Jobs

Our online application can be found here, or applications may be picked up at our physical location, Monday - Friday from 8:00 - 4:30 p.m. at 3001 S. Washington St. (Kaufman County South Campus). Upon completion of your application, you may do one of the following:

Scan and e-mail your completed application to the City Secretary at kaufmancitysec@kaufmantx.org
Fax it to the attention of the City Secretary at 972-932-0636
​Mail it to the attention of the City Secretary - P.O. Box 1168, Kaufman, TX  75142
Drop it off at our physical location (see above)

Open Positions:

  
  

The City of Kaufman is accepting applications for various positions described below:

JOB TITLE:      Equipment Operator -Water/Wastewater/WWT - Full job description can be found here

DEPARTMENT:     Water/Wastewater
SALARY:               $29,500.00 Annually
CLOSING DATE:   Until Filled


JOB SUMMARY:
Under general direction, responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of all equipment (heavy equipment as primary) used in the maintenance of a water distribution and wastewater collection system; and does related work as required.  

Job Requirements:


REQUIRED EDUCATION, DEGREES, CERTIFICATES AND OR LICENSES:
High School Diploma or GED; Texas Drivers License, Class C minimum; Class A C.D.L. preferred; Grade D water and Grade D wastewater certification as mandated by the appropriate state agency.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Two years experience in operating heavy motorized equipment skillfully and safely; knowledge of mechanical operation of heavy equipment; knowledge of requirements for proper care and maintenance of equipment. Must be able to obtain a Grade C water distribution and a Class II wastewater collection certification as mandated by the appropriate state agency within two (2) years of employment.

Detailed job description posted at City Hall.  Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 3003 South Washington, Kaufman, Texas between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on the City’s application form, or may be e-mailed to kaufmancitysec@kaufmantx.org, faxed to 972-932-0636, or mailed to P.O. Box 1168, Kaufman, TX  75142.  Forms or additional information can be obtained by contacting the City Secretary at (972) 932-2216. 
 

 EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:
The City of Kaufman offers to its full time employees sick leave, vacation and paid holidays each year; paid employee health insurance with optional family coverage; life insurance; worker's compensation coverage; deferred compensation plan; Section 125 Flexible medical plan; and a retirement system plan.

THE CITY OF KAUFMAN DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, GENDER, RELIGION, AGE OR DISABILITY IN EMPLOYMENT OR PROVISIONS OF SERVICE. 

ALL APPLICANT INFORMATION SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION. 

The City of Kaufman, Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with Human Resource.
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JOB TITLE:      Maintenance Technician - Streets/Parks - Full job description can be found here.

DEPARTMENT:     Streets/Parks
SALARY:               $26,000 Annually
CLOSING DATE:   Until Filled

JOB SUMMARY:  
Under general direction, performs maintenance, repairs and minor construction of streets; maintains and installs street signs; maintenance of City facilities; and does related work as required.

Job Requirements:
REQUIRED EDUCATION, DEGREES, CERTIFICATES AND/OR LICENSES
High School Diploma or GED; Texas Drivers License, Class C minimum, Class A C.D.L. preferred; driving record must be satisfactory to the City of Kaufman, Standards for employee motor vehicle/equipment operator.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of street maintenance, repair and minor construction; Experience in operating various equipment such a riding and push type lawn mowers, tractor mowers, weed eaters, etc.; experience in working safely with various types of equipment including pumps, generators, backhoes, dump trucks, hand wrenches, hand and power saws, hammers of various sizes, shovels, drain spades and rakes.

ALL APPLICANT INFORMATION SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION. 

Detailed job description posted at City Hall.  Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 3003 South Washington, Kaufman, Texas between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on the City’s application form, or may be e-mailed to kaufmancitysec@kaufmantx.org, faxed to 972-932-0636, or mailed to P.O. Box 1168, Kaufman, TX  75142.  Forms or additional information can be obtained by contacting the City Secretary at (972) 932-2216.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:
The City of Kaufman offers to its full time employees sick leave, vacation and paid holidays each year; paid employee health insurance with optional family coverage; life insurance; worker's compensation coverage; deferred compensation plan; Section 125 Flexible medical plan; and a retirement system plan.

THE CITY OF KAUFMAN DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, GENDER, RELIGION, AGE OR DISABILITY IN EMPLOYMENT OR PROVISIONS OF SERVICE. 

ALL APPLICANT INFORMATION SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION.

The City of Kaufman, Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with Human Resources.
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JOB TITLE:      Maintenance Technician - Meter Reader- Full job description can be found here.
  
DEPARTMENT:     Water/Wastewater
SALARY:               $26,000.00 Annually
CLOSING DATE:   Until Filled

JOB SUMMARY: 
Under general direction, performs maintenance, repairs and installation of water distribution and wastewater collection system; reads consumer water meters and records readings on hand held meter reading device and on paper if necessary; does related work as required.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, DEGREES, CERTIFICATES AND/OR LICENSES:

High School Diploma or GED; Texas Drivers License, Class C minimum, Class A.C.D.L. preferred; driving record must be satisfactory to the City of Kaufman, Standards for employee motor vehicle/equipment operator.
 
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of water distribution, wastewater collection maintenance, repair and installation; knowledge to install water and sewer taps; knowledge of safety regulations to work with hand tools and equipment; experience in working safely with various types of equipment including pumps, generators, backhoes, dump trucks, tapping machines, valve wrenches, hand wrenches, hand and power saws, hammers of various sizes, shovels, drain spades and sewer cables.  Knowledge of computer hand held meter reading devises preferred. Must be able to obtain a Grade D water distribution and a Class I certification as mandated by the appropriate state agency within two (2) years of employment. 
 

ALL APPLICANT INFORMATION SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION. 

Detailed job description posted at City Hall.  Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 3003 South Washington, Kaufman, Texas between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on the City’s application form, or may be e-mailed to kaufmancitysec@kaufmantx.org, faxed to 972-932-0636, or mailed to P.O. Box 1168, Kaufman, TX  75142.  Forms or additional information can be obtained by contacting the City Secretary at (972) 932-2216. 
 
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:
The City of Kaufman offers to its full time employees sick leave, vacation and paid holidays each year; paid employee health insurance with optional family coverage; life insurance; worker's compensation coverage; deferred compensation plan; Section 125 Flexible medical plan; and a retirement system plan.
 
THE CITY OF KAUFMAN DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, GENDER, RELIGION, AGE OR DISABILITY IN EMPLOYMENT OR PROVISIONS OF SERVICE. 

ALL APPLICANT INFORMATION SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION. 

The City of Kaufman, Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with Human Resources.