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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.  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 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 starting hourly wage is $ 11.23 or more depending on experience and work history.

     

    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 .  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 - Animal Control Officer

     

    Employment Application

  • The City of Lockhart is currently accepting applications for the position of Staff Accountant, Requirements include: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting Preferred from an accredited four year college or university or any other bachelor’s degree that includes at least 18 semester hours in accounting coursework. 2 to 3 years of accounting experience in a governmental setting, strong Excel skills, type 40wpm and use 10-key by touch.

     

    Salary range is $ 17.53 - $ 22.91 DOQ. City benefits include: Vacation/Sick leave, 13 Holidays, employee health insurance, and a 20-year full retirement plan.

     

    Application and Job Description available at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio St. Lockhart, 78644 during normal business hours or www.lockhart-tx.org.  The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    Position open until filled.

     

    Job Description - Staff Accountant

     

    Employment Application

  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for the position of Telecommunicator (dispatch).   Person will take both Emergency and Non-Emergency calls for the City, Fire, Police, and EMS.   Applicants must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.  Dispatching experience preferred.  Shift work.  Extensive background check. Starting salary is $14.90 per hour.  Apply at City Hall, Personnel Office, 308 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart, TX. Monday-Friday 8am-5pm or www.lockhart-tx.org. The City of Lockhart is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

     

    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 - Telecommunitcator (Dispatch)

     

    Employment Application

     

  • The City of Lockhart is seeking dependable, honest, and caring individuals for full-time employment as Animal Shelter Attendant/ACO. Candidate must be self motivated and be able to work without direct supervision. Must be 18 years of age, High School diploma or GED, Valid Texas Operator’s license with a good driving record & have good customer relations skills. Knowledge of animals and diseases of animals preferred. Must be able to be on call and work weekends and holidays. Must be able to attend and successfully complete Animal Control Officer Certification course, Euthanization and CEU Courses as they become available as a condition of employment. Salary is $11.03 per hour. Job includes cleaning the animal shelter and caring for the animals. Application and Job Description available at City Hall, 308 W San Antonio St, Lockhart, 78644 or www.lockhart-tx.org .

     

    Position 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 - Animal Shelter Attendant/ACO

     

    Employment Application

  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications from qualified persons for six (6) positions of Seasonal Swimming Pool Lifeguards.  Persons applying must be certified as a Lifeguard and must be certified in CPR/First Aid Training.  Call to discuss possible opportunities to obtain certifications.  Must perform swimming pool lifeguard duties, pool maintenance/operational activities and assist with concession stand operations.   Pay range from $8.00 – 10.00 per hr.   The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

     

     

    Application and Job Description may be obtained at City Hall, Personnel Office, 308 W. San Antonio St., Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm or at www.lockhart-tx.org

     

    The positions are 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 - Lifeguard

     

    Employment Application

  • 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 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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