Employment Opportunities

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR I - INFORMATION & RESOURCES - HHS & AAA (1 FULL-TIME EXEMPT)

PROGRAM SUPERVISOR I - SPECIALIZED SERVICES - HHS & AAA (1 FULL-TIME EXEMPT)

CSR I - MOBILITY - TRANSPORTATION/VALLEY METRO (6 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)

CSR II - DISPATCHER - TRANSPORTATION/VALLEY METRO (2 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)

CSR II - IR&A - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - AREA AGENCY ON AGING (1 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)

CSR II - PUBLIC SAFETY/RGV EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS DISTRICT 9-1-1 (2 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)

CASE MANAGER I - CARE COORDINATION - AAA & HHS (3 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)

FLEET DETAILER/FUELER I - MAINTENANCE - VALLEY METRO (1 PART-TIME NON-EXEMPT)

VEHICLE DRIVER I - NON-CDL - VALLEY METRO (8 FULL-TIME POSITIONS)

CASE MANAGER I - HEALTH COACH - EVIDENCE-BASED PROGRAM - HHS

MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN I - VALLEY METRO

MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN II - VALLEY METRO (4 FULL TIME NON-EXEMPT)

VEHICLE DRIVER I - VALLEY METRO (4 FULL TIME NON-EXEMPT)

VEHICLE DRIVER II - VALLEY METRO (2 FULL TIME NON-EXEMPT)



PROGRAM SUPERVISOR I - INFORMATION & RESOURCES - HHS & AAA (1 FULL-TIME EXEMPT)
Location: Weslaco & Harlingen area
Salary: $36,976 - $58,300 Annual (Final Salary Commensurate upon Experience/Education)

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) administrative and supervisory program work. Work involves assisting in establishing program goals and objectives; assisting in developing program guidelines, procedures, and policies; 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. Supervises the work of assigned program staff and provides training and technical assistance in the information and resources program area. Prepares and reviews reports on the effectiveness of information and resources program activities. Confers with staff on program issues and problems to identify and implement solutions. Plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the specific programs. Assists management in planning implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating programs. Assists in the development of program guidelines, procedures, and policies, and monitors compliance with policies and procedures. Assigns duties to ADRC, IR&A staff and other information and resources program staff members. Coordinates outreach efforts for the local contact agents and the Housing Navigator as well as AAA information and resources outreach staff to ensure consistent messaging on services provided through the COG. Assists in the preparation of training and operational manuals, and educational and marketing materials. Analyze emerging community needs and develop responsive programming. Work with HHS and information technology staff and contractors on the development, maintenance and configuration of computer and database systems. Assists in conducting special reviews, program analyses, and research studies including a call center website, resource database and client tracking system. Serves as a liaison between the elderly and the resources, services and opportunities that assist them in maintaining their independence. May assist in the preparation of program budget requests. May provide training or technical assistance in program area(s). Performs other such related duties as may be assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  Experience with government programs and benefits, rules and regulations related to seniors, people with disabilities and their families. 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.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  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 the use of 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 Bilingual, English and Spanish.

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



PROGRAM SUPERVISOR I - SPECIALIZED SERVICES - HHS & AAA (1 FULL-TIME EXEMPT)
Location: Weslaco & Harlingen area
Salary: $36,976 - $58,300 Annual (Final Salary Commensurate upon Experience/Education)

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) administrative and supervisory program work. Work involves assisting in establishing program goals and objectives; assisting in developing program guidelines, procedures, and policies; 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. Supervises the work of assigned program staff and provides training and technical assistance in the specialized services program area. Prepares and reviews reports on the effectiveness of specialized services program activities. Confers with staff on program issues and problems to identify and implement solutions. Plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the specific programs. Assists management in planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating program requirements. Coordinates outreach efforts for specialized services program staff to ensure consistent messaging on services provided through the COG. Assists in the development of program guidelines, procedures, and policies; and monitors compliance with policies and procedures. Assists in the preparation of training and operational manuals, and educational and marketing materials. Assists in conducting special reviews, program analyses, and research studies. May assist in the preparation of program budget requests. Work with HHS and information technology staff and contractors on the development, maintenance and configuration of computer and database systems. May provide training or technical assistance in program area(s). Performs other such related duties as may be assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  Experience with government programs and benefits, rules and regulations related to seniors, people with disabilities and their families. 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.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  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 the use of 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 Bilingual, English and Spanish.

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



CSR I - MOBILITY - TRANSPORTATION/VALLEY METRO (6 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)
Location: Edinburg and Harlingen area
Salary: Starting $23,781

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. Responds to customer inquiries and maintains customer accounts according to specific guidelines and procedures. Communicates with the public in person and other transit agencies, 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 create and maintain activity logs, files, and reports on services. May interpret and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Performs other such related duties as may be assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  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.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of: 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 Bilingual, English and Spanish.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, AND 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, 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



CSR II - DISPATCHER - TRANSPORTATION/VALLEY METRO (2 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $26,332 - $33,844 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Organizes specified activities of the transit program, which includes scheduling and dispatching passenger trips, directing operational activities on all modes of transit services. 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. Performs entry-level customer service work. Works under moderate supervision, with latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Overseeing operations activities (such as driver pre- trips, uniform checks, driver license, deviations, etc.). Communicates with the public in person, by telephone, by e- mail, by fax, or over the Internet. Enters information into databases, processes letters to customers, receives complaints and performs other general clerical services. Report to accidents/incidents. (First Responder). May research information to solve customer service problems. May prepare, interpret, and disseminate information concerning agency programs and procedures. Maintaining and diagnosing farebox issues and training. May create and maintain activity logs, files, and reports on services. Use multiple softwares relevant to conducting operations oversight. May interpret and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Performs related work as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  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.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of 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, general computer knowledge and software. Ability to respond to public inquiries in a timely manner and to communicate effectively. The ability to communicate Bilingual, English and Spanish.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, AND LICENSURE: 

  • 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, 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



CSR II - IR&A - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES - AREA AGENCY ON AGING (1 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)
Location: 1501 N. 28th St., Ste A2 Harlingen, Texas 78550
Salary: Starting $28,000 - $31,000 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) customer service work. Work involves providing external customer service support and receiving and responding to public inquiries for information on services and supports regarding local and/or state services. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Responds to customer inquiries related to information concerning aging related programs, services, and activities. Collects and maintains accurate records of caller requests using the approved client management system and resource data base. Refers individuals that are in need with Medicare or Medicaid issues to appropriate agency staff. Assists in the maintenance of the virtual library of resources. Assists in identifying and obtaining needed resources for callers when needed. May research information to solve customer service problems. May prepare, interpret, and disseminate information concerning agency programs and procedures. Adheres to applicable federal/state regulations including, but not limited to laws related to client confidentiality, release of information, and HIPPA requirements. May create and maintain activity logs, files, and reports on services. Performs other such related duties as may be assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  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.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Office practices and administrative procedures. Skill in the use of standard office equipment and software. Ability to respond to public inquiries in a timely manner; to implement administrative procedures; to interpret rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; and to communicate effectively. 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, 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



