Denton County

Denton County, Texas - Home With a population of just over 859,000, we are one of the fastest growing counties in the country. With that comes myriad development and entertainment opportunities to serve our citizens, as well as the steady stream of visitors to the area.

Located at the apex of Dallas and Fort Worth triangle, Denton County is a hub of growth and development. We have a pro-business climate, as evidenced by our low tax rate. Our government officials welcome innovative, high-quality development and the opportunity to strengthen the current economic base and create job opportunities, and are committed to an ongoing improvement in the quality of life for our citizens.

Home to two major universities, with a third under construction, and one junior college, Denton County’s focus on higher education is second to none. Not only does Denton County boast two major highways within close proximity to DFW International Airport, but we are also home to Alliance Airport, the world's first 100% industrial airport designed for cargo and corporate aviation.

According to a recent CBS News report, of the nine U.S. counties with the strongest economic growth, Denton County ranks number one. In addition, we have a well-educated, skilled workforce, and an abundance of land for future development.

We welcome you to Denton County and invite you to experience all the great things Denton County has to offer – you will not be disappointed!

43 job(s) at Denton County

DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 17, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Health Services Specialist I performs basic health care tasks and specialized detention work in the care and security of inmates. Examples of Duties Handles and manages routine and sensitive correspondence, medical records, reports, billing statements, memorandums, and other documents. Provides inmates and juvenile detainees with baseline medical assessments; provides basic health care to inmates and juvenile detainees, including both emergent and non-emergent care. Performs phlebotomy and specimen collection for both pathology and forensic processing, assists physicians and allied care providers during patient evaluation and examination clinics, Provides immunizations. Distributes medications and updates related files to ensure proper documentation of administered medications. Receives, distributes, and maintains office supply and medical supply inventories. Arranges and coordinates inmate patient appointments with community providers; helps to ensure transportation and security procedures are followed. Manages phone calls and inquiries from citizens or the general community, providing information as necessary or referring callers to appropriate personnel, and routing messages. Processes inmate patient billing statements from community providers and services. Maintains follow up care schedules and routes patient information as necessary; files related medical information as needed. Assists with recording, entering, and posting inmate co-pay statements for collection. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Must be 18 years of age. Must be a United States citizen. High school diploma or GED and EMT Certification, Pharmacy Technician, or Medical Assistant Certification required. Possession of a valid Driver's License. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Supplemental Information This position is not expected to be filled until after October 1, 2021. To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
Description The Warrant Research Specialist performs a variety of secretarial, administrative and technical duties for the Sheriff's Department Warrant section. Work involves entering new warrants and civil papers into the computer system; updating status of warrants when subject is in custody or warrants have been served. Employee is also responsible for screening and independently handling a variety of inquiries, and answering telephones. Examples of Duties Researches a variety of information related to warrants, criminal backgrounds, and other information needed to track issued warrants and the criminals involved. Enters new warrants and civil papers in the Sheriff's computer system; updates status of warrants when subject is in custody or warrant has been served; distributes information to proper authorities or personnel as necessary. Answers radio calls and assists with gathering needed information; relays information back. Performs TCIC and NCIC entries and lookups as needed. Answers phone and handles inquiries from the general public. Obtains driver's license photos and distributes to necessary employee or authority. Files and records information as necessary; maintains files as changes are processed. Sends teletype requests to other law enforcement agencies to confirm warrants which we hold; requests that they attempt to apprehend a wanted person living or working in their area. Responds to Hit Confirmation Requests from other agencies to confirm active warrants. Responds to radio traffic with warrants for deputies; this includes verifying status of warrants, running license plates and driver's licenses check. Verifies regularly that our hold is still in place for subject and notifies transport when surrounding counties have subjects to pick up and bring to Denton County. Schedules warrant deputy to transport subjects from other agencies. Creates packets of information on each wanted person for the deputy assigned to each case; packets include researched information regarding alias names, home address, and past criminal history. Prepares and re-enters misdemeanor warrants that have been purged from the statewide criminal information database. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED and a minimum one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Must be a U.S. citizen. Must be able to be certified as a TLETS Operator. Possession of a valid Driver's License. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Ability to be certified within one (1) year of employment as a County jailer by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. Supplemental Information This position is not expected to be filled until after October 1, 2021. To ensure proper delivery of emails, please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: 9/21/2021 5:00 PM Central
