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As of Wednesday August 26, 2015, the following positions are available.

Mental Health Therapist-Juvenile Probation



Master’s degree or above in social work or clinical psychology or other master’s degree program will be considered provided they are licensed to perform counseling; and must be licensed with at least one of the following: licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), licensed professional counselor (LPC) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT); and minimum 2 years counseling experience with 1 year counseling with juveniles.




The mental health therapist will provide counseling, crisis intervention, needs, risk, and suicide assessments. The mental health therapist will also complete substance abuse screenings, refer the juveniles to the appropriate resources and coordinate the referrals with staff and family members. The mental health therapist will provide services for juveniles in the detention center, juvenile justice alternative education program, residential facility and children in the community who are currently referred to the Brazoria County Juvenile Justice Department. Performs duties of the mental health therapist coordinator in that person’s absence; Reviews MAYSI and health history form and completes a suicide assessment making a recommendation about the level of supervision for the child; Monitors children on moderate risk level of supervision and recommends level change; Assesses crisis situations, coordinates recommendations with staff and hospitals when necessary; Provides crisis counseling when needed in detention, juvenile justice alternative education program or residential facility; Conducts risk assessments, needs assessments, with recommendations and referrals; Coordinates referrals with community resources; Conducts individual, group and family counseling; Remains available to solve problems with staff about juvenile’s behavior and family issues; Participates in placement staffing; Maintains records of assessments, recommendations and communications; Assists in agency contract monitoring and record keeping; Supervises curriculum for student transitional program in the juvenile justice alternative education program; Maintains professional license;

Performs other duties as assigned. Starting salary is $49,257, commensurate based on qualifications and experience.  Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications may be obtained and submitted at this website.









Programmer (Full-time)


Bachelor or Associate degree in Computer Science or a closely related field; AND three years of experience in information technology programming and database support; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Knowledge of operating systems, programming, application and database support and network communication required.  Experience in Oracle PeopleSoft Financials and HCM, Microsoft SQL Server, BI Publisher, Crystal Reporting, ECR, SSRS, or similar reporting platforms a plus.  Duties include, but are not limited to:


§  Modifies or adds functionality to software programs; installs, configures and manages software environments.

§  Maintains various in-house software programs for supporting various department operations.

§  Creates custom software; modifies delivered software; protects data via backup systems.

§  Responds to user calls or e-mails regarding technical software issues; conducts trouble shooting methods.

§  Maintains existing reports/queries; develops new reports/queries.

§  Supports servers and reporting software.

§  Configures and supports various software programs.

§  Installs new users; trouble shoots and resolves issues. 

§  Performs project management as assigned.

§  Designs and develops training manuals for new processes, reports or system enhancements.

§  Interacts with various vendors, external public agencies and the private sector regarding software systems.

§  Conduct research regarding new software systems.


Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M, occasionally after hours and on weekends.  Starting annual salary is $52,213-$60,529 depending on qualifications and experience.  Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Department or applications may be obtained and submitted at this website.













Assistant County Fire Marshal (part-time)


Applicant must be a Licensed Texas Peace Officer.  High School Diploma or equivalent required with three or more years of experience in fire prevention, fire inspection and fire investigation.  The Assistant County Fire Marshal will enforce state and county regulations that relate to fires, explosions or dangers of any kind caused by fire or explosions throughout the County by performing the following duties; including, but not limited to, conducting fire prevention programs, fire and life safety inspections, and assist in maintaining an effective plan to manage fire and explosions and other related emergency situations in the County; work closely with regulatory agencies and industrial plants during explosions, fires, gas releases, and other incidents in order to evacuate or shelter personnel; assist local law enforcement and fire departments by responding to all cases of hazardous material incidents throughout the County; investigate fire origin and cause in unincorporated areas of the County.  This position is a part-time.  Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM-3:00 PM, or as needed, and rotating on-call 24-7.  Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications may also be obtained and submitted at this website.  Please be sure to fill out the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office Employment Application.




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