Phone #: (361) 293-6321
M - F:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed on City observed holidays)

Job Opportunities



Economic Development Executive Director

Police Dept - Police Officer

Police Dept - Telecommunications Operator

Fire/EMS Dept - Fire/EMT Basic

Fire/EMS Dept - Fire/EMT Basic PART TIME

Information Technology Assistant

Water/Wastewater - Plant/System Operator

Solid Waste Crewperson II (CDL), Crewperson, OR Crewperson - Temp

Meter Technician in Training

Electric - Groundsperson, Apprentice Lineperson or Lineperson

Solid Waste - Transfer Station/Recycle Center Operator

Parks & Recreation - Clerk I 


SUMMARY OF CITY OF YOAKUM “EMPLOYEE” BENEFITS:

PAY PERIOD – Payroll is processed every 2 weeks (26 pay periods per year.) 

HOLIDAYS – The City observes 9½ holidays.

VACATION, SICK LEAVE, FUNERAL LEAVE, and MILITARY RESERVE LEAVE.

RETIREMENT – The City participates in the Texas Municipal Retirement System. 

HEALTH INSURANCE – The premium is paid entirely by the City on all full-time employees with coverage beginning 60 days after date of hire.  Dependent/Family coverage is available, payable by the employee.

SUPPLEMENTAL DEATH BENEFIT LIFE INSURANCE – A basic life insurance policy for $10,000 is paid by the City on all full-time employees. 

LONGEVITY PAY