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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: POLICE OFFICER

DESCRIPTION: This position is for an officer in the Patrol Division
SALARY: $44,161+depending on qualifications and years of experience
CLOSING: Open Until Filled
EMAIL CONTACT: jreyes@lagovistapd.com
GO TO  www.lagovistapd.com   FOR AN APPLICATION

JOB TITLE: MUNICIPAL COURT ASSOCIATE JUDGE

The City of Lago Vista, Texas is seeking applicants for appointment as a Municipal Court Associate Judge to serve the remainder of an unexpired term to end on December 3, 2022.
This is an Appointed Part-Time On-Call position for the City of Lago Vista Municipal Court.
Minimum Qualifications:  Individuals must be a be a citizen of the United States, be a resident of the state of Texas, be a licensed attorney in good standing; and have two (2) or more years of experience in the practice of law in this state.
Compensation: The contract rate for the Associate Judge is $ 60.00 per hour.
Duties: The selected candidate will preside over municipal court proceedings, including docket calls, hearings, trials and matters before the court pertaining to Class C Misdemeanor violations in the City of Lago Vista. The Judge will issue, and sign subpoenas, summons, warrants, capias, judgments, orders and other related administrative paperwork prepared by municipal court staff.

The Presiding Judge and Associate Judges will magistrate at the Lago Vista Police Department.

Newly appointed Municipal Court Judges must attend a Texas Municipal Education Center (TMCEC) New Judges Conference within the first year of appointment. Judges must attend a regional TMCEC Regional Judges Conference annually.

This position will remain open until August 15, 2021.

Interested persons should submit a resume to the attention of the City Manager, Tracie Hlavinka.
Email: Tracie.Hlavinka@lago-vista.org;
City of Lago Vista
512-267-1155

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JOB TITLE: GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE, PART TIME
DESCRIPTION: Maintains golf course grounds
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.
Mow Grass.
Remove and replace damaged golf course property including signs, tee markers, flag poles, cups, water coolers and sprinkler lines and other irrigation parts.
Maintain grounds and areas of the Lago Vista and Highland Lakes Golf Courses, by performing the following duties.
Sows grass seed or plants trees, shrubs, or flowers, according to instructions and planned design of landscaped areas.
Apply herbicides or mulch to designated areas.
Grub and weed around bushes, trees, and flower beds.  Trim hedges and prunes trees.
Pick up and cart away paper and rubbish.
Drive mowing equipment and bunker equipment and any other equipment designated for specific jobs.
Repair any damaged golf course property.
Drive a tractor with mower attachment to cut grass.
Keep all equipment and work areas clean.
Any other golf course related tasks designated by supervisor
Salary: $10.50 hourly
EMAIL CONTACT: CGodwin@lago-vista.org

 JOB TITLE: GOLF COURSE CREW LEADER
DESCRIPTION: This is a full time position working on the Golf Course grounds. The Crew Leader performs routine maintenance at the golf course, assigns daily work duties and supervises the Maintenance personnel. Must have supervisory experience and knowledge of landscaping or golf course maintenance.

Does not require a high school diploma or general education degree (GED), but it is preferred; a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the golf course maintenance industry under the supervision of a GCSAA Golf Course Superintendent.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.
Cares for establishing lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing and removing thatch, trimming trees, and cultivating, trimming and edging around flower beds, walks and walls.
Mixes and sprays or spreads fertilizers, herbicides or insecticides onto grass, shrubs and trees, using had or automatic sprayers or spreaders.
Mows and edges lawns, using power mowers, weed eaters and edgers.
Plants seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees and shrubs and apply mulch for protection using gardening tools.
Attaches wires from planted trees to support stakes.
Decorates gardens with stone and plants.
Follows planned landscaping designs to determine where to lay sod, sow grass or plant flowers and foliage.
Collects and empties litter barrels; gathers and removes litter on a regular basis.
Collects debris from areas, cleans drains, gutters and ditches.
 Hauls or spreads topsoil.
 Maintains irrigations systems including winterizing the systems and starting them up in spring and manually watering grass, trees and shrubs.
Performs janitorial work to include sweeping, mopping, emptying wastebaskets and cleaning litter from facilities.
Works closely with the Golf Course Superintendent to supervise the work of others.
In the absence of the Golf Course Superintendent, is responsible for the Maintenance and Operations Division of the City’s Golf Course.

SALARY: $16.00 hourly

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. 

EMAIL CONTACT: CGodwin@lago-vista.org  

JOB TITLE:    PART-TIME AIRPORT ATTENDANT

The PART-TIME AIRPORT ATTENDANT reports to and works under the direct supervision of the PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR.  This position is responsible for the daily operations, maintenance and repair of Airport property and City parks and facilities.  

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  •  High School diploma or GED required;
  • One year of successful execution and/or training in airport and grounds maintenance;

DUTIES

  • Inspects all runways , taxi ways , and ramps to ensure conditions are safe for the continued operation of aircraft;
  • Keep track of any repairs or maintenance work orders;
  • Provide support and maintenance services at the airport;
  • Monitor the airport during the week to ensure area is maintained;
  • Interacts with incoming pilots and visitors to the airport.
  • Maintain pilots lounge, restrooms  and restock restrooms and pilots lounge. 
  • May maintain and support other City parks and facilities as needed;

This is a part-time position without benefits.
Part-time Salary is $15.00 /Hr.
Email contact:  Chris.Mobley@lago-vista.org 

JOB TITLE:  GIS ASSISTANT

DESCRIPTION:
Under the supervision of the City Engineer the GIS Tech (Technician) is responsible for aiding in the development, maintenance, and expansion of the City’s Infrastructure data library. The GIS Tech must be able to gather and understand the requirements necessary to meet the mapping and data needs of customers. The position involves having good customer service skills and being able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, and other City employees. This position requires exercising independent judgment and self-motivation and performs the following duties personally.

Education, Training and Experience:
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree emphasizing in GIS, Mapping, Computer Science, Construction, Surveying, and Engineering, or an equivalent experience. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to plan and direct activities, communicate effectively with builders, contractors, workers, outside agencies and the public; ability to read and interpret construction plans; ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or other entities. Ability to use the computer and applicable Microsoft software. Including but not limited to:

  • Ability to form and maintain effective relationships with co-workers and customers
  • Must have a valid Class "C" Driver's License prior to employment
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Basic understanding of computing on Windows based platforms.
  • Basic understanding of map projections and cartographic principles.
  • Familiar with ESRI mapping products: ArcMap 10.x, ArcGIS Pro, & Arc Online
  • Basic ability to read engineered plans and legal descriptions of property
  • Associate’s Degree or 1-2 years of experience in a related field.
  • Any combination of related education, experience, certifications and licenses that will result in a candidate successfully performing the essential functions of the job

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

Associate’s Degree or 1-2 years of experience in a related field.

Position rate of pay: ($19.50 /Hour)
Closing:  Open until filled
Email contact:  EBelaj@lago-vista.org