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  • Job Title:      Community Supervision Officer            FLSA:     Non-exempt

    Location:        Wilson County

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a bachelor’s degree conferred by an institution of higher education accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.  A degree or background in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, or social work is preferred.  Applicants cannot be employed as a peace officer or work as a reserve or volunteer peace officer and cannot currently be on community supervision, parole, or serving a sentence for a criminal offense.

    Applicant must pass a physical, criminal history check and drug test.

    DUTIES: Supervise a caseload of offenders placed under community supervision for felony and misdemeanor offenses.  Specific duties will consist of monitoring the offender’s compliance with the orders of the Court through routine office and field contacts to ensure community safety, referring the offender to behavioral changing resources, conducting assessments and individual case plans, urinalysis testing, performing intake interviews, communicating and working with other professional agencies, reporting violations of probation to the appropriate authority in a timely manner, providing effective courtroom testimony, and maintaining a high level of professionalism.  Applicant must possess good technical writing, interviewing and critical thinking skills to prepare extensive pre-sentence investigation reports. 

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS REQUIREMENTS: The duties of a Community Supervision Officer include office and field work, which both require the supervision of criminal offenders who may present physical danger to the officer and to the public. In the supervision of these offenders, essential duties require moderate to arduous physical exertion, including prolonged periods of walking and standing, physical dexterity and coordination, and use of self-defense tactics. Because a Community Supervision Officer must effectively deal with the possibility of physical altercations and is subject to moderate to arduous physical exertion, applicants must be physically capable. Office work requires prolonged periods of sitting and standing, moderate lifting, and walking. Both field work and office work are required of all Community Supervision Officers, and both are essential functions of the job.

    This list is not all-inclusive, but covers the main areas of responsibilities.

    SALARY:  Entry Level:  $35,705.00 plus benefits - negotiable based on previous experience as a CSO

    CLOSING DATE:  until filled

    Please submit cover letter and resume to:

    Renee Merten, Director   

    81st & 218th Judicial District CSCD, 1102 3rd Street, Floresville, TX 78114

    Or via email:  rmerten@81-218cscd.org

    ***Please provide references and certified college transcripts if selected for an interview.


  • The Wilson County Tax Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Part Time Deputy Tax Assessor-Collector Customer Service Specialist.  Responsibilities include extensive office work associated with the collection of taxes, Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and Texas Parks and Wildlife registrations and renewals.  Applicants must have a high school education or equivalent, professional office skills, must be able to learn multiple computer programs, use a 10-key adding machine.  Must be able to pass a background check.  This position will work 20 hours a week at $14.42 an hour.  Applications must be received by 6:00 pm on Thursday, January 6, 2022.  The Wilson County Application for Employment must be completed.  Applications may be emailed to JBodiford@wilsoncountytx.gov, delivered in person or mailed to Wilson County Human Resource Generalist, 2 Library Ln Ste 104, Floresville, Texas 78114.



    The Wilson County Elections Office is currently seeking a Full Time Equipment Technician/Deputy Elections Clerk.

    SUMMARY:  This position provides technical assistance in a professional manner and performs other required activities during each election.  Performs maintenance, testing, preparation, training, delivery and return of election equipment used during Early Voting and on Election Day.  Responsible for organization and arrangement of warehouse, to include physically moving equipment and supplies.  Records the movement of the voting equipment and components throughout the election process. Maintains inventory of all election equipment, components and supplies. 


    • Performs required inspection, maintenance and testing of voting equipment before and after each election.
    • Notifies supervisor of any mechanical, maintenance or safety issues with recurring problems related to any equipment owned or rented by the department.
    • Stages the delivery and return of the Early Voting and Election Day equipment and supplies, utilizing the physical ability required to maneuver the equipment carriers.
    • Maintains an inventory of voting equipment and supplies.
    • Responsible for maintaining order in the warehouse.
    • Aids early voting clerks and election officials in a clear and professional manner.
    • Provides technical support on Election Day and during Early Voting.
    • Assists in election officials training by setting up equipment, chairs, and video equipment. Also assists with training as needed.
    • Resolves routine questions and problems concerning voting equipment and procedures.
    • Troubleshoots in field service environment related to Early Voting and Election Day, voting equipment and network communications.
    • Tests the electronic poll book laptops to ensure connectivity and accuracy prior to deployment.
    • Attends training as assigned by supervisor to maintain, enhance, or acquire job skills.
    • Performs all other related duties as required.

    Other Duties

    • Maintains voter registration and elections records for Wilson County.
    • Performs customer service duties, including answering the telephone, transferring calls, and taking messages as appropriate.
    • Assists voters with voter inquiries.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    Regular attendance and punctuality are essential.  Employee must arrive at work on time, prepared to perform assigned duties and work assigned schedule.  Employee must have the ability to work well with others.  Employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of themselves and others. Employee may be required to work extended or varied hours based on the Election Cycle. Requested accommodations to work hours and schedules are considered on an individual basis.


    The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, climb, lift, push and pull.  Ability to lift up to 75 pounds is required. Employee will also be expected to push and pull up to 500 pounds.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities of perform the essential functions.


    The duties and tasks of this position are complex and varied in content but standardized in process and procedures.  Employee resolves routine and some complex questions and problems and refers the most complex issues on to higher levels.


    Skills: Ability to learn and operate election voting system equipment and standard office equipment, including computer with standard word processing and data inquiry software package; prepare reports in a systematic, neat, and legible manner; locate addresses on county precinct maps; perform mathematical calculations with or without mechanical assistance; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, the general public, and representatives of local, state, and federal governments; demonstrate proficiency in both oral and written communication; maintain appropriate necessary certifications;  willing to work long hours and some weekends during elections; and able to work independently without supervision. Bilingual a plus.


    Graduation from High School or a General Education Development (GED) certificate is required.  Two (2) years in related field.  Associates degree in Electronics or Computer Science preferred, but not required.  Must be proficient in word processing/spreadsheet software.  Experience with inventory/warehouse management is also preferred.  Texas Driver’s License, good driving record and reliable transportation is required.


    This employee must be bondable.

    The starting pay for this position will be $14.42/hour. Pay will be based on experience. Position is open until filled.

    Applications may be obtained online at www.co.wilson.tx.us.  Any transfer request by an employee of a higher pay group will be considered as a request for demotion, and therefore a reduction in pay.

    Wilson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

    Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on December 17th.  Please send a Wilson County application AND resume to omarrero@wilsoncountytx.gov.

  • Job Description:   Karnes County Juvenile Probation Officer

    Primary responsibilities and essential job function are to provide juvenile probation services and supervision duties authorized under statutory and administrative law.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Other duties may be assigned.

    • Manage a caseload of juveniles on probation with the objectives of resolving problems and improving behavior.
    • Attend hearings and testifies concerning juveniles, including offering department recommendations.
    • Maintain written reports and daily chronological notes for each juvenile placed on probation.
    • Travel to placement facilities to visit juveniles or monitor placement services.
    • Manage, maintain, and organize records ensuring all documents are readily available for court testimony or state audit.
    • Counsels parents and juveniles, including explaining procedures of juvenile probation, detention, and legal proceedings.
    • Monitor juveniles’ school progress, including grades and attendance, discusses the juvenile’s academic progress with school officials as needed.
    • Conduct monthly random UA drug testing on juveniles.
    • Conduct monthly curfew checks on juveniles.
    • Coordinate closely with referral services to monitor juvenile’s compliance with referral programs including attendance and participation.
    • Attend staff meetings and trainings required to maintain Juvenile Probation Officer Certification.
    • Participates in the intake on-call rotation schedule for nights and weekends.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, juveniles and their families, and the general public.
    • Regular and consistent attendance is required. Must arrive at work on time, prepared to perform assigned duties and work assigned schedule.
    • Supervise community service and programs.
    • Confidentiality is a must with all work-related information.

    Basic Qualification Requirements:

    1. Must have a bachelor’s degree conferred by a college or university accredited organization recognized by the Texas Higher Education coordinating Board; and
    2. Must have either:
    1. One year of graduate study in criminology, corrections, counseling in a social work, psychology, sociology, or a related field that has been approved by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department; or
    2. One-year experience in full-time casework or counseling in a social service, community correctional or juvenile agency that deals with offenders or disadvantaged persons.
    1. Must be able to pass a background check and provide fingerprints for state database.
    2. Must have a valid Driver’s License and proof of adequate liability insurance and have a reliable means of transportation.
    3. Must Possess physical stamina to handle potential physical outbursts of violent youth.Be able to restrain and handcuff a child who is resisting.
    4. Must have the ability to work with a diverse population.
    5. Must occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 40 pounds, such as files, stacks of records, or other similar objects.
    6. Must be of good moral character.

    Email your resume and a completed application, which can be found on the Karnes County Tx website, to Melissa Padron, Chief Juvenile Probation Officer at m-padron@kwjpd.com. For questions please call 830-780-2228.


  • 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.





    Any individual interested in applying for this position must submit a Wilson County Employment Application and resume to hr@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. 









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


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


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

    EXEMPT STATUS: Non-Exempt
    SALARY: $45,000.00

    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.

     - 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

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

     - 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 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.

    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.






    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


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


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