TPWD – Customer Service Representative III

May 11, 2022
Garland, TX
Job Type



To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

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FOR NEW HIRES/REHIRES: Health insurance is available the 1st of the following month after a 60-day waiting period.

TO APPLY: Application must be completed at:

HIRING CONTACT: Karen Sanders, (972) 226-9966

PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD-Law Enforcement, Region II/District 3, 346 Oaks Trail, Suite 100, Garland, TX 750043


Performs complex (journey-level) customer service work. This position is responsible for performing complex journey-level customer service and administrative support work for the Law Enforcement Division Regional or District Office. Work involves providing customer service support and receiving and responding to public inquiries for information regarding hunting & fishing licenses, boat titling & registration and other services. Prepares, interprets, and disseminates information concerning rules, regulations and policies. Responsible for entering information into databases, receiving payments for state services and maintaining records related to citations, dispositions, vehicle and monthly reports. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.


Minimum Qualifications:


Graduation from High School or GED.


Four years experience in customer service, clerical or administrative support work.


If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license;

Required to pass a national fingerprint-based background check prior to employment offer. Potential candidates will be responsible for expenses related to the background check.


Knowledge of general office administration and administrative support practices;

Knowledge of Agency, Division and Regional policies, procedures and programs;

Knowledge of Agency, Division and Regional organization and operations;

Knowledge of filing and records management systems, forms design principles, and other office procedures and terminology;

Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook;

Skill in using agency computer software including BRITS, LES, MCI/TLC and CAPPS;

Skill in effective verbal and written communication;

Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner;

Skill in using professional telephone etiquette;

Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work- related contacts;

Skill in using standard office equipment and software;

Skill in organizing workloads and changing priorities;

Skill in managing several projects simultaneously

Skill in meeting deadlines;

Skill in problem solving;

Skill in identifying, researching and compiling information;

Ability to work as a member of a team;

Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;

Ability to maintain strict confidentiality;

Ability to accurately follow instructions;

Ability to work under stressful conditions;

Ability to interpret and explain TPWD, Law Enforcement Division and regional policies, procedures and programs to customers and constituent groups;

Ability to multi-task, organize workloads, adjust to changing priorities and work under tight deadlines;

Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities;

Ability to develop and present training material;

Ability to train others;

Ability to accurately handle cash and account for revenue collected;

Ability to format documents and use correct spelling, punctuation, proofreading techniques, and grammar;

Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 20 lbs.;

Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.


Required to work from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday;

Required to work overtime as necessary

Required to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 20 lbs.;

Required to pass a national fingerprint-based background check to maintain employment;

May be required to operate a State vehicle;

Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays;

Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles.


Closing Date: May 23, 2022, 9:59:00 PM

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