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Solid Waste Attendant

Salary

• This position is part-time
• The job pays $7.50 per hour
• Working hours will vary.

Qualifications

• Ability to follow oral / written directions
• Ability to read and write English
• Valid Class C Texas Driver’s License
• Ability to communicate with the public.
• Ability to operate baler, forklift in a safe manner
• Ability to perform work requiring strength and agility in all weather conditions for extended periods
• Skill to identify composition of solid waste and materials

Posted 03/08/17.  Position open until filled.

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 or you may e-mail Lisa Adames at ladames@coswtr.org . All Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on
March 20, 2017.

A written exam will be conducted on Monday, March 27, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. at the Sweetwater Police Dept. Training Room located at 400 E. Ave A. 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, February 10, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. in accordance with Section 143.024 of the Texas Fire and Police Civil Service Law.

Crew Member

Salary

• This position is full-time and includes full benefits.
• The job grade is 7A and pays $1207.24 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 once per month and in addition work overtime and on weekends on short notice
• Must be able to bend, stoop, climb in and out of excavation sites several times per day and also walk several miles per day
• Must be able to work outside in extreme hot, cold, or wet weather semi-monthly.

Posted 09/01/16.  Position open until filled.

 

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