A passionate community caring for the future
HCA is happy to share job openings for our partner organizations in the field of water conservation, land stewardship, resource protection and visionary planning in our region. The job postings below are updated regularly, but may be out of date. Please reach out directly to the organization listed for more information.
For information on how to post a job on our website, email email@example.com.
Dripping Springs, TX
Founded in 2005, the Hill Country Alliance (HCA) brings together a diverse coalition of partners to preserve the open spaces, starry night skies, clean and abundant waters, and unique character of the Texas Hill Country. A regional non-profit, HCA focuses on community engagement in a 17-county region and bridges traditional boundaries (e.g. urban-rural divides) through education and outreach, capacity building, gentle advocacy, and partnerships to ensure a healthy and vibrant Hill Country for future generations.
HCA is on a lifelong journey to better represent and serve the diversity of the Hill Country and Texas in our organization and through our programming. We recognize that communities of color are too often left out of conversations about our region’s future and that their involvement is imperative to meeting the challenges we face. We seek to meet communities where they are and work together to find solutions.
- Creating, posting, and sharing recent news and upcoming events to the HCA website and social media
- Working with HCA’s Communications Manager to produce bi-weekly Neighbor-to-Neighbor newsletters
- Providing administrative support through data entry, creation, and maintenance of subscriber lists, etc.
JOB REQUIREMENTS & PAY
Pay is $15-$18 hourly, with approximately 10-15 hours weekly; Remote work-friendly – flexible hours as needed and appropriate outside of office. Staff typically works from the office about once per week and the rest of the time from home or in the field for meetings and events.
- Must be highly motivated, self-starter, deadline-oriented and able to handle multiple priorities
- Excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written communications skills
- Experience with social media platforms, WordPress, or MailChimp preferred but not required
- Interest in learning more about Hill Country environment, natural resources, and conservation efforts
Position runs from early February through mid-July, with potential opportunity for future growth within the organization.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Target start date is early February 2022.
The requirements listed in our job descriptions are guidelines, not hard and fast rules. If you have 75% of the qualifications listed, we encourage you to apply. Applying gives you the opportunity to be considered. We are especially excited about increasing applications from people who understand the value of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion including people with disabilities, Black, Indigenous, people of color, and LGBTQ+.
Posted: January 28
Texas Water Foundation (TWF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 1998 to expand public awareness among Texans regarding the vital role water plays in our daily lives. Under the leadership of a distinguished Board of Directors, TWF adopted a new strategic plan in 2019 with the objective of leading Texas into a sustainable water future. TWF continues to play a vital role in the water dialogue in Texas, while building new programs in water leadership, policy, and education.
As part of our policy program, Texas Water Foundation advocates for a sustainable water future by ensuring that water policies are well-designed, well-considered, and effective in addressing water issues that meet the needs of Texans, the economy, and our environment. TWF works to advance strong, well-informed deliberations to produce better policies. Where TWF does not advocate for specific policies, we seek to identify the range of policy options available and ensure their implications are well-explained and understood by decision makers and the public.
The Policy Program Manager will work with the CEO to effectively plan and implement TWF’s policy program. A successful Program Manager will work with the CEO to think strategically about current water policy issues in Texas, and how TWF can help to inform the dialogue around those issues.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND HOW TO APPLY
Click here to explore the full job description. Click here to learn more about Texas Water Foundation. Interested applicants are asked to submit cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please do not contact the Texas Water Foundation directly.
Posted: January 26
The Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (HTGCD)’s mission is to conserve, preserve, recharge and prevent waste of groundwater within western Hays County. In support of the District’s mission, we provide educational materials and information about our water resources.
The Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District is seeking qualified candidates to work in western Hays County on hydrogeologic projects. Work will involve both office, and field activities within Central Texas. Successful applicant will work in collaboration with local Professional Geologists and will report directly to the General Manager.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND HOW TO APPLY
Posted: January 18
Great Springs Project (GSP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working to create a greenway of contiguous protected lands between San Antonio and Austin over the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone. This green corridor will include an additional 50,000 acres of protected lands across four counties and be connected by a network of spring-to-spring trails, linking four of Texas’ Great Springs: Barton Springs, San Marcos Springs, Comal Springs, and San Antonio Springs. Great Springs Project envisions unifying existing local efforts to address the most critical water, land, wildlife, and public health challenges facing the Central Texas region.
- Associate Director of Development – description
- Development Coordinator – description
- Data Coordinator – description
- Spring 2022 Intern – description
Posted: January 1
The Devils River Conservancy (DRC) is a community of advocates dedicated to treasure, preserve and protect the Devils River, its springs, and the lands within its water catchment area.
