Saturday the 24th 2016

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.

The Immigrations Reform and Control Act of 1986 require all persons to whom a job offer is extended to provide proof of identity and eligibility to work in the U. S. before employment processing is completed.

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

The County of Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 

 

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT:  Health Department

 

POSITION:  Community Health Worker

FULL-TIME

SALARY:  14.50-16.00

OPEN UNTIL: 09/20/2016

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:                                                                                              

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. To community health worker role will engage in programming activities in support of the Healthy South Texas (HST) Initiative in the area of diabetes and asthma.

  • Identifies the physical, social and emotional health needs of individuals and families through systematic assessment utilizing professional skills, health history, physical evaluation, laboratory and other diagnostic tools.
  • Community Health Worker works directly with all Victoria Health Department divisions to identify at-risk clients for patient assistance programs, navigator assistance and information and referral practices to address individual and collective health care and social needs.
  • Teaches, supervises and counsels the patient and family members regarding the care and other related problems of the patient.
  • Assists families in achieving healthful, safe living for all age groups by giving instruction and guidance in the basic principles relating to accident prevention, communicable disease control, nutrition, child growth and development, and physical and emotional fitness.
  • Imparts information about services to professional organizations and other community groups as assigned in a manner consistent with policies and functions of VCCHD and the affected agency.

Outreach: Victoria Health Department’s Community Health Worker will provide referrals to HST medication assistance program and educational programs (e.g., diabetes, asthma, well baby).

Participate in community events to promote the HST activities.

Data Sharing: Victoria Health Department will provide data for clients who are referred to HST activities.

  1.  Coordinate activities with the Corpus Christi Healthy South Texas office.
  2. .Provide feedback to the Health Science Center Interim Executive Vice President, the Health Science Center Designee to Healthy South Texas Initiative, and the Regional Healthy South Texas Director on opportunities and challenges in conducting Healthy South Texas activities.
  3. Other duties as requested and mutually agreed upon.
  • Counsels clients with specific health goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Absolute client confidentiality is expected, and breech of such is grounds for immediate termination.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • One (1) year of full-time paid employment in capacity interfacing with public officials and citizens.  

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Texas Driver’s License.
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience working with and knowledge of available community resources

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.

  • Sit at a desk, talk, and/or hear over 2/3 of the time.
  • Stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, taste and/or smell under 1/3 of the time.
  • Up to 25 pounds lifting under 1/3 of the time.
  • Over 25 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.

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.

  • Exposure to wet or humid conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, work in high or precarious areas, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold (non-weather), extreme heat (non-weather), risk of electric shock, work with explosives, risk of radiation, and/or vibration occurs none of the time.
  • Exposure to moderate noise levels.

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

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT:  Sheriff’s Department

 

POSITION:  Records Clerk

FULL-TIME

SALARY:  $15.10

OPEN UNTIL:  NOON 9/30/2016

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

1.Answer phones, assist callers with requests for information regarding records, warrants, time served, etc.

2.Data entry including warrant entry, citation entry, county and district court bills, orders, capias withdrawals, dismissals, Grand Jury indictments, etc.

3.Coordinate with other counties and Courts/Extradition Unit to schedule in state and out of state extraditions.

4.Effectively coordinate with other county offices including County and District Clerk’s offices, DA’s office, Adult Probation, Parole, JDC, JP offices, etc. on numerous tasks to ensure good working relationships.

5.Coordinates with TDCJ regarding detainers, bench warrants, time served etc.

6.Process Victoria County bonds and out of county bonds.

7.Performs wanted checks for weekly fingerprint and local background checks.

8.Coordinate with Adult Probation and bail bonding agencies for travel expense reimbursement.

9.Assist Records Administrator as needed with quality control of reports and data entry for compliance with TCOLE Racial Profiling Report, IBR, UCR, etc.

10.Assist Records Administrator in meeting compliance for deadlines and regulations with requests for public records under the Freedom of Information Act and Texas Public Information Act.

11.Interface with public in VCSO lobby and delegate to appropriate division.

12.Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • HS diploma or equivalent.
  • Typing speed of 30 wpm or better; experience with computer systems.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and determine priority in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly and effectively.
  • Ability to take on a heavy workload and accurately complete projects in a timely manner.

 

Submit applications to:     Lt. Pat Aitchison, Training Unit

                                            Victoria County Sheriff’s Office

                                            101 N Glass

                                            Victoria, Texas 77901

 

VCSO personnel must complete a Supplemental Employment Application along with resume and training records.  Supervisors should insure that the applicant meets the minimum job requirements for the position prior to approving the submission.

 

 Applications may be picked up at the Victoria County Sheriff's Office or Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse and/or you may print out an application by Clicking Here.  

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT:  Sheriff’s Department

 

POSITION:  Patrol Deputy

FULL-TIME

SALARY:  $21.57 – $22.66

OPEN UNTIL:  NOON 9/30/2016

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: To fulfill the mission, goals, and objectives of Victoria County Sheriff’s Office, officers, employees, and supervisors must have the ability to perform a variety of duties that are essential to the positions they fill.  Therefore, individuals applying for the position of Patrol Deputy will initially meet and maintain the same Essential Functions as those described under Essential Functions for Entry Level Law Enforcement Officers.  They are:

1.  Speak, Write, and Read Reports and Comprehend Other Documents;

2.  Handle Human Relations Problems;

3.  Engage in Physical Activities;

4.  Operate Patrol Vehicle;

5.  Enforce Traffic Laws and Manage Traffic Accidents;

6.  Arrest and Detain Persons;

7.  Use Physical Force to Control Persons; 

8.  Uses Deadly Force;

9.  Conduct Search and Seizure;

10.  Protect Crime Scene and Collect Evidence and Information;

11.  Conduct Initial Investigations of Various Crimes and Events;

12.  Provide Emergency Assistance; &

13.  Present Testimony.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
 

Individuals seeking the position of patrol deputy must:

  1. Possess a valid Texas Driver License;
  2. Be a licensed peace officer with TCLEOSE
  3. Be subject to a thorough background investigation and personal interviews by agency personnel;
  4. Maintain a license as a law enforcement or peace officer as defined by the state statute, rules, and regulations;
  5. Any requirement may be waived by the sheriff or his designee for cause.
  6. Licensed peace officers who meet the above listed requirements from other units within the Victoria County Sheriff’s Office may apply for a lateral transfer to the Patrol Unit.

 GENERAL DUTIES:
 
Patrol Deputies of Victoria County Sheriff’s Office are required to:

    1. Carry out the law enforcement function, in strict compliance with the policies and procedures of the agency;
    2. Provide general law enforcement services to those within the jurisdictional limits of the agency;
    3. Preserve public peace;
    4. Protect life;
    5. Protect property;
    6. Prevent crime;
    7. Protect the constitutional rights of all persons encountered or arrested;
    8. Provide equal protection for all;
    9. Use force sparingly and only when necessary to effect a lawful end;
    10. Enforce the laws of the state and other applicable ordinances;
    11. Arrive to work at a specified time, unless otherwise instructed;
    12. Protect persons and property that may come under your charge or custody;
    13. Be on duty in the prescribed uniform, and be mentally, emotionally and physically prepared to perform all required duties;
    14. Remain on duty and fully conscious until the expiration of the shift, and/or relieved by a supervisor;
    15. Maintain a clean and professional appearance while on duty;
    16. Complete, and turn in before the end of each tour of duty, all reports and necessary paperwork;
    17. Maintain sensitivity and provide equality to all ethnicities, religions, genders, and cultural groups;
    18. Establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other agencies, and the public;
    19. Attend and complete all required training and demonstrations of proficiency;
    20. Establish and maintain liaison with local, county, state, federal agencies, and public officials

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Patrol deputies perform a critical role in how we are perceived and supported by the public.  Patrol Deputies are often rotated from one section, shift, or division to another.  These rotations strengthen the agency by developing deputies that are exposed to an assortment of methods of problem solving for various law enforcement duties.  What is expected most from the Patrol Deputy is open support of the high standards for this agency.

In addition to the general duties required, the Patrol Deputy will perform the following specific duties.  Deviations from the duties within this job description are subject to the prior approval of the Sheriff or his designee.  The Patrol Deputy will:

  1. 1.As needed upon assuming duties each shift, the patrol deputy will review general orders, directives, and policies and policies and procedures for recent changes;
  2. 2.Respond to dispatch orders without unnecessary delay;
  3. 3.Advise supervisors of observed activity of their officers needing possible corrective action;
    1. a.Performing a unreasonably dangerous or illegal act,
    2. 9.Additional specific duties added by supervisors.
  1. Take immediate action to prevent any officer from
    1. Using more than reasonable force,
    2. Using unprofessional or abusive language, or gestures,
    3. Sexual harassment,
    4. Abusing a witness, suspect, or member of the public,
    5. Disrespectful conduct, speech, or gestures to another officer or supervisor,
    6. Failing to read or provide an arrestee their constitutional rights, &
    7. Dereliction of duty;
  1. Report deficiencies in equipment, appearance, grooming and work habits;
  2. Patrol and inspect Victoria County Sheriff’s Office jurisdictional areas and agency operations when necessary;
  3. Be familiar with streets and building locations within the jurisdiction;
  4. Appear in court and assist in the prosecution of violators;

 CHAIN OF COMMAND:
 
This position reports and is accountable to the Patrol Sergeant. 

 

      Closing Date:                   Noon, September 30, 2019

 

Submit applications to:     Lt. Pat Aitchison, Training Unit

                                            Victoria County Sheriff’s Office

                                            101 N Glass

                                            Victoria, Texas 77901

 

VCSO personnel must complete a Supplemental Employment Application along with resume and training records.  Supervisors should insure that the applicant meets the minimum job requirements for the position prior to approving the submission.

Applications may be picked up at the Victoria County Sheriff's Office or Administrative Services, Victoria County Courthouse and/or you may print out an application by Clicking Here.  

 

 

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. 

Employment Application