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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:
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. Please contact our Human Resources-Veterans Liaison at (512)463-9305, by fax at (800)380-1559 or by email at for assistance.

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

Job Number Job Title Salary Location Closing Date
16-623-1R Agriculture and Consumer Protection Inspector B13, $2,850-$3,100.00/MO. Dallas/Dallas Co. TX 2/25/2016
16-140-1R Case Preparation Officer B19, $3,550-3,825.00/MO. Austin TX 2/19/2016
16-1016-4R Food and Nutrition Data Analyst B20, $4,302-$4-800.00/MO. Austin TX 2/19/2016
16-548-2R Food and Nutrition Data Reporting Specialist B17, $3,100-$3,475.00/MO Austin TX 2/23/2016
16-1021-3R Food and Nutrition Marketing & Outreach Specialist B20, $4,050-$4,300.00/MO Austin TX 2/23/2016
16-184-1R Food and Nutrition Training Development Specialist (Internal Posting) B20, $4,356 - $4,658.00/MO. Austin TX 2/12/2016
16-356-1 Hearings Clerk (Internal Posting) A14, $3,100-$3,291.66/MO Austin TX 2/16/2016
16-16-1 Information Security Officer B23, $5800-$6,200.00/MO B25, $6,200-$6,800.00/MO Austin TX 2/23/2016
16-900-1 Intern - Executive Office Unpaid Austin TX
16-369-3R IT Quality Assurance Programmer/Analyst B18, $3,300-$3,500/MO B20,$4,000-$4,300/MO B22,$4,302-$5,000/MO Austin TX 2/26/2016
16-79-1R Lead for Information Technology Operations B24, $6,200-6,500.00/MO Austin TX 2/18/2016
16-35-1 Payroll Officer B19/B21, $3,750-$5,000.00/MO. Austin TX 2/24/2016
16-502-1R Seed Analyst B15, $2,800-$2,900.00/MO. Giddings TX 2/18/2016
16-510-3R Software Developer B23, $5,800-$6,200.00/MO. Austin TX 2/18/2016
16-737-2R Systems Administrator B22, $4,700-$5,000.00/MO Austin TX 2/18/2016
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