City of Grand Prairie

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

Welcome to the City of Grand Prairie!  We Live Life Grand here – about 189,430 residents call Grand Prairie home, and we’re still growing.  Grand Prairie is the 15th largest city in Texas and the 125th largest city in the United States, but we still have small town values.  We are rated the #1 Best Place to Retire in the U.S., 2nd Happiest City in Texas, 5th Best City for First-Time Home Buyers in Texas, 7th Safest Large City in Texas, and in the Top 50 U.S. Best Place to Raise a Family!

We have attractions that draw almost 10 million visitors a year to:

  • Epic Waters Indoor Water Park showcasing 80,000 square feet of year-round water fun referred to as a “cruise ship on land”
  • The Summit Active Adult Center with state-of-the-art fitness training, indoor infinity edge pool with lap lanes and exercise vortex, theater, game room, sauna
  • PlayGrand Adventures (10-acre, all-accessible playground) is an exciting opportunity to provide a safe and fun playground experience for all ages and abilities (open late 2019)
  • Firehouse Gastro Park restaurant downtown (conversion of historic Firehouse #1)
  • Lone Star Park Thoroughbred Horse Race Track
  • The Theatre at Grand Prairie concert venue
  • Historic Uptown Theater in downtown
  • IKEA, Living Spaces and the Premium Outlet Mall
  • Traders Village
  • Lake Joe Pool
  • Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! And Palace of Wax
  • AirHogs minor league baseball team
  • Epic Central Park, a 172-acre park with five lakes, a Grand Lawn amphitheater, and trails
  • The Epic Arts, Fitness and Entertainment Center with $1 million in cardio and strength training equipment, indoor walking/jogging track, group fitness and more

Grand Prairie recently welcomed more than 50 new restaurants and retail stores along SH 161, and development continues at a brisk pace. The city offers a vibrant lifestyle, with the best parks in the nation, more amenities than most, affordable to affluent housing and friendly neighbors.

City employees work hard to ensure Grand Prairie is known as an organization that creates Raving Fans by delivering world-class service.  Our employee family and elected officials constantly live our values, aggressively move toward our vision and are always looking for ways to make the business of running a city even better.    The hard work, positive input and optimism of all our city employees all play a key role in our success.  We look forward to you joining our team!

 

72 job(s) at City of Grand Prairie

City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 25, 2020
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to maintain the interior and exterior of City facilities and grounds. This is accomplished by performing routine maintenance on the interior and exterior of buildings; and maintaining grounds. Other duties include assisting other divisions as needed; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Maintains the interior of facilities by painting walls; vacuuming and cleaning carpets; buffing and mopping floors; assembling furniture; dusting and polishing furniture; removing trash; moving furniture; and replacing interior lights. Position will be on site for cleanup, repairs, and closing and securing the facility each night. Maintains the exterior of facilities by sweeping sidewalks; using the pressure washer to clean outside walls and sidewalks; remove litter, debris, and trash; mowing lawns; replacing exterior lights; and the removal of graffiti. Maintains grounds by picking up litter; cleaning and repairing restrooms; emptying trash barrels; maintaining athletic fields; mowing grass; trimming trees; planting shrubs and flowers; and maintaining turf. Provides customer service to the public by providing information as requested; and ensuring the security of guests. Minimum Qualifications Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines. Level of knowledge equivalent to less than high school or equivalency. This position will be working Wednesday through Sunday, hours 12pm - 9pm. Experience: Under and including one year of ground maintenance work. Position will be on site for cleanup, repairs, and closing and securing the facility each night. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives immediate direction: The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Occasional: 20% or less of work time. Additional Information Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 25, 2020
Part Time
Job Summary THIS IS A PART TIME POSITION WORKING 10-19 HOURS PER WEEK The purpose of this position is to assist in cart storage, cart cleaning and staging golf carts for daily tournament play. It also is responsible for greeting customers, shuttling customers and helping clean the golf shop and other related areas; and interacting with other City employees. Essential Job Functions Verifies that carts are clean, charge and in-proper working order for the golf customer. Cleans the cars after each usage by the public. Provides customer service by greeting each customer upon arrival and assist customers by cleaning clubs and helping with equipment. Maintains a clean appearance in the cart staging area as well as the cart barn, golf shop, pavilion, and other common space by golf shop. Provides assistance to Club Manager and all assistant managers as necessary. Minimum Qualifications Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of the golf course. Level of knowledge equivalent to less than high school or equivalency. This position works 10-19 hours a week. No experience necessary. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives immediate direction: The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 25, 2020
Part Time
