City of San Marcos, TX

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 23, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Coordinates and performs a variety of dispatch functions on behalf of the City's 911 Communications Center; processes emergency and non-emergency calls; provides information and assistance to callers; maintains communication with callers and response personnel; prepares and maintains emergency communication records; operates and maintains various types of communications equipment; and performs other related duties. You will be notified via email with information on how to sign up for information sessions: Job Information Session San Marcos PD Auditorium: 2/9/2020 2:00 - 3:00 pm Critical Test: Austin, TX: 2/17/2020 8 am - 3 pm TCO Interviews: San Marcos Police Department 2/21/2020 9 am - 1 pm OR Job Information Session San Marcos PD Auditorium: 2/29/2020 2:00 - 3:30 pm Critical Test: Austin, TX: 3/02/2020 8 am - 3 pm TCO Interviews: San Marcos Police Department 3/06/2020 9 am - 1 pm ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Answers, processes, documents, and prioritizes emergency and non-emergency calls for service from citizens, officers, local businesses, and other law enforcement agencies; obtains necessary information from callers; provides pre/post arrival information for CPR, choking, strokes, or other medical emergencies. Dispatches appropriate police, fire, and/or EMS personnel; tracks the location and status of response units; maintains communication with field personnel; obtains and relays information including but not limited to incident locations, directions, and patient health. Operates the Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (TLETS); processes officer requests for information including drivers license, license plate, and criminal history; enters lost/stolen property, missing persons, runaways, and protective orders; researches and confirms out of county/state warrants and wants through the National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (NLETS). Maintains contact with City personnel and outside agencies during times of emergency; coordinates mutual aid to the Hays County Fire Department regarding major fires and/or the Hays County Sheriff's Office regarding the apprehension of suspects. Updates and maintains "in case of emergency" contact information and lists for the City and Police Department; obtains and maintains contact information for citizens in relation to burglary of vehicles, welfare concerns, and/or other emergencies. Prepares and maintains a variety of emergency communications records and documentation; files warrant recalls; pulls and files expired protective order lists and message logs; monitors and ensures the receipt of all TDD printouts; shreds confidential TLETS messages. Operates and assists in maintaining various types of communications equipment; completes checklist on all 911 equipment; discharges and recharges cell phones, handheld radios, and flashlights; participates in the maintenance of dispatch facilities; cleans kitchen area, dusts work stations, and wipes down phones/keyboards. Ability to work a rotating shift is an essential function of the job. Decision Making This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. One year experience in either dispatch or closely related experience in fields such as customer service call centers, administrative support is required. Must pass a skills test including an acceptable working knowledge of computer operations, data entry with an emphasis on accuracy and speed; make and carry out decisions; competently perform under stress when confronted with emergency and critical situations; perform a variety of tasks, often changing quickly from one task to another without loss of efficiency and composure; work without constant direct supervision. Basic Telecommunications Operator, Intermediate Emergency Medical/Fire Dispatch, TCIC/NCIC Operator, TDD/TTY, and CPR certifications are required within one (1) year of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Ability to work a rotating shift. Preferred Qualifications Spanish desirable. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Physical requirements include lifting up to 45 pounds rarely. Subject to sitting, handling, fine dexterity, vision and hearing constantly; reaching, crawling, bending and twisting occasionally; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, kneeling, crouching, climbing, balancing and foot controls rarely. Working conditions involve ability to sit for extended periods of time and work in closed quarters with infrequent break periods; occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions and infectious diseases. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours Varies FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 2/27/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 23, 2020
Temporary
JOB SUMMARY Position is open until filled, first review of applications February 7th. JOB SUMMARY: The City of San Marcos is looking for energetic individuals to staff our Spring Break Camp. The camp provides area children, ages5 thru 11, with a fun and educational spring break that includes games, activities, science experiments, crafts, and field trips. This is a temporary employment. The programis March 16-20, 2020, totaling one (1) week. There will also be one(1) day of trainingthe week before (training date TBD). Activity Leaders report to Youth Services Manager and Youth Services Specialist. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Performs child supervision duties for both on and off campus program activities; administers first aid; enforces adherence to safety rules; fills out handwritten forms; performs safety inspections daily. 2. Administers recreation activities on camp site and Discovery Center, including structured activities; movie, special field trips, science experiments, crafts, team building activities, and outdoor adventures. 3. Maintains campus site area; cleans floors; picks up trash; cleans bathrooms and performs other janitorial work as needed. DECISION MAKING Must be able to perform duties safely and apply policies and procedures appropriately. Supervise children at all times. Must be able to facilitate an atmosphere that encourages challenge, learning, and growth. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Must be at least 18 years of age, or have been employed in a temporary camp position with the COSM previously. Ability to learn and administer basic first aid. Experience working with children required. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read city and departmental policies, procedure manuals and memos. Writing skills are necessary to prepare reports, activity logs, safety inspection forms and accident reports. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with site personnel, supervisors, program participants, and parents. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, sitting, walking, vision, hearing and talking frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing and balancing occasionally. Working conditions involve indoor and outdoor work, in the heat, sun, high humidity and wind; noise around crowds and whistles. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 22, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Serves as Lead Animal Shelter Technician and assists in cleaning and maintaining animal shelter facilities; provides for the health and care of animals; assists the public with reclaims, adoptions and/or other animal related matters; conducts routine clerical work; assists the veterinary services staff with routine procedures and performs other duties as required. Supervises and trains part-time shelter technicians and volunteers ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provides for the health and care, feeding, watering, and bathing of animals; assists veterinary staff with routine medical procedures, preventative care and surgery preparation: administers medications, treatments, vaccinations, performs basic diagnostic tests and procedures, monitors and reports animal health to veterinary services. Supervises, trains, provides guidance and assistance to assigned personnel, volunteers and CSRs. Cleans, disinfects, and maintains animal kennels, cages, and related equipment; washes bowls, utensils, and laundry. Ensures all areas are stocked daily with needed supplies. Assists the public with animal interactions, adoptions, lost pets, reclaims and all other animal matters; processes adoption, reclaim and transfer paperwork; keeps daily inventory of animals, performs correspondence for lost/found pets, document records, performs detailed clerical tasks. Strong customer services skills are required. DECISION MAKING Reviewing, approving, processing adoptions, receive and return animals from/to owners, ability to recognize animal behavior and health concerns and report accordingly, ability to understand/ accept shelter procedures, ability to determine animal characteristics, gender and breed identification. Supervising part-time Shelter Technicians during daily cleaning and daily shelter operations, overseeing accurate procedures are communicated and followed by team members, volunteers and CSRs. Reporting and communicating needs to peers, supervisors and management. Working with the public supporting adoptions, returns, intake; use of good judgment in difficult situations and those that fall outside normal procedures.v MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. A minimum of two (2) years' work experience in animal care or a related field and in a team environment, including the supervision of others. A minimum of one (1) year of directly related customer service. Computer Skills - ability to learn shelter database, accurately update and maintain records. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Basic Animal Control Officer and Euthanasia Technician certifications are required within 6 month of employment. Maintain required CE hours applicable to animal sheltering/control. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Forms, vet records, computer data, adoption applications, reclaim/transfer documents. Record keeping, receipts. Money handling, move date calculation, maintain confidential information Interacts, communicates, and provides assistance to the public regarding a variety of animal control matters; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with outside agencies, community partners, volunteers, general public, coworkers and all other city employees. Excellent communication skills needed to handle frequent citizen contact. Must accurately articulate procedures, processes, and regulations to employees and patrons. Ability to handle irate or distressed patrons in a calming and productive manner. Frequently deals with the public; communicates in person and over the telephone; provides information; explains animals control ordinances; obtains information concerning bites; handles irate or distressed citizens in a calm and effective manner. Assists people in the community in a professional, positive, friendly and helpful manner regarding pets at large, lost pets, and complaints that promotes productive resolutions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, walking and vision constantly; sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, hearing and talking frequently; crawling often. Working conditions involves exposure to aggressive animals, zoonotic diseases, loud noises, hazardous chemicals, odors, hot water, and extreme weather conditions. Possible rabies exposure (pre-exposure vaccines & booster offered at city's expense). Protective Equipment: Gloves (latex, leather, or cloth), rubber boots, ear plugs or muffs, eye protection, animal handling equipment. Closing Date/Time: 1/27/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 22, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Provides for the enforcement of court orders on behalf of San Marcos Municipal Court of Record; serves/summons and subpoenas; serves in the Court's Warrant Enforcement Program; locates and arrests wanted persons; provides court security; and performs other duties as assigned. Patrols city parks, facilities and surrounding areas to ensure the safety of park patrons and wildlife habitats. Educates and informs park visitors of the resources available to them and provides a positive experience for park patrons. Enforces city ordinances and state laws. Identifies issues that affect operational aspects of parks including, but not limited to, parking, lighting, trail construction, river quality (water), facilities use, etc. Reports to the City Marshal/Park Ranger Program Manager. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Conducts warrant enforcement activities: Researches warrants issued by the Municipal Court: Works with collections company to locate defendants Utilizes other third party contacts to locate defendants Contacts wanted persons as described below: Field contacts- home, work site, school, other Phone contacts - personal calls or coordinate volunteer call efforts Written contact - door hangers, mail, email, social media Discusses case resolution alternatives: Fine payment, pay plans Posting bond to secure court dates Indigence determination, community service Initiates the arrest of wanted individuals as necessary.2.Performs security duties at open court proceedings and office operations as scheduled. 3. Serves summons, subpoenas, and/or other legal documents issued by the Court.4. Patrols all city parks, facilities and surrounding areas by foot, bike, kayak, ATV and vehicle, to ensure the safety of park patrons.Enforces City and park ordinances and state laws.Issues verbal and written warnings, parking citations, criminal citations, removes and/or arrests violators.Works special events.Works directly with the public to ensure proactive voluntary compliance of park rules.Regulates parking issues in all city parks by several methods including, but not limited to, traffic control, signage, road barrier controls, citations and physical controls. 5. Attends meetings and training sessions, as required. 6. Miscellaneous: Coordinates with internal and external agencies for special events and emergencies in the parks. Performs other duties as may be required by the nature of the position. DECISION MAKING Ability to make decisions in emergency situations. Ability to take appropriate actions during citizen contacts. Considerable knowledge of methods used with the public regarding ordinance and law enforcement in the park setting to gain compliance. Ability to analyze situations and adopt effective and reasonable course of action. Ability to communicate policy, ordinances, routine and emergency traffic. Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions, department policies, rules and regulations. Knowledge of use and care of equipment and vehicles used by Park Rangers. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Basic Certification as a Texas Peace Officer, or higher, is required. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record in compliance with the City's driving policy. 2 years of honorable service with a Law Enforcement agency. Ability to swim is required. ATV drivers' license/certificate required or must be obtained within 12 months of employment. Must be able to successfully complete the departments Field Training Program in six months or less. Must complete Court Security Training, approved by T.C.O.L.E, within 1 year of employment. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 75 pounds rarely. Subject to vision, hearing and talking constantly; standing, walking and handling frequently; sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, fine dexterity, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls occasionally; running occasionally. Working conditions include exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, infectious diseases, and potentially hostile/violent individuals are involved. