Employment Opportunities

Applications for employment are only accepted for positions that are currently posted below. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application but may be included with an application for employment.

To apply for one of the positions listed below, submit one completed City of Lake Worth Employment Application, along with copies of all applicable certificates required for the position to:

City of Lake Worth
3805 Adam Grubb
Lake Worth, Texas, 76135
Attn: Human Resources 
or fax the application to (817) 237-9684 or e-mail to Human Resources

The City of Lake Worth is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers a competitive benefit package to our team members.  Benefits include, but are not limited to:  Employer paid Health, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance for the employee, supplemental benefit plans, deferred compensation plan, Texas Municipal Retirement System 7% participation @ 2:1 Match. 


Fire Division Chief/Operations  $98,000 - $117,025.00 (Annually)

Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs the emergency and non-emergency activities of the fire suppression company; commands emergency response scenes; directs and performs a variety of staff support functions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science, Public Administration, or related field
  • Texas Fire Chief’s Academy Graduate (preferred)
  • Minimum of ten (10) years fire service experience, with five (5) years as an officer
  • Must maintain MedStar and OMD credentialing


  • Valid Class B Exempt Texas driver license or CDL
  • T.C.F.P Certified Advanced Fire Fighter
  • T.C.F.P Certified Basic Fire Inspector (Preferred)
  • T.C.F.P Certified Fire Officer II (Officer III & IV preferred)
  • T.C.F.P Certified Fire Instructor II
  • T.C.F.P Certified Hazmat Technician or obtain within 1 year.
  • TDSHS Certified Basic EMT (Paramedic Preferred)


Municipal Court Clerk (Part-Time)   $10.06 per hour

Maintains and updates court records, enters citation information in the computer daily, responds courteously to inquiries and/or complaints, composes and prepares correspondence relevant to complaints, citations and judgments, calculates and collects fines and payments, prepares documentation for complaints and warrants, prepares regular mailings of notices, maintains and updates complex filing systems, both manual and computerized, assists at court sessions, performs general receptionist duties, including answering incoming phone calls, providing information and directing callers as necessary, assists customer service and utility billing customers when needed. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  Must have and maintain a Class C Texas Driver's License.

Police Detective (Full-TIme) $25.96 per hour or highter DOQ 

Under general direction performs involved and detailed investigative processes, which encompass crimes where intent is a fundamental element. Arraigns suspects before a magistrate, interrogates suspects and files supplements to the offense report.

Requirements:  Must possess a valid Class C Texas driver license and a valid Texas Intermediate level Officer License, or higher.  We will consider an equivalents combination of education and experience.  Must be able to pass a background check, pre-employment drug test, physical, and a psychological exam.