Employment Opportunities

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - BUSINESS OPPERATIONS AND PROCUREMENT

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT INTERN - COMMUNITY & ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN II - VALLEY METRO - MAINTENANCE

VEHICLE DRIVER I - VALLEY METRO

VEHICLE DRIVER II - VALLEY METRO - (MULTIPLE FULL TIME OPENINGS AVAILABLE)



ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - BUSINESS OPPERATIONS AND PROCUREMENT
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $59,000.00 - $67,000.00

DUTIES:  Performs advanced (senior-level) managerial work providing direction and guidance in organizational operations, procurement policies, contract administration, internal auditing, project management, and planning. Work involves overseeing procurement and contracts administration division to include the negotiation, award, development, management, monitoring, and auditing of contracts and agreements. Duties also include the operability and maintenance of all building facilities grounds, IT support facilitation, and security. Specific functions include programmatic project management of procured items and services, establishing operations plans, goals, and objectives. This employee is expected to develop policies, review guidelines, procedures, rules, and regulations as applicable to the procured items. Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Must be highly motivated individual with a high level of integrity when dealing with elected officials, employees and citizens, and have extensive knowledge and experience of budgets, procurement/contracts, project management, administration and operational oversight.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field is preferred. Will consider relevant procurement and operations management work experience in lieu of education preference. Experience in project management, contract administration, management, evaluation, or monitoring of contract providers. With a minimum three years of experience in large procurements including capital improvement projects, direct procurement and operations experience in private or public sector. Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to program areas; and of the principles and practices of public administration, procurement, and grant/project management. Familiar with negotiation strategies and techniques, of contract administration, benefit cost analysis, and cost monitoring for large scope or high-dollar contracts; of systems and procedures used to evaluate a third-party vendor’s performance; and of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to the administration of federal or state funds. 5-7 years of relative procurement experience will be considered, MBA 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



SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT INTERN - COMMUNITY & ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: $15.00 Hourly
Part-Time (Non-Exempt)

DUTIES:  Coordinates solid waste program & recycling program activities, provides technical assistance to local governments and private industries, and coordinates meetings. Gather all information for development of LRGVDC Regional Solid Waste Management Plan Update. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to Director of Community & Economic Development. This is a non-supervisory position. Works with local, state, and federal government agencies; and has contact with program directors of the regional council, elected officials, private firms, consultants, and the general public. Coordinate & Attend meetings. Prepares the appropriate reports and documentation on programs assigned. Prepares special reports and plans as required. Plans and organizes workshops and public hearings related to specific subject areas. Prepares and implements public information and public education material for the Programs. Assists in the review of programs and projects to assure consistency with local and regional plans. Gathers statistical information such as population, waste generation, recycling trends for region, and needs. Assists with social media updates and community outreach; and Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  Experience in a field related to the agency program. At least two years of courses completed at an accredited college or university with major course work in a communications, public administration, political science, or field relevant to the assignment is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of program development, implementation, and evaluation; knowledge of computer software (i.e., word processing, excel, presentation production, GIS Maps etc.); data gathering and research techniques

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 II - VALLEY METRO - MAINTENANCE
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $17.00 - $18.00 Per Hour (Final salary commensurate upon education and/or experience)

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

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

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

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE:

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

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Eddie Reyes, 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
Location: Rio Grande City, TX
Salary: Starting ($11.00 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 (MULTIPLE FULL TIME OPENINGS AVAILABLE)
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting ($12.75 - $13.75 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