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 3003 S. Washington St. (Kaufman County South Campus). POLICE OFFICER CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE A PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT AND AUTHORITY TO RELEASE INFORMATION FORM IN ADDITION TO AN APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.  Personal History Statement can be found here, and the Authority to Release Information Form can be found here.  Upon completion of  application and Personal History Statement, if applicable, you may do one of the following:
Scan and e-mail your completed documents to the City Secretary, Regina Farris, at rfarris@kaufmantx.orgE-mailed photographs of completed applications cannot be accepted.  Fax it to the attention of the City Secretary at 972-932-6288.  ​Mail it to the attention of the City Secretary - P.O. Box 1168, Kaufman, TX  75142, or drop off at our physical location (see above).​

All applicants subject to background check, physical and drug test, and all applicant information subject to verification.

The City of Kaufman, Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.​
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.​​
​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.

JOB TITLE:               POLICE OFFICER

DEPARTMENT:        Police Department

 

SALARY:                  $42,000 Annually

CLOSING DATE:      Until filled


Complete Job Description can be found
here.
 
JOB SUMMARY:     Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of police and law enforcement activities.  Tasks are service and protection oriented, and include collecting and dispensing information, arbitrating disputes, providing assistance, protecting and recovering property, preventing crime, investigating and providing other public protection services.  Incumbents perform duties in accordance with state statutes and established Departmental policies, procedures and guidelines.  Performs related work as required.  

 

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

 

High school diploma or GED; supplemented by Basic Peace Officer License and TCOLE certification; CPR training; supplemented by completion of in-service training, as directed, for assignment to other primary functional areas.  Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid state driver license.

 

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JOB TITLE:        CHIEF PLANT OPERATOR- Wastewater Treatment Plant
 
REPORT TO:      PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
 
SALARY:            $44,657 - $62,520                    PAY SCALE:      18
 
FLSA STATUS:   Exemp
t

 

JOB SUMMARY: 

 

Under general direction operates wastewater treatment plant and does related work as required.  Complete job description can be found here.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Fingers, hands, and arms dexterity; eye-hand coordination; good hearing and vision; lifting 50 pounds and over; climbing in, on, and about equipment and vehicles, as well as, in and out of trenches; sitting, stooping, bending, standing, pushing, pulling, squatting, walking, carrying, and twisting associated with respective field operations.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION, DEGREES, CERTIFICATES, AND /OR LICENSES

High school diploma or equivalent; valid Texas driver’s license – Class C, driving record must be satisfactory to the City of Kaufman.

 

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Class “B” wastewater treatment certification; Minimum five years’ experience in wastewater treatment plant operation, maintenance and repair; knowledge of general wastewater treatment plant safety regulations; experience in working safely with various types of equipment including pumps, generators, backhoes, dump trucks, hand and power saws, hammers of various sizes, shovels and other related equipment; basic computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, internet usage, email, and SCADA software; and good oral and written communication skills.
 
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JOB TITLE:        MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN / WATER/WASTEWATER

DEPARTMENT:  PUBLIC WORKS

SALARY:            $26,803 Annually

FLSA STATUS:  Non-exempt

 
CLOSING DATE: Until filled

 

Complete Job Description can be found here.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under general direction, performs maintenance, repairs and installation of water distribution and wastewater collection system; and 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. Must be able to obtain a Grade D water distribution and a Class I certification as mandated by the appropriate state agency within one (1) years of employment.

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JOB TITLE:                 Maintenance Technician – Streets/Parks

REPORTS TO:            Superintendent – Streets/Parks

SALARY:                     $26,803 Annually

FLSA STATUS:           Non-exempt

CLOSING DATE:         Until filled

Complete Job Description can be found here.

JOB SUMMARY:
Under general direction, performs maintenance, repairs and minor construction of streets; maintains and installs street signs; maintenance of City facilities and parks; and 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 street maintenance, repair and minor construction; Experience in operating various equipment such a riding and push type lawn mowers, tractor mowers, weedeaters, 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.