Applicants should include a City Application for Employment along with their resume. All full time, regular employees are provided a benefit package of paid sick/vacation leave, life, health, vision, and dental insurance, 10 paid holidays and TMRS retirement package.

Applications should be submitted to Personnel Office, City Hall, 710 W. Avenue A, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4128, Phone: (361)749-4111 or faxed to (361)749-4101, emailed to iparker@cityofportaransas.org. Those applicants tentatively selected will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for that position prior to employment. The City of Port Aransas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. E.O.E.

Employment Application


TCLEOSE CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICERS (experienced and inexperienced.) Starting salary for a basic police officer is $16.05/hr. to increase to $16.85 at end of probation, as well as uniform allowance and certification incentive pay. All applicants must pass background investigation, written exam, physical, psychological, drug screening. Benefit package includes life, health, vision, dental insurance, 10 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, longevity pay, and TMRS retirement package. Applications should be submitted to Personnel Office, City Hall, 710 W. Avenue A, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4128, 361-749-4111 or Police Department 361-749-6241 or download from www.cityofportaransas.org. web page and faxed to 361-749-4101. E.O.E.

Application Requirements

BEACH LIFEGUARD: $10.70/hour starting rate. Monitors beach activities, performs lifeguard duties on Port Aransas City Beach, and other duties as assigned. Must be at least 18 years of age. Licensing required: Current nationally recognized lifeguard certification, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Standard First Aid. Applicants tentatively selected will be required to pass skills test conducted by Beach Guard Supervisors in addition to the screening required for the position.


PART TIME ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER Salary $13.55/hr. 20-hours per week. Duties include: Coordinate activities of the animal shelter when full time Animal Control Officer is off duty by: Cleaning and disinfecting shelter area; responds to emergency calls and investigates complaints of animal neglect or cruelty; issue and empty traps; interprets and enforces codes, policies and safety regulations pertaining to animal control; issue citations for dogs at large; examines ailing animals to determine need of services from Vet; and other duties as may be assigned. High School diploma or GED, TX Drivers License in good standing, and willing to obtain basic certification within 6 months of hire and animal lover. Applications should be submitted to Personnel Office, City Hall, 710 W. Avenue A, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4128, Phone: 361/749-4111. Those applicants tentatively selected will be required to submit to applicable testing for that position prior to employment. Position open till filled. E.O.E.


PUBLIC WORKS WORKER-STREET MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT High school diploma or GED, valid Texas driver’s license in good standing required and CDL. Employee performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled work including the repair and maintenance of streets, alleys, sidewalks, grounds, cemeteries, drainage facilities, catch basins, poles, signs and signal lights, and other tasks associated with infrastructure maintenance operations. Employee is subject to working in both inside and outside environments, in extreme temperatures, and exposure to various hazards.


HEAVEY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR: Operates various types of trucks in the hauling and distribution of materials. Ensures safe working conditions within work areas. Participates in establishing traffic control devices such as signs, barricades and cones. Guides traffic at worksites. Applicant will walk, kneel, stoop, bend, and squat repeatedly, lift 50+ lbs, work outdoors in extreme heat, cold, and rain. tentatively selected will be required to pass DOT drug screening and physical prior to employment. High school diploma/GED, valid Class A Texas CDL required.


SUPERVISOR – PUBLIC WORKS STREET DEPARTMENT Directs and supervises the work of staff in the maintenance of roads, streets, city right of ways, drainage systems, traffic control, mowing, trimming, edging, cleaning, trash pickup, mosquito spraying operations, Collection Station operations, signs and signage citywide including the beach, Fleet Shop, Fleet Shop inventory and Fleet Shop activities. Requires the ability to utilize a variety of advisory data and information such as the MUTCD Traffic Control Guidelines, TXDOT specifications, Public Works Construction Standards, Roadside Design Guide, City Ordinances, codes and policy manuals. Develops, prepares, initiates, expands and schedules all Work Orders as they relate to the division. Establishes and defines scheduled maintenance for all roads, streets, alleys, drainage systems, signage, fleet, heavy equipment and prepares work orders for same and coordinates all work efforts to complete the work orders in a timely fashion. Responds to all customer/public concerns and inquiries concerning all aspects of work. Responds to all related after hours situations related to the Street Division. Valid Texas Commercial Driver’s License is required. Ability to operate heavy equipment to include tractor/mower, backhoe, dump truck, front end loader and motor grader is a PLUS. Position requires some paid overtime. Salary Range- $21.12 to $22.40 per hour depending on qualifications


LIBRARY DIRECTOR Maintains library collections of books, serial publications, documents, multimedia, and other materials, and assists groups and individuals in locating and obtaining materials. Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree from four year college or university and five years related experience and/or training or an ALA accredited Master Library Science Degree; or five years experience as an assistant Library Director. Must have knowledge of Spreadsheet and Word Processing software.
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