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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 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 of 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 one of the following: None currently identified

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Current opportunity: Insurance Specialist

Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public

The Insurance Specialist in Company Licensing and Registration audits licensing applications to determine completeness and compliance with laws and regulations, specified in the Texas Insurance Code and the Texas Administrative Code.

This position:

  • analyzes and processes case management filings for the licensure and registration of regulated entities. Applies written procedures and processes in conjunction with applicable sections of the Texas Insurance Code (TIC) and Texas Administrative Code (TAC);
  • processes and tracks receipt of renewals, annual reports, filing fees, and late fees for various regulated entities, including third-party administrators, premium finance companies, surplus lines agents, purchasing groups, risk retention groups, etc.;
  • maintain and update regulated entity information into Sircon databases, including changes to officers, directors, providers, brokers and agents, names and addresses, business plans, etc.;
  • completes equitable portion of CLR incoming written and telephone inquiries; and
  • participates in meetings with regulated entities, other governmental agencies, and agency staff.


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

Additionally, this position:

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

This position requires demonstrated knowledge of:

  • business terminology, spelling, grammar, and arithmetic;
  • office practices and procedures; and
  • insurance principles, laws and statutes regarding insurance.

This position requires demonstrated skill in:

  • problem solving, decision making, and planning; and
  • Microsoft Office software applications including Outlook, Word and Excel

This position requires the demonstrated ability to:

  • apply critical thinking to analyze and solve work problems;
  • organize and prioritize workload;
  • draft clear and concise reports of findings;
  • file and maintain accurate records and logs, and maintain records management systems;
  • audit reports and forms, determine compliance with regulatory rules and statutes;
  • implement administrative procedures and evaluate their effectiveness;
  • establish and maintain effective working relationship with supervisors, co-workers, insurance company executives and the public;
  • communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, preparing clear and concise reports of findings; and
  • discern matters of a confidential nature.

Position details

Opening date:02/23/2018
Functional title:Insurance Specialist
Classification title:Insurance Specialist II
Status:Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public
Application deadline:Until filled
Pay group:B14
Monthly salary: $$3000.00
Annual salary:$$36,000.00
Job posting number:18-162
Division:Financial Regulation Division / Company Licensing and Registration Office
Location:333 Guadalupe, Austin, TX 78701
Travel required:0% %


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Last updated: 2/23/2018