Burkburnett, Texas


Human Resources & Employment


The City of Burkburnett Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of a 9-1-1 DISPATCHER.
This is a full-time position with all city benefits.  High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Pre-employment physical and drug test required.  

The City of Burkburnett Police Department is seeking applicants for a TEXAS CERTIFIED PEACE OFFICER. This is a full-time position with all city benefits. Must currently hold a Peace Officer license.  High school diploma or equivalent is required.  Pre-employment physical and drug test required.

The city of Burkburnett is seeking applicants for the position of EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN.  
This is a full-time position with all city benefits. Must have a valid EMT certificate – paramedic preferred.  
Pre-employment physical and drug test required.

We are seeking a highly talented and driven individual to join our city as an Executive Assistant to our City Manager and other Department Heads.  The opportunity requires interacting with the public, elected officials, staff, and Executive Management.  The atmosphere is team-oriented and fast-paced.  The Executive Assistant provides vital support to day to day functions of the Senior Staff and assists with special projects and initiatives that increase our service to the citizens of Burkburnett.

Reviews land development applications relative to Zoning, Subdivision, Land Use, and Telecommunication Regulations.
Reviews building permit applications for zoning compliance. May investigate zoning complaints and act as a witness on zoning violations. Reviews variance and special exception permit applications.  May assist in     zoning and annexation work.  Prepares and posts notice of public hearings, attends board meetings for board review and approval of proposals.  
Manages assigned special projects for department programs and functions; researches and compiles a variety of informational material from external and internal sources into narrative and statistical reports for special projects, community issues, and departmental functions.
Answers questions where judgment, knowledge, and interpretation of City policies, procedures and regulations are necessary; responds independently to inquiries and resolves problems and customer service inquiries within scope of authority.
Composes and creates letters, memoranda and official documents from general direction, standard formats, copy, rough drafts, and dictations; monitors and reviews accounting, budgets, and expenditures.
Maintains department files; researches files and computer databases; collects and compiles statistical data; develops and creates a variety of technical and statistical reports; enters and retrieves data in records management systems; updates manual and computer records and tracking systems; assures all administrative actions comply with City policy.
Supports the relationship between the City of Burkburnett and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains the confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
May be required to respond after hours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency.

The successful candidate will have at a minimum: 
Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Marketing, or another related field of study.
Applicable experience may substitute for education.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to prioritize and meet multiple, sometimes conflicting deadlines. Must be strong in report writing, spelling, and grammar.

The City of Burkburnett is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualified persons may pick up an application at City Hall between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.

City of Burkburnett
ATTN: Trish Holley
501 Sheppard Rd
Burkburnett, TX 76354

Alternatively, please open the link below and complete the fillable PDF application. After you have completed the application you may mail it or bring it by City Hall.

Application for Employment