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See City of Lockhart's job postings below by selecting the position(s) of your choice. 

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  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for the position of Parks Worker I.  Applicants must have valid Texas driver’s license, High School diploma or G.E.D. preferred. Duties include driving, lawn, shrub and tree maintenance, and other related outdoor duties. The pay range is $10.84 - $12.62 per hour depending on qualifications & experience. The city offers a 20-year full retirement plan, medical insurance, sick/vac. leave, 12 paid holidays. Applications may be obtained at City Hall, Personnel office, 308 W. San Antonio St., M-F, 8am-5pm or online at www.lockhart-tx.org

     

    This position is open until filled.

     

    The City of Lockhart is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

     

    The job description that includes the applicant's signature on the last page must be submitted with the Application for Employment. Select a link below to view the job description or to download the employment application:

     

    Job Description:  Parks Worker I

     

    Employment Application

     

     

  • FIRE FIGHTER The City of Lockhart will be holding a Civil Service Exam for Firefighter on Saturday, March 30, 3019 to establish an eligibility list.

     

    Starting estimated salary: $41,638 and increasing to $43,169 after two years. Possibilities for additional pay include: certification pay, educational pay, longevity pay. Benefits include: 3 weeks vacation leave annually, 3 weeks sick leave annually, 12 paid holidays, 1 personal holiday, 20 yr retirement, life insurance, & health insurance.

     

    For application packets contact City Hall, 308 West San Antonio Street, Lockhart, Tx 78644 or via phone at (512) 398-3461. Application packets are also available online:  Fire Fighter Application Packet.

     

    Application Deadline: March 26, 2019.

  • The City of Lockhart, Texas, is accepting applications from qualified applicants for the position of Public Information Officer. Position open until filled. First review of applications beginning on: March 5, 2019.

     

    With a population of 14,148 and known as the “BBQ Capital of Texas,” Lockhart is located 25 miles from Austin and just 15 miles from San Marcos. It is easily accessible via Highway 183 and SH 130 Tollway. The City has 145 employees and operates under a council-manager form of government. The Public Information Officer reports to the City Manager and is responsible for establishing and maintaining external and internal communications which include media relations, publicity, fostering civic involvement and heightening awareness for City activities, services and programs. This position serves as general support to all departments by promoting and organizing informative activities that benefit the community.

     

    Minimum education requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Relations or related field OR any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

     

    Experience requirement: Prefer experience in journalism and public relations involving public speaking and preparation of printed materials.

     

    Salary: Compensation commensurate with experience.

     

    City benefits include vacation and sick leave accumulation, thirteen paid holidays, employee health insurance, and a 20-year full retirement plan in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with the City contributing 12% and the employee 6%. The job description and application may be obtained on line from the City website: www.lockhart-tx.org or at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio Street, Lockhart, Texas, 78644, during normal business hours.

     

    The City of Lockhart is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    The job description that includes the applicant's signature on the last page must be submitted with the Application for Employment. Select a link below to view the job description or to download the employment application:

     

    Job Description - Public Information Officer

     

    Employment Application

     

  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for the position of Street Worker II. Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio St., in the Personnel Department, during normal business hours or at www.lockhart-tx.org . Position is open until filled.

    Applicants must possess a valid Texas Driver’s license; must have a good driving record; Applicant must live within 25 minutes of City Limits of Lockhart for timely response to public emergencies. Experience performing all types of street repairs preferred; operates one or more equipment items for street repairs/maintenance; street markings/painting; drives brush truck and operates brush chipper; cuts brush; sign installation/repairs; fence repairs/installations; works at recycling center occasionally; other labor tasks; and drives dump trucks. Successful applicant must pass post offer physical. At times, this position requires working before and after normal work hours.

    The starting wage is $11.23 hr. depending on experience and qualifications. Benefits include health and dental insurance, paid holidays; vacation/sick leave benefits and membership in the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

    The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    The job description that includes the applicant's signature on the last page must be submitted with the Application for Employment.  Select a link below to view the job description or to download the employment application:

     

    Job Description - Street Worker II

     

    Employment Application

  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for the position of Lineman Class- I. Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio Street, Personnel dept, during normal business hours or www.lockhart-tx.org . Benefits include a 20 year retirement plan, employee medical/life/dental insurance, sick/vacation leave, 12 paid holidays and deferred compensation. Position is Non-Exempt with a hiring range of $17.71 to $27.60 per hour DOQ. Position requires 3 -4 years experience, able to climb poles and job knowledge in the following areas: reading, connecting/disconnecting electric meters, framing, installation and construction of distribution overhead and underground power lines and installation/maintenance of street lights. Completes daily tracking sheets, vehicle inspection sheets, and any other routine paper work and have basic computer skills. Have knowledge of three phase, single phase overhead and underground transformer installations. Must be able to be on 24 hour call out and be able to respond within 25 minutes to the trouble call site or warehouse. Due to safety capacity limitations of service work bucket truck, combined personal body weight, materials and tools cannot exceed 300 pounds. High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred, valid Texas Operator’s License and must be able to obtain Texas CDL License within 90 days of hire. Non-smoking environment.

