Current Job Opportunities & How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB).

Top Work Places 2023Employees 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, and 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. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship.

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

Career Opportunities

The TWDB uses the state's CAPPS online application system.

View and apply for current TWDB Career Opportunities

How to Apply

View the current job opportunities and select the job title you are interested in. To apply, select the "Apply" link found on the individual job requisition page.

First Time Applicants

If this is the first time you are applying using the CAPPS online job application, create an account and select a username and password. Please note that applicants must have their own email address to apply.

Returning Applicants

Already have a CAPPS online application? Sign into the CAPPS online application.

Create an Application

After your account is created, you can build a profile in the CAPPS online application. This will allow you to create an employment application to apply for TWDB jobs. See TWDB CAPPS online application FAQs for instructions.

Application Requirements

Only online applications via the CAPPS online application or Work In Texas are accepted for current job opportunities.

Foreign Credentials

Upload an evaluation of your coursework if you have obtained a degree(s) from a school outside of the United States; otherwise, we cannot give you credit for your degree.

Some organizations that provide evaluation services are:

Foreign Credential Services of America
1910 Justin Lane, Austin, TX 78757-2411
Phone: 512-459-8428
SpanTran: The Evaluation Company
2400 Augusta Drive, Suite 451 Houston, TX 77057
Phone: 713-266-8805
Global Credential Evaluators, Inc.
P.O. Box 9203 College Station, TX 77842
Phone: 512-528-0908

View and apply for current TWDB Career Opportunities

After Your Application is Submitted

After you have submitted an application in the CAPPS online application, you will receive a confirmation email from the application system acknowledging your application submission.

Check Application Status

You can view the status of your application in the CAPPS online application when you log into the application system. Due to our high volume of phone calls, we highly recommend you monitor your application in the CAPPS online application system.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Texas Water Development Board does not discriminate on the 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

Males born on or after January 1, 1960, 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.


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.

If you have questions, comments or require additional assistance, please contact Human Resources by phone at (512) 475-2142 or via email.