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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 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.

Important notice: Read before you apply

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.

Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at:

http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_Insurance.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: Manager

Internal/External – TDI employees and the General Public

The Manager performs work administering the daily operations and activities of the Form Review Program, part of the Property and Casualty Lines Office in the Regulatory Policy Division. This office reviews property and casualty policy forms, responds to inquiries, and drafts rules.


This position:

  • manages staff activities and staff development plans;
  • performs and oversees administrative functions, such as hiring and evaluating employees;
  • provides technical insurance guidance for the Form Review Program;
  • oversees the preparation of management and productivity reports and studies, special investigations, program analyses, research studies, and internal audits;
  • provides advice to the Director regarding legislative, regulatory, and insurance issues on a wide range of property and casualty matters;
  • reports regularly to the Director regarding Form Review Program activities, accomplishments, performance, strategies, and issues;
  • establishes goals and objectives, develops and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals, and collaborates with the Director to ensure goals and objectives are consistent with the agency’s strategic plan;
  • plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates policies and procedures and monitors compliance with policies and procedures;
  • develops and implements techniques for evaluating business functions and activities, identifies areas of needed change and makes recommendations to improve operations, and may manage programs focusing on continuous process improvement;
  • may manage the development, review, revision, and implementation of legislation;
  • represents the agency at meetings, hearings, trials, conferences, and seminars or on boards, panels, and committees; and
  • performs related work, as assigned.

Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.  Education and experience relevant to position requirements may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.


Additionally, this position requires:

  • five years’ experience as either an executive manager or project manager in the administration of business or government, as a practicing attorney, or as a certified public accountant; with two of those years of work experience in a field related to the assignment.

 

Specific areas that would qualify as experience in the administration of business or government would be experience in demonstrating leadership, managing people and resources, managing projects, planning, coordinating functions, or directing the work of others.


Preferences for this position include:

  • experience with property and casualty insurance;
  • experience with drafting administrative rules; and
  • experience with reviewing, analyzing, and editing contracts or complex legal and regulatory documents.

This position requires demonstrated knowledge of:

  • state laws, rules, procedures, and regulations relevant to property and casualty insurance;
  • principles and practices of public administration and management; and
  • management control and internal reporting techniques.

This position requires demonstrated skill in:

  • developing goals and objectives;
  • problem solving, decision making, and planning;
  • using Microsoft Office software applications, including Word and Outlook; and
  • using personal computers sufficient to enter and extract data from related systems and programs, such as SERFF and Sircon.

This position requires the demonstrated ability to:

  • apply critical thinking to analyze and solve work problems;
  • plan, assign, and direct the work of others;
  • communicate and work effectively with a wide range of people with varied skills, knowledge, and backgrounds, including TDI employees, the public, the insurance industry, and elected officials and their staff;
  • maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information;
  • develop employees through training, goal setting, change management, and diversity management;
  • present complex data, policies, analyses, and recommendations in a clear, concise, and compelling manner;
  • interpret federal and state laws and regulations and understand the impact on property and casualty insurance;
  • exercise administrative and technical supervision of employees for the accomplishment of group and agency goals; and
  • manage heavy workloads and explore and develop avenues for improved customer service.

 

  A skills test will be administered during interview.

Position details

Opening date:06/21/2018
Functional title:Manager
Classification title:Manager III-IV
Status:Internal/External – TDI employees and the General Public
Application deadline:Until Filled
Pay group:B24-B25
Monthly salary: $4,917.00 - $8,010.00
Annual salary:$59,004.00 - $96,120.00
Job posting number:18-288
Division:Regulatory Policy / Property and Casualty Lines Office
Location:333 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701
Travel required:5 %

 

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Last updated: 6/22/2018