City of Lufkin Employment

Applications are also available at Lufkin City Hall, 300 E. Shepherd, Atrium, Lufkin, Texas 75901. Applications may be submitted online, or delivered in person at the previous address or faxed to 936-633-0408.

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CIVIL SERVICE TESTING ANNOUNCEMENT - Police Entrance Examination

Civil Service Testing Announcement

Police Entrance Examination

IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CITY OF LUFKIN TO PROVIDE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY TO ALL INDIVIDUALS WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, MARITAL STATUS, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, HANDICAP OR VETERAN STATUS.

April 22, 2022

The City of Lufkin, Texas will be administering an entrance examination for Civil Service Police Officer at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 9, 2022 The location of this examination will be at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center, 601 N. Second St., Lufkin, Texas, 75901. 

No late arrivals will be allowed to test.

 All individuals who are interested in taking the entrance exam for possible employment with the City of Lufkin Police Department must complete a City of Lufkin Personal Information form. You can also get a paper copy at City of Lufkin Human Resources Dept., 300 E. Shepherd St., Room 226, Lufkin, Texas 75901.  Completed forms must be received by 5:00 PM, May 20, 2022 by email: ljohnson@cityoflufkin.com,  mail:  P.O. Drawer 190,  Lufkin, Texas 75902-0190 or in  the Human Resources Department of the City of Lufkin.

You must present a valid driver’s license at the time of the test.

Individuals who have served in the military and desire to have an additional five (5) points added to their passing score (70), must provide proof that they have an honorable discharge from active duty service of 180 days or more in the United States armed forces.  Applicants must submit a copy of their DD214 that states “honorable discharge” from Active Duty service along with their City of Lufkin Personal Information form by 5:00 PM, May 20, 2022.

No experience required

REQUIREMENTS:

Age:                       You must be 21 yrs. of age.  There is no upper age limit

Education:           High School diploma or equivalent

 Starting pay:       $50k annually

 Lateral entry available for experienced officers.

 LPD salary range: $50k to $101k + special assignment pay

 The results of this examination will establish an eligibility list which will remain in effect for twelve months or until such time as the list is exhausted.

 All applicants scoring 70 or above on the examination will be tested for physical agility. Bring appropriate clothing for the agility testing (shorts, tennis shoes, t-shirt, etc.).  The physical fitness standards exam consists of one physical exam.  The test and its time restrictions is as follows:

 2000 Meter Row on Concept 2 Row Machine.  Time is based on age and weight and can be determined by using the DPS fitness standard calculator.   Times are based on 50% maximum on level 5 of the Concept 2 Rower.

                https://www.dps.texas.gov/ETR/concept2RowerCalc.htm

 Posted: April 22, 2022
Brittany Semien
Human Resource Assistant

                                City of Lufkin, Texas   

ELLEN TROUT ZOO - Collection Manager
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Duties include
  • Supervising and mentoring subordinates with their duties
  • Responsible for the overall daily care of various mammals, birds, reptiles, plants, enclosures, and support facilities
  • Cleaning, feeding, exhibit upkeep, exhibit associated landscaping, breeding Programs
  • Record keeping, report writing and other aspects of the professional care of wild animals
  • Ability to work independently and use initiative
  • Maintain accurate records, and write meaningful reports
  • Be flexible and adaptable to working within the framework of a small zoo
  • Have a respect for animals with a professional attitude about the work
  • Work as a team member for the benefit of the animals
  • Requires standing, stooping, sitting, twisting, walking and lifting of feed sacks and hay bales (minimum of 25-70 pounds)

Employees are required to contribute 7% (pre-tax) to the retirement fund through payroll deduction
Scheduled Work Days:  Varies
Scheduled Work Hours:  8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

ELLEN TROUT ZOO - Maintenance Worker
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DUTIES
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Gardening/landscaping
  • Building maintenance, construction, and carpentry
  • Plumbing and minor electrical repair
  • Preventative maintenance to vehicles and equipment
  • Pest control and janitorial duties

Employees are required to contribute 7% (pre-tax) to the retirement fund through payroll deduction
Non- exempt for overtime
Work Schedule Days: Varies
Work Schedule/Hours: 40 Hours
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

ELLEN TROUT ZOO - Seasonal Zoo Attendant: Education
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QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License
  • High School Diploma or GED
This is a temporary seasonal position.
 
