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WELCOME TO PRESIDIO, TEXAS… La Junta de los Rios


City of Presidio General Election Information for May 4th, 2024


Order of Election 1-16-2024

Ordinance 2024-1 Order of General Election


Presidio, Texas is seeking a Chief of Police

 

JOB TITLE:  Chief of Police                                                                               FULL – TIME

DEPARTMENT:      Police                                                                                           EXEMPT

JOB SUMMARY:

Under general administrative direction of the City Administrator; directs and coordinates activities of the Municipal Police Department in accordance with authority delegated by City ordinance. Promulgates rules and regulations for the department as authorized by statute.  Sets policy for delivery of police services; and administers daily police activities.  Coordinates internal investigations of members of department for alleged wrongdoing; discipline members of the force for infractions of rules or inefficiency.  Directs activities of maintaining police records and recruiting staff; manages police budget; manages and oversees the defense of litigation affecting police department for State and Federal courts.  Prepares requests for government agencies to obtain funds for special operations or for purchasing equipment for department; perform related duties as required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Assumes full responsibility for the functioning of the department.  Responsible for the operation of Animal Control Department and kennel facility; assist and work with code enforcement on activities, such as abandoned vehicle ordinance enforcement.  Interact effectively and professionally with other State, Local and Federal Officials.  Attend special meetings of civic groups and other organizations to inform public of goals and operation of department.  Prepare and review reports to the City Administrator, news media, citizens and other City of Presidio Departments and other law enforcement agencies. Communicate effectively with media, citizens and employees, both verbally and in writing; hear in normal range; serve as Emergency Management Coordinator at the will of the Mayor. Attend training and coordinate with County, State and local emergency management personnel.  Identify deficiencies and malfunctions related to delivery of police services; develop and implement corrective action. Understand and implement administrative instructions and orders from office of City Administrator. Meet the continuing education requirements of TCOLE; hiring of new department personnel; participate in promotional interviews for the appointment of personnel in the Department. Direct business meetings with departmental staff; respond to major incidents and assume command when and where warranted.  Make moral and ethical decisions that conform to law and other applicable regulations; attend court and deliver appropriate testimony; attend council meetings as directed by City Administrator. Perform duties acceptably after long hours without sleep during emergencies; shoot a pistol, rifle or shotgun; demonstrate competent weapon proficiency and the ability to maintain weapons for maximum performance. Communicate clearly orally and in writing and make effective oral presentations before groups of various sizes and ages. Plan, direct, coordinate and control complex operations involving multiple subordinate supervisors and their work groups; load and unload police equipment from a vehicle, including lifting objects 50 pounds or less from trunk, back seat, etc.; must not pose a threat to the health and safety of self or others.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

Personal computer skills, use of Internet, electronic mail, police department records software.  Provide services to the general public when emergency conditions warrant it, either in preparation for, or as a reaction to, one or more disastrous events such as: a civil disturbance, tornado, earthquake, flood, ice storm, fire, chemical accident including a hazardous material spill, possible public exposure to hazardous conditions, or other disasters which threaten the safety of the citizens.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, DEGREES, CERTIFICATES AND/OR LICENSES:

High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is preferred; maintain at minimum an intermediate or advanced level of TCOLE Certificate; must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License; must be a United States Citizen.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Some management level experience with a Local, State of Texas or a Federal Law Enforcement Agency. A working knowledge of Federal guidelines and court decisions regarding equal employment opportunities for personnel matters and civil liabilities; working knowledge of State and Federal funding agency guidelines and procedures; knowledge of the principles and practices of modern police administration and methodology; possess experience in supervision, motivation, performance review and employee development.

Bi-lingual Spanish skills (written and oral) strongly preferred.

Ideal Candidate

A Public Servant who makes thoughtful and data-driven decisions.

A Leader of Heart & Mind who enhances focus on the “Customer Service” of policing.   

An Approachable, Optimistic, and Actively Engaged Ambassador with Availability through an Open-Door Policy for the City of Presidio.  

A Mentor that develops Leadership in others through Opportunity, Education and Community Service.

Compensation & Benefits

 The City of Presidio will offer a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.

If you are interested please submit a cover letter and a copy of your resume to the City Administrator, Pablo Rodriguez, P.O. Box 1899, Presidio, Texas 79845 or email prodriguez@presidiotx.us.  If you have any questions regarding details of the position, please feel free to call at (432) 229-3517.

