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



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. 



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 or 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. 

 


ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE TECH
Job
Summary:
Under general supervision, ensures completion of routine maintenance and construction duties related to the city's electrical and electronic systems. This includes: performing the installation, repair, replacement, and trouble shooting of all system components.
Must maintain high standards of workmanship and professionalism while working as a member of a team or when working alone.
Should not require daily guidance for managing workload.
Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment at times.

Essential Job Functions
-Install, maintain, repair and/or replace electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures,
-Inspect electrical systems to detect, diagnose, and repair malfunctioning components,
-Prepare and/or read wiring and equipment diagrams, schematics, or blueprint,
-Operate hand/power tools and vehicles/equipment as necessary to fulfill job obligations,
-Coordinate power sources for various community groups and city-wide functions,
-Must be able to run various types of electrical conduit, mc cable, direct burial etc.... and perform electrical work,
-Maintain regular and punctual on-site attendance.

Other Job Functions:
-Perform other tasks as needed or directed,
-Must be capable and willing to work overtime as required and participate in an on-call rotation,
-Must be able to respond to call outs within 30 minutes of notification (must live in Moore County),
-Work safely on AC 120-volt single phase, 480-volt three phase and 24-volt AC and DC distribution systems.

Working Conditions:
Job is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments with frequent exposure to noise, dust, fumes, chemicals, extreme weather conditions, and close proximity to mechanical/electrical and rotating equipment hazards. Position may require the following abilities: Stand and walk for extended periods of time with occasional sitting; regularly lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move items weighing up to 100 pounds; see, speak, and hear as necessary to follow oral and written instructions; work in confined spaces and at elevated heights up to 120 feet; climb ladders; reach above shoulder level; use hand(s) for simple or firm grasping; bend; stoop; kneel; balance; read a computer screen; depth perception; color vision; eye/hand coordination.
(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/GED
-Valid Texas Class C Driver's License
-Current Texas Electrical License (Journeyman) or ability to obtain

Experience, Training, Knowledge, and Skills:
Five (5) years' experience in commercial/industrial construction and electrical maintenance with motor control theory; ability to read and analyze diagrams, schematics, and blueprints; knowledge of NEC code, spreadsheet and word processing software; working knowledge of control circuits, VFDs, pumps, motors, valves, hydraulics, programmable logic controls, and pneumatics; demonstrated safety awareness, communication, problem solving, and organizational skills; ability to communicate and work effectively and courteously with other city employees and the public.


MECHANIC
Job Summary:
Under general supervision, utilizes acquired knowledge and skills to ensure that all city vehicles and equipment are in good operating condition.

Essential Job Functions:
-Diagnose and perform major repairs to vehicles and equipment such as motors, transmissions, and rear-axle overhauling;
-Provide routine and preventive maintenance through replacement of fluids as well as application of grease and other lubricants;
-Ensure cleanliness and safety of work facilities by discarding trash; replacing tools, hoses, containers, and equipment; and clearing floor of fluid and debris upon completion of jobs;
-Install and repair tires on all vehicles and equipment as needed;
-Supply assistance to disabled vehicles and equipment through towing or jump starting;
-Maintain regular and punctual on-site attendance.

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

Working Conditions:
Exposure to noise, dust, fumes, chemicals, electrical/mechanical hazards, and confined spaces within mechanic shop; occasional exposure to extreme weather conditions while outdoors. Position may require the following abilities: Stand, sit and walk for extended periods of time; regularly lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move items weighing up to 100 pounds; seeing, speaking, and hearing necessary to issue and follow oral and written instructions; ability to work under pressure in meeting deadlines; climbing, crawling, twisting, reaching above shoulder level, using hand(s) for simple or firm grasping, stooping, 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, Certificates, and/or Licenses
-High School Diploma or GED,
-Valid Texas Class C Driver's License

Experience, Training, Knowledge, and Skills
Preferred experience in general maintenance and repair of a variety of motorized vehicles and equipment, with specialized training in fields such as brake repair, diesel engine repair, and automotive electrical systems. Organization, problem solving and communication skills are necessary to complete position objectives. 


MUNICIPAL COURT CLERK
Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Administrative Assistant, the Municipal Court Clerk 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:
-Prepare 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, Certification and Experience Requirements:
-High School Diploma
-Requires the possession of a valid driver's license and a good driving record.

Skills, 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, 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 for extended periods of time, speak, and hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to operate, finger, 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.