Texas Lottery Commission is a 2022 Austin American Statesman TOP WORKPLACE!
To apply for this job, please copy and paste this link: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=00030391&tz=GMT-06%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago
Applications or resumes submitted through Indeed are not accepted by the agency. You must apply through CAPPS Recruit.
The Drawings Specialist position is unlike any other in Texas State Government. It is part of a unique 15-member team that conducts drawings for all in-state Texas Lottery draw games. Drawings are held during the day and at night Monday through Saturday. The Draw Specialist works a weekly 40-hour rotating schedule covering one of two shifts, which includes irregular hours, holidays, weekends, and nights. Schedules will change from week to week. The Drawings Specialist’s primary work location will be the HQ studio/office located in the new Bush Building on the Capital Mall in downtown Austin. You will spend at least 85 - 90% of your time in the studio. All activity in the drawing’s studio is video recorded and audio recorded.
Work involves planning, developing, and implementing the agency’s drawings program including the daily operations and functions of the Drawings Section. Performs program support work/activities by providing consultative services and technical assistance to program staff, the general public, agency staff, and governmental agencies while performing all aspects of Texas Lottery drawings in accordance with established drawing procedures. Works under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. This position reports directly to the Drawings Section Supervisor in the Lottery Operations Division.
· Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university is required. (Experience providing technical assistance to the public or program support work, in excess of the required two years, may substitute for college on a year-for-year basis.)
· Two years experience providing technical assistance to the public or program support work to internal and/or external customers is required.
· Requires working days, nights, weekends, and holidays in a rotating 40 hour weekly recurring schedule.
· Requires travel up to 5% for job-related purposes. Most travel is completed within the service region of the office. Use of personal vehicle for work related travel is required in compliance with State and Agency travel rules and procedures. Primary work location is the Texas Lottery Headquarters and backup studio.
· Must have a current driver’s license.
· Experience with personal computers to include experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook or other email applications, multi-user databases, and the Internet is required.
· Experience in project work is preferred.
· Experience in a studio or production environment is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
· Knowledge of the Texas Lottery Act enabling legislation.
· Strong verbal communication and writing skills.
· Strong organization skills and aptitude for detail.
· Skill in the use of a personal computer, computer software, and standard office equipment.
· Ability to manage multiple projects, organize competing priorities, follow instructions, and meet strict deadlines.
· Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Commission management, other Commission employees, and vendors.
· Ability to exercise good judgment and make sound decisions affecting the operation of department functions.
· Ability to maintain poise and a professional presentation for live on-air drawings.
Physical and Mental Requirements:
· Must be able to operate standard office equipment and computer software.
· Must be able to work well in stressful situations under strict deadlines.
· Must be able to lift, push and pull drawings equipment weighing up to 25 lbs.
· Must be able to perform repetitive tasks, stooping, bending, standing, sitting, performing data entry, and typing for extended periods of time.
Essential Job Functions:
Collaborates in the planning, development, and implementation of drawings program by:
· Conducting independently certified drawings on a set schedule to determine official winning numbers.
· Providing an on-air camera presence during live broadcast production drawings.
· Promoting teamwork and working closely with co-workers, peers, and management to encourage an open atmosphere of positive teambuilding.
Performs an array of technical, training, research, planning, policy, program assessment, and administrative activities related to the drawings program by:
· May assist with testing and routine maintenance for drawings equipment to include, draw machines, ball sets and studio set.
· Working in the live wagering system and other proprietary systems while conducting drawings.
· Entering accurate information into databases, reading electronic mail messages daily and responding appropriately, and performing other general program support activities.
· May assist with maintaining files for all drawings documents.
Conducts surveys and/or reviews to determine compliance with requirements, laws, regulations, policies, and procedures related to the drawings program by:
· Performing drawings consistent with guidelines, rules, policies and procedures.
Prepares administrative reports and/or studies, and participates in specialized projects by:
· Assisting with the preparation of reports as requested.
· Participating in special duties, assignments, or projects as requested and effectively and efficiently completing assignments or projects by deadline.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
The Texas Lottery Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Applications must be completed online through CAPPS Recruit by 11:59 p.m. on the posting's closing date. When a job opening is posted Open Until Filled, it is best to apply as quickly as possible, as the posting may close or be placed on hold at any time with or without prior notification. All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be rejected because it is incomplete. Resumes do not take the place of this required information.
Please be aware that additional information or documents will not be accepted for purposes of determining eligibility after the closing date.
Applications will NOT be accepted via mail, hand delivery, fax or email.
Qualified applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by the agency. If you are scheduled for an interview and require any reasonable accommodation in the interview process, please inform the hiring representative who calls you to schedule your interview. Whenever possible, please give the hiring representative sufficient time to consider and respond to your request.
All candidates recommended for a position will be subject to an extensive criminal background investigation, including fingerprinting. The State Lottery Act contains provisions that set out causes for rejection if applicable. All positions are employment at will.
Inquiries regarding the status of an application will be answered as time and agency resources allow.
RELATED MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES
Veterans, Reservists, or Guardsmen with a MOS or additional duties or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position and are encouraged to apply.
Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at:
SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION
In accordance with legislation effective September 1, 1999, male candidates aged 18 to 25 are required to show proof of selective service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office.
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $42,244.00 - $45,360.00 per year
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Parental leave
- Vision insurance
- Day shift
- Night shift
- Rotating shift
Weekly day range:
- Monday to Friday
- Weekend availability
- Are you willing to travel 5% for job related purposes as required?
- Do you have experience with the following required software: MS Word, Excel, Outlook or other email applications, multi-user databases, and the Internet?
- This position requires working days, nights, weekends, and holidays in a rotating 40 hour weekly recurring schedule. Are you willing to work this required schedule?
- technical assistance or program support work: 2 years (Required)
- Driver's License (Required)
Work Location: In person