Employment Opportunities

CASE MANAGER I - HEALTH COACH - HHS

INSTRUCTOR I - REGIONAL POLICE ACADEMY

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT I - RIO GRANDE VALLEY EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION DISTRICT

PROJECT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST I - VALLEY METRO

MANAGER I - ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - VALLEY METRO

ACCOUNTANT II

VEHICLE DRIVER I - NON-CDL - VALLEY METRO (FULL-TIME POSITIONS: WESLACO - 8 / RIO GRANDE CITY - 1)

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE III – HOUSING NAVIGATOR - AAA & HHS

INVENTORY SPECIALIST I - BUSINESS OPERATIONS

PLANNER I - PLANNING & MOBILITY - VALLEY METRO

CASE MANAGER I - CARE COORDINATION - AAA & HHS (WESLACO - 1 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)

CASE MANAGER I - CARE COORDINATION - AAA & HHS (HARLINGEN - 1 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)

CASE MANAGER I - BENEFIT COUNSELOR - AAA & HHS (WESLACO)

CASE MANAGER I - BENEFIT COUNSELOR - AAA & HHS (HARLINGEN)

PURCHASER I - BUSINESS OPERATIONS

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

CASE MANAGER I - CAREGIVER SUPPORT COORDINATION - 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)



CASE MANAGER I - HEALTH COACH - HHS
Location: Servicing the RGV TRI-County Area
Salary: Starting $31,000 - $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



INSTRUCTOR I - REGIONAL POLICE ACADEMY
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $36,976, TO $58,399,(Exempt) (Final Salary Based Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Provides instruction of basic peace officer certification courses and other in-service training as required for the LRGVDC’s Regional Police Training Center and Academy. Instruct basic police officer courses for the regional council’s Police Academy; Develops course outlines, lesson plans, instructional aids; Provides classroom instruction; Conducts and reviews written examinations; Demonstrates physical tactics and fitness requirements; Provide instruction for in-service training schools as needed through the region; Assist in the scheduling of the academy and in implementing in-service training course work which meet state requirements; Prepares and distributes necessary materials related to academy class work.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Law enforcement principles and practices; and effective teaching and learning techniques. Knowledge of computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations. Skill & ability to demonstrate proficiency in both oral and written communications; schedule police academy training courses; develop and maintain effective working relationships with regional council employees, police office trainees, and local and state law enforcement agencies and officials.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:  Associate degree in Criminal Justice or a related field, plus at least two years of experience in teaching; or high school graduate, or its equivalent, and at least five years of experience as a peace officer or jailer; Education and experience may be substituted for one another.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND STANDARDS REQUIRED:  Active & Current TCOLE Peace Office License, TCOLE Instructor Certification & Valid Texas Driver’s License.

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




Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $36,976, TO $58,399,(Exempt) (Final Salary Based Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES: 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND STANDARDS REQUIRED: 

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



EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT I - RIO GRANDE VALLEY EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION DISTRICT
Location: Weslaco, TX
Salary: $36,976 - $58,399 (Final Salary Based Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs complex (journey-level) professional assistance work for an executive. Work involves coordinating high-level administrative operations of an agency or division including managing the day-to-day activities of an executive(s). Ensure all administrative duties and initiatives under the Rio Grande Valley Emergency Communication District are performed and executed with high quality and in a timely manner for the Board of Managers and leadership of the district. May provide guidance and supervise the work of others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge of accepted business practices and procedures; of applicable rules, regulations, and policies; and of related legislative and legal practices and procedures. Skill in the operations of computers and applicable software, & in the use of office equipment. Ability to handle high-level administrative issues, to analyze and solve work-related problems, to communicate effectively, and to provide guidance and supervise the work of others. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred. Experience in a technical program area and administration management. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business administration or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another. Any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, may be considered.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE: 

  • Valid/Current Texas Driver’s License
  • Required to be registered, certified, or licensed in a specialty area

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



PROJECT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST I - VALLEY METRO
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: $42,244 - $55,602 (Final Salary Based Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) project management specialist work in the areas of mobility management. Work involves coordinating the planning and initiation of projects at various levels of completion; monitoring the progress and schedule of projects; and communicating with project stakeholders, management, and other relevant parties. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge of project management theories and practices; of project costing, estimating; of systems and procedures used to evaluate project performance; and of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to the administration of the Enhanced Mobility of Seniors & Individuals with Disabilities - Section 5310 program. Skill in project management, scheduling, and estimating; and in the use of a computer and applicable software, and/or indicators of program performance. Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions, to assess project-related information and develop plans to address identified issues, to demonstrate negotiation and facilitation skills, to identify project risks, to prepare reports and charts, and to communicate effectively. Experience in project management in relevant areas of project assignment. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework a field relevant to assignment is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE: 

  • Valid/Current Texas Driver’s License
  • Required to be registered, certified, or licensed in a transit area

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



MANAGER I - ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - VALLEY METRO
Location: 510 S Pleasantview Dr, Weslaco, TX
Salary: $55,000 - $68,000 (Final Salary Based Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) managerial work administering the daily operations and activities of transit agency’s business function, division, or department. Work involves establishing goals and objectives; developing guidelines, procedures, rules, and regulations; developing schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving established goals; coordinating and evaluating business function, division, or department activities; developing and evaluating budget, requests; and monitoring budget expenditures. Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others. Provides technical assistance to subcontractors and federal, state, and local governments. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to a business function, division, or department; and of the principles and practices of public administration and management. Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems; and in operating computers and applicable computer software. Ability to manage business function, division, or department activities; to establish goals and objectives; to devise solutions to administrative problems; to develop and evaluate administrative policies and procedures; to prepare reports; to communicate effectively; and to plan, assign, and supervise the work of others. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE: 

  • May be required to be registered, certified, or licensed in a transit area
  • Valid/Current Texas 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



ACCOUNTANT II
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $32,976 TO $52,045 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) accounting work. Work involves maintaining, preparing, posting, and balancing accounting and financial statements, records, documents, or reports. May specialize in some phase of accounting work such as federal funds accounting, property and equipment control, cost, payroll, budgeting, or bond servicing. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Prepares financial statements, reports, schedules, and exhibits; prepares and/or processes general journal entries; and prepares and/or processes payment, cash, purchase, travel, and related vouchers. Prepares periodic analyses of fund balances and expenditures, and prepares technical reports on payroll, estimates, cost data, and budget items. Audits accounting and financial documents for accuracy and compliance with departmental policies and procedures and state and federal statutes. Approves purchase order requests independently. Classifies, codes, posts, and balances financial and accounting documents and records. Receives cash, prepares deposit slips, and maintains cash control records. Researches and reconciles discrepancies in accounts, or appropriation balances; and reports findings. Reviews agency accounting records, such as expenditure, fund, appropriation, expense and revenue collection records, and ensures agency assets are accounted for properly. May recommend improvements, adaptations, or revisions to the accounting system and accompanying procedures. May check and audit timekeeping records for compliance with established standards. Performs related work as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  Familiarity with accounting and financial operations. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of: generally accepted accounting principles and procedures affecting the maintenance of accounting records and automated accounting systems. Skill in use of office equipment, computers, and associated software applications. Ability to interpret and apply accounting theory; to work accurately with numerical detail; to analyze, consolidate, and interpret accounting data; and to communicate effectively.

REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION, OR LICENSURE: 

  • May require registration, certification, or license in a specialty area
  • Valid/Current Texas Driver’s License

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 (FULL-TIME POSITIONS: WESLACO - 8 / RIO GRANDE CITY - 1)
Location: Weslaco, TX and Rio Grande City, 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



CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE III – HOUSING NAVIGATOR - AAA & HHS
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $30,000-$33,000 (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 and/or state services. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Responds to customer inquiries and maintains customer accounts according to specific guidelines and procedures. Reviews and comments on policies and procedures and standards for housing and other transitional support services. Identify and pursue opportunities for systematic change in order to increase housing opportunities for the elderly and individuals with disabilities. Outreach to community-based organizations, housing resources, and service providers to identify new and existing housing opportunities. Work collaboratively with other agencies to develop affordable housing opportunities for elderly and individuals with disabilities. Communicates with the public in person, by telephone, by e-mail or regular correspondence, by fax, or over the Internet. 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:  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.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Valid/ Current Texas Driver's License

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



INVENTORY SPECIALIST I - BUSINESS OPERATIONS
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $24,910 TO $36,571 (Non-Exempt) (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) inventory work; Maintains Inventory files pertaining to Machinery and Equipment, Buildings, and other structures; monitoring inventory operations for compliance with established procedures; Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Maintains accounting records of purchases, assigns inventory numbers to items, and maintains inventory and stock control records. Maintains Inventory files and prepare reports for Business Operations and other departments such as Finance Department and Executive Office. Conducts (Periodically) physical inventory count and Reconcile with Inventory Books Prepares estimates of supplies and merchandise needs, and approves requests for replenishing supplies and merchandise. Compiles and maintains an inventory database including pictures of machinery and equipment, buildings, and other inventory at managements discretion. Properly disposes of surplus property, and arranges and rotates if necessary. May assist and review requisitions and purchase orders. May assist with building and facility operations, including stocking and issuing materials, equipment, supplies, merchandise, or other inventory. (Board room technologies, IT support, telephone/fax system, lawn care, janitorial, pest control, and other general building repair/maintenance). May assist with receiving of inventory or shipments and the loading and unloading of facility equipment, stock, and merchandise. May assist with vendors to secure competitive pricing for equipment and other stock. Performs related work as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  May require doing fieldwork with exposure to outdoor conditions and travel, as necessary. May require lifting of inventory weighing more than 40 pounds at times with the use of safe lifting practices (i.e.: team lifting, assisted lifting using dolly, etc.).

QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge of inventory practices, methods, and procedures. Skill in the use of office equipment, computers, and associated software applications. Ability to transfer inventory from one location to another, and review inventory policy for compliance. Experience in Accounting or Inventory Control preferred. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Valid/ Current Texas Driver's License

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 I - PLANNING & MOBILITY - VALLEY METRO
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $36,976 - $38,976 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs entry-level planning and research work. Work involves developing local, regional, or state zoning, urban, transportation, emergency management, or site plans and programs; preparing implementation plans; and monitoring policies and procedures. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Collects, organizes, and analyzes data required in the development of plans or program(s). Participates in technical, policy, and interagency planning meetings. Reviews and evaluates planning material for contractual compliance. Reviews plans, proposals, and studies. Prepares reports and makes presentations. Research federal and state regulations. Researches and analyzes local, state, and national trends; policy issues; and proposed legislation, regulations, or rules to determine impact; and makes recommendations. Provides technical planning assistance to the general public; developers; contractors; and local, regional, or state entities. Coordinate Regional Transportation Plan efforts. Consults and communicates with other departments, agencies, and civic groups. Conducts field and telephone surveys. Conducts planning studies such as feasibility studies or master plans. Develops short-range and long-range local and statewide plans, projects, or programs. Assists in developing policies, rules, regulations, guidelines program, procedures budgets and trainings for implementing plans or programs and measuring progress. Assists with preparing and monitoring performance measures. Assists in monitoring 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. Provide training or technical assistance in program area (s). Performs other such related duties as may be assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:  Experience in planning and research work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in city or regional planning, economics, business or public administration, political science, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of government organization and administration; and of principles, objectives, and procedures of governmental planning, programming, and research. Skill in the use of a computer and applicable software, in applying statistical tools to data, in preparing reports, and in collecting and analyzing demographics and statistics. Ability to evaluate planning material, to conduct research, to communicate effectively, and to train others.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Valid/ Current Texas Driver's License

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 (WESLACO - 1 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
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.

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 (HARLINGEN - 1 FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT)
Location: 1501 N 28TH St, Ste.A2, Harlingen, TX 78550
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.

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 - BENEFIT COUNSELOR - AAA & HHS (WESLACO)
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting $31,000-$33,000

DUTIES:  Provides routine (journey-level) case management work as a benefit counselor. 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 limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Interviews and screens clients or authorized representatives to gather information to assess individual service needs. Develops and implements services to meet clients’ needs. Provides ongoing case management and serves as a liaison between clients, client families, and service providers. Assists in identifying problem areas, service gaps, and areas that are barriers to services for clients. Complete certification training for Benefit Counselor I and II in order to carry out the necessary functions as specified by the Legislature. Assists in disseminating 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. Assists and 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, notes, and prepares reports utilizing the State reporting system. Adheres to applicable federal/state regulations including, but not limited to, laws related to client confidentiality, release of information, and HIPPA requirements. 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.

