City of Grand Prairie

  • 318 W Main St, Grand Prairie, TX 75050, Grand Prairie, TX 75050, United States

Welcome to the City of Grand Prairie!  We Live Life Grand here – about 189,430 residents call Grand Prairie home, and we’re still growing.  Grand Prairie is the 15th largest city in Texas and the 125th largest city in the United States, but we still have small town values.  We are rated the #1 Best Place to Retire in the U.S., 2nd Happiest City in Texas, 5th Best City for First-Time Home Buyers in Texas, 7th Safest City in Texas because crime in Grand Prairie has fallen by 47% from 2010 to 2018 (19% drop from 2017 to 2018), City on Patrol Program winning the award for Best Large Agency Program in Texas for the 5th time, and in the Top 50 U.S. Best Place to Raise a Family! 

We have attractions that draw almost 10 million visitors a year such as Epic Central, a 172-acre park that is home to:

  • The Epic – Arts, Fitness and Entertainment Center with five lakes, a grand lawn with an amphitheater, boardwalk, retails spaces, art gallery, $1 million in cardio and strength training equipment, indoor walking/jogging track, group fitness and more.
  • Epic Waters Indoor Water Park – DFW’s newest indoor waterpark showcasing 80,000 square feet of year-round water fun referred to as a “cruise ship on land”.
  • The Summit, Grand Prairie Parks and Recreation Department’s $23 million dollar, 60,000 square foot facility located in Central Park designed specifically for active adults ages 50 or older. It has state-of-the-art fitness areas, gym, indoor infinity edge pool with lap lanes and exercise vortex, theater, locker rooms with sauna and more.  This will be the talk of Texas for years to come!
  • Epic Reads 24/7 automated library at The Epic
  • PlayGrand Adventures (10-acre, all-accessible playground) is an exciting opportunity to provide a safe and fun playground experience for all ages and abilities.
  • Almost 5,000 acres of park land
  • Firehouse Gastro Pub restaurant (conversion of historic Firehouse #1)
  • Skymates Flight School at the Grand Prairie Airport training about 150 pilots a year from around the world

Grand Prairie recently welcomed more than 50 new restaurants and retail stores, launched the city’s first Big Event (a city-wide volunteer day) with over 1,000 volunteers tackling 100+ service projects around the city, launched 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program in libraries to enhance early literacy, and launched the Healthy Babies campaign to reduce infant mortality.  We also kicked off Love Water, Love Life educational watershed campaign, found homes for 1,846 grateful animals via Prairie Paws Animal Shelter, started construction to build a new City Hall, implemented new wellness programming for employees to continue their path to overall health, and championed Airbus Helicopters plans to build a $40 million training center at its headquarters at Grand Prairie Municipal Airport training more than 1,500 pilots and mechanics a year.

City employees work hard to ensure Grand Prairie is known as an organization that cares and makes a difference.  Our employee family and elected officials constantly live our values, aggressively move toward our vision, create raving fans at every opportunity, and are always looking for ways to make the business of running a city even better.  As you begin your new career here, I hope you will share our goal of creating raving fans by delivering world-class service.  Your hard work, positive input, and optimism all play a key role in our success.  Thank you for joining our team!

