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Employment Opportunities

From time to time the City of Leon Valley will post new job openings on this page. If you are considering a rewarding career in the public service sector please visit this page regularly. The City of Leon Valley is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a quality workforce!  As position vacancies are announced, the Human Resources Office coordinates recruitment and hiring process.

The City of Leon Valley accepts applications and resumes ONLY for positions advertised.  Typically job announcements are advertised in the local press, with the Texas Workforce Commission, and on various Internet sites and area education and employment offices.  Applications and Job Announcements for positions are listed below. If you have trouble downloading the application, please contact the Human Resources Director at c.caldera@leonvalleytexas.gov or 210-684-1391 X 212. All Applications Can be emailed to c.caldera@leonvalleytexas.gov , faxed-210-684-1515, or mailed - 6400 El Verde Rd, Leon Valley Texas, 78238. 

Positions Open Include the following:
Patrol Corporal

Under the general supervision of Patrol Sergeant.  This position is responsible for responding to emergency calls, patrolling, assisting in crime prevention, providing enforcement, providing traffic control, and conducting investigations; under the laws of the City, State, and the United States; carry out special assignments in the field of police work; provide reports of assignments and/or do related work as required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of a Basic Peace Officer certification is required to apply.
  • Minimum of an Intermediate Peace Officer Certification is required to apply.
  • Minimum of five years in law enforcement is required to apply.
  • Must be able to pass physical fitness, background investigation, psychological evaluation, reading comprehension exam physical exam and drug screening.

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Extra consideration will be given to applicants who have:
    • Supervisor or investigative experience
    • Instructed law enforcement courses and that have an instructor license issued by the Texas Commissioned on Law Enforcement
    • Instructed law enforcement firearm courses and that have a firearms instructor license issued by the Texas Commissioned on Law
    • Completion of incident management training courses as proscribed by NIMS
    • Participated in emergency response scenes, to include barricaded subjects, hostage situations, and active shooter scenes
    • A minimum of two years of experience in a proactive tactical unit such as Special Weapons and Tactics, Gang Unit, or a street crime unit.
    • Knowledge in acquisition of equipment through DRMO, federal agencies, and grants will be given additional points when scoring of the candidates

SALARY:

  • Estimated $50,000/ year.
  • Non-Exempt Position
  • Plus Certification pay
    • Master $3,250/year
    • Advance $2,340/year
    • Intermediate $1300/year
    • Basic $650/year
    • $700/yr. uniform allowance
    • 100% Employee Coverage for Health, Dental and Life Insurances
    • Participation in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) 6% and 2:1 match.

CLOSING:All applications or resumes must be submitted to the Human Resources Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 26, 2017. Employment applications can be located at www.leonvalleytexas.gov or City Hall located at 640 El Verde Road, Leon Valley Texas, 78238. AA/EOE/ADA

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE PDF
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION HERE WORD

Firefighter/Paramedic

The City of Leon Valley is recruiting qualified individuals for the position of Fire Fighter / Paramedic.  We staff an all-hazards response fire department providing Fire, EMS, Rescue and Hazardous Materials services to the community.  Vast training opportunities are provided to help advance your career.  We offer great benefits and supportive leadership.  Come join our team of dedicated professionals. 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Certified or immediately certifiable as a Structural Fire Fighter by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection
  • Texas Department of State Health Services certified Paramedic or Licensed Paramedic, and
  • Hold a current Texas Driver’s license. 
  • Must obtain Texas Class B-CDL within 1 year of date of hire. 

 STARTING SALARY: 

  • Estimated $40,265.16/ year
  • Non-Exempt Position
  • Plus Certification pay
  • $4,160/yr. Paramedic Certification
  • $260/yr. for Basic Firefighter Certification
  • $700/yr. uniform allowance
  • 100% Employee Coverage for Health, Dental and Life Insurances
  • Participation in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) 6% and 2:1 match.

 CLOSING APPLICATION:

Employment applications are available at the Leon Valley City Hall, 6400 El Verde, Leon Valley, Texas 78238 or on the City’s website at www.LeonValleyTexas.gov.  A complete application must be returned to the Human Resources Office at the above address or e-mailed to c.caldera@LeonValleyTexas.gov by January 19, 2017. AA/EOE/ADA. 

APPLICATION DOWNLOAD PDF HERE 

APPLICATION DOWNLOAD WORD HERE