Job Summary THIS IS A PART TIME POSITION WORKING 10-19 HOURS A WEEK The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City. This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility. Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Maintains the interior of facilities by removing trash from floors by sweeping and mopping; organizing office and equipment area; submitting reports for repairs or needed equipment as needed; cleaning and organizing storage area; cleaning the restroom and game room. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes cash register by accepting payments; making receipts; recording money that was received; ensuring that customers were charged properly by having knowledge of all program times and prices; counting money for the day; separating petty cash; and placing money in the safe. Minimum Qualifications Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines. Level of knowledge equivalent to less than high school or equivalency. This position is 10-19 hours a week position. Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Frequent: From 21% to 50% of work time. No experience required. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to assist the Warehouse Coordinator in maintaining materials for water and wastewater operations for the City. This is accomplished by compiling a daily report list of low material stock, pulling and issuing of materials and placing them in material bids for the crews for pick up. Help with loading some material with forklift. Maintain warehouse by sweeping, putting up materials when orders are delivered and interacting with other City employees. Essential Job Functions This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent. Monitors products by performing computer inputs to post products issued to work orders for inventory control; pulls necessary products from bins and issues them to crews. Assist in processing vendor invoices for proper payment using a financial software system to ensure proper payment; interacts with vendors to obtain price quotes for parts. Drives a vehicle to various vendors to pick up parts for crews to expedite repairs. Minimum Qualifications Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Experience: A minimum six months of experience in a similar working environment which involves inventory control, processing invoices, preferably with knowledge of construction material and plumbing material. Licenses: Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Reading: Intermediate level: Ability to read papers, invoices, spreadsheets, manuals, and dictionaries. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Math: Intermediate level: Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, decimals, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Writing: Intermediate level: Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Managerial: Receives direction: The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. Budget Responsibility : Has no budgetary responsibility. Supervisory / Organizational Control : Work does not involve providing direction to other employees. Complexity: Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills : Discussion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 3/6/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to function as a lead worker training new or promoted staff; being the lead on key projects of the shelter and assigning work or coverage as needed in the absence of a supervisor. Other duties include providing customer service to citizens thereby performing some of the same work as the Animal Care Technician to include maintaining office areas, animal kennel areas, providing general care, feeding, exercising and grooming of animals, assisting in adoptions. Essential Job Functions Performs departmental specific functions by attending animals in the animal shelter; cleaning and disinfecting kennels and cages, litter boxes, feeding utensils, pans and equipment, etc.; launder animal bedding and towels, sweeping and mopping floors, removing trash and cleaning dog yards of waste. Provides general care and feeding of animals by feeding, watering, exercising and bathing. Assists Animal Services Officers with vaccinations, microchipping, administering medication, drawing blood for health checks and assist and/or perform euthanasia. Maintains stock and storage rooms in neat and organized manner. Stocks inventory of food, litter, cleaning supplies, etc. Supervises daily work activities of Animal Care Technicians includes but is not limited to, training, organizing, prioritizing and assigning work; monitoring status of work in progress; inspecting completed work; Consults with management to assist with solving problems and providing technical expertise. Provide input on hire and disciplinary actions, as needed. Periodic transport of animals to the veterinarian clinic(s) for visits as needed. Assists with public with adoptions and redemptions by performing adoption procedures, assisting in reclaiming lost animals, directing the public to areas of the shelter, helping customers complete paperwork, recording animal information and maintaining records. Follow-up on adoptions and redemptions by checking the computer system and adoption contracts for proof of vaccination and sterilization and sending notification letters is contracts are not met Provides assistance to the general public by answering inquiries over the phone or in person, directing telephone calls, preparing and maintaining records, receiving paperwork and entering information into computer system. Monitor inventory for the Animal Care Technician section and report shortages to Senior Animal Services Officer Minimum Qualifications Work requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. Bachelor's degree is preferred. 