Employment Opportunities

Competitive pay and excellent benefit package available. Click HERE for details!

Click on the following links to open, print, and complete each form:
Employment Application
Authorization for Release of Information
Personal History Statement

 Send completed forms to City of Dumas, Attn: HR, PO Box 438, Dumas, TX 79029 or email to ltrejo@dumastx.gov


Utility Billing Clerk I
Water Department Utility Technician I
Aquatic Park Lifeguard and Concession Staff
Police Department Patrol Officer



    • Receive and process customer payments, make change, and balance drawer daily
    • Address customer questions/complaints related to utility accounts
    • Complete service orders for distribution to appropriate departments
    • Perform necessary balance transfers for customer accounts that have been final billed
    • Activate and close customer accounts for utility services
    • High school diploma/GED required
    • Experience in handling money, customer service and data entry skills, organized and detail oriented, willingness to assist others, enjoy working with the public, knowledge of computer, fax, copier and 10-key calculator are preferred


Job Summary:
Under general supervision performs installation, maintenance, and repair of water distribution and wastewater collection systems and related work as required.

Essential Job Functions:
      • Use hand and power tools (i.e. shovel, pickax, sledge hammer, quickie saw, walk-behind saw) as necessary to complete job objectives
      • Ensure compliance with established safety standards by sorting tools and materials; keeping vehicles, equipment, and storage areas clean, orderly, and in safe operating condition; and using good judgment to work safely and use equipment properly
      • Serve on standby crew for after-hours emergency work as needed
      • Operate vehicles and equipment necessary to assist in repairs and maintenance
      • Compile job status reports to maintain continuity of departmental records
Other Job Functions:
      • Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor
Working Conditions:
Job is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments with frequent exposure to noise, dust, fumes, odors, chemicals, extreme weather conditions, and close proximity to mechanical/electrical hazards.  Position may require the following abilities:  Stand and walk for extended periods of time, with infrequent sitting; frequently lift, carry, push, pull, drag, hold or otherwise move items weighing up to 100 pounds; seeing, speaking, and hearing necessary to issue and follow oral and written instructions; working in confined spaces; using hand(s) for simple or firm grasping; climbing, crawling, squatting, twisting, stooping, bending, kneeling.
(Mental and physical demands described 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 meet these demands.)
Required Education, Degrees, Certificates, and/or Licenses:
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • Texas Driver License Class C
      • Willingness to obtain regulatory license(s)

Experience, Training, Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of safety regulations necessary to work with equipment used in utility maintenance work; experience in working with various types of equipment including pumps, generators, backhoes, dump trucks, jet trucks, service trucks, wrenches, hand and power saws, jackhammers, hammers of various sizes, grinders, shovels, drills and drill press; ability to communicate effectively and courteously with other city employees and the public.



The Dumas Aquatic Park is accepting applications for Summer 2021.  The deadline has been extended, but turn in your application as soon as possible.


Under the general direction of the shift sergeant, performs a full range of police duties necessary to enforce the law including but not limited to routine stops for traffic violations, investigation of complaints, maintaining order, aiding individuals, and identifying/arresting criminal offenders. In addition, also performs a variety of unplanned physical tasks which include the restraining of violent individuals or animals, running and/or climbing fences to capture an eluding suspect, and responding to calls for assistance on accident/medical emergencies. Decisions within areas of responsibility are made independently. 

Candidates with current Texas Peace Officer License who successfully complete the department's physical agility test, written exam, and interview board will be considered for employment.

Competitive pay and excellent benefit package available, including generous relocation allowance. Click HERE for details!

Click on the following links to open, print, and complete each form:
Employment Application
Authorization for Release of Information
Personal History Statement

Send completed forms to City of Dumas, Attn: HR, PO Box 438, Dumas, TX 79029
For additional information, contact Patrol Lieutenant Morales at (806) 935-3998.