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Employment

"A great place to work!"

We dedicate ourselves to hiring, training, and supporting a diverse and highly-qualified workforce.  Our employees are our greatest asset, and we encourage a culture of open-mindedness and respect.

We support our team by providing:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Outstanding benefits program
  • A safe work environment
  • Opportunities for advancement
EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION DOCUMENT

Current Job Postings:

JOB TITLE: POLICE DISPATCHER

DESCRIPTION: 12-hour rotating shifts, competitive pay, excellent benefits. Go to www.LagoVistaPD.com for an application.
SALARY: $16.42 hourly
EMAIL CONTACT: JReyes@lagovistapd.com

JOB TITLE:  BUILDING OFFICIAL

 DESCRIPTION:  This position performs a range of field and office duties including customer service, technical assistance, field inspection and plan review. Performance of field inspection requires review of approved documents, proper interpretation and application of adopted codes, review of proposed materials and special testing results to ensure compliance with the International Codes as well as other applicable city, state and federal codes and standards.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  •  High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  • 3 years of building inspection and code enforcement experience; or
  • Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the knowledge, skill, and ability to perform the duties of this position.
  • Building Inspector certification issued by International Code Council or International Conference of Building Officials.
  • Plumbing Inspector certification issued by the State Board of Plumbing Examiners.
  • Health Inspector certification preferred but not required.
  • Certified Floodplain Manager preferred or to be obtained within one (1) year of hire.
  • Backflow Certification or to be obtained within six (6) months of hire.
  • Valid State of Texas Class C Driver license and a driving record without serious or frequent traffic violations.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  •  Ability to work in an office environment that requires sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to perform field inspections at building sites under extensive construction, move through unfamiliar buildings, climb ladders, crawl around and under buildings and ditches and across steep and/or rough terrain.
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions and extreme temperatures.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  •  Considerable knowledge of Texas statutes relating to municipal affairs; considerable knowledge of laws relating to the purchase of goods and services, contracting, labor, employment, land use, environment and traffic; working knowledge of modern policies and practices of municipal law and public administration.
  • Ability to prepare and analyze comprehensive legal documents; ability to carry out assigned projects to their completion; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, city officials, the court system, and the general public; ability to efficiently and effectively administer a municipal legal department.
  • Experience related to water and wastewater utilities, including administrative law.
  • Strong public speaking skills with the ability to project confidence and a full understanding of the subject matter; skilled in written communication, negotiating, developing and administering budgets; must be politically intuitive when establishing effective working relationships with City officials, outside agencies, other City departments and the general public.
  • Self-motivated, team oriented, and able to integrate the Legal Department into the community.
  • Proficiency with Word, Outlook, Excel and the use of technology in the practice of law.

 SALARY AND BENEFITS

 The City of Lago Vista offers numerous benefits to its employees including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, basic life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, participation in the Texas Municipal Retirement System at 6%, longevity pay, paid vacation, and paid sick leave. 

 Pay Range:                          DOQ

 WORK HOURS

 City work schedule is Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Hours worked may exceed a traditional 40-hour workweek and include evening meetings and working on nights and weekends, as necessary.

 EMAIL CONTACT: RJambor@lago-vista.org

 

  • City Hall   |   512.267.1155   |   5803 Thunderbird Drive   |   Hours 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday-Thursday
  • Public Works Department  |  512.267.1993
  • Utility Billing: Information on water, sewer, and trash accounts  |  512.267.1155
  • Municipal Court | 512.267.1949
  • Development Services: Code compliance, permits, new water/sewer estimates  |  512.267.5259
  • Police Department   |   512.267.7141   |   5901 Municipal Complex Way
  • Lago Vista Public Library   |   512.267.3868   |   5803 Thunderbird, Ste. 40
  • Lago Vista Golf Course   |   512.267.1170   |   4616 Rimrock Drive
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