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
Special Projects Coordinator, Texas Main Street Program (Project Manager I) 22-63 Austin, TX 06/14/2022 Until filled
Site Manager, Bush Family Home State Historic Site (Park/Historic Site Superintendent III) 22-2800-70R Midland, TX 07/19/2022 Until filled
Lead Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist III) 22-1600-77 San Felipe, TX 08/03/2022 On hold
Accounts Payable Specialist (Accountant III) 22-80 Austin, TX 08/17/2022 On hold
Maintenance Specialist (Maintenance Specialist IV) 22-1800-82 West Columbia, TX 08/24/2022 On hold
Historic Preservation Project Reviewer, Federal and State Review Program (Environmental Protection Specialist II/III/IV) 22-83 Austin, TX 08/24/2022 Until filled
Project Reviewer, Disaster Assistance Program (Environmental Protection Specialist III/IV) 22-84 Austin, TX 08/24/2022 Until filled
Project Reviewer, Courthouse Preservation Program (Environmental Protection Specialist III/IV or Architect I/II) 22-85 Austin, TX 08/24/2022 Until filled
Office/Event Sales Administrator (Program Specialist II) 22-1100-86 Castroville, TX 08/26/2022 On hold
Director of Historic Sites Operations (Manager V) 22-88 TBD 08/31/2022 On hold
Archeologist (Archeologist III) 23-1200-1 Brazoria, TX 09/07/2022 Until filled
Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist II) 23-2100-2 Austin, TX 09/14/2022 Until filled
Local Government Preservation Specialist (Program Specialist III) 23-3 Austin, TX 09/16/2022 Until filled
Maintenance Specialist (Maintenance Specialist IV) 23-2200-4 La Grange, TX 09/23/2022 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.