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City of Sweetwater Established 1881 - City Seal
200 East 4th Street
PO Box 450
Sweetwater, TX 79556
Phone: (325) 236-6313
Fax: (325) 235-1850
Employment
    Firefighter Entrance Exam

    Announcement of Entrance Examination to develop a Firefighters hire list for the City of Sweetwater.

    Applications will be accepted through the Texas Workforce Commission office located at 1105 Bell Street Sweetwater, Texas. All Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on March 9, 2015.

    A written exam will be conducted on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. at the Sweetwater Water Treatment Plant, Training Room located at 169 County Road 217. Late arrivals will not be admitted. Those who pass the written exam will have further testing in the afternoon.

          
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Applicant must be 18 years to 35 years of age.

    • Must be High School graduate or have an equivalent GED.

    • Driver’s License and satisfactory background driving record.

    • Must be able to read and write the English language.

    • If candidate is not certified by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education (TCFPPSE), he or she must be eligible for future certification by TCFPPSE.

    • Preferably possess certification as an EMT-Basic or higher by the Texas Department of Health at time of appointment. At or before the time of entrance exam, applicants shall provide either (1) an EMT Certificate issued by the Texas Department of Health, or (2) evidence of current enrollment in an EMT course approved by the Texas Department of Health; or

    • Be certified as a paramedic by the Texas Department of Health Services, or certifiable at time of appointment. PREFERENCE MAY BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES WHO ALREADY POSSESS THIS CERTIFICATION. At or before the time of entrance exam, applicants shall provide either (1) a paramedic certificate issued by the Texas Department of Health, or (2) evidence of current enrollment in a paramedic course approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services

    • If served in the armed forces of the United States and received an honorable discharge, documentation must be produced (D D Form - 214).

    • Must be physically sound and free from any defect, which may adversely affect his/her performance of duty.

    The resulting hire list will remain effective for six months from the date of testing.

    This notice was posted on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. in accordance with Section 143.024 of the Texas Fire and Police Civil Service Law. 


    Service Tech  

      Salary

    • This position is full-time and includes full benefits.
    • The job grade is 7A and pays $1168.67 semi-monthly.
    • Working hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Qualifications

    • Ability to follow oral / written directions
    • Must possess a High School diploma or GED
    • Possess a Valid Texas Driver’s License
    • Must have the ability to change oil, filters, and tires.
    • Ability to read and write, interpret service manuals and fill out work orders.
    • Ability to drive vehicles/equipment in service area.

    Position open until filled.
           
       
    Crew Member

    Salary

    • This position is full-time and includes full benefits.
    • The job grade is 7A and pays $1168.67 semi-monthly.
    • Working hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Qualifications

    • Ability to follow oral / written directions
    • Must possess a High School diploma or GED
    • Possess a Valid Texas Driver’s License
    • Some construction experience preferred such as plumbing, concrete work and be familiar with heavy equipment
    • Must be able to work safely around trenching and excavation sites and in small confined areas.
    • Experience with hand tools, power tools, jack hammers, gas power cut off saws
    • Must be able to be involved on a call out rotation.
    • Home telephone required.
    • Must be able to work outside in extreme hot, cold, or wet weather conditions.

    Posted 02/11/15
    Position open until filled.

    CITY OF SWEETWATER
    POLICE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION NOTICE

    April 7, 2015

    An entrance examination to establish a hire list for the City of Sweetwater Police Department will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the City of Sweetwater Police Dept. Training Room located at 400 E Ave A. Late arrivals will not be admitted. Those who pass the written examination will have further testing the next day. Applications will be accepted through the Texas Workforce Center office located at 1105 Bell St. or you may request an application by e-mailing Lisa Adames – . All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

    At present time there is one position available.

    Qualifications

    • Applicants must be 21 years old with a maximum age of 35 years, unless applicant has at least 5 years prior experience as a peace officer or 5 years military experience and then only through age 44 years. Documentation must be provided.

    • Must be high school graduate or have equivalent GED.

    • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License and have a satisfactory background driving record and pass a background investigation.

    • Must be able to read and write the English language.

    • Must be a citizen of the United States.

    • Preferably possess certification as a peace officer as established by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) at time of examination. Applicant shall provide evidence of certification on or before date of entrance examination.

    • If applicant served in the armed forces of the United States, a DD-214 must be produced with application.

    • Must be physically sound free from any defect, which may adversely affect his/her performance of duty.

    • The resulting hire list will be effective for six months.

    • In compliance with the Texas Fire and Police Civil Service Law, Chapter 143, Section 143.024. This notice was posted on February 11, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. 



     
            
       
       
       

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