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 32 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 CAPPS Recruit website, Only applications submitted through the CAPPS Recruit website will be accepted and considered.

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***NOTE:  All CAPPS Recruit job postings extend priority of service to veterans.

Position Title THC Number Location Opening Date Status
Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist II) 23-1000-10 Rockport, TX 11/04/2022 Until filled
Complex Site Manager, Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site 23-1800-17 West Columbia, TX 11/16/2022 Until filled
Visitor Center Coordinator (Program Specialist I) 23-800-9R Sheffield, TX 11/28/2022 Until filled
Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist II) 23-2500-19 Washington, TX 12/02/2022 On hold
Assistant State Coordinator, Texas Main Street Program (Program Specialist IV) 23-21 Austin, TX 12/15/2022 Until filled
Community Liaison, Texas Main Street Program (Program Specialist II/III) 23-22 Austin, TX 12/15/2022 Until filled
Local Government Preservation Specialist (Program Specialist III) 23-23 Austin, TX 12/15/2022 Until filled
Office Manager (Administrative Assistant IV)  23-2400-25 La Porte, TX 12/28/2022 Until filled
Office Manager (Administrative Assistant III) 23-1800-26 West Columbia, TX 01/04/2023 Until filled
Maintenance Supervisor (Maintenance Supervisor I) 23-2600-27 Goodnight, TX 01/04/2023 Until filled
Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist II) 23-2100-28 Austin, TX 01/06/2023 On hold
Maintenance Specialist (Maintenance Specialist IV) 23-900-30 Fort McKavett, TX 01/06/2023 Until filled
Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist II) 23-500-31 Denison, TX 01/12/2023 Until filled
Budget Analyst (Budget Analyst IV) 23-32 Austin, TX 01/12/2023 Until filled
Historic Preservation Project Reviewer (Environmental Protection Specialist III/IV) 23-33 Austin, TX 01/13/2023 Until filled
Project Reviewer, Disaster Assistance Program (Environmental Protection Specialist III/IV or Architect I) 23-34 Austin, TX 01/13/2023 Until filled
Project Reviewer, Disaster Assistance Program (Environmental Protection Specialist III/IV or Architect I) 23-35 Austin, TX 01/13/2023 Until filled
Contract Manager (Contract Specialist V) 23-38 Austin, TX 01/26/2023 Until filled
Project Reviewer, Disaster Assistance Program (Program Specialist III) 23-39 Austin, TX 01/27/2023 Until filled
Maintenance Specialist (Maintenance Specialist III) 23-1800-40 West Columbia, TX 01/31/2023 Until filled

To apply for positions listed above, go to CAPPS Recruit.

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.