Thursday the 25th 2016

Applications may be mailed to:                                      Victoria County 2016 Holiday Schedule
Victoria County Administrative Services
115 N. Bridge, Rm. 127
Victoria, Texas 77901

Obtain job descriptions at Administrative Services at 115 N. Bridge, Rm. 127, Victoria, TX. 77901.

The Immigrations Reform and Control Act of 1986 require all persons to whom a job offer is extended to provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the U. S. before employment processing is completed.

Passing a pre-employment drug screen and criminal back ground check is required. 

The County of Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 

 

 

Victoria County Public Health Department

POSITION:  Shelter Care Tech - Animal Control

FULL-TIME/BENEFITS

SALARY:  $13.00

OPEN UNTIL:  Until Filled

JOB DESCRIPTION:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assists with overall care of all the animals within the shelter.
  • Assists in the practice of euthanasia to ensure safe and humane treatment, and dispose of unwanted, unclaimed, sick, injured and aged animals, handle dead and decomposing animal carcasses.
  • Assists in the enforcement of quarantine and dangerous animal procedures to protect public health.
  • Works cooperatively with other law enforcement groups and animal-related organizations.
  • Receives animals at the Animal Shelter facility and is responsible for their proper identification.
  • Treats and/or secures professional help for seriously injured animals.
  • Assists customers in choosing and adopting animals.
  • Assists in running the animal incinerator when needed.
  • Thoroughly clean and disinfect all areas of the shelter as often as is deemed necessary.
  • Cleans and sanitizes all cages, runs and related areas.
  • Wash, dry, fold and put away all towels, blankets and bedding.
  • Wash and sterilize water and food bowls.
  • General cleaning.
  • Patrol shelter grounds daily, picking up any trash and stool material.
  • Perform needed cleaning and maintenance of all equipment and tools used in job assignments.
  • Unpacking, labeling and stocking of shelter supplies.
  • Recognize and records any unusual condition or abnormal behavior of any shelter animal.
  • Reports signs of illness, disease, injury or unusual activity to supervisor(s).

 EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited high school.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.
  • Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions.
  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Texas Driver's License.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described her are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Sit at a desk, talk, and/or hear under 1/3 of the time.
  • Stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, taste and/or smell from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.
  • Up to 100 pounds lifting from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.
  • Over 100 pounds lifting none of the time.
  • Close vision, at 20 inches or less, and distance vision, at 20 feet or more, is required, with or without correction.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Exposure to wet or humid conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, work in high or precarious areas, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, and extreme heat (non-weather) occurs under 1/3 of the time.
  • Extreme cold (non-weather), risk of electric shock, work with explosives, risk of radiation, and/or vibration occurs none of the time.
  • Exposure to moderate noise levels.

Apply to Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse, 115 N. Bridge, Room 127.  EEOE.  No phone calls please.  County applications are required and can be downloaded below.

Employment Application

 

 

 

Victoria County Sheriff’s Office   

 

POSITION:  CID Sergeant Investigator

FULL-TIME

SALARY:  $24.27

OPEN UNTIL: Noon Aug 19, 2016

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Provide follow-up investigations on crimes initially reported to the patrol function or of any crime as directed by a supervisor; general law enforcement services to those within the jurisdictional limits of the agency; Preserve public peace; Protect life; Protect property; Prevent crime; Protect the constitutional rights of all persons encountered or arrested; Formally advise all suspects of their rights as assured by U.S. Constitution, and upon request provide those rights accordingly; Provide equal protection for all; Use legally appropriate force and only when necessary to effect a lawful end; Enforce the laws of the state and other applicable ordinances; Arrive to work at a specified time in regulation attire, unless otherwise instructed; Protect persons and property that may come under your charge or custody; Be mentally, emotionally and physically prepared to perform all required duties; Remain on duty and fully conscious until the expiration of the shift, and/or relieved by a supervisor; Maintain a clean and professional appearance while on duty unless an investigation merits otherwise as approved by a supervisor; Complete, and turn in all reports and necessary paperwork in a time frame as set by the unit supervisor; Maintain sensitivity and provide equality to all races, religions, sexes, and cultural groups; Establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other agencies, and the public; Attend and complete all required training and demonstrations of proficiency; Establish and maintain liaison with local, county, state, federal agencies, and public officials; & Abide by all lawful policies and procedures, orders, and instructions issued by superiors of Victoria County Sheriff’s Office.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Investigators perform a critical role in how we are perceived and supported by the public.  Their case assignment may become the focus of national attention as well as our own local community scrutiny. Investigators are assigned to a variety of duties. Many of the duties they perform are not assigned but are voluntarily addressed without hesitation.  Some of these duties are telephonic request for assistance from various local, state, and federal agencies; giving advice to first responders in the field on specific types of cases; being on call formally and informally and responding to calls; speaking with citizens who come to our agency for assistance.

In addition to the general duties required, Investigators will perform the following specific duties.  Deviations from the duties within this job description are subject to the prior written approval of the CID Lieutenant or the Division Captain.  The investigator will:

 

  1. Follow up and investigate assigned cases to completion or until all efforts to reach a successful conclusion have been exhausted;
  2. Examine and evaluate case evidence; Protect crime scenes
  3. Prepare written detailed reports;
  4. Interview victims, witnesses and interrogate suspects;
  5. Present cases to the District Attorney and Grand Jury;
  6. Manage and prioritize case assignments;
  7. Appear in court and testify in the prosecution of violators regardless of degree of initial investigative participation; 
  8. Be available for on call status.
  9. Respond to supervisory orders without unnecessary delay;
  10. Exercise direct command and control of the personnel placed in their charge;
  11. Insure personal appearance, equipment, and grooming reflects favorably upon their unit;
  12. support other agency operations upon request.
  13. Enforce agency policies and procedures;
  14. Insure cleanliness, serviceablitity, and accountability of equipment assigned to them;
  15. Support command decisions;
  16. Make recommendations for change through the chain of command;
  17. Perform the basic work of a law enforcement officer when manpower needs require;
  18. Insure personal appearance, equipment and grooming reflects favorably upon their unit
  19. Advise their Lieutenant of observed activity of personnel needing possible corrective action;
  20. Correct deficiencies in equipment, appearance, grooming, and work habits;
  21. Report to the CID Lieutenant inaccurate, incomplete reports submitted by patrol that could hinder the follow up aspect of their case:
  22. Proceed to and oversee control of scenes, until relieved by a higher authority, such as:
    1. Serious crimes or accidents, &
    2. Unusual or emergency situations;
  23. Be familiar with streets and building locations within the jurisdiction;
  24. Safely operate an unmarked vehicle; conduct searches and seizures; arrest violators.
  25. Serve on agency committees and boards when requested; &
  26. Perform other duties that may be assigned by their Lieutenant or Division Captain. 

EDUCATION, REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCE:

    1. Possess an Intermediate Level Peace Officer Certificate from TCOLE.
    2. A minimum of two [2] years of field experience as a patrol officer or higher rank in law enforcement;
    3. Ability to read, write, and speak the English language;
    4. Knowledge in depth regarding the agency’s code of ethics, standards, and policies and procedures;
    5. Be familiar with laws and procedures regarding search and seizure.
    6. Presently hold the rank of deputy or above.
    7. Demonstrate computer skills including but not limited to: MS Word or WordPerfect

  1. Demonstrate leadership ability to direct personnel and manage programs related to their assignment;
  2. Able to independently exercise common sense and good judgment under pressure;
  3. Completion of no less than forty [40] hours of in-service training bi-annually;
  4. In lieu of these qualifications, a combination of other training and experience may be considered.

      Submit any questions to: Capt. T Futch, Investigations Division

 

Submit Resume to:  Lt. Pat Aitchison, 101 N Glass, Victoria Tx 77901                            

                                              

 

The applicant will be subject to a background investigation conducted by the Victoria County Sheriff's Office, a psychological evaluation and will submit to drug screening prior to beginning employment.


Applications may be picked up at the Victoria County Sheriff's Office or at the Administrative Service, Victoria County Courthouse and/or you may print out an application by Clicking Here.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location/Department:  Sheriff's Office

Position: Maintenance Officer
Full-Time Position/Benefits Salary: $18.12 per hour Open until Augusut 31, 2016

Brief Job Description: 

General Statement of Duties: Two (2) years of full-time paid employment as a maintenance worker with a valid Texas Driver’s License.  Duties include performing a wide variety of maintenance activities to improve the functioning and appearance of the facility; to repair plumbing, electrical, structural, heating and cooling systems of the building.  Also must assist with painting, plastering and perform light construction duties. 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Must be able to read and write the English language.  Bilingual is desirable but not a necessity.  Possess a valid Texas Drivers License.  Pass the VCSO physical agility course.  Must have the ability to obtain a jailer license through an approved TCOLE Jail course. Must be at least 21 years of age.  Must have a High School diploma (or equivalent).

Special Requirements:  The applicant will be subject to a background investigation conducted by the Victoria County Sheriff’s Office and will submit to drug screening prior to beginning employment.

Submit Applications to:

 

Lt. Pat Aitchison, Training Unit

Victoria County Sheriff’s Office

101 N. Glass

Victoria, Texas 77901

 

The applicant will be subject to a background investigation conducted by the Victoria County Sheriff's Office, a psychological evaluation and will submit to drug screening prior to beginning employment.


Applications may be picked up at the Victoria County Sheriff's Office or Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse and/or you may print out an application by Clicking Here.  

 

 

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT:  Sheriff’s Department

POSITION:  Warrants Officer

FULL-TIME

SALARY:  19.07-22.66

OPEN UNTIL: 

5:00 pm Aug 31, 2016

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:                                                                                              

Applicants must first meet the requirements to become a sworn law enforcement officer, which are:

  1. Be a United States citizen;
  2. Be at least twenty-one years of age;
  3. Possess a valid Texas Driver’s License;
  4. Be subject to a thorough background investigation and personal interviews by agency personnel;
  5. If served in the armed forces of any country, demonstrate stability, reliability, and integrity, by having an Honorable Discharge.  Dishonorable, or General discharges are not acceptable;
  6. Demonstrate a good financial credit rating for the last five years;
  7. Demonstrate reading and comprehension skills in the English language through interviews and written demonstration of proficiency; Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.
  8. Demonstrate honesty and integrity by successfully completing pre-employment screening and drug testing;
  9. Be free from illegal drug use, or legal drugs that impair mental or physical performance, for the past 5 years, as determined by interview, medical, or polygraph testing;
  10. Be fingerprinted and subjected to a search of local, state, and national records and fingerprint files;
  11. Undergo physical and psychological assessments.  If a physician or mental health professional identifies conditions that impede or prevent the individual from performing the essential tasks of this position, the applicant may not be eligible for employment as a law enforcement officer with Victoria County Sheriff’s Office until such time as the issue or condition is resolved to the satisfaction of the original professional;
  12. Maintain a license as a law enforcement or peace officer as defined by the state statute, rules, and regulations.
  13. May be required to work hours other than 8-5 Monday through Friday and may include overtime hours.
  14. Deputy assigned to this position is listed as essential personnel and is subject to call to duty at all times.

GENERAL DUTIES:

Sworn law enforcement officers are required to:

  1. Provide general law enforcement services to those within the jurisdictional limits of the agency;
  2. Protect the constitutional rights of all persons encountered or arrested;
  3. Provide equal protection for all;
  4. Use force only necessary to effect a lawful means;
  5. Enforce the laws of the state and other applicable ordinances;
  6. Arrive to work at a specified time in full regulation uniform, unless otherwise instructed;
  7. Protect persons and property that may come under your charge or custody;
  8. Be on duty in the prescribed uniform, and be mentally, emotionally and physically prepared to perform all required duties;
  9. Remain on duty and fully conscious until the expiration of the shift, and/or relieved by a supervisor;
  10. Maintain a clean and professional appearance while on duty;
  11. Complete, and turn in before the end of each tour of duty, all reports and necessary paperwork;
  12. Maintain sensitivity and provide equality to all ethnicities, religions, genders, and cultural groups;
  13. Establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other agencies, and the public;
  14. Attend and complete all required training and demonstrations of proficiency;
  15. Abide by all lawful policies and procedures, orders, and instructions issued by superiors.

 SPECIFIC DUTIES:

In addition to the General duties, warrants officers will perform the following specific duties.  The Warrants Officer will:

  1. Upon assuming duties each shift, review general orders, post orders, directives, and policies and procedures for recent changes;
  2. Respond to dispatch orders without unnecessary delay;
  3. Search/Locate fugitives wanted on Victoria County warrants;
  4. Research warrant list for wanted subjects and obtain pertinent data related to specific case;
  5. Assist other agencies to locate wanted fugitives;
  6. Warrant arrests: In-custody, Lobby, Adult Probation, and other locations;
  7. Continue research and follow-up using several computer resources to find fugitives and absconders;
  8. Update databases with warrants served, persons presenting themselves for arrest, civil papers served, etc;  
  9. Assist Civil and other Sheriff’s Office Units.
  10. Generate Reports on new offenses and incidents,
  11. All other duties assigned.

CHAIN OF COMMAND:

This positions reports and is accountable to the Warrants/Civil Sergeant. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. 1.Have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED);
  1. Successfully completed a TCOLE approved police academy and passed TCOLE testing.
  2. Successfully completed a formal Field Training Officer [FTO] training after the academy and “signed off” by appointed FTO;
  3. Two (2) years of patrol experience as a peace officer.
  4. Demonstrated proficiency with all weapons carried, and patrol vehicle within last twelve months or during FTO training period; &
  5. Within twelve months of initial hire, and each year thereafter, complete no less than fifteen hours of formal in-service training, to include personal protection and use of defensive weapons training, emergency vehicle driving, and First aid.
  6. In lieu of these qualifications, a combination of other training and experience may be considered.

        Closing Date: 5:00 pm August 31, 2016

 

Submit applications to:         Lt. Pat Aitchison, Training Unit

                                                        Victoria County Sheriff’s Office

                                                        101 N Glass

                                                        Victoria, Texas 77901

 

VCSO personnel must complete a Supplemental Employment Application and résumé.

 Applications may be picked up at the Victoria County Sheriff's Office or at the Administrative Service, Victoria County Courthouse and/or you may print out an application by Clicking Here.  

 

 

VICTORIA COUNTY JUVENILE JUSTICE CENTER
Location/Department: Juvenile Justice Center
Position: Juvenile Supervision Officer (PRN - as needed), Juvenile Detention Center
Extra Help/ No Benefits Salary: $13.20 per hour Open until filled

Brief Job Description: Performs supervisory care duties for juvenile inmates, upholding security standards, in compliance with county and state rules and regulations. Must be at least 21 years of age and have acquired a high school diploma or GED. Prefer experience in a corrections facility or juvenile settings. No Criminal Record within the past 5 years. Apply to Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse, 115 N. Bridge, Room 127.  EEOE.  No phone calls please.  County applications are required and can be downloaded below.

Employment Application

 

Location/Department: Juvenile Justice Center

Position: Supervision Officer/Rover Position (Scheduled Time), Juvenile Detention Center
Part-Time Position/No Benefits Salary: $13.20 per hour Open until filled

Brief Job Description: Performs supervisory care duties for juvenile inmates, upholding security standards, in compliance with County and State rules and regulations. High school diploma or GED required, must be 21 years of age or older. No criminal background within the past 5 years. Apply to Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse, 115 N. Bridge, Room 127.  EEOE.  No phone calls please.  County applications are required and can be downloaded below. 

Employment Application

 

Location/Department: Juvenile Justice Center
Position: Juvenile Supervision Officer, Juvenile Detention Center
Full-Time Position / Benefits Salary: $14.17 per hour Open until filled

Brief Job Description: Seeking a responsible person to provide security in a detention/residential facility. Must be at least 21 years of age and have acquired a high school diploma or GED. Will train. No Criminal Record. Apply to Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse, 115 N. Bridge, Room 127.  EEOE.  No phone calls please.  County applications are required and can be downloaded below. 

Employment Application