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 verifications, 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: 

Notice of Civil Service Examination for Police Officer
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 ELIGIBILITY 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 Resource Department by October 26, 2015, 5:00 p.m.  Failure to return the application packet by the above date shall render the candidate ineligible to take the examination.  
Examination:      Friday, November 6, 2015, 8:30 a.m., 
                            City Hall Auditorium, 
                            400 Porter St., Taylor, TX 76574

Closing Date:  Monday, October 26, 2015. Examination Packets must be turned in by 5:00 p.m.

Click Here:  Police Officer Examination Packet, Job Description and Job Application.  

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.  Testifies in court as directed. 

Closing Date:  Friday, October 23, 2015.  All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m.

Click Here:  Job Announcement, Job Description, and Job Application

Athletic Field Technician (Sports Complex)
Performs turf maintenance, equipment operations and other tasks related to the preparation and maintenance of City athletic fields; coordinate and conduct work required to maintain athletic fields at Sports Complex and preventative maintenance of facilities including restrooms and concession stands and applicable equipment.  Supports the Crew Leader in managing the day to day activities with the overall upkeep and maintenance of sports field, as well as additional facilities in the parks system, including pavilions, tennis/basketball courts and city pools.

Closing Date:  Friday, October 16, 2015.  All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m.

Click Here:  Job Announcement, Job Description, and Job Application   
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