City of Fort Worth

The stunning and sprawling City of Fort Worth is one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. And it’s no wonder — With great neighborhoods, scenic terrain and a rich history of arts and culture, paired with world-class opportunities for business and education, it’s not only fun to visit Fort Worth, it’s even more rewarding to call it home. Fort Worth truly offers all the benefits and amenities of a bustling metropolitan city, while keeping the small-town charm that keeps it unpretentious and charismatic in all the right ways. Designated as one of America’s “Most Livable Communities” by the Partners for Livable Communities, the city truly offers a melting pot of culture, commerce, community and yes, cowboys 

Great Neighborhood:

The scenery truly can’t be beat. Big Texas skies, open lakes, and ample walking, running and cycling paths combined with a Blue Zone Health Initiative have put Fort Worth well on its way to being one of the healthiest cities in the U.S. 

The City of Cowboys and Culture: “One of the Fastest-Growing Cities in the US”:

Fort Worth is one of the largest cities in the United States in terms of sheer size with almost 350 square miles of land in three counties. Located in North Central Texas, Fort Worth is the fifth-largest city in Texas and the 13th largest in the U.S. 

Exciting Growth & Future Development:

One of the most fascinating aspects of the City of Fort Worth is its almost unprecedented growth over the past several years. Both in terms of population and industry, and as the 16th largest city in the United States, Fort Worth is truly booming — which presents both challenges and opportunities to truly develop this city in the right way. Every 24 minutes a new person moves to Fort Worth, so we’re looking for candidates who can embrace an ever-growing and changing environment and improve on it with solutions that work for the entire community of Fort Worth. 

Vision:

Fort Worth’s vision is to be the most livable and best-managed city in the country. We’ll do this by taking care of our citizens, implementing the highest quality standards in our schools, continually improving the neighborhoods we thrive in and the facets of the city that make our town so unique.

 

 

 

   

 

