Nueces River Authority

Jobs & Contract Opportunities

Operator Systems: Certified Water/Wastewater Operator

The Nueces River Authority has current openings for all levels of license water/wastewater operators.  Successful candidates will be full-time employees and assigned to one or more systems at various locations in rural areas within the Basin of the Nueces River. The Nueces River Authority offers regional leading compensation packages, excellent benefits, a vehicle for conducting work activities, and opportunities for career advancement.

Minimum qualifications – TCEQ certification in water and/or wastewater operations, and experience in utility operations and repairs.  Applications may be obtained by calling 830-278-6810 or emailing

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The Nueces River Authority (NRA) is seeking energetic, motivated, applicants for the position of Planner.  The successful applicant can choose to be based in NRA’s Coastal Bend (Corpus Christi) or NRA’s General Offices (Uvalde) and work under the direction of the Director of Planning.  Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in urban planning, architecture, public policy, or a related field and one year of experience as a planner.  A combination of demonstrated experience and education comparable to a bachelor’s degree is acceptable.  A Class “C” Texas Drivers Licenses with a driving record acceptable to the Authority’s current insurance provider is a requirement.  NRA offers an excellent salary and fringe benefits package along with opportunities for advancement.  Email resume to