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Assistant Building Official
Chief of Police
Class A Electric Lineman
Economic Development Director

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 $ 23.00 to $27.00 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.


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Chief of Police
The City of Lockhart seeks qualified applicants to be considered for the position of Police Chief until Friday, September 23, 2016. The job description and application are available on the City's website www.lockhart-tx.org or at City Hall. Only qualified applicants need to apply. Applications may be submitted to the City of Lockhart, Attention: City Manager, P O Box 239, Lockhart, Texas 78644, or delivered to 308 W. San Antonio Street during normal business hours. Applications must be received by the deadline or they will not be considered.

The City of Lockhart provides employee health insurance, standard sick/vacation and holiday leaves along with a double match by the City in the Texas Municipal Retirement System under a 20 year full retirement eligibility program. The salary, $74,360 or more will be negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.

Lockhart has an estimated population of 13,500 and is located approximately 25 miles south of Austin and 65 miles north of San Antonio. The Civil Service police force has a captain, two lieutenants, four sergeants, and 19 patrol officers. The Police Chief also is responsible for the Communications Division, also known as a 911 call center.

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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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 www.lockhart-tx.org. 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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Economic Development Director
Directs and coordinates economic development department focusing on recruitment of new commercial, industrial, and retail businesses, and on retention and expansion of existing businesses.

Reports to the LEDC President which is the City Manager; works closely with LEDC board to achieve goals; supervises one assistant; works with local businesses and groups to promote all aspects of economic development in Lockhart; must have skills to train and motivate staff members; must have good communication skills and be able to speak publicly focusing on presentations and reports related to economic development and the Lockhart community.

Prefer bachelor's degree in Economics, Marketing, or related field with Economic Development Training; prefer 5 years of experience with Economic Development Corporation Sales Tax Law in Texas; also prefer Certified Economic Development status.

Benefits include a 20 year full retirement under the Texas Municipal Retirement System, employee health insurance, 13 holidays, standard sick/vacation leave, and a vehicle allowance. Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

Applications and job description may be obtained on the City website at (www.lockhart-tx.org) or at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio St, Lockhart, Texas 78644 and will be received at City Hall until the position is filled.

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
Chief of Police

Economic Development Director

Assistant Building Official

Class A Electric Lineman