Career Opportunities

Trinity River Authority is one of the largest river authorities in Texas, where we enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment that takes pride in providing safe, clean water to more than 60 cities along the Trinity River Basin. TRA’s services have greatly improved public health and daily life in the communities we serve since our inception in 1955.

TRA offers a competitive starting salary range, along with a comprehensive benefits package including insurance programs, savings programs, paid time off and holidays. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  TRA is an equal opportunity employer.


TRA Application Process

Search Career Opportunities

  • Start looking through the current opportunities that interest you.

Create a Profile

  • Start by creating your online profile.

Apply Online

  • Apply for positions that match your qualifications. 


  • Eligible candidates will be contacted via email or phone for a phone interview or an in-person interview.

Apply Here
You will be re-directed to the Ultipro system where you will be able to view career opportunities, create a profile and
apply for Trinity River Authority career opportunities. You will be instructed to create a new username/password or to
login as a returning user.

Our Benefits*:

TRA provides the following benefits to permanent full-time and permanent part-time employees.


  • Medical plan
  • Prescription drug plan
  • Dental plan
  • Vision coverage
  • Group Term Life AD & D
  • Optional additional life insurance (Supplemental Life and Dependent Life)

Paid Time Off (PTO) 

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) starting after the first payroll period
  • Paid Holidays

Tuition Reimbursement

  • Permanent full-time and part-time employees who have been working for the Authority for at least six months are eligible for tuition reimbursement.


  • Employees can earn monetary incentives by participating in wellness activities.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • FSA medical and/or dependent care
  • HSA Savings Account

Other Benefits

  • Retirement plan (401A)
  • Deferred compensation plan (457)
  • Long-term disability
  • Tenure recognition awards
  • Safety culture awards
  • Professional development programs
  • Employee discount programs
  • Employee appreciation events

Other Optional Benefits

  • Colonial Life
  • LegalShield
  • Waldman Brothers