6 job(s) at City of Fort Worth

City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jul 14, 2020
Full Time
Requisition Number: 59620 Department: Police ***All education and experience must be reflective on the application and resume*** ALL new hires in this classification are REQUIRED to work 2nd or 3rd shifts, WEEKENDS, HOLIDAYS, and also Mandatory Overtime as necessary. The City of Fort Worth Police Department is recruiting 911 Operators. The minimum standard which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position is a High School Diploma or GED. All candidates must be a US citizen at the time of application. The successful candidate will: Receive emergency 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls; gather critical information, evaluate and determine the appropriate responding agency. Other Requirements. All candidates of the City of Fort Worth Police Department must be able to pass: Applicants must not have used marijuana within the last 24 months, nor illegally used any controlled substances within the last ten (10) years All applicants must meet Minimum Standards. Failure to meet Minimum Standards will result in being immediately disqualified from the hiring process. Minimum Standards are listed at the end of this announcement. An extensive background check A polygraph examination A pre-employment drug screen A CJIS fingerprint background check A psychological exam CritiCall Skills Assessment Examination: All candidates must pass the CritiCall Skills Assessment Test with a passing score of 62 Overall and 2,504 Keystrokes. The CritiCall test is administered between 9 AM - 3 PM, at City Hall, 200 Texas St, Fort Worth, TX 76102. The deadline to complete the CritiCall Skills Assessment Test is July 24, 2020. (By Appointment ONLY and a photo ID is required). For appointments to take the CritiCall Skills Assessment, please contact 817-392-7750. Due to social distancing guidelines there will limited time slots available daily. Please keep in mind that a face covering or mask may be required to enter City Hall and you may be required to pass a temperature check to enter. Preference may be given to applicants who possess the following: Extensive telephone and public contact skills; Two (2) years of customer service experience. The Impact You'll Have As a City of Fort Worth Police Department employee, the incumbent will contribute to the City's strategic goals, mission and vision by receiving and evaluating calls from the public requesting police assistance; inputting and transmitting call information using computer aided dispatching equipment; operating two-way radios to dispatch calls to patrol units and to receive and communicate information; responding to emergency and routine requests from the public and officers by following specific procedures and guidelines. Pay Rate: $17.72 per hour. Shift Differential Pay: $0.50 per hour for 2nd Shift and $0.75 per hour for 3rd Shift, bi-lingual pay of $100 per month upon completion of proficiency testing resulting in certification. Phase I of training involves learning to respond to a wide variety of emergency, non-emergency and routine requests from the public to 911 following specific procedures and guidelines. Phase II of training involves working directly with police officers to dispatch patrol units in response to 911 calls and officer requests for other types of information and services. Must be started within 12 months of hire. Successful completion of both phases of training is required for continued employment . Additionally, employees must complete 76 hours of state-mandated Tele communicator Training within the first year of employment. For the duration of the training period, all new employees are under close supervision and will receive, evaluate and route calls from the public requesting police assistance; input and transmit call information using computer aided dispatching equipment; operate two-way radio to dispatch calls to patrol units and receive and communicate information; respond to emergency and routine requests from the public and officers while following specific procedures and guidelines. Environmental Conditions : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Positions in this class typically requires working with office equipment; exposure to computer screens; working closely with others; touching, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, stooping, kneeling, walking and repetitive motions. Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential and other important responsibilities and duties require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting for prolonged periods of time; may exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, a negligible amount of force frequently and/or constantly having to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects; manual dexterity required. Minimum Standard Qualifications: Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older Must be a U.S. citizen Must have a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate (GED) Must complete a Personal History Statement/Booklet (PHS/PHB) and be subjected to a background investigation. The PHS/PHB must be completed by required deadline or the applicant will be discontinued. If at any time an applicant fails to meet a deadline during the background process or to communicate with the background investigator in regards to the status of the investigation, the applicant will be discontinued. Must have never received a dishonorable or other discharge based on misconduct which bars future military service Must have not had a TCOLE license denied by final order or revoked Must not currently be on suspension, or have a surrender of license currently in effect with TCOLE Must meet minimum training standards and pass the TCOLE licensing exam Must be fingerprinted and subjected to a search of local, state, and U.S. national records and fingerprints and Has never been on court ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense above the grade of Class B misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last 10 years from the date of the court order Is not currently charged with any criminal offense for which conviction would be a bar to licensure Has never been convicted of an offense above the grade of Class B misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last 10 years Has never been convicted or placed on community supervision in any court of an offense involving family violence as defined under Chapter 71, Texas Family Code Cannot have knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly committed a felony offense as an adult Cannot have any commissions, unadjudicated or deferred adjudication for any misdemeanor offense above the grade of a Class C misdemeanor in the past three years, except for marijuana use; which is addressed under #12 In the event of a commission of an offense, the date of the commission will be used to calculate the time disqualification. In the event of a finding of an unadjudicated or deferred adjudication for an offense, the date the offense was committed will be used to calculate the time disqualification. Cannot be the subject of any current arrest warrant above the grade of Class C misdemeanor All Class C misdemeanor warrants must be cleared within 14 days of notification of the existence of the warrants Cannot have any driver's license suspensions in the last two (2) years Must show no trace of drug dependency or illegal drug use after a blood test or other medical test Drugs/Narcotics - The following prohibitions apply whether or not applicant has been charged or convicted for the stated conduct. No unlawful consumption of marijuana within the last two years. No unlawful consumption of paint, gases, glues, or other abusable chemicals within the last five years; No unlawful consumption of any Texas Health and Safety Code Penalty Group I or 2 drug within ten years prior to the date of application and no more than one unlawful consumption of any listed substance prior to the ten year period; No unlawful consumption of any Texas Health and Safety Code Penalty Group 3 or 4 drug within five years prior to the date of application and no more than one unlawful consumption of any listed substance prior to the five year period; Consumption or delivery, without remuneration, of any medically prescribed drug for purely medicinal purposes, will not be used to disqualify an applicant. Must be examined by a psychologist, selected by the appointing, employing agency, or the academy, who is licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. This examination may also be conducted by a psychiatrist licensed by the Texas Medical Board. The psychologist or psychiatrist must be familiar with the duties appropriate to a Telecommunicator. The individual must be declared by that professional, to be in satisfactory psychological and emotional health to serve as a Telecommunicator. The examination must be conducted pursuant to professionally recognized standards and methods. The examination process must consist of a review of a job description for Telecommunicators; review of any personal history statements; review of any background documents; at least 2 instruments, one which measures personality traits and one which measures psychopathology; and a face to face interview conducted after the instruments have been scored. If an applicant is rejected the applicant may request another examination from an approved board. The applicant must pay for the examination and the board's decision is final. Other standards Must be of good moral character Cannot have intentionally or knowingly provided false information related to the selection process Must pass without deception a polygraph examination. The applicant will be considered to have passed the polygraph exam if the examiner concludes that no deception is indicated by the applicant's answers. If the applicant's answers are determined to be inconclusive, a second polygraph examination by another examiner will be offered. If the results of the second examination are deemed inconclusive a third examination will be offered by a third examiner. If the results of the third examination are deemed inconclusive, it will be considered a minimum standard violation. Closing Date/Time: 7/13/20
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jul 08, 2020
Full Time
Requisition Number: 59689 Department: Water/WW A Environmental Specialist job is available with The City of Fort Worth Water Department Plant Operations Division. The ideal candidate shall conduct sampling, monitoring, inspections, and investigations associated with the wastewater treatment processes. In addition, this position will serve as a liaison between Village Creek Water Reclamation Facility and the Central Laboratory. This position will also assist facility staff with various aspects of work verifying compliance with local, state and federal wastewater regulations. This position reports to the Senior Environmental Specialist. Environmental Specialist Job Responsibilities Include: Coordinate, collect and prepare samples of wastewater for analysis; store or transport samples. Perform chemical analysis and laboratory examinations of wastewater; review data from completed analyses; record and report results accurately; and compare results for process optimization. Maintain and calibrate equipment used in laboratory analyses. Assist in ordering and maintaining laboratory stock of glassware, chemicals, and related supplies; wash glassware and clean laboratory as appropriate. Operate a variety of hand tools and instruments to perform field testing. Monitor and conduct testing to meet regulatory requirements. Perform appropriate calculations and documentation to complete reports and maintain records; use computer to enter and store data. Provide laboratory training to water specialists as needed. Collect, consolidate, and manifest household hazardous waste for disposal. Daily monitor of wastewater process such as MLSS, ammonia, iron and nitrite. Minimum job qualifications include: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in biology, chemistry, environmental science, or a related field ( Education can be replaced by experience.) Valid driver's license Preferred job qualifications include: T wo years of responsible laboratory experience. Experience within or related to the area of wastewater treatment. Principles and practices of analytical chemistry, specifically inorganic wastewater analysis Sampling and laboratory testing procedures and methods Principles and practices of operation, use and care of wastewater treatment Experience monitoring, calibration and testing of laboratory equipment Intermediate or higher Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point and Access computer software skills Ability to perform laboratory examinations according to prescribed procedure and regulations. Ability to gather, organize, interpret and record information accurately Ability to perform troubleshooting and root cause analysis. Ability communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. Closing Date/Time: 7/21/20
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jul 08, 2020
