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Job Title:
Program Specialist I
Education and Examinations Division
Job Posting #
Monthly Salary:
$3,400 - $3,600
State Classification:
Program Specialist I
Class No., Group:
1570, B17
FLSA Status:
Work Week:
Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week (flex schedule may be possible after first evaluation)
Posting Date:
Closing Date:
Until Filled
Job Summary:

The Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) and Texas Appraiser Licensing & Certification Board (TALCB) is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented professional to join our team of education program specialists.  Education program specialists review, evaluate and approve education provider and course applications for the real estate, inspector, and appraiser programs, ensuring compliance with agency statute and rules.  Data entry of complex application information into the agency’s records management system is also required.  Work involves communicating professionally with education providers regarding their applications and analyzing applications for completeness. The qualified individual will have proven skills in verbal and written communication.  Must be a team player and work collaboratively in support of division goals.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.  (Experience can substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.)

  • Two years of work experience reviewing, evaluating, or analyzing complex documents for compliance with rules or standards
  • Two years of work experience in complex data entry and retrieval
  • Work experience communicating professionally in person, over the phone and in writing
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 applications
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate professionally in person, writing, or over the phone
  • Ability to accurately review and evaluate documents for completeness and acceptability based on agency statutes, rules or procedures
  • Ability to accurately input and retrieve complex information in an electronic database management system
  • Ability to successfully function as a team member and work effectively with team leaders, managers and co-workers
  • Ability to willingly accept and incorporate constructive criticism/feedback to improve performance
  • Ability to adapt successfully to change
  • Ability to consistently present a professional image to internal and external customers
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in a field related to real estate, inspection, or appraisal
  • Experience in a field related to education
Job Duties:
  • Review and process continuing education (CE) course applications accurately and in a timely manner
  • Evaluate course applications for completeness and compliance with Agency statutes and rules
  • Accurately data enter complex application information into the agency’s database management system
  • Disseminate information regarding agency laws, rules and policies related to the education program to agency stakeholders through professional verbal and written communication
  • Respond to phone and email inquiries in a thorough and timely manner
  • Work collaboratively with the team in support of division goals
Additional Requirements:

Please include a resume and cover letter detailing your experience as it relates to this position.

A skills test will be conducted at the time of the interview.

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

To apply for this position, complete an on-line application either through the TREC CAPPS External Applicant Career Section at CAPPS Careers or through Work In Texas (WIT) at

For job opening inquiries or to request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act please contact the TREC Human Resources by calling 512-936-3604.  Applications must be received by the closing date in order to be considered for this posting. TREC does not accept paper applications.

Submit a DD-214 or DD-1300 (if applicable) to: or 512-936-3547 (fax).

Military Crosswalk information:


Human Resources at 512-936-3607