Employment Opportunities

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE I - MAINTENANCE - VALLEY METRO

NETWORK SPECIALIST III

INSTRUCTOR I - REGIONAL POLICE ACADEMY

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT I - RIO GRANDE VALLEY EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION DISTRICT

PROJECT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST I - VALLEY METRO

VEHICLE DRIVER I - NON-CDL - VALLEY METRO (FULL-TIME POSITIONS: WESLACO - 8 / RIO GRANDE CITY - 1)

PLANNER I - PLANNING & MOBILITY - VALLEY METRO

CASE MANAGER I - HEALTH COACH - EVIDENCE-BASED PROGRAM - HHS

CASE MANAGER I - CAREGIVER SUPPORT COORDINATION - HHS

MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN I - VALLEY METRO

MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN II - VALLEY METRO (4 FULL TIME NON-EXEMPT)

VEHICLE DRIVER I - VALLEY METRO (4 FULL TIME NON-EXEMPT)

VEHICLE DRIVER II - VALLEY METRO (2 FULL TIME NON-EXEMPT)



CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE I - MAINTENANCE - VALLEY METRO
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $23,781 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

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. Assist in estimating and obtaining materials, parts, and equipment needed to complete maintenance projects. Assists in the preparation and reviewing reports of materials used, project cost, employee’ time, and other special reports. Assists in the compilation and disseminates maintenance information on fleet, facilities and equipment including maintenance status and data reports for federal, state and local agencies. Responds to customer inquiries and maintains customer accounts according to 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. Reviews and routes mail and other correspondence. May research information to solve customer service problems. May prepare, interpret, and disseminate information concerning agency programs and procedures. May receive and process applications and payments for state services. May create and maintain activity logs, files, and reports on services. May interpret and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience in customer service, clerical, or administrative support work. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. 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.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE:

  • May be required certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence
  • Requires a valid Texas Commercial 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, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596
Or
Email: hrdept@lrgvdc.org

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



NETWORK SPECIALIST III
Location: 1912 Joe Stephens Ave, Welsaco, TX 78599
Salary: Starting $45,158 TO $73,788 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs complex (journey-level) network work. Work involves assisting in the implementation, maintenance and monitoring of local area networks, wide area networks, Internet or intranet systems, and network segments. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Monitors the status of the network to ensure all devices are working properly; makes upgrades and repairs as needed. Monitors the performance of backup, recovery, and the archival of files stored on the network. Maintains the network’s physical and logistical structures, including network connections. Maintains the operating system and security software utilized on the network, including the addition of new users to the network and establishment of rights and privileges. Maintains the local area network or wide area network, Internet or intranet, cable and hub installations, and inventories. Performs tuning and capacity planning activities to enhance the performance of the network resources. Interprets and solves problems when a user or an automated monitoring system alerts that problem exists. Detects, anticipates, and mitigates network system vulnerabilities. Prepares training courses ad provides user support and training in the use of available hardware, software, and utilities. Performs related work as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  Experience in a local or wide area network work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in computer science, managements information systems, or a related field is generally preferred. Education and experience may be substituted for one another.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of network facilities and data processing techniques; personal computer hardware and software; network operating system and security software; and performance monitoring and capacity management tools. Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. Ability to recognize, analyze, and resolve specific network problems and to communicate effectively. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE:

  • May require registration, certification, or licensure in a specialty area
  • 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, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596
Or
Email: hrdept@lrgvdc.org

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



INSTRUCTOR I - REGIONAL POLICE ACADEMY
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $36,976, TO $58,399,(Exempt) (Final Salary Based Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Provides instruction of basic peace officer certification courses and other in-service training as required for the LRGVDC’s Regional Police Training Center and Academy. Instruct basic police officer courses for the regional council’s Police Academy; Develops course outlines, lesson plans, instructional aids; Provides classroom instruction; Conducts and reviews written examinations; Demonstrates physical tactics and fitness requirements; Provide instruction for in-service training schools as needed through the region; Assist in the scheduling of the academy and in implementing in-service training course work which meet state requirements; Prepares and distributes necessary materials related to academy class work.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Law enforcement principles and practices; and effective teaching and learning techniques. Knowledge of computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations. Skill & ability to demonstrate proficiency in both oral and written communications; schedule police academy training courses; develop and maintain effective working relationships with regional council employees, police office trainees, and local and state law enforcement agencies and officials.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:  Associate degree in Criminal Justice or a related field, plus at least two years of experience in teaching; or high school graduate, or its equivalent, and at least five years of experience as a peace officer or jailer; Education and experience may be substituted for one another.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND STANDARDS REQUIRED:  Active & Current TCOLE Peace Office License, TCOLE Instructor Certification & Valid 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, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596
Or
Email: hrdept@lrgvdc.org

