Job Openings

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at the City of Shenandoah will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The city does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

City Administrator

The City of Shenandoah is currently seeking a City Administrator. Shenandoah is located 30 miles north of Houston on Interstate 45, bordering The Woodlands. With a population of approximately 2,600, the Shenandoah is a Type A General Law municipality with a six member city council comprised of a mayor (non-voting) and five voting members. Council members are elected at large and serve two year staggered terms.

The City Administrator oversees and manages an annual budget of $15 million, along with 50 full time employees. The city is organized into operating departments including Administration, Finance, Police, Public Works and Customer Service. Within those primary departments are capital projects, municipal court, permitting, parks and recreation, and water/wastewater. The city contracts for fire services through The Woodlands Fire Department. Pre-employment background check and drug test are required. Please submit resume and application (scroll down for link) to cclary@shenandoahtx.usJOB DESCRIPTION

Police Officer

The Shenandoah Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Entrance testing will be conducted on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 9:00 AM, at the Shenandoah Municipal Complex located at 29955 IH 45 North, Shenandoah, TX 77381. Applicant testing will consist of Physical Fitness, a Written Exam, and Firearms Qualification.

Shenandoah Police Officers are responsible for responding to emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance, enforcing all city ordinances, as well as, state and federal laws. Shenandoah Police Officers are considered “Essential Personnel” which requires being on duty to respond during emergency situations, including, but not limited to, natural and/or man-made disasters. Applicant information may be mailed or hand-delivered to: the Shenandoah Police Department located at 29955 IH-45 North, Shenandoah, Texas 77381 or emailed to Assistant Chief B. Gresham at

Police Officer Application Packet


Applicants must be proficient in the water and able to recognize and implement the pool rules in order to keep the residents safe at the pool. Must be a minimum of 16 ears of age or older and willing to work at least 25-35 hours per week. Must take and pass the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course. Must attend in-service sessions. Pre-employment background check and drug screen are required. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • observing the pool and implementing pool rules in a clear and concise manor
  • maintaining a clean pool area (including the pool, pool deck, pool house, deck furniture and bathrooms)
  • greeting guests and checking them in properly
  • checking pool chemicals hourly
  • basic pool maintenance (sweeping, skimming and scrubbing tiles)

Field Service Representative

The City of Shenandoah has an opening for a Field Service Representative. The person in this position performs skilled work in the maintenance of public facilities, parks, and rights-of-way often working outdoors; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Field Service Crew Leader. Starting hourly rate: $13.26

Class D Water and Wastewater licenses are preferred but not required. High school diploma or equivalent and Texas driver's license are required. Pre-employment background check and drug test are required. Please submit resume and application (scroll down for link) to JOB DESCRIPTION


Application for Employment