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

TDLR is hiring! We encourage you to subscribe to the TDLR Employment Opportunities E-Mail Listto receive notice by e-mail when this or other new job openings are posted.

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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 benefitsand 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 Texanspage. 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 Vetsemployer recognition program, which identifies Texas employers whose workforce consists of at least 10% military veterans.

The agency has received this honor each year since 2018. Currently, 12% percent of TDLR’s staff are U.S. military veterans, representing all branches of service.

The program is a component of the Texas Operation Welcome Homeinitiative to identify gaps in services to Texas service members transitioning into civilian life. Read more about TDLR’s outreachto military service members, veterans, and spouses.


TDLR Summer Internship Program

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student seeking a unique opportunity to gain experience in your field of interest? Join TDLR as a summer internand gain practical experience for personal and professional development while earning academic credit. Often referred to as the umbrella agency, TDLR is a regulatory agency that oversees 216 license types within 38 programs for more than a million licensees. From Combative Sports (think UFC fights) to health professions like Midwives and Podiatrists to programs like the elimination of architectural barriers, TDLR is a diverse agency where you will have multiple opportunities to gain hands-on experience.

TDLR is seeking interns with legal, marketing, business administration, engineering, architecture, construction, and many other skills. We encourage students from all academic backgrounds who are currently enrolled in and actively attending an accredited college or university to apply.

As a TDLR intern, you will have the unique opportunity to collaborate with employees, stakeholders, and business leaders at the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and other state agencies.

Prepare for the next important step in your career journey! We have several open positions. The Summer Internship Program begins as early as May 31, 2022 and continues for at least 8 weeks depending upon the student’s schedule.

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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

Regulatory Program Management/Building and Mechanical - IHB Senior Program Specialist - Program Specialist V
Posting Number : 0405-22

Enforcement - Administrative Assistant III - Intake Administrative Assistant III
Posting No: 0603-22

Information Technology/Software Development Services - IT Business Analyst II - Business Analyst
Posting No: 0612-22

Information Technology - IT Services Specialist - Network Specialist V
Posting No: 0701-22

Financial Services/Contracts and Procurement - Contract Administrator - Contract Specialist III
Posting No: 0702-22

Licensing - License and Permit Specialist - License and Permit Specialist II
Posting Number : 0904-23

Information Technology/System Administrator - System Administrator III (2 positions)
Posting Number : 0905-23

Enforcement - Administrative Assistant III - Prosecution Administrative Assistant
Posting Number : 0907-23

Enforcement Investigator - Enforcement Investigator San Antonio - Investigator IV
Posting Number : 0909-23

Enforcement/Prosecution - Prosecutor's Legal Assistant - Legal Assistant III
Posting Number : 0910-23

Enforcement - Prosecutor - Attorney II
Posting Number : 0911-23

Financial Services/Contracting and Procurement Services - Purchaser - Purchaser IV
Posting Number : 1002-23

Field Inspections - Field Inspector South Region - Inspector III (South Texas Region)
Posting Number : 1003-23

Field Inspections - Field Inspector East Region - Inspector III (Houston Area)
Posting Number : 1004-23

Field Inspections - Management Analyst - Management Analyst III (Austin - North Campus)
Posting Number : 1006-23

Deputy Boiler Inspector Trainee - Boiler Inspector I (Southeast Dallas)
Posting Number : 1007-23

Regulatory Program Management / Elevator - Chief Elevator Inspector - Program Specialist VI
Posting Number : 1009-23

Customer Service Representative III (4 Positions)
Posting Number : 1011-23

Enforcement Investigator - Investigator IV (Houston)
Posting Number : 1012-23

Enforcement Investigator - Investigator IV (Coryell County - Gatesville Area)
Posting Number : 1013-23

Enforcement Investigator - Investigator IV (Austin - Williamson, Travis, Hays Counties)
Posting Number : 1014-23

Office of Project and Project Management - Project Manager - Project Manager III
Posting Number : 1015-23

Enforcement - Enforcement Investigator - Investigator IV (Laredo-McAllen)
Posting Number : 1101-23

Human Resources & Operations Support - Training & Development Specialist - Training & Development Specialist IV
Posting Number : 1106-23

Human Resources & Operations Support - Employee Relations & Benefits Coordinator - Human Resources Specialist IV
Posting Number : 1108-23

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