps, removes trash, and performs other janitorial duties Tests, monitors, and documents water temperature, water quality, and chemical levels; adds/changes chemicals as appropriate. Backwashes pool system. Documents daily pool activities and number of customers per hour. Assists with swimming lessons as required. Maintains required certifications through policy updates and in-service training. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Previous lifeguard experience is desirable. Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications are required. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read and comprehend regulations, municipal codes, handbooks, and manuals; must be able to review/prepare facility records, logs, and documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, patrons, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 150 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, climbing, balancing and talking occasionally; fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending and twisting rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, wet surfaces, water, pool maintenance equipment, hazardous chemicals, infectious diseases, and blood borne pathogens. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX, USA
May 31, 2018
Temporary
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Patrols city parks, facilities and surrounding areas to ensure the safety of park patrons and wildlife habitats. Educates and informs park visitors of the resources available to them and provides a positive experience for park patrons. Enforces city ordinances and state laws. Provides emergency medical care to the injured and/or sick. Identifies issues that affect operational aspects of parks including, but not limited to, parking, lighting, trail construction, river quality (water), facilities use, etc. Supervises and trains other Rangers in the absence of a Ranger IV, V or the Ranger Program Manager. Reports to the Ranger Program Manager. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Patrols all city parks, facilities and surrounding areas by foot, bike, kayak, ATV and vehicle, to ensure the safety of park patrons. Enforces city and park ordinances and state laws. Issues verbal and written warnings, parking citations, criminal citations, removes and/or arrests violators. Works special events, and directly with the public to insure proactive voluntary compliance of park rules. Regulates parking issues in all city parks by several methods including, but not limited to, traffic control, signage, road barrier controls, citations and physical controls. Handles all emergency situations that may arise in the park setting and handles it appropriately. Attends meetings and training sessions, as required. Be able to coordinate and provide emergency medical treatment. Completion of the departments Field Training Program. Miscellaneous: Coordinates with internal and outside agencies for special events and emergencies in the parks. Must understand and utilize the incident command system, (ICS). Performs other duties as may be required by the nature of the position. Able to perform minor maintenance on Park Ranger equipment and vehicles. Maintains EMS protocol credentialing at the current certification level. Ability to act as a Field Training Officer for new Ranger personnel. DECISION MAKING Considerable knowledge of methods used with the public regarding ordinance and law enforcement in the park setting to gain compliance. Completion of a Field Training, (FTO) program and 2 years of honorable service with a Law Enforcement agency. Ability to analyze situations and adopt effective and reasonable course of action. Ability to communicate policy, ordinances, routine and emergency traffic. Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions, department policies, rules and regulations. Knowledge of use and care of equipment and vehicles used by Park Rangers. In the absence of a senior Ranger, the Park Ranger III will make decisions regarding customer service and problems that may arise during the normal course of business. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or GED is required. Ability to swim is required. TCOLEPeace Officer license, basic or higher is required. TDSHSEMT-Basic or higher certification/licensure is required. AHA CPR Health Care Provider is required within 6 months. Familiarization with modern police procedures and ICS operations is required. Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record is required. ATV drivers' license/certificate required or must be obtained within 12 months of employment. Must be able to successfully complete the departments Field Training Program in six months or less. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Some college in a related field is preferred. Commensurate combination of education and experience may be considered. TCOLE Field Training Officer or ability to obtain within 12 months. Swiftwater Rescue Technician certification or Whitewater Rescue Technician certification, is preferred and can be obtained with 12 months. Rope Rescue Operations or Technician is preferred Able to perform minor maintenance on Park Ranger equipment and vehicles. Be able to coordinate and perform water rescues. Bilingual is preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Interprets reports, maps, safety instructions, rules and regulations, competency tests and correspondence. Must speak, read and write the English language. Ability to write medical and incident reports, correspondence, and memos. Ability to complete standard calculations necessary for safety, training, and various medical and rescue situations. Extensive contact with the public; must be able to interact in a courteous and professional manner. Must apply and explain city ordinances and state laws; ability to work effectively with a variety of individuals including students, citizens, and civic groups. Must constantly work to maintain favorable professional relations with visitors to the park. Must maintain a favorable relationship with the members of the police, fire, and EMS departments as well as other city employees. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 100 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, walking, running, balancing, vision, hearing, talking, foot and hand controls frequently; sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, bending, twisting and climbing occasionally; crouching and crawling rarely. Working conditions involve the majority of the position's time spent outdoors, patrolling city parks in a variety of weather conditions. May be exposed to conditions which threaten safety and health. Works most weekends from May to October, and most holidays from April to Labor Day. Works special events year round including evenings and weekends. Subject to call out emergencies. Quality hiking boots and/or walking shoes, duty gear and duty weapon are needed. Position is Safety Sensitive. Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX, USA
May 02, 2018
Temporary
JOB SUMMARY Position open until filled Job Summary The City of San Marcos is looking for energetic individuals to staff our Summer Aquatics Program. The program provides children of all ages and their families with a safe and fun-filled aquatics facility at our Rio Vista pool location. The Summer Aquatics Program operates May-September. The position is seasonal/temporary. 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 have an American Red Cross Life guarding Certification or be able to obtain the certification by May 5, 2018. 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: 6/28/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX, USA
Jun 20, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Under general direction, is responsible for ensuring the reliability of technology related to Fire Department operations. Provides production support, diagnosing and fixing hardware and software problems. Submits and monitors support tickets submitted to appropriate vendors. Establishes software security for administration and user permissions. Coordinates system upgrades, maintains test scripts, and supervises testing of the upgrades. Develops and coordinates training material and end user trainings in system functionality and provides specialized training as needed. Document processes, procedures, workflows, security, and roles. Reports to Information Technology, Service Delivery Manager and works primarily for the Fire Department. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Establishes and maintains application security settings for administration and user information access. Creates and maintains business workflow rules for functionality and approval within the system. Provides daily support to all application users. Identifies the end users' needs, troubleshoots problems with workflow, roles, security, and the application as a whole. Works closely with IT for further resolution or vendor support if needed. Makes modifications to the application to correct the problem, and responds to the end user with the solution or provides training on established processes. Submits support tickets to vendor support for unresolvable system errors, new processes, and overall application questions. Monitors support tickets and works with vendor support for resolution and final closure on open support tickets. Coordinates system upgrades with IT, vendor support, and the internal testing team. Maintains department test plans, executes or monitors end user testing, logs testing results, and works with IT and vendor support to resolve any found issues. Maintains and updates major applications in order to ensure interface of operational functions and to identify and correct software problems. Researches and recommends innovative, and where possible, automated approaches to system administrative tasks. Performs 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. Coordinates training on a routine basis for new application users, provides ongoing training to existing end users, and continually develops training on new processes and upgrades. Develops and maintains documentation of updates and creation of roles, business workflows, application security, and data access for all applications. Creates and maintains user guides and ensures they are accessible to system users. Plans, coordinates, implements, and/or oversees assigned technology projects within the Fire Department. Works cooperatively with IT to utilize technology best practices for application management, gain enhanced technical skills relevant to the application, ITIL requirements, and technology project management. Establishes a system to document all system upgrades, enhancements and modifications. Produces and maintains ad-hoc reports using either an embedded report writing tool or third- party report writing tools. Logs all incoming incidents and completes requests in IT's work order management system. Optimize client and internal satisfaction through teamwork and a strong commitment to customer service. Miscellaneous: Attends technical training sessions. Participates in user groups training and conferences. Works with other system application users and developers to share and exchange knowledge. Performs other routine and/or specialized duties as required. Other duties as assigned DECISION MAKING Analytical reasoning needed to troubleshoot problems, determine technological solutions, and apply the best solution to the situation. Analytical and critical thinking skills and experience in the technical environment involving research, performing data/gap analysis with proficient problem solving experience anticipating and resolving root issues of moderate complexity. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field. Commensurate combinations of education, training, and experience may be considered. Minimum five (5) years of progressive technical support or application support experience is required. Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record is required. 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. •Must obtain FEMA NIMS certifications within 1 year. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience working with Fire Department-related applications, organizations, and nomenclature. Knowledge of Information Technology practices and change management processes. Strong organizational skills with proven track record or prioritizing, managing and executing multiple priorities successfully. Technology related certifications desired CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Customer Service: Fosters an atmosphere of collaborative problem-solving to ensure the needs of the enterprise strategic plans are met. Displays a strong commitment to customer service. Leads wherever possible to facilitate operational improvement. Takes timely and decisive action when necessary to ensure that critical activities are accomplished promptly and successfully. Maintains responsiveness. Shares knowledge with peers. Builds professional and trusting client relationships. Manages client's expectations. Responds to client communications in a timely manner. Understands the client's needs and desires. Ensures timely delivery of product. Technical manuals and instruction, user documentation, user manuals, trade journals, City policies and procedures, reports, files, and other paperwork. Computer related calculations for designing spreadsheets and other programs. Must be able to communicate professionally with application users, management, field level personnel and vendors. Ability to mentor associate level team members; assists in the process improvement and best practice initiatives. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting, handling, fine dexterity, vision (including distinguishing color), hearing and talking constantly; standing and kneeling frequently, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, bending and foot controls occasionally. 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: 7/3/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX, USA
Jun 16, 2018
Temporary
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Patrols city parks, facilities and surrounding areas to ensure the safety of park patrons and wildlife habitats. Educates and informs park visitors of the resources available to them and provides a positive experience for park patrons. Enforces city ordinances and state laws. Identifies issues that affect operational aspects of parks including, but not limited to, parking, lighting, trail construction, river quality (water), facilities use, etc. Reports to the Ranger Program Manager. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Patrols all city parks, facilities and surrounding areas by foot, bike, kayak, ATV and vehicle, to ensure the safety of park patrons. Enforces city and park ordinances and state laws. Issues verbal and written warnings, parking citations, criminal citations, removes and/or arrests violators. Works special events, and directly with the public to insure proactive voluntary compliance of park rules. Regulates parking issues in all city parks by several methods including, but not limited to, traffic control, signage, road barrier controls, citations and physical controls. Handles all emergency situations that may arise in the park setting and handles it appropriately. Attends meetings and training sessions, as required. Miscellaneous: Coordinates with internal and outside agencies for special events and emergencies in the parks. Must understand and utilize the incident command system, (ICS). Performs other duties as may be required by the nature of the position. DECISION MAKING Considerable knowledge of methods used with the public regarding ordinance and law enforcement in the park setting to gain compliance. Ability to analyze situations and adopt effective and reasonable course of action. Ability to communicate policy, ordinances, routine and emergency traffic. Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions, department policies, rules and regulations. Knowledge of use and care of equipment and vehicles used by Park Rangers. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or GED is required. One year's of public safety experience is required. This experience includes: Park Ranger, Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS. This does not include pool or amusement park lifeguarding. Completion of a Field Training, (FTO) program and 1 year of honorable service with a Law Enforcement agency. Ability to swim is required. Familiarization with modern police procedures and ICS operations is required. Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record is required. TCOLE Peace Officer license, Basic or higher is required. ATV drivers' license/certificate required or must be obtained within 12 months of employment. Must be able to successfully complete the departments Field Training Program in six months or less. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Some college in a related field is preferred. Commensurate combination of education and experience may be considered. TCOLEField Training Officer or ability to obtain within 12 months. SwiftwaterRescue Technician certification or Whitewater Rescue Technician certification, is required or must be obtained with 12 months. AHA CPR Health Care Provider is required within 12 months. Rope Rescue Operations or Technician is preferred Bilingual is preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Interprets reports, maps, safety instructions, rules and regulations, competency tests and correspondence. Must speak, read and write the English language. Ability to write incident reports, correspondence, and memos. Ability to complete standard calculations necessary for safety, training, and various rescue situations. Extensive contact with the public; must be able to interact in a courteous and professional manner. Must apply and explain city ordinances and state laws; ability to work effectively with a variety of individuals including students, citizens, and civic groups. Must constantly work to maintain favorable professional relations with visitors to the park. Must maintain a favorable relationship with the members of the police, fire and EMS departments as well as other city employees. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 100 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, walking, running, balancing, vision, hearing, talking, foot and hand controls frequently; sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, bending, twisting and climbing occasionally; crouching and crawling rarely. Working conditions involve the majority of the position's time spent outdoors, patrolling city parks in a variety of weather conditions. May be exposed to conditions which threaten safety and health. Works most weekends from May to October, and most holidays from April to Labor Day. Works special events year round including evenings and weekends. Subject to call out emergencies. Quality hiking boots and/or walking shoes, duty gear and duty weapon are needed. Position is Safety Sensitive. Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX, USA
May 03, 2018
Temporary
JOB SUMMARY POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED SALARY RANGE: $9.75-$10.65 JOB SUMMARY The City of San Marcos is looking for energetic individuals to staff our Summer Aquatics Program. The program provides children of all ages and their families with a safe and fun-filled aquatics facility at our Rio Vista Pool location. The Summer Aquatics Program operates: May-September. The position is seasonal/temporary. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. 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. 2. 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. 3. 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 Lifeguarding Certification or be able to obtain the certification by May 5, 2018. (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 or be able to obtain by May 5th,2018. 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: 6/28/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX, USA
Jun 14, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Responsible for leading and managing the operations and activities of the Police Department's Records and Communications Division. Ensures compliance with applicable regulatory requirements; leads and manages the operations ensuring efficient and effective operations. Works under the general direction of the Assistant Chief (Administration). ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.Manages the operations of the records and communications operations: Studies, analyzes, and standardizes documented procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Evaluates productivity and efficiency of work unit. Establishes and implements goals and objectives for areas of responsibility. Administers and reviews division policies and procedures; implements changes necessary to improve operational efficiency and communications within and between divisions. Maintains currency in developing trends and legal updates in areas of responsibility. Works with other City departments and outside services to ensure safety and optimal efficiency of operations in a communications center that dispatches for police, fire and EMS. Responsible for compliance with the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) or National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) and ensures the completion and accuracy of reports submitted to the State. Provide active, visible, positive engagement with subordinates and establish and encourage positive relationships with other departments, vendors and citizens. Oversight of citizen complaints, investigations and resolution. Responds to and interacts with citizens. Public speaking and presentations 2. Conducts a variety of staffing and personnel functions: Manages, develops, motivates and mentors division staff, in collaboration with managers and supervisors, through goal setting, staff development, providing regular feedback and performance reviews. Hires, trains, supervises, mentors and evaluates the performance and development of the Records Supervisor and 911 Communications Manager. Provide coaching, counseling, and disciplinary action. Monitors performance in the communications and records centers and mediates workplace conflict. 3. Develop partnerships, cooperation and collaboration to sustain and enhance intra and inter departmental relations. 4.Serves on interagency groups; 5. Participates in department strategic development and review; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; prepares briefings, administrative reports and presentations; identifies problems and provides alternative solutions; identifies consequences of proposed actions; participates on various committees. 6. Serves as the Police Department's Terminal Agency Coordinator; (TAC) directs and participates in the development, implementation, and maintenance of computer operating systems within the Records and Communications Division; liaises with CAD/RMS vendor regarding equipment matters; oversees the training of departmental personnel in the use of the Texas Law Enforcement Teletype System. 