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The City of Smithville is Hiring for the following positions:


Animal Control Officer

The City of Smithville is accepting applications for a full-time position as Animal Control Officer. Applicants must have a Valid Texas Driver License and High School Diploma/GED.  Work experience with animals a plus. Applicant must possess, or be able to obtain a state certified Animal Control Officer license within one year of hire. Applications are available at the Smithville Police Department, 105 NW 4th Street, Smithville, Texas. For further information call the Police Department at 512-237-3228. The City of Smithville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Peace Officer

Peace Officer: The City of Smithville is currently seeking applications for Peace Officer. Applicants must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid State Drivers’ License without record of suspension or revocation in any state; ability to meet Department’s physical standers. Formal application, education and experience; offer of employment; psychological examination; drug screening. Position works on assigned shifts using own judgment in deciding course of action; is expected to handle difficult and emergency situations while patrolling the city streets, parks, commercial and residential areas. Position Open Till Filled. The City of Smithville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Smithville Police Department positions require a separate application, which  can be found below and at the bottom of the Police Department Staff page.

Police Department Application

Electric Laborer/Helper

Electric Laborer/Helper: Assist Journey-level craft personnel in performance of routine repairs and maintenance of power lines, and associated work. Performs routine repairs and maintenance and assist in more complex maintenance and repair of the utility system. Applicants must have a High School diploma/GED and a valid Driver’s License and Class B Commercial License or able to obtain one within 6 months of hire. Candidates should be aware that this position requires successful applicants to work overtime, which include extended days, call-out for emergency work, and at time weekend and holiday work. For further information contact Jack Page, Public Works Director at 512-237-3282. Position open until filled. The City of Smithville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment Application






Bastrop County Commissioner's Court rescinded the county-wide BURN BAN on Monday, February 12th. 

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Bastrop County Commissioners Court issued a county-wide BURN BAN in effect until further notice.  

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City of Smithville CLOSED due to Winter Weather

Due to multiple road closures and icy conditions throughout the area, the City of Smithville will be CLOSED today.  The City will delay opening until ...

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