Send resume and completed application according to the Application Process described on this page.

Mail all or submit to Clissa Mills at City Hall at 311 Henderson, Palacios, TX 77465.

Current Employment Opportunities


Public Works Director – CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Plans and directs activities of Streets, Parks, Airport, Water Treatment and Distribution, Wastewater Treatment, Lift Stations and Wastewater Collection system, Animal Control and Capitol Projects. Consult in the office and/or field regarding personnel, programs, planning, policies, citizen complaints, budgetary problems, services; establish work schedules, maintain time records and supervise employees of the department. Will work to assure the best service possible to the citizens and also devise and submit to City Manager and City Council new ideas and programs to improve service, decrease costs, increase revenue and improve efficiency. Will complete, in a timely manner, all reports, notifications and communications necessary with State and Federal agencies as well as stay informed and implement all State and Federal mandates as they become effective and adhere to them thereafter. Will keep accurate records and submit necessary information to City Hall according to established City methods. Will monitor revenues, monitor and adjust spending throughout the year and follow established City purchasing procedures as well as researching grant availability.

Seven years of increasingly responsible experience in public works; five years of supervisory and administrative responsibility; managerial experience in water/wastewater operations; knowledge in completing and submitting electronically to TCEQ, TWDB, and other agencies the required monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports; experience in developing street and drainage maintenance and construction projects. Must have a minimum of Class C Ground Water Treatment Operator and Class C Wastewater Treatment Operator Licenses. Proficient in computer programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and database applications.

Application Process

  • Please completely fill out forms 1 and 2.
  • Form 3 needs only a printed name, signature and date.
  • Submit all to Palacios City Hall.

The City of Palacios is an Equal Opportunity Employer