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Class A Electric Lineman
Police Officer

Class A Electric Lineman
The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for two Class A Lineman positions. Applications may be obtained at the Personnel Dept. at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio Street, during normal business hours or online at Benefits include a 20 year retirement plan (City matches 2 to 1), employee medical/life/dental insurance, sick/vacation leave, 12 paid holidays and deferred compensation. Position is Non-Exempt Pay Grade with a hiring range of
$ 20.00 to $ 24.00 per hour DOQ.

Position requires a minimum of 5 years experience, able to climb poles or specialize in underground locates, operate digger truck, bucket truck and back yard machine and job knowledge in the following areas: reading, connecting/disconnecting electric meters, framing, installation and construction of distribution overhead and underground power lines and installation/maintenance of street lights. Do over-head, underground and secondary terminations. Hands on work on energized power line circuits and secondary lines. Trim trees away from high voltage and secondary power lines. Trouble shoots electrical power outages; switch feeders from various locations within the power system to minimize customer outages. Accurately complete daily tracking, mileage and other routine paper work and knowledge of basic computer (word/ excel). Must have knowledge of three phase and single phase over-head and underground transformer installations. Must be able to be on 24 hour call out and be able to respond within 25 minutes to the trouble call site or warehouse. Due to safety capacity limitations of service work bucket truck, combined personal weight, materials and tools cannot exceed 300 pounds. High school diploma or G E D required. Must have valid Texas Operator's License and must be able to obtain Texas CDL License within 90 days of hire. Non-smoking environment.

Applications accepted until position filled.

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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Police Officer
The City of Lockhart will be holding a Civil Service Exam for POLICE OFFICER on Saturday, December 17, 2016. The results of this exam will be used to create an eligibility list.

Starting Salary: $20.97hr and advancing to $21.52hr after one year. Possibilities for additional pay include: certification pay, educational pay, longevity pay, assignment pay for Detectives & FTO, & shift differential pay. Uniforms provided-uniform allowance provided for detectives. Benefits include: 3 weeks vacation leave annually, 3 weeks sick leave annually, 12 paid holidays, 1 personal holiday, retirement, life insurance, & health insurance. Basic Peace Officer TCOLE certification or able to obtain TCOLE certification by February 1, 2017 required.

For application packets contact City Hall, 308 West San Antonio Street, Lockhart, Texas, 78644 or via phone at (512) 398-3461. Application packets are also available by selecting the "Police Officer Application Packet" below.

Application Deadline: December 13, 2016.

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Class A Electric Lineman