The City of Orange is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We do not accept applications unless there is a job opening.


Firefighter

Applications may be picked up at City Hall, Personnel Dept., 803 Green Avenue, Orange, TX.

Call (409) 883-1030 to have an application mailed to you.

DEADLINE:  Position open until filled.

Location: Fire Dept.


Police Officer

Applications may be picked up at City Hall, Personnel Dept., 803 Green Avenue, Orange, TX.

Call (409) 883-1030 to have an application mailed to you.

DEADLINE:  Position open until filled.

Location: Police Department


GRANTS PLANNER

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the preparation and administration of all grants and activities that are generated within the department with focus on the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Prepares Five Year Consolidation Plan, Annual Action Plan, Comprehensive Annual Performance & Evaluation Report, Community Development Department and grant budgets. Conducts citizen participation for federal, state and local grants, environmental clearance of projects, project management as needed to enforce federal prevailing wage rates and document all grant reporting aspects, sub recipient management and monitoring, contract management, financial summaries and project accounting. Works with the Public Housing Authority and Continuum of Care to achieve goals and objectives of federal, state and local grants and fair housing activities. Works with various committees and commissions to achieve goals and objects relating to Planning and Zoning, Community Development, Code Enforcement, Economic Development and related activities as needed.

JOB DUTIES: Administers the Community Development Block Grant; monitors Housing and Public Services; involved in Homeless programs and the Point in Time Homeless Count. Conducts Environmental clearance activities; applies for and administers other grants as necessary to achieve the goals and objectives of the department; conducts public hearings, training events and presents to City Council. Provides technical assistance as needed to maintain compliance with federal, state and local grants. Provides information and guidance to the public, other employees and grant sub recipients regarding local services to low income and homeless, eligible projects and grant compliance, planning, economic development, community development, affordable housing and other related activities. Requires working some evenings. Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Associated Degree in Management or related field with a minimum two (2) year’s experience working with grants, social work, or nonprofit organizations. Bachelor’s degree preferred in Urban Planning, Management, Social Work or related field.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record required. Must have good writing and communication skills. Some aspects of the position are physical. Must be able to work in federal and state databases.

Starting Salary: $22.13/Hour


UTILITY SERVICE WORKER II

JOB SUMMARY: This is a journey level class within the Utility Service Worker class series. Performs a variety of skilled and unskilled maintenance work, testing, and operates a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance and replacement of the City’s water distribution and metering, sewer collection systems. Maintains water and wastewater systems, constructs new water and wastewater taps, and operates light to heavy equipment.

JOB DUTIES: Ensures continuous, effective operation of the City’s water and sewer systems: maintains safe and efficient operation of machines and equipment; Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent required.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid CDL driver’s license with acceptable driving record required.

Starting Salary: $14.86/Hour

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POSITION: Billing & Collections Account Clerk

JOB SUMMARY: Performs administrative clerical work to receive utility payments, assists customers, process payment transactions, process bills and late notices, answer phones, receive/dispatch service calls, and track work orders in the computer in the Water Collections office.

JOB DUTIES: Processes financial information and reconciles work by balancing accounts receivables and meter deposits; processes cash and check payments; provides customer service to citizens for water bills. Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent required

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record required. Two years’ experience in an accounting/customer service related field preferred. Bilingual preferred.
Starting Salary: $16.01/hour


Applications may be downloaded at www.orangetexas.net and submitted to: City of Orange Personnel Dept., 812 N. 16th Street, Orange, TX 77630.
Internal Applicants : Complete “Application for Posted Position” in Personnel Office.
Complete job description available upon request.

DEADLINE: Position open until filled.


Complete job descriptions are available upon request.

Submit Applications to: City of Orange Personnel Dept., 812 N. 16th Street, Orange, TX 77630. Applications may be downloaded at www.orangetexas.net.
Internal Applicants : Complete “Application for Posted Position” in Personnel Office.
Complete job description available upon request.

SPECIFIC PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF A JOB CAN BE OBTAINED BY CONTACTING THE CITY OF ORANGE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT AT (409) 883-1030.