Program Specialist (Program Specialist V)
Job #: 2023-119
- TWC Job #: 16159150
- Opening Date: 8/24/2023
- Travel Required: N/A
- Monthly Salary: $5,833.34-$6,250.00/mo
- Position Location: Austin
- Group Step: B21
- Class: 1574
- Status: Open
Program Specialist – Austin, Texas
The Office of the Governor is looking for a Program Specialist (Program Specialist V) to work in the office of the Texas Workforce Investment Council.
Who We Are
The Office of the Governor works to build a healthier, safer, freer, and more prosperous future for all Texans. We are located primarily within the Texas State Capitol Complex in Austin.
What You’ll Earn
The salary is $5,833.34 - $6,250.00 a month ($70,000.08 - $75,000.00 a year).
Benefits include medical insurance, sick leave, and vacation leave. Also, State of Texas employees are eligible for a defined retirement plan. Learn more: https://www.ers.texas.gov/Active-Employees/Health-Benefits
What You’ll Do
This is a job that performs advanced consultative services and technical assistance work. Work involves planning, developing, and implementing major projects and providing consultative services and technical assistance to program staff and governmental agencies.
- Performs a variety of technical, training, research, planning, policy, program assessment, and administrative activities for assigned project plans.
- Provides high-level advice and counsel by interpreting policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and standards related to the program.
- Analyzes and tracks state and federal legislation to develop recommendations for policy and programmatic issues relating to the implementation, improvement, and/or expansion or reduction of a program or funding.
How You’ll Qualify
- Five (5) years professional experience in program management.
Note: Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.
You’re a Great Fit with
- Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in business administration, government, or a related field.
- Workforce education and training experience.
- Project management experience.
Other Things to Know and When You Should Apply
It’s a great job for a professional who likes to use your experience to perform a variety of technical activities that will assist Texans statewide. Apply now by submitting a state of Texas application. Applications are reviewed daily.
Telework opportunities are available upon request. Reliable internet is required. Alternate work schedules and telework may be discussed with the hiring manager during the interview process.
Veterans, Reservists, or members of the Guard can compare this position to Military Occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor's Office.
How to Apply
Applications are received only through Work In Texas. The OOG requires all sections of the state application to be completed. Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application. Requests for accommodation should be made to the Human Resources office as early as possible in the application/employment process.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit www.sss.gov. View a copy of the Agency's Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report.
Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process
Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should email the OOG’s Reasonable Accommodation Program Manager or call 512-463-8315 in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.
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