Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Harlingen Waterworks System. The HWWS Human Resource Department supports the Waterworks mission by serving, supporting, developing, and valuing its most important asset – its people, our partners. We value, encourage, and empower our employees to partner with HWWS to better serve our community. We want our partners to think big, offer innovative solutions and join HWWS to solve problems together. We strongly believe that we are as strong as our partners. Our goal is to provide fair and equal career opportunities for all qualified applicants. At HWWS your talent and skills are acknowledged, and you are empowered to take your career into your own hands. With your talent, your career with HWWS is what you make it. The opportunities are here, we just need you! Join us and make the difference in your community!


  • All applications are completed online.
  • Just “click” on the job title you are interested in and click on “Apply”.
  • This link will take you to “Create an Account” where you set up a username and password.
  • The application is saved and can used to apply for more than one job opening.
  • You will need to have your own email address to begin the application process.
  • Please understand the following when applying:
  1. We only accept applications for positions that are currently open and advertised.
  2. An application is needed for each position you are interested in.
  3. It is important to complete the application and enter all the required fields.
  4. Once completed you must electronically sign and click on “Submit”. If not, your application will be received.
  5. Resumes, certifications, licenses, etc. must be uploaded to your application.


An applicant who is offered a position with HWWS, must pass pre-employment drug testing and a background check.

Background Check Summary of Rights – English / Spanish

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Harlingen Waterworks System is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Harlingen Waterworks System is a registered participant of E-Verify.

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