THE CITY OF PRESIDIO IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED


The TDEM County Liaison Officer, Presidio position has been posted. Below is the link to the job posting, if you are interested apply by clicking the link below.

https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TDEM_External/job/Marfa-TX/TDEM-County-Liaison-Officer–Presidio_R-069993

 

City of Presidio Texas Comptrollers Annual HOT Fund Report 2022


RGCOG Fair Housing 2023


IMPORTANT  Ordinance 2019-03 Nuisance on Property 

The ordinance above regulates nuisances inside city limits. It is very important for the City of Presidio property owners to read, understand, and implement this ordinance in order to maintain a healthy, safe, and good order.


The City of Presidio civic boards for the Planning & Zoning, and Presidio Municipal Development District are needing members. Submit your application to the City Secretary at 507 W. O’Reilly Street, Presidio, Texas or email it to bornelas@presidiotx.us


Notice is hereby given that City of Presidio has approved and adopted the FY 2023-2024 Budget and Ad Valorem Tax Levy by ordinance.  

Ordinance 2023-7 City of Presidio Adopted Budget FY 2023-2024

Ordinance 2023-8 City of Presidio Tax Levy FY 2023-2024

 


 

Application for Employment

Submit all applications to the City Secretary at City Hall, 507 W O’Reilly St., Presidio, Texas. 

 

City of Presidio Citizen Request Form

 

City of Presidio is open to suggestions, requests, changes, and even statements of dissatisfactions inside the city. Above is a form for your convenience. Please fill out and submit to the City Secretary’s or City Administrator’s office to better help you with any issues that are needing our attention.  

 
PLEASE SUBMIT FORM TO CITY SECRETARY-BRENDA ACUÑA, 507 W OREILLY ST, PRESIDIO, TEXAS
 
MAILING ADDRESS:
CITY SECRETARY 
PO BOX 1899
PRESIDIO, TX 79845
 
EMAIL REQUEST FORMS: bornelas@presidiotx.us
 

EMAIL APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WITH THE CITY OF PRESIDIO TO: bornelas@presidiotx.us
 

Application for Employment


City of Presidio Planning and Zoning & Library Board Members needed, please fill out Civic Service Application & turn in to the City of Presidio City Secretary, City Hall, 507 W. O’Reilly St. City of Presidio, TX. or email to bornelas@presidiotx.us

Welcome to Presidio Hotels

  • Three Palms Inn, 1200 N. Erma Ave, Presidio, TX 79845, (432)229-3211

  • Riata Inn Motel, 99205 Highway 67 N, Presidio, TX 79845, (432) 229-2528    Where-to-Stay

Yes you can Fly to Presidio, Airplane not included.

Lely Airport Presidio, Texas

New Runway Surface in Presidio, Texas

Presidio Lely Airport Today

 

 

 

 

 

Presidio’s Lely Airport before and after photos.  You don’t have to be a pilot to see the improvements recently made to our airport.  pilots report that the new Flex Grip Surface make Presidio one of the top small airports in West Texas.

Top Attractions

When visiting Presidio, the Gateway to the Big Bend State Ranch and Fort Leaton. Drive the the “River Road” FM 170.  One of the Top 10 National Geographic Scenic Highways in North America.  Presidio and Ojinaga

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The Land of Excitement & Dark Skies

Help us keep the Texas Dark Skies dark.  when choosing outdoor lighting here is what is bad and good selection of lighting.  Notice the little guy under the light; you can see better when light is shining down, not out.

Ordinance 2021-4 Amendment to Dark Sky for the City of Presidio

Dark Skies lighting

Get the latest info on what is “Out There”

https://stardate.org/

Stardate Information from our Friends at McDonald Observatory

 NOW LET”S GO FISHING!

ANYTIME is Fishing Time in the Big Bend Ranch State Park on the Rio Grande.

With a State Park Visitor Pass or camping permit, no fishing license is needed.

David Knight and his 30 pound catfish caught on the Rio Grande near Presidio, Texas

David Knight and his 30 pound catfish caught on the Rio Grande near Presidio, Texas

 Visit our Presidio merchants for shopping for your camping Supplies.  Have a good time at Big Bend Ranch State Park on the Rio Grande and go fishing.  For more information call Fort Leaton at 432 229 3613.


Recycling in Presidio?
YES WE DO!!!

Open on Tuesday & Thursday’s, 5 PM to 6:30 PM

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For more information, please visit http://recyclingpresidio.wix.com/recycling