Constituents often contact my office to inquire about job opportunities. Below are some helpful resources to guide you in your search.
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Need Help Finding a Job in Texas?
Check out the Texas Workforce Website. There you will find a searchable, comprehensive database of jobs in Texas. This site allows users to register (for free) and search for jobs. It has proven to be a beneficial tool for matching job seekers with potential employers.
Looking for Job Training Programs?
Texas Workforce Commission Apprenticeship Training Program is an effective job training system for skilled trade and journey workers. Apprenticeship training is designed to prepare individuals for occupations in skilled trades and crafts and combines structured on-the-job training – supervised by experienced journey workers – with related classroom instructions. Apprentices who successfully complete the prescribed number of training hours in a registered apprenticeship training program can become certified and skilled journey workers.
North Texas Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training. The program teaches eligible young people the skills they need to become employable and independent and placing them in meaningful jobs or further education.
Youth Build USA is a youth and community development program that simultaneously addresses core issues facing low-income communities: housing, education, employment, crime prevention, and leadership development. In YouthBuild programs, low-income youth people ages 16-24 work toward their GEDs or high school diplomas, learn job skills and serve their communities by building affordable housing, and transform their own lives and roles in society.
Trusted Resume & Job Posting Websites
Federal Job Resources
America's Job Bank
America's Job Bank is one of the most requested sites through the Department of Labor. It provides a searchable database of over one million jobs, and allows users to post their resumes online.
FAA Career Opportunities
Considering a career in the world of aviation? Check out this link to opportunities at the Federal Aviation Administration. Given the airline security measures I helped pass through Congress, the FAA is looking for a few good men and women to keep our skies safe.
JAN on the Web
The Job Accommodation Network is a service of the Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy. It provides one-on-one information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities, and is also available through its 1-800-ADA-WORK hotline.
The United States Department of Labor
The Department of Labor Home Page is an invaluable resource for information pertaining to employment. You can research wage and salary data, and vital economic statistics as they pertain to our nation's world-class labor force.