This Job Portal was created during the COVID-19 Pandemic as a way for Library staff to offer help to the Del Valle community through a challenging and uncertain job market. If you need any additional assistance, please do not hesitate to contact either ETGLD library.

 

Creating a Resume

Writing a Cover Letter

Using your ETGLD library account, you will be able to check out materials from other libraries around the state of Texas! Interlibrary Loan or "ILL" for short is a great way to access materials beyond your home library, you can find anything from bestsellers to research materials all over the state! In order to access this resource, please log in to your library account before clicking the link for "Texas ILL System".

Searching for a Job

COVID-19 is straining our local economy, but many employers are faced with an increased demand for their services. 

AmazonDollar GeneralFiesta MartHEBLowe’sRandallsSproutsWalmartWheatsville Food Co-op, and Whole Foods Market are all hiring for local positions at a variety of skill levels. 

Capital Metro needs to fill up to 100 full-time positions for bus drivers, and the City of Austin is hiring for roles in administration, accounting, customer service, information technology, and more.

Unemployment

Workforce Solutions Capital Area is assisting local workers whose incomes have been disrupted by COVID-19. You can learn more by completing this online form, calling 512-485-3792, or checking these job listings.

Those who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19 may also be eligible for unemployment benefits through the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). Applications may be made through the TWC’s online portal or by calling 1-800-939-6631. The agency has been overwhelmed by recent demand and has asked applicants to stagger telephone calls based on their own area codes:

  • Area codes beginning with 9: Call Monday, Wednesday, or Friday from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

  • Area codes beginning with 3, 4, 5, or 6: Call Monday, Wednesday, or Friday from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Area codes beginning with 7 or 8: Call Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

  • Area codes beginning with 2: Call Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

 

Before filing for benefits, make sure to have the following ready:

  • Social Security number

  • Last employer’s name, address, and phone number

  • Dates you worked for your last employer, along with your weekly hours and pay rate

  • Military service information, if applicable

  • Alien registration number, if not a U.S. citizen

JOB PORTAL

Book Recommendations

Are you looking for your next book to read? Do you want to find books that are similar to those written by your favorite author? The ETGLD has many ways to assist with finding your next great read!

Booklists

ETGLD Booklists are helpful if you are wanting to find something to read that you can check out from the library. 

Goodreads

When you create a Goodreads account (free!) you will be able to look up reviews of books from those who have read them and also find books similar to others that you have read and loved.