Full Time
Requisition Number: 59690 Department: Water/WW A Field Service Technician job is available with the Fort Worth Water Department Meter Services section. Performs a variety of technical and manual labor tasks associated with the installation, maintenance, and repair of water meters. Assists upper level meter service technicians and supervisory staff with tasks as assigned. Troubleshoots operating functions of the advanced metering infrastructure such as installing radio endpoints to meters, programming endpoints, and diagnosing radio issues when needed. Field Service Technician job duties include: Perform installation and preventative maintenance on 5/8"-1" water meters, endpoints (radio transmitter), pipe fittings, valves, meter boxes and lids. Program connection of meter and endpoint to radio network and configures route and cycle information. Accurately complete all paper work associated with each work order including meter and radio endpoint information. Read water meters and accurately record consumption. Conduct thorough field investigations regarding water leaks, high bill concerns, and meter related concerns. Work independently, route your own work, and complete all assigned work orders by end of each shift and provide detailed notes on work orders Deliver delinquent account notifications to customers. Locate water assets (water service lines, water mains, water meters and valves), utilizing maps and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Ability to drive and operate a city vehicle safely and professionally. Read and understand maps to get to customer locations. Provide exceptional customer service, answers questions, and takes appropriate steps to meet the needs of the customer. Be on a pager rotation for emergency work orders and work after hours, weekends, in all weather conditions and overtime as needed. Minimum job qualifications include: High School Diploma or GED. Two years of increasingly responsible experience mechanical, plumbing, irrigation system repair, water meter repair, installation or reading of meters. Possession of a valid Class C Texas Driver's License. Must be able to pass a drug test and physical prior to job placement, which includes lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds frequently, up to 60 pounds of force occasionally and up to 100 pounds of force occasionally. Must pass a computer test (MS Word and Excel) as well as a hands on mechanical test prior to job placement. Able to obtain a TCEQ Class C Water Distribution license within one year of hire. Preferred job qualifications include: Previous plumbing, mechanical, oil field, utility, or construction field work experience. Knowledge and experience using a work order system. Experience completing high number of work orders daily. Previous experience using construction tools & power tools Experience working outdoors in all-weather environments Closing Date/Time: 7/21/20
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jul 02, 2020
Full Time
Requisition Number: 59683 Department: Water/WW A Parts/Materials Supervisor job is available with The City Of Fort Worth Texas Water Department in our Warehouse Field Operations division. The Parts/Materials Supervisor supervises and coordinates the services and activities of a comprehensive procurement, warehousing, and inventory management program. This position manages 200+ contracts and provides procurement for a 43 million dollar budget, a warehouse inventory of 3 million dollars, oversees facility maintenance for 4 commercial buildings and supervises 10 warehouse employees. Works with customers with property damage, and coordinates restoration claims. They are responsible for coordinating with Legal, Purchasing, Risk Management and other departments and divisions. Parts/Materials Supervisor job duties include: Supervises staff, which includes prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary decisions or recommendations. Monitors and evaluates the quality, responsiveness, efficiency, and effectiveness of assigned programs, services, delivery methods and procedures; and works with employees on the continuous improvement of assigned services. Manages warehouse operations, facility maintenance and repair, contracts, and risk management. Prepares and reviews specifications; develops and solicits bids; reviews and makes recommendations on contract award; and conducts formal bid opening, as designated. Provides assistance to assigned department staff in purchasing policies and procedures and developing specifications and requests for proposals. Coordinates introduction, design, and implementation of computer systems in assigned area, including bar codes and order/inventory tracking systems. Evaluates new services or products offered to the City by vendors and suppliers; makes recommendations on purchase for specific areas; solicits quotes; and researches prices for materials and supplies required by the assigned department. Monitors stock records to ensure inventory is within established guidelines; and reviews daily inventory cycle counts, monthly inventory interfaces, and annual year-end audit count. Provides staff assistance to higher-level supervisory or management; participates on a variety of committees; prepares and presents staff reports and other correspondence as appropriate and necessary. Coordinates purchasing or warehousing activities with those of other divisions and outside agencies and organizations. Performs other related duties as required. Adheres to assigned work schedule as outlined in the Department and City attendance policies and procedures; ensures all behaviors comply with the City's Personnel Rules and Regulations. Minimum job qualifications include: Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, purchasing, accounting, or related field. Four years of responsible purchasing, materials management, or inventory control experience, including one year of administrative and/or lead supervisory experience. Valid Texas driver's license. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate forklift certificate. Preferred job qualifications include: Minimum of four years' experience in a supervisory role. Extensive customer interaction via telephone and written. Previous experience working in a municipal environment with a large inventory. Extensive experience preparing and interpreting specifications and contracts. Experience using Microsoft Windows Suite. Experience with Maximo or similar inventory/work order software Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills Accounts Payable experience Closing Date/Time: 7/15/20
