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.

 

 

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

San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 11, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Under the limited supervision of the Real Estate Manager, the Real Estate Analyst is responsible for analyzing, procuring land rights and real estate assets; coordinating with multiple City departments on real estate needs; managing contracts of real estate appraisers and surveyors; and developing and maintaining accurate records of real property, assets and land rights. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Plans and coordinates the acquisition, disposition, management, valuation, and negotiation of real property interests such as fee tracts, easements, rights-of-way, licenses and permit. Assists in the disposal of City owned real estate and abandonment of excess right-of-way and easements. Prepares written documentation such as staff reports, letters of agreement, real estate purchase contracts, deeds, easement forms, payment authorizations, and all documents necessary to facilitate the purchase of real property and / or land rights for public projects and initiatives Contracts with surveyors, appraisers, title insurance/escrow agents and other professionals as necessary; manages contract schedules, payment of invoices and review of deliverables. Performs technical review of real estate documents, project schematics, title reports, post close owner title policies, surveys and legal descriptions, appraisal reports and environmental reports. Responsible for Real Estate Division's Geographic Information System (GIS) function and related databases for the capture, storage, manipulation, analysis, maintenance, and retrieval of real property records and assets Responds to public inquiries, orally or in writing, regarding the City's acquisition process or the use of right-of-ways and/or easements. DECISION MAKING Evaluates alternatives and provides innovative solutions to resolve problems in a timely manner. Makes recommendations regarding real property / land rights acquisitions for projects in City's Capital Improvement Program, project feasibility studies and route selections. Accurately interprets and applies federal, state and local requirements as related to real property interests. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration, Real Estate, Management or related field Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in real estate analysis and real property acquisition related work A combination of related education, experience, certifications and licenses may be substituted for the educational requirement. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Bilingual in Spanish and English. Proficient in the application of real estate law in drafting real property legal documents. Continuing education and or certifications in right-of-way or real estate. Working knowledge of ESRI computer software platforms. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Effective verbal and written communication skills are required. Ability to achieve successful negotiations and closure of real estate transactions, all in conformance with applicable law and regulations Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with the public, internal clients, staff, and stakeholders. Ability to work independently on multiple assignments and effectively prioritize workload. Proficient in utilization of MS Office software (Power Point, Excel, Word) and Adobe Acrobat Must be motivated, punctual, be able to communicate and proactively provide information. 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: 12/18/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 07, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Performs a variety of specialized utility customer service functions relative to area of assignment including customer service (telephone and in person), billing, cash posting, , and/or general data entry; posts routine utility billing journals and/or miscellaneous transactions ; generates and/or prepares utility billing l reports; conducts administrative duties in support of departmental operations; and performs other related duties. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Performs a variety of accounts payable duties: Receives and enters data into the City utility billing software in preparation for weekly billing, delinquency and disconnection runs. Reconciles billing (e-billing) and delinquent files; monitors utility accounts; issues adjustments as required. Prepares billing and delinquent account journals, posts journal. Creates, updates, and maintains customer accounts. Processes customer transactions: Handles utility customer calls. Generates customer letters concerning rate changes, back billing or credits, Contacts customers telephone/email regarding billing/accounts issues. Verifies account charges for accuracy; identifies and resolves account discrepancies. Updates and maintains billing files. Performs a variety of general accounting duties: Backup online payment transfers; verifies lock-box and ACH transfer files. Prepares miscellaneous extra charge/adjustment journal entries and reconciles accounts. Compiles statistical and/or billing l data; prepares or generates various types of billing reports. Miscellaneous: Performs data entry; creates, updates, and maintains utility accounts and billing files for area of assignment. Coordinates and conducts special projects as required. Provides general clerical support. Performs other routine and/or specialized duties relative to area of assignment as assigned. 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 customer service - billing or closely related experience is required; Depending on area of assignment, a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record may be required. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read and comprehend departmental policies, procedure manuals, and accounting documentation relative to area of assignment. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, vendors, customers, and local businesses. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 45 pounds rarely. Subject to sitting and vision constantly; handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, climbing, balancing and foot controls occasionally; bending and twisting rarely. Working conditions involves occasional exposure to infectious diseases when interacting with the public. Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 12/20/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 04, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Plans, coordinates, and manages the City's contract functions; prepares, reviews, negotiates, and coordinates completion of executed municipal contracts; provides contract assistance to City departments; conducts research; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Drafts and reviews various types of municipal contracts including those for the procurement of goods and services, professional services, construction, grant contracts involving federal and state funding, and interlocal agreements with other public entities. 2. Conducts a variety of contract administration tasks: Drafts and/or reviews contract amendments, change orders, and authorization of change in services forms, as needed. Provides interpretations and advice regarding various issues related to contracts. Reviews bonds and insurance information. 