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  • KARNES/WILSON JUVENILE PROBATION DEPARTMENT

    DATA COORDINATOR

    To serve in the capacity of Data Coordinator and Human Resource for department personnel.  Maintain personnel files including background checks, staff insurance, and training requirements. 

    JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Ensure that all data is input correctly and timely in accordance to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
    • Ensure that all reports are submitted in a timely manner in accordance to standards set by the state.
    • Knowledge of all Compliance issues.
    • Ensure that all offender files are in order and up to date.
    • Maintain all records for the department in accordance to state and federal regulations as well as completion of restricted access on offenders.
    • Maintain tracking forms of offenders and ensure proper filing of forms.
    • Ensure that employee files are in order and up to date.
    • Assist in ensuring that all employees have all required fingerprints and background checks.
    • Maintain the front office in a professional manner.
    • Assist Department with any necessary paperwork, statistics, surveys, and/or various reports.
    • Uphold positive public relations.
    • Practice positive office morale, communicate with co-workers, and assist co-workers as needed
    • Participate and cooperate with in-house Department programs.
    • Assume other duties and responsibilities designated by the Chief.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Minimum Education Requirement:  High School Diploma.  Prefer office management experience.

    Position is year- round, salaried, abides by adopted policy and procedures.

    Office Base:  Determined at time of employment.

    Supervision:  Responsible to Chief and/or Designee.

  • Dispatchers will handle all communications traffic at the Sheriff's Office.  Dispatchers will be responsible for the operation of the Teletype and entry and removal of stolen articles, guns, or vehicles and wanted and missing persons from TCIC/NCIC.  Dispatchers will also be required to handle other duties in the Communications Division as set out by the Sheriff, Chief Deputy, Head Dispatcher and/or Jail Administrator.  Dispatchers will be required to follow all rules and regulations set out by their manual and the Sheriff.  These jobs are an essential position for the overall operation of the Sheriff's Office.

    APPLICATION PACKET AND PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT CAN BE DOWNLOAD AT THE FOLLOWING LINKS:

    JOB APPLICATION PACKET

    AUTHORIZED RELEASE FORM

    PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT

    Any individual interested in applying for this position must submit a Wilson County Employment Application and resume to hr@wilsoncountytx.gov and nharrell@wilsoncountytx.gov.  This position will remain open until filled.

     

     

     

  • Position: Jailers/Correction Officers

    Working Hours: 43 plus hours a week

    Work Schedule: Shift Work Required

    Closing Date: Until Filled

    Job Description: Jailers will be appointed by the Sheriff and will work as jail guards in the Wilson County Jail. Jailers will be responsible for the safekeeping of the inmates incarcerated in the jail. Jailers will be required to fingerprint and mug all prisoners as well as process bonds and oversee all paperwork regarding the booking and releasing of prisonersJailers may also be required to do other duties as assigned to them by the Sheriff or Jail Administrator. These jobs are an essential position for the overall operation of the Sheriff's Office. 

     

    APPLICATION PACKET AND PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT CAN BE DOWNLOAD AT THE FOLLOWING LINKS:

     

    JOB APPLICATION PACKET

     

    AUTHORIZED RELEASE FORM

     

    PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT


    You may e-Mail your resume and application to: hr@wilsoncountytx.gov

    or

    Mail or hand deliver your resume and application to:
    Wilson County Human Resources
    ATTN: Jalyn Bodiford
    2 Library Lane, Suite 104
    Floresville, TX 78114

    or 

    Fax your resume and application to: 830-393-7371

  • OPEN UNTIL FILLED
    JOB DESCRIPTION: Deputy Sheriff PATROL DEPUTY
    EXEMPT STATUS: Non-Exempt
    SALARY: $45,000.00
    *TAKE HOME UNIT (OUT OF THE COUNTY WITH APPROVAL)
    *UNIFORMS PROVIDED
    *DUTY WEAPON PROVIDED
    *TCDRS RETIREMENT
    *FREE EMPLOYEE MEDICAL PROVIDED
    *CERTIFICATE PAY

    JOB SUMMARY:
    Under supervision of superior officers, the Deputy Sheriff is responsible for performing general
    duty police work in protecting life and property and enforcing laws and ordinances. Maintains law
    and order for the prevention of crimes and for protecting life and property within the County.
    Work methods are developed and demonstrated in detail by superior officers, much of the work is
    of a routine nature, incumbents must be able to exercise sound and independent judgment in
    emergency situations where danger to life or property may be involved. All assignments involve
    responsibility for recognizing the social importance of police functions, for tactful and courteous
    treatment of the public, and conscientious and efficient performance without immediate
    supervision. Exercises no supervision. Deputy Sheriffs report to their assigned Sergeant.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
     - Graduation from high school or a General Education Development (GED) Certification
     - Meet the minimum requirements for licensing as enacted by the Texas Commission on
    Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. (NO DISHONORABLE F5 WILL BE
    CONSIDERED)

    LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES:
     - Valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License.
     - Current and valid Texas Peace Officer License.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
     - Patrol the County proactively in furtherance of the Department Mission, Vision, Values and Goals; works in furtherance of developing community partnerships; actively engages and dissuades criminal activity and dangerous conduct.
     - Enhance interaction and communication with the citizens and business representatives by means of increased patrol presence, stop & talk (business checks), and other strategies
     - Respond to calls for police services in a timely manner without unnecessary delay; assists other County/City departments when a need is recognized or when on assignment.
     - Make arrests for violations of laws or ordinances and testify in court.
     - Provide an exceptional response and management of calls for service; develop and implement an appropriate course of action; prepares detailed offense and case reports.
     - Enforce traffic and parking regulations proactively and reactively in furtherance of safe vehicular and pedestrian movement, directs traffic when necessary; participates in traffic enforcement initiatives promoted by the Department; aggressively pursues DWI and DUI Minor offenders.
     - Investigate all reports of accidents involving vehicles or pedestrians as required by the Texas Transportation Act; make detailed reports of traffic accident investigations.
     - Accurately document, obtain, and process evidence in accordance with Sheriff Department standards.
     - Perform courtesy security checks on residential property when requested by residents.
     - Check doors and windows of business establishments; investigates any suspicious conditions.
     - Maintain good working relationships with others and always provide a positive example for others to follow.
     - Performs duties as assigned.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
     - Knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws and ordinances.
     - Knowledge and application of the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department Mission Statement, Values Statement, and Goals/Objectives during the course of duties.
     - Knowledge of the rules, regulations, policies and procedures in the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department General Manual; knowledge and adherence to all General and Special Orders issued or authorized by the Sheriff.
     - Knowledge of law enforcement techniques and procedures.
     - Knowledge of standard broadcast procedures of a police radio system.
     - Ability to maintain physical condition meeting department fitness standards and appropriate to the performance of police training functions, assigned duties and other responsibilities which may include demonstrating proficiency during training exercises or during the performance of actual duties not limited to effecting arrest, subduing resisting individuals, chasing fleeing subjects and running, walking, crouching or crawling during emergency operations.
     - Ability to maintain firearms proficiency with all authorized and assigned firearms as prescribed by TCOLE rules, to include the issued duty sidearm, the police shotgun, the patrol rifle, and any other firearm issued/approved in the furtherance of a specialized police response.
     - Ability to meet certification requirements and maintain proficiency with all Department issued/approved intermediate weapons.
     - Ability to move equipment, injured/deceased persons and climb stairs/ladders.
     - Ability to perform life-saving and rescue procedures.
     - Ability to walk, stand or sit for extended periods of time.
     - Ability to operate assigned equipment and vehicles safely and within prescribed procedures.
     - Ability to effectively deal with personal danger which may include exposure to armed/dangerous persons, dangerous animals, communicable diseases, hazards of emergency driving, hazards associated with traffic control, working in and near traffic and natural and man-made disasters.
     - Ability to maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, communicating with others and reading and writing.
     - Ability to recognize dangerous situations; take measures to notify others or abate the situation.
     - Ability to maintain mental capacity that allows the capability of exercising sound judgment and rational thinking under dangerous circumstances.
     - Ability to evaluate various options and alternatives and choose an appropriate and reasonable course of action.
     - Ability to demonstrate intellectual capabilities during training and testing processes.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS;
    Work in a highly stressful emergency environment, under intense life-threatening conditions.
     - Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
    1) Making observations
    2) Reading and writing
    3) Operating assigned equipment
    4) Assessing the situation at an incident scene
    5) Communicating with others

     - Effectively deal with personal danger which may include exposure to:
    1) Confined or high work places
    2) Dangerous animals
    3) Dangerous people
    4) Extremely loud noises
    5) Hazards of emergency driving
    6) Hazards associated with traffic control, working in and near traffic
    7) Natural and man-made disasters
    8) Adverse weather conditions.

     - Maintain Physical Condition appropriate to the performance of police training exercises, assigned duties and other responsibilities which may include the following:
    1) Running, walking, crouching or crawling during emergency operations
    2) Moving equipment and injured/deceased persons
    3) Climbing stairs/ladders
    4) Walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time
    5) Performing life-saving and rescue procedures
    6) Operating assigned equipment
    7) Proficiency demonstrations utilizing assigned equipment and police tactics in varied conditions of climate, terrain and other adverse conditions under both stressful and non-stressful conditions
    Deputy Sheriffs may be assigned varying shifts and days off as necessary to maintain adequate staffing of shifts. Additionally, Deputy Sheriffs may be required to work overtime to meet service demands and/or to maintain operational efficiency. Deputy Sheriffs must be prepared to work any shift, and assume scheduled days off if required.

    APPLICATION PACKET AND PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT CAN BE DOWNLOAD AT THE FOLLOWING LINKS:

    JOB APPLICATION PACKET

    AUTHORIZED RELEASE FORM

    PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT

     

    FOR QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    LT. LYLE KEY- PATROL LIEUTENANT VIA EMAIL: LKey@wilsoncountytx.gov

    This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.
    Management has the exclusive right to alter this job
    description at any time without notice.

    You may e-Mail your resume and application to: hr@wilsoncountytx.gov

    or

    Mail or hand deliver your resume and application to:
    Wilson County Human Resources
    ATTN: Jalyn Bodiford
    2 Library Lane, Suite 104
    Floresville, TX 78114

    or 

    Fax your resume and application to: 830-393-7371