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EMPLOYMENT

Openings                                Benefits

Hello! Thank you for your interest in the City of Dickinson.

All persons seeking employment with the City of Dickinson shall complete an  employment application.  The application is available for download in either the Adobe Acrobat Version or a Microsoft Word Version. The form should be printed and completed by hand.  Please print legible.  The completed form should be mailed to:

City of Dickinson

Human Resource Department

4403 Highway 3
Dickinson, TX 77539
 

You may also hand deliver the application to City Hall located at 4403 Highway 3..

To view the Adobe Acrobat version you will need Adobe Reader to view the form.  If your computer doesn't have the Acrobat Plug-In you can download it from:  

You may also request an application by calling (281) 337-6249.

  • The city has both Part-Time and Full-Time positions as well as seasonal positions, such as summer labor.

  • The City of Dickinson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • The City of Dickinson only accepts applications for vacant positions. Position Postings are located at the front entrance to City Hall or below.

  • Any applicant tentatively selected, given a conditional offer of employment for a position with the City of Dickinson, will be required to submit to testing to screen for illegal drug use and pass a physical medical examination appropriate for the position.

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Employment Opportunities

FULL TIME OPENINGS

 

POSITION TITLE:  Paramedic (Full-Time)

Department:                            Emergency Medical Services

Salary:                                     $34,016.56* - $51,024.84* - DOQ

Opening Date:                        February 28, 2014

Closing Date:                          Open Until Filled

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide emergency medical care at MICU level, such as cardiac monitoring and defibrillation, intravenous and drug therapy, airway management with endotracheal intubations. Paramedics will work under general supervision of the EMS Supervisor, but are expected to coordinate patient care while on medical response scenes. Must maintain all equipment for "response ready" status at all times.

REQUIREMENTS

Must have a minimum of two years verifiable 911 EMS experience, Texas Class "C" (or higher) Driver's license required, applicants must be currently certified as an EMT-Paramedic with the Texas Department of State Health Services. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Excellent benefits including certification and education pay. Drug testing and a background check are required for all positions prior to final offer. Interested persons should submit a completed application by mail, available on the city website at www.dickinson.tx.us or hand-delivery to: Interim EMS Supervisor, Derek Hunt, City of Dickinson, 4403 Highway 3, Dickinson, TX 77539 or by e-mail to dhunt@ci.dickinson.tx.us.

* Does not include eight (8) hours of weekly overtime

 

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POSITION TITLE:  Communications Operator

Department:                            Police

Salary:                                     $14.208/hr to $21.312/hr DOQ

Opening Date:                         January 26, 2014

Closing Date:                          Open Until Filled

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Effectively communicates with people, including juveniles and children, by giving information, directions and directing them to the proper division or agency. Receives emergency and non-emergency calls and in-person requests for assistance and information and directs the requests to the proper division or agency. Dispatches police units via radio; relay relevant information to police units via radio and maintain ongoing status of police personnel and units. Operates and manipulates the enhanced emergency 911 system and the console radios to dispatch police, fire and EMS units. Monitor security camera screens for the building and prisoners detained in the city jail. Conducts computer searches through local and state files for wanted persons and stolen property disseminate that information to the requesting officer. Maintains manual and automated record keeping systems, including maintaining logs and completing routine reports on arrest and release of prisoners. Processes bonding/fine paperwork utilizing cash, credit cards, money order, and distribution of receipts issued for fines, bonds, photocopies and credit card charges. Enters and clears warrants for municipal court. Operates computers, telephones, radios, recording equipment, and related communication equipment.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

40-hr TCLEOSE Telecommunicator Certification is preferred. Must be computer literate and have the ability to operate office equipment. Ability to type at least 30 WPM. Working knowledge of business, English, and spelling. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION AND REQUIREMENTS

Must be a high school graduate or equivalent. Two (2) years of previous full-time dispatching experience in an emergency response (public safety) environment is preferred. Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above required knowledge, skills and abilities is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements. The City provides excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, and certification and education pay. Drug testing and a complete background check are required prior to final offer..

Applicants may obtain an employment application online at the City of Dickinson website: http://www.dickinsontexas.gov. Completed applications may be mailed or hand-delivered to: City of Dickinson c/o HR Dept. 4403 Highway 3 Dickinson, Texas 77539.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 

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PART TIME OPENINGS

 

 

POSITION TITLE:  Fire Inspector/Investigator(Part-Time)  

Department:                            Fire Marshal's Office

Salary:                                    $20.00/hr - $25.00/hr DOQ

Opening Date:                        April 2, 2014

Closing Date:                         Open Until Filled

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs Fire and Life safety inspections, Plans Review for various permitted projects, manages projects and programs as assigned, interacts with the public and provides public education to children and adults, conducts investigations to determine origin and cause of fires. This position may require periods of being "on-call" for after-hours investigations.

REQUIREMENTS

One year verifiable fire prevention/investigation related experience preferred, Texas Class "C" (or higher) Driver's license required, TCFP Fire Inspector & TCFP Fire Investigator Certification required (on appointment), TCOLE Peace Officer is prefered but not required for position. High School Diploma or GED required. (Applicants will be subject to background investigation as required by TCLOE rules, must be current on all mandated courses and CE's per TCOLE and TCFP rules).

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Interested persons should submit a completed application by mail or hand-delivery to:  Fire Marshal Lee Darrow, City of Dickinson, 4403 Highway 3, Dickinson, TX 77539 or by e-mail to ldarrow@ci.dickinson.tx.us. 

Applicants are required to submit to taking a drug test at the time a conditional offer of employment is made.  “See definition in City of Dickinson Drug Free Workplace Policy”.

 

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POSITION TITLE:  Librarian (Part-Time)  

Department:                            Library

Salary:                                    $14.42/hr - $18.03/hr DOQ

Opening Date:                        March 27, 2014

Closing Date:                         April 18, 2014

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This position generally performs a variety of standard library and clerical duties to assist patrons, catalogs and processes new books for shelving, repairs in house books as needed, maintains patron library card database and assists IT Librarian with patron and staff technology information. Candidate must possess excellent customer service skills, strong computers skills, and the ability to work flexibly at multiple tasks. Position requires a 32-hour work week including 4 hours on Saturdays.

REQUIREMENTS

MLS or current MLS student required. Postgraduate classes in Library Science may be considered.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Interested persons should submit a completed application (www.ci.dickinson.tx.us) to:  Vicki McCallister, Dickinson Public Library, 4411 Highway 3, Dickinson, TX 77539 or by e-mail to vmccallister@ci.dickinson.tx.us. 

Applicants are required to submit to taking a drug test at the time a conditional offer of employment is made.  “See definition in City of Dickinson Drug Free Workplace Policy”.

 

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POSITION TITLE:  Paramedic/EMT  

Department:                            Emergency Medical Services

Opening Date:                         December 12, 2013

Closing Date:                          Open

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide emergency medical care at your current skill level, such as Basic Life Support, cardiac monitoring and defibrillation, intravenous and drug therapy, airway management with endotracheal intubations. Medics will work under general supervision of the EMS Supervisor, but are expected to coordinate patient care while on medical response scenes. Must maintain all equipment for "response ready" status at all times.

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must have a current State of Texas DL , be certified as an EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate, or EMT-Paramedic through the Texas Department of State Health Services and in good standing.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Interested persons should submit a completed application by mail, available on the city website at www.dickinson.tx.us or hand-delivery to:  Interim EMS Supervisor, Derek Hunt, City of Dickinson, 4403 Highway 3, Dickinson, TX 77539 or by e-mail to dhunt@ci.dickinson.tx.us

 

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APPLY ONLINE:

Applicants for non-sworn positions with the Dickinson Police Department should complete an  employment application.  The application is available for download in either the Adobe Acrobat Version or a Microsoft Word Version. The form should be printed and completed by hand.  Please print legible. 

Completed applications may be mailed to: City of Dickinson c/o HR Dept. 4403 Highway 3. Dickinson, Texas 77539. You may also hand deliver the application to City Hall located at 4403 Highway 3.

 

 

 

 

Employee Benefits (Full-Time)

        Health Insurance (100% paid by City for employee, 75% paid for Family)

o       Medical Benefits Plans, includes Dental and Vision

        Paid Vacation

        Sick Time

        Sick Leave Bank

        10 Paid Holidays

o       New Year's Day

o       Martin Luther King Jr. Day

o       Good Friday

o       Memorial Day 

o       Independence Day

o       Labor Day 

o       Thanksgiving Day

o       Friday after Thanksgiving 

o       Christmas Day

o       Day Before Christmas Day

        457 Deferred Compensation Plan (Participation Voluntary)

        Member Texas Municipal Retirement System

o       Contribution Rate of 7% matching 2 to 1

        Section 125 Cafeteria Plan

o       Dependent Insurance Premiums

o       Dependent Care Assistance Plan

        Supplemental Insurance Plan

        Employee Assistance Program

        Long Term Disability (Provided by City)

        Accidental Death and Dismemberment (Provided by City)

        Group Life (Provided by City)

        Voluntary Term Life Insurance Program

        Compensatory Time-Off Agreement Employee has option to use over time as compensatory time off instead of pay.  Exempt employees are given 1 1.

        Direct Deposit

        Longevity Pay - $5.00 a month each year

        Certification Pay For College or specific achievements  

 

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City of Dickinson, 2007

4403 Highway 3

Dickinson, Texas 77539

(281) 337-2489

 

 

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