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Job Title:
TREC Standards & Enforcement Director
Standards and Enforcement Services (TREC)
Job Posting #
Monthly Salary:
$8,050.00 - $9,750.00 depending on qualifications
State Classification:
Director II / III
Class No., Group:
1621, B27 / 1622, B28
FLSA Status:
Work Week:
Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week
Posting Date:
Closing Date:
Until Filled
Job Summary:

Performs advanced (senior-level) managerial work providing direction and guidance for the agency’s Standards & Enforcement Services Division. Supervises the work of others.  Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Minimum Education:
  • Graduation from an accredited law school with a J.D. or L.L.B. degree
  • Licensed by the State Bar of Texas, in good standing
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in the full time practice of law which includes significant practice in administrative law, regulatory matters, or real estate
  • Minimum of five years of supervision of others
  • Significant familiarity with real estate and related practices
  • Extensive experience involving Texas administrative law
  • Recent experience practicing before or supervising attorneys practicing before the State Office of Administrative Hearings
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Law Practice in the Government Sector
  • Training as a mediator
  • Public speaking experience
  • Completion of the Governor’s Executive Development Program
Job Duties:
  • Supervise and manage attorneys, investigators, assistants, and background history check program for all TREC enforcement matters
  • Ensure procedural adherence to rules, and propose and implement updates and rule revisions to implement division operations
  • Review all petitions and orders prepared by SES staff
  • Monitor investigator and attorney cases and workloads and consult regarding case strategies
  • Prepare division reports, including reports to the Commission and reports regarding hearing data
  • Develops and establishes goals, objectives, schedules, priorities, and standards for division and agency success consistent with the agency’s strategic plan
  • Serve as legal resource to General Counsel on enforcement legal matters
  • Represents the business function, division, or department at meetings, hearings, conferences, seminars, boards, panels, or committees
  • Attends work regularly and observes approved work hours in accordance with agency state employee policies & procedures handbook
  • Performs related work as assigned
Additional Requirements:
  • Cover letter detailing how your education and experience meets the requirements of the position
  • If you are offered the job, you can bring in your original transcripts.
  • If granted an interview, submit (1) three work-related references, (2) a writing sample (no more than 10 pages, may be an excerpt)

Environmental & Physical Conditions:  Normal office work environment, mostly sedentary in nature. May involve walking; standing; remaining stationary for long periods of time; pulling and pushing; kneeling, stooping and bending; and safely lifting and carrying items weighing up to 30 pounds. Work involves extensive telephone usage and repetitive hand/wrist/finger motions while using the computer.

To Apply:

Submit a complete (no blanks) State of Texas Employment Application along with a cover letter, resume, and DD-214 or DD-1300 (if applicable) to: or 512-936-3547 (fax).  Applications may be submitted via WorkInTexas; however, the additional documents must be submitted to Human Resources prior to being considered for an interview. 

Applications will not be considered until all required documentation is received by TREC/TALCB.

Military Crosswalk Information:


Human Resources at 512-936-3604