Production Incentives Specialist (Program Specialist III)

Trabajo No.: 2024-55

  • No. de trabajo TWC: 16513705
  • Fecha de apertura: 3/22/2024
  • Requiere viajar: 15%
  • Salario mensual: $4,583.34 - $5,666.67
  • Ubicación de puesto: Austin, Texas
  • Paso de grupo: B19
  • Clase: 1572
  • Status: Open

Production Incentives Specialist – Austin, Texas

The Office of the Governor is looking for a Production Incentives Specialist (Program Specialist III) 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 $4,583.34 - $5,666.67 a month ($55,000.08 - $68,000.04 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 complex (journey-level) consultative services and technical assistance work. Work involves auditing and production accounting work for the Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program (TMIIIP). Interprets relevant statutes, policies and rules; prepares applicants for review; and examines applicants’ paperwork and documentation for thoroughness.

  • Provides information to film/television, commercial, video game and animation industry representatives about TMIIIP.
  • Tracks incentive applications and relevant paperwork; advises applicants on necessary changes to applications.
  • Provides support and answers constituent queries on sales tax exemptions for film, commercial, video game and animation productions.
  • Prepares and reviews all incoming TMIIIP submissions for the initial audit review and the Office of Compliance review in accordance with established goals and within identified timelines.
  • Answers phone and email requests for general TMIIIP information.
  • Examines production company applications for TMIIIP grants for missing information and documentation.
  • Provides support for legislative goals and monitors ongoing compliance with state law and administrative code.
  • Monitors inquiries regarding TMIIIP fund availability.
  • Assists in processing incentives contracts, vendor paperwork, purchase requisitions, and payment requests for incentive applications.
  • Assists in the development of procedures for the submission of grant applications and the awarding of grants.
  • Assists in interpreting and/or developing policies, rules, or regulations for the development of divisional goals and timelines.
  • Advises production companies on the rules, regulations and policies of the TMIIIP.
  • Represents the TFC and TMIIIP team at trade shows, conferences, and industry events.

How You’ll Qualify                                           

Three (3) years of experience working in a field relevant to the film, television, or digital media industries.

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, finance, accounting, economic development, economics, political science, or public administration; and
  • Experience in film, television, or digital media production or production accounting.

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.

Texas Contract Manager Certification required on or before the first anniversary of hire date.

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.

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(512) 463-5873

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