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Careers at ERS

  • ERS offers an array of benefits to our employees.  These include health, dental and life insurance, and a variety of leaves such as annual, sick, holiday, bereavement, and jury duty.  Additional benefits include flexible work schedules (for many, not all jobs), wellness incentives and tuition reimbursement.  

    Upon the approval of the Executive Director, ERS may reimburse an employee for the cost of tuition, fees and books incurred for classes that are job related and are taken at an accredited college or university as defined by Education Code, Chapter 61.003 for the completion of a degree program.  Reimbursement can only be given after the employee has successfully completed the course with a passing grade of at least a ‘C’ or the equivalent. Reimbursement is subject to the availability of funds and currently is limited to $2,500 per semester with a maximum annual reimbursement of $7,500. 

    Are you ready to join the ERS team of dedicated and customer-focused employees? Complete an application for employment and qualification form for each vacancy by the deadline requested. Application documents are accepted via fax, email or mail. You must submit all required application materials by 5 p.m. on the closing date stated on the job vacancy notice. Resumes are accepted only as supplementary information. 

    Applications are accepted only for posted positions. The fastest way for us to screen your qualifications is to submit your application, ERS Qualifications Form and Veteran's Preference Form (if applicable) by email to mailto:employment@ers.state.tx.us    

    If you choose to submit your application via Work in Texas on the Texas Workforce Commission website, you will have to email the ERS Qualifications Form and Veteran's Preference Form to us directly at employment@ers.state.tx.us for your application to be considered complete. Applications submitted without the ERS Qualifications Form will be considered incomplete and not screened for an interview. You must meet the minimum qualifications listed on the Job Vacancy Notice to be considered for a position.

    ERS uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

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  • Email: Employment@ers.state.tx.us

    Mail applications to:
    Employees Retirement System
    P. O. Box 13207
    Austin, Texas 78711-3207
    Attn: Human Resources Department

    Relay Texas:
    (TDD): (800) 735-2989

    HR Fax Line:
    (512) 867-3161

    The Employees Retirement System of Texas is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. ERS hiring decisions are based on predetermined selection criteria. ERS strives to hire the best-suited applicant for each vacancy. You will greatly increase your chances for securing an interview by taking the time to provide clear, detailed information on your application and on the ERS Qualifications Form.