Thank you for considering the City of Balcones Heights as an employment opportunity. The City of Balcones Heights strives to hire individuals
for a career with the City. The City’s highly experienced and dedicated work force is focused on superior customer service.

Applications are accepted only for posted positions.

You must submit a City of Balcones Heights application.  Applicants are encouraged to submit resumes as well, but resumes alone will NOT be accepted.
Applications are reviewed weekly. Applicants meeting the required qualifications will be forwarded to the hiring authority.  Applications not meeting the required qualifications will not be processed, but will be kept on file for a period of six months.  Applicants with preferred qualifications will receive first consideration.

Checklist for Applicants:

  • Read the complete job posting of the position for which you are applying. A list of the job vacancies can be reviewed on our job postings web page.
  • Be sure you meet all required qualifications listed on the job posting.
  • Submit a completed application to the front desk of City Hall or email to HumanResources@balconesheights.org, or mail to:

Human Resources
City of Balcones Heights
3300 Hillcrest Dr.
Balcones Heights, TX  78201

City Management hires individuals for a career with the City. To select individuals best suited for available positions, a careful review of all qualified candidates is required. This consideration takes time, and we ask you to be patient during the process. If you are not contacted for an interview, the posting has either been cancelled or another applicant has been hired. As Human Resources does not schedule interviews, and due to the volume of applications we receive, we are not able to tell you the status of your application.

We appreciate your interest in employment with the City of Balcones Heights.

Thank you,


City of Balcones Heights

 
 
 
Current Job Positions

 

NOTICE OF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The City of Balcones Heights is an equal opportunity employer.

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Seasonal Outdoor Maintenance - Public Works Department

The City of Balcones Heights, Texas is now accepting applications for a Seasonal Outdoor Maintenance position. Outdoor maintenance includes, but not limited to, mowing grass, cleaning drainage ways, minor street repair and maintenance, replacing street signs, graffiti removal. Experience preferred but not required. Applicants must have the ability to understand oral direction. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license. Starting wage is $11.00/hour. No benefits. Workdays: Monday – Friday.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For additional information contact Rita Hoyl, Director of Community Development by email at rhoyl@balconesheights.org, fax (210) 735-9409 or by mail at 3300 Hillcrest Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78201

Part-time DISPATCHER

Maintains and operates a central point for receiving emergency and non-emergency information via E911 telephone, non-emergency telephone, two-way radio, Mobile Data Terminal, teletype and by person between the public, law enforcement emergency services, outside public safety agencies, and numerous other outside agencies.

Requirements: HS graduate, or equivalent, must possess the State of Texas TCLEOSE Telecommunications Operator Certification. Prior emergency dispatching experience. Multi-tasking skills a must. Hours include shift work, weekends and holidays.

Must be available to work 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and/or 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., weekdays, holidays, and weekends. Schedule's may change as needed.

Applications may be downloaded from this site or obtained at Justice Center, 3300 Hillcrest Drive, Balcones Heights, TX. 78201

Contact Person: Karen Switzer 210 735-6244 ext. 241  Fax: 210-735-4954  Email:  kswitzer@balconesheights.org

Police Officer Full-Time

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE:  Until filled

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This is a responsible non-supervisory position as a sworn peace officer. Duties include patrolling an assigned area by foot, vehicle, or other means to prevent crime and to enforce laws and ordinances; responds to emergency and routine calls for service, makes arrests with and without warrant, assesses situation and takes appropriate action; gathers and disseminates intelligence information; writes and files offense/incident reports on crimes and activities; and assists the general public.

Certificates and Licenses Required:

***Valid Texas motor vehicle operator's license
***A basic peace officer certification by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

Associates Degree in law enforcement or related field, plus at least one (1) year experience.

or

High School graduation or its equivalent, plus some college course work in law enforcement or a related field, and at least one year police experience.

or

Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities and satisfies state statutes.

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS:

Full time, Salary 39,800.43, Benefit package includes: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation and sick leave, holidays, Social Security Program, Texas Municipal Retirement System package with a 7%, 2 to 1 match, and an optional 457 deferred compensation plan.

Qualified applicants must submit a completed City of Balcones Heights Application Police Department Application

Contact Information:

Karen Switzer - Applicant Processor
APPLY IN PERSON Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
3300 Hillcrest Drive, 2nd Floor
Balcones Heights, Texas 78201
(210) 735-6244 ext. 241

Download application for Police Department

Download an application for all positions

 

THE CITY OF BALCONES HEIGHTS, TEXAS, IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 
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