64 job(s) at City of Grand Prairie

City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 18, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The City of Grand Prairie is looking for a highly motivated professional to be part of its Environmental Services Department as an Environmental Specialist for Environmental Quality The City of Grand Prairie offers great retirement and healthcare benefits. This is a GRAND opportunity to work for a secure employer. The Environmental Specialist will protect public health and the environment by ensuring compliance with federal, state and local environmental regulations by conducting various environmental inspections, overseeing various kinds of environmental remediation projects, responding to citizen complaints,overseeing the City's multi-sector general permits, conducting gas well inspections and permitting, and conducting environmental investigations. Other duties include reviewing plans and certificates of occupancy applications to ensure that new developments and businesses comply with federal, state, and local laws; coordinating public education for stormwater; and interacting with other City employees and the general public. Working some weekends, after hours and rotating emergency response are job requirements. Essential Job Functions (Public Health/Water Quality) - Conducts facility inspections by observing practices, processes, equipment, records, and site compliance with federal, state, and local rules. (Water Quality) - Monitors drinking water, groundwater, and streams by performing field analysis; collecting samples in accordance with standard methods; preserving samples, maintaining chain of custody; reviewing data results, and applying concentration standards to the results for enforcement actions. (Public Health/Water Quality) - Oversees sanitary sewage cleanup and hazardous waste pickup by documenting and controlling cleanup activities; contacting the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality; submitting follow up reports; testing surface water for impact; collecting samples; picking up household hazardous waste; transporting waste to the Environmental Collection Center; transporting containers back to storage; and responding to environmental emergencies. (Stormwater) - Conducts inspections by traveling to inspection site; touring the location; observing equipment, records and procedures to ensure compliance with Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (SWP3) regulations and Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) regulations; issuing citations for establishments out of compliance, rechecking the establishments as needed. (Stormwater) - Monitors streams by performing field visits; performs visual inspections of creeks and runoff; documents findings; and trains employees on proper SWP3 compliance requirements. (Stormwater) - Confirms best management practices (BMPs) are installed correctly per SWP3 requirements; confirms corrective measures are taken as appropriate; submits follow up reports; collects samples; inspects detention/retention ponds; and responds to environmental/stormwater emergencies. (Water Quality/Stormwater) - Prepares requests for qualifications and bid by meeting with vendors and contractors; working out specifics on services needed; ensuring services are performed to specifications; solving any problems that may arise; and writing reports as needed. Responds to citizen complaints by taking complaints in person or over the phone; conducting tests or inspections as needed; providing information to the public; and assisting with the resolution of the complaint. Completes administrative duties by maintaining records; writing various reports; completing forms and paperwork; writing standard operating procedures; entering data into computer; writing letters and memos; writing program descriptions; designing and coordinating training programs for City employees. Assists with the marketing and administration of various programs by developing brochures and teaching materials; making various presentations; developing and writing the Storm Water Management plan and ordinances; representing the department in various meetings and special events; and assisting with City operations with environmental compliance. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in an environmental or science field Over 1 year up to3+ years of experience. Work experience may be substituted with a Masters of Science. Storm Water experience is highly preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and 40 hour hazardous materials certificate required within 6 months of employment. (Public Health) - Registered Sanitarian License, Hazardous Materials Management Certification, Pest Control Applicator's License, Certified Pool Operator, Class D Water Operator, Backflow Tester, and Texas Stream Team Trainer. (Stormwater) - Certified Floodplain Manager; Vector Control Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ability to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques. Receives general direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. There is a choice of the appropriate procedure or policy to apply to duties. Performance is reviewed periodically. Prepares budget documents; and does research to justify language used in documents for a unit or division of a department. May recommend budget allocations. Does research for documents, compiles data for computer entry, and/or enters or oversees data entry. (Secretary, clerks, admin. Some level of budget responsibility but only in data input.) Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, or temporary employees. Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Work requires regular interaction involving exchange and receipt of information. Closing Date/Time: 7/1/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 17, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Testing Date : August31, 2019 Application Deadline :August 16, 2019 5:00 p.m. The Grand Prairie Fire Department seeks highly motivated individuals who will serve our community with integrity and courage, committing themselves to protecting the lives and property of the citizens of Grand Prairie. Minimum Qualifications To be eligible to take the written exam you must : 1. Be between the ages of 18 and 35. Applicant 36 years of age or older is not eligible for a beginning position as a firefighter. 