City of Fort Worth

The City of Fort Worth currently stands as the 16th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities.  Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), top five commercial real estate markets (Urban Land Institute), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes).  Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 City residents.  We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer service, mutual respect, embracing the diversity of our communities, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.

49 job(s) at City of Fort Worth

City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52099 Department: Water/WW The City of Fort Worth is seeking to fill the position of Wastewater Systems Superintendent at the Village Creek Water Reclamation Facility. The person in this position will possess management and leadership skills needed to plan, direct, manage, and coordinate the operational and process control activities of a 166MGD water reclamation plant. The Wastewater Systems Superintendent directs the day-to-day operations of the Village Creek Water Reclamation facility and collaborates with other sections including maintenance and Instrumentation/Electrical sections, as well as other divisions, departments, consultants and outside contractors to ensure that the plant is operated efficiently, in compliance with all applicable regulations, and within established budget. The position provides technical advice and complex administrative support for the Assistant Water Director and ensures that modern, safe, effective, and efficient practices are utilized by plant personnel, as well as establishes accountability measures consistent with Department and Citywide goals and initiatives. Wastewater Systems Superintendent job duties include the following: Manage, supervise and coordinate assigned activities and operations related to Wastewater Treatment processes. Develop, implement, and manage annual sectional budget. Monitor and evaluate the quality, responsiveness, efficiency and effectiveness of assigned wastewater programs including treatment, reuse water system, plant odor control, and operation of wet-weather high rate clarification and peak flow storage facilities. Provide leadership and guidance to key personnel as part of professional development through administration of an effective training program. Assure the quality of wastewater produced meets regulations set by federal, state, and local agencies, and ensures stability and quality standards of biosolids. Ensure timely and accurate completion of required Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMRs) and Monthly Effluent Monitoring Reports (MERs). Record and maintain detailed information on the operation of the wastewater plant and compare the results with goals, regulatory and environmental standards. Prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence; serve as representative on variety of boards, commission and committees. Conduct a variety of organizational investigations and operational studies; recommends modifications to wastewater programs, policies and procedures as appropriate Ensures that all processes are evaluated for efficiency and works with other members of the management team to ensure continuous operations and transitions during maintenance and construction activities Coordinates activities with other divisions, departments, outside agencies and contractors Minimum job requirements include: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in biology, chemistry, environmental science or a related field. At least six years of increasingly responsible experience in wastewater collections, treatment operations and maintenance, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility Valid Texas driver's license. TCEQ Class A Wastewater Treatment Operator License will be required at time of application.Applicants licensed outside the State of Texas will be required to obtain the appropriate license as outlined above through reciprocity, within six months of employment. Closing Date/Time: 8/3/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52069 Department: Code Compliance T he City of Fort Worth, Code Compliance Department, Environmental Quality Division is seeking to hire a Senior Environmental Specialist for its Air Quality Section, Compliance Investigations Team. This team performs program critical functions in coordination with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in its implementation and continued performance of facility inspections and investigations ensuring compliance with State and Federal Air Quality Regulations and Permitting. The selected candidate will act as team lead for the Compliance Investigations Team; tracking and coordinating workloads, training and assisting junior investigators, overseeing the successful completion of assigned projects, and administering quality assurance for each investigation report generated by the team, in addition to their normal assigned investigation workload. The Senior Environmental Specialist job duties include : Supervise staff, which includes prioritizing and assigning work; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring employees follow policies and procedures; and maintaining a healthy and safe working environment. Develop and plan the technical phases of environmental projects. Monitors the content and accuracy of environmental seminars and educational presentations and assists in developing and presenting such programs. Performs complex calculations and documentation to complete reports and maintain records. Uses computers to evaluate data and prepare scientific presentations. Writes technical papers and articles dealing with specific environmental issues. Develops recommendations to program modifications that include revisions to environmental ordinances. Generates and maintains electronic repositories for records retention. Adheres to assigned work schedule as outlined in the Department and City attendance policies and procedures. Ensures all behaviors comply with the City's Personnel Rules and Regulations. Performs other related duties as required. Qualifications include : Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in biology, chemistry, environmental science, or a related field. Three years of responsible experience in Air Quality Compliance Inspections/Investigations. Must possess a valid Texas driver's license and an acceptable driving record. Work a regular schedule of Monday through Friday and must be able to work after hours, weekends, and holidays as needed. Participate in a 24 x 7 on call rotation. Preferred job qualifications include : Knowledge of local, state, and federal protocols pertaining to air quality; 40-hour HAZWOPER Emergency Response Training and Visible Emissions Observations (EPA Method 22 and Method 9) Certification ; Bilingual - English/Spanish; Experience and/or knowledge with one or more of the follow elements: air quality regulations, atmospheric science, air sampling, construction or industrial air pollution practices, environmental inspections and enforcement; and Trained in the applicable investigation and reporting procedures and protocols developed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality or U.S. Environmental Protection Agency programs for air quality. Closing Date/Time: 7/17/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52092 Department: Water/WW The City of Fort Worth Water Department is seeking an Administrative Technician to provide administrative support for the daily operations of Water Customer Relations. You will be responsible for performing a variety of administrative support activities. Administrative Technician job duties include: Work with PeopleSoft payroll system serving as time entry clerk and record time reporting for approximately 90 employees Assist in coordinating hiring processes and scheduling interviews Answer telephone inquiries and be responsible for data entry Process final purchase orders Use experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals Perform a variety of complicated tasks Assist in the coordinating hiring processes, policy application and interpretation, employee appraisals, benefits management, disciplinary action and out-processing Assist in the coordinating and maintenance of all employee personnel files Assist in handling job related injury reports, lost time and limited duty paperwork Serve as time entry clerk and record time reporting through the ERP PeopleSoft system for approximately 100 employees General administrative duties include organizing events and fund-raising drives, scheduling meetings, performing mail distribution functions, and responding to inquiries and requests for information Minimum Requirements Associate's Degree from an accredited college with major course work in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance, Office Administration, or a related field At least two (2) years of clerical and administrative experience Preference will be given to applicants with: Knowledge of ERP payroll system, to include more complex tasks such as troubleshooting pay issues. ERP Fiscal Management knowledge. Purchasing concepts and invoice processing per City regulations and tracking for payments to vendors. Five (5) or more years of customer service experience. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Publisher computer skills. Closing Date/Time: 7/8/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52077 Department: Water/WW The City of Fort Worth Water Department has an Environmental Specialist - Temporary job available. You will be responsible for conducting, monitoring, inspecting, surveying and investigating for industrial and commercial water customers to determine their environmental impact and compliance with applicable regulations within assigned programs and services and to provide assistance to the Environmental Supervisor. Environmental Specialist job duties include but are not limited to: Make proper determination and applicability of various environmental regulations, issues and conditions related to specific environmental programs. Perform technical and complex environmental protection tasks in the areas of water pollution control, hazardous waste generation, storage and disposal and related environmental concerns. Prepare reports and maintain records related to assigned programs and services. Extensive telephone and public contact. Minimum job requirements include: Bachelor degree from an accredited college with major course work in Biology, Chemistry, or Environmental Science. Possession of a valid driver's license. Preferred experience: Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Closing Date/Time: 7/17/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52096 Department: Police Application must be completed , listing current to past "Work History" experience up to ten (10) years, as applicable. Incomplete applications will not be processed. JOB DESCRIPTION The City of Fort Worth Police Department is seeking to hire a Planner in the Research and Planning Section in the Program Support Division to manage and/or assist with planning related projects and initiatives. The Division provides support to the department including strategic planning, performance reporting, GIS, urban planning, facility planning, resource allocation forecasting, law enforcement planning, statistics, community outreach, and website administration. This position will be located at the Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex, 505 W. Felix Street, Fort Worth, TX 76115. Major duties of the Planner will include: Develop and implement Police Department Strategic Plan; Provide critical information such as official crime statistics, performance reports, growth and development patterns, impacts of annexations, population projections, anticipated servicing needs, research regarding proposed policies/legislation, special studies, etc., and assists with updating the department website; Research and analyze data to identify trends or needs; make recommendations or develop goals, objectives, performance measures, and/or strategies to address needs; Assist with the data collection, analysis, meeting facilitation, development and implementation of planning projects and crime suppression initiatives; Conduct Geography Information System (GIS) analysis and assist with overall departmental GIS support; Serve as support staff to the Crime Control and Prevention District Board of Directors; Perform other related duties as required. Minimum job requirements include: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Planning, Urban Planning or Design, Public Administration, Urban Geography, or a related field. Two (2) years of experience in planning, urban design, research and statistical analysis or related field. OTHER REQUIREMENTS Final candidates selected for hire in the Police Department will be subject to a fingerprint/criminal history background check and polygraph examination. Applicants must not have used marijuana during the previous two (2) years, nor illegally used any controlled substances within the last ten (10) years. Preference may be given to applicants who possess the following: Master's degree in Urban Planning or related field; Experience and/or Certification in Geographic Information Systems; Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in applying the principles and practices of urban planning; Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, to facilitate meetings, and technical writing experience; Strategic planning development and implementation experience; Ability to comprehend and apply multiple ordinances and policies; Experience with facility planning, design and/or architecture; Understanding of research methods and ability to apply analytical and project management skills; Resource allocation/modeling experience; Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite i.e. Word, Excel and PowerPoint ; Experience in Adobe, InDesign or other digital publishing software. WORKING CONDITIONS Environmental Conditions : Positions in this class typically requires touching, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking and repetitive motions. Physical Demands : Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, a negligible amount of force frequently, and/or constantly having to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Closing Date/Time: 7/23/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52094 Department: Neighborhood Services Experience Matters AmeriCorps VISTA - City of Fort Worth, Texas Position Overview: Cities of Service is a nonprofit organization that helps mayors build stronger cities by changing the way local government and citizens work together. Cities of Service and its program partner AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) will collaborate with the City of Fort Worth to launch the Experience Matters Program that will focus on financial empowerment to assist ages 50+ to address and educate community members on the following: 1) benefits of financial health; 2) how to establish an emergency fund; 3) managing debt; 4) improving credit scores; 5) how to secure credit; 6) the dangers of predatory financial services and 7) how to protect their credit. As part of the program, the Cities of Service and the City of Fort Worth is seeking two AmeriCorps VISTA member s who will work out of city offices and build capacity and awareness for the program. VISTAs (Volunteers in Service to America) will work alongside senior level city staff and nonprofits, build community and organizational capacity, and be a part of a nationwide network of Cities of Service AmeriCorps VISTA members. Responsibilities include : Develop and administer a new city financial empowerment initiative focusing on residents 50+ Recruit, train, and manage volunteers to help implement the initiative Raise the profile of the initiative through creative outreach strategies Cultivate and maintain partnerships among stakeholders such as community organizations, city agencies, nonprofit organizations, neighborhoods associations, and block groups Maintain a database of Experience Matters stakeholders Maintain stakeholder relationships Interview community members affected by Experience Matters projects Write stories about the impact of the Experience Matters projects Help secure funding to sustain and expand Experience Matters Other duties as assigned Duration and Compensation: This is a one-year, full-time AmeriCorps VISTA commitment commencing on September 3, 2019. A living stipend is provided and an additional end-of-service award is provided contingent on successful completion of the service year. Relocation assistance is provided if needed. Qualifications: Some college preferred Experience working in community engagement preferred Although not required, individuals ages 50+ are encouraged to apply To Apply: Cities of Service Experience Matters AmeriCorps VISTA members' term of service begins on September 3, 2019. Two (2) AmeriCorps VISTA positions are available in the City of Fort Worth, TX. To apply for this position, please follow the link below: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=89741&fromSearch=true Or visit https:// my . americorps .gov/ and search for "Experience Matters." By serving in this position you will have the opportunity to: Earn a paycheck to reward your service Receive an educational award or additional cash stipend after completing a year of service Serve in a low income community and create sustainable financial programs Gain valuable experience in a local government setting To learn about what some of our previous AmeriCorps VISTA members have learned during their year of service and what they are doing now, check out some of our AmeriCorps VISTA member profiles on the Cities of Service website. If you have any questions, feel free to email Cities of Service at vista@citiesofservice.org or City of Fort Worth contact Shauna Shepherd at shauna.shepherd@fortworthtexas.gov . Closing Date/Time: 7/26/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jul 02, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52091 Department: Water/WW The City of Fort Worth Water Department has a Sr Accountant job available in our Customer Care Division. This is an advanced level position and will have a high level of responsibility within the department. Sr Accountant responsibilities include the following: Perform complex financial analysis and review. Serve as a liaison to other city departments while providing exceptional customer service to all customers. Perform subsystem reconciliations, research balance variances, create journal entries, and prepare various financial reports. Apply intermediate knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Interpret general accounting principles and financial procedures to management. Minimum job qualifications include: Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field. At least three years of increasingly responsible accounting experience. Possession of a valid driver's license. Preferred experience: Generally accepted accounting and auditing principles, methods, practices, and procedures. Government accounting standards and fund accounting. Strong analytical skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word. Possess certifications as a Public Accountant, Public Finance Officer or Certified Government Finance Officer. Previous municipal government experience. Creating queries in an AS400 system. Closing Date/Time: 7/15/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jul 01, 2019
Temporary
Requisition Number: 52090 Department: Police Reserve Officer training will be 45 weeks long; THIS IS AN UNPAID POSITION Tuesday and Thursday - 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Saturday - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Field training will be 480 hours. The Police Chief shall establish the selection criteria and procedures for the volunteer Reserve Officer process. THIS IS AN UNPAID POSITION. SPECIAL NOTE: Applicants must successfully pass a physical assessment test , a polygraph examination , an interview board , a medical examination , a psychological examination and an extensive background check . WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR The City of Fort Worth Police Department is recruiting Reserve Police Officers to supplement the paid police force. Reserve Police Officers are unpaid Peace Officers under general supervision according to the chain of command and are responsible for providing police protection and safety to the citizens and businesses of Tarrant County. The Reserve Police Officer is a volunteer position. Reserve Officers are required to commit at least fifteen (15) hours of volunteer time a month to the program. The Chief of Police may increase or reduce the required hours based on the needs of the Department. Reserve Officer's essential duties and responsibilities will include: Patrolling an assigned area via foot, auto, motorcycle, bicycle and/or horse to ensure law compliance and to investigate suspicious activities, individuals or conditions; Performing arrests of individuals who violate the law and/or ordinance; Enforcing City, State and Federal laws; Responding to calls for assistance and providing necessary police protection; Interacting with community to establish rapport; and Performing related duties and fulfilling responsibilities as required. Minimum Requirements include: High School Diploma or GED PLUS 12 College Hours; Valid Texas Driver's License; Between the ages of 21 - 55 years of age; Must be able to speak, read and write the English Language; Must be a United States citizen; and Must pass a Departmental Physical Assessment Test. Additional requirements: Applicants for this position must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following will result in being disqualified for this position: Felony Convictions, Felony Deferred Adjudication, Class A & B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication, Class A or B Misdemeanor Convictions, an Open Arrest for Any Criminal Offense (Felony or Misdemeanor), and Family Violence Convictions. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities and women are encouraged to apply Questions regarding the application process may be directed to: Lt. Amy Ladd at amy.ladd@fortworthtexas.gov . Closing Date/Time: 7/21/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jun 30, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52082 Department: Water/WW The City of Fort Worth Water Department has a Water Systems Mechanic I job available in our Plant Operations Division. You will be responsible for the treatment, storage and pumping of drinking water to the citizens of Fort Worth and its wholesale customers. You will also be responsible for wholesale metering stations and wastewater lift stations operation and maintenance. Water Systems Mechanic I job duties include: Perform preventative maintenance, repair and installation on plant structures including piping, engines, blowers, pumps, valves and other assorted water and water treatment and pumping equipment. Cleaning chemical leaks and collect debris. Operate hand tools, welding machine, air compressor, forklift and other equipment. Assist in complex construction projects for large scale plant operation and follow work plans and schedules. Minimum job requirements include: High school diploma or GED certification. Valid Texas driver's license and acceptable driving record. Ability to work Monday through Friday from 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM and travel to four different local facilities on a rotating basis. Work overtime as needed. Closing Date/Time: 7/12/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jun 30, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52071 Department: Information Technology Why Join Us : The City of Fort Worth IT Solutions Department provides IT services and technology solutions for all departments citywide. The department is seeking to fill a Senior Contract Compliance Specialist position to perform a variety of critical financial support duties related to the development, reviewing, and execution of technology contracts. This position will process contracts for all city departments. This position will also serve as the backup to the purchasing function within IT Finance and will assist with the budget, analysis of data, procedures and operations. We're Looking for Someone Who Will : Identify, propose and develop legal agreements to advance technological programs provided through IT Solutions; Works with Law department in leading and overseeing the development and improvement of agreements; Serve as a liaison with senior managers to structure legal agreements fulfilling their technological requirements within the framework of the City's Purchasing guidelines; Serve as a conduit between the various partnering departments to successfully execute all technology related contracts; Assists in development and management of contract tracking database; Compiles and analyzes data for audit; presents findings; reports discrepancies; and makes recommendations for corrective action; Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reports advising on the status of the contracts and available spend authority; Authors Mayor and Council Communications seeking authorization for contracts and other technology related agreements; Must have strong excel proficiency to perform account reconciliation and analysis; Be experienced with PeopleSoft Financial System and Purchasing System; and Have required Education and Experience : A Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Finance, Business Administration, or related field and three (3) years of experience in the analysis of processes, procedures, operations, systems or methods, including experience in the functional area of assignment such as development, review and execution of contracts and legal agreements. Must be able to pass a CJIS Background Check. The Impact You'll Have : Assist City Departments regarding technology purchases within authorized spend authority; identify opportunities for process improvements. You'll report to a Senior Administrative Services Manager. Closing Date/Time: 7/5/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jun 30, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52087 Department: Human Resources The City of Fort Worth is currently recruiting to fill a Sr. Compensation Analyst position in the Classification, Compensation and Civil Service division. The Sr. Compensation Analyst is tasked with supporting the organization's Compensation programs, processes and strategy to ensure that City of Fort Worth employees are being compensated at an optimal level, aligned with our strategy and externally competitive. The Sr. Analyst will be called upon to support and may lead certain project activities such as merit pay programs, salary surveys or supporting FLSA/DOL requirements. This position provides day to day support for the assigned departments related to job wage and salary classification requests. The Classification, Compensation and Civil Service division serves a diverse workforce of 6900 employees and provides technical/functional support on a variety of HR programs and which include but are not limited to administrative oversight of all job descriptions, the job classification process, salary plans, the testing processes for Police and Fire Trainees and promotional examinations, and the costing of the Police Meet and Confer and the Fire Collective Bargaining Agreements. Working as part of a team, specific duties of the position include: Conducts analyses of jobs, hourly wages, salaries, and incentives in order to evaluate internal equity, external competitiveness, and legal compliance of the company's pay practices. Sr. Analyst will conduct job analyses and recommend appropriate salary grades or market rates for specific jobs according to market driven guidelines. Participates in salary surveys to collect and analyze competitive salary information to determine company's competitive position. Evaluates jobs for content and prepares job descriptions reflecting job responsibilities, activities, duties and requirements. The Sr. Analyst will be expected to summarize data, and provide management with statistical analysis and recommendations in both written and verbal formats. Formulates recommendations regarding development of company salary structure, FLSA exemptions, job revisions and organizational structures. Generates reports as requested using data from HRIS system downloads. Assists in the generation and analysis of pay compression analyses, market adjustment reports, out-of-range reports, exemption change reports, or other compensation-related analyses. Regularly evaluates salary structure (including pay grades and ranges) and compensation policies; recommends changes based on salary survey data and internal equity. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field 3 years of significant compensation experience Preference may be given to applicants with one or more of the following: CCP or progress towards CCP required Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint required PeopleSoft 9.2 experience Offer amount will depend on qualifications. Closing Date/Time: 7/12/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jun 30, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52064 Department: Park and Recreation The Fort Worth Botanic Garden is the oldest and largest public garden in the state of Texas and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The garden is considered a living museum with over twenty theme gardens containing more than 2,500 native and exotic species of plants in 110 acres of gardens and natural settings. The City of Fort Worth is hiring a Field Operations Crew Leader for the Park & Recreation Department - Botanic Garden to assist in supervising employees responsible for various landscape construction, maintenance, installation and repair activities. Successful candidates must be able to receive instructions, process work orders for the job, plan details of working procedure, tools, and material requirements, supervise subordinate personnel, have good communication and writing skills for maintaining appropriate records and writing reports. Candidate must be able to assist in the scheduling of wedding and special events, provide input on employee performance evaluations, provide employees how to operate equipment safely, have knowledge of landscape construction, and installation of plants. Candidate must also have good people skills and a strong work ethic with a commitment to quality, demonstrate safe work habits, ability to follow instructions with little or no supervision, good organizational skills, ability to lift up to 100 pounds occasionally and a willingness to work in all kinds of weather and weekends, holidays and overtime when required. The Field Operations Crew Leader will have heavy contact with the public. Qualifications : High School diploma or GED and (2) years of responsible experience in landscape construction, maintenance, installation, and repair or operational activities. Other Requirements : Possession of a valid Class C driver's license is required. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Texas Pesticide. Job Preference : Preference will be given to candidates who have lead or supervisory experience. Texas Department of Agriculture Applicator's License is required or ability to obtain within the first six months. Experience with turf maintenance, small engine maintenance and repair and writing specs for minor equipment purchases would be desirable. Closing Date/Time: 7/12/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jun 30, 2019