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 1/31/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 22, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY This position is open to in-house City of San Marcos employees with a minimum of six (6) months of employment. Job Summary Coordinates and provides mail services to City departments; collects and distributes incoming/outgoing mail; organizes express package pickup; tracks postal accounts; responds to various types of mail related inquiries from City departments and personnel; maintains assigned vehicle; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Picks up mail from post office; sorts and delivers mail to City departments; meters and transports outgoing mail to post office. Receives and distributes packages to City departments including FedEx, UPS, DHL, and/or other types of deliveries. Scans and logs packages received and sent including certified mail, insured mail, delivery confirmation, and overnight/express items. Monitors and maintains postage due account and postage machine balance; requests checks to replenish postage. Stays apprised of postal rules, regulations, and changes through memberships, subscriptions, and postal representatives. Requests daily pickup of express packages including UPS, FedEx, and DHL. Reports monthly postage usage to the Finance Department. Inspects, refuels, and maintains delivery vehicle. Decision Making This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Five (5) years mailroom experience is required. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/comprehend manufacturer equipment manuals and postal rules, regulations, and rates. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, postal representatives, and vendors Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, hearing and talking frequently; sitting, fine dexterity, kneeling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls occasionally; crouching rarely. Working conditions involves occasional exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions and general driving hazards. Work Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F FLSA Status Non-Exempt Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 1/23/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 17, 2020
Part Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Cleans and maintains animal shelter facilities; provides for the health and care of animals; assists the public with reclaims, adoptions and/or other animal related matters; conducts routine clerical work; assists the vet services staff with routine procedures and performs other related duties as required. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Cleans, disinfects, and maintains animal kennels, cages, and related equipment; washes bowls, utensils, and laundry. Maintains supply inventory and stocking of facility areas with animal care supplies, including bowls, buckets, towels, litter pans, cleaning products, newspaper, leashes, carriers, and other miscellaneous items. Responsible for tools and minor equipment maintenance for drains, hoses, brushes, squeegees, sanitizing tools, dishwasher, washer, dryer, animal handling equipment, etc. Provides for the health and care, feeding, watering, bedding and bathing of animals; assists veterinary staff with routine medical procedures, preventative care and surgery preparation and procedures: administers medications, treatments, vaccinations, performs basic diagnostic tests and procedures, and monitors animal health. Responsible for observing and reporting behavior and health concerns such as aggression, illnesses, internal/external parasites, injuries, changes in behavior, appetite, water consumption, eliminations or lack thereof and overall well-being of animals being housed. Assists the public with animal interactions, adoptions, lost pets, reclaims and all other animal matters; processes adoption, reclaim and transfer paperwork; keeps inventory of animals, performs correspondence for lost/found pets, documents records, performs basic clerical tasks. Decision Making Using judgment when handing or seeking assistance for handling in special circumstances. Performing standard procedures in the absence of supervisor and seeking supervisor assistance when necessary. Dealing, approving, processing adoptions, receive and return animals from/to owners, ability ro recognize animal behavior and health concerns and report accordingly, ability to understand/ accept shelter procedures (disposition/ euthanasia). Ability to be self-sufficient and work independently. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent is required. One (1) year of customer service required. Computer Skills - learn shelter application, accurately update and maintain records. Preferred Requirements One (1) year of animal care facility work experience is preferred. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Working around animals of unknown origin, history and temperaments. Forms, vet records, computer data, adoption applications, reclaim/transfer documents. Record keeping, receipts. Money handling, move date calculation, maintaining confidential information Interacts, communicates, and provides assistance to the public regarding a variety of animal related matters; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with outside agencies, volunteers, shelter staff, co-workers and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally. Subject to standing, walking and vision constantly; sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing constantly; hearing and talking frequently; crawling rarely. Working conditions involves exposure to aggressive animals, zoonotic diseases, loud noises, hazardous chemicals, odors, hot water, and extreme weather conditions. Possible exposure to the rabies virus via animal bites/scratches (pre-exposure vaccines & booster offered at city's expense). Protective Equipment: Gloves (latex, leather, or cloth), rubber boots, ear plugs or muffs, eye protection, animal handling equipment. Work Hours Flexible hours 7 days a week, 15-19hr/wk. rotation mostly a.m. (Full 5 hour shifts of 8am-1pm on 3 weekday mornings required, occasional weekends and holidays) FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 1/23/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 15, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY First review of applications: January 22nd JOB SUMMARY Operates various types of heavy equipment used in the Transportation Division for the operation, maintenance, and construction of drainage, infrastructure. Performs underground storm drain maintenance and repairs, open channel cleaning, drainage infrastructure inspections, line locates; and performs other related duties. May be required to work in other departments of the Transportation Division including Streets or Traffic. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs manual labor for drainage improvement construction projects and drainage maintenance activities. Operates various types of heavy equipment including but not limited to dump trucks, water trucks, loaders, vacuum trucks, skid loaders, hydro-seeder, camera equipment, and street sweepers;, utilizes jack hammers, chain saws, chippers, , and other power tools. Installs and maintain erosion control BMPs such as inlet protection, rock berms, silt fence. Maintains underground storm drain system. Participates in community outreach and education activities and events. Responds to and/or investigate illicit discharge calls such as spills, dumping, and leaks. Works in confined space environments. Cleans and sweeps City streets and/or Airport roads. Trims trees and/or shrubbery. Cleans all drainage infrastructure in the right-of-way of debris. Provides traffic control for construction activities, emergencies, parades and various types of special events. Cuts and grades open channels. Uses technology such as desktop computers, tablets, smartphones to perform job duties including inspections of drainage infrastructure, timekeeping. Participates in cross training with other Transportation Division crews including Streets and Traffic Miscellaneous: Provides on-call assistance; responds to emergency situations as required. Assist other Transportation Division crews or other City departments as required. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or equivalent required. One (1) year experience operating heavy equipment or performing street, drainage, or water or wastewater utility work is required. A Class A Commercial Driver's License is required within six (6) months of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend routine maintenance documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments/personnel and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 85 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, walking, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, balancing, talking and foot controls frequently; sitting, lifting, carrying, fine dexterity, kneeling, twisting and climbing occasionally; crouching, crawling and bending rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, dust, dirt, heavy equipment, vehicle traffic, hot asphalt, hazardous chemicals/materials, and infectious diseases is involved. Utilizes personal protective equipment as required. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 1/29/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 15, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY First review of applications January 22nd 2 Vacancies Serves as Lead for Drainage Maintenance department of the Transportation Division; assists in supervising the activities of subordinate personnel; operates, inspects, and maintains various types of heavy equipment used in the maintenance of drainage, infrastructure; assists with special projects; prepares maintenance documentation in accordance with MS4 requirements; acts on behalf of the Crew Leader as required; and performs other related duties. May be required to work in other departments of the Transportation Division including Streets or Traffic. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Serves as Lead in supervising the activities of other equipment operators. Performs manual labor for drainage improvement construction projects and drainage maintenance activities. Operates various types of heavy equipment including but not limited to backhoes, bulldozers, loaders, blades, gradalls, dump trucks, water trucks, skid loaders, vacuum trucks, hydro-seeder, excavators, and sweepers; conducts daily equipment inspections; performs minor mechanical repairs. Assesses and determines types of equipment and/or materials required for maintenance, repair, or construction work. Prepares and maintains job tickets and/or other types of routine maintenance documentation. Performs inspections of drainage infrastructure, timekeeping, and work order documentation using technology such as desktop computers, tablets and smartphones. Installs and maintain erosion control BMPs such as inlet protection, rock berms, silt fence. Cuts and grades open channels. Maintains underground storm drain system. Participates in community outreach and education activities and events. Responds to and/or investigate illicit discharge calls such as spills, dumping, and leaks. Works in confined space environments. Cleans and sweeps City streets and/or Airport roads. Trims trees and/or shrubbery. Cleans all drainage infrastructure in the right-of-way of debris. Provides traffic control for construction activities, emergencies, parades and various types of special events. Performs the duties of the Crew Leader in his/her absence as required. Provides assistance in coordinating and conducting special projects. Participates in cross training with other Transportation Division crews including Streets or Traffic. Miscellaneous: Provides on-call assistance; responds to emergency situations as required. Assist other Transportation Division crews or other City departments as required. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. Decision Making This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High school diploma or equivalent required. Three (3) years' experience operating street, drainage, water or wastewater utility and/or other heavy equipment. A Class A Commercial Driver's License is required within six (6) months of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Preferred Qualifications Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CISEC) or Certified Erosion, Sediment and Stormwater Inspector (CESSWI) preferred CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to read/comprehend blue prints and routine maintenance documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, vendors, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 85 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, walking, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, balancing, talking and foot controls frequently; sitting, lifting, carrying, fine dexterity, kneeling, twisting and climbing occasionally; crouching, crawling and bending rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, dust, dirt, heavy equipment, vehicle traffic, hot asphalt, hazardous chemicals/materials, and infectious diseases is involved. Utilizes personal protective equipment as required. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F, On call FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: 1/29/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 11, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Provides legal services and advice to the City; represents the City in various legal matters; prosecutes misdemeanor cases; drafts legal documents; provides assistance to the City Attorney; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Serves as legal counsel to the City and its various departments; conducts research and provides related legal assistance and advice; represents City boards and commissions such asthe Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustments, and Historic Preservation Commission. Drafts contracts, ordinances, municipal policies, real estate documents, development agreements, economic incentive agreements and/or other types of legal documents. Participates in negotiation of these agreements with the city's management team. May be required to prosecute Class C misdemeanor cases in the Municipal Court when the prosecutor is unavailable. Meets with private entities and governmental agencies contracting with the City, property owners regarding the acquisition of land, and/or other parties regarding various legal matters. Miscellaneous: Provides assistance to and/or acts on behalf of the City Attorney as required. May assign work tasks and monitor the quality of work performed by legal support personnel. 6. Represents the City's interests in regulatory matters with state and federal agencies. Decision Making Must demonstrate effective negotiation skills. May assign work tasks to legal support personnel as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements Juris Doctorate's Degree is required. Five (5) years of progressively responsible municipal law experience is required. License to practice law issued by the Supreme Court of Texas is required. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Salary is dependent upon qualifications: salary range is $91,250 - $114,067 CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Must be able to interpret and apply laws, regulations, codes, ordinances, and statutes; must have the ability to perform sound legal research and draft various types of legal documents. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City officials and departments, board members, outside agencies, and the general public. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 15 pounds occasionally. Subject to sitting and vision constantly; handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching and foot controls occasionally; climbing rarely. Work Hours: Hours worked may exceed a traditional 40-hour workweek and include evening meetings and working on nights and weekends as necessary. FLSAStatus: Exempt Closing Date/Time: 1/24/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 11, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Under the direction of the Emergency Management Coordinator of the Office of Emergency Management, assists in the coordination of the organization and operations of the City of San Marcos Office of Emergency Management and the Emergency Management Program for the City. Assists in the development and implementation of local, state, and federally sponsored emergency management programs including emergency preparedness, training and exercises, disaster response and recovery, and may coordinate these programs with other governmental, business and industrial, community service, and volunteer organizations. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assists establishing and maintaining effective city-wide emergency preparedness program that encompass aspects of emergency management (preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation). Coordinates city-wide response, external assistance, and requested resources in the event of a disaster. The Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator supports the Emergency Management Coordinator (EMC) of the Office of Emergency Management in carrying the responsibility of coordinating the City's Emergency Operations Center(EOC). Coordinates the provision of City personnel the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during activation for emergencies and disasters. Monitors hazards and emergency and/or disaster situations . Assists in the proper implementation of emergency management plans. Assists in the development and maintenance of an essential personnel list for staffing the EOC during activations. Assists in the activation of designated response staff during times of emergency operations. Monitors and/or oversees related duties as assigned the Incident Commander or EOC Director, including development of reports (SitReps) and Incident Action (IAP) for incidents and events. Performs other emergency management functions to support the EOC during emergencies and exercises. Works outside agencies and vendors needed prior to and during disaster response and recovery periods for quick acquisition needed resources (contracts and mutual aid agreements). Assists in the coordination of the processes for emergency and disaster declarations, assists the EMC recommended activities to provide response and recovery assistance, and works closely local, state, and federal partners to ensure a coordinated to provide for the safety of the citizens and City property. Assists in the update and maintenance of the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan and associated annexes . Assists in the development and maintenance of policies and procedures for the City's responses to emergencies and disasters. Assists in identifying, obtaining, and managing grants related to Emergency Management and Homeland Security to include reporting. Monitors the implementation and related activities of grant programs, as required. Assists in the planning, conducting, and evaluating of preparedness exercises , as needed. Assists in the training of City personnel including not limited to emergency preparedness, disaster recovery, and incident command. Participates in community outreach programs provides presentations concerning All-Hazards preparedness. Assists in the development of city-wide awareness and notification programs that encourage citizen disaster preparedness. Works cooperatively with emergency management staff and City departments to maintain emergency response technology and equipment and ensure the readiness of each. Professional Development : Maintains membership(s) in emergency management- related professional associations. Participates in emergency management professional development training opportunities as needed, and attends various city, county, and state meetings relevant to emergency management. Provides City input and assistance by serving on various committees with local, regional, state, and federal government entities and/or other public agencies to ensure a coordinated multi-jurisdictional response. May be required to work nights and weekends in order to meet program needs. be able to respond to emergencies and disasters a 24-hour basis. Must be able to respond to the San Marcos city limit within 30 minutes. Performs other duties as assigned DECISION MAKING Ability to make decisions in emergency situations. Assists emergency management agenda, programs, grants, and contracts. Coordinates, supervises, and trains volunteers and EOC staff. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Commensurate combinations of education and experience may be considered. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with course work emphasis in Emergency Management, Public Safety, Public Administration, or closely related degree. 5 years of experience directly related to Emergency Management. Must possess a valid Texas driver's license with an acceptable driving record required. Completion of the following National Incident Management System (NIMS) training courses: IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, IS-800, ICS-300, ICS-400, and FEMA's Professional Development Series (PDS) certificate. Experience with Microsoft applications, WebEOC, and GIS applications PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master's degree from an accredited college or university with course work emphasis in Emergency Management, Public Safety, Non-profit Management, Public Administration, or closely related degree Experience analyzing threat and hazard data Experience planning, conducting, and evaluating exercises Experience with the grant management systems CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare plans, graphical and statistical data, and information relevant to the area of specialization. Must be able to read plans, manuals, labels, measurements, gauges, training materials, and correspondence. Maintain and create records, forms, reports, technical summaries, presentation materials, and correspondence. Intelligence: Requires the ability to prioritize tasks, to apply principles of rational and influence systems, utilize principles of conceptualization, and to exercise sound judgment in the interest of regulatory compliance and public safety. Requires the ability to utilize long-term planning principles and techniques. Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide; calculate decimals and percentages; interpret graphs; perform calculations involving variables and formulas. Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people from a variety of backgrounds in both giving and receiving instructions. Requires the ability to establish effective communication with professional, technical, and support personnel. Requires the ability to provide oral presentations. Excellent customer service skills required in serving the public and the community. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to handling, vision, hearing and talking frequently; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls occasionally; crouching and crawling rarely. Tasks require prolonged periods of visual concentration. Working conditions involve working outdoors in all weather conditions including extreme heat, humidity, cold, and precipitation. During emergencies, exposed to unsound structures, hazardous debris, and indignant citizens. Closing Date/Time: 1/30/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Jan 06, 2020
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Position is grant funded for a minimum of 3 years Position is Open Until Filled Plans, coordinates, and performs inspections pertaining to City water, wastewater, storm drain, road, and bridge construction on capital improvement projects, right of way inspections and projects associated with development. Assists Project Manager with construction administration on capital improvement projects; and inspects construction on private property for compliance with drainage and floodplain ordinances. Reviews construction plans for compliance with city and state requirements; investigates drainage complaints and provide technical assistance on inquiries from citizens and other departments; and assists the Department in keeping Technical Specification and Details current. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions Provides inspection services in relation to capital improvement and development projects: Monitors and ensures compliance with contract documents, plans, specifications, codes, regulations, ordinances, and permit requirements. Prepares and maintains project documentation including correspondence, daily reports, materials testing results, record drawings, submittals, change orders, and payment requests. Record job progress and document project issues daily. Inspects construction sites to ensure safety practices are in compliance with City standards and OSHA rules and regulations. Works with property owners and acts as a liaison between those owners and the Contractor. Verifies quantities in relation to capital improvement project payment requisitions. Conducts weekly meetings with project managers and contractors. Attends pre-construction meetings with City personnel, engineers, contractors, and utility company representatives; discusses general project details; obtains 24-hour contact information from contractors. Maintains daily communication with Project Manager. Investigates, inspects, and provides technical assistance/response to concerns regarding construction activities, drainage complaints, and floodplain ordinances; coordinates inspection activities with other City departments, contractors, consultants, and outside agencies. Participates in the preparation and review of capital improvement, public improvement and site development plans including water, wastewater, storm drain, and/or street improvements. Decision Making Ability to follow and give technical written and verbal instructions, visualize spatial relationships, interpret technical data, and to logically correlate plans for future construction with existing conditions. Monitors activities and provides technical direction to contractors and city staff.Reviews and recommends for approval contractor submittals. Creates and maintains orderly records for construction plans, inspection reports, cost estimates, construction plan review routing, drainage complaints, maps, drawings, and computer files. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum of three years inspections experience required. Water Operator/Wastewater Collection Operator licenses issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), TxDot Level 1B Roadway and OSHA Trench Safety Certifications are required within one (1) year of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Preferred Qualifications Associate's Degree in a related field is desirable. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Core Competencies Completes technical training courses as needed.Travel to other location for training. Maintains professional demeanor with city engineer, staff, and contractors. Good verbal communications. Reading various engineering manuals and texts, field notes from survey crews, maps, drawings, construction plans and specifications, contractor submittals, shop drawings and computer software instruction manuals. Writing general correspondence, engineering specifications, inspection reports, change and field orders, plan review redlines, written direction to contractors, bid forms and bid tabulations. Applies complex formulas and principles of trigonometry, algebra, and engineering calculations. Ability to follow and give technical written and verbal instructions, visualize spatial relationships, interpret technical data, and to logically correlate plans for future construction with existing conditions. Physical Demands and Working Conditions Physical requirements include lifting up to 26 pounds occasionally. Subject to fine dexterity, vision, hearing and talking constantly; sitting and reaching frequently; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, bending, foot controls occasionally; kneeling, crouching, crawling, twisting, climbing and balancing rarely. Working conditions involve frequently working outdoors in all types of weather conditions; exposure to conditions at construction sites such as dirt, dust, caustic substances, noise, heat from liquid asphalt while taking measurements; rocky and uneven terrain and heavy brush during construction inspections and site assessments. Safety Sensitive Position. Work Hours 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F, Occasional evenings and weekends FLSA Status Non-Exempt Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 31, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY This position is open until filled JOB SUMMARY Operates various types of heavy equipment used in the Transportation Division for the operation, maintenance, and construction of streets, drainage, and traffic infrastructure performs milling and paving of streets and roadways; repairs damaged sidewalks and curbs; patches potholes; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Operates various types of heavy equipment including but not limited to dump trucks, water trucks, loaders, rollers, lay down machines, power brooms, milling machines, and street sweepers; utilizes jack hammers, chain saws, chippers, bucket trucks, and other power tools. Performs manual labor for street, drainage, and traffic maintenance, operation, and construction. Prepares streets and roadways for paving; hauls, processes, and compacts road materials. Performs milling and paving of streets. Repairs damaged sidewalks and curbs; patches pot holes in roadways. Cleans and sweeps City streets and/or Airport roads. Trims trees and/or shrubbery obstructing. Cleans all infrastructure in the right-of-way of debris. Installs and repairs street signs, traffic signs, and/or other types of signs for City departments. Utilizes computerized sign machine, silkscreen, pressure sensitive sheeting, and heat activated sheeting to construct street signs. Installs various types of pavement markings in streets, cross walks, turn lanes, parking zones, fire lanes, and handicap parking areas. Participates in installing traffic lights, temporary stops for intersections, and school zone lights. Provides traffic control for construction activities, emergencies, parades and various types of special events. Assists in the installation and maintenance of traffic signs, street striping, tower lights, and windsocks at the City's Airport Cuts and shapes up ditches. Miscellaneous: Assists with surveying work. Provides on-call assistance; responds to emergency situations as required. Assist other City departments as required. Performs other related duties as assigned or required. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or equivalent required. One (1) year experience operating heavy equipment or performing street, drainage, or traffic maintenance work is required. Note: Any combination of related education, experience, certifications and licenses that will result in a candidate successfully performing the essential functions of the job will be considered. A Class A Commercial Driver's License is required within six (6) months of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend routine maintenance documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments/personnel and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 85 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision and hearing constantly; standing, walking, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, balancing, talking and foot controls frequently; sitting, lifting, carrying, fine dexterity, kneeling, twisting and climbing occasionally; crouching, crawling and bending rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, dust, dirt, heavy equipment, vehicle traffic, hot asphalt, hazardous chemicals/materials, and infectious diseases is involved. Utilizes personal protective equipment as required. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Dec 03, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Conducts a variety of maintenance work related to the support of the City's wastewater lift stations, water production stations, pressure stations, water storage tanks, SCADA system, and reclaim station controls; diagnoses and repairs system and/or equipment issues; assists in monitoring facilities and stations for regulatory compliance; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Conducts daily inspections and adjustments on instrumentation and control systems used to monitor and/or operate the City's Wastewater Treatment facility, water production stations, pressure stations, water storage tanks, wastewater lift stations, and reclaim stations; performs functional testing, routine maintenance, and preventative care for electronic control equipment; calibrates and configures control on electronic equipment; diagnoses and repairs malfunctioning recording and transmitting devices; repairs piping, tubing, and brackets; welds brackets and supports as required. Installs and/or modifies instrumentation and control systems; monitors for proper operation and conformance with plans and specifications; modifies design and change control