City of Lufkin Employment

Applications are also available at Lufkin City Hall, 300 E. Shepherd, Atrium, Lufkin, Texas 75901. Applications may be submitted online with the link below, or delivered in person at the previous address or faxed to 936-633-0408.

Now Hiring:

ELLEN TROUT ZOO - Collection Manager
 Starting Salary: $35,679.32 annually
Employees are required to contribute 7% (pre-tax) to the retirement fund
through payroll deduction
 Scheduled Work Days: Varies
 Scheduled Work Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

DESCRIPTION
The Collection Manager works closely with both animals and other employees, including daily care and exhibit upkeep, as well as record keeping and heavy lifting.

REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology or Science
  • Valid Texas driver’s license at time of placement.
  • Three years of progressively responsible experience in a professional zoological operation. Will consider an equivalent combination of education and experience to provide the desired degree of proficiency.
DUTIES INCLUDE
  • Supervising and mentoring subordinates with their duties
  • Responsible for the overall daily care of various mammals, birds, reptiles, plants, enclosures, and support facilities
  • Cleaning, feeding, exhibit upkeep, exhibit associated landscaping, breeding Programs
  • Record keeping, report writing and other aspects of the professional care of  wild animals
  • Ability to work independently and use initiative
  • Maintain accurate records, and write meaningful reports
  • Be flexible and adaptable to working within the framework of a small zoo
  • Have a respect for animals with a professional attitude about the work
  • Work as a team member for the benefit of the animals
  • Requires standing, stooping, sitting, twisting, walking and lifting of feed sacks and hay bales (minimum of 25-70 pounds)
This position is an essential service position, and will be required to provide services during emergency situations.

Click here to submit a job application online.
Human Resources Department, City of Lufkin
300 E. Shepherd, Lufkin, TX 75901,
FAX 936-633-0408

ljohnson@cityoflufkin.com

 Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Equal Opportunity Employer
HUMAN RESOURCES - Director
Pay Range: $82,500-$95,000
Pay depending on qualifications and experience
Employees are required to contribute 7% (pre-tax) to the retirement fund through payroll deduction
Exempt from Overtime
Work Schedule/Days:  Monday – Friday
Work Schedule/Hours:  40 Hours per week

DESCRIPTION
The Director maintains the City of Lufkin personnel administration/human resources programs.

QUALIFICATIONS 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management or related field.  Jurisprudence or management degrees may be considered.
  • Five years’ experience working in personnel field
  • Five years’ experience as a supervisor
  • Extensive knowledge of labor laws including Civil Service
  • Extensive knowledge of health/life/disability insurance plans
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Extensive experience and ability to establish and maintain an annual budget
  • Ability to pass a thorough background check. 
  • Valid Texas driver's license required at time of placement.

DUTIES INCLUDE
  • The HR Director is responsible for wage and salary administration, benefit administration, personnel records, employee health/life/disability/retirement, labor compliance/relations, Police and Fire Civil Service, Risk Management, Safety Programs, recruitment, and Worker's Compensation programs. 
  • The Director provides management/supervisory training to City staff relative to interviewing, disciplinary actions, new employee orientation, communications, employee relations, personnel policies, and procedures, and EEOC employment guidelines.

This position is an essential service position, and will be required to provide services during emergency situations.


Click here to submit a job application online.
Human Resources Department at City of Lufkin
300 E. Shepherd Lufkin, TX 75901
Call 936-633-0228, FAX 936-633-0408  
Point of contact is Brittany Semien at 936-633-0274 or bsemien@cityoflufkin.com

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Equal Opportunity Employer
LUFKIN MUNICIPAL COURT - Part-Time Judge
The City of Lufkin is accepting applications for a part-time Municipal Court Judge 

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Knowledge of ordinances, statutes and court decisions relating to Municipal Court jurisdictions
  • Knowledge of judicial procedure and rules of evidence as well as the organization, duties, powers, limitations and authority of the Municipal Court
  • Valid license as an attorney issued by the Supreme Court of the State of Texas, and a member in good standing of the State Bar of Texas
  • Experience in the practice of law with two (2) or more years in this state
  • Preferred experience as a Municipal Court Judge and TMCEC Certified Judges Education
  • Preferred bi-lingual abilities
  • Must be a resident of Angelina County

DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  • Preside over Municipal Court for all class C Misdemeanors, City matters, criminal jury and non jury trials, pre-trial conferences, truancy cases and other cases appropriately tried in Municipal Court
  • Maintain a central docket of all cases filed in the City of Lufkin
  • Supervise the administration of juror notification and direct jurors in trial cases on their role in the interpretation and application of law
  • Be available to review and/or sign complaints, summons, subpoenas, affidavits for search and arrest warrants, appeal bonds, etc.
  • Conduct hearings (including property, truancy, code enforcement, dangerous dog, etc.)
  • Issue warrants, summons, magistrate warnings, etc.
  • Collaborate with the City Manager and City Council to establish judge specific performance benchmarks regarding the effectiveness and productivity of the court

This position is appointed by the City Manager and approved by City Council.


Supervisory Responsibilities:
None 

Interested attorneys should send a cover letter and resume’ to the City Manager. 
P.O. Box 190, Lufkin, Texas, 75902-0190 
bgreen@cityoflufkin.com

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Equal Opportunity Employer
PARKS AND RECREATION - Concession Stand Workers
Pay: $8.00 per hour
This is a part time position. There are no guaranteed number of hours or 

days for this position. Employees are assigned shifts as needed.

DESCRIPTION
The City of Lufkin is accepting applications for sports complex concession stand workers. Applications are kept on file until positions are available.

REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • 16-18 year olds must have written parental/guardian consent
  • Must be able to lift items weighing 10 pounds and less
  • Ability to walk, stand, bend, stoop

SKILLS

  • Ability to work varied hours including evenings and weekends until 10:30 PM
  • Experience with concession stand, cooking, food-handling preferred
  • Must be able to balance a cash drawer and make change

Click here to submit a job application online.
Human Resources Department, Lufkin City Hall
300 E. Shepherd Ave., Suite 226, Lufkin, TX 75901 
FAX 936-633-0408, email: ljohnson@cityoflufkin.com
936-633-0228

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Equal Opportunity Employer

PARKS AND RECREATION - League Supervisor
Pay Starting: $11.0444 per hour
Non-exempt for overtime
Work Schedule/Days: Varies/includes Saturdays
Work Schedule/Hours: 16 hours per week
 
DESCRIPTION
The League Supervisor works with the various teams that play on city fields and facilities, as well as scheduling and maintaining city policies.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work with the public in a tactful manner
  • Flexible work schedule to meet the needs of sporting events
  • Good Knowledge of city policies, sports handbook league rules
  • Ability to layout playing fields and courts

QUALIFICATIONS
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience in management and supervision
  • Ability to pass a background check to work with children and adults

MAJOR DUTIES
  • Supervises sporting events for the City’s Parks and Recreation Department
  • Provides support for officials
  • Supervises players, scorekeepers and spectators as needed
  • Responsible for supervising and enforcing players’ suspensions
  • Responsible for opening and closing sports complexes

This position is an essential service position, and will be required to provide services during emergency situations.

Click here to submit a job application online.
Human Resources Department, City of Lufkin
300 E. Shepherd, Suite 226, Lufkin, TX 75901
FAX 936-633-0408, ljohnson@cityoflufkin.com
You may also contact the Workforce Solutions at 210 N. John Redditt Dr., Lufkin, TX 75904.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Equal Opportunity Employer

POLICE DEPARTMENT - Civil Service Test Announcement/ Officer Hiring Process
The City of Lufkin, Texas will be administering an entrance examination for Civil Service Police Officer at 9:00 A.M. on Thursday, October 28, 2021 The location of this examination will be at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center, 601 N. Second St., Lufkin, Texas, 75901.

No late arrivals will be allowed to test.

All individuals who are interested in taking the entrance exam for possible employment with the City of Lufkin Police Department must complete a City of Lufkin Personal Information form which is available at www.cityoflufkin.com and City of Lufkin Human Resources Dept., 300 E. Shepherd St., Room 226, Lufkin, Texas 75901.  Completed forms must be received by 5:00 PM, October 8, 2021  by email: ljohnson@cityoflufkin.com,  mail:  P.O. Drawer 190,  Lufkin, Texas 75902-0190 or in  the Human Resources Department of the City of Lufkin.

You must present a valid driver’s license at the time of the test.

Individuals who have served in the military and desire to have an additional five (5) points added to their passing score (70), must provide proof that they have an honorable discharge from active duty service of 180 days or more in the United States armed forces.  Applicants must submit a copy of their DD214 that states “honorable discharge” from Active Duty service along with their City of Lufkin Personal Information form by 5:00 PM, October 8, 2021.

No experience required

REQUIREMENTS:
Age: You must be 21 yrs. of age. There is no upper age limit
Education: High School diploma or equivalent 
Starting pay: $48,174.74 annually
Lateral entry available for experienced officers. Salary range: $48,174.74 to $59,941.13 annually.
The results of this examination will establish an eligibility list which will remain in effect for twelve months or until such time as the list is exhausted.

All applicants scoring 70 or above on the examination will be tested for physical agility. Bring appropriate clothing for the agility testing (shorts, tennis shoes, t-shirt, etc.).  The physical fitness standards exam consists of one physical exam.  The test and its time restrictions is as follows:

2000 Meter Row on Concept 2 Row Machine.  Time is based on age and weight and can be determined by using the DPS fitness standard calculator.   Times are based on 50% maximum on level 5 of the Concept 2 Rower.
https://www.dps.texas.gov/ETR/concept2RowerCalc.htm

Posted: August 16, 2021
    Brittany Semien
    Human Resource Assistant
    City of Lufkin, Texas

IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CITY OF LUFKIN TO PROVIDE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY TO ALL INDIVIDUALS WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, MARITAL STATUS, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, HANDICAP OR VETERAN STATUS.
POLICE DEPARTMENT - Part-Time Dispatcher
Starting pay: $17.73 per hour
These are part time positions without benefits. Hours will not exceed 25 per week.

Schedule: Varies
Schedule Hours: 12 hrs shifts

DESCRIPTION
Dispatch involves high-volume customer service in a fast-paced environment that required multi-tasking, initiative, & active problem-solving.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • A normal volume speaking voice 
  • Speak English fluently 
  • Must have 20/40 eyesight (corrected)
  • Hearing range of 30 or more decibels and frequency range of 250-3000 hertz.
  • Unimpaired use of arms, hands, fingers, legs and feet 
  • Applicant must be able to work different shifts

QUALIFICATIONS
  • High school diploma/GED 
  • Experience as a current or recent TCOLE licensed telecommunications operator.
  • Applicants are required to successfully complete a pre-employment interview.
  • Type 40 words per minute (corrected). Present typing scores from Workforce Solutions at the 
  • time of application.

PREFERENCES
  • Currently employed as a communications operator with a Texas law enforcement agency.

This position is an essential service position, and will be required to provide services 24/7, including weekends, holidays and during emergency situations.

Click here to submit a job application online.
Human Resources Department,  City of Lufkin
300 E. Shepherd Suite 226, Lufkin, TX 75901
FAX 936-633-0408, ljohnson@cityoflufkin.com
You may also contact the Workforce Solutions at 210 N. John Redditt Dr., Lufkin, TX 75904.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Equal Opportunity Employer

POLICE DEPARTMENT - Property/Crime Scene Technician

Starting pay: $16.17 per hour
Employees are required to contribute 7% (pre-tax) to the retirement fund through payroll deduction
 Non-exempt Eligible for overtime
Work Schedule/Days: Monday – Friday: 8am- 5pm plus 1 week of on-call every 3rd week
Normal Work Schedule/Hours:  40 Hours

DESCRIPTION
The City of Lufkin Police Department is receiving applications for the position of Property/Crime Scene Technician

REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have at least a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Must live within 30 minutes of the Lufkin Police Department
  • Must be readily available for call out on a 3 week rotation
  • Must be able to pass extensive background check and polygraph

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Tasks include receiving, storing, maintaining, releasing, and keeping records for all evidence and property
  • Filing a variety of reports, information and paperwork, maintaining the evidentiary chain of custody on criminal evidence
  • Cooperating with the judicial system and testifying in court as required
  • Processing crime scenes, including photographing, collecting, fingerprinting, packaging, and transporting evidence or property
  • Preparing proper documentation reports and attending continuing education
  • Requires some lifting and carrying of property and evidence


This position is an essential service position, and will be required to provide services during emergency situations.

Click here to submit a job application online.
Human Resources Department at City of Lufkin, 300 E. Shepherd
Lufkin, TX 75901, FAX 936-633-0408, ljohnson@cityoflufkin.com

You may also contact the Workforce Solutions at 210 N. John Redditt Dr., Lufkin, TX 75904.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Equal Opportunity Employer

STREET DEPARTMENT - Driver II
Starting Pay: $14.7002 per hour
Employees are required to contribute 7% (pre-tax) to the retirement fund through payroll deduction.
Pay depending on qualifications and education
Non-exempt for overtime
Work schedule/ Days: Monday- Friday
Work schedule/ Hours: 8:00 AM- 4:30 PM

DESCRIPTION
This position involves driving large trucks and operating equipment for construction and maintenance of roads, as well as the vehicles and equipment. Roads, drainage culverts, retention ponds, and creeks must also be maintained to prevent overgrowth and ensure normal function. There are 3 positions available.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Six months’ experience in driving heavy trucks
  • On call 24 hours daily for emergencies 
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Valid Texas CDL class “B” Driver License 
  • Ability to understand oral and written instructions
  • Ability to lead work activities of subordinates as needed

DUTIES INCLUDE
  • Operation of heavy trucks and trailers used in the construction and maintenance of city streets
  • Transports materials for the construction and maintenance of city streets
  • Provides labor as needed including jack hammer, asphalt rake and shoveling
  • Maintains daily records including loads of materials transported to and from each jobsite
  • Minor maintenance and repairs to trucks
  • Cleans culverts and drains during flood conditions
  • Assists in cutting overhanging limbs
  • Inspects detention ponds and creeks for required maintenance


Questionnaire must be completed and submitted with application. Questionnaire is included in the online application. Click here to submit a job application online.


This position is an essential service position, and will be required to provide services during emergency situations.

Click here to submit a job application online.
Human Resources Department, City of Lufkin
300 E. Shepherd, Lufkin, TX 75901,
FAX 
936-633-0408
ljohnson@cityoflufkin.com

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Equal Opportunity Employer
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT - Maintenance Mechanic
Starting Rate: $16.17 per hour
Pay Depending on Qualifications and Experience

Employees are required to contribute 7% (pre-tax) to the Retirement fund through payroll deduction
Non-exempt for overtime
Work Schedule/Days: M - F
Work Schedule/Hours: 40 hours per week


DESCRIPTION
The Maintenance Mechanic maintains and repairs all manner of assorted equipment routinely and during "emergencies" as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Valid Texas Driver License: Class “B” CDL preferred but not required
  • Grade “C” Wastewater Certification issue by Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) preferred but not required
  • Must be able to read and understand written guidelines from manuals, blueprints and regulations

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks in servicing, maintenance and repair of buildings, electrical and motor driven pumps and auxiliary equipment of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and Water Production Plant
  • Must be able to be on “24-hour on call” in the event of an emergency
  • Various other duties as assigned

Questionnaire must be completed and submitted with application. Questionnaire is included in the online application. Click here to submit a job application online.

This position is an essential service position, and will be required to provide services during emergency situations.

Interested parties may contact the Human Resources Department at
City of Lufkin, 300 E. Shepherd Suite 226, Lufkin, TX75901
FAX 936-633-0408, ljohnson@gmail.com

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Equal Opportunity Employer