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:


Crew Leader II
The City of Taylor is seeking qualified applicants for a Crew Leader II in the Public Works Department.  This position will lead, direct, and participate in all Street/Park maintenance operations performed by city crews.  Work requires contact with the public.  

This position is open until filled. 

Job Announcement, Job Description and Job Application   

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 and Job Application   

Code Enforcement Officer (2 positions)
The City of Taylor is seeking two qualified candidates for a Code Enforcement Officer.  Under direct supervision, enforces ordinances by notifying of non-conformance or by issuing citations at inspection sites, including but not limited to retail, public and private properties.  Performs other duties as assigned. 

This position is open until filled. 

Job Announcement, Job Description and Job Application

 Permit Clerk / Receptionist
The City of Taylor is seeking qualified applicants for Permit Clerk/Receptionist.  Greets the public; accepts and processes online applications for construction permits and other land use permits, provides general administrative support for the Development Services Department; and answering phones, typing, scheduling appointments; complaint handling/tracking.

This position is open until filled.

Job Announcement, Job Description and Job Application. 

Notice of Civil Service Examination - Police Officer
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:     Tuesday, August 30, 2016
                                     9:00 a.m.
                                     City Hall Auditorium
                                     400 Porter St. 
                                     Taylor, TX  76574


Crew Leader I (Utility Maintenance)
The City of Taylor is seeking qualified applicants for a 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 Environmental Quality (TCEQ) rules and regulations. Must have ability to obtain a Class B CDL within three (3) months of employment.  Class D license in Water and a Class I license in Wastewater Collection.
This position is open until filled 

Click here for Job Announcement, Job Description, and Job Application
Equipment Operator I
The City of Taylor is seeking a qualified applicant for an Equipment Operator I.  This position maintains City's 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 is open until filled.  

Click Here:  Job Announcement, Job Description and Job Application
Senior Engineer
The City of Taylor seeks applicants for the position of Senior Engineer.  This position is responsible for a variety of highly technical and specialized engineering, administrative and inspection related duties for City projects, and public works administration and plan review for public and private development projects, meeting with the Development Review and Planning & Zoning Committees and perform site inspections for compliance with plan specifications.  May serve as City Engineer.

To apply, send an electronic version of your current resume ASAP to G. Chris Hartung at Chris Hartung Consulting, LLC to:  jobsearch@chcpublicsectorsolutions.com  
This position is opened until filled. 

Senior Engineer Job Description
Senior Engineer Brochure
Public Works Director
The City of Taylor seeks applicants for the position of Public Works Director.  This position is responsible for directing, planning and providing leadership for services related to Engineering and Inspections, Streets and Drainage, Parks/Grounds Maintenance, Cemetery, Utility Construction, Water Distribution, Wastewater Collection/Treatment, and Solid Waste Collection.  Click on link for detailed job description.  Position open until filled.  To apply, send and electronic version of your current resume ASAP to G. Chris Hartung at Chris Hartung Consulting, LLC to:  jobsearch@chcpublicsectorsolutions.com
Public Works Director Job Description
Public Works Director Brochure
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