City of Grand Prairie

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

Welcome to the City of Grand Prairie!  We Live Life Grand here – about 189,430 residents call Grand Prairie home, and we’re still growing.  Grand Prairie is the 15th largest city in Texas and the 125th largest city in the United States, but we still have small town values.  We are rated the #1 Best Place to Retire in the U.S., 2nd Happiest City in Texas, 5th Best City for First-Time Home Buyers in Texas, 7th Safest City in Texas because crime in Grand Prairie has fallen by 47% from 2010 to 2018 (19% drop from 2017 to 2018), City on Patrol Program winning the award for Best Large Agency Program in Texas for the 5th time, and in the Top 50 U.S. Best Place to Raise a Family! 

We have attractions that draw almost 10 million visitors a year such as Epic Central, a 172-acre park that is home to:

  • The Epic – Arts, Fitness and Entertainment Center with five lakes, a grand lawn with an amphitheater, boardwalk, retails spaces, art gallery, $1 million in cardio and strength training equipment, indoor walking/jogging track, group fitness and more.
  • Epic Waters Indoor Water Park – DFW’s newest indoor waterpark showcasing 80,000 square feet of year-round water fun referred to as a “cruise ship on land”.
  • The Summit, Grand Prairie Parks and Recreation Department’s $23 million dollar, 60,000 square foot facility located in Central Park designed specifically for active adults ages 50 or older. It has state-of-the-art fitness areas, gym, indoor infinity edge pool with lap lanes and exercise vortex, theater, locker rooms with sauna and more.  This will be the talk of Texas for years to come!
  • Epic Reads 24/7 automated library at The Epic
  • PlayGrand Adventures (10-acre, all-accessible playground) is an exciting opportunity to provide a safe and fun playground experience for all ages and abilities.
  • Almost 5,000 acres of park land
  • Firehouse Gastro Pub restaurant (conversion of historic Firehouse #1)
  • Skymates Flight School at the Grand Prairie Airport training about 150 pilots a year from around the world

Grand Prairie recently welcomed more than 50 new restaurants and retail stores, launched the city’s first Big Event (a city-wide volunteer day) with over 1,000 volunteers tackling 100+ service projects around the city, launched 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program in libraries to enhance early literacy, and launched the Healthy Babies campaign to reduce infant mortality.  We also kicked off Love Water, Love Life educational watershed campaign, found homes for 1,846 grateful animals via Prairie Paws Animal Shelter, started construction to build a new City Hall, implemented new wellness programming for employees to continue their path to overall health, and championed Airbus Helicopters plans to build a $40 million training center at its headquarters at Grand Prairie Municipal Airport training more than 1,500 pilots and mechanics a year.

City employees work hard to ensure Grand Prairie is known as an organization that cares and makes a difference.  Our employee family and elected officials constantly live our values, aggressively move toward our vision, create raving fans at every opportunity, and are always looking for ways to make the business of running a city even better.  As you begin your new career here, I hope you will share our goal of creating raving fans by delivering world-class service.  Your hard work, positive input, and optimism all play a key role in our success.  Thank you for joining our team!

