Applications may be mailed to:                                      Victoria County 2016 Holiday Schedule
Victoria County Administrative Services
115 N. Bridge, Rm. 127
Victoria, Texas 77901

Obtain job descriptions at Administrative Services at 115 N. Bridge, Rm. 127, Victoria, TX. 77901.

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Passing a pre-employment drug screen and criminal back ground check is required. 

The County of Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

VICTORIA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Location/Department: Health Department
Position: Program Manager; HIV/AIDS Resource Program (HARP)
Full Time / Benefits Salary: $39,000 - $44,658 Open until filled

Brief Job Description:  The HIV/AIDS Resource Program Manager reports to the Victoria County Health Department Director & ensures the functional capabilities of the HIV/AIDS Resource Program (HARP).  The Program Manager performs responsible administrative planning and program operations.  Duties involve development and implementation of plans for effective program management and coordination of operations.  The Program Manager maximizes and utilizes program resources and supervises all HARP functions.  Some essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate and oversee overall program operations
  • Ensure the program's annual contract with the Brazos Valley Council of Governments (BVCOG) is processed and implemented
  • Ensure the program maintains all requirements of the contract between Victoria County and BVCOG
  • Ensure the program meets all required performance standards
  • Ensure the program is managed within current and forecasted budget

Education:

  • Master's in Public Health preferred and grant writing experience a plus.  Bachelor's or Master's in Business Administration or related area.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years experience in Public Health

Other Skills:

  • Working knowledge of business English, Spelling and Arithmetic
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs including Word, Excel and Publisher

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Diploma or License commensurate with applicant's educational requirements mentioned above
  • Valid Texas Driver's License

For a complete job description and requirements apply to: Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse, 115 N. Bridge, Room 127.  EEOE.  No phone calls please.  Applications are required and may be downloaded below.  

 

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Location/Department: Health Department
Position:  Sanitation Inspector 
Full Time / Benefits Salary: $16.54 - 19.50 Open until filled

Brief Job Description: Employee will perform routine inspection work in the environmental public health field with the Victoria County Public Health Department.  Work involves inspecting retail food establishments, installation of on-site sewage facility (OSSF) systems; investigating public health nuisance violations, preparing reports of findings; and monitoring corrective action; and promoting education on environmental issues and public health.  Work is performed within established procedures and policies under supervision of a Registered Professional Sanitarian.  

Essential Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:  Develop, coordinate, assists with and administers Victoria County’s  municipal separate storm water programs and procedures as required for compliance with the County’s MS4 Program;  Assists the County of Victoria, the public, and other agencies to implement MS4 permit requirements; provides inter-departmental and inter-agency training.  Assists in coordinating the activities required by the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) as it relates to storm water management plans (SWMP), BMPs, annual report submittals, and education and outreach.   Assists general public, contractors, developers, and engineers in search of general information pertaining to SWMP and storm water regulations.  Assists Victoria County and local municipalities(s) with investigating complaints about storm water runoff, develops corrective recommendations for identified problems, and notifies Director of legal action needed to effect compliance with established storm water regulation.  Interprets and applies provisions of storm water run-off, conservation regulations and other federal, state and local codes, laws, standards, policies and procedures.   Authors and reviews SWPPPs for Victoria County projects and private development projects, as needed.  Assists with review of development plans for sites (private property) and for proposed development(s) for compliance with applicable storm water regulations (including Victoria County’s storm water ordinance); evaluates studies, reports and comments concerning such plans; identifies required changes and prepares review responses to plans.  Assists with review of plans for impact of storm water runoff from highways, parking lots, residential development, and other impervious services. Assesses the impact of non-point source pollution caused by storm water runoff.  Inspects retail food establishments for proper sanitation which may affect public health.  Investigates public health nuisance complaints and monitors corrective action.  Prepares reports on inspection findings, outlining violations of regulations and corrective action recommendations.  Reviews construction applications for proposed on-site sewage facility systems treating less than 5,000 gallons per day of wastewater.  Inspects constructed OSSF systems for compliance with Texas on-site sewage facility regulations and issues permit to operate.  Promotes public education on sanitary practices through individual contacts and civic or other public meetings; recommends and promotes environmental sanitation improvements and positive public health practices.  Travels and performs job duties inside and outside of Victoria County.  Works non-traditional hours (hours other than 8:00 – 5:00/Monday through Friday) as necessary, including weekends.  Provides “on call” coverage on a rotation schedule.  Performs related work as assigned. Inputs inspection data into environmental tracking software.  Interacts face-to-face with persons in community QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential duties satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the education and/or experience, knowledge, skill, and/or abilities necessary to perform this job.

