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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 ten-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.

Employee Benefits

  • Employee medical, dental, & vision — employee only coverage paid 100 percent by CAPCOG, dependent coverage available
  • Employee Basic Life, AD&D, & LTD — employee only coverage paid 100 percent by CAPCOG, dependent coverage available
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) account — 100 percent employer funded. $2,000 per year per employee
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 401k Retirement plan with employer contributions of 8 percent match, vested after 5 years
  • Twelve paid holidays — including one personal & one optional holiday
  • Vacation Leave accruals — 8 hours per month starting at hire with annual rollover
  • Sick Leave accruals — 8 hours per month starting at hire with annual rollover
  • Wellness plan or stipend
  • Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program
  • AFLAC Voluntary Insurance

Get an Application, Apply 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. Résumés are not accepted in lieu of applications.

Applications must be complete to be considered. Please follow the instructions for submitting the application. 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).
  • Please save the application. Do not do a file print as pdf.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)Equal Employment Opportunity Plan and Analysis (EEOP)Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)

Employment Opportunities

Assistant Director of Finance

CAPCOG is seeking an Assistant Finance Director to support the agency’s Finance Division. The Assistant Finance Director will provide a wide array of services to the Finance Division and the agency, with a special focus on budget and grant reporting. An ideal candidate has considerable experience in government or large nonprofit accounting, with a broad understanding of agency financial systems and grants. Preference for candidates with credentials as either a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Government Financial Manager. Read the full job description.
Submit a complete and signed CAPCOG application to the attention of JobApps@capcog.org, by mail, or fax. CAPCOG will not consider resumes without completed applications.
Experience: Five years’ experience in accounting and financial operations; experience with grants and contracts, government accounting, and computerized accounting applications
Education: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in accounting. Education and experience may be substituted for one another depending on qualifications.
Pay range: $70,000 – $90,000, depending on qualifications; $40/month cell phone stipend.
Application closing date: February 14, 2023


Systems Support Specialist IV

The Systems Support Specialist IV assists and supports CAPCOG’s data and network infrastructure. The position works within a small IT team that will collaborate and assist with the completion of required and delegated tasks. The Systems Support Specialist is expected to install, configure, manage, administer, and support computers, laptops, printers, telephony, end-users, software, vendors, and various equipment related to the daily activities of all departments within the CAPCOG agency. Assists with maintaining cybersecurity, LAN/WAN, and network administration functions. The position requires knowledge and the ability to learn many disciplines of IT administration and support; and is expected to advance their skills through hands-on experience, instruction, and training. Read the full job description.
Submit a complete and signed CAPCOG application to the attention of JobApps@capcog.org, by mail, or fax. CAPCOG will not consider resumes without completed applications.
Education: Graduation from a high school or equivalent required. Associates degree in computer science or training in a vocational school with coursework in computer science preferred.
Experience: Three years of experience in computer systems support work relevant to the examples of work provided required. Education or experience required.
Salary: $55,000–$61,000
Application closing date: Open until filled


Aging and Disability Resource Center Coordinator

The Aging and Disability Resource Center Coordinator supports the wellbeing of older adults, persons with disabilities, and their caregivers throughout the 10-county CAPCOG area. This position requires the ability to develop inter-agency partnerships, design and implement trainings and special events, and represent the agency at public forums and meetings. Work also involves some provision of information and referral assistance, including client assessments via the phone support line. The position also assists with the oversight of special grant projects, analyzes data using spreadsheets and databases and prepares both narrative and statistical reports for local, state, and federal agencies. Familiarity with government benefit programs, as well as non-profit programs serving older adults and persons with disabilities, and veterans is an asset. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to expand programs that increase independence and access to supports for vulnerable populations in both rural and urban settings. The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) offers employees opportunities for participation in local, state, and federal projects on the leading edge of community-based service provision through innovative projects and programs. It promotes independence and plans for a quality aging and disability support network that is community-based, and family centered.  Read the full job description.
Submit a complete and signed CAPCOG application to the attention of JobApps@capcog.org, by mail, or fax. CAPCOG will not consider resumes without completed applications.
Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required. Major course work in sociology, psychology, gerontology, social work, public administration, or related field is preferred.
Experience: At least two years of experience in human service programs is required; Knowledge of support programs and government benefits for veterans, older adults and/or persons with disabilities is preferred. Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.
Other requirements: Travel is required within the CAPCOG region and employees must maintain a valid Texas driver’s license, proof of insurance specified by the State of Texas, and dependable transportation.
Salary: $44,000 – $46,000
Application closing date:  Open until filled.


