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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: Self-Insurance Examiner

Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public

The Self-Insurance Examiner performs routine analysis of insurance claim records reported to Self-Insurance Regulation. Reviews and analyzes claim and loss information submitted by certified self-insurers and applicants to self-insure, in order to determine compliance with the Texas Labor Code and Division Rules. Work involves analyzing data, preparing reports, and assisting with the development, maintenance and analysis of periodic reports. Assists in communication with industry representatives by preparing written correspondence and over the phone as needed.

This position:

  • analyzes claims information included in self-insurance initial applications, renewals, and status reports;
  • prepares written reports on findings of claims reviews for initial applicants, renewals, and status reports;
  • communicates orally and by written means with insurance industry representatives and certified self-insurers’ staff to obtain information concerning difficult problems, and/or lack of compliance with rules or statutes;
  • compose documents, routine reports and correspondence, and assist with periodic research regarding workers’ compensation, insurance, and/or other related topics; and
  • performs other duties as assigned.


Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, insurance, statistics, actuarial science, computer science, economics, or business administration.  Education and experience relevant to position may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis. 

Additionally, this position:

  • requires two years of experience in accounting, insurance, auditing, claims, workers’ compensation, regulatory, or in a plan administration environment.

This position requires demonstrated knowledge of:

  • Texas Labor Code, Texas Administrative Code, and/or other applicable codes and statutes with regard to managed care;
  • business or program terminology, spelling, punctuation, grammar, typing formats, and word processing techniques and procedures; and
  • general office practices and administrative procedures.

This position requires demonstrated skill in:

  • organizing and prioritizing workload;
  • managing multiple competing priorities;
  • communicating technical information professionally and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of employees and the general public;
  • developing goals and objectives;
  • problem solving, decision making, and planning;
  • analyzing related data and using conclusions to reach resolution; and
  • using Microsoft Office software applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

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;
  • organize, prioritize, coordinate, and manage multiple tasks and special projects in order to meet established timelines;
  • take personal responsibility for completing assigned tasks;
  • make decisions based on sound reasoning;
  • understand and carry out complex instructions;
  • prepare and maintain complex records and files;
  • make decisions in accordance with rules, regulations, and procedures;
  • maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information;
  • offer positive and constructive ideas, encouragement and support to other staff members, while upholding the agency’s core values; and
  • establish and maintain an effective and harmonious working relationships with all levels of employees and the general public.

Position Details

Opening Date:09/28/2017
Functional Title:Self-Insurance Examiner
Classification Title:Program Specialist II
Status:Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public
Application Deadline:Until Filled
Pay Group:B18
Monthly Salary: $3,400.00
Annual Salary:$40,800.00
Job Posting Number:18-019
Division:DWC/General Counsel/Self-Insurance Regulation
Location:7551 Metro Center Dr. Ste.100, Austin, TX 78744
Travel Required:5 %


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Last updated: 12/13/2017

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