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Thank 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 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.

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

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 WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED, except for TWDB internal job applicants.

Open Positions
Job Title ID# Status Salary/Mo
Team Lead (Data Analyst IV) 19-84R REVISED 05/14/2020 $4,917.00 - $6,250.00*
Senior Engineer (Engineer IV) 20-08 REVISED 05/12/2020 $5,800.00 - $6,500.00*
Regional Flood Planner (Planner II) 20-28 01/31/2020 $3,750.00 - $4,170.16*
Contract Specialist III 20-30 REVISED 04/30/2020 $3,520.34 - $4,170.00*
Manager of Flood Modeling (Manager V) 20-32 02/05/2020 $5,784.59 - $8,562.25*
Engineer (Engineer I-III) 20-34R REPOST 06/02/2020 $5,250.00 - $6,297.96*
Flood Coordinator (Program Specialist VI) 20-42 04/24/2020 $5,208.00 - $5,917.00*
Flood Mitigation Grant Coordinator (Grant Coordinator I-II) 20-43 05/11/2020 $4,333.00 - $4,956.00*
Senior Water Resources Engineer (Engineer V-VI) 20-44 05/15/2020 $5,784.58 - $8,562.25*
Water Resources Specialist or Water Resources Engineer (Engineering Specialist II-VI or Engineer I-III) 20-45 05/13/2020 $3,293.42 - $6,666.67*
Grant Coordination Liaison (Contract Specialist III) 20-48 04/24/2020 $3,520.34 - $4,633.00*
Engineering Reviewer (Engineer I-III) 20-49 REVISED 05/28/2020 $5,250.00 - $6,297.96*
Data Services Manager (Manager IV) 20-51 05/18/2020 $6,667.00 - $8,315.00*
Closed Positions
Job Title ID# Closed Date Salary/Mo
Help Desk Support (Systems Support Specialist I/II/III) 19-69R CLOSED 03/04/2020 $3,081.34 - $4,393.53*
Executive Assistant I 20-15R CLOSED 05/28/2020 $3,082.00 - $3,750.00*
Financial Analyst II 20-21 CLOSED 02/28/2020 $4,301.17 - $5,000.00*
Team Manager (Manager V) 20-23 CLOSED 02/07/2020 $5,784.59 - $6,900.00*
Accounts Payable Accountant (Accountant I / II) 20-25 CLOSED 06/03/2020 $2,595.34 - $3,895.00*
Data Analyst II 20-26 CLOSED 04/28/2020 $3,763.17 - $5,000.00*
Water Science & Conservation Program Specialist (Program Specialist II) 20-33 CLOSED 03/26/2020 $3,293.42 - $4,332.08*
Recorder Program Specialist (Natural Resources Specialist II) 20-36 CLOSED 04/30/2020 $3,360.00 - $3,590.39*
Flood Outreach Specialist (Program Specialist II/III) 20-40 CLOSED 05/19/2020 $3,293.42 – $4,500.00*
Flood Mapping GIS Specialist (Geographic Information Specialist II -III) 20-46 CLOSED 05/29/2020 $3,763.17 - $4,956.08*
Flood Mapping GIS Specialist (Geographic Information Specialist V) 20-47 CLOSED 06/04/2020 $5,784.59 - $6,488.50*

* Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications

Application Instruction

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

For any questions or concerns, please contact Human Resources by phone at (512) 475-2142 or via email:

Equal Employment Opportunity

The TWDB 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.

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.