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Introduction to Brownsville, Texas

Brownsville's semi-tropical climate is recognized as one of the most delightful in the nation. The city has an average temperature of 74 degrees and an average rainfall of 25.55 inches. Average relative humidity is 75.25%. The comfortable year-round climate provides for an abundance of recreational fun and activities. Residents regularly visit Matamoros and South Padre Island as both places are only minutes away. Brownsville's population is quickly approaching 200,000 and growing.

It covers nearly 150 sq. mi. and has some 350 miles of paved streets. With an assessed valuation of more than $5 billion, the city has nearly quadrupled its wealth in the past 15 years. Brownsville is proud of our past and annually hosts thousands of tourists who not only take in the history, but the climate and proximity to Mexico as well. 

Our sister city of Matamoros has a population is excess of 750,000. As the seat of Cameron County, we are a city rich in history and one of the fastest growing areas in the United States.


Attractions in Brownsville

Brownsville offers many cultural and recreational opportunities for its visitors and residents. Museums and historic sites in the city include the Historic Brownsville Museum, housed in the restored Southern Pacific Railroad Depot; and the Brownsville Heritage Complex, which contains the restored former home of the city's founder, local businessman Charles Stillman. Also in the city is the Children's Museum of Brownsville and right next door, the Americas Museum, featuring costumes and indigenous dress from throughout all of the Americas. The Commemorative Air Force Museum showcases vintage military aircraft and presents an annual Air Fiesta every March. The Gladys Porter Zoo has more than 1500 animal species housed in natural settings. Annual events in town include the Brownsville International Birding & Nature Festival (held in February), the Charro Days Fiesta (also in February), and October's Latin Jazz Festival.


Welcome to Brownsville


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Job Openings

528G - Veterinary Technician PT  

528G - Animal Shelter Clinic
Open Until: December 18, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $17.9424 Hourly Rate

491 - Video Technologist  

491 - Public Information Services Dept
Open Until: December 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $12.1441 Hourly Rate
Status: 2 weeks

490 - Children and Young Adults Librarian  

490 - Brownsville Public Library
Open Until: December 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $1,661.64 BiWeekly Rate
Status: 30 days

120 Legal - Deputy City Attorney  

120 - Legal
Open Until: December 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST
Rate of Pay: Depending On Qualifications
Status: 2 weeks

310 - Emergency Communication Operator  

310 - Police Administration
Open Until: December 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $13.3889 Hourly
Status: Open until filled