Career Opportunities

Top Work Places 2022 - 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.

TWDB Career Recruitment Fair

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

Voluntary Intern Job Vacancy Notice

University Career Fairs for February

Meet with HR staff and Hiring Managers regarding the various career opportunities available with the Texas Water Development Board.

University of Texas - El Paso
Engineering & Science
Friday, February 3, 2023
at 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Tomas Rivera Conference Center

University of Texas - San Antonio
Spring 2023 STEM Career Expo
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
at 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM
HEB Ballroom 1 & 2

University of Houston
Engineering Career Fair
Thursday, February 9, 2023
at 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
University of Houston Hilton Hotel

Texas A&M - Prairie View
All Majors / Day One
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
at 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Memorial Student Center Ballroom, 2nd Floor

Texas State University
Engineering Career Fair
Thursday, February 16, 2023
at 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
LBJ Student Center Ballrooms

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
TexMesonet Field Technician (Hydrologist I - II) 22-85 REVISED 11/18/2022 $3,081.34 - $4,337.27*
Regional Flood Planner (Planner III) 22-116R REPOST 11/18/2022 $4,023.17 - $5,100.00*
Water Resources Specialist or Water Resources Engineer (Engineering Specialist II-VI or Engineer I) 23-04 REVISED 12/20/2022 $3,293.42 - $5,625.00*
Revenue Accountant (Accountant IV) 23-05 10/04/2022 $3,520.33 - $4,800.00*
Communications Information and Administrative Specialist (Information Specialist III) 23-08 10/13/2022 $4,000.00 - $5,166.00*
Contract Specialist I-II 23-11 10/13/2022 $3,500.00 - $4,000.00*
Human Resources Team Lead (Human Resources Specialist IV-V) 23-15 11/07/2022 $3,763.17 - $5,833.34*
Water Conservation Specialist (Program Specialist III) 23-17 REVISED 11/14/2022 $4,166.67 - $4,375.00*
State Revolving Fund (SRF) Program Specialist (Program Specialist III - V) 23-19 REVISED 2023-01-24 $3,900.00 - $5,666.67*
Engineer/Engineer Reviewer (Engineer I-III/Project Manager II-III) 23-22 12/09/2022 $5,250.00 - $6,666.67*
State Revolving Fund (SRF) Program Specialist (Program Specialist III – V) 23-24 REVISED 2023-01-24 $3,900.00 - $5,666.67*
Engineer/Engineering Reviewer (Engineer I-III/Project Manager II-III) 23-25 12/19/2022 $5,250.00 - $6,500.00*
Scientific Programmer (Programmer III-IV) 23-27 12/19/2022 $6,065.75 - $7,500.00*
Budget Director (Director III) 23-28 12/09/2022 $6,999.25 - $9,583.33*
Auditor (Auditor III) 23-30 01/10/2023 $5,416.67
Purchaser III/IV 23-31 12/22/2022 $3,752.00 - $4,500.00*
Outlays Reviewer (Program Specialist II) 23-32 01/10/2023 $3,500.00 - $4,166.67*
Financial Examiner I 23-33 12/22/2022 $3,500.00
Financial Examiner II 23-35 12/27/2022 $4,416.67
Technology Administrative Assistant (Administrative Assistant V) 23-36 01/06/2023 $3,750.00 - $4,500.00*
Project Manager I/II (Engineering Reviewer) 23-37 REVISED 01/18/2023 $4,200.00 - $4,666.66*
Credit Analyst (Financial Analyst III) 23-39 01/06/2023 $4,917.00 - $5,492.01*
Flood Outreach Specialist (Program Specialist II-IV) 23-40 01/17/2023 $3,293.42 - $5,833.33*
Groundwater Scientist (Geoscientist II-IV/ Geologic Specialist II/ Hydrologist II-IV) 23-41 01/25/2023 $4,772.76 - $6,154.14*
Financial Reporting Accountant (Accountant V) 23-42 01/19/2023 $4,500.00 - $5,416.67*
Closed Positions
Job Title ID# Closed Date Salary/Mo
CWSRF Program Coordinator (Program Specialist III-V) 22-80 CLOSED 01/27/2023 $3,900.00 - $5,620.00*
Flood Mitigation Grant Coordinator (Grant Specialist II-IV) 22-107 CLOSED 11/18/2022 $4,332.00 - $6,667.00*
Data Meteorologist (Data Analyst III) 22-108 CLOSED 12/12/2022 $4,598.67 - $5,350.00*
Groundwater Modeler (Geoscientist II-IV/Geologic Spec II/ Hydrologist II-IV) 23-14 CLOSED 02/01/2023 $4,700.00 - $6,500.00*
GIS Elevation Mapping Specialist (Program Specialist VI) 23-16 CLOSED 01/11/2023 $6,000.00 - $6,500.00*
State Revolving Fund (SRF) Program Specialist (Program Specialist II) 23-20 INTERNAL ONLY
CLOSED 1/4/2023
$3,900.00 - $5,000.00*
Flood Reporting Coordinator (Data Analyst I-III) 23-23 CLOSED 01/20/2023 $3,562.00 - $5,758.34*
Database Administrator IV 23-29 CLOSED 01/31/2023 $5,784.00 - $7,500.00*
Financial Analyst III 23-34 PAR INTERNAL ONLY
CLOSED 1/17/2023
$4,917.00 - $5,750.00*

* 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.