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Career Opportunities

The Texas General Land Office is a challenging, rewarding, and exciting place to work!

Check out our job postings for open positions. As you consider applying, take a look at the benefits of working at the GLO!


All General Land Office (GLO) jobs are posted on the GLO Jobs Page within CAPPS Recruit. CAPPS Recruit is a State-managed job-posting system that allows applicants to easily apply for job openings at the GLO. Below are general instructions on how to both create an account in CAPPS Recruit and submit an application to the GLO through the CAPPS Recruit system. Note: the account creation and job submission processes may include some minor steps not identified below.

  1. Visit the GLO Jobs Page within CAPPS Recruit.
  2. Select a posting you wish to apply for and click the Apply Online
  3. If you do not yet have a CAPPS Recruit account, click the New User button and proceed with account creation. Otherwise, enter your credentials and click 
  4. Complete each portion of the guided application process, using the Save and Continuebutton to proceed through each section.
  5. If you need to save your application to complete it later, click the Save as Draft
  6. Once each section has been completed, you will be given the ability to submit your application, which will then send it to the GLO.

The information you enter as you complete your first application through CAPPS Recruit (e.g., education and work history) is retained by the system and available for use in future job application submissions.

In addition, CAPPS Recruit allows you to attach a résumé to your completed job submissions. This process is outlined in the steps below.

  1. Visit the GLO Jobs Page.
  2. Sign in using the Sign In link at the top right of the page.
  3. Click the My Jobpage tab at the top left of the page.
  4. Click the View/Edit Submission link below the completed submission entry.
  5. Navigate to the File Attachments portion of the submission by clicking on its step at the top of the page. This page allows you to upload a file and subsequently designate it as your résumé.

If you have questions about job postings, you may contact the Land Office at 512-475-1390 or send an email to


The Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) administers Texas state employee benefits, including health and other insurance options, retirement plan, TexFlex (a tax-savings flexible benefit program), and Texa$aver (401(k) and 457 investment accounts program). You may learn more about the benefits package offered to GLO employees at the ERS web site:


The GLO encourages employee development through a training program designed to enhance employees' knowledge, skills, and abilities, promote productivity and efficiency, and prepare employees for higher-level responsibility. With a variety of training topics and formats, GLO employees are given a wide range of training opportunities to help them improve their performance and meet their career goals. In addition, employees are also able to master their skills from a variety of industry experts and upskill their careers utilizing Linkedin Learning, an online educational platform that focuses on business and technology-related skills through expert-led courses.


The Texas General Land Office is dedicated to a workplace that values differences, respect of each other through all levels of the organization and believes in work life balance for our employees. To this end, the Land Office strives to maintain an environment that is supportive of work/life balance issues including: allowing flexible work schedules and telework arrangements where appropriate and consistent with business needs.

The Land Office is a designated mother friendly work site facility by the Texas Health Department. We encourage and support breastfeeding by allowing for a flexible work schedule when needed for breast milk expression and by providing a private room and storage facilities for new mothers.


The GLO is committed to maintaining positive business and employment practices designed to ensure equal employment opportunity for all current employees and individuals seeking employment. As an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer, the GLO will conduct its staffing activities - selection, promotion, demotion, transfer, training, and separation - in accordance with established federal and state EEO laws and regulations.

The GLO will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or pregnancy status. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), any requests for accommodation needed during the application process should be directed to the ADA Coordinator in Human Resources.

The General Land Office participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


A criminal conviction records check is required for applicants who are selected for a position.

If you are selected for interview, the hiring division will contact you to schedule an interview. Interviewed applicants will be required to undergo a criminal conviction check through a third-party background check service provider.