circuits; implements/modifies computer software programs for data logging and control; provides direction for outside contractors, engineers, and vendors regarding installation and/or specialized control systems maintenance; inspects contractor/vendor installations for compatibility and functionality. Monitors inventory levels; assists in the preparation of requisitions; purchase required materials, parts, and services; updates the asset management system; reviews system reports for pending work orders, backlogged work requests, and preventative maintenance schedules; monitors the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. Prepares schematics; maintains records of installed system parameters and control logic; documents system changes, performance, and failures. Miscellaneous: Provides assistance in monitoring/maintaining facility inventory. Maintains assigned departmental vehicle and equipment. Attends and participates in meetings as required. Performs other related duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or equivalent required. Two (2) years technical training in electronic maintenance is required. Two (2) years experience in the maintenance of process instrumentation and control equipment is required. Experience programming PLC ladder logic is required. Class "D" water or Class I wastewater certification within two (2) years employment. Level II Wastewater Collections, Class C Distribution Water Treatment, or Class C Surface Water Treatment certifications are required within four (4) years of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Required to perform after hours standby duties Must be able to respond within 1 hour for emergency calls. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend regulations, building/electrical codes, schematics, work orders, equipment/repair manuals and maintenance documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments and personnel, outside agencies, contractors, vendors, and the general public. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, bending, climbing, balancing and foot/hand controls occasionally; crawling and twisting rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, machinery with moving parts, electrical currents, hazardous chemicals, safety situations, elevated working conditions and infectious diseases. Utilizes personal protective equipment as required. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: 1/24/2020 11:59 PM Central
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Nov 01, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Housing and Community Development Manager, the Housing Coordinator provides community development services for the following U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development programs: Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR), HOME Investment Partnership Program, and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). Position will remain open until filled ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Facilitates community outreach for Community Development Programs. Determines Applicant Eligibility for the HOME program, CDBG-DR, and CDBG programs. Provides on-going case management including the determination of type of assistance and appropriate level of assistance, and provision of assistance for applicants through the conclusion of the applicant's case. Prepares and submits environmental reviews. Procures pre-construction and construction contractors. Conducts oversight of construction contractors. Prepares and completes all required federal reporting. Utilizes the HUD IDIS system for performance reporting. Collects, analyzes data and prepares weekly, quarter, and annual progress reports. Supports the operations of the CDBG-DR and CDBG programs. Performs Community Initiative related activities as assigned. DECISION MAKING Ability to use education and experience to implement the HOME program, CDBG-DR activities, and CDBG activities in accordance with federal laws and regulations. Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks for the, HOME, CDBG-DR, and CDBG. Ability to utilize judgement in determining eligible applicants, determining type of assistance and appropriate levels of assistance for applicants, coordinating contractors and providing relocation benefits, procurement of contractors, construction contractor management, analyzing and preparing reports. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Sociology, Business, or closely related field. Two (2) years of work experience in community development. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES: Working knowledge of HOME Investment Partnership Program, Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR), and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City officials/departments, applicants, contractors, community groups, and the public. Knowledge of computer hardware and software programs and federal Internet applications. Physical Demands AND Working Conditions: Physical requirements include lifting up to 30 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting and walking frequently; lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, balancing, hearing, talking and foot controls; kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting and climbing rarely. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 28, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY Job Summary Responsible for performing inspection of residential and commercial construction for compliance with adopted building codes including: building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical codes; as well as, city ordinances and state laws. The main goal of this position is to protect the health and safety of the community while supporting an efficient City permitting system. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING Essential Functions 1.Conducts Inspection of Residential & Commercial Construction Projects and Special Situations: Conducts field inspections of building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems for compliance with appropriate codes, regulations and approved plans/specifications. Inspects alterations and additions to existing buildings to ensure conformity with approved building codes. Through Inspection Anywhere web-based system, tracks and maintains data and detailed results on completed inspections, complaints and violations. 2. Completes Residential and Commercial Building Plan Review, as needed: Through the MyPermitNow web-based system, evaluates and completes construction plans/specifications for compliance with city, state and federal codes, and international building codes. Identifies and interprets non-compliance concerns in plans and specifications; specifies plans or actions necessary to bring plans into regulatory compliance. 3. Investigates Complaints and Assesses Violations: Inspects existing structures, as assigned, to determine if unsafe or illegal conditions exist in coordination with the Neighborhood Enhancement Division. May investigate complaints regarding non-building code city ordinance violations. May issue notices or citations to correct code violations where warranted. Testifies in court regarding violations as needed. 4. Participates in continuing education, professional development and building trade organizations as approved by Supervisor. 5. Miscellaneous: Assist general public regarding the processes relating to construction and code requirements. Supports the success of the building permitting process from application to certificate of occupancy issuance. Subject to call out for emergency and after hours inspections. Performs other related duties as assigned. DECISION MAKING This position works under general supervision. Ability to understand and successfully contribute to the building permit process. Ability to exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to draw sound conclusions from prepared analysis and recommend code changes. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) Minimum Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent required. Valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record is required. Three years directly related experience in building inspection or five years of experience in general construction or building trades including reading plans. International Code Council (ICC) certification as Residential Combination Inspector and/or Commercial Combination Inspector or the ability to obtain within two years of employment. Licensed Journeyman or Master Plumber and/or Texas State Plumbing Inspector License or the ability to obtain within one year of employment OR Licensed Journeyman or Master Electrician with the ability to obtain Texas State Plumbing Inspector License within two years of employment. Consideration will be given to applicants who would qualify as an Inspector Trainee and possess minimum qualifications with the ability to obtain Texas State Plumbing Inspector license within two years of employment. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Two years of college or technical training in construction, blue print reading, architecture or a related field is desirable. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Ability to read codes, ordinances, plans, engineering reports, legal documents, computer, permits, signs, plans, specifications, schematics, various forms. Ability to operate computers, utilize electronic technology, write correspondence, reports, and legal documents. Performs abstract reasoning to analyze information gathered from inspection and determine code violations; interprets code and applies to specific situations. Good verbal communication skills to deal effectively with the public and other professionals. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers. Ability to enforce codes and ordinances impartially, tactfully and firmly. Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with minimal direction. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and the ability to navigate multistory stairways at construction sites. Subject to vision constantly; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, handling, fine dexterity, hearing and talking; pushing/pulling, reaching, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing and foot controls occasionally. Working conditions involve work inside/outside during all types weather; in extreme temperatures, in attics; during mechanical inspections, mechanical room temperature can be below 0 degrees in freezer unit or above 100 degrees in unconditioned space; potential for exposure to hazards such as paint and solvent sprays, asbestos, carbon monoxide, freon, dust, fiberglass, paint, methane gas; scaffolding; electrical hazards from high voltage and energized wire; high noise level around heavy equipment, compressors, mechanical rooms and saws; eye hazards around welding. Safety Sensitive Position. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
San Marcos, TX San Marcos, Texas, United States
Oct 08, 2019
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY JOB SUMMARY Under the supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer, the Engineer in Training coordinates and conducts a variety of project management functions in support of the City's HUD CDBG-DR & MIT Program consisting of multiple flood and drainage infrastructure projects funded through federal, state and local funds. Duties include collaboration with other City departments in the identification, design and construction of projects; performing plan reviews; preparing various types of engineering/project records and documentation; and performing other duties relative to area of assignment. POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Conducts a variety of engineering activities related to City's CDBG-DR & MIT Program: Ensures standard engineering practices and inclusion of appropriate documentation on various reports and design projects. Evaluates alternatives, resolves technical issues and interfaces with other engineering disciplines. Performs engineering interpretation of specifications and drawings, recommending and documenting design modifications, and coordinating with the design team. Resolves questions, plans, coordinates, and executes work in a safe, timely, cost effective and compliant manner. Assists with management of design and construction contracts and monitors compliance. Maintains project schedules in Microsoft project, prepares exhibits using GIS, CAD and other software products. Prepares cost estimates and performs field investigations, and construction oversight. Assist with internal and external public awareness efforts through community presentations and assists in preparation of formal presentations to the City Council, Planning and Zoning Board, Neighborhood, University, TXDOT, County, State and Federal agencies. Provides engineering support; contributes to the development and maintenance of standard construction details; develops/assists in maintaining technical specifications for CIP and Public Improvement Projects. Contributes to master planning for floodplain, drainage and stormwater services throughout the City. Performs other routine and/or specialized duties relative to area of assignment as required. DECISION MAKING Must be able to set goals and objectives with City clients and provide the client a can do approach. Must master the art of focused listening and allow the client the time to understand how the project will be managed as well as resolve any problems that may develop during the project. Ability to prioritize workload. Manages assigned engineering projects, consultants and/or programs. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related field EIT certificate required. 2 years engineering experience. Able to use AutoCad CADD Must possess a valid Class C Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record. Able to use word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Familiarity with CADD, ARCGIS, Microsoft Project and various modeling programs is desirable. Familiarity with state and federal funding programs for disaster recovery. Ability to review CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES Must be able to read/comprehend regulations, municipal codes, technical specifications, reference manuals, budgets, contracts, and project/engineering documentation. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required. Must be motivated, punctual and be able to communicate and proactively provide information effectively and listen to the other team members. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Physical requirements include lifting up to 25 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; fine dexterity, hearing and talking frequently; standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling; reaching, balancing and foot controls; kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting and climbing rarely. Working conditions involve exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, vehicle traffic, general construction hazards, heavy equipment, and open trenches when visiting job sites. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of San Marcos, Texas San Marcos, TX, USA
Mar 14, 2019
Full Time
Assists in providing administrative direction to the planning, building, CDBG, and permitting divisions, as well as planning and zoning, subdivision development, land use planning, code interpretation, CDBG monitoring, and workforce housing. Performs City planning and zoning functions, responds to citizen inquiries and complaints, reviews plans and plats submitted to the City for approval for conformity with Master Plan and zoning ordinances, and reviews and develops long-range planning reports. Assists with the preparation and administration of the budget for planning, building, and CDBG divisions. Assists with interviews, selections, training, and evaluating subordinate departmental personnel.  Confers with and advises architects, builders, attorneys, contractors, engineers, and the general public regarding City development policies and procedures. Consults with, conducts studies for, answers questions from, and makes presentations and recommendations to the Planning and Zoning Commission, City Council, Zoning Board of Adjustments, Construction Standard Board of Adjustments, Historic Preservation Commission, and other governmental and private sector organizations and groups. Assists in conducting surveys and making statistical analyses of data collected.