Employment Opportunities

Ovilla is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Offers of employment with the City of Ovilla are contingent upon results of a pre-employment
controlled substance screening, criminal conviction history report and driving record check. 

Resumes may be attached but will not serve as a substitute for an application.  All applications and attachments become the property of the City of Ovilla. At this time Ovilla does not offer on-line application filing.  Applications may be printed or obtained at the Ovilla Municipal Building, 105 S. Cockrell Hill Road, Ovilla, TX 75154.  For additional information regarding the application process, please contact Human Resources, 972-617-7262, or send an email to
Pamela Woodall, City Secretary. 
The City of Ovilla is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate based on race, sex, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, age or disability in hiring, conditions of employment or termination of employment.

Job Title:     City Manager
Benefits:      Full benefits
Compensation:  Commensurate with experience, medical, life, TMRS Retirement

Position is appointed by the City Council and serves as the administrative officer of the City.  Position is responsible to the Mayor and Council for the proper administration of all affairs of the City, including boards, commissions and the general public.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration or a related field.  Master's degree/MBA preferred.  At least five-years of full-time experience working for a city in Texas, Type A General Law or larger, with at least two-years in a city management supervisory level.  Experience in municipal planning and budgeting required; experience in economic development and long-range strategic planning desired. 

Please submit a required application and resume to: 
City of Ovilla / HR
Pam Woodall, City Secretary
105 S. Cockrell Hill Road
Ovilla, TX 75154
Applications and resumes are accepted by fax, mail or email to 
City Manager Job Description

Job Title:                      Utility Maintenance Worker – Full Time
Benefits:                       Full benefits
Division:                       Public Works Department  
Description:                 Position provides daily-supervised maintenance operations of water, sewer, streets, parks, etc., as directed.  
Salary Range:               $12.02/hour - $19.23/hour
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Physical activity of bending & lifting up to 100 lbs.
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Available for periodic on-call weekend status

 License or Certificate:
Must possess a valid Texas Class C driver’s license.
Class B CDL or the ability to obtain one within 180 days from date of employment.
 Job Description.

Send or fax applications to:   
City of Ovilla 

105 S. Cockrell Hill Road
Ovilla, TX 75154
Attention: HR Department
FAX: 972.515.3221

  The Ovilla Police Department continually accepts applications for police officer and reserve/unpaid position pools. When a position becomes available you will be contacted prior to beginning the background investigation.
An application and personal history statement must be completed and returned to:

Lt. Joey Bennett
Ovilla Police Department.
105 S. Cockrell Hill Road
Ovilla, TX 75154
Lt. Joey Bennett


   The Ovilla Fire Department continually accepts applications for fire fighter/paramedic.
Final applicants for employment with the City of Ovilla are subject to drug testing and background check.