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Natural Resources Specialist V

Austin, TX

Are you an experienced Natural Resources Specialist, ready for a unique opportunity to grow with an environmental state agency?

Join TCEQ’s strategic and efficient Water Supply team! We bring passion and drive to carry out our mission of protecting our state’s public health and natural resources.


  • Provide technical support to section management team and staff regarding the development and implementation of programs associated with drinking water state and federal rules and regulations.
  • Plan, coordinate, organize, and oversee activities and special projects for the section and ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Coordinate responses to management, agency staff, stakeholders, and the public related to drinking water technical matters and ensure responses to public inquiries and requests are completed and submitted in a timely manner. 
  • Develop and maintain tracking systems for deliverables.
  • Assist section management team in the planning and evaluation of the section’s budget and contract.
  • Assist with legislative and federal activities and initiatives and assure compliance of rules and regulations and represent the section in external meetings, as assigned.


  • Experience working with public drinking water programs and/or drinking water state and federal rules.
  • Experience implementing a regulatory program requiring the development of rules, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), guidance, etc.
  • Experience overseeing or reviewing the work of technical staff.


  • Optional 401(k) and 457 plans
  • Insurance: Health, Vision, Dental, and optional FSA
  • Paid day(s) off from work on national holidays and holidays that the state observes
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Longevity pay based on your number of years working for the state
  • Wellness Program and Activities
  • Onsite Nurse Practitioner

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