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Texas Department of Insurance

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) is a state agency responsible for both consumers and the insurance industry. We work to fulfill our legislative mandate to regulate the insurance industry, administer the Texas workers’ compensation system, and promote a healthy insurance marketplace, while also protecting the people and the businesses that are served by insurance. We take our responsibility to Texans seriously and strive for excellent customer service through our professional attitude, competence and efficiency.

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Veterans’ Preference:

To receive veterans’ preference, applicants must provide at least one the following documents with their State of Texas Application:

  • a copy of the DD 214, member #4;
  • a statement of compensation from the Veterans Benefits Administration; or
  • a copy of the DD 1300.

Applicable Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes are included, but not limited to the following: 56M, 68J, PS, 018, 0111, 4430, 3A1X1, 68, 3A.

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Current Opportunity: Insurance Specialist

Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public

The Insurance Specialist performs technical duties including processing and performing data entry on various financial filings for the Financial Analysis Section.

This position:

  • prepares files for scanning and document preparation and verifies quality;
  • disseminates company information to the public and staff over the telephone or in person;
  • performs data entry for various company information;
  • prepares, validates and scans various financial and holding company documents;
  • processes open records requests;
  • assists with processing of financial filings; and
  • provides backup duties to answering the phone and covering statement room window.


This position requires thirty college hours. Education and experience may be substituted for one another on a year for year basis. 

Additionally, this position requires:

  • one year of experience in technical insurance matters or in a field relative to assignment.

This position requires demonstrated knowledge of:

  • insurance principles and practices; and
  • applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

This position requires demonstrated skill in:

  • entering data accurately and timely;
  • problem solving, decision making and planning;
  • using Microsoft Office software applications, including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook; and
  • operating standard office equipment.

This position requires the demonstrated ability to:

  • communicate professionally and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of employees and the general public;
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, insurance industry representatives, and the general public;
  • apply critical thinking to evaluate, analyze and interpret information;
  • exercise good judgment and discretion;
  • meet deadlines;
  • understand and follow instructions of a technical nature;
  • concentrate on detail while performing tedious, repetitive work; and
  • lift and carry up to 25 lbs.




Position Details

Opening Date:07/12/2017
Functional Title:Insurance Specialist
Classification Title:Insurance Specialist I
Status:Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public
Application Deadline:Until Filled
Pay Group:B12
Monthly Salary: $2,400.00
Annual Salary:$28,800.00
Job Posting Number:17-193
Division:Financial Regulation Division / Financial Analysis
Location:333 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX 78701
Travel Required:5 %


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Last updated: 07/12/2017

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