Employment Opportunities

CSR II - EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS - 9-1-1

CSR I - DISPATCHER/SCHEDULER - VALLEY METRO 2 VACANCIES

MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN II - VALLEY METRO MAINTENANCE 2 VACANCIES

CASE MANAGER I - CRIMINAL JUSTICE

TRANSPORTATION PLANNER I - HCMPO

MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN I - VALLEY METRO MAINTENANCE

VEHICLE DRIVER II - VALLEY METRO

VEHICLE DRIVER I - VALLEY METRO

VEHICLE DRIVER I - NON CDL - VALLEY METRO



CSR II - EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS - 9-1-1

Location: 1912 Joe Stephens Ave, Weslaco, TX
Salary: $26,332 to $41,355 (Final Starting Salary Based Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) customer service work. Work involves providing external customer service support and receiving and responding to public inquiries for information and/or state services. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Provide and perform efficient and accurate technical assistance within the 9-1-1 program. Assists with public education and emergency communications. Maintains the 9-1-1 MSAG database, assist in mapping applications, and contacts public to verify physical address information. Responds to customer inquiries and maintains customer accounts per specific guidelines and procedures; Communicates with the public in person, by telephone, by e-mail or regular correspondence, by fax, or over the Internet; Enters information into databases, processes letters to customers, and performs other general clerical services; May research information to solve customer service problems; Maintains the 9-1-1 MSAG, addressing databases and spreadsheets; Assists in the issuance of Public Education items as necessary; Attends local and out-of-town meetings, conferences, seminars and workshops as required and approved; Demonstrates ability to learn GIS applications; Creates and modifies maps, graphs, or diagrams, using geographical information software and related equipment. Gathers and compiles geographic data from sources including censuses, field observations, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps. Digitizes and maintains spatial databases of relevant information, documents procedures, validates data for accuracy and completeness, completes approved metadata forms, and produces maps of the resulting information. Maintains security of confidential and privacy data; Works with the 9-1-1 state, Hidalgo & Willacy County databases, (MSAG, HCAD, WCAD, CARSONS, etc.). Performs other such related duties as may be assigned. May require doing fieldwork with exposure to outdoor conditions, as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:   Knowledge of standard principles and practices of office and administrative; local, state, and federal guidelines applicable to 9-1-1 programs; and terminology related to geographic information systems, including legal descriptions, cartography, engineering, construction plans, aerial photography, and orthophotography. Skill/Ability to use standard office equipment and software; demonstrate proficiency in both oral and written communication; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with other regional council employees, local and state government officials, public and private organizations, and the public. Solving problems; in testing, installing, and implementing geographic information system programs; and in troubleshooting system issues. Analyze geographic information systems and procedures; to read and interpret surveys, legal descriptions, cartography, engineering documents, construction plans, aerial photography, and orthophotography; and to communicate effectively. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:   High school graduate, or its equivalent, plus experience in coursework in computer science, computer information systems, geography, geographic information systems technology, management information systems, or a related field is generally preferred. Database systems and/or administrative clerical duties; or any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

A completed LRGVDC job application with a resume must be submitted to:

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Eddie Reyes, Assistant Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596

A job application can be obtained in Microsoft Word or PDF format

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



CSR I - DISPATCHER/SCHEDULER - VALLEY METRO

Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Positions: 2 Vacancies to Fill
Salary: $23,781 to $27,000

DUTIES:  Performs entry-level customer service work. Work involves providing external customer service support and receiving and responding to public inquiries for transit information and/or services as it relates to Mobility Management. Organizes specified activities of the transit program, which includes scheduling and dispatching passenger trips and all modes of transit services. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

QUALIFICATIONS:   Knowledge principles and practices used in transit operations, planning, dispatching and scheduling. Federal and state transit rules and regulations. Identify transportation service needs and prepare and implement related work plans. Monitor, train, motivate and evaluate transit vehicle drivers. Interpret applicable laws, rules, policies, and regulations. Skill in the use of standard office equipment and software. Ability to respond to public inquiries in a timely manner and to communicate effectively. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE:

  • May require certification in risk management, insurance, safety management, or a related area of specialization.
  • May be required to be registered, certified, or licensed in a transit area.
  • Valid/Current Texas Driver's License.
  • This position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA's 49 CFR Part 40.

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

A completed LRGVDC job application with a resume must be submitted to:

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Eddie Reyes, Assistant Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596

A job application can be obtained in Microsoft Word or PDF format

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN II - VALLEY METRO MAINTENANCE

Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Positions: 2 Vacancies to Fill
Salary: Starting $14.00 Per Hour to $17.50 Per Hour (Final Starting Rate based on Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs entry-level motor vehicle maintenance and repair work. Work involves repairing or replacing worn or broken parts; performing preventive maintenance activities; and servicing motor vehicle equipment and related gasoline, diesel, or alternative fuel engine-powered equipment. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  Experience in motor vehicle maintenance and repair work. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent, supplemented by technical courses in motor vehicle maintenance and repair, is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of motor vehicle maintenance, of repair techniques, and of safety practices and principles.
Skill in the use of tools and equipment.
Ability to follow instructions, to make repairs, and to use tools and equipment.
The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE:

