Nov 06, 2018
Nov 19, 2017 - Dec 19, 2017
The Texas Land Commissioner is a state executive that serves as the head of the Texas General Land Office (GLO), which is the state agency responsible for managing publicly owned land. Duties of the GLO include record keeping of land grants/titles, issuing maps/surveys of public lands, and negotiating and enforcing leases of this land, in addition to the selling of publically owned property, of which all proceeds go to the state's Permanent School Fund (a program that provides funding to public education in Texas). The commissioner is also charged with corresponding with the governor and legislature as needed in addition to controlling the subordinate officers of the GLO. The Texas land commissioner serves a four-year term with no limit on the number of terms served. The salary of this position is estimated at $167,070.
Submit application to:
Texas Secretary of State, 1019 Brazos St., Austin, TX, 78701, US