Employment Opportunities

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR I - VALLEY METRO (OPERATIONS LARGE URBAN)

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE I - VALLEY METRO (MAINTENANCE)

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS

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

VEHICLE DRIVER II - VALLEY METRO



PROGRAM SUPERVISOR I - VALLEY METRO (OPERATIONS LARGE URBAN)

Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Base Salary Range: $36,976

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) administrative and supervisory program work. Work involves assisting in plans, organizes and implements daily 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 moderate 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: Anna M. Hernandez, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE I - VALLEY METRO (MAINTENANCE)

Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Base Salary Range: $23,781 to $29,320

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

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

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE:

  • May be required certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence.
  • Requires a valid Texas Commercial driver's license.
  • This position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA's 49 CFR Part 40.

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Anna M. Hernandez, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS

Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Base Salary Range: Starting salary of $51,614
Final salary commensurate upon education and/or experience.

DUTIES:  Performs advanced (senior-level) managerial work providing direction and guidance in strategic operations and planning. Work involves establishing the strategic plan and goals and objectives; developing policies; reviewing guidelines, procedures, rules, and regulations; establishing priorities, standards, and measurement tools for determining progress in meeting goals; coordinating and evaluating program activities; and reviewing and approving budgets. Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Directs regional emergency communication and 9-1-1 program; prepares and implements a regional emergency communications plan; and provides complex technical assistance to local governments.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of standard principles and practices of emergency communication systems and planning, program development, implementation, and evaluation; local, state, and federal guidelines applicable to 9-1-1 and Emergency Communications programs; methods involved in survey information gathering and analysis; computer and communication equipment and operational procedures; law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical operations; and budgeting and grant administration practices and procedures. Skill in establishing plans and setting objectives and goals that support an overall business strategy. Ability to analyze and evaluate emergency communications 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.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:  Bachelor's degree in law enforcement, communications, public or business administration, or a related field, plus at least three (3) years of experience in emergency services, including managerial experience; High school graduate, or its equivalent, plus at least six (6) years of experience in emergency services, including managerial experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and education which 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: Anna M. Hernandez, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



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

Base Salary Range: $10.42 hourly rate

DUTIES: Performs routine motor vehicle operations. Work involves operating motor vehicles in transporting passengers or cargo, prepare and maintain forms or records pertaining to vehicle operations. Required to drive all routes as assigned in the Starr and Zapata Counties.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduation, plus at least two (2) year's of experience in operating motor vehicles on a delivery or commercial basis; or any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

REQUIREMENTS:  Must possess a valid Texas Class A or B Commercial Drivers License with a Passenger Endorsement.

This Position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA's 49 CFR Part 655 and Part 40.

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Anna M. Hernandez, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



VEHICLE DRIVER II - VALLEY METRO

Salary: $12.25 hourly rate

DUTIES: Performs routine motor vehicle operations. Work involves operating motor vehicles in transporting passengers or cargo, prepare and maintain forms or records pertaining to vehicle operations. Required to drive all routes as assigned in the Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy County area.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduation, plus at least two (2) year's of experience in operating motor vehicles on a delivery or commercial basis; or any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

REQUIREMENTS:  Must possess a valid Texas Class A or B Commercial Drivers License with a Passenger Endorsement.

This Position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA's 49 CFR Part 655 and Part 40.

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Anna M. Hernandez, Director of Human Resources
301 West Railroad Street
Weslaco   TX   78596

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer