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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Paralegal

Position Overview

Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a highly qualified, team member for its Paralegal position. This position is responsible for assisting the General Counsel and Associate General Counsel in all functions of the Legal Division. Serves as a liaison between members of the Legal Division and other departments of the Texas Association of Counties (TAC). The successful candidate will conduct legal research and assist in preparation of documents and correspondence of the Legal Division. Position is based in Austin, TX at TAC headquarters.

The Paralegal will be expected to:

  • Answer TAC Helpline and respond to telephone inquiries from county officials and employees, state officials and others, including conducting necessary research and providing results to caller.  
  • Assist in the drafting and formatting of documents and correspondence of the division.
  • Create and update presentations for use by General Counsel and Associate General Counsel.
  • Post-legislative session collection of enacted legislation to assist in preparation of updated department publications.
  • Intercept, judge the priority of importance, and act on telephonic communications for members of the division.  
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Experience / Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associates degree or higher preferred. 
  • Certificate from an accredited professional paralegal program required.
  • Two years minimum, governmental entity or related experience preferred

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Position requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism in representing TAC in significant contacts with elected officials and members. 
  • Must demonstrate ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic and educational backgrounds.
  • Organizational skills essential.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office platform required, including Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Proficiency in the use of Westlaw necessary.

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

Financial Analyst, County Information Program (CIP)

Position Overview

Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a highly qualified, team member for its Financial Analyst position. This position is responsible for researching and analyzing county and state data and information with a special emphasis on county and state financial data. Review and analyze the General Appropriations Act to determine the impact of the state budget on county operations. The successful candidate will prepare in-depth reports on state and county financial data and make presentations to the director, legislative staff and county officials. Position is based in Austin, TX at TAC headquarters.

The Financial Analyst, County Information Program (CIP) will be expected to:

  • Research and collect state and county related financial and other data from all available sources, including department generated surveys; perform statistical and comparative analyses of data.
  • Review and analyze the General Appropriations Act, exercising discretion and independent judgment in determining the impact of the state budget on county operations. Must have an advanced understanding of the state’s appropriations process.
  • Use MS Access and/or MS Excel to import, clean, and reformat data for use in reports.
  • Prepare MS PowerPoint presentations.
  • Interpret legislation, prepare general and special reports, studies, and general information products; make oral presentations.
  • Respond to information requests from county officials, TAC departments, state agency staff, legislators and their staff, and the general public.
  • Assist other County Information Program (CIP) staff in the use of data tools such as MS Excel and other programs as necessary.
  • Administer list serves as assigned.
  • Represent CIP in various meetings in the absence of the senior analyst.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, government or similar field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of experience with governmental finance and accounting, and two years’ experience with data collection, data migration, analysis, data error correction, reporting, and dissemination.

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Position requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds.
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism in representing TAC in significant contacts with elected officials, state governmental staff, and members.
  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products, including: Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Valid Texas driver’s license and good driving record required.

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


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