Employment and Internship Opportunities at the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

TDLR employs 426 people in a wide variety of professional, administrative and technical positions and provides a total compensation package that enables us to attract, motivate, and retain highly skilled and talented employees. Our employees also enjoy agency and state benefits and the opportunity to contribute toward TDLR's vision of being the leader in public service by creating innovative, low cost and regulatory best practices, and cultivating employees who provide exceptional customer service.

TDLR was recognized as the Model Regulatory Agency for the state of Texas in its last Sunset Commission review and ranked one of Austin's Top 25 Mid-Sized Employers by the Austin American-Statesman in 2010, 2011 and 2013. Additionally, the Texas Quality Foundation recognized TDLR with the Foundation's Progress Level Award for outstanding organizational management and performance in 2011.

Please scroll below to find current openings. You can also sign up to receive email notices when new job openings are posted. To learn more about TDLR's mission, goals, and what we do, please visit our Compact with Texans page. If you have any questions or comments, please call the Human Resources Office at 512-463-7184.

Internships with TDLR

Applying for Jobs with TDLR

To apply for a job with TDLR, please submit a TYPED State of Texas Employment Application. Applications are only accepted for posted positions and must be submitted by 5 p.m. on the closing date.

The necessary forms and information for applying with TDLR can be found here:

Current Openings

License and Permit Specialist II – Austin - Two Positions
Posting Number: 0705-17
Group/Step: B14, Positions 484, 486
Opening Date: 07/20/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 08/03/17
$34,500-$37,115.16 annually

Enforcement Legal Assistant - Intake (Legal Assistant II) – Austin
Posting Number: 0706-17
Group/Step: B17, Position 472
Opening Date: 07/20/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 08/03/17
$37,000.08-$39,200.04 annually

Administrative Assistant III - Enforcement Intake - Austin
Posting Number: 0707-17
Group/Step: A13, Position 463
Opening Date: 07/20/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 07/27/17
$29,439-$34,836 annually

Enforcement Investigator - Investigator IV – Austin
Posting Number: 0708-17
Group/Step: B18, Position 136
Opening Date: 07/20/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 08/03/17
$45,000-$47,457 annually

Executive Assistant I, Compliance / Business & Mechanical / Medical Health Professions – Austin
Posting Number: 0709-17
Group/Step: B17, Position 43
Opening Date: 07/20/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 08/03/17
$39,552-$46,776 annually

Customer Service Representative III - Austin
Posting Number: 0712-17
Group/Step: A13, Position 468
Opening Date: 07/20/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 08/03/17
$31,488-$33,347 annually

Licensing Support Background Analyst (Administrative Assistant IV) - Licensing – Austin
Posting Number: 0714-17
Group/Step: A15, Position 489
Opening Date: 07/20/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 08/03/17
$34,104-$36,468 annually

License and Permit Specialist III - Licensing / Medical & Health Professions Team – Austin
Posting Number: 0719-17
Group/Step: B16, Position 464
Opening Date: 07/20/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 07/27/17
$39,000-$41,620.08 annually

Senior Health Professions Compliance / Health Professions Program Specialist VI – Austin
Posting Number: 0720-17
Group/Step: B23, Position 462
Opening Date: 07/20/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 07/27/17
$63,108-$80,000.04 annually

Systems Administrator III (Information Technology/ Network Services) – Austin
Posting Number: 0721-17
Group/Step: B20, Position 393
Opening Date: 07/24/17
Closing Date: 08/07/17
$48,300- $59,064 annually

Program Specialist IV - Compliance / Business and Mechanical Transportation Network Companies & Regulatory Programs Specialist – Austin
Posting Number: 0725-17
Group/Step: B19, Position 452
Opening Date: 07/20/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 08/03/17
$49,944-$57,096 annually

Advisory Board Program Specialist V - Austin
Posting Number: 0726-17
Group/Step: B21, Position 465
Opening Date: 07/20/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 07/27/17
$53,388-$67,000.08 annually

Program Specialist IV - Compliance / Business & Building Compliance Program Specialist – Austin
Posting Number: 0718-17
Group/Step: B20, Position 78
Opening Date: 07/21/17
Closing Date: until filled
$49,944-$57,096 annually

Legal Assistant III - General Counsel - Austin
Posting Number: 0710-17
Group/Step: B19, Position 483
Opening Date: 07/21/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 08/04/17
$46,728-$50,525.04 annually

Customer Service Operations Analyst - Program Specialist I – Austin
Posting Number: 0715-17
Group/Step: B17, Position 900
Opening Date: 07/21/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 08/04/17
$40,908-$46,000.08 annually

Senior Systems Analyst (Systems Analyst V - Information Technology/ Project Management) – Austin
Posting Number: 0722-17
Group/Step: B24, Position 160
Opening Date: 07/21/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 08/04/17
$74,604-$82,500 annually

General Counsel Attorney V - Open Records Attorney
Posting Number: 0723-17
Group/Step: B27, Position 482
Opening Date: 07/21/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 08/04/17
$78,960-$89,000.04 annually

Embedded Customer Service Representative - Customer Service Representative IV - Austin
Posting Number: 0713-17
Group/Step: A15, Position 467
Opening Date: 07/24/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 08/07/17
$36,976.08-$39,552 annually

License and Permit Specialist III - Austin - Two Openings
Posting Number: 0717-17
Group/Step: B16, Positions 485, 487
Opening Date: 07/24/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 08/07/17
$39,000-$40,042.08 annually

Licensing Program Analyst - Program Specialist III - Austin
Posting Number: 0716-17
Group/Step: B19, Position 488
Opening Date: 07/24/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 08/07/17
$46,718-$53,000 annually

Assistant General Counsel - General Counsel III - Austin - Two Openings
Posting Number: 0711-17
Group/Step: B27, Positions 194, 336
Opening Date: 07/24/17
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 08/07/17
$78,960-$95,000.04 annually

Benefits Available to TDLR Employees

In addition to a positive and supportive work environment, The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation offers a strong benefits package.

  • State-paid health and life insurance plans for you;
  • Optional dental plan and health insurance for your family members;
  • State retirement matching contribution;
  • Optional 401K and 457 Plans;
  • Flexible health and dependent day care accounts;
  • Optional term life insurance for you and your dependents;
  • Short and long term disability insurance for you;
  • Voluntary AD&D insurance;
  • Retirement through the Employees Retirement System (ERS);
  • Long Term Care Insurance;
  • Longevity Pay;
  • Direct Deposit;
  • Optional after tax-contributions to a 529 Texas College Investment Plan;
  • Paid sick leave accrues from your first day at work;
  • Sick Leave Pool for catastrophic illnesses and injuries;
  • Workers Compensation;
  • Family Medical Leave;
  • Military Leave;
  • Jury Duty Leave;
  • Smoke-free workplace;
  • Confidential and personalized Employee Assistance Program services;
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program;
  • Career Paths that ensure professional growth and advancement within the agency;
  • On-the-job and cross-training to develop job related skills and enrich professional growth;
  • Wellness programs and activities such as yoga and massage therapy;
  • Employee and family-friendly workplace;
  • Flexible/Compressed work schedules;
  • Telecommuting;
  • Paid vacation accrues from your first day worked;
  • Active charitable employee associations;
  • Length of Service awards;
  • Generous holiday schedule;
  • Employee Recognition Programs;
  • Casual dress; and
  • A progressive agency culture that promotes open communication, efficiency, transparency and trust.

Staff Compensation Information, as required by Government Code, Section 659.026.