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

Job Descriptions and Application:

  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for the position of Mechanic.

     

    Applicants must possess a valid Texas Driver’s license; must have a good driving record; high school diploma or GED, five year of related experience, additional experience working on vehicles and electrical systems preferred.  The Mechanic reports to the Lead Mechanic; preforms preventative maintenance, diagnosis, and repairs on City fleet vehicles and equipment.  Performs minor repairs, lubricates and services part and components, repairs and balances tires, picks up parts, cleans vehicles, equipment, and work areas.

     

    Successful applicant must pass post offer physical.  Pay range:  $16.97 hr - $21.22hr depending on experience and qualifications.  Benefits include health and dental insurance, paid holidays; vacation/sick leave benefits and membership in the Texas Municipal Retirement System.

     

    Position is open until filled.

     

    The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    Job Description - Mechanic 

     

    Employment Application 

     

     

  •  POLICE OFFICER – immediate openings!

    $10,000 HIRING INCENTIVE for currently certified TCOLE peace officers!  Certain conditions apply.

    The City of Lockhart will be holding a Civil Service Exam for POLICE OFFICER on July 18, 2024.  The results of this exam will be used to create an eligibility list.     

    Starting Salary: $29.14hr and advancing to $29.90hr after one year. Lateral entry pay available for previous certified peace officer experience.  Possibilities for additional pay include:  certification pay, education 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. No experience or certification required. For select applicants, the City of Lockhart is currently offering the opportunity to receive paid cadet salary ($22.23hr) and tuition expenses while gaining TCOLE certification. Certain conditions apply.

    For application packets contact the City Administration Building, 105 S. Colorado  Street, Lockhart, Texas, 78644 or via phone at (512) 398-3461. Application packets are also available by selecting the link below.

      The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Application Deadline:  July 15, 2024.

     

    Police Officer Application Packet

     

     

  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for the position of Telecommunicator (dispatch).  Will train, no experience required.  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 $22.16 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

     

  • Animal Shelter Attendant - Part-time AND Full-time positions available:   The City of Lockhart is seeking a self-motivating, honest; dependable, and caring individual for full-time employment as an Animal Shelter Attendant.  Schedule includes weekends and weekdays.  Candidate must be self-motivated and able to work without direct supervision.  Must be 18 years of age, High School diploma or GED.  Knowledge of animals and diseases of animals preferred.  Must have good customer relation skills.  Salary range $13.44 - $16.81 per hour.  Job includes cleaning the animal shelter and caring for the animals. 

     

    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.  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 - Animal Shelter Attendant

     

    Employment Application 

     

     

     

  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for Class A Electric Lineman. Applications are available at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio Street 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.  $32.21 - $48.32 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.  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.

     

    Position 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 - Class A Lineman

     

    Employment Application

     

     

  • The City of Lockhart is accepting applications for Water/Wastewater System Operator.  Prefer experience in construction of water and sewer utilities, mechanical abilities, operate various types of equipment; 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 $15.10 - $18.88 per hr. DOQ.  Apply at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio St., Lockhart, TX. or at www.lockhart-tx.org   

     

    Position 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 - Water / Wastewater System Operator

     

    Employment Application

If you have any questions regarding the position(s) listed above, please contact Amelia Chavarria, Personnel Specialist, at (512) 398-3461, ext. 2270.

 

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