RPM/Business and Professional - Building and Professional Section Manager - Manager V

  • Posting Number: 1104-22
  • Group/Step: B26, Position: 198
  • Opening Date: 11/18/21
  • Closing Date: until filled
  • $87,768- $96,500.04 annually

Job Description

The Regulatory Programs (RP) Manager is selected by and responsible to the Director of the Regulatory Program Management (RPM) Division. The RP Manager performs highly advanced managerial work administering the daily operations and activities of the assigned RP Section, including supervising and mentoring program managers and program and other Section staff. Work involves establishing goals and objectives; developing guidelines, procedures, policies, rules, and regulations; developing schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving established goals; coordinating and evaluating program activities; assisting in developing and evaluating budget requests and monitoring budget expenditures; and, planning, assigning and supervising the work of others. Some travel is required. Works under minimal supervision with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

The position will be located at the North Campus 1106 Clayton Ln. Austin, TX 78723 but the applicant may be office-based or home-based anywhere in Texas.

Essential Duties

  • Manages, plans, and assigns activities of assigned programs and other Section staff within the RPM Division. Develops performance standards and position descriptions; makes assignments through program managers, supervisors, and team leaders; provides guidance and mentoring; develops, consults on, and recommends Section personnel actions; and ensures accurate and timely appraisals and meaningful developmental opportunities for each employee under direct supervision.
  • Establishes and oversees implementation of goals and objectives; develops and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for monitoring and achieving goals; and directs/manages evaluation/appraisal activities.
  • Oversees the planning, development, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of guidelines, procedures, policies, rules, regulations, and web content for assigned programs, and monitors compliance with same.
  • Assists in the development, review, and implementation of techniques for evaluating Division, Section and program activities and counsels staff on related matters.
  • Represents the Agency and its various programs at meetings, hearings, conferences, conventions, and seminars, and/or on boards, panels, and committees.
  • Identifies areas needing improvement, coordinates with appropriate agency staff to address deficiencies, and makes recommendations to improve Agency, Division and Section operations.
  • Provides technical guidance in all assigned program areas.
  • Oversees and monitors Section productivity, development and performance measure achievement for assigned programs, and counsels/mentors staff on related matters.
  • Oversees the preparation of management and productivity reports, research and studies.
  • Assists the Division Director in maintaining the daily operations of the Compliance Division, developing and evaluating Section budget requests, Agency strategic planning initiatives, and performance measure explanations. Oversees and monitors Section’s budget expenditures and recommends adjustments to Division Director.
  • Oversees technical assessments, special investigations, research studies, and internal audits as necessary. May serve as Agency liaison during audits.
  • Oversees and assists in development, review, revision and implementation of legislation, transition plans, process improvements, and program rules as necessary.
  • Complies with Division and/or Agency training requirements.
  • Demonstrates a spirit of teamwork, offering positive and constructive ideas, encouragement, and support to other members of the staff and team, while upholding the Agency’s core values.
  • Keeps management appropriately informed of ongoing activity and critical matters affecting the operation and well-being of the Programs, Section, Division and Agency.
  • Adheres to all Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Personnel Policies and performs related work as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum four years of team lead or supervisory experience, as well as a minimum of five years of experience in the oversight of a program/business/industry or governmental program, required. The experience requirements may run concurrently. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field relevant to the assignment is preferred and may substitute for two years of the general experience requirement. Experience in the management of a government program preferred. Must possess a valid class C driver’s license, proof of auto liability insurance, and an acceptable driving record from the Department of Public Safety.

Veterans, Reservists or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of OS- Operations Specialist, 611X LDO - Deck, Surface OS Operations Specialist, OSS Operations Systems, ing, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position and are highly encouraged to apply.

Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at: https://hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf


The successful candidate will have: Knowledge of relevant programs, statutes and rules; of related local, state, and federal laws and regulations; of the principles and practices of public administration and management; and of program planning and implementation. Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems; and in operating computers and applicable computer software, including Microsoft Office applications. Ability to manage section activities; to gather, assemble, correlate, and analyze facts; to prepare concise written reports; to establish goals and objectives; to devise solutions to problems; to develop and evaluate administrative policies and procedures; to prepare concise reports; to communicate effectively; and to plan, assign, and supervise the work of others.

Applications may be downloaded from TDLR’s website https://www.tdlr.texas.gov/employ.htm.

E-mail or fax applications to: TDLR, Human Resources Office, Austin Texas 78711, Fax (512) 475-3377. E-mail Human.Resources@tdlr.texas.gov. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of State Applications. Applications not completely filled out may be rejected. Only typed applications will be considered.

This job is not covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).


TDLR provides a total compensation package that enables us to attract, motivate, and retain highly skilled and talented employees, including a merit system, full use of salary ranges, performance awards, retention and recruitment bonuses.

TDLR participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), TDLR will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the application, contact TDLR Human Resources at 512-463-7184. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview

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;
  • 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.