Part Time
Requisition Number: 52085 Department: Park and Recreation The Fort Worth Botanic Garden is the oldest and largest public garden in the state of Texas, and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The garden is considered a living museum with over twenty theme gardens containing more than 2,500 native and exotic species of plants in 110 acres of gardens and natural settings. The City of Fort Worth is hiring a temporary Gardener for Park and Recreation Department, Rose Garden at Botanic Garden to perform landscape design, installation and maintenance. Work Schedule: M-F 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM (Temporary position) Job Description Successful candidate must be able to receive instruction, read and design landscape plans, process work orders for the job, plan details of working procedure, tools and materials requirements, supervise subordinate grounds personnel, maintain appropriate records and write reports as needed, keep equipment, assigned vehicles and work area clean and orderly. The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of roses, perennials and shrubs and their maintenance requirements. This person needs to have an eye for detail in order to raise the maintenance standards in the rose garden between now and November 1. Candidate must be able to operate a computerized irrigation controller, perform minor irrigation repair such as fix broken pipe and replace damaged or missing sprinkler heads. Operate landscape tools and machinery including but not limited to front end loader, tractor, bob cat, riding mowers, blowers, trimmers, edgers, chain saws and assorted stick tools such as shovels, rakes etc. A strong work ethic with a commitment to quality, demonstrate safe work habits, ability to follow instruction with little or no supervision, good organizational skills, ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally and willingness to work in all kinds of weather and weekends, holidays and overtime when required. The position requires the candidate to have knowledge of landscape plants, flowers trees and shrubs. The position will have heavy contact with the public. Qualifications: HS diploma/GED supplemented by college-level course work in Horticulture or closely related field. Two years of responsible experience in a professional gardening or nursery environment selecting and applying pesticides, planting, and pruning. Please upload copy of transcript when applying. Preference will be given to applicant with an Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree in Horticulture. Closing Date/Time: 7/12/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jun 30, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52053 Department: Neighborhood Services Do you believe in opening doors and transforming lives? Do you desire the ability to impact families in a positive way? Are you the type of employee who is consultative and enjoys being engaged with your clients? If this sounds like you, bring your professional knowledge, excellent communication skills and emotional intelligence to work. Join us today and be part of our hard-working team of professionals with the City of Fort Worth Neighborhood Services Department, Community Services! The Department's mission is assisting people to become healthy, independent and safe. The Neighborhood Services Department - Community Services, help Fort Worth residents achieve well-being and independence through opportunities that protect, empower, respect choice and preserve dignity. Our services are delivered in the least restrictive setting and in partnership with communities. Neighborhood Services Department, Community Services, is a welcoming comfortable place that offers a wide range of services to support health, independence and safety. The Department offers many programs, including: Health and Nutrition Education and cultural events Volunteer opportunities Social work services We are currently seeking a professional who is a critical thinker, has great communication skills, time-management skills, organizational skills, and excellent problem-solving skills to join our Community Services team. The Human Services Specialist primary purpose is to perform a variety of administrative duties, determining applicant eligibility and performing intake duties and/or implementation of human service programs. The ideal candidate will be experienced and knowledgeable with interviewing, assessing client needs, providing referral to other agencies for a variety of needs including job referral, job training, financial training, food, housing or other counseling services, set goals, provide client coaching, manage case and follow up on client progress. In addition, the ideal candidate will also possess extensive knowledge and experience in the following areas: Strong background in providing social services including intake referrals; Social service resources and case management experience; Ability to become familiar with various program guidelines; ensure client is enrolled in appropriate program and make appropriate referrals; Experience communicating decisions, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to clients or customers verbally and in writing; Experience prioritizing and processing a high volume of information and data on a daily basis; Routinely demonstrates compassion and an ability to empathize with clients/customers who may be upset or angry; Demonstrates effective conflict resolution skills with co-workers, managers, and clients/customers; Demonstrates a desire to work with the public in a helping and supportive capacity; and Bilingual Skills (English/Spanish). Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or related degree with college level course work in sociology, social work PLUS two (2) years of experience in interviewing/eligibility assessment for a social services or related program. Preference may be given to higher levels of education, experience and certifications as related to the vacancy. Possession of a BSW, LMSW, LPC, and LCDC is not required, but is highly preferred. Other Requirements: Microsoft Word and Excel computer skills are required. Heavy public and telephone contact required. Valid Texas Driver's License. Closing Date/Time: 7/12/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jun 30, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52086 Department: Park and Recreation The Fort Worth Botanic Garden is the oldest and largest public garden in the state of Texas, and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The garden is considered a living museum with over twenty theme gardens containing more than 2,500 native and exotic species of plants in 110 acres of gardens and natural settings. The City of Fort Worth is hiring a full time Journeyman Electrician for the Park and Recreation Department for Botanic Garden. Job Description: The duties will be to perform electrical repairs and inspections that ensure quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; service pumps at both grounds and facilities, perform complex field electrical maintenance repairs with and without a technical lead (Master Electrician), maintain equipment and supplies used for trades work; review plans, drawings, diagrams, specifications and work orders; maintain repair and maintenance logs for equipment and facilities worked on; record work orders as appropriate upon completion of projects and maintenance activities. Identify construction, maintenance and repair needs for facilities and equipment. Provide accurate estimates for labor and materials for work required. This position is subject to emergency call back. High School Diploma or GED supplemented by specialized training in assigned trade plus two (2) years related skilled trade experience. Possession of a current Texas Commercial Driver's License - Class C is required as well as the ability to maintain physical condition necessary to pass DOT Physical. Certification as a Journeyman Electrician is required. WORKING CONDITIONS The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Depending on assignment, positions in this class typically require touching, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, repetitive motions, climbing, balancing, pushing, pulling and lifting; depending on assignment. Incumbents may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, intense noises, gases, vibrations, chemicals, oils and workspace restrictions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Heavy Work - Depending on assignment, positions in this class typically exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects. Closing Date/Time: 7/12/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jun 30, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52070 Department: Transportation Public Works The City of Fort Worth seeks a Registered Professional Engineer to be an integral part of the City's Traffic Engineering team. The selected candidate will provide Traffic Engineering services in the areas of school zone operations and safety, safe routes to school, sidewalk design/estimation and pedestrian studies. In addition, this position will manage bond projects, direct/review the work of technical staff and will be involved in citizen engagements. The following education and/or experience are the minimum standards which provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or related field. Four (4) years of increasingly responsible civil engineering experience of which two years must be in traffic engineering. Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. (If licensed in another state, continued employment will be contingent upon obtaining registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas within six months of employment). A valid Driver's License. Preference may be given for additional education, knowledge, experience and/or certification as it relates to the position including: Knowledge of the latest versions of the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD), Highway Capacity Manual (TRB HCM 2010), AASHTO Manual for Geometric Designs of Highways and Streets and Microsoft Office. Develop, review and modify school zones plans, sidewalk designs and specifications. AutoCAD SYNCHRO Highway Capacity Software (HCS) MS Office - Word, Excel and Power point Engineering analysis tools and studies experience. Community meeting experience Experience in Neighborhood Traffic Management programs Closing Date/Time: 7/13/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jun 30, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52089 Department: Internal Audit The City of Fort Worth is seeking to fill the position of Audit Manager. The purpose for this position is to manage internal audits of the various City of Fort Worth departments, operations and/or activities. The position will be responsible for managing and supervising staff within the Department of Internal Audit and ensuring that assigned audit staff conducts performance/operational, compliance, construction, information technology and financial audits in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards. The position will also be responsible for reviewing audit working papers, drafting and editing audit reports, assisting in on-going risk analyses, providing assistance in the development of the annual audit plan, and assisting in the development of the department's goals, objectives, policies, priorities and staff development. MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in auditing, business administration, economics, accounting or a related field and four years of increasingly responsible audit experience, including two years of supervisory experience. OTHER REQUIREMENTS Must currently possess or obtain a valid certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), as appropriate for the position, within two (2) years from hire. Valid Texas driver's license. WORKING CONDITIONS Office environment; exposure to computer screens; some travel is required. Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting or standing for prolonged periods of time; operating assigned equipment. Closing Date/Time: 7/12/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52076 Department: Water/WW The City of Fort Worth Water Department has a Water Systems Sampler job available. You will be responsible for performing a variety of technical duties involved in sampling and biological/chemical analysis of water and wastewater quality. Water Sampler job duties include: Travel to water sampling field sites. Collect water samples for bacteriological and chemical analysis from designated water storage, production or collection sites. Participate in activities supporting water quality projects and programs. Assist in monitoring compliance with federal, state and local requirements and regulations regarding water quality standards. Perform a variety of standard field tests for chlorine residual and other water quality factors. Minimum job requirements include: Associate's degree with major course work in chemistry, biology or a related field. At least one year of water treatment or laboratory experience. Possession of a valid driver's license. Possession of a TCEQ Class D license and the ability to obtain a TCEQ Class C Surface Water Treatment Operators License or Distribution Operators License within one year of hire date. Preferred experience includes: Possession of a TCEQ Class C license. Closing Date/Time: 7/11/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52075 Department: Water/WW The City of Fort Worth Water Field Operations Division has Maintenance Worker jobs available. You will be responsible for the operation, repair and maintenance of all water and wastewater piping systems for the city and surrounding customers. Maintenance Worker job duties include the following but are not limited to: Operate a variety of hand tools and power tools such as push mowers, weed eaters, shovels, rakes, pick axes and other equipment to perform construction and repair of water/wastewater mains, manholes, vaults, services, valves, fire hydrants and meters. Operate valves on water lines to isolate leaking sections. Repair leaks or breaks in distribution or collection system. Assist in operating wastewater collection equipment to clear obstructions. Replace and repair manholes and assist in locating sewer and water lines. Operate light and medium equipment such as trucks, tractors, riding mowers, jackhammers, cement mixers and other equipment related to maintenance and construction operations. Minimum job requirements: High school diploma or GED. Possess a valid driver license and acceptable driving record. Able to obtain TCEQ Type I or Type D license within six months of hire. Open and able to work overtime, nights, weekends and holidays as needed. Work on call on a rotation schedule. Able to lift up to 20 lbs. consistently, up to 50 lbs. frequently and up to 100 lbs. occasionally. Job Preferences: One year experience working in maintenance and or construction. Closing Date/Time: 7/11/19
City of Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Jun 28, 2019
Full Time
Requisition Number: 52073 Department: Transportation Public Works The Transportation & Public Works Department, Capital Delivery Division is seeking a Materials Testing Technician to assist with construction materials testing and other related work. This position performs professional civil engineering work including the inspection of a variety of soils and construction materials in the field or laboratory; provides professional engineering expertise explaining and enforcing City of Fort Worth specifications related to sampling and testing of construction materials; calibrates and adjusts instruments to compensate for changing conditions; records and reports test results after performing mathematical calculations, making graphical solutions and graphical representations. The Materials Testing Technician also uploads written records and reports of activities into the City of Fort Worth materials database system, and performs other related work as required. The essential duties and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned as required: Performs professional civil engineering work including the inspection of a variety of soils and construction materials in the field or laboratory. Performs laboratory and field tests according to City of Fort Worth, TX DOT, ASTM, and AASHTO testing standards on construction materials to ensure requirements are met. Monitors sampling and quality control testing, and detect flaws in construction materials. Perform routine field work in the areas of pavement coring and pavement evaluation testing of existing roadways. Use computer and related software in order to prepare and maintain project records and reports. Perform a variety of mathematical calculations in the field and laboratory. Calibrate and maintain laboratory and field test equipment, and perform other related duties as assigned. Follow verbal and written instructions Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Promote, establish, and maintain effective working relationships. Stand and/or walk on a consistent and daily basis, including walking on uneven or slippery surfaces for long periods of time Lift and/or carry materials weighing up to 80 pounds, including 5-gallon buckets of soil samples Use coring machine, and handle patching material See and distinguish colors well enough to read instruments in the course of performing inspections and laboratory testing Hear back up alarms on equipment MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's Degree in Engineering, Architecture or a related field Five years of increasingly responsible technical engineering experience in the areas of construction materials testing. Valid Texas Driver's License Closing Date/Time: 7/11/19