  • May be required to be registered, certified, or licensed in a transit area.
  • Valid/Current Texas CDL Class B Driver's License.
  • This position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA's 49 CFR Part 40

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

A completed LRGVDC job application with a resume must be submitted to:

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Eddie Reyes, Assistant Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596

A job application can be obtained in Microsoft Word or PDF format

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



CASE MANAGER I - CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Positions: 1 Vacancy To Fill
Salary: $26,000 to $41,000 Annually

DUTIES:  Performs case management work. Position requires a high level of confidentiality. Work involves coordinating and maintaining support services and information to crime victims, and their families. Ensures that crime victims and/or their families are afforded the rights granted to victims by the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, and related service needs. May train others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment and be able to work a flexible work schedule to include after hours and weekends. Position requires gathering, disseminating and storing sensitive crime victim's documents and offense reports. (A COMPLETE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION)

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Adequate personal health, social maturity, and emotional stability to fulfill the functions of the position. Must follow strict rules regarding the gathering, decimating, and storage sensitive crime victims" documents, reports, and other information. Excellent interviewing and counseling skills. Experience preparing summary reports, chronologies, and analyses of medical records. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, contractors, committee members, public officials, and the public. Detail oriented and highly organized with ability to multi-task and a disciplined self-starter who thrives in both team and individual environments. Knowledge of community resources; of case management principles, objectives, standards, and methods; and of program policies and procedures. Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software. Ability to maintain full confidentiality about victims and their families; read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations; write generalized reports; plan and organize effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and officials, representatives of victim/witness advocacy and assistance groups, court personnel, attorneys and the general public; effectively present information and respond to questions from groups, supervisors and the general public; to maintain full confidentiality concerning victims and their families; respond with sensitivity and awareness to victims of crime; read, write and speak both English and Spanish.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Experience in case management or social services work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in social work or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. Experience and ability to respond in a supportive way to people in crisis. Knowledge of domestic violence and sexual assault. Working knowledge of Texas laws pertaining to domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as the justice system's response to these crimes. Familiarity with the network of social and legal services, resources and procedures available in Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy County area.

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

A completed LRGVDC job application with a resume must be submitted to:

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Eddie Reyes, Assistant Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596

A job application can be obtained in Microsoft Word or PDF format

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



TRANSPORTATION PLANNER I - HCMPO

Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: $32,000 - $40,000 Annually

DUTIES:  Under supervision, performs planning and programming activities in support of the HCMPO process. Work requires contact with departmental managers, local government officials, and the general public.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's degree in geography, political science, urban planning, or a related field; and knowledge of spreadsheets or ArcView are a plus. A transcript is required. Demonstrable transportation planning skills are required. Training from the Texas Engineering Extension Services, the National Highway Institute, Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Transportation Institute, or Federal Transit Administration training courses in transportation planning or modeling courses are a plus. Any training provided from USDOT or any DOT will be considered. Certificates of proof of completion are required.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
AICP is Desired & Valid/Current Texas Driver's License

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

A completed LRGVDC job application with a resume must be submitted to:

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Eddie Reyes, Assistant Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596

A job application can be obtained in Microsoft Word or PDF format

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN I - VALLEY METRO MAINTENANCE

Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $24,910 ($12.00 Per Hour) to $30,741 ($14.00 Per Hour)

DUTIES:  Performs entry-level motor vehicle maintenance and repair work. Work involves repairing or replacing worn or broken parts; performing preventive maintenance activities; and servicing motor vehicle equipment and related gasoline, diesel, or alternative fuel engine-powered equipment. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs routine motor vehicle maintenance such as repairing or replacing tires, hoses, belts, and filters.Performs minor repairs to suspension and driveline components such as replacing universal joints, shocks, struts, and bushings. Performs minor body repair work and touch-up painting. Performs safety and emission inspections. Repairs or replaces brake components. Services, refuels, and changes oil in vehicles. Cleans and maintains shop, equipment, and tools. Assists in major motor vehicle repairs. Assists in documenting repairs and routine maintenance of vehicles and equipment. May assist in performing routine welding, air-conditioning checks and repairs. May operate electronic or computerized diagnostic equipment and computer-based technical manuals to identify or verify system and component failures. May inventory parts and equipment.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  Experience in motor vehicle maintenance and repair work. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent, supplemented by technical courses in motor vehicle maintenance and repair, is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of motor vehicle maintenance, of repair techniques, and of safety practices and principles.
Skill in the use of tools and equipment.
Ability to follow instructions, to make repairs, and to use tools and equipment.
The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE:

  • May be required to be registered, certified, or licensed in a transit area.
  • Valid/Current Texas CDL Class B Driver's License.
  • This position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA's 49 CFR Part 40

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

A completed LRGVDC job application with a resume must be submitted to:

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Eddie Reyes, Assistant Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596

