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The City of Balcones Heights is an equal opportunity employer.


Director of Administrative Services

Job Qualifications

This is a professional position that involves supervision.  Duties include performing a variety of administrative and management functions which include the overseeing and processing of technology requests, software upgrades and maintenance, personnel actions, payroll, invoice and purchase order verification and entry, cash receipts and bank deposit entries; leading and managing the city's financial activities, including financial policy development; financial reporting; budget analysis, preparation, and control; accounts payable/receivable processing; debt administration; cash management/investments; and purchasing.


This position requires a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or similar field from an accredited institution of higher education and five years of progressively responsible financial management experience in municipal finance or municipal governmental accounting. A Master’s degree is preferred, although a combination of experience and education may meet the requirements.


  • Full time, exempt position
  • Salary – DOQ
  • TMRS 7%, 2 to 1 match, Paid health/dental for employee, Sick/Vacation leave

Qualified applicants must submit a completed City of Balcones Heights Application
for Employment:  Applications and other materials may be submitted as follows:

  • By mail:  City of Balcones Heights  3300 Hillcrest Drive   Balcones Heights Tx 78201
      Attention: Interim City Administrator
  • By Fax: (210) 735-4954

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Development Services Coordinator/Code Enforcement/Building Official

Job Description

This position reports to the City Administrator and is responsible for the overall direction management and supervision of the Development Services Department, to include code enforcement, building/facility maintenance and inspections, and park and street maintenance.  This position requires extensive administrative experience and broad knowledge in permit issuance, code enforcement, facility and grounds maintenance and building and health inspections.  This individual is responsible for the development and execution of objectives and goals that carry out the mission of the department, as well as supervision of the maintenance staff.  This position will coordinate with the City’s Fire Marshal, Police Chief and City Engineer, in addition to contract employees to effectively manage day-to-day operations regarding plan review, inspections and code enforcement.  Individual must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, must be available for calls/consultation after hours on occasion, and be effective in conflict resolution with an eye toward public awareness/education and voluntary cooperation.  Planning and zoning experience/knowledge a plus.  This position will be largely self-motivated and directed and continuously striving to improve operations and efficiencies.

  • Possession of ICC Certification as a Building Official is preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain Basic Texas Code Enforcement Certification within 90 days and Intermediate Certification within one year.
  • Bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning, engineering, natural resource management, landscape architecture, geography, environmental, business, or a closely related field is strongly preferred.
  • Five years’ experience to include at least three years of management experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


  • Full time, exempt position
  • Salary DOQ
  • TMRS 7%, 2 to 1 match, Paid health/dental for employee

For more information or to review the entire job description, go to the City’s website:
Position open until filled.

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Non Paid Reserve Patrol Officer

TCLEOSE Certification Required.  Interested applicants contact Sgt. Switzer at or 210-735-6244 ext. 241


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:


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