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 $16.46/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

POOL LIFEGUARD: $9.51/hr. Part-time position. Must have current Lifeguard Certificate from a nationally recognized organization, First Aid Basics Certificate, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification. Duties include: monitor activities in swimming areas to prevent accidents and provide assistance to swimmers; clean and refill swimming pool area and determine chlorine content and pH value of pool water with testing kit; give swimming instructions and conduct or officiate swimming meets. Applicants tentatively selected will be required to pass a skills test that is held at the facility in addition to the pre-employment screening required for the position.


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.


CUSTODIAN. $12.28/hr. Position requires experience in labor oriented duties related to cleaning, stripping, waxing, buffing, mopping floors, lifting tables and chairs, initiative, good judgement, ability to work with public and work weekends. Applicants must possess a high school diploma/GED and a valid Texas Driver's License in good standing.


PUBLIC WORKS STREETS WORKER $12.28/hr. High school diploma or GED, valid Texas commercial drivers license in good standing required and two years? experience efficiently operating simple to specialized equipment. Duties include but not exclusive to: labor in the repair and maintenance of the city streets, roadways, drainage facilities & systems and traffic control infrastructure, mowing, trimming, edging, cleaning, clearing of alleyways as well as sweeping and trash pickup and performs any and all other related work as required and directed.


DISPATCHER in the Police Department, $14.67/hour. Rotating shifts once a month. Must have good communication skills for radio dispatching all Emergency Personnel, Police, EMS, Fire, Constables and be able to multi-task. High school diploma/GED required, some typing and filing, computer skills desirable, current Texas Driver?s License in good standing. Benefit package includes: health, vision, dental, life insurance, 10 paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, and TMRS retirement package. Applications should be submitted to Personnel Department, City Hall, 710 W. Avenue A, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4128. No phone calls please.


BUS/TROLLEY DRIVER $12.28/hr. Job includes driving some Sundays and relief driver when needed. Minimum 21 years of age with good communication and customer service skills. High school diploma/GED required, current Texas Driver?s License in good standing and a Class B CDL License with Passenger Endorsement or ability to obtain within 2 weeks of hire. This is a full-time job position at 30 hours a week with paid benefits. Applications should be submitted to Personnel Department, City Hall, 710 W. Avenue A, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4128, Phone: 361-749-4111.


GARDENER/GROUNDSKEEPER: $12.28 h/r. Must have ability to follow oral and written directions and willingness to work. Duties include maintaining grounds, city gardens, also lawn and plant care--experience preferable. Empty trash cans, clean grounds and roadsides of trash, maintain irrigation systems, and other duties as may be assigned by Parks Supervisor.


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