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  • Kent Companies

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    Employment opportunities at The Kent Companies start at entry level and soar limitlessly into upper level executive management. Although we have many great team members now we will always make room to talent. Talent and potential are our future. Whether you have aspirations as an accountant or are just looking for your first job and like to work on cars, we are looking for friendly faces ready to take care of our customers. The Kent Companies mission statement: To be a guest driven quality power retailer!

  • Director of Finance

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    Job Duties

    • Serves the City as chief financial officer and principal financial advisor to the City Council and City manager; provides leadership, direction, and guidance in financial planning, strategies, priorities, and investments; evaluates and analyzes financial data, and develops solutions for managing the City’s assets.

    • Plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the operations of Finance Department, including financial records, budgets, computer systems, audits, investment portfolio, debt management, revenue forecasts, payroll, billing, capital assets, financial analysis and reporting, internal controls, grant reporting, and ledger and account reconciliation; monitors operations to assure compliance to state and Federal financial management regulations, City policies and goals, and government accounting standards.

    • Manages implementation and enforcement of financial policies and procedures, internal controls, best practices, and sound accounting principles.

    • Serves as principal advisor and subject-matter expert on financial issues; exercises independent judgment within broad policy guidelines; evaluates and analyzes financial issues, interprets City policies and procedures, and advises on specialized areas of technical expertise.

    • Directs, coaches, and trains staff, and evaluates performance; meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve priorities, workload, resource allocation, quality standards, and technical issues; monitors operations to identify and resolve problems; assures work products meet scope, schedule, and quality requirements.

    • Determines department objectives, and evaluates progress toward achieving goals; manages training for financial accounting system computer applications.

    • Manages the collection, analysis, and reporting of financial data; reviews technical documents and other records to evaluate data quality and accuracy; identifies and corrects errors and inconsistencies in documents and reports; directs coordination of financial programs, audits, and technical issues with state and regional agencies.

    • Analyzes operational information, evaluates trends, and assures financial issues are properly addressed and resolved; develops and presents reports and recommendations in public meetings.

    • Oversees the City’s operational budget process.

    • Must have and maintain a cell phone for City use to hold this position.

    • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration; AND five years’ experience managing government financial operations; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Municipal fund accounting experience is highly desired.

     

    License and certification requirements: A valid Texas State Driver’s License is required. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license from Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, or Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) is preferred; additional specific technical training and certifications may be required.

     

  • Budget Analyst

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    Job Duties

    • Assists with the development and administration of City’s operational budget; gathers and compiles budget, financial, and technical information from departments, and generates reports.

    • Researches and compiles economic, financial, demographic, and statistical information; creates and updates charts and tables, and writes narratives for budget documents.

    • Responds to questions and requests for information as authorized; researches and resolves problems, and explains and interprets policies.

    • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university; one year of experience in governmental budget or accounting preferred.

     

    License and certification requirements: A valid Texas State Driver’s License is required.

  • Assistant City Attorney

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    Job Duties

    • Prepares and prosecutes municipal court cases and other attendant duties of the criminal division in absence of the attorneys there or as requested by the City Attorney.

    • Serves as legal advisor to City staff on civil issues; reviews documents and provides legal opinions and advice; works independently and makes appropriate decisions based on knowledge of City policies, legal standards, and scope of authority; duties may vary according to job assignment.

    • Composes, reviews, and approves contracts, resolutions, ordinances, public communications, and a wide variety of legal documents for City staff and the City Attorney’s Office (CAO).

    • Manages assigned CAO functions, including professional civil legal work, legal counsel and education, technical and legal documents, legislative assistance, and representation before courts, boards, and administrative hearings; protects the legal rights of the City, and reduces liability risk.

    • Conducts legal research on operational and contractual issues, documents results and findings, provides legal advice and information, and presents recommendations.

    • Exercises independent judgment within CAO policy guidelines; evaluates legal issues, and recommends solutions to minimize risk and safeguard the City’s operations.

    • Reviews, approves, and negotiates legal issues; assures that legal issues are resolved within City policy; reviews and evaluates City decisions, policies, regulations, and other legal matters; assures effective communication of legal issues and strategies with the City Attorney.