Open Until Filled
Work Schedule/Days:   Varies – Five days per week
Work Schedule/Hours:  Varies – 40 hours per week
ELLEN TROUT ZOO - Zoo Keeper
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Duties include
  • Responsible for the overall daily care to various animals, plants, enclosures and support facilities
  • Cleaning, feeding, exhibit upkeep, exhibit associated landscaping, breeding programs
  • Record keeping, report writing and other aspects of the professional care of reptiles, birds, and mammals
  • Ability to work independently and use initiative
  • Maintain accurate records, and write meaningful reports
  • Be flexible and adaptable to working within the framework of a small zoo
  • Have a respect for animals with a professional attitude about the work
  • Work as a team member for the benefit of the animals
  • Requires standing, stooping, sitting, twisting, walking and lifting of feed sacks and hay bales (minimum of 25-70 pounds)
KURTH MEMORIAL LIBRARY - Summer Reading Assistant
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REQUIREMENTS
  • Ability to communicate well with children and adults
  • Participation in crafting activities, puppet shows and other events
  • Must have good alphabetizing and filing skills
LUFKIN MUNICIPAL COURT - Part-Time Judge
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Duties include, but are not limited, to
  • Preside over Municipal Court for all class C Misdemeanors, City matters, criminal jury and non-jury trials, pre-trial conferences, truancy cases and other cases appropriately tried in Municipal Court.
  • Maintain a central docket of all cases filed in the City of Lufkin
  • Supervise the administration of juror notification and direct jurors in trial cases on their role in the interpretation and application of law.
  • Be available to review and/or sign complaints, summons, subpoenas, affidavits for search and arrest warrants, appeal bonds, etc.
  • Conduct hearings (including property, truancy, code enforcement, dangerous dog, etc.).
  • Issue warrants, summons, magistrate warnings, etc.
  • Collaborate with the City Manager and City Council to establish judge specific performance benchmarks regarding the effectiveness and productivity of the court.
PARKS AND RECREATION - Concession Stand Workers
Pay: $8.00 per hour
This is a part time position. There are no guaranteed number of hours or 

days for this position. Employees are assigned shifts as needed.

DESCRIPTION
The City of Lufkin is accepting applications for sports complex concession stand workers. Applications are kept on file until positions are available.

REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • 16-18 year olds must have written parental/guardian consent
  • Must be able to lift items weighing 10 pounds and less
  • Ability to walk, stand, bend, stoop

SKILLS

  • Ability to work varied hours including evenings and weekends until 10:30 PM
  • Experience with concession stand, cooking, food-handling preferred
  • Must be able to balance a cash drawer and make change

Click here to submit a job application online.
Human Resources Department, Lufkin City Hall
300 E. Shepherd Ave., Suite 226, Lufkin, TX 75901 
FAX 936-633-0408, email: ljohnson@cityoflufkin.com
936-633-0228

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Equal Opportunity Employer

PARKS AND RECREATION - Lifeguard
8  Available Positions

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REQUIREMENTS:
  • Create an environment that facilitates the safety of all pool patrons.
  • Watch over active swimming.
  • Recognize and respond to unsafe swimming or aquatic emergencies;
  • Provide guidance and redirect inappropriate conduct issues.
  • Effectively implement and administer programs, services, and activities at the Jones Pool.
  • Monitor and evaluate programs, services, and activities to ensure Pool and child safety, quality programs, and good appearance of the Pool at all times. Track and assess outcomes through weekly attendance and activity reports.
  • Ensure a safe aquatic environment and participate in Pool staff meetings.
 
Work Schedule/Days: Monday-Friday
Work Schedule Hours:11:00am to 5:00 pm
 
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
 
THIS POSITION IS TEMPORARY FOR THE SUMMER ONLY.
POLICE DEPARTMENT - Record Clerk/Apprentice
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DUTIES INCLUDE
  • Responsible for maintaining the records of the Police Department
  • Assists in ordering and maintains inventory of office supplies.
  • Receives, secures and balances all fees required through daily transactions

Employees are required to contribute 7% (pre-tax) to the retirement fund through payroll deduction
Non-exempt for overtime
Work Schedule/Days:  Monday – Friday
Work Schedule/Hours:  8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Questionnaire must be completed and submitted with application.

UTILITY COLLECTIONS - Utility Billing Clerk
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Duties Include
  • Provides administrative support to Utility Collections
  • Receiving payments for water, sewer, sanitation and taxes due the city
  • Responds to billing and/or other customer accounts inquiries
  • Maintain integrity and security while processing in person or over the phone payments.
  • Answer multi-line phones regarding bills, services, water outages and/or general questions related to City of Lufkin departments.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required


Employees are required to contribute 7% (pre-tax) to the retirement fund through payroll deduction
Non-exempt for overtime
Work schedule/ Days: Monday- Friday
Work schedule/ Hours: 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Open Until Filled

UTILITY COLLECTIONS - Utility Collection Superintendent
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DUTIES INCLUDE
  • Plans, coordinates, and supervises assigned utility billing operations
  • Oversees the Departments cashiering function
  • Coordinates the processing and posting of utility payments
  • Responds to customer billing inquiries and complaints
  • Management and reporting of payroll of assigned personnel
  • Budget preparation support for department
  • Work effectively with members of the Utility Collection Department, various City of Lufkin Departments and the General Public
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required

Employees are required to contribute 7% (pre-tax) to the Retirement fund through payroll deduction
Non-exempt for overtime
Work Schedule/Days:  M-F
Work Schedule/Hours: 40 Hours per week
Closing Date: Open Until Filled