Employment Opportunities

SYSTEM SUPPORT SPECIALIST I - RGV EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS DISTRICT 9-1-1 (3 FULL-TIME EXEMPT)

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT I - RGV EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION DISTRICT (1 FULL-TIME EXEMPT)

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR I - HOMELAND SECURITY/CRIMINAL JUSTICE (1 FULL-TIME EXEMPT)

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE II - SOCIAL REASSURANCE SERVICE - HHS (1 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)

CASE MANAGER I – BENEFIT COUNSELOR - AAA & HHS (1 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)

INTERIM DIRECTOR - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES (AREA AGENCY ON AGING)

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE III – HOUSING NAVIGATOR - AAA & HHS (1 VACANCY)

FLEET MANAGER I - MAINTENANCE - VALLEY METRO (1 FULL-TIME EXEMPT)

FLEET DETAILER/FUELER I - MAINTENANCE - VALLEY METRO (1 PART-TIME NON-EXEMPT)

INSTRUCTOR I - REGIONAL POLICE ACADEMY

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

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)



SYSTEM SUPPORT SPECIALIST I - RGV EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS DISTRICT 9-1-1 (3 FULL-TIME EXEMPT)
Location: Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $29,439 - $46,388 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs entry-level computer systems support work in a help desk setting. Work involves providing first-line assistance for operational problems of agency information technology systems and automated office equipment in a stand-alone, network, or mainframe environment. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reviews and prioritizes incoming operational issues and requests for technical assistance related to computers, software, and standard office equipment; identifies and logs the type(s) of problem or request; and monitors the status to ensure a timely resolution. Provides routine technical assistance troubleshooting software and hardware problems, as well as office equipment such as phones, printers, and fax machines; and recognizes and escalates difficult problems to a higher level of support. Provides guidance to employees on installation standards, operating standards, new procedures, and peripheral equipment functions. Installs, maintains, and performs minor repairs to hardware, Software and/or office equipment. Assists in maintaining records of daily data communication transactions, problems, remedial actions taken, and installation activities. Assists with equipment set up for employee use, including the installation of cables, operating systems, or appropriate software. Assists in the update of computers and mainframe applications. Assists in maintaining inventory of information technology assets. May assign logons and rights, print queues, and directory structures; reset passwords; create departmental groups; check out and check in computer and other office equipment; and run security software. May assist in scheduling mainframe batch processing jobs. Performs related work as assigned. May require doing fieldwork with exposure to outdoor conditions and travel, as necessary.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  Experience in computer systems support work. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent, supplemented by courses in computer science, is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of: the practices, principles, and techniques of computer operations; information systems; computer software and hardware; and information security policies and procedures.
  • Skill in: the support of computers, the use of applicable programs and systems, and troubleshooting information systems.
  • Ability to: operate information technology systems, and to communicate effectively.

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 - RGV EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION DISTRICT (1 FULL-TIME EXEMPT)
Location: Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $36,976-$58,399 (Final Salary Commensurate 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



PROGRAM SUPERVISOR I - HOMELAND SECURITY/CRIMINAL JUSTICE (1 FULL-TIME EXEMPT)
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $36,976-$47,688 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) administrative and supervisory program work. Work involves assisting in establishing program goals and objectives; assisting in developing program guidelines, procedures, policies, rules, and regulations; assisting in developing schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving program goals; and assisting in evaluating program activities. Supervises the work of others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Develop and implement specific activities of the Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Divisions which includes: disseminating Homeland Security Grant Program and Criminal Justice Division grant guidelines via workshop, provide e-Grants technical assistance to jurisdictions, provide guidance to the Homeland Security Advisory Committee and Criminal Justice Advisory Committee, produce quarterly and monthly reports, provide jurisdictions with guidance on their emergency management plans. Lead for the implementation of the deliverables as outlined in the Homeland Security Grant Division and Criminal Justice Division Intercooperative agreements and grants for the region. Supervises and oversees the work assigned to program staff; Prepares and reviews reports on effectiveness of program activities; Confers with staff on program issues and problems; Assists in the planning, implementing, coordinating, and monitors the development of program guidelines, procedures, policies, rules, and regulations; and compliance with policies and procedures; Represents the agency at business meetings, hearings, trials, legislative sessions, conferences, and seminars or on boards, panels, and committees; Assists in preparing and developing budgets and seek other grant funding opportunities for the purpose of enhancing and expanding the current programs, new programs and capability gaps; Assists in preparing reports for the Homeland Security & Criminal Justice Advisory Committees; Assists in providing technical assistance to local governments in regards to e- grants; Coordinates and conducts grants workshop; Coordinates and collects reports on grant prioritizing process to state homeland security grants division and criminal justice grants division; Research and collects data regarding region’s special response teams; Research and collects data for the annual regional THIRA/SPR process; Attends local and out-of-town meetings, conferences, seminars, and workshops as required and approved; Coordinates training for regional first responders; Conducts oral and/or written presentations in community preparedness; Provides information and referral services to the public;of: standard principles and practices of emergency communications, planning program development, implementation, and evaluation; local, state, and federal guidelines applicable to public safety programs; methods involved in survey information gathering and analysis; computer and communication equipment and operational procedures; law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical operations. Budgeting and grant administration practices and procedures; Microsoft Office Applications; computer knowledge-experience. Skill/Ability to: identifying measures or indicators of program and staff performance and in operating a computer and applicable software. Analyze and evaluate public safety services and activities; prepare and analyze program management reports, statements, and correspondence; develop and administer program budgets; 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. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience in the administration of a program relevant to the assignment. Graduation from an accredited four- year college or university with major course work in a field relevant to the assignment is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. High school graduate or its equivalent; plus at least four (4) years of experience in emergency services, including managerial experience; or Any equivalent combination of education, 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, 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



CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE II - SOCIAL REASSURANCE SERVICE - HHS (1 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $30,000-$33,000

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) customer service work. Work involves providing external customer service support and receiving and responding to public inquiries for information on services and supports regarding local and/or state services. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Responds to customer inquiries related to information concerning aging related programs, services, and activities. Collects and maintains accurate records of caller requests using the approved client management system and resource database. Communicates with customer by telephone, media, Internet, and other means. Initiating necessary action in the event the customer cannot be reached by telephone, social media, Internet, and other means. Provides regular contact and companionship with the identified person by means such as telephone, social media, Internet, and other means. Assists in identifying and obtaining needed resources for elderly and individuals with disabilities when needed. May research information to solve customer service problems. May prepare, interpret, and disseminate information concerning agency programs and procedures. May create and maintain activity logs, files, and reports on services.

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 standard office equipment and software. Ability to respond to public inquiries in a timely manner; to implement administrative procedures; to interpret rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; and to communicate effectively.

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 – BENEFIT COUNSELOR - AAA & HHS (1 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $31,000-$33,000

DUTIES:  Provides routine (journey-level) case management work as a benefit counselor. Work involves developing and maintaining long-term contact with clients and client families regarding their benefits, entitlements, and legal rights. May train others. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Interviews and screens clients or authorized representatives to gather information to assess individual service needs. Develops and implements services to meet clients’ needs. Provides ongoing case management and serves as a liaison between clients, client families, and service providers. Assists in identifying problem areas, service gaps, and areas that are barriers to services for clients. Complete certification training for Benefit Counselor I and II in order to carry out the necessary functions as specified by the Legislature. Assists in disseminating detailed information, eligibility criteria, requirements, procedures, etc., to other federal, state or local agencies for help related to public entitlement, health/long term care, individual rights, planning and protection, options, housing and consumer issues. Assists and conducts public presentations regarding public benefits, health/long term care insurance, individual rights, planning and protections, options, housing, acts as liaison to caregiver groups; and customer issues. Serves as an advocate for clients regarding public benefits, including Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. Maintains case history, notes, and prepares reports utilizing the State reporting system. Adheres to applicable federal/state regulations including, but not limited to, laws related to client confidentiality, release of information, and HIPPA requirements. 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



INTERIM DIRECTOR - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES (AREA AGENCY ON AGING)
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $75,000 - $85,500 ANNUAL (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  This is a responsible, supervisory position. Duties include providing direction and general supervision to AAA staff; Preparing and implementing comprehensive plans for provision of services to the elderly, adults with disabilities and their family caregivers; Preparing and managing grants and contracts; Commenting on and providing technical assistance to member governments and private organizations which provide services to the elderly, and disabled; Positioning LRGVDC to provide resources or other appropriate functions to third parties; Creating opportunities to add or increase program revenue through building relationships with community organizations, health care agencies and/or managed care organizations. Lead and supervise Area Agency on Aging (AAA), Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) staff, and direct the fiscal, operational, and planning activities. Develops and implements techniques for evaluating program activities. Develops and implements the expansion, modification, or reduction of a comprehensive plan for services to older adults within the local region of the Rio Grande Valley. Assure that in cooperation with community agencies, organizations and individuals, the AAA will serve as the advocate and focal point for older adults within the communities by monitoring, evaluating, and commenting upon all policies, programs, hearings, and community actions that will affect older adults Set specific objectives, consistent with State and Federal policy, for providing services to older adults, adults with disabilities and their family caregivers and their families who have the greatest economic need, the greatest social need, are members of low-income minorities, have limited English proficiency, and who are at risk for institutional placement. Develops, reviews, and approves budgets. Reviews and approves management, productivity, and financial reports and studies. Reviews guidelines, procedures, rules, and regulations; and monitors compliance. Creates and guides new hire training efficacy. Plans, develops, and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals; and directs evaluation activities. Plans, develops, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates policies and procedures. Coordinates with Texas Department of Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), other state and federal agencies, LRGVDC and subcontractors on budgets, programmatic procedures, evaluations, program performance reports, contract compliance, initiation of new programs, and expansion of current services; Provides technical assistance to subcontractors and other community agencies including identifying resources, meeting with boards and other funding sources, assisting with grant applications and contracts, and planning programs; Monitors and evaluates subcontractors for contract compliance in various regions; Compiles information and reports on Aging services relating to Nutrition, and Support services; Supervises AAA staff; Coordinates with other area service providers; Coordinates Senior Advisory Committee activities, including regularly scheduled meetings and reviews of funding applications for Aging; Collects information on and assesses community needs; Serves on boards and committees related to AAA; Serves as the agency representative at open hearings, forums, meetings, etc.; Develops, amends and revises Area Comprehensive Plan and Strategic plans; Attends conferences, seminars, and workshops; Serves as resource person to community agencies and institutions, elected officials, and groups; Leading advocate for seniors and senior issues in and out of the LRGVDC region; Reports to the AAA Senior Advisory Committees, Area Judges and management; Performs other job related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Social Services, Psychology, Rehabilitation ora related field degree relevant to the position, plus at least eight (8) years of progressively responsible, supervisory experience or master’s degree in Sociology, Social Services, Psychology, Rehabilitation or a related field degree relevant to the position, plus at least eight (5) years of progressively responsible, supervisory experience in the field of Aging, Social Services, Counseling, Vocational Rehabilitation, Case management, or other Human Services or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Experience planning programs or projects and organizing resources and personnel to implement programs or projects. Supervisory experience leading, training, and guiding subordinates; Experience with automated client database tracking systems; Experience building community networks and collaborations.