2 years of experience in an animal shelter or similar environment with duties that include animal care and handling. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. Must obtain Texas Department of Health Certified Euthanasia Technician certification within 120 days of employment. Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives general direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. Performance is reviewed periodically. Work requires functioning as a lead worker performing essentially the same duties as those directed, and includes overseeing work quality, training, instructing and scheduling work. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Discussion Constant: 80% or more of work time. Closing Date/Time: 2/28/2020 3:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to ensure the safety of the City's streets and roadways. This is accomplished by installing and maintaining traffic signs, pavement markings and other traffic control devices. Other duties include completing on call duty for emergencies and interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Maintains and installs traffic signs by obtaining work orders; installing overhead street markers using necessary equipment and placing posts and signs throughout the City. Maintains and installs pavement markings by using thermoplastic tape, paint and other supplies; inputting markings for railroad crossings; re-stripping roadways and installing crosswalks and stop bars. Monitors inventory levels to ensure that the stock inventory for markings are updated and full. Ensures the cleanliness of vehicles by maintaining vehicles and keeping the vehicle adequately fueled and stocked for each day of use. Monitors phone calls by receiving calls and responding to emergency situations such as sign knockdown or replacement as needed. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. Junior college, vocational, business, technical or correspondence schools are likely sources. Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training. Under and including one year related experience. Must be able to obtain an IMSA Work Zone Certification as well as IMSA Signs and Markings Level I Certification within one year of employment. Class C driver's license required. After hire date, a class B CDL must be obtained within one year of employment. Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Occasional: 20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: 3/6/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Intern
Job Summary The City of Grand Prairie Environmental Quality Division seeks an intern to assist with communication duties and event planning. Essential Job Functions JOB DUTIES: Assist in the creation of signage, mock-ups, email campaigns, poster design, brochures and digital content Work with Word, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Canva and website editing software on a PC Develop new social media campaigns, considering current and planned promotional activities Assist in the planning and hosting of community events Other marketing related projects as assigned Minimum Qualifications Portfolio of work College student or recent graduate with a major or intent to major in Communications, Marketing or similar field . Prefer some college classes in Public Relations, Event Management, Graphic Design, Design Art, Visual Communications, Marketing or Advertising. Position will be working 20 hours per week. Some evenings and weekends as needed. Proficiency in English (Bilingual in Spanish or Vietnamese a plus) Closing Date/Time: 3/13/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Job Summary The Grand Prairie Public Library System is seeking a dynamic, upbeat and forward-thinking individual with experience in early childhood education and a passion for community development and engagement. Our Children's and Family Programmer will lead approximately 4 to 8 programs each week, both in our three libraries and out in the community. This position will focus on developing, implementing and measuring sustainable programs as well as maintaining strong partnerships with local schools and community organizations. These programs will serve babies, toddlers, preschool ages, elementary schoolers and parents. Our library system is progressive and our programming is often non-traditional. Our Programming Team is fun, diverse and hardworking. We are looking for a new member who is self-motivated, highly-organized and able to respond effectively to the needs of our community. This position is perfect for elementary school teachers or others in the field of education who want to make a difference. Work will include some desk shifts at the library and semiregular evening and weekend work. This position is full time with benefits. A master's degree in education, library science or a related field is required. This position will start in late April. Essential Job Functions Develops the library collection by determining needed materials; reading review journals; completing an order slip; monitoring expenditures; removing out of date, worn, or damaged items; and cataloging new materials. Provides reference services to the public by answering questions with print or electronic sources; performing requested research; regulating the use of computers to patrons; assisting patrons with locating materials; and completing inter-library loans. Plans various activities by preparing and presenting programs or performers for various age groups; scheduling activities; and promoting programs to the public. Supervises staff by scheduling work duties; providing guidance for tasks as needed; monitoring volunteer performance; writing procedures to volunteers; performing employee evaluations; providing employee training and employee discipline as needed; and conducting meetings. Minimum Qualifications Work requires specialized knowledge in a professional or technical field. Work requires professional level of knowledge of a discipline equivalent to that which is acquired in a Masters degree-level of study, P.E., Legal degree, CPA, etc. Under certain conditions, education combined with years of experience may be a substitute. Under and including one year. Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results.There is some opportunity for discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. Prepares budget documents; and does research to justify language used in documents for a unit or division of a department. May recommend budget allocations. Does research for documents, complies data for computer entry, and/or enters or oversees data entry. (Secretary, clerks, admin. Some level of budget responsibility but only in data input.) Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, or temporary employees. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Work requires regular interaction involving exchange and receipt of information. Closing Date/Time: 3/22/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 19, 2020
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to protect the lives of the City's patrons. The role of the Head Lifeguard is to assist the Pool Manager with any pool or facility operations. Head Lifeguards assist in many aspects of aquatic operations and have the same authority as managers when a manager is not on duty. This is accomplished by sitting on the stand; scanning the water; observing patrons' activities and enforcing pool rules and regulations. Other duties include ensuring the sanitation of water conditions; providing customer service and answering customers' questions; setting up facilities for special events and interacting with City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Provides service to the general public by coaching swimming lessons; scanning the water to monitor activities; informing customers' of upcoming events and answering inquiries. Ensures the safety of the general public by enforcing pool rules and regulations; monitoring activities and providing assistance when necessary. Prepares facilities for special events by setting up tables and chairs and decorating. Overseas operations in the absence of a Pool Manager. Minimum Qualifications High School or GED preferred but not required. Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines. No experience required. Must have a flexible schedule to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Requires American Red Cross -Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, First Aid certification . Assists the Pool Manger with tasks. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires some judgment and decision. Closing Date/Time: 3/13/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 19, 2020
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to monitor the City's parks fees and security. This is accomplished by serving as a gate attendant; collecting fees from campers and general park picnic fees and monitoring park entrance security. Other duties include interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Collects entrance fees by informing customers of park rules; charging customers the proper entrance or activity fee; ensuring that proper receipt and forms are given to the customer and maintaining accurate records of transactions. Provides customer service by having frequent interaction with citizens and park patrons; answering questions; and providing directions. Provides security by monitoring and observing activities for the safety and security of citizens and patrons. Minimum Qualifications Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines. Level of knowledge equivalent to less than high school or equivalency. No experience required. Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 19, 2020
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to monitor the City's parks fees and security. This is accomplished by serving as a gate attendant; collecting fees from campers and general park picnic fees and monitoring park entrance security. Other duties include interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Collects entrance fees by informing customers of park rules; charging customers the proper entrance or activity fee; ensuring that proper receipt and forms are given to the customer and maintaining accurate records of transactions. Provides customer service by having frequent interaction with citizens and park patrons; answering questions; and providing directions. Provides security by monitoring and observing activities for the safety and security of citizens and patrons. Minimum Qualifications Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines. Level of knowledge equivalent to less than high school or equivalency. This position is a Part Ttime Friday & Saturday P.M. position. No experience required. Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 18, 2020
Part Time