7. Researches new technology in areas of responsibility; coordinates and trouble shoots issues with vendors; identifies issues with processes and provides alternative work flow paths that best utilize resources. Facilitates implementation of new records and communications software programs; provides legislative, regulatory and specification changes to vendors; follows-up on completed work to ensure proper and completed modifications. Serves as the principle liaison with the department's CAD/RMS vendor. 8. Responsible for preparation and oversight of the division's annual budget including monitoring expenditures to assure sound fiscal control. 9. Procurement: Assists in contract preparation by reviewing procurement, maintenance and service contract specifications; communicates and coordinates with IT department and vendors; coordinates with department and staff for contract approval; researches documentation related to vendors and equipment. Handles logistics by ensuring equipment purchases are in compliance with various regulations; 10. Miscellaneous: Attends meetings with departmental personnel, other law enforcement agencies, City departments, and other governmental agencies. Participates in trade shows and conferences. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. Responsible for compliance with the Texas Open Records Act for the Department. Monitors and ensures compliance of registered Sex Offender registration and validation of sex offender records with Department of Public Safety. Ensures maintenance and repair of equipment by conveying needed maintenance and repairs to appropriate personnel. DECISION MAKING Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel. Interprets and applies department, local, state and federal policies, statutes and legal requirements, understands application. Manages assigned budget. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Commensurate combinations of education, training and experience may be considered. Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, or related field. Five (5) years progressively responsible supervisory and/or managerial experience in 911 telecommunications division operations. Preference will be given to candidates who also have experience in police records division operations. Required at hire: Advanced Telecommunications Certification issued by TCOLE or out of state equivalent (see link below). https://www.tcole.texas.gov/sites/default/files/certificates/adv_tele_1.pdf for equivalency information. Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD), TCIC/NCIC Full Access Certification or equivalent Within 6 months of hire as a condition of continued employment must successfully complete: The Terminal Agency Coordinator (TAC) course administered by the Texas Department of Public Safety CPR certification Within one year of hire as a condition of continued employment must successfully complete: Communications Training Officer Certification through an accredited training organization. Emergency Medical/Fire/Police Dispatch Certification (EMD/EFD/EPD) through Priority Dispatch, Must possess a valid Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Note: Exceptional candidates may be considered for a higher salary. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend equipment manuals and regulations, rules, and protocols governing law enforcement records/communications operations; must have the ability to review/prepare departmental records and reports. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, effectively presenting ideas and providing plans, policies and procedures in a clear and concise manner. Consistently demonstrates a high degree of accountability, personal integrity and emotional maturity. Critical thinking and the ability to maintain calm and composure during emergency situations, determine appropriate course of action and to communicate clear and concise instructions. Must be able to work independently and possess strong analytical, problem identification and resolution capabilities. Demonstrate ability to effectively, continuously and discreetly work with confidential and/or potentially sensitive information. Must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, civic groups, vendors, the media, and the general public. Commitment to work with individuals from diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 10 pounds rarely. Subject to standing, sitting, walking, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, vision, hearing and talking constantly; lifting, crawling and climbing occasionally; carrying, pushing/pulling, kneeling, crouching, bending, balancing and foot controls rarely. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, infectious diseases, and criminal offenders. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 6/27/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, TX, USA
May 14, 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 June 21st. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. 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. 2. 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. 3. Installs, removes, inspects, and seals electric meters. 4.Repairs, maintains, and installs street and/or customer lights; strings conductors; replaces old lighting with energy efficient lighting as required. 5. Performs tree trimming; removes trees, brush, rocks, and boulders; repairs, clears, and repairs rights-of-way; hauls materials to dump for disposal as assigned. 6. Installs substation breakers and connections; assists with remote terminal unit connections and programming. 7. 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. 8. 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. Passing all required testing 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 a valid Class (A) Commercial Driver's License with 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. Must be able to respond within 1 hour for emergency calls. 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. Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2018 11:59 PM Central