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Administrative Specialist II performs a variety of secretarial, clerical, and general office assistance duties to support activities of the assigned department. Work involves preparing and maintaining a variety of files and documents, answering telephone calls, greeting the public, and routing communications. Employee is responsible for performing general clerical duties such as preparing photocopies, processing mail, and compiling data for reports. Examples of Duties Answers incoming calls, greets visitors and answers inquiries related to the county or specific department, and directs visitors to correct employee or department as necessary. Processes incoming and outgoing mail; routes mail to proper recipient. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing, spreadsheet and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information as requested or otherwise necessary; establishes and maintains files. Maintains office supply inventories, ordering and distributing supplies as necessary. Regular and punctual attendance required. Receives and processes service fees for civil process; makes deposits as necessary. Receives and disperses payments; assists with grants. Enters civil process papers in computer system; monitors progress and returns to appropriate court and or attorney. Enters warrants in system and sets up warrant files as necessary. Applies Attorney General Payments; sends statement for payment. Receives and directs messages from radio and phone. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and a minimum two years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred. Supplemental Information This position is not expected to be filled until after October 1, 2021. To ensure proper delivery of emails, please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: 9/21/2021 5:00 PM Central
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 14, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Life Safety Technician oversee the installation, inspection, testing, maintenance, repair, and compliance of life safety systems, equipment, and their components. This position will also be responsible for helping design systems for new construction, reviewing plans, and meeting with contractors and elected officials. Examples of Duties Installs, tests, configures, troubleshoots and repairs fire and security alarm components. Performs both routine and preventative maintenance on life safety equipment and devices and oversees local and federal system testing. Manages vendors, equipment inventory, installation work, and warranty work. Reviews drawings for new construction and remodel work concerning fire safety systems. Escorts and oversees vendors performing installations, maintenance, and repairs of life safety systems. Assist on low voltage system installations and maintenance. Maintains licenses, certifications, and training of the most current technologies. Consults with department heads, elected officials and architects in planning and installing equipment and attends other meetings, such as Owner-Architect-Contractor (OAC) and departmental meetings. Assists with specialized projects to integrate, repair, or update systems. Maintains documents and files related to duties. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED required. A minimum of one year of experience in a related field and a Fire Alarm Technician (FAL) License required OR a minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field and must obtain a Fire Alarm Technician (FAL) License within 6 months of employment required. Courses completed in low voltage electronics preferred. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Supplemental Information This position is not expected to be filled until after October 1, 2021. To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 14, 2021
Full Time
Description The Deputy Clerk I performs specialized clerical, administrative, and secretarial work in an assigned department. Examples of Duties Answers telephone and greet visitors; provides information or refers inquiries to appropriate personnel; routes incoming calls and records messages; responds to emails and faxes as necessary. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information; maintains pertinent files and records; scans and copies documents as necessary; ensures files are complete and accurate. Processes incoming and outgoing mail, including preparing photocopies and collating materials; distributes mail to appropriate department or employee. Balances the cash drawer daily and prepares related reports on a daily and weekly basis. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Assists the Judge in the courtroom during trials; maintains court records and events. Processes and enters information for traffic tickets, evictions, warrants, and truancy paperwork as necessary; processes and enters a variety of court paperwork, including Federal, Civil, and small claims filings and proceedings. Collects court costs and fees. Receives and processes filings and hearings for evictions, small claims, justice court suits, marriage licenses, Writs of Possessions, Writs of Re-entry, illegal tows, bonds, appeals, and promises to appear in court. Administers oaths and affidavits as necessary. Calculates and processes exact fines and filing fee amounts; receives and processes payment for fees and fines; handles receipts for money; reconciles cash drawer at the close of each business day; creates related financial reports; completes bank deposits as necessary. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and minimum one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Completion of some college level course work preferred. Specific certifications related to the area of assignment may be required for this position. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred but not required. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails, please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: 9/17/2021 5:00 PM Central
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 11, 2021
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. Under the direction of the Denton County GIS Manager, the GIS Technician assists with Denton County GIS projects by creating, updating, and maintaining point, line, and polygon data. The GIS Technician must work collaboratively as a team member assisting with general GIS services and managing tasks effectively. Minimum Qualifications Requires proficiency with Esri's ArcGIS suite of software to edit and create GIS data, including ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro. The candidate must have experience communicating cartographic information through writing or map exhibits. Must not have any Class B misdemeanor or higher convictions or deferred adjudications. Supplemental Information This position is not expected to be filled until after October 1, 2021. The anticipated work schedule is 20 to 40 hours/week. Contract Labor positions are staffed through an employment agency. Denton County will provide the name and contact information for the employment agency prior to starting an assignment. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 11, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Corrections Facility Technician I performs semi-skilled to skilled work in the maintenance and repair of the Sheriff's Department, Detention Center, and jail facilities. Work involves the maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment including jail security systems and performing a variety of maintenance and repair tasks requiring knowledge of building trade skills. Employee is responsible for performing semi-skilled work in one or more building trades, such as electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting and/or installation of heating and air conditioning equipment. Examples of Duties Performs maintenance work on mechanical and technical security systems, including security locks and doors, surveillance systems, fire alarms, smoke exhaust systems, life safety equipment, etc. Assists in the development and implementation of preventive maintenance programs and schedules for correctional facilities, mechanical systems, and technical systems. Assists in the development of plans for facility improvements and/or maintenance tasks; estimates the cost of repairs and improvements. Performs carpentry and renovation work in the construction, repair, or alteration of floors, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows and screens. Builds or repairs partitions, cabinets, tables, shelves, and bookcases. Performs maintenance work on heating and air conditioning systems by checking thermostats, couplers, fuses, belts, motors, etc. Assists in major heating and air conditioning repair projects. Performs skilled plumbing tasks including changing faucet washers, stems, seals, etc. by installing water and sanitary fixtures and equipment and repairing toilets by changing tank bulbs, overflow tubes, guide wires, etc. Sands, paints, or stains walls, woodwork, cabinets, tables, and other wooden articles. Hangs and finishes sheetrock, paneling, wallpaper, tile, and moldings. Installs and repairs carpeting, glass panes, and suspended ceiling grids and tiles. Supervises activities of inmate trustees assigned to work projects, ensuring adherence to established policies, procedures and standards. Reviews and inspects contracted work for quality and compliance with appropriate standards. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED and a minimum one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Must be a U.S. citizen. Must attain certification by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement as a Jailer within one (1) year of employment. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Supplemental Information This position is not expected to be filled until after October 1, 2021. To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.go v to your email safe list . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 09, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Deputy Sheriff performs law enforcement work to protect lives, property, and rights of citizens of the County. Work involves performing law enforcement or jail duties in a specific area of assignment. This position may serve civil process papers, such as summons, writs of possession, foreclosures, executions, claim and delivery, restraining orders; answer complaint calls and patrol the County in an official vehicle to deter crime or apprehend violators or suspects; serve warrants and make warrant arrests; and/or performing various procedures associated with transporting prisoners for the Sheriff's Department. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary according to areas of assignment. Employee is subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work. Examples of Duties Enforces all the laws of the state and applicable federal laws. Provides law enforcement services to residents and responds to service requests. Prepares documentation and reports in a timely manner. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Provides security for county buildings, county employees, citizens, and others conducting business in county buildings. Operates x-ray machines, walk-through metal detectors, and hand-held metal detectors as necessary. Monitors surveillance cameras as assigned. Responds to calls for service on county property. Completes offense and incident reports as necessary; may be required to testify in court. Apprehends criminals in a variety of both hostile and non-hostile situations. Provides field training for other deputies; answers any questions or provides instruction as necessary. Performs other related duties as required Minimum Qualifications CERTIFICATION AS A PEACE OFFICER IN THE STATE OF TEXAS REQUIRED High School graduation or GED. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Must be a U.S. citizen. Supplemental Information This position is not expected to be filled until after October 1, 2021. To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 09, 2021
Description The Application Support Specialist supports complex COVID-19 and public health applications and associated databases. Acts as a technical liaison between public health, technology services, and third-party application vendors to support applications utilized in COVID-19 response. Examples of Duties Maintains COVID-19 public health applications, associated databases, and web services. Analyzes and troubleshoots web application and data issues and escalates to business owners or vendors. Verifies and maintains the integrity of public health and COVID-19 immunization data. Contributes to business process improvement initiatives. Facilitates secure HL7 data transfer of applicable COVID-19 records to statewide databases. Reviews and maintains COVID-19 vaccination clinic records. Performs software testing. Confers with public health and technology services in planning and updating COVID-19 applications. Generates reports and aggregates applicable data as needed; documents all work and maintains related files and records. Creates and maintains application support documentation. Coordinates application reporting requests, assists with defining requirements, and validates reporting results. Follows county policies and best practices related to information security; exercises good judgement to protect the confidentiality and integrity of Denton County computer systems and electronic records; supports compliance with HIPAA and other information security regulations. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma and two (2) years experience in computer science or technical computer applications, such as SFTP/FTP software, Microsoft Power Apps, or Microsoft Excel, required. Supplemental Information The anticipated length of the assignment is 6 months. Contract Labor positions are staffed through an employment agency. Denton County will provide the name and contact information for the employment agency prior to starting an assignment. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 08, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Deputy Sheriff performs law enforcement work to protect lives, property, and rights of citizens of the County. Work involves performing law enforcement or jail duties in a specific area of assignment. This position may serve civil process papers, such as summons, writs of possession, foreclosures, executions, claim and delivery, restraining orders; answer complaint calls and patrol the County in an official vehicle to deter crime or apprehend violators or suspects; serve warrants and make warrant arrests; and/or performing various procedures associated with transporting prisoners for the Sheriff's Department. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary according to areas of assignment. Employee is subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work. Examples of Duties Enforces all the laws of the state and applicable federal laws. Provides law enforcement services to residents and responds to service requests. Prepares documentation and reports in a timely manner. Regular and punctual attendance is required.Patrols county roadways and assists citizens in both emergency and non-emergency situations. Responds to calls for service as necessary; reports back to station as situation changes or assistance is needed. Performs traffic enforcement duties, including issuing citations and tickets, directing traffic, and responding to accidents; performs DWI enforcement. Completes offense and incident reports as necessary; may be required to testify in court. Apprehends criminals in a variety of both hostile and non-hostile situations. Provides field training for other officers; answers any questions or provides instruction as necessary. Responds to animal control calls for service as necessary. Investigates crime scenes; gathers evidence and lifts latent prints; takes photos of crime scene or marks out evidence as necessary. Patrols unincorporated areas as necessary. Writes and/or issues citations or warnings in accordance with City, county, and/or state laws, regulations, ordinances, and procedures. Services and maintains parking enforcement equipment, such as meters, parking machines, and signs. Educates the public regarding parking regulations and citations. May respond to situations involving SWAT. Performs other related duties as required Minimum Qualifications CERTIFICATION AS A PEACE OFFICER IN THE STATE OF TEXAS REQUIRED High School graduation or GED. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Must be a U.S. citizen. Supplemental Information This position is not expected to be filled until after October 1, 2021. To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 08, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Deputy Sheriff performs law enforcement work to protect lives, property, and rights of citizens of the County. Work involves performing law enforcement or jail duties in a specific area of assignment. This position may serve civil process papers, such as summons, writs of possession, foreclosures, executions, claim and delivery, restraining orders; answer complaint calls and patrol the County in an official vehicle to deter crime or apprehend violators or suspects; serve warrants and make warrant arrests; and/or performing various procedures associated with transporting prisoners for the Sheriff's Department. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary according to areas of assignment. Employee is subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work. Examples of Duties Enforces all the laws of the state and applicable federal laws. Provides law enforcement services to residents and responds to service requests. Prepares documentation and reports in a timely manner. Regular and punctual attendance is required.Patrols county roadways and assists citizens in both emergency and non-emergency situations. Responds to calls for service as necessary; reports back to station as situation changes or assistance is needed. Performs traffic enforcement duties, including issuing citations and tickets, directing traffic, and responding to accidents; performs DWI enforcement. Completes offense and incident reports as necessary; may be required to testify in court. Apprehends criminals in a variety of both hostile and non-hostile situations. Provides field training for other officers; answers any questions or provides instruction as necessary. Responds to animal control calls for service as necessary. Investigates crime scenes; gathers evidence and lifts latent prints; takes photos of crime scene or marks out evidence as necessary. Patrols unincorporated areas as necessary. Writes and/or issues citations or warnings in accordance with City, county, and/or state laws, regulations, ordinances, and procedures. Services and maintains parking enforcement equipment, such as meters, parking machines, and signs. Educates the public regarding parking regulations and citations. May respond to situations involving SWAT. Performs other related duties as required Minimum Qualifications CERTIFICATION AS A PEACE OFFICER IN THE STATE OF TEXAS REQUIRED High School graduation or GED. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Must be a U.S. citizen. Supplemental Information This position is not expected to be filled until after October 1, 2021. To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 08, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Communications Officer performs specialized radio and communications work. This position receives incoming non-emergency and emergency calls, prioritizes calls received, and relays information via available communications systems to appropriate field personnel. Examples of Duties Operates emergency and non-emergency communication systems; receives requests for service by telephone; obtains and relays necessary information efficiently and accurately; gives callers direction and instruction as necessary. Operates numerous highly technical computer systems including the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD); enters and retrieves information to and from various databases including TCIC/NCIC, Denton County computer systems, and a variety of local, regional, and state emergency response databases. Monitors state and national messages, requests, and transactions through TLETS/NLETS while ensuring compliance with Federal and State laws and department policies and procedures Processes, forwards, and maintains records of information obtained or entered; maintains appropriate logs of services requested. Operates radio console consisting of numerous talk groups. Dispatches, monitors, and tracks multiple law enforcement, fire, and EMS agencies. Ensures radio operations are conducted in accordance with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) procedures and requirements. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED required. Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) license within one year of their appointment (Tex. Occ. Code • 1701.301; 37 Tex. Admin. Code • 217.27 )required. TCOLE approved Basic Telecommunicator course, Crisis Communications course, TDD/TTY for Telecommunicators and a TCOLE approved Field Training Course required within one year of assignment (Tex. Occ. Code • 1701.405; Tex. Occ. Code • 1701.352). Must be 18 years of age. Must be a U.S. citizen. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Supplemental Information This position is not expected to be filled until after October 1, 2021. To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time:
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 08, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Administrative Specialist II performs a variety of secretarial, clerical, and general office assistance duties to support activities of the assigned department. Work involves preparing and maintaining a variety of files and documents, answering telephone calls, greeting the public, and routing communications. Employee is responsible for performing general clerical duties such as preparing photocopies, processing mail, and compiling data for reports. Examples of Duties Answers incoming calls, greets visitors and answers inquiries related to the county or specific department, and directs visitors to correct employee or department as necessary. Processes incoming and outgoing mail; routes mail to proper recipient. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing, spreadsheet and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information as requested or otherwise necessary; establishes and maintains files. Maintains office supply inventories, ordering and distributing supplies as necessary. Regular and punctual attendance required. Prepares pleas and revs for court docket; prepares trial documents; closes and files away as necessary; orders closed MTA and MTR files from Denton County Records as necessary. Summarizes information for standard reports and financial statements, selecting data from varied sources; assists in preparation of budget documents. Prepares and maintains the monthly and yearly statistics for the District Attorney's office on felony cases; prepares court felony indictment documents, agendas, and scheduling of officers. Sorts cases by offense and enters them into the intake book and computer; assembles misdemeanor files as necessary; enters, files, and disposes of cases as needed. Manages and distributes digital and analog evidence to appropriate prosecutors and defense attorneys. Sends out victim packets to all victims of crimes in Juvenile Cases; prepares files with victims information as needed. Checks status of cases to make sure the victim is getting compensation from the right place for the individual case. Prepares Statements of Fact and files with the District Clerk; prepares decline letters as necessary. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and a minimum two years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred but not required. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 04, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Health Services Specialist I performs basic health care tasks and specialized detention work in the care and security of juvenile detainees. Examples of Duties Handles and manages routine and sensitive correspondence, medical records, reports, billing statements, memorandums, and other documents. Provides juvenile detainees with baseline medical assessments; provides basic health care to juvenile detainees, including both emergent and non-emergent care. Performs phlebotomy and specimen collection for both pathology and forensic processing, assists physicians and allied care providers during patient evaluation and examination clinics, Provides immunizations. Distributes medications and updates related files to ensure proper documentation of administered medications. Receives, distributes, and maintains office supply and medical supply inventories. Arranges and coordinates juvenile patient appointments with community providers; helps to ensure transportation and security procedures are followed. Manages phone calls and inquiries from citizens or the general community, providing information as necessary or referring callers to appropriate personnel, and routing messages. Maintains follow up care schedules and routes patient information as necessary; files related medical information as needed. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Must be 18 years of age. Must be a United States citizen. High school diploma or GED and a minimum one year of experience in a related field OR EMT Certification, Medical Assistant Certification, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Possession of a valid Driver's License. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Supplemental Information THE ANTICIPATED START DATE AND SALARY FOR THIS POSITION IS OCTOBER 6, 2021 PENDING COMMISSIONERS COURT APPROVAL OF FINAL BUDGET. To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 02, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Community Diversion Coordinator performs highly responsible administrative operations, providing information and guidance to assess risk, services, supports, and diversion options, when available, while keeping public safety in the forefront of case management. This position will identify appropriate alternatives for treatment to reduce the number of qualifying defendants awaiting competency restoration, and to reduce the time these individuals spend incarcerated while on the waitlist for inpatient restoration services. Examples of Duties Collects comprehensive data pertaining to the disposition of cases for defendants with identified mental health illness or intellectual disabilities who are involved in the Denton County Criminal Justice System Serves as a direct liaison between the jail magistration court and the Criminal District Attorney's Office to identify incarcerated individuals whose mental illness or IDD requires expedited intake review. Provides direct support to courts and attorneys to determine which diversion program would provide the most effective, least restrictive opportunity for treatment in misdemeanor cases with competency proceedings being the last resort. Monitors defendant's status for competency restoration services, and coordinate the continuity of care process. Provides status updates and requests status hearings with the Court when necessary. Ensures continuity of care of in custody treatment, medication management, and utilization of diversion programs.Refers cases to Probate Court for court ordered outpatient treatment and liaison with court staff and the local mental health authority (LMHA) to identify appropriate outpatient programs. Monitors status of patients in court ordered outpatient treatment for compliance with treatment recommendations and schedule status hearings and treatment review hearings as needed. Coordinates the return of the patient/defendant to criminal court for case disposition upon completion of court ordered treatment. Collaborates with various agencies to facilitate defendant's transition to proper treatment plan and preparation of case plan for post adjudication services. Identifies best practices and tracking metrics to determine diversion program effectiveness. Identifies barriers to proper implementation of the Sandra Bland Act and Code of Criminal Procedure sec. 16.22 early identification and diversion. Recommends solutions to identified barriers. Identifies additional grant opportunities that would assist Denton County in implementing criminal case diversion opportunities. Develops best practices and procedures for implementing a diversion program utilizing the sequential intercept modal. Engages stakeholders in education opportunities relating to diversion programs and processes. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree and a minimum four years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Qualified mental health professional or licensed master social worker with court related experience preferred. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Sep 01, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Administrative Specialist II performs a variety of secretarial, clerical, and general office assistance duties to support activities of the assigned department. Work involves preparing and maintaining a variety of files and documents, answering telephone calls, greeting the public, and routing communications. Employee is responsible for performing general clerical duties such as preparing photocopies, processing mail, and compiling data for reports. Examples of Duties Answers incoming calls, greets visitors and answers inquiries related to the county or specific department, and directs visitors to correct employee or department as necessary. Processes incoming and outgoing mail; routes mail to proper recipient. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing, spreadsheet and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information as requested or otherwise necessary; establishes and maintains files. Maintains office supply inventories, ordering and distributing supplies as necessary. Regular and punctual attendance required. Files charts; faxes and copies medical charts as needed. Receives and processes payments from patients; checks flow sheets for billing. Screens potential clients; checks eligibility of patients; prepares patient charts for the primary care nurses. Prepares shot records; stamps shots needed and transcripts immunizations; files shot records as necessary. Assists with entering immunization information on the state website; inputs vaccine data for children and young adults that receive vaccines at the clinic. Regular and punctual attendance required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and a minimum two years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Supplemental Information This is a grant funded position that is anticipated to end June 30, 2023. To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Aug 31, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Web Content Specialist/Designer specializes in visual communication. This position