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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

Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at:


Current Opportunity: Examinations Program Specialist

Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public

The Examinations Program Specialist performs a variety of administrative, technical and complex duties in order to ensure effective and efficient office operations. This position also assists with establishing program goals and objectives and developing program guidelines, procedures, policies, rules and regulations.

This position:

  • assists with the compiling and analysis of complex data and preparing reports;
  • prepares, interprets, and disseminates information regarding open records;
  • performs as back up staff person on the Sircon examination billing system;
  • assists with the review of travel vouchers, to include the interpretation of applicable travel statutes;
  • assists with maintenance of the section’s self-directed budget and examination work papers, such as editing, filing and preparation;
  • transmits examination reports to other states;
  • responds to complex inquiries regarding administrative regulations, policies and procedures on exam report formats, and travel request;
  • supports the Chief and Assistant Chief Examiners; andperforms other duties as assigned.


Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in a field relative to assignment.  Education and experience may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis. 

Additionally, this position requires:

  • one year of experience in office administration or in a field relative to the assignment.

This position requires demonstrated knowledge of:

  • office practices and administrative procedures;
  • Microsoft Office software applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook; and
  • business or program terminology, spelling, punctuation, grammar, typing formats, and word processing techniques and procedures.

This position requires demonstrated skill in:

  • communicating technical information professionally and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of employees and the general public;
  • problem solving, decision making, and planning;
  • developing goals and objectives; and
  • using personal computers sufficient to enter and extract data from related systems and programs.

This position requires the demonstrated ability to:

  • apply critical thinking to comprehend complex regulatory rules and statutes to determine compliance or solve problems;
  • draft clear and concise reports of findings;
  • make decisions in accordance with rules, regulations, and procedures;
  • organize, prioritize, coordinate, and manager multiple tasks and special projects in order to meet established timelines while maintaining a consistent standard of quality;
  • maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; and
  • work independently on a variety of administrative and technical assignments.

A skills test will be administered during the interview.

Position Details

Opening Date:09/19/2017
Functional Title:Examinations Program Specialist
Classification Title:Program Specialist I
Status:Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public
Application Deadline:Until Filled
Pay Group:B17
Monthly Salary: $3,081.33 - $3,322.00
Annual Salary:$36,975.96 - $39,864.00
Job Posting Number:18-016
Division:Financial Regulation Division/Examinations Section
Location:333 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701
Travel Required:N/A %


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Last updated: 09/20/2017

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