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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: 15P, AZ, 641X, 018, 0100, 341X1,3A.

Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at:

http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_AdministrativeSupport.pdf

 

Veterans: Go to www.texasskillstowork.com for assistance with translating your military work experience and training courses into civilian job terms, qualifications/requirements and skill sets.

Current Opportunity: Executive Assistant

Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public

The Executive Assistant supports the director of the Property and Casualty Lines Office, part of the Regulatory Policy Division. The Executive Assistant also supports managers and office staff. The Property and Casualty Lines Office regulates various lines of insurance including automobile, homeowners, commercial property, and general liability.


This position:

  • provides administrative and technical assistance, guidance, and advice on administrative matters; communicates administrative policies, procedures, standards, and methods;
  • reviews administrative practices and programs and assists in formulating policies as appropriate; assists in interpreting policies and procedures and making administrative decisions;
  • coordinates calendars, meetings, and other activities with internal staff and executives, other governmental agencies, and organizations;
  • may prepare notices or agendas for meetings and hearings;
  • assists in the planning or preparation of reports, manuals, publications, presentations, charts, tables, and graphs;
  • provides backup phone coverage for the director, and assists with office phone coverage; communicates messages to staff and responds to inquiries as appropriate; and
  • coordinates and maintains the record-keeping and filing systems for the Property and Casualty Lines Office.

Qualifications

This position requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Education and experience relevant to the position may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.


Additionally, this position requires:

  • two years of experience in executive assistant or administrative assistant work, or in a field relative to assignment.


This position requires demonstrated knowledge of:

  • commonly accepted business practices and procedures; and
  • business or program terminology, spelling, punctuation, grammar, typing formats, and word processing techniques and procedures.

This position requires demonstrated skill in:

  • problem solving, decision making, and planning;
  • Microsoft Office software applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook; and
  • operating standard office equipment.

This position requires the demonstrated ability to:

  • apply critical thinking to analyze and solve work problems;
  • communicate and work effectively with all levels of employees and the public;
  • maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information;
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with director, managers, coworkers, and the public;
  • handle high-level administrative issues;
  • develop and evaluate administrative policies and procedures;
  • work on a variety of administrative and technical assignments with multiple and competing priorities;
  • meet deadlines; and
  • organize and pay attention to detail.

 

Skills tests will be administered during interview.

 

Position Details

Opening Date:10/23/2017
Functional Title:Executive Assistant
Classification Title:Executive Assistant I
Status:Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public
Application Deadline:Until Filled
Pay Group:B17
Monthly Salary: $3,081.34-$3,500.00
Annual Salary:$36,976.08-$42,000.00
Job Posting Number:18-054
Division:Regulatory Policy / Property and Casualty Lines Office
Location:333 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701
Travel Required:0 %

 

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Last updated: 10/23/2017

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