    Position opened until filled.

    The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

    The job description that includes the applicant's signature on the last page must be submitted with the Application for Employment.  Select a link below to view the job description or to download the employment application:

     

    Job Description - Class I Lineman

    Employment Application

     

  • The City of Lockhart, Texas, is accepting applications from qualified applicants for the position Director of Finance. Position open until filled. First review of applications beginning on: November 27, 2018.

     

    With a population of 13,487 and known as the “BBQ Capital of Texas,” Lockhart is located 25 miles from Austin and just 15 miles from San Marcos. It is easily accessible via Highway 183 and SH 130 Tollway. The City has 145 employees and operates under a council-manager form of government. The Director of Finance reports to the City Manager and is responsible for directing all financial activities of the City including customer service, information systems, accounting, budgeting, purchasing, investments, payroll, accounts payable/receivable, budget development and monitoring, financial forecasting, annual audits, and supervises Finance Department staff.

     

    Minimum education requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; Certification as a CGFO, CPFO, and/or Certified Public Accountant is preferred.

     

    Experience requirement: Five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience in municipal or government finance administration; and general and utility accounting.

     

    City benefits include vacation and sick leave accumulation, thirteen paid holidays, employee health insurance, and a 20-year full retirement plan in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with the City contributing 12% and the employee 6%.

     

    The salary range is $65,493 to $109,155.

     

    The job description and application may be obtained on line from the City website: www.lockhart-tx.org or at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio Street, Lockhart, Texas, 78644, during normal business hours.

     

    The City of Lockhart is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    The job description that includes the applicant's signature on the last page must be submitted with the Application for Employment.  Select a link below to view the job description or to download the employment application:

     

    Job Description - Director of Finance

    Employment Application

     

  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for the position of Tree Trimmer, Electric Power Lines. Applications may be obtained at the Personnel Dept. at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio Street, during normal business hours or www.lockhart-tx.org . Benefits include a 20 year retirement plan, employee medical/life/dental insurance, sick/vacation leave, 12 paid holidays and deferred compensation.

    Position is Non-Exempt Pay Grade with a hiring range of $12.79 to $19.60 per hour DOQ. Position requires 3 years experience, able to climb trees and job knowledge in the following areas: must be able to trim around energized three phase and single power lines, operate a chain saw, chip brush with chipper, drive to and from worksite, and assist electric department personnel when needed after hours. Completes daily tracking sheets, vehicle inspection sheets, and any other routine paper work. Must be able to respond within 25 minutes to the trouble call site or warehouse when needed. Due to safety capacity limitations of service work bucket truck, combined personal body weight, materials and tools cannot exceed 300 pounds. Must have High school diploma or G.E.D., valid Texas Operator’s License and must be able to obtain Texas CDL License within 90 days of hire. Non-smoking environment. The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

    Position open until filled. 

    The job description that includes the applicant's signature on the last page must be submitted with the Application for Employment. Select a link below to view the job description or to download the employment application:

    Job Description - Tree Trimmer, Electric Power Lines

    Employment Application

  • Hiring Pay Range:  $29.36 - $35.54 DOQ.

    The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for two Class A Lineman positions. Applications may be obtained at the Personnel Dept. at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio Street, during normal business hours or online at www.lockhart-tx.org. Benefits include a 20 year retirement plan (City matches 2 to 1), employee medical/life/dental insurance, sick/vacation leave, 12 paid holidays and deferred compensation. Position is Non-Exempt Pay Grade with a hiring range of $ 29.36 to $ 35.54 per hour DOQ. 

    Position requires a minimum of 5 years experience, able to climb poles or specialize in underground locates, operate digger truck, bucket truck and back yard machine and job knowledge in the following areas: reading, connecting/disconnecting electric meters, framing, installation and construction of distribution overhead and underground power lines and installation/maintenance of street lights. Do over-head, underground and secondary terminations. Hands on work on energized power line circuits and secondary lines. Trim trees away from high voltage and secondary power lines. Trouble shoots electrical power outages; switch feeders from various locations within the power system to minimize customer outages. Accurately complete daily tracking, mileage and other routine paper work and knowledge of basic computer (word/ excel). Must have knowledge of three phase and single phase over-head and underground transformer installations. Must be able to be on 24 hour call out and be able to respond within 25 minutes to the trouble call site or warehouse. Due to safety capacity limitations of service work bucket truck, combined personal weight, materials and tools cannot exceed 300 pounds. High school diploma or G E D required. Must have valid Texas Operator's License and must be able to obtain Texas CDL License within 90 days of hire. Non-smoking environment. 

    Applications accepted until position filled. 

    The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 


    The job description that includes the applicant's signature on the last page must be submitted with the Application for Employment. Select a link below to view the job description or to download the employment application:

    Job Description - Class A Lineman

      Employment Application

     

     

If you have any questions regarding the position(s) listed above, please contact Bertha Parra, Personnel Administrator, at (512) 398-3461, ext. 227.

 

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