A job application can be obtained in Microsoft Word or PDF format

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



VEHICLE DRIVER II - VALLEY METRO

Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $25,480 ($12.25 Per Hour)(Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs complex (journey-level) motor vehicle operations work. Work involves operating motor vehicles used in the transport of passengers. May train others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Operates motor vehicles such as automobiles, vans, and buses to pick up and transport passengers on various modes of transit service. Prepares or oversees the preparation of records and logs pertaining to vehicle operation. Performs vehicle maintenance, makes minor repairs, fuels, and details vehicles. Conducts safety checks of vehicles before departure for service and at regular intervals and after transit service. Maintains a record of mileage and other pertinent information and submits a trip report after transit service day. Secures and protects passengers and ADA passengers on mobility devices. Monitors the safe loading and unloading of passengers. May operate vehicle power wheelchair lifts and ramps. May assist in performing transit work. May train others.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience in the operation of motor vehicles on a commercial basis. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. Knowledge of motor vehicle operations, of passenger loading and unloading methods, of traffic rules and regulations, of Federal and State Department of Transportation regulations, and of maintenance of motor vehicles. Skill in operating motor vehicles. Ability to obey traffic laws, to follow practices in loading and unloading passengers, to prepare accurate records, to communicate effectively, and to train others. The ability to communicate Bilingual, English and Spanish.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Requires driver trainings/certifications from training and/or transportation agencies.
  • Requires a DOT Medical Examiner's Certificate.
  • Requires a valid Texas Commercial driver's license with Passenger Endorsement.
  • This position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA's 49 CFR Part 40

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

A completed LRGVDC job application with a resume must be submitted to:

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Eddie Reyes, Assistant Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596

A job application can be obtained in Microsoft Word or PDF format

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



VEHICLE DRIVER I - VALLEY METRO

Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $21,681 ($10.42 Per Hour) (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES: Performs routine (journey-level) motor vehicle operations work. Work involves operating motor vehicles used in the transport of passengers and performing vehicle maintenance. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Operates motor vehicles such as automobiles, vans, and buses to pick up and transport passengers on various modes of transit service. Prepares and maintains the preparation of records and logs related to vehicle operation. Performs vehicle maintenance, makes minor repairs, fuels, and details vehicles. Ensures that vehicle passenger capacity is not exceeded and that passengers use safety restraints. Conducts safety checks of vehicles before departure for service and at regular intervals and after transit service. Maintains a record of mileage and other pertinent information and submits a trip report after transit service day. Secures and protects passengers and ADA passengers on mobility devices. Ensures the safe loading and unloading of passengers. May operate vehicle power wheelchair lifts and ramps. May assist in performing transit work.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience in the operation of motor vehicles on a commercial basis. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. Knowledge of motor vehicle operations, of passenger loading and unloading methods, of traffic rules and regulations, of Federal and State Department of Transportation regulations, and of maintenance of motor vehicles. Skill in operating motor vehicles. Ability to obey traffic laws, to follow practices in loading and unloading passengers, to prepare accurate records, to communicate effectively, and to train others. The ability to communicate Bilingual, English and Spanish.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Requires driver trainings/certifications from training and/or transportation agencies.
  • Requires a DOT Medical Examiner's Certificate.
  • Requires a valid Texas Commercial driver's license with Passenger Endorsement.
  • This position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA's 49 CFR Part 40

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

A completed LRGVDC job application with a resume must be submitted to:

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Eddie Reyes, Assistant Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596

A job application can be obtained in Microsoft Word or PDF format

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



VEHICLE DRIVER I - NON CDL - VALLEY METRO

Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $18,893 ($9.08 Per Hour) (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES: Performs routine (journey-level) motor vehicle operations work. Work involves operating motor vehicles used in the transport of passengers and performing vehicle maintenance. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Operates motor vehicles such as automobiles, vans, and buses to pick up and transport passengers on ADA paratransit service. Prepares and maintains the preparation of records and logs related to vehicle operation. Performs vehicle maintenance, makes minor repairs, fuels, and details vehicles. Ensures that vehicle passenger capacity is not exceeded and that passengers use safety restraints. Conducts safety checks of vehicles before departure for service and at regular intervals and after transit service. Maintains a record of mileage and other pertinent information and submits a trip report after transit service day. Secures and protects passengers and ADA passengers on mobility devices. Ensures the safe loading and unloading of passengers. May operate vehicle power wheelchair lifts and ramps. May assist in performing transit work.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience in the operation of motor vehicles on a commercial basis. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. Knowledge of motor vehicle operations, of passenger loading and unloading methods, of traffic rules and regulations, of Federal and State Department of Transportation regulations, and of maintenance of motor vehicles. Skill in operating motor vehicles. Ability to obey traffic laws, to follow practices in loading and unloading passengers, to prepare accurate records, to communicate effectively, and to train others. The ability to communicate Bilingual, English and Spanish.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Requires driver trainings/certifications from training and/or transportation agencies.
  • Requires a DOT Medical Examiner's Certificate.
  • Requires a valid Texas driver's license.
  • This position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA's 49 CFR Part 40

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

A completed LRGVDC job application with a resume must be submitted to:

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Eddie Reyes, Assistant Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596

A job application can be obtained in Microsoft Word or PDF format

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer