Looking for a job? Know someone who is looking for a job? Well, the City of Texarkana, Texas currently has three job openings

The City Of Texarkana recently posted a few openings that you or someone you know may be interested in. They are as follows...

Laborer

SALARY IS $22,848

GENERAL PURPOSE
Performs unskilled manual labor in construction, maintenance, and service activities.

  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Works on street construction and maintenance crews doing general laboring tasks such as breaking pavement, pouring and shoveling asphalt and concrete, or tamping and smoothing asphalt and concrete; operates manual compactors; digs out holes with manual and automatic digging tools and directs traffic.Does a variety of grounds maintenance work; cultivates, prunes, sprays, and trims trees and shrubbery; cuts grass and weeds with hand tools.  Operates lawn mower.Cleans street gutters and patches holes, picks up fallen trees and limbs.

    Assists in general repair work involving rough carpentry and painting tasks.

    Assists in cleaning lots of debris and loading trucks with construction and demolition waste materials.

    Assists in cleaning and unclogging storm sewer lines, inlets, and basins.

    Assists in the installation of signs, markers, and traffic signal systems.

  • DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSNecessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    (a)      Good physical condition.
    (b)      Ability to follow instructions.Special Requirements
    A valid drivers license.

TO APPLY:

Phone
903-798-3533 

 

Laborer - Parks and Recreation

SALARY IS $22,848

 

GENERAL PURPOSE
Performs unskilled manual labor in construction, maintenance, and service activities.

  • Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills
  • Assists in cleaning and maintaining parks, recreation facilities, landscaped areas, and other associated grounds and buildings.Does a variety of grounds maintenance work; including mowing, weeding, tree and shrub trimming, policing parks, preparing ball fields, and related beautification and maintenance projects.Operates light duty vehicles in picking up and delivering tools, materials, supplies, and transports employees to various job sites.

    Performs minor construction, alterations, maintenance, and repairs on parks facilities and buildings.  Assists in the preparation of ball fields.

    Responsible for maintaining, using, repairing, sharpening, and cleaning appropriate work tools.

    Responsible for maintaining, preparing athletic fields for league and tournament play.

    Minimum qualifications & Requirements

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
(a)      Good physical condition.
(b)      Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
(c)      Skill in the operation of listed tools and equipment.
(d)      Some knowledge of the general tools and equipment used in manual labor, lawn care, ball field preparation, etc.

Special Requirements
A valid drivers license

TO APPLY:

Phone
903-798-3533 

 

Firefighter

 

STARTING ANNUAL SALARY IS $38,643.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

  • Responds to emergencies, including fires, rescues, hazardous material spills and leaks, accidents, medical problems, and other emergencies.
  • Performs firefighting activities including laying and connecting of hose lines; holding nozzles and directing fire streams; raising and climbing of ladders; performing forcible entry, salvage, and overhaul; ventilating heat and smoke; extricates victims from burning buildings.
  • Performs rescue activities including operating extrication tools, raising and climbing ladders, and performing firefighting activities related to rescue.
  • Performs hazardous material response activities, including isolating spill site, evacuating potential victims, recognizing and identifying materials involved, extricating victims, decontaminating victims and responders, and confining or containing chemicals involved.
  • Performs emergency medical activities including treating patients with injuries or medical conditions, stabilizing the spine, establishing an airway, assisting with ventilation, performing CPR, extricating patients from dangerous sites, and carrying patients from site of injury or illness to ambulance.
  • Performs fire prevention activities, including educating the public through fire prevention classes and demonstrations, inspecting buildings for fire code compliance and the correction of hazards, and assisting in the investigation of fires to help determine cause and origin.
  • Participates in fire drills, attends classes in firefighting, emergency medical, hazardous materials, and related subjects.
  • Performs general maintenance work in the upkeep of fire facilities and equipment; cleans and washes walls and floors; cares for grounds around station; makes minor repairs; washes, cleans, polishes, maintains, and tests apparatus and equipment.

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

  • Eligibility Requirements
    The eligibility requirements to be a City of Texarkana, Texas Firefighter are established by the City of Texarkana, Texas Civil Service Commission and the Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 143.  Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  1. Be at least 18 to 35 years of age at the time of testing.Must have reached 18 years of age as of the date of the exam, and not have reached 36 years of age as of the date of appointment.
  2. Be able to prove legal U.S. citizenship status and work in this position within the State of Texas.
  3. Be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
  4. All applicants for beginning firefighter positions in the City of Texarkana, Texas Fire Department shall possess a high school diploma or a high school equivalency certificate (GED) by the date of the exam to be eligible to take the entrance exam.
  5. Must possess a valid driver's license.

TO APPLY:

Complete an online Pre-Registration Questionnaire at the City of Texarkana, Texas Website at www.ci.texarkana.tx.us.  ONLY ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION QUESTIONNAIRES WILL BE CONSIDERED.  If you are having trouble with the NEOGOV Applicant tracking site, please call the NEOGOV technical support number at 1-855-524-5627.