Employment Opportunities

Competitive pay and excellent benefit package available.

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

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


OPEN POSITIONS
Heavy Equipment Operator II (Street)

Full Time Firefighter/EMT

Heavy Equipment Operator I (Solid Waste)

Police Department Patrol Officer

FIREFIGHTER/EMT
We are currently looking for both certified and non-certified applicants for Firefighter/EMT for the Dumas Fire Department.
Are you currently certified as a Firefighter/EMT, if so come apply with us, and join our team.
Are you interested in a career as a firefighter, but haven't had the time to attend the fire academy? The Dumas Fire Department is offering a successful candidate this great opportunity. If you qualify, Fire Academy Sponsorship includes:
Fire/EMS Tuition
Uniforms
Pay while you attend the Academy
Upon Successful Completion of the Fire/EMS Academy:
Full-Time Status
Minimum Base Pay $38,584.00 Annually
Generous Benefit Package and Relocation Bonus
TWO-YEAR COMMITMENT REQUIRED
If you have what it takes to join us, send the completed forms to:
City of Dumas, Attn: HR, Box 438, Dumas, TX 79029
For additional information contact Fire Chief Ronald Pray at 806-935-6434 .
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 03/01/2022
FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE


 

JOB DESCRIPTION

CITY OF DUMAS

 

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II (STREET)

 

Reports To:                Street Supervisor                                 FLSA Status:             Non-Exempt  

Effective Date:           04/2022                                                   Revision Date:           N/A

 

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, responsible for construction, maintenance, and repair of streets and other designated areas through operation of heavy motorized vehicles and equipment and performance of manual and semi-skilled labor.  Incumbents of this position are required to safely and efficiently operate most of the department’s equipment and possess good working knowledge of departmental duties in order to carry out assignments with little supervision.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Operate vehicles and equipment such as maintainer/grader, front-end loader, Mack truck, chip spreader and other asphalt paving equipment, tractor with mower attachment, and hydraulic bucket truck extension; this includes conducting pre- and post-trip inspections to ensure safe operation, care, and appearance of assigned vehicles and equipment such as fueling, washing, servicing, and performing preventive maintenance checks

 

  • Perform manual labor to patch streets and designated areas through the use of jackhammer, shovel, rake, steel-wheel roller and other powered equipment and hand tools

 

  • Ensure that street right-of-ways and alleys are free of tree limbs, weeds, and other debris through use of chain saw, weed eater, and other suitable equipment to achieve objectives

 

  • Provide safe, effective traffic routes by installing, repairing, and replacing street signs

 

Other Job Functions:

  • Attach city-wide Christmas decorations and inspect/replace Christmas lighting on buildings
  • Assist other city departments with general set-up, clean-up and maintenance activities
  • Perform other tasks as needed or directed

 

Working Conditions:

Job is performed in outdoor environment with frequent exposure to extreme weather and related driving conditions, noise, dust, fumes, chemicals, and mechanical/electrical hazards.  Unless specifically noted, the following abilities are required to perform this position:  Sit for extended periods of time, with occasional walking and standing; regularly lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move items weighing up to 100 pounds; seeing, speaking, and hearing necessary to follow oral and written instructions; color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception to identify pedestrians, other vehicles, and traffic lights; exposure to vibration when using jackhammer; eye-hand coordination to enable bucket truck extension; climbing, balancing, reaching, using hand(s) for simple or firm grasping; climbing, bending, stooping, twisting, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and working in high locations.

(Unless noted, mental and physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform all functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.)

 

Required Education, Certificates, and/or Licenses:


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Texas Class A or B CDL

 

Experience, Training, Knowledge, and Skills:

Knowledge of proper techniques, safety precautions, and methods used in operation of vehicles and equipment necessary to complete position objectives; effective communication and problem-solving skills; ability and willingness to take direction and work with others to accomplish required job tasks.

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I (SOLID WASTE)

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, utilizes various refuse collection vehicles and equipment to collect; transport; and dispose of residential and commercial bulk items, trash, yard waste, and/or other rubbish while also maintaining safe, efficient refuse containers and assisting customers with delivery and pickup of vehicles necessary to complete homeowner/commercial projects.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assemble bulk items such as appliances and furniture and deliver them to landfill
  • Conduct repair and maintenance of refuse containers to ensure safe, efficient operation
  • Perform collection, transport, and disposal of residential, commercial, and/or institutional trash, yard waste, and other rubbish as needed in the event of staff shortages
  • Ensure safe operation, care, and appearance of assigned vehicles and equipment including fueling, washing, servicing, and performing preventive maintenance checks
  • Complete trash assembly activities by manually gathering material that isn’t successfully loaded into the collection equipment
  • Provide customer service through delivery and pick up of departmental vehicles necessary to complete homeowner/commercial projects

Other Job Functions:

  • Perform other tasks as needed or directed

 Working Conditions:

Job is performed in outdoor environment with frequent exposure to extreme weather and related driving conditions, noise, dust, fumes, chemicals, and mechanical/electrical hazards.  Position may require the following abilities:  Sit for extended periods of time, with occasional walking and standing; regularly lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move items weighing up to 75 pounds; seeing, speaking, and hearing necessary to identify pedestrians and other vehicles as well as follow oral and written instructions; color vision to discern traffic lights; eye-hand coordination to enable container collection mechanism; climbing, balancing, reaching, using hand(s) for simple or firm grasping, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling.

(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, Certificates, and/or Licenses:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid Texas Class B CDL
  • Waste Screening certification

Experience, Training, Knowledge, and Skills:

Knowledge of proper techniques, safety precautions, and methods used in operation of refuse collection equipment; effective communication, hand-eye coordination, and problem solving skills; ability and willingness to take direction and work with others to accomplish required job tasks.

 

POLICE OFFICER - PATROL DIVISION


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.