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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Claims Examiner

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for a Claims Examiner position. Primarily responsible for all aspects of claims examination, from coverage verification to closure, for auto and general liability coverages issued by the TAC Risk Management Pool (TAC RMP) as set forth in the Claims Standards & Procedures. Requires frequent and professional communication, both written and verbal, with Risk Management Services (RMS) and other TAC staff, TAC RMP members, reinsurer, and vendors.

The Claims Examiner will be expected to:

  1. Investigate coverage and assess liability issues based on review of applicable coverage document, endorsements, laws and related information for TAC RMP’s Auto and General Liability coverages.
  2. For auto claims examiners, assess vehicle damage and control the damage repair process; make total loss determinations; evaluate injury claims; and actively manage independent appraiser relationships.
  3. Recommend and supervise defense counsel, develop effective and responsible defense strategies, negotiate settlements, and make payment recommendations.
  4. Initiate and monitor cost recovery action as appropriate, including subrogation, restitution, salvage proceeds, and reinsurance recovery.
  5. Attend claims-related events such as mediations, arbitrations, settlement conferences, and trials.
  6. Monitor ongoing claims for reinsurance reporting requirements in accordance with established guidelines and provide reports to TAC RMP’s reinsurers, Casualty Claims Supervisor and RMS management.
  7. Attend and/or present training and education courses and represent TAC and TAC RMP at TAC-sponsored and TAC-affiliated member organization conferences.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Risk Management or related field required; or 5 years of progressively responsible experience in claims adjusting required.
  • A minimum of 3 years claims adjusting experience of auto and liability claims required.
  • Texas Department of Insurance all-lines adjuster’s license required.
  • Associate in Claims (AIC) or Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) preferred.
  • Knowledge of Texas Tort Claims Act and governmental immunities preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience handling auto subrogation claims preferred.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons from varying economic, educational, and cultural backgrounds required.
  • High degree of professionalism in representing TAC in significant contacts with elected officials, members, and others required.
  • Proficiency in the use of personal computer and Microsoft Office.
  • Must have or develop proficiency in department’s risk information management system software (RMIS).
  • Excellent time management, attention to detail and record keeping required. Must be able to function in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of efficiency, accuracy and the ability to prioritize tasks and requests.  
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of auto and general liability coverages and maintain current understanding of liability issues under Texas law.
  • Valid Texas driver’s license and a good driving record required; must be able to drive.

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

Communications Coordinator

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for a Communications Coordinator position. Primary responsibilities are to support the Communication Services Department in carrying out communications strategies, content and messaging for various print and digital communication materials. Assists with existing communications projects from development of strategy to measurements of results. Edits and manages workload of assigned projects to ensure timeliness of delivery and consistency with campaign messaging and TAC’s brand guidelines. Assists with TAC social media and related digital marketing efforts.

The Communications Coordinator will be expected to:

  1. Under the direction of the Communications Services Operations Manager, collaborates with Communications Services staff and internal clients to help implement elements of existing communication projects. Projects include publications, campaigns, promotional materials, newsletter and magazine articles, annual reports, website content, brochures, and content for TAC’s social media and intranet.
  2. Coordinates existing content for current communications projects & campaigns; Texas Counties Delivers, Youth In County Government, Newly Elected Officials, and other yearly campaigns. Develops original content as needed.
  3. Edits, proofs and manages workload of assigned projects, including development materials, to ensure timeliness of delivery and consistency with campaign messaging and TAC’s brand guidelines to meet best editorial standards.
  4. Provides communications and marketing support by developing and editing content for Communication Specialists, as assigned.
  5. Collaborates with design team to create complementary visual elements for specific communications channels, including photographs and graphic design.
  6. Provides administrative support to Communications Services staff.
  7. Assists with special requests for project development, production and implementation.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or related field required.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a communications-related field, including media, publications, public relations, advertising or journalism. Experience in developing communications about public policy, health or property and casualty insurance preferred.

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, email marketing services and content management systems preferred.
  • 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. Strong proofreading skills highly preferred.
  • Competency with photography, video and audio equipment and photography/video/audio production skills preferred.
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment. Must function independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent time management and record keeping required.

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

Enterprise Systems Administrator

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for a Enterprise Systems Administrator position. Primary responsibilities are to develop and oversee the design, implementation, and support of the Texas Association of Counties’ (TAC) network and systems infrastructure, along with other Enterprise System Administrators.  Perform research and analysis to provide resolution for complex technical issues related to TAC’s network. Serve in a key role in system uptime, security, and disaster recovery initiatives. May require evening and weekend work. This position will be a hybrid of in-office and remote work.