64 job(s) at City of Grand Prairie

City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 18, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The Recreation Aide Lifeguard will protect the lives of the City's patrons by sitting on the stand, scanning the water, observing patron's activities and enforcing pool rules and regulations. Other duties include ensuring the sanitation of water conditions, providing customer service and answering customer's questions, setting up facilities for special events and interacting with City employees and the general public. As well as maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility. This position is working 20-29 hours per week. Must have a flexible schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays. Essential Job Functions 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. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes 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. Ensures the safety of the general public by enforcing pool rules and regulations; monitoring activities and providing assistance when necessary. Provides service to the general public by coaching swimming lessons; scanning the water to monitor activities; informing customers' of upcoming events and answering inquiries. Prepares facilities for special events by setting up tables and chairs and decorating Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License, Lifeguard certification and CPR/First Aide Certification 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 Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Additional Information This position is working 20-29 hours per week This position is eligible for TMRS Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some nights, weekends and holidays. Closing Date/Time: 5/30/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 17, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to maintain the city facilities. This is accomplished by performing routine and corrective maintenance on the buildings and security systems. Other duties include assisting other divisions as needed; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions Maintains the facilities by performing maintenance and repair of all electrical and mechanical systems, including, but not limited to: painting walls, texturing and drywall repairs, ceilings and fixtures, doors and closures, locksmithing, HVAC, plumbing, except those requiring the attention of a licensed specialist. Maintains the facilities systems including, but not limited to large generator maintenance, electrical and electronic equipment including air conditioning and heating systems, repairing and replacing interior and exterior lights. Preserves condition of fountains by maintaining water chemistry, electrical motor and pump repairs. Using the pressure washer to clean, and for the removal of graffiti. Creates and updates reports and documents services performed. Provides customer service to the public and employees by providing information as requested; and ensuring the safety and security of customers. Minimum Qualifications Level of knowledge equivalent to HS diploma/GED. Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of tools and equipment. Supplemented by specialized training in HVAC, plumbing, electrical technology, construction or a related field. Two years' experience in general building maintenance, renovation or construction field. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License 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. 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 14, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. This is a part-time position working up to 10-19 hours per week. Must have a flexible schedule to work nights, weekends and holidays. Essential Job Functions 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. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes 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. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Must be able to have a flexible schedule. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification 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 Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Additional Information For more information please contact Robert Serna at rserna@gptx.org Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 14, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. This is a part-time position working 10-19 hours per week. Must have a flexible schedule to work evenings, weekends and some holidays. Essential Job Functions 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. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes 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. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Must have a flexible work schedule. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification 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 Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 14, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. This is a part-time position working 10-19 hours per week. Must have flexible schedule to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Essential Job Functions 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. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes 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. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification 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 Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 14, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary Under the immediate supervision of the Athletics Coordinator, this position is responsible for the monitoring and overall cleanliness of the multi-use gymnasium, futsal court,and spectator seating at The Epic Recreation Center. This includes setting up equipment such as volleyball stands, basketball goals, pickleball nets, and futsal equipment, monitoring practice times and league games, scorekeeping during league games, attending to needs, cleaning, and returning equipment and supplies to designated storage. Recreation Aides will provide general information on Epic athletic programs, activities, camps, events, and various Epic offerings, conduct facility tours and orientations, and perform check-in's for group classes while maintaining a positive, hospitable, andwelcoming environment. This is a part-time position working up to 10-19 hours per week. Must have a flexible schedule to work nights, weekends and holidays. Essential Job Functions 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. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes 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. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Must have a flexible schedule to work evenings, weekends and some holidays. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification 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 Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 14, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. This position works 10-19 hours per week. Must have a flexible schedule to work evenings, weekends and some holidays. Essential Job Functions 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. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes 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. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Must have a flexible schedule to work evenings, weekends and some holidays. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification 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 Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 11, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise work projects, oversee staff, and work crews in the operation, maintenance, and repair at the Landfill/Solid Waste Facility. This is accomplished by supervising staff and work crews; ensuring project work is completed; and completing administrative duties. Other duties include responding to citizen inquiries or complaints; and completing departmentally specific functions Essential Job Functions Supervises staff and work crews by assigning work duties; prioritizing work activities; observing and monitoring work tasks; conducting performance evaluations; approving leave requests; providing training as needed; conducting staff meetings; and providing advice or assistance as needed. Ensures operations and project work are completed by coordinating and scheduling contractors/activities; monitoring field operations; inspecting work completed; ensuring equipment is inspected and maintained, meeting all safety and environmental requirements; ensuring equipment and adequate materials are supplied to crews; ensuring the safety of employees through appropriate operating procedures; investigating complaints from citizens and other customers; and providing assistance on and resolution of work problems. Completes administrative duties by requisitioning materials and supplies; preparing documentation for and monitoring the budget; assisting/developing equipment and materials specifications and bids; recording and completing service requests and work activities orders; compiling various reports for management as well as various federal and state regulating entities; responding to emails; returning phone calls; attending meetings; and ensuring the proper payment of contractors; and responding to citizen inquiries or complaints. Completes departmentally specific functions by setting up and organizing special events; monitoring infrastructure projects; maintaining specific operations such as golfing greens, landfills and other facilities; and administering Human Resource policies and procedures. 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. Five years operations maintenance experience.Experience in environmental monitoring at a solid waste facility preferred. Valid Texas Class B CDL driver's license, Municipal Solid Waste Class A License, EPA Freon Removal/Freon Recovery Certification. 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 job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. The employee may choose the appropriate procedure or policy. Performance is reviewed periodically. Prepares budget documents; and does research to justify language used in documents for a unit or division of a department. May recommend budget allocations. Does research for documents, complies data for computer entry, and/or enters or oversees data entry.(Secretary, clerks, admin. Some level of budget responsibility but only in data input.) Work requires supervising and monitoring performance for a regular group of employees or a work unit including providing input on hiring/disciplinary actions and work objectives/effectiveness, performance evaluations, and realigning work as needed.A first line supervisor typically performs these functions. Work is governed by broad instructions, objectives and policies.Requires the exercise of considerable initiative and independent analytical and evaluative judgment. 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: Continuous
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 10, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The City of Grand Prairie is looking for a highly motivated professional to be part of its Environmental Services Department as an Environmental Specialist for Environmental Quality The City of Grand Prairie offers great retirement and healthcare benefits. This is a GRAND opportunity to work for a secure employer. The Environmental Specialist will protect public health and the environment by ensuring compliance with federal, state and local environmental regulations by conducting various environmental inspections, overseeing various kinds of environmental remediation projects, responding to citizen complaints,overseeing the City's multi-sector general permits, conducting gas well inspections and permitting, and conducting environmental investigations. Other duties include reviewing plans and certificates of occupancy applications to ensure that new developments and businesses comply with federal, state, and local laws; coordinating public education for stormwater; and interacting with other City employees and the general public. Working some weekends, after hours and rotating emergency response are job requirements. Essential Job Functions (Public Health/Water Quality) - Conducts facility inspections by observing practices, processes, equipment, records, and site compliance with federal, state, and local rules. (Water Quality) - Monitors drinking water, groundwater, and streams by performing field analysis; collecting samples in accordance with standard methods; preserving samples, maintaining chain of custody; reviewing data results, and applying concentration standards to the results for enforcement actions. (Public Health/Water Quality) - Oversees sanitary sewage cleanup and hazardous waste pickup by documenting and controlling cleanup activities; contacting the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality; submitting follow up reports; testing surface water for impact; collecting samples; picking up household hazardous waste; transporting waste to the Environmental Collection Center; transporting containers back to storage; and responding to environmental emergencies. (Stormwater) - Conducts inspections by traveling to inspection site; touring the location; observing equipment, records and procedures to ensure compliance with Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (SWP3) regulations and Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) regulations; issuing citations for establishments out of compliance, rechecking the establishments as needed. (Stormwater) - Monitors streams by performing field visits; performs visual inspections of creeks and runoff; documents findings; and trains employees on proper SWP3 compliance requirements. (Stormwater) - Confirms best management practices (BMPs) are installed correctly per SWP3 requirements; confirms corrective measures are taken as appropriate; submits follow up reports; collects samples; inspects detention/retention ponds; and responds to environmental/stormwater emergencies. (Water Quality/Stormwater) - Prepares requests for qualifications and bid by meeting with vendors and contractors; working out specifics on services needed; ensuring services are performed to specifications; solving any problems that may arise; and writing reports as needed. Responds to citizen complaints by taking complaints in person or over the phone; conducting tests or inspections as needed; providing information to the public; and assisting with the resolution of the complaint. Completes administrative duties by maintaining records; writing various reports; completing forms and paperwork; writing standard operating procedures; entering data into computer; writing letters and memos; writing program descriptions; designing and coordinating training programs for City employees. Assists with the marketing and administration of various programs by developing brochures and teaching materials; making various presentations; developing and writing the Storm Water Management plan and ordinances; representing the department in various meetings and special events; and assisting with City operations with environmental compliance. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in an environmental or science field Over 1 year up to3+ years of experience. Work experience may be substituted with a Masters of Science. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and 40 hour hazardous materials certificate required within 6 months of employment. (Public Health) - Registered Sanitarian License, Hazardous Materials Management Certification, Pest Control Applicator's License, Certified Pool Operator, Class D Water Operator, Backflow Tester, and Texas Stream Team Trainer. (Stormwater) - Certified Floodplain Manager; Vector Control Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ability to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques. Receives general direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. There is a choice of the appropriate procedure or policy to apply to duties. Performance is reviewed periodically. Prepares budget documents; and does research to justify language used in documents for a unit or division of a department. May recommend budget allocations. Does research for documents, compiles data for computer entry, and/or enters or oversees data entry. (Secretary, clerks, admin. Some level of budget responsibility but only in data input.) Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, 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. Work requires regular interaction involving exchange and receipt of information. Closing Date/Time: 5/29/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 09, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Two-time WINNER of the NRPA Gold MedalAward Grand Prairie Parks, Arts and Recreation Department is looking for innovative and passionate recreation professionals for theRecreation Specialistposition. The purpose of the Recreation Specialist-Special Events (Epic-Central) position is to plan, implement, and facilitate special events for Epic Central and the grounds surrounding the park and its facilities. This position is responsible for acting as a liaison between facilities and functions a EpicCentral by communicating,planning and scheduling activities between Epic Water, the Epic, the Summit, the Public Safety Building, current and future EpicCentral restaurateurs, hotels and convention center, special events and external organizations looking to host special events at EpicCentral. This position also provides daily assistance with the planning and preparation of community and city-wide special events as well. Essential Job Functions Plans, organizes and implements programs and athletic activities by teaching arts and craft classes; teaching toddler classes; monitoring a creative jewelry class andconstructing men, women and youth basketball teams. Assists in supervision of the facility by maintaining a safe environment for the public; supervising part-time and seasonal instructors in programs, leagues, or classes and communicating with youth participants' parents. Performs office duties by maintaining report program worksheets daily; developing flyers, profit and loss reports; scheduling work hours for part-time employees; assisting in overseeing programs and reservation scheduling; inputting data into the computer; stuffing and preparing envelopes for mailing and filing. Leads exercise classes by setting up the room; ensuring that all necessary equipment is provided (tape player, weights, mats, etc) and leading the classes in the exercises. Organizes field trips by creating itineraries; contacting vendors for transportation, restaurants and tickets for events; coordinating the field trip dates to ensure that they don't overlap with recreational center activities; hosting the seniors' trips; working with the bus driver to assure that the seniors will have an enjoyable trip; helping with luggage; assisting seniors on and off the bus and in and out of buildings. Promotes public relations by speaking to schools, groups, organizations, parents, members and participants about programs and the needs of the community. Minimum Qualifications Work requires broadknowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent. One year of related experience promoting & organizing special events This position will require someevenings, weekends and some holidays. CPR - First Aid, 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 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 involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures.Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Discussion Very Frequent:More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 5/22/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 09, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. This is a part-time position working 10-19 hours per week. Must have a flexible schedule to include working evenings, weekends and holidays. Essential Job Functions 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. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes 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. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification 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 Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 5/22/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 09, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions 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. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes 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. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred. An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred . Recreationexperience highly preferred. Knowledge in fitness and wellness programming/education preferred. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification 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 Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 09, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to assist in the operation of the City's recreation centers.This is accomplished by developing and implementing specialized activities; performing a variety of office-related functions, registration fees, activity reports and related records and organizing and scheduling activities in assigned areas of responsibility.Other duties include creating event publicity through flyers and news releases; assisting in opening, closing and operating the center; implementing programs and interacting with other City employees and the general public. Essential Job Functions Plans, organizes and implements programs and athletic activities by teaching arts and craft classes; teaching toddler classes; monitoring a creative jewelry class andconstructing men, women and youth basketball teams. Assists in supervision of the facility by maintaining a safe environment for the public; supervising part-time and seasonal instructors in programs, leagues, or classes and communicating with youth participants' parents. Performs office duties by maintaining report program worksheets daily; developing flyers, profit and loss reports; scheduling work hours for part-time employees; assisting in overseeing programs and reservation scheduling; inputting data into the computer; stuffing and preparing envelopes for mailing and filing. Leads exercise classes by setting up the room; ensuring that all necessary equipment is provided (tape player, weights, mats, etc) and leading the classes in the exercises. Organizes field trips by creating itineraries; contacting vendors for transportation, restaurants and tickets for events; coordinating the field trip dates to ensure that they don't overlap with recreational center activities; hosting the seniors' trips; working with the bus driver to assure that the seniors will have an enjoyable trip; helping with luggage; assisting seniors on and off the bus and in and out of buildings. Promotes public relations by speaking to schools, groups, organizations, parents, members and participants about programs and the needs of the community. Minimum Qualifications Work requires broad knowledge in a general area of culinary arts, that includes hands-on participation with students teaching techniques, menu creation, and healthy eating options. Knowledge is normally acquired throughfour years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Over one year up to and including two years supervising, planning, administering and coordinating culinary events, programs and experiences CPR - First Aid, 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 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 involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures.Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Discussion Very Frequent:More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 6/1/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 08, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to provide direction and supervision for the operations and maintenance of the department. This is accomplished by supervising personnel; managing operations; monitoring the budget; and completing administrative duties. Other duties include providing public relations. Essential Job Functions Supervises personnel by assigning work duties; observing and monitoring work tasks; evaluating work performance; providing feedback to employees; realigning work and staffing assignments as needed; administering human resource policies and procedures; conducting staff meetings; providing training for employees; and making recommendations on hiring and disciplinary actions. Manages operations by overseeing work projects; ensuring work is completed accurately and in a timely manner; ensuring projects are completed within budget; coordinating and supervising special events; planning programs; preparing purchase requests; and obtaining equipment and supplies. Monitors the budget by assisting with the research and development of the budget; monitoring expenditures; processing purchase requests; and presenting quarterly reports.Completes administrative duties by processing payroll; providing information to staff; completing various documents and reports; and providing information as requested. Provides public relations by coordinating activities with internal and external agencies; coordinating activities with other departments; and responding to customer concerns. Minimum Qualifications Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Five years of supervisory & park operation / maintenanceexperience required. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License. State Pest Control License, Certified Leisure Professional & Irrigator's License preferred. Advanced - 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. 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. Receives administrative direction: Within this job, the employee normally performs the duty assignment within broad parameters defined by general organizational requirements and accepted practices. Total end results determine effectiveness of job performance. Has responsibility for final approval of at least one departmental budget and presents the budget(s) to Senior Management. Is authorized to approve budgeted expenditures up to the amount that requires the approval of Senior Management. (Division Managers). Work requires managing and monitoring work performance by directing subordinate supervisors or administrators, including making final decisions on hiring and disciplinary actions, evaluating program/work objectives and effectiveness, and realigning work and staffing assignments, as needed. Work is widely varied, involving analyzing and evaluating many complex and significant variables. City-wide policies, procedures, or precedents may be developed and/or recommended. Final decisions regarding policy development and implementation aremade and/or recommended. Interaction with others outside the City requires exercising participative management skills that support team efforts and quality processes. Closing Date/Time: 5/31/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 08, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Join our Team! Come to the City of Grand Prairie's Laborer and Skilled Trades Job Fair When: TBD Time: 3pm - 7pm Location: TBD We are hiringpart-time and full-time positions including: Water Utility Maintenance Tech - starting salary $13.79/hr DOQ *High School/GED *Experience 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 Equipment Operators - starting salary $13.79/hr DOQ *High School Diploma or GED required to be considered. *1 year ofexperience required to be considered . Experience may be direct experience inAsphalt OR related experience whichmay includework typically outdoors including use oftools and/ormachinery,construction work, warehouse work using forklifts or other similar type experience. *Valid Class A CDL Driver's License preferred or ability to obtain within 180 days. Heavy Equipment Operator - Water starting salary $16.19/hr DOQ *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. *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, Laborer - Water starting salary $10.89/hr DOQ *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 Before you attend the Job Fair and if you would like to be considered for any of these positions, please apply online at www.gptx.org . to expedite the selection process. These positions are currently available for you to apply or if you need additional assistance, we will have staff available at the Job Fair. The City of Grand Prairie offers great retirement and healthcare benefits. This is a GRAND opportunity to work for a secure employer. Hope to see you there! Closing Date/Time:
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 08, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary THIS IS A PART TIME POSITION WORKING 20-29 HOURS A WEEK The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City.This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility.Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens. Essential Job Functions 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. Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation. Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children. Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official. Handles cash and closes 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. 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. This position is 20-29 hours a week position Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide CertificationAbility 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 Frequent:From 21% to 50% of work time. No experience required. Closing Date/Time: 5/24/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 07, 2019
Part Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to assist the Materials Coordinator in maintaining materials for streets and traffic operations for the City. This is accomplished by compiling a daily report list of low material stock, pulling and issuing of materials and placing them in material bids for the crews for pick up. Help with loading and unloading some material with forklift. Maintain warehouse by sweeping, putting up materials when orders are delivered and interacting with other City employees. This position is working 10-19 hours per week. Essential Job Functions This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following do not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent. Monitors products by performing computer inputs to post products issued to work orders for inventory control; pulls necessary products from bins and issues them to crews. Assist in processing vendor invoices for proper payment using a financial software system to ensure proper payment; interacts with vendors to obtain price quotes for parts. Drives a vehicle to various vendors to pick up parts for crews to expedite repairs. Minimum Qualifications Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Experience: A minimum six months of experience in a similar working environment which involves inventory control, processing invoices, preferably with knowledge of construction material. Small engine knowledge a plus. Licenses: Valid Texas Class C Driver's License Reading: Intermediate level: Ability to read papers, invoices, spreadsheets, manuals, and dictionaries. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study. Math: Intermediate level: Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, decimals, 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. Writing: Intermediate level: Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, 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. Managerial: Receives direction: 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. Budget Responsibility : Has no budgetary responsibility. Supervisory / Organizational Control : Work does not involve providing direction to other employees. Complexity: Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills : Discussion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 5/27/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
May 07, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary The purpose of this position is to enforce environmental, animal and housing codes for the City of Grand Prairie. This is accomplished by patrolling the City for animal violations, conducting inspections of properties; issuing citations and violations notices; supervising personnel; and completing administrative duties. Other duties include providing customer service to the public and other departments. Essential Job Functions Conducts inspections by patrolling the City for animal violations; investigating neglect or other complaints; responding to citizen complaints; scheduling regular inspections; touring the building or property; noting violations of code; researching to locate owners, if necessary; notifying owners of results of inspections; and re-inspecting noncompliant locations. Issues citations and violations by compiling inspection reports; preparing cases for the BAAB Board or court; executing warrants; and ensuring clean up is completed or animals are cared for. Completes administrative duties by answering calls; providing information to the public and other departments as requested; compiling various reports; completing documents and forms; and maintaining records. Provides customer service to the public by developing and implementing community and school education programs; assisting other departments with community functions; and developing and implementing neighborhood incentives. Supervises personnel by observing and monitoring work tasks; functioning as a lead worker; and providing guidance, instruction and feedback. Performs departmental specific functions by attending animals in the animal shelter; picking up strays and dead animals; providing adoption services; conducting euthanasia services; dispatching service calls; ensuring properties are cleaned up; and ensuring repairs are made to buildings or facilities. Minimum Qualifications Requires a high school diploma or GED supplemented by college credit AND two (2) years in a housing or code enforcement related field. Valid Texas Class C Driver's License required Possession of a registration as a Code Enforcement Officer within the State of Texas anda Housing Quality Standards Certification a plus. 