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.

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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.


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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.

City of Port Aransas Building Official-Inspector



The City of Port Aransas, is seeking a Building Official/Inspector for the Department of Development Services. The Building Official, under general direction of the Director of Development Services: Performs technical and administrative functions relating to plan review, permitting and inspection of new and existing structures; Performs field inspection of construction projects to ensure adherence with approved plans, and compliance with municipal, state and international building codes (ICC) and regulations; Monitors specialty inspections performed by third parties; Serves as the City floodplain manager; Coordinates with Code Enforcement and/or the Fire Marshal on various code compliance activities, including the abatement of dangerous or unsafe structures, and may, from time to time, participate in various code enforcement activities; acts as a staff liaison to various City Boards and Commissions, including, but not limited to Planning and Zoning, Board of Adjustment and Appeals.
Must possess required knowledge skills, abilities and experience and to be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Essential duties and functions may include the following:
Review, check and approve plans and specifications submitted with applications for building permits.
Assists developers, contractors, architects, engineers, property owners, and others to ensure compliance with applicable development codes.
Inspect buildings, signs and other structures/sites in the process of construction, alteration or repair to ensure compliance with approved plans, specifications and requirements of applicable building codes and City of Port Aransas Code of Ordinances.
Perform administrative and technical work while directing inspection related operations.
Conduct enforcement of, and ensure compliance with, the City of Port Aransas Code of Ordinances, including building codes, the zoning ordinance, subdivision ordinance and other ordinances as specified.
Other related duties may be assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
High School diploma or GED equivalent; associate's degree or coursework in related field preferred, and
A minimum of three (3) years' experience working in a construction trade or
A minimum of two (2) years' experience working as a building inspector, or
Any equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job
Licenses and Certifications:
Texas Class "C" driver's license
Must also possess the State of Texas Plumbing Inspector's License or have the ability to obtain such license within six (6) months after appointment to the position.
Preferred would be Certification as a Code Enforcement Officer, Certified Building Official, Commercial Building Inspector, Residential Building Inspector or Building Plans Examiner. The ability and willingness to obtain such license(s) within one (1) year after appointment to the position

Certified Flood Plain Manager or ability to obtain within one (1) year after appointment to the position.
Excellent benefits package. Salary range is $61k to $69k , based upon qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and City of Port Aransas application to: City of Port Aransas HR
c/o Development Services
710 W Ave A
Port Aransas TX 78373
Or email to: radams@Cityofportaransas.org

Experience:
Building Inspector: 2 years (Preferred)
Construction trade: 3 years (Preferred)
Education:
High school or equivalent (Required)
License:
Driver's License (Required)
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Job Title: Library Director
Department: Library
Reports To: Finance Director
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared By: Library Director
Salary/Grade: 32
Date: 7/23/2018
Approved By: David Parsons, City Manager
Approved Date: 7/23/2018

Summary: 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.

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.
Oversees and coordinates library operations including administration, circulation, reference, interlibrary loan, collection development and maintenance, programming and outreach functions
In conjunction with the Library Advisory Board, develops, implements, and administers the Library?s operation, strategic plans, policies, and procedures; establishes departmental goals, objectives, and priorities
Tracks, compiles, and reports statistical, financial, and other information as required by city, county, and/or state
Evaluates the effectiveness of library services in relation to the needs of the community. Apprises the Library Advisory Board and City Council of community needs and how to respond to these needs through the library.
Prepares the Library Advisory Board agenda, in conjunction with the board chair, within the timeframe required by the city
Prepares and administers the Library budget; monitors and authorizes expenditures
Recruits, hires, trains, supervises, develops performance standards and ensures continued training for assigned personnel; ensures staff compliance with departmental policies and procedures; informs Library Board of planned personnel actions.
Monitors and ensures the Library?s programs, services, and collection; appropriately meet the needs of the community; develops and administers library programming
Supervises the development, selection, and acquisition of all library materials including books, periodicals, and audiovisual items
Directs and ensures the proper care and maintenance of library materials, equipment, and facilities; coordinates the construction of new/renovated library facilities
Researches, applies for and administers grants, from both public and private sources, for materials, technology, programming and furniture to enhance library operations, community outreach and library growth
Promotes the Library and its collection and programming via website, brochures, fliers, exhibits, TV, radio, newspaper, and/or other forms of marketing
Represents the Library at city and various board, civic, and community meetings and functions
Provides reference assistance and conducts other professional library functions as required
Maintains current knowledge of developments in the library field; ensures continued accreditation of the program.
Adjusts errors and complaints, which cannot be resolved by subordinates
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.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises assigned staff and volunteers

