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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)

How to Apply for Internships

Staff Compensation Information
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TDA Job Postings

Job Number Job Title Salary Location Closing Date
16-664-1 Agriculture & Consumer Protection Inspector B13, $2,800-$3,100.00/MO. Various Counties TX 10/16/2015
16-125-1 Agriculture & Consumer Protection Inspector B13, $2,800-$3,100.00/MO. Dallas TX 10/23/2015
16-87-1 Contract Specialist B19, $3,750-$3,950.00/MO. Austin TX 10/20/2015
16-1021-1 Food & Nutrition Marketing & Outreach Specialist B20, $4,050-$4,300.00/MO. Austin TX 10/13/2015
16-369-1R IT Quality Assurance Programmer/Analyst B22, $4,302-$5,000.00/MO. Austin TX 10/21/2015
16-63-1R IT Technical Writer/Trainer B22, $4,700-$5,000.00/MO. Austin TX 10/21/2015
16-510-1R Software Developer B23, $5,800-$6,200.00/MO. Austin TX 10/19/2015
16-611-1R Software/Report Developer B23, $5,500-$6,200.00/MO. Austin TX 10/21/2015
16-737-1 Systems Administrator B22, $4,700-$5,000.00/MO. Austin TX 10/16/2015
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