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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: Military Occupational Specialty codes are not available at this time.

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Current opportunity: Compliance Specialist

Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public

The Compliance Specialist performs work requiring specialized knowledge of insurance laws and regulations related to regulated entities. Work involves investigating and analyzing allegations of administrative violations for compliance with the Texas Labor Code and 28 Texas Administrative Code.

This position:

  • investigates allegations of non-compliance with the Texas Labor Code and 28 Texas Administrative Code;
  • enters investigation information into the Sircon database;
  • prepares acknowledgement correspondence and document requests that summarize the allegation and lists of requested evidence pertinent to the investigation;
  • researches various databases and internet sites for information pertinent to the investigation;
  • prepares summaries of investigation findings and conveys the findings in closing correspondence with the complainant and respondent;
  • discusses compliance requirements with workers’ compensation system participants;
  • maintains confidentiality requirements of complaint investigations as mandated by the Texas Labor Code; and
  • provides telephone assistance to the general public who inquire about how to file a complaint or request the status of an investigation.


Sixty college hours.  Education and experience relevant to position requirements may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.

Additionally, this position:

  • requires two years’ experience in workers’ compensation, the insurance industry, customer service, health care, legal environment, compliance monitoring, investigative work or in a field relative to assignment; and
  • prefers a Bachelor’s degree in insurance, finance, mathematics, accounting, business, public administration or in a field relative to assignment.

This position requires demonstrated knowledge of:

  • Texas Labor Code and 28 Texas Administrative Code; and
  • researching databases and claim files.

This position requires demonstrated skill in:

  • using Microsoft Office software programs (Word and Excel);
  • using relational databases and tracking systems; and
  • problem solving, decision making, and planning.

This position requires the demonstrated ability to:

  • communicate professionally and effectively both verbally and in writing, with all levels of employees and the public;
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with manager, team members, co-workers, insurance company employees and the public;
  • understand and carry out complex instructions;
  • prepare and maintain complex records and files;
  • make decisions in accordance with rules, regulations, and procedures;
  • apply critical thinking to analyze and solve work problems;
  • work harmoniously with fellow employees in an effective, results oriented, productive team environment; and
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the agency and external customers.

Position details

Opening date:05/01/2018
Functional title:Compliance Specialist
Classification title:Insurance Specialist IV
Status:Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public
Application deadline:Until Filled
Pay group:B18
Monthly salary: $3,375.75
Annual salary:$40,509.00
Job posting number:18-229
Division:Division of Workers’ Compensation/Compliance Review
Location:7551 Metro Center Drive, Ste. 100, Austin, TX 78744
Travel required:5 %


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Last updated: 5/1/2018