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jul 01, 2020
Full Time
Requisition Number: 59684 Department: Water/WW The Water Department's Infrastructure Services Division, Facility Section is seeking a qualified professional to serve as Engineering Manager and lead capital delivery teams in the management and execution of infrastructure projects including water and wastewater facility. This position will report to the Senior Capital Projects Officer for the Capital Project Delivery Section. The successful candidate is responsible to lead, manage and administer programs for Capital Project Delivery. In addition, the individual selected will also serve as the Program Manager for the design and construction of a proposed greenfield MBR wastewater treatment plant as well as projects within the city's Village Creek wastewater facility; a 320 MGD reclamation facility and 5 water treatment plants. The selected candidate must have a thorough understanding and knowledge of water and wastewater principles and practices as it relates to water and waste water facility infrastructure. Minimum Requirements: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering or related field. Five or more years of experience in water/wastewater facility design, review, construction, inspection and a minimum of two years of supervisory experience. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas is required. If licensed in another state, continued employment will be contingent upon obtaining registration as a Professional Engineer within the State of Texas within six months of employment. Job Preferences: Field experience, project management experience including design, inspection and contract administration of water and/or sanitary sewer facility infrastructure improvement would be a plus. Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Primavera 6 Schedules, AUTOCAD and Civil 3D. Water/Wastewater facility experience and construction experience is preferred. H ave strong organizational, analytical, problem solving skills and strong reporting skills, both written and verbal. Exceptional customer service, time management, leadership, interpersonal, communication and writing skills are essential. Proficiency in all project management disciplines (scope, schedule, budget, quality, communication, etc.) is a plus. Closing Date/Time: 7/14/20
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jun 20, 2020
Full Time
Requisition Number: 59667 Department: Transportation Public Works A Senior Professional Engineer job is available with the City of Fort Worth Transportation and Public Works Department's Capital Delivery Division. The positon will serve in the capacity of a Senior Project Manager to lead teams comprised of engineering consultants, inspectors, and graduate engineers in the management and execution of complex and dynamic arterial projects. These projects include: roadway and sidewalk paving, drainage and bridge design; intersection and safety improvements; water/sewer line relocations; street lighting; railroad crossings and streetscape infrastructure improvements. The Senior Professional Engineer provides direct support to the Engineering Manager and will assist in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, goals and objectives; monitor work activities; and make recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards and procedures. The ideal candidate must be able to work within very tight time constraints, and have strong interpersonal and leadership skills, the ability to work independently under the direction of an Engineering Manager; and possess good oral and written communication skills. The Senior Professional Engineer job responsibilities include: Responsible for performing project management and professional civil engineering work to deliver arterial infrastructure projects as listed previously, while coordinating with a variety of stakeholders to deliver projects on schedule and on budget. Creating the project management plan for each project (including the project charter, risk register, and communication plan); managing the scope, schedule, and budget of each project. Undertaking design reviews of consultant prepared construction drawings and specifications; Conducting design review meetings and public meetings. Managing professional services and construction contracts. Performing construction management; processing amendments, change orders and task orders. Reviewing and approving payment requests; and performing other tasks as needed while utilizing City of Fort Worth software/systems and processes. Assisting in the development and growth of younger engineers as well as providing input to executive leadership in the enhancement of our City processes and creation of work instructions. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field. Three (3) years of professional civil engineering experience as a registered professional engineer. Two (2) years must relate to major roadway design and construction projects and/or infrastructure design/review of private development projects (may overlap with the above) Possession of registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. If licensed in another state, continued employment will be contingent upon obtaining registration as a Professional Engineer within the State of Texas within six months of employment. Possession of, or the ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Texas Driver's License. Preferred Qualifications: Municipal government and supervisory experience Comprehensive capital project delivery program in design, construction, inspection and close out. Contract administration of major roadway projects which include storm water systems, traffic safety features; intersection improvements including signals and roundabouts; and water/sewer facilities. High expertise in the application of Federal, State and Industry standards and guidelines such AASHTO, MUTCD, ITE trip generation guide, ADA and NCHRP report 672. Five (5) years of experience in street design and preparing contract documents. Five (5) years of professional civil engineering experience as a registered professional engineer. Five (5) years of experience on major roadway design and construction projects and/or infrastructure design/review of private development projects. Experience in the requirements of Federally funded projects. Local Government Project Procedures (LGPP) qualification Understanding of the PMBOK, an industry-recognized project management standard Project Management Professional (PMP) certification Closing Date/Time: 7/19/20