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  • Summary of Functions:

    The Maintenance Supervisor, under general supervision, is responsible for a variety of general maintenance and multi-craft functions to ensure proper maintenance, repair, and/or alteration of facilities, equipment, furniture, fixtures etc. at the Wilson County Courthouse and designated offsite County Office and Facilities, and grounds of the County Courthouse and Offsite County Offices and Facilities.  The Maintenance Supervisor will also be responsible for the day to day supervision of the maintenance staff, and will develop and maintain policies to fit the department, to include budget needs and accountability.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    The following duties are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned:

    • Maintenance activities in plumbing, HVAC, electrical, carpentry, painting etc.
    • Maintain major building systems and controls
    • Moving of office furniture and equipment as needed
    • Coordinating activities of outside contractors on County Facility projects and being their first point of contact
    • Write specifications for and supervise vendors for all mechanical, electrical, structural and plumbing requirements of county facilities
    • Comply with warranty maintenance obligations for all operating facilities
    • Supervising the activities of personnel of various grounds care and maintenance skill levels
    • Ability to follow and work under safety regulations set forth by Federal, State and County standards
    • Responsible for repairing, maintaining and installing various fixtures including furniture, equipment, windows, doors, bathrooms, walls, shelving, cabinets, air filters, lubrications and drains
    • Maintaining Courthouse and Offsite Facility grounds
    • Other job duties as assigned or needed

    Qualifications and Education:

    The Maintenance Supervisor position required a high school diploma or GED, plus two to three years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Physical Demands:

    Performance of the essential duties of this job requires the incumbent to:

    • Regularly stand
    • Frequently walk
    • Occasionally sit
    • Regularly use hands to finger, handle or feel
    • Regularly reach with arms and hands
    • Frequently climb or balance
    • Frequently stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
    • Regularly talk or hear
    • Occasionally taste or smell
    • Regularly lift up to 10 pounds
    • Frequently lift up to 50 pounds
    • Occasionally lift more than 100 pounds

    Work Environment:

    Performance of the essential duties of this job requires:

    • Occasional exposure to wet or humid conditions (non-weather)
    • Occasional work near moving mechanical parts
    • Frequent work in high, precarious places
    • Frequent exposure to fumes or airborne particles
    • Frequent exposure to outdoor weather conditions

    Wilson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  Signatures below indicate the receipt and review of this job description by the employee assigned to the job and the immediate supervisor.

    Email all Wilson County Applications AND resumes to JBodiford@wilsoncountytx.gov.  Position open until filled.

  • Wilson County Attorney’s Office is seeking to fill a part-time office aid to the victim assistants and prosecutors.  Duties include answering phones, data entry, file management, and support to other office staff in dealing with victim notices and coordination.  May require appearances in court and some travel within Wilson County, Texas. 

    Qualifications: High School graduate or equivalent, legal field experience a plus, but not required.

    Hours- 25 hours per week, schedule to be determined, at a rate of $16.50 per hour; this is a granted funded position.   

    Please email all Wilson County application AND resumes to GBarrera@wilsoncountytx.gov.

    Applications will be accepted until the close of business on October 13th, 2023. 

  • The Wilson County Tax Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Full Time Deputy Tax Assessor-Collector Customer Service Specialist

    Responsibilities include:

    •  Provide exceptional customer service to taxpayers

    •  Extensive office work associated with property tax collections
    •  Extensive office work associated with TX DMV titles, registration renewals
    •  Extensive office work associated with Texas Parks and Wildlife titles, registration renewals
    •  Answer incoming telephone calls

    •  Process mail which includes receiving, posting and issuing receipts for all transactions
    •  Scan all correspondence into the tax software, enter detailed notes into accounts
    •  Process payments maintain mobile home account information for TDHCA
    •  Process Special Inventory Tax reports and payments
    •  Prepare tax certificates

    •  Professional office skills

    •  Previous experience in customer service
    •  Banking/cashiering experience is required
    •  Strong attention to detail and ability to process transactions
    •  Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    •  Ability to work independently and as a team and prioritize tasks effectively

    •  Applicants must have a high school education or equivalent
    •  Must be able to learn multiple computer programs and use a 10-key adding machine
    •  You must be able to multi task in an extremely busy environment
    •  Must be able to pass a background check and drug test


    •  Health insurance
    •  Paid time off
    •  Paid training
    •  Retirement plan
    •  10 hour work day with a designated day off during the week

    •  Salary $16.43 per hour

    •  40 hours per week

    Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    Applications must be received by 6:00 pm on Monday, October 23, 2023. The Wilson County Application for Employment must be completed and emailed to jbodiford@wilsoncountytx.gov and copied to dbarnett@wilsoncountytx.gov


  • TITLE Groundskeeper-General Maintenance Worker


    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR Maintenance Supervisor

    SALARY $17.24/hour or $35,860 annually plus benefits


    The Groundskeeper-General Maintenance Worker performs semi-skilled work in the maintenance, care, and modification of county grounds and landscapes which includes the operation of electrically powered and gasoline-powered groundskeeping equipment and machines, and the use of small hand and power tools or equipment in planting, cultivating, and trimming grounds and landscaping. The Groundskeeper also performs maintenance on groundskeeping equipment and tools and makes minor repairs (within demonstrated capability) as directed. The Groundskeeper/General Maintenance Worker changes light bulbs, paints walls, woodwork, furniture, and equipment, makes minor carpentry, plumbing, and electrical repairs, delivers supplies, materials, and equipment as needed.


    Education: A high school diploma or the equivalent is required.

    Experience: At least two years of experience in groundskeeping is required, where knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in planting, cultivating, and trimming a variety of types of trees, shrubs, ground cover, flowers and grasses has been gained. Knowledge of the use and proper disposal of chemicals used in groundskeeping is preferred.

    Skills: The ability to read English language sufficiently to understand written work orders and instructions as well as directions for the proper mixture, use, and disposal/storage of cleaners, solvents, chemicals, fertilizers and similar products used in groundskeeping is required. Skill in the proper operation and maintenance of grounds maintenance tools, equipment, and machinery is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

    Effort: Requires the ability to lift and carry groundskeeping supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 100 pounds on an occasional basis, prolonged walking or standing, and frequent bending, stooping, kneeling, and reaching on a daily basis. Requires a full range of physical motion in order to operate manual, electrically powered and/or gasoline-powered groundskeeping equipment and machines. Requires the ability to access facilities and areas which may only be accessible by climbing stairs or by climbing ladders to a height of 20 feet (e.g., for tree trimming). Must be able to move throughout assigned areas, as the work is performed primarily outdoors, year-round.

    License: Must have a valid Texas driver's license.

    Other: Scope of the position requires exposure to and use of chemical compounds for application on trees, shrubs, ground cover, flowers, and grasses which may be hazardous and cause injury if specific instructions regarding their mixture, application, use and disposal/storage are not properly followed.


    1. Performs tasks common to the care of grounds and landscapes by seeding, watering, mulching, fertilizing, and applying chemicals to outside plantings, lawns and turf, as well as inside flowers and cuttings used in transplanting; inspecting plant materials for insects, disease, physical and mechanical damage and identifying replacements; transplanting, pruning, trimming, and cultivating trees, shrubs, ground cover, and flowers.

    2. Performs regular and directed grounds and landscape maintenance by mowing lawns with riding or push mowers; trimming and edging around trees, shrubs, ground cover, flowers, sidewalks and buildings; weeding, thinning and cleaning flower beds and other grounds by hand or utilizing proper tools and equipment; and setting up, adjusting, repairing, and cleaning irrigation systems.

    3. Removes unsightly trash and debris from public areas by regularly inspecting grounds and drains, for debris; raking, sweeping and bagging leaves, debris, dirt and trash from streets, sidewalks, parking lots and transporting the trash to designated central collection points on a daily basis.

    4. Prepares outdoor locations for use by visitors, vendors, and the public as needed by county operations.

    5. Applies chemicals used in groundskeeping properly and safely by wearing prescribed protective clothing, masks, and/or rubber gloves and boots, following either written or verbal directions for mixing chemical compounds according to specifications, applying the chemicals properly on grounds and landscapes designated for their use, and disposing of residual chemical products as directed or storing and labeling them for future use.

    6. Safely operates light vehicles such as pick-up trucks, or riding mowers and portable power tools and equipment such as saws, grass trimmers, leaf blowers, sprayers, paint machines and other groundskeeping equipment by obeying applicable traffic laws and following operator instructions, and wearing appropriate safety items such as goggles, gloves, or other appropriate protective clothing.

    7. Ensures that grounds maintenance equipment and building maintenance equipment are operational by performing routine and preventative maintenance and cleaning of tools, equipment and machines within reasonable capabilities.

    8. Performs painting work in the preparation, patching, finishing, and maintaining of building structures, walls, woodwork, furniture, and equipment.

    9. Performs minor maintenance work using hand and power tools by making carpentry repairs such as nailing down loose boards, performing minor plumbing repairs, and replacing defective electrical switches, light bulbs, fuses, and fluorescent ballasts.

    10. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.

    11. Contributes to the overall success of the county by performing all other related duties as assigned.


    The Groundskeeper/General Maintenance Worker is supervised by the maintenance supervisor and generally does not exercise supervision of others.

    Please submit all Wilson County job applications AND resumes to JBodiford@wilsoncountytx.gov.  Position will remain open until filled.

  • The Wilson County Tax Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Full 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 and have banking experience.  Salary is $34,160.00.  Position includes benefits and retirement.  Must be able to pass a background check.  Applications must be received by 6:00 pm on Tuesday, September 5, 2023. The Wilson County Application for Employment must be completed and emailed to jbodiford@wilsoncountytx.gov and copied to dbarnett@wilsoncountytx.gov.  

  • Responsible for preparing broken and eroding pavement on rural roads. Repairs and maintains rights-of-way and clears debris from roads.

    Primary responsibilities

    • Have and maintain a valid CDL
    • Repair broken roads.
    • Patch potholes.
    • Operate machinery to dig up holes, pour concrete, and smooth out.
    • Repair detached or dented guardrails, delineators.
    • Set up cones and signs to alert motorists.
    • Clear off debris.
    • Mow or clear brush from roads.
    • Lay asphalt or chip seal.
    • Remove trees from roads.
    • Operate motor graders, brooms, loaders, backhoes, skid steers, tractors, mowers, dump trucks, or similar equipment.
    • Patrol roads for hazard, snow/ice conditions and maintenance/repair needs.
    • Place stop signs and speed limit and other warning signs along roads.
    • Remove road kill.
    • Fill road washouts and clean storm drains.
    • Inspect and maintain operating equipment.
    • Install and clean culverts.
    • Flag traffic to form a detour around construction.
    • Change vehicle fluids, including greases and oils.
    • Clean vehicle, tools and equipment daily.
    • Clean and inventory shop area.
    • Document and sign material loads.


    Work Schedule: Monday-Thursday, 10 hour work schedule/day

    Please submit all applications and resumes to JBodiford@wilsoncountytx.gov.

    Open until filled.

  • 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 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. 









    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: $49,358.40

    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