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Cultivate a Great Career with TDA!


Welcome to the employment page of the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA). We invite you to explore a career here at TDA, supporting a vital industry--Texas Agriculture! 

Working at TDA offers Connection, Cultivation, and Growth. At TDA, you'll have the opportunity to...

Connect... with people all over this great state. We have job openings from Lubbock to Brownsville, from El Paso to Houston, and beyond.

Cultivate... your skills. Agriculture is so much more than farming! Our offices need people with skills and backgrounds in marketing, STEM, IT, clerical work, grant preparation, policy, and more.

Grow... your career. TDA has positions ranging from entry-level to executive-level and everything in between. For many positions, experience can be substituted for education. We also offer paid internships.

Explore our job listings at TDA - CAPPS Careers

To view/apply to current TDA internal job postings available only to current TDA employees, please visit TDA - CAPPS Recruit.

Application Requirements

All applicants must submit a completed State of Texas application. At no time will a resume be accepted in lieu of a State of Texas application. In order to facilitate a review of your qualifications and application, please include all information requested, e.g. education, experience, previous compensation, reasons for leaving, and other information - do not leave any field blank. Completed applications for employment and other required or supporting documents can be submitted through TDA - CAPPS Careers.

Internal Job Postings: TDA - CAPPS Careers - Internal

All job postings close as of 11:59 PM (CST) on the closing date of the job.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO): The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (gender, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, disability, age, military status, genetic information or protected activity (retaliation). 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) 463-7423.

Military and Former Foster Child Employment Preference: The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) complies with the provisions of the military and former foster child employment preference acts. Please contact our Human Resources - Liaison (for veterans, military members, and their dependents) via phone at (512) 463-7423 or 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-Verify Participation Poster (Spanish) 
Right to Work Poster (English) 
Right to Work Poster (Spanish)

Contact HR

(512) 463-7423 or (512) 463-7780

Email address:

Mailing Address:
Human Resources
P.O. Box 12847
Austin, TX

Physical Address:
Human Resources
1700 North Congress
11h Floor
Austin, TX 78701

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