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 fnixon@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


DISPATCHER in the Police Department, $15.82/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 Drivers License in good standing.


GAS DEPARTMENT MAINTENANCE WORKER: $13.65/hr. Safely performs routine tasks and projects of moderate complexity requiring the application of standard techniques, procedures & guidelines. Developing understanding of industry and operating requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform preventive and routine maintenance on pipeline system; Troubleshoot, test, install, and repair pipeline system materials and equipment; Operates vehicle, pipeline system equipment, and other essential equipment. Handles material, cargo, and accessories; Performs periodic inspections, and locate pipeline system; Reads meters, investigates low/high consumption.
Responds to pipeline system emergencies. Will evaluate, secure, repair, and investigate emergencies; Completes maintenance records, service reports, and other required documents on paper and PC; and Other duties may be assigned.

High school diploma/GED and current Texas Drivers License in good standing required. EXCELLENT BENEFITS includes: health, vision, dental, life insurance, 10 paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, and retirement. Applications should be submitted to Personnel Department.



LIBRARY DIRECTOR: Plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the operations and activities of the Library; Oversees collection development and maintenance functions; Develops and administers library programming; Represents library within the community and promotes library services and programs; Supervises assigned personnel. Library board oversees operations and develops performance standards.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor?s degree from a four-year college or university and five years related experience and/or training; including broad background in management, administration, operations, and fundraising; or an ALA accredited Master of Library Science degree; or five (5) years related experience as an assistant library director.


CHIEF ACCOUNTANT: Under the general direction of the Finance Director and performs a wide variety of complex and professional accounting tasks. This position is a part of a small inter-dependent team that helps prepare grant documentation and reporting, payroll reports, cash management and receipt recording, capital improvement project tracking and all other financial tasks for the City of Port Aransas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Primary person responsible for preparing and reconciling payroll reports including 941s, TWC, W-2s, 1095s, TMRS and TESRS reporting, child support and various payroll levies; Primary person responsible for preparing 1099s for Vendors; Primary person responsible for grant reporting and application process for the GLO Beach Grant; Primary person responsible for billing various contracts for supplemental work performed; Prepares, maintains, and/or verifies a variety of accounting, financial, and statistical records, ledgers, logs, and files; gathers, assembles, tabulates, enters, checks, verifies, balance, adjust, record, and file financial data; codes according to prescribed accounting procedures; reviews information to ensure accurate reporting; resolve discrepancies; establish and maintain various files and records; Posts journal entries; Performs special projects, studies, and collect and compile statistical and financial data for special reports as directed; Provides backup for cashier, accounts payable, utility billing and payroll; Performs a full range of customer service duties related to area of assignment; provide information to the public and City staff requiring the use of judgement and the interpretation of policies, rules, and procedures; Performs other duties as required or assigned

Job Requirements: Bachelor?s degree in Accounting from an accredited four-year college or university preferred High School Diploma or GED and four (4) years of municipal finance experience; or two (2) years of college or technical degree/certificate in accounting/finance or related field and two (2) years of applicable experience required; Governmental Accounting experience preferred; INCODE experience preferred.

STREETS/LANDFILL WORKER: $12.86/hr. The Streets/Landfill Worker performs general labor and semi-skilled level work. The Streets Maintenance Worker is responsible to provide labor to assist in the cleaning, maintenance and repair of city streets, roadways, access road entrances, pickup and disposal of all trash, containers and recycle containers on city streets. Performs any and all other related work as required and directed.

High school diploma/GED and current Texas Drivers License in good standing required. EXCELLENT BENEFITS includes: health, vision, dental, life insurance, 10 paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, and retirement. Applications should be submitted to Personnel Department.

PART-TIME EMT/PARAMEDIC: $15.36/hr. Functions independently, once credentialed by the EMS Director/Chief, providing exceptional pre-hospital clinical medicine based on the Departments Protocols and Scope of Care. Must be able to utilize electronic communication including portable and mobile radios, electronic patient care records and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Once cleared to independent duty, field paramedics are required to manage medical and trauma patients, direct co-workers, first responders and bystanders. Must be able to maintain and trouble shoot medical equipment as well as keep equipment and vehicle clean and response ready.

Essential Duties: Report for duty on time and when assigned. Maintain good physical condition and personal hygiene. Ability to assess emergency scenes. Lift 150 pounds with assistance. Operate EMS vehicles under normal and emergency conditions. Operate standard equipment; such as stretchers, cardiac monitors and standard diagnostic equipment. Assist in extrication of persons from vehicles, bend and lift and perform CPR for extended periods of time. Be able to stand for extended periods of time. Work regularly assigned shifts, overtime when required and attend all mandatory in-service training. Other duties may be assigned.

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT $16.78/hr. Keeps records and executes administrative policies determined by the City Manager in conjunction with secretarial duties by performing the following duties. Serves as supervisor to the RTA bus and trolley drivers, the receptionist, airport manager and Program Administrator for the Meals on Wheels Program.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Basic office skills; good telephone etiquette; typing and computer skills preferred.

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