    • Manages the case preparation and resolution of litigation, negotiations, settlements, prosecutions, and other municipal legal proceedings; develops legal assessments and strategies; conducts factual and legal analysis to determine whether legal issues should be prosecuted or defended, based on the facts of law and evidence; conducts conferences with opposing parties concerning settlement of cases.

    • Monitors changes in state and federal regulations, standards, and legislation governing municipalities; assists City departments to develop revised policies to meet compliance requirements for new legislation.

    • Assigns and reviews the work of professional and administrative staff.

    • Must have and maintain a cell phone for City use to hold this position.

    • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.

    • Performs other duties as required or assigned, including criminal prosecution.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: Juris Doctorate Degree is required; AND some experience in a public or civil sector legal practice, preferably in the state of Texas.

     

    License and certification requirements: A valid Texas State Driver’s License is required. Must be a member of the Texas State Bar Association, licensed to practice law in the state of Texas and able to be licensed to practice in Federal District Court, and must remain active by meeting all Texas Bar annual requirements.

  • Equipment Services Superintendent

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    Job Duties

    • Plans and manages the usage, replacement, maintenance, and repair of City vehicles and equipment.

    • Plans, organizes, coordinates and supervises the operations of ESD; applies independent judgment in defining and assigning projects, work methods, techniques, and procedures.

    • Serves as principal advisor and subject-matter expert on fleet management issues; evaluates and analyzes technical issues, interprets City policies, and advises on specialized areas of technical expertise.

    • Establishes objectives, and evaluates progress toward achieving goals; manages budget and expenditures; approves requests for services; compiles and analyzes a variety of reports and usage statistics; reviews and approves project bids, contracts, and administrative forms.

    • Directs, coaches, and trains staff; meets regularly with staff to resolve priorities, workload, resource allocation, quality standards, and technical issues; monitors operations to identify and resolve problems.

    • Establishes work procedures and priorities; reviews activities of department staff to assure the work quality and timely accomplishment of assigned duties and responsibilities; evaluates ESD quality and safety issues, identifies problem areas, and develops solutions; assigns work and evaluates performance; works with employees to correct performance deficiencies.

    • Analyzes operational information, evaluates trends, and assures ESD issues are properly addressed and resolved; assures that vehicle and equipment maintenance work activities are in compliance with City policies, work methods and procedures, and all safety standards.

    • Directs vehicle and equipment replacement program; consults with City staff to develop priorities.

    • Inspects vehicle and equipment fleet; develops and manages preventive maintenance programs; monitors work sites to assure that safety rules and regulations are followed, and that the work zones and equipment are in safe operating condition; reports and resolves safety and security issues, accidents, and injuries.

    • Must have a cell phone for City use to hold this position.

    • Oversee the purchasing of equipment maintenance parts and materials as necessary; oversee the fabrication of needed parts and equipment, as necessary.

    • Coordinate the maintenance of the assigned fleet maintenance facility.

    • Prepare various reports on operations and activities; maintain records of time, material, and equipment used; develop work orders and preventative maintenance reports.

    • Assist in variety of division operations; perform special projects and assignments as requested.

    • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration; AND five years of experience managing government operations and projects, including supervisory experience. Experience in fleet management is required.

     

    License and certification requirements: A valid Texas State Driver’s License is required.

     

  • Recreation/Special Events Coordinator

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    Job Duties

    • Coordinates, plans, develops, and implements recreation activities, sports programs, sporting events, games, instructional classes, rental facilities, special programs, and holiday events for the City; assures activities are in compliance with all laws and regulations, and P&R policies and goals.

    • Develops marketing and promotional campaigns, and advertising materials for P&R events and programs.

    • Evaluates P&R programs for effectiveness and participation levels; researches new recreation program opportunities, assists in the development of new programs, and recommends program changes; tracks services provided, monitors results, and generates operational and financial reports.

    • Maintains facilities rental and program accounting and administrative records, manages expenditures, tracks revenue, and monitors budgets; prepares operational, statistical, and financial reports on recreation programs and special events.

    • Promotes good relationships with neighborhood and community groups and other local organizations; coordinates with other City departments, and community agencies; updates City website with special event information and program updates.

    • Solicits and researches funding opportunities, grants, sponsorships, and donations; orders and approves requests for supplies purchases for events.

    • Monitors program activities, and assists participants as needed; reports and resolves complaints, requests, and security issues.

    • Assures all operational, legal, technical, and financial issues are properly addressed and resolved; interprets and explains state rules and regulations and City policies; assures activities are in compliance with safety standards and regulations.

    • Must have a cell phone for City use to hold this position.

    • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Public Administration, Business Administration or any other field related to this position; AND one year experience working in recreation program administration preferred. Fund raising experience is preferred.

     

    License and certification requirements: A valid Texas State Driver’s License is required. Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) training is preferred.

  • Public Safety Telecommunications Response Specialist

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    Job Duties

    • Responsible for monitoring the lobby and areas under the surveillance of Municipal Court and the Police Department’s security cameras, summoning assistance when problems in these areas are detected. Controls elevator and door access into the various Police divisions and units.

     

    • Serves as the Department Information Center by providing guidance and assistance to people coming into the Police building. Ensures all visitors are properly signed in, the appropriate pass is issued and that all passes are returned.

     

    • Maintains a log of all visitors, a summary of all telephone calls and all persons walking into the Police building to report incidents. Prepares monthly and yearly statistics reports, which reflect the totals of these logs and summaries.

     

    • Processes telephone calls for service and prepares basic police reports, in person or via the telephone, for which a personal police response is not necessary. Ensures that reports to be entered into NCIC/TCIC are transmitted to Dispatch.

     

    • Answers questions concerning traffic laws, criminal offenses, civil issues and city ordinances.

     

    • Testifies in court.

     

    • Attends in-service and special schools and engages in off-duty study, as necessary, in order to maintain up-to-date knowledge of law enforcement issues.

     

    • Signs for certified mail, supply and package deliveries and notifies the appropriate personnel.

     

    • Completes or assists the public in completing on line police reports utilizing the lobby kiosks.

     

    • Receives found property or evidence brought to the front desk and enters it into the File On Q database. Takes photographs of victims’ injuries, text messages, voice mail recordings, vehicle damages, or other evidence and enters it into the File On Q database.

     

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education:

    High School Diploma or G.E.D. certification required. Higher education level or equivalent training or experience is preferred.

     

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Ability to read, write, understand and follow oral and written directions. Must maintain confidentiality and complete Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (TLETS) training. Have knowledge of Texas criminal and traffic laws or ability to quickly learn needed information. Spanish-speaking skills are helpful.

     

    Skills Test: Keyboarding test – minimum skills – type 30 w.p.m. with no more than 7 errors.

    Other Requirements:

    Must complete Personal History Questionnaire. Must pass the following selection process: Background investigation, oral interview, polygraph, medical physical, drug screen.

  • Dispatcher I

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    MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING:

     

    Typing test with score of 30 wpm with 7 or less errors.

     

    It is the responsibility of the applicant to take and pass the required test by the posting deadline, all applicants who fail to do so will not be considered.

     

    Skills Test is administered by the Texas Workforce Network, 2626 JBS Parkway.

     

    Skill to navigate in window based computer environment; Skill to route telephone calls; Skill in writing or reviewing correspondence and procedural documents.

     

    Job Duties

    • Answer and routes routine incoming telephone calls to various departments when applicable.

     

    • Provides information and assistance to the public.

     

    • Receives, records, prioritizes, incoming calls for Police, Fire, and EMS and inputs data via Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system.

     

    • Proficiency with Emergency Medical Dispatch protocols and effective communications with the caller to help others, save lives, and reduce disability.

     

    • Answer all routine, TDD/TTY, and E-9-1-1 in courteous and professional manner calls and respond appropriately.

     

    • Responsible for the accuracy of call types; the contact location, and prioritizing the urgency of each call.

     

    • Provides support service and updates as needed, i.e., street indexes, data entry, on call personnel list, map and flip chart, and other pertinent information.

     

    • All other duties as assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    High school diploma or G.E.D. certification

     

  • Police Officer

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    Job Duties

    • Patrols assigned area(s) by car and/or on foot to observe and discourage crime. Observes law violations and takes appropriate action.

     

    • Initiates and assists with criminal investigations with other Police Department Divisions and law enforcement agencies.

     

    • Directs traffic as necessary, issues citations and investigates accidents.

     

    • Testifies in court; serves criminal papers; guards and transports prisoners.

     

    • Maintains vehicle and personal equipment; makes arrangements for necessary repairs/replacements.

     

    • Responds to routine and emergency calls to include disturbances, burglaries, prowlers, suspicious persons, traffic accidents, medical and/or psychological crises etc., and takes appropriate action.

     

    • Prepares patrol reports, offense reports, and arrest reports.

     

    • Gives advice to citizens concerning laws and ordinances.

     

    • Attends in-service and special schools as well as engaging in off-duty study in order to maintain up-to-date knowledge of and skill in law enforcement activities.

     

    • Addresses and works with community groups to promote good public relations and to inform citizens of police activities, crime prevention programs and techniques, and safety procedures.

     

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education:

     

    High School Diploma; OR G.E.D. certification; OR proof of completed college degree from an accredited college or university. Higher education level is desirable.

     

    Experience:

     

    Texas Law Enforcement Standards and Education Basic Certification or other State Certification.

  • Police Recruit

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    Job Duties

    • Assists in various department operations.

     

    • May work rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays.

     

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education:

    Minimum of a G.E.D. certification; OR have a completed college degree from an accredited college or university; OR have an honorable discharge from the armed forces of the United States after at least 24 months of active duty; OR have a high school diploma. Some college courses preferred as well as relative training and experience.

  • IT Support Specialist

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    Job Duties

    • Interviews user to collect information about technology problems and technical issues, and leads user through diagnostic procedures to determine source of error; duties may vary according to individual skills.

    • Determines whether user problem is caused by hardware, software or operator problems.

    • Defines problems, researches and isolates error sources, implements technical solutions to resolve user problems within scope of authority and training.

    • Must have and maintain a cell phone for City use to hold this position.

    • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND two years of computer service experience. Associate’s Degree in Computer Science is desirable.

     

    License and certification requirements: A valid Texas State Driver’s License is required. Microsoft (MCSE), CompTIA A+, and other professional IT certifications are desirable.

     

    Physical demands and working environment: Work is performed in a standard office environment. On call 24 hours a day to resolve system failures.

  • Plans Examiner

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    Job Duties

    • Must become knowledgeable of city ordinances related to building permits and inspections and all Building codes. Must use these ordinances and codes in processing applications for permits.

     

    • Assist applicants in compiling and review of applications, submittal and building plans for permits, and to achieve conformance to Zoning and Building codes.

     

    • Reviews applications for permits, Certificate of Occupancy, etc. for compliance with local codes and Zoning, and other City requirements and State laws.

     

    • Examines applications and documents to verify for accuracy of data. Confers with applicants, document originator, or personnel from other City divisions to resolve discrepancies and compile required changes to documents.

     

    • Makes recommendations to approve or reject permit applications involving difficult or technical Building and/or Zoning issues.

     

    • Assists the Building Official and Assistant Building Official with research in code issues and tax records for properties involved in code compliance.

     

    • Retrieves required records from microfilm and record data sources as required.

     

    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. certification required.

     

    Licenses: Valid Texas Driver’s License.

     

    Experience: Minimum two (2) years construction experience in the reading of construction blueprints and construction documents or equivalent. Experience in all construction trades helpful.

  • Street Maintenance Worker

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    Must have a valid Texas A-CDL with Tanker Endorsements or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment.

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    All applicants must have a basic level of speaking and understanding English in order to meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

     

    Job Duties

    • Assists in maintaining and repairing streets, roadways, and infrastructure, in compliance with PWD safety regulations and procedures; duties will vary according to job assignment.

    • Performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled labor tasks; assists with street maintenance, clears foliage and debris, and cleans drains and vacant properties; cross-trains in a variety of PWD skills.

    • Maintains and operates PWD vehicles and equipment according to Department standards.

    • Utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; reports problems and emergency situations; recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents, and injuries.

    • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

     

    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred. Some related work experience is desired.

     

    License and certification requirements: Must possess a Texas Driver’s license and a Texas Class A CDL is required but will be given the opportunity to obtain within six months of employment.

  • Solid Waste Driver

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    Job Duties

    • Operates a variety of machinery to move and transfer solid waste, refuse, and discarded materials; operates specialized vehicles for collection and emptying of trash containers.

    • Maintains and cleans equipment, and reports mechanical defects and vehicle maintenance needs.

    • Utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; reports problems and emergency situations; recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents, and injuries.

    • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND two year’s work experience operating heavy equipment, preferably with the City of Odessa; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

     

    License and certification requirements: A Texas State Commercial Driver’s License Class B is required; special vehicle training and licensing may be required.

  • Building Codes Inspector

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    Job Duties

    • Knowledgeable of all codes, city ordinances, state laws and the process and procedures for the issue of permits and enforcement of codes and related City ordinances and state law.

     

    • Conducts independent on site field inspections in a timely manor for areas of code enforcement, city ordinances and state laws involving building, electrical, plumbing, fuel gas, and mechanical codes, related city ordinances and state law.

     

    • Inspects construction, alterations or repairs with project plans and specifications to insure compliance with the codes and zoning and related City ordinances.

     

    • Produces and files inspection documenting the results of each inspection and investigation reports in a timely fashion

     

    • With computer generated and written documents, must document and maintain records of inspections and inspection division related enforcement actions daily in a timely fashion. Advises property owners, contractors and other interested parties on matters concerning all the codes. Must demonstrate the ability to use a keyboard to enter information and operate a computer to enter and process inspections and information.

     

    • Performs investigations of violations of building, electrical, plumbing, fuel gas and mechanical codes and related City ordinances. Contacts responsible parties and advises of methods of compliance. Develop and process related materials and documentation for the issue of notices of violation and citations. Recommends prosecution of code violations and issues appropriate, authorized citations for related violations.

     

    • Must participate, advises and assist in training activities with the inspectors and inspection staff. Must cross train in duties performed by the inspection division for each trade and office duties.

     

    • Be knowledgeable in building codes and City ordinances applicable to the issuing permits and answering questions from home owners, contractors and other parties as required in the performance of assigned duties.

     

    • Must maintain inspection related licensees and certifications as required.

     

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education: Minimum of a High school diploma or G.E.D. certification required.

     

    Experience: Two (2) years experience in commercial and/or residential construction. Must have considerable knowledge of one or more of the major construction trades in the construction and installation of building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical/ heating and air conditioning.

     

    Certification: Possess a valid Texas Driver’s License. Must be able to obtain and maintain certifications and trade license as required for inspection assignments.

  • Master Mechanic

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    Job Duties

    •Performs diagnostics, repairs, maintenance, and preventive maintenance on City duty vehicles, specialty vehicles, and heavy equipment; uses the most cost-effective replacement and repair options to maximize the effective life cycle and reduce downtime; works independently, and makes appropriate decisions based on experience and training; duties may vary according to job assignment.

    •Inspects and diagnoses mechanical, electrical, and electronic problems; determines extent of necessary repairs, prioritizes work, and performs repairs in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures; installs specialized equipment, including emergency lights, computers, and communications equipment.

    •Diagnoses and repairs gas and diesel engines, transmissions, brakes, and other mechanical and electrical systems, components, and sub-systems; repairs and adjusts hydraulic and pneumatic systems; uses technical manuals, electronic tools, and computer equipment to diagnose problems.

    •Performs arc and acetylene welding as required to repair, fabricate, and modify metal components.

    •Identifies and reports vehicle problems requiring additional maintenance and repair.

    •Maintains records and logs of services performed and general vehicle information.

    •Maintains shop facility, cleans work areas, disposes of lubricants and chemicals in compliance with all safety regulations, and cleans up spills according to standard procedures.

    •Orders parts and equipment as needed to complete repair and maintenance projects; recycles and re-uses materials wherever possible; recommends replacement of outdated and ineffective equipment.

    •Follows safety rules and regulations; reports safety hazards, equipment problems, and emergencies.

    •Operates a variety of trucks, equipment, and hand tools in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures; inspects vehicles and equipment and verifies all equipment is properly maintained.

    •Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines:

    High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND four year’s general mechanic experience.

     

    License and certification requirements: A Texas Driver’s License is required.

     

    Physical demands and working environment: Work is performed in repair and maintenance facilities; requires moderate physical efforts in performing maintenance and repair projects; may be exposed to safety hazards and dangerous tools and equipment; requires vision capacity to perform fine calibrations and differentiate between colored wires. City approved safety shoes must be worn.

     

    Other: Must furnish a complete set of hand tools.

  • Lubrication Technician

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    Job Duties

    • As directed, assists Mechanics with maintenance on fleet vehicles and equipment; checks fluid levels, adds fluids, and changes filters as needed; maintains shop facility, cleans work areas, cleans up spills, and disposes of lubricants and chemicals in compliance with safety regulations and ESD procedures; duties may vary according to job assignment.

