Friday, September 22, 2017

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Job Openings

Position Salary Closing Date
Building Maintenance Mechanic I $13.75 hr 09/26/2017 
Digital Library Services Specialist $38,801.10 - $58,201.78 yr 09/29/2017 
Librarian II - Adult Services $42,681.86 - $64,022.92 yr 09/30/2017 
Librarian II - Children's Services $42,681.86 - $64,022.92 yr 09/30/2017 
Library Circulation Attendant/Part-time $13.75 hr 09/25/2017 

The Community

Located in south central Texas approximately 140 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico, the City of San Antonio has a population of more than 1.32 million. The seat of Bexar County, San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the United States and the second largest city in Texas.

The City of San Antonio offers its residents one of the most attractive and affordable lifestyles in the United States. A plentiful supply of high quality housing, and low utility rates to owners are among the substantial cost of living advantages of this culturally unique city.

The world famous River Walk is the single most visited site in all of Texas. Winding through Downtown San Antonio, this 2.5 mile cobblestone path along the San Antonio River is lined with attractive shops, luxurious hotels, and enticing dining and entertainment venues. The second most visited Texas site is the historic Alamo, only a short distance away from the River Walk. Major theme parks include Sea World of Texas and Six Flags Fiesta Texas. San Antonio is rich in recreational and cultural opportunities and is home to the San Antonio Spurs, the 2014 National Basketball Association Champions.

The City Government

The City of San Antonio has a Council/Manager form of government. Ten Council Members are elected from single- member geographic districts and the Mayor is elected at large. The City Council appoints the City Manager, who appoints and removes all officials in executive positions of the City, with the exception of the City Clerk, City Internal Auditor, Presiding Judge and Municipal Judges. The Executive Team consists of 33 Department Directors, two Deputy City Managers, and five Assistant City Managers. There are over 12,000 city employees.

There are 16 independent school districts that serve the San Antonio area. San Antonio is also the home of various post-secondary institutions including the University of Texas at San Antonio, the University of Texas at San Antonio Health Science Center, Our Lady of the Lake University, St. Mary’s University, University of the Incarnate Word, Trinity University, and the Alamo Community College District.