Job Vacancies

General Counsel (revised/repost): The General Counsel provides legal services for the agency, serving as a member of Sunset’s executive team to provide information and advice about legal issues impacting the agency.

Policy Analyst (multiple entry-level positions): The Sunset Commission is seeking motivated, analytical, curious, and innovative individuals with a desire to help government work better. A policy analyst works as part of a team to conduct nonpartisan, objective evaluations of Texas state agencies.

Review Director: As a senior-level position, a Review Director works under the Deputy Director for Reviews to help guide the course of Sunset reviews of state agencies. 

If you are interested in applying, please visit the Jobs page of our website for details. 

Texas Board and Department of Corrections

Agency History

Agency Became

Historical Notes

During the 71st Legislative Session in 1989, House Bill 2335 merged the functions of the Texas Adult Probation Commission and the Texas Board and Department of Corrections into the newly established Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

This agency is currently inactive. An agency can be labeled inactive if it has been abolished, had a title change, was merged into a different agency or split into different agencies. See Agency History on the right for further information.

Next Review Date: None

  • Last Review Cycle: 1986-1987 Review Cycle - 70th Legislative Session

Sunset Documents for 1986-1987 Review Cycle, 70th Legislative Session