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Employment Opportunities

Angelina County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applications for all persons without respect to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Angelina County is a drug free/tobacco free equal opportunity employer.

Angelina County will be accepting applications and resumes' for the following position:

 

 

Communications Operator

Angelina County Sheriff's Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Communications Operator.

This position will be responsible for a full range of radio and telephone operational duties in a 24-hour facility. Communications Operators are required to process and prioritize incoming calls for sheriff's office, police, fire, and EMS assistance.

Applicants are required to sucessfully pass a complete background investigation check and successfully complete a pre-employment interview board. Must qualify for and obtain TLETS Terminal Operator certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education within Twelve (12) months of employment. Previous law enforcement experience is not necessary, but, helpful.

Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
  • Must be willing to work shift work and holidays/weekends.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely over the radio and telephone.
  • Ability to perform multiple duties simultaneously.
  • Ability to make sound decisions using all available information.
  • Skills to accomplish tasks in a controlled, effective manner while working under stress.
  • Ability to read maps.
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and customers.
  • Ability to operate computer systems.
  • Abilty to type 35 words per minute(corrected).

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Bilingual skills strongly desired.
  • Skill in dealing with the public and other law enforcement personnel.
  • Transmits, receives, and relays official mesages via voice radio to agency officers and other law enforcement agency officials.
  • Knowledge of FCC laws, regulations, procedures and practices applicable to basic radio-telephone operation.
  • Knowledge of emergency dispatching methods using various communications equipment, including CAD or similar equipment.
  • Obtain and provide intellegence to officers and agents such as criminal activity, criminal and traffic warrants, driver license, criminal records, vehicle registrations, and status of persons apprehended.
  • Exercises sound judgement and ingenuity to provide emergency assistance in incidents posing a threat to the safety of officer/general public.
  • Ability to tolerate and react to high stress situations and emergencies and to maintain composure.

Special Instructions:

  • Application forms and detailed job description can be obtained below or picked up at the Angelina County Sheriff's Department, 2311 E. Lufkin, Ave., Lufkin.
  • Angelina County is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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Patrol Deputy

Angelina County Sheriff's Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy assigned to Patrol.

The Angelina County Sheriff’s Department is looking for positive, proactive, energetic, enthusiastic individuals that support our core principles of community, safety, service to fill the position of Patrol Deputy.  The Patrol Deputy enforces the laws for the County of Angelina, State of Texas by patrolling and responding to and investigating incidents and complaints received through communications, according to the rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the Sheriff’s Department.  Under general supervision, exercises responsibility for the enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare.  Exercises independent judgment in dealing with dangerous or unusual situations, exercising safety practices and procedures.  Works under stressful, high risk conditions. Reports to assigned Sergeant or Lieutenant.

The Angelina County Sheriff’s Department has an obligation to employ persons of good integrity who will maintain the security and high standards of its services, and whose conduct will maintain public confidence.  To achieve these objectives, the Angelina County Sheriff’s Department will conduct a thorough background investigation on all candidates who pass the initial application review, to include but not limited to the following:

  • Educational review
  • Work history review
  • Driving record review
  • Criminal record review
  • Family history review
  • Personal reference review
  • Initial interview
  • Pre-employment physical examination
  • Pre-employment drug screening
  • Pre-employment psychological screening
  • Any other requirement determined necessary by the Angelina County Sheriff’s Department

Applicants are required to successfully pass a complete background investigation check and successfully complete a pre-employment interview board.  It is critical that all questions on the History Statement and the additional application questions are answered and answered truthfully.  The completion of the history statement and the additional application questions represent your ability to provide written communication and follow directions.  Incomplete history statements and the additional application questions will not be processed. 

Eligibility Requirements (partial list):

  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Minimum of 21 years of age or older.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Must possess a valid and eligible Texas Driver’s License.
  • Must be a licensed Peace officer by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
  • Must not have ever been convicted of an offense above a Class B Misdemeanor and no convictions for a Class B misdemeanor within the past 10 years.
  • Must not have convictions for any family violence of any degree ever.
  • Must not have pending litigation – criminal or civil.
  • Must not have been discharged from any military service under less than honorable conditions.
  • Be subjected to a thorough comprehensive background investigation and interview.
  • All applicants must pass medical, mental and drug testing requirements.
  • Must be willing to work shift work, holidays and weekends.
  • Be of good moral character.
  • Ability to tolerate and react to high stress situations and emergencies and to maintain composure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to make sound decisions using all available information.
  • Skills to accomplish tasks in a controlled, effective manner while working under stress.
  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and the general public.
  • Ability to operate computer systems.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Patrol Deputy Annual Salary $36,000.00
  • Certificate Pay
  • Texas County & District Retirement System
  • County Paid Insurance for Employees
  • Thirteen Paid Holidays a Year
  • Cumulating Eight Hours of Sick Time a Month
  • Longevity Pay, $8.00 per month for each full year, paid in one lump sum each December
  • Paid Vacations days starting at five days for first year of service, ten days for second year of service and fifteen days after five years of service

Special Instructions:

  • Application forms can be obtained below or picked up at the Angelina County Sheriff's Department, 2311 E. Lufkin, Ave., Lufkin.
  • Angelina County is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Download Application