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Assistant Building Official
Class A Lineman
Class I Lineman
Fire Chief
Police Officer
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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Class A Lineman
The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for the position of an A- Class Lineman. Applications may be obtained at the Personnel Dept. at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio Street, during normal business hours. Benefits include a 20 year retirement plan, 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 $ 16.87 to $ 21.59 per hour DOQ.

Position requires 4-7 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 Operatorís 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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Class I Lineman
The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for the position of Lineman Class- I. Applications may be obtained at the Personnel Dept. at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio Street, during normal business hours. Benefits include a 20 year retirement plan, 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 $13.14 to $16.67 per hour DOQ.

Position requires 3 -4 years experience, able to climb poles 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. Completes daily tracking sheets, vehicle inspection sheets, and any other routine paper work and have basic computer skills. Have knowledge of three phase, single phase overhead 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 body weight, materials and tools cannot exceed 300 pounds. Must have High school diploma or G.E.D., valid Texas Operator's License and must be able to obtain Texas CDL License within 90 days of hire. Non-smoking environment. Position opened until 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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Fire Chief
The City of Lockhart (approx 13,000 pop) is accepting employment applications for the position of Fire Chief until December 23, 2014, at 308 W. San Antonio Street, Lockhart, Texas, 78644. This position also serves as the City's Emergency Operations Coordinator.

The department currently has 16 civil service positions and one part-time non-civil service position.

The pay range for this position is between
$ 58,848 and $ 72,987 depending on qualifications and experience.

The City of Lockhart provides free health insurance for all full time employees, membership in a 20 year full retirement system with the City contributing twice the employee amount towards retirement, 13 paid holidays, and the standard sick and vacation benefits.

Questions may be directed to Vance Rodgers, City Manager, at vrodgers@lockhart-tx.org.

The City of Lockhart is equal opportunity employer.

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 link below.

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Police Officer
POLICE OFFICER
The City of Lockhart will be holding a Civil Service Exam for POLICE OFFICER on Saturday, January 10, 2015. The results of this exam will be used to create an eligibility list.

Starting Salary: $19.97hr and advancing to $20.52hr after one year. No experience or certification required. For select applicants, the City of Lockhart is currently offering the opportunity to receive paid cadet salary ($16hr) and tuition expenses while gaining TCLEOSE certification. Certain conditions apply.

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 link below.

Application Deadline: January 6, 2015.


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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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FIRE CHIEF APPLICATION PACKET

POLICE OFFICER APPLICATION PACKET



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Employment Application (DO NOT use this application for Police Officer).






Job Descriptions
Fire Chief

Class A Lineman

Class I Lineman

Assistant Building Official

Water/Wastewater System Operator