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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Now Hiring:

ADMINISTRATION - Assistant City Manager

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CITY OF LUFKIN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Serves as a member of the Leadership Team
  • Develops and recommends program initiatives
  • Manages special projects
  • Carries out the City Manager’s policy directives
  • Actively supports economic development
  • Assists with preparation of city budget
  • Maintain City financial integrity & service levels
  • Develops and administers personnel policies
  • Maintains working relationship with the public
  • Stays abreast of legislative initiatives
  • Monitors progress toward fiscal objectives
  • Manages performance of department heads

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CIVIL SERVICE TEST - Firefighter Entrance Examination

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CITY OF LUFKIN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Lufkin Firemen’s Relief and Retirement Fund.
  • 120 paid vacation hours annually
  • 120 paid sick hours annually
  • 10 paid holidays plus birthday
  • Deferred compensation savings program
  • Longevity & certificate pay

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CIVIL SERVICE TEST - Police Entrance Examination

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CITY OF LUFKIN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 20-year TMRS retirement at 7%, matched 2 to 1
  • 120 paid vacation hours annually
  • 120 paid sick hours annually
  • 10 paid holidays plus birthday
  • Deferred compensation savings program
  • Longevity & certificate pay
  • $60 monthly uniform cleaning allowance
  • $5k sign-on bonus for Certified Peace Officers

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ELLEN TROUT ZOO - Office Assistant

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CITY OF LUFKIN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Provides clerical and cashier assistance
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic
  • Basic Accounting experience
  • Ability to interact positively with the public
  • Knowledge of business English
  • Ability to supervise work of others

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ELLEN TROUT ZOO - Zoo Keeper

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CITY OF LUFKIN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Provide daily care for animals
  • Maintain and clean animal enclosures
  • Create and implement enrichment programs
  • Collaborate with veterinarians
  • Participate in animal behavioral observations
  • Educate visitors about the animals
  • Ensure the Zoo complies with all laws
  • Respond to emergency calls after hours.

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ENGINEERING SERVICES - Engineer-In-Training

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CITY OF LUFKIN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Review plans for regulatory compliance
  • Develop construction documents
  • Perform project design calculations
  • Coordinate project tasks
  • Manage the construction phase of Projects
  • Review and compose drainage reports
  • Support the private development process
  • Respond to citizen inquiries and complaints

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HUMAN RESOURCES - Assistant

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CITY OF LUFKIN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Maintain accurate files, records, and documents
  • Perform periodic audits of HR files and records
  • Answer frequently asked questions
  • Maintain confidentiality of records and information
  • Develop and maintain benefits plans
  • Coordinate to resolve issues related to benefits
  • Process personnel changes for benefit plans
  • Monitor benefit premiums in payroll
  • Prepare and distribute communication materials
  • Act as liaison to benefits providers and vendors
  • Educate employees about their benefits packages
  • Assist with planning and execution of special events
  • Contribute to department objectives and goals
  • Comply with policies, procedures, and regulations

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PARKS AND RECREATION - Concession Stand Workers

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CITY OF LUFKIN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
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

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PARKS & RECREATION - Pool Supervisor
Responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the city’s public swimming pool and ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all patrons.

MAJOR DUTIES
  • Supervise and coordinate the activities of pool staff.
  • Enforce all pool rules and regulations
  • Conduct regular safety inspections of pool facilities
  • Respond to any emergencies and administer first aid as necessary.
  • Schedule and coordinate lifeguard rotations and breaks
  • Maintain records of pool attendance, incidents, and schedules.
  • Assist in the recruitment, training, and evaluation of pool staff.
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Collaborate to plan and execute special events and programs
  • Assist with general pool maintenance tasks as needed
  • Monitor and manage pool equipment inventory

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PARKS & RECREATION - Seasonal Lifeguard
As a lifeguard, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and well-being of all patrons at the City of Lufkin Jones Pool.

MAJOR DUTIES
  • Monitor and supervise swimming activities to ensure a safe and secure environment for all pool guests.
  • Enforce pool rules and regulations to promote a positive and enjoyable experience for patrons.
  • Respond promptly to emergencies, accidents, and incidents; provide first aid and CPR as needed.
  • Conduct regular inspections of pool facilities to identify and address potential hazards or unsafe conditions.
  • Interact with patrons in a friendly and professional manner, addressing inquiries and providing information as needed.
  • Collaborate with fellow lifeguards and pool staff to ensure effective communication and teamwork.
  • Maintain accurate records of incidents, accidents, and any actions taken during shifts.
  • Must be available to work during open swim hours, starting May 20th until Aug 2nd
  • Pool hours Monday – Friday 11am – 5pm

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POLICE DEPARTMENT - Communications Operator (911 Dispatcher)

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CITY OF LUFKIN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Answer both emergency and non-emergency calls
  • Acquire information and assess the circumstances
  • Operate a multi-channel radio system
  • Receive and transmit pertinent information on calls
  • Monitor activities of emergency services
  • Maintain location and call status of all emergency units
  • Confirms stolen property and wanted/missing persons
  • Maintain records and data for items such as warrants
  • Comprehend and apply City Ordinances and policies
  • Communicate courteously and clearly

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WATER COLLECTIONS - Meter Maintenance Worker
The Meter Maintenance Worker is responsible for the installation, maintenance, repair, and calibration of meters, this role is essential in supporting the efficient operation of utility services and ensuring accurate billing for residents and businesses. With a focus on precision, attention to detail, and adherence to safety standards, Meter Maintenance personnel contribute significantly to the overall effectiveness and reliability of the city's utility infrastructure.

MAJOR DUTIES
  • Install new utility meters at residential and commercial properties
  • Perform routine maintenance checks on utility meters
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot issues with malfunctioning meters
  • Calibrate utility meters using specialized equipment
  • Verify meter readings and compare them with previous records
  • Collect and record data on meter readings, maintenance activities, and repair work
  • Respond to customer inquiries, concerns, and complaints
  • Adhere to safety procedures and guidelines
  • Coordinate with other departments
  • Participate in training programs and workshops
  • On-Call duties as required
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WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT - Crew Leader III

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CITY OF LUFKIN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Valid Texas Driver License: Class “B” CDL preferred
  • Grade “C” Wastewater Certification preferred
  • 5 years of experience required
  • Experience in a leadership or management role preferred

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WATER & SEWER - Crew Leader II
Responsible for leading a team of workers engaged in the maintenance, repair, and construction of water and sewer infrastructure.

MAJOR DUTIES
  • Assign tasks and responsibilities to crew members.
  • Ensure that work is performed efficiently
  • Maintain accurate records of work performed
  • Provide training to crew members
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning
  • Ensure that all equipment is in good working condition
  • Conduct inspections to ensure the quality of workmanship
  • Communicate effectively with team members
  • Identify and address issues
  • Collaborate with other departments
  • Enforce safety protocols and guidelines
  • Investigate and report any accidents or incidents
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WATER & SEWER UTILITIES - Heavy Equipment Operator

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CITY OF LUFKIN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • General labor, maintenance and repair work
  • Operates motorized/specialized equipment and vehicles
  • Maintains City’s water, sewer systems, & infrastructure

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WATER & SEWER UTILITIES - Light Equipment Operator

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CITY OF LUFKIN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Perform skilled and semi-skilled general labor
  • Operate motorized/specialized equipment
  • Maintain the City’s water and sewer systems
  • Transport material, vehicles, and equipment
  • Perform maintenance on vehicles & equipment
  • Complete required daily logs and reports
  • Is assigned to an on-call schedule as needed
  • Perform various other duties as assigned

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