2. Be a U.S. citizen by birth or naturalization OR a permanent resident If applicable, the following document is due by the application deadline: • Optional: Copy of DD-214 if ever in the military. (Persons having been honorably discharged from the military service and who pass the written examination will receive an additional five (5) points to the raw score.) The following is due by the time of hire : • Copy of Birth Certificate • Copy of High School Diploma or GED • Copy of *Texas Paramedic License/Certificate OR National Registry Paramedic License/Certificate. * Please be aware that obtaining a paramedic license takes about one year to complete. If you do not possess this certification by the time we reach your name, you will be skipped over. However, you may be considered if you obtain the license/certification if vacancies exist and the list is still active. Applicants shall, by the time of hire: • Must be a U.S. citizen by birth or naturalization OR a permanent resident and able to read, write, and fluently speak English. • Must have high school diploma or GED. • Must have Texas Paramedic Certificate, Texas License or National Registry Paramedic Certificate. • Must be non-user of tobacco products. Not eligible if applicant : • Motor vehicle records reflect a DWI conviction within three (3) years preceding the date of application or more than two (2) moving traffic violation and/or accidents within twenty-four (24) months preceding the date of application or a currently suspended drivers license • Has been found or have admitted to use of marijuana during the last two (2) years; • Has been found or admitted to use of methamphetamines, speed, crank, crack (or any other form of cocaine), steroids or any other controlled substance without a prescription within the last five (5) years; • Has been found or have admitted to the use of methamphetamines, speed, crank, crack, (or any other form of cocaine) on more than three occasions; • Has ever used heroin (or any heroin based substances), opium or PCP, who have ever intentionally used LSD, or who has ever sold or distributed marijuana or any other controlled substance are permanently disqualified; • Have been found or who admit to abuse of legally obtained prescription medications, or illegal use of prescription medication of another person. Conduct involving abuse and/or misuse of prescription medication shall be considered on a case by case basis with consideration give to circumstances and recency Additional Information Applicants may order the "NFST Candidate Orientation Guide" by clicking the following link: http://www.fpsi.com/fire-candidate-orientation-guides/ . The NFST Candidate Orientation Guide is a helpful tool to prepare for the exam and can be downloaded as a PDF file and saved or printed. Please read through the disclaimer on the order page in order to have a successful download. Payments will be submitted through PayPal via an account or credit/debit card. Once payment is submitted, PayPal automatically redirects you back to the FPSI site where access to the download link is located on the Order Details-Checkout Status page. Applicants must pay close attention to ALL instructions on both FPSI and PayPal's websites in order to access the instant download successfully! Closing Date/Time: 8/16/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 14, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. This position is working up to 10-19 hours per week. Candidate must have a flexible schedule to work nights, weekends and some holidays. Essential Job Functions Maintains the interior of facilities by removing trash from floors by sweeping and mopping; organizing office and equipment area; submitting reports for repairs or needed equipment as needed; cleaning and organizing storage area; cleaning the restroom and game room. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes cash register by accepting payments; making receipts; recording money that was received; ensuring that customers were charged properly by having knowledge of all program times and prices; counting money for the day; separating petty cash; and placing money in the safe. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 6/27/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 14, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. This is a part-time position working up to 10-19 hours per week. Candidate must have a flexible workschedule to include evenings, weekends and some holidays. Essential Job Functions Maintains the interior of facilities by removing trash from floors by sweeping and mopping; organizing office and equipment area; submitting reports for repairs or needed equipment as needed; cleaning and organizing storage area; cleaning the restroom and game room. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes cash register by accepting payments; making receipts; recording money that was received; ensuring that customers were charged properly by having knowledge of all program times and prices; counting money for the day; separating petty cash; and placing money in the safe. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 6/27/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 14, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. This is a part-time position working 10-19 hours per week. Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays. Essential Job Functions Maintains the interior of facilities by removing trash from floors by sweeping and mopping; organizing office and equipment area; submitting reports for repairs or needed equipment as needed; cleaning and organizing storage area; cleaning the restroom and game room. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes cash register by accepting payments; making receipts; recording money that was received; ensuring that customers were charged properly by having knowledge of all program times and prices; counting money for the day; separating petty cash; and placing money in the safe. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 6/27/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 13, 2019
