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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  

Street Maintenance Worker

Department: Public Works

Compensation: $13.46 per hour or higher DOQ w/Benefits (Employer paid Health, Dental, Vision, Life, & FreshBenies with TMRS participation @ 2:1)

Education & Experience: High School diploma or GED;  construction-related experience is preferred; experience with a backhoe, crack sealer, dump truck, front-end loader, and jackhammer is preferred.


Requirements: Must pass CCH background check, medical examination and drug screen; valid Class C Texas driver license.

Description: Performs work necessary for the maintenance and repair of city streets, parking lots, drainage facilities and right-of-ways.


Employment application

Patrol Officer

Department: The City of Lake Worth is currently accepting applications from veteran police officers for a full time Patrol Officer vacancy with a modified field training period.  Only police officers with an honorable status will be considered for this position.

Compensation: $21.30 to $25.96 per hour DOQ w/Benefits (Employer paid Health, Dental, Vision, Life, & FreshBenies with TMRS participation @ 2:1)


Education: HS Diploma or GED; must have current valid Texas Basic Officer Certification or approved equivalent as accepted by TCOLE.

Requirements: Must pass background check, medical examination, polygraph, psychological and/or drug screen if required by the City of Lake Worth and/or the State of Texas; valid Class C Texas driver license.


Description: Enforces federal, state, and local laws and ordinances under general direction.  Performs various duties to support law enforcement activities as well as provide service to the citizens in an efficient and professional manner.


Employment Application

Firefighter (Part-time/Entry Level)

Department: Fire


Compensation: $12.00 per hour w/Freshbenies


Education: High School Diploma or GED; 18 years of age; TCFP Firefighter Basic Certification; Texas Health Department EMT Certification. 


Requirements: Must have valid Texas driver license and be able to obtain Texas Class B license within thirty days; must pass background check, medical examination, and drug screen; no more than three hazardous moving violations in last two years & NO license suspensions in past two years; completion and pass certificate from Tarrant County Regional Fire Academy's physical ability test within the past six months or must obtain within six months of date of hire.


Description: Performs participatory work of considerable difficulty in the administrative service division relating to  fire suppression, emergency medical, rescue and hazardous materials operations.


Employment Application 

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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