    • Steam clean and wash vehicles and equipment as needed for service.

    • Learns to inspect vehicles and equipment, and perform minor repair, maintenance, and cleaning tasks.

    •             Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High school diploma or GED preferred. One (1) year of servicing automotive equipment experience.

     

    License and certification requirements: A valid Texas Driver License is required.

     

    Physical demands and working environment: Work is performed in fleet repair and maintenance facilities; may be exposed to safety hazards and dangerous tools and equipment. City approved safety shoes must be worn.

     

    Special requirement: Must provide own tools.

  • Fleet Worker

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    Job Duties

    • Assist with vehicle and equipment maintenance service.

     

    • Transports vehicles, equipment, and customers as needed.

     

    • Perform deliveries to and from Equipment Services, including Parts Department needs as necessary.

     

    • Perform facility and parking lot clean-up and maintenance.

     

    • Assist Service Advisor, and Parts and Service staff as needed.

     

    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D. certification.

     

    Experience: Three (3) months experience servicing automotive equipment, or any equivalent combination of training and/or experience.

     

    Certification: Valid Texas “A-CDL” Driver License and ability to obtain Texas State Vehicle Inspection License within ninety days of employment.

     

    Safety Requirement: Position requires that City approved safety shoes be worn.

  • Parks/Golf Equipment Operator

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    Job Duties

    • Performs general labor tasks to maintain safe, attractive, and user-friendly City parks; operates a variety of vehicles and specialized equipment to maintain maintains park facilities, golf courses, grounds, sports fields, playgrounds, and public areas; duties may vary according to job assignment.

    • Uses specialized tools and power equipment to perform park maintenance tasks, including weed control, mowing, watering, and trimming trees and landscape elements.

    • Operates a wide range of vehicles and motorized equipment, including dump trucks, bulldozers, backhoes, material spreaders, plows and scrapers, aerifiers, man lifts, and front-end loaders; inspects vehicles at start and end of work day.

    • Cleans and performs routine maintenance work and adjustments on trucks and equipment; identifies and reports mechanical problems requiring additional repair.

    • Cleans up trash, debris, and restrooms.

    • Repairs and maintains parks and golf courses as directed; hauls materials, and transports vehicles and equipment to job sites.

    • Maintains truck usage logs, truck inspection forms, maintenance records, and daily trip reports.

    • Controls ongoing work projects to assure that safety rules and regulations are adhered to, and that the work zone and all equipment are in safe operating condition.

    • Assists with setup and cleanup for special events; cross-trains in a variety of skills; maintains and operates vehicles and equipment according to Parks department standards.

    • Utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; reports problems and emergency situations; recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents, and injuries.

    • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High School Diploma or GED preferred. One year of landscape maintenance work experience.

     

    License and certification requirements: A Texas State Class B CDL is required or the ability to obtain within 6 months of employment. Candidate must at least possess a valid Texas Driver’s license.

     

    Physical demands and working environment: Work is performed indoors, outdoors, and at City facilities; requires constant physical efforts, and the ability to bend, reach, stoop, and lift objects; may be exposed to safety hazards and dangerous tools and equipment; safety precautions must be followed, including use of safety equipment. City approved safety shoes must be worn.

  • Utilities Truck Driver

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    Job Duties

    • Operates a variety of specialized trucks and machinery to move and transfer sludge and other materials from the Water Reclamation Plant to the landfill; operates specialized vehicles in compliance with all safety regulations and City procedures.

    • Utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; reports problems and emergency situations; recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents, and injuries.

    • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND one year of work experience operating trucks and machinery.

     

    License and certification requirements: A Texas State Commercial Driver’s License is required.

  • Utilities Electronics Technician

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    Job Duties

    • Maintain electrical and instrumentation equipment and parts in working order.

    • Work with various DC and AC electrical voltages including single and 3-phase.

    • Install and maintain conduit and wire/cabling, control panels, motor switch gear, breaker switches, flow and pressure transmitters, flow meters and other instrumentation common to water and wastewater plants and systems.

    • Ensure tools and equipment are adequate and in working order.

    • Monitor and facilitate project progress for compliance with Utility Department goals.

    • Maintain plan lighting system.

