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!

30 job(s) at Denton County

DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 25, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Chief Deputy Constable performs supervisory, administrative, and specialized law enforcement work overseeing and participating in activities of the Constable's Office in an assigned precinct. Work involves training and supervising activities of Deputy Constables and office staff, assisting in preparation of budgets and monitoring expenditures. Employee is also responsible for serving civil papers and performing Bailiff duties such as attending court, maintaining security of witnesses and judges, and transporting prisoners between holding cells and courtrooms in the precinct's Justice of the Peace Court. Work also involves serving civil and criminal papers, and performing general duty law enforcement work such as directing traffic, issuing citations, and assisting in responses to complaint calls. Examples of Duties Oversees activities of the Constable's office; administers routine personnel matters and procedures; coordinates and schedules all department work. Formulates and implements the annual budget; ensures expenditures comply with budgeted allocations. Interacts with county, state, federal, and local municipal governments on current operating procedures and guidelines as required by Law. Prepares Writs of Executions for the Precinct as necessary; supervises all Writs assigned to the Precinct. Serves as court bailiff for Justice of the Peace; appears in court as a witness to give testimony. Oversees maintenance and repair services for Department's motor vehicle fleet. Directs training programs for all department employees. Assists in developing and implementing operational policies for the Constable's Office. Confers with the Constable in the recruiting, selection, training, discipline and dismissal of subordinate employees. Performs law enforcement work to protect lives, property, and rights of citizens of the county. Answers questions regarding policies and/or procedures and assists the public with questions. Serves civil papers, warrants, and specialty writs; ensures that all paperwork is completed and distributed as necessary. Maintains department statistics and prepares related reports. Conducts firearm training; evaluates employees based on performance during training. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Associate's degree and minimum three 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. Must be able to pass a State Criminal History background check. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails, please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 23, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical-clerical work of an accounting nature for the County adult probation program. Work involves utilizing computer-driven data entry equipment to prepare and maintain probationer account records, balancing receipts, and preparing financial records and process reports. Employee is also responsible for performing a variety of general clerical assistance duties, such as preparing routine correspondence, processing mail, and answering telephones and greeting visitors. Duties assigned to employees in this job title may vary according to allocation of workload and specific needs of the Division. Reports to the Administrative Supervisor. Examples of Duties 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; summarizes information for standard reports, selecting data from varied sources. Prepares and maintains probationer account records, entering personal data, probation provisions and restrictions, supervision and reporting requirements, fees and/or restitution payment schedules, etc.; receives correspondence and appropriate documentation for probationers transferred to County, and establishes accounts and prepares correspondence to advise probationers to report; amends probationers' account files to reflect receipt of payments, changes in probation status, etc.; closes out probationers' files upon end of probation period, revocation of probation, or as otherwise appropriate. Receives payments from probationers or via mail, entering payments into proper account files and issuing receipts; balances cash on hand with receipts for individual accounts, and prepares daily reports; prepares bank deposits. Answers telephones and greets visitors, receiving inquiries and providing information or referring callers to proper official, as appropriate; records and relays messages, as appropriate. Types materials into form from typed or handwritten copy or machine dictation using a variety of complicated formats for preparing correspondence, reports, legal motions, manuscripts, etc.; assumes responsibility for correctness of spelling, punctuation, format, and grammar. Distributes incoming mail and processes outgoing mail. Maintains a variety of computerized and tangible files, filing and retrieving information as requested or otherwise necessary. Maintains office supply inventories, ordering and distributing supplies as necessary; prepares photocopies of necessary forms to maintain supplies. Prepares contracts for service vendors and reviews invoices submitted by service vendors; maintains list of contracted service vendors. Performs other related work as required. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from high school or a general equivalency diploma (GED), preferably supplemented by course work in secretarial science or bookkeeping, and 1 to 2 years of experience in clerical work, including use of computer-driven word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred but not required. A Typing Test of 35 WPM will be required for finalists only. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails, please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 20, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. 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. Screens applications for services, determining the validity or correctness of the application to issue certified copies of birth certificates, death certificates and marriage licenses; screens applicants for birth and death records to determine eligibility to obtain such documents. Records legal documents; analyzes and evaluates submitted documents for accuracy and inclusion of all legal requirements. Collects court costs and fees. Scans all recorded documents, including birth and death certificates, as well as marriage licenses; performs verification process and scrutinizes captured image for accuracy, completeness, and image quality; manually indexes the records after scanning. Opens and assigns criminal cases to various courts and delivers to the courts for further processing. Performs passport services for US Citizens. 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. Supplemental Information At times this position may require some travel to other satellite locations. To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time:
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 19, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Recycling Specialist coordinates pickup and delivery of recycled materials from all Denton County facilities. This position coordinates pick up of recycled materials from storage area and receipt of replacement recycling containers with contractor as well as supervises inmate work crews in the performance of recycling duties. This position may be required to supervise grounds maintenance crews. Examples of Duties Drives recycling vehicles to each county building to distribute/pick-up recycled materials. Transports recycled materials to proper storage area. Implements new recycling programs as directed. Schedules pick-up of materials with contractor. Schedules pick-up from county facilities. Supervises inmate work crews in the collecting of recyclable materials or other duties as assigned. Ensures each inmate is fed and secure. Transfers prisoners to and from various county buildings. Administers prescription medicine as ordered by the doctor and non-prescription medicine on an as needed basis. Searches inmates after work is complete or if suspicious activity is discovered; reports any findings to the proper authority. Ensures that each inmate properly performs the work which they are assigned and accomplishes same in an efficient manner. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED required for this position and a minimum one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Must attain certification by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education as a Jailer within one (1) year of employment. Possession of a valid Texas driver's license. Must be able to pass a State Criminal History background check. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 19, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Human Resources Generalist provides professional Human Resources support to all departments throughout the County. Human Resources function areas include: recruitment, selection, classification and employment law. Responsibilities include gathering information and preparing employment documentation, maintaining personnel files. Performs a wide variety of Human Resources duties which require a high degree of individual judgment and confidentiality as it pertains to employee relations, research, wage, salary and classification. Examples of Duties Oversees compliance with federal, state and local employment laws. Assists in the design and analysis of salary surveys; responds to all salary surveys received; and participates in the conduct of annual job audits. Administers and updates county policies and procedures. Verifies all hiring, promotions, demotions, and lateral transfers to ensure compliance with Denton County hiring policy. Verifies credentials of applicants prior to Commissioners Court approval. Works directly with Department Heads and Elected officials to resolve employment issues, aide with recruitment and the hiring process. Designs, completes, and analyzes salary survey information. Administers Family and Medical Leave; maintains documents related to leave. Coordinates contract labor as necessary. Updates Denton County's Employee Handbook. Works with the Budget office and the Treasurer to administer incentive pay. Assists in preparing graphs, charts and other material for presentations. Works closely with Information Services to continue to improve the technology involved with the hiring process Updates orientation information; serves as back up orientation facilitator. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Nonessential Duties: Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree and a minimum three years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. PHR certification 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 To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 16, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Peer Counselor performs helping WIC clients to successfully breastfeed their babies. Work involves providing instruction in proper breastfeeding techniques and supplying any needed equipment. Employee is responsible for regular follow up to ensure mothers have the assistance they need. Examples of Duties Teaches classes on how to breastfeed and the advantages of breastfeeding. Counsels breastfeeding clients either in person or over the phone regarding breastfeeding. Provide support and follow-up to breastfeeding mothers. Gather and assess information from WIC clients and determine their breastfeeding needs. Responsible to follow up regularly with the client until the client no longer needs assistance. Interact with client and document on assessment forms the needs and progress of the client. Maintain inventory of breast feeding material and supplies. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED required. Must complete 20 hours of peer counselor training within the first 30 days of employment. Must have participated as a WIC breastfeeding mom. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred. This position is a grant funded position and only funded through September 2021. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 06, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. TheProgram Coordinatorperforms a variety of professional and technical public health work. This position works to favorably influence overall community health status by providing comprehensive and coordinated health education programs to county residents, informing residents of health risk factors and evaluating, organizing, promoting, and implementing health risk reduction strategies through wellness programs and community wellness promotion. Examples of Duties Promotes Public Health. Encourages wellness and prevention. Completes assigned reports in a timely manner. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Investigate outbreaks ofinfectious disease. Interview contacts ofinfectious disease. Inspect facilities possibly associated withinfectious disease. Coordinate closely with Chief Epidemiologist regarding interviews and investigations. Prepares periodic reports summarizing the incidence ofinfectious disease. Presentation and publication of data andepidemiologicfindingsinforming public health staff, partners, and the public. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in related field and a minimum two years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Other specific certifications related to the area of assignment may be required for this position. 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.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 04, 2020
Description The Metadata Technician assists with Denton County's Records Center Audit project by completing metadata entry, verification, and validation on a temporary basis.The Records Metadata Technician also assists with general services to the Records Management division, including records retrieval, storage, and preservation. Minimum Qualifications Requires proficiency with information management systems and records retention. Candidate must have a demonstrated accuracy and speed in metadata entry, as well as an ability to leverage descriptive, structural, and administrative metadata to aid in informational consistency and accuracy across both digital and analog workflows. Must not have any Class B misdemeanor or higher convictions or deferred adjudications. Supplemental Information 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
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Detention Officer I performs specialized law enforcement work in the care and security of inmates to ensure their constitutional rights and welfare are safeguarded in the County Jail. Work involves admitting and booking inmates, supervising trustees, ensuring security of inmates and Jail, performing commissary duties, receiving and maintaining an inventory of inmate property and supplies, performing control operations, performing inmate classification duties, and preparing and transporting inmates. Additional responsibilities may include monitoring cameras, monitoring emergency systems, performing various life and fire safety activities, performing telephone and radio communications and performing duties as a member of the Extraction Team. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary according to areas of assignment. Employee must exercise alertness and independent judgment in dealing with unusual situations. Employee is subject to the usual hazards of jail work. Examples of Duties Admits prisoners to the County Jail; ensures that inmates are properly booked and searched, and that inmates are allowed calls to attorneys and relatives; calls bondsman if necessary; and advises prisoners of all jail rules and regulations. Reviews logs and reports from previous shift; maintains knowledge of inmate population and cell assignments; completes activity logs and reports. Patrols entire jail area to prevent escapes and maintain order; monitors cameras showing interior and exterior perimeter(s); video-tapes incoming inmates; and monitors emergency systems. Supervises inmate trustees performing various duties such as serving meals to inmates, loading and unloading materials at the dock, cleaning jail cells, performing laundry detail, and performing kitchen detail. Issues linen, clothing, toilet supplies; supervises shower and inventory of supplies; oversees cafeteria area. Distributes mail to prisoners; provides inmates with paper, pencils and envelopes; collects outgoing mail from inmates. Inspects the cleaning of jail to meet requirements of state and local officials. Prepares and transports inmates to and from court, visitations or medical appointments, etc.; escorts work release inmates to and from cell blocks; searches inmates upon return to Jail. Performs various life safety functions which require training in CPR and fire safety and suppression. Answers telephone and assists the public with questions concerning inmate status. Assists visitors, inspects items brought to jail for inmates. Receives, secures, logs, and receipts inmates' property, properly storing and returning appropriate items upon release. Selects, reviews, and monitors housing assignments of inmates according to proper classification mandated by Texas Criminal Justice Standards using custody assessment system; reviews and updates inmate custody status in reference to bond amount changes, charges added and dismissed; and completes daily population counts. Sorts incoming inmate mail; opens and searches mail for money or contraband; logs and receipts money and property not given to inmates; and delivers mail to designated areas within the jail. Mails packages for inmates. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related work as required. Minimum Qualifications Must be 18 years of age. High School diploma or GED 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 EMPLOYEE IS SUBJECT TO THE USUAL POTENTIAL HAZARDS OF CONTACT WITH INMATES. To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Development Services Manager is responsible for initiating, coordinating, and managing the implementation of a wide variety of projects related to the Development Services Division. This position oversees, directs, and participates in major activities and programs of the department, including organizing, managing, and providing administrative direction and oversight for major functions and activities of the Development Services Division, including permitting, planning, floodplain management, public education and is responsible for providing professional-level support to the Director in a variety of areas. Examples of Duties Directs the day-to-day administrative functions for the Development Services Division, including implementing and enforcing statute, policies, procedures, rules and evaluating staff performance. Coordinates the evaluation of development alternatives and facilitates collaboration on the selection of viable consensus-based solutions to technical and operational challenges; facilitates mutually beneficial outcomes for complex agreements between land owners, developers, utility companies and the County. Administers the effective and efficient planning, implementation, coordination and management of services provided to the citizens of Denton County by leading and directing the Development Services Division. Oversees the civil engineering review of subdivisions, subdivision plats, floodplain compliance, FEMA flood studies, TCEQ compliance, development permits, Ray Roberts special use zoning committee, utility permits and enforcement of State and Federal statutes or County rule violations. Administers and maintains the Denton County Subdivision Rules and Regulations and Flood Damage Prevention Regulations. Assists the development and implementation of policies and procedures, coordinating with Environmental Health, Public Works, Fire Marshal Division and Emergency Management Division. Attends regularly scheduled meetings, special meetings, and participates actively in discussion of matters coming before Commissioners Court, provides relevant information and recommends policies required in the public interest. Responds to and resolves citizen inquiries and concerns; negotiates and resolves controversial issues; responds directly to County Judge, Commissioners and management teams in a timely manner. Ensures that assigned area of responsibility are performed within budget; prepares cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to ensure sound fiscal control; prepares annual budget requests; ensures the efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities and time. Assists with evaluating applications, interviewing, hiring, and training of employees as needed. Manages staff; ensuring work is complete, resolving employee issues, evaluating employee performance, approving time off, etc. Confers with and advises engineers, contractors, and the general public. Prepares and submits recommendations for revisions to policy, subdivision rules and regulations to the Director. Performs other duties as may be specified by Commissioners Court, County Judge, Director, or the laws of the State of Texas. May work extensive hours, as needed, to attend board, council and other related meetings. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree and a minimum five years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Completion of Certified Floodplain Manager required within one year of employment. Membership in American Planning Association and AICP certification preferred. Possession of a valid driver's license. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails, please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Journeyman Plumber performs work of a skilled variety demanding a high degree of manual and technical competency required for the repair, maintenance, testing, installation, alteration, and modernization of plumbing. Examples of Duties Installs, maintains, and repairs plumbing systems and fixture installations. Locates and troubleshoots plumbing problems. Understands all aspects of plumbing systems and how to check for leaks and determine what needs to be repaired and or replaced. Installs plumbing and sanitary fixtures and equipment. Responds to emergency calls on a 24-hour call cycle. Keeps tools and work area clean and orderly and working with the Master Plumber to keep proper supply of plumbing parts. Communicates regularly with Master Plumber to discuss work order status and issues in order to resolve quickly with minimal impact to County Operations. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED. Currently licensed as a Journeyman Plumber in Texas 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.com to your email safe list. Salary depends on qualifications. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Registered Nurse performs professional nursing work in providing clinical health care to County residents. Work involves coordinating and providing services of an assigned public health clinic, including obtaining personal and routine medical information from clients, administering medications and vaccinations, and counseling clients on proper hygiene and health care practices. Examples of Duties Provides client education. Communicates test results, responds to patient inquiries via telephone, and schedules follow-up appointments as needed. Performs phlebotomy, specimen collection and processes lab requisitions. Disposes of all biological waste appropriately. Ensures patient confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA guidelines, and complete patient consent documentation for procedures and records requests. Administers immunizations. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Investigates, controls, and prevents TB disease and latent TB infection (LTBI). Conducts control measures for Airborne pathogen TB. Performs Mantoux TB skin testing. Performs TB Interferon-gamma assay testing (QuantiFERON, T-Spot). Collects sample using sputum induction. Performs and assists medical provider with diagnostics testing, screening and assessments of Hansen's disease clients. Educates clients and their family about the disease process, treatment, and management of complications. Understands Hansen's disease multiple drug therapy. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Associate's degree and a minimum one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Licensed by the State of Texas as a Registered Nurse. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Must be cross-trained in different immunizations within 90 days of employment. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. 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. Oversees the registration and title of motor vehicles; processes renewals of registration; creates daily reports. Collects property taxes; posts property taxes accurately as needed. Assists in distribution of disability placards, license plates, and specialty license plates. Handles phone calls from the public, processes renewal and title mail, and accepts payments from the public including: tax payments, vehicle inventory tax, beer and wine renewals, and tax certificates. Calculates and adjusts accounts for court orders. Processes dealer work for the titling of cars sold and leased. Oversees clerical duties related to collection of ad valorem and tax payments, maintaining inventory, issuing temporary tags, and issuing handicap placards. 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. Supplemental Information **THIS POSITION COULD BE LOCATED IN ANY OF THE TAX ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR SATELLITE OFFICES. To ensure proper delivery of emails, please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Health Services Specialist II performs basic medical procedures and specialized detention work in the care and security of inmates to ensure their constitutional rights and welfare are safeguarded in the County Jail.Work involves responding to emergency and non-emergency medical calls or requests in the County Jail, performing medical screenings, performing patient chart documentation duties, and distributing medications as prescribed. Examples of Duties Performs medical procedures on inmates including vital signs assessment, phlebotomy, medication administration, and physician consultation for care plan direction. Performs various assessment on inmates to determine health status, including evaluations for strep throat, TB, blood glucoselevels, and urinalysis. Performs medical screenings on inmates and charts all findings; maintains files and records as needed; creates patient charts and charts documentation of orders and actions taken. Assists physicians and completes physician consultation for patient care directives as needed. Ensures that the infirmary is kept clean and neat; ensures that all medical equipment is in proper working order. Oversees administrative duties of department, including sending and receiving information such asmedical records, scheduling doctor's appointments, scheduling interviews, purchasing supplies, preparing the budget, ensuring proper file maintenance, creating reports, processing medical claims, speaking with concerned family members, administering payroll, and any other duties requested. Distributes prescribed and over the counter medications to inmates. Monitors patient activity and movement within infirmary; monitors and supervises cleaning duties of infirmary trustees. Screens or previews incoming phone calls and provides information compliant with department policy and procedures, or refers callers to appropriate personnel or agencies; records and routes messages for department personnel when necessary. Processes inmate billing from outside providers as necessary; ensures bill is for proper amount. Administers shots for inmates receiving medication or immunizations. Administers wound care for patients with lacerations, cuts, bruises, or other injuries that require medical attention. 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 two years of experience in a related field OR Certification as a Paramedic, Licensed Vocational Nurse, or Registered Nurse; 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 1, 2019, pending Commissioners Court final approval of budget. To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 01, 2020
