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Welcome to the City of Harlingen's Career Portal! Thank you for your interest in joining our team. We recognize that our employees are the foundation for our success, which is why we strive to attract and retain the best talent.

- To explore any job on the list, please click the "Details" link.

- To apply for an open position click the "Apply Now" link.

- If this is your first time applying online, you will be prompted to create an account and select a username and password. You cannot complete an application until your account has been set up. The information in your account will be saved and you can use that account to apply for additional open positions in the future.

We only accept applications for positions that are currently open and advertised. If you would like to attach a resume you may, but an attached resume does not replace the need to complete the online application entirely.

Again, thank you for your interest and best of luck!

Join our team and become a part of the changing face of local government in the City of Harlingen.

The City of Harlingen is an equal employment opportunity/drug free employer.

 

Job Openings

Public Works Director  

Public Works
Rate of Pay: DOQ
Status: Until Filled

Groundskeeper  

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $9.7281
Status: Until Filled
Details: Groundskeeper operates various lawn equipment, and helps maintain parks areas. assists in preparing various ball fields such as football, baseball, soccer etc. Must be familiar with with basic grounds maintenance.

Groundskeeper Tractor Mower  

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $10.1204
Status: Until Filled
Details: Must have experience operating riding mowers and various lawn equipment such as, but not limited to, chainsaws, weed trimmers, blowers, etc. Must be available to work occasional weekends and after hours.

Maintenance Worker PT  

Parks & Recreation
Rate of Pay: $8.00
Status: Until Filled
Details: Must be able to work a rotating schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays. Employee drives city vehicle, cleans restrooms and park pavilions and fills in for grounds crews as needed. Experience operating basic lawn equipment such as mowers, weed eaters, blowers etc is a plus.

Mechanic  

Public Works/Fleet
Rate of Pay: $11.8283
Status: Until Filled
Details: This position requires a Texas Commercial Drivers License Class "B" or must be able to obtain within the first 6 months of employment.

Commercial Recruitment and Retention Manager  

Economic Development
Details: The ideal candidate will have a strong background in economic and business development, and the capacity to take on multiple tasks at once. The ideal candidate must work well independently. Experience working for other economic development organizations and certification in the field are a plus. The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Real Estate, or other similar program of study.

Marketing Manager   

Economic Development
Details: The ideal candidate will have a strong background in marketing and sales and the capacity to take on multiple tasks at once and to deal with deadlines effectively. A bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Finance, Communications, Journalism or related degree is preferred, but relevant work experience may be considered.

Booking Officer  

Police Services
Rate of Pay: $10.5243
Status: Until Filled

Public Safety Communications Officer  

Police Services
Rate of Pay: $12.50
Status: Until Filled

Equipment Operator II-Landfill  

Public Works/Landfill
Rate of Pay: $11.50
Status: Until Filled
Details: Possession of a valid Texas Drivers License Class "B" required.

Groundskeeper Tractor Mower  

Public Works/Street Maintenance
Rate of Pay: $10.1204
Status: Until Filled

Weigh Station Operator  

Public Works/Landfill
Rate of Pay: $10.1204
Status: Until Filled
Details: Valid Texas Drivers License required.

Chief of Police  

Police Operations
Rate of Pay: DOQ
Details: The City of Harlingen is looking for a Chief of Police with a proven track record and strong credentials in the law enforcement field, with a focus on community oriented policing. The ideal candidate should have strong communication, public relations and leadership skills. The successful candidate should have a proactive approach in reducing, preventing and solving crimes, the ability to utilize leading edge law enforcement technology and procedures, in addition to strong interpersonal skills.

Recyling Center Crew Leader  

Public Works/Recycling
Rate of Pay: $11.3783
Status: Until Filled
Details: Possession of a valid Texas Drivers Licnese Class "B" required.

School Crossing Guard  

Police Services
Rate of Pay: $8.00
Status: Until Filled
Details: Hours are 2 hours a day Monday through Friday from 7:00 A.M. to 8:00 A.M. and 2:45 P.M. to 3:45 P.M.

Brush & Debris Equipment Operator  

Public Works/Brush & Debris
Rate of Pay: $11.50
Status: Until Filled
Details: Possession of a valid Texas Drivers License Class "B" required.

St. Maint/Equipment Operator I  

Public Works/Street Maintenance
Rate of Pay: $10.9512
Status: Until Filled
Details: Possession of a valid Texas Drivers License Class "B" required.

Landfill/Equipment Operator I  

Public Works/Landfill
Rate of Pay: $10.9512
Status: Until Filled
Details: Possession of a valid Texas Drivers License Class "B" required.