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
Group Sales and Events Coordinator (Program Specialist I) 21-2100-51 Austin, TX 07/14/2021 On hold
Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist II) 21-1100-54 Castroville, TX  07/27/2021 Until filled
Texas Main Street Project Design Specialist or Architect (Project Design Specialist I/II/III or Architect I) 21-58 Austin, TX 08/05/2021 Until filled
Texas Main Street State Coordinator (Program Specialist V) 21-60 Austin, TX 08/05/2021 Until filled
Chief Financial Officer/Director of Staff Services (Director II) 21-66 Austin, TX 08/31/2021 Until filled
Maintenance Specialist (Maintenance Specialist III) 22-2200-1 La Grange, TX 09/07/2021 Until filled
Lead Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist III) 22-1800-2 West Columbia, TX 09/09/2021 On hold
Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist II) 22-2000-3 San Augustine, TX 09/10/2021 Until filled
Office Manager (Administrative Assistant III) 22-2000-4 San Augustine, TX 09/17/2021 On hold
Maintenance Supervisor (Maintenance Supervisor I) 22-2000-5 San Augustine, TX 09/17/2021 On hold
Courthouse Program Specialist (Program Specialist I) 22-6 Austin, TX 09/24/2021 On hold
Historic Preservation Project Reviewer (Environmental Protection Specialist III/IV or Architect I/II) 22-7 Austin, TX 09/29/2021 Until filled
Assistant Site Manager, Fulton Mansion State Historic Site (Assistant Park/Historic Site Superintendent I) 22-1000-8 Rockport, TX 10/08/2021 Until filled
Site Manager, French Legation State Historic Site (Park/Historic Site Superintendent III) 22-2100-9 Austin, TX  10/12/2021 Until filled
Maintenance Specialist (Maintenance Specialist III) 22-1400-10 Port Arthur, TX 10/13/2021 Until filled
Maintenance Supervisor (Maintenance Supervisor II) 22-2200-11 La Grange, TX 10/15/2021 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.