Career Opportunities

Top Work Places 2021 - Austin American StatesmanThank you for your interest in employment with the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB). Employees of the TWDB enjoy excellent benefits along with an incredible opportunity to do important work and make a positive difference for the state of Texas. We endorse telecommuting and hybrid workplace plans, in addition to other flexible work alternatives. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), flexible spending, flexible work hours so you can have a work/life balance and much more! We encourage you to apply for positions that match your qualifications.

Licensed Engineering candidates external to TWDB will be eligible to receive a $5,000 recruitment bonus if selected.

Voluntary Intern Job Vacancy Notice

General Job Posting

Don't see a job you like? Submit a general State of Texas Application for the position below for current or future consideration. Resumes with the referenced ID# below will additionally be accepted prior to application; however a State of Texas Application is required prior to any scheduled job interview.

23-GEN - TWDB General Position - Open and salary/month varies.

Current Job Listings

In order to view the entire job posting requirements, please click on the job title for each posting. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship.

All applications for employment with the TWDB must be submitted via email to or in Work In Texas prior to the job posting closing. PAPER and FAX APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED, with the exception of those from TWDB internal job applicants.

See "How to apply" for further application instructions. For any questions or concerns, please contact Human Resources by phone at (512) 475-2142 or via email:

Open Positions
Job Title ID# Status Salary/Mo
Engineer/Engineer Reviewer (Engineer I/Project Manager II) Full-time & Part-time opportunity available 22-05 09/27/2021 $5,000.00 - $5,250.00* **
Desalination/Reuse Engineer (Engineering Specialist II-IV/ Engineer II-IV) 22-79 05/20/2022 $4,166.67 - $6,000*
CWSRF Program Coordinator (Program Specialist III-V) 22-80 05/20/2022 $3,900.00 - $5,620.00*
Water Resources Engineer (Engineer IV or Project Manager III) 22-83 REVISED 07/28/2022 $5,258.67 - $6,916.67*
TexMesonet Field Technician (Hydrologist I - II) 22-85 REVISED 07/25/2022 $3,081.34 - $4,337.27*
Engineering Reviewer (Project Manager I - II) 22-86 06/10/2022 $4,200.00 - $4,666.66*
Executive Assistant I 22-89R REPOST 08/15/2022 $3,500.00 - $4,200.00*
IT Data Services Data Analyst (Data Analyst IV) 22-95 07/08/2022 $5,800.00 - $6,667.00*
Texas Water Data Hub Administrator (Data Analyst IV) 22-102 07/22/2022 $4,917.00 - $6,666.67*
Coastal Modeler (Hydrologist IV) 22-104 07/28/2022 $4,598.67 - $6,250.00*
Flood Mitigation Grant Coordinator (Grant Specialist II-IV) 22-107 08/03/2022 $4332.00 - $6,667.00*
Data Meteorologist (Data Analyst III) 22-108 08/01/2022 $4,598.67 - $5,350.00*
Flood Mapping GIS Specialist (Geographic Information Specialist II) 22-109 07/28/2022 $3,763.17 - $5,087.08*
Budget Director (Director III) 22-111 08/03/2022 $6,999.25 - $9,583.33*
Water Use Survey Research Specialist (Research Specialist II) 22-112 08/09/2022 $3,081.33 - 4,500.00*
IT Project Manager (Project Manager II) 22-114 08/10/2022 $4,301.17 - $5,833.33*
Regional Flood Planner (Planner II) 22-116 REVISED 09/22/2022 $4,000.00 - $4,328.12*
Assistant Application Development Manager (Manager III) 22-118 08/22/2022 $7,000.00 - $7,916.67*
Regional Water Planner (Planner III) 22-119 REVISED 08/31/2022 $4,023.17 - $4,750.00*
Recorder Program Specialist (Hydrologist I) 22-121 08/24/2022 $3,750.00
NFIP State Coordinator (Manager II-III) 23-01 09/14/2022 $5,900.00 - $7,000.00*
Help Desk Support Specialist (Systems Support Specialist II/III) 23-02 09/30/2022 $3,543.00 - $4,467.00*
Payroll Accountant (Accountant V) 23-03 09/26/2022 $4,023.17 - $6,000.00*
Water Resources Specialist or Water Resources Engineer (Engineering Specialist II-VI or Engineer I) 23-04 10/05/2022 $3,293.42 - $5,625.00*
Revenue Accountant (Accountant IV) 23-05 10/04/2022 $3,520.33 - $4,800.00*
Closed Positions
Job Title ID# Closed Date Salary/Mo
Financial Analyst I 21-67R CLOSED 05/09/2022 $4,166.66 - $4,416.66*
Engineer (Engineer I-III) / Engineering Reviewer (Project Manager II-III)Full-time & Part-time opportunity available 21-70R CLOSED 09/30/2022 $5,250.00 - $6,500.00* **
Recorder Program Specialist (Natural Resources Specialist II) 22-69 CLOSED 06/16/2022 $3,625.66
Geographic Information Systems Programmer (Programmer III) 22-87 CLOSED 09/09/2022 $6,065.75 - $7,033.33*
Groundwater Modeler (Geoscientist IV-V) 22-117 CLOSED 09/26/2022 $6,000.00 - $6,750.00*
BRACS Manager (Manager II or III) 22-120 CLOSED 09/26/2022 $6,000.00 - $6,666.67*

* Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
** Part-time salaries will be prorated and based upon scheduled hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Texas Water Development Board does not discriminate on basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, or disability in employment or provision of services, programs, or activities.

Americans with Disabilities

The TWDB is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits of employment, please contact the Human Resources Division for assistance at (512) 475-2142. Deaf and hard of hearing applicants may contact our office via Relay Texas at 1-800-735-2989 (TTY/TDD).

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.


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.