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

As Texans work together with the rest of the nation to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), TDLR wants to protect the health and safety of our current and prospective employees. As a result, we are postponing our hiring process for some positions. We do plan on reposting positions in the near future and encourage you to subscribe to the TDLR Employment Opportunities E-Mail List to receive notice by e-mail when this or other new job openings are posted.

TDLR employs 505 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.

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TDLR is a proud member of the We Hire Vets employer recognition program, which identifies Texas employers whose workforce consists of at least ten percent military veterans. The program is a component of the Texas Operation Welcome Home initiative to identify gaps in services to Texas service members transitioning into civilian life. Currently, twelve percent of TDLR’s staff are U.S. military veterans, representing all branches of service. Read more about TDLR’s outreach to military service members, veterans, and spouses.


Internships with TDLR

The TDLR Internship program is an opportunity for students to gain practical and meaningful work experience. You will learn and develop marketable skill sets and be exposed to valuable networking prospects. A promising career in the public sector awaits you and the TDLR Internship Program would like to assist you in getting there.

Internship currently available


Applying for Jobs with TDLR

To apply for a job with TDLR, please submit a TYPED, COMPLETED State of Texas Employment Application.

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

Applications are only accepted for posted positions and must be submitted by fax or email on the closing date.

Current Openings

Information Technology/ Software Development Services - (Database Administrator III)
Posting Number: 0405-21
Group: B24, Position: 568
Opening Date: 04/06/21
Closing Date: until filled
$72,144- $82,500 annually

Enforcement - Administrative Assistant III - Intake Administrative Assistant III *Revised
Posting Number: 0604-21
Group: A13 Position: 397,368,396
Opening Date: 06/11/21
Closing Date: until filled
$32,568- $36,900.08 annually

Financial Services/Contracting and Procurement Services Purchaser - Purchaser IV
Posting Number: 0606-21
Group: B18 Position: 199
Opening Date: 06/17/21
Closing Date: until filled
$48,336- $54,000 annually

Financial Services/Contracts and Procurement - Contract Administrator - Contract Specialist III
Posting Number: 0609-21
Group/Step: B19
Opening Date: 06/22/21
Closing Date: until filled
$49,968- $59,088 annually

Deputy Boiler Inspector – Houston Area - Boiler Inspector I/II
Posting Number: 0611-21
Group/Step: B20-B21, Position: 103
Opening Date: 06/22/21
Closing Date: until filled
Boiler Inspector I- $54,837.60- $57,766.80 annually
Boiler Inspector II- $58,428- $60,750 annually

Enforcement/Prosecution - Intake Legal Assistant - Legal Assistant II *Revised
Posting Number: 0702-21
Group/Step: B17, Position: 218
Opening Date: 07/16/21
Closing Date: until filled
$39,000- $43,350 annually

Enforcement Investigator - Enforcement Investigator IV- Austin - Investigator IV - 2 positions
Posting Number: 0802-21
Group/Step: B18, Position: 125, 281
Opening Date: 08/09/21
Closing Date: until filled
$46,740- $49,000.08 annually

Licensing - Licensing Support Team - Administrative Assistant III *Revised
Posting Number: 0803-21
Group/Step: A13, Position: 324,41
Opening Date: 08/09/21
Closing Date: until filled
$32,568- $36,900.08 annually

Licensing - License and Permit Specialist - License and Permit Specialist II
Posting Number: 0901-22
Group/Step: B14, Position: 49
Opening Date: 09/13/21
Closing Date: until filled
$37,115.16- $38,200.08 annually

Senior Legal Assistant - Open Records - Legal Assistant IV
Posting Number: 0902-22
Group/Step: B21, Position: 58
Opening Date: 09/13/21
Closing Date: until filled
$57,096- $65,500 annually

Regulatory Program Management - Building and Mechanical - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Program Specialist - Program Specialist IV
Posting Number: 0903-22
Group/Step: B20, Position: 463
Opening Date: 09/17/21
Closing Date: until filled
$53,412- $58,500 annually

Regulatory Program Management/Building and Mechanical - IHB Senior Program Specialist - Program Specialist VI
Posting Number: 0904-22
Group/Step: B23, Position: 122
Opening Date: 09/17/21
Closing Date: until filled
$67,476- $74,000.04 annually

Enforcement/ Investigations - Administrative Assistant - Administrative Assistant IV
Posting Number: 0905-22
Group/Step: A15, Position: 375
Opening Date: 09/24/21
Closing Date: until filled
$38.000.04- $44,000.04 annually

Enforcement/Prosecution - Prosecutor’s Legal Assistant - Legal Assistant III
Posting Number: 0906-22
Group/Step: B19, Position: 361
Opening Date: 09/24/21
Closing Date: until filled
$46,728 - $52,500 annually

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