Careers

All interested applicants should review the Procedures to Hiring document below as well as fill out the remaining four documents and email them to the address below.

Procedures to Hiring

Applicant information Narrative

Authority for Release

Information Packet General Statement

Personal History Statement

Job Descriptions

DEPUTY SHERIFF

DESCRIPTION: Enforces federal, state and local laws by serving legal documents, patrolling, apprehending suspects, serving civil process, responding to service calls. May assist in detention and transport. Performs investigations and searches, write reports and testimony in court. Administers educational programs in assistance, disasters, manhunts and other duties as he/she may be assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: Must be twenty-one (21) years of age.  Must have a level of education equivalent to four years of high school. Must hold and maintain a basic peace officers certificate issued by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE). Must successfully pass a background investigation and be of sound mind and good character. Must possess a working knowledge of the Texas and US Constitution, Texas Penal Code, Texas Code of Criminal Procedures and other statutes that he/she is called upon to enforce. Must possess and maintain a valid Texas Operator’s Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record. Must be able to work shift work and establish and maintain effective working relationships with other county employees and the general public.

Minimum Starting Salary – $31,500.00 per year.

CORRECTIONS OFFICER (COUNTY JAILER)

DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision, this position is accountable for providing supervision and control of inmates during their booking, preliminary holdover, identification, confinement, recreation, release, and all other aspects of incarceration within the secure facility of the Coryell County Jail.

REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to understand and follow written laws, regulations and policies, as well as verbal procedural tasks and instructions. Must be able to efficiently organize and process work, establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, law enforcement personnel and the general public. May require prolonged sitting, standing, walking and regular ascent/descent of stairs. Will work twelve (12) hour shifts and must be able to work shift work.  Perform related duties as required. Must have the ability to obtain a certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) county Jailer Certification.

Must be eighteen (18) years of age. Must have a level of education equivalent to four years of high school.

Minimum Starting Salary – $26,500.00 per year.

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER / DISPATCHER

DESCRIPTION: Dispatches emergency calls by contacting units and relaying calls, providing fire, ambulance and law enforcement assistance, monitoring officers’ status and radio frequencies, monitoring traffic stops for officer safety, broadcasting state and nationwide teletypes, providing back-up units, responsible for answering 9-1-1 phone, be efficient in computer operations. Must be able to relay information accurately and with clarity in stressful and tense situations. Answer non-emergency calls by assisting citizens and law enforcement with needed services, receiving calls for service, problem solving and routing calls to the appropriate department or agency. Performs related duties by checking and entering stolen items, receiving and routing administrative messages, confirming and entering warrants, maintain wrecker logs, checking criminal histories, maintaining and updating protective orders. Perform related duties as required.

REQUIRMENTS:

Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes. Must have a level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or the equivalency. No experience required. Must possess and maintain a valid Texas Operators Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record. Must have the ability to obtain a certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) Communication (Dispatcher) Certification.

Must be eighteen (18) years of age.

Minimum Starting Salary – $26,275.00 per year.