Applications may be mailed to:                                      Victoria County 2014 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 County of Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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: $12.70 per hour Open until filled

Brief Job Description:
Performs custodial 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. Apply to Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse, 115 N. Bridge, Room 127.  EEOE.  No phone calls please.  County applications are required and can be download at www.vctx.org.

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Location/Department: Juvenile Justice Center

Position: Supervision Officer/Rover Position (Scheduled Time), Juvenile Detention Center
Part-Time Position/No benefits Salary: $12.70 per hour Open until filled

Brief Job Description:
Performs custodial 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. Apply to Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse, 115 N. Bridge, Room 127.  EEOE.  No phone calls please.  County applications are required and can be download at www.vctx.org.

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Location/Department: Juvenile Justice Center
Position: Juvenile Supervision Officer, Juvenile Detention Center
Full-Time Position Salary: $13.60 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 download at www.vctx.org.

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VICTORIA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Location/Department: Victoria County Animal Control Department
Position: Chief Animal Control Officer
Full - time position Salary: up to $50,000 annually Open until filled

Brief Job Description:  Directly supervises all employees in the Animal Control Division.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the County's policies and all applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.  Valid Texas Driver's License is required.  Maintenance of Animal Control Officer Certification and maintenance of TCLE.  For a complete job description and requirements apply to: Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse, 115 N. Bridge, Room 127.  EEOE.  No phone calls please.  County applications are required and can be download at www.vctx.org.

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VICTORIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Location/Department: Sheriff's Office
Position: Detention Officer
Full-Time Position Salary: $16.30 per hour Open until filled

Brief Job Description: To provide for the care, custody and control of inmates in the Victoria County Jail.  Basic duties include inmate processing, maintaining order, transporting inmates, conducting inmate and cell searches for contraband and enforcing facility rules.  Must be able to read and write the English language.  Bilingual is desirable buy not necessary.  Possess a valid Texas Driver's License.  Must have the ability to obtain a jailer license through an approved TCLEOSE Jail course.  Must be at least 21 years of age.  Must have high school diploma or equivalent.  Shift work is required for this position.  This position is considered "Essential Personnel", which requires being on duty to respond during emergency situations including, but not limited to, natural and/or man-made disasters.  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.  Applications can be picked up at the Sheriff's Office.

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Location/Department: Sheriff's Office
Position: Maintenance Officer
Full-Time Position Salary: $17.43 per hour Open until filled

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 Driver's 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.  This position is considered "Essential Personnel", which requires being on duty to respond during emergency situations including, but not limited to, natural and/or man-made disasters.  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.  Applications can be picked up at the Sheriff's Office or obtained from Administrative Services, located at 115 N. Bridge St., Room 127, Victoria, Texas 77901.  Submit applications to:  Captain Darla Canfield, Victoria County Sheriff's Office, 101 N. Glass, Victoria, Texas 77901.

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Location/Department: Sheriff's Office
Position: Patrol Deputy
Full-Time Position Salary: $20.70 - $21.74 per hour Open until filled

Minimum Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma or certificate of equivalency; must be of good moral character and reputation; must not have a felony, domestic violence, Class A or B misdemeanor conviction; must be 21 years of age; must be a US citizen; must possess a valid Texas Driver's License and valid auto liability insurance; must possess a TCOLE peace officer certification. 

Benefits/Incentives:  Employee/Dependent Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance; Paid Time Off (PTO), Longevity pay, Retirement Plan, Deferred Compensation Plan. 

Selection Process:  Written Aptitude Examination; Physical Agility Test; Board Interview; Background Investigation; Medical/Drug Screening; Psychological Evaluation.  This position is considered "Essential Personnel", which requires being on duty to respond during emergency situations including, but not limited to, natural and/or man-made disasters.  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.  Applications can be picked up at the Sheriff's Office.

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Location/Department:  Sheriff's Office

Position: Investigator   

Full-Time Position

Salary: $23.29 per hour

Open until: October 3, 2014

Brief Job Description:
Serve as a sworn law enforcement officer for the Victoria County Sheriff’s Office.  Conduct investigations on criminal incidents, including interviews, interrogations, scene inspections, research, background checks, and other required techniques for closing cases. Brief outside agencies and District Attorney Staff on cases; present statements prior to and provide testimony during trials.

 Duties include: 

  • Investigate crimes or possible crimes as referred by residents, supervisory personnel, fellow officers, and other law enforcement agencies
  • Establish and maintain positive, effective working relationship with co-workers, supervisors, other agencies, and the public
  • Interpret and apply laws and regulations to complex investigative and enforcement situations
  • Analyze and evaluate data from multiple sources and compile effectively to formulate a defensible conclusion
  • Prepare and maintain reports
  • Attend and complete all required training and demonstrations of proficiency
  • Interview witnesses and interrogate suspects
  • Testify in court, prepare case investigations for presentment to the State and Federal Prosecutors Office for filing of criminal charges
  • Carry out duties of a typical sworn law enforcement officer 

Requirements: 

  • Basic Peace Officer Certification through TCOLE
  • Minimum of 3 years of full time experience as a law enforcement peace officer
  • Prior investigative experience with another agency, military police, military or intelligence is preferred
  • Good working knowledge of the Penal Code, Transportation Code, Code of Criminal Procedure as well as Search and Seizure (Chapter 59) is preferred
  • A combination of other qualified law enforcement training and experience may be considered

 

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.  Applications may be picked up at the Sheriff's Office or you may print out an application by Clicking Here.