Air Quality Program Specialist

The Air Quality Program Specialist will support the Capital Area Council of Government’s Air Quality program which serves the 5-county Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown Metro area. The Air Quality Program Specialist is responsible for helping support the program’s new and ongoing initiatives to include, air quality monitoring, emissions inventory research, AQ data analysis, preparation of reports, the Clean Air Coalition and its Advisory Committee, regional AQ outreach, and the implementation of the region’s voluntary air quality plan. Read the full job description.
To apply, please download the application. Submit a complete and signed CAPCOG application to JobApps@capcog.org, by mail, or by fax with the position title in the subject line. CAPCOG will not consider resumes without completed applications.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required. Course work in math or statistics, natural sciences, and communications is strongly preferred.
Experience: Three years professional experience conducting similar work is required. Master’s degree may substitute for experience on a year-for-year basis. Experience with ArcGIS and other mapping software is preferred. Ability to read, speak, and write Spanish is preferred.
Salary Range: $50,000 – $65,000, depending on qualifications
Application Closing Date: Open until filled.


9-1-1 Telecommunications Coordinator – B

CAPCOG is seeking public safety professionals for a 9-1-1 Telecommunications Coordinator-B position. The 9-1-1 Telecommunications Coordinator-B is part of an operations team and is responsible for the technical services in installation, maintenance, and operation of a 24/7 telecommunications communications systems. This position coordinates with regional partners, contract staff, and commercial carriers to establish 9-1-1 telecommunications and remedy any service impacting outages of critical infrastructures. The position allows the latitude for service decision making, create and implement processes that impact the region. Organizational memberships are provided along with training and certifications needed for continual professional progression. This position requires work to be conducted on/off-site and allows for some remote work. Read the full job description.
To apply, please download the application. Submit a complete and signed CAPCOG application to JobApps@capcog.org, by mail, or by fax with the position title in the subject line. CAPCOG will not consider resumes without completed applications.
Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required with major course work in business management, computer or management information systems or a related field is preferred.
Experience: Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in operating 9-1-1 systems is required. Direct experience working with 9-1-1 customer presence equipment (CPE), database administration, Internet Protocol (IP) based networking, wireless or VoIP services is required. Preferred: Experience in information systems architecture, electronics or telecommunications installation and maintenance work. Understanding of Next Generation 9-1-1 implementation and structure along with the operational use of 9-1-1 customer premise equipment (CPE) solutions. Knowledge and understanding of ECATS management information systems.  Previous or current Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Telecommunicator License. Education and experience may be substituted for one another.
Requirements: Pass and maintain CJIS background clearance.
Salary Range: $52,000 to $76,000
Application Closing Date: Open until filled


