Job Opportunities

The Texas Historical Commission includes professionals in many disciplines including archeologists, architects, accountants, project design assistants, historians, community development specialists, museum and curatorial professionals, purchasers, communicators, information technologists, and administrative support. At our 20 historic sites, we may also employ museum and education specialists, sales staff, tour guides, graphic designers, administrators, maintenance technicians and supervisors. See the list below for current openings at our Austin headquarters or at one of our historic sites throughout the state. Click on the position title to view the complete posting.

To apply for these positions, you will be directed to the Texas Workforce Commission website, Work In Texas, below. Only applications submitted through the Work In Texas website will be accepted and considered.

Position Title THC Number Location Opening Date Closing Date
Project Design Assistant (Regional Reviewer/Easement Coordinator) 15-19 Austin, TX 8/19/2015 HOLD
Information Specialist III (Communications Specialist) 15-18 Austin, TX 8/28/2015 HOLD
Program Specialist III (Museum Services Program Specialist) 16-01 Austin, TX 9/16/2015 HOLD
Archeologist III (Marine Archeologist-Dive Safety Officer) 16-04 Austin, TX 9/22/2015 HOLD
Program Specialist II (Educator/Interpreter) 16-500-03 Denison, TX 10/6/2015 HOLD
Maintenance Specialist II (Temporary) 16-500-04 Denison, TX 10/22/2015 HOLD
Administrative Assistant III (Staff Services Administrative Assistant) 16-09 Austin, TX 11/10/2015 11/25/2015
Tour Guide/Museum Store Manager 16-1800-05 West Columbia, TX 11/13/2015 11/30/2015
Historian (Section 106 Reviewer) 16-10 Austin, TX 11/13/2015 Until Filled
Customer Service Representative II (Tour Guide/Volunteer Coordinator) 16-1300-06 El Paso, TX 11/16/2015 12/02/2015
Maintenance Specialist II (Temporary - terminate 8/31/2016) 16-400-07 Mexia, TX 11/18/2015 12/03/2015
Maintenance Specialist III 16-1200-08 Brazoria, TX 11/20/2015 12/08/2015
Architect II / Program Specialist IV  16-11 Austin, TX 11/20/2015 Until Filled

To apply for positions listed above:


Friends of the Texas Historical Commission Job Opportunities

Position Title Opening Date Closing Date
No openings    

**This position is part of the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission staff and is not a state paid job nor does it include state benefits**


THC 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.

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