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Applicants must meet the following requirements:
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have a valid driver’s license
Must have a high school diploma or GED.
Certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection preferred.

Physical Agility
Applicants who are selected for the final employment process must be able to pass tests designed to evaluate strength, coordination, physical ability, and physical agility necessary to perform routine fire department tasks.
Medical Exam
Applicants who are selected for the final employment process must pass a physical examination and pre-employment drug test administered by a doctor of the City’s choice with the fee to be paid by the City.
Driver’s License
Applicants must posses a valid driver’s license.  The driving record of applicants who are selected for the final employment process will be checked.
Background Check
A background check covering previous employment and criminal record will be conducted on each applicant selected for the final employment process.
Applicants who pass all other screening steps outlined above will receive an oral interview prior to hire by the Fire Chief, Assistant Fire Chief, and Personnel Director.
Position open until filled


Part-time Information System Technician
Rio Grande City Administration Department

Job Title & Classification:    IT Technician, This position is a part-time position.

Job Description:  Performs a variety of Information Systems (IS) development, maintenance and support functions with minimal supervision.  Responsibilities include administration and technical support of the City’s computer networks and client-server software, and coordination of training and presentation resources, and maintenance of the City’s website and PEG channel.

Requirements:   Individual must have a high school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred.  Degree or working towards a degree in Information Systems or relevant field.
Two years of Information Systems experience preferred.
Must have a valid Texas driver license. 

Salary & Compensation:  Hourly rate, based on experience



City Engineer

Rio Grande City Planning Department 
JOB TITLE & CLASSIFICATION:  City Engineer, Rio Grande City Planning Department.  Permanent, Full-Time position.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  The City Engineer is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and directing the City’s municipal engineering programs involving civil engineering projects, developments, construction, inspection, surveying, and other related duties will include: coordinating with department supervisors and project reviewers to ensue expedient review of commercial site plans; reviews plat, approves subdivision construction plans; provides information to the public in person and on the telephone concerning subdivisions and site development engineering and planning requirements. A successful candidate must possess comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of professional civil engineering as applied to the design and construction of department projects and skill in their application, including computer applications; design specifications, construction, operation, and maintenance of complex improvement projects; and Federal, state and local laws pertaining to civil engineering and construction contracting.  Candidates must also be able to analyze complex engineering projects and determine the best, cost effective approach; design, estimate and prepare plans for capital improvement programs.

REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field; prefer six (6) years of experience working in land development for a municipality or consulting engineer, including one year of experience in a supervisory role.  Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. Ability to operate design software and read and interpret information from construction plans. Must have a valid driver’s license. 

SALARY & COMPENSATION:  Salary commensurate with experience.  Benefits include retirement, health insurance, holiday, sick and vacation leave.

NOTE:  A full description of the position may be acquired by email request:  vbrown@cityofrgc.com

Applications, Resumes and Letters of Recommendations, may be submitted to: vbrown@cityofrgc.com


Application may be picked up and dropped off at City Hall

5332 E US HWY 83

Rio Grande City, TX 78582

Valerie Brown-Garza, Personnel Director




City of Rio Grande City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.