City of Galveston

Imagine yourself as an Islander living in an elegant Victorian home or on a shady, oak-lined street on the Island’s east end, or in a home overlooking the sparkling Gulf of Mexico on the west end. There is a variety of rental property to choose from throughout the Island, from Galveston has the amenities of a larger city, but with tight-knit small town friendliness.

Its ethnically diverse citizens have worked together to make their city better since the early days of its founding in 1836. When faced with adversity, Galvestonians unite to solve whatever obstacles may arise. Non-profit organizations and community groups offer a variety of volunteer opportunities regardless of your interests or desired area of service.

The Island has a multifaceted economic base with expanding job markets in tourism, the medical field, marine-related fields, as well as other areas. Education, banking, insurance and marine industries also are job fields that contribute to the strong, diverse economy. Island life is enhanced by the absence of drive-time traffic reports on the radio and heavy traffic delays. The major thoroughfares are rarely heavily congested, even during peak times. And it takes no more than 15-20 minutes to get anywhere you want to go on the Island.

All this time saved driving to work and running errands can be spent enjoying Island life.

 

 

20 job(s) at City of Galveston

City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Dec 06, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, oversees the work of private contractors to ensure compliance with City requirements and overall quality assurance. Duties include providing quality assurance to oversee contractors to ensure compliance with contractual requirements, interacting with contractor and plant personnel as necessary, performing contract document reviews, verifying the installation of materials on project sites, preparing daily reports of activities, and participating in various meetings regarding projects and their status, including pre-construction and progress meetings. Must have knowledge of construction project inspection methods and practices, engineering design and construction practices and procedures, TCEQ codes, and local, state and federal regulations affecting civil engineering operations. Must be skillful in interpreting specifications, plans, blueprints, and performing various mathematical calculations. A High School Diploma or equivalent AND three years’ experience in construction inspection operations is required. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License. Closing Date/Time: March 27, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Dec 02, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, performs all technical accounting and bookkeeping functions for the City’s Grants and Housing Department’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) HUD Federal funding. Reviews, monitors and processes a variety of fiscal transactions to ensure expenditures and income are properly reported; enters data onto spreadsheets, ledgers, worksheets and/or other forms. Develops and monitors budgets and financial reports and expenditure projections to meet timeliness and compliance requirements. Participates in the preparation of HUD financial reporting requirements. Serves as a liaison to HUD regarding all financial matters involving associated grants, including monitoring and audits. Serves as a liaison with the City’s Finance Department to coordinate grant accounting activities; provides a check and balance and oversight of program finances. Must have knowledge of basic accounting principles (GAAP) and government accounting standards (GASB).An Associate Degree in Accounting or a related field; AND two years’ experience in accounting; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. A valid Texas Driver’s License is required. Closing Date/Time: April 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Nov 25, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, an Accounting Specialist performs various technical accounting and bookkeeping functions for the City’s Finance Department. Duties include performing monthly accounts receivable reconciliations, performing research regarding the status of accounts payable/receivable, monitoring customer accounts for non-payment and/or delayed payments, and providing assistance to professional accounting staff as necessary. Must have knowledge of basic accounting principles (GAAP) and government accounting standards (GASB) and principles and practices of records retention, payroll processing and project management. Must be skillful in multi-tasking, performing data entry with a high degree of accuracy, and analyzing data. Associate’s Degree in Accounting or a related field AND two years’ experience in accounts payable/receivable operations is required. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License. Closing Date/Time: February 28, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Nov 25, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Under limited supervision, performs various advanced staff support activities for a City Department. This level is distinguished from the Administrative Assistant classification by greater work variety, complexity and operational freedom as well as significant program administration responsibilities. Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent; AND four years of experience in advanced staff support; may require one year of supervisory or lead worker experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Closing Date/Time: December 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Nov 22, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, a Water Plant Operator operates and maintains a City water treatment plant and pumping stations. Ensures all plant activities meet regulatory compliance requirements, provides various regulatory reports, reads and records readings from meters, inspects plant and mechanical equipment for malfunctions, participates in the installation, overhaul and repair of equipment, and ensures adherence to safety procedures and programs. Knowledge of SCADA system operations, water sampling procedures and water distribution systems is required. A High School Diploma or equivalent AND two years’ experience in water plant operations and water distribution systems is required. Required Licenses include a valid Texas Driver’s License, and a Texas Class B Water Operator License. Closing Date/Time: May 29, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Nov 21, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, performs the installation, maintenance and repair of the Cityu0027s wastewater plant equipment. The selected candidate will perform preventative maintenance and trouble-shoot on plant equipment and lift stations. The incumbent will repair and adjust equipment to meet specifications and technical codes. The Plant Mechanic will maintain life station pumps, controls, panels, floats, transducers and valves. Bar screens, clarifier drives, gear boxes, blowers, hoisting devices and the degritter will also be maintained. A daily log of work is kept. The incumbent will drive and operate a crane truck as well as follow safety rules and regulations. A High School diploma or equivalent; AND two years experience in wastewater plant maintenance operations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. A Class C Wastewater Operator license and a valid Texas Drivers License is required. Closing Date/Time: April 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Nov 20, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, the Senior Parks Maintenance Worker performs various maintenance and repair activities of the City’s parks and recreation center facilities. This designation is distinguished from the Parks Maintenance Worker designation by greater work independence and a broader range of work activities performed. This position’s responsibilities include: operation of light motorized vehicles and equipment, inspections of parks and recreation facilities to determine the need for maintenance or repairs, minor plumbing repair projects, installation and/or repair of wire and/or wood fences, and maintenance of gutters. Must have knowledge of parks building maintenance and repair operations, basic plumbing system maintenance and repair methods and procedures, and fence installation and repair methods and practices. Must be skillful in understanding and applying City policies and procedures, operation of various light motorized equipment and vehicles, and using various hand and power tools. A High School Diploma or equivalent AND two years’ experience in parks facilities maintenance and repair operations is required. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License. Closing Date/Time: December 20, 2019 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Nov 14, 2019
Full Time
Job Description This position will work closely with the Director of Communications/PIO to meet the City’s communications goals and objectives. This creative position will showcase City of Galveston accomplishments, events, news, etc. through video, as well as assist in graphic design, photography, website content, and social media management. The right person for the position will be a strong video storyteller with the ability to multitask and work well under tight deadlines. The person should be detail-oriented, have an eye for graphic design, and the ability to assist with photography, social media content and management, website content and management, and other marketing/communications efforts. The person will have a strong knowledge of directing and producing video for public relations/marketing purposes, including a knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. The right person will be a proactive learner who works well independently and with a team. Must be able to serve as the backup to the Director of Communications/PIO.Requires a bachelor’s degree and experience in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related discipline or combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid Texas Driveru0027s License. Closing Date/Time: February 28, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Nov 07, 2019
Part Time
Job Description Assist full and part time supervisory staff, and monitors participants in recreation program for adults, or youth. Assist in setting up facilities for programs and helps maintain a clean, sanitary facility. Must have necessary knowledge and skills to interact and supervise the participation of patrons, and students. Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License. Closing Date/Time: July 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Nov 07, 2019
Full Time
Job Description The Telecommunicator position coordinates Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services for emergency and non-emergency calls for service. The ideal candidate must be able to efficiently and accurately operate computer-aided dispatch software in conjunction with the radio system to dispatch information to public safety personnel while constantly monitoring and maintaining contact with field units and relay instructions to the closest and most suitable unit available. Telecommunicators are required to work a variety of schedules in a 24-hour, 7 days per week Communications Center which includes nights, weekends, and holidays. Primary duties include answering incoming, multi-line Emergency 911, and non-emergency telephone calls and delivering lifesaving medical instructions when needed. Telecommunicators are considered essential personnel that must work through emergency situations including hurricanes and other natural and man-made disasters. The selected candidate must have a High School diploma or equivalent; possess a valid Texas Driver’s License; and be able to pass a pre-employment physical, drug, and alcohol screening, a criminal background check, and a CritiCall 911 Public Safety Call-Taker computerized test. Closing Date/Time: February 28, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Oct 31, 2019
