Waco is centrally located in the heart of Texas on the I-35 corridor midway between Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin. This progressive and diverse city with a vibrant community spirit offers major attractions, museums, recreation, and abundant shopping to more than 140,000 residents. Waco is the 25th largest city in Texas and the county seat of McLennan County.

Waco is not only briming with Texas history, economic opportunity, and a rich variety of cultural experiences, it is also a major seat of high learning within three major colleges in its city limits including Baylor University, Texas State Technical College and McLennan Community College.

The city is also the birthplace of Dr. Pepper, the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame Museum and the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.  Waco boasts one of the biggest and best municipal parks in Texas, Cameron Park. While the park is located in the middle of downtown situated on the Brazos and Bosque River it hosts numerous races, triathlons, boat races and much, much more.

Governance and Organization

Waco is a home rule city with a council-manager form of government. The City Council is comprised of a Mayor, elected at-large, and five City Council members representing single-member districts, all serving two-year terms. The City Council sets the tax rate, approves the budget, appoints members to City boards and commissions, enacts City ordinances, and appoints the City Manager, City Attorney, City Secretary, and the Municipal Court Judge.

The City has a strong Financial Management Policy that guides the operation and delivery of quality City services, contributes to excellent AA+ and Aa1 bond ratings, and maintains an unassigned fund balance reserve in the General Fund equal to 28% of current year budgeted expenditures. The City of Waco has more than 1,600 employees and a total operating budget of over $400 million.

The City provides a full range of municipal services including a regional airport, animal services, building inspections, code enforcement, convention and visitors bureau, emergency management, housing and community development, economic development, fire, public health, library, municipal court, parks and recreation, planning, police, public works, Texas Ranger Hall of Fame Museum, utilities and zoo operations.  

The City Council and City Manager are committed to the mission of providing exemplary municipal services for citizens and visitors in a collaborative and transparent manner while honoring the public’s trust. Waco values include providing excellent and innovative services, promoting equality and inclusion, focusing on teamwork, investing in people and always doing the right thing.

With the City of Waco, you will find our home; where everyone belongs and thrives as move forward together.

44 job(s) at City of Waco

CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under basic supervision, provides for the health and welfare of exotic and native animals in the City Zoo through diet preparation and feeding, enclosure maintenance, behavioral observation and training, enrichment and health care maintenance and treatment. Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assists with the daily care, husbandry and nutrition of assigned animals; resolves problems within scope of authority; duties may vary according to job assignment. Monitors and maintains Zoo exhibits, identifies animal care issues, prepares and distributes diets and supplements; monitors animal health issues, behavior and eating habits; maintains records; examines exhibit facilities and grounds to assure proper maintenance procedures are followed. Assists with public education, community outreach and safety and security programs. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. Performs other duties as required or assigned. Driving is essential. Knowledge: City policies and procedures. State and Federal codes and regulations governing public Zoo facilities operations. Principles and practices of file and records management and documentation procedures. Safety rules and regulations, occupational hazards and safety precautions in public facilities. Appropriate PPE Skills: Managing animal containment and life support protocols and procedures. Operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of business software. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Qualifications Required: Associates Degree in Zoology, Biological Sciences, or related field is required. 1 year animal care work experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License Physical Demands Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Required to physically work with wild animals.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under basic supervision, performs basic unskilled labor tasks in support of the repair and maintenance of water distribution and wastewater collection (W/WW) facilities, equipment and infrastructure for the Waco Water Utility Services Department. Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Performs general labor work and uses basic tools, vehicles and equipment to assist in the maintenance and repair of W/WW facilities, equipment and infrastructure; follows safety precautions in all work performed; reports problems and emergency situations; performs duties within scope of authority and training; duties may vary depending on job assignment and individual skills. • Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. • Performs other assigned or related duties as required. • Driving is essential. Knowledge: City policies and procedures. Tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of W/WW facilities. Skills: Closely following verbal and written instructions and procedures and safe work practices. Maintaining equipment and small tools in proper operating condition. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Qualifications Required: • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. • Valid Texas Class A Commercial Driver's License with a Tanker Endorsement required within 180 days of employment. Physical Demands Outdoors - Major activities are performed outdoors, may be exposed to all weather conditions. Heavy - Requires exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or a up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under general supervision, plans and manages the operations, maintenance, and repair of the Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTP) for the Waco Water Utility Services Department (WUSD); coordinates with City departments and State agencies to assure compliance with state and federal environmental regulations and standards, and City policies, procedures, and goals. Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, manages, reviews, and evaluates multiple Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTP) including operations, maintenance, and repair programs and projects; assures that quality standards are met, appropriate services are provided, and programs are in compliance with state and federal regulations. Manages regulatory agency reporting; reviews status reports, and initiates actions required to correct environmental and safety violations, and potential problems; monitors water utilities trends, anticipates the potential impact, and recommends appropriate actions. Reviews and analyzes operational data and activity reports; identifies infrastructure needs, service demands, and resource availability; develops recommendations and plans to improve operational effectiveness, including use of new equipment and technological advancements. Manages staff through appropriate delegation, mentoring, and work supervision; assigns duties, responsibilities, resources, and scope of authority; meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve workload, technical, and safety issues. Reviews operations and workload in order to anticipate technical and management problems; monitors operations and recommends policies and procedures to improve the WWTP functions; analyzes workload trends and recommends staffing and assignment adjustments. Writes technical and analytical reports and makes technical estimates of a specialized nature in connection with WWTP programs, contracts, and regulatory issues. Develops Capital Improvement Program (CIP) project proposals and recommends priorities; manages infrastructure and equipment improvement projects. Manages the collection, analysis, and reporting of operational and financial data; analyzes WWTP financial and resource information; develops and manages budgets and monitors revenues and expenditures. Effectively communicates WWTP issues with City management; interprets and explains federal and state rules and regulations, and City codes and ordinances. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. May be required to respond after hours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency. Driving is essential. Knowledge: City policies and procedures. Maintenance and repair standards for wastewater treatment facilities and equipment. Principles and practices of government project management. State and Federal regulations governing municipal utilities, environmental science, and the treatment and transmission of water/wastewater; including United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) standards. Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in WWTP construction, repair, and maintenance projects. TCEQ quality regulations, inspection protocols, best practices, and compliance standards. Regional public health protocols, environmental protection issues, and regulatory standards. Principles and practices of public sector administrative management, including cost accounting, budgeting, purchasing, strategic planning, customer service, and personnel rules. Techniques and practices for efficient and cost-effective management of resources. Environmentally responsible and resource-efficient public utilities maintenance techniques. OSHA safety rules and regulations, and safety standards in utility plant environments. Skills: Analyzing WWTP infrastructure and maintenance issues, evaluating alternatives, and developing logical recommendations based on findings. Interpreting and applying technical standards and procedures, federal and state rules and regulations, and City policies and procedures. Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands. Interpreting and applying public health and safety principles and practices in a regulatory environment. Compiling and analyzing WUSD data, maintaining accurate records, and generating reports. Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines. Managing staff, delegating tasks and authority, and coaching to improve staff performance. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with City employees, officials, and representatives from other local, state and federal agencies. Using a personal computer and specialized software applications. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Qualifications Required: Associate's Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Business or Public Administration, or a related field Seven years' experience in Water/Wastewater utilities management, and project management in the public sector; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License. Minimum Class B Wastewater license from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Class A Wastewater license from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is required within one year of employment. According to the needs of the City, additional training and certifications may be required. Preferred: Bachelor's Degree. Physical Demands Both indoors and outdoors - Major activities are performed indoors and/or outdoors and may be exposed to all weather conditions. Medium - Requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently and/or a up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under basic supervision, performs a combination of basic and semi-skilled work in the operation of the Water Treatment Plants (WTP) for the Water Utility Services Department (WUSD). Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assists in the operation of WTP facilities and equipment; performs work in accordance with all quality standards, safety regulations and procedures; duties will vary according to job assignment and skill level. Observes and monitors WTP equipment and process control system; cleans, maintains and adjusts equipment and components to meet WTP specifications; collects samples and checks equipment to verify proper operating conditions; maintains records of services performed. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. Performs other duties as required or assigned. May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City wide emergency. Driving is an essential function of the job. Knowledge: City policies and procedures. State and Federal laws and regulations governing water plant operations; including Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) standards. OSHA safety rules and regulations and safety standards in utility plant environments. Skills: Reading and interpreting gauges and recording devices. Following and maintaining safety standards. Closely following verbal and written instructions and procedures. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers. Using a personal computer and specialized software applications. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED equivalent Six months of process control industry experience. Associates Degree or higher may be substituted for the required experience. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License. Must obtain a Class D Water License within 1 year from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Must obtain a Class C Surface Water License within 2.5 years from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). According to the needs of the City, additional training and certifications may be required. Physical Demands Both indoors and outdoors - Major activities are performed indoors and/or outdoors and may be exposed to all weather conditions. Heavy - Requires exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or a up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under basic supervision, oversees daily operations of Water Treatment Plants (WTP) for the Water Utility Services Department (WUSD). Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Oversees and coordinates the operations at WTP facilities; performs work in accordance with all quality standards, safety regulations and procedures; duties will vary according to job assignment and skill level. Observes and monitors WTP equipment and process control system; assigns staff to work stations and assists with technical and operational issues; cleans, maintains and adjusts equipment and components to meet WTP specifications; checks equipment to verify proper operating conditions; orders supplies and equipment as needed; assists in preparing mandated reports for regulatory agencies. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency. Performs other assigned or related duties as required. Driving is essential. Knowledge: City policies and procedures. State and Federal laws and regulations governing water plant operations; including Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) standards. OSHA safety rules and regulations and safety standards in utility plant environments. Skills: Reading and interpreting gauges and recording devices. Following and maintaining safety standards. Closely following verbal and written instructions and procedures. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers. Using a personal computer and specialized engineering software applications. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Supervising, training, assigning task and evaluating work performed. Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED equivalent Four years of WTP Operator experience. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License. Class B Water license from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). According to the needs of the City, additional training and certifications may be required. Physical Demands Both indoors and outdoors - Major activities are performed indoors and/or outdoors and may be exposed to all weather conditions. Heavy - Requires exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or a up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Seasonal
Primary Duties Under close supervision, cleans and maintains City buildings and facilities according to safety rules and City quality standards. Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs custodial and janitorial duties in City facilities; maintains attractive, sanitary and safe facilities for City staff and public; cleans floors, walls and windows using manual and power equipment; empties trash receptacles; moves furniture and equipment; assist with set up and take down of special equipment for zoo events; cleans and disinfects restrooms; sanitizes toilets, sinks and fixtures; restocks restroom supplies; duties may vary according to job assignment. Follows all safety rules and regulations and cleans up spills and unsafe conditions in a timely manner; reports safety hazards, equipment problems, repair needs, security issues and emergency situations, including AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums) accreditation standards. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. Often required to work in close proximity to dangerous animals. Must be able to work after regular work hours and during Zoo sponsored events. Performs other related or assigned duties as required. Driving is essential. Knowledge: City policies and procedures. Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in facilities maintenance. Safe work practices, occupational hazards and safety precautions in public facilities. AZA accreditation standards. Skills: Using basic tools in a safe and effective manner. Following verbal and written instructions and procedures, including proper use and storage of chemicals Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Qualifications Required: No specific educational and experience requirements. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License. Preferred: High School Diploma or GED equivalent and some related work experience. Physical Demands Heavy Work: Requires exerting in excess of 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under basic supervision, performs grounds maintenance functions for the City Zoo. Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs a variety of grounds maintenance tasks at City Zoo; maintains and repairs landscaped areas, trims trees and bushes, removes litter and debris; cleans up spills and unsafe conditions; sets up and tears down equipment and facilities for special events; duties may vary according to job assignment. Repairs and maintains irrigation systems; applies herbicides, pesticides, fertilizers and other chemicals. Maintains the appearance and safety of Cameron Park Zoo grounds and facilities by performing a variety of service and/or maintenance work including, but not limited to: HVAC, cement work, welding, plumbing, carpentry, pump and filtration systems, and painting. Maintains the appearance and safety of public areas by: leveling and adding cushion material and painting and performing minor repairs to tables, seats, bleachers, signs, playground equipment and educational graphics Maintains the safe and efficient operation of equipment by: sharpening blades; performing basic maintenance such as oiling parts, replacing filters, replenishing gasoline and oil, and repairing or replacing worn or damaged parts. Prepares rooms, buildings, and grounds for special events by: setting up chairs, tables, fences, stages, lighting, sets, and sound equipment. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. Performs other duties as required or assigned. Driving is essential Knowledge: City policies and procedures. Materials, tools and equipment used in grounds and landscape maintenance and repair. Proper use and storage of hazardous chemicals used in the workplace. Federal and state safety rules and regulations and safety precautions in public facilities. Skills: Operating and maintaining tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner. Following and maintaining safety standards. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required. Physical Demands Medium Work: Requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under basic supervision, leads a crew of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators to perform a combination of basic and semi-skilled work in the operation of the Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTP) for the Water Utility Services Department (WUSD). Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Leads and trains a crew of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators operations of WWTP facilities and equipment; monitors operations, verifies proper functioning, makes process adjustments within scope of authority; performs work in accordance with all quality standards and WUSD procedures; performs manual labor tasks as needed; maintains daily work logs and records; performs duties within scope of authority and training and in compliance with City policies; duties may vary according to job assignment. Assists in the operation of WWTP facilities and equipment; performs work in accordance with all quality standards, safety regulations and procedures; duties will vary according to job assignment and skill level. Observes and monitors WWTP equipment and process control system; cleans, maintains and adjusts equipment and components to meet WWTP specifications; collects samples and checks equipment to verify proper operating conditions; maintains records of services performed. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. Performs other duties as required or assigned. May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City wide emergency. Driving is essential. Knowledge: City policies and procedures. State and Federal laws and regulations governing wastewater plant operations; including Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) standards. OSHA safety rules and regulations and safety standards in utility plant environments. Skills: Reading and interpreting gauges and recording devices. Following and maintaining safety standards. Closely following verbal and written instructions and procedures. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers. Using a personal computer and specialized software applications. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED equivalent. One year of WWTP maintenance experience. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License. Class B Wastewater license from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). According to the needs of the City, additional training and certifications may be required within 2.5 years. Physical Demands Outdoors - Major activities are performed outdoors, may be exposed to all weather conditions. Heavy - Requires exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or a up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under basic supervision, operates sanitation trucks to collect and transport materials to the City landfill and recycling center for Solid Waste Department (SWD). Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Collects solid waste, refuse, bulky items and recyclable materials and transports materials to the City landfill and recycling center; operates a variety of vehicles and equipment at City landfill in accordance with all safety regulations; performs manual labor tasks as needed; maintains daily work logs and records; provides customer service as needed; performs duties within scope of authority and training and in compliance with City policies; duties may vary according to job assignment. Operates specialized heavy equipment to move, grade and cover landfill materials; monitors work environment for safety and continually screens all materials at the landfill in order to identify hazardous and prohibited waste; utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; inspects and maintains vehicles and equipment according to City standards. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency. Performs other related and assigned duties as required. Driving is required. Knowledge: City policies and procedures. Operation and maintenance standards for specialized equipment and vehicles used in SWD operations. State laws and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) guidelines governing operation of SWD vehicles and safe handling of hazardous materials. Skill in: Operating a variety of tools, equipment and vehicles in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures. Safely operating large motor vehicles within the constraints of City traffic Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Qualifications Required: A valid Texas Class B Commercial Driver's License is required within 90 days of hire. Applicant must hold a written permit at time of application. Six months of heavy equipment operations experience is required Preferred: High School Diploma or GED equivalent is preferred Physical Demands Outdoors Major activities are performed outdoors, may be exposed to all weather conditions. Heavy Requires exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or a up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under basic supervision, operates sanitation trucks to collect and transport materials to the City landfill and recycling center for Solid Waste Department (SWD). Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Collects solid waste, refuse, bulky items and recyclable materials and transports materials to the City landfill and recycling center; operates a variety of vehicles and equipment at City landfill in accordance with all safety regulations; performs manual labor tasks as needed; maintains daily work logs and records; provides customer service as needed; performs duties within scope of authority and training and in compliance with City policies; duties may vary according to job assignment. Operates specialized heavy equipment to move, grade and cover landfill materials; monitors work environment for safety and continually screens all materials at the landfill in order to identify hazardous and prohibited waste; utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; inspects and maintains vehicles and equipment according to City standards. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency. Performs other related and assigned duties as required. Driving is required. Knowledge: City policies and procedures. Operation and maintenance standards for specialized equipment and vehicles used in SWD operations. State laws and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) guidelines governing operation of SWD vehicles and safe handling of hazardous materials. Skill in: Operating a variety of tools, equipment and vehicles in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures. Safely operating large motor vehicles within the constraints of City traffic Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Qualifications Required: A valid Texas Class B Commercial Driver's License is required within 90 days of hire. Applicant must hold a written permit at time of application. Six months of heavy equipment operations experience is required Preferred: High School Diploma or GED equivalent is preferred Physical Demands Outdoors Major activities are performed outdoors, may be exposed to all weather conditions. Heavy Requires exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or a up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under general supervision, plans and manages all aspects of Traffic Operations for the Department of Public Works; coordinates with City departments and State agencies to assure compliance with state and federal environmental regulations and standards and City policies, procedures and goals. This includes installation and maintenance of signs and pavement markings, and maintenance and repair of traffic signals. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Engineering Manager for Traffic, although the ability to perform with independent judgment and initiative is required. Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, manages, evaluates, reviews and supervises, daily maintenance, repair, and work assignments of Traffic Operations crews; assures that quality standards are met, appropriate services are provided, and programs are in compliance with departmental, state and federal regulations. Manages staff through appropriate delegation, mentoring and work supervision; assigns duties, responsibilities, resources and scope of authority; meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve workload, technical and safety issues. Monitors work assignments for quality, completion, and safe work practices; Ensures equipment, supplies, and a sufficient work crew is available at assigned job sites; Sets procedures, methods, techniques, and equipment for projects; Maintains records, documentation, and logs of work orders, including materials, tools, supplies, equipment, and labor for work assignments; Reads and interprets work assignments, job orders, plan sets and specifications; Ability to operate a variety of vehicles and heavy equipment, including but not limited to, dump trucks, front end loaders and attachments, scissor lifts, bucket trucks, backhoes, skid steers and attachments, cranes and related equipment; Ability to operate a variety of hand tools and power tools, including but not limited to, sledges, hammers, picks, air compressors, air hammers, jacks, sprayers, and related equipment; Supervises scheduled and assigned maintenance, repair, and service work on City streets, rights-of-ways, sidewalks, curbs, alleys, medians, and structures; Supervises erection of and maintenance and repairs of traffic signs and signals; Supervises asphalt and concrete repair and replacement, including operation of cutters and saws, setting forms, and finishing s needed to install loop detection or other traffic control devices; Supervises placement of erosion and sediment control devices; Coordinates work zone traffic control devices and performs flagging duties; Schedules routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment and maintains service and maintenance records; Works with the Engineering Manager on coordinating traffic control for special events. Supervises collection and reporting of operational and financial data; coordinates with the Public Works Financial Officer as a source for financial and resource information; manages Traffic Department's budgets and monitors revenues and expenditures. Demonstrates knowledge of federal, state and local code requirements; participates in safety programs, promotes safe working habits, and encourages the use of protective equipment; Trains, motivates and evaluates the work of new employees; Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; Responds to all internal and external customers (City employees, other governmental representatives, business organizations, community groups and/or the public) in a courteous and friendly manner to promote a service orientation; Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities. Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies, procedures and safety practices. On call after regular hours to respond to emergency situations; Performs other related and assigned duties as required. Driving is essential. Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies and procedures. Maintenance and repair standards for traffic furniture and other infrastructure. Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in traffic and street construction, repair and maintenance projects. Techniques and practices for efficient and cost-effective management of resources. City safety rules and regulations and safety standards. Skills: Analyzing traffic infrastructure and maintenance issues, evaluating alternatives and developing logical recommendations based on findings. Interpreting technical standards and procedures, federal and state rules and regulations and City policies and procedures. Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands. Compiling maintenance, repair and construction data, maintaining accurate records and generating reports. Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines. Managing staff, delegating tasks and authority and coaching to improve staff performance. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with City employees, officials and representatives from other local, state and federal agencies. Using a personal computer and specialized software applications. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Qualifications Required: Associate's Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Business or Public Administration, or a related field and seven years' experience in infrastructure management and project management in the public sector; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A valid Texas Class A Commercial Driver's License with a Tanker Endorsement required within 180 days of employment. According to the needs of the City, additional training and certifications may be required. Preferred: Experience in Traffic related work. Physical Demands Medium Work: Requires e xerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under basic supervision, performs customer service functions for clients of the Water Utility Services Department (WUSD). Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provides customer services for WUSD clients; processes new customers, payments, service requests, service charges and adjustments according to City policies and procedures. Prepares records and billing account updates, creates work orders, enters and verifies data, processes documents and transactions, resolves customer service issues and provides special customer services. Provides prompt, courteous and accurate service to the public with WUSD services questions, requests for information and complaints in order to maintain positive customer service relations. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. Perform other related and assigned duties as required. Driving is essential Knowledge: City policies and procedures. City utility billing rules and procedures. Principles of record keeping, accounting and bookkeeping and records management. Customer service principles and methods. City and Microsoft software. Federal and state regulations, including applicable FTC and Banking regulations. Skills: Entering data and numerical information into a computer system with speed and accuracy and maintaining electronic records, files and databases. Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized enterprise software. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Analyzing problems, resolving disputes and presenting effective solutions. Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands. Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED equivalent and wo years' customer service, call-center or bookkeeping experience. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License. According to the needs of the City, specific training and certifications may be required. Physical Demands Indoors - Major activities performed under normal office conditions Light - Requires exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under general supervision, reviews engineering plans for construction projects for the Public Works Department (PWD); verifies compliance with design standards and City codes. Responsible for signing and sealing calculations, designs and reports completed under their direct supervision. Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Reviews complex civil subdivision's development plans for compliance with code of ordinances for drainage, grading, roadway design, pavement design and storm water design; may include sanitary sewer design, and water supply design. Reviews complex civil plans for industrial and commercial building development to ensure compliance with code of ordinances. Reviews abandonment of easements and rights-of-way; zoning cases; and encroachment cases for compliance with city code of ordinances and analysis of effect on operations. Provides technical support for various meetings and workshops including Zoning Board of Adjustments; Plan Commission; and weekly Plan Review. Participates in the administration of Flood Prevention and Protection Code of Ordinance; Storm Water Management Regulations; and Escarpment Regulations Code of Ordinance. Sets up and conducts pre-construction meetings for private development on City right-of-way and subdivisions. Assist engineering inspectors with oversight of development construction. Reviews cut sheets, proposed changes for projects, and submittals for public infrastructure related to development construction Maintains project files, documents and records; prepares reports on program activities and performance. Reviews engineering designs for in-house and consultant plans. Manage civil projects focused on stormwater/drainage through all phases from initial project assignment to completion according to project schedules, budgets, state and federal regulations and City standards. Provide engineering/technical support for the City's MS4 permit and other state and federal permits as required. Serves as Design Engineer for in-house designs focused on stormwater/drainage. Serves as Project Engineer for selected consultant project focused on stormwater/drainage. Develops notices, exhibits, and presentations for public meetings. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work- related issues and City information. Performs other related and assigned duties as required. May be required to respond after hours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency. Driving is essential. Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies and procedures. Fundamentals of civil engineering, mathematics, and physics. Principles of design, construction, and maintenance of public works projects. Methods, materials, and equipment used in public works infrastructure. Federal, state, and local development safety codes and regulations. Regulations, protocols, and standards governing plan review and civil infrastructure systems construction activities. Federal and state codes and regulations governing public works, utilities, development, and traffic Skills: Analyzing issues, evaluating alternatives, and making logical recommendations based on findings. Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines. Interpreting and applying engineering standards and procedures, Federal and state regulations and City policies and procedures. Analyzing and evaluating technical engineering data and construction documentation. Developing and checking designs, details, estimates, plans and specifications of engineering projects. Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects, and demands. Preparing, reviewing and presenting reports and presentations. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with City employees, officials, and representatives from other local, state and federal agencies. Strong oral and written technical communication skills. Proficiency with software including AutoCAD, Civil 3D, ArcGIS, hydrologic & hydraulic models, and Microsoft Office a plus. Qualifications Required: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is required from an ABET accredited university and four years' work experience in engineering, or project management; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License. Registration as a Professional Engineer by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers. Physical Demands Light Work: Requires e xerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under basic supervision, installs, maintains, tests and repairs treatment plant process control systems, equipment, and electronic components for the Water Utility Services Department (WUSD). Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintains Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) electrical and electronic equipment and process control systems, including electronic instruments, monitoring systems, telemetry, and components; installs, tests, calibrates, maintains, and repairs electrical and electronic components and devices; maintains and adjusts equipment to meet job specifications and technical codes. Examines equipment malfunctions and troubleshoots actual and potential problems; examines components to be repaired and determines the proper repair techniques; replaces faulty components and tests finished job to determine system durability; maintains records of services performed. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency. Performs other related and assigned duties as required. Driving is essential. Knowledge: City policies and procedures. Theories and principles of electrical and electronic system repair and maintenance. Skills: Testing, diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining electrical equipment and systems. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers. Using a personal computer and specialized engineering software applications. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED equivalent Two years of SCADA, Electrical, Process Instrumentation or Equipment maintenance experience. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License. Additional training and certifications may be required. Preferred: Associate degree. Physical Demands Both indoors and outdoors - Major activities are performed indoors and/or outdoors and may be exposed to all weather conditions. Medium - Requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently and/or a up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under general supervision, develops, designs, reviews, and executes engineering projects. Responsible for signing and sealing calculations, designs and reports completed under their direct supervision. Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Manages civil projects (public works, public utilities, traffic, stormwater and development) through all phases from initial project assignment to completion according to project schedules, budgets, state and federal regulations and City standards. Serves as Design Engineer for in-house design. Serves as Project Engineer for selected consultant projects. Serves as Project Engineer for construction projects. Prepares plans, specifications, estimates, special provisions and funding documents. Conducts various meetings including pre-bid, bid-openings, and pre-construction. Reviews engineering designs for in-house, consultant and developer plans. Develops notices, exhibits, and presentations for public meetings. Assists with development engineering plan review. Assists with traffic engineering work. Performs other duties assigned in support of Engineering. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. May be required to respond after hours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency. Driving is essential. Knowledge: City organization, operations, policies and procedures. Fundamentals of civil engineering, mathematics and physics. Principles and practices of public works design, construction, and maintenance. Principles and practices of public utilities design, construction, and maintenance. Principles and practices of government project management Federal and state codes and regulations governing public works, utilities, development, and traffic Texas Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices. Skills: Analyzing issues, evaluating alternatives and making logical recommendations based on findings. Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines. Interpreting and applying engineering standards and procedures, Federal and state regulations and City policies and procedures. Developing and checking designs, details, estimates, plans and specifications of engineering projects. Preparing, reviewing and presenting reports and presentations. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with City employees, officials and representatives from other local, state and federal agencies. Strong oral and written technical communication skills. Proficiency with software including AutoCAD, Civil 3D, ArcGIS and Microsoft Office a plus. Qualifications Required: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited university and four years' work experience in engineering, or project management; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License. Registration as a Professional Engineer by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers. Physical Demands Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under basic supervision, maintains and repairs mechanical equipment and components in the Water/Wastewater (W/WW) treatment facilities of the Water Utility Services Department (WUSD). Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Maintains and repairs mechanical equipment and components and performs preventive maintenance as directed; maintains and adjusts equipment to meet job specifications and technical codes; checks equipment to verify proper operating conditions and identify maintenance needs; maintains records of services performed. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency. Performs other assigned or related duties as required. Driving is essential. Knowledge: City policies and procedures. State and Federal laws and regulations governing water plant operations; including Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) standards. Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in W/WW construction, repair and maintenance. Skills: Operating and maintaining tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner. Following and maintaining safety standards. Closely following verbal and written instructions and procedures. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers. Using a personal computer and specialized software applications. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED equivalent Two years of mechanical and electrical repair, maintenance and installation experience. A valid Texas Class A Commercial Driver's License with Tanker Endorsement required within 180 days of hire. Class C Water and/or Class II Wastewater license from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) within 2.5 years According to the needs of the City, additional training and certifications may be required. Physical Demands Outdoors - Major activities are performed outdoors, may be exposed to all weather conditions. Heavy - Requires exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or a up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under close supervision, attends training from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and Waco Police Department (WPD) to obtain Basic Peace Officers License and certification. Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Attends classroom training sessions and takes notes required to obtain Basic Peace Officer Certification. Completes and passes written, oral and skills proficiency examinations for a wide variety of required Peace Officer skills and knowledge and maintains required levels of proficiency. Participates in physical conditioning training and testing and maintains required levels of physical fitness. Maintains the integrity, professionalism, values and goals of the Police Department by assuring that all rules and regulations are followed, and that accountability and public trust are preserved. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. Successful performance in and progression through Police Academy training. Ability to testify in court proceedings. Performs other duties as required or assigned. Driving is essential Knowledge: City and WPD policies and procedures. Safe work practices, occupational hazards and safety precautions. Geography, roads and landmarks of City and surrounding areas. Skills: Maintaining academic and professional standards in accordance with WPD policies. Following verbal and written instruction. Reading and understanding training materials and completing written, physical and skills testing. Learning and applying training materials and training instructions. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED equivalent; 15 hours of college credit with at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, or two years of active-duty military experience from the US Armed Forces with an honorable discharge or 2 years continuous experience as a paid full-time police officer. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License. Physical Demands Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Seasonal
