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As of Wednesday, October 22, 2014, the following positions are available.

Carpenter-Building Maintenance


Applicant must have certification from vocational school or two-year college degree and at least five years of experience in carpentry, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

The carpenter will maintain and repair all County buildings and related structures by performing the following duties:Respond in a timely manner to all work requests requiring carpentry expertise; use carpentry tools to construct, alter, repair and/or install walls, stairs, floors, ceilings, windows, doors, roofs, gutters, locks, air-conditioners, shelving, etc.; install glass in windows, doors, and partitions; perform structural repair, alteration or improvement work to County buildings such as lowering ceilings, paneling offices and installing suspended ceilings; prepare surfaces for plaster or cement work; arrange and frame metal stud walls, hang sheetrock and perform drywall finishing such as wiring, plastering, texturing and painting walls; build and install cabinetry, desk units, Judgesí benches, wooden porches and handicap ramps using blueprints; perform finish carpentry work such as installing moldings and trim work; perform routine maintenance duties, such as delivering office supplies and moving County records and office furniture; assist other maintenance technicians in accordance with supervisorís requests; regular attendance is required.Starting salary is $18.78 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.


During the first 72 hours following a disaster, it is mandatory that the employee is on site at the Brazoria County Courthouse and ready to work.


Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications may be obtained and submitted at this website.


Building Maintenance Tech.(Full-time)


High School Diploma or equivalent required, or combination of education and experience.Applicant should have 3 years prior building maintenance or construction experience and a valid Texas driverís license.  Position requires a broad general knowledge of building construction, renovations, and building maintenance and repairs.  Candidate should be a self Ėmotivated individual able to work with minimum supervision on various building maintenance and construction projects. This job does require extensive repetitive motion and heavy lifting.  Applicant must be able to pass physical and drug screen.Salary is $15.30 per hour. Please apply at the Human Resources Dept. or applications may also be obtained and submitted at this website.






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 bachelorís 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.



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 officerís 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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