City of Grand Prairie

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

The City of Grand Prairie, Texas, is centrally located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metropolitan area. With a population of 184,620, Grand Prairie is the 15th largest city in Texas and in the top 150 nationwide. The City has approximately 1,700 employees.

Named 10th Safest Major City in Texas (of 34 cities with 100,000 or more population) by the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting System.

In 2015 Grand Prairie ranked among the best in the nation for the following, when analyzed by WalletHub.com, a leading personal finance outlet, against the 150 largest U.S. cities by 19 key metrics such as diversity, leisure and median annual income:

  • 1st Place: Starting a career
  • 4th Place: Monthly median starting salary
  • 5th Place: Number of entry-level jobs
  • 6th Place: Housing affordability
  • 6th Place: Workforce diversity
  • 10th Place: Best City for Families

63 job(s) at City of Grand Prairie

City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Oct 05, 2018
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
Dec 19, 2018
Seasonal
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to serve and protect the citizens and other employees of the City. This is accomplished by translating for the judge; completing distribution runs; providing court security; performing warrant service and prisoner transfers. Other duties include completing telephone calls; administering civil processes and juvenile directive to apprehend; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Translates for judge at arraignments by translating Miranda warnings, charges, and bond amounts from English/Spanish; and providing security for the judge. Completes distribution run by traveling to the local post office and police station to pick up all mail and issued traffic citations that need to be delivered to the municipal court. Provides court security by acting as Bailiff for the courtroom during trials; opening court and pretrial hearings; and providing security in lobby and around the perimeter of the courthouse. Performs warrant service and prisoner transfers by executing class C misdemeanor warrants; arresting people with outstanding warrants at their residence or other locations; and transporting arrested prisoners in other cities to the Grand Prairie jail. Completes telephone calls by contacting defendants by telephone regarding increases in fines and/or cases going into warrant status; informing defendants of court appearances; and providing information and assistance to the public. Administers civil processes and juvenile directive to apprehend by serving subpoenas and court summons as ordered by the Municipal Court Judge for adult and juvenile cases; locating and detaining juveniles; and bringing juveniles back for an appearance before the Municipal Court Judge. 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. Four years of experience as a Patrol Officer; or a current police reserve officer with a law enforcement agency with at least four years of continuous reserve duty as a patrol officer. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Texas Certified Peace Officer License required; Intermediate Peace Officer Certification issued by TCLEOSE Bilingual (Spanish) preferred 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. 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: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Dec 07, 2018
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to enforce codes for the City of Grand Prairie. This is accomplished by patrolling the City for 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 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 non compliant 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. 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. BILINGUALpreferred. Over two years up to and including four years. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License & be able to obtain a Code Enforcement Officer License. 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. 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. Additional Information Candidate will be required to pass pre-employment screening which includes drug screen, polygraph, psychological, and background investigation. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Nov 28, 2018
Part 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 Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes.Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency. Over one year up to and including two years Valid Class B Driver's License with a minimum CDL with passenger endorsement 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 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
Mar 23, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to operate various types of equipment in order to maintain the City's sidewalks and streets. An equipment operator in streets may work in any one of these key areas: Asphalt Crew , Drainage Crew or with the Concrete Crew based on experience and ability. This is accomplished by operating various equipment; maintaining streets and sidewalks throughout the City; laying drainage pipes; cleaning storm drains and drainage channels; performing code work; installing new guardrails; and completing roadwork for new construction.Other duties include performing preventative maintenance on equipment; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Loads materials by running equipment such as:track loaders, rubber tire loaders, and dump trucks. Lays drainage pipes by assisting to set grades and level ditch lines; and assembling new drainage pipes. Cleans storm drains and drainage channels by ensuring the area is clear of debris. Performs code work by removing limbs and other debris from roadways; placing road signs and barricades in the appropriate locations; cutting down trees; and removing debris from illegal dump sites. Installs new guardrails by removing damaged guardrails; digging new post holes for replacement rails; and installing new guardrail. Completes roadwork for new construction by assisting in setting grade elevations; compacting sub base; water sub base; shoveling and picking to assist in making grades. Performs preventative maintenance by inspecting and performing required maintenance and repairs of all equipment used. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED required to be considered. 1 year ofexperience required to be considered . Experience may be direct experience inDrainage OR related experience whichmay includework typically outdoors including use oftools and/ormachinery,construction work, warehouse work using forklifts or other similar type experience. Valid Class A CDL Driver's License preferred or ability to obtain within 180 days. Ability to read basic papers, instructions, directions etc. Ability to deal with numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. 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. Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures.Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Discussion Occasional:20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to operate various types of equipment in order to maintain the City's sidewalks and streets.An equipment operator in streets may work in any one of these key areas: Asphalt Crew, Drainage Crew or with the Concrete Crew based on experience and ability. This position will be working in the AsphaltCrew . This is accomplished by operating various equipment; maintaining streets and sidewalks throughout the City; laying drainage pipes; cleaning storm drains and drainage channels; performing code work; installing new guardrails; and completing roadwork for new construction.Other duties include performing preventative maintenance on equipment; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Loads materials by running equipment such as:track loaders, rubber tire loaders, and dump trucks. Maintains streets and sidewalks throughout the City by sawing, breaking, digging, and setting forms; pouring and finishing concrete work; cutting and tying steel; and placing signs and barricades in roadways. Lays drainage pipes by assisting to set grades and level ditch lines; and assembling new drainage pipes. Cleans storm drains and drainage channels by ensuring the area is clear of debris. Performs code work by removing limbs and other debris from roadways; placing road signs and barricades in the appropriate locations; cutting down trees; and removing debris from illegal dump sites. Installs new guardrails by removing damaged guardrails; digging new post holes for replacement rails; and installing new guardrail. Completes roadwork for new construction by assisting in setting grade elevations; compacting sub base; water sub base; shoveling and picking to assist in making grades. Performs preventative maintenance by inspecting and performing required maintenance and repairs of all equipment used Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED required to be considered. 1 year ofexperience required to be considered . Experience may be direct experience inAsphalt OR related experience whichmay includework typically outdoors including use oftools and/ormachinery,construction work, warehouse work using forklifts or other similar type experience. Valid Class A CDL Driver's License preferred or ability to obtain within 180 days. Ability to read basic papers, instructions, directions etc. Ability to deal with numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. 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. Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures.Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Discussion Occasional:20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to operate various types of equipment in order to maintain the City's sidewalks and streets.An equipment operator in streets may work in any one of these key areas: Asphalt Crew, Drainage Crew or with the Concrete Crew based on experience and ability. This position will be working in the ConcreteCrew . This is accomplished by operating various equipment; maintaining streets and sidewalks throughout the City; laying drainage pipes; cleaning storm drains and drainage channels; performing code work; installing new guardrails; and completing roadwork for new construction.Other duties include performing preventative maintenance on equipment; and interacting with other City employees and citizens Essential Job Functions Loads materials by running equipment such as:backhoe, rubber tire loaders, concrete breaker, concrete sawand dump trucks. Maintains streets and sidewalks throughout the City by sawing, breaking, digging, and setting forms; pouring and finishing concrete work; cutting and tying steel, etc. Completes roadwork for new construction by assisting in setting grade elevations; compacting sub base; water sub base; shoveling and picking to assist in making grades. Performs preventative maintenance by inspecting and performing required maintenance and repairs of all equipment used Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED required to be considered. 1 year ofexperience required to be considered. Experience may be direct experience inConcreteOR related experiencewhichmay includework typically outdoors including use oftools and/ormachinery,construction work, warehouse work using forklifts or other similar type experience. Valid Class A CDL Driver's License preferred or ability to obtain within 180 days. Ability to read basic papers, instructions, directions etc. Ability to deal with numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. 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. Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures.Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Discussion Occasional:20% or less of work time. Additional Information Work may include any day of the week, after hours or on weekends as needed to complete work or to assist in special projects. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Seasonal
Job Summary The purpose of the School Crossing Guard is to provide assistance to children crossing streets, walking to and from school.Duties include holding a sign and blowing a whistle to control traffic and escorting elementary school children safely across various streets and intersections.Duties will require working outdoors under a variety of weather conditions. Schedule and assignment locations may vary and will work split shifts.Employees would only be working a maximum of 3 hours daily.Schedules will occasionally vary to accommodate early dismissal days and school holidays.The duty hours are one and one half hours (1 hour 30 minutes) for each shift, morning and afternoon.The Guard must remain on their post for the full shift to receive payment for a shift worked. General supervision is provided by a Lead School Crossing Guard. Essential Job Functions Assists elementary school children in crossing the street at designated intersections in a safe and orderly manner.The school crossing guard must position themself in a highly visible and safe location. Stand on the side of the street where the children approach if possible. Lawn chairs are permitted during periods when the peak flow of pedestrian traffic has slowed. However, the Guard must remain in a position where they are easily observed by pedestrians seeking to cross the street and, where they are able to observe anyone approaching the cross walk. Crossing Guards may, during extremely inclement weather, use their vehicle for shelter if absolutely necessary. Places traffic cones in the street before school begins and removes at end of school as needed.The school crossing guard is frequently required to recognize gaps in traffic and step safely into and out of traffic.Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to hold stop sign above head until children are across the intersection.The school crossing guard is frequently required to use hands and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to blow whistle to alert traffic to presence of children. While performing the duties of this position, the school crossing guard is regularly required to stand, walk quickly, hear, speak clearly, occasionally speak/hear over the sound of traffic and work in inclement weather.The school crossing guard is required to work outside with exposure to the elements, fumes and/or outdoor particles. The school crossing guard must be able to get to and from designated assignments.If driving a motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver's license and insurance as required by law. Notifies police headquarters of real or potential hazards and pedestrian accidents in the vicinity. Assignment location may vary. Regular and punctual attendance. Minimum Qualifications Requirements: Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older Must have access to reliable transportation Must have the ability to communicate in English Must have a valid Texas Class C driver's license or Identification Card and valid automobile insurance. Applicant must pass a drug test, criminal history background check and social security number verification check. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 18, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to maintain the city facilities. This is accomplished by performing routine and corrective maintenance on the buildings and security systems. Other duties include assisting other divisions as needed; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Maintains the facilities by performing maintenance and repair of all electrical and mechanical systems, including, but not limited to: painting walls, texturing and drywall repairs, ceilings and fixtures, doors and closures, locksmithing, HVAC, plumbing, except those requiring the attention of a licensed specialist. Maintains the facilities systems including, but not limited to large generator maintenance, electrical and electronic equipment including air conditioning and heating systems, repairing and replacing interior and exterior lights. Preserves condition of fountains by maintaining water chemistry, electrical motor and pump repairs. Using the pressure washer to clean, and for the removal of graffiti. Creates and updates reports and documents services performed. Provides customer service to the public and employees by providing information as requested; and ensuring the safety and security of customers. Minimum Qualifications Level of knowledge equivalent to HS diploma/GED. Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of tools and equipment. Supplemented by specialized training in HVAC, plumbing, electrical technology, construction or a related field. Two years' experience in general building maintenance, renovation or construction field. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License 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. 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. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Closing Date/Time: 5/1/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Aug 08, 2018
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to assist with the implementation of signal timing plans and Traffic Management Center (TMC) operations. This is accomplished by evaluating existing timing plans, assisting with developing new signal timing plans, timing log updates, signal system backups, and assisting with inspections of new traffic signals. Other duties include responding to citizen requests regarding traffic issues; reviewing traffic signal plans, sign/pavement marking plans; and performing traffic studies. Work requires knowledge of Tactics signal system software. 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 20-50 pounds on occasion, 10-19 pounds frequently, or up to 10 pounds constantly. Depending on assignment, this position will: Assist with monitoring the Traffic Management Center operations including overseeing all installations and maintenance; test all equipment for NEMA specifications; diagnose problems; and order and maintain signal inventory supplies. Receive calls and respond to citizen complaints and concerns about signal timing and traffic issues. Control, observe and evaluate traffic by developing, implementing, and adjusting traffic signal timing to improve traffic flow. Assist with the development of new signal timing plans to improve signal operations at an intersection. Assist with signal timing database management by tracking, recording, and organizing traffic signal timing changes. Interface with traffic signal technicians to maintain the traffic signal system. All other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within your department/division. Minimum Qualifications Education: High School Diploma or GED as minimum. Additional training/coursework above high school level that leads to an appropriate certification from the International Municipal Signal Association. Experience: Minimum two (2) years of experience working in a Traffic Management Center or similar working environment where monitoring of signal operations and signal timing adjustment via signal system software is taking place. Must be familiar with Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD). Licenses : Valid Driver's License required Certifications Required: IMSA Traffic Signal Technician Level 1. IMSA Signs & Pavement Markings Technician Level 1 is required upon hire. Reading : Intermediate ability to read and understand papers, manuals, written directions, policies, etc. Typically this level is obtained in high school up to college. Math :Knowledge of basic math to perform the four basic arithmetic operations, learned in elementary up to high school. Writing : Basic 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. Managerial : Within this position, the employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results. The employee has some opportunity for discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. The assignment is usually reviewed upon completion. Budget Responsibility : None Supervisory / Organizational Control : Job has no responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Complexity : Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills : Work requires regular interaction involving exchange and receipt of information. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 19, 2019
Seasonal