GIS Database Specialist II

The GIS Database Specialist II will play a key role in maintaining and updating CAPCOG’s 9-1-1 GIS database and meeting other GIS and mapping needs within the agency. Work in support of 9-1-1 GIS includes submission of monthly updates of address points, roads, emergency service boundaries, and city limit boundaries into Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) map displays. The GIS Database Specialist also supports the use of these data in emergency management, such as CAPCOG’s Regional Notification System (RNS) and WebEOC. Provides mapping and GIS analytical assistance to other agency program areas, including air quality, aging services, economic development, planning, solid waste, and transportation. Position is eligible for telecommuting up to two days a week. Read the full job description here.
To apply, please download the application. Submit a complete and signed CAPCOG application to JobApps@capcog.org, by mail, or by fax with the position title in the subject line. CAPCOG will not consider resumes without completed applications.
Education:
GIS Certificate, Bachelor’s Degree in GIS, or Bachelor’s degree with strong GIS course work required
Experience:3 years’ experience as a GIS professional using ArcGIS Desktop (ArcGIS Pro) and ArcGIS Online is required; Experience or training in use of ArcEnterprise and management of geodatabases is preferred. An equivalent combination of education, training, and job experience may be substituted as determined by the supervisor
Salary Range: $57,000 – $67,000
Application Closing Date: Open until filled.


Planning & Economic Development Manager

This position manages the agency’s economic development program and develops initiatives to support the regional economic development plan (EDA funded CEDS) working with the Capital Area Economic Development District board. Transportation, land use, housing and other growth and development issues are also managed by this position with the goal of tying them to economic development projects and trends in the region. Work also includes research and data analyses and mapping to support the work described above. Read the full job description. 
To apply, please download the application. Submit a complete and signed CAPCOG application to JobApps@capcog.org, by mail, or by fax with the position title in the subject line. CAPCOG will not consider resumes without completed applications.
Education:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university with major coursework in economics, regional or urban planning. Either a master’s degree in planning from an accredited university or an American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification is preferred.
Experience: Minimum of three years’ experience working at a local or regional level on planning and economic development issues including data analyses and GIS mapping work.
Salary Range: $72,000 – $80,000
Application Closing Date: Open until filled.


Human Resources Coordinator

CAPCOG seeks to hire a Human Resources (HR) Coordinator to lead and manage they agency’s HR functions including hiring and onboarding staff, administering benefits, identifying and coordinating training, and overseeing HR policies and procedures working with division directors and staff. Maintains knowledge of state and federal employment law, trends and best practices in HR policies, and identifies resources and opportunities to support recruitment and retention of employees. Read the full job description.
To apply, please download the application. Submit a complete and signed CAPCOG application to JobApps@capcog.org, by mail, or by fax with the position title in the subject line. CAPCOG will not consider resumes without completed applications.
Education:
Associate’s degree in human resources or a bachelor’s degree; preference for candidates with certification from the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Society for Human resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certification.
Experience: Minimum of three years’ experience in an administrative HR role performing related functions is required. Experience working in a governmental entity is preferred.
Salary Range: $55,000 – $70,000
Application Closing Date: Open until filled.


Administrative Coordinator – Emergency Communications

The Administrative Coordinator performs highly complex administrative support for the Emergency Communications division. The position will prepare documents, maintain filing systems, coordinate schedules, plan travel and coordinate office supply purchases. Read the full job description.
To apply, please download the application. Submit a complete and signed CAPCOG application to JobApps@capcog.org, by mail, or by fax with the position title in the subject line. CAPCOG will not consider resumes without completed applications.
Education:
Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent is required. Administrative Assistant Certificate from a nationally accredited College or Technical school or similar certification is preferred. Education and experience may be substituted for one another
Experience:: At least two years of experience in general clerical/secretarial/administrative experience required. A combination of education and experience can be substituted for one another as determined by the division director.
Other Requirements: Requires passing and maintaining CJIS background clearance. Must maintain valid Texas driver’s license, proof of insurance specified by the State of Texas, and dependable transportation for travel within region.
Salary Range: $45,000 – $50,000
Application Closing Date: Open until filled.