    • Keep plant supervisor informed of equipment conditions and ensures completion of required paperwork.

    • Must have and maintain a cell phone for City use to hold this position.

    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High school diploma or GED required and ONE year of experience at installing and troubleshooting motor controls and various other problems in industrial or commercial settings. Prefer industrial or commercial experience dealing with single and 3-phase equipment, 480, 220, 110 voltages.

     

    License and certification requirements: A valid Texas State Driver’s License is required. Preference may be given to the applicant with Journeyman or higher electrical or other control license or certifications. Available for 24 hour call.

  • Field Operations Crewleader

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    Job Duties

    • Leads and participates in the activities of a work crew in a variety of work assignments in the operation, maintenance, construction, and repair of water distribution and wastewater collection systems.
    • Ensures personnel, tools, equipment, and materials are adequate to perform assignments in a safe and productive manner.
    • Ensures that assigned personnel perform work in a safe, productive, and efficient manner and within City, department and division policies, including but not limited to work breaks, conduct, work methods, team work, and response time.
    • Maintains materials, supplies, tools, and inventory in assigned vehicle(s) and equipment to ensure quality and quantity of work.
    • Completes reports, logs, and forms relating to work assignments and incidents.
    • Operates light and heavy equipment as assigned and as defined by the department including but not limited to backhoes, trenchers, trucks, trailers, cleaning and inspection units, hand and power tools, pumps, compressors, compactors, and other machinery and equipment.
    • Assumes responsibilities for the safety and actions of the work crew using established procedures and guidelines including but not limited to trench safety, traffic control safety, personal protective equipment, and other City, department, division, and regulatory agency policies and guidelines.
    • Performs rotating shift, rotating call duty, and responds to emergencies as needed and as assigned.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. required.

     

    Experience: Three years work experience in operation, maintenance, construction, or repair of a public or private water distribution or wastewater collection system or a closely related field governed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; or two years of work experience in the City of Odessa water distribution or wastewater collection system; or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

     

    Licenses and Certifications: Possess a valid Texas Class A-CDL License. Must possess Class C Distribution and Class III Collection license issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality or obtain within twelve months of becoming eligible, unless otherwise authorized by the director.

     

    Other Requirements: Must be able to work after hours, weekends, and holidays for scheduled and unscheduled work. Must be able to respond to after hour emergencies as needed. Must be able to work rotating shift and rotating call duty as required. Must have telephone.

     

    Safety Requirements: Position requires that City-furnished safety boots be worn on the job. Division safety equipment is furnished and must be used as prescribed by policies.

  • Utilities Field Maintenance Tech

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    Job Duties

    • Performs the daily operations of the Water Distribution/Wastewater Collection (W/WW) Field Operations; assures that all actions are completed safely.

    • Conducts utility maintenance and repair utilizing equipment, materials, and tools required to complete work orders; inspects water lines and sewer pipes.

    • Collects necessary materials, tools, equipment and instructions before arriving at the job site.

    • Performs work assignments; follow all city and departmental regulations and safety requirements.

    • Contributes to work site actions to assure that safety rules and regulations are followed, and that the work zone, traffic control, and all equipment are in safe operating condition.

    • Operates light machinery in accordance with all safety guidelines, including OSHA.

    • Utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; reports problems and emergency situations; recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents, and injuries.

    • Responds to emergency maintenance requests during normal hours and after hours when on call.

    • Must have and maintain a cell phone for City use to hold this position.

    • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND two years’ construction and field operations experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

     

    License and certification requirements: A Texas State Driver’s License is required. Class D Water or Wastewater license preferred.

  • Utilities Maintenance Worker

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    Job Duties

    • Assists with maintenance and cleaning of Water Reclamation Plant equipment, performs preventive maintenance tasks, and reports mechanical defects and maintenance needs; operates a variety of specialized tools, trucks, and machinery; may move and transfer sludge and other materials to the landfill; operates specialized vehicles in compliance with all safety regulations and City procedures.

    • Assists plant workers as needed and learns new maintenance skills; utilizes proper safety precautions in all work performed; reports problems and emergency situations; recognizes, avoids, and reports unsafe acts, conditions, accidents, and injuries.

    • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education, Training and Experience Guidelines: High School Diploma or GED preferred. One year of work experience operating trucks, equipment, tools, and machinery; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

     

    License and certification requirements: A Texas State Driver’s License is required.

