City of San Marcos, TX

The City of San Marcos is dedicated to providing excellent service to our residents and maintaining our high quality of life.  Business, industry, education, retail, and government make up the backbone of the San Marcos economy. The City of San Marcos works closely with all of our community partners to help our community become a thriving, job-producing city with opportunities for all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

18 job(s) at City of San Marcos, TX

San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Nov 14, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Supports court operations by aiding in the implementation, administration and maintenance of computer software applications utilized by the court. Coordinates and performs a variety of clerical duties on behalf of the San Marcos Municipal Court of Record; provides customer service to the public; processes court documents, fees, and fines; prepares assigned court documents; assists in scheduling/coordinating court proceedings; provides staff support to the Judge and/or other court personnel; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Functions as the court systems specialist: Takes the lead with the development and implementation of all court software programs and interfaces. Develops statistical reports for operational review and information requests. Assists with the maintenance of municipal court software, expanding and improving on its functionality when applicable. Assists users with any software-related questions or problems, instructing users and consulting with outside technicians in any procedures necessary to correct any issues as they arise. Maintains inventory of all court system hardware and software programs. Maintains user manuals for all systems. Provide staff support as a super user of all software products. Assists with the development or reconfiguration of court forms and reports. Serves as the departmental representative on the city web team and is responsible for updating and maintaining the court's section of the city's website. Utilizes other notification systems as developed. Provides customer service to the public in person and via telephone: Responds to various types of court/case related inquiries; provides information regarding court policies and procedures. Receives, processes, documents, and receipts payments for court fees and fines; balances and maintains assigned cash drawer. Assists the public with various types of requests including but not limited to court dates, payment plans, and/or differed disposition. Conducts court-related clerical support duties: Processes various types of court documents including but not limited to complaints, affidavits, warrants, citations, requests, and motions. Schedules and coordinates court proceedings; notifies participants. Prepares assigned court dockets. Sends out correspondence to defendants. Enters, updates, and maintains case file information. Prepares and mails jury summons notices. Generates disposition and/or other assigned reports. Provides staff support during court proceedings: Retrieves case files and other documentation required by prosecutors. Responds to inquiries from the Judge regarding individual cases. Provides defendants with appropriate case file documentation. Prepares paperwork pertaining to the Judge's orders. Miscellaneous: Answers incoming calls; performs data entry, filing, and other routine office duties. Assists in maintaining court forms and office supplies as assigned. Performs other routine and/or specializes duties as required. Decision Making This position works under limited supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements Associate's Degree in computer science desired Two (2) years of Computer Technical training. Commensurate combination of education and experience may be considered. Certification as a Level I Certified Court Clerk is required within two (2) years of employment. A valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Preferred Requirements Experience with SQL and C#, experience with API development with third party vendors. One year of experience generating ad-hoc reports for analytical review. Experience in document author training, experience as a super user with Microsoft office, word, excel, power point, experience trouble shooting enterprise applications and Microsoft applications. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be technically competent able to troubleshoot software problems. Must be able to read and comprehend court policies and documents. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, law enforcement and legal personnel, defendants, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds rarely. Subject to sitting, handling, fine dexterity, vision, hearing constantly; hearing and talking occasionally; standing, lifting, carrying, reaching, bending and foot controls rarely. Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M,T,TH,F,Wed 11am-8pm (times subject to change) FLSA Status Non-exempt Closing Date/Time: 12/8/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Nov 14, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Provides program support for the planning and implementation of State and Federal Grants, including the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and CDBG-DR (Disaster Recovery) programs; under the general direction of the Community Initiatives Administrator.. Assists in complex and varied work including contract monitoring, processing pay requests, reporting and compliance with state, local and federal regulations; customer service and community outreach, research. Responsible for performing a wide variety of technical and specialized duties related to the state and federal environmental, labor standards and eligibility requirements of the programs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Assist the Community Initiatives Administrator with implementing State and Federal grant programs, including the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) grants: Assist with the administration of contracts, track status of assigned projects and provide technical assistance. Establish and maintain State and Federal electronic reporting systems; assist with monitoring visits and the City's annual audit process. Coordinate demolition and construction activities; respond to homeowner inquiries and concerns; convey related information to contractors, inspectors, and City staff. Monitor CDGB and CDBG-DR draw requests for accuracy and compliance with eligible activities and project budgets. Perform desk, onsite, and project conclusion monitoring. Prepare environmental reviews in compliance with State and Federal program requirements: Determine level of review required. Acquire site photos. Research numerous compliance factors. Prepare notices and compile required documentation. Monitor construction projects for compliance with Davis Bacon and Related Acts requirements: Perform on-site interviews and review weekly payrolls for completeness and accuracy. Provide technical assistance to contractors as necessary. When applicable, ensure contractors comply with Section 3 reporting requirements. Review homebuyer incentive applications; coordinate with mortgage lenders, realtors and city legal staff to process grants; and track loan repayments and correspondence. Perform income calculation to verify applicant eligibility for homebuyer assistance. Schedule inspections. Ensure all required documentation is obtained prior to loan closing. Coordinate loan closing activities with City Attorney's office, lender, and title agency. Perform annual compliance review and send annual loan reduction notification letters in a timely manner. Create and maintain database files for various activities including homebuyer loans, contractor eligibility, grant reporting, and compliance monitoring. Process vendor payment requests through the City's financial system: Review pay requests for accuracy and compliance with contract requirements. Obtain required signatures (consultant, inspector, project manager, etc.) for draw requests. Assist with preparing for and conducting periodic meetings including pre-construction conferences, annual stakeholder and applicant workshops, and sub-recipient training workshops. Prepare a variety of reports: Prepare periodic reports to HUD or other State/federal agencies. Prepare reports required for the Annual Action Plan, Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) and 5-year Consolidated Plan. Miscellaneous: Provide routine administrative assistance to the Community Initiatives Administrator. Update and maintain the community development pages on the City's website. Decision Making Ability to interpret and analyze data for State and Federal compliance. May train, supervise and evaluate the performance of interns / clerical staff. Ability to identify and assess problems and offer solutions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements Bachelor's degree in a related field required. Commensurate combination of education and related experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Suite programs. Must be able to prepare concise and accurate tables, charts, slides, reports and correspondence with minimal oversight. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Preferred Qualifications 3 -5 years' experience working with state or federal grant programs. Ability to communicate with Spanish speaking persons who have limited English proficiency. Knowledge of GIS fundamentals and ability to create simple maps. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/interpret state and federal regulations, municipal codes, and HUD training manuals; must have the ability to prepare municipal plans, reports, notices, agreements, grant documentation, and program budgets. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, community organizations, consultants, contractors, grant recipients, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting, fine dexterity, vision, hearing and talking constantly; handling frequently; standing, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, bending occasionally; walking, kneeling, crouching, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls rarely. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable weather conditions and uneven terrain when conducting site visits. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours Full-time 8 AM - 5 PM; occasional evenings and weekends FLSAStatus Non-exempt Closing Date/Time: 11/27/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Nov 12, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Performs skilled and specialized purchasing functions and contract administration. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Develops and administers formal and informal bid documents for goods and services: Provides guidance and assistance in preparing scopes and/or specifications. Issues solicitations, conducts bid openings, and assists vendors. Assists in analyzing bids, verifies vendor status, and recommends contracts for award and execution. Provides departments with guidance and direction regarding contract administration. Monitors vendor performance and contract compliance. Monitors contract terms and prepares contract modifications. Maintains purchasing records and files. Updates electronic contract management system (Tyler-Munis) and maintains purchasing and contracting records. Prepares documentation for City Council action. Applies Federal, State, and Local public procurement rules and regulations 2. Reviews purchase orders for compliance with Purchasing Policy: Conducts research on purchasing trends, cost savings, and recommends purchasing methods. 3. Oversees City auction items, manages sale, and maintains records: Coordinates collection of surplus property and equipment and manages auctions. 4. Assists the Purchasing Manager and other purchasing and contracting staff and performs other related procurement and contracting functions. Decision Making Determination of best and most appropriate procurement method. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements Bachelor's degree in a closely related field is required. Commensurate combination of education and experience may be considered. Four (4) years additional progressively responsible related experience may be substituted for a degree. Procurement certification is desired such as Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Texas Contract Manager (CTCM), and Certified Texas Contract Developer (CTCD) and is required within two (2) years of employment. Microsoft Office experience to include Excel, Word, Power Point, and Adobe Professional Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Preferred Qualifications Two (2) years progressively responsible purchasing experience is desirable. Procurement certification is desired such as Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Texas Contract Manager (CTCM), and Certified Texas Contract Developer (CTCD). Experience in state and municipal procurement and contract law. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must have the ability to interpret and apply purchasing policies, procedures, regulations, insurance and bond requirements; must be able to prepare, review, and analyze various types of procurement documents. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must have the ability to deliver public presentations; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, vendors, suppliers, contractors, bidders, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 35 pounds rarely. Subject to vision constantly; sitting, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, balancing and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting and climbing rarely Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions. Closing Date/Time: 12/3/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Nov 12, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Performs inventory and warehouse functional support for the Public Services Department including ordering, purchasing, receiving, stocking, storing, issuance, distribution, maintenance, inventory, and asset management. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs day-to-day warehouse/storeroom operations: purchasing, receiving, storing, distributing, maintenance, cycle counts, and inventory control of uniforms, parts, tools, materials, supplies, equipment, inventory or surplus property. Adheres to established procedures and guidelines for storage, inventory control, materials management, safety, security, or basic accounting practices and coordinates with Finance/Legal as needed. Ensures thorough and accurate inventory records are maintained. Ensures completion of periodic physical inventory counts and reconciles counts with inventory records. Investigates, reports, and resolves inventory discrepancies. Prepares and maintains various administrative/accounting reports: administrative budgets, invoices, purchase orders, check requests, material disbursements, non-recoverable inventory, procurement card statements, inventory control, and monthly summaries. Contacts vendors to obtain price quotes and acquire costly materials or inventory. Performs follow-up coordination to expedite delivery, receipt and payment of costly or highly specialized inventory and materials. Monitors vendors' compliance with contract prices. Contacts vendors to resolve problems or discrepancies. Assists in contract administration activities, i.e., pre-bids. Forecasts and identifies trends to maintain current and appropriate levels of inventory in-house and on order. Ensures warehouse stock is rotated. Determines reorder points. Labels and organizes stock on inventory shelves. Coordinates requirements of sections with regular or special supply needs. Ensures storerooms, warehouses and storage areas are maintained in a clean, orderly, safe and secure condition. Ensures safety and security of materials, supplies and property. Determines and disposes of expired, spoiled, damaged or obsolete items and inventory. Ensures adherence to City and State guidelines for acquisition, storage, distribution, maintenance and disposition of inventory and associated records. Miscellaneous: Attends training classes as assigned. Registers staff for training with TCEQ, TWUA, LCRA, and TE EX. Updates and maintains the Department's personnel records. Assists with phone coverage for the reception area. 24-hour call maybe required in a storm or emergency related event. Performs other related duties as required. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. 3-4 years of inventory control, materials management, or record keeping experience are required. Forklift Certification and/or a Class A Commercial Driver's License may be required within one (1) year of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience with Electrical Distribution, Fleet or Water/Wastewater preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend accounting, purchasing, and inventory records. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, vendors, suppliers, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 100 pounds rarely. Subject to vision constantly; sitting, handling, fine dexterity, balancing, hearing and talking frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, bending, twisting, climbing and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching and crawling rarely. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, heavy equipment, hazardous chemicals, and infectious diseases. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 11/26/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Nov 08, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Leads and participates in the maintenance, construction, and/or repair of City parks; 29 city facilities; conducts a variety of grounds and facility maintenance tasks; provides assistance in maintaining athletic fields; provides assistance in maintaining 1699 acres of park spaces; provides assistance in maintaining designated downtown facilities; coordinates assigned maintenance projects; conducts surveys and field design work; prepares maintenance/project records and documentation; operates and maintains departmental equipment; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Participates in coordinating and implementing maintenance and repair of park buildings, structures, and related facilities. Conducts a variety of staffing and personnel functions: Supervises, trains, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel. Assigns work duties and monitors the quality/progress of work performed by maintenance crew personnel. Operates various types of tools, construction, and/or repair equipment including but not limited to line mowers, gang mowers, tractors, bucket truck, chipper, graffiti blaster, aerator; utilizes chain saws, weed eaters, welders, and other power tools. Performs gardening/landscape application to include pesticide, herbicide and fertilizer. Provides assistance in the construction and/or renovation of park structures to include concrete, masonry and carpentry. Participates in soil and turf management. Leads a variety of grounds maintenance tasks to include oversight, preparation, and maintenance of athletic fields and fertilization programs. Monitors and ensures the set up of City-sponsored special events. Installs/maintains irrigation systems; minor electrical upgrades and performs plumbing repairs. Inspects departmental equipment; monitors and ensures equipment is safely and properly maintained; coordinates equipment repairs. Miscellaneous: Trains and provides guidance to work crew personnel. Provides assistance in coordinating parks maintenance work orders. Provides on-call assistance; responds to maintenance issues and/or emergencies as required. Decision Making This position trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High school diploma or equivalent required. Five (5) years parks/grounds maintenance is required. Experience installing and maintaining irrigations systems; minor electrical upgrades and plumbing repairs. Five (5) years operating light to medium equipment is required. Two (2) year experience as a lead worker required. Must possess a valid Texas Class B Commercial Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read and comprehend maintenance documentation and equipment manuals. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with departmental personnel, vendors, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 100 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing and vision constantly; sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, bending, climbing, balancing, hearing, talking and foot controls occasionally; crouching, crawling and twisting rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, machinery with moving parts, hazardous materials/ chemicals, and infectious diseases is involved; utilizes personal protective equipment as necessary. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 11/22/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Nov 08, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Provides routine nutrition counseling and breastfeeding education and support. Prepares and processes program documentation and determines client eligibility. Conducts clinical testing, measuring, and analysis. Assists with general clinic operations. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Review and determine client eligibility and health history. Perform accurate and complete documentation. Obtain blood iron level using finger stick and/or bloodless method. Obtain anthropometric measurements and review growth chart. Assign risk codes appropriately. Counsel individuals and families regarding health and nutrition. Address client concerns, goals, and interests. Teach classes. Conduct breast pump issuance, training, and retrieval. Assign or assist with food package and formula issuance. Schedule and coordinate WIC appointments. Answer multi-line phones, update records, perform data entry, and other clerical duties. Conduct community outreach, provide referrals, conducts quality assurance, reports, and clinic operations. Perform other related duties as assigned or required. Decision Making This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent with 18+ months of previous WIC experience and completion of the Certified WCS Program within 5 months of hire is required or; Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Science, or related field or; Home Economics degree with 12+ hours of nutrition courses; DTR; RN; LVN; or other degreed professional (with state approval) with 12+ hours of nutrition courses. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Proof of required immunizations or obtain upon employment. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read and comprehend program policies and documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with program personnel, healthcare providers, vendors, program participants, and the general public. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 45 pounds with assistance rarely. Subject to vision, hearing and talking constantly; standing, sitting, walking, handling and fine dexterity frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to infectious diseases, blood borne pathogens and bodily fluids. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 2 days 8am-7pm, 2 days8am-4:30pm, F 8am-12 pm FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 11/22/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Nov 04, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Coordinates and conducts a variety of professional engineering functions with a focus on watershed protection, flood modeling analysis and stormwater (quantity and quality) management on behalf of the City's Engineering & Capital Improvement Department; performs reviews, permits and provides support on private development projects to ensure compliance with City ordinances and technical manuals; develops standards and collaborates with other City departments in the identification and design of public works required to serve private development, and/or other municipal projects; prepares various types of engineering/project records and documentation; and performs other duties relative to area of assignment. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs development services engineering to ensure private development and public infrastructure is designed and constructed in conformance with City of San Marcos requirements. Provides plan review and permitting of Watershed Protection Plans, floodplain impact analyses, Site Preparation Permits, and Public Improvements Construction Plans.Must be able to monitor multiple projects at a time. Provides support to private developments on low impact development measures, water quality BMP's design, 1D/2D floodplain modeling and other stormwater measures to ensure compliance with City of San Marcos Land Development Code, Technical Manuals and other City Ordinances. Conducts presentations of proposed developments to Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council for consideration of approval. Develops standards to ensure permit requirements are consistent with Land Development Code. Assists with community outreach and engagement on development standards and public improvement projects. Collaborates in code updates and revisions to correlate with policy direction. 2. Assist with internal and external public awareness efforts through community presentations and make formal presentations to the City Council, Planning and Zoning Board, Neighborhood, University, TXDOT, County, State and Federal agencies. 3. Plans, designs, implements, and oversees construction for assigned capital improvement projects: Reviews design plans, project specifications, and cost estimates. Develops and prepares construction specifications and bid documents for minor construction contracts. Requests and evaluates consultant scopes of service and fee proposals. Reviews and evaluates construction bids prepared by consultants; recommends the award of bids; attends pre-bid conferences. Manages construction and close-out phase of assigned projects. Provides engineering solutions during design and construction phases. Reviews and approves consultant/contractor pay requests. 4. Miscellaneous Provides engineering support; directs the development and maintenance of standard construction details; develops/assists in maintaining technical specifications for CIP and Public Improvement Projects. May hire, train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel. Performs other routine and/or specialized duties relative to area of assignment as required. DECISION MAKING Must be able to set goals and objectives with City clients and provide the client a can do approach. Must master the art of focused listening and allow the client the time to understand how the project will be managed as well as resolve any problems that may develop during the project. Ability to prioritize workload. Manages assigned engineering projects, consultants and/or programs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field required. Professional Engineer License issued by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers required. Five (5) years progressive responsible experience in engineering/project management required. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Familiarity with CADD, GIS, Microsoft Project and various modeling programs is desirable. Familiarity with 1D & 2D storm water modeling including HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, Infoworks ICM, & StormCAD. Familiarity with Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure design and construction. Certified Floodplain Manager. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend regulations, municipal codes, technical specifications, reference manuals, budgets, contracts, and project/engineering documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required. Must have the ability to build an effective project delivery team for the client that is focused on treating people with dignity and respect and making each team member feel that they are included in the project. Must provide the leadership to build an optimistic team that meets the needs of the client. Must be motivated, punctual and be able to communicate and proactively provide information effectively and listen to the other team members. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 25 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling; reaching, balancing and foot controls; kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting and climbing rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, vehicle traffic, general construction hazards, heavy equipment, and open trenches when visiting job sites. Closing Date/Time: 11/20/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Nov 01, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Housing and Community Development Manager, the Housing Coordinator provides community development services for the following U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development programs: Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR), HOME Investment Partnership Program, and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). Position will remain open until filled ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Facilitates community outreach for Community Development Programs. Determines Applicant Eligibility for the HOME program, CDBG-DR, and CDBG programs. Provides on-going case management including the determination of type of assistance and appropriate level of assistance, and provision of assistance for applicants through the conclusion of the applicant's case. Prepares and submits environmental reviews. Procures pre-construction and construction contractors. Conducts oversight of construction contractors. Prepares and completes all required federal reporting. Utilizes the HUD IDIS system for performance reporting. Collects, analyzes data and prepares weekly, quarter, and annual progress reports. Supports the operations of the CDBG-DR and CDBG programs. Performs Community Initiative related activities as assigned. DECISION MAKING Ability to use education and experience to implement the HOME program, CDBG-DR activities, and CDBG activities in accordance with federal laws and regulations. Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks for the, HOME, CDBG-DR, and CDBG. Ability to utilize judgement in determining eligible applicants, determining type of assistance and appropriate levels of assistance for applicants, coordinating contractors and providing relocation benefits, procurement of contractors, construction contractor management, analyzing and preparing reports. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Sociology, Business, or closely related field. Two (2) years of work experience in community development. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES: Working knowledge of HOME Investment Partnership Program, Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR), and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City officials/departments, applicants, contractors, community groups, and the public. Knowledge of computer hardware and software programs and federal Internet applications. Physical Demands AND Working Conditions: Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting and walking frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, balancing, hearing, talking and foot controls; kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting and climbing rarely. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 28, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Responsible for performing inspection of residential and commercial construction for compliance with adopted building codes including: building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical codes; as well as, city ordinances and state laws. The main goal of this position is to protect the health and safety of the community while supporting an efficient City permitting system. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions 1.Conducts Inspection of Residential & Commercial Construction Projects and Special Situations: Conducts field inspections of building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems for compliance with appropriate codes, regulations and approved plans/specifications. Inspects alterations and additions to existing buildings to ensure conformity with approved building codes. Through Inspection Anywhere web-based system, tracks and maintains data and detailed results on completed inspections, complaints and violations. 2. Completes Residential and Commercial Building Plan Review, as needed: Through the MyPermitNow web-based system, evaluates and completes construction plans/specifications for compliance with city, state and federal codes, and international building codes. Identifies and interprets non-compliance concerns in plans and specifications; specifies plans or actions necessary to bring plans into regulatory compliance. 3. Investigates Complaints and Assesses Violations: Inspects existing structures, as assigned, to determine if unsafe or illegal conditions exist in coordination with the Neighborhood Enhancement Division. May investigate complaints regarding non-building code city ordinance violations. May issue notices or citations to correct code violations where warranted. Testifies in court regarding violations as needed. 4. Participates in continuing education, professional development and building trade organizations as approved by Supervisor. 5. Miscellaneous: Assist general public regarding the processes relating to construction and code requirements. Supports the success of the building permitting process from application to certificate of occupancy issuance. Subject to call out for emergency and after hours inspections. Performs other related duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. Ability to understand and successfully contribute to the building permit process. Ability to exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to draw sound conclusions from prepared analysis and recommend code changes. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent required. Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record is required. Three years directly related experience in building inspection or five years of experience in general construction or building trades including reading plans. International Code Council (ICC) certification as Residential Combination Inspector and/or Commercial Combination Inspector or the ability to obtain within two years of employment. Licensed Journeyman or Master Plumber and/or Texas State Plumbing Inspector License or the ability to obtain within one year of employment OR Licensed Journeyman or Master Electrician with the ability to obtain Texas State Plumbing Inspector License within two years of employment. Consideration will be given to applicants who would qualify as an Inspector Trainee and possess minimum qualifications with the ability to obtain Texas State Plumbing Inspector license within two years of employment. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Two years of college or technical training in construction, blue print reading, architecture or a related field is desirable. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Ability to read codes, ordinances, plans, engineering reports, legal documents, computer, permits, signs, plans, specifications, schematics, various forms. Ability to operate computers, utilize electronic technology, write correspondence, reports, and legal documents. Performs abstract reasoning to analyze information gathered from inspection and determine code violations; interprets code and applies to specific situations. Good verbal communication skills to deal effectively with the public and other professionals. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers. Ability to enforce codes and ordinances impartially, tactfully and firmly. Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimal direction. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and the ability to navigate multistory stairways at construction sites. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking; pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls occasionally. Working conditions involve work inside/outside during all types weather; in extreme temperatures, in attics; during mechanical inspections, mechanical room temperature can be below 0 degrees in freezer unit or above 100 degrees in unconditioned space; potential for exposure to hazards such as paint and solvent sprays, asbestos, carbon monoxide, freon, dust, fiberglass, paint, methane gas; scaffolding; electrical hazards from high voltage and energized wire; high noise level around heavy equipment, compressors, mechanical rooms and saws; eye hazards around welding. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 28, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision of the GIS Manager, the GIS Analyst provides analytical services to assigned departments by performing spatial analysis using geo-processing tools and techniques to assist with departments' mission and decision making; employs cartographic skills to produce visually pleasing maps, charts and presentations; works with end users to ensure departments' geospatial needs are being met; and identifies system integration opportunities. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Supports GIS projects with GIS/IT Team to ensure scalable and robust system operation, advancement of enterprise geospatial technologies and web-based interactive mapping solutions. Creates, designs, and modifies customized maps for City personnel and the public.Organizes and categorizes GIS information; creates data layers. Produces digital data for City personnel, contractors, private entities, and the public utilizing a variety of formats. Performs quality control for GIS, including converting files, analyzing data, and reviewing processes. Identifies requirements and implements advanced analytical techniques necessary to solve complex GIS issues. Coordinates the creation and production of cartographic map products, web mapping applications, and ArcGIS Online maps and services. Develops, implements, and modifies GIS software applications. Automates GIS tasks using programming languages and software. Conducts research to identify technical solutions for application suitability. Leads various projects from startup to completion. Provides complex technical support and troubleshoots problems for GIS system users. Provides digital support for software datasets, and essential base mapping data in everyday and emergency situations.Trains users on GIS system functionalities and capabilities. Collaborate with agencies and vendors when necessary for GIS related needs Explores and researches new, cutting edge software/data packages that keep the City a leader in geospatial analytics. DECISION MAKING Analytical reasoning needed to troubleshoot problems, determine technological solutions and apply the best solution to the situation. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Engineering or a related technical field.Additional work experience may substitute for a bachelor's degree on a year to year basis. Experience: Two years of experience performing high level GIS analyst work. Must have ITIL v3 Foundations certificate or be willing to obtain in 1 calendar year. Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Training/Certifications : Must obtain ITIL Foundation certification within 1 year GISP Certification is desirable. Preferred : Knowledge of ArcGIS10x, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Portal, and ArcGIS Server Knowledge of CAD systems. Web APIs / HTTP/ REST SQL and Python Report-writing experience (i.e. Crystal Reports, Power BI or Tableau). CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Technical manuals and instruction, surveyor plans, trade journals, City policies and procedures, reports, files, and other paperwork. User documentation, specifications, bids, correspondence, charts and other paperwork.Computer related calculations for designing spreadsheets and other programs, basic math knowledge. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, consultants, vendors, and the general public. Work cooperatively with GIS Professionals in a team environment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting, handling, fine dexterity, vision (including distinguishing color), hearing and talking constantly; standing and kneeling frequently, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, bending and foot controls occasionally. Working conditions are climate controlled office environment. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 22, 2019
Temporary
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY The City of San Marcos is looking for energetic individuals to staff our Holiday Camp. The camp provides area children, ages 5 thru 11, with a fun and educational filled holiday break that includes games, activities, crafts, and time outside! This is a temporary employment. The program is December 30, 2019, January 2,3&6,2020, totaling four days. There will be one (1) additional day of training the week before (training date TBD). Activity Leaders report to Youth Services Manager and Youth Services Specialist. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs child supervision duties for both on and off campus program activities; administers first aid; enforces adherence to safety rules; fills out handwritten forms; performs safety inspections daily. Administers recreation activities on camp site including structured activities; movies, special field trips, crafts, team building activities, and outdoor adventures. Maintains campus site area; cleans floors; picks up trash; performs other janitorial work as needed. DECISION MAKING Must be able to perform duties safely and apply policies and procedures appropriately. Supervise children at all times. Must be able to facilitate an atmosphere that encourages challenge, learning, and growth. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Must be at least 16 years of age. Ability to learn and administer first aid. Experience working with children required. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read city and departmental policies, procedure manuals and memos.Writing skills are necessary to prepare reports, activity logs, safety inspection forms and accident reports. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with site personnel, supervisors, program participants, and parents. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, sitting, walking, vision, hearing and talking frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing occasionally. Working conditions involve indoor and outdoor work, in the heat, sun, high humidity and wind; occasionally exposed to swimming pool chemicals, slippery surfaces; noise around crowds and whistles. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 11/21/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 08, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Under the supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer, the Engineer in Training coordinates and conducts a variety of project management functions in support of the City's HUD CDBG-DR & MIT Program consisting of multiple flood and drainage infrastructure projects funded through federal, state and local funds. Duties include collaboration with other City departments in the identification, design and construction of projects; performing plan reviews; preparing various types of engineering/project records and documentation; and performing other duties relative to area of assignment. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Conducts a variety of engineering activities related to City's CDBG-DR & MIT Program: Ensures standard engineering practices and inclusion of appropriate documentation on various reports and design projects. Evaluates alternatives, resolves technical issues and interfaces with other engineering disciplines. Performs engineering interpretation of specifications and drawings, recommending and documenting design modifications, and coordinating with the design team. Resolves questions, plans, coordinates, and executes work in a safe, timely, cost effective and compliant manner. Assists with management of design and construction contracts and monitors compliance. Maintains project schedules in Microsoft project, prepares exhibits using GIS, CAD and other software products. Prepares cost estimates and performs field investigations, and construction oversight. Assist with internal and external public awareness efforts through community presentations and assists in preparation of formal presentations to the City Council, Planning and Zoning Board, Neighborhood, University, TXDOT, County, State and Federal agencies. Provides engineering support; contributes to the development and maintenance of standard construction details; develops/assists in maintaining technical specifications for CIP and Public Improvement Projects. Contributes to master planning for floodplain, drainage and stormwater services throughout the City. Performs other routine and/or specialized duties relative to area of assignment as required. DECISION MAKING Must be able to set goals and objectives with City clients and provide the client a can do approach. Must master the art of focused listening and allow the client the time to understand how the project will be managed as well as resolve any problems that may develop during the project. Ability to prioritize workload. Manages assigned engineering projects, consultants and/or programs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field EIT certificate required. 2 years engineering experience. Able to use AutoCad CADD Must possess a valid Class C Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Able to use word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Familiarity with CADD, ARCGIS, Microsoft Project and various modeling programs is desirable. Familiarity with state and federal funding programs for disaster recovery. Ability to review CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend regulations, municipal codes, technical specifications, reference manuals, budgets, contracts, and project/engineering documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required. Must be motivated, punctual and be able to communicate and proactively provide information effectively and listen to the other team members. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 25 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling; reaching, balancing and foot controls; kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting and climbing rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, vehicle traffic, general construction hazards, heavy equipment, and open trenches when visiting job sites. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 03, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Provide Tier 2/3 Support for the Information Technology Department; thorough working knowledge of infrastructure operations and maintenance in a Windows and Linux environment; assist project teams in the Planning, design and implementation of the various phases of projects; responsible for effective installation/configurations, operation, and maintenance of systems and vendor software; assists in a variety of technical work relative to area of assignment; participates in maintaining the City's computer network, systems, storage, and related equipment; provide innovative technical ideas and solutions to the Information Technology Department. First review of applications on October 1, 2019. Open until filled. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Installs, configures, maintains, and advances analysis of various types of computer hardware and software. Generates and installs vendor system software products and components in order to IT requirements. Ensures the effective operation of all Systems. Maintains and updates major applications in order to ensure interface of operational functions and to identify and correct software problems. Isolates, performs quality assurance testing on, and corrects system software problems in order to recover full production status and prevent future failures and malfunctions. Communicates with internal technical personnel in order to provide technical advice and accomplish assigned work. Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures. Contribute to and maintain system standards. Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches to system administration tasks. Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, system and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions. Apply upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Perform ongoing performance tuning, and resource optimization as required. Assist in maintaining data center environmental and monitoring equipment. Responds to and resolves technical requests/problems submitted by City departments and personnel: Contacts and coordinates with vendors regarding the repair of systems under warranty. Provide Tier 3/other support services Participate in the creation, implementation and maintenance of a Knowledge Base, Change Management tool and Configuration Manager System. Escorts vendors and repair contractors. Provide excellent customer service skills both internally and our user community. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships. Conducts research regarding computer hardware, software, and/or other related equipment, provides related recommendations, and obtains vendor information. Plans, coordinates, implements, and/or oversees assigned technology projects. Optimize client and internal satisfaction through teamwork and a strong commitment to customer service Other duties as assigned Maybe subject to on-call duties and called out during emergencies Decision Making Must be able to analyze situations and determine the solution to technical issues with minimal supervision . MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements Bachelor degree, or equivalent in experience to include 4 years of progressive advancement in technology services. Knowledge of multiple software applications and operating systems, including, but not limited to: Microsoft Operating Systems, Unix based OS, Networking protocols, Microsoft SQL, Oracle Database, MySQL, virtualization, and VoIP system. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Must be able to pass FBI criminal background fingerprint check, and have the ability to comply with state and federal requirements for criminal justice information security standards. Training/Certifications Must obtain ITIL Foundation certification within 1 year. Technology related certifications preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read and comprehend departmental policies, technical/repair manuals, and user guides. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, and vendors. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Work generally performed in a climate controlled building with minimal exposure to outdoor weather conditions. The physical requirements of the job include the ability to sit, talk, kneel, bend at both the waist and knee, reach with the arms over the head, and hear, both on the telephone and in person, using regular conversational tones; vision requires the ability to focus and read printouts, computer, screens, and the written material. Duties may require lifting up to 50 pounds and have the use of hands and fingers to perform essential functions of the job, i.e., typing, data entry, using the calculator, and operating other office equipment. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, diesel generators and/or other machinery with moving parts, working in confined spaces, and hazards associated with moving/lifting equipment and furniture is involved. Computer room is kept at 70 degrees and may be drafty. Noisy work environment, i.e. generators, alarms, and staff talking on phones (noises are intermittent and constant). Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 27, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Develops, deploys and administers Utility Systems analytical reports and rules to support water and electric operations utilizing automated metering infrastructure (AMI), GIS,SCADA, utility billing, and other utility information systems (Yukon, MeterSense, ESRI ArcGIS, Maximo, mCare, NorthStar, and upcoming technologies). The role includes AMI system design, data analysis, quality assurance, and application support. The position will also support Meter Operations with all software setups, implementations, integrations and upgrades but with the main focus on the AMI. Collaborates with Utility staff, other departments, and vendors to coordinate upgrades and recommends new technology solutions that affect Utility Systems operations. Leads specific work activities of other staff, interns or temporary personnel during special projects and performs other related duties. The analyst will be the functional expert on the Utility Systems applications. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Solution Development - Collaborates with Utility staff, IT, other departments, and vendors to coordinate upgrades to the Utilities AMI system and other existing systems and recommend new technology solutions that affect Utility operations while reviewing infrastructure in the field. Reviews Utility Systems processes and develops rules to increase operational efficiency. Reviews existing Utility Systems technology solutions and makes recommendations to management for upgrades, enhancements, or new technology solutions. Collaborates with IT staff and vendors to ensure proper report access. Collaborates with stakeholders to define project deliverables and define new reports; supports solution development with ad hoc reports; trains report users. Collaborates with GIS Technology Management to develop GIS products. Provides assistance to vendors and IT staff to identify and resolve technology issues with Utility Systems applications. Data Analysis / Enterprise Reporting - Develops, deploys, and administers reports containing Utility Systems data to support operations and management decisions. Analyzes data and develops suggestions/recommendations to improve utility operations. Develops reports; trains and supports users. Provides analysis of the impact new solutions will have on Utility Systems data and current policies/procedures. Establishes and performs quality assurance/control procedures across utility platforms. Application Support - Performs software setups for applications and users. Works with IT to implement new enterprise applications and/or changes to existing applications. Works with IT to integrate enterprise applications. Monitors Utility Systems applications for failures and inconsistencies. Develops, implements, and maintains the departmental computer applications procedures and documentation for utility metering operations. Establishes procedures, standards, and training tools used to facilitate the accuracy and completeness of data in the Utility Systems databases. Develops and deploys data audit reports for management and supervisory personnel to use in the assessment of department metrics and staff productivity.Trains staff to use reports. Develops test scenarios of upgrades for Utility Systems solutions; coordinates testing with IT, vendors, Utility staff and other departments in the field. Backs up Meter Data Specialist with review of AMI Data Validation failure reports and AMI Network Health issues. Leads specific work activities of other staff, interns or temporary personnel during special projects. Assist IT staff with maintenance of essential Utility Systems software; monitors vendor contracts. Provides utility data for consultants. Performs other routine and/or specialized duties relative to area of assignment as required. DECISION MAKING Must have the ability to apply analytical thinking to a variety of inputs and quickly discern cause and effect. Must be able to develop solutions to challenging technical issues. Must have the ability to resolve computer hardware/software issues. Leads specific work activities of other staff, interns or temporary personnel during special projects; leads Utility Systems projects during software upgrade testing. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in computer technology or a related field is required. Two (2) years SQL query and business reporting experience is required. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Three (3) years utility experience preferred. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Four (4) years relational database. Oracle and SQL preferred. Strong understanding of radio signals as is used in an AMI system. Knowledge of Meter Data Management System (MDMS). ESRI ArcGIS desktop, SDE, and Server software (version 10 or higher) experience. IBM Maximo Asset Management software (version 6.x or higher) experience. Knowledge of GIS scripting language (Python and SQL). Report-writing experience (Crystal Reports/BIRT/Cognos). Knowledge of SCADA systems. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read and comprehend computer manuals; must have the ability to prepare Utility Systems reports, quality assurance/control plans, and computerized templates. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, and vendors. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 25 pounds rarely. Subject to vision constantly; sitting, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing rarely. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, uneven terrain, vehicle traffic, heavy equipment, high voltage electrical currents, working at heights, hazardous chemicals and materials, stray/vicious animals and wildlife. Protective equipment to include safety glasses, gloves, hard hat, fire retardant clothing, and shoes. Safety Sensitive Position Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 25, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY The GIS Manager provides leadership, direction, and support to the GIS Division of the Department of Information Technology. This position is responsible for the coordination and management of GIS workflow and projects, design and implementation of GIS applications and programs and databases, preparation and monitoring of the GIS budget, and the supervision and development of GIS team members. Advises and consults with City departments on the use of GIS programs and applications. Coordinates training and provides educational opportunities on GIS related topics for City departments. The GIS Manager is required to provide excellent customer service, resolve problems in a timely manner, communicate effectively, and be a positive contributor to the Information Technology team. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, resolving employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals. Manages and oversees the planning, coordinating, and maintenance of Citywide or GIS business functions, including business processes for the upkeep of spatial data. Leads and participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of GIS goals and objectives across the organization. Serves as the primary resource to City Departments, external agencies, vendors, and citizens for GIS projects, questions, and issues. Establishes, implements, and reviews work policies, procedures, and plans for the system in conjunction with GIS Steering Committee; monitors system activities and usage to adjust as needed. Works with Information Technology (IT) technical staff to monitor system hardware performance to maximize efficiency of equipment and software; recommends hardware and software updates; coordinates training opportunities and technical support required to utilize new GIS hardware and software acquisitions and upgrades. Coordinates organizational initiatives, projects, user requirements, and system capabilities; oversees the development and implementation of special projects. Prepares documents, correspondence, technical and management reports for the enterprise GIS; develops applicable operational standards, manuals and guidelines for the enterprise GIS. Works with and directs the performance of vendors retained under contract to complete tasks relating to the enterprise GIS; monitors work scope, task schedules, and contract budgets and vendor personnel performance. Works with and keeps the GIS Steering Committee informed to establish common goals, operational objectives, project priorities, operational policies and strategic plans within which multi-departmental GIS initiatives are formulated, funded, and implemented; acts as liaison between the GIS user group and the GIS Steering Committee. Prepares detailed annual and ad hoc budget reports relating to the enterprise GIS and seeks grant funding for system improvements, new and enhances databases, digital imagery and other GIS related activities. Perform as needed: analysis, mapping, application configuration and deployment, geodatabase development. Represents the enterprise GIS in a professional manner to present and explain its mission, priorities, benefits, and work tasks to elected officials, user groups, and the community at large. Position is designated as essential personnel during emergency situations. DECISION MAKING Analytical thinking to involve observations, experience, evaluation and reasoning. Manage internal and external resources if assigned to project. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in GIS, Geography, Engineering, Computer Science or related field required. Additional work experience may be substituted for a degree on year for year basis. Five (5) years progressive professional-level experience in the design, development, implementation and administration of geographic information systems, including project management and oversight; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Three (3) years of supervisory experience. Must be able to pass FBI criminal background fingerprint check and can comply with state and federal requirements for criminal justice information security standards. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in managing a distributed GIS team Experience in managing enterprise solutions GISP (GIS Professional) certification ESRI Certification (Developer, Enterprise) Training/Certifications : Must obtain ITIL Foundation certification within 1 year of hire. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Considerable knowledge of the principles of management and organization. Considerable knowledge of Geographic Information Systems standards, practices and procedures. Considerable knowledge of ESRI software. Knowledge of database management systems principles. Ability to successfully manage projects requiring the application of planning, process initiation, communication, control, leadership, resources and personnel management, monitoring, decision making and closing skills, principles, tools and techniques. Ability to anticipate, plan and coordinate the work of subordinate technical and team members of other departments. Ability to analyze problems and situations and to present appropriate facts and recommendations concisely in written and oral form. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, system users, and the public. Manage conflict, negotiate, and resolve employee relations issues and grievances. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work generally performed in a climate controlled building with minimal exposure to outdoor weather conditions. The physical requirements of the job include the ability to sit, talk, kneel, bend at both the waist and knee, reach with the arms over the head, and hear, both on the telephone and in person, using regular conversational tones; vision requires the ability to focus and read printouts, computer, screens, and other written material. Duties may require lifting up to 30 pounds and have the use of hands and fingers to perform essential functions of the job, i.e., typing, data entry, using the calculator, and operating other office equipment. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and /or extreme weather conditions when responding to emergencies, working at heights, and working in confined spaces. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 24, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Under general administrative direction, supervises and coordinates all support services including the development and implementation of strategic and operational plans; building and maintaining processes and procedures, administering hardware and software infrastructure for the City; researches, designs and recommends future technology solutions; ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; provides service support and interaction with other City departments; and performs related duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Leads, plans, coordinates, directs all staff and activities of the IT department; as well as provides direction and support for IT solutions that enhance mission-critical operations. Works closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.Attains all IT service level agreements for the user community within the organization. Develops and implements IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and service provisions. Maintains an advanced level of technical expertise on all approved software packages, Microsoft Active Directory, network (including wireless) and server administration. Supervises the installation and configuration of software on new and existing computers and assists employees with troubleshooting hardware and software problems including technical, procedural and operational problems. Plans and implements departmental technology plans. Evaluates and selects standardized software that will be supported by Information Technology, including cost analysis of approved software and applications. Oversees and performs routine maintenance of the various systems, which includes backup of all City servers, installation of new software releases. Maintains files relating to hardware and software including manuals, licenses, and procedures. Maintains PC's and various other peripheral equipment, such as staff and public printers, diagnoses and troubleshoots software and assist with hardware problems in the networked environment. Diagnoses and solves problems regarding PC viruses. May perform other assignments or handle special problems as required. DECISION MAKING Must be able to analyze situations and determine the solution to technical issues with minimal supervision . Knowledge of problem solving and system analysis techniques. Knowledge of theory and methods of computer programming and system design. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Four-year degree in computer science or closely related field. Commensurate combination of education and experience may be considered. Five years of progressive professional level experience within the technology industry. Two years of experience must be related to supervisory. Knowledge of multiple software applications and operating systems, including, but not limited to: Microsoft Operating Systems, Unix based OS, Networking protocols, Microsoft SQL, Oracle Database, MySQL, virtualization, and VoIP system. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Must be able to pass FBI criminal background fingerprint check, and have the ability to comply with state and federal requirements for criminal justice information security standards. SALARY IS DEPENDENT ON QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in implementing enterprise solutions. Experience managing a customer service help desk. Experience managing a System Administrator team. Training/Certifications : Must obtain ITIL Foundation certification within 1 year Technology related certifications preferred CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read and comprehend departmental policies, technical/repair manuals, and user guides. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, and vendors. Ability to supervise staff, processes, and technology Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and motivate staff Ability to work effectively without undue instruction and supervision PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Work generally performed in a climate controlled building with minimal exposure to outdoor weather conditions. The physical requirements of the job include the ability to sit, talk, kneel, bend at both the waist and knee, reach with the arms over the head, and hear, both on the telephone and in person, using regular conversational tones; vision requires the ability to focus and read printouts, computer, screens, and the written material. Duties may require lifting up to 30 pounds and have the use of hands and fingers to perform essential functions of the job, i.e., typing, data entry, using the calculator, and operating other office equipment. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, diesel generators and/or other machinery with moving parts, working in confined spaces, and hazards associated with moving/lifting equipment and furniture is involved. Computer room is kept at 70 degrees and may be drafty. Noisy work environment, i.e. generators, alarms, and staff talking on phones (noises are intermittent and constant). Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Apr 03, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Installs, repairs, and maintains line equipment on behalf of the San Marcos Electric Utility Department; connects commercial and residential electrical services; maintains and/or installs electric meters and street lights; performs tree trimming; repairs and maintains rights-of-way; responds to power outages and/or other emergencies; operates and maintains various types of work equipment and tools; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Installs, removes, inspects, repairs, and maintains overhead/underground electrical lines and related equipment; locates and marks underground lines; performs switching of primary feeders; identifies and troubleshoots line issues; changes out faulty transformers; connects residential and commercial electrical services. Performs a variety of duties associated with the restoration of electric services: Troubleshoots and assists in resolving unplanned power outages. Participates in restoring power services in a safe and timely manner. Communicates with utility customers regarding electrical complaints, planned outages, and potential electric hazards. Installs, removes, inspects, and seals electric meters. Repairs, maintains, and installs street and/or customer lights; strings conductors; replaces old lighting with energy efficient lighting as required. Performs tree trimming; removes trees, brush, rocks, and boulders; repairs, clears, and repairs rights-of-way; hauls materials to dump for disposal as assigned. Installs substation breakers and connections; assists with remote terminal unit connections and programming. Operates various types of equipment including line trucks, aerial lift trucks, chipper trucks, digger trucks, and pulling equipment; cleans and maintains assigned vehicles; performs minor repairs and vehicle servicing. Miscellaneous: Prepares, updates, tracks, and maintains computerized work orders. Completes time tickets and job related reports. Provides training to apprentices and/or helpers as assigned. Performs other related duties as required. Decision Making This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Two (2) years experience working as a lineman 2 (apprentice) is required. Lineman Certification required or proven job skill set maybe accepted. Must possess a valid Texas Class (A) Commercial Driver's License or obtain one within 90 days. Must possess a valid Class (A) Commercial Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Must be able to respond to night and weekend on-call duty; with response time of 60 minutes to city limits. Basic computer skills to check emails and enter time worked are required. Subject to on-call duty after hours. Must be able to respond within 1 hour for emergency calls. Regular attendance is required to perform the essential functions of the job. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/comprehend electrical drawings, blueprints, specifications, maps and job order documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, electrical contractors, utility customers, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 100 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, climbing, balancing, vision and hearing frequently; sitting, fine dexterity, bending, twisting, talking and foot controls occasionally. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, heavy equipment and high voltage electrical currents, working at heights, hazardous chemicals materials, infectious diseases, wild life, and stray/vicious animals. FLSA Status Non-Exempt Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time:
City of San Marcos, Texas San Marcos, TX, USA
Mar 14, 2019
Full Time
Assists in providing administrative direction to the planning, building, CDBG, and permitting divisions, as well as planning and zoning, subdivision development, land use planning, code interpretation, CDBG monitoring, and workforce housing. Performs City planning and zoning functions, responds to citizen inquiries and complaints, reviews plans and plats submitted to the City for approval for conformity with Master Plan and zoning ordinances, and reviews and develops long-range planning reports. Assists with the preparation and administration of the budget for planning, building, and CDBG divisions. Assists with interviews, selections, training, and evaluating subordinate departmental personnel.  Confers with and advises architects, builders, attorneys, contractors, engineers, and the general public regarding City development policies and procedures. Consults with, conducts studies for, answers questions from, and makes presentations and recommendations to the Planning and Zoning Commission, City Council, Zoning Board of Adjustments, Construction Standard Board of Adjustments, Historic Preservation Commission, and other governmental and private sector organizations and groups. Assists in conducting surveys and making statistical analyses of data collected.