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

Education Coordinator -Lower Basin

The Nueces River Authority (NRA) is seeking an energetic, motivated individual to assist with coordinating and implementing the education and conservation programs in the Lower portion of the Nueces River Basin.  The successful candidate will be a full-time employee and be based in the Authority’s Coastal Bend Office located at 500 IH 69, Suite 805, Robstown, Texas.  Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in a field of science or public administration and five years of related experience.  A combination of demonstrated experience and education comparable to a bachelor’s degree is acceptable.  A Class “C” driver’s license 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.  Send resume and cover letter to