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Life at LCRA

See what it’s really like to work here and learn about our competitive benefits and hiring process.

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Working at LCRA

Where are your work facilities located?

The majority of our jobs are located in Central Texas from Marble Falls to La Grange. Some positions are located as far west as San Angelo and as far east as Matagorda on the Texas coast. Check each job posting or sort open jobs by location on our job openings page.

What type of benefits do you offer?

Our competitive benefits program includes:

  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision and legal insurance plans
  • Free second medical opinion specialists and telemedicine services
  • Paid leave
  • 401(k) plan with 8 percent employer-match
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance

What perks make life at LCRA unique?

We understand that there are many factors that contribute to a positive work environment. Our employees have access to a variety of benefits and perks that support their personal and professional growth and holistic health.

Employees and eligible family members have access to free counseling sessions and wellness resources. LCRA also offers free enrollment in the Quit For Life tobacco cessation program and Real Appeal Weight Loss program. Reach fitness goals in one of our three, onsite fitness centers and receive resources to become a healthier you through our wellness program (as well as $50 monthly credits for qualified participants).*

We provide financial assistance for adoptions or surrogacy and award two postsecondary scholarships to children of LCRA employees each year. Our credit union offers special rates and programs for qualified employees, and our employee discount program provides corporate discounts at many local businesses. Our Employee Assistance Program offers free legal and financial planning resources.

We invest in the professional development of our team members through extensive online learning tools and in-person, LCRA-focused trainings. Our education assistance program reimburses expenses for courses, certification programs or degree programs that support current or potential work for employees at LCRA.

*Employees can partake in flexible work schedules or remote work days, or, while in the office, take a break in our waterfront lounge. Enjoy free day-use admission to our LCRA-operated parks.

We also take pride in our mission to better the communities that we serve through company-wide volunteer days and programs to reduce vehicle emissions during ozone season.

*Dependent on role, department and location

Hiring process

How do I find out about and apply for jobs?

We post openings on our job openings page. You can also create a job alert and we will send you an email when a position becomes available that matches your search criteria.

If I want to apply for more than one opening, do I have to submit more than one application?

Yes, you must submit an application for each position. Once you have uploaded your resume into the candidate portal it can be used to apply for other openings.

Does LCRA offer internships?

Yes, internship opportunities are posted on our job openings page.

How do I check my application status?

View your application status anytime by logging in to our candidate portal. Once your application has been successfully submitted, you will receive a confirmation email immediately. If you are selected to go further in the process, you will be notified by email or phone.

Note: We recently changed our hiring system. If you applied to a position before Aug. 31, 2020, please check your application status here.

How long does the application process take?

The process will vary by position, but can take several weeks.

If you can’t find what you need here, on our job openings page or within the candidate portal, call our Human Resources team at 512-473-4004 or 800-775-5272, ext. 4004, or submit your question to Contact LCRA.