Employment Opportunities

OMBUDSMAN I - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR II - OPERATIONS - VALLEY METRO

MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN II - MAINTENANCE - VALLEY METRO

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE I - DISPATCHER/SCHEDULER - VALLEY METRO

CASE MANAGER II - CAREGIVER INFORMATION SERVICE - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

PLANNER I/II - PLANNING & MOBILITY - VALLEY METRO

CUSTODIAN I - HARLINGEN TX

CASE MANAGER I - CRIMINAL JUSTICE

MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN II - VALLEY METRO

VEHICLE DRIVER II - VALLEY METRO (Multiple Positions)

VEHICLE DRIVER I - VALLEY METRO (Multiple Positions)

VEHICLE DRIVER I - NON CDL - VALLEY METRO (Multiple Positions)



OMBUDSMAN I - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: $Starting $37,000 to $40,000 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs moderately complex (journey-level) mediation work. Work involves assisting nursing home and assisted living facility residents resolving grievances and investigating complaints. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Advises on and explains relevant state and federal rules, regulations, programs, and procedures to LTC facility residents or the general public. Consults with various groups on issues and procedures concerning hearings, and arbitration proceedings. Facilitates the sharing of information among various parties involved in a grievance, dispute, or claim. Provides information and assistance to residents of skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities; investigates complaints; and communicates with the appropriate parties on behalf of the individuals with a grievance, dispute, or claim. Contacts affected parties, explains ombudsman services, and explains rights and responsibilities. Records information on contacts and case actions in applicable systems. Reviews and organizes supporting documentation to determine whether applicable information has been received. Assists in resolving or mediating various types of grievances, disputes, and claims. May recommend final action.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience in counseling, mediation, or dispute resolution work. Graduation from an accredited four- year college or university with major coursework in business administration, psychology, sociology, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. Knowledge of pertinent laws and regulations. Skill in conducting investigations, in mediation and dispute resolution, in computer and office equipment operation, and in the use of interpersonal techniques. Ability to analyze and prepare documents, reports, and correspondence; to investigate complaints; to recognize problems and identify and facilitate solutions; and to communicate effectively.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
•  Valid/ Current Texas Driver's License
•  May be required to obtain an adjuster's license by the Texas Department of Insurance and maintain the license in good standing

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, Assistant 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 II - OPERATIONS - VALLEY METRO
Location: 201 N. "T" Street, Harlingen, Texas 78550
Salary: $39,521 to $41,500

DUTIES:  Performs moderately complex (journey-level) administrative and supervisory program work. Plans, organizes and implements activities of transit system operations. 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 general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws related to the program area; of public administration and management techniques; of statistical analysis processes; of budget processes; of research techniques; of training and marketing techniques; and of program management processes and techniques. Skill in identifying measures or indicators of program and staff performance and in operating a computer and applicable software. Ability to gather, assemble, correlate, and analyze facts; to establish goals and objectives; to devise solutions to administrative problems; to develop, evaluate, and interpret administrative policies and procedures; and to supervise the work of others.

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, Assistant 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 - MAINTENANCE - VALLEY METRO
Location: 4406 Glasscock, Harlingen, TX
Positions: (1 Vacancy to Fill)
Salary: Starting $27,840 - $35,819 (commensurate upon education/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, Assistant 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 I - DISPATCHER/SCHEDULER - VALLEY METRO
Location: 201 N T St, Harlingen, TX 78550
Positions: (1 Vacancy to Fill)
Salary: $23,781 to $27,000

DUTIES:  Performs entry-level customer service work. Work involves providing external customer service support and receiving and responding to public inquiries for transit information and/or services as it relates to Mobility Management. Organizes specified activities of the transit program, which includes scheduling and dispatching passenger trips and all modes of transit services. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge principles and practices used in transit operations, planning, dispatching and scheduling. Federal and state transit rules and regulations. Identify transportation service needs and prepare and implement related work plans. Monitor, train, motivate and evaluate transit vehicle drivers. Interpret applicable laws, rules, policies, and regulations. Skill in the use of standard office equipment and software. Ability to respond to public inquiries in a timely manner and to communicate effectively. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE:
•  May require certification in risk management, insurance, safety management, or a related area of specialization.
•  May be required to be registered, certified, or licensed in a transit area
•  Valid/Current Texas Driver's License
•  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, Assistant 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 II - CAREGIVER INFORMATION SERVICE - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $33,000 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Provides moderately complex (journey-level) case management work. Work involves developing and maintaining long-term contact with family caregivers and caregiver recipients regarding their benefits, entitlements, and legal rights. May train others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Interviews and screens clients or authorized representatives to gather information to assess service 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. Disseminates relevant information for informal caregivers and care recipients, Conducts outreach through public presentations, seminars, health fairs, and mass media. Develops a resource library and other informational resources for use in the dissemination of caregiver information. Organizes and maintains a provider group to provide support and collaboration towards addressing caregiver issues. Maintains progress records and prepares reports. May train others.

