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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, Texas, is accepting applications from qualified applicants for the position of Public Information Officer. Position open until filled. First review of applications beginning on: December 8, 2020.

     

    With a population of 14,148 and known as the “BBQ Capital of Texas,” Lockhart is located 25 miles from Austin and just 15 miles from San Marcos. It is easily accessible via Highway 183 and SH 130 Tollway. The City has 145 employees and operates under a council-manager form of government. The Public Information Officer reports to the City Manager and is responsible for establishing and maintaining external and internal communications which include media relations, publicity, fostering civic involvement and heightening awareness for City activities, services and programs. This position serves as general support to all departments by promoting and organizing informative activities that benefit the community.

     

    Minimum education requirement: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Relations or related field OR any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

     

    Experience requirement: Prefer 2 years of relevant experience in journalism and public relations.

     

    Salary: Compensation commensurate with experience. City benefits include vacation and sick leave accumulation, thirteen paid holidays, employee health insurance, and a 20-year full retirement plan in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with the City contributing 12% and the employee 6%.

     

    The job description and application may be obtained on line from the City website: www.lockhart-tx.org or at City Hall, 308 W. San Antonio Street, Lockhart, Texas, 78644, during normal business hours. The City of Lockhart is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Job Description - Public Information Officer

     

    Employment Application

  • Animal Shelter Attendant (Part-Time) The City of Lockhart is seeking a self-motivating, honest; dependable, and caring individual for part-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 $11.95 - $14.94 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.  The City of Lockhart is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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

     

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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

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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