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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Judicial Resource Liaison

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for Judicial Resource Liaison position. Primary responsibilities are curriculum development, on-site coaching and mentoring for both new and experienced judges, answering judges’ and court personnel questions on the judicial call desk hotline. Develop and deliver educational presentations and serve as resource for county judges and court personnel. Assist with proof reading of BenchBook and develop new forms and scripts for special judicial procedures as needed. This position will serve as a liaison to other judicial organizations and TAC-affiliate member organizations on issues related to judicial education and to assist with education planning and events. Frequent travel required.

The Judicial Resource Liaison will be expected to:

  1. Work with the Judicial Program Manager in the oversight, management, and implementation the Texas Judicial Academy, judicial education grant programs and funds, including the Judicial and Court Personnel Training Grant and the Texas Traffic Safety eGrant.
  2. Work with and serve as staff to the County Judges Education Advisory Committee, the Court Assistants Advisory Committee and the Clerks Education Committee for the Probate Academy.
  3. Develop and deliver presentations related to judicial education at TAC-sponsored and TAC-affiliate member organization conferences and other venues.
  4. Responsible for curriculum development, on-site coaching and mentoring for both new and experienced county judges, including tracking county government trends and issues.
  5. Responsible for assisting county judges with procedural issues, including answering questions on the judicial call desk hotline, preparing or locating appropriate orders and documents, and legal research.
  6. Coordinate special projects and new program development, including needs assessments for assigned projects.
  7. Develop new forms and scripts for the County Court Bench Manual and oversee editing and proof reading.
  8. May act as liaison to Texas Judicial Academy’s partner Texas Tech University School of Law and TAC-affiliate member organizations on issues related to judicial education.
  9. Responsible for registration at events, including transactions involving receipt of cash and checks for registration fees. Required to provide receipt to participant, comply with cash and check safekeeping procedures, and complete cash handling documentation.
  10. Travel as necessary to conduct training, attend conferences, and assist judges and court personnel.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Law degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Must be an attorney licensed to practice in the State of Texas for a minimum of 12 years.
  • A minimum eight years’ experience as a Constitutional County Judge with full judicial jurisdiction over criminal, juvenile, civil and probate cases, including mental commitments, preferred.
  • A minimum of eight years’ experience as a county attorney in a constitutional county court with full judicial jurisdiction over criminal, juvenile, civil and probate cases, including mental commitments and providing support to county commissioners court will be considered.

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 in significant contacts with elected officials, public employees, and members.
  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent time management and record keeping required.
  • Valid Texas driver’s license and good driving record required; must be able to drive.

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

Risk Management Services – Claims Assistant

Position Overview

Texas Association of Counties (TAC) Risk Management Services (RMS) department is seeking a highly qualified, team member for its Claims Assistant position. Responsible for providing timely, efficient and high quality administrative support to the TAC Risk Management Services (RMS) Claims division. Provide primary support for the Claims Examiners and management team in daily administrative activities. Manage low complexity claims as assigned. Responsible for accurate and timely claims-related billing and payment processing.

The successful candidate will have proven themselves in the claims industry and be able to demonstrate their experience. Experience or familiarity with county government, political subdivisions, and risk pools preferred.

The Claims Assistant will be expected to:

  1. Provide general administrative support services to claims staff, including: correspondence, document production, editing and scanning; distributing mail and faxes; answering and routing incoming telephone calls or messages; data entry; preparing spreadsheets and reports; copying; and filing.
  2. Responsible for timely and accurate billing related to Texas Association of Counties Risk Management Pool (TAC RMP) member claims within the member’s deductible, including follow up as necessary.
  3. Responsible for timely and accurate processing of claims payments, including settlements and other accounts payable, the distribution of funds, and providing notification on payments to TAC staff and defense and plaintiff’s counsel.
  4. Responsible for file management in the RMS risk information management system, including timely and accurate input of claims related information and document scanning, uploading and storage.
  5. Provide customer service and timely updates to TAC RMP members, county officials, staff, and the general public by telephone or email.
  6. Responsible for claims intake and file set up for assigned lines of coverage, including consultation with Claims Attorneys and Claims Examiners on appropriate coverage
  7. Create timely and accurate reports and other documents as requested.
  8. Responsible for maintaining accurate and professional correspondence, form letters and other business communications adhering to TAC and TAC RMS communication guidelines.
  9. Manage low complexity claims as assigned by the Claims Manager, including documentation and communication with TAC RMP members and others.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in a claims environment performing clerical or administrative support work preferred.
  • Texas Department of Insurance all lines adjuster license preferred.
  • Entry level experience with auto claims handling preferred.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

Other Skills and 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 basic understanding of insurance and claims process as well as legal terms used in claims processing.
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality in representing TAC in significant contacts with elected officials, members, claimants, and others.
  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and SharePoint. Must have or develop proficiency in RMS risk information management system software.
  • Excellent time management, attention to detail, and record keeping required.


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