Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the Texas Association of Counties (TAC).

Who Is TAC?

TAC provides member-driven services and resources to all 254 Texas counties, including more than 4,600 county officials. In short, we help county government function more efficiently, allowing officials to deliver better value to local taxpayers. TAC employees serve those who serve their community. Learn more about our member services.

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Claims Examiner

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for a Claims Examiner position. Primarily responsible for all aspects of claims examination, from coverage verification to closure, for auto and general liability coverages issued by the TAC Risk Management Pool (TAC RMP) as set forth in the Claims Standards & Procedures. Requires frequent and professional communication, both written and verbal, with Risk Management Services (RMS) and other TAC staff, TAC RMP members, reinsurer, and vendors.

The Claims Examiner will be expected to:

  1. Investigate coverage and assess liability issues based on review of applicable coverage document, endorsements, laws and related information for TAC RMP’s Auto and General Liability coverages.
  2. For auto claims examiners, assess vehicle damage and control the damage repair process; make total loss determinations; evaluate injury claims; and actively manage independent appraiser relationships.
  3. Recommend and supervise defense counsel, develop effective and responsible defense strategies, negotiate settlements, and make payment recommendations.
  4. Initiate and monitor cost recovery action as appropriate, including subrogation, restitution, salvage proceeds, and reinsurance recovery.
  5. Attend claims-related events such as mediations, arbitrations, settlement conferences, and trials.
  6. Monitor ongoing claims for reinsurance reporting requirements in accordance with established guidelines and provide reports to TAC RMP’s reinsurers, Casualty Claims Supervisor and RMS management.
  7. Attend and/or present training and education courses and represent TAC and TAC RMP at TAC-sponsored and TAC-affiliated member organization conferences.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Risk Management or related field required; or 5 years of progressively responsible experience in claims adjusting required.
  • A minimum of 3 years claims adjusting experience of auto and liability claims required.
  • Texas Department of Insurance all-lines adjuster’s license required.
  • Associate in Claims (AIC) or Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) preferred.
  • Knowledge of Texas Tort Claims Act and governmental immunities preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience handling auto subrogation claims preferred.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons from varying economic, educational, and cultural backgrounds required.
  • High degree of professionalism in representing TAC in significant contacts with elected officials, members, and others required.
  • Proficiency in the use of personal computer and Microsoft Office.
  • Must have or develop proficiency in department’s risk information management system software (RMIS).
  • Excellent time management, attention to detail and record keeping required. Must be able to function in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of efficiency, accuracy and the ability to prioritize tasks and requests.  
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of auto and general liability coverages and maintain current understanding of liability issues under Texas law.
  • Valid Texas driver’s license and a good driving record required; must be able to drive.

Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to HR@county.org. No phone calls, please.

Communications Coordinator

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for a Communications Coordinator position. Primary responsibilities are to support the Communication Services Department in carrying out communications strategies, content and messaging for various print and digital communication materials. Assists with existing communications projects from development of strategy to measurements of results. Edits and manages workload of assigned projects to ensure timeliness of delivery and consistency with campaign messaging and TAC’s brand guidelines. Assists with TAC social media and related digital marketing efforts.

The Communications Coordinator will be expected to:

  1. Under the direction of the Communications Services Operations Manager, collaborates with Communications Services staff and internal clients to help implement elements of existing communication projects. Projects include publications, campaigns, promotional materials, newsletter and magazine articles, annual reports, website content, brochures, and content for TAC’s social media and intranet.
  2. Coordinates existing content for current communications projects & campaigns; Texas Counties Delivers, Youth In County Government, Newly Elected Officials, and other yearly campaigns. Develops original content as needed.
  3. Edits, proofs and manages workload of assigned projects, including development materials, to ensure timeliness of delivery and consistency with campaign messaging and TAC’s brand guidelines to meet best editorial standards.
  4. Provides communications and marketing support by developing and editing content for Communication Specialists, as assigned.
  5. Collaborates with design team to create complementary visual elements for specific communications channels, including photographs and graphic design.
  6. Provides administrative support to Communications Services staff.
  7. Assists with special requests for project development, production and implementation.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or related field required.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a communications-related field, including media, publications, public relations, advertising or journalism. Experience in developing communications about public policy, health or property and casualty insurance preferred.

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, email marketing services and content management systems preferred.
  • Position requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic and educational backgrounds. Strong proofreading skills highly preferred.
  • Competency with photography, video and audio equipment and photography/video/audio production skills preferred.
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment. Must function independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent time management and record keeping required.

Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to HR@county.org. No phone calls, please.

Graphics Designer

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for a Graphics Designer position. Primary responsibilities are to design and produce high-quality deliverables and graphic design files according to Communications Services standards, project timelines and TAC’s brand and style guidelines. Produce graphic design and materials through all stages of the project lifecycle and work across multiple teams to create designs and deliverables that achieve TAC’s communication goals. Collaborate with Communications staff and internal and external affiliate clients to design and produce print and electronic items for conferences — including promotional materials, advertisements, mailers and programs.

The Graphics Designer will be expected to:

  1. Required to design, produce and provide creative direction for TAC publications, presentations, promotional materials, graphic design files and other communications projects according to Communications Services division standards, project timelines and TAC’s brand and style guidelines.  Prepare graphic design work for production and printing, including referencing and updating projects in the division’s project management systems. Archive project files and ensure most up-to-date files are available.
  2. Collaborate with Communications staff and internal and external clients to create, design and produce print and electronic items, including presentations, project plans, promotional materials, advertisements, annual reports, brochures and programs. Create complementary visual elements for print content, including photographs or other illustrations.
  3. Accountable for timely and efficient completion of projects, including quality of completed product. 
  4. Required to review and analyze assigned division projects to assist with reporting on division operations, including daily tracking of time and supplies for assigned projects.
  5. Required to take staff and other group and event photos and produce digital images, retouching and color-correcting as needed.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, design communications or related fields or a high school diploma or equivalent and four years’ hands-on graphic design and production experience required.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in graphic design and production required.

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Position requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic and educational backgrounds.
  • Proficient understanding of layout and typography for digital and print media required.
  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and Adobe Creative Suite – including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat.
  • Must be proficient in use of Macintosh platform.
  • Must be knowledgeable with pre-press, printing processes (4-color press and digital) and familiar with large format printing. Must be proficient in the creation and use of presentation materials such as art boards and mock-ups.
  • Must be proficient in use of digital photographic equipment and production of digital images.
  • Must be detail oriented, a self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent time management and record keeping required.

Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to HR@county.org. No phone calls, please.

Human Resources Risk Control Consultant – Northeast Region

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for a Human Resources Risk Control Consultant – Northeast Region position. Primarily responsible, under the supervision of the HR Consultants Supervisor, to provide risk control consulting services related to personnel and human resources (HR) issues and include but not limited to consultations, training, and risk assessments for assigned members of the Texas Association of Counties Risk Management Pool (TAC RMP). Collaborate with the Risk Management Services (RMS) team for the assigned region to identify service opportunities and to determine and prescribe appropriate and effective risk mitigation strategies for TAC RMP members. Position requires extensive weekly travel in the Northeast territory of Texas.

The Human Resources Risk Control Consultant – Northeast Region will be expected to

  1. Provide HR-related loss prevention consultation services to TAC RMP members in accordance with established service delivery standards for Risk Control Services (RCS). Prepare and submit reports as appropriate into the Division’s system of record.
  2. Travel up to 80 percent of each workweek to work directly with TAC RMP members with multi-night overnight stays and responsibility for travel planning and cost control.
  3. Develop and deliver presentations on HR-related topics and issues to participants at TAC-related educational events; staff the TAC RMP conference booth at events for county officials and employees as assigned.
  4. Monitor and analyze emerging issues, relevant statutory changes, and trends relating to risk management and safety and assist with development of best practices for HR Consultant team for providing technical assistance on findings to members.  Develop resources for TAC publications and online resources.
  5. Collaborate on internal projects and program development as assigned.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or related field, with 5 years’ experience in human resources; or experience managing a human resources program for a minimum of seven years required. Experience with a county or other governmental entity preferred. Experience with human resource consulting in a risk management program preferred. 
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or similar professional designation preferred.

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of personnel management programs and risk mitigation techniques, including expertise in major federal and state laws affecting the employer-employee relationship.
  • Position requires working knowledge of Texas Workers Compensation laws and regulations.
  • Proficient in adult learning strategies for development and delivery of training to diverse adult audiences.
  • Position requires excellent communications skills; written and verbal with ability to relate to persons from varying economic, educational, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism representing TAC in significant contacts with elected officials, members, and others.
  • Excellent time management and record keeping required.
  • Must be able to function independently with minimal supervision in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Valid Texas driver’s license and good driving record required; must be able to drive.
  • Requires extensive weekly overnight travel.

Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume. No phone calls, please.

Sr. Business Intelligence Developer

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for a Sr. Business Intelligence Developer position. Primarily responsible team to support TAC’s business intelligence (BI) efforts of converting data to information and ultimately knowledge for internal and external stakeholders. Responsible for developing solutions to respond to reporting requirements including modeling of target data structures, extraction, transformation and loading of data, creating business metadata, and presentation of data to develop static and interactive reporting, dashboards, pixel-perfect and subscription-based reports as needed. Serves to establish and support a central repository in reporting and data administration within TAC.

The Sr. Business Intelligence Developer will be expected to:

  1. Design data infrastructure to extract and organize data for authorized individuals to access. Identify TAC’s internal and external data sources, collaborating with department SMEs to determine their data storage and organizational needs and using the information to create and maintain data infrastructure for internal users.
  2. Contribute to the creation, maintenance and expansion of the conceptual and logical enterprise data models using modern techniques and methods for data warehousing data mart OLAP systems. Integrating new data source as required by business needs.
  3. Develop database solutions to store and retrieve TAC’s data. Support the whole data pipeline creation and successful executions: starting from row data, through structuring data and pushing it to Data Warehouse, Operational Data Store (ODS) and Dashboards. Migrate data from legacy systems to new solutions. Responsible for the entire lifecycle of extract, transform and load (ETL) pipelines creation and maintenance from the concept to PROD release including data analysis and requirement elicitation, implementing data pipelines, testing, gathering and migrating code.
  4. May serve as SQL Server Database Administrator which involves database maintenance, tuning, upgrades and problem solving.
  5. Convert business needs into data and system requirements, algin business processes with IT systems and manage the flow of data and information within TAC. Understand the logic behind the queries, with relation to the business cases. Working with key stakeholders to understand what data element is valuable for business to represented on the dashboard. Develop presentation layer objects that present data in a manner that is easily understandable to business users for report creation, with the intention of BI self-service within the current analytics package or via a connector.
  6. Develop, test and debug and migrate static and interactive reporting, dashboards, pixel-perfect and subscription-based and scheduled reporting to a production environment using appropriate change management techniques. Creates metadata and logical calculations which result in logical columns, calculated metrics, metrics, aggregated columns, hierarchies, etc. Investigates reporting issues and data anomalies with TAC source systems, with communication to end users as to specific problem and facilitate discussion with peers as needed to resolve issues.
  7. Maintains all BI platforms through installation, upgrades, patching, etc. This includes ensuring that problems with the platforms are resolved through assistance of the vendor or related parties where support agreements may exist. Maintains TAC databases, through administration and support including, but not limited to, upgrades, patching, etc.
  8. Analyzes business needs and develops requirements (alone or in collaboration with a Business Systems/Intelligence Analyst) and prepares technical specifications based on those gathered requirements. As a partner and subject matter expert to the business, establish a mindset that data functions are an integral part of existing business processes, process modifications or process implementations.
  9. Develop functional, responsive applications and UIs based on mockups, wireframes, design artifacts and technical requirements to support TAC's business needs.
  10. Perform additional job duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, mathematics, computer and information management or related area required.
  • A minimum of five years’ technical experience accessing enterprise data sources and developing enterprise reporting required.
  • Experience and proficiency in insurance, government or financial industries preferred.

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Must demonstrate understanding of data warehouse concepts, software quality assurance testing, and the software development life cycle process.
  • Position requires strong technical knowledge of the following tools/software applications: SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) 2016 or greater, SQL Server Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Visual Studio, IBM Cognos versions 11.1 and greater, and CRM.
  • Must have strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Position requires the ability to work independently and manage complex workload with minimal direction from management.
  • Position requires ability to establish strong working relationships with all teams and management.
  • Position requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic and educational backgrounds.
  • Familiarity or exposure to/of industry frameworks such as the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI), the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Control Objectives for Information Technologies (COBIT), the Global Technology Audit Guide (GTAG) and/or techniques defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Institute of International Business Analysis (the IIBA).
  • Ability to mentor and collaborate with other team members, as needed. This includes assisting and mentoring junior team members to assist with their growth.
  • Position requires skill with research, analysis and reporting, and database management.
  • Must demonstrate ability to understand sophisticated mathematical models and concepts, interpret financial data, and effectively present sophisticated analysis and findings.
  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including Visio, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and SharePoint.

Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to HR@county.org. No phone calls, please.

Senior Implementation Project Manager

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for Senior Implementation Project Manager position. Primary responsibilities are to develop, oversee and manage internal projects related to the Texas Association of Counties’ (TAC) enterprise-wide software applications and infrastructure. Conducts planning, collaboration, and coordination activities with project teams and stakeholders from all aspects of the business. Works with business partners and suppliers to effectively manage project budgets and schedules.

The Senior Implementation Project Manager will be expected to:

  1. Leads IT project scoping, requirements gathering, and planning efforts for all enterprise-wide software application implementations, including infrastructure needs. Oversees projects through their entire life cycle.
  2. Develops documentation, processes, and measurements related to IT project governance, visibility, and performance. Ensures the creation, documentation, and publishing of project artifacts, including schedules and risk registers.
  3. Maintains project budgets, timelines, progress, and addresses risks using industry recognized practices and tools. Collaborates with IT Procurement and Purchasing to ensure partners and suppliers produce on-time deliverables.
  4. Builds and maintains relationships with personnel, stakeholders, and executive management. Produces regular reports regarding project status, risks, and costs.
  5. Conducts post-mortem project reviews and produces reports documenting lessons learned and promoting continuous process improvement.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field required.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in IT project management required.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Must be proficient with a variety of software, including:
    • Microsoft Office, Project, and Visio
    • Atlassian Confluence, Jira, and Trello
    • Presentation tools such as PowerPoint and Prezi

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills both remotely and in-person required; must be able to communicate with customers effectively and respectfully.
  • Requires excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds.
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision and be detail oriented with the ability to identify and troubleshoot problems efficiently

Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to HR@county.org. No phone calls, please.


Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to Human Resources. No phone calls, please.

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