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Internal Auditor II-III (Staff Auditor)

TPWD - Internal Auditor II-III (Staff Auditor) (00026999)
Primary Location: Texas-Austin
Work Locations: DW-Airport Commerce Park 1340 Airport Commerce Dr Building 6 Austin 78741
Job: Business and Financial Operations
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
State Job Code: 1201  
Salary Admin Plan: B
Grade: 19  
Salary (Pay Basis): 3,520.33 - 4,625.00 (Monthly)
Number of Openings: 2
Overtime Status: Exempt
Job Posting: Nov 2, 2022, 10:20:19 AM
Closing Date: Ongoing


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.

PLEASE NOTE:  All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment (month/year) and hours worked per week, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application will be considered incomplete. Applications with “See attached" or "See resume" will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state ‘unknown’ for any incomplete fields. If education is used to meet the minimum requirements of the job posting, a copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be provided if you are selected for an interview. 

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VETERAN’S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran’s employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran’s Hiring Reference page at
Texas Parks and Wildlife offers a variety of benefits for employees such as Annual Leave, Sick Leave, Paid Holiday time, Group Insurance, Retirement, and Training and Staff Development Opportunities. Other benefits include longevity pay, merit salary increases, deferred compensation, flexible benefits plans, a 401K retirement plan, direct deposit for paychecks, telework, staggered work hours, Employee Assistance Program and a Return to Work Program. Click HERE to view our Benefits page. 

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: Brandy Meeks, (512) 389-4422

PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD - Executive Office, Austin Airport Commerce Park, 340 Airport Commerce Drive, Austin, TX 78741
This position is responsible for moderately complex (journey-level) to complex, to highly complex internal auditing work. Work is conducted in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards and the International Professional Practices Framework and Code of Ethics set forth by the Institute of Internal Auditors. Work involves examining, investigating, and reviewing records, reports, financial statements, and management practices to ensure legal compliance with state statutes and internal regulations. Conducts and/or oversees financial, performance, and/or compliance audits of department processes. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of independent judgement. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree with major coursework in Accounting, Auditing, Finance, Management Information Systems, or closely related field.
IA II: Two years experience in auditing, information technology, financial analysis, accounting, or other relevant business fields.
IA III: Three years full-time experience in auditing, financial analysis, accounting, or other relevant business fields; OR Two years full-time experience as a TPWD Auditor II or higher experience.
Must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, a class “C” Texas driver’s license.
NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required license.
One semester of internship experience in financial or internal auditing may substitute for one year of the required experience for IA II or IA III;
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Accounting, Auditing, Finance, Management Information Systems, or closely related field may substitute for one year of the required experience for IA II or IA III.
Licensed as a CPA, or having the CIA or CISA certification as listed below can substitute for the education and/or experience requirement for the IA II position, or substitute for one year experience for the IA III position:
Certified Public Accountant (CPA);
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA);
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA);
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Governmental Auditing Standards;
Knowledge of the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing;
Knowledge of internal audit procedures, methods, systems, techniques, and processes;
Knowledge of accounting methods, systems and business practices;
Knowledge of computer technology principles, terminology and various automated systems;
Knowledge of IA II; PLUS:
Knowledge of project management techniques;
Knowledge of the internal audit profession;
Knowledge of the state government environment in Texas;
Skill in using Teammate audit software;
Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook;
Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
Skill in performing research;
Skill in composing clear and concise audit procedures, findings and recommendations;
Skill in assimilating, analyzing, and organizing large amounts of reading/research/materials and/or data;
Skill in composing clear and concise audit reports;
Skill in analytical techniques such as sampling, trend, and cost/benefit analysis;
Skill in making independent, sound and timely decisions;
Skill in effective interaction with staff at all levels of the department and other state agencies and organizations;
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts;
Skill in guiding others;
Ability to or willingness to learn Teammate audit software;
Ability to gather accurate and relevant audit information and reach appropriate conclusions based on the information;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and department staff;
Ability to identify and define audit issues and develop criteria;
Ability to interpret statutes and instructions;
Ability to evaluate accounting and/or management/business operations and/or systems for accuracy and legal conformance;
Ability to accurately complete and assemble audit working papers;
Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.
Ability of IA II; PLUS:
Coach and lead staff auditors;
Review workpapers and audit reports and provide feedback;
Keep projects moving forward to ensure timely completion.
Ability to manage multiple priorities;
Ability to make presentations to executive management and the commission;
Required to work from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (alternative work schedule is available);
Required to work overtime as necessary;
This position is suitable to telework three days per week and the candidate may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval;
Required to operate a State vehicle;
Required to travel 10% to 50% with possible overnight stays;
Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules and safety procedures;
Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles.