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JOB TITLE: PUBLIC WORKS TECHNICIAN I

The City of Florence is accepting applications, until filled, for a Public Works Technician I. Activities related to the water system, sanitary sewer collection system, WWTP, City streets, parks, storm water system, and building grounds maintenance. Performs other duties as required.

High School or GED Equivalent. Valid Texas Driver’s License and a driving record that meets current policy.

Salary DOQ. Benefits include TMRS Retirement, Health, Dental, Vacation time, Sick time, Longevity Pay.

Please contact Florence City Hall at 254-793-2490 x 7 or via email hr@florencetex.com  To obtain an application, visit website http://www.florencetex.com/departments/human-resources/

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JOB TITLE: CITY SECRETARY

The City of Florence is accepting applications, until filled, for a City Secretary. Responsibilities include maintaining all official records of the City; to plan, direct and participate in City Elections; to coordinate assigned activities with other City Departments and outside agencies; review of City finances and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Mayor, City Council, Planning and Zoning Committee and and Municipal Court.

Must attend City Council and Planning and Zoning Committee meetings and record all official proceedings; prepare the minutes of the City Council and Planning and Zoning Committee meetings; direct the publication, filing, indexing and safekeeping of all proceedings of the City Council and Planning and Zoning Committee.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Applicable Federal, State, and Municipal laws and procedures.
  • Election laws and procedures.
  • Principles and methods of record keeping and report writing.
  • Accounting, Budgets and Finance.
  • Modern offices practices, procedures and computer equipment.
  • Municipal court operations.
  • Human Resources.

ABILITY TO:

  • Provide information and organize material in compliance with laws, regulations and policies
  • Direct the retention/destruction of official records in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Meet the Public, understand their questions and provide information.
  • Assist, as needed, with processing, maintaining and managing case files, updating court data base statuses, organizing legal documents, receiving and processing payments, provide quality customer service in person or via telephone, and prepare correspondence for the court.  Assist judge, prosecutor, defendants and court administrator on court days.
  • Responsible for monitoring all Human Resource functions; to include but not limited to job postings, scheduling interviews, hiring, maintaining and updating employee records and ensuring a healthy workplace by providing HR procedures.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Preferred but not required:  Legal terminology; local court rules; Municipal Court Procedures, Public Information Act.
  • Two (2) years of QuickBooks experience required.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Valid Texas Driver’s License and a driving record which meets current City insurance liability requirements.
  • Texas Public Funds Investment Act Certification (or able to obtain).
  • Notary Public Licensure (or able to obtain).
  • Must be bondable.

Benefits include TMRS Retirement, Health, Dental, Vacation time, Sick time, Longevity. Salary is based on qualifications. Range is $60k-70k.

Please contact Florence City Hall at 254-793-2490 x 7 or via email hr@florencetex.com  To obtain an application, visit website http://www.florencetex.com/departments/human-resources/

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