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CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE II - 911

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE I - VALLEY METRO - DISPATCHER/SCHEDULER

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE I - VALLEY METRO - MAINTENANCE

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

VEHICLE DRIVER II - VALLEY METRO



CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE II - 911

Location: 1912 Joe Stevens Ave, Weslaco, TX
Base Salary Range: $27,500

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge of: standard principles and practices of office and administrative; local, state, and federal guidelines applicable to 9-1-1 programs; Skill/Ability to: use of 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.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  High school graduate, or its equivalent, plus experience in database systems and/or administrative clerical duties; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

DEADLINE:  June 28, 2017

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



CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE I - VALLEY METRO - DISPATCHER/SCHEDULER

Base Salary Range: $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.

REQUIREMENTS:  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 required.

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: 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



CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE I - VALLEY METRO - MAINTENANCE

Base Salary Range: $23,781 to $28,080

DUTIES:  Performs entry-level customer service work. Work involves providing external customer service support and receiving and responding to public inquiries for information and/or transit services. Assists in the coordination of inspections, maintenance, inventory, and repair of transit fleet and facilities. Assists in documenting repairs and routine maintenance of fleet, facilities, and equipment. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge of office practices and administrative procedures. Skill in the use of office equipment, computers. Ability to respond to public inquiries in a timely manner and to communicate effectively. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

REQUIREMENTS:  May be required certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence. Requires a valid Texas Commercial 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: 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