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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: $15.29/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 Human Resources, PO Box 10536, Lubbock, TX 79408. Closing Date: 3/30/18.

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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: 3/30/18.

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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:3/30/18.

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE:
Gang Intelligence Sergeant

A Gang Intelligence Sergeant will investigate complaints from inmates about illegal activity and conduct investigations focused on gang and narcotics activities primarily inside of LCDC. The highest level of professionalism and discretion is a priority due to the Sergeants public duties and the sensitive nature of some reports with the Lubbock Sheriff’s Office. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or GED; plus at least five years of experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities and two consecutive years’ experience in the Gang Intelligence Unit, Street Crimes Unit, K-9, Narcotics or the Criminal Investigation Division. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Peace Officer License and Jail Certificate from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. One of which must be an Intermediate license or higher. 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. 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 unless already assigned in Law Enforcement of the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office. 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. Closing Date: 2/21/18.