Seasonal
Job Summary Under the direction of the City Attorney, assists in providing a variety of legal services for the City of Grand Prairie, its departments and employees. The role in the Prosecution division is responsible for prosecuting Class C misdemeanors in Municipal Court; conduct legal and investigative research; assist other prosecutors as directed, review patrol videos, review cases for discovery issues, conduct discovery exchanges with defendants and attorneys; participate in pro se pretrial dockets. The successful applicant will work approximately between 10-40 hours per week; Monday -Thursday, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. The hours will vary according to need, maximum 1,000 hours. Essential Job Functions (When assigned to Prosecution Division Attorney Functions): Represents the City in the filing and prosecution of all Class C violations by reviewing reports; preparing complaints; meeting with customers in court; reviewing the charges and advising them of options; explaining procedures of the case; interviewing witnesses; talking to police officers; filling out paperwork; trying the cases in court; and representing the City if the case is appealed. Provides information to other agencies and departments by providing information to defense attorneys; writing or making offers on the files; relaying offers to defense attorneys; answering questions from other departments; assisting on solving legal problems with other departments; and keeping police and others updated on any legal changes. Drafts reviews and updates by remaining current on changes or new information in the penal laws and City ordinances; reviewing complaints to determine if changes need to be made. Performs other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within department/division. Minimum Qualifications Education : Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school Experience : Five years minimum practicing law Licenses : Valid Class C Driver's License required; Licensed with the State Bar of Texas Certifications Required: None Reading : Ability to read and understand advanced literature, books, reviews, legal or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports.? Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Math : Knowledge of intermediate math to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Writing : Ability to write at an advanced level to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques.? Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Managerial : Within this job, the employee normally performs the duty assignment within broad parameters defined by general organizational requirements and accepted practices. Total end results determine effectiveness of job performance. Budget Responsibility : Has little to no budgetary responsibility. Supervisory / Organizational Control : Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, or temporary employees. Complexity : Work is of the broadest scope dealing with highly complex concepts or issues of great importance to the City.? Highly important policies, procedures or precedents may be approved, rejected or recommended to a Department Head or CMO by individuals in this classification. Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills : Final decisions regarding policy development and implementation are made and/or recommended.? Interaction with others outside the City requires exercising participative management skills that support team efforts and quality processes. Closing Date/Time: 6/26/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 13, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to enforce environmental, animal and housing codes for the City of Grand Prairie. This is accomplished by patrolling the City for animal violations, conducting inspections of properties; issuing citations and violations notices; supervising personnel; and completing administrative duties. Other duties include providing customer service to the public and other departments. Essential Job Functions Conducts inspections by patrolling the City for animal violations; investigating neglect or other complaints; responding to citizen complaints; scheduling regular inspections; touring the building or property; noting violations of code; researching to locate owners, if necessary; notifying owners of results of inspections; and re-inspecting noncompliant locations. Issues citations and violations by compiling inspection reports; preparing cases for the BAAB Board or court; executing warrants; and ensuring clean up is completed or animals are cared for. Completes administrative duties by answering calls; providing information to the public and other departments as requested; compiling various reports; completing documents and forms; and maintaining records. Provides customer service to the public by developing and implementing community and school education programs; assisting other departments with community functions; and developing and implementing neighborhood incentives. Supervises personnel by observing and monitoring work tasks; functioning as a lead worker; and providing guidance, instruction and feedback. Performs departmental specific functions by attending animals in the animal shelter; picking up strays and dead animals; providing adoption services; conducting euthanasia services; dispatching service calls; ensuring properties are cleaned up; and ensuring repairs are made to buildings or facilities. Minimum Qualifications Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. Junior college, vocational, business, technical or correspondence schools are likely sources. Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training. Over two years up to and including four years of experience as an animal enforcement officer or related experience. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. Basic Animal Control Officer Certification, Certified Euthanasia Technician preferred. Must be able to obtain certifications within six months of hire date. Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives general direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. The employee may choose the appropriate procedure or policy. Performance is reviewed periodically. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Persuasion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 6/21/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 11, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary Under close supervision and mentorship of professional staff; undertakes one or more assigned activities and/or projects of fixed duration requiring an intermediate degree of knowledge and skill within a defined area of administrative or technical specialty. Duties may vary based on assignment and location of work (office, library, outdoors, etc.). This is a part-time Intern position to help promote, coordinate and run some of the City's Parks, Arts and Recreation projects for The Summit Active Adult Center or Epic Rec Center. Must be able to work some nights, weekends and holidays. Determines program content and methods used in providing service; coordinates, promotes, implements and evaluates activities and events assigned. Plans and supervises a program of summer recreation specialties Essential Job Functions Knowledge of recreation, cultural and social needs of the community. Procedures for planning, implementing, and maintaining a variety of recreation leisure time activities and programs through community participation. Hazards and accepted safety precautions associated with the task. Principles and techniques used in supervision and training. Standard program evaluation methods and report writing procedures. Assists department staff with daily tasks such as entering data into the computer; ensuring forms and documents are completed and accurate; conducting and completing research; processing various forms and documents; collecting and posting payments; and preparing various reports. Completes routine office duties by answering phones; transferring calls and taking messages; processing mail; filing; typing various correspondences; and maintaining office supplies. Provides customer service by providing information and directions as requested; receiving payments; and assisting customers over the counter. Create marketing, public relations, advertising, web design, social media and/or graphic arts for assigned department using Word, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, etc. Completes special duties as assigned assisting with special events and special projects. Other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Must have a High School Diploma or GED and currently enrolled in an accredited university pursuing a Bachelor's degree. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Closing Date/Time: 6/24/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 11, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to perform general maintenance of water production systems and related components.This is accomplished by ensuring site security; performing system maintenance; providing pump maintenance; ensuring water quality.Other duties include operating wells; providing storage tank maintenance; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Scheduled for on-call pager rotation in response to emergencies . Essential Job Functions Performs system maintenance by performing valve maintenance. Monitoring flashing fire hydrants. Sampling water; working in conjunction with Environmental Service for water quality System Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) maintenance. Provides pump maintenance by replacing bearings and seal. Checking power in the radio and verifying SCADA radio, transmitter, and receptor are in working order to receive communications. Minimum Qualifications Over one year up to and including two years related to maintenance and repairs of water storage tanks, lift stations, operation of ground wells, water quality, and chemical injection stations preferred. Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes.Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency. Monitors project work by ensuring a safe working environment for crews; planning for and securing needed materials and equipment; ensuring project is completed in a timely manner; inspecting work; and provided problem solutions as needed. Completes administrative duties by preparing daily work orders; preparing various reports; processing overtime and leave requests; completing accident forms; and monitoring equipment inventories. Valid Class A CDL with Tanker Endorsement /Haz Mat within 90 days of employment, Class D Water Distribution License within 6 months of employment and upgrade to a Class C Water Distribution License within next 24 months and Class I Collections within one year. Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives direction: The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Discussion Occasional:20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: 7/8/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 11, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to monitor the City's parks fees and security. This is accomplished by serving as a gate attendant; collecting fees from campers and general park picnic fees and monitoring park entrance security. Other duties include interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Collects entrance fees by informing customers of park rules; charging customers the proper entrance or activity fee; ensuring that proper receipt and forms are given to the customer and maintaining accurate records of transactions. Provides customer service by having frequent interaction with citizens and park patrons; answering questions; and providing directions. Provides security by monitoring and observing activities for the safety and security of citizens and patrons. Minimum Qualifications Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines.Level of knowledge equivalent to less than high school or equivalency. No experience required. Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 11, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. This is a part-time position working up to 10-19 hours per week. Must have a flexible schedule to work nights, weekends and holidays. Essential Job Functions Maintains the interior of facilities by removing trash from floors by sweeping and mopping; organizing office and equipment area; submitting reports for repairs or needed equipment as needed; cleaning and organizing storage area; cleaning the restroom and game room. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes cash register by accepting payments; making receipts; recording money that was received; ensuring that customers were charged properly by having knowledge of all program times and prices; counting money for the day; separating petty cash; and placing money in the safe. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Must be able to have a flexible schedule to work nights, weekends andholidays. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 6/24/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 08, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Maintains the interior of facilities by removing trash from floors by sweeping and mopping; organizing office and equipment area; submitting reports for repairs or needed equipment as needed; cleaning and organizing storage area; cleaning the restroom and game room. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes cash register by accepting payments; making receipts; recording money that was received; ensuring that customers were charged properly by having knowledge of all program times and prices; counting money for the day; separating petty cash; and placing money in the safe. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 6/21/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 08, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Maintains the interior of facilities by removing trash from floors by sweeping and mopping; organizing office and equipment area; submitting reports for repairs or needed equipment as needed; cleaning and organizing storage area; cleaning the restroom and game room. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes cash register by accepting payments; making receipts; recording money that was received; ensuring that customers were charged properly by having knowledge of all program times and prices; counting money for the day; separating petty cash; and placing money in the safe. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 07, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to perform manual and unskilled maintenance work on behalf of Solid Waste and Recycling Division at the landfill and other facilities. This is accomplished by operating heavy equipment; providing assistance in the citizen's convenience area, maintaining the exterior and interior of facilities, mowing, weed-eating, and picking up litter. Other duties include but are not limited to removing debris caused from extreme weather conditions; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Operating heavy equipment; shoveling and raking waste material, compost, mulch and dirt; cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment; controlling traffic; and cleaning work site. Operates heavy equipment by performing maintenance activities; using equipment such as a loader, trucks, riding mower, tractor, and mobile sweeper. Provides grounds maintenance by operating riding mower and tractor; maintaining common areas, large fields, and acreage; removing debris out of the mower's path; trimming trees; using a weed eater around trees; and cleaning along the edge of the fence with a mobile weed eater; cleaning sidewalks and walkways; checking trash cans and emptying them as needed; ensuring that facilities are neat and presentable. Maintains the interior of facilities by assisting other employees and departments where needed. Removes debris caused from extreme weather conditions by clearing debris such as fallen trees; cleaning inlets, curbs, and gutters of debris. Minimum Qualifications Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines. Level of knowledge equivalent to less than high school or equivalency. No experience required. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Occasional: 20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 06, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary This position is for the Waggin Wagon Off-siteintern. Looking for a college student to work 19 hours per week -working every Saturday and Sunday is required (off-site events are scheduled on those days). Other hours will be scheduled throughout the week Tuesday through Friday. Essential Job Functions Design marketing materials for Animal Services including brochures, fliers, posters, direct mail publications, social media updates, newsletters, signage and website updates in coordination with the City's Marketing Department to create or coordinate a marketing campaign for adoption events. Attend weekly events with the Prairie Paws Waggin' Wagon. Events: May plan and implement event details for campaigns, adoption events, public outreach for donations or education, etc. May involve scheduling locations for events, coordinating volunteers, creating materials, coordinating with staff, preparing animals and pictures, making reservations, preparing invitations as well as thank you cards, and all arrangements to ensure a smooth, productive, purposeful, error free event. Perform departmental specific functions by attending to the animals in the shelter and on the Adoption Waggin' Wagon. Cleaning and disinfecting kennels and cages, litter boxes, feeding utensils, etc. Launder animal bedding and towels, sweeping and mopping floors, removing trash and any animal waste as