How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in a career with the City of Elgin. Current Job Openings are updated regularly and may include a variety of employment opportunities within our local government.

Application Instructions

Do not leave questions blank.  Start with your present or last job. Include any job-related military services, assignments and relevant volunteer activities.  Your duties performed, should clearly describe your qualifications. 

You must submit proof of your education with your application.  This can include:
Copy of High School diploma/GED or high school transcripts, College transcripts if required to meet minimum qualifications, and any certificates and/or licenses required for the job. 

Online Application

  1. Visit the Current Job Openings
  2. Click on the job title you are applying for
  3. Read the description and the requirements
  4. Click "Apply Online" button at the bottom of the posting
  5. Create an account or Log in to your existing account
  6. Follow the instructions and complete your application
  7. Submit your application

​You may pick up an application in person at City Hall.
After completing the application, you can submit:

  1. In person at City Hall
  2. Fax to 512-229-3512
  3. Scan and email to:
  4. Only applications completed in full will be accepted for consideration of an employment position. 
  5. View the City of Elgin Application

Police Department Application

The application for a Police Department position must also include the Police Department Personal History Statement.  Download this document and the instructions below.

Elgin PD Personal History Statement
Directions for completing Personal History Statement
Release of Information 

Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Elgin provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Selection is based on the candidates whose background, qualifications, and any preferences requested from the hiring manager, most closely match the requirements for the job.

Contact Us

  1. Pamela Sanders 
    Human Resources Manager

    310 N Main Street
    P.O. Box 591
    Elgin, TX 78621

    For appointment, please call.

    Phone: 512-281-5724
    Fax: 512-285-3016

    Hours of Operation

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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