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As of Wednesday May 27, 2015, the following positions are available.

Juvenile Dept.-Detention/Residential Supervisor (Full-time)


Bachelor’s degree in any field with a preference in criminal justice, sociology, psychology or a behavioral science and minimum of 3 years combined experience as a juvenile probation officer and working in a juvenile detention or correctional facility or residential facility in a supervisory capacity; or, a master’s degree in the social science area with at least 1 year experience combined as a certified juvenile probation officer and as a certified juvenile supervision officer and 1 year experience in a supervisor capacity.


  • Ensure the detention/residential facilities operate in a safe manner and will meet the physical, medical, emotional and educational needs of youth in the program
  • Assist the Deputy Chief in the evaluation and hiring of detention/residential staff
  • address personnel issues within the detention/residential staff
  • Develop detention/residential staff schedules in cooperation with the Deputy Chief
  • Develop, implement, coordinate and evaluate all programs within the detention/residential facilities
  • Issue assignments to Assistant Supervisors, Shift Leaders and Detention Officers
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the Juvenile Justice System
  • Assist in the implementation and evaluation of policies and procedures
  • Supervise the intake process, ensuring juveniles are legally detained
  • Ensure all residential/detention files are complete and regularly updated
  • Keep the Deputy Chief apprised of any problems or concerns within the facility
  • Maintain 80 hours biannually of approved training to maintain JPO/JSO certification
  • Obtain and maintain proficiency in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, crisis intervention and fire safety regulations
  • Dispense prescription and over the counter medications


Starting salary is approximately $49,257 – $58,815 per year, depending on qualifications and experience.  Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications may also be obtained and submitted at this website.


Children’s Librarian (Pearland Branch Full-time)


Master’s Degree (M.S.) in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university and at least one to three years’ experience in Children’s Services and selection of materials for children or related library experience.  The Children’s Librarian plans and coordinates children’s services and programs as provided by established guidelines and library policies and principles by performing the following duties:


·         Assists with the responsibilities of the Branch Librarian and Assistant Branch Librarian and performs these responsibilities in their absence

·         Implements and interprets library policies and procedures for patrons and staff; assumes supervisory responsibilities when assigned

·         Selects and maintains materials for children’s collection, weeds and monitors expenditures

·         Plans and coordinates children’s services and programs and presents a weekly literature-based story time

·         Plans and implements special summer reading program

·         Develops a highly visible public relations program for children’s services in the community, including schools and other organizations

·         Organizes and coordinates youth volunteers

·         Maintains a current awareness of children’s literature and services

·         Attends and participates in professional activities, conferences and  committees

·         Performs other work as needed

40 hours per week and additional hours as required by job (Saturdays and evenings as scheduled).  Starting salary range is $39,015 - $45, 230 annually based on experience.  Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Department or applications may be obtained and submitted at this website.



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.


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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