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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Business Systems Analyst

Position Overview

Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a highly qualified, team member for its Business Systems Analyst position. This position is responsible to analyze and validate complex technical business analysis and support including gathering requirements, building, testing and deploying software and reporting solutions to end users. Serves as a liaison between business users and technical team members in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs. The successful candidate will translates high level organization requirements into functional technical specifications. Position is based in Austin, TX at TAC headquarters. Local candidates only, please.

The Business Systems Analyst will be expected to:

  • Interface and collaborate with business users and technical team members in the design of new programs, processes, projects and software. Conducts analysis, design, validation, testing, training and maintenance. Assist with application testing and product defect tracking. Interface with development team to assist in all aspects of requirements and testing activities. Analyze, draft, validate and finalize business and technical requirements. Participate in the coordination and monitoring of development activities. Establish test procedures and debug programs.
  • Resolve day-to-day technology needs with a focus on the analysis of processes, dissecting problems and suggesting solutions. Reviews business processes, analyzes existing procedures and systems and makes recommendations for improvements.
  • Work with manager to recommend change request options, business impact, process improvements and decisions involving effective implementation such as staff involvement versus consultation.
  • Assist in the maintenance of production, development and test database systems to meet user needs and provides systems support and security for various databases. Provides end-user and system support for specified department applications and functions.
  • Assist with training efforts of new systems implementation, including documentation, instruction and hands-on training of others.
  • Assist in implementation of new software initiatives including evaluation of the following:
    • Hosted on-site
    • and/or needing custom development
    • and/or needing data conversion
    • and/or needing integration with data in other TAC software
  • Research department data and recommend effective use of business information. Assist in the mockup and design of custom reports and dashboards for TAC platforms, currently IBM Cognos and iMIS Rise, or custom software.
  • Create SQL code to generate queries, views or common table expression (CTE), and stored procedures for data analysis and report purposes, including testing and quality control.
  • Responsible for translating user needs into technicalities that can be implemented as company improvements while also acting as a filter in determining what is truly needed.
  • Understand and support TAC’s IT strategies. Proactively learn technology trends for emerging security threats, data analysis, integration, reporting and other information technology categories.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, mathematics or related area required.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience including leading full implementation lifecycle for delivery of systems solutions (analyze, design, build, test, implement, support).
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working on IT projects, business and systems analysis or quality assurance required.
  • Experience and proficiency in insurance, government or financial industries preferred.
  • Proficiency in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and SharePoint Online required.

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Position requires strong technical knowledge of the following tools/software applications: SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Visual Studio, IBM Cognos, and iMIS.
  • Willingness to learn, be flexible, have integrity, have the ability to quickly identify solutions and deliver exceptional follow-through. 
  • Ability to identify and analyze end-user problems and develop practical technological solutions.
  • Must function independently with minimum supervising, including researching and solving technical issues, and be able to handle multiple simultaneous projects with deadlines. 
  • Must demonstrate strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills in  evaluating situations, making recommendations and taking prompt, effective corrective action including the ability to develop and maintain detailed project plans that include milestones, tasks, and target dates of completion.
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills required. Must be highly organized and pay attention to detail.
  • Must demonstrate understanding of data warehouse concepts, software quality assurance testing, and the systems development life cycle process.
  • Position requires skill with understanding front-end applications and their associated databases associated, research, and data analysis and reporting.
  • Position requires the ability to work independently and manage complex workload with minimal direction from management.
  • Position must have the ability to quickly figure things out (strong analytical skills) and get things done.
  • 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.

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

Risk Management Services – Property Claims Examiner

Position Overview

Texas Association of Counties (TAC) Risk Management Services (RMS) department is seeking a highly qualified, team member for its Property Claims Examiner position. This position is responsible for all aspects of claims management for the property coverage issued by the Texas Association of Counties Risk Management Pool (TAC RMP). The successful candidate will have proven themselves as a property claims examiner and be able to demonstrate their experience. Experience or familiarity with county government, political subdivisions, and risk pools preferred. Position is based in Austin, TX at TAC headquarters.

The Property Claims Examiner will be expected to:

  • Make accurate coverage determinations on assigned lines of coverage based on review of applicable coverage document, endorsements, and related information.
  • Manage claims for assigned lines of coverage issued by the TAC RMP, including: coverage evaluation; establishing appropriate reserves; claim investigation; negotiation and settlement; subrogation; documentation; and communication with TAC RMP members and others.
  • Timely and accurately respond to inquiries from TAC RMP members, vendors and counsel related to ongoing claims and other coverage issues.
  • Coordinate claims settlement involving all parties for non-litigated and litigated claims within authorized authority, in compliance with Claims Standards and Procedures.
  • Work with TAC Legal and Claims department management to assign defense counsel and monitor case status, participate in the development of defense strategy and settlement negotiations within authorized levels and according to Claims Standards and Procedures.
  • Attend claims related events such as mediation, arbitration, settlement conferences, when appropriate.
  • Timely review and approve of outside counsel billing.
  • File management in the RMS department’s risk information management system, including timely and accurate input of claim related information, document scanning, and reporting.
  • Responsible for cost recovery action as appropriate, including subrogation, restitution, salvage proceeds, and reinsurance recovery.
  • Work with division staff to ensure that claims payments are promptly processed and issued.
  • Monitor and report ongoing claims and timely report to TAC RMP’s reinsurers and management as necessary or required.
  • Provide customer service for TAC and TAC RMP members, county officials, staff, and the general public.
  • Participate in RMS team meetings to provide assistance to coworkers and TAC RMP members.
  • Create reports and other documents as requested, including loss data analysis.
  • Required to be on call 24/7.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in risk management or related field required; or a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in claims handling required.
  • A minimum of five years large loss commercial property claims handling experience is required. 
  • Texas Department of Insurance all lines adjuster’s license required. 
  • Associate in Claims (AIC) or Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) preferred.
  • High-level proficiency in usage of Xactimate, Marshall Swift & Boeckh and other property adjuster tools and resources preferred.
  • Position requires excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons from varying economic, educational, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism in representing TAC in significant contacts with elected officials, members, and others.
  • Position requires a high degree of attention to coverage analysis and file documentation.
  • Position requires proficiency in the use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint. Must have or develop proficiency in department’s risk information management system software.
  • Excellent time management, attention to detail and record keeping required.     
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of property coverage and maintain current understanding of property issues under Texas law.

Physical Requirements

Position requires travel.

  • May be required to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to move or transport boxes or equipment occasionally.
  • May be required to ascend stairs.

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

Senior Systems Administrator

Position Overview

The Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for the design, implementation, and support of the Texas Association of Counties’ (TAC) network and systems infrastructure.  Perform research and analysis to provide resolution for complex technical issues related to TAC’s network. Responsible for monitoring and enhancing network security including assisting with the development and maintenance TAC’s Security Policy. Position has a key role in system up-time, security and disaster recovery initiatives. May require evening and weekend work.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Responsible for the design, implementation, and support of the TAC’s network and systems infrastructure.  Responsible for monitoring and enhancing network security including assisting with the development and maintenance of TAC’s Security Policy.
  2. Work independently to perform advanced troubleshooting for complex technical problems including servers, storage, security issues, network architecture and applications. Perform research and analysis to provide resolution for complex technical issues related to TAC’s network.
  3. Develop system, network, and application implementation plans and testing procedures to ensure high availability of critical systems. Maintain TAC’s server and network environments by testing and deploy OS patches and firmware updates.
  4. Provide security analysis for TAC Security Policies, following the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) special publication 800-53 framework. Under the guidance of TAC’s IT Infrastructure Manager, responsible for (1) developing organizational, security, user level, system and control level policies, (2) maintaining and enforcing policies, (3) assisting in organization-wide adoption and compliance.
  5. Provide configuration, set-up and support for various solutions, including (1) VMWare vCenter, Horizon, and NSX (2) Converged infrastructure (3) SPAM filtering (4) Intrusion prevention and content filtering (5) VoIP telephony.
  6. Provide remote and in-person technical support to customers for various technical issues and act as a subject matter expert to TAC end users as needed. Promote a high level of customer satisfaction through proper telephone etiquette and respond with an appropriate amount of urgency to system issues.
  7. Required to thoroughly document and diagram configurations and changes to network and server environments.
  8. Comply with division process and procedures, including updating help desk ticket status and documenting technician solutions performed specific to all work order assignments using associations help desk tracking software, currently Service Desk Plus.
  9. Mentor and support fellow IT team members.
  10. Understand and support TAC’s IT strategies and proactively learn technology trends related to network security.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or other applicable field required.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience designing, implementing and supporting enterprise environments required.
  • Must be able to diagnose and resolve technical issues across a variety of hardware, software and networks, including:
  • Microsoft Windows Server and Desktop Operating Systems
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  • Linux servers
  • Virtualization technologies (VMWare, Hyper-V, etc.)
  • Office 365, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online
  • On-premise Active Directory, Azure Active Directory
  • Email Security (Spam filtering, encryption)
  • Backup Solutions and Applications
  • VoIP telephony
  • Networking and Configuration (Wireless, LAN, WAN, Security)

