Employment Opportunities

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: 
Part-Time Animal Control Officer
Performs tasks related to the enforcement of animal control laws within the City of Taylor. Educates the community about stray or vicious animals and related diseases; operates the animal holding facility; captures, impounds, relocates, and when necessary, disposes of animals; and maintains records.  Investigates animal complaints.  Issues citations for violation of City of Taylor ordinances as permitted by ordinance or applicable state law.  Prepares reports as appropriate. Testify in court as directed.  

This position is open until filled.
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Equipment Operator I
The City of Taylor is seeking a qualified applicant for an Equipment Operator I.  This position maintains City Streets, Parks and 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 will be open until filled. 

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Notice of Civil Service Examination for Police Officer
The Police Officer position protects the City's residents and property by striving to promote voluntary compliance to state and local laws and ordinances through the use of enforcement, public education and role modeling.  All applicants must meet the MINIMUM ELIGIBILTIY REQUIREMENTS FOR POLICE OFFICER outlined by the Local Government Code Civil Service Chapter 143. Eligible candidates desiring to take this entrance examination shall submit their application packet to the Human Resources Department by January 25, 2016, 5:00 p.m.  Failure to return the application packet by the above date shall render the candidate ineligible to take the examination.
Examination:        Thursday, February 4, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
                                City Hall Auditorium
                                400 Porter St., Taylor, TX  76574

Closing Date:  Monday, January 25, 2016.  

Building Official Recruitment
The City of Taylor is seeking an energetic and experienced codes professional, who has a track record for superior customer service to become a member of the City’s development review process as the new Building Official. 
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Building Official Job Description
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