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TDI-Director V

Company: Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel Syste
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description - TDI-Director V (00033165) Job Description TDI-Director V ( 00033165 ) Organization : TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE Primary Location : Texas-Austin Work Locations : Aus Barbara Jordan Building 1601 Congress Avenue Austin 78701 Job : Management Employee Status : Regular Schedule Travel : Yes, 5 % of the Time State Job Code : 1624 Salary Admin Plan : B Grade : 30 Salary (Pay Basis) : 13,666.66 - 13,666.66 ( Monthly ) Number of Openings : 1 Overtime Status : Exempt Job Posting : May 19, 2023, 9:35:00 PM Closing Date : Ongoing Description Do you have a passion for public service and enjoy making a difference? Don't miss out on this opportunity. The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) is hiring! Apply now if you're looking for a rewarding career in public service. We regulate the insurance industry, administer the Texas workers' compensation system, and educate and protect consumers.You'll love the benefits of working at TDI: - 96 hours of accrued vacation a year. - 96 hours of accrued sick leave a year. - 20+ holidays every year. - Free parking. - Free comprehensive medical insurance for full-time employees and 50% off premium costs for dependents (state pays other 50%). This position reports directly to the Commissioner of Insurance and performs highly advanced managerial work as the State Fire Marshal.The position is responsible for enforcing the Texas Insurance Code provisions and other laws related to the state fire marshal. Works under minimal direction with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. This position: - Serves as the chief investigator in charge of the investigation of arson and suspected arson in the state. - Reports regularly to the commissioner of insurance regarding division activities, accomplishments, goals, strategies, performance, and issues; collaborates with executive staff to accomplish agency goals consistent with TDI's strategic plan.

  • Provides strategic leadership, management, guidance, and oversight of the State Fire Marshal's Office (SFMO) including fire, arson and licensing investigators, inspectors, and administrative staff.
  • Oversees and manages the inspections of state-owned buildings and buildings leased for the use of a state agency.
  • Provides oversight to ensure compliance with laws, policies, procedures, and ethical standards. - Develops and implements techniques for evaluating activities of the SFMO; identifies opportunities for change and implements process improvement activities. - - Plans, develops, and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals and directs evaluation activities. - - Represents the commissioner of insurance at legislative sessions, meetings, hearings, conferences, and seminars or on boards, panels, and committees; testifies at legislative hearings and meetings. - - Collaborates with management to ensure business continuity goals are met, including those for succession management. - Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications This position requires: - Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in business, public administration, management, or in a field related to the position. - Five years of experience as an executive in the administration of business or government or as a practicing attorney with two of the five years consisting of experience related to the duties of the position. Experience may be substituted for education. Education may not be substituted for experience.Additional job details:This position requires regular work attendance. The position may be eligible for a hybrid work schedule. If eligible, the employee must have a secure, dedicated workspace with reliable broadband internet service. The ideal candidate must be available for weekly meetings and group collaboration via Microsoft Teams and other applications during regular business hours.This position requires demonstrated knowledge of: - State laws, rules, procedures, and regulations relevant to job requirements. - Principles and practices of public administration, management, and organizational behavior. - Management control and internal reporting techniques. - Effective managerial, communication, and strategic planning techniques; and the Texas legislative process.This position requires demonstrated skill in: - Planning, decision-making and problem-solving. - Effective oral and written communication. - Developing and accomplishing challenging goals and objectives. - Managing licensed peace officers performing criminal investigations or fire/arson investigations. - Problem solving and critical thinking. - Strategically managing risk. - Maintaining a strong ethical work environment. - Using Microsoft Office software applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint. This position requires the demonstrated ability to: - Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. - Apply critical thinking (insert ability related to the position). - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external customers.
    • Develop employees through training, mentoring, and goal setting.
    • Exercise administrative and technical supervision of employees for the accomplishment of group and agency goals.
    • Communicate and work effectively with a wide range of people with varied skills, knowledge, and backgrounds.
    • Maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.
    • Manage and coordinate multiple tasks and priorities to meet established deadlines.
    • Work both independently and as a team player. - Build and foster collaboration with and among division employees, agency staff, the public, and elected officials. - Exercise and apply sound judgment when making decisions. - Identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions to develop and evaluate policies and procedures. - Motivate and provide thoughtful leadership to direct reports, direct and organize program activities to establish goals and objectives that support the strategic plan. To receive a veteran's preference, you must submit the following documents, as applicable, with your application. - Copy of the DD-214; member #4. - Statement of compensation from the Veteran's Administration or - Copy of the DD1300. Applicable Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes are included, but not limited to one of the following:113X, 612X, 641X, SEI15, 8040, 8041, 10C0, 20C0, 90C0, 91C0, 91W0, 97E0All applications must contain complete job histories, including job title, dates of employment, name of employer, manager's name and phone number, and a description of duties performed. We may reject applications that do not include all the required information. Resumes do not substitute for this required information.Submitted through Work in Texas: Work in Texas (WIT) applicants must complete supplemental questions to be considered for the position. To complete supplemental questions, go to CAPPS Career Center to register or log in and access your profile.

Keywords: Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel Syste, Austin , TDI-Director V, Executive , Austin, Texas

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