QUALIFICATIONS:  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 principles, objectives, standards, and methods; 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.

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, Assistant 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/II - PLANNING & MOBILITY - VALLEY METRO
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $36,976 to $42,244 (Final Position & Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs routine (entry/journey-level) planning and research work. Work involves developing local, regional, transit, urban, transportation, or site plans and programs; preparing implementation plans; and monitoring policies and procedures. May train and supervise others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Collects, organizes, and analyzes data required in the development of plans or programs. 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. Researches 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).

QUALIFICATIONS:  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.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE:
•  Requires a 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, Assistant 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



CUSTODIAN I - HARLINGEN TX
(1 Vacancy to Fill)
Location: Harlingen, TX
Salary: Starting $7.50 Per Hour

DUTIES:  Performs entry-level custodial work. Work involves cleaning and caring for state buildings and premises, and maintaining custodial equipment. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs general custodial functions such as sweeping; mopping; dusting; and cleaning windows, light fixtures, or carpet. Performs rest room maintenance, replenishing supplies and applying cleaning chemicals as appropriate. Cleans, dusts, and disinfects areas such as rest rooms, offices, and other facilities. Cleans office furniture, walls, windows, and floors; and empties trash. Moves office furniture and other items. Operates floor maintenance equipment, including buffers, strippers, vacuums, and extractors. May perform minor maintenance and repair work on custodial equipment. May inspect buildings for cleanliness and report needed repairs as appropriate. May require doing fieldwork with exposure to outdoor conditions and travel, as necessary. May require lifting of inventory weighing more than 40 pounds at times with the use of safe lifting practices (i.e.: team lifting, assisted lifting using dolly, etc.).

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of cleaning techniques and procedures.
Skill in in the use of custodial materials and chemicals, in the operation of custodial equipment.
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, Assistant 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 - CRIMINAL JUSTICE
(1 Vacancy to Fill)
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: $29,000 TO $46,000

DUTIES:  Performs case management work. Position requires a high level of confidentiality. Work involves coordinating and maintaining support services and information to crime victims, and their families. Ensures that crime victims and/or their families are afforded the rights granted to victims by the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, and related service needs. May train others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment and be able to work a flexible work schedule to include after hours and weekends. Position requires gathering, disseminating and storing sensitive crime victim's documents and offense reports. (A COMPLETE BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION)

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES::  Adequate personal health, social maturity, and emotional stability to fulfill the functions of the position. Must follow strict rules regarding the gathering, decimating, and storage sensitive crime victims" documents, reports, and other information. Excellent interviewing and counseling skills. Experience preparing summary reports, chronologies, and analyses of medical records. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, contractors, committee members, public officials, and the public. Detail oriented and highly organized with ability to multi- task and a disciplined self-starter who thrives in both team and individual environments. Knowledge of community resources; of case management principles, objectives, standards, and methods; and of program policies and procedures. Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software. Ability to maintain full confidentiality about victims and their families; read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations; write generalized reports; plan and organize effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and officials, representatives of victim/witness advocacy and assistance groups, court personnel, attorneys and the general public; effectively present information and respond to questions from groups, supervisors and the general public; to maintain full confidentiality concerning victims and their families; respond with sensitivity and awareness to victims of crime; read, write and speak both English and Spanish.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING::  Experience in case management or social services work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in social work or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. Experience and ability to respond in a supportive way to people in crisis. Knowledge of domestic violence and sexual assault. Working knowledge of Texas laws pertaining to domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as the justice system's response to these crimes. Familiarity with the network of social and legal services, resources and procedures available in Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy County area.

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, Assistant 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
(1 Vacancy to Fill)
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $14.00 Per Hour to $17.50 Per Hour
(Final Starting Rate based on Education/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 inthe 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.
  • Requires a valid Texas Commercial driver's license.
  • This position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA's 49 CFR Part 40.

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Eddie Reyes, Assistant 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 & Part Time Openings Available)
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $25,480 ($12.25 Per Hour)(Final Salary Commensurate 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.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • 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, Assistant 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
(Multiple Full Time & Part Time Openings Available)
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $21,681 ($10.42 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.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • 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, Assistant 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
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $18,893 ($9.08 Per Hour) (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)
(Multiple Full Time & Part Time Openings Available)

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 ADA paratransit 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.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Requires driver trainings/certifications from training and/or transportation agencies.
  • Requires a DOT Medical Examiner's Certificate.
  • 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, Assistant 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