CITY OF BIG SPRING

As a midpoint in West Texas, Big Spring delivers a mixture of yesterday, today, and tomorrow that welcomes the native and the newcomer alike. It is the location that brings you here, the unique beauty that gives you pause and the kindness of the community that will make you stay. Home of caring residents, friendly families, beautiful landscapes, comfortable climate and a multitude of cultural, sporting and recreational events, and is a safe oasis to call home. Friendly folks, great fun and a beautiful beginning! Location: Big Spring, the county seat of Howard County, is at the intersection of ... Interstate Highway 20, U.S. Highway 87, Texas State Highway 350, Farm Road 700, and the Missouri Pacific line in southwest central Howard County. The city is in a rocky gorge between two high foothills of the Caprock escarpment in West Texas. The northern limit of the Edwards Plateau and the southern most hills of the Caprock converge in Big Spring. Landmarks & History It derives its name from the nearby "big spring" in Sulphur Draw, which was a watering place for coyotes, wolves, and herds of buffalo, antelope, and mustangs; the spring was a source of conflict between Comanche and Shawnee Indians and a campsite used by early expeditions across West Texas. Signal Mountain, ten miles southeast of Big Spring, was a landmark used by early cattlemen. In 1849 Capt. Randolph B. Marcy's expedition reached Big Spring on the return trip from Santa Fe and marked it as a campsite on the Overland Trail to California. More

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This position is responsible for issuing and collecting payments for building permits and electrical licenses, and performing other administrative and secretarial duties. Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities my include, but are not limited to, the following. :. Performs receptionist activities for Code Enforcement Department a... view job details

This position is responsible for controlling and/or impounding stray, abandoned, or injured animals; enforces ordinances concerning stray and/or dangerous animals. Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities my include, but are not limited to, the following:. Responds to calls to catch and detain stray, abandoned, injured and/or dang... view job details

This position is responsible for the administrative duties and operations of the Municipal Court. Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of specialized training in the occupational field, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.. Completion of a computer skills test PRIOR to submitting application.. Applicants must submit results of Skills Testing with Application for Employment. Skills test can be taken at the Texas Workforce Commission located at Howard College, 1001 Birdwell Lane, Suite 106, Big Spring, Texas 79720 (ne... view job details

Responsible for performing inspections related to environmentally related laws, codes, zoning ordinances and regulations to include maintaining records and reports, investigating alleged violations and coordinating activities with other departments and agencies. Work is performed with limited supervision.Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and re... view job details

This position is responsible for providing administrative and clerical support to the Municipal Court. FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt. Essential duties and functions may include the following:. Assists the general public by telephone, in writing, and in person by providing and answering other questions related to court business; assists and advises customers of their legal rights and options regarding their particular type of charge(s). Receives and receipts monies for all fines; collects fines and court costs and generates a computer receipt. Enters traffic and criminal charges into computer... view job details

This position is responsible for operating a variety of heavy construction and street maintenance equipment.. High School Diploma or GED. Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Possession of a Class B CDL license issued by the State of Texas for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a state-ce... view job details

This position is responsible for recovering and storing evidence from crime scenes. Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:. Conducts crime scene searches; receives, categorizes, stores and maintains custody of a wide variety of evidence, property, weapons and other items in acc... view job details

This position is responsible for screening and weighing commercial and residential waste, receiving customer complaints, and providing administrative support to the department. Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent. Completion of a computer skills test PRIOR to submitting application.. Applicants must submit results of Skills Testing with Application for Employment. Skills test can be taken at the Texas Workforce Commission located at Howard College, 1001 Birdwell Lane, Suite 106, Big Spring,... view job details

This position is responsible for operating a variety of equipment to construct and maintain City roads and drainage systems.Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act., may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to,  the following:. Operates a tractor mower to mow grass as necessary. Operates a roller, dump truck, and backhoe. Patches pothole... view job details

This position is responsible for operating a variety of equipment to construct and maintain City roads and drainage systems. Shift: Monday-Friday; 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM; schedule may vary to weekends, holidays, evenings, and/or varying work hours. Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations.. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.. Possession of a valid Class B commercial driver's license... view job details