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See City of Lockhart's job postings below by selecting the position(s) of your choice. 

Job Descriptions and Application:

  • POLICE OFFICER – immediate openings!

    $5,000 HIRING INCENTIVE for certified TCOLE peace officers!  Certain conditions apply.

    The City of Lockhart will be holding a Civil Service Exam for POLICE OFFICER on Saturday, August 22, 2020.   Applicants must be certified as a TCOLE Basic Peace Officer or expect to obtain TCOLE certification by October 1, 2020.

    Starting Salary: $23.76hr and advancing to $24.38hr after one year.  Possibilities for additional pay include:  certification pay, educational pay, longevity pay, assignment pay for Detectives, FTO, Bailiff Warrant Officer, and SRO, & 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.

    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 online by selecting the link below.

    Application Deadline:  August 19, 2020


    Police Officer Application Packet

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    The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for the position of Telecommunicator (dispatch).  Person will take both Emergency and Non-Emergency calls for the City, Fire, Police, and EMS. Applicants must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.  Dispatching experience preferred. Shift work. Extensive background check. Starting salary is $15.35 per hour.


    Applications may be obtained at City Hall, Personnel Office, 308 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart, TX Monday-Friday 8am-5pm or online at www.lockhart-tx.org Position is open until filled. The City of Lockhart is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.


    The job description that includes the applicant's signature on the last page must be submitted with the Application for Employment. Select a link below to view the job description or to download the employment application:


    Job Description - Telecommunicator


    Employment Application

  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for Class A Lineman.  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 $ 29.36 to $ 35.54 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.  The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


    Applications accepted until position filled.


    Job Description - Class A Lineman


    Employment Application


If you have any questions regarding the position(s) listed above, please contact Bertha Parra, Personnel Administrator, at (512) 398-3461, ext. 227.


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