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

Job Descriptions and Application:

  • POLICE OFFICER – immediate openings!

     

    $3,000 HIRING INCENTIVE for certified TCOLE peace officers! Certain conditions apply.

     

    The City of Lockhart will be holding a Civil Service Exam for POLICE OFFICER on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The results of this exam will be used to create an eligibility list.   Applicants must be certified as a TCOLE Basic Peace Officer or expect to obtain TCOLE certification by January 1, 2020.  Starting Salary: $23.76hr and advancing to $24.38hr after one year.  Possibilities for additional pay include: certification pay, educational pay, longevity pay, assignment pay for Detectives, FTO, Bailiff Warrant Officer, and SRO, & shift differential pay.  Uniforms provided-uniform allowance provided for detectives. Benefits include: 3 weeks vacation leave annually, 3 weeks sick leave annually, 12 paid holidays, 1 personal holiday, retirement, life insurance, & health insurance.

     

    Application Deadline:  November 13, 2019

     

    For application packets contact City Hall, 308 West San Antonio Street, Lockhart, Texas, 78644 or via phone at (512) 398-3461. Application packets are also available online by selecting the link below.

     

    Police Officer Application Packet

  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications from qualified applicants for an Animal Control Officer. The applicants must be self-motivated, honest, dependable and be able to demonstrate good customer relation skills when dealing with the public. Candidate must be able to work without direct supervision. Applicant must have High School Diploma or GED and be 18 years of age. Knowledge of animals and handling of animals preferred. Must be able to obtain ACO State Certification as courses become available as a condition of employment. Job includes responding to citizen calls to pick up stray animals; enforce animal control ordinances; educate animal owners of the city’s animal control ordinances; and assisting with all aspects of shelter operations. Applicants must have a current valid Class C Texas Driver’s License. Successful applicants must be able to pass a physical that is be paid for by the city.  The City of Lockhart is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

     

    The starting hourly wage is $ 11.57 or more depending on experience and work history. Special consideration will be given to those applicants with good attendance, safety and work history references. Standard benefits are available including employee health insurance, sick, vacation and holiday leave, and a twenty (20) year full retirement benefit.  

     

    Applications and job description may be obtained at City Hall, Personnel Office, 308 W. San Antonio Street, Monday through Friday, 8 – 5 and online at www.lockhart-tx.org.  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 - Animal Control Officer

     

     Employment Application

  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for one (1) position of Water/Wastewater System Operator.  Prefer experience in construction of water and sewer utilities, mechanical abilities, operate various types of equipment; dump truck, sewer pressure washing equipment, sewer main video camera, water main tapping tools, underground bore equipment.   Must be available for on call duty and be able to respond within 25 minutes to the call site or warehouse.  The applicant shall have a High School Diploma or GED, valid Texas Drivers License, possess or obtain within 18 months of employment water/wastewater license from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.   Pay range $11.23-$14.09 per hr. DOQ.   Apply at City Hall, Personnel Office 308 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart, TX or at www.lockhart-tx.org.  Position 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 - Water/Wastewater System Operator

     

     

    Employment Application

     

     

     

     

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

     

    This position is 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 - Parks Worker I

     

    Employment Application

     

  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for the position of Street Worker II.   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.

     

    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.

     

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

     

    Applications accepted until position filled.

     

    Job Description - Class A Lineman

     

    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

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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