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 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

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.


job title: Parks and Recreation Director

Department: Administration
Reports To: City Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Prepared By: Personnel Director
Date: 2/11/19
Approved By: David Parsons, City Manager
Approved Date: 2-8-2019

City of Port Aransas is home to more than 1280 acers of nature preserves, hike and bike trails, year-round swimming pool, baseball complex, cemetery, beach and several parks, including one dog parks, open space, and green belts. The incoming Parks and Recreation Director leadership and direction ensure that City parks and recreational facilities/programs serve the communities needs in an effective, safe, and cost-efficient manner. The Parks and Recreation Director directs, plans, manages, and reviews the activities and operations of the Parks &Recreation and the Parks Maintenance Departments including the administration, park planning, recreation services, park maintenance operations, senior, community and youth services, pool and beach lifeguards and operations and nature preserve management.
1.Hire and supervise department staff to ensure effective and efficient operations assign, schedule, and review work; deliver or provide for work-related training/education; complete performance evaluations; conduct counseling and take disciplinary measures as indicated; and terminate the employment of personnel, as required.
2.Develop, implement and monitor the progress of capital improvement projects related to Parks & Recreation operations; ensure compliance with mandated standards, codes, and ordinances.
3.Prepare and recommend annual department operating and capital expenditure budget; review and approve departmental expenditures; prepare related reports for City management and City Council.
4.Develop and implement departmental policies and procedures; ensure department personnel comply with City policies and procedures.
5.Administer the community park grant program; identify grant opportunities; write grants; implement and monitor grant provisions.
6.Develop recreational programs that serve community needs; research recreational needs of the public; analyze related proposals and prepare recommendations; present recommendations to Parks and Recreation Board or the City Council.
7.Plan, organize, and inspect the maintenance and operation of City parks, swimming pools, and other assigned City facilities to ensure compliance with departmental, City and other applicable standards.
8.Respond to citizens requests for information and complaints with respect to City parks and recreational facilities and programs; ensure appropriate follow-up action is taken.
9.Represent the City in various capacities; actively participate in community and government organizations to foster a positive City image; communicate with news media representatives as appropriate.
10.Prepare routine and special reports regarding Parks & Recreation Department operations and development plans, as requested by City management, the City Council, or the Parks and Recreation Board.
11.Promote heightened awareness of parks and recreation presenting a positive image to citizens, tourists, area schools, regional and state agencies and the business community.
Comprehensive working knowledge of current principles and practices used in the administration of comprehensive City-wide parks and recreational programs. Sound working knowledge of general management principles; applicable state, city, and federal regulations/guidelines pertaining to areas of responsibility; and overall city operations, including budgeting procedures. General knowledge of planning, developing, and construction recreational facilities and grounds. Ability to establish and maintain professionally effective relationships with external public/vendors, internal management and non-management employees, news media personnel, and City and other government officials. Excellent communication (verbal and written) and analytical skills. Working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet computer software; ability to operate computer and other standard office equipment.
Bachelor?s degree with major coursework in recreation administration, landscape architecture, business administration, public administration, or related field. 7+ years responsible supervisory or managerial experience in the administration of parks or recreational facilities and programs; or any combination of education and experience that provides requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities. Valid Class C Texas driver?s license. Candidates must be able to pass drug screen and background check.
Job Title: Surf Rescue/ Beach Lifeguard
Department: Parks and Recreation
Reports To: Surf Rescue/Beach Lifeguard supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Prepared By: Stephanie Montgomery
Salary/Grade: 12.59 per hr
Date: 4-9-2019
Approved By: David Parsons, City Manager
Approved Date:4-9-19

Summary: The Surf Rescue/Beach Lifeguard patrols and observes the public beach area to monitor activities of swimmers. Physical and medical training provided. Perform any work related as directed.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: . High school diploma/GED and current Texas Driver?s License in good standing required. Applications should be submitted to HR Department. Must be at least 18 years old. Must be able to swim 500 meters in 10 minutes or less.

Library Clerk

Summary: Performs a variety of routine and manual work in circulating and/or processing library materials; Provides customer service to patrons; Collects library fines and fees; Shelves and maintains library materials; Assists in maintaining the library?s facilities; Assists with special programs and publicity; Manage interlibrary loans; Scheduling volunteers and meeting room; Make independent decisions as dictated by library policies; and Performs other related duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional related duties.
Maintain a high standard of customer service.
Performs the full range of circulation desk procedures using an automated circulation system.
Compiles a variety of statistics concerning library usage and book circulation and maintains library records.
Handles routine complaints and answers a variety of questions at the circulation desk.
Carries out overdue items recall procedures and figures, collects and records fines.
Assures accurate library shelving of books and periodicals by shelf reading and re-shelving, as necessary. Assists patrons with computer access and other equipment as needed.
Maintains collection, as assigned.
Sets up library displays as needed.
Assists in acquisitions of supplies and materials.
Performs postal duties.
Creates and manages forms and files as needed.
Account for moneys received and deposited.
Responds to general inquiries and requests for service.
Prepares monthly calendar.
The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one (1) year of library related experience preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of: Basic public library operations and services; Circulation principles and practices; The Dewey Decimal System; Library materials, equipment, and technology; Cash handling practices and procedures; Customer service standards and protocol; Performing a variety of circulation duties; Responding to inquiries and providing customer service to the public; Processing, sorting, shelving, straightening, and shifting library materials; Issuing library cards and maintaining accurate patron records; Collecting library fees/fines and maintain assigned cash drawer; Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others

Library Clerk
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