Production Specialist (Program Specialist I)

Job #: 2024-11

  • TWC Job #: 16285424
  • Opening Date: 11/08/2023
  • Travel Required: 25%
  • Monthly Salary: $4,166.67 - $4,500.00
  • Position Location: Austin
  • Group Step: B17
  • Class: 1570
  • Status: Open

Production Specialist – Austin, Texas

The Office of the Governor is looking for a Production Specialist (Program Specialist I) to work in the Texas Film Commission (TFC).

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 $4,166.67 - $4,500.00 a month ($50,000.04 - $54,000.00 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:

What You’ll Do

This is a job that performs consultative services and technical assistance work for the Texas Film Commission. This position provides film and media production resources, location resources, and business development lead information to Texas community stakeholder groups and industry professionals. Assists in researching, scouting, photographing, and inputting location information into TFC’s internal production and locations database system.

  • Performs internet and in-house research and assists in making location and production recommendations for film, television, and commercial projects.
  • Maintains TFC’s internal production and locations database system and works to improve and enhance database capabilities.
  • Assists in researching and scouting potential locations for specific productions.
  • Assists in facilitating requests for use of state property as a production location.
  • Assists in providing guidance to production teams on permitting and best practices for production in Texas.
  • Assists in providing information on Texas resources and assets to inquiring production teams and general public.

How You’ll Qualify                                         

One (1) year of experience in administrative support, office work, program support, or related industry experience.

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.
  • Experience in a field relevant to the film, television, communications, digital media, or related industries.
  • Proficiency and knowledge related to multimedia production methods including location(s) selection, and associated technology.

Other Things to Know and When You Should Apply

It’s a great job for a professional who is interested in supporting further development of film production in the State of Texas.  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. 

Apply Online at Work in Texas

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 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.

Contact Human Resources

(512) 463-5873

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