Employment Opportunities


I authorize the City of Lindale, at the time of my application for employment or during the course of employment, to obtain information from any source as to my education, experience, character, financial or credit record as it relates to the position for which I am being considered, or in which I may be employed. I certify that my statements in the application are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. I understand any falsification or omission of information may bar me from the examination, may result in the removal of my name from the eligible list, or if I have been appointed, may cause my dismissal. I also agree that all statements made on this application may be investigated.

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**Complete the application and list the job you are applying for on the application.  In addition, some jobs indicate a resume and/or cover letter is rquired.  Please include a resume and/or cover letter with the application to be considered for the job.

** Note: Incomplete applications may be rejected.

Applications can be submitted electronically to Carolyn Caldwell, City Secretary:  carolync@lindaletx.gov


Part-Time Mowing position available.  High school diploma or GED preferred.  Texas Class C Driver’s License required.  Taking applications until job is filled.  Applications are available at City of Lindale Water Department, 212 N. Commerce St. (903) 882-4948


The City of Lindale has an opening:

4:00pm - 12:00 midnight - Full Time

Telecommunications Officer

Overall Responsibilities

Performs repetitive telecommunications/clerical duties of a specialized nature within an assigned department/specialized area. Under general supervision to operate a private branch telephone; to act as a public receptionist; and to do related work as required. Dispatch Police, Fire and EMS, enter reports and citations, and keep up with a minimum of 5 officers at any given time, including locations and the officer’s actions.

Specific Responsibilities

Answer incoming Emergency and Non-Emergency calls for Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services in a calm, distinct voice. Make necessary connections and/or notify proper agency of any calls for service received by the police department. Log all information on incoming calls and keep accurate records of such information. Operate radio and radio traffic with the police department and any other agency that is using our radio. Operate several different computers including a law enforcement terminal connected to State and Federal records.

Required Skills

Listen to and comprehend telephone conversations and respond appropriately. Concentrate on multiple tasks under stressful conditions. Perform a variety of clerical tasks and typing work when not engaged in telephone or reception duties. Be able to perform data entry functions as requested. Good interpersonal skills. Be able to prioritize incoming tasks. Be able to handle any other duties that may be required.


Valid TX DL, applicants must pass a background investigation and urinalysis/drug screen, available to work any hours.


High School Diploma or GED.

Physical Requirements

Should be in good health. Must be able to see indicators on the telephone and computers. Should be able to work in a confined area for 8+ hours and remain seated for long periods of time. Must be able to hear telephone conversations clearly. Lift, hold, and carry up to 30 pounds of office supplies.


Job Description - Telecommunications Officer


The City of Lindale has an opening for a Patrol Officer - Full-Time

Required Skills

Will need to know how to operate or be able to learn to operate a data terminal for police purposes.  Must be able to shoot a pistol, rifle, and shotgun and demonstrate proficiency to required state standards with any weapons used.  Perform defensive and other hand to hand combat tactics.  Operate a vehicle under adverse or stressful conditions.  Be able to maintain personal and departmental equipment that is used for the job.  Any other duty that may be required.


High School Diploma or equivalent.  Must have a Texas Motor Vehicle Operator's License without restrictions (except A).  Texas Basic Peace Officer's License.

Physical Requirements

Should be in good overall health with no deficiencies that would prohibit or hinder the physical demands of a police officer.  Be able to walk long distances, run when the situation requires, climb and crawl under most conditions.  Forcefully grab, restrain, and control suspects.  Operate a motor vehicle for long periods of time.  Work overtime and long hours when required.  Assist EMS or fire department with rescue efforts as requested.


Job Description - Patrol Officer