Education and/or Experience:  Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited high school and Two (2) years of college (60 semester hours) from an accredited college or university.  Full-time paid experience in environmental health control areas, such as food protection, on-site sewage facility permitting, water quality, code enforcement, vector control, etc. or a health-related field may be substituted for college.  Each year of experience may substitute for one (1) year of college.  Four college credit hours of general microbiology, preferred.

Other Skills:  Ability to get along well with the public and co-workers.  Ability to communicate in verbal and in written form.  Ability to apply basic principles of physical, biological and social sciences of environmental health.  Ability to learn relatively complex scientific and regulatory information.  Ability to work with a computer.  Ability to prioritize work.  Ability to complete assigned items in a timely manner.  Ability to analyze situations and take appropriate actions.  Ability to function as a working member of a group or team, as well as individually, with supervision.  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relations with the regulated public and the ability to maintain a professional demeanor in adverse circumstances.  Bilingual (Spanish/English) abilities an asset

CERTIFICATES, LICENSURES, REGISTRATIONS:  Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and proof of automobile liability insurance.  Upon hire, must be able to obtain a license as a Certified Food Protection Manager, Designated Representative (OSSF system inspections) and other certifications as required.

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.  Must be in good general health in order to perform the duties of this position.  Must be able to operate a motor vehicle, traveling to surrounding counties, when necessary.  Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions rarely.  Must be able to sit at a desk, use a computer keyboard, answer the telephone, etc.  Must be able to use limbs and have the overall physical capacity to maneuver across sloped or shifting terrain, sloped or slippery floors, distances of several hundred yards, etc.  Must be able to tolerate odors that are organically generated and simultaneously perform the duties of this position.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described below 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.  Some of the duties involve sitting at a desk in a climate controlled environment.  Many times the employee will be out in the community in a retail food establishment, or outside inspecting an OSSF system or performing MS4 related activities and the climate will not be controllable.  Employee will perform on-call duties as described in the “Essential Duties…” section above.  Employee will work flexible hours, including weekend hours.  Employee will drive a vehicle provided by Victoria County for work duties only.  Employee will experience multiple encounters with the general public, with employees, and with supervisors throughout the day.

 

For a complete job description and requirements apply to: Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse, 115 N. Bridge, Room 127.  EEOE.  No phone calls please.  Applications are required and may be downloaded below.

  

Employment Application

 

VICTORIA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Location/Department: ANIMAL CONTROL
Position: SHELTER TECH
Full Time / Benefits Salary: $13.00/hour Open until filled

Brief Job Description: Perfoms all routine activities of the Animal Control Division of the Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD), but will predominantly participate in activities related tot he Animal Shelter.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Assists with overall care of all the animals within the shelter.  Assists in the practice of euthanasia to ensure safe and humane treatment, and dispose of unwanted, unclaimed, sick, injured and aged animals, handle dead and decomposing animal carcasses.  Assists in the enforcement of quarantine and dangerous animal procedures to protect public health.  Works cooperatively with other law enforcement groups and animal-related organizations.  Receives animals at the Animal Shelter facility and is responsible for their proper identification.  Treats and/or secures professional help for seriously injured animals.  Assists customers in choosing and adopting animals.  Assists in running the animal incinerator when needed.  Thoroughly clean and disinfect all areas of the shelter as often as is deemed necessary.  Cleans and sanitizes all cages, runs and related areas.  Wash, dry, fold and put away all towels, blankets and bedding.  Wash and sterilize water and food bowls.  General cleaning.  Patrol shelter grounds daily, picking up any trash and stool material.  Perform needed cleaning and maintenance of all equipment and tools used in job assignments.  Unpacking, labeling and stocking of shelter supplies.  Recognize and records any unusual condition or abnormal behavior of any shelter animal.  Reports signs of illness, disease, injury or unusual activity to supervisor(s). Valid Texas Driver's License.  

Education/Experience:  Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited high school.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described her 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.  Sit at a desk, talk, and/or hear under 1/3 of the time.  Stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, taste and/or smell from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.  Up to 100 pounds lifting from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.  Over 100 pounds lifting none of the time.  Close vision, at 20 inches or less, and distance vision, at 20 feet or more, is required, with or without correction.

 

For a complete job description and requirements apply to: Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse, 115 N. Bridge, Room 127.  EEOE.  No phone calls please.  Applications are required and may be downloaded below. 

 

Employment Application

 

VICTORIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Location/Department: Sheriff's Office
Position:Detention Officer
Full Time / Benefits Salary: $16.99 per hour Open until filled

Brief Job Description: To provide for the care, custody and control of inmates in the Victoria County Jail.  Basic duties include inmate processing, maintaining order, transporting inmates, conducting inmate and cell searches for contraband and enforcing facility rules.  Must be able to read and write the English language.  Bilingual is desirable but not necessary.  Possess a valid Texas Driver's License.  Must have the ability to obtain a jailer license through an approved TCLOSE Jail course.  Must be at least 21 years of age.  Must have high school diploma or equivalent.  Shift work is required for this position.  This position is considered "Essential Personnel", which requires being on duty to respond during emergency situations including, but not limited to, natural and/or man-made disasters.  The applicant will be subject to a background investigation conducted by the Victoria County Sheriff's Office and will submit to drug screening prior to beginning employment.  Applications can be picked up at the Sheriff's Office.

 

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Location/Department: Sheriff's Office
Position: Patrol Deputy
Full-Time Position / Benefits Salary: $21.57 - $22.66 per hour Open until filled

Minimum Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma or certificate of equivalency; must be of good moral character and reputation; must not have a felony, domestic violence, Class A or B misdemeanor conviction; must be 21 years of age; must be a US citizen; must possess a valid Texas Driver's License and valid auto liability insurance; must possess a TCOLE peace officer certification. 

Benefits/Incentives:  Employee/Dependent Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance; Paid Time Off (PTO), Longevity pay, Retirement Plan, Deferred Compensation Plan. 

Selection Process:  Written Aptitude Examination; Physical Agility Test; Board Interview; Background Investigation; Medical/Drug Screening; Psychological Evaluation.  This position is considered "Essential Personnel", which requires being on duty to respond during emergency situations including, but not limited to, natural and/or man-made disasters.  The applicant will be subject to a background investigation conducted by the Victoria County Sheriff's Office and will submit to drug screening prior to beginning employment.  Applications can be picked up at the Sheriff's Office.

 

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Location/Department: Sheriff's Office
Position:  Sergeant, SRO (School Resource Officer)
Full-Time Position / Benefits Salary: $24.27 per hour Open until June 10th, 2016 5:00pm

Minimum Qualifications:  SRO Sergeant must Possess a valid TexasDriver’s License;  Be a licensed peace officer with a minimum Intermediate TCOLE certification.  Hold certification as a School Resource Officer through the National Association of School Resource Officers or the ability to obtain certification through NASRO within 12 months of placement.  Never have been convicted of a felony, or a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude;  Be free of misdemeanor convictions for the last twelve [12] months;  Have no previous or current charges of driving while Intoxicated or driving under the Influence of drugs or alcohol;  Be subject to a thorough background investigation and personal interviews by agency personnel;  If served in the armed forces of any country, demonstrate stability, reliability, and integrity, by having an Honorable Discharge [Dishonorable or General discharges are not acceptable];  Demonstrate a good financial credit rating for the last five [5] years;  Demonstrate reading and comprehension skills in the English language to at least the 12th grade level through interviews and written demonstration of proficiency;  Demonstrate honesty and integrity by successfully completing pre-employment drug testing;  Be free from illegal drug use, or legal drugs that impair mental or physical performance, for the past 5 years;  Be fingerprinted and subjected to a search of local, state, and national records and fingerprint files;  Undergo physical and psychological assessments by licensed professionals.  If a physician or mental health professional identifies conditions that impede or prevent the individual from performing the essential tasks of this position, the applicant may not be eligible for employment as a law enforcement officer with the Victoria County Sheriff’s Office until such time as the issue or condition is resolved to the satisfaction of the original professional; SPECIFIC DUTIES:  Line supervisors are the backbone of the office, and they perform a critical role in how we are perceived and supported by the public.  What is expected most from Sergeants is leadership, and overt support of the high standards for this agency.  In addition to the general duties required, the SRO Sergeant will perform the following specific duties.  This Sergeant will:  Exercise direct supervision and control of the School Resource Officer section, or officer(s) placed in their charge.  Ensure that Safety and Security is a priority of assigned VISD Campuses.  Ensure that SRO’s respond to criminal activity and deter crime on assigned campuses.  Review reports submitted by SRO’s for accuracy, completeness and conformance with Victoria County standards.  Prepare SRO cases for presentment to the DA or JDC.  Prepare monthly RMS case and activity stats for individual SRO’s.  Prepare and keep time sheets on section personnel.  Maintain open communications with VISD Administration and campus administration.  Coordinate and ensure all VISD sporting events and functions are covered.  Respond to any campus where assistance is needed.   Upon assuming duties each shift, review general orders, post orders, directives, and policies and policies and procedures for recent changes;  Respond to dispatch orders without unnecessary delay;  Schedule and supervise work assignments and performance of officers assigned to the SRO section;  Assign duties to section personnel which further the mission and goals of the agency and VISD;  Routinely, conduct formal inspections of officer’s appearance, equipment, and grooming;  Routinely inspect the equipment, appearance, and work habits of officers assigned to the section prior to, during, and at the end of duty tours;  Advise other supervisors of observed activity of their officers needing possible corrective action; Take immediate action to prevent any officer from  Performing a unreasonably dangerous or illegal act, Using more than reasonable force,  Using unprofessional or abusive language, or gestures, Sexual harassment, Abusing a witness, suspect, or member of the public, Disrespectful conduct, speech, or gestures to another officer or supervisor, Failing to read or provide an arrestee their constitutional rights, & Dereliction of duty; Correct deficiencies in equipment, appearance, grooming and work habits; Counsel officers when opportunities for improvement become apparent; Discipline subordinate personnel according to the Sheriff’s Office’s standards, training, and disciplinary procedures; Proceed to and maintain control of scenes, until relieved by a higher authority, such as Serious crimes or accidents, & Unusual or emergency situations; Covertly and overtly observe officer performance, and provide recommendations when opportunities for improvement exist; Be familiar with VISD Campuses and building locations within the jurisdiction; Develop and maintain procedural guidelines for section officers; Appear in court and assist in the prosecution of violators; Serve on agency committees and boards when requested; & Perform other duties that may be assigned by Section Lieutenant.  EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED); Working knowledge regarding the agency’s code of ethics, standards, and policies and procedures; Demonstrate proficiency with: MS Word® or WordPerfect®, & MS Excel® Spreadsheet; At least four [4] years of full-time experience as a peace officer with Intermediate TCOLE Certification; Completion of no less than twenty-five [25] hours of in-service training annually; Completion of leadership or management course(s) of no less than forty [40] contact hours; &

In lieu of these qualifications, a combination of other training and experience may be considered

 

The applicant will be subject to a background investigation conducted by the Victoria County Sheriff's Office and will submit to drug screening prior to beginning employment.  Applications can be picked up at the Sheriff's Office.

 

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VICTORIA COUNTY JUVENILE JUSTICE CENTER
Location/Department: Juvenile Justice Center
Position: Juvenile Supervision Officer (PRN - as needed), Juvenile Detention Center
Extra Help/ No Benefits Salary: $13.20 per hour Open until filled

Brief Job Description: Performs supervisory care duties for juvenile inmates, upholding security standards, in compliance with county and state rules and regulations. Must be at least 21 years of age and have acquired a high school diploma or GED. Prefer experience in a corrections facility or juvenile settings. No Criminal Record within the past 5 years. Apply to Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse, 115 N. Bridge, Room 127.  EEOE.  No phone calls please.  County applications are required and can be downloaded below.

Employment Application

 

Location/Department: Juvenile Justice Center

Position: Supervision Officer/Rover Position (Scheduled Time), Juvenile Detention Center
Part-Time Position/No Benefits Salary: $13.20 per hour Open until filled

Brief Job Description: Performs supervisory care duties for juvenile inmates, upholding security standards, in compliance with County and State rules and regulations. High school diploma or GED required, must be 21 years of age or older. No criminal background within the past 5 years. Apply to Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse, 115 N. Bridge, Room 127.  EEOE.  No phone calls please.  County applications are required and can be downloaded below. 

Employment Application

 

Location/Department: Juvenile Justice Center
Position: Juvenile Supervision Officer, Juvenile Detention Center
Full-Time Position / Benefits Salary: $14.17 per hour Open until filled

Brief Job Description: Seeking a responsible person to provide security in a detention/residential facility. Must be at least 21 years of age and have acquired a high school diploma or GED. Will train. No Criminal Record. Apply to Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse, 115 N. Bridge, Room 127.  EEOE.  No phone calls please.  County applications are required and can be downloaded below. 

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VICTORIA COUNTY JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
Location/Department: Justice of the Peace, Pct. #1
Position: Asst. Chief Clerk
Full Time / Benefits Salary: $15.04 / hour Open until filled

Brief Job Description:  Provides a wide variety of responsible legal, clerical and administrative support to the JP in all phases of criminal and civil procedures.  Must be able to work independently with occasional review and technical assistance.  Preparation of legal documents including monthly reports, proceedings, dispositions, warrants and deposits.  Also assist the general public.  For a complete job description and requirements apply to: Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse, 115 N. Bridge, Room 127.  EEOE.  No phone calls please.  Applications are required and may be downloaded below.  

 

Employment Application

 

VICTORIA COUNTY JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
Location/Department: Justice of the Peace, Pct. #1
Position: Clerk II
Full Time / Benefits Salary: $11.65 / hour Open until filled

Brief Job Description:  Provides a wide variety of responsible legal, clerical and administrative support to the JP in all phases of criminal and civil procedures.  Must be able to work independently with occasional review and technical assistance.  Preparation of legal documents including monthly reports, proceedings, dispositions, warrants and deposits.  Also assist the general public.  For a complete job description and requirements apply to: Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse, 115 N. Bridge, Room 127.  EEOE.  No phone calls please.  Applications are required and may be downloaded below.  

Employment Application