Specialist at Texas Department of Public Safety in Austin, TX

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RRC - License & Permit Specialist II - Drilling Permits

RRC - License & Permit Specialist II - Drilling Permits(00016097)Organization:
Location: Texas
- Austin.
Work Locations:
RRC Headquarters (455-22700)1701 N Congress Avenue.
Austin78701Job: Business and Financial Operations.
Employee Status: Regular.


Standard Hours Per Week:40.00Travel: Yes, 5 % of the TimeState Job Code:0171Salary Admin Plan: BGrade:14Salary (Pay Basis):2,800.00-3,237.32(Monthly)Number of Openings:1Overtime Status: Exempt
Job Posting: Jul 22, 2021, 6:07:49 PMClosing Date: Aug 6, 2021, 12:59:00 AMDescription.


The Railroad Commission of Texas, recognized as a worldwide leader in the regulation of oil and gas exploration, seeks a License and Permit Specialist II to provide complex, administrative and technical work associated with processing and approving drilling permit applications in the Drilling Permit Unit, Administrative Compliance Section of the Oil and Gas Division. This position offers the opportunity to learn and enhance skills in ARC GIS customized software, interpret rules governing production of hydrocarbons and horizontal drilling techniques, developed in Texas, that are now being applied worldwide. The successful candidate will assist customers with filing and processing of oil and gas well drilling permit applications (W-1) and providing information to navigate and utilize the Commission's website. This position will work under the direction of the Drilling Permit Manager and Section Team Leaders. Essential Job Duties Receives and reviews drilling permit applications, revisions, and renewals. Inputs and researches drilling permit applications, payments, and required technical data for permits into appropriate computer applications, databases, and systems. Issues permits and ensures all applicable fees have been collected. Maintains records associated with drilling permit applications, fee payments, and violations, and completes necessary forms to approve or deny permit applications. Monitors drilling permit applications, contract registrations, other permits, and requests for appropriate routing or processing needed to approve permits. May assist in creating, mailing, and tracking of certain notices that may be needed as part of the permitting process. Provides administrative and technical assistance related to drilling permit requirements to the public, agency staff, and government and elected officials; answers questions and explains permit codes; and supplies information regarding drilling permit processing, policies, and procedures. Will approve drilling permit applications based on state regulations, administrative codes, and agency policies and procedures. Resolves discrepancies with drilling permit applications through written and verbal communication with operators and also through research of well records. Responds to in-person, telephone, and e-mail inquiries from oil and gas operators, consultants and the public regarding Commission rules and regulations. Researches information from hardcopy records, microfilms, and databases; interprets well information on the Commission's retired hardcopy maps to resolve discrepancies. Meets and maintains production standards with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail while applying varied complex work methods, procedures, and rotating job duties. Performs additional related essential tasks to maintain production workflow. This position requires minimal travel. State Classification #: 0171 State Classification Title:
LICENSE AND PERMIT SPECIALIST II Salary Group: B14 Military Occupational Specialty Codes (MOS): Army
- NA Navy
- Administration Coast Guard
- Administrative Support Marine Corps
- Manpower & Administrative Air Force
- Support Administration Additional military crosswalk information may be accessed at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/Military.
Support.pdf Qualifications.


High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Six (6) months' professional or academic experience in Engineering/Geoscience work, or an oil and gas related field. Experience and education may substitute for each other on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

BA/BS from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering, Geosciences, Natural Resources, GI
S or a related field. Experience in oil and gas regulatory functions. Knowledge of the Railroad Commission's rules, policies, and procedures. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities General knowledge and skill using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). General knowledge of the oil and gas industry. Knowledge of, and skill in, using and reading hardcopy maps or plats. Skill in the use of Microsoft Office and ability to learn customized software applications. Demonstrated organizational skills, communication skills, and writing skills. Skill in the operation of adding machines, copy machines, microfiche readers/printers. Skill in attention to detail and accuracy in work products. Ability to operate personal computers. Ability to maintain working relationships with internal/external stakeholders and be open to peer review from supervisors on work performance standards. Ability to discern colors. Ability to apply basic arithmetic to complete mathematical calculations. Ability to research, update, and edit entries in database systems. Ability to respond to rapidly changing pace and workload and cope with deadline pressures. Ability to take initiative, work independently, make timely well application reviews, and resolve discrepancies effectively. Ability to work effectively on a team and address issues/concerns. Ability to work flexible hours, weekends, and on call duty. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor. Ability to maintain punctuality and regular attendance. Ability to work effectively on a team or on independent assignments. Ability to exercise tact and courtesy. Ability to stoop, reach low and high, push and pull heavy file drawers and/or cart, and lift, carry and move up to 30 lbs. Ability to work the hours of 8:00AM - 5:00PM, Monday through Friday. Work Hours/Telework Standard office hours for Commission employees are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Our agency offers alternate schedules for employees, as long as it does not adversely affect operations and service levels, and standard hours of operation are maintained. The Commission may also offer telework based on the agency's approved Telework Plan. Alternate work schedules and telework may be discussed with the hiring manager during the interview process.
APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH WORK IN TEXAS: Work In Texas (WIT) applicants must complete the CAPPS Recruit Prescreening Questionnaire to be considered for the posting. To complete the Prescreening Questionnaire, go to CAPPS Recruit to register or login: Remarks: There is one available position. Official transcripts, DD214 or DD1300, copies of license/certifications, or other minimum requirement validations will be requested at the time of the job offer.
THE RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS ONLY ACCEPTS ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSTING. Due to the high volume of applications we do not accept telephone calls. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Notifications to applicants are sent electronically to the email address you provide. The Railroad Commission of Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does notdiscriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, ageor disability in employment or in the provision of services. The Railroad Commission of Texas is a tobacco-free workplace.

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