Employment and Hiring System

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I find out what positions LCRA currently has available?
Visit our job application website and you will see a complete list of all of the open positions with LCRA.
How many locations does LCRA have and where are they located?
You should check each job posting for the specific location.
What type of benefits does LCRA offer?
LCRA offers a competitive benefits program that includes comprehensive health, dental, vision and legal insurance plans. We also provide life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible health care and dependent care spending accounts, short-term and long-term disability protection, and an employer-matched 401(k) plan. In addition, we have an educational assistance and tuition reimbursement program and provide paid leave (vacation, sick, holiday, etc.).
Are paper applications accepted?
No, LCRA is environmentally friendly and our application process is paperless.
How do I apply for a position?
Click on the job title to view the position announcement. Click on “Apply for this job online”.
Will I need an email address?
Yes, an email address is required to apply for any LCRA position. Notifications may be sent to your personal email address at different points of the recruitment process. If you do not have an email address, there are several Internet providers from which you can obtain one for free. Yahoo, Google, and Hotmail are a few examples.
Is my personal information secure?
Yes, online applications are stored on a secure site. Only the Human Resources Department and the Hiring Manager are authorized to review your application.
How do I know if I qualify for a job?
The job postings list the minimum qualifications for the position. Minimum qualifications are the lowest level of education, training, and experience you must meet or exceed in order to qualify for advancement in the process. They also include any licenses or certifications you must have at the time of the application. You application must clearly demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
If I want to apply for more than one opening, do I have to submit more than one application?
Yes, you must apply for each position you would like to be considered for. Once you have uploaded your resume into the applicant system, it can be used to apply for other openings.
I missed the deadline, can I still apply?
Once a position closing date has passed, no application will be accepted or considered. Please continue to visit the website and apply for new positions, for which you qualify, as they become available.
What if there isn't a closing date listed on the posting?
The position is considered open indefinitely and can be closed at any time. It is recommended that you apply for it as soon as possible to avoid missing the opportunity.
What if I forget my user name or password to log into the online application system?
Click on the I Forgot my Username and/or Password on the Login screen.
How long does the recruitment process take?
The process will vary by position. It can take several weeks depending on the number of applications received and the complexity of the selection process. If you are selected to go further in the process, you will receive an email notification or telephone call. Not all applicants are contacted.
What happens to my application after it is received by LCRA?
Once your online application has been successfully submitted, you will receive a confirmation email immediately. Your application information is forwarded to the appropriate hiring manager, if your background is determined to meet the criteria. If the hiring manager decides he or she would like to bring you in for an interview, you will receive a call to set up an interview.
How can I contact the hiring manager?
If the hiring manager wants to interview you, he or she will contact you.
Are applications reviewed by people or computers?
All applications that meet preferred qualifications are reviewed by the hiring manager.
Will I hear back from LCRA after I submit my application?
You can view your application status by logging in to LCRA's applicant system.
What do the application status codes mean?
Under review = Your application is under further review.
Interview = You have been selected to receive an interview.
Contingent Offer = You have been selected to receive an offer of employment.
Not selected = You have not been selected for further consideration.
Cancelled = LCRA is not filling the position at this time.
Withdrawn = You have requested that your application be withdrawn from consideration.
Does LCRA's recruiting staff search the application database to fill open positions?
No. You must submit your application for each job for which you want to apply.
Do you currently sponsor Visas?
No. Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa, now or in the future.
What if I have additional questions?
Call LCRA Human Resources at 1-800-776-5272, Ext. 4004 (or 473-4004 in Austin).