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

TDLR employs 464 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 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

Customer Service Representative III – Austin (Four Openings)
Posting Number: 0707-19
Group/Step: A13
Opening Date: 07/26/19
Closing Date: until filled
$31,488-$35,500 annually

Building & Mechanical Multi-Program Specialist (Program Specialist IV) – Austin
Posting Number: 0909-20
Group/Step: B20, Position 437
Opening Date: 09/19/19
Closing Date: until filled
$45,192-$49,000.08 annually

Legal Assistant III (Prosecution) – Austin
Posting Number: 1001-19
Group/Step: B19, Position 506
Opening Date: 10/01/19
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 10/15/19
$46,728-$50,525.04 annually

Financial Services/Contracting and Procurement Services Purchaser (Purchaser III) – Austin
Posting Number: 1002-20
Group/Step: B16, Position 527
Opening Date: 10/02/19
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 10/16/19
$39,936 - $45,696 annually

Financial Services/Administrative Support Revenue Accountant (Accountant III) – Austin
Posting Number: 1003-20
Group/Step: B17, Position 299
Opening Date: 10/02/19
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 10/16/19
$38,244 - $44,029 annually

Financial Services Contract Administrator/Purchaser (Contract Specialist II) – Austin
Posting Number: 1004-20
Group/Step: B17, Position 528
Opening Date: 10/02/19
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 10/16/19
$42,300 – $48,372 annually

IT Software Development Support Analyst- Help Desk (Systems Analyst IV) – Austin
Posting Number: 1006-20
Group/Step: B22, Position 556
Opening Date: 10/04/19
Closing Date: 10/18/19
$68,000.04- $77,000.04 annually

Office of Project & Transformation Management Analyst (Management Analyst IV) – Austin
Posting Number: 1005-20
Group/Step: B24, Position 557
Opening Date: 10/07/19
Closing Date: Until Filled
$65,244- $82,000 annually

Financial Services Support Services Team Member (Administrative Assistant III) – Austin
Posting Number: 1007-20
Group/Step: A13, Positions 211 and 212 (2 openings)
Opening Date: 10/10/19
Closing Date: 10/24/19
$30,444 - $35,900 annually

Enforcement Intake Assistant (Administrative Assistant III) – North Austin
Posting Number: 1009-20
Group/Step: A13, Position 145
Opening Date: 10/09/19
Closing Date: 10/24/19
$30,444 - $35,900 annually

License and Permit Specialist II – Austin (Six Positions)
Posting Number: 1010-20
Group/Step: B14, Positions 486, 540, 541, 542, 68, 543
Opening Date: 10/11/19
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 10/25/19
$34,500-$38,200.08 annually

Licensing Support Background Analyst (Administrative Assistant IV) – Austin
Posting Number: 1011-20
Group/Step: A15, Position 72
Opening Date: 10/11/19
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 10/25/19
$34,104- $38,000.04 annually


TDLR offers a unique culture that unites the traditional benefits of working for the state with the agency's innovative efforts to provide our employees a great work environment.

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