CSR II - PUBLIC SAFETY/RGV EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS DISTRICT 9-1-1 (2 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)
Location: Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $26,332 - $41,355 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) customer service work. Work involves providing external customer service support and receiving and responding to public inquiries for information and/or state services. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Provide and perform efficient and accurate technical assistance within the 9-1-1 program. Assists with public education and emergency communications. Maintains the 9-1-1 MSAG database, assist in mapping applications, and contacts public to verify physical address information. Responds to customer inquiries and maintains customer accounts per specific guidelines and procedures; Places, answers, and transfers calls and maintains phone logs; Takes messages and schedules appointments; Greets callers and visitors, answers general questions, and directs customers to appropriate staff; 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; May research information to solve customer service problems; Maintains the 9-1-1 MSAG, addressing databases and spreadsheets; Gather and compiles information for Rural Addressing. Assists in the issuance of Public Education items, as necessary. Assists with the testing and monitoring of PSAP equipment and networks. Attends local and out-of-town meetings, conferences, seminars and workshops as required and approved. Demonstrates ability to learn GIS applications; to edit and operate GIS data and software. Maintains security of confidential and privacy data. Works with the 9-1-1 state, Hidalgo & Willacy County databases, (MSAG, HCAD, WCAD, CARSONS, etc.). Performs related work as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  High school graduate, or its equivalent, plus experience in database systems and/or administrative clerical duties; or Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Standard principals and practices of office and administrative; local, state, and federal guidelines applicable to 9-1-1 programs. Use of standard office equipment and software; 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. May require doing fieldwork with exposure to outdoor conditions and travel, as necessary. 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, 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 - CARE COORDINATION - AAA & HHS (3 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)
Location: Tri-County Area (Hidalgo, Cameron, Willacy)
Salary: Starting $31,000 - $33,000

DUTIES:  Provides routine (journey-level) case management work. Work involves reviewing and tracking case management activities; and other work involves developing and maintaining long-term contact with clients, client families, and service providers for social and related service needs under the care coordination program. 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 and identify appropriate services to meet the identified needs. Provides ongoing case management and serves as a liaison between clients, client families, and service providers. Maintains case history and progress records, and prepares reports. Monitors clients’ progress. Submits all appropriate documentation to Contract Technician to assure compliance with the fiscal management of the billing process. Adheres to applicable federal/state regulations including, but not limited to, laws related to client confidentiality, release of information, and HIPPA requirements.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  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 delivery systems, 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. Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software. Ability to read, write and speak both English and Spanish.

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



FLEET DETAILER/FUELER I - MAINTENANCE - VALLEY METRO
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $8.50 Hourly

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. Performs other such related duties as may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  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. Ability to repeatedly step up/down. stoop, bend, reach up/down and work with cleaning chemicals. 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, 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 (8 FULL-TIME POSITIONS)
Location: Weslaco, TX
Salary: $10.00 Hourly Rate

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 for public transportation. 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 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, 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 - HEALTH COACH - EVIDENCE-BASED PROGRAM - HHS (2) FULL TIME NON-EXEMPT
Location: 1501 N. 28TH St., Ste A2, Harlingen, TX 78550
Salary: Starting $30,000 - $33,000

DUTIES:  Provides moderately complex (journey-level) case management work. Work involves developing and maintaining long-term contact with clients, client families, and service providers for social and related service needs. Collaborates with local partners to identify appropriate participants for selected evidence-based interventions, utilizes established criteria and to facilitate successful implementation. May train others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited 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 intervention training plans to meet clients’ needs. Serves as a guide to the client, coaching the client in addressing critical issues and self-management. Provides information and guidance to the client and/or family for an effective evidence-based intervention. Promotes client self-management and empowers client/family to achieve maximum levels of wellness and independence. Adheres to applicable federal/state regulations including, but not limited to, laws related to client confidentiality, release of information, and HIPPA requirements. Identifies problem areas, service gaps, and areas that are barriers to services for clients. Maintains case history and progress records and prepares reports. Monitors clients’ progress. Performs transition planning to ensure continuity of care and management of risk factors. May train others.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  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 delivery systems, 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. Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software. Ability to read, write and speak both English and Spanish.

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 I - VALLEY METRO
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $17.50 - $18.50 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:  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. 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 require a certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence.
  • May require a Texas Motor Vehicle Safety Inspector license.
  • Requires a valid Texas Commercial driver’s license.
  • This position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA’s rules and regulations.

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 (4 FULL TIME NON-EXEMPT)
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: $19.00 - $20.50 Hourly

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:  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. 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:

  • Requires one certification 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 rules and regulations.

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 (4 FULL TIME NON-EXEMPT)
Location: Rio Grande City, TX
Salary: Starting ($13.00 to $14.00 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 (2 FULL TIME NON-EXEMPT)
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting ($14.75 - $15.75 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


Additional Resources

LRGVDC Application

Rio Grande Valley MPO Application