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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: 12/31/18.

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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: 12/31/18.

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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: 12/31/18.

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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 patrol or street crime experienced required. Previous patrol experience is 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: December 14, 2018.

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE:
Canine Corporal

A K9 Deputy 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. Plans and participates in THE EXECUTION OF WARRANTS. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Basic peace Officer certification plus one year of street experience; K9 Deputies must be able to obtain the DEA narcotics License within (1) one year of appointment. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: Knowledge of laws of arrest and search and seizure; narcotics laws; all varieties and aspects of narcotics; department policies and procedures; and computers. Ability to operate computers; write reports, letters, and memos; read reports, letters, and memos; prepare and execute search and Arrest warrants; handle informants and information received; make group presentations; perform investigate work; safely handle firearms; analyze data; interpret policies and procedures; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and maintain an effective working relationships with co-worker and personnel of other law enforcement agencies. Maintain proficiency in the operation of traffic RADAR. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Basic Peace Officer Certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). 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, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT: The employee must be able to complete a one mile run in under 12:30 minutes, complete 20 push-ups in one minute, and 20 sit-ups in one minute. 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: $22.07/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 business days to the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office, located at 712 Broadway, Lubbock, Texas or mailed and post marked within the seven business day time frame to PO Box 10536, Lubbock, TX 79408. Closing Date: December 14, 2018.