Employment Opportunities

GRANT COORDINATOR I - VALLEY METRO

MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN III - VALLEY METRO MAINTENANCE

PART-TIME FLEET MAINTENANCE DETAILER/FUELER - VALLEY METRO (Multiple Positions)

CASE MANAGER II (BENEFITS) - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

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)



GRANT COORDINATOR I - VALLEY METRO

Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $40,000 Annually

DUTIES:  Performs complex (journey-level) grant and contract development, coordination, and administration work. Work involves preparing, maintaining, and reporting grants; coordinating and evaluating grant applications to determine appropriateness of grant or compliance with requirements and standards; and serving as a liaison between funding sources and the state or federal government. May train others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Researches and identifies sources of external funds and assists in the development of proposals to secure funds for new grant opportunities and grant renewal opportunities. Prepares grant closeout materials. Prepares work plans and time lines to ensure submission of state or federal grant applications and program reports in a timely manner. Prepares letters of intent and grant applications. Interprets policies, rules, or regulations; provides guidance to staff and the community regarding grant and contract administration, compliance, policies, and procedures; and resolves related issues and concerns. Ensures grantee's compliance with conditions of grants by monitoring and analyzing agreements, contracts, expenses, activities, local, federal and state regulations. Reviews submitted grant applications and determines the applicant's eligibility for award based on established criteria. Obtains and analyzes project costs and prepares budget justifications and budget revisions for awarded grants. Participates in cross-functional work groups composed of internal and external stakeholders to develop program objectives, work plans, and budgets. Serves as a liaison between the agency, the State, and grant funding sources by attending meetings, responding to information requests, and resolving issues between parties involved. Maintains files and records and prepares reports related to grants and contracts issued and or received. May assist in the development of requirements for grant programs and in the creation of grant applications that may be awarded by the grantor agency. Manage departmental staff travel requirements. May train others.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to grants and contract administration, of business administration principles and practices, and of research and budgeting processes. Skill in grant preparation, development, evaluation, and monitoring; in report writing; in budget development; and in the use of a computer and applicable software. Ability to interpret guidelines, policies, procedures, and regulations; to evaluate fiscal data for reasonableness, necessity, and conformity with grant requirements; to communicate effectively; and to train others. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE:

  • May require certification in grant and/or contract management, or a related area of specialization.
  • May be required to be registered, certified, or licensed in a transit area.
  • Requires a valid Texas Driver's license.

DEADLINE:  JANUARY 11, 2019

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: EREYES@LRGVDC.ORG

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN III - VALLEY METRO MAINTENANCE
(1 Vacancy to Fill)

Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $14.50 Per Hour

DUTIES:  Performs complex (journey-level) motor vehicle maintenance and repair work. Work involves replacing or repairing worn or broken parts, performing preventive maintenance activities, and servicing motor vehicle equipment and related gasoline, diesel, or alternative fuel engine-powered equipment. May train others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs maintenance, diagnosis, repair, or replacement of defective components on motor vehicles. Performs safety and emissions inspections. Exchanges, rebuilds, and overhauls motors, transmissions, differentials, and other motor vehicle components and systems. Distributes motor vehicle supplies. Inventories parts and equipment. Maintains records on the operation and repair of motor vehicles and other equipment. May assist in the development of training programs. May maintain and repair heavy construction equipment. May train others. Performs other such related duties as may be assigned. 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 and repair techniques, of safety practices and principles, of departmental policies and record-keeping procedures, and of electrical and computerized systems and emission control systems.
Ability to follow instructions, to locate and diagnose defective mechanical operations, to maintain records, to communicate effectively, and to train others. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE:

  • Requires two certifications 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 49 CFR Part 40.

DEADLINE:  JANUARY 11, 2019

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: EREYES@LRGVDC.ORG

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer



PART-TIME FLEET MAINTENANCE DETAILER/FUELER - VALLEY METRO
(2 Vacancies to Fill)

Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $7.50 Per Hour

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.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

REQUIRED KNOWLDEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • 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.

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 (BENEFITS) - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
(1 Vacancy to Fill)

Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $29,500 TO $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 clients and client families 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. Develops and implements service and service plans to meet clients' needs. Provides ongoing case management and serves as a liaison between clients, client families, and service providers. Identifies problem areas, service gaps, and areas that are barriers to services for clients. Disseminates 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. 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 and 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



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: EREYES@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: EREYES@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: EREYES@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: EREYES@LRGVDC.ORG

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

The LRGVDC is an equal opportunity employer