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.

 

 

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

San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 12, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Under close supervision, assists in the installation, maintenance or repair of traffic control devices and traffic signal systems and infrastructure. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs manual labor for traffic maintenance, repair, operation, and construction. Operates various types of heavy equipment and power tools including, but not limited, to dump trucks, water trucks, loaders, power brooms, bucket trucks, street sweepers jack hammers, chain saws, and chippers. Cleans all infrastructure of debris in the right-of-way including trimming of trees and/or shrubbery. Installs and repairs street signs, traffic signs, and/or other types of signs for City departments. Utilizes computerized sign machine, silk screen, pressure sensitive sheeting, and heat activated sheeting to construct street signs. Installs various types of pavement markings in streets including cross walks, turn lanes, parking zones, fire lanes, and handicap parking areas. Installs school zone flashers and temporary traffic control. Provides traffic control for construction activities, emergencies, parades and various types of special events. Provides on-call assistance; responds to emergency situations as required Assists to install, maintain, modify, adjusts, test, troubleshoot, inspect, and/or repairs traffic control signals and related communication and traffic data collection systems Assists to inspect construction methods, workmanship, and maintenance procedures to ensure contractors build, install, and maintain traffic-related equipment in accordance with plans and specifications. Assists to install, troubleshoot, and maintain hardware and software pertaining to traffic systems. Assists with preparation of streets and roadways for paving; hauls, processes, and compacts road materials. Assists with milling and paving of streets. Assists with repairs damaged sidewalks and curbs; patches pot holes in roadways. Assists with cleaning and sweeping of City streets and/or Airport roads. Miscellaneous: 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. 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. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS One (1) year experience operating heavy equipment or performing street, drainage, or traffic maintenance work. 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: 1/24/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 11, 2019
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. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED 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) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Two (2) years experience working as a lineman 2 (apprentice) is required. Lineman Certification required. 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: 1/23/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 21, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: The Parking and Mobility Manager will improve overall mobility by coordinating pedestrian, cyclist, vehicular, and other modes of transportation. This position is responsible for the planning, coordination and management of the City's Parking Management Program and Mobility Programs; development and administration of program budgets. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Plans, coordinates and manages the Parking Management Program and Mobility Programs for the City of San Marcos. Implementing the "Parking Program Framework Plan," the "On-Street Paid Parking Implementation Plan," and other adopted parking and mobility-related plans and policies, including the Downtown Master Plan and the Transportation Master Plan. Developing and implementing transportation demand management strategies to discourage solo driving and encourage the use of transit, shared mobility services, cycling, and walking. Providing administrative support to the Parking Advisory Board and administering all Parking Benefit Districts established by the City Council. Researching, developing, communicating, monitoring, and implementing policies, procedures, codes, standards, and regulations, and recommending improvement as necessary. Promoting teamwork within the organization, taking an active role in seeking mobility solutions by adapting existing systems to emerging trends and best practices. Managing all contracts or permits for shared mobility services, including and not limited to, dockless bike share and car share. Managing the planning, acquisition, and development of parking projects and facilities, and other public works to improve urban mobility, such as cyclist and pedestrian facilities. Negotiating and executing into lease agreements and other contracts with private property owners for the design, construction, and management of off-street parking facilities. Collaborating with community stakeholders to achieve transportation demand management goals and objectives, including improved parking access for patrons of local businesses, and providing mobility options for employees of local businesses. Preparing and making presentations to City Council, City staff, advisory boards, civic/community groups, and other outside organizations and businesses as necessary. Working with other City staff and departments to provide an exceptional customer experience to the public and downtown business community. DECISION MAKING Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel. Planning and managing resource allocations; assuring efficient operations and cost-effective practices; managing the collection, analyzing and reporting of operational, budget and financial data; analyzing future needs and calculating costs and resource requirements. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in finance, urban planning, public administration, engineering, or a closely related field (Master's degree preferred). Additional work experience above the required minimum may be substituted on year for year basis for candidates without a bachelor's degree. Five (5) years progressively responsible experience in program development and management, planning and development services, contract management and administration, budget preparation and monitoring, and team supervision. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record required. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Ability to handle confidential data, to follow written and oral instruction, must be able to maintain courteous demeanor, communicate clearly and concisely. Professional appearance is essential to this position. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 20 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting, vision, hearing and talking constantly; handling and fine dexterity frequently; standing, walking, reaching, balancing and foot control occasionally; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting and climbing rarely. Safety sensitive position. Closing Date/Time: 1/24/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 18, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Manages the enforcement of municipal codes; building and property inspections and complaint investigations; oversees staff responsibilities in support of the City's local code enforcement program; monitors and enforces a variety of applicable ordinances, codes, and regulations related to zoning, land use, nuisance housing, building codes, health and safety, blight, graffiti, water waste, and other matters of public concern; serves as a resource and provides information on City regulations to property owners, residents, businesses, the general public, and other City departments; and supervises assigned personnel. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs job duties being guided by the City's Core Values of Integrity, Teamwork, Professionalism, Customer Experience and Innovation. Manages department personnel in inspection of properties for compliance with codes and regulations. Coordinates activities with other agencies, businesses, attorneys, inspectors, and experts. Coordinates on-site inspections by staff to ensure public and private properties are in compliance with property maintenance codes, building codes, housing codes, zoning codes, sign ordinances and other City, State and Federal codes. Supervises and maintains integrity of staff research of property identification for land and vehicle ownership; research tax and court records for ownership record; conduct title searches; gather and document evidence of municipal code violations in narrative, photographic and video form when needed; address complaints of unsafe, uninhabited and unsanitary structures, overgrown lots; question complainants, witnesses and suspects; develop findings; and take necessary actions to gain compliance. Manages maintenance of records and reports concerning inspections, licenses, permits, and certificates through on-line program. Consults with engineers, architects, builders and contractors to discuss property maintenance and compliance with various codes. Prepares and writes departmental reports and correspondence, including documents relating to legal searches by warrant or by consent; document decisions and schedule ongoing actions as required. Develops, manages, implements, and maintains programs, such as Residential Parking Permit Program, Unsafe Structures, Rental Registration, and other programs as needed or assigned. Manages, directs workflow, and provides leadership within the division: Supervises, trains, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel. Provides appropriate training and resources. Takes disciplinary action when needed. Reviews and approves time entry for payroll; approves employee leave time. 7. Provides leadership and staff development including hiring, mentoring, employee training, coaching and disciplinary action. 8.Develops and manages budget for staff and department. Tracks expenditures. Develops and manages specialty programs that include fund management for debris removal and unsafe property abatement. Authorizes purchase of supplies and equipment. 9. Assists Environmental Health with inspections and complaints as needed. Exhibits teamwork with other city departments and coordinates reviews and inspections as necessary to assist in obtaining compliance with violations. 10. Attends City Council and Commission meetings as necessary. 11. Manages the division to provide positive customer experiences to the public, City staff and other stakeholders. Keep abreast of development in the field. Be an innovative leader constantly striving to improve the division through technology, training, and process improvement. 12. Miscellaneous: Provides depositions and/or testimony for administrative cases. Assists with public education activities. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. DECISION MAKING Trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel. Must be able to read, write, and interpret, codes, laws, and ordinances Ability to apply problem solving techniques and critically think through problems and issues to obtain resolutions Demonstrate professionalism through job knowledge, situational awareness, and dealing with difficult situations and people. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in related field required. Commensurate combination of education and experience may be considered. Three (3) years' experience supervising in code compliance or related field. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Code Enforcement Officer Certification is preferred. Experience working with an unsafe structure program Experience developing programs and innovative solutions to address code issues and neighborhood concerns. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend instruction manuals, manufacturing guidelines, and building, fire, and municipal codes; must have the ability to prepare/review code enforcement documentation, building inspection records, budgets, and payroll/purchasing documents. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, public officials, contractors, citizens, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, sitting, walking, vision, hearing, talking and foot controls constantly; reaching, handling, crouching and crawling frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, kneeling, bending, climbing and balancing occasionally; twisting rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, heavy machinery, general construction hazards, working on elevated structures, hazardous chemicals, infectious diseases, and potentially irate members of the public. Closing Date/Time: 1/31/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 18, 2019
