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JOB POSTING # 18-032




       HOURLY RATE:  $10.00

Open Until Filled


The City of Kingsville is accepting applications for a Utility Worker in the Wastewater Division.  This position performs work to assist in the maintenance and operation of the City’s treatment plants and wastewater pipelines.  Makes sewer taps, repairs, installs pipes and manholes.  Maintains facility, paints, mows, lays brick and cement.  Makes minor building construction repair work and assists in the maintenance of equipment and vehicles. Works in trenches and confined spaces.  Assists in cleaning sludge drying beds when needed.  Performs other duties as assigned.


Training, Experience, and/or Other Requirements:

Must be able to work on-call in response to City related operations.   Uses good judgment to work safely, to use equipment properly and wears protective equipment when needed.  Must be able to follow both oral and written instructions and have a strong sense of customer service.  Must be able to obtain wastewater certification within 1 year of employment. Preference: Experience with care and operation of treatment plant facilities or similar field related work.


All City employees are required in the course and scope of their employment to provide services for the benefit of the general public during emergency situations that threaten the safety of Kingsville’s citizens. City employees must be able to work immediately before, during, and/or immediately after an emergency.


All positions require the following: 1) High School diploma or equivalent, 2) possession of a valid driver’s license 3) satisfactory driving record and 4) proof of citizenship and/or eligibility to work in the U.S. legally.  The successful applicant will be required to take and pass a pre-employment physical examination, drug screen and background investigation.


Applications may be picked up at City of Kingsville-Human Resources, 400 W. King, Kingsville, Texas 78363. For more information call 361-595-8017 or e-mail  AA/EOE.

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For more information on job listings, contact Beth Greenwell, at 361-595-8017.

How to Apply:

Complete application and submit online through City of Kingsville website.

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Stop by HR Department Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Office location – City Hall
400 W. King Avenue,
Kingsville, Texas 78363

Complete your application accurately to be sure your application receives full consideration. You may apply online by selecting an available position and attaching your application form to your submission. Applications may also be submitted to or in person at the Human Resources office.

A position must be available to submit your application online. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as posted for applicable position.  Applicants not selected for positions are encouraged to re-apply at the next available opportunity.

All City of Kingsville positions require the following:

  • Proof of eligibility to legally work in the United States
  • Successful completion of background investigation
  • Successful completion of drug screening

For the safety of our employees and the citizens we serve, the City of Kingsville is a drug-free workplace.


Most positions require:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Satisfactory driving record



Employee Behavior and Conduct

City employees are required to conduct themselves in a professional manner to both internal and external customers during the performance of duties.  Examples of professional conduct include, but not limited to, being communicative, informative, fair, honest and respectful.


All City employees are required in the course and scope of their employment to provide services for the benefit of the public during emergency situations threatening the safety of Kingsville citizens.  City employees must be able to work immediately before, during and/or immediately after an emergency.


Equal Opportunity Employer


City of Kingsville is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and its Equal Employment Opportunity Plans (EEOP) are available for viewing:

Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) – City of Kingsville

Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) – City of Kingsville Police Department