Primary Duties Under close supervision, assists in the delivery of City recreation programs and events. Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provides and promotes recreation activities and events for City residents; sets up recreation sites and facilities for events and scheduled programs; maintains equipment and facilities in clean and safe condition; duties may vary according to job assignment. Organizes recreation activities, supervises program participants and enforces rules, regulations and safety precautions at indoor and outdoor facilities; maintains discipline, monitors behavior and resolves issues. Develops promotional media for events and special programs; tutors' youth and assists with schoolwork. Reports and resolves complaints, requests, safety conditions, security issues and illegal activities. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. Performs other related and assigned duties as required. Driving is essential. Knowledge: City policies and procedures. Policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct and safety of public recreation programs. Skills: Interacting with people of different social, economic and ethnic backgrounds. Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers and general public. Promoting and enforcing safe work practices. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Qualifications Required: Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License. Depending on the needs of the City, specific technical training and certifications may be required for some incumbents. Depending on the needs of the recreation center assigned to, may require bilingual testing and certification. Preferred: High School diploma or GED Physical Demands Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under basic supervision, provides counseling, education and assessment for infants, children and pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women clients for the Public Health District (PHD). Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provides direct clients care for PHD clients, including interviewing and assessing nutritional status to determine client's WIC eligibility and nutrition care plan; performs anthropometric and biochemical measurements; approves specialty infant formulas; provides nutrition education and outreach programs and works with community to increase public awareness of proper nutrition; provides information, counseling and medical case management according to specific program and physician guidelines. Evaluates appropriateness of formula issuance; co-ordinates quality assurance plan; and performs supervisory and clerical duties as needed. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information. Performs other duties as required or assigned. Driving is essential. Knowledge: City policies and procedures. United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Texas Department of State Health Services, WIC Nutrition Program policies, procedures and reporting standards. Principles and practices of nutrition and dietetics, including health maintenance and wellness. Case management methods, practices and procedures for assigned client population. Skills: Presenting nutritional information to PHD program participants and the public. Counseling clients with a variety of health issues. Working effectively with others to develop solutions for social services problems. Utilizing standard personal computer software programs and specialized state and County software. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Qualifications Required: Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition, Food Sciences or related field and two years' experience in nutrition programs. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's license. Registered Dietitian License by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Additional technical certifications in public health are preferred and may be required. Physical Demands Sedentary Work: Requires e xerting up to 10 lbs. o ccasionally or minimal weights frequently; sitting for prolonged periods of time .
CITY OF WACO, TEXAS Chico, CA, United States
Jun 17, 2021
Full Time
Primary Duties Under basic supervision, performs environmental health inspections for the Public Health District (PHD); protects the health and safety of the public from adverse environmental determinants. Essential Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs environmental health inspections and investigates complaints to verify compliance with state and local regulations; scope of work includes food quality and safety, wastewater treatment, solid and hazardous waste management, air quality, water quality, insect and animal vector control, recreational and institutional facility inspections, consumer health and occupational health and safety. Organizes and presents training programs; applies and enforces statutes, regulations, ordinances and policies governing environmental health; prepares summary and status reports; assures that the services provided meet the program requirements. Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's license. May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City wide emergency. Driving is essential. Knowledge: City policies and procedures and ordinances. Federal and state environmental health program regulations and requirements, including Texas State Department of State Health Services standards. Skills: Understanding and applying state laws and City/County policies and procedures governing environmental and public health. Maintaining accurate records and generating reports. Utilizing standard personal computer software programs. Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. Qualifications Required: Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Science, or a related field and one year of public sector inspection experience. Sanitarian registration requires 4 year Bachelors with 30 hours of Natural and Applied Science. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License. Registered Sanitarian from the Texas State Department of State Health Services is required within 2 years of hire date; additional technical training and certifications may be required. Physical Demands Medium Work: Requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.