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer




Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $36,976, TO $58,399,(Exempt) (Final Salary Based Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES: 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND STANDARDS REQUIRED: 

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, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596
Or
Email: hrdept@lrgvdc.org

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT I - RIO GRANDE VALLEY EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION DISTRICT
Location: Weslaco, TX
Salary: $36,976 - $58,399 (Final Salary Based Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs complex (journey-level) professional assistance work for an executive. Work involves coordinating high-level administrative operations of an agency or division including managing the day-to-day activities of an executive(s). Ensure all administrative duties and initiatives under the Rio Grande Valley Emergency Communication District are performed and executed with high quality and in a timely manner for the Board of Managers and leadership of the district. May provide guidance and supervise the work of others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge of accepted business practices and procedures; of applicable rules, regulations, and policies; and of related legislative and legal practices and procedures. Skill in the operations of computers and applicable software, & in the use of office equipment. Ability to handle high-level administrative issues, to analyze and solve work-related problems, to communicate effectively, and to provide guidance and supervise the work of others. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred. Experience in a technical program area and administration management. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, may be considered.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE: 

  • Valid/Current Texas Driver’s License
  • Required to be registered, certified, or licensed in a specialty 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, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596
Or
Email: hrdept@lrgvdc.org

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



PROJECT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST I - VALLEY METRO
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: $42,244 - $55,602 (Final Salary Based Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) project management specialist work in the areas of mobility management. Work involves coordinating the planning and initiation of projects at various levels of completion; monitoring the progress and schedule of projects; and communicating with project stakeholders, management, and other relevant parties. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge of project management theories and practices; of project costing, estimating; of systems and procedures used to evaluate project performance; and of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to the administration of the Enhanced Mobility of Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities - Section 5310 program. Skill in project management, scheduling, and estimating; and in the use of a computer and applicable software, and/or indicators of program performance. Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions, to assess project-related information and develop plans to address identified issues, to demonstrate negotiation and facilitation skills, to identify project risks, to prepare reports and charts, and to communicate effectively. Experience in project management in relevant areas of project assignment. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework a field relevant to assignment is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE: 

  • Valid/Current Texas Driver’s License
  • Required to be registered, certified, or licensed in a transit 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, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596
Or
Email: hrdept@lrgvdc.org

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 (FULL-TIME POSITIONS: WESLACO - 8 / RIO GRANDE CITY - 1)
Location: Weslaco, TX and Rio Grande City, TX
Salary: $10.00 Hourly Rate

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 for public transportation. 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.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE: 

  • Requires driver trainings/certifications from training and/or transportation agencies
  • 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, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596
Or
Email: hrdept@lrgvdc.org

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



PLANNER I - PLANNING & MOBILITY - VALLEY METRO
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $36,976 - $38,976 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs entry-level planning and research work. Work involves developing local, regional, or state zoning, urban, transportation, emergency management, or site plans and programs; preparing implementation plans; and monitoring policies and procedures. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Collects, organizes, and analyzes data required in the development of plans or program(s). Participates in technical, policy, and interagency planning meetings. Reviews and evaluates planning material for contractual compliance. Reviews plans, proposals, and studies. Prepares reports and makes presentations. Research federal and state regulations. Researches and analyzes local, state, and national trends; policy issues; and proposed legislation, regulations, or rules to determine impact; and makes recommendations. Provides technical planning assistance to the general public; developers; contractors; and local, regional, or state entities. Coordinate Regional Transportation Plan efforts. Consults and communicates with other departments, agencies, and civic groups. Conducts field and telephone surveys. Conducts planning studies such as feasibility studies or master plans. Develops short-range and long-range local and statewide plans, projects, or programs. Assists in developing policies, rules, regulations, guidelines program, procedures budgets and trainings for implementing plans or programs and measuring progress. Assists with preparing and monitoring performance measures. Assists in monitoring compliance with policies and procedures. Assists in the preparation of program budget requests. Assists in the preparation of training and operational manuals, educational and marketing materials, and public information programs. Assists in conducting special investigations, program analyses, and research studies. Provide training or technical assistance in program area (s). Performs other such related duties as may be assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  Experience in planning and research work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in city or regional planning, economics, business or public administration, political science, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of government organization and administration; and of principles, objectives, and procedures of governmental planning, programming, and research. Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software, in applying statistical tools to data, in preparing reports, and in collecting and analyzing demographics and statistics. Ability to evaluate planning material, to conduct research, to communicate effectively, and to train others.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • 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, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596
Or
Email: hrdept@lrgvdc.org