needed. Assists with public with adoptions and performs adoption procedures; i.e.: helping and talking with adopters to complete paperwork; recording animal and adopter information in computer system, etc. Preparing reports, handling money, filing, and typing various correspondences as requested and approved by management at Prairie Paws Adoption Center Minimum Qualifications Must have High School Diploma or GED and currently enrolled in an accredited university. Preferred fields of study are communications, marketing, advertising, public relations, event planningor animal science. Waggin Wagon Essential Duties: Help with Waggin Wagon mobile adoption trailer EVERY Saturday and Sunday. Week days may be required as needed. Manage the Waggin Wagon Adoption Trailer appearances on our website. Provide humane treatment to all animals. Assist with other off-site events, as needed. Ensures adoption area and Waggin Wagon adoption trailer are cleaned and maintained at all times. Maintains and updates supplies for Waggin Wagon. This job will require working indoors and outdoors. This job may require working in the heat, cold, or rain. This job will require cleaning up after animals. Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential. Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for standing for prolonged periods of time; ability to lift 50 pounds (heavy, moderate or light lifting) or more and ability to walk for prolonged periods of time. Other duties as assigned Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 06, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to provide transportation assistance to the City's employees and the general public.This is accomplished by providing door-to-door service to senior citizens and persons with physical or mental disabilities for work, school, medical, and other essential services.Other duties include operating the city transit; providing for the safe, efficient timely transportation of persons and interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Provides transportation assistance to the City by driving a city/transit vehicle to necessary locations; operating a two-way radio; assisting persons in wheel chairs and ambulatory aids and completing necessary paperwork. Provides customer service to the public by assisting with the elderly and disabled citizens; and providing information and directions as needed. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED equivalent and 1+ years of experience, preferably in a similar driving position. Five (5) or more years of experience in Para-transit driving preferred. Valid Class B Driver's License with a minimum CDL with passenger endorsement is required. Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Discussion Very Frequent:More than 51% of work time. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Closing Date/Time: 6/21/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 05, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to procure goods and services needed with the use of competitive bids and State and Federal laws. This is accomplished by soliciting and opening bids, reviewing/approving assigned requisitions and solicitations, developing specifications and proposals, posting legal advertisements, creating and administering contracts using provided templates for price agreements and/or renewals, working with departments and vendors on contract issues, providing answers to questions on bids and participating in bid spec committee review and staff meetings. Other duties may include special assignments in the scope of purchasing activities. Essential Job Functions Solicits formal and informal bids, RFI's, RFQ and RFP's by creating specifications or proposals for assigned departments, posting legal advertisements when necessary, posting solicitations on Bid Sync and e-mailing prospective bidders on the Texas CMBL and HUB vendors, answering vendor questions, receiving and opening bids, creating bid tabulations/score cards, reviewing bid submissions to ensure compliance with specifications, providing recommendation to departments on bid award, notifying vendors of award recommendation, and development of council communications. Performs basic contract administration for assigned departments annual price agreements by creating initial contract documents through provided templates, following procedures to execute contracts, inputting pricing and basic contract information into the City's financial system, reviewing assigned price agreements for spend and necessity in conjunction with applicable Department and ensuring any necessary change orders or extensions are processed. Works with Departments and vendors to resolve questions, concerns, justify price changes and for contract modifications. Ensures compliance for formal and informal bids, proposals, etc. with applicable policies and laws. Gathers information as needed to complete contract entry into City's Financial Systems and Document Database Systems. Communicates with the public, vendors and other city employees to answer questions and/or gather information regarding service, pricing, delivery, invoicing, etc. Researches end user questions about the financial system, by providing guidance and conducting periodic, scheduled training. Performs special projects/assignments as assigned by the Purchasing Manager that is within the scope of public procurement. Minimum Qualifications Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Over one year. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. Prefer purchasing certification from any accredited agency or state. Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Intermediate - Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives general direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. The employee may choose the appropriate procedure or policy. Performance is reviewed periodically. No budget responsibility. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Work requires providing advice, assistance, and general customer service to both internal and external customers on specific problems or general policies. Contacts may require the consideration of different points of view to reach agreement. Elements of persuasion may be necessary to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas. Closing Date/Time: 6/21/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Jun 05, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to ensure the proper handling of evidence and property of the Police Department.This is accomplished by receiving incoming property and evidence; completing clerical duties; and conducting research and destruction duties. Other duties include assisting with the auction. Essential Job Functions Receives incoming property and evidence by picking up property from lockers; moving property to the central property area; logging property in; and placing property in appropriate bins. Completes clerical duties by entering data into the computer; preparing, logging and submitting court orders for legal signatures; and preparing, copying and submitting documents for cases requiring an appearance in court. Conducts research and destruction duties by obtaining county dispositions from various counties; preparing a court order for disposal; submitting that order for signature; pulling the property from shelving; and either destroying the property or preparing it for auction. Assists with the auction by preparing property for monthly sale. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED. Candidates should have up to 1 year's general office experience andprevious experience in handling of evidence and property at a Police Department. Working knowledge of telecommunications (NCIC, TCIC) is beneficial but not required. Valid Texas Class C driver's license required. Must be able to pass drug screen, polygraph, psychological and background investigation. Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents.Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives general direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. The employee may choose the appropriate procedure or policy. Performance is reviewed periodically. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Closing Date/Time: 6/21/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 30, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Under general direction, the purpose of this position is to lead and supervise the work of crews that are engaged in parks, solid waste, streets, and utility maintenance. This is accomplished by leading personnel; monitoring project work; and completing administrative duties. Other duties include maintaining equipment. Scheduled for on-call rotation in response to emergencies. Essential Job Functions This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent. This position has responsibilities that require lifting up to 50 pounds on occasion. Leads and supervises the work of personnel by assigning work duties; observing and monitoring work tasks; providing feedback to employees; evaluating work performance; and assisting employees to correct deficiencies. Monitors project work by ensuring a safe working environment for crews; planning for and securing needed materials and equipment; ensuring project is completed in a timely manner; inspecting work; and provided problem solutions as needed. Completes administrative duties by preparing daily work orders; preparing various reports; processing overtime and leave requests; completing accident forms; and monitoring equipment inventories. Maintains equipment by inspecting equipment for damage; and performing routine maintenance. All other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within the department/division. Minimum Qualifications Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may qualify. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: Minimum of a High School Diploma, G.E.D or equivalent. Two years of progressively responsible experience in similar related work to the division assigned, including experience in the operation of excavating equipment. Possession of, or ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment, a Valid Texas Class A Driver's License with Tankers Endorsement. Certifications Required: For assignment to Water: Class C Water Distribution License or Class II Wastewater Collections License and the ability to obtain the other license having both licenses within six months of employment. Intermediate ability to read and understand papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Intermediate ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Intermediate ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 30, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to maintain and repair all City owned equipment and fleet vehicles.This is accomplished by performing preventive maintenance and repairing equipment. Other duties include completing administrative duties. Essential Job Functions Performs preventive maintenance functions by replacing brake pads; changing the oil; changing out alternators; changing batteries; replacing tires; performing tune ups; and replacing hoses, filters and nozzles. Repairs equipment by replacing transmissions; performing welding on vehicles; rebuilding engines; repairing electrical systems; replacing radiators; replacing hydraulic cylinders; and installing equipment. Completes administrative functions by maintaining the cleanliness of the shop; driving vehicles to other locations; completing records, and processing documents Minimum Qualifications Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency.Junior college, vocational, business, technical or correspondence schools are likely sources.Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training. Over two years up to and including four years. Valid Texas class C driver's license required;Texas class B CDL preferred; Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification preferred Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees. Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Discussion Occasional:20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous