SHERIFF’S OFFICE:
Shift Clerk

Process all individuals being incarcerated into or released from the Lubbock County Detention Facility. Reception to the public, attorneys, and bonding company personnel for information and documentation regarding individuals that are incarcerated or on work release programs. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Jail environment: potential emergency situations; close work with incarcerated individuals; irregular working hours; possible exposure to body fluids and communicable diseases; and persons using vulgar and abusive language. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Requirements: High school diploma or GED and must be at least 18 years of age. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with others in writing and verbally; a language skills assessment will be given. Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license. Starting salary: $12.96/hour. Applicants must attach documentation of most recent typing score to their application (35wpm 80%accuracy minimum). To be considered for the position, an online application will need to be submitted. If you meet the qualifications for the position you will be scheduled for a Physical Fitness Assessment. If you do not receive a call for the Physical fitness Assessment please check your application status online. Closing Date: 10/3/19.

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE:
Detention Officer

To maintain the immediate security, care and control of inmates and the Lubbock County Detention Center structure; ensuring compliance with all local policy and procedure and Texas minimum jail standards. Starting Salary $19.309 per hour. Requirements: High School Diploma or GED and must be at least 21 years of age. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Possession of or ability to obtain, a Basic Jailer’s License from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). Must have the ability to communicate effectively with others in writing and verbally. Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license. Extensive background checks will be conducted. You must be available for all shifts. To be considered for the position, an online application will need to be submitted. If you meet the qualifications for the position you will be scheduled for a Physical Fitness Assessment. If you do not receive a call for the Physical fitness Assessment please check your application status online. Closing Date: 10/3/19.

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE:
Communications Operator

Communications Operator to receive and processes 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency calls through various methods. Ability to maintain composure during high stress situations and efficiently multi-task in constrictive time frames. Ability to operate multiple computer software programs, operator standard office equipment and two-way radios. Required: High school diploma or GED, minimum of one year of uninterrupted experience in public contact and clerical work along with the ability to type at a speed of 45 wpm and be at least 18 years of age. Applicants must attach documentation of most recent typing score to their application. Starting salary: $15.54/hour. To be considered for the position, an online application will need to be submitted. If you meet the qualifications for the position the Human Resource Department will email you the Personal History Statement. If you do not receive an email with the Personal History Statement attached; please check your application status online. Should you receive a Personal History Statement it must be completed and returned within seven days to Human Resources, PO Box 10536, Lubbock, TX 79408. Closing Date: 10/3/19.

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE:
Canine Corporal

A K9 Corporal is responsible for training their dog in detection, tracking, and searching. One of
the most important duties of a K9 Deputy is that they must be extremely accurate and articulate in their record keeping. A K9 Deputy must also be professional and well versed in public relations. They are required to act as a goodwill ambassador to the community. A K9 Deputy must be extremely patient and immensely sensitive to dogs/animals. The K9 Deputy’s safety is directly dependent upon the many hours of training spent with their canine partner. Living environment must be adequate to satisfy proper care of canine. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Basic Peace Officer Certification from TCOLE; One year of street level law enforcement experience. Qualifications: Physical assessment will be required consisting of a one mile run in under 12:30 minutes, be able to complete 20 pushups in a minute and 20 sit-ups in a minute. A firearms qualification with department issued weapon prior to interview. Starting salary: $45,911.84. To be considered for the position, an online application will need to be submitted. If you meet the qualifications for the position the Human Resource Department will email you the Personal History Statement. If you do not receive an email with the Personal History Statement attached; please check your application status online. Should you receive a Personal History Statement it must be completed and returned within seven days to the Sheriff’s Office at 712 Broadway, Lubbock, Texas or PO Box 10536, Lubbock, TX 79408. Closing Date: August 23, 2019.

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE:
Street Crimes Deputy

Street Crimes deputies will investigate complaints from citizens about illegal activity, conduct street level interdiction focused on gang and narcotics activities. They will investigate and follow up on information gathered from the Detention Center to help prosecute and prevent criminal activities. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: One year of experience as a peace officer in patrol or equivalent street experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Basic Peace Officer Certificate from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). The employee must be able to complete a one mile run in under 12:30 minutes, complete 20 push-ups in a minute, and 20 sit-ups in a minute. Salary: $40,162.72 To be considered for the position, an online application will need to be submitted. If you meet the qualifications for the position the Human Resource Department will email you the Personal History Statement. If you do not receive an email with the Personal History Statement attached; please check your application status online. Should you receive a Personal History Statement it must be completed and returned within seven days to the Sheriff’s Office at 712 Broadway, Lubbock, Texas or PO Box 10536, Lubbock, TX 79408. Closing Date: August 23, 2019.

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE:
Narcotics Investigator

A Narcotics Investigator is a licensed peace officer certified by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. An extensive background in all aspects of law enforcement enables the investigator to perform a myriad of duties required of the position. The highest level of professionalism and discretion is a priority due to the investigator’s public duties and the sensitive nature of some reports with the Lubbock Sheriff’s Office. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: Conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations of the Texas Health and Safety Code. Responds to scenes to assist other divisions and agencies on narcotic related offenses. Receives and acts on information from citizens on narcotics related activity. Conducts controlled purchases, buy-busts and covert operations. Recruits and manages confidential informants. Conducts surveillance of narcotics traffickers. Prepares probable cause affidavits for the arrest of offenders identified during investigations. Record statements and confessions. Plans and participates in raids. Collects and secures evidence, maintaining a chain of custody. Investigators assigned to the narcotics unit are subject to random urinalysis. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: High School diploma or GED; TCOLE Intermediate Peace Officers Certification; Three years of street level experienced required. PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT: a mile run in under 12:30 minutes, be able to complete 20 pushups and 20 sit-ups in a minute. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The employee may be occasionally called upon to perform acts of intense physical exertion during emergency situations. Special vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, peripheral vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Starting salary: $26.16/hour. To be considered for the position, an online application will need to be submitted. If you meet the qualifications for the position the Human Resource Department will email you the Personal History Statement. If you do not receive an email with the Personal History Statement attached; please check your application status online. Should you receive a Personal History Statement it must be completed and returned within seven days to the Sheriff’s Office, 712 Broadway, Lubbock, Texas, or mailed to PO Box 10536, Lubbock, TX 79408. Closing Date: August 23, 2019.

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE:
Canine Sergeant

Assist the Lieutenant within the Narcotics Division of the Sheriff’s Office: Creates schedules for duty assignments, approves training and vacation requests assists first line supervisors with decisions pertaining to duty assignments of subordinates evaluates enforcement activities through-out the county ensures proper maintenance of county owned equipment receives and reviews information of illegal activities and conditions prone to produce violence plans and assists in interviewing and training of personnel enforces department policy and procedures. Attend and successfully complete specialized training provided by outside entities such as EPIC, DEA, and Dessert Snow which keeps Canine Deputies current on drug trends and interdiction updates. Maintain intelligence information on narcotics traffickers, street and prison gang members, and drug trafficking organizations operating in the West Texas area. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: High School diploma or GED; TCOLE Intermediate Peace Officers Certification; One year of experience in a K-9 unit. PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT: a mile run in under 12:30 minutes, be able to complete 20 pushups and 20 sit-ups in a minute. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 20 pounds, such as books and records and occasionally must lift and move objects weighing up to 100 pounds or more. The employee may be called upon during emergency situations to exert intense physical exertion, such as run, jump, crawl or other physical aspects of law enforcement duties. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Starting salary: $26.16/hour. To be considered for the position, an online application will need to be submitted. If you meet the qualifications for the position the Human Resource Department will email you the Personal History Statement. If you do not receive an email with the Personal History Statement attached; please check your application status online. Should you receive a Personal History Statement it must be completed and returned within seven days to the Sheriff’s Office, 712 Broadway, Lubbock, Texas, or mailed to PO Box 10536, Lubbock, TX 79408. Closing Date: August 30, 2019.