Careers


Ark-Tex Council of Governments accepts applications for employment only when there is an open job announcement for a vacant position.

 

Current Positions Available
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Official applications may be obtained in one of three ways:

  • Print the Application Form.
  • Call the Receptionist for an application to be mailed. (Out-of-town applicants only)
  • Pick up an application at the main office: 4808 Elizabeth Street, Texarkana, TX.

Note: Résumés without an official application form will not be accepted.

ATCOG Pay and Benefits

Annual Salary: Based on ATCOG Integrated Annual Salary Schedule, which reflects salaries by grade level. See Salary Schedule.

Social Security Tax: 7.65% paid by ATCOG.

Retirement Plan: Effective 1/1/2017, ATCOG staff contributes 4% of wages on a pre-tax basis into the Texas County & District Retirement System, and ATCOG matches the 4% contribution.

Section 125 Cafeteria Plan: ATCOG has a Section 125 Plan through which additional Insurance products are offered employees on a pre-tax basis.

Health Insurance Premiums for Employees: ATCOG pays 100% of each employee’s basic health insurance per month, with the option for employees to “buy up” to a plan with less deductible and/or out of pocket.

Dental Insurance Premiums for Employees: ATCOG pays 100% of each employee’s dental insurance per month. (Employees have option of paying for health and dental, or just health, or just dental, on family members.)

Life Insurance Premiums for Employees: ATCOG pays premiums for one (1) times annual salary of employees. (Employees have option of paying for additional life insurance for themselves and family members.)

Longevity Pay Bonus: ATCOG pays on December 31 each year after employee has worked 37 consecutive months a dollar amount times number of months worked. (The dollar amount is set each year by the Board of Directors, but for the past few years has been $3.00 for each month of service.)

Unemployment Insurance: ATCOG pays premiums for unemployment insurance.

Workers Compensation: ATCOG pays premiums for workers compensation benefits.

Vacation: 1-5 years – 10 days; 6-9 years – 12.5 days; 10+ years – 15 days.

Sick Leave: 9 days per year.

Holidays: 8 days paid holidays per year; 2 paid personal days per year.

Salary Schedule Effective 1/1/2017

SALARY RANGE
STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP 3 STEP 4 STEP 5 STEP 6 STEP 7 STEP 8 STEP 9 STEP 10
GRADE 01 14,817  15,720  16,191  16,677  17,177 17,692 18,223 18,770 19,333 19,913
GRADE 02  19,932 20,460 21,002 21,558 22,130 22,716 23,318 23,936 24,570 25,222
GRADE 03  22,100 22,686 23,287 23,904 24,537 25,188 25,855 26,540 27,244 27,966
GRADE 04  24,508  25,157  25,824 26,508  27,211 27,932  28,672 29,432  30,212 31,012
GRADE 05  27,175  27,895  28,634  29,393  30,172  30,971  31,792  32,634  33,499  34,387
GRADE 06  30,124  30,922  31,742  32,583  33,446  34,333  35,242  36,176  37,135  38,119
GRADE 07  33,404  34,289  35,198  36,131  37,088  38,071  39,080  40,115  41,178  42,270
GRADE 08  36,532  37,500  38,494  39,514  40,561  41,636  42,739  43,872  45,034  46,228
GRADE 09  40,504  41,578  42,679  43,810  44,971  46,163  47,386  48,642  49,931  51,254
GRADE 10  44,914  46,104  47,326  48,580  49,868  51,189  52,546  53,938  55,368  56,835
GRADE 11  49,799  51,119  52,474  53,864  55,292  56,757  58,261  59,805  61,390  63,017
GRADE 12  55,220  56,683  58,185  59,727  61,310  62,935  64,603  66,315  68,072  69,876
GRADE 13  60,372  61,972  63,614  65,300  67030  68,807  70,630  72,502  74,423  76,395
GRADE 14  66,941  68,715  70,536  72,406  74,324  76,294  78,316  80,391  82,521  84,708
GRADE 15  74,223  76,190  78,209  80,282  82,409  84,593  86,835  89,136  91,498  93,923
GRADE 16  82,295  84,476  86,715  89,013  91,371  93,793  96,278  98,830  101,449  104,137
GRADE 17  91,156  93,571  96,051  98,596  101,209  103,891  106,644  109,470  112,371  115,349
GRADE 18  101,072  103,750 106,500  109,322 112,219  115,193 118,245  121,379 124,595  127,897