Part Time
Job Description Under general supervision, the IT Support Intern provides a first line of support, answer phones, replace backup tapes, clerical work, and answer email. Provide first level help desk support to multiple offices and locations on software and applications. Assist in workstation installations. Assist in call support for issues related to operating systems, configuration, hardware, peripheral or networking components. Determine nature of the call request and provide information and/or refer to appropriate person for response. Provide assistance with several software applications, various MS Windows operating Systems, Microsoft Office, Access, Excel, Word, Exchange, Antivirus, Adobe. Provide technical training to end-users. Provide support for viruses, spyware, and malware. Provide professional, customer-focused Help Desk Support for end-users. Documents all stages of Help Desk requests and projects. Minimum Qualifications: Working towards a Two-year or Four-year college diploma or degree in technology related field. Must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills and the ability to provide strong attention to details with the ability to proof work for accuracy. A valid Texas Driver’s License is required. To be considered for this internship you must be enrolled in a post-secondary higher education institution and be considered full-time by that institution for the duration of the internship. Closing Date/Time: February 28, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Oct 31, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Under close supervision, a Parks Maintenance Worker performs various maintenance and repair activities of the City’s parks and recreation center facilities. Duties of this position include operation of light motorized vehicles and equipment, performance of basic landscaping, interior building cleaning, and minor maintenance on equipment. Must have knowledge of and be skillful in parks building maintenance and repair operations, basic irrigation system maintenance, repair methods/procedures, and traffic control methods and procedures. A High School Diploma or equivalent AND one year of experience in parks facilities maintenance and repair operations is required. Must possess a valid Texas Driver License. Closing Date/Time: February 28, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Oct 28, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, an Equipment Operator operates various vehicles, heavy equipment and specialized equipment within a City Department. Duties include installing or repairing water and sewer lines, performing various building maintenance and repair activities, performing traffic control for work projects, performing safety inspections of vehicles and equipment, and maintaining activity reports. Must have knowledge of operations of motorized construction/maintenance equipment and vehicles, water and sewer system operations, and construction, maintenance and repair practices and methods. Must be skillful in using various hand and power tools and equipment, utility location, and map reading. A High School Diploma or equivalent AND one year of heavy equipment and vehicle operations experience is required. Must possess a valid Texas Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License. Closing Date/Time: February 28, 2022 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Oct 28, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, a Laborer performs general manual labor activities within a City department. Performs sign installation and maintenance, cuts and lays underground pipe, repairs water leaks and water main or sewer system breaks, performs street repair and asphalt overlay activities, repairs pot holes and sidewalks, and performs water and sewer service connects to customer locations. Knowledge of street maintenance and repair operations, concrete installation and repair methods and procedures, and water and sewer systems is required. A High School Diploma or equivalent AND one year of experience in public works maintenance and repair operations is required. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License. Closing Date/Time: January 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Oct 28, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, the Deputy City Marshal enforces compliance of City, state and federal codes and ordinances; performs housing, environmental and zoning inspections. Duties include conducting daily inspections of nuisances, locating and inspecting unsafe structures and fences in need of repair, researching the current ownership and verification of violations for properties, preparing cases not resulting in criminal charges for abatement, maintaining an awareness of projects needing permits, and submitting liens for recording at the County Clerk’s office. Must have knowledge of building, zoning, and international property maintenance codes, Municipal codes and ordinances, State health and safety codes, FEMA regulations, and Texas Local Government Code. Must be skillful in handling situations requiring diplomacy, fairness, firmness and sound judgment, reading and interpreting codes, organizing and maintaining records and analyzing data. A High School Diploma or equivalent is required, and one year of experience in building inspection and code enforcement is a plus. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License and TCOLE license, as well as the ability to obtain the Texas Code Enforcement Officer License within one year of employment. Closing Date/Time: January 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Oct 28, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Under the direction of the City Attorney, assist in providing a variety of legal services. Work is performed with general discretion, working from broad goals and policies. The incumbent will provide legal counsel to elected and appointed officials, boards, commissions, committees, and City departments based on interpretation of federal, state, county, and city constitutions, charters, statutes, ordinances, resolutions, rules, regulations, court decisions, administrative law decisions, and other legal authority.This role drafts policies and provides guidance on economic development programs such as 380 agreements, land banks, TIRZs, and other community development initiatives. The Assistant City Attorney prepares and reviews ordinances, resolutions, and administrative policies. The incumbentalso assists in land, right-of-way, and property acquisition and disposal on behalf of the City. The ideal candidate should be able to give legal counsel and analysis regarding local government corporations and municipal management entities, attend City Council meetings, render legal advice to City Council, and prepare or review various city contracts. Minimum qualifications include a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school; admission to the State Bar of Texas, prior to application, andfive yearsu0027 experience with a state or local governmental entity. A Bacheloru0027s degree in business, finance, or accounting is preferred. A Texas Driveru0027s License is required. Closing Date/Time: January 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Oct 28, 2019
Part Time
Job Description Under general supervision, performs work to assist the Investigative Services Detectives with conducting criminal investigations; performs related work as required within a framework of established procedures. Makes initial contact with case complainants for notification purposes, answers any immediate questions, and obtains any additional information for the criminal case in an expeditious manner, but more specifically, within the first week after a criminal case is reported to the Galveston Police Department. Compiles case data (documents, DVD copies and other) for Brady subpoena compliance for pending court cases in a timely and time sensitive manner. Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent; AND 1 year prior law enforcement experience related to criminal case investigation and the rules of evidence is preferred; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Associate’s degree preferred. Closing Date/Time: January 31, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Oct 28, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, the Public Transportation Supervisor supervises field staff as part of the City’s Island Transit operations. Plans, prioritizes, and assigns tasks and projects, monitors work, develops staff skills and evaluates performance, provides technical guidance, assistance and training, meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve workload and technical issues, and reviews and verifies the accuracy and efficiency of work. Responds to and resolves customer complaints and/or concerns and prepares proper documentation. Fills in for absent staff as necessary. Knowledge of principles and practices of fleet management, system safety, and security operations, TCEQ procedures, and principles and practices of effective employee supervision is required. A High School Diploma or equivalent AND three years’ experience in mass transit operations; or a combination of education and experience;two years of supervisory experience is required. Must possess a valid Texas Class B Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement. Closing Date/Time: February 28, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Oct 28, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Under general supervision, a Transit Operator operates buses and vans over fixed routes and shuttles. Collects fares, issues transfers, switches routes to meet the needs of passengers, maintains timely routes, inspects vehicles prior to starting routes, may perform dispatch duties, and provides information regarding transit schedules and times. Knowledge of principles and practices of customer service is required. A High School Diploma or equivalent AND one year of experience operating passenger buses and vans is required. Must possess a valid Texas Class A Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement. Closing Date/Time: May 29, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST
City of Galveston, TX Galveston, Texas, United States
Oct 28, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Under limited supervision, manages, coordinates and oversees the City’s Island Transit operations. Directs the daily operations of the Island Transportation staff; generates daily directives and troubleshooting situations; reviews work orders. Prepares required state and federal reports; ensures compliance with all state and federal regulations. Develops and administers the operations budget; monitors revenue streams and makes adjustments as necessary. Participates in the preparation of Island Transit transportation projects and staff reports for City Council approval. Minimum Requirements: Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Public Administration, Business or related field; AND six years’ experience in mass transit operations, including five years of management or supervisory experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Closing Date/Time: February 28, 2020 at 11:59 PM CST