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Employment Opportunities

Current Employment Opportunities

Code Enforcement Officer - click here to apply (updated June 7, 2021)

Salary: $40,000 - $50,000

Schedule: Monday through Friday

General Summary of Job Description:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical duties in support of the City’s local code enforcement program; monitors and enforces a variety of applicable ordinances, codes, and regulations related to zoning, land use, nuisance housing, building codes, health and safety, blight, graffiti, water waste, and other matters of public concern; and serves as a resource and provides information on City regulations to property owners, residents, businesses, the general public, and other City departments and divisions.

Development Services Coordinator - click here to apply (updated June 7, 2021)

Salary: $65,000 - $75,000

Schedule: Monday through Friday

General Summary of Job Description:

Under the Planning and Community Development Director, the Development Services Coordinator performs professional-level planning work involving plat review, research and analysis, and technical assistance on large to small scale development projects.  This position is expected to perform in the following functional areas: planning and zoning review, plat and subdivision review, building permit application review, and long-range and current planning, inspections for infrastructure improvements, pre-construction meetings and GIS analysis. 

Laborer (Street) - click here to apply (updated June 7, 2021)

Salary: Range $15/hr

Schedule: Monday through Thursday

Requirements (in part):

  1. Operate heavy equipment and trucks including, but not limited to: tractors and mowing equipment, tractor trailer, loader, backhoe, graders, dump truck.
  2. Excavating and hauling cover materials.
  3. Bringing to and removing materials from work locations.
  4. Repairing streets and roads to maintain their appearance and safety.
  5. Follow the direction of supervisors.
  6. Refrain from causing or contributing to disruption in the workplace.
  7. Follow all applicable safety rules.
  8. Must create favorable impression of City workers to general public through conduct, speech and appearance.
  9. Other duties as may be assigned by supervisors.

Working Conditions:

  1. Work is performed in outside environments. Works outside in all weather conditions.
  2. Requires ability to walk or stand for prolonged periods, stand, stoop, bend and work in awkward positions.
  3. Requires eye/hand coordination to operate equipment.
  4. May be exposed to insects, dust, poisonous plants, unpleasant smells, fumes, traffic hazards and physical stress from exertion.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills

  • Knowledge of safety issues, rules, and procedures pertinent to department mission and specific tasks.
  • Ability to speak, understand, read and write the English language.
  • Ability to safely operate equipment outdoors.
  • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to perform tasks in all weather conditions, including extreme heat, cold, rain, humidity, and wetness.
  • Ability to work alone with minimum supervision.
  • Visual and auditory ability to read meters and operate equipment.

Education/Qualifications Required:

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Valid Oklahoma State Class A CDL with air endorsement is preferred with a driving record free from serious or frequent violations.
  • Two years of experience operating light or heavy equipment is required.

Truck Driver (Street) - click here to apply (updated June 7, 2021)

Salary: $17.00/hr to $20/hr per hour

Schedule: Monday through Thursday

Requirements:

  • Primary job is to operate trucks, which may also include a pup trailer.
  • Hauling rock and other materials to work sites.
  • May be required to work with the Street crew using a variety of tools and equipment.
  • Follow the direction of supervisors.
  • Refrain from causing or contributing to disruption in the workplace.
  • Follow all applicable safety rules.
  • Must create favorable impression of City workers to general public through conduct, speech and appearance.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by supervisors.
  • Requires an Oklahoma Class A CDL license.
  • Requires air endorsement and highway and pub trailer experience.
  • Knowledge of safety issues, rules, and procedures pertinent to department mission and specific tasks.
  • Ability to speak, understand, read and write the English language.
  • Ability to safely operate equipment outdoors.

Police Officer (updated June 7, 2021)

Salary: Non-Certified Officer starts at $32,500 annually / Certified Officer starts at $33,500 annually

Requirements:

Must be at least 21 years of age; Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent; Must have a valid Oklahoma driver’s license; No felony convictions or charges of domestic abuse; Must pass a Personal History Statement, a background investigation, a psychological evaluation; Must pass a hiring board; Be able to pass CLEET Academy.

Benefits include city-paid health, dental and life insurance; vacation and sick leave; comp time; and holiday pay.

 

To apply, submit a Police Application to City of Newcastle Human Resources Department, P. O. Box 179, Newcastle, OK 73065.

Applications may be printed from the City website or can be picked up at City Hall, 120 NE 2nd St., Newcastle, OK.

Director of Parks and Recreation - click here to apply (updated June 10, 2021)

Salary:  $50,000 - $60,000

Schedule:  Monday through Friday 8:00 – 5:00, (occasional weekend work may be required for events)

General Summary of Job Description:

As a direct report to the Assistant City Manager, the Director of Parks and Recreation is responsible for administrative oversight, visioning, leadership, planning, writing and administering grants, planning, coordinating, and managing public events, coordinating the maintenance and care for City facilities, and the Parks and Recreation Division; provides for safe, sustainable, and attractive parks and recreational opportunities for residents and the general- public.  Ensures effective and efficient operation of the division.

 

Education and Experience: 

Experience: Five years of responsible experience in parks and recreational programming or activities and events including two to three years of administrative and supervisory experience

Writing and administration of grants related to park development and improvements

Knowledge and understanding of Americans with Disabilities Act pertaining to park features and playground equipment

Playground Safety Inspections

Education:

Associate degree in Park Management/Administration, Recreational Management/Administration, Business Administration, Public Administration, Natural Resources Management, Horticulture, Forestry, or closely related field

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in any of the fields listed

Certification as a Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) by the National Recreation and Park Association

Additional Information

Police Employment

(only those applicants for police department)

Police Department Employment Application (pdf)

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Newcastle is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The City of Newcastle is pleased to provide such assistance and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Contact Information

Human Resources

Doris Raab
Director of Human Resources

120 NE 2nd St
Newcastle, OK 73065
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Ph: (405) 387-4427

Hours

Monday - Friday 
8:00am - 5:00pm