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As of Wednesday January 28, 2015, the following positions are available.

Adult Probation-Community Supervision Officer (Full-time)

Spanish Speaking

Closing date: February 2, 2015 5:00 P.M.

 

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, criminology, corrections, counseling, social work, psychology, sociology or a related field conferred by an institution of higher education accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.  One year of experience in full-time casework or counseling and current certification as a community supervision officer is desirable.  This position requires the ability to verbally communicate court documents and supervision requirements to defendants in Spanish.

 

The Community Supervision Officer supervises a caseload of offenders placed on community supervision.  Duties include but are not limited to:  monitoring compliance with court-ordered conditions through office and field contacts, conducting assessments and developing case supervision plans.  This individual must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of department personnel and other criminal justice-related personnel.  The salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications. 

 

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

 

 

JPO Caseworker (Juvenile)

 

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in any field with a preference in the fields of criminal justice, sociology, psychology or a behavioral science; and a minimum of 1 years’ experience in a full time casework, counseling, community or group work or one year of graduate study in the fields of criminology, corrections, counseling, law, social work, psychology or sociology; and prefer a master’s degree in a similar field; and prefer at least 1 year experience working in some capacity with juveniles whether incarcerated or in the mental health or educational fields.

 

The supervision officer reports directly to the court unit supervisor and in his/her absence to the assistant unit supervisor and ultimately to the chief juvenile probation officer. The supervision officer will maintain several types of supervision caseloads (deferred, interim, and probation) simultaneously and must have good time management skills.  The supervision officer must have the ability to organize and supervise high caseload numbers without affecting quality of service.

 

Duties include, but are not limited to; supervises an assigned caseload; conducts monthly office visits with juveniles/parents; addresses issues of non-compliance with juveniles/parents; monitors special conditions of supervision including, but not limited to, community service restitution, counseling, and drug screening; serves court summons; supervises community service restitution; files court action as needed; compiles monthly statistics regarding work activity; maintains monthly supervision logs; assists in transporting juveniles to court, detention hearings, placements, etc; generates comprehensive well written court reports and detention hearing documents to the juvenile judge; maintains updated juvenile files; keeps current with all probationer progress reports; conducts field visits at home or school as required; updates caseworker information as needed; participates in the on call schedule and fulfills associated duties; maintains 80 hours biannually of approved training to maintain juvenile probation officer certification and performs other duties as assigned.

 

Starting salary is $41,356 - $62,556 per year depending on qualifications and experience.  Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications may be obtained and submitted at this website.

 

Intake Juvenile Probation Officer

 

Bachelor’s degree in any field with a preference in the fields of criminal justice, sociology, psychology or a behavioral science; and a minimum of 1 years experience in a full time casework, counseling, community or group work or one year of graduate study in the fields of criminology, corrections, counseling, law, social work, psychology or sociology; and prefer a master’s degree in a similar field; and prefer at least 1 year experience working in some capacity with juveniles whether incarcerated or in the mental health or educational fields.

 

SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The intake officer reports directly to the court unit supervisor, in his/her absence reports to the assistant unit supervisor and ultimately to the chief juvenile probation officer. The intake officer supervises a caseload of juveniles referred by police agencies, and pending court action or other lesser action deemed appropriate by the juvenile probation department and/or the district attorney, investigates the juvenile’s family environment and makes appropriate recommendations to the courts for case disposition by performing the following duties. Regular attendance is required; Maintains regular caseload consisting of cases pending court action; Works directly with the courts in processing juvenile offenders; Meets with families and the juvenile offender to gain information pertinent to the dispositional recommendation by juvenile department to the courts; Generates comprehensive well written court reports and detention hearing documents to the juvenile judge; Meets with any incarcerated offender on daily basis;

Serves court summons; Supervises community service restitution; Coordinates with courts regarding any pending court action or detention hearings; Participates in the on call schedule and fulfills associated duties; Compiles monthly statistics regarding work activity; Maintains monthly activity log; Updates caseworker information as needed;

Assists in transporting juveniles to court, detention hearings, placements, etc;

Maintains 80 hours biannually of approved training to maintain juvenile probation officer certification; Performs other duties as assigned. Starting salary is approximately $19.88 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.

 

Assistant Unit Supervisor/Juvenile Probation Officer

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in any field with a preference in the fields of criminal justice, sociology, psychology or a behavioral science; and minimum of 3 years’ experience as a certified juvenile probation officer, or a master’s degree in the social services area with 1 year experience as a certified juvenile probation officer

 

SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Remains familiar with county personnel policies as are set forth in the county's personnel policy manual and the salary administration policy, plus related court orders and other official announcements of the county, thereby observing and enforcing said policies without exception; and, furthermore, whenever clarification is needed with regard to said policies to contact a member of the county human resources department for this purpose; Regular attendance is required; Maintains assigned caseload; Serves on the crisis management team; Remains available to supervise community service restitution;

Assists the court unit supervisor as needed in the direct operations of the court unit;

Ensures detention hearings and waivers for assigned juveniles are handled in a timely manner; Compiles monthly statistics regarding work activity; Maintains caseload logs;

Assists with transportation of juveniles held in the department’s custody; Serves court summons; Participates in the on-call schedule and fulfills associated duties; Maintains daily visits with assigned juveniles detained in the detention center; Keeps the court unit supervisor informed of any problematic situations; Remains available to the court unit supervisor to assist in the solving of any problems; Maintains 80 hours biannually of approved training to maintain juvenile probation officer certification; Performs other duties as assigned. Starting salary is approximately $21.07 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.

 

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.

Chemist

 

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.

 

·         Analyzes drug specimens submitted to the crime laboratory.

 

·         Analyzes urine/blood specimens for the presence of drugs and/or ethanol.

 

·         Enters 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.

 

·         Prepares and reviews reports and documents relating to cases.

 

·         Receives and logs into evidence submissions to the laboratory, and places evidence into temporary storage area or refrigeration unit as proper for specific evidence.

 

·         Files, sorts and organizes evidence in the laboratory and drug evidence vault, and carries responsibility for drug and toxicology evidence care, custody, and control.

 

·         Transports evidence, such as, but not limited to controlled substances of substantial monetary value, to court and to disposal unit, or transports for other purposes.

 

·         Testifies 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.

 

·         Perform 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.

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