The Enterprise Systems Administrator will be expected to:

  1. Develop and oversee the design, implementation, and support of the TAC’s network and systems infrastructure.  Required to monitor and enhance infrastructure health.
  2. Required to 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. Configure, deploy, and support various solutions currently including (1) VMWare vCenter, Horizon, and NSX; (2) Converged infrastructure; (3) Microsoft Office 365; and (4) VoIP telephony.
  5. Own projects, solutions, and key responsibilities within a larger business initiative
  6. Serve as an escalation point and assist the End User Support team as needed. Mentor and support fellow IT team members.
  7. Required to thoroughly document and diagram configurations and changes to network and server environments, using divisional work tracking protocols.
  8. Comply with division process and procedures, including updating help desk ticket status, documenting solutions and configurations, and change management.
  9. Understand and support TAC’s IT strategies and stay current with technology trends.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or other applicable field preferred.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience designing, implementing, and supporting enterprise environments required.
  • Preferred certifications:
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
    • VMWare Certified Professional (VCP)
    • 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 and to promote a high level of customer satisfaction through proper telephone etiquette and responding with an appropriate amount of urgency to system issues.
  • 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
  • Linux servers
  • Virtualization technologies (VMWare, Hyper-V, etc.)
  • Office 365, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online
  • On-premise Active Directory, Azure Active Directory
  • Backup Solutions and Applications
  • VoIP telephony
  • Networking and Configuration (Wireless, LAN, WAN, Security)
  • 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 members, vendors, and others.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages such as Python, PowerShell, and Bash is a plus.
  • 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. 

Salary Range is $80,000-90,000

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

Graphics Designer

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for a Graphics Designer position. Primary responsibilities are to design and produce high-quality deliverables and graphic design files according to Communications Services standards, project timelines and TAC’s brand and style guidelines. Produce graphic design and materials through all stages of the project lifecycle and work across multiple teams to create designs and deliverables that achieve TAC’s communication goals. Collaborate with Communications staff and internal and external affiliate clients to design and produce print and electronic items for conferences — including promotional materials, advertisements, mailers and programs.

The Graphics Designer will be expected to:

  1. Required to design, produce and provide creative direction for TAC publications, presentations, promotional materials, graphic design files and other communications projects according to Communications Services division standards, project timelines and TAC’s brand and style guidelines.  Prepare graphic design work for production and printing, including referencing and updating projects in the division’s project management systems. Archive project files and ensure most up-to-date files are available.
  2. Collaborate with Communications staff and internal and external clients to create, design and produce print and electronic items, including presentations, project plans, promotional materials, advertisements, annual reports, brochures and programs. Create complementary visual elements for print content, including photographs or other illustrations.
  3. Accountable for timely and efficient completion of projects, including quality of completed product. 
  4. Required to review and analyze assigned division projects to assist with reporting on division operations, including daily tracking of time and supplies for assigned projects.
  5. Required to take staff and other group and event photos and produce digital images, retouching and color-correcting as needed.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, design communications or related fields or a high school diploma or equivalent and four years’ hands-on graphic design and production experience required.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in graphic design and production 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.
  • Proficient understanding of layout and typography for digital and print media required.
  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and Adobe Creative Suite – including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat.
  • Must be proficient in use of Macintosh platform.
  • Must be knowledgeable with pre-press, printing processes (4-color press and digital) and familiar with large format printing. Must be proficient in the creation and use of presentation materials such as art boards and mock-ups.
  • Must be proficient in use of digital photographic equipment and production of digital images.
  • Must be detail oriented, a self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent time management and record keeping required.

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

Learning and Development Manager

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for Learning and Development Manager position. Primary responsibilities are to provide vision, direction and overall strategy for TAC’s learning system(s) that support the organization’s needs. Responsible to plan, integrate, implement, manage, and maintain TAC’s first Learning Management System (LMS), including leading efforts in process creation, cross-collaboration, user and content management, and support. Position will develop and maintain solid relationships with other department stakeholders to ensure alignment and best practices are utilized, including a consistent, well-built, and usable learning environment. Responsible to develop and deliver analytic reports that support continued learning, growth, and overall user experience.

The Learning and Development Manager will be expected to:

  1. Plan, develop, implement and maintain an enterprise-wide Learning Management System including: (1) Gathering business requirements from all departments; (2) Collaborate with stakeholders across multiple teams to inform, prepare and assist in the review, testing and implementation of LMS, future system upgrades, activating new functionality or system integrations; (3) Build specific LMS configurations based on the organizations specifications; (4) Implement a content management strategy inclusive of monitoring and testing newly published online courses and materials within the LMS; (5) Provide support in troubleshooting and seeking solutions to complex issues related to course design and LMS configuration; (6) Editing to content and design; (7) Final publishing to LMS; and (8) Develop system for version control and archiving of learning content.
  2. Develop and maintain LMS training including: (1) Provide training to staff as appropriate; (2) Document workflows to facilitate the creation, management, and distribution of content; and (3) Written LMS processes and procedures.
  3. Collaborates with IT to: (1) Ensure LMS is aligned with TAC’s Enterprise Architecture roadmap; (2) Ensure LMS integrates with TAC’s network and security environment; (3) Manage LMS licenses and systems permission requests; and (4) Develop LMS technology budget – including planning, forecasting, tracking, and invoice management.
  4. Responsible for the administrative and end user support of LMS and provide ongoing systems support to provide optimal learning management performance to support business needs.
  5. Provide both standard and custom reporting to department stakeholders, including compiling and analyzing reports based of published content and user information.
  6. Perform other duties or special projects as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in instructional design, graphic design, user experience design, instructional technology, business, or related field is required.
  • A minimum five years’ experience administering a Learning Management System including design, configuration, and support.
  • Experience and understanding of eLearning standards including SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model), AICC (Aviation Industry CBT Committee) and xAPI (Experience Application Programming Interface).
  • Experience with content design and/or content management experience, including UI/UIX (User Interface / User Interface Extensibility).

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of design principles, patterns, and latest design trends with a strong eye for web typography, color and layout.
  • Knowledge of the practical capabilities of HTML/CSS/JS (Hypertext Markup Language / Cascading Style Sheets / JavaScript).
  • Position requires being highly technology literate, including quickly learning new applications and tools.
  • Position requires project management capabilities, including effective change 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 including the ability to present and effectively communicate to executive-level staff.
  • Strong interpersonal, customer relationship/partnership and influence skills to facilitate the implementation of efficient business processes supported by technology across all departments, including effectively leading change, originating ideas and championing and gaining commitment.
  • Position requires excellent leadership skills, including team building, mentoring and focus under pressure and the ability to consider upstream and downstream process impacts and implications.
  • 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.
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism, confidentiality, and courtesy in representing the department, both internally and in its contacts with members and vendors.
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills required. Must be highly organized and pay attention to detail.

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

Print & Mail Technician (Full Time)

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for Print & Mail Technician (full-time) position. Primary responsibilities for this full-time position will be to assist with print projects including production and delivery of print material, collating, printing, copying, binding, and mail services. Required to produce materials through all stages of the project lifecycle and working across multiple teams to create deliverables that achieve TAC’s communication goals.

The Print & Mail Technician (full-time) will be expected to:

  1. As directed by the Print Services Manager or Print Services Supervisor, assist in the production and distribution of print material and projects for internal and external customers, including TAC-affiliate organizations and building tenants, including layout, printing, binding and shipping or delivery. Coordinate delivery and mailing of finished materials and projects.
  2. Perform TAC-wide daily mail and package deliveries and pickup.
  3. Required to review and analyze assigned division projects to assist with reporting on division operations, including daily tracking of time and supplies for assigned projects.
  4. Setup and coordinate individual or bulk mail projects in compliance with United States Postal Service (USPS) requirements.
  5. Assist with routine maintenance on print and mail equipment and compliance with manufacturer’s recommendations for proper use.
  6. Operate TAC vehicles and machinery, including pallet jacks and paper delivery trucks, as necessary for transportation or delivery of print projects. Comply with all safety regulations and division policies.
  7. Provide customer service for TAC members, staff, and division customers.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • High school graduate or equivalent with a minimum of three years’ experience in print, bindery and mail production. USPS mailing methods experience 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.
  • Must be proficient in use of personal computer and Microsoft Office products.
  • 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.

Senior Implementation Project Manager

Position Overview

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) is seeking a qualified person for Senior Implementation Project Manager position. Primary responsibilities are to develop, oversee and manage internal projects related to the Texas Association of Counties’ (TAC) enterprise-wide software applications and infrastructure. Conducts planning, collaboration, and coordination activities with project teams and stakeholders from all aspects of the business. Works with business partners and suppliers to effectively manage project budgets and schedules.

The Senior Implementation Project Manager will be expected to:

  1. Leads IT project scoping, requirements gathering, and planning efforts for all enterprise-wide software application implementations, including infrastructure needs. Oversees projects through their entire life cycle.
  2. Develops documentation, processes, and measurements related to IT project governance, visibility, and performance. Ensures the creation, documentation, and publishing of project artifacts, including schedules and risk registers.
  3. Maintains project budgets, timelines, progress, and addresses risks using industry recognized practices and tools. Collaborates with IT Procurement and Purchasing to ensure partners and suppliers produce on-time deliverables.
  4. Builds and maintains relationships with personnel, stakeholders, and executive management. Produces regular reports regarding project status, risks, and costs.
  5. Conducts post-mortem project reviews and produces reports documenting lessons learned and promoting continuous process improvement.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field required.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in IT project management required.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Must be proficient with a variety of software, including:
    • Microsoft Office, Project, and Visio
    • Atlassian Confluence, Jira, and Trello
    • Presentation tools such as PowerPoint and Prezi

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills both remotely and in-person required; must be able to communicate with customers effectively and respectfully.
  • Requires excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to relate to persons with a variety of cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds.
  • Must function independently with minimal supervision and be detail oriented with the ability to identify and troubleshoot problems efficiently

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


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

Texas Association of Counties provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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