Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the City of Taylor. Information on the application process and current job openings is provided below.

Note: Applications are only accepted for posted positions.

If a closing date is listed for a position, the application must be submitted no later than the specified date. Applications submitted by the closing date will be accepted.

All information contained on the application, resume and any other attachments is subject to verification. Additional background verification, which include a criminal history record check will be performed on all applicants.

All employment is conditional upon the City receiving a satisfactory result of your drug/alcohol screening, a criminal background check and medical examination, if required, verifying your medical ability to meet the physical requirements of the position.
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  • If you would like to receive notification the next time we test please e-mail Chris Silva-Gonzales, csilva-gonzales@taylortx.gov or call 512-352-5993 and provide the following information: name, position of interest, full mailing address, phone number and email address.

Current Openings:

    Click here for list of openings and to apply on-line.

Notice of Civil Service Examination for Firefighter/EMT                                                                                                        The City of Taylor is seeking qualified applicants for Firefighter/EMT.  Protects life and property by assisting company in extinguishing fires, administering basic and advance life support, extricate entrapped patients, controlling hazardous materials incidents, assist in fire prevention activities, and other emergencies and non-emergency situations.  Maintain fire department facilities, apparatus, and equipment. All applicants must meet the MINIMUM ELIGIBLITY REQUIREMENTS FOR FIREFIGHTER/EMT outlined by the Local Government Code Civil Service Chapter 143.  Eligible candidates desiring to take this entrance examination shall submit their application packet by Friday, May 4, 2018.  Failure to submit the application and examination packet by the above date shall render the candidate ineligible to take the examination.

Examination:  Saturday, May 12, 2018, 9:00 a.m. Taylor Public Library, 801 Vance St., Taylor, TX  76574

Closing Date:  Friday, May 4, 2018

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Click here for examination packet.                                                                                                                                      


City Clerk

                                                                                                                                                                               The City of Taylor seeks a detail-oriented, experienced, and tech-savvy City Clerk.  The person selected will be a personable, approachable individual who can establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City employees, officials, and the general public.  The ideal candidate will have exceptional organizational abilities and analytical skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.  Under the direction of the City Manager, the City Clerk coordinates City elections, prepares Council agenda packets, posts notices of Council meetings, and serves as the Records Management Officer and custodian of the City Seal.  An administrative assistant reports directly to the City Clerk. 

Taylor City Clerk Brochure 

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Development Services Director

The Development Services Department serves the citizens of Taylor through consistent, courteous, and professional enforcement of adopted community codes and standards.  Under the direction of the City Manager's office, the Development Services Director is responsible for the oversight of building inspection, code enforcement, short and long-range planning, demographic monitoring and reporting, geographic information systems (GIS), assisting with housing and community re-development efforts, assisting with economic development projects, and the Moody Museum.  Work involves managing staff, working directly with outside contractors and experts, and providing advice to developers. In addition, this position provides public outreach to the development community. 

Taylor Development Services Director 

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Parks & Recreation Director

Taylor boasts an expansive park system with three major parks that offer an array of amenities, including swimming pools, walking trails, lakes, basketball courts, playgrounds, and much more. Under the direction of the Assistant City Manager, the Parks and Recreation Director plans, manages, supervises, coordinates, and implements the activities and operations of the department and coordinates activities with other departments, as well as schools, organizations, government entities, and tournament groups. The Director makes recommendations to City Council and management concerning parks and recreation matters, promotes the parks system and recreation programs, and manages operations, including budgeting, maintenance, capital improvements, project management, and program implementation. 

Taylor Parks & Recreation Director Brochure

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