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Austin, TX 78744

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Employment Opportunities

The professionals at CAPCOG and its member governments have made the Central Texas region known as a leader in Next Generation 9-1-1, economic development innovation, air quality monitoring, environmental law enforcement, and much more. They have helped to foster relationships between large and small communities throughout its 10-county region, which have led to partnerships and sharing resources for emergency communications, homeland security, law enforcement training, meeting the needs of older Americans, transportation and economic development.

As an employee, you will gain valuable experience with state and local governments, as well as the opportunity to work on exciting projects in your community. Join our team and help CAPCOG make a difference in the Central Texas region. Review our current career opportunities and apply for one of the open positions.

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CAPCOG Employment Opportunities

Regional Economic Resiliency Planner 
CAPCOG is seeking a Regional Economic Resiliency Planner. This position is a temporary position funded through a grant awarded by the Economic Development Administration. The primary purpose of this position is to work with communities included in the Hurricane Harvey Federal Disaster Declaration in support of strengthened recovery and resiliency. Work involves grant administration and support including grant application development, progress reporting and administration for the division, as well as routine planning and research work. The position also provides support and training to regional grant applicants. Utilizes an understanding of economic and community development to assist jurisdictions with the identification of projects that enhance regional disaster recovery and economic resilience. Works with local jurisdicitons to develop these projects and support grant application development. Facilitates the connection between local project needs and state and federal grant programs.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university is required. Coursework in regional or community planning, public affairs, or public administration preferred.
Experience: Required: Experience in planning, economic development, disaster resiliency, and/or grants management.
Preferred: Experience working with Economic Development Administration grants, federal disaster recovery programs.
Salary range: $54,000 - $60,000 based on qualifications
Submit a completed and signed CAPCOG application to the attention of Ruth Ann Delaney electronically at, by mail, or fax.
Application closing date: Until filled  
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Director - Homeland Security
The Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) is seeking candidates for Director of Homeland Security, who oversees the emergency management planning and coordination for the 10-county region and manages the disaster recovery program. Candidates must have hands-on experience working with disaster planning and response including working with first responders at the city/county level. Experience with grant management is required related to the homeland security grant program and FEMA. Working knowledge of Texas rules, statutes and policies related to emergency management preferred.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university with major coursework in emergency preparedness planning, public safety, emergency services, or related field required.
Required Experience: Minimum five years of experience in management of emergency/disaster planning programs. Minimum of three years in general administrative management duties in a government agency including work with contracts, budget, and grants.
Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
Salary range: $72,000 - $84,000 per year depending on qualifications.
Submit a completed and signed CAPCOG application to the attention of Ruth Ann Delaney electronically at, by mail, or fax.
Application closing date: Until filled
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CAPCOG Employee Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision for employee paid by CAPCOG
  • HRA account provided by CAPCOG
  • Generous 401(k) retirement plan
  • Wellness plan
  • Immediate accrual of vacation and sick leave

Applying for a Position

CAPCOG welcomes all completed and signed CAPCOG applications for any open positions. Résumés, cover letters and additional information may accompany the application.
Applications must be complete to be considered. Please follow the instructions for submitting the application in the pdf form. When submitting your application, make sure you have done the following:

  • All fields are completed.
  • The application specifies an open CAPCOG position.
  • The application is electronically signed and dated.
  • The application is submitted by the closing date (applications received after the closing date will not be considered for the position).
  • Click the “Submit by E-mail button” at the bottom of the application.

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> Contact CAPCOG HR Coordinator, Ruth Ann Delaney, at or 512- 916-6175 with questions.

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