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 andEMT Certification, Medical Assistant Certification oran 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 To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Driver/Equipment Operator II performs specialized skilled work in the operation of one or more types of motorized heavy equipment used in the maintenance and construction of roads and bridges. Work involves operating such equipment as compactors, front-end loaders, farm tractors, backhoes, etc., for such activities as patching roads and installing culverts. Employee is also responsible for cutting and hauling brush, hauling dirt, mowing roadsides, and repairing and replacing road signs. Examples of Duties Performs traffic control such as flagging, setting barricades and cones, hauling equipment and is on-call during storms and other weather-related issues. Loads all equipment and tools necessary to perform off site jobs. Drives diesel and non-diesel trucks to haul gravel, dirt, and asphalt as necessary. Operates heavy equipment utilized by the Department, such as heavy dump trucks and tandem trucks. Cuts brush, trees and other growth at roadsides, utilizing power equipment such as mowers, tractors, and chain saws. Removes trash and debris from county right of way and hauls refuse for deposit at specified locations. Directs traffic at construction sites as necessary. Attaches road signs to posts using various hand and power tools; digs holes and sets signs with cement. Performs routine preventative maintenance and minor repairs on equipment. Operates one or more types of equipment involved in the construction and maintenance of roads and bridges such as: compactors, front end loaders, farm tractors, and tractor trailers. Receives instruction and trains other employees in the use of equipment, as time and workload permits. Performs equipment inspections to ensure proper function; washes equipment as necessary. Cleans and maintains equipment; checks equipment for proper function and damage before and after use to ensure safe operating conditions. Performs flood control duties as required. Fuels equipment as necessary. Regular and punctual attendance is 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. Must possess a Class B Commercial Driver's License issued by the State of Texas. Driver's License with "N" endorsement issued by the State of Texas is required within 3 months of employment. Class A Commercial Driver's License with "N" endorsement preferred. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. 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. A typing testwill be required for finalists only, 30WPM or more preferred. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails, please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Director of Transportation and Engineering oversees transportation needs and the construction of roads, and bridges for Denton County; by planning, organizing, prioritizing projects and tasks, acquiring and assigning staff while coordinating, reviewing, and controlling the department to ensure full compliance with existing laws. This position oversees and manages the Engineering, Road and Bridge, and Vehicle Maintenance Division. Examples of Duties Develops, recommends, and coordinates all road and bridge construction and renovation projects, new transportation programs, and modifications to existing transportation programs. Oversees the department's short-term and long-term planning for the County, including making formal presentations as needed. Develops and implements techniques for evaluating programs; establish program goals and objectives; develop and approve schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving program goals, direct program evaluation activities, plan for additional staff as needed, and analyze and prepare written reports on program and project performance. Directs and manages staff, ensuring all work completed adheres to established policies and procedures. Supervises personnel matters, including hiring, training, completing performance appraisals and disciplinary actions. Provides detailed reports of itemized account of money received and spent within the Road and Bridge fund, condition of roads and bridges within county. Works to help projects stay on schedule and within budget. Works with local or regional transportation agencies and County Transportation Consultants to develop and implement transportation plans, programs, projects, policies and partnerships aimed at reducing congestion, enhancing mobility, and improving air quality. Facilitates responses to requests for traffic, planning, and engineering studies; sets goals and objectives for the department; and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of goals and objectives. Develops applications for and administers grants related to transportation, planning, right of way acquisition, environmental issues, and fleet management. Develops policies and procedures necessary for compliance with all grant funds. Serves as Denton County's liaison to architects, engineers, and consultants to review and finalize plans, i.e., drawings, schematics and specifications and to ensure the plan review process operates effectively. Follows-up to ensure that plan and specification revisions address those needs appropriately. Tracks deficiencies and unacceptable work and ensures that they are resolved by the contractor. Reviews pay applications submitted by construction firms and recommends approval to Accounts Payable. Assists in the planning of all new projects including site selection, demographics and feasibility studies. Compiles budgets and cost estimates. Assists in the selection of professional services and means of procurements. Serves on evaluation committees for architects, engineers, and contractors. Develops and presents status reports toCounty Administrator-Operations and citizen advisory committees. Communicates directly with County Administrator - Operations to provide updates on project status and to discuss project specifics, goals, and objectives. Maintains a good working relationships with Commissioners Court, local cities, transportation agencies, various committees, and other Denton County department heads. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in public administration, engineering, architecture, construction management or a related field and a minimum seven years of professional management and leadership experience in transportation management or construction project management for medium or large projects; 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. Must be able to pass a State Criminal History background check. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Foreman performs supervisory and skilled technical work for county road and bridge crews in an assigned district. Employee is responsible for supervising maintenance of various county machinery and vehicles. Work involves supervising and participating in construction and maintenance of roads and bridges, and inspecting work performed. This position also inspects work sites to ensure use of proper safety precautions. Employee is also responsible for determining and obtaining equipment, tools, and materials necessary to perform assignments and performing routine personnel administration functions pertaining to subordinates. Examples of Duties Oversees all personnel functions of department, including disciplining, interviewing, and hiring employees; conducts employee evaluations. Schedules and oversees all daily work assignments of employees; completes daily reports as necessary. Inspects work sites for quality of work as well as for compliance with all established laws, policies, procedures, and safety precautions. Ensures employees receive proper training on all processes of the department. Maintains an on call status to respond to emergency and non-emergency situations as necessary. Trouble shoots equipment issues and determines problem; fixes problem or schedules for equipment to be repaired as necessary. Prepares and approves budget and purchase order requisitions. Regular and punctual attendance is required. May receive and investigate complaints from the general public and other departments. Directs supervises, and participates in activities of county road and bridge construction and maintenance; ensures all established policies and procedures are followed. Prepares list of possible roads to be overlaid or seal coated, including a total cost estimate; prepares cost estimates related to projects as necessary. Communicates with vendors to coordinate delivery and supply of asphalt needed to complete scheduled job. Obtains equipment, tools, and materials necessary to perform assignments; routes equipment to proper job site. Communicates with landowners and/or utility companies to obtain right of ways and permission to work on property. Performs other related duties as required. 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. Depending on the area of assignment, other certifications and licenses may be required for this position. Must possess a Class B driver's license issued by the State of Texas. Must be able to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License with "N" endorsement issued by the State of Texas within six months of employment. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 01, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Lead Project Coordinator coordinates and manages construction projects within the county road and bridge department. Work involves handling all requests, discussions, document preparation, research, and Right of Way purchase negotiations. This position works as a liaison between various departments in the completion of construction projects, reviews financial statements of various projects, and performs a variety of administrative duties. Examples of Duties Oversees and manages the BRINSAP Bridge Replacement Program; ensures compliance with all established policies and procedures. Checks road and bridge projects for progress as well as compliance with established policies and procedures. Completes various administrative tasks for the department. Coordinates meetings with contractors, other departments, and officials as necessary; oversees constituent contact and correspondence as necessary. Monitors the status of bond projects as necessary; ensures project aligns with established time lines. Researches deeds, right of ways, and title history before completing projects or negotiations. Works closely with property owners to explain the right-of-way project process; obtains property owners signatures; keeps property owners and other departments informed of projects phases and answers questions as project goes forward. Coordinates negotiations with Commissioners Court members, Civil District Attorneys and property owners for purchase of land; coordinates with Civil District Attorney's office to compile deed documents and assist legal with condemnations when required. Tracks all projects from initiation through construction to final payment. Requests and maintains updates from all departments and parties involved in each project; maintains an accurate time line that reflects the progress of each project and any causes for delays. Tracks each project budget in coordination with annual budget allowance for projects; notifies Commissioner of correctness of invoices for payment as well as any suspicious charges or necessary change orders. Receives requests for inspections and coordinates with inspector for follow up inspections; assist inspector with scheduling. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and a minimum five years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Bachelor's degree preferred for this position. Possession of a valid driver's license required. 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.com to your email safe list. THE ANTICIPATED START DATE AND SALARY FOR THIS POSITION IS OCTOBER 7, 2020 PENDING COMMISSIONERS COURT APPROVAL OF FINAL BUDGET. Closing Date/Time: Continuous