Current Job Openings

Addison combines a small town feel with a modern urban setting. We offer opportunities for career growth, competitive benefits and salaries, and a great work environment. We are committed to high performance, customer service, accountability, integrity, and diversity. Addison is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Full-Time Positions

Animal Control Officer   |  Police Department
Under general supervision of the Animal Control Supervisor to handle all animal control complaints and assist in quartermaster duties, when needed. Routine course of action to be followed is generally clear-cut and specific, however, incumbent must be able to act quickly in emergencies and make independent decisions. Position requires contact with the public in situations that will require the use of tact, diplomacy, and good judgment.
 
TO APPLY: Complete a Personal History Statement*, located on the Addison Police Department Career Opportunities page, and submit along with all required documents listed on Page 2 of the Personal History Statement. 
 
Contact the Police Department at 972.450.7170 to submit an application.
 
*Note: Do not sign the last page of the Personal History Statement, it will be notarized by a representative of the Police Department during submittal. You must have all required documents in order to submit an application.

 

Coordinator   |  Athletic Club
Under general supervision of a Recreation Supervisor to perform tasks in support of the activities and operations of the Athletic Club. Duties require following standard procedures which are of average difficulty. Guidelines are generally available, however, the incumbent must use judgment in deciding which guidelines and procedures to follow in performing assigned tasks. Position requires regular contact with the public in both structured and unstructured situation that will require considerable tact and judgment.
Planner I   |  Development Services
Under general direction of the Assistant Director of Development Services and Planning. Responsibilities include areas related to growth, development, redevelopment, revitalization, and the physical organization of the community. Focus will, at various times, include the review of development plans, plats, zoning requests and sign permits, demographics, long range planning, neighborhood planning, and/or environmental planning.
 
Responsibilities include educating staff and public on issues related to subdivision of land, planning and zoning. Duties involve a moderate number of tasks of average difficulty which require detailed knowledge of codes, rules, procedures, and operations. Employee is responsible to plan and organize their own work schedule within established guidelines and time frames. Generally works with limited supervision in a visible position which requires almost constant interaction with the public in situations that require considerable tact and judgment.
Accounting Manager   |  Finance Department

Under general supervision of the Controller, this position is responsible for managing the Town’s general ledger, financial accounting, cash receipts, accounts payable, general accounts receivable, payroll, and capital asset functions and systems. The position will directly supervise 3 accounting specialists and 3 accountant positions.

Duties require professional judgment and care in interpreting and applying local government finance and accounting industry standards and practices.  This position must maintain an effective accounting system to capture data regarding the economic activity of the Town and provide technical accounting guidance and direction to subordinates and fellow employees.

Assistant Director of Parks   |  Parks
Under general supervision of the Parks Director to oversee the development, planning and renewal of the city's parks, green belts, streetscapes, municipal buildings and trails. This is accomplished by overseeing public and private development landscape/park/trail/streetscape projects, reviewing and approving existing and future public and private streetscape/trail/park/landscape/irrigation plans with emphasis requiring native plant use to enhance visual interest, to conserve water usage and to create a more varied citywide plant palette.
 
This position provides direction to other employees such as the Parks Operations Manager and the Parks Superintendent. This position requires assisting the Special Events Department with site set-up and special event coordination during the Town’s sponsored and third party events. Additionally this position requires assisting the Addison Arbor Foundation, Addison Legacy Foundation, Addison Athletic Club and/or other civic groups involved in enhancement of public spaces.
Facilities Specialist   |  General Services

Under general supervision of the General Services Facilities Supervisor to perform and/or contract maintenance and repair of Town buildings; responsible for fuel system management maintenance and reporting; central warehouse inventory; occasionally fills in with mail delivery and delivery of Council and P&Z packets and assist in other operations and activities of the General Services Department.  Position requires obtaining quotes, supervising contractors and dealing with other departments.  Tact, diplomacy and good judgement are required.

Groundskeeper 1   |  Parks Department

Under direct supervision of the Parks Supervisor to perform routine manual labor tasks in support of the activities and operations of the Parks Department. Duties include tasks which require following standard procedures of routine difficulty and few decisions about the approach or sequence of procedures to be used. 

The Town of Addison currently has two (2) Groundskeeper 1 positions available. 

Police Officer   |  Police Department

Under general supervision of a police sergeant to enforce laws, protect life and property, preserve the peace, apprehend criminals, and investigate traffic accidents. The supervisor usually determines deadlines and priorities. Routine course of action to be followed is generally clear-cut and specific, however, incumbent must be able to act quickly in emergencies and make independent decisions. Position requires constant contact with the public in situations that will require the use of tact, diplomacy, and good judgment.

 

How To Apply:  Complete a Personal History Statement*, located at the bottom of the page, and submit along with all required documents listed on Page 2 of the Personal History Statement. Contact the Police Department at 972.450.7170 with any questions regarding the Personal History Statement and submission.

 

*Note: Do not sign the last page of the Personal History Statement, it will be notarized by a representative of the Police Department during submittal. You must have all required documents in order to submit an application.

 

**Police Officer requirements updated as of 7/12/16. Please see job brochure below for more details. 

***Job brochure updated on 10/17/16. 

 

NTECC-Telecommunicator   |  NTECC

The Town of Addison combined with the cities of Carrollton, Coppell, and Farmers Branch to form the North Texas Communications Center for emergency dispatch personnel. The consolidation of these four dispatch centers allows the cities to leverage their capabilities into a larger and stronger organization. NTECC is currently seeking Telecommunicators to assist them in providing quality service to the four cities' citizens by serving as a member of their public safety team.  

 

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Under general supervision of the Operations Supervisor, the incumbent operates various equipment in the communications center, coordinates all emergency calls coming into the police and fire departments for the Cities of Addison, Carrollton, Coppell, and Farmers Branch, and deals with classified information in accordance with federal, state and local guidelines.  Standardized guidelines are available, but are not always applicable and may not specify the exact course of action to be taken.  Incumbent is expected to use sound judgment when making decisions concerning priorities in the deployment of city vehicles, equipment, and manpower in emergency situations.  Position requires constant contact with the public in stressful situations that require good judgment and considerable tact, stability and calmness. Supervision and assignments are given verbally and in written form.  Incumbent's work is reviewed by observation and review of reports and records.

 

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Contact Us

Human Resources Phone Number:

972.450.2817
 

Address:

5300 Belt Line Rd.
Dallas, TX 75254