Preferred certifications:

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSE)
  • VMWare Certified Professional (VCP)
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), Security+ CE
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Professional (CCNP)

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Must be able to explain complex IT concepts in simple terms to end users.
  • Requires excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds.
  • Requires a high degree of professionalism in representing TAC in contact with elected officials, members, vendors and others.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python, Powershell, and Bash preferred.
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products, including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

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

Staff Accountant

Position Overview

Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a highly qualified, professional team member for its Accounting Department. Responsible for data entry and support of accounting functions for TAC and TAC-affiliated entities, including general ledger accounting, reconciliations, high volume accounts payable processing, annual financial audit assistance, and duties related to TAC-affiliate entities in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP). 

The Staff Accountant will be expected to:

  • Responsible for accurate and timely data entry, reconciliation and analysis of assigned accounting functions for TAC and TAC-affiliated entities, including journal entries, account monitoring, cost allocations, and related documentation, file maintenance, and reporting
  • Process all TAC and TAC-affiliated entities generated checks, including invoice approval, verifying coding, invoice entry, and check generation
  • Research, prepare, and issue stop payments for TAC and TAC-affiliated entities bank accounts
  • Maintain vendor files, including current W-9 forms, payment documentation, and history
  • Process annual vendor’s 1099 forms and file required related filings
  • Serve as a backup for another accounting division staff member
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for a TAC-affiliated entity
  • Assist Senior Accountant and Associate Director for Accounting with annual financial audit, including production of reports, gathering invoices, deposit records, and other documents
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in accounting work, financial reporting, and balance sheet reconciliation preparation
  • Knowledge of risk pools and/or insurance industry accounting, insurance terms, an in-depth knowledge of the structure of fully insured and self-funded risk pools preferred.
  • Knowledge of non-profit accounting and/or governmental accounting preferred.
  • Knowledge of multi-fund accounting preferred

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Requires excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds
  • Requires the ability to work in a team environment and a high degree of professionalism in representing TAC in contact with members
  • Must be detail-oriented and have organizational, financial analysis, and analytical skills
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision
  • Must have extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office products, Word and Excel are essential
  • Texas county government experience/knowledge
  • Experience with TAC’s accounting software, currently Great Plains, preferred
  • Accurate and rapid 10-key calculator skills required
  • Excellent time management and record keeping required

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

Wellness Consultant - Northwest Region

Position Overview

Texas Association of Counties (TAC) Health & Benefits Services (HBS) is seeking a highly qualified, team member for its Wellness Consultant position. This position is responsible for consulting with members and other eligible local governmental entities regarding employee benefits programs offered by the Pool and the Fund. Develop and implement health and wellness programs and incentives for members of the Pool. Provide training to Pool members’ on-site wellness coordinators and employee groups regarding Healthy County programs. Assist Pool members in reducing health care expenditure and improving employee health. Position requires extensive travel, up to 80% overnight in the state of Texas. Residence in assigned territory preferred (Northwest Region of Texas).

The Wellness Consultant will be expected to:

  • Required to regularly consult with Pool members during on-site visits to assess health and wellness needs and recommend solutions and to market Healthy County programs, including initiatives based on claims analysis and risk factor analysis provided by the Wellness Analyst 
  • In coordination with the Wellness Analyst, design, develop, implement and promote new health and wellness programs, including communications strategies, and educational and promotional materials.
  • Assist new and current Pool members in development and implementation of wellness programs, including conducting training workshops for Pool members’ wellness coordinators using evidence-based “best practices” and assist members in implementing worksite health and wellness initiatives.
  • In coordination with the Wellness Analyst, monitor and evaluate the outcomes of health and wellness program initiatives and make recommendations to department management for future programs.
  • In coordination with the Wellness Analyst, provide information to the Business Systems team for inclusion in responses to Request for Proposals and Requests for Quotes to prospective and renewing Pool members.
  • Required to regularly visit current and prospective Pool members, and to develop relationships with their governing bodies, including commissioners court members, wellness coordinators, and other significant contacts responsible for approval or management of health and wellness programs. Must conduct an initial visit to a new Pool member to explain the health and wellness programs and follow-up visits as necessary to resolve questions and promote Healthy County programs.  
  • Develop and deliver presentations related to Healthy County programs to potential or current Pool members. Present wellness and health improvement workshops and seminars at Pool members’ locations and at TAC-sponsored and TAC-affiliate member organization conferences and other venues, including staffing the TAC and HBS conference booths. 
  • Develop and maintain understanding of current Pool coverage and programs, health care contracts, financial and claims reports, and laws applicable to the Pool’s coverages, including COBRA, PPACA, HIPAA and the Medicare statute and regulations.
  • Monitor and analyze new legislation and trends regarding health and wellness programs and notify Pool members of relevant changes, including providing any necessary training.
  • Participate in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of special projects and assignments for new program development.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Master’s degree in health education or related field, such as health promotion, health management, public health, worksite wellness or equivalent experience required.
  • Current licenses and certificates, including Certified Health Education Specialist, Certified Wellness Program Manager, health coaching, nutrition, exercise or worksite wellness preferred.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience designing, implementing and coordinating worksite wellness programs preferred.