The Associate Director will manage and grow DRC’s fundraising and organizational development strategies. The role will include managing membership engagement, fostering corporate partnerships, managing website development, maintaining donor database and communications and grant research.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND HOW TO APPLY
Posted: November 2021
The mission of Families in Nature is to connect children and their families to nature and to each other through time spent learning, playing and volunteering outdoors. Families in Nature (FiN) is a federally tax exempt 501c3 non-profit organization in its 12th year as an outdoor education program.
Families in Nature is seeking a full-time Communication Coordinator to help us carry out our vision of inspiring all families to fall in love with nature and fostering the next generation of conservationists. This person is responsible for the quality and successful implementation of our communications and marketing, for engagement with our stakeholders, for assisting with program implementation, and for expanding and supporting FIN’s work through multiple communications channels. The ideal candidate is a multi-skilled individual who is experienced, outgoing, self-motivated, creative, organized and passionate about connecting children and their families to nature. In collaboration with FIN staff, the Communication Coordinator will have the opportunity to shape and support the growth of the organization.
Please email cover letter, resume and a writing sample to email@example.com. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Visit the Families in Nature website for more details.
To protect our environment, health, economic well-being and community quality of life. Clean Water Action organizes strong grassroots groups and coalitions, and campaigns to elect environmental candidates and to solve environmental and community problems.
Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are seeking a State Director to oversee our programs in Texas. Clean Water Action (CWA) works for clean, safe, affordable water, prevention of health-threatening pollution, creation of environmentally safe jobs and businesses, and empowering people to make democracy work. Clean Water Fund (CWF) is a national research and education organization which promotes the public interest on issues relating to water, waste, and toxics.
Clean Water’s campaigns in Texas focus on conserving and protecting water resources through Green Infrastructure solutions and water reuse and recycling strategies; protecting water resources from contamination and degradation; reducing damage to the environment and public health from oil and gas production; safeguarding public health by reducing the use of toxic chemicals in industrial processes and consumer products; promoting democracy and opposing voter suppression efforts, and electing pro-environment candidates to office at the local and state levels.
Email a letter of interest and resume to TXDirectorSearch@cleanwater.org. Interested internal candidates, please contact your supervisor. Multilingual candidates fluent in Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply. Click here to learn more on the Clean Water Action website.
The University of Texas at Austin Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center uses native plants to restore and create sustainable, beautiful landscapes. We carry out our mission to inspire the conservation of native plants through our gardens, research, education, and outreach programs. In doing so, we improve water quality, provide habitat for wildlife, and enhance human health and happiness. In 2017, we were officially designated the Botanic Garden and Arboretum of Texas.
JOB OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE:
- Birthday Parties Lead Attendant (Part Time, Multiple Openings)
The Center is seeking a friendly, science savvy person with a passion for entertaining and educating children. This role leads lead ecology-themed birthday parties and assists the education staff by facilitating educational activities, programs and other events as needed. Click here for the full job description and how to apply.
- Director of Education (Full Time)
We’re looking for an innovative Director of Education to lead our education, interpretive and volunteer programs. You’ll work with staff Center–wide to develop curricula and interpretative materials that get people of all ages excited about native plants! Click here to apply.
- Director of Marketing and Communications (Full Time)
Are you an experienced brand manager who’s passionate about the natural world? Great news! We’re looking for a mission-driven Director of Marketing and Communications to collaborate with our executive team and help share the Wildflower Center’s story. Click here to apply.
- Facilities Maintenance Supervisor (Full Time)
We’re seeking someone with experience in electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and carpentry maintenance to lead our facilities team. If you’re looking for a role that’s both logistical and hands-on, this job might be your perfect fit! Click here to apply.
- Guest Experience Associate (Full & Part Time, Multiple Openings)
Are you a people person with an appreciation for plants? Join our professional welcoming committee. We’re all about growing relationships and helping our guests experience the Wildflower Center in inspiring ways. If you have a knack for details and databases, smile while you’re on the phone, and thrive in a lively environment, come on in. Click here for the full-time (40 hours per week) job description and how to apply. Click here for the temporary, part-time (19 hours a week) job description and how to apply.
- Maintenance Worker (Full Time/Part Time, Temporary, Multiple Openings)
Do you enjoy an active workday with a diversity of tasks? We’re seeking a flexible and dependable person to join our fun-loving, hard-working facilities team in keeping the Wildflower Center safe, beautiful, and ready for our guests every day. Click here for the full job description and how to apply.
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE