City of Grand Prairie

  • 318 W Main St, Grand Prairie, TX 75050, Grand Prairie, TX 75050, United States

The City of Grand Prairie, Texas, is centrally located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metropolitan area. With a population of 184,620, Grand Prairie is the 15th largest city in Texas and in the top 150 nationwide. The City has approximately 1,700 employees.

Named 10th Safest Major City in Texas (of 34 cities with 100,000 or more population) by the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting System.

In 2015 Grand Prairie ranked among the best in the nation for the following, when analyzed by WalletHub.com, a leading personal finance outlet, against the 150 largest U.S. cities by 19 key metrics such as diversity, leisure and median annual income:

  • 1st Place: Starting a career
  • 4th Place: Monthly median starting salary
  • 5th Place: Number of entry-level jobs
  • 6th Place: Housing affordability
  • 6th Place: Workforce diversity
  • 10th Place: Best City for Families

61 job(s) at City of Grand Prairie

City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 16, 2019
Seasonal
Job Summary Under close supervision and mentorship of professional staff; undertakes one or more assigned activities and/or projects of fixed duration requiring an intermediate degree of knowledge and skill within a defined area of administrative or technical specialty.Duties may vary based on assignment and location of work (office, library, outdoors, etc.). Essential Job Functions Assists department staff with daily tasks such as entering data into the computer; ensuring forms and documents are completed and accurate; conducting and completing research; processing various forms and documents; collecting and posting payments; and preparing various reports. Completes routine office duties by answering phones; transferring calls and taking messages; processing mail; filing; typing various correspondences; and maintaining office supplies. Provides customer service by providing information and directions as requested; receiving payments; and assisting customers over the counter. Create marketing, public relations, advertising, web design, social media and/or graphic arts for assigned department using Word, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, etc. Completes special duties as assigned assisting with special events and special projects. Other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Must have a High School Diploma or GED and currently enrolled in an accredited university pursuing a Bachelor's degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. No experience required Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Closing Date/Time: 6/7/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Mar 29, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to operate heavy equipment for a variety of construction and maintenance operations within the City. This is accomplished by using equipment such as: backhoes, gas operated equipment, pickup truck, hydraulic excavator, hydraulic jet cleaner trucks and trailers, vacuum cleaner/excavator, dump trucks, tracked excavators, and front-end loaders to complete construction projects. Other duties include performing repairs to water and wastewater lines;; completing work for customer service calls; performing preventative maintenance; providing traffic control; completing installation of sewer and water taps, conducting repairs to hydrants and valves; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Scheduled for on-call pager rotation in response to emergencies. Essential Job Functions Performs heavy equipment operations in order to repair water lines by excavating and restoring the water line; identifying the source of the leak; isolating line segment; exposing and making repairs; flushing system; placing line back into service; operating all the required valves; ensuring job site safety at all times. Provides traffic control by directing traffic at work site; and communicating safety rules to customers. Complete administrative duties by preparing daily work orders; processing overtime and leave requests; completing accident forms;and monitoring equipment inventories. Monitors project work by ensuring a safe working environment for crews; planning for and securing needed materials and equipment; inspecting work; and providing problem solutions as needed.Act as crew leader in their absence by observing and monitoring work tasks; providing feedback to employees; evaluating work performance; and assisting employees to correct deficiencies. Act as crew leader in their absence by observing and monitoring work tasks; providing feedback to employees; evaluating work performance; and assisting employees to correct deficiencies. Conducts repair to hydrants and valves by isolating fire hydrant lead; exposing piping and assessing damages for repair; replacing or reinstalling parts; performing inspections prior to placing hydrant in service; exposing valve; isolating line segment; identifying problem; repairing valve back to operational level; and placing valve into the open position. Completes installation of sewer and water taps by assisting with installation service of taps by exposing mains in asphalt, soils, or concrete; installing tap penetrating mains; isolating line as required; inspecting and testing for leaks at new connections. Performs preventative maintenance by performing pull down maintenance utilizing the flush truck or mounted trailer; removing obstructions in sewer lines by de-rooting, cleaning, or introducing chemicals; and performing CCTV inspections to identify line problems as required. Minimum Qualifications Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. Junior college, vocational, business, technical or correspondence schools are likely sources. Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training. Two years related to conducting repairs and maintenance of water distribution lines and wastewater lines, operating various gas/hydraulic equipment/tool, and knowledge of safe work zones preferred. Valid Class A CDL Driver's License with a tanker endorsement within 30 days of employment, Class I Collections and/or Class D Water License within 6 months employment and obtain Class C Distribution and/or Class II Collections License within 15 months of employment. Intermediate - Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Basic - Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Discussion Frequent: 21% to 50% of work Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Mar 13, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary There are two positions available a day position & evening. The purpose of this position is to provide quality customer service to the City's citizens and to deliver and provide safe drinking water without interruption. This is accomplished by assuring to make repairs, to take accurate measurement of water used and to act as a team player to provide world class customer service. Other duties include collecting delinquent water bills, turn off for non-pay, reading meters manually and electronically accurately 500-600 times daily; working with desk top or laptop computers entering orders throughout the day; changing out meter boxes, large meter lids and water values under high pressure as necessary; interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Completes customer orders by turning the water on and off for new and old accounts.Check meters for leaks, check electronics; must be able to communicate with customers about water issues and be able to determine whether the problem is with the customer's line or the city's side. Determine electronic reading transmitter problems and if the meters are dead or working properly; read meters manually and electronically; bending over, squatting, collecting meter readings accurately 500-600 daily. Performs accounting duties by collecting money from customers; Turning water off for non-payment and overdue extensions. Maintains meters by changing the meters; replacing the registers and electronics on the meters. Also changing out the large meter lids. Performs clerical duties by using the computer to type correspondences; enter orders and data pertaining to work load throughout the day. Maintains and installs meter boxes. Also replaces water valves that are under high pressure. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and six monthsexperience workingin an outside environmentthat demonstrates knowledge necessary to understand basic operational andtechnical plumbing processes.Candidates who have workedwithwater meters are preferred. Must possess a valid Texas Class CDriver's License. Must obtain a basic water "D" license within six (6)months. Must obtain a class "C" water distribution license within 18 months. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Mar 01, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to assist with the repairs and maintenance of water distribution, wastewater collection, and water production systems components for the City.This is accomplished by performing repairs to water lines; performing repairs to sewer lines; completing work for customer service calls; performing preventative maintenance; and completing installation of sewer and water taps.Other duties include conducting repairs to hydrants and valves; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Scheduled for on-call pager rotation in response to emergencies. Essential Job Functions Performs repairs to water lines by responding to water leaks; identifying the source of leak; isolating line segment; exposing and making repairs; flushing system; placing line back into service; operating all the required valves; ensuring job site safety at all times. Performs repairs to sewer lines by exposing the sewer line; identifying the source of the problem; avoiding the creation of damage to other utilities; conducting repairs; and ensuring a safe job site at all times. Completes work for customer service calls by responding to service call requests for water to be turned on, leaks at mains, sewer stoppages, and for service to lines; deploying with adequate equipment; and expediting the return to service of sewer or water to customers. Performs preventative maintenance by performing pull down maintenance utilizing the flush truck or mounted trailer; removing obstructions in sewer lines by derooting, cleaning, or introducing chemicals; and performing CCTV inspections to identify line problems as required. Completes installation of sewer and water taps by assisting with installation service of taps by exposing mains in asphalt, soils, or concrete; installing tap penetrating mains; isolating line as required; inspecting and testing for leaks at new connections. Conducts repairs to hydrants and valves by isolating fire hydrant lead; exposing piping and assessing damages for repair; replacing or reinstalling parts; performing inspections prior to placing hydrant in service; exposing valve; isolating line segment; identifying problem; repairing valve back to operational level; and placing valve into the open position. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED under and including one year related to conducting repairs and maintenance of water distribution lines and wastewater lines, operating various gas/hydraulic equipment/tool, and knowledge of safe work zones preferred. Class C Drivers license required. Must be able to obtain a Class A CDL with tanker endorsement within 30 days of employment as a condition of continued employment. Must posses a valid Class I Collections License within 6 months of employment and obtain Class C Distribution or Class II Collections License within 30 months of employment. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed wet/and or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions confined space risk of electrical shock and risk of vibration. Ability to work under routine and emergency situations, sometimes in severe weather. Shall carry a pager for scheduled on-call duty. Schedules and shifts shall vary based on necessities in sustaining daily 24 hour operations. Must be able to work weekends and holidays if necessary. Additional Information Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Oct 05, 2018
Full Time
Job Summary Under general direction, the purpose of this position is to lead and supervise the work of crews that are engaged in parks, solid waste, streets, and utility maintenance. This is accomplished by leading personnel; monitoring project work; and completing administrative duties. Other duties include maintaining equipment. Scheduled for on-call rotation in response to emergencies. Essential Job Functions This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent. This position has responsibilities that require lifting up to 50 pounds on occasion. Leads and supervises the work of personnel by assigning work duties; observing and monitoring work tasks; providing feedback to employees; evaluating work performance; and assisting employees to correct deficiencies. Monitors project work by ensuring a safe working environment for crews; planning for and securing needed materials and equipment; ensuring project is completed in a timely manner; inspecting work; and provided problem solutions as needed. Completes administrative duties by preparing daily work orders; preparing various reports; processing overtime and leave requests; completing accident forms; and monitoring equipment inventories. Maintains equipment by inspecting equipment for damage; and performing routine maintenance. All other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within the department/division. Minimum Qualifications Any combination equivalent to experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may qualify. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: Minimum of a High School Diploma, G.E.D or equivalent. Two years of progressively responsible experience in similar related work to the division assigned, including experience in the operation of excavating equipment. Possession of, or ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment, a Valid Texas Class A Driver's License with Tankers Endorsement. Certifications Required: For assignment to Water: Class C Water Distribution License or Class II Wastewater Collections License and the ability to obtain the other license having both licenses within six months of employment. Intermediate ability to read and understand papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Intermediate ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Intermediate ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to ensure the proper installation and maintenance of the City's traffic control devices.This is accomplished by performing traffic signal and roadway lighting maintenance and repair; installing and maintaining fiber optic equipment; performing signal installations and programming; and ensuring proper traffic signal operation.Other duties include maintaining knowledge of current advances within the field; training employees; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Performs traffic signal and roadway lighting maintenance and repair by completing scheduled maintenance and repair; and completing emergency repairs as needed. Installs and maintains fiber optic equipment by installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing fiber optic equipment, video equipment, and systems utilizing sophisticated electronic test equipment. Performs signal installations and programming by installing traffic signals, school flashers, and flood warning devices; replacing major components; and programming controllers. Ensures proper traffic signal operation by manually controlling signals for special functions like: unusual circumstances such as vehicle damage and emergency traffic control during natural disasters. Updates technical knowledge of current advances within the field by receiving training on all aspects of work areas including: fiber optics, new products, and how to troubleshoot and perform repairs correctly. Trains employees by ensuring that all new Level I employees can properly maintain and repair small problems in cabinets and change bulbs in field signals. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma/GED required. Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency. Junior college, vocational, business, technical or correspondence schools are likely sources. Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training Over one year up to and including two years of installation, maintenance, and repair of traffic control devices, traffic signal or electrical construction or related field. Class A Driver's License required or must be able to obtain within six months of employment. International Municipal Signal Association Workzone Safety and International Municipal Signal Association Traffic Signal Technician Level I are required or must be able to obtain within one year of employment Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees. Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Discussion Occasional:20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: 5/7/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 17, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Under general direction of the IT Manager-Applications, this position is responsible for managing and maintaining Technologies EnerGov application, this includes the testing, scheduling, deployment, and support of application patches and upgrades. Essential Job Functions This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent. This position has responsibilities that require lifting up to 10 pounds on occasion. Reviews business process needs and application functionality to identify features that could improve user experience or process efficiencies. Works with business stakeholders and users to identify new application requirements, sourcing of applicants to meet the requirements and managing demonstrations and vendor selection process. Works with businesses to identify reporting requirements and integrating them.Provides vendor management and support escalations and follow through on problem resolution. Assumes the role of Subject Matter Expert (SME) on the Tyler Technologies EnerGov application supporting the entire lifecycle