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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.  The Texas Department of Agriculture accepts applications by email, fax, mail, or hand delivered to our central office in Austin, Texas. 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 WorkInTexas, mailed, hand-delivered, emailed or faxed.         

State of Texas Application: Word Version                                                                         
State of Texas Application: PDF Version

All job postings close as of 5pm(CST) on the closing date of the job.

Physical Address:
Texas Department of Agriculture Human Resources
1700 North Congress, 11th Floor
Austin, TX  78701

Mailing Address:
Texas Department of Agriculture                                                                             
Attention: Human Resources                                                                                                 
P.O. Box 12847 Austin, TX  78711-2847
Email address:   TDAJobs@TexasAgriculture.gov
Fax  Number: 1-800-380-1574


How to Apply for Internships

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) 463-7454.

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) 463-7454, by fax at (800) 380-1559 or by email at TDAJobs@TexasAgriculture.gov 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)

Thank you for your interest in employment with TDA.

Contact HR

Phone #:

(512) 463-7454

Email address: 


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Mailing Address:

Attention: Human Resources

PO Box 12847

Austin, TX 78711-2847

Physical Address:

TDA Human Resources

1700 North Congress, 11th Floor

Austin, TX  78701


How to Apply for Internships

TDA Job Postings

Job Number Job Title Salary Location Closing Date
21-1047-4R Administrative Review Specialist - Trainee (School Operations Section) B18, $4,356.25/MO Austin, Fort Worth, Lubbock or San Juan TX 4/26/2021
21-632-1R Agriculture & Consumer Protection Inspector B13, $3,112.33/MO. Bastrop, Hays, Travis or Williamson County TX 4/19/2021
21-318-1R Assistant/Deputy General Counsel - Ethics Officer B25, $5,975-$7,100.00/MO.; B27, $7,600-$8,100.00/MO. Austin TX 4/19/2021
21-137-1 Contract Specialist (Internal Posting – Open to Current TDA Employees Only) B19, $4,356.25-$4,530.00/MO. Austin TX 4/16/2021
21-542-1R Coordinator for USDA Foods Ordering & Operations B23, $5,300-$5,800.00/MO Austin TX 4/27/2021
21-904-1 Intern - Communications (2 Positions Available) A07, $2,150.00/MO. Austin TX 4/16/2021
21-911-1 Intern - Legal Services A07, $2,150.00/MO. Austin TX 4/16/2021
21-910-1 Intern - Legal Services (Enforcement) A07, $2,150.00/MO. Austin TX 4/16/2021
21-920-1 Intern - Trade & Business Development - Accounting A07, $2,150.00/MO. Austin TX 4/16/2021
21-918-1 Intern - Trade & Business Development - Marketing A07, $2,150.00/MO. Austin TX 4/16/2021
21-919-1 Intern - Trade & Business Developmetn - CDBG A07, $2,150.00/MO. Austin TX 4/16/2021
21-417-2R Program Improvement Data Analytics Management Specialist B24, $5,500-$6,000.00/MO. Austin TX 4/22/2021