3. Provides contract support and assistance to all City departments and works to maintain a good working relationship with staff, outside consultants and contractors and the public: Discusses and determines contracting needs and parameters with Purchasing Manager. Responds to contract related inquiries. Assists with preparing and reviewing Requests for Proposals and bid documents, as needed. Negotiates and establishes contract terms. Responds to inquiries pertaining to contracting issues and/or general procurement matters. Explains contract issues related to City policy as necessary. 4. Prepares, reviews, and coordinates resolutions, correspondence, and other materials necessary for the approval of contracts by the City Council; assists in the coordination of agenda items. 5.Works in conjunction with the Purchasing Manager to develop, review, and update City purchasing policies, procedures, and standard documentation. 6. Conducts research and stays apprised of matters relating to contract and procurement law; responds to staff inquiries related to contracting issues, general procurement, as well as other issues such City ordinances and City policies. 7. Provides guidance to support staff regarding document preparation, file management, and preparation of correspondence relating to contracts. Performs other duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING Refers contract issues requiring a legal opinion to attorneys in the legal department. Delegates work tasks to support personnel as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Business, English, Public Administration or a field related to job responsibilities is required. Five (5) years contract management experience is required. Commensurate combinations of education and experience may be considered. Paralegal or Legal Assistant Certification with contact management experience is a preferred. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read and comprehend contracts, technical specifications, legal documents, procurement policies, governmental statutes and regulations, and municipal codes. Involves a high level of technical writing skills, the ability to develop and maintain contract and procurement templates as requirements evolve. Requires high level of attention to detail. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required and must be able to write complex contract documents; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments, outside agencies, vendors, suppliers, contractors, and professional organizations. Ability to prioritize work from various city departments which are deadline oriented. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting, handling, fine dexterity, vision and hearing constantly; talking frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching and bending occasionally; pushing/pulling, kneeling, crouching, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls rarely. Closing Date/Time: 1/4/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Nov 30, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for monitoring and assessing the health of animals and assisting veterinarian(s) during medical and surgical procedures including euthanizing. Maintains inventory and assists with shelter operations. Works under the supervision of the Animal Shelter Supervisor; takes direction from contract veterinarian. Work Hours: *Flexibility required* Monday-Friday (40 hours weekly) 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. Position open until filled: First review on December 6th. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Responsible for performing health assessment upon intake, administration of vaccinations, medication and preventatives, monitoring injured/ill animals, daily health observation and recording, maintaining medical supply inventory and perform euthanasia when needed. Performing diagnostics, medical and surgical procedures, and treatments under direction of veterinarian and shelter management. Surgical room pre and post preparation and care of animals' pre and post op. Assist with medical inventory, scanning for microchips, providing positive customer experiences and other duties as needed. Ability to recognize behavior and signs of medical conditions, symptoms of illness, physical and mental distress. Responsible for record keeping and documentation of controlled/specialized items; processing invoices and documentation of veterinary services product inventory. Responsible for the organization and cleanliness/presentation of veterinary services area. Share responsibility for afterhours call-out to respond to emergency situations. DECISION MAKING Dealing, evaluating, processing medical needs and services, receive and return animals from/to owners, triage needs of animals and communicating priorities to management/veterinarian, ability to understand/ accept organization procedures and mission. Ability to work independently and make sound judgments, communicating with management and veterinarian and coworkers. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) We are looking for a member to join our Animal Services team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Two years Vet Tech experience in a high volume, fast paced veterinary setting is required (working under a licensed veterinarian). Successful completion of Texas Department of State Health Services approved course in Euthanasia by Injection is required within 120 days of employment. Euthanasia certification renewal every 3 years. Computer Skills - knowledge of databases to accurately update and maintain detailed records. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience in a sheltering environment and/or as a veterinary technician is desired. One of the following certifications: Texas Veterinary Medical Association CVA Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners Licensed Veterinary Technician Level III Senior level vet tech knowledge and skills. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS JOB DIMENSIONS Completing forms, vet records, computer data entry. Knowledge of veterinary terminology, diagnostics, laboratory procedures, spay/neuter surgical procedures - skills assessment will be administered. Ability to adapt to unforeseen situations and frequent changes in priority. Ability to work in a fast paced, high demand environment. Knowledge of basic veterinary procedures and practices; animal anatomy and basic surgical techniques; methods and procedures of animal care and husbandry; safety procedures and techniques used in dealing with animals and laboratory samples; all the tools and instruments used in veterinary medicine; and ability to perform basic examinations of animals; to handle animals under all types of conditions and situations; to perform injections. Interacts, communicates, and provides assistance to the public regarding a variety of animal control matters; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with outside agencies, community partners, volunteers, general public, coworkers and all other city employees. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently. Subject to standing, walking and vision constantly; sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, hearing and talking consistently; crawling often. Working conditions involves exposure to aggressive animals, zoonotic diseases, loud noises, hazardous chemicals, and hot water. Possible rabies exposure (pre-exposure vaccines & booster offered at city's expense). Protective Equipment: Gloves (latex, leather, or cloth), rubber boots, mask, eyewear, ear plugs or muffs. Closing Date/Time: 12/20/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Sep 21, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY 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. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED 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) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Two (2) years experience working as a lineman 2 (apprentice) is required. Lineman Certification required. Must possess a valid Texas Class (A) Commercial Driver's License or obtain one within 90 days. Must possess 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. 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: 12/18/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 13, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Serves as Lead for any area of assignment of the Transportation Division including Streets, Drainage, or Traffic; assists in supervising the activities of subordinate personnel; operates, inspects, and maintains various types of heavy equipment used in the maintenance of street, drainage, and traffic infrastructure; assists with special projects; prepares maintenance documentation; acts on behalf of the Crew Leader as required; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Serves as Lead in supervising the activities of other equipment operators. Performs manual labor for street, drainage, and traffic maintenance, operation, and construction. Operates various types of heavy equipment including but not limited to backhoes, bulldozers, rollers, oil distributors, loaders, blades, gradalls, dump trucks, bucket trucks, water trucks, asphalt patch trucks, pavers, curb machines, and sweepers; conducts daily equipment inspections; performs minor mechanical repairs. Assesses and determines types of equipment and/or materials required for maintenance, repair, or construction work. Prepares and maintains job tickets and/or other types of routine maintenance documentation. Prepares streets and roadways for paving; hauls, processes, and compacts road materials. Performs milling and paving of streets. Repairs damaged sidewalks and curbs; patches pot holes in roadways. Cleans and sweeps City streets and/or Airport roads. Trims trees and/or shrubbery obstructing. Cleans all infrastructure in the right-of-way of debris. Installs and repairs street signs, traffic signs, and/or other types of signs for City departments. Utilizes computerized sign machine, silk screen, pressure sensitive sheeting, and heat activated sheeting to construct street signs. Installs various types of pavement markings in streets, cross walks, turn lanes, parking zones, fire lanes, and handicap parking areas. Participates in installing traffic lights, temporary stops for intersections, and school zone lights. Provides traffic control for construction activities, emergencies, parades and various types of special events. Assists in the installation and maintenance of traffic signs, street striping, tower lights, and windsocks at the City's Airport Cuts and shapes up ditches Performs the duties of the Crew Leader in his/her absence as required. Provides assistance in coordinating and conducting special projects. Miscellaneous: Assists with surveying work Provides on-call assistance; responds to emergency situations as required. Assist other City departments as required. Performs 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 required. Three (3) years experience operating street, drainage, or traffic maintenance and/or other heavy equipment. A Class A Commercial Driver's License is required within six (6) months of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/comprehend blue prints and routine maintenance documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, vendors, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 85 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, walking, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, balancing, talking and foot controls frequently; sitting, lifting, carrying, fine dexterity, kneeling, twisting and climbing occasionally; crouching, crawling and bending rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, dust, dirt, heavy equipment, vehicle traffic, hot asphalt, hazardous chemicals/materials, and infectious diseases is involved. Utilizes personal protective equipment as required. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F, On call FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 12/27/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 05, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Coordinates athletic programming for the City of San Marcos; assists in coordinating the daily operations of the City's Activity Center; organizes the rental of athletic facilities; and supervises assigned personnel. POSITION OPEN TO CURRENT, CITY OF SAN MARCOS EMPLOYEES ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Coordinates, schedules, promotes, and implements the City's youth and adult athletic programming: Trains, registers, and schedules athletic officials and scorekeepers; evaluates officials; schedules photographers. Conducts weekly inspections of all athletic equipment including scoreboards, goals, nets, pitching rubbers, and bases. Tracks standings and orders awards for adult programs; orders uniforms and awards for youth programs. Provides information regarding ongoing and/or future athletic programs in person and over the phone. Coordinates Athletic Travel Group Trips. Assists with the day-to-day operation of the Activity Center: Participates in inspecting facilities and equipment; identifies and reports maintenance requirements. Monitors and assists in ensuring adequate staffing of facility. Prepares daily deposit as required. Assists with facility set up/breakdown for rentals and classes. Responds to customer inquiries, concerns, and complaints. Coordinates the rental of the City's athletic facilities: Conducts annual Softball Complex Lottery. Prepares and distributes yearly facility schedule. Distributes weekly tournament information to maintenance and concession staff. Coordinates gym rentals with Activity Center staff. Collects and processes rental fees. Miscellaneous: Supervises, trains, and evaluates the performance of two assigned personnel along with volunteers. Serves as liaison to Athletic associations; represents Department on Soccer Board and Youth Baseball Board. Serves as Web Team member for Division. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. Decision Making Trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. Minimum Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Administration or related field is required. Two (2) years experience coordinating athletic programming is required. CPR/First Aid Certification is required within six (6) weeks of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read and comprehend athletic rule books and instruction manuals; must have the ability to review/prepare program documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, community organizations, program participants, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, bending, twisting, balancing, hearing, talking and foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, crawling and climbing rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, machinery with moving parts, hazardous chemicals, infectious diseases, and potentially irate members of the public. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours Varied FLSA Status Exempt Closing Date/Time: 12/18/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 18, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Responsible for administering the City's Fat, Oil and Grease (FOG) Program including inspecting the City's Food Service Establishments (FSE) properties and for performing activities relating to the discharge of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) into the City's sanitary sewer system to ensure compliance with the City's FOG Ordinance, the adopted Plumbing Code, and other applicable laws and regulations. Works under the direction of the Environmental Health Manager. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Plan Review: Performs building and site plan reviews in My Permit Now, or similar database, to ensure grease trap/interceptor and sample port requirements are being addressed as required. Manages variance requests and maintains FOG variance customer information in MS Access database or similar database. Inspection: Conducts on-site inspections of grease traps/grease interceptors and sample ports for new facilities required to install grease traps/interceptors and sample ports prior to issuance of certificate of occupancy. Conducts on-site inspections of grease traps/grease interceptors at existing FSE's as required to ensure compliance with the FOG ordinance. Performs environmental health inspections using professional skills and comprehensive environmental health knowledge relative to area of assignment. Developing and administering the FOG Program: Performs monitoring, enforcement, record keeping, and other associated tasks to ensure compliance with the City's FOG Program. Develops and maintains compliance inspection schedules, accurate logs, records, customer correspondence and documentation relating to the FOG program. Prepares and issues non-compliance notifications, issues warnings and Notices of Violations (NOV) to owners or establishments, files citations in municipal court and may testify in court proceedings. Develops, reviews, and updates the Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) program, including inspection of existing grease traps and interceptors, to minimize the effects of grease buildup in sewer lines. Assesses existing FOG disposal efforts within the industry to identify trends and determine best practices. Responds to and investigates public health code complaints. Serves as a liaison to FSE owners, grease-hauling firms, and the public regarding the FOG program and ordinance issues. Provides educational programs, public assistance and positive customer experiences: Provides compliance assistance and resolutions to FSE properties regarding FOG maintenance, non-compliance and ordinance issues. Coordinates and conducts related workshops, classes, outside presenters, public events and other programs related to the FOG program. Assists in preparing informational brochures, newsletters, and other promotional materials. Develops partnerships to promote FOG programs and activities. Provides for the enforcement of City and State health code compliance regulations. Performs other duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. Exhibits innovation and integrity, constantly striving to improve the division through technology and process improvement. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor's degree with at least 30 hours semester hours in basic of applied science. Must have three (3) years of experience working as a licensed, registered sanitarian in the state of Texas. Must have knowledge of the principles of wastewater collection, private sewer systems, grease trap and interceptor installation/sizing requirements, and site plan review. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Five (5) years of experience working as a registered sanitarian. Prior experience with a Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) program. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend rules, regulations, and permit books; must have the ability to prepare sampling logs and reports. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, contractors, laboratories, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting 50-100 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, sitting, walking, handling, fine dexterity, bending, talking and foot controls frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, twisting, balancing occasionally; climbing rarely. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, vehicle traffic, heavy equipment, hazardous chemicals, waste water, and infectious diseases. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 1/4/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 15, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Manages the accounting and financial reporting of the City's Federal and State grant funded programs including but not limited to CDBG, CDBG-DR, WIC, and public safety. Performs monitoring, accounting and reporting for individual grant programs ensuring required grant deadlines are met. Provides guidance and assistance to City departments regarding grant programs, related transaction accounting, and required submissions. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assures that all grants are funded and budgeted in accordance with agency and city policy. Performs grant reconciliation, accounting, billing and collections. Ensures that grants are managed in compliance with current laws and regulations and that all grant activities and reports are processed timely. Plays a key role in year-end close out and annual audits conducted by City auditors; coordinates with departmental project managers and external agencies regarding compliance audits. Implements and monitors grant administration guidelines, requirements, and regulations. Prepares grant-related reports for internal and external stakeholders. Works with project managers, department heads, and accounting staff to provide technical guidance, direction, leadership and resolve grant discrepancies or issues. Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of grant staff; assigns work tasks and monitors the quality of work performed by employees supervised. Performs other duties as assigned or required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field is required. Four (3) years progressively responsible governmental accounting, grant management, or audit experience. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Professional level of expertise in multiple areas and demonstrated use of high-level discretion and judgement in execution of duties. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Three (3) years accounting experience on an Enterprise financial system, Tyler-Munis preferred Three (3) years experience overseeing the administration, accounting, billing, and financial reporting of Federal/State grants. Two (2) years supervisory or lead experience is strongly preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Ability to complete assigned duties in a professional manner demonstrating a high level of integrity. Ability to interpret and apply GAAP, GASB, and Federal/State regulations governing municipal accounting activities. Knowledge of governmental accounting and budget as they pertain to Federal Grants Ability to analyze, interpret and prepare accurate and complete financial statements and report Ability to communicate clearly and effectively; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments, personnel, and outside agencies. Ability to manage and maintain simultaneous, transitional, and emerging priorities. Ability to apply analytical and critical thinking skills. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 15 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; sitting, handling and fine dexterity frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, balancing, hearing and talking occasionally; bending, twisting, climbing and foot controls rarely. Closing Date/Time: 1/4/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 13, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED Starting Salary: $4,290 Monthly + $150/month for Paramedic Certification (Total $53,280 Annual) Incentive Pay: Firefighters are eligible to receive incentive pay for Education, TCFP Certification, and/or Advanced EMS certifications San Marcos Fire Department provides emergency response services to our community in a safe, responsible, and efficient manner, as well as delivering excellence in prevention and educational programs. To view essential hiring information: click here. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Required Certifications must be attached to your application. The required (highest level) of certifications must be attached through the application process by January 17th to be eligible to take the exam January 18th or 26th. Texas Commission on Fire Protection Basic (or above) Structure Fire Suppression Certification. DSHS Emergency Medical Services Certification Paramedic (National Registry, Licensed, or Certification). Additional Points : Applicants who pass the examination with a score of 70% or more may be eligible to receive a maximum of five (5) additional points as outlined below. The required documents must be attached through the application process by January17thto be eligible for the additional points: Military Points (5 points) : Two (2) years prior honorable military experience (Honorable discharge from the United States Armed Forces). The DD-214 must reflect at least 2 years of active duty AND the word "Honorable" must be printed in the "Character of Service" section. The "Member-4" form includes the character of service. Bachelor's Degree or greater (3 points) : A copy of the certified transcript must be provided. Closing Date/Time: 1/17/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 11, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary: Provides for the enforcement of the City's animal control ordinances; investigates animal complaints; prepares and maintains detailed animal control records; transports animals; performs euthanasia; cleaning; assists with maintaining shelter facilities; and performs other related duties as required. POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Patrols the City and performs a variety of animal control duties: Picks up and transports stray animals, livestock, and/or other wildlife; rounds up livestock causing traffic problems; removes dead animals from roadways; performs trapping; transports adopted animals to the veterinarian/and or events. Responds to citizen, police, fire, and County requests for animal control assistance. Enforces animal control laws and ordinances; investigates animal bite cases and reports of animal cruelty/neglect; issues citations accordingly; prepares and maintains animal control records; appears and testifies in court proceedings as required. Educates the public regarding the City's animal control services, local ordinances, rabies laws and dealings with wildlife; attends and participates in community events. Cleans and maintains assigned animal control vehicles and equipment daily. Conducts various types of shelter duties: Euthanizes animals in accordance with State of Texas laws and established departmental procedures; updates and maintains euthanasia log books and computer records. Assists in cleaning and maintaining shelter facilities including kennels, rabies quarantine areas, euthanasia room, food storage areas, sally port and grounds; removes and disposes of trash and dead animals in designated areas. Performs basic facility maintenance; repairs animal kennels and related equipment; removes/replaces light bulbs and covers. Provides assistance to animal shelter personnel; staffs the receiving/reclaim office and provides assistance to the public; prepare and arranges shipment of rabies specimens to state laboratory for testing; picks up animal food donations as required. Responds to after-hours fire and police emergencies: Investigates animal bite cases; removes wildlife from homes of citizens; picks up and removes dead animals involved in cases. Captures loose and/or aggressive animals; sends specimens for rabies testing. Documents and maintains call-out records. Decision Making Dealing with disgruntled citizens, public, discretionary reasoning with ordinance enforcement. Following the city's employee handbook policies. Working well with fellow team members. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. One (1) year animal control experience is preferred. Basic Animal Control Officer and Euthanasia Technician certifications are required within 120 days of employment. Euthanasia certification renewal every 3 years. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License, 30 hrs of Texas DSHS approved continuing education every 3 years to maintain certification. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Continuing education, City ordinance and State Law reviews, animal control records, reports, citations and logs. Controlled substance log calculations, administration of proper amounts of drugs and money handling. Interacts, communicates, and provides assistance to the public regarding a variety of animal control matters; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with internal and external agencies, city and departmental employees and other animal control organizations. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to and over 50 pounds frequently. Subject to vision constantly; standing, walking, handling, crawling, hearing, talking and foot controls frequently; sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing occasionally. Working conditions involves exposure to all weather conditions, general driving hazards, aggressive and/or wild animals, zoonotic diseases, hazardous chemicals, and potentially irate members of the public. Possible rabies exposure (Pre-exposure rabies vaccine and booster offered at city's expense). Protective equipment required: catch poles, cat tongs, snake tongs, nets and/or other personal protective equipment as required supplied by the city. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours: 7 days a week, 40 hr/wk with rotational on-call/overtime and shifts other than 8-5 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 12/24/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 06, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Plans, coordinates and manages the operations and activities of the City's Stormwater system division; oversees and manages the City's MS4 permit; prepares and submits reports to regulatory agencies; oversees projects for area of responsibility; prepares and processes maintenance work orders; and supervises assigned personnel. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.Responsible for oversight of the City's MS4 program Reviews, evaluates, and monitors the City's compliance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) regulations governing the MS4 permit and the MS4 program including Public Education, Outreach and Involvement, Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination, Construction Site Stormwater Runoff Control, Post Construction Stormwater Management in New Development and Redevelopment, Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations. Drafts, updates, and maintains City ordinances as required by regulatory agencies. Works intra-departmentally to gather and compile data for the MS4 annual report. Works in partnership with local entities to accomplish common goals relating to the MS4 program. Prepares, maintains, and submits annual reports to TCEQ regarding the MS4 program. Prepares and maintains files and records for all EPA and TCEQ inspections and audits; responds to EPA/TCEQ notices regarding inspections and audit activities; facilitates the timely correction of deficiencies as required. Conducts field investigations/inspections related to construction inspections, Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination investigations, facilities inspections, and other duties identified by the Storm Water Management Program. Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) as identified by the Storm Water Management Plan. 2. Responsible for Stormwater System infrastructure maintenance, operations, design, and construction including: Supervise, prioritize, and schedule City's stormwater system crews and workloads. Plan, manage, and supervise street sweeping program. Plan, manage, and supervise city-wide herbicide program. Plan, prepare, manage, and supervise de-icing program for inclement weather. Develop, budget, and implement City's stormwater system management programs including MS4 activities, maintenance, and stormwater improvement programs. Review, document, and address citizens' complaints and requests related to stormwater system infrastructure. Assign, document, and report stormwater work orders to satisfactory completion. Conduct, review and/or approve all stormwater system construction plans, as-built plans, studies and designs in the public rights-of-way for conformance to City standards. Supervise and schedule GPS surveying, data-collection, and mapping of all stormwater assets in GIS. Identify, prioritize, budget, and coordinate stormwater system capital improvement projects with other City departments. Review and assist with the preparation of stormwater system construction plans in City rights-of-way and easements. 3.Responsible for administrative and project management duties including: Responsible for the development, monitoring, reporting and assessment of division's budget, goals, and performance measures. Assists with hiring; conducts evaluation of division employees; conducts incident investigations; and prepares disciplinary notices as required. Implements new policies and procedures as directed. Identifies and facilitates division training of employees. Coordinates inter-departmental activities. Inspects, reviews, and implements operations for compliance of City, state, and federal regulations and established safety standards. Acts a project manager over various City contracts including IDIQ contracts. Responds to public inquiries, concerns, and complaints regarding stormwater system matters. 4. Miscellaneous: Provides on-call assistance and responds to emergency situations as required. Works with other divisions and/or departments as necessary or instructed. Other duties as required. DECISION MAKING Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel. Manages assigned budgets. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Four year Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, or related field is required. Five years progressive experience supervising the maintenance, operations, and construction of stormwater system infrastructure. A commensurate combination of education and experience may be considered. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to interpret and apply environmental regulations and municipal ordinances; must be able to review/prepare inspection/audit records and other departmental documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, industrial users, local businesses, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds rarely. Subject to fine dexterity, vision and hearing constantly; sitting and talking frequently; standing, walking, handling and foot controls occasionally; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing occasionally. Working conditions involve occasional exposure to stormwater, rough terrain and confined spaces when conducting field operations. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 12/19/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 08, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for monitoring the compliance of and completing the required reporting of grant procurement, contract compliance, reconciliation and financial reporting of the assigned Federal/State grant funded programs. As many departments have grants, works in close coordination with the Grants Administrator for each department and the Purchasing Manager. Reports to the Grants Manager. We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.Independently manages the various compliance financial reporting requirements for assigned Federal/State funded programs including CDBG-DR: Interprets and applies Federal/State grant regulations Performs complex expense reconciliation reports Prepares reimbursement draws based on reconciled expenditure reports Point of contact for the Granting agencies on the financial reporting requirements Performs grant sub-recipient compliance monitoring and/or external contract compliance audits 2. Assists and provides guidance to City departments and accounting personnel: Assists with applying accounting related policies and procedures related to grant funded activity Provides guidance to City staff regarding the application and interpretation of GAAP as relates to Federal and State regulations Assists in developing accounting policy and procedures from accounting best practices and concepts related to Federal and State grants 3. Assist the Accounting Manager and in collaboration with the City's external auditors related to assigned grant funded activity: Prepare, review and finalize the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) Prepare, review and finalize Single Audit Reports Prepares annual audit schedules. Coordinates accounting information between external auditors and individual City departments 4. Assists the Purchasing Manager by preparing and managing grant-funded solicitations and contracting responsibilities. Prepares documents for and oversee a variety of procurement methods to include competitive sealed bidding, informal bidding, and Request for Proposals/Request for Qualifications Ensures solicitations and contract language are compliant with the requirements of the grant Assures compliance with conditions of the grant by monitoring and reporting contract expenses and activities, ensuring compliance with federal and local laws. Provides contract information in response to inquiries from federal auditors, City Council, City Management, Boards and Commissions, vendors, and other stakeholders. 5. Works collaboratively with department grant administration staff to: Ensures and monitor grant Compliance Prepares required grant reporting Prepares materials for agency audits/monitoring and respond to audit inquiries Assists with sub-recipient monitoring and compliance DECISION MAKING Works independently to make decisions and work through complex issues with minimal guidance within the assigned areas of responsibilities. Interprets and applies Federal/State regulations related to the City's grant accounting transactions. Uses critical thinking skills and sound judgement in completion of work. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public Administration or a closely related field Experience - one of the following is required: Grant Experience: Three (3) years of experience performing closely related duties. Accounting experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible accounting experience with two (2) of these as lead or advanced Accountant/Auditor. Extensive, high level spreadsheet knowledge Strong complex problem solving skills Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record may be required. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Two (2) years of accounting experience on an Enterprise financial system, Tyler-Munis preferred Three (3) years of experience in a wide range of accounting functions to include fund accounting and/or auditing Experience in public procurement. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to interpret and apply GAAP and Federal/State grant regulations governing grant funded activities; must have the ability to read and comprehend contracts, financial reports, bank statements, spreadsheets, and accounting policies. Must be able to prioritize and work multiple tasks Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, banks, vendors, and local businesses. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 15 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; sitting, handling and fine dexterity frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, balancing, hearing and talking occasionally; bending, twisting, climbing and foot controls rarely. Closing Date/Time: 1/4/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 06, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: The City of San Marcos is seeking candidates to fill a Lineman Helperposition in the Public Services Electric Utilities Department. Two levels are currently posted:Lineworker Assistant I & II. The position will be filled based on applicant qualifications and the needs of the city. POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Lineworker Assistant I and II: Participates in installing, repairing, and maintaining the City's electric utility system; trims trees; maintains rights-of-way; responds to and assists in resolving electrical outages; operates and maintains various types of work equipment and tools; and performs other related duties. Decision Making: This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. Minimum Requirements: All positions require: High School Diploma or equivalent Class A Commercial Driver's License with an acceptable driving record Must be able to respond to night and weekend on-call duty with a response time of 60 minutes to city limits Subject to on-call Regular attendance is required to perform the essential functions of this job Lineworker Apprentice I: $20.50- $25.63 Minimum of 1 year of experience working as a Line Person Helper Class A Texas Commercial Driver's License Lineworker Apprentice II: $22.60- $33.91 Minimum of 1 year experience working as an Apprentice I Class A Texas Commercial Driver's License 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 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. Closing Date/Time: 12/18/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 15, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Performs administrative duties in support of the Animal Services Division's daily operations; greets and assists visitors to the shelter; performs a variety of clerical and administrative duties including basic recordkeeping, dispatches officers, performs redemption and intake services, processes animal adoptions; must be confident handling multiple species of animals, cleans office, kennels and performs other duties as required. We are looking for a member to join our Animal Services team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.Provides customer service and assistance to the public: Answers incoming calls on a multi-line telephone and greets visitors. Responds to a variety of general animal related inquiries and/or complaints from the public; dispatches Animal Control Officers. Processes animal adoptions; coordinates the intake and return of animals from/to patrons. Provides trap rentals, microchip and pet licensing to the public. Assists with handling of animals being surrendered/reclaimed/adopted, moving animals to kennels, holding areas, in and out of traps. Obtaining proper identification/descriptions of animals for records including breed, age, color, pattern, gender, altered status. 2. Conducts a variety of clerical and basic accounting duties: Prepares, updates, and maintains Animal Services records and databases; logs-in animal information into computer system. Compiles data and prepares various types of Animal Services reports and documentation. Maintains shelter supplies; conducts inventory. Assists with Advisory Committee Meeting set up, minutes, serves as back up for Administrative Assistant. Records validation, scanning, organize and maintain Laserfiche backup filing. 3. CSR Worker Program: Oversee attendance of program participants Assist the Supervisors with assignment and instruction for assigned duties. Process forms and required logs recording time worked. Produces monthly reports of attendance and hours worked. 4. Miscellaneous: Assists in other areas of animal shelter operations as required such as assisting in cleaning kennels. Serves as backup for administrative assistant. Enters tag and animal ID information in database, calls owner contact information collected for return of animals in a timely fashion, and documents all correspondence according to operating procedures. Maintains pet licensing and microchip records and registrations. Obtains photos of new animals daily for identification purposes and attaches to computer records. Process adoption applications, performs animal interactions for prospective adopters, counsels customers regarding responsible pet ownership, animal needs and behavior. DECISION MAKING Basic reasoning skills for dealing with customers and staff, dealing, approving, processing adoptions, receive and return animals from/to owners, ability to understand/ accept organization procedures, mission and goals (disposition/ euthanasia/public health). Using best judgment when dealing with frequent instances that fall outside standard operating procedures; decision making in the absence of supervisor; seeking supervisor assistance when appropriate. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Two (2) years receptionist/general office experience is required. Experience with computers, internet, Microsoft Office, all office equipment One (1) year of customer service and clerical experienced required. One (1) year of experience in an animal related establishment. Knowledge of animal handling, behavior, identification, PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of local rabies laws and animal ordinances. Previous experience in an animal control/animal shelter/boarding/veterinary setting. Previous experience in a law enforcement/dispatcher capacity CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Correspondence, reports, and other documentation. Notes, Messages, electronic correspondence, receipts, reports, documentation, dispatch. Basic math skills/ knowledge for accounts payable/ receivable; money handling. Interacts, communicates, and provides customer service to the public; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with outside agencies, veterinary care providers, the general public, other city departments and animal services co-workers. Ability to thrive in fast paced, high volume environment with frequent changes in priority. Friendly, compassionate, high level of customer service is a must. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 45 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision, hearing and talking constantly; standing, sitting and walking frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, bending, balancing and foot control occasionally; crawling and twisting rarely. Working conditions involves a standard office environment in and around animal shelter facilities; exposure to animals, noises, chemicals wet surfaces, aggressive animals, disgruntled public. Possible rabies exposure (Pre-exposure vaccines & booster offered at city's expense). This position requires direct handling of animals daily for receiving and reclaim procedures, adoption interactions, collection of identification information, including aggressive animals; must have or be able to recognize and accommodate animals with various behaviors and temperament; to obtain photos, scan for microchips and identification and other tasks involved with daily procedures. Closing Date/Time: 1/4/2019 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 11, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Operates various types of heavy equipment used in the Transportation Division for the operation, maintenance, and construction of streets, drainage, and traffic infrastructure performs milling and paving of streets and roadways; repairs damaged sidewalks and curbs; patches potholes; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs manual labor for street, drainage, and traffic maintenance, operation, and construction. Operates various types of heavy equipment including but not limited to dump trucks, water trucks, loaders, rollers, lay down machines, power brooms, milling machines, and street sweepers; utilizes jack hammers, chain saws, chippers, bucket trucks, and other power tools. Prepares streets and roadways for paving; hauls, processes, and compacts road materials. Performs milling and paving of streets. Repairs damaged sidewalks and curbs; patches pot holes in roadways. Cleans and sweeps City streets and/or Airport roads. Trims trees and/or shrubbery obstructing. Cleans all infrastructure in the right-of-way of debris. Installs and repairs street signs, traffic signs, and/or other types of signs for City departments. Utilizes computerized sign machine, silkscreen, pressure sensitive sheeting, and heat activated sheeting to construct street signs. Installs various types of pavement markings in streets, cross walks, turn lanes, parking zones, fire lanes, and handicap parking areas. Participates in installing traffic lights, temporary stops for intersections, and school zone lights. Provides traffic control for construction activities, emergencies, parades and various types of special events. Assists in the installation and maintenance of traffic signs, street striping, tower lights, and windsocks at the City's Airport Cuts and shapes up ditches. Miscellaneous: Assists with surveying work. Provides on-call assistance; responds to emergency situations as required. Assist other City departments as required. Performs 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 required. One (1) year experience operating heavy equipment or performing street, drainage, or traffic maintenance work is required. A Class A Commercial Driver's License is required within six (6) months of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend routine maintenance documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments/personnel and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 85 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, walking, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, balancing, talking and foot controls frequently; sitting, lifting, carrying, fine dexterity, kneeling, twisting and climbing occasionally; crouching, crawling and bending rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, dust, dirt, heavy equipment, vehicle traffic, hot asphalt, hazardous chemicals/materials, and infectious diseases is involved. Utilizes personal protective equipment as required. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 12/24/2018 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 06, 2018
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Coordinates and performs highly skilled mechanics work on behalf of the City's Fleet Services Division. Maintains various types of City Public Safety as well emergency and fleet vehicles and equipment: diagnoses and repairs complex mechanical issues; performs preventative maintenance work; participates in ordering fleet parts; prepares various types of fleet maintenance records and documentation; assists in maintaining shop facilities and equipment; and performs other mechanical related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.Maintains municipal vehicles and equipment for area of assignment: Monitors and assists in ensuring City vehicles/equipment are safely and properly maintained for use by employees. Provides for the safe, reliable, and proper functioning of the City's emergency response vehicles including Police, Fire, and/or Animal Control vehicles. Performs highly technical and labor intensive fleet maintenance work. Fabricates parts used in the repair of City vehicles and equipment. Builds custom designed parts/equipment as required by City departments. 2. Diagnoses and repairs complex mechanical issues: Utilizes comprehensive diagnostic equipment to diagnose mechanical issues and/or failures. Repairs all vehicle/equipment systems including major components and sub-assemblies. Conducts repairs in relation to hydraulic and/or other mechanical systems; replaces cylinders, builds new hose assemblies. Performs preventative maintenance; utilizes fluid exchange and four-wheel alignment systems. 3. Provides customer support and quality assurance: Interfaces with customers regarding fleet maintenance inquiries and complaints. Recommends courses of action regarding the repair of vehicles and/or equipment. Inspects and verifies mechanical repairs meet performance and safety standards established by the Fleet Services Division. Notifies Fleet Services Supervisor regarding the completion of repairs. 4. Participates in ordering mechanical parts and maintaining supply inventories: Prepares and submits parts orders to the Parts Room. Conducts parts research; places online parts orders as required. Reviews parts orders upon delivery; monitors for order accuracy and quality of items received. Tracks parts installed and completes related documentation. Performs annual parts inventory. 5. Provides 24/7 on-call fleet maintenance support for assigned shift; maintains operational equipment assets including on and off-road equipment, fire apparatus, police pursuit vehicles, and animal control equipment. 6.Miscellaneous: Prepares, updates, and maintains fleet maintenance records; inputs labor and repair comments into shop computer system. Cleans and assists in ensuring the safety of shop facilities; stores and secures fleet maintenance equipment and tools. Performs 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 is required. Three (3) years' experience working as an automotive mechanic and performing heavy equipment repair is required. Three (3)years' experience working on public service/public safety vehicles and equipment to include repair and maintenance on police pursuit, fire apparatus, electrical, pump and hydraulic systems and other fleet vehicles and equipment sub-systems. Class (A) Commercial Driver's License are required within six (6) months of employment. Automotive Air Conditioning Recovery Certification with (6) months of employment Must achieve 1 EVT certification per year of employment till the Master EVT level is obtained. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) Certification CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend technical repair manuals, diagrams/charts, and fleet maintenance documentation Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments/personnel and vendors. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 80 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, balancing and hearing frequently; sitting, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, talking and foot controls occasionally; crawling rarely. Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, heavy equipment, and machinery with moving parts, fuels, solvents, cleaning agents, hazardous materials, infectious diseases, burns, cuts, or other physical harm. Closing Date/Time: 12/19/2018 11:59 PM Central