Job Summary This is a vocational training level position in our Streets Division. Under close supervision and mentorship of professional staff; undertakes one or more assigned activities and/or projects of fixed duration requiring a basic degree of knowledge and skill within a defined area of administrative or technical specialty. Duties may vary based on assignment and location of work within the Streets Division. This internship will be working duringthe Summer of 2019 Essential Job Functions Performs routine duties to assist crews in completing assignments and work orders. This includes clean-up and maintenance for work zone and equipment by cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment, and ensuring all work is to code; and cleaning work site, and performing preventative maintenance by inspecting and performing required maintenance and repairs of all equipment used. Installing traffic cones and barricades as necessary for work zone, and assisting with controlling traffic. Participate in working with small street patching crews in completing work orders by sealing cracks in streets; operating moderate construction equipment; shoveling and raking asphalt and dirt; completing sweep and tack repairs; operating a pavement breaker clearing drainage ditches; repairing guard rails. Perform regular storm drain maintenance and emergency storm work. Repair storm drains, catch basins, and storm drain pipes. Inspect ditches, drainage areas and roadside shoulders for removal of weeds and application of herbicides. Removes debris caused from extreme weather conditions by clearing debris such as fallen trees; cleaning inlets, curbs, and gutters of debris. Participate in concrete work such as curb, gutter, and sidewalk repair, clearing concrete channels of tree limbs and other debris. Install traffic signs and pavement markings. Perform traffic signal maintenance activities. Minimum Qualifications Intern must be at least 17 years of age and currently enrolled in a Grand PrairieHigh School. This position is for Summer 2019 No experience required; Texasdriver's license is preferred. Knowledge of computers and/or GIS is a plus Closing Date/Time: 5/31/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to ensure the proper installation and maintenance of the City's traffic control devices.This is accomplished by performing traffic signal and roadway lighting maintenance and repair; installing and maintaining fiber optic equipment; performing signal installations and programming; and ensuring proper traffic signal operation.Other duties include maintaining knowledge of current advances within the field; training employees; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Performs traffic signal and roadway lighting maintenance and repair by completing scheduled maintenance and repair; and completing emergency repairs as needed. Installs and maintains fiber optic equipment by installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing fiber optic equipment, video equipment, and systems utilizing sophisticated electronic test equipment. Performs signal installations and programming by installing traffic signals, school flashers, and flood warning devices; replacing major components; and programming controllers. Ensures proper traffic signal operation by manually controlling signals for special functions like: unusual circumstances such as vehicle damage and emergency traffic control during natural disasters. Updates technical knowledge of current advances within the field by receiving training on all aspects of work areas including: fiber optics, new products, and how to troubleshoot and perform repairs correctly. Trains employees by ensuring that all new Level I employees can properly maintain and repair small problems in cabinets and change bulbs in field signals. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma/GED required. 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 one year up to and including two years of installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic control devices, traffic signal or electrical construction or related field. Class A Driver's License required or must be able to obtain within six months of employment. International Municipal Signal Association Workzone Safety and International Municipal Signal Association Traffic Signal Technician Level I are required or must be able to obtain within one year of employment 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. 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. 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: 5/7/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 17, 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. 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 have a flexible schedule to work 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: 4/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Under general direction of the IT Manager-Applications, this position is responsible for managing and maintaining Technologies EnerGov application, this includes the testing, scheduling, deployment, and support of application patches and upgrades. 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 10 pounds on occasion. Reviews business process needs and application functionality to identify features that could improve user experience or process efficiencies. Works with business stakeholders and users to identify new application requirements, sourcing of applicants to meet the requirements and managing demonstrations and vendor selection process. Works with businesses to identify reporting requirements and integrating them.Provides vendor management and support escalations and follow through on problem resolution. Assumes the role of Subject Matter Expert (SME) on the Tyler Technologies EnerGov application supporting the entire lifecycle of the applications. Collects requirements and performs analysis on the Tyler Technologies EnerGov application for internal business. Analyzes the current applications to identify features that provide opportunities for improvements. Maintains the Tyler Technologies EnerGov application based on vendor direction and business needs (patch application, major upgrades including staging, pre-testing, and deployment). Works as a liaison to the Tyler Technologies EnerGov application vendors support team for issue recreation, management, escalation and drive to solution. Provides customer support. Participates in the evaluation and selection process for application packages. Tracks and manages reviewing end-user requirements, security, performance and interoperability requirements. Creates statistical reports for information purposes. All other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within your department/division. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related discipline, or the equivalent in experience. Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in Municipal government working with Tyler Technologies EnerGov. Strong knowledge and proficiency in Tyler EnerGov in the role of System Administrator/Architect including but not limited to: EnerGov security operations Print management OS space and disk management EnerGov system backup EnerGov system monitoring for superior performance and health User administration and authorization Creating, controlling and managing batch jobs OS level backup and recovery Request and transport management system OS level patch monitoring, security and management Applying add-ons and support packages System landscape configuration and operation Database management Troubleshooting, error handling, and problem resolution Technical documentation including documenting EnerGov process, procedures, and plans, including changes, upgrades, and existing/new services. Skill in ITIL and ITSM, Application Lifecycle Management, IIS and MS SQL Server, application testing. Prefer experience with any or all of the following: Bluebeam, Perceptive Content/ImageNow, GIS. Licenses : Valid Driver's License required. Certifications Required: None. Reading: 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. Math: Knowledge of advanced level of math to apply fundamental concepts of theories, work with advanced mathematical operations methods, and functions of real and complex variables; typically this level obtained in college or above. Writing: Advanced ability 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: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. The employee may choose the appropriate procedure or policy to apply to duties. Performance is reviewed periodically. Budget Responsibility : None. Supervisory / Organizational Control : Job has no responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Complexity : Work is governed by broad instructions, objectives and policies. Requires the exercise of considerable initiative and independent analytical and evaluative judgment. Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills : Work may require providing advice to others outside direct reporting relationships 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: 4/25/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary This position is responsible for greeting customers, shuttling customers and interacting with other City employees and citizens for The Epic. Essential Job Functions Provides customer service by greeting each customer upon arrival. Provides assistance to Manager and all assistant managers as necessary. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred, 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 Frequent: From 21% to 50% of work time Closing Date/Time: 4/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 16, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to monitor the City's daily water operations.This is accomplished by monitoring the weather to ensure that adequate amounts of water are available during periods of adverse weather conditions and assisting with water production.Other duties include controlling water tank levels; responding to citizens' concerns; communicating with other departments; handling work orders and interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Responds to customer calls by dispatching calls to the appropriate department; communicating with all other departments to ensure the problem is solved; interacting with the billing department when there is no receipt of payment and faxing work orders to the appropriate department. Monitors the City's water production by documenting water as it is purchased, used, and consumed; and monitoring the weather to determine whether or not wells need to be shut down due to adverse weather conditions. Completes work orders by using a computer program to create a report of work orders received; printing work orders; writing job referrals; closing out work orders and calculating the job cost. Completes work orders by using a computer program to create a report of work orders received; printing work orders; writing job referrals; closing out work orders and calculating the job cost. Provides administrative support by maintaining records on city employee vehicle usage; monitoring key and pager usage and maintaining a visitor log. Minimum Qualifications Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes.Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency. Over one year up to and including two years. 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 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. 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. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures.Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Discussion Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 4/26/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 16, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The Recreation Aide Lifeguard will protect the lives of the City's patrons by sitting on the stand, scanning the water, observing patron's activities and enforcing pool rules and regulations. Other duties include ensuring the sanitation of water conditions, providing customer service and answering customer's questions, setting up facilities for special events and interacting with City employees and the general public. As well as maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility. This position is working 10-19 hours per week. Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays. Essential Job Functions Ensures the safety of the general public by enforcing pool rules and regulations; monitoring activities and providing assistance when necessary. Provides service to the general public by coaching swimming lessons; scanning the water to monitor activities; informing customers' of upcoming events and answering inquiries. Prepares facilities for special events by setting up tables and chairs and decorating Minimum Qualifications A high school diploma or GED and a valid Texas Class C driver's license preferred. A Lifeguard Certification (Red Cross, YMCA, or Ellis), First Aid and CPR Certification is required or be able to obtain after hire date. Water Safety Instructor's (WSI) Certificate preferred Additional Information This position is working 10-19 hours per week Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some nights, weekends and holidays Closing Date/Time: 4/29/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 16, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to perform general cleaning and maintenance functions for public facilities of the City of Grand Prairie.This is accomplished by cleaning public facilities; and performing basic maintenance on equipment.Other duties include setting up equipment for special events and assisting with other duties as assigned. Essential Job Functions Cleans public facilities by cleaning restrooms and floors; dusting; cleaning windows; emptying trash; installing paper products in dispensers; and maintaining inventory of paper products. Performs basic maintenance on equipment by installing light bulbs; fixing toilets; changing air conditioner filters; assembling furniture and equipment; and reporting any equipment problems to supervisor. Sets up for special events by arranging tables and chairs; setting up audio/visual equipment; and preparing food for some events. Assists with other duties by moving boxes or other materials as requested; assisting with arranging displays; and assisting at the service counter. Minimum Qualifications A high school diploma or GED preferred. Experience in general cleaning and maintenance for public facilities preferred. 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 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. 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: 4/29/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 16, 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 have a flexible schedule to work 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. Must have a flexible schedule. 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: 4/29/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 16, 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 have a flexible schedule to work 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. Must have a flexible work schedule. 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: 4/29/2019 5:00 PM Central