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

Job Descriptions and Application:

  • The City of Lockhart will be holding a Civil Service Exam for Firefighter on Saturday, December 2, 2017 to establish an eligibility list. Starting estimated salary: $38,816 and increasing to $39,626 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 by selecting the link below: 

    Fire Fighter Application Packet

    Application Deadline: November 28th at 5:00pm.

  • 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 Pay Grade with a hiring range of $15.73 to $24.43 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 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 $12.42 to $19.03 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. 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 -Tree Trimmer, Electric Power Lines

    Employment 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 Thursday, November 30, 2017.  The results of this exam will be used to create an eligibility list.  Applicants must be certified as a TCOLE Texas Basic Peace Officer.

    Starting Salary: $20.97hr and advancing to $21.52hr after one year. Possibilities for additional pay include:  certification pay, educational pay, longevity pay, assignment pay for Detectives & FTO, & 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.
    For application packets contact City Hall, 308 West San Antonio Street, Lockhart, Texas, 78644; via phone at (512) 398-3461; or online by selecting the link below.

    Police Officer Application Packet

    Application Deadline: November 27, 2017 at 5pm.

  • 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 $ 20.38 to $ 24.46 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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