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There are many paths to good-paying careers that offer stability, opportunities for growth, and a great quality of life—careers with prominent Coastal Bend companies. 

Through UpSkill Coastal Bend, you can learn more about these careers, their average annual earnings, and their educational or training requirements. Plus, you can trace the pathways to these opportunities from high school, community college, or an existing job.

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Throughout the Coastal Bend, thousands of openings exist in several industry sectors. Our area has seen steady expansion, further driving the regional economy. Many of these employers offer work-based learning through apprenticeship programs. Others are looking for candidates with two-year technical degrees and often will pay for required courses. These careers are lucrative, in-demand, and provide a great quality of life, after only two years or less of education or training.


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Court Assistant

Location: Portland, Texas
Job Number: 15860189
Shift: Full-Time, Days

$13.00 Hour - $16.00 Hour

Two (2)+ years of previous experience in an administrative role. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Will be responsible for answering phones, providing customer service, and offering clerical support to all staff members. Provide visitors with information regarding court dockets, trial dates, citations, etc. Upkeep an electronic and physical filing system.

English Required: Yes

I.D. Clerk Sheriff’s Office

Location: Ingleside, Texas
Job Number: 15861605
Shift: Full-Time, Rotating

$15.65 Hour

High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of one year of responsible clerical work experience. Takes inked fingerprint impressions (rolled, plain and palms) when processing inmates. Makes sure that all procedures of the AFIS system are being followed. Must learn to read, classify and search fingerprints, both in fingerprint master file and automated fingerprint system.

English Required: Yes

Community Liason

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 15861442
Shift: Full-Time, Days

$37,400.00 Year

Bachelor’s degree in communication, or related field, with at least 2 years’ experience working in the mental health field. Interacts with local community members and local agencies to disseminate information and provide education on Project Integrated Systems of Care. Recruit and expand collaborations among community partners to increase involvement in CCBHC related activities

English Required: Yes

Peer Pressure Specialist

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 15861434
Shift: Full-Time, Days

$17.78 Hour

High school diploma or equivalent. Must have lived experience with substance use disorders and recovery. The Recovery Support Specialist will provide a range of short- and long-term coaching services aimed at helping people with opioid use disorders to initiate and sustain their recovery journey. Educate and encourage participants into substance abuse services, including recovery support services, intervention, and treatment when appropriate.

English Required: Yes

Make Ready Technician

Location: Gregory, Texas
Job Number: 15864812
Shift: Full-Time, Days

$17.50 Hour

Clean out recently vacated apartments. Change bulbs and locks. Must be able to install appliances. Make general repairs of apartment. Perform minor plumbing, minor air conditioning and minor electrical work. Exterior/ Interior painting and caulking, light drywall repair. Perform painting, pressure washing, blow breezeways and parking lots.

English Required: Yes

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