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The Public Works Director for the City of Danbury performs a wide variety of administrative, managerial, and technical...

December 3, 2023 (All day)
December 7, 2023 - 6:30pm
December 21, 2023 - 6:30pm
December 25, 2023 (All day)
December 26, 2023 (All day)

Listed below are employment opportunities -

  • City of Danbury: Police Officer



    Enforces laws related to the protection of life and property, directs and controls traffic, prevents crime or disturbance of peace, and arrests violators by performing the following duties.

    **This position is safety sensitive and is subject to random drug and alcohol testing.



    To perform this position successfully, an individual(s) must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    Patrols assigned area to enforce laws, prevent and discover crimes, investigate crimes, maintain order, and answer calls and complaints.

    Answers radio-dispatch or citizens' requests for police services at the scene of accidents, domestic disputes, law violations, and peace disturbances.

    Familiarizes self with assigned area and with persons residing in the area.

    Investigates illegal or suspicious activities, persons, and establishments; quells disturbances.

    Locates, searches, detains, and arrests law violators, following recognized police procedures.

    Interviews and questions victims, witnesses, and suspects.

    Gathers and preserves evidence.

    Performs first aid and provides other assistance to accident and other victims.

    Investigates causes and results of accidents, and unusual or suspicious conditions.

    Directs and controls traffic.

    Issues written citations for traffic and other minor violations; serves warrants.

    Inspects public establishments requiring licenses to ensure compliance with rules and regulations.

    Conducts security checks on commercial buildings and residences.

    Arrest persons suspected of misdemeanors or felonies.

    Maintains vehicle and personal assigned equipment.

    Guards and transports, detainees

    Performs jail duty as assigned.

    Operates police communication and computer equipment to obtain, disseminate, and report information.

    Addresses and works with community groups to promote good public relations, to inform citizens of police activities, crime prevention and crime problems.

    Writes accurate, timely, detailed incident, investigation, activity, and other reports.

    Testifies in court as needed to present evidence by describing conditions, situations, and actions.

    Assist other agencies and departments as assigned.

    Performs related duties as assigned.




    Successful completion of a certified police academy

    Associate's degree from two-year college or technical school preferred.


    Prior experience and/or training is preferred but not required.


    Texas Class "C" driver's License in good standing required.

    Basic Peace Officer Certification from Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education



    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The employee is Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

    Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. 



    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment may vary in each situation.

    *This position is considered essential, and is required to respond in the event of an area wide or local emergency.


Utility Worker- Job Description



Under supervision will perform work in the construction, maintenance, and operations of the Public Works Department. Utility workers make water pipe taps; repair and install pipes, hydrants and valves; maintain facilities, paint, mow, lay bricks and cement; perform minor building construction work, maintain vehicles and equipment; serve on stand-by crew for after hour emergency work as needed. Must be able to read, understand and follow written and verbal job instructions, use good judgment to work safely and use equipment properly. Performs other duties as required/assigned.



Training, Experience and Other Requirements - Must obtain a grade “D” Certificate of competency as mandated by the appropriate Texas agency within one (1) year of employment and  a grade “C” Certificate of competency as mandated by the appropriate Texas agency within two (2) years of employment. Six (6) months experience in using hammers, saws, screwdrivers, wrenches, shovels, drills, and power saws.  Required to read addresses, directions, and signs.   

Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift and carry up to 100 pounds; pull, push or drag up to 150 pounds of installation and repair equipment.  Work in trenches, and confined spaces, work indoors and outdoors in extreme temperatures and other inclement weather; some exposure to mechanical, electrical, explosive, fumes, odors, dust, chemicals, and toxic waste hazards.

Additional Information

City employees shall conduct themselves in a professional manner and shall exhibit and extend such professional conduct appropriate for the circumstances to those with whom they come into contact both internally and externally during the performance of their duties.  Examples of professional conduct include, but are 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 that threaten the safety of Danbury’s citizens. City employees must be able to work immediately before, during, and/or immediately after an emergency.

Position requires the following: 1) High School diploma or equivalent, 2) Valid driver’s license 3) satisfactory driving record and 4) proof of eligibility to legally work in the U.S.  The successful applicant is required to pass a pre-employment physical examination, drug screen and background investigation.  



The information listed above reflects minimum standards and illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific job functions, requirements or tasks does not exclude them from the job if the work is similar, related or a logical extension of the work assigned.

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