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Assistant Building Official
Associate Planner
Electrical Distribution Superintendent
Street Crew Foreman
Water / Wastewater System Operator

Assistant Building Official
The City of Lockhart is accepting job applications until filled for the position of Assistant Building Official. Depending on qualifications and experience the starting wage will be $ 17.89 to $24.11 per hour.

The City of Lockhart provides employee health insurance, sick and vacation leave, holiday pay, and offers a 20 year full retirement through the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

Minimum requirements include the certifications to inspect building, electric, plumbing, gas, and mechanical trades in accordance with adopted codes including local variances for residential, multi-family, and commercial construction. Plan review experience referred. Must obtain code enforcement officer certification within 12 months of hire.

Applications and the job description may be obtained and turned in at City Hall, Personnel Dept., 308 W San Antonio Street, Lockhart, Texas, 78644, during normal business hours or obtained off the City website at www.lockhart-tx.org.

The City of Lockhart is an equal opportunity employer.

To view a complete job description of this position, please select the appropriate job description from the far right column of this page. The job description that includes the applicant's signature on the last page must be submitted with the Application for Employment.

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Associate Planner
Full-time professional position with competitive benefits in the City of Lockhart, Planning Department, under the direction of the City Planner. Supporting or primary responsibility in providing information to the public and other City departments, coordinating community engagement, administering and enforcing ordinances, reviewing site plans and subdivision plats, preparing staff reports and ordinance amendments, researching and writing grant proposals, participating in site inspections and evening meetings, and assisting with a wide range of special projects and routine departmental functions, including cross-training with other positions in the department. Candidates should have at least a bachelor's degree in planning, geography, landscape architecture, civil engineering, or closely related discipline, plus a minimum of one year of experience (no experience is required with a masters degree). Excellent oral, written, and graphics communication skills, general knowledge of municipal planning functions and geographic information systems, and a valid Texas driver's license, are required. Experience with ESRI ArcGIS and Adobe Creative Suite software is desired. Nonsmoker preferred. The hourly wage is $15.09 to $23.43 per hour ($31,387 - $48,734), with the maximum authorized starting amount being $19.26 per hour ($40,061), depending on qualifications and experience. Interested persons should apply to the Personnel Department, City of Lockhart, 308 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart, TX 78644, 512-398-3461, ext. 227. The job description and application form may be downloaded by clicking on the Job Postings link at www.lockhart-tx.org. Open until filled. The City of Lockhart is an equal opportunity employer.

To view a complete job description of this position, please select the appropriate job description from the far right column of this page. The job description that includes the applicant's signature on the last page must be submitted with the Application for Employment.

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Electrical Distribution Superintendent
The City of Lockhart, Texas, is accepting until filled applications for the position of Electric Distribution Superintendent.

Applications are available on line at www.lockhart-tx.org or at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio St during normal business hours. Only experienced applicants need apply.

The City of Lockhart offers a 20 year retirement plan, employee health insurance coverage, and normal personal leave benefits.

The annual salary range is $43,763 to $71.344 depending on qualifications and experience.

The City of Lockhart is an equal opportunity employer.

To view a complete job description of this position, please select the appropriate job description from the far right column of this page. The job description that includes the applicant's signature on the last page must be submitted with the Application for Employment.

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Street Crew Foreman
The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for the position of Street Crew Foreman. Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio St., in the Personnel Department, during normal business hours. Position open until filled.

Applicants must possess a valid Texas Operators license Class B CDL and must have a good driving record; Applicant must live within 25 minutes of City Limits of Lockhart for timely response to public emergencies. Experience in operating light & heavy equipment; in street/road and drainage/storm repair and maintenance; supervising crews and managing projects. Knowledge of pavement preservation & maintenance the properties of road building & maintenance materials such as: Emulsified Asphalts, Cutback Asphalt, Modified Asphalt cements, Black base & Limestone base material. Must be skilled in use of Level & grade rods for determining grades. Must have High School diploma or GED.

Successful applicant must pass DOT physical and drug-alcohol test. If hired, will be subject to random drug-alcohol testing. At times, this position requires working before and after normal work hours. The starting wage is $12.84 hr. depending on experience and qualifications. Benefits include free health and dental insurance for the employee, paid holidays; vacation/sick leave benefits and membership in the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To view a complete job description of this position, please select the appropriate job description from the far right column of this page. The job description that includes the applicant's signature on the last page must be submitted with the Application for Employment.



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Water / Wastewater System Operator
The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for the position of Water/Wastewater System Operator. Prefer experience in construction of water and sewer utilities, mechanical abilities, operate various types of equipment; backhoe, dump truck, sewer pressure washing equipment, sewer main video camera, water main tapping tools, underground bore equipment. Must be available for on call duty and be able to respond within 25 minutes to the call site or warehouse. The applicant shall have a High School Diploma or GED, valid Texas Drivers License, possess or obtain within 18 months of employment water/wastewater license from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Pay range $10.46-$13.13 per hr. DOQ. Apply at City Hall, Personnel Office 308 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart, TX. Position open until filled, non-smoking environment. The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

To view a complete job description of this position, please select the appropriate job description from the far right column of this page. The job description that includes the applicant's signature on the last page must be submitted with the Application for Employment.

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Job Descriptions
Assistant Building Official

Associate Planner

Electrical Distribution Superintendent

Water/Wastewater System Operator

Street Crew Foreman