Care Coordinator

The Care Coordinator performs comprehensive needs assessments related to community-based care with older adults. The position assists clients, families, caregivers, and grandparents with short-term services that help older adults age in place and support individuals with their family caregiving efforts through innovative person-centered case management and care planning. AAACAP promotes independence and plans for a quality aging and disability support network that is community-based, and family centered. In addition, the agency encourages professional development through onsite/offsite trainings and community interactions by engaging in outreach events. Read the full job description.
To apply, please download the application. Submit a complete and signed CAPCOG application to JobApps@capcog.org, by mail, or by fax with the position title in the subject line. CAPCOG will not consider resumes without completed applications.
Education:
Graduation from high school or an equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree in a human services field is preferred.
Experience: Two years of experience in human service programs is required.
Other Requirements: Applicants must maintain a valid Texas driver’s license, proof of insurance specified by the State of Texas, and dependable transportation as travel in the CAPCOG 1o-county region is required.
Salary Range: $45,000 – $49,000
Application Closing Date: Open until filled.


Around the Region

The following career opportunities are from CAPCOG members and regional partners. Apply to these opportunities on linked website. Do not apply to CAPCOG. If you have questions about a job posting listed below, please contact the corresponding agency.
CAPCOG area local governments can request a simple posting by emailing CAPCOG.

Communuity Service Supervisor – Llano County

The Llano County Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for a Community Service Supervisor. This is a full time position. This position is responsible for planning, supervising, and monitoring offenders carrying out community service orders. This position reports to the county attorney and coordinates with other agencies, including, probation officers, corrections officers and case managers. The position does not supervise community service for incarcerated persons. Offenders supervised shall be either probationers who are not currently incarcerated or persons working community service hours as part of the Pre-Trial intervention program administered by the County Attorney’s Office. This position does not and shall not interact with incarcerated persons at any time.
Job Location: 801 Ford Street, Llano, Texas 78643
Job open until filled.

Investigator Environmental Enforcement – Llano County  

The Llano County Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for Investigator/Environmental Enforcement Personnel. This is a full-time position which serves two roles: Investigations and/or Environmental Enforcement/Compliance for Llano County. In the area of investigations, not limited to, the team member works with the Llano County Attorney’s Office and conducts investigations of crimes by gathering and analyzing evidence from witnesses, victims, and suspects. In the capacity of Environmental Enforcement/Compliance, the team member works with the Llano County Attorney’s office to assess and facilitate the rehabilitation of environmental hazards in public and private areas within the County’s jurisdiction.

Job Location: 801 Ford Street, Llano, Texas 78643

Job open until filled.

City of Pflugerville – Dispatcher

The City of Pflugerville is seeking its next Police Dispatcher to join our team! The person we seek will believe in and exhibit the City’s P.F.I.R.S.T. core values: Positive, Forward-thinking, Integrity, Resilience, Service, and Teamwork. As a Dispatcher for the City, you will receive emergency calls from the public and dispatch police or contact other emergency agencies, as appropriate, and interact frequently with external public and department personnel.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
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Learn how to apply.

Hays County – Combined Emergency Communications Center Director

The CECC Director shall manage the day-to-day operations of the Hays Combined Emergency Communications Center according to adopted standard operating procedures. The CECC Director is a shared employee that reports directly to the CECC Executive Board.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
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Georgetown – Emergency Communications Operator

Under close supervision, receives emergency and non-emergency calls for police and fire service. Dispatches calls for service and enters accurate and concise data into the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system. The Emergency Communications Operator Trainee is the entry-level class in the Emergency Communications Operator series. Work is observed and reviewed during performance and upon completion.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
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Bastrop County – Patrol Deputy

This position performs a wide variety of law enforcement activities. Tasks are service and protection oriented and include collecting and dispensing information, arbitrating disputes, providing assistance, protecting and recovering property, preventing and investigating crime, and providing other public protection services.
Closing Date: Continual job posting.
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Bastrop County – 9-1-1 Emergency Telecommunicator

This position answers incoming emergency and non‐emergency calls using a computer‐based 9‐1‐1 system, complex mapping equipment, Teletype Device for the deaf (TDD/TTY) and computer‐based multi‐line non‐emergency phones. Emergency Telecommunicators assess the need for Police, Fire and EMS. Gathers critical information and enters call information in Computer‐Aided Dispatch (CAD) system.
Closing Date: Continual job posting.
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Hays County – Deputy Law Enforcement