performs professional-level work designing, developing, and maintaining websites, graphics, and applications that are highly usable, accessible, and engaging. Provides assistance and training for the use of web applications and content management system to county employees. Responsible for creating, updating, and managing content within the content management systems. Evaluates, tests, and troubleshoots websites and web applications. Examples of Duties Creates, updates, and manages web content and supports other creators in the content management system for citizen and employee-focused websites. Performs updates in a timely and accurate manner. Produces finished web pages from content information provided by departments. This includes producing HTML, CSS, client scripting, cropping, enhancing, and optimizing images, and uploading files to the server. Utilizes tools to monitor websites for performance, search engine optimization (SEO), monitor broken links, monitor misspellings and grammar, and usability and accessibility issues. Works to reduce the number of issues. Reviews websites and analytic data for areas that can be improved, including improving website navigation to help users more easily find content. Creates and maintains web forms and low-code/no-code applications. Works with stakeholders to define User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) for websites and web applications. Follows User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) design best practices. Designs, creates, and edits images and graphics for web and print. Designs the layout of new websites and graphic elements within existing department web pages and applications. Revises and finalizes designs and layouts based on the input of stakeholders. Ensures websites support responsive design. Converts information into web pages, interactive PDF documents, and graphics. Travels to remote locations to gather information and photographs of employees and buildings for digital use. Follows county policies and best practices related to information security; exercises good judgment to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Denton County computer systems and electronic records; supports compliance with CJIS, HIPAA, and other information security regulations. Displays and reflects the culture, mission, vision, values, and direction of the department. Performs other related duties as required. Department of Technology Services Mission Statement: To serve Denton County taxpayers by providing technology-related services guided by our core values that support and empower county departments and agencies in providing excellent service to our citizens. The Department of Technology Services commits to the following core values: To deliver service with integrity and respect. To respond to the technology needs of the County in a proactive and timely manner. To meet the technology needs of the County with consistency, agility, flexibility, and foresight. To manage technology resources in a fiscally conservative manner. To develop a technology team that is passionate about serving the needs of the County. To support and understand each member of our team, both personally and professionally. To encourage positive attitudes, teamwork, and open communication. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED and a minimum three years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Associate degree preferred. Experience with CivicEngage and Microsoft SharePoint Online preferred. Certificate in Computer Graphics, Visual Communications, and/or Creative Web Design preferred. Must not have any Class B misdemeanor or higher convictions or deferred adjudications. Possession of a valid driver's license required. Must obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Supplemental Information THE ANTICIPATED START DATE FOR THIS POSITION IS OCTOBER 6, 2021 PENDING COMMISSIONERS COURT APPROVAL OF FINAL BUDGET. To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Aug 31, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. Under general supervision, assists adult supervision officers who supervise adults placed on pre-trial bond supervision and/or indirect community supervision by the Courts. Employee is subject to the usual potential hazards of contact with legally delinquent adults. Reports to a Supervisor - Adult Probation. Examples of Duties Assists the pre-trial bond and/or Indirect Unit Community Supervision Officers. Monitors the compliance with Court orders and/or progress in programming of those persons placed on routine pre-trial bond supervision and/or indirect community supervision. Encourages and monitors the collections of client fees and reports delinquencies per policy. Is responsible for the maintenance of case records as required by the Court, the director, and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Community Justice Assistance Division. Types materials into form using a variety of complicated formats for preparing correspondence, reports, legal motions, and manuscripts; assumes responsibility for correctness of spelling, punctuation, format, and grammar. Performs other related work as required. Attends and completes the required CJAD or department approved training. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from high school or a general equivalency diploma (GED), preferably supplemented by course work in criminal justice, counseling, social work, or computer science. No experience required; however, data entry/computer experience preferred. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails, please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Aug 29, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED The Computer Forensic Investigator performs investigative work in support of prosecution activities of the Criminal District Attorney's Office. Work involves investigating various parties and analysis of evidentiary documentation and data associated with criminal activities involving the use of computers. Employee is also responsible for preparing and presenting testimony as an expert by contacting and preparing state witnesses for trials, and assisting various law enforcement personnel in matters pertaining to criminal investigations involving computer-related crime. Employee is subject to the usual hazards of investigative law enforcement work. Examples of Duties Performs forensic analysis of computers and related storage media using methods and verifiable standards generally accepted by the forensic community. Extracts data, compiles evidence, and forms opinions pertinent to the investigation and prosecution of computer crime cases. Prepares reports and documentation pertaining to that analysis, and presents expert court testimony and opinions in cases prosecuted by the County. Investigates assigned cases which involve the criminal use of computers to identify, apprehend, and prosecute offenders. Consults with county law enforcement agencies, and assists them in the investigation of computer-related crime, to include preparation and execution of search warrants for computers and related items. Provides technical, logistical, and training support to ensure preservation of volatile computer-related evidence. Coordinates presenting extracted evidence in a viewable format during trial preparation and at trial. Attends court and assists prosecutors with technological support and expert testimony as related to computers. Interrogates suspects, interviews witnesses, reviews case files, obtains and reviews criminal histories of suspects and other parties, photographs crime scenes, and confers with prosecutors to advise on the availability and quality of evidence to support prosecution of individual suspects. Coordinates preparations for witnesses to testify on behalf of prosecution. Advises witnesses of courtroom procedures and terminology, coordinates travel and lodging arrangements and prepares various forms to obtain reimbursement for witnesses' expenses. Testifies in an expert capacity concerning computer-related evidence before grand juries or trial courts. Maintains communication with informers and surveillance over known agitators and other suspected law violators. Prepares reports for law enforcement agencies of known or suspected criminal activity, as appropriate. Presents general information pertaining to computer crime to non-law enforcement groups, and provides training to law enforcement agencies concerning the technical methods involved in investigating and preserving computer evidence. Regular and punctual attendance required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Associate's degree in related field required for this position and a minimum five years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Certification as a Peace Officer in the State of Texas required. Other certifications and licenses may be required. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas Driver's license within 90 days. Must be able to pass a State Criminal History background check. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Aug 28, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Records Analyst II works under limited supervision, performs and coordinates the department records and information management function; utilizing advanced records management knowledge in matters related to active and inactive records. This position creates and maintains computerized records and electronic tracking systems, and assists in the development and implementation office procedures for these systems. The Records Analyst II is required to provide excellent customer service, resolve problems in a timely manner, communicate effectively, and be a positive contributor to the Denton County Technology Services Team. Examples of Duties Utilizes specialized records management knowledge to provide policy, procedural, and technical advice to Denton County departments on complex records management issues. Mentors, advises, reviews work product and handles escalations from the Analyst I. Performs records analysis to monitor and determine proper storage and disposition of records according to approved retention schedules and to ensure compliance with all applicable Federal, State and Local regulations. Reviews complex records retention policies and schedules in consultation with county departments regarding the transfer of active records to inactive or archival storage, for reducing paper records to micrographic form, or for destroying obsolete or unnecessary records. Leads inventories and performs analysis of county departmental records to determine recordkeeping requirements for physical and digital records. Develops records control schedules based on departmental recordkeeping requirements. Responds to inquiries from county departments and the public and conducts research to fulfill complex records requests submitted electronically and in person in accordance with the Denton County Records Management Program Resolution. Evaluates image quality and suitability of digital documents and microfilm in accordance with applicable standards and regulations. Coordinates special projects (Records Center Audit, Disaster Recovery). Operates and manages the physical records management system, digital records repository, and equipment for the preservation and storage of records. Examines and evaluates records-management systems to improve existing methods for efficient handling, protection, and disposition of records and information. Tracks daily workload measures and project progress, and provides reports to management. Maintains the Records Center to ensure the proper care and storage of local government records of permanent value in accordance with industry standards and Texas Local Government Code. Prepares documents for imaging, operates electronic scanning equipment, and converts scanned material to digital format. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Perform other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and a minimum four years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Bachelor's degree in Records Management, Library and Information Sciences Public Administration, Business Administration, or a directly related field preferred. Certified Records Information Manager (RIM), Certified Records Manager (CRM), and/or Local Government Archives and Records Administration (LGARA) Certificate preferred. Must be a U.S. citizen. Must not have any Class B misdemeanor or higher convictions or deferred adjudications. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous