Employment Opportunities

MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN I - VALLEY METRO MAINTENANCE

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR II - PLANNING & MOBILTY - VALLEY METRO

CSR I - MAINTENANCE - VALLEY METRO

VEHICLE DRIVER II - VALLEY METRO

VEHICLE DRIVER I - VALLEY METRO

VEHICLE DRIVER I - NON CDL - VALLEY METRO

CASE MANAGER II - BENEFITS - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT

OMBUDSMAN II - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT



MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN I - VALLEY METRO MAINTENANCE

Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $24,910 ($12.00 Per Hour) to $30,741 ($14.00 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. Performs routine motor vehicle maintenance such as repairing or replacing tires, hoses, belts, and filters.Performs minor repairs to suspension and driveline components such as replacing universal joints, shocks, struts, and bushings. Performs minor body repair work and touch-up painting. Performs safety and emission inspections. Repairs or replaces brake components. Services, refuels, and changes oil in vehicles. Cleans and maintains shop, equipment, and tools. Assists in major motor vehicle repairs. Assists in documenting repairs and routine maintenance of vehicles and equipment. May assist in performing routine welding, air-conditioning checks and repairs. May operate electronic or computerized diagnostic equipment and computer-based technical manuals to identify or verify system and component failures. May inventory parts and equipment.

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: 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



PROGRAM SUPERVISOR II - PLANNING & MOBILTY - VALLEY METRO

Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $39,521 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs moderately complex (journey-level) administrative and supervisory program work. Plans, organizes and implements activities of transit planning and mobility management. 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. Oversees the work of assigned transit planning and mobility program staff. Directs and oversees daily transit planning and mobility management activities. Research, compile, describe, organize, analyze and present data and information for grant proposals. Writes, and organize grant proposals; approve and organizes proposals written by other transit staff. Disseminate information on grant opportunities to other transit staff. Management of metropolitan planning requirements, federal, state, local reporting requirements. Prepares and reviews reports on the effectiveness of program activities. Confers with staff on program issues and problems. Assists in planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating programs. Assists in the development of program guidelines, procedures, policies, rules, and regulations; and monitors 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. May provide training or technical assistance in program area(s). Supervises the work of others.

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. 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, such as GIS and graphic design. 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.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • 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: 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



CSR I - MAINTENANCE - VALLEY METRO

Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $23,781 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

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. Assist in estimating and obtaining materials, parts, and equipment needed to complete maintenance projects. Assists in the preparation and reviewing reports of materials used, project cost, employee' time, and other special reports. Assists in the compilation and disseminates maintenance information on fleet, facilities and equipment including maintenance status and data reports for federal, state and local agencies. Responds to customer inquiries and maintains customer accounts according to specific guidelines and procedures. Communicates with the public in person, by telephone, by e-mail or regular correspondence, by fax, or over the Internet. Enters information into databases, processes letters to customers, and performs other general clerical services. Reviews and routes mail and other correspondence. May research information to solve customer service problems. May prepare, interpret, and disseminate information concerning agency programs and procedures. May receive and process applications and payments for state services. May create and maintain activity logs, files, and reports on services. May interpret and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

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 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.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • 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



VEHICLE DRIVER II - VALLEY METRO

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: 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

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: 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 - 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)

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: 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



CASE MANAGER II - BENEFITS - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT

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 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: 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



OMBUDSMAN II - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $43,000 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs moderately complex (journey-level) mediation work thru the administration and oversight of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman program. Work involves being the liaison between nursing homes and assisted living facilities, their residents, and families by assisting them in solving complaints. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Develops a recruiting plan for Volunteer Ombudsman to support the program. Supervises existing Volunteer Ombudsmen and Friendly Visitors. Assists with coordinating training as required for the Volunteer Ombudsman according to State requirements. Continues with the required continuing education program for existing Active Certified Ombudsman. Maintains oversight of the assisted living facility coverage agreements and submits reports to fiscal office for payment. Consults with various groups on issues and procedures concerning conferences, hearings, and arbitration proceedings. Prepares and maintains statistical reports as required and assists in the preparation of other reports as needed. Coordinates long-term activities with other appropriate agencies or organizations. Facilitates the sharing of information among various parties involved in a grievance, dispute, or claim. Provides information and assistance to employees, residents of facilities, or the public; investigates and resolves complaints; and communicates with various groups on behalf of the individuals with a grievance, dispute, or claim. Contacts affected parties, explains ombudsman services, and explains rights and responsibilities. Advocates for the rights of residents in facilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience in claims management, insurance, social work, workers' compensation, 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 and of customer service practices or dispute resolution. Skill in conducting investigations, in mediation and dispute resolution, in the use of a computer, 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. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

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: 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