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.
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism in representing TAC and the Pool in significant contacts with Pool members.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and sustain a supportive member-focused environment for behavior change utilizing behavior change theory.
  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and SharePoint.
  • Basic knowledge of state and federal laws regarding health care, including HIPAA and COBRA, required.
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent time management and record keeping required.
  • Current Texas driver’s license with good driving record required; must be able to drive.
  • Residence in assigned territory preferred (Northwest Region of Texas).

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

Wellness Consultant - South Region

Position Overview

Texas Association of Counties (TAC) Health & Benefits Services (HBS) is seeking a highly qualified, team member for its Wellness Consultant position. This position is responsible for consulting with members and other eligible local governmental entities regarding employee benefits programs offered by the Pool and the Fund. Develop and implement health and wellness programs and incentives for members of the Pool. Provide training to Pool members’ on-site wellness coordinators and employee groups regarding Healthy County programs. Assist Pool members in reducing health care expenditure and improving employee health. Position requires extensive travel, up to 80% overnight in the state of Texas. Residence in assigned territory preferred (South Region of Texas).

The Wellness Consultant will be expected to:

  • Required to regularly consult with Pool members during on-site visits to assess health and wellness needs and recommend solutions and to market Healthy County programs, including initiatives based on claims analysis and risk factor analysis provided by the Wellness Analyst 
  • In coordination with the Wellness Analyst, design, develop, implement and promote new health and wellness programs, including communications strategies, and educational and promotional materials.
  • Assist new and current Pool members in development and implementation of wellness programs, including conducting training workshops for Pool members’ wellness coordinators using evidence-based “best practices” and assist members in implementing worksite health and wellness initiatives.
  • In coordination with the Wellness Analyst, monitor and evaluate the outcomes of health and wellness program initiatives and make recommendations to department management for future programs.
  • In coordination with the Wellness Analyst, provide information to the Business Systems team for inclusion in responses to Request for Proposals and Requests for Quotes to prospective and renewing Pool members.
  • Required to regularly visit current and prospective Pool members, and to develop relationships with their governing bodies, including commissioners court members, wellness coordinators, and other significant contacts responsible for approval or management of health and wellness programs. Must conduct an initial visit to a new Pool member to explain the health and wellness programs and follow-up visits as necessary to resolve questions and promote Healthy County programs.  
  • Develop and deliver presentations related to Healthy County programs to potential or current Pool members. Present wellness and health improvement workshops and seminars at Pool members’ locations and at TAC-sponsored and TAC-affiliate member organization conferences and other venues, including staffing the TAC and HBS conference booths. 
  • Develop and maintain understanding of current Pool coverage and programs, health care contracts, financial and claims reports, and laws applicable to the Pool’s coverages, including COBRA, PPACA, HIPAA and the Medicare statute and regulations.
  • Monitor and analyze new legislation and trends regarding health and wellness programs and notify Pool members of relevant changes, including providing any necessary training.
  • Participate in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of special projects and assignments for new program development.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Master’s degree in health education or related field, such as health promotion, health management, public health, worksite wellness or equivalent experience required.
  • Current licenses and certificates, including Certified Health Education Specialist, Certified Wellness Program Manager, health coaching, nutrition, exercise or worksite wellness preferred.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience designing, implementing and coordinating worksite wellness programs preferred.

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.
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism in representing TAC and the Pool in significant contacts with Pool members.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and sustain a supportive member-focused environment for behavior change utilizing behavior change theory.
  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and SharePoint.
  • Basic knowledge of state and federal laws regarding health care, including HIPAA and COBRA, required.
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent time management and record keeping required.
  • Current Texas driver’s license with good driving record required; must be able to drive.
  • Residence in assigned territory preferred (South Region of Texas).
Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to Human Resources. No phone calls, please. 


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