Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation, Inc.
   
     


Employment Information

Click on a zone on the map to see openings in a specific area or scroll down to see a list of job descriptions and availability.

Panhandle Northwest Plains Northern High Plains Northern Rolling Plains Southern High Plains/Caprock Western High Plains Permain Basin St. Lawrence Southern Rolling Plains El Paso/Trans Pecos South Texas/Winter Garden Northern Blacklands Southern Blacklands Upper Coastal Bend Lower Rio Grande Valley Headquarters

*) Headquarters
1) Southern Rolling Plains
2) St. Lawrence
3) South Texas/Winter Garden
4) Rolling Plains Central
5) Southern High Plains/Caprock
6) Northern High Plains
7) Western High Plains
8) Permian Basin
9) Northern Rolling Plains
10) Northwest Plains
11) Southern Blacklands
12) El Paso/Trans Pecos
13) Northern Blacklands
14) Upper Coastal Bend
15) New Mexico
16) Panhandle
17) Lower Rio Grande Valley

Personnel are a key component to the success of the eradication process. Qualified applicants are needed in every stage of the program. Every position is vital to the continuing effort of eradication.

The Foundation's headquarters office is in Abilene, providing administrative and technological support to all zones. The zone and district offices support the employees on the front lines of eradication and provide information and other services to the cotton producers of Texas.

Year-round positions

Zone Manager -- responsible for the management, direction and oversight of all program activities within a zone. Interacts with producers, aerial applicators, the Texas Agricultural Extension Service, the Texas Department of Agriculture, other relevant state and federal agencies and the general public. Click for complete job description.

Assistant Zone Manager
-- assists the zone manager in providing direction and support to zone employees. Coordinates and implements training programs for zone employees. Click for complete job description.

Zone Safety/Vehicle Officer
-- provides guidelines and direction about the safe use of vehicles and equipment used in the zone. Primary contact for safety and vehicle management in the zone. Click for complete job description.

Zone Environmental Monitoring Specialist
-- ensures that the policies and regulations governing the application of pesticides near environmentally sensitive sites are followed. Responsible for quality control on the placement and proper use of traps. Maintains insecticide application database for the zone. Serves as the primary contact for cotton producers and the general public who are located near environmentally sensitive sites. Click for complete job description.

Zone Computer Technician
-- Responsible for the installation, modification and repair of all computer systems in a zone. Provides technical assistance to zone personnel.

Zone Secretary
-- Organizes the administrative functions of a zone. Duties include the preparation of letters, reports, memoranda and technical documents. Click for complete job description.

District Supervisor I or II
-- oversees operations for a district within a zone. Ensure proper administration of the program, makes personnel decisions, and works with producers, landowners and the general public. Click for complete job description.

Field Unit Supervisor/Field Unit Manager
-- supervises and directs program operations for a work unit within a district. Trains seasonal employees, assigns and directs their daily work activities and performs quality control on their work. Contacts producers about program activities on their fields. Click for complete job description.

Environmental Monitoring Specialist
-- monitors pesticide applications near environmentally sensitive sites. Performs or verifies quality control on trap placement and inspection and trapping data. Click for complete job description.

Field Clerk
I or II-- performs administrative tasks at the district office, including purchasing, clerical duties, answering phones and greeting the public. Assists with personnel-related tasks such as providing assistance in filling out job applications and personnel forms and contacting Human Resources for answers to personnel issues. Click for complete job description.

Mechanic I or II
-- repairs and maintains equipment such as sprayers, pumps, small motors and other equipment used for insecticide applications to cotton fields. May perform minor or emergency repairs to Foundation vehicles. Click for complete job description.

PBW District Supervisor & Environmental Monitoring Specialist--
oversees pink bollworm operations within a zone. Ensure proper administration of the program by working with the Zone Manager and State Environmental Monitoring Specialists, makes personnel decisions, and works with producers, landowners and the general public. Click for complete job description.

Pink Bollworm Office Coordinator--
performs administrative tasks at the district office, including purchasing, clerical duties, answering phones and greeting the public. Assists management in supporting the operation of the eradication program. Click for complete job description.

Seasonal positions

Assistant Field Unit Supervisor -- Assists the field unit supervisor in assigning and directing the work of other seasonal employees. Aids in coordinating trapping and spraying activities, training and quality control. Click for complete job description.

Field Technician
-- This position combines the positions of trapper, ground observer and airport recorder. Click for complete job description.

How to apply

Job opportunities with the Foundation are posted at Headquarters, all Foundation zone and district offices, and the Foundation Web site. Applications may be obtained at any Foundation office or downloaded from the Web site.

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Resumes may be submitted as a request for consideration but not in lieu of a completed application.

Applications are reviewed to determine the applicant's qualifications for a position. Qualified applicants may be contacted for an interview. Candidates will be notified by mail that the position has been filled.

All interested current TBWEF employees must submit a letter of consideration accompanied with a resume and a current TBWEF application stating their qualifications for the position.

Non-employees
must submit a TBWEF application for employment bearing the current position title and announcement number to Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation, Inc., Attn.: Human Resources Department, Box 5089, Abilene, TX 79608-5089, fax: (325) 672-5034 or e-mail: jobs@txbollweevil.org

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

Pre-employment drug testing is required for all applicants.

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Weekly Report

Weekly zone program trapping and treatment data has been compiled into a PDF file for easier access and faster download.



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