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City of Lake Worth - Employment Opportunities

Applications for employment are only accepted for positions that are currently posted below. Resume's will not be accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with an application for employment.

To apply for one of the positions listed below, submit one completed City of Lake Worth Employment Application, along with copies of all applicable certificates required for the position to:

City of Lake Worth
3805 Adam Grubb
Lake Worth, Texas, 76135
Attn: Danielle Hackbusch, Human Resources 

or fax application to 817-237-9684 or e-mail application to Human Resources  


Department: Police

Compensation: $18.28 per hour/$38,022 annually or higher DOQ w/Benefits (Employer paid Health, Dental, Vision, Life, New Benefits, & Employee Assistance Program, with TMRS participation of 7% @ 2:1)

Description: Performs all work related to all communications activities of the Police Department.  Receives and dispatches all requests for police, fire and other emergency service, assistance and information.  Works closely by telephone, radio, teletype, and computer or in person with other employees of the department, other departments and agencies as well as the general public.

Education: High School diploma or GED.  Practical experience in Law Enforcement or Tele-Communications is preferred.

Additional Requirements: Valid Class C Texas drivers’ license; must be able to complete training and pass tests for TCIC/NCIC and Basic Telecommunications Certifications within six months of employment; pass drug screen as required by the City of Lake Worth and/or the State of Texas.  


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Park Maintenance

Department: Public Works

Compensation: $14.34 per hour or higher DOQ, FLSA Non-exempt, Full Time w/benefits; employer paid Health, Dental, Vision, Life insurance, & FreshBenies; TMRS participation of 6% with a 2/1 match (7% with a 2/1 match effective January 1, 2019); paid vacation & sick days; 11 paid holidays.  In addition, the department offers incentive pay for specific certifications, education, and longevity.

Description: Performs work necessary for the maintenance and repair of all city parks and equipment therein.  Duties include but are not limited to the following: picks up litter in parks and community facilities; operates mowers, line trimmers, and other equipment; performs janitorial duties in park restrooms; assists in construction projects; performs ball field maintenance; other duties as assigned.

Education: High School diploma or GED; knowledge of turf maintenance equipment and use of hand tools.

Additional Requirements: Valid Class C Texas driver license; must pass a medical examination, drug screen, and CCH background check.

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The City of Lake Worth is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment or the provision of services on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, genetic information, or disability.   

The City of Lake Worth reserves the right to deny employment or affiliation based on the results of a criminal background check.  Examples of criminal felony and misdemeanor convictions or arrests that may result in denial of employment include but are not limited to; crimes involving violence, sexual assault or exploitation, drugs or alcohol, weapons, theft, fraud, or embezzlement.

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