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



CASE MANAGER I - HEALTH COACH - EVIDENCE-BASED PROGRAM - HHS (2) FULL TIME NON-EXEMPT
Location: 1501 N. 28TH St., Ste A2, Harlingen, TX 78550
Salary: Starting $30,000 - $33,000

DUTIES:  Provides moderately complex (journey-level) case management work. Work involves developing and maintaining long-term contact with clients, client families, and service providers for social and related service needs. Collaborates with local partners to identify appropriate participants for selected evidence-based interventions, utilizes established criteria and to facilitate successful implementation. May train others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Interviews and screens clients or authorized representatives to gather information to assess service needs. Develops and implements service and intervention training plans to meet clients’ needs. Serves as a guide to the client, coaching the client in addressing critical issues and self-management. Provides information and guidance to the client and/or family for an effective evidence-based intervention. Promotes client self-management and empowers client/family to achieve maximum levels of wellness and independence. Adheres to applicable federal/state regulations including, but not limited to, laws related to client confidentiality, release of information, and HIPPA requirements. Identifies problem areas, service gaps, and areas that are barriers to services for clients. Maintains case history and progress records and prepares reports. Monitors clients’ progress. Performs transition planning to ensure continuity of care and management of risk factors. May train others.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  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. Knowledge of community resources, of case management delivery systems, and of program policies and procedures. Skill in developing, implementing, and monitoring service and treatment plans. Ability to assess clients’ needs, to coordinate clients’ services, to communicate effectively, and to train others. Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software. Ability to read, write and speak both English and Spanish.

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, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596
Or
Email: hrdept@lrgvdc.org

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



CASE MANAGER I - CAREGIVER SUPPORT COORDINATION - HHS
Location: 1501 N. 28TH St., Ste A2, Harlingen, TX 78550
Salary: Starting $31,000 - $33,000 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) case management work. Work involves implementing the organization’s case management program that also includes developing and maintaining short-term contact with clients, client families, and service providers for social and related service needs. May train others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Interviews and screens clients or authorized representatives to gather information to assess needs and identify appropriate services to meet identified needs. Develops a comprehensive service plan based on client needs, monitors service delivery, reassesses appropriateness, and continuation of services at various intervals. Coordinates service provider and program activities to address the clients’ needs. Provides ongoing case management and serves as a liaison between clients, client families, and service providers. Identifies problem areas, service gaps and areas that are barriers to services for clients. Maintains case history, progress notes, and prepares reports. Adheres to applicable federal/state regulations including, but not limited to, laws related to client confidentiality, release of information, and HIPPA requirements. May assist in preparing and conducting presentations and orientations. May train others.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  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.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of community resources, of case management delivery systems, and of program policies and procedures. Skill in developing, implementing, and monitoring service and treatment plans. Ability to assess clients’ needs, to coordinate clients’ services, to communicate effectively, and to train others. Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software. Ability to read, write and speak both English and Spanish.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • 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, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596
Or
Email: hrdept@lrgvdc.org

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
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $17.50 - $18.50 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:  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. 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 require a certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence.
  • May require a Texas Motor Vehicle Safety Inspector license.
  • Requires a valid Texas Commercial driver’s license.
  • This position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA’s rules and regulations.

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, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596
Or
Email: hrdept@lrgvdc.org

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 (4 FULL TIME NON-EXEMPT)
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: $19.00 - $20.50 Hourly

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:  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. 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:

  • Requires one certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence.
  • May require a Texas Motor Vehicle Safety Inspector license and Texas Certified Tow Operator.
  • Requires a valid Texas Commercial driver’s license.
  • This position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA’s rules and regulations.

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, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596
Or
Email: hrdept@lrgvdc.org

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



VEHICLE DRIVER I - VALLEY METRO (4 FULL TIME NON-EXEMPT)
Location: Rio Grande City, TX
Salary: Starting ($13.00 to $14.00 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.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE: 

  • 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, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596
Or
Email: hrdept@lrgvdc.org

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



VEHICLE DRIVER II - VALLEY METRO (2 FULL TIME NON-EXEMPT)
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting ($14.75 - $15.75 Per Hour)(Final Salary Based 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.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE: 

  • 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, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596
Or
Email: hrdept@lrgvdc.org

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer


Additional Resources

LRGVDC Application

Rio Grande Valley MPO Application