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies-
Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Leadership ? Exhibits confidence in self and others; Accepts feedback from others; demonstrates an ability to work as a team leader with emphasis on energetic, motivated customer service.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Support?s organization's goals and values.
Judgment- Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment;
Planning/Organizing ? Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
Quality ? Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
Quantity ? Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.
Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

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: 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.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of: Principles and practices of library administration; Principles and practices of circulation, reference, and acquisitions principles and practices; Public library policies, procedures and standards of service; Program development and administration principles; Methods for promoting library services to the public; Processes for preparing and administering budgets; Supervisory principles, practices, and methods; Customer service standards and protocols; Directing and coordinating public library operations and activities; Ensuring the delivery of quality library programs and services to the community; Developing and implementing strategic plans, policies, and procedures; Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others; Developing and administering budgets and monitoring expenditure; Supervising, leading, and delegating tasks and authority

Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. Have working knowledge of the Dewey Decimal system.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Basic office skills; good telephone etiquette.

Computer Skills: To perform the job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of internet software and emailing/texting software using a ?smart phone?, automated circulation system, Microsoft Office programs, use of various office equipment, and telephones. Have good skills in typing, data entry using a keyboard and computer terminal.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Texas Driver?s License in good standing.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20-50 pounds and be able to push a book truck weighing up to 300 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee must have manual dexterity to operate a computer keyboard.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is performed in a library environment and involves regular contact with the public. The noise level varies but is generally moderate.
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Job Title: Bus Driver

Department: Administration
Reports To: Executive Administrative Assistant-Stephanie Montgomery
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Prepared By: Personnel Director
Salary/Grade: 12
Date: 1/31/19
Approved By: David Parsons, City Manager
Approved Date:1-31-2019

Summary: Drives minibus to provide the safe transportation of passengers and by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Conduct pre- and post-trip inspections to ensure proper operating condition of the vehicle and on-board equipment.
Ensure safe and clean vehicle condition at the start and end of each shift.
Ensure vehicle is fueled, properly maintenance and stocked with the proper accessories at the start and end of each shift.
Successfully perform scheduled manifest by picking up all clients on time and delivering them to their destinations safely and within a reasonable time frame according to the assigned schedule.
Provide excellent customer service including assistance in boarding, supplying information, and responding appropriately in the event of emergency.
Ensure passengers' wheelchairs are safely secured by appropriate on-board restraints to stabilize wheelchairs during trip.
Keeps documentation of mileage, passenger information, time of pickups and drop-offs.
Adjusts to variables in normal working conditions, including adverse weather, traffic and construction, passenger problems, accidents and trip changes.
Diffuse difficult situations and maintain order onboard vehicle.
Accurately collect and reconcile cash fares collected from customers.
Employ all techniques of defensive driving to minimize the risk of preventable and non-preventable accidents and/or passenger injuries.
Protect passengers and secure vehicle in the event of accident or injury and communicate effectively with dispatch and operations staff.
Other duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies-
Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information.
Leadership ? Exhibits confidence in self and others; accepts feedback from others.
Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.
Judgment- Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
Planning/Organizing ? Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions.
Quality ? Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
Quantity ? Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly;
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
Dependability- Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions.
Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.

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); previous professional driving experience preferred and customer service experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience; safe driving record and clean criminal history.

Language Skills: Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers; ability to print and speak in simple sentences.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 1O's and 1OO's; ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions; ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Texas Driver License in good standing; must be able to obtain CDL Class A with passenger endorsement; must be willing to take RTA special training.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employee will primarily work on the road providing passenger transportation. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Benefits: All bus drivers are considered full time at 30 hours per week. All bus drivers will be eligible for full City benefits including retirement and insurance benefits.

Pay: Starting pay is $12.86 per hour/ 10 hours per day/ minimum 30 hours per week

Please contact Stephanie Montgomery at Port Aransas City Hall 361-749-4111 or you may download applications at www.cityofportaransas.org
Email application to smontgomery@cityofportaransas.org or fax to 361-749-4723
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job title: Parks and Recreation Director

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


DESCRIPTION
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.
DUTIES
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.
QUALIFICATIONS
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.
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