Employment Opportunities

Full Time Jailers

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) is currently seeking qualified applicants for current and future Certified Jailer positions.
 
Starting Salary: $46,507.00/year
Step Raises at 1yr, 3yrs, 7yrs and 12yrs
 
BENEFITS
 
Medical; Dental; Vision; Life, AD&D, TCDRS County Retirement System (8 years to vesting), Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, Paid Holidays; Certificate Pay, Longevity Pay
 
Jailers work 12 hour shifts and work 15 days each month. Every other weekend off is a 3-day weekend.
 
Preference will be given to current or retired jailers seeking lateral entry.
 
Successful candidates must pass the ACSO comprehensive pre-employment background, which includes but is not limited written exam, medical exam, psychological exam, credit history, work history.

Full Time Patrol Deputy

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) is currently seeking qualified applicants for current and future Certified Peace Officer positions.
 
Must hold a current TCOLE Peace Officer Certificate
 
Starting Salary: $49,997.00/year
Step Raises at 6mo, 3yrs, 7yrs and 12yrs
 
BENEFITS
 
Medical; Dental; Vision; Life, AD&D, TCDRS County Retirement System (8 years to vesting), Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, Paid Holidays; Certificate Pay, Longevity Pay
 
Patrol deputies work 12-hour shifts and work 15 days each month. Every other weekend off is a 3-day weekend.
 
Preference will be given to current or retired peace officers seeking lateral entry.
 
Successful candidates must pass the ACSO comprehensive pre-employment background, which includes but is not limited written exam, medical exam, psychological exam, credit history, work history.

Emergency Services Dispatchers

In accordance with the employment policies of Austin County, the Austin County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for Emergency Services Dispatchers. Receives emergency calls from the public and dispatches appropriate emergency services. Must be 18 years of age or older – US Citizen – High School Diploma or equivalent. No convictions for anything above a B Misdemeanor – Favorable Employment and Credit History. Must have the ability to multi- task while working under pressure exercising good judgement in emergency situations. Must have good computer and reading skills – must be able to project voice over the radio in a clear manner. Successful applicant will have to pass a comprehensive background check, medical and psychological, drug screen and oral interview. No experience necessary – we will train. Will have to be licensed by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement within one year. Benefits: Paid Holidays – Paid Vacation – Retirement Plan – Health Insurance.

THE AUSTIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER TO ALL EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY, OR GENETICS