     

    Physical demands and working environment: Work is performed indoors, outdoors, and at City facilities; may be exposed to safety hazards and dangerous tools and equipment; safety precautions must be followed, including use of safety equipment. City approved safety shoes must be worn.

  • Golf Cart Attendant (Part Time)

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    Job Duties

    • Maintains golf carts in good condition by assisting with maintenance including washing, battery charging, tire repairs and other regular scheduled maintenance.
    • Assists with the driving range operations. Pick up golf balls on range, stock golf balls at driving range, and wash driving range golf balls.
    • Assist patrons with handling of golf equipment.
    • Assist patrons with cart assignments and returns.
    • Provide information to the public concerning various fees, rules, regulations, procedures and golf course related events.
    • Provide exceptional quality customer service.
    • Keeps accurate time records of daily tasks.
    • Performs general grounds maintenance around club house, driving range and support facilities.
    • Performs related duties as required

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Prefer similar work experience.

     

    Texas Class “C” Driver License

  • Golf Course Ranger (Part Time)

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    Job Duties

    • Communicate closely with Pro Shop for any unusual or special instructions.
    • Monitor and direct player’s traffic flow.
    • Instructs (when needed) players in the golf course’s code of etiquette.
    • Performs inspections of golf course facilities and support facilities.
    • Monitor weather conditions and enforce rules/ policies as to bad weather conditions when needed.
    • Pick up trash and assist in other maintenance activities around the golf course and support operations.
    • Informs (when needed) players of golf course’s policies, rules and regulations.
    • Utilizes excellent customer service skills.
    • Assists in planning and implementing tournaments, clinic, and special events.
    • Assists players with any course problems.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    Education: High School diploma or GED Certification.

     

    Experience: Previous work experience in golf course operations is preferred.

     

    Certification: Possess a valid Texas “C” Driver License.

  • Dispatcher (Part Time)

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    MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING:

     

    Typing test with score of 30 wpm with 7 or less errors, unless a current passing test is on file with Human Resources.

     

    It is the responsibility of the applicant to take and pass the required test by the posting deadline, all applicants who fail to do so will not be considered.

     

    Skills Test is administered by the Texas Workforce Network, 2626 JBS Parkway.

     

    Skill to navigate in window based computer environment; Skill to route telephone calls; Skill in writing or reviewing correspondence and procedural documents.

     

    Job Duties

    • This is the entry-level class in the Dispatcher job series; incumbents must have knowledge of perform a variety of dispatching duties in support of public safety and emergency services activities; to receive and route emergency and non-emergency telephone and radio calls; to dispatch emergency services personnel as directed; and to operate a variety of communication equipment including radio, telephone, and computer systems.
    • Answers emergency and non-emergency calls for police, fire, personal assistance, and emergency medical assistance; determines appropriate call classification and priority.
    • Answers incoming emergency calls; interviews and pacifies callers, and gathers details; prioritizes calls for service and determines appropriate personnel to respond; dispatches emergency responders; relays pertinent information to law enforcement and public safety personnel in a concise, organized and understandable manner; monitors radio channels and provides immediate information and assistance.
    • Follows PSC,OPD and EMS procedures to provide assistance and information to law enforcement officers, emergency services personnel, and general public; notifies other state, federal, and regional agencies as needed.
    • Provides detailed call information to Officers; maintains status and awareness of all public safety unit locations; monitors message traffic, and relays information to assure that responders’ safety is top priority.
    • Enters call information into CAD incident logs; tracks a variety of law enforcement and public safety agency resources, personnel, incidents, and trends.
    • Notifies key personnel on critical incidents; contacts other law enforcement and public safety agencies for additional information and resources as needed, and relays information regarding dispatch incidents.
    • Searches state and national data bases at Officer’s request.
    • Gathers information on non-emergency calls, and responds appropriately; provides information, instructions and assistance to the public within scope of authority and training.
    • Supports the relationship between the City of Odessa and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

     

    Education, Training, and Experience

    High school diploma or G.E.D. certification

     

    QUALIFIED APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS THE FOLLOWING

     

    Must have current certification on file for (IAED) Emergency Medical Dispatch, Emergency Police Dispatch and Emergency Fire Dispatch, and have a current TCIC certification on file.