Career Opportunities

Employees of the Texas Water Development Board enjoy excellent benefits along with an incredible opportunity to do important work and make a positive difference for the state of Texas.  Thank you for your interest in employment with the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB).  We encourage you to apply for positions that match your qualifications.

All external postings will be suspended until further notice.  External candidate applications will not be accepted at this time.  Please check back or contact TWDB Human Resources for more information.

The TWDB will be at the STEM Internship Fair. For information on voluntary internship opportunities, please visit voluntary internship opportunities.

Current Job Listings

In order to view the entire job posting requirements, please click on the job title for each posting.

Job Title ID# Status Monthly Salary Location
Financial Analyst II 17-07R HOLD 01/31/2017 $4,302.00 – $4,584.00* Austin
Groundwater Modeler/GIS Analyst (Hydrologist I, II, III or Geoscientist I, II, III) 17-10 CLOSED 11/18/2016 $4,750.00 - $5,250.00 Austin
Hydrographic Survey Analyst (Hydrologist II) 17-19 CLOSED 01/26/2017 $3,520.34 - $4,300.00 Austin
CWSRF Program Coordinator (Program Specialist V) 17-20 HOLD 01/31/2017 $4,024.00 - $4,956.00 Austin
Administrative Assistant V 17-23R HOLD 01/31/2017 $3,082.00 - $3,200.00 Austin
Flood Grants Specialist III (Program Specialist III) 17-24 HOLD 01/31/2017 $3,520.34 - $4,416.67 Austin
Executive Assistant I 17-26 CLOSED 01/02/2017 $3,081.34 - $4,000.00 Austin
Systems Analyst IV 17-27 HOLD 01/31/2017 $4,301.17 - $5,808.67 Austin
Systems Support Specialist IV (Help Desk) 17-28 CLOSED 01/27/2017 $3,520.34 - $4,400.00 Austin
Purchaser IV/V 17-29 CLOSED 01/09/2017 $3,293.42 – $4,956.00* Austin
Contract Specialist III 17-32 HOLD 01/31/2017 $3,520.34 – $4,260.78* Austin
Planner II
17-33 Open (INTERNAL ONLY) 02/07/2017 $3,520.34 – $4,750.00 Austin

* Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
** Applicants who have already applied prior to this revision will remain in the applicant pool for consideration.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship.

Application Instruction

All TWDB job postings require a State of Texas Application. For further details on "How to apply".

All State of Texas Applications must be submitted to TWDB Human Resources in Austin at the address below via mail, hand delivery, fax to (512) 463-7644, via email at or via Work in Texas. For any questions or concerns, please contact Human Resources by phone at (512) 475-2142 or via email:

Physical Address:
Texas Water Development Board - Human Resources Division
1700 North Congress, Suite #670
Austin, Texas 78701

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13231
Austin, Texas 78711-3231

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY.  The Texas Water Development Board is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), TWDB will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you require special accommodations during the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Division for assistance at (512) 475-2142. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.

E-VERIFY. TWDB participates in E-Verify! Information from each new employee's Form I-9 will be provided to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to confirm work authorization.

SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION.  Selective Service Registration: Males born on or after January 1, 1960, between the ages of 18-25, will be required to present proof of Selective Service Registration on the first day of employment or proof of exemption from Selective Service registration requirement.  Online registration and proof of registration is available on the Selective Service System's website.