Employment Opportunities

 Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the City of Taylor. Information on the application process and current job openings is provided below.

Note: Applications are only accepted for posted positions.

If a closing date is listed for a position, the application form must be received by Human Resources no later than 5:00 pm on the specified date. Applications postmarked by the closing date will be accepted.

All information contained on the application, resume and any other attachments is subject to verification. Additional background verification, which include a criminal history record check will be performed on all applicants.

All employment is conditional upon the City receiving a satisfactory result of your drug/alcohol screening, a criminal background check and medical examination, if required, verifying your medical ability to meet the physical requirements of the position.
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Current Openings:

Communications Officer
The City of Taylor is seeking a qualified applicant for a Communications Officer.  This position ensures smooth operation of day-to-day telecommunication and records functions for the Police Department.  Must be flexible and willing to work days, evenings, nights, holidays and weekends as needed or as assigned.  
This position is open until filled. 

Job Announcement, Job Description & Job Application

Payroll Accounting Specialist
Accurately process the payroll function, including payroll calculations, direct deposit and check preparation, maintaining related records, filing tax and voluntary deduction reports, processing involuntary deductions such as levies and garnishments, preparing accounting transactions and documents, maintaining records and updating procedures and preparing special reports for management.  Perform a variety of complex professional administrative and technical accounting and finance functions in maintaining certain fiscal records of the City.  Perform other duties as assigned by the Finance Director. 
This position is open until filled.  

Job Announcement, Job Description & Job Application
Notice of Civil Service Examination - Police Officer
The City of Taylor seeks eligible candidates desiring to take the Police Officer entrance examination.  Please submit your completed application, authorization forms and other necessary documents to the City of Taylor Human Resource Department by Monday, August 21, 2017, 5:00 p.m..  Failure to return the application packet by the above date will make you ineligible to take the examination.  
The City of Taylor Police Department's mission is to provide the highest level of proactive and responsive service in partnership with neighborhoods and the entire community.  The Police Department is governed by the Local Government Code Civil Service Chapter 143.  All applicants must meet the MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR POLICE OFFICER in order to be eligible to test with the department.  Upon completion of the written test, an eligibility list is created based on the applicants test score and additional points for military service, if applicable.  A Physical Agility test will follow the written exam for those applicants passing the written examination.   

Examination Date:        Monday, August 28, 2017
                                        9:00 a.m.
                                        City Hall Auditorium
                                        400 Porter St. 
                                        Taylor, TX  76574

Police Officer Examination Packet & Application.  All documents must be received by Monday, August 21, 2017, 5:00 p.m. 
Utility Clerk
The City of Taylor is seeking a qualified applicant for Utility Clerk.  This is a moderately complex technical bookkeeping work requiring knowledge of maintaining utility customer account files, and reviewing and correcting change listings to insure accurate billing.  Greet and receives payments from the general public.  This position is open until filled.

Job Application, Job Description, and Job Application 

Grounds Operator I - (Streets/Grounds)
The City of Taylor is seeking a qualified applicant for Grounds Operator I.  This position maintains City's Parks, Grounds and Right of Ways in a safe, effective manner.  Duties include: operating light equipment and operating mowing equipment.  Must be available to work overtime and be "On Call" as assigned by supervisor. This position is open until filled.  

Job Announcement, Job Description and Job Application
Wastewater Plant Operator I
The City of Taylor is seeking a qualified applicant for a Wastewater Plant Operator I.  This position maintains and operates the City's wastewater treatment plant system in a safe, effective and efficient manner; requires technical expertise.  Must be able to be on-call with the Utility Maintenance department.  This position is open until filled. 

Job Announcement, Job Description and Job Application  
Crew Leader I 
The City of Taylor is seeking qualified applicants for Crew Leader I in the Utility Maintenance Department.  This position will supervise a crew, and participate in troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining all aspects of the water distribution and wastewater collection systems in a safe, effective, and efficient manner in order to insure public health and safety; while maintaining compliance with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) rules and regulations.  This position is open until filled. 

Crew Leader I Job Description and Application

Equipment Operator I (Streets)
The City of Taylor is seeking a qualified applicant for an Equipment Operator I.  This position maintains City's Streets, Parks, Right of Ways in a safe, effective, and efficient manner.  Duties include: operating construction equipment, heavy machinery and repairing, maintaining facilities and equipment.  Maintenance of streets, parks, curb & gutter systems, Storm sewer systems and street signage.  Must be available to work overtime and be "On Call" as assigned by supervisor.  This position is open until filled. 

Job Announcement, Job Description and Job Application  

Public Works Director
The City of Taylor, Texas, seeks a Public Works Director to direct, plan and provide leadership for services related to Engineering and Inspections, Streets and Drainage, Grounds Maintenance, Cemetery, Utility Construction, Water Distribution, Wastewater Collection/Treatment, and Solid Waste Collection.  Manages property and easement surveys and legal descriptions. Supervises the inspection of construction projects performed by contractors for compliance with plans, specifications, and City standards. Responsible for the review of development projects and the oversight of all public infrastructure improvements.
Public Works Job Announcement

Public Works Job Brochure

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