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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 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 - Telecommunicator

    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

     

  • POLICE OFFICER – immediate opening! $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, December 15, 2018. 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, 2019.

    Starting Salary: $23.07hr and advancing to $23.67hr 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.

    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.

    Application Deadline: December 11, 2018.

    Police Officer Application Packet

  • 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. 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:  $28.50 - $34.50 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 $ 28.50 to $ 35.50 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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