Job Posting 4-24

Staff Services Officer III

Classification Number: 1552

Starting Wage: $5,000.00/Month
Opening Date: 10/2/2023
Closing Date: Until filled

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167
Work Location Address: 208 E 10th Street, 5th Floor, Austin, Texas 78701

Number of Openings: 1
Duration: Regular/Full-time
Hours/Week: 40

FLSA Exempt: Yes
Travel Required: No
Texas Drivers License Required: No


Performs complex staff services work related to several staff services functions such as human resources, accounting, budgeting, purchasing, and payroll. More specifically, duties include annual financial report tasks, accounting entries for encumbrances, accounting entries that balance various ledgers, research issues related to the proper use of CAPPS, produce monthly revenue reports, review payment vouchers, and more. In addition, the duties of this position include acting as the back-up for payroll, purchasing, refunds, and accounts payable.  Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Other duties may be assigned as necessary. Occasional overtime and non-standard hours are possible. 

The Staff Services Officer job classification series is intended for employees that are responsible for several staff services functions. Employees within the series oversee complex and critical staff services work that may cross several major staff services functions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (License, Education, Experience):

Experience, education, and/or training that provides a well-developed understanding of state fiscal and budgeting concepts and human resource administration. The ability to maintain a professional demeanor and the capacity to communicate in a respectful manner.  Well-developed skills related to the use of Windows/Microsoft based computer programs. A work or school history that demonstrates a strong work ethic, dedication, and self-motivation. Education and experience may be substituted for one another. 


Knowledge and/or experience with Texas Comptroller accounting systems (CAPPS FIN, CAPPS HR, USAS, TINS). Thorough understanding of State financial reporting requirements. Ability to write documentation, policies, and procedures.

HOW TO APPLY (Application procedure, Special requirements):

To be considered for this position, you must submit (1) a completed standard state application, and (2)  a State Securities Board “Supplement To Application For Employment”. Applications and the Supplement form may be downloaded from the Agency website at  The preferred method to submit completed applications, along with the Supplement, is via email at  You may also mail to Human Resources, State Securities Board, P.O. Box 13167, Austin, Texas 78711-3167, or fax to 512-305-8327.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a standard state application. Applicants to be interviewed will be contacted by the Agency. Applications accepted for this position only.

PLEASE NOTEAll applications must be complete, including job title, history, dates of employment, name of employer, supervisor’s name and phone number, and a description of duties performed. Failure to submit this information on your application is considered incomplete and may be rejected. Resumes do not take the place of this required information. All application materials must be completed without the aid of artificial intelligence programs or tools. The use of artificial intelligence tools during the application process can be grounds for application disqualification.

Veterans, Reservist, or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

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