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

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.

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

Web Administrator II – Austin
Posting Number: 0105-19
Group/Step: B20, Position 311
Opening Date: 01/11/19
Closing Date: until filled
$51,912- $56,616 annually

Building and Mechanical Multi-Program Specialist (Program Specialist III) – Austin
Posting Number: 0303-19
Group/Step: B19, Position 65
Opening Date: 03/05/19
Closing Date: until filled
$42,244.08-$52,700.04 annually

Deputy Chief Elevator Inspector (Program Specialist V) – Austin
Posting Number: 0306-19
Group/Step: B21, Position 51
Opening Date: 03/14/19
Closing Date: until filled
$48,278.04-$63,132 annually

Payroll Officer (Accountant V) – Austin
Posting Number: 0402-19
Group/Step: B21, Position 454
Opening Date: 04/12/19
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 04/26/19
$51,624-$63,500.04 annually

Field Inspector (Inspector IV) – Denton County and Surrounding Areas
Posting Number: 0403-19
Group/Step: B15, Position 108
Opening Date: 04/22/19
Closing Date: 5 p.m. on 5/6/19
$40,800 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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