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

Heavy Equipment Operator I (Solid Waste)

Police Department Patrol Officer

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


SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD
The City of Dumas is currently recruiting for 2 School Crossing Guards in the Police Department. You can be an important member of a successful team of individuals committed to the safety of school children in your community. School Crossing Guards work approximately 10 hours per week, Monday through Friday, during the regular school year at the designated locations in the township assisting elementary, middle, and high school students. 

Job Summary:
Crossing guards assist children in crossing the street on their way to and from school. Crossing guards provide safe crossings of the roadways and model appropriate street skills and behavior for children. They do this by:
                 -Choosing good times to step into the street to create gaps in traffic,
                 -Standing in the roadway with STOP paddle continuously raised to shoulder height to show that pedestrians are using the crosswalk. Stands for X amount of time,
                 -Verbally directing children across the street,
                 -Recognizing and communicating potentially dangerous traffic situations and hazards in the environment,
                 -Fulfilling job requirements outdoors in all weather, including rain, fog, snow. sleet, cold, heat, humidity and wind.
Education, Training, and Experience
Required:
        -Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent,
        -Must be 18 years of age or older,
        -Must be a U.S. citizen,
        -Must successfully pass a thorough criminal history and background check,
        -Valid Driver's License may be required.
Training and equipment will be provided:
        -Must successfully pass crossing guard training course and 20 hours on the job training. 
        -Must successfully pass a six-month probation period. 


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. 


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.