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Sheriff’s Office

PATROL DEPUTY

Preserves the peace within Lubbock County by use of all lawful means and shall when authorized by law interfere to prevent or suppress crime. Sworn to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States and of the State of Texas. High School Diploma or GED certificate; Peace Officer certification through Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). Knowledge of police and investigative work; civil process, warrants, subpoenas, and other legal papers. Ability to operate computers; safely handle firearms; read and write reports, letters, and memos; operate a vehicle in various situations; physically restrain individuals; communicate effectively, both in person and over the phone; and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and other law enforcement personnel. Peace Officer certification by the TCOLE. Also possess a valid Texas Driver’s License in good standing. Must be able to complete 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.

Starting Salary $25.129/hr, $52,268.32 annually.
Closing date 12/12/2022

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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.

Position Requirements

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: $20.206/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 Lubbock County sheriff’s Office, 712 Broadway, Lubbock, Texas, or mailed to PO Box 10536, Lubbock, TX 79408. Closing Date: 12/31/2022.

Starting Salary $19.273/hr., $40,087.84 annually.

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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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or GED and must be at least 21 years of age. Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license. Must be able to communicate effectively with others in writing and verbally. An individual must have the ability to read, write, speak and comprehend the English language.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local laws, regulations, codes and ordinances. Officers will obtain a basic understanding of standards established by the Texas Minimum Jail Standards, Lubbock County and Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office Policies and Procedures. Officers must possess the ability to work independently in the absence of supervision. Employees will maintain physical conditioning appropriate for the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following: subdue resisting individuals, lift and carry moderate weight materials, stand or sit for extended periods, operate assigned equipment. Employees will be required to effectively handle the work environment and conditions, which involve responding to emergency situations, working closely with others, irregular work hours, exposure to bodily fluids and effectively deal with personal danger which may include exposure to armed/dangerous persons and communicable diseases. Officers must also maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for: making observations, reading and writing, operating assigned
equipment, communicating with others, ability to maintain mental capacity which allows the capability of exercising sound judgement and rational thinking under dangerous circumstances, evaluating various options and alternatives, choosing appropriate and reasonable courses of action, and demonstrating intellectual capabilities during training and testing processes.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Possession of, or ability to obtain a Basic Jailer’s License Certificate from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).

Starting Salary $25.129/hr, $52,268.32 annually.
Closing date 12/31/2022

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Entry-Level Detention Officer

Responsible for the accurate and timely processing of inmates into and out of the Lubbock County Detention Center, serving as the primary contact for daily interactions with attorneys, law enforcement agencies and the public, and ensuring safety and security of the facility and personnel.

Position Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty.
An individual must have the ability to read, write, speak and comprehend the English language.
A language skills assessment and a typing evaluation will be given to evaluate the employee’s ability to understand the English language.
Acceptable typing evaluation will be a minimum 35 WPM with 80% accuracy.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill(s) and/or abilities required.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or GED and must be at least 18 years of age. Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license. Must be able to communicate effectively with others in writing and verbally.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local laws, regulations, codes and ordinances. Officers will obtain a basic understanding of standards established by the Texas Minimum Jail Standards, Lubbock County and Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office Policies and Procedures. Officers must possess the ability to work independently in the absence of supervision. Employees will maintain physical conditioning appropriate for the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include the following: subdue resisting individuals, lift and carry moderate weight materials, stand or sit for extended periods of time, operate assigned equipment. Employees will be required to effectively handle the work environment and conditions which involve: responding to emergency situations, working closely with others, irregular work hours, exposure to bodily fluids and effectively deal with personal danger which may include exposure to armed/dangerous persons and communicable diseases. Officers must also maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for: making observations, reading and writing, operating assigned equipment, communicating with others, ability to maintain mental capacity which allows the capability of exercising sound judgement and rational thinking under dangerous circumstances, evaluating various options and alternatives, choosing appropriate and reasonable courses of action, and demonstrating intellectual capabilities during training and testing processes.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Possession of, or ability to obtain a Basic Jailer’s License Certificate from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).

Starting Salary- $39,549.12 Annually $19.014/hr. Closing date 12/31/2022

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