Texas Film Commission Senior Production Incentives Team Lead
- Project Type: Industry
- Pay Status: Paid
- Production Company / Studio: Texas Film Commission
- Location: Austin
- Start Date: Friday, May 26, 2023
- Shooting Schedule: Full Time
Senior Production Incentives Team Lead (Program Specialist V)
Job #: 2023-74
- TWC Job #: 15967324
- Opening Date: 5/02/2023
- Travel Required: 30%
- Monthly Salary: $5,833.34-$6,500.00/mo
- Position Location: Austin, Texas
- Group Step: B21
- Class: 1574
- Status: Open
Senior Production Incentives Team Lead – Austin, Texas
The Office of the Governor is looking for an experienced Senior Production Incentives Team Lead (Program Specialist V) to work in the Economic Development & Tourism Office – Texas Film Commission.
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 Do
This is a job that performs consultative services and provides technical assistance to film/television, video game, commercial, visual effects and animation industry representatives. You will advise incentives applicants regarding program requirements and all aspects of the application process.
What You’ll Earn
The salary is $5,833.34 - $6,500.00 a month ($70,000.08 - $78,000.00 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 Need to Get Hired
- Five (5) years of professional experience in film or television production.
- Experience working with and providing consultative services to film/television, video game, commercial, visual effects and animation industry representatives.
- Experience in receiving, prioritizing, reviewing, and tracking production company incentive applications for grants.
- Proven ability to conduct research related to incentives, taxes, production accounting, and other topics.
- Proven ability to provide advanced technical, auditing, and accounting expertise.
Other Things We’ll be Looking For
- Experience in performing advanced production accounting, auditing, and examination review work of applicant submissions.
- Experience working with compliance reports by compiling, reviewing, and analyzing data.
Other Things to Know and When You Should Apply
It’s a great job for an experienced professional who likes to provide information to industry representatives, developers, municipalities, and other state agencies on the rules, regulations, and policies of incentive. Apply now by submitting a state of Texas application. Applications are reviewed daily.
Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.
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.
Contact Human Resources
As with any workplace, the film and television industries can present a wide range of potential occupational health and safety hazards to workers. The Texas Film Commission expects all productions, regardless of budget to employ best practices such as establishing a workplace harassment prevention policy as well as maintaining overall industry safety standards in order to encourage and accomplish safety on set. Please visit the Safety On Set page for additional industry safety resources as well as information about employee rights and laws in Texas.
Project posted May 5, 2023