The Human Resources Department administers personnel policies, employee recruitment, employee development, staff relations, and classification. Human Resources is also responsible for compensation administration, human resources records management, and the management of benefits, workers compensation, and unemployment programs.
All applications for positions are electronic. Please click the "Apply Online" button displayed in each position description to complete an application. Our policy is to only accept applications for specific vacancies as they occur. Unsolicited resumes will be discarded.
To be considered for employment, a completed application MUST be submitted for a currently posted position.
Pre-employment qualification assessment testing may be required for vacant positions including, but not limited to, written tests, skills tests or truth verification. If an applicant requires accommodation for the testing process, the applicant must notify Human Resources when the application is submitted. Failure to meet City guidelines will results in rejection of the application.
Qualifications given in the job postings represent only the minimum qualifications necessary to perform the job, and interview preference is given to the most qualified applicants, who may possess more specific education and/or experience than is given in a particular job posting.
If offered employment, a post-offer physical examination and drug test are required. Any offer of employment will be conditioned upon the results of the post-offer physical examination and drug test. Failure to meet City guidelines will result in the rejection of the application.
Review of Driving Records
The following guidelines shall be required for individuals who are applying for or who are presently holding a position which requires the operation of a vehicle on public roads while conducting business for the City of Hurst.
An individual will not be considered for a position requiring vehicle operation, or if currently employed, will not be allowed to operate a vehicle on public roads while conducting business for the City of Hurst if he/she has:
Four (4) or more moving traffic violations, and/or three (3) or more accidents (where the individual is found to be at fault), or any combination of four (4) of the above recorded against his/her driver's license by the Department of Public Safety (D.P.S.) during the preceding 24 month period.*
Six (6) or more moving traffic violations, and/or four (4) or more accidents (where the individual was found to be at fault), or any combination of six (6) of the above recorded against his/her driver's license by the Department of Public Safety during the preceding 36 month period.*
One (1) D.W.I. or D.U.I.D. conviction during the preceding 24 month period.
*Applicants disqualified for this reason may make written request for reconsideration. The request must be accompanied by written evidence clearly demonstrating that the applicant was not at fault in the accidents.
Identity and Eligibility Verification
Upon employment, all new employees are required, within 3 business days of beginning employment, to produce original legal documents to establish identity and employment eligibility.