As of Wednesday July 29, 2015, the following
positions are available.
Mental Health Therapist-Juvenile
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
AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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
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
§ Supports servers and reporting software.
§ Configures and supports various software programs.
§ Installs new users; trouble shoots and resolves
§ 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
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.