TEXAS ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE COMMISSION
NOTICE OF JOB OPENING
POSITION TITLE: Director IV/Chief of Field Operations POSTING NUMBER: 120838
Department: Field Operations PERSON TO CONTACT:
Human Resources Division
Location: Austin, Texas Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission
5806 Mesa Drive, Suite 165
Salary: Group B29 $7,473.50 - $9,666.66/mo. Austin, Texas 78731
(Commensurate with experience.) (512) 206-3220
Texas Relay: TDD (512) 1-800-735-2989
Date Position becomes available: September 1, 2012
Full Time Yes Part Time Travel Required? Yes (25-35%)
Performs highly advanced managerial work providing direction and guidance in the strategic operations and planning of the
agency’s Field Operations Division. Work involves establishing the strategic plan and goals and objectives; developing policies,
reviewing guidelines, procedures, rules and regulations; establishing priorities, standards, and measurement tools for determining
progress in meeting goals; coordinating and evaluating program activities. Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others.
Provides input to the Assistant Administrator on issues impacting the division’s operations, as an integral part of the agency’s
Directs and oversees Field Operations Division, programs and staff.
Establishes goals and objectives that support overall strategies; plans, develops, and approves schedules, priorities, and standards
for achieving goals; and directs evaluation activities.
Plans, develops, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates policies.
Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of and coordinates the overall programs and activities of headquarters’ and field staff
Supervises operating systems, budgets and reporting, oversees Division policies and leverages agency resources.
Attends, participates and represents the agency at legislative hearings.
Reviews guidelines, procedures, rules, and regulations; and monitors compliance.
Responsible for budget development and oversight.
Reviews and approves management, productivity, and financial reports and studies.
Reviews results of special investigations and internal audits.
Communicates formally with the public, professional groups, industry members, and legislative leaders regarding the activities
and needs of the field operations division.
Develops and implements techniques for evaluating program activities.
Performs related work as assigned.
Education and Experience
Graduation from an accredited four-year college with major course work in criminal justice, business, public administration, or
Eight (8) years of progressively responsible full time work experience in managing projects and staff, six (6) of which must have
been in law enforcement as a commissioned peace officer.
Must hold a Texas Commission of Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) Peace Officer Certification.
Experience in regulatory functions preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrated administrative experience, including considerable experience serving in a supervisory capacity.
Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate enforcement program operations.
Must have demonstrated leadership skills including strong judgment and the ability to effectively communicate.
Ability to handle multiple assignments and prioritize to meet strict deadlines.
Ability to interpret and apply local, state, and federal laws.
Ability to effectively communicate detailed, complex information to a variety of audiences, verbally and in writing.
Knowledge of alcoholic beverage code, rules, and agency policies and procedures preferred.
The Commission will conduct a criminal history and driver record check through the National Crime Information Center
(NCIC) and the Texas Crime Information Center (TCIC) in accordance with applicable standards on all finalists for this
position. IN ADDITION, EXTERNAL FINALISTS FOR THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A COMPREHENSIVE
In compliance with House Bill 2559 agencies that hire a person who has retired from the Employees Retirement System
(ERS) on or after September 1, 2009 into a position covered by the Law Enforcement and Custodial Officers Supplemental
Fund (LECOS) must remit a surcharge of 8.54 percent to ERS/LECOS each month the return-to-work retiree is employed.
Selected candidates meeting these requirements will be offered a base salary 8.54 percent lower to cover the surcharge.
The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) has developed a physical assessment for all law enforcement officers
in compliance with Texas Government Code, Chapter 614, Subchapter H, section 614.152. All TABC law enforcement
officers are required to fully comply with the physical standards between September, 1, 2012 and August 31, 2013
as a condition of their employment. The physical assessment will consist of the following:
300 Meter Run – 93 seconds
Push Ups – 13 (no time limit)
1.5 Mile Run – 21:55 minutes
This position offers career advancement opportunities as proficiency is demonstrated in the duties and responsibilities
More than one position may be filled from this posting.
Applicants should clearly describe on their applications how they meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Qualifications maybe verified through testing.
Males between the ages of 18 and 25 years, inclusive, may be required to furnish proof of either selective service
registration or exemption as a condition of state employment.
DATE OF POSTING: Monday, August 06, 2012
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH 5:00 p.m. Monday, August 27, 2012
The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is accepting applications for the position indicated above. Applications may be
obtained from our web site at: www.tabc.state.tx.us, the Human Resources Office or any local Texas Alcoholic Beverage
Commission Office. Applications may be faxed to (512) 206-3419 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org . In all
correspondence, please reference the position applied for by title and posting number as shown above. Persons with
disabilities who need auxiliary aids or services should contact the Human Resources Office three (3) days in advance so that
appropriate arrangements can be made.
The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer