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.

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

Position Title THC Number Location Opening Date Status
Project Reviewer, Disaster Assistance Program (Environmental Protection Specialist III/IV) 22-84 Austin, TX 08/24/2022 Until filled
Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist II) 23-1600-6 San Felipe, TX 10/07/2022 On hold
Group Sales and Events Coordinator (Program Specialist I) 23-1800-8 West Columbia, TX 10/19/2022 On hold
Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist II) 23-1000-10 Rockport, TX 11/04/2022 Until filled
Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist II) 23-2500-11 Washington, TX 11/08/2022 On hold
Regional Coordinator/Volunteer Specialist (Program Specialist IV) 23-13 Austin, TX 11/14/2022 On hold
Office Manager (Administrative Assistant III) 23-200-14 Alto, TX  11/14/2022 On hold
Maintenance Specialist (Maintenance Specialist III) 23-200-15 Alto, TX  11/14/2022 On hold
Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist II) 23-2100-16 Austin, TX 11/16/2022 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
Historic Preservation Project Reviewer, Federal and State Review Program (Environmental Protection Specialist II/III/IV) 23-18 Austin, TX 12/01/2022 Until filled
Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist II) 23-2500-19 Washington, TX 12/02/2022 Until filled
Museum Director (COO), National Museum of the Pacific War (Director I) 23-20 Fredericksburg, TX 12/05/2022 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.