of the applications. Collects requirements and performs analysis on the Tyler Technologies EnerGov application for internal business. Analyzes the current applications to identify features that provide opportunities for improvements. Maintains the Tyler Technologies EnerGov application based on vendor direction and business needs (patch application, major upgrades including staging, pre-testing, and deployment). Works as a liaison to the Tyler Technologies EnerGov application vendors support team for issue recreation, management, escalation and drive to solution. Provides customer support. Participates in the evaluation and selection process for application packages. Tracks and manages reviewing end-user requirements, security, performance and interoperability requirements. Creates statistical reports for information purposes. All other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within your department/division. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related discipline, or the equivalent in experience. Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in Municipal government working with Tyler Technologies EnerGov. Strong knowledge and proficiency in Tyler EnerGov in the role of System Administrator/Architect including but not limited to: EnerGov security operations Print management OS space and disk management EnerGov system backup EnerGov system monitoring for superior performance and health User administration and authorization Creating, controlling and managing batch jobs OS level backup and recovery Request and transport management system OS level patch monitoring, security and management Applying add-ons and support packages System landscape configuration and operation Database management Troubleshooting, error handling, and problem resolution Technical documentation including documenting EnerGov process, procedures, and plans, including changes, upgrades, and existing/new services. Skill in ITIL and ITSM, Application Lifecycle Management, IIS and MS SQL Server, application testing. Prefer experience with any or all of the following: Bluebeam, Perceptive Content/ImageNow, GIS. Licenses : Valid Driver's License required. Certifications Required: None. Reading: Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Math: Knowledge of advanced level of math to apply fundamental concepts of theories, work with advanced mathematical operations methods, and functions of real and complex variables; typically this level obtained in college or above. Writing: Advanced ability to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques. Ordinarily, such education is obtained at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Managerial: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. The employee may choose the appropriate procedure or policy to apply to duties. Performance is reviewed periodically. Budget Responsibility : None. Supervisory / Organizational Control : Job has no responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Complexity : Work is governed by broad instructions, objectives and policies. Requires the exercise of considerable initiative and independent analytical and evaluative judgment. Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills : Work may require providing advice to others outside direct reporting relationships on specific problems or general policies. Contacts may require the consideration of different points of view to reach agreement. Elements of persuasion may be necessary to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas. Closing Date/Time: 4/25/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 16, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to monitor the City's daily water operations.This is accomplished by monitoring the weather to ensure that adequate amounts of water are available during periods of adverse weather conditions and assisting with water production.Other duties include controlling water tank levels; responding to citizens' concerns; communicating with other departments; handling work orders and interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Responds to customer calls by dispatching calls to the appropriate department; communicating with all other departments to ensure the problem is solved; interacting with the billing department when there is no receipt of payment and faxing work orders to the appropriate department. Monitors the City's water production by documenting water as it is purchased, used, and consumed; and monitoring the weather to determine whether or not wells need to be shut down due to adverse weather conditions. Completes work orders by using a computer program to create a report of work orders received; printing work orders; writing job referrals; closing out work orders and calculating the job cost. Completes work orders by using a computer program to create a report of work orders received; printing work orders; writing job referrals; closing out work orders and calculating the job cost. Provides administrative support by maintaining records on city employee vehicle usage; monitoring key and pager usage and maintaining a visitor log. Minimum Qualifications Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes.Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency. Over one year up to and including two years. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures.Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Discussion Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 4/26/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 13, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to perform manual and unskilled maintenance work on behalf of Solid Waste and Recycling Division at the landfill and other facilities. This is accomplished by operating heavy equipment; providing assistance in the citizen's convenience area, maintaining the exterior and interior of facilities, mowing, weed-eating, and picking up litter. Other duties include but are not limited to removing debris caused from extreme weather conditions; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. This is a part-time position working 10-19 hours per week. Essential Job Functions Operating heavy equipment; shoveling and raking waste material, compost, mulch and dirt; cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment; controlling traffic; and cleaning work site. Operates heavy equipment by performing maintenance activities; using equipment such as a loader, trucks, riding mower, tractor, and mobile sweeper. Provides grounds maintenance by operating riding mower and tractor; maintaining common areas, large fields, and acreage; removing debris out of the mower's path; trimming trees; using a weed eater around trees; and cleaning along the edge of the fence with a mobile weed eater; cleaning sidewalks and walkways; checking trash cans and emptying them as needed; ensuring that facilities are neat and presentable. Maintains the interior of facilities by assisting other employees and departments where needed. Removes debris caused from extreme weather conditions by clearing debris such as fallen trees; cleaning inlets, curbs, and gutters of debris. Minimum Qualifications A High School diploma or GED preferred. Experience in manual and unskilled maintenance work in a landfill environment preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Occasional: 20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: 5/3/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 12, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary This position is for the Off-site Library Service Rep Courier Van Driver. Looking for a candidate to work 19 hours per week -working during the day Tuesday through Saturday is required (off-site events are scheduled on those days). The purpose of this position is to provide customer service to citizens and maintain the library's collection in a neat and orderly manner. This is accomplished by staffing customer service desks; assisting computer customers; providing ready reference and directional assistance in person, on the phone, or over the internet; planning and/or participating in the libraries' program curriculum; facilitating the circulation of library materials; handling and receiving money; providing shelf maintenance, including shelving and weeding. Other duties include ensuring daily preparation of holds; searching shelves for lost and missing items; stocking display areas with a new selection of books; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Facilitates the circulation of library materials by checking out library materials with the use of integrated automated system; issuing new cards; providing friendly customer service such as answering questions in person and by phone and solving problems; retrieving periodicals from the mailroom and making them available for customer use; processing inter-library loan requests; and renewing items in person and by phone. Handles and receives money by taking fines; recording transactions in computer and in the cash register; making change; balancing cash register funds at the end of the day; and handling copier funds. Provides shelf maintenance by shelving books in appropriate order; maintaining assigned shelving areas neat and in proper order; stocking book displays; performing periodic shelf reading to maintain order; and shelving books that have been used by customers. Checks in library materials by retrieving returned materials from book drops; checking materials in using integrated automated system; sorting materials by format and call number; and recording appropriate information for holds and overdue materials. Completes miscellaneous circulation tasks by ensuring daily preparation of holds; preparing daily cash report; searching shelves for lost and missing items; keeping various statistics and preparing monthly report; searching various bibliographies in library catalog; computer customers; typing memorial plates as necessary; cataloging adult and juvenile books; and answering phones. Opens and closes the building as necessary. Maintains the Lake Parks Book Locker by following procedures including assigning lockers, removing expired holds and processing holds Maintains the Epic Reads location by emptying the book drop and following procedures to load returned items into themachine. Maintains free library locations throughout the city. Coordinate with all other areas of the library system to maintain an efficient, effective and supportive team environment in order to implement division-wide and system-wide initiatives. Job Competencies Customer Service: Handles customer questions and complaints, communicates with customers, handles service problems politely and efficiently, always available for customers, follows procedure to solve customer problems, understands company products and services, maintains pleasant and professional image. Interpersonal Skills: Has good listening skills, builds strong relationships, is flexible/open-minded, negotiates effectively, solicits performance feedback and handles constructive criticism. Managing Conflict: Listens well, diffuses conflict before it starts, finds causes of and solutions to problems, handles difficult people. Problem Solving/Analysis: Breaks down problems into smaller components, understands underlying issues, can simplify and process complex issues, understands the difference between critical details and unimportant facts. Quality: Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems. Teamwork: Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team leader to meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere. Communication: Communicates well both verbally and in writing, creates accurate and punctual reports, delivers presentations, shares information and ideas with others, has good listening skills. Minimum Qualifications Must have a high school diploma or GED. In addition to the normal duties of an LSR, the main duty for this position is to drive the Library van courier to off-site events and manage the van courier appearances Tuesday through Saturday and completingthe routein a timely manner. Must have a valid Texas driver's license with a good driving record This job will require working indoors and outdoors. Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential as well as excellent time management skills. Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for standing for prolonged periods of time; ability to lift 50 pounds (heavy, moderate or light lifting) or more and ability to walk for prolonged periods of time. English/Spanish bilingual highly preferred. Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, dictionaries, thesauruses, and encyclopedias. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with initiative desired. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires some analysis or judgment. Discussion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 4/25/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 03, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to perform manual and unskilled maintenance work involving Airport facilities. This is accomplished by making minor repairs to roads and sidewalks; operating heavy equipment; providing grounds maintenance; and maintaining the exterior and interior of facilities. Other duties include removing debris from the airport property; and interacting with other City employees, tenants, and citizens. Essential Job Functions Operates heavy equipment by performing maintenance activities; using equipment such as a skid steer, roller, loader, trucks, crack sealers, riding mower, tractor, and mobile sweeper. Provides grounds maintenance by operating riding mower and tractor; maintaining common areas, large fields, and acreage; removing debris out of the mower's path; trimming trees; using a weed eater around trees; and cleaning along the edge of the fence with a mobile weed eater. Maintains the exterior of facilities by removing trash and other debris; cleaning sidewalks and walkways; mowing grounds around the facility; using a weed eater around trees; checking trash cans and emptying them as needed; ensuring that facilities are neat and presentable. Maintains the interior of facilities by assisting other employees and departments where needed; performing and assisting with remodel work. Removes debris from the airport property by clearing debris such as fallen trees; cleaning inlets, curbs, and gutters of debris; clearing concrete channels of tree limbs and other debris. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma/GED preferred. Must have basic knowledge of hand and power tools, weed-eating and riding mowers, be able to lift up to 50 lbs, be able to clean restrooms/toilets and windows on a daily basis. Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions and have a flexible schedule. This position is a part-time position working up to 19 hours per week. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Occasional: 20% or less of work time. Additional Information The position will be posteduntil filled. Starting rate of pay to be adjusted based on experience. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Mar 29, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The seasonal Pool Manager supervises employees and volunteer workers in the Aquatics Division. Essential Job Functions Assists in coordinating and directing aquatic programs. Knowledge of all aspects of pool operations including personnel, water quality, safety, equipment & supplies. Maintenance and programs, and duties required to maintain a safe environment for all patrons. Minimum Qualifications Requires a High School diploma or GED and a valid Texas Class C Driver's License and two years of increasingly responsible experience in the delivery of an aquatics program. A Lifeguard Certification(Red Cross, YMCA, or Ellis),First Aid and CPR Certification is required. Water Safety Instructor's (WSI) Certificate preferred. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Mar 13, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to ensure the safety of the City's streets and roadways.This is accomplished by installing and maintaining traffic signs, pavement markings and other traffic control devices.Other duties include completing on call duty for emergencies and interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Maintains and installs traffic signs by obtaining work orders; installing overhead street markers using necessary equipment and placing posts and signs throughout the City. Maintains and installs pavement markings by using thermoplastic tape, paint and other supplies; inputting markings for railroad crossings; re-stripping roadways and installing crosswalks and stop bars. Monitors inventory levels to ensure that the stock inventory for markings are updated and full. Ensures the cleanliness of vehicles by maintaining vehicles and keeping the vehicle adequately fueled and stocked for each day of use. Monitors phone calls by receiving calls and responding to emergency situations such as sign knockdown or replacement as needed. Minimum Qualifications Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with six months/one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency.Junior college, vocational, business, technical or correspondence schools are likely sources.Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training. Under and including one year related experience. Must be able to obtain an IMSA Work Zone Certification as well as IMSA Signs and Markings Level I Certification within one year of employment. Class C driver's license required. After hire date, a class B CDL must be obtained within one year of employment. Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with some discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. Assignment is reviewed upon completion. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Occasional:20% or less of work time. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Mar 02, 2019
Seasonal
