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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 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: 12C, CN, AB, BU, 1300, 3E2X1.

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Current opportunity: Facilities Specialist

Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public

The Facilities Specialist performs routine staff services and property management work for the Texas Department of Insurance.

This position:

  • plans and coordinates property management needs;
  • coordinates office, furniture, and modular moves, including several weekend trips per year;
  • communicates with building owners, property managers, and lessors to address and resolve facility, safety, and security issues;
  • coordinates and monitors maintenance, construction, and renovation projects;
  • assists with planning, evaluating, negotiating, and approving leases for office space;
  • assists modular furniture technicians in assembly, disassembly, and maintenance of modular components;
  • prepares and issues identification badges;
  • tracks and maintains inventory of modular surplus; and
  • performs other duties as assigned.


Graduation from high school or equivalent. Education and experience relevant to the position requirements may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.

Additionally, this position requires:

  • two and one half years of experience in a field related to the assignment.
  • a valid Texas driver’s license; and
  • minimum automobile liability insurance.

Driving records will be checked on all final candidate(s) for this position.

Preferences for this position include:

  • ACAD Certification or a two-year degree using ACAD design software for furniture and general office configuration, assembling, dismantling, and reassembling modular furniture; and
  • training and experience with the American with Disabilities Act and Texas Accessibility Standards.

This position requires demonstrated knowledge of:

  • state laws, rules, procedures, and regulations relevant to facility management, lease management, space utilization, and planning;
  • modular furniture configuration, design, and assembly; 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;
  • using Microsoft Office software applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook; and
  • using personal computers sufficient to enter and extract data from related systems and programs; and
  • operating a motor vehicle in highly congested traffic conditions within the City of Austin, the metropolitan area, and the Gulf Coast area in a safe courteous manner in compliance with traffic laws.

This position requires the demonstrated ability to:

  • read and interpret floorplans, blueprints, and inventory listings;
  • interpret policies, procedures, and regulations;
  • maintain a system of record-keeping;
  • manage and coordinate multiple tasks and priorities in order to meet necessary deadlines;
  • communicate and work effectively with a wide range of people with varied skills, knowledge, and backgrounds;
  • apply critical thinking to analyze and solve work problems;
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the agency and external customers; and
  • satisfy the conditions required to maintain fully-qualified driving status.

Position details

Opening date:03/09/2018
Functional title:Facilities Specialist
Classification title:Maintenance Specialist V
Status:Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public
Application deadline:Until Filled
Pay group:A15
Monthly salary: $2,830.00
Annual salary:$33,960.00
Job posting number:18-177
Division:Administrative Operations – Procurement and General Services/Property Management
Location:7551 Metro Center Drive, Ste. 100, Austin, TX 78744
Travel required:25 %


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Last updated: 3/12/2018