Under close supervision, the Deputy enforces all laws of the State of Texas and Hays County. The Deputy protects the citizens of Hays County and anyone traveling through Hays County. This position protects the life and property of the citizens and helps keep Hays County free from crime. The work involves isolating and defining unknown conditions, resolving critical problems and possibly making life or death decisions.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
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Hays County – Emergency Communications Officer

Under direct supervision, the Emergency Communications Officer assists citizens and public safety personnel in requests for emergency and non-emergency service. An Emergency Communication Officer receives requests for assistance via 9-1-1 or non-emergency phone lines, evaluates the type of assistance needed, dispatches appropriate public safety personnel (police, fire, EMS) through the use of a complex public safety radio system and then provides the caller with pre-arrival instructions.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
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Hays County – Correction Officer

Under administrative supervision, the Corrections Officer performs duties to ensure the safety and security of all inmates and staff in the jail facility. This position maintains that level of security while conducting the operations of the jail at the County Sheriff’s Office. This position affects the operation of the Sheriff’s Office as well as the wellbeing of inmates, county employees and the public. The work involves addressing a variety of problems and situations.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
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Hays County – Correction Specialist

Under minimal supervision, performs highly responsible work in coordinating and carrying out responsibilities involving inmate incarceration and release. Makes independent decisions, organizes and prioritizes workload and performs detailed and complex legal procedures associated with the receipt, review and processing of court documents and the review of criminal histories, intake assessments and jail behavior to assign safe and secure inmate housing. Accepts and processes bonds, fines and cash releases. Processes jail records for retention and subpoenas. Conducts daily coordination with all legal entities involved with inmate incarceration. Incumbents perform complex and advanced decision making without supervision on matters of release of inmate charges.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
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City of Lakeway – Police Officer

Under the general supervision of the Police Sergeant, provide essential services to foster a safe community through crime reduction and deterrence including enforcement of laws, protection of life and property, preservation of peace, apprehension of criminals and investigation of traffic accidents.  Routine course of action to be followed is generally clear-cut and specific in accordance with established Police Department policies; however, ability to make independent decisions and act quickly in emergencies is required.  Requires contact with public in situations that require the use of tact, diplomacy and good judgment.  Maintain a positive attitude.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
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Blanco County Deputy Sheriff

The Blanco County Sheriff’s Office is now taking applications for Patrol Deputy.  Blanco County is a growing community covering over 713 square miles.  Blanco County Patrol Deputies are responsible for answering calls for service, serving civil papers when needed, traffic enforcement, motorist assistance, providing assistance to other area law enforcement agencies, patrolling all areas of the county and other duties as assigned.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
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Blanco County Telecommunication Officer

Under the direction of the Telecommunication Sergeant, the Telecommunicator is responsible for facilitating and monitoring all radio traffic. While performing the responsibilities of a Telecommunicator, he/she is required to react to citizen’s calls for assistance, in both emergency and non-emergency situations and greet and assist citizens who enter the lobby.
Closing Date: Open until filled
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City of Lago Vista – Police Officer

The City of Lago Vista Police Department is team of professionals dedicated to providing our community exceptional public service and possess a willingness and compassion to work together with the citizens of Lago Vista to maintain a healthy and safe community.
Closing date: Open until filled.
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City of Lago Vista – Police Telecommunicator

The City of Lago Vista is accepting applications for the position of Police Telecommunicator (dispatch). Starts at $16.42 with no previous 9-1-1 dispatching experience. Competitive pay, higher rates of pay will be offered to experienced TCOLE licensed Telecommunicators. 12 hour shift work, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. or 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Excellent benefits.
Closing date: Open until filled.
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City of Lexington – Police Department

The City of Lexington Police Department is team of professionals dedicated to providing our community exceptional public service and possess a willingness and compassion to work together with the citizens of Lexington to maintain a healthy and safe community.
Closing date: Open until filled.
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