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Welcome to the employment page of the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA).  Job postings are listed below and on the WorkInTexas website.

All applicants must submit a State of Texas Employment Application.  The application must be complete and thorough and include all education, compensation, reasons for leaving previous positions and other information. 

Completed applications for employment and other required or supporting documents can be submitted through WorkInTexas, mailed, hand-delivered, emailed or faxed to:

Texas Department of Agriculture (physical address)
Human Resources
1700 North Congress, 11th Floor
Austin, TX.  78701
Texas Department of Agriculture (mailing address)
Attention:  Human Resources
P.O. Box 12847
Austin, TX.  78711-2847

Email address:
Fax Number: 800-380-1574

Equal Employment Opportunity
The Texas Department of Agriculture is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age or disability. TDA provides accommodations for persons with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act.  If you need help with the employment process or require other accommodations, please contact the Human Resources office for assistance at (512) 463-7648.

Veterans and Former Foster Child Employment Preference
The Texas Department of Agriculture complies with the provisions of the veterans and former foster child employment preference acts. 

TDA participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
    * E-Verify Participation Poster (English)
    * E-Verity Participation Poster (Spanish)
    * Right to Work Poster (English)
    * Right to Work Poster (Spanish)

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TDA Job Postings

15-593-1 Administrative Assistant A11, $2,200-$2,400.00/MO San Juan TX
15-1001-1 Administrative Assistant A13, $2,550-$2,850.00/MO Austin TX
15-86-1R Agriculture and Consumer Protection Inspector B13, $2,800-$3,100.00/MO. Lubbock TX
15-131-1R Agriculture and Consumer Protection Inspector B13, $2,800-3,100.00/MO Houston TX
15-551-2R Commodity Distribution Specialist B19, $3,850-$4,150.00/MO. Austin TX
15-1019-1 Contract Specialist B19, $3,650-$3,850.00/MO Austin TX
15-55-1 Financial Services Program Specialist B17, $3,100-$3,500.00/MO. Austin TX
15-341-1 Inspector Road Station/Quarantine B13, $2,800-$3,100.00/MO. Houston TX
15-578-2R Program Review Specialist B19, $4,250-$4,650.00/MO. San Antonio TX
15-425-1 Research Specialist B20, $3,900-$4,250.00/MO. Austin TX
15-597-1 Technical Assistance Specialist B19, $4,250-4,650.00/MO San Antonio TX
15-611-3R Web Developer B23, $5,800-$6,200.00/MO. Austin TX
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