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 $14.48/hr. to increase to $15.25 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: $10.39/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.


MARLIN ACADEMY - AFTER SCHOOL WORKER : $10.39/hour starting pay. Hours are 2:30-6:00 pm, Monday thru Friday when school is in session. Part-time position providing after-school care for children K-5th grades. Responsible for supervision of group activities for children, including but not limited to tutoring, creative crafts, outdoor structured/free play. Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED, valid Texas driver's license and obtain CPR and first aid certification. Applicants tentatively selected will be required to pass physical, drug screening, and psychological tests.


DISPATCHER in the Police Department, $13.96/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.


PART TIME ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER Salary $11.69/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.


CODE ENFORCEMENT/PERMIT CLERK: The Code Enforcement Officer/Permit Clerk will be responsible for on-site inspections, enforcing the city’s building codes by ensuring that residential and commercial construction and existing buildings complies with applicable codes and ordinances. Applicants must be able to handle complaints of substandard housing and property; daily contact with the public and contractors requiring a tactful and courteous attitude. $13.55/hour



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.
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