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Public Works Apprentice Program

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Do you want to make a difference in your community and get paid while doing it?

The City of Carrollton Public Works Department is accepting applications through noon on Tuesday, December 8 for its Apprentice Program.

In order to gain a variety of new skills and an understanding of the importance of Public Works in the lives of Carrollton’s citizens, motorists, and visitors program participants will shadow Public Works employees in each of the department’s seven divisions:

  • Traffic
  • Drainage
  • Streets
  • Wastewater
  • Finish-Out
  • Meters
  •  Water Quality/Production
They’ll also receive training from the City’s Finance Department on the basic principles of personal finance.

Apprenticeship Details

Each apprentice will be evaluated throughout the eight-week program, and full-time job offers will be made to selected apprentices upon successful completion of the program.

The Apprentice Program will run from Monday, December 14 through Friday, January 29. Applicants will be subject to a background check and drug test prior to beginning the apprentice program.

Pay

Apprentices will receive compensation in the amount of $13.40 per hour for 40 hours per week during the training phase.


If the apprentice is offered full-time employment with the City, pay steps will be given based on the position the apprentice is filling, with an entry level rate of $15.35 per hour.

All full-time City employees also receive a robust benefits package including:

 

  • Health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Free access to the Employee Health & Wellness Center
  • Life insurance
  • 2:1 retirement matching

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By completing the application below, you verify that you are ready to take the challenge and that:

  1. You are TOUGH ENOUGH to earn calluses on your hands.
  2. You are BRAVE ENOUGH to withstand the Texas summer.
  3. You can HANDLE THE PRESSURE of learning new tasks.
  4. You want to MAKE A DIFFERENCE in the lives of others.
  5. You want to GET PAID for a job that is rewarding.
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By completing the application below, you verify that you are ready to take the challenge and that: You are TOUGH ENOUGH to earn calluses on your hands. You are BRAVE ENOUGH to withstand the Texas summer. You can HANDLE THE PRESSURE of learning new tasks. You want to MAKE A DIFFERENCE in the lives of others. You want to GET PAID for a job that is rewarding.
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