Part Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Performs a variety of routine library support duties; shelves library materials; assists in maintaining library facilities; provides customer service to the public; assists with library programming and/or book sales; and performs other related duties. Position is 15 hours per week with occasional evenings and weekends. This is a year-round position. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Performs shelving, stack, and reading room maintenance: Sorts and shelves library materials in accordance with Dewey Decimal and alphabetic systems; audits shelves for accuracy. Dusts and maintains shelves; shifts materials as assigned; does shelf reading. Maintains the library reading room; straightens tables and chairs; removes stray paper; puts away materials customers have finished using. Provides assistance in updating and maintaining book displays. Assists with assembling new shelving units. Provides customer service to patrons: Uses online catalog and knowledge of stacks to help locate library materials for customers. Refers more complex questions to other library personnel as necessary. Conducts a variety of routine library support tasks: Checks-in and processes newspapers or other library materials. Searches for lost, missing, and overdue materials. Pulls materials as required for weeding projects. Copies documents; folds and mails publicity materials. Provides programming and book sale support: Sets up tables, chairs, and/or refreshments for library programs. Assists with special events as required. Packs books for book sales. Transports boxes of books to storage. Assists in organizing and maintaining storage shed. Miscellaneous: Assists with opening duties; logs onto public computers; replenishes supplies. Provides assistance in training and/or supervising the activities of shelving volunteers. Attends staff meetings and training programs. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. Decision Making This position works under general supervision MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. No experience is required as this is an entry-level position. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/comprehend library policies and documentation. Must be able to quickly and accurately place items in complex alpha/numeric order. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with library personnel, patrons, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds rarely. Subject to vision constantly; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; sitting, pushing/pulling, kneeling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing occasionally; crouching rarely. Working conditions involves occasional exposure to infectious diseases and irate members of the public. Work Hours Varied FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 1/24/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Monitors athletic program activities; assists with coordinating drafts and/or training for athletic officials; prepares athletic facilities for games and practices; interacts with program participants and coaches; and performs other related duties. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provides onsite monitoring of assigned adult/youth athletic programs, practice sessions and tournament rentals. Participates in coordinating and implementing training for athletic officials and/or team drafts. Sets up and breaks down athletic facilities for games and practice sessions. Coordinates and communicates with coaches, parents, and program participants regarding various athletic programming matters. DECISION MAKING Supervises the activities of athletic officials, program participants and complex renters. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Administration or related field is required. One (1) year athletic programming experience is required. CPR/First Aid Certification is required within three (3) months of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must have the ability to read and comprehend athletic rule books and equipment manuals. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, program participants, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, bending, twisting, balancing, hearing, talking and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, crawling and climbing rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, tractors or other field equipment, hazardous chemicals, infectious diseases, and potentially irate members of the public. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 1/29/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 09, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Responsible for performing plans reviews and inspection of construction projects for compliance with adopted building codes including: electrical, plumbing, fire and mechanical codes; as well as, city ordinances and state laws. The main goal of this position is to protect the health and safety of the community with emphasis on electrical systems. Works under the direction of the Chief Building Official. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Conducts inspection and documentation of Residential and Commercial Construction Projects: Conducts field inspections of building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems for compliance with appropriate codes, regulations and approved plans/specifications. Inspects alterations and additions to existing buildings to ensure conformity with approved building codes. Specializes in advanced and complex electrical inspection. Through Inspection Anywhere web-based system, tracks and maintains data and detailed results on completed inspections, complaints and violations. 2. Completes Residential and Commercial Building Plan Review with emphasis in Electrical: Through the MyPermitNow web-based system, evaluates and completes construction plans/specifications for compliance with city, state and federal codes, including, but not limited to, the international building codes. • Reviews various records and documentation relating to plan review, e.g., construction plans and specifications, drawings, schematics, diagrams, and standard codes. Assists and advises the general public (architects, contractors, developers, engineers, homeowners, etc.) and other City departments in matters relating to building construction and code requirements.• Works collaboratively to provide technical assistance to other department and division staff regarding code interpretation, permitting functions, inspection requirements, and construction specifications.• Receives, responds and provides resolution to inquiries and concerns from contractors, the general public, the business community, and other departments regarding department and division related issues. • Identifies and interprets non-compliance concerns in plans and specifications; specifies plans or actions necessary to bring plans into regulatory compliance. • Coordinates work and projects with other departments and outside agencies where applicable, e.g., permit processing staff, construction inspectors, and contractors. • Maintains current knowledge of issues, trends and developments in regulatory standards and building code requirements governing the construction industry. 3. Assists the Building Official with implementing City and departmental policies and procedures, coordinating training and adopting amendments of construction codes. 4. Participates in continuing education, professional development and building trade organizations as approved by the Chief Building Official. 5. Miscellaneous: Performs related duties as directed by the Chief Building Official. May be called out for after hour or emergency inspections. May be required to testify in court regarding violations. DECISION MAKING Ability to understand and successfully contribute to the building permit process. Ability to exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to draw sound conclusions from prepared analysis and recommend code changes. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent required. Texas Master Electrician License issued by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) Five years directly related experience in building inspection or seven years of experience in electrical construction or building trades including reading construction plans. Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record is required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS International Code Council (ICC) certification as Residential and Commercial Electrical Inspector (must hold both licenses or be able to obtain the certificate within one (1) year of employment as a condition of continued employment). Previous experience in reviewing building plans is highly preferred. Texas State Plumbing Inspector License is highly preferred. Two years of college or technical training in construction, blue print reading, architecture or a related field is preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Ability to read codes, ordinances, plans, engineering reports, legal documents, computer screen, permits, signs, specifications, schematics, various forms. Ability to write correspondence, reports, and legal documents. Performs electrical calculations, determines square footage, height in area, setbacks, sizing of pipe, determine occupancy requirements and load as required for plan review. Performs abstract reasoning to analyze information gathered from inspection and determine code violation; interpret code and apply to specific situations. Good verbal communication skills to deal effectively with the public and other professionals. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers as well as public officials. Ability to enforce codes and ordinances firmly, tactfully and impartially. Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimal direction. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and the ability to navigate multistory stairways at construction sites. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking; pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls frequently. Working conditions involve work inside/outside during all types of weather; in extreme temperatures, in attics; during mechanical inspections, mechanical room temperature can be below 0 degrees in freezer unit or above 100 degrees in unconditioned space; potential for exposure to hazards such as paint and solvent sprays, asbestos, carbon monoxide, freon, dust, fiberglass, paint, methane gas; scaffolding; electrical hazards from high voltage and energized wire; high noise level around heavy equipment, compressors, mechanical rooms and saws; eye hazards around welding. Safety sensitive position. Closing Date/Time: 1/22/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 19, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Responsible for assisting the Chief Building Official and performing plans examination and inspection of construction projects for compliance with adopted building codes including: electrical, plumbing, fire and mechanical codes; as well as, city ordinances and state laws. The main goal of this position is to protect the health and safety of the community. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.Coordinates and completes Residential and Commercial Building Plan Review: Through the MyPermitNow web-based system, evaluates and completes construction plans/specifications for compliance with city, state and federal codes, international building codes and fire code regulations. Reviews various records and documentation relating to plan review, e.g., construction plans and specifications, drawings, schematics, diagrams, and standard codes. Assists and advises the general public (architects, contractors, developers, engineers, homeowners, etc.) and other City departments in matters relating to building construction and code requirements. Works collaboratively to provide technical assistance to other department and division staff regarding code interpretation, permitting functions, inspection requirements, and construction specifications. Receives, responds and provides resolution to inquiries and concerns from contractors, the general public, the business community, and other departments regarding department and division related issues. Identifies and interprets non-compliance concerns in plans and specifications; specifies plans or actions necessary to bring plans into regulatory compliance. Coordinates work and projects with other departments and outside agencies where applicable, e.g., permit processing staff, construction inspectors, and contractors. Maintains current knowledge of issues, trends and developments in regulatory standards and building code requirements governing the construction industry. 2. Conducts inspection and documentation of Residential and Commercial Construction Projects: Conducts structural field inspections of plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems for compliance with appropriate codes, regulations and approved plans/specifications. Inspects alterations and additions to existing buildings to ensure conformity with approved building codes. Specializes in advanced and complex construction inspection. Through Inspection Anywhere web-based system, tracks and maintains data and detailed results on completed inspections, complaints and violations. 3. Assists the Building Official with implementing City and departmental policies and procedures, coordinating training and adopting amendments of construction codes. 4. Participates in continuing education, professional development and building trade organizations as approved by the Chief Building Official. 5. Miscellaneous: Serves as inspection staff liaison for Construction Board of Appeals. May serve as Acting Building Official in Chief Building Official's absence. Assists in assembling & coordinating information for evaluation by the Insurance Services Organization (ISO) and other rating agencies. Performs related duties as directed by the Chief Building Official. May be called out for emergency inspections. May be required to testify in court regarding violations. DECISION MAKING Ability to understand and successfully contribute to the building permit process. Ability to exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to draw sound conclusions from prepared analysis and recommend code changes. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent required. Five years directly related experience in building inspection or seven years of experience in general construction or building trades including reading construction plans. Must be able to obtain a Texas State Plumbing Inspector License within one year of employment. International Code Council (ICC) certification as Plans examiner or Combination Inspector (must hold either license or obtain either within one (1) year of employment as a condition of continued employment). Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record is required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master Electrician and/or Master Plumber is preferred. Texas State Plumbing Inspector License preferred. Two years of college or technical training in construction, blue print reading, architecture or a related field is desirable. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Ability to read codes, ordinances, plans, engineering reports, legal documents, computer screen, permits, signs, specifications, schematics, various forms. Ability to write correspondence, reports, and legal documents. Performs electrical calculations, determines square footage, height in area, setbacks, sizing of pipe, determine occupancy requirements and load as required for plan review. Performs abstract reasoning to analyze information gathered from inspection and determine code violation; interpret code and apply to specific situations. Good verbal communication skills to deal effectively with the public and other professionals. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers, as well as governing and appointed officials. Ability to enforce codes and ordinances firmly, tactfully and impartially. Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimal direction. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and the ability to navigate multistory stairways at construction sites. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking; pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls frequently. Working conditions involve work inside/outside during all types of weather; in extreme temperatures, in attics; during mechanical inspections, mechanical room temperature can be below 0 degrees in freezer unit or above 100 degrees in unconditioned space; potential for exposure to hazards such as paint and solvent sprays, asbestos, carbon monoxide, freon, dust, fiberglass, paint, methane gas; scaffolding; electrical hazards from high voltage and energized wire; high noise level around heavy equipment, compressors, mechanical rooms and saws; eye hazards around welding. Closing Date/Time: 1/25/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 11, 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. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs manual labor for street, drainage, and traffic maintenance, operation, and construction. 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. 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. 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: 1/25/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 09, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Participates in maintaining the City's water/wastewater systems and related equipment; operates various types of maintenance equipment and tools; prepares maintenance records; assists other City departments; and performs other related duties. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. Position will remain open until filled. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Repairs and maintains water & wastewater mains, service lines, fire hydrants, water meters, valves, manholes and cleanouts; installs new water/wastewater service lines; maintains chemical sites used to manage grease control; installs and maintains water meters and the Automated Metering Infrastructure; performs valve exercising, main flushing, and fire hydrant maintenance; performs CCTV video inspections of wastewater mains, manholes and service lines; utilizes Global Positioning Equipment (GPS) to provide updates to water and wastewater information. Performs work order data entry into computerized work order system. Operates and maintains assigned departmental vehicles, equipment, and tools. Provides assistance to other City departments as required. Miscellaneous: Works to acquire necessary licenses and certifications. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Class D Water or Class I Wastewater Collection certification is required within two (2) years of employment. Class I Wastewater Collection and Class C Water Distribution certifications are required within 4 years of employment. A Class "A" Commercial Driver's License is required within six (6) months of employment. Must be able to respond within 1 hour for emergency calls. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Required to perform after hours standby duties. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS One (1) year related maintenance/equipment operation experience is preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend training/ repair manuals, quadrangle maps, and material safety data sheets. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, contractors, vendors, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 80 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching and handling frequently; sitting, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, talking and foot controls occasionally. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, vehicle traffic, heavy equipment, open trenches, confined spaces, hazardous chemicals, and infectious diseases. Utilizes confined space equipment or other personal protective equipment as required. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 1/22/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 11, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: The City of San Marcos is seeking candidates to fill vacancies in the Public Services Electric Utilities Department. Three levels are currently posted: Lineworker Helper, 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 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) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. 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 Helper: $17.71- $22.14 One (1) year related construction experience is required. A Class (A) Commercial Driver's License is required within six (6) months of employment. 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: 1/23/2019 11:59 PM Central