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Ovilla is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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, sexual orientation or identity, or disability in hiring, conditions of employment or termination of employment.
Send completed applications or deliver to:
Pam Woodall, City Secretary
105 S Cockrell Hill Rd
Ovilla, TX 75154
Or email completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications may be downloaded from the City web site, www.cityofovilla.org or is available at the Ovilla Municipal Building, 105 S. Cockrell Hill Road, Ovilla, TX 75154, between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm. 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.
Final applicants for employment with the City of Ovilla are contingent upon results of a pre-employment controlled substance screening and a criminal background history report.
The Ovilla Police Department is currently accepting applications for a unpaid-reserve officer. Must be certified.
An application and personal history statement must be completed and returned to:
Submit applications to:
City of Ovilla
105 S. Cockrell Hill Road
Ovilla, TX 75154
Attention: HR Department
The Ovilla Fire Department continually accepts applications for
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
BENEFITS: Medical, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, options for eye and dental, insurance, TMRS retirement as well as vacation, sick, holiday schedule and three personal floating holidays per year. STATUS: Non-Exempt
Salary range is $14.30 to $20.35. Starting hourly rate depends on experience, possession of a commercial driver’s license and various certifications.
Additional Requirement: Must hold a current Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License or be able to obtain a Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License within 90 days of hiring.
Work Hours: 8:00a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday; on call one week a month; at the Department’s discretion, the work location and workdays/hours may be subject to change.
Office and field environments.
Ovilla is a General Law Type A Municipality governed by a Mayor and five Councilors. Bordered by Cedar Hill, Desoto, Midlothian and Waxahachie, Ovilla is located on the upper Red Oak Creek in northern Ellis County; the oldest town in the county. The City is a peaceful residential community generating comparatively low crime stats. Ovilla Demographics: Situated in Ellis and Dallas Counties, population of near 4,200, land area is 6 square miles, ISO Fire Rating 2, estimated median house value is $220,000.