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 job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. The employee may choose the appropriate procedure or policy. Performance is reviewed periodically. No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others. Work requires analysis and judgment in accomplishing diversified duties. Requires the exercise of independent thinking within the limits of policies, standards, and precedents. Persuasion Very Frequent: More than 51% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 5/20/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 24, 2019
Full Time
Job Summary Under general supervision of the Fleet Services Shop Forman, the Emergency Vehicle Technician performs repair and preventative maintenance duties on a wide variety of fire apparatus, vehicles, and equipment. 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 exerting up to 100 pounds on occasion. Services, troubleshoots, and performs complex automotive repairs on engines and related components of electrical, mechanical and computerized vehicle systems. Troubleshoots and diagnosis mechanical problems with City emergency equipment and vehicles to include gasoline, alternative fuels, and diesel engines. Repairs and installs automotive parts. Responds to emergency construction site and/or roadside/ field service repairs. Performs routine preventative maintenance, State Inspections and repairs to City fleet vehicles and heavy equipment including oil changes, tire rotations or replacement and inspects batteries, brakes, fluid levels and filters. Maintains shop area, tools, and equipment in an orderly and safe manner. Reviews technical, owners and repair manuals, schematics and drawings to determine manufacturer's recommendations for troubleshooting and preventative maintenance procedures. Maintains and completes assigned work orders and logs amount of time, materials, supplies, and parts used to maintain and repair fleet vehicles and heavy equipment. Takes directions from and provides assistance to Shop Foreman when directed. Regular and consistence attendance and punctuality for the assigned work hours are essential. All other duties as assigned by a supervisor/manager within your 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: Education : High School Diploma, G.E.D or equivalent. Experience : (5) years vehicle or heavy equipment mechanical repair experience. Previous municipality experience a plus. Licenses : Valid Texas class B commercial driver's license must be obtained within 180 days from assignment Certifications Required: Must possess and maintain all of the following: EPA 609 certification within 30 days; State Vehicle Inspection Certification upon hire; Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) certification upon hire; and four (4) Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications in either light automotive or medium heavy duty truck upon hire. Reading : 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. Math :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. Writing : 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. Managerial : Receives Limited Direction: Within this position, the employee normally performs the duty assignment according to his or her own judgment, requesting supervisory assistance only when necessary. The assignment may be reviewed upon completion. Performance is reviewed periodically. Budget Responsibility : No budget responsibility. Supervisory / Organizational Control : Work requires functioning as a lead worker performing essentially the same work as those directed, and includes overseeing work quality, training, instructing, and scheduling work. Complexity : Work involves choices of action within limits set by standard practices and procedures. Professional judgment is required to apply the proper course of action. Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills : Discussion Frequent: From 21% to 50% of work time. Closing Date/Time: 5/23/2019 5:00 PM Central
City of Grand Prairie, TX Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
Apr 19, 2019
Seasonal
Job Summary This is a vocational training level position in our Streets Division. Under close supervision and mentorship of professional staff; undertakes one or more assigned activities and/or projects of fixed duration requiring a basic degree of knowledge and skill within a defined area of administrative or technical specialty. Duties may vary based on assignment and location of work within the Streets Division. This internship will be working duringthe Summer of 2019 Essential Job Functions Performs routine duties to assist crews in completing assignments and work orders. This includes clean-up and maintenance for work zone and equipment by cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment, and ensuring all work is to code; and cleaning work site, and performing preventative maintenance by inspecting and performing required maintenance and repairs of all equipment used. Installing traffic cones and barricades as necessary for work zone, and assisting with controlling traffic. Participate in working with small street patching crews in completing work orders by sealing cracks in streets; operating moderate construction equipment; shoveling and raking asphalt and dirt; completing sweep and tack repairs; operating a pavement breaker clearing drainage ditches; repairing guard rails. Perform regular storm drain maintenance and emergency storm work. Repair storm drains, catch basins, and storm drain pipes. Inspect ditches, drainage areas and roadside shoulders for removal of weeds and application of herbicides. Removes debris caused from extreme weather conditions by clearing debris such as fallen trees; cleaning inlets, curbs, and gutters of debris. Participate in concrete work such as curb, gutter, and sidewalk repair, clearing concrete channels of tree limbs and other debris. Install traffic signs and pavement markings. Perform traffic signal maintenance activities. Minimum Qualifications Intern must be at least 17 years of age and currently enrolled in a Grand PrairieHigh School. This position is for Summer 2019 No experience required; Texasdriver's license is preferred. Knowledge of computers and/or GIS is a plus Closing Date/Time: 5/31/2019 5:00 PM Central