As of Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014, the following
positions are available.
High school diploma or general equivalency diploma; and must
be at least 21 years of age; and 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 licensed vocational
nurse 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 a schedule that involves weekends, evenings
and/or nights; 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 $17.35 –
26.24 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.
Bachelor Degree (B. S.) from an accredited four year college
or university, and at least three years library experience is preferred in the
areas of supervision, reference, collection development, community relations
and children’s literature. Essential
duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may also be assigned.
and coordinates children’s services and programs; presents a weekly story time
and implements a special summer reading program
a highly-visible public relations program for children’s services in the
community, including schools and other organizations
and maintains materials for children’s collection and weeds collection and
reference and reader’s advisory service including internet searching
with the Branch Librarian to develop budget request
and coordinates summer youth volunteer programs
curriculum needs in the community; plans and provides services to meet these
and implements library policies and
for the branch and staff while the Branch Manager is not in the building.
other work as needed
40 hours per week, Saturdays and
evenings as scheduled. Starting salary
annually. Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications
may be obtained and submitted at this website.
PLEASE FILL OUT THE
BRAZORIA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE APPLICATION FOR THESE POSITIONS BELOW
County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a Forensic Chemist/Toxicologist to
perform services at the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office Crime Laboratory. The Forensic
Chemist/Toxicologist will perform analyses on evidence submitted by law
enforcement (analysis of biological samples and controlled substance
submissions to look for the presence of drugs or alcohol), provide expert
testimony during court proceedings, and perform related duties. The Forensic
Chemist/Toxicologist will be expected to work independently with a
variety of analytical instrumentation techniques including GC, GC/MS, and
Headspace GC/FID, and be knowledgeable of other applicable analytical
techniques. Additionally, the Forensic
Chemist/Toxicologist shall perform Blood Alcohol determinations and
Blood Drug confirmations to assist in the administration of DWI/DUI laws. Moreover, the Forensic Chemist/Toxicologist
will assist in the training of entry level chemist/toxicologists and work
closely with laboratory management to assist in QA activities. The Forensic
Chemist/Toxicologist will enter data into the laboratory’s JusticeTrax LIMS system, write analysis reports,
and testify in court proceedings regarding Drug Chemistry and Toxicology.
requires a bachelors’ degree in a natural science such as
Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacology or a related field. For an undergraduate
candidate, courses in all aspects of chemistry, including organic, inorganic,
analytical, and physical chemistry are required (30 hours). (Transcripts are
required). A graduate level degree of a
Masters in Forensic Toxicology or
related field is strongly preferred.
Certification from the American Board of Forensic Toxicology is a plus.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
A minimum of
three (3) years of experience in a forensic laboratory working as a
Forensic Chemist/Toxicologist are required.
A thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of
forensic science and a thorough understanding of Quality Assurance principles
are also required. Experience working in
an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited laboratory and leadership experience is
RANGE is from $64,624 to $77,165 based on experience.
Interested applicants meeting the job qualification should send their cover
letter and resume to: Holly Fox,
Human Resources Director email: firstname.lastname@example.org fax no. 979-864-1035
Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Chemistry, Biochemistry or other
natural science from an accredited four-year college or university with at
least 30 credit hours of chemistry.
Candidate must have knowledge of instrumental analytical chemistry
techniques including Gas Chromatography, HPLC, Mass Spectroscopy and FTIR. Must have experience with laboratory
accreditation, safety program administration, and knowledge of laboratory
Quality Assurance principles.
Under the supervision of the lead chemist/toxicologist,
applies scientific principles in the analysis, identification, and
classification of chemical and physical substances, materials, liquids, or
other physical evidence related to criminology, law enforcement, or
investigative work in the crime laboratory by performing the following duties.
drug specimens submitted to the crime laboratory.
urine/blood specimens for the presence of drugs and/or ethanol.
and reports cases into computer data base, performs computer searches in County
data base for case dispositions, prepares court orders for disposal of evidence
after final disposition, and other necessary job-related computer tasks.
and reviews reports and documents relating to cases.
and logs into evidence submissions to the laboratory, and places evidence into
temporary storage area or refrigeration unit as proper for specific evidence.
sorts and organizes evidence in the laboratory and drug evidence vault, and
carries responsibility for drug and toxicology evidence care, custody, and
evidence, such as, but not limited to controlled substances of substantial
monetary value, to court and to disposal unit, or transports for other
in court with respect to chain of custody matters and in the capacity of an
expert witness relating to the cases received by the laboratory.
laboratory equipment maintenance to ensure all are in safe and working order
and performs other laboratory functions as necessary.
Hours are 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Salary range is $48,291-$57,662 depending on
qualification and experience. Please
apply at the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office located at 3602 County Road 45,
approximately 5 miles north of Angleton.
You may contact Lt. Rogers at 979-864-2257. Sheriff’s Office Applications may also be
obtained and submitted at this website.