Job Summary Performs manual and unskilled maintenance work at the City's parks. Ability to operate lawn power equipment, mowers, weed eaters, and blowers; drive small trucks and pick-up trucks; and use shovels, rakes, and hoes. Essential Job Functions Must be able to lift and carry 50 lb. bags of fertilizer. Seed and be able to lift, push and/or pull 50 lb. and 100 lb. pieces of tractor drawn equipment. Minimum Qualifications A high school diploma or GED and a valid Texas Class C drivers license preferred. Additional Information Must be able to work flexible schedule, some nights and weekends & be willing to work outside in variable weather conditions. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Mar 02, 2019
Seasonal
Job Summary Performs manual and unskilled maintenance work at the City's parks. Ability to operate lawn power equipment, mowers, weed eaters, and blowers; drive small trucks and pick-up trucks; and use shovels, rakes, and hoes. Essential Job Functions Must be able to lift and carry 50 lb. bags of fertilizer. Seed and be able to lift, push and/or pull 50 lb. and 100 lb. pieces of tractor drawn equipment. Minimum Qualifications A high school diploma or GED and a valid Texas Class C drivers license preferred. Additional Information Must be able to work flexible schedule, some nights and weekends & be willing to work outside in variable weather conditions. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Mar 02, 2019
Seasonal
Job Summary Performs manual and unskilled maintenance work at the City's parks. Ability to operate lawn power equipment, mowers, weed eaters, and blowers; drive small trucks and pick-up trucks; and use shovels, rakes, and hoes. Essential Job Functions Must be able to lift and carry 50 lb. bags of fertilizer. Seed and be able to lift, push and/or pull 50 lb. and 100 lb. pieces of tractor drawn equipment. Minimum Qualifications A high school diploma or GED and a valid Texas Class C drivers license preferred. Additional Information Must be able to work flexible schedule, some nights and weekends & be willing to work outside in variable weather conditions. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Mar 02, 2019
Seasonal
Job Summary Performs manual and unskilled maintenance work at the City's parks. Ability to operate lawn power equipment, mowers, weed eaters, and blowers; drive small trucks and pick-up trucks; and use shovels, rakes, and hoes. Essential Job Functions Must be able to lift and carry 50 lb. bags of fertilizer. Seed and be able to lift, push and/or pull 50 lb. and 100 lb. pieces of tractor drawn equipment. Minimum Qualifications A high school diploma or GED and a valid Texas Class C drivers license preferred. Additional Information Must be able to work flexible schedule, some nights and weekends & be willing to work outside in variable weather conditions. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Mar 02, 2019
Seasonal
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to monitor the City's parks fees and security. This is accomplished by serving as a gate attendant; collecting fees from campers and general park picnic fees and monitoring park entrance security. Other duties include interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Collects entrance fees by informing customers of park rules; charging customers the proper entrance or activity fee; ensuring that proper receipt and forms are given to the customer and maintaining accurate records of transactions. Provides customer service by having frequent interaction with citizens and park patrons; answering questions; and providing directions. Provides security by monitoring and observing activities for the safety and security of citizens and patrons Minimum Qualifications Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines.Level of knowledge equivalent to less than high school or equivalency. No experience required. Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Mar 02, 2019
Seasonal
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to monitor the City's parks fees and security. This is accomplished by serving as a gate attendant; collecting fees from campers and general park picnic fees and monitoring park entrance security. Other duties include interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Collects entrance fees by informing customers of park rules; charging customers the proper entrance or activity fee; ensuring that proper receipt and forms are given to the customer and maintaining accurate records of transactions. Provides customer service by having frequent interaction with citizens and park patrons; answering questions; and providing directions. Provides security by monitoring and observing activities for the safety and security of citizens and patrons. Minimum Qualifications Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines.Level of knowledge equivalent to less than high school or equivalency. No experience required. Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses.Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation.Work requires little or no analysis or judgment. Discussion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:14 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Feb 25, 2019
Seasonal
Job Summary EPIC Camp Counselors Spring Break and 2019 Summer Camps Supervises children and organizes structured inside and outside events. Knowledge of arts, crafts, games, and different sports, implementing recommendations by coordinating persons and/or other resources, directing activities of others, developing plans, procedures and goals, based on experience and ability to create methods for accomplishing the goals. Minimum Qualifications A High School diploma or GED and a valid Texas Class C drivers license preferred. Experience working and supervising children in a recreation or camp environments preferred. May handle cash and close cash register by accepting payments; making receipts; recording money that was received; ensuring that customers were charged properly by having knowledge of all program times and prices; counting money for the day; separating petty cash; and placing money in the safe. Maintains the interior of facilities by removing trash from floors by sweeping and mopping; organizing office and equipment area; submitting reports for repairs or needed equipment as needed; cleaning and organizing storage area; cleaning the restroom and game room. Closing Date/Time: 8/30/2019 5:00 PM Central