Employment Opportunities

CASE MANAGER I - CRIMINAL JUSTICE (2 Vacancies to Fill)

VEHICLE DRIVER I - VALLEY METRO (STARR, ZAPATA COUNTY)

VEHICLE DRIVER II - VALLEY METRO




CASE MANAGER I - CRIMINAL JUSTICE (2 Vacancies to Fill)

Base Salary Range: $26,000 To $41,000

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.

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.

A COMPLETE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Anna M. Hernandez, 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 (STARR, ZAPATA COUNTY)

Base Salary Range: $10.42 hourly rate

DUTIES: Performs routine motor vehicle operations. Work involves operating motor vehicles in transporting passengers or cargo, prepare and maintain forms or records pertaining to vehicle operations. Required to drive all routes as assigned in the Starr and Zapata Counties.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduation, plus at least two (2) year's of experience in operating motor vehicles on a delivery or commercial basis; or any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

REQUIREMENTS:  Must possess a valid Texas Class A or B Commercial Drivers License with a Passenger Endorsement.

This Position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA's 49 CFR Part 655 and 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: Anna M. Hernandez, 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

Salary: $12.25 hourly rate

DUTIES: Performs routine motor vehicle operations. Work involves operating motor vehicles in transporting passengers or cargo, prepare and maintain forms or records pertaining to vehicle operations. Required to drive all routes as assigned in the Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy County area.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduation, plus at least two (2) year's of experience in operating motor vehicles on a delivery or commercial basis; or any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

REQUIREMENTS:  Must possess a valid Texas Class A or B Commercial Drivers License with a Passenger Endorsement.

This Position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA's 49 CFR Part 655 and 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: Anna M. Hernandez, 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