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As of Wednesday, July 1, 2015, the following positions are available.

Lead Crime Victim’s Coordinator

 

College degree preferred but not required.  High school diploma or equivalent required.  Some law enforcement and/or criminal justice experience is necessary.   This position supervises two assistant crime victim coordinator positions, so prior supervision skills are a plus.

The Lead Crime Victim Coordinator is the primary contact in the District Attorney’s Office for victims.  Position provides support to crime victims at all levels, assisting victims with victim impact statements and explaining victim’s legal rights, as well as assisting victims regarding ongoing case status and restitution.   Successful candidate must be compassionate and able to interface with crime victims.  Good interpersonal relationship skills are necessary.   Position includes detailed victim data entry into computer system and maintaining records of daily contacts, referrals, court accompaniment, and statistical data.  Candidate must have knowledge of grant applications, grant writing and grant management skills.  Job requires grant writing skills and monitoring and analytical thinking and articulate writing and verbal skills.    This is a grant funded position and continued employment is contingent upon the availability of grant funds year by year.  Working with, managing and monitoring grant funds and grant requirements is a necessity.  Knowledge/experience in obtaining and maintaining grants a plus. Starting salary is 49,061 annually.  Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications may be obtained and submitted at this website.

 

Water Lab Manager

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology or a closely related field; AND four years of experience, including one year of supervisory experience, in microbiology and bacterial analysis of drinking water; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.   Candidate must have Bacterial Exam of Drinking Water Certification and possess a valid Texas state driver’s license.  Applicant should have the basic principles and practices of microbiology involving lab practices, procedures and equipment; TCEQ rules and Quality Control.

 

The Water Lab Manager, under limited supervision, manages and oversees the processing and analysis of water samples for microbiological contaminants; ensures all lab operations are conducted with federal EPA guidelines and the rules of the NELAC Institute; ensures the Quality System is implemented and followed and is accountable for all lab activities and the Quality Manual.  Duties include but are not limited to:

 

§  Oversees the daily operations of the lab; supervises staff; assigns and prioritizes work; evaluates work; trains staff; conducts performance evaluations; participates in staff rewards/discipline.

§  Processes and analyzes water samples from various water supply systems.

§  Reviews and approves water lab analysis reports prior to release to ensure legal defensibility of documents.

§  Schedules, prepares and performs ethics training, internal audits and ongoing staff performance testing and evaluations.

§  Reviews and writes/updates quality control and standard operating procedure manuals.

§  Performs and reviews lab quality control procedures.

§  Prepares and administers the annual lab operating budget.

§  Makes deposits of fees collected from customers.

§  Conducts inventories of supplies; procures needed supplies, materials and equipment.

§  Coordinates the training of customers in microbiology.

§  Responds to customer complaints and other work-related issues or problems.

§  Maintains and calibrates lab equipment.

 

Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. -5:00 P.M. or additional hours as needed.  Starting salary will depend on qualifications and experience.  Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications may be obtained and submitted at this website.

 

 

Public Health RN

 

The Public Health Registered Nurse monitors the health of Brazoria County citizens by investigating and controlling communicable diseases.  The RN is responsible for operating and maintaining a satellite clinic under state guidelines with guidance from the Director of the Brazoria County Health Department. 

 

Essential duties include but are not limited to - determining client eligibility, immunizations, maintaining IMMTRAC and TWICES automated tracking systems, supervising staff, and maintaining medical inventory. 

 

This position requires graduation from an accredited nursing school with a license as a Registered Nurse from the State of Texas and 1 to 3 years of experience in a hospital, health department or physician's office.  Salary will commensurate with experience.  Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications may be obtained at this website.

 

 

 

Parks Dept. - Park Ranger (Temporary)

Quintana Beach and San Luis County Parks

Seasonal rangers; must be 18 years of age.
40 hour work week requires working on weekends. Duties include, but are not limited to; cleaning and maintenance of facility grounds, cabins and restrooms; grounds keeping, using lawn mower, leaf blower, edger and weed-eater. Work environment is primarily outdoors in all weather conditions. Position runs through September 2015. Wage is $10.00 per hour.

Please submit application in person at Quintana Beach County Park, 330 5th Street, Quintana TX 77541.

Or for San Luis Pass please apply in person at 14001 County Rd 257, Freeport, TX 77541.

Applications may be downloaded from this website or obtained at the parks. Hours of operation are Tuesday – Sunday 8 – 5. Park office is closed from 12 – 1 each day for lunch.

 

LVN-Juvenile Probation (Full-time)

 

High school diploma or general equivalent required; must be at least 21 years of age; be a licensed vocational nurse licensed to practice in the state of Texas and minimum 3 years nursing experience.  The licensed vocational nurse reports directly to the health services director and ultimately to the chief juvenile probation officer. The LVN will, under the supervision of the health services director, assist with meeting the health needs of the juveniles in detention, the juvenile justice alternative education program and residential facility as well as being a medical resource for the department as the need arises.  Duties include but are not limited to; works 7:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Friday through Monday and additional hours as required; assists with medication disposal; inventories supplies biweekly and generates order list as needed; assists with education programs for staff and juveniles; shares call duty with the health services director; provides first aid as needed; assists in obtaining appropriate medical services for juveniles; notifies parents/guardians of need to refill medications; follows board of nurse examiners regulations; maintains records of health services on juveniles; assists with sick call daily and consults with the health services director on suspected problems; maintains cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid certification; maintains licensing as a licensed vocational nurse.  Starting salary range is $17.70 – 21.13 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.  Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications may be obtained and submitted at this website.

 

JUVENILE SUPERVISION OFFICER

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or general equivalency diploma; and must be at least 21 years old; and prefer 1 year experience working in some capacity with juveniles whether incarcerated or in the mental health or educational fields; or equivalent combination of education and experience; and prefer a bachelor’s degree in any field with a preference in the behavioral science fields (criminology, sociology, psychology) or at least 2 years of college in 1 of these fields.

 

SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The juvenile supervision officer reports directly to the shift leader and to the chief juvenile probation officer. The juvenile supervision officer directly supervises detention and residential residents in their day to day programming with an emphasis on safety, security, and behavior control; Regular attendance is required; Supervises residents in program activities such as meals, showers, school, indoor and outdoor recreation and parental visitation; Completes the intake and orientation process of juvenile offenders into the detention center;

Conducts frequent building and cell checks to ensure a safe working environment; Conducts searches as required to control contraband; Restrains violent youths as directed by the shift leader or other detention administrator; Participates in required fire drills as directed by the shift leader; Maintains 80 hours biannually of approved training, including crisis intervention, first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation for juvenile supervision officer certification; Performs housekeeping tasks as needed to maintain facility cleanliness; Maintains daily activity logs and reports; Writes detention and residential discipline and/or incident reports as required; Apprises the shift leader of any and all safety or security concerns; Juvenile supervision officer’s duties are primarily performed within the detention and residential facilities; however, a juvenile supervision officer may be required to perform duties outside such as transportation, community service or cleaning details; Performs other duties as assigned. Starting salary is approximately $15.75 per hour depending on qualifications and experience. Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications may be obtained and submitted at this website.

 

 

 

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