Employment Opportunities

CONTRACT TECHNICIAN II - AAA & HHS

CASE MANAGER I - CARE COORDINATION - AAA & HHS

PLANNER (VISTA INTERN) - COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE II - IR&A - HHS

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE I - VALLEY METRO - DISPATCHER/SCHEDULER (2)

MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN II - VALLEY METRO - MAINTENANCE

VEHICLE DRIVER I - VALLEY METRO

VEHICLE DRIVER II - VALLEY METRO (MULTIPLE)



CONTRACT TECHNICIAN II - AAA & HHS
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $30,000-$33,000

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) contract assistance and review work. Work involves preparing and reviewing contract material, verifying billings for fiscal accuracy and completeness, and preparing reports on contract development and management. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Provides assistance in the development and preparation of contracts and amendments. Provides assistance to contract agency staff on eligibility, policy, documentation, and billing procedures. Provides contract agencies with changes in eligibility criteria and forms. Reviews contracts and related amendments and verifies that contract data meets legal and fiscal requirements. Reviews contract agency error reports and provides corrective action training. Reviews contract plan changes, amendments, and renewals to ensure correctness and adherence to procedural requirements. Maintains expenditure ledgers and statistical information on each contract agency and prepares status reports. Maintains contract file information and/or enters contract data into contract management database. Visits contract agencies to review the completeness of eligibility documentation, fee policies, and attendance records to ensure compliance with eligibility policies and procedures. Prepares reports to contract agencies reflecting the findings of eligibility reviews. Gathers and reviews statistical information and compiles reports and charts reflecting the status of the contract activity. Assists contract agencies in resolving billing problems.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  Experience in contract review or procurement 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 office practices and administrative procedures, and of contract management policies and procedures.
Skill in the use of standard office equipment and software.
Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret technical information; to make arithmetical computations and tabulations; to identify problems and plan corrective actions; to prepare and submit reports; to derive information from observations and interviews; to understand and follow instructions; to interpret policies and procedures; to gather specific data from documentation systems; and to communicate effectively.

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
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $30,000-$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



PLANNER (VISTA INTERN) - COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Apply here: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=83524



CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE II - IR&A - HHS
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $26,332 - $31,000

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 caller inquiries related to information concerning aging and disability related programs, services, and supports. Collects and maintains accurate records of caller requests using the client management system. Refers individuals that are in need with Medicare issues to appropriate Area Agency staff. Assists in the maintenance of the virtual library of resources. 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. 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.

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. Knowledge of 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.

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



CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE I - VALLEY METRO - DISPATCHER/SCHEDULER
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Position: 2 Vacancies to fill
Salary: Starting $23,781 to $28,080 (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 transit information and/or services as it relates to Mobility Management. Organizes specified activities of the transit program, which includes scheduling and dispatching passenger trips and all modes of transit services. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

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

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE:

  • May require certification in risk management, insurance, safety management, or a related area of specialization.
  • May be required to be registered, certified, or licensed in a transit area.
  • Valid/Current Texas Driver's License.
  • This position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA's49 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



MOTOR VEHICLE TECHNICIAN II - VALLEY METRO - MAINTENANCE
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $17.00 - $18.00 Per Hour (Final salary commensurate upon education and/or experience)

DUTIES:  Performs entry-level motor vehicle maintenance and repair work. Work involves repairing or replacing worn or broken parts; performing preventive maintenance activities; and servicing motor vehicle equipment and related gasoline, diesel, or alternative fuel engine-powered equipment. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  Experience in motor vehicle maintenance and repair work. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent, supplemented by technical courses in motor vehicle maintenance and repair, is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of motor vehicle maintenance, of repair techniques, and of safety practices and principles.
Skill in the use of tools and equipment.
Ability to follow instructions, to make repairs, and to use tools and equipment.
The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE:

  • May be required to be registered, certified, or licensed in a transit area.
  • Valid/Current Texas CDL Class B Driver's License.
  • This position is classified as a safety sensitive position in accordance with FTA's 49 CFR Part 40.

DEADLINE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)
ATTN: Eddie Reyes, 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
Location: Rio Grande City, TX
Salary: Starting ($11.00 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 (MULTIPLE FULL TIME OPENINGS AVAILABLE)
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting ($12.75 - $13.75 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