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As of Wednesday December 17, 2014, the following positions are available.

Assistant Unit Supervisor/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 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



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)


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.



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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