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.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE:

  • Requires a valid Texas Commercial driver’s license.
  • May be 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



CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE III – HOUSING NAVIGATOR - AAA & HHS (1 VACANCY)
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $30,000-$33,000 (Final Salary Commensurate 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 general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Responds to customer inquiries and maintains customer accounts according to specific guidelines and procedures. Reviews and comments on policies and procedures and standards for housing and other transitional support services. Identify and pursue opportunities for systematic change in order to increase housing opportunities for the elderly and individuals with disabilities. Outreach to community-based organizations, housing resources, and service providers to identify new and existing housing opportunities. Work collaboratively with other agencies to develop affordable housing opportunities for elderly and individuals with disabilities. Communicates with the public in person, by telephone, by e-mail or regular correspondence, by fax, or over the Internet. May create and maintain activity logs, files, and reports on services. Performs other such related duties as may be assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  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.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of office practices and administrative procedures. Skill in the use of standard office equipment and software. Ability to respond to public inquiries in a timely manner; to implement administrative procedures; to interpret rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; and to communicate effectively.

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



FLEET MANAGER I - MAINTENANCE (1 FULL-TIME EXEMPT)
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $36,976 - $47,688 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) fleet operations work. Work involves coordinating fleet operations, maintenance, and administrative functions for fleet management programs. May supervise the work of others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Coordinates the delivery and pickup of fleet equipment. Ensures compliance of applicable rules and regulations. Provides guidance in all aspects of fleet management programs. Maintains and reports on fleet equipment performance metrics. Tracks extended useful life of vehicles. Tracks year-to-date equipment quantities, and forecasts remaining year-end budget requirements. Reviews fiscal expenditure reports, purchase orders, receipts, and vendor invoices for accuracy. Assists in establishing, maintaining, and disseminating fleet operations policies and procedures. Assists in the preparation and monitoring of operating budgets. Oversees all reports and tracks fleet wide maintenance plans. Assists with the development of fleet rental agreements. Ensures revenue/non- revenue vehicles & equipment are kept in a state of operating excellence. Performs transit fleet management administrative responsibilities. Assists in conducting needs assessments to determine requirements for the purchase of goods and services. Performs related work as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  Experience in fleet operations work. 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 Knowledge of principles and practices of fleet operations management; fleet equipment operations; and applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Skill in evaluating new equipment, goods, and service performance; evaluating unit expenditures; and anticipating and adjusting for problems. Ability to evaluate new equipment, goods, and service performance; evaluating unit expenditures; and anticipating and adjusting for problems.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Required to be registered, Master ASE certified, or licensed in a transit area.
  • Valid/current CDL Class B Texas Driver 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



FLEET DETAILER/FUELER I - MAINTENANCE - VALLEY METRO
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $8.50 Hourly

DUTIES:  This position is responsible for cleaning and detailing the interior and exterior of all transit vehicles and assuring that vehicles are clean and ready for departure. Maintaining wash bay area clean and organized. Duties involve working with several Motor Vehicle Technicians to provide the help needed. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. The Vehicle Service Attendant reports directly to the Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor. Responsible for vehicle preparation to ensure vehicle is ready for departure. Cleaning, waxing, polishing, and refurbishing vehicles. Using necessary equipment for cleaning and servicing of vehicles. Reporting any damage to the program supervisor. Maintaining the proper function of all service tools and equipment. Check for vehicle damage and ensure features of the vehicles are operational. Assists in maintaining the Maintenance Shop in Compliance. Wash exterior of vehicles. Maintain washing bay clean and organize cleaning material. Dust dashboard and vacuum seats. Sweep and mop interior of vehicle. Ensure interior of vehicle is clean (windows, door jams, trunk, vacuum, etc.). Assists parts in Maintenance Shop. Fueling of transit fleet. Performs other such related duties as may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  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. Ability to repeatedly step up/down. stoop, bend, reach up/down and work with cleaning chemicals. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

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



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 - $47,688 (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



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