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 $17.28 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.

Application Requirements

PUBLIC WORKS WORKER (Beach): $12.59/hr. Valid Texas driver?s license in good standing required, CDL preferred. Duties include: beach sanitation, beach cleanup, brush pickup, ability to follow written/oral directions from Supervisor, work weekends and holidays, and perform other duties as required.


DISPATCHER in the Police Department, $15.48/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.


MARINA WORKER at the Port Aransas harbor. $12.59/hr. Deals with daily operations of the harbor by securing boats to dock with mooring lines and utility lines when necessary; pump water from boats when necessary; responsible for daily activity; incident and violation reports; police dock area and report problems and hazards; knowledge of marine equipment and boats; ability to work with other agencies; willingness to put in long/additional hours plus work weekends, clean fish house and bathrooms, ability to perform carpentry, PVC waterline installation and repair, painting, plumbing, general maintenance, computer and people skills, plus other duties as may be assigned.
FLEET MECHANIC: $18.48/hr. High School Diploma or GED, valid Texas Commercial driver's license in good standing required. A minimum of five (5) years of mechanical experience servicing/repairing heavy diesel equipment, heavy diesel trucks, diesel/gasoline emergency response vehicles and general vehicles and trucks. Knowledge and experience with heavy equipment/vehicular hydraulic systems, electrical systems and general repair knowledge is essential. Duties include but not exclusive to: inspecting/accessing vehicular/equipment issues and problems, developing a plan for repairs, ordering the required parts, disassembly, cleaning, prep work, reassembly and testing completed repairs. Responsible for all annual/hourly servicing of heavy equipment, vehicles, tractors, mowers, golf carts and small tools including mowers, trimmers, chain saws and etc. Also required to maintain, cycle and test all city owned emergency generators and associated equipment and perform any and all other related work as required or directed.

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER: $14.49/HR. The Animal Control Officer will perform animal care and control work for the City. This is a municipal animal law enforcement position and will have the capability of writing citations for violations of City Code. The work involves patrolling the City to enforce animal control ordinances and related laws, rules and regulations. The employee is expected to carry out daily assignments, follow through on animal care matters, and use independent judgment and training when taking appropriate actions in dealing with standard recurring situations. This field position will work extensively with the public. The employee will be expected to document, investigate, and at times appear in court as a secondary or primary witness to animal welfare crimes. Knowledge, experience, skills & abilities include animal handling and/or work in a shelter environment, social services, law enforcement, ability to accept criticism and deal calmly and effectively with high stress situations and ability to maintain composure and to keep emotions in check, control anger, and avoid aggressive behavior even in very difficult situations.
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