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 mtrevino@dumastx.gov


OPEN POSITIONS

Police Department Patrol Officer

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


GPS FIELD INTERN
Job Summary:
 
Under general supervision, assists building official with tasks collecting GPS coordinates for the city assets on or above ground to gather GPS coordinates. The intern will also assist reviewing of plans and perform work related to GIS mapping of the city.

Essential Job Functions:
     -Report to work and/or job site in a timely manner.
     -Conduct GIS mapping of city utility lines and other structures as requested by supervisors.

Other Job Functions:
     -Perform other tasks as needed or directed. 

Working Conditions:
Job is performed in both office and outdoor environments with frequent exposure to noise, dust, fumes, asbestos, fiberglass, paint, chemicals, extreme temperatures, and close proximity to mechanical/electrical hazards. Position may require the following abilities: Stand, sit and/or walk for extended periods of time; regularly lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move items weighing up to 75 pounds; seeing, speaking, and hearing necessary to issue and follow oral and written instructions; working in confined spaces; working at elevated heights; climbing; reaching above shoulder level; using hand(s) for simple or firm grasping and typing; bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling; reading a computer screen; depth perception; peripheral vision; color vision.

(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:
Knowledge of engineering and/or construction principles or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training that would provide comparable level of knowledge; effective oral and written communication skills; ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents; demonstrated capacity to apply concepts including fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Experience in using electronic equipment and Apple products is a plus. 


Code Enforcement Officer

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of inspections of properties to ascertain and ensure compliance with city ordinances pertaining but not limited to: 1.)Nuisance complaints; 2.)Weeds and uncultivated vegetation; 3.)Junk, trash, and debris; 4.)Junked and/or abandoned vehicles; and 5.)Health inspections.
Essential Job Functions:
-Conduct inspections of food service establishments and other facilities, performance of follow-up inspections and initiating administrative or legal action to ensure compliance;
-Investigate nuisance complaints/violations by notifying property owner and/or occupant, performing follow-up inspections and initiating administrative or legal action to ensure compliance;
-Notify property owner and/or occupant, perform follow-up inspections and enlist aid of contractors to ensure compliance with ordinances related to high weeds and/or uncultivated vegetation;
-Ensure compliance with junk, trash, and debris ordinances by advising property owners and/or occupants, performing follow-up inspections and taking appropriate administrative or legal action;
-Identify violations related to junk or abandoned vehicles, alert registered owner(s) and lien holders, perform follow-up inspections and coordinate with local towing service as necessary;
-Complete reports and correspondence required to satisfy position objectives.
Other Job Functions:
-Perform other tasks as needed or directed
Working Conditions:
Job is performed in both office and outdoor environments with exposure to extreme temperature and humidity differences, hot kitchen equipment, noise, and varying conditions of walking surfaces. Position may require the following abilities: Sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time; lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move items weighing up to 25 pounds; seeing, speaking and hearing necessary to issue and follow oral and written instructions; ability to work under pressure in meeting deadlines; climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching; using hand(s) for simple or firm grasping, typing, reading a computer screen.
(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 C Driver's License
-Ability to obtain Code Enforcement Officer IT registration through TDLR
Experience, Training, Knowledge, and Skills:
Self-motivated, ability to coordinate with other city and state departments/agencies, effective communication and negotiation skills, general computer skills and knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software. 



