Employment Opportunities

Emergency Services Dispatchers

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) is currently seeking qualified applicants for current and future

Certified Telecommunicator positions.
Starting pay: $17.48/hour
Completion of Basic Certification: $19.04/hour

BENEFITS

Medical; Dental; Vision; Life, AD&D, TCDRS County Retirement System (8 years to vesting), Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, Longevity Pay

Telecommunicators 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 Telecommunicators seeking lateral entry.

Candidates must be able to multitask while working under pressure exercising good judgement in emergency situations, answer multi-line telephones, correctly process and record into CAD, work as a team, receive a Telecommunicator license within first year of employment and maintain a high level of confidentiality. No experience necessary, we train.

Successful candidates must pass the ACSO comprehensive pre-employment background, which includes but is not limited to written exam, medical exam, psychological exam, credit history, work history.

For additional information, email Communication Supervisor Emilie at emiliel@austincountyso.org or call at 979-865-3111.

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.

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