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 a 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:                      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:               $13.02/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.




The Ovilla Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of POLICE OFFICER and RESERVE POLICE OFFICER.  Starting pay for an entry level police officer position is $39,728 annually. ($19.10 per hour)  Other benefits include a TMRS retirement program with a 2 to 1 match by the City and paid health insurance for employees.

*Interested individuals currently attending a police academy are encouraged to apply.

Police Application packets may be downloaded from the City Web Site, www.cityofovilla.org, or may be picked up in person at the Ovilla Police Department, 105 S. Cockrell Hill Road, Ovilla, TX  75154 during business hours.

For additional information, please contact: 

J. Bennett, Lieutenant

Ovilla Police Department – (972)617-7262



General Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 21 Years of age with a valid TX Driver’s License.
  • Current TCOLE certification a plus, but not required.
  • Honorable Military Discharge. (if applicable)
  • Must be able to pass written exam, interview board, background check, physical exam, psychological exam, drug screen, and additional job performance assessments.

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: 

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 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.