Job Summary Provides outreach, education and services to homeless individuals and persons undergoing a mental health crisis. Facilitates and conducts needs assessments and referrals to appropriate treatment facilities and other social service agencies for individuals who are homeless or have other mental health impairments and/or chemical dependency needs. Assists in diverting target populations from the criminal justice system back into treatment services. Essential Job Functions Provide assistance to police personnel in the field, responding to subjects suffering from homelessness and/or undergoing a mental health crisis to include chemical dependency needs. Communicate with personnel regarding appropriate strategies for intervention and referrals. Assess, diagnose and assist persons as requested by police personnel. Attends court proceedings related to mental health cases as needed. Conduct active and assertive follow ups in person and by telephone with homeless individuals, mental health consumers, and those with chemical dependency needs to facilitate appropriate referrals. Maintain accurate documentation of key activities, case management, and services provided to mental health consumers and homeless individuals. Collect and maintain statistical data on homelessness and police calls for service. Establishes and maintains relationships with service providers, hospital staff, advocacy groups and court staff involved with mental health issues. Develops curriculum, and provide trainings and presentations for police personnel, non-profit organizations, faith-based organization, businesses and other community partners regarding mental health cases to include homelessness. Attends homeless services related meetings. Collaborate with other homeless service organizations to facilitate outreach and continuum of care services. Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduate Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field. Experience: Minimum two (2) years of experience in work related to the essential functions. Licenses : Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (LPC-intern) or Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW); Texas Class C Driver License. Certifications Required: NA Reading : Advanced - Ability to read and understand complex items such as literature, proposals, legal documents, financial documents, contracts, technical items and detailed reports. This level typically obtained at college level or above. Math : Intermediate - Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement; typically this level is obtained in high school up to college. Writing : Advanced - Ability to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Managerial : Job has no responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Budget Responsibility : Position does not have budget responsibility. Supervisory / Organizational Control : Receives Limited Direction: Within this position, the employee normally performs the duty assignment according to his or her own judgment, requesting supervisory assistance only when necessary. The assignment may be reviewed upon completion. Performance is reviewed periodically. Complexity : Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills : Work may require providing advice to others outside direct reporting relationships on specific problems or general policies. Contacts may require the consideration of different points of view to reach agreement. Elements of persuasion may be necessary to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas. Closing Date/Time: 3/2/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to assist with the repairs and maintenance of water distribution, wastewater collection, and water production systems components for the City. This is accomplished by performing repairs to water lines; performing repairs to sewer lines; completing work for customer service calls; performing preventative maintenance; and completing installation of sewer and water taps. Other duties include conducting repairs to hydrants and valves; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Scheduled for on-call pager rotation in response to emergencies. This position works nights. Essential Job Functions Performs repairs to water lines by responding to water leaks; identifying the source of leak; isolating line segment; exposing and making repairs; flushing system; placing line back into service; operating all the required valves; ensuring job site safety at all times. Performs repairs to sewer lines by exposing the sewer line; identifying the source of the problem; avoiding the creation of damage to other utilities; conducting repairs; and ensuring a safe job site at all times. Completes work for customer service calls by responding to service call requests for water to be turned on, leaks at mains, sewer stoppages, and for service to lines; deploying with adequate equipment; and expediting the return to service of sewer or water to customers. Performs preventative maintenance by performing pull down maintenance utilizing the flush truck or mounted trailer; removing obstructions in sewer lines by derooting, cleaning, or introducing chemicals; and performing CCTV inspections to identify line problems as required. Completes installation of sewer and water taps by assisting with installation service of taps by exposing mains in asphalt, soils, or concrete; installing tap penetrating mains; isolating line as required; inspecting and testing for leaks at new connections. Conducts repairs to hydrants and valves by isolating fire hydrant lead; exposing piping and assessing damages for repair; replacing or reinstalling parts; performing inspections prior to placing hydrant in service; exposing valve; isolating line segment; identifying problem; repairing valve back to operational level; and placing valve into the open position. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED under and including one year related to conducting repairs and maintenance of water distribution lines and wastewater lines, operating various gas/hydraulic equipment/tool, and knowledge of safe work zones preferred. This position works Nights. Class C Drivers license required. Must be able to obtain a Class A CDL with tanker endorsement within 30 days of employment as a condition of continued employment. Must posses a valid Class I Collections License within 6 months of employment and obtain Class C Distribution or Class II Collections License within 30 months of employment. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed wet/and or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions confined space risk of electrical shock and risk of vibration. Ability to work under routine and emergency situations, sometimes in severe weather. Shall carry a pager for scheduled on-call duty. Schedules and shifts shall vary based on necessities in sustaining daily 24 hour operations. Must be able to work weekends and holidays if necessary. Additional Information Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to assist with the repairs and maintenance of water distribution, wastewater collection, and water production systems components for the City. This is accomplished by performing repairs to water lines; performing repairs to sewer lines; completing work for customer service calls; performing preventative maintenance; and completing installation of sewer and water taps. Other duties include conducting repairs to hydrants and valves; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Scheduled for on-call pager rotation in response to emergencies. Essential Job Functions Performs repairs to water lines by responding to water leaks; identifying the source of leak; isolating line segment; exposing and making repairs; flushing system; placing line back into service; operating all the required valves; ensuring job site safety at all times. Performs repairs to sewer lines by exposing the sewer line; identifying the source of the problem; avoiding the creation of damage to other utilities; conducting repairs; and ensuring a safe job site at all times. Completes work for customer service calls by responding to service call requests for water to be turned on, leaks at mains, sewer stoppages, and for service to lines; deploying with adequate equipment; and expediting the return to service of sewer or water to customers. Performs preventative maintenance by performing pull down maintenance utilizing the flush truck or mounted trailer; removing obstructions in sewer lines by derooting, cleaning, or introducing chemicals; and performing CCTV inspections to identify line problems as required. Completes installation of sewer and water taps by assisting with installation service of taps by exposing mains in asphalt, soils, or concrete; installing tap penetrating mains; isolating line as required; inspecting and testing for leaks at new connections. Conducts repairs to hydrants and valves by isolating fire hydrant lead; exposing piping and assessing damages for repair; replacing or reinstalling parts; performing inspections prior to placing hydrant in service; exposing valve; isolating line segment; identifying problem; repairing valve back to operational level; and placing valve into the open position. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED under and including one year related to conducting repairs and maintenance of water distribution lines and wastewater lines, operating various gas/hydraulic equipment/tool, and knowledge of safe work zones preferred. Class C Drivers license required. Must be able to obtain a Class A CDL with tanker endorsement within 30 days of employment as a condition of continued employment. Must posses a valid Class I Collections License within 6 months of employment and obtain Class C Distribution or Class II Collections License within 30 months of employment. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed wet/and or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions confined space risk of electrical shock and risk of vibration. Ability to work under routine and emergency situations, sometimes in severe weather. Shall carry a pager for scheduled on-call duty. Schedules and shifts shall vary based on necessities in sustaining daily 24 hour operations. Must be able to work weekends and holidays if necessary. Additional Information Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to perform general maintenance of water production systems and related components. This is accomplished by ensuring site security; performing system maintenance; providing pump maintenance; ensuring water quality. Other duties include operating wells; providing storage tank maintenance; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Scheduled for on-call pager rotation in response to emergencies . This Position is working Days Essential Job Functions Performs system maintenance by performing valve maintenance. Monitoring flashing fire hydrants. Sampling water; working in conjunction with Environmental Service for water quality System Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) maintenance. Provides pump maintenance by replacing bearings and seal. Checking power in the radio and verifying SCADA radio, transmitter, and receptor are in working order to receive communications. Minimum Qualifications Over one year up to and including two years related to maintenance and repairs of water storage tanks, lift stations, operation of ground wells, water quality, and chemical injection stations preferred. This Position is working Days Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes. Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency. Monitors project work by ensuring a safe working environment for crews; planning for and securing needed materials and equipment; ensuring project is completed in a timely manner; inspecting work; and provided problem solutions as needed. Completes administrative duties by preparing daily work orders; preparing various reports; processing overtime and leave requests; completing accident forms; and monitoring equipment inventories. Valid Class A CDL with Tanker Endorsement /Haz Mat within 90 days of employment, Class D Water Distribution License within 6 months of employment and upgrade to a Class C Water Distribution License within next 24 months and Class I Collections within one year. Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives direction: The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Discussion Occasional: 20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: 2/28/2020 8:00 AM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to monitor water quality in the City in accordance with the Clean Water Act and The Safe Drinking Water Act. This is accomplished by completing environmental sampling; preparing reports and maintaining records; assisting with environmental investigations; and inspecting swimming pools. Other duties include performing vector control activities; completing cross connection inspections; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Completes environmental sampling by collecting drinking water, wastewater, stream water, and soil samples; and analyzing for field parameters such as temperature, PH, chlorine, and ammonia. Prepares reports and maintains records by creating and maintaining chain of custody; entering samples into log books; and entering information onto water log sheet. Assists with environmental investigations by assisting specialists with complaints; monitoring of environmental pollution; and assisting in the collection of household hazardous waste. Inspects swimming pools by inspecting commercial swimming pools to ascertain compliance with the Texas Pool Rules. Performs vector control activities by completing surveillance on mosquitoes with light traps; collecting mosquitoes; investigating complaints; spraying adulticide; and putting out larvicide. Completes cross connection inspections by using gauges; and inspecting backflow devices to determine compliance with Rules for Public Drinking Water Systems. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED required. Experience in environmental sampling skills and mosquito control highly preferred. Ability to swim and to work outside in adverse weather conditions. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives direction: The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. Work requires analysis and judgement in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Persuasion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 2/28/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 13, 2020
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City. This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility. Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. This is a part-time position working up to 10-19 hours per week. Must have a flexible schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays. Essential Job Functions Maintains the interior of facilities by removing trash from floors by sweeping and mopping; organizing office and equipment area; submitting reports for repairs or needed equipment as needed; cleaning and organizing storage area; cleaning the restroom and game room. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes cash register by accepting payments; making receipts; recording money that was received; ensuring that customers were charged properly by having knowledge of all program times and prices; counting money for the day; separating petty cash; and placing money in the safe. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreation experience highly preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Frequent: From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 13, 2020
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to provide administrative support to the Municipal Court Judges within the City's Judicial Department. This is accomplished by performing various administrative duties; project management; and completing special assigned projects. Other duties may include completing departmental specific functions. Essential Job Functions Perform administrative duties that are directly or closely related to the management or general operations of the Municipal Court such as: maintain, inventory, and purchase office supplies and equipment; monitor budget and expenditures; research, compile and distribute various reports or documents; project management; management of special programs or benefits; research, compile and prepare budget documents; and make policy recommendations to Presiding Judge (department manager). Perform duties requiring the use of discretion and independent judgment such as serving as liaison to both internal and external customers; advising customers and assisting in resolving complaints; screening telephone calls for the Presiding and Associate Judges ; and planning, organizing and coordinating special events. Scheduling duties including maintaining calendars for full time judges (2); schedule and maintain the Court's hearing and trial dockets and notify necessary parties; and schedule alternate judges for arraignments and trial/hearing/queue work at the Court from time to time. Perform administrative duties including all functions related to departmental payroll, vacation and sick leave; departmental budgeting process, tracking time of alternate judges and requesting monthly checks. Perform court administrative duties to include tracking statistics related to arraignments, arrest and search warrants, EPOs, and juvenile cases; mailing or emailing copies of EPOs on a timely basis to all statutorily required parties; serving as records custodian for arrest, search and DWI blood warrants and responding to requests for same; preparing quarterly statistical reports for the City's Public Safety, Health and Environment committee. Interface and work with other city departments such as police, fire, code, animal services, city prosecutors, marshals, CMO, accounting, purchasing and budget. Minimum Qualifications Education: Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. Junior college, vocational, business, technical or correspondence schools are likely sources. Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training. Experience: Over three years up to and including four years Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives general direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. There is a choice of the appropriate procedure or policy to apply to duties. Performance is reviewed periodically. Does research for documents, compiles data for computer entry, and/or enters or oversees data entry. Has responsibility for monitoring budget expenditures (typically non-discretionary expenditures) for a work unit of less than department size (programs, activities, projects or small organizational units). Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Work may require providing advice to others outside direct reporting relationships on specific problems or general policies. Contacts may require the consideration of different points of view to reach agreement. Elements of persuasion may be necessary to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas. Closing Date/Time: 3/13/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 08, 2020
Seasonal
Job Summary Under close supervision and mentorship of professional staff; undertakes one or more assigned activities and/or projects of fixed duration requiring an intermediate degree of knowledge and skill within a defined area of administrative or technical specialty. Duties may vary based on assignment and location of work (office, library, outdoors, etc.). Essential Job Functions Assists department staff with daily tasks such as entering data into the computer; ensuring forms and documents are completed and accurate; conducting and completing research; processing various forms and documents; collecting and posting payments; and preparing various reports. Completes routine office duties by answering phones; transferring calls and taking messages; processing mail; filing; typing various correspondences; and maintaining office supplies. Provides customer service by providing information and directions as requested; receiving payments; and assisting customers over the counter. Create marketing, public relations, advertising, web design, social media and/or graphic arts for assigned department using Word, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, etc. Completes special duties as assigned assisting with special events and special projects. Other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Must have a High School Diploma or GED and currently enrolled in an accredited university pursuing a Bachelor's degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. No experience required Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Closing Date/Time: 2/28/2020 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 06, 2020
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to enforce environmental, animal and housing codes for the City of Grand Prairie. This is accomplished by patrolling the City for animal violations, conducting inspections of properties; issuing citations and violations notices; supervising personnel; and completing administrative duties. Other duties include providing customer service to the public and other departments. Essential Job Functions Conducts inspections by patrolling the City for animal violations; investigating neglect or other complaints; responding to citizen complaints; scheduling regular inspections; touring the building or property; noting violations of code; researching to locate owners, if necessary; notifying owners of results of inspections; and re-inspecting noncompliant locations. Issues citations and violations by compiling inspection reports; preparing cases for the BAAB Board or court; executing warrants; and ensuring clean up is completed or animals are cared for. Completes administrative duties by answering calls; providing information to the public and other departments as requested; compiling various reports; completing documents and forms; and maintaining records. Provides customer service to the public by developing and implementing community and school education programs; assisting other departments with community functions; and developing and implementing neighborhood incentives. Supervises personnel by observing and monitoring work tasks; functioning as a lead worker; and providing guidance, instruction and feedback. Performs departmental specific functions by attending animals in the animal shelter; picking up strays and dead animals; providing adoption services; conducting euthanasia services; dispatching service calls; ensuring properties are cleaned up; and ensuring repairs are made to buildings or facilities. Minimum Qualifications Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. Junior college, vocational, business, technical or correspondence schools are likely sources. Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training. Over two years up to and including four years of experience as an animal enforcement officer or related experience. Live stock experience preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. Basic Animal Control Officer Certification, Certified Euthanasia Technician preferred. Must be able to obtain certifications within six months of hire date. Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Receives general direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. The employee may choose the appropriate procedure or policy. Performance is reviewed periodically. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Persuasion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 2/28/2020 5:00 PM Central