Utility Technician I

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:
-Dealing with customer complaints;
-Work on fire hydrants;
-Replacing valves, fixing water and wastewater lines (under live conditions);
-Operate backhoe and mini excavator;
-Reading maps and service manuals for water and wastewater;
-Working on pumps for water and wastewater;
-Changing 150lb chlorine cylinders and adjusting flow rates of regulators;
-Mowing and weed eating around water and wastewater systems;
-Working with other departments as needed (Street, solid waste, gas, shop, warehouse, landfill, and city hall)
-Working with hot taping machines;
-Use hand and power tools (i.e. shovel, pickax, sledge hammer, quickie saw, walk-behind saw, and wrenches) 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 judgement to work safely and use equipment properly;
-Serve on standby crew for after-hours emergency work as needed;
-Operate WWTP, water system, SCADA, well readings, water residual readings, vehicles and equipment necessary to assist in repairs and maintenance;
-Compile job status reports to maintain continuity of departmental records.
Other Job Functions
-Perform all tasks as assigned by supervisor or foreman.
Working Conditions:
Job is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments with frequent exposure to noise, dust, fumes, odors, chemicals, extreme weather conditions, (wet, dry, mud, snow, water/sewer water and close proximity to mechanical/electrical hazards.) Position may require the following abilities: Stand and walk in mud, water/wastewater, snow and rain for extended periods of time, with infrequent sitting; frequently lift, carry, push, pull, drag, hold or otherwise move items weighing up to 100lbs; 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, or kneeling.
(Mental and physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function 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,
 -Valid Class C Driver License 
-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 trailer, 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. 



Part-Time Animal Control Officer

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
-Enforces ordinances and public health codes by patrolling for loose and stray animals; investigating code violations; issuing citations; and providing testimony in legal actions;
-Protects the general health of the community by responding to citizen complaints about stray animals or other animal threats; apprehending stray animals; and investigating bite cases and reports of animal cruelty;
- Controls the spread of disease by capturing, euthanizing, and preparing specimens for analysis;
-Provides information to citizens about animal care.
Qualifications:
-High School Diploma or GED;
-Must be able to obtain Basic Animal Control certification within 1 year of employment;
-Must be able to obtain Euthanasia certification within 6 months of employment;
-Must be able to lift over 50lbs;
-Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions;
-Must be able to work with all types of animals;
-Must be able to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with co-workers, the public, and elected/appointed officials;
-Must be available to work weekends, holidays and rotate an on-call schedule;
-Must have or be able to obtain a valid Texas Driver's License.



Municipal Court Clerk II
Reports To: Administrative Assistant 
Work Status: Full-Time

Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Administrative Assistant, the Municipal Court Clerk II performs the daily operations of the Municipal Court. The Municipal Court Clerk performs a variety of responsible clerical and administrative support assignments in processing and coordinating cases for the Municipal Court, and assisting the Municipal Judge and Prosecutor, attorneys, law enforcement and other agencies, and members of the public coming into contact with the Court to ensure that orders, directives, and policies of the Court are executed. Work is performed with a substantial degree of independence within the framework of prescribed policies and procedures, and state laws. Much of the work is highly confidential in nature relating to specialized court activities and police reports. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Prepares court dockets, records sentences, follows through on completion of sentencing and takes appropriate action,
-Issues show cause orders,
-Receives inquiries from the public by letter, telephone or in person and furnishes the proper information or directs inquiry to the proper source,
-Assists in the coordination of court matters with defendants, defense counsel, City Prosecutor, jail and other levels of the criminal justice administration system,
-Responds to requests for information from the Municipal Court Judge, Municipal Prosecutor, public safety officers, and attorneys on the facts, circumstances, and status of pending cases,
-Compiles court case files and distributes them to the appropriate parties,
-Accepts, receipts, and accounts for all court fines and fees and disburses cash and bonds,
-Initiates requests for driving and criminal records,
-Completes all reports and forms required by the state and local agencies,
-Prepares correspondence and maintains records,
-Receives, logs and indexes incoming filings, citations and complaints
-Records required information on traffic tickets and sends them to the State Department of Motor Vehicles,
-Performs other related duties as deemed necessary or as required,
-Submit and administer warrants within the regional database.
Education, Certificates, and Experience Requirements:
High School Diploma
Requires the possession of a valid driver's license and a good driving record.
Skill, Knowledge and Abilities:
-Considerable knowledge of general office procedures,
-General knowledge bookkeeping principals, and computer applications. Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to develop working procedures appropriate to the objectives desired. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, and other employees, city elected and appointed officials, and the general public. 
Tools and Equipment Used:
Network computer system operating court administration software; personal computer operating word processing, spreadsheet and database software; telephone; copier; facsimile; and postage meter.
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 frequently required to sit and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to operate, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must lift and/or move up to 20 pounds occasionally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to focus.