Employment Opportunities

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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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Communications Project Coordinator

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for Communications Project Coordinator position. Primary responsibilities are coordinates the efficient production of communications and marketing products to successful and timely completion. Serves as project manager on assigned division‐wide and Association‐wide projects. Provides quality control on Communications projects before final production. Serve as back up to Web Services Manager.

The Communicatons Project Coordinator will be expected to: 

  1. Serves as project coordinator on client communications and marketing deliverable projects. Creates detailed schedules, sets deadlines for various stages of each project and tracks project tasks through use of project management software. Monitors progress of projects and division staff workloads, adjusting assignments and deadlines accordingly. Maintains project tracking records and produces project reports as requested.
  2. Manages the client project deliverable intake system, evaluates and maintains system to ensure optimum efficiency, updates and maintains project tracking software and serves as liaison with software vendors.
  3. Works with Communications Division staff to ensure that all communications materials comply with the TAC brand and style guidelines. Prepares deliverables for printing as assigned and ensures proper printing instructions are provided. Provides quality control review of all projects, including copyediting and arranging for corrections when appropriate. 
  4. Prepares and disseminates mass emails as back‐up to Web Services Manager. Serves as backup for administration of survey tools such as Survey Monkey.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, advertising, marketing, graphic design, business administration or related field require. A minimum of two years’ experience in communications, publishing or advertising project management can substitute for degree.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in customer service role managing projects and project flow in advertising agency or department, publishing, marketing or communications department or similar environment 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.
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism in representing TAC in significant contacts with elected officials and members. 
  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Proficiency in content management systems and project tracking software such as Robohead, Jira or Trello is preferred.
  • Experience tracking projects with project management software is required. Experience in Agile, Six Sigma or other project management methodology and managing projects in a project management environment is preferred.
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent time management and record‐keeping skills required.

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

HR Consultant – Northwest Region

Position Overview

Texas Association of Counties (TAC) Risk Management Services (RMS) department is seeking a highly qualified, team member for its Human Resources Consultant position for the Northwest Region. The ideal candidate will reside in northwest Texas. 
 
This position will operate remotely, working from a home office when not traveling. This position requires 80 percent weekly travel. The position will travel to Austin a minimum of one time per month and other locations within the state as required to attend conferences and meetings.
 
Primary responsibility is 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.
 
The successful candidate will have proven themselves in the Human Resources industry and be able to demonstrate their experience. Experience or familiarity with county government, political subdivisions, and risk pools highly preferred.

The Human Resources Consultant 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, both in person and virtual; 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 a related field; or experience managing a human resources program for a minimum of five years required.
  • Experience with a county or other governmental entity 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.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires extensive weekly overnight travel.
  • Required to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to lift or move boxes and designated TAC equipment, up to 50 pounds.
  • May be required to stand, bend, kneel, reach or squat occasionally for extended lengths of time.
  • May be required to climb stairs or a ladder.
  • May be exposed to extreme weather conditions during travel or while working outside.
Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to HR@county.org. No phone calls, please.

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

HR Consultant – Southwest Region

Position Overview

Texas Association of Counties (TAC) Risk Management Services (RMS) department is seeking a highly qualified, team member for its Human Resources Consultant position for the Southwest Region. The ideal candidate will reside in southwest Texas. 
 
This position will operate remotely, working from a home office when not traveling.  This position requires 80 percent weekly travel.  This position requires 80 percent weekly travel.  The position will travel to Austin a minimum of one time per month and other locations in the State of Texas as required to attend conferences and meetings.
 
Primary responsibility is 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.
 
The successful candidate will have proven themselves in the Human Resources industry and be able to demonstrate their experience.   Experience or familiarity with county government, political subdivisions, and risk pools highly preferred.

The Human Resources Consultant 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, both in person and virtual; 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 a related field; or experience managing a human resources program for a minimum of five years required.
  • Experience with a county or other governmental entity 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.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires extensive weekly overnight travel.
  • Required to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to lift or move boxes and designated TAC equipment, up to 50 pounds.
  • May be required to stand, bend, kneel, reach or squat occasionally for extended lengths of time.
  • May be required to climb stairs or a ladder.
  • May be exposed to extreme weather conditions during travel or while working outside.
Please send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to HR@county.org. No phone calls, please.

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

Member Services Representative

Position Overview

Texas Association of Counties (TAC) Risk Management Services (RMS) department is seeking a highly qualified, team member for its Member Services Representative position. Primary responsibility is to provide professional and timely customer service and support to RMS staff and TAC Risk Management Pool (TAC RMP) members. Coordinate member renewals and new business activities associated with all lines of coverage offered by TAC RMP. Responsible for maintaining accurate information related to each line of coverage. Coordinate with other TAC staff to deliver services to TAC RMP members, including marketing, accounting, claims and risk control.

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

The Member Services Representative will be expected to: 

  1. Provide professional customer service to assigned TAC RMP members.
  2. Analyze, organize, and process underwriting information associated with all lines of coverage offered by the TAC RMP.
  3. Process TAC RMP member renewals and work with RMS marketing staff throughout the year. 
  4. Ensure accurate member exposure data is maintained.
  5. Process coverage endorsements and certificates in the risk management information system (RMIS).
  6. Review bid specifications, analyze, and process requests for proposals to ensure accurate information is collected and ensure timely response and delivery.
  7. Review and process property appraisal drafts and member information.
  8. Ensure TAC RMP members’ coverage related documents are executed correctly and are saved electronically in the RMIS, shared file drive, and in TAC’s record retention system.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • High school graduate or equivalent required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s in Business Administration or related discipline preferred.
  • A minimum of three years in commercial insurance or relevant work experience required.
  • Associate in General Insurance (AINS), Associate in Commercial Underwriting (AU), Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR), or Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) 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 in significant contacts with elected officials, members of state governmental offices, and members. 
  • Position requires excellent organizational skills, resourcefulness, be self-directed, and critical thinking.
  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office.
  • Must have or develop proficiency in TAC’s risk management information system.
  • Must be proficient in using Excel
  • Excellent time management and record keeping required.

Physical Requirements

  • May be required to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to stand, bend, kneel, reach or squat occasionally for extended lengths of time.
  • May be required to climb stairs or a ladder.
  • May be required to lift or move boxes and designated TAC equipment, up to 25 pounds.
  • May require minimal travel.

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

Staff Accountant

Position Overview

Texas Association of Counties, a non-profit corporation in existence 50 years, is conducting a search for a professional, full-time Staff Accountant to join our Finance Service Department. Our mission is to provide services to Texas counties and unite counties to achieve better solutions.  We also provide finance and accounting services for three related self-insurance risk pools.  We offer an awesome work environment with excellent benefits.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains accounts payable reports, spreadsheets and corporate accounts payable supporting files. Includes assurance of proper coding, entry into AP system & processing of checks.
  • Processes claim payments on a timely basis.
  • Reconciles general ledger accounts as assigned.
  • Prepares journal entries on a monthly basis, such as prepaid expenses, intercompany transactions and others.
  • Assists in preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Performs year-end activities, including 1099 preparation (including interim efforts to assure vendor data and systems are updated throughout the year).
  • Assists with budgets, as needed.
  • Prepares 1099 tax forms including miscellaneous related reports.
  • Assists management during periodic audits.
  • Serves as backup for other Finance department functions, as needed.
  • Works with IT on systems issues to improve accuracy and completeness.
  • Ability to learn and use MS Dynamic GP general ledger system.

Additional Responsibilites:

  • Present a professional and helpful attitude with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Meet expectations of attendance and punctuality.
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Skills described in job description.
  • At least intermediate level knowledge of Excel and proficient use of Word and Outlook and ability to learn accounting principles, payment processing, and operating systems.
  • Ability work at a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet service standards and deadlines.
  • Ability to learn new tasks and perform them in an efficient manner.
  • Ability to follow instructions and adhere to prescribed routines and practices.
  • Maintain work performance at satisfactory or standard level.
  • Professionalism in customer service situations.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to self-check work to find and fix errors.
  • Ability to comply with department and company policies and procedures.

Other Considerations: 

Knowledge in:
Risk pools or insurance accounting and knowledge of insurance terms.
Non-profit accounting and FASB
Governmental accounting and GASB.

Please attach a resume and your professionally written cover letter (required), which will give insight about your communication style. 
Local metro area candidates only.
Only candidates meeting the above stated criteria will be contacted.

Location:  Downtown - Austin, TX
Compensation: $56 - $62k, commensurate with experience
Excellent benefits and free covered parking provided. 
Visit our website at www.county.org.

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

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.


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