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 - BENEFIT COUNSELOR - AAA & HHS (HARLINGEN)
Location: 1501 N 28TH St, Ste.A2, Harlingen, TX 78550
Salary: Starting $31,000-$33,000

DUTIES:  Provides routine (journey-level) case management work as a benefit counselor. 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 limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Interviews and screens clients or authorized representatives to gather information to assess individual service needs. Develops and implements services to meet clients’ needs. Provides ongoing case management and serves as a liaison between clients, client families, and service providers. Assists in identifying problem areas, service gaps, and areas that are barriers to services for clients. Complete certification training for Benefit Counselor I and II in order to carry out the necessary functions as specified by the Legislature. Assists in disseminating 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. Assists and 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, notes, and prepares reports utilizing the State reporting system. Adheres to applicable federal/state regulations including, but not limited to, laws related to client confidentiality, release of information, and HIPPA requirements. 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.

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



PURCHASER I - BUSINESS OPERATIONS
Location: 301 W Railroad St, Weslaco, TX
Salary: Starting pay $27,840 - $35,819 (Exempt)
(Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education & Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs entry-level purchasing and procurement work. Work involves purchasing and procuring commodities, equipment, and services using guidelines, rules, policies, and laws. Works underclose supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Requisitions and orders merchandise, supplies, and equipment using guidelines, rules, policies and laws. Prepares, reviews, and tracks purchase orders. Prepares and reviews bids and orders to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications. Prepares and distributes bid invitations to vendors. Reviews and tabulates bids and orders to determine lowest and best bids or bids that provide best value. Audits invoices and checks for accuracy, receipt of material, and compliance with purchase orders. Tracks the status of requisitions and purchase orders. Processes receipts of purchases. Maintains and reviews various purchasing and procurement reports and records and maintains files. Assists with emergency purchases. Assists with tracking and receival of new inventory as well as disposal of assets. Assists with determining operational minimum and maximum inventory levels. Assists with negotiating settlement complaints and resolving disputes. Assists in monitoring legal and regulatory requirements pertaining to purchasing and procurement. Performs related work as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  May require doing fieldwork with exposure to outdoor conditions and travel, as necessary. May require lifting of inventory weighing more than 40 pounds at times with the use of safe lifting practices (i.e.: team lifting, assisted lifting using dolly, etc.).

QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge of: purchasing and procurement methods and procedures, of State of Texas and Federal procurement principles and practices, of assigned commodities and products on the open market, of supply sources, and of the principles of business administration and accounting. Knowledge shall include procurement negotiation of goods and services, administration, negotiation and execution of State and Federal contracts as well as non-governmental contracts. Working knowledge of the procurement policies and rules of governmental agencies that work with and provide oversight to LRGVDC programs. Knowledge of US Department of Transportation 49 CFR Parts 23 and 26, Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in Department of Transportation Program as well as TxDOT DBE Program, and other established laws and regulations pertinent to the procurement of tangible goods, equipment and services. Familiarity with State of Texas HUB program. Skill in: the operations of computers and applicable software, & in the use of office equipment. Ability to: establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizen groups, service providers, vendors, state and local government officials, and the general public; demonstrate proficiency in both oral and written communication; identify problems, analyze data, and develop workable solutions; interpret and communicate to others applicable rules, regulations, and guidelines; apply planning techniques, perform arithmetical computations, to evaluate bids, to develop methods and procedures for locating supply sources, to maintain a system of record keeping, to maintain effective working relationships with vendors and suppliers, and to communicate effectively. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is preferred.

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



CASE MANAGER I - CAREGIVER SUPPORT COORDINATION - HHS
Location: 1501 N. 28TH St., Ste A2, Harlingen, TX 78550
Salary: Starting $31,000 - $33,000 (Final Salary Commensurate Upon Education/Experience)

DUTIES:  Performs routine (journey-level) case management work. Work involves implementing the organization’s case management program that also includes developing and maintaining short-term contact with clients, client families, and service providers for social and related service needs. 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 needs and identify appropriate services to meet identified needs. Develops a comprehensive service plan based on client needs, monitors service delivery, reassesses appropriateness, and continuation of services at various intervals. Coordinates service provider and program activities to address the 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. Maintains case history, progress notes, and prepares reports. Adheres to applicable federal/state regulations including, but not limited to, laws related to client confidentiality, release of information, and HIPPA requirements. May assist in preparing and conducting presentations and orientations. 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.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  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.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:

  • Valid/ Current Texas Driver's License

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