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

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  • Lockhart, Texas, is conveniently located 25 miles from Austin, 48 miles from San Antonio, and just 15 miles east of San Marcos off Interstate 35. It covers 15.6 square miles and is the county seat of Caldwell County. Lockhart is easily accessible via Highway 183, the 130 Tollway, or Interstate 10 from anywhere in Texas. Lockhart’s 14,700 residents enjoy convenient access to the amenities and attractions of a large city in a welcoming, small-town environment that is free from the hassles of big city life. Great schools, low crime, no traffic congestion, and excellent fire, police, and EMS protection make it an ideal setting for families.

    The City of Lockhart is a home rule municipality operating under a council-manager form of government. The City Council is comprised of seven members, including the Mayor. Lockhart’s Development Services Department houses two major functions: the Planning Division and the Inspections Division. The Building Official is part of the Inspections Division, which also includes code enforcement for violations of property maintenance code, such as overgrown lots, litter, stagnant water, discarded appliances and furniture, junk vehicles, and unsecured or vacant buildings.

    Reporting directly to the City Manager, the Building Official enforces and ensures compliance with building codes and ordinances pertaining to electrical, plumbing, mechanical, gas, energy, fire, and building construction codes for the City. This position is also responsible for conducting inspections and serving as the Chief Code Enforcement Officer.

    The City of Lockhart seeks a flexible, high-energy person to serve as the new Building Official. This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, plus five years of experience as a Code Enforcement Officer, Building Inspector, or in related work. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

    Candidates should have the following licenses and certifications:

    • Plumbing Inspector’s License and Code Enforcement License by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation are required or able to obtain.
    • Certifications to inspect electrical, plumbing, mechanical, gas, and building construction issued from International Code Council (ICC) preferred or ability to obtain.
    • Building Plans Review certification from International Code Council (ICC) preferred, or able to obtain within one year of employment.
    • Valid Texas driver’s license and a good driving record.

    The City of Lockhart offers a competitive annual salary range of $65,048 to $97,573, based on experience and qualifications.

    For more information on this position contact:

    Kevin Hugman, Senior Vice President
    Strategic Government Resources
    KevinHugman@GovernmentResource.com
    940-257-8888

  • The City of Lockhart is seeking dependable, honest, and caring individuals for full-time employment as Animal Shelter Attendant/ACO. Candidate must be self motivated and be able to work without direct supervision. Must be 18 years of age, High School diploma or GED, Valid Texas Operator’s license with a good driving record & have good customer relations skills. Knowledge of animals and diseases of animals preferred. Must be able to be on call and work weekends and holidays. Must be able to attend and successfully complete Animal Control Officer Certification course, Euthanization and CEU Courses as they become available as a condition of employment. Salary starts at $13.05 per hour. Job includes cleaning the animal shelter and caring for the animals. Application and Job Description available at City Hall, 308 W San Antonio St, Lockhart, 78644 or www.lockhart-tx.org . Position open until filled. The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    Job Description -  Animal Shelter Attendant/ACO

     

    Employment Application

     

     

  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications from qualified applicants for a Sanitation Worker I position. Position involves working on the brush truck and performing other physically demanding tasks including but not limited to cutting brush, trees, putting out barricades/signs, flagging traffic, cleaning drainage ditches/manholes, fence construction, mowing, weed eater operations and other physically demanding duties as assigned. Applicants must have a current valid Class C Texas Driver’s License. Successful applicants must pass a physical that is paid for by the city. The starting hourly wage is $ 13.05 or more depending on experience and work history. Benefits include health and dental insurance, paid holidays; vacation/sick leave benefits and membership in the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

     

    Applications may be picked up at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart, Tx, (512) 398-3461 or online at www.lockhart-tx.org. Position is open until filled. The City of Lockhart is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

     

    Job Description - Sanitation Worker I

     

    Employment Application 

     

  • The City of Lockhart is seeking a dependable, highly motivated individual to fill the position of a Full-time Cashier/Customer Service Representative. Employee will be responsible for all customer transactions, answer customer inquiries and update customer records as needed, accept utility service applications, permits and business licenses and miscellaneous City accounts receivables and perform other duties as assigned. Qualification requirements include: HS Diploma or GED; 2 years cash handling required; billing & accounts receivable experience preferred; proficient in Microsoft Office applications; must be able to type 40 WPM; 10-key by touch; must be able to keep customer information confidential and deter identity theft. Starting pay: $13.83 hr. An equal opportunity employer.

     

    Applications may be picked up at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart, Tx, (512) 398-3461 or online at www.lockhart-tx.org.

     

    Application deadline: Open until filled.

     

    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 - Cashier/Customer Service Representative

     

    Employment Application

     

     

  • Senior Planner – Full-time salaried professional position with competitive benefits in the City of Lockhart, Planning Department, under the direction of the City Planner. Supporting or primary responsibility for providing information to the public and other City departments, administering and enforcing ordinances, reviewing site plans and subdivision plats, reviewing certificate for alteration applications, 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. Provides support to the Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, and/or historical Preservation Commission as assigned. Candidates should have at least a bachelor’s degree in planning, geography, architecture, or closely related discipline, plus a minimum of two years of experience (one year of experience with a masters degree). Excellent oral, written, and graphics communication skills, general knowledge of municipal planning functions and geographic information systems (ESRI ArcGIS), ability to attend evening commission and board meetings, and a valid Texas driver’s license, are required. Experience with Adobe, Google, and Microsoft applications is also required. Pay range of $51,524 - $77,287 annually, 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. 2270. The job description and application may be downloaded at www.lockhart-tx.org.

    Open until filled.

    The City of Lockhart is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Job Description - Senior Planner

     

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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 $17.46 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 the position of Parks Worker I. Applicants must have valid Texas driver’s license, High School diploma or G.E.D. preferred. Duties include driving, lawn, shrub and tree maintenance, and other related outdoor duties. The pay range is $12.31 - $15.39 per hour depending on qualifications & experience. The city offers a 20-year full retirement plan, medical insurance, sick/vac. leave, 12 paid holidays.

     

    Applications may be obtained at City Hall, Personnel office, 308 W. San Antonio St., M-F, 8am-5pm or online at www.lockhart-tx.org.   The City of Lockhart is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

     

    Position is open until filled.

     

    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 - Parks Worker I

     

    Employment Application

  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for a Parks and Recreation Director. This position performs a variety of complex professional and administrative work to maintain and improve the City’s parks, cemetery, pool, natural resources, and related facilities as well as develop and expand recreational programs and opportunities. This position requires bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation, or related field. Three years of parks and recreation experience in a governmental setting is preferred.

     

    Benefits include a 20-year full retirement under the Texas Municipal Retirement System, employee health insurance, 13 holidays, and standard sick/vacation leave. 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. The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position open until filled.

     

    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 - Parks and Recreation Director

     

    Employment Application

     

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

 

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