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!

38 job(s) at Denton County

DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
May 21, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Program Coordinator performs 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 of infectious disease. Interview contacts of infectious disease. Inspect facilities possibly associated with infectious disease. Coordinate closely with Chief Epidemiologist regarding interviews and investigations. Prepares periodic reports summarizing the incidence of infectious disease. Presentation and publication of data and epidemiologic findings informing 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. Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred. 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 This is a grant-funded position that is anticipated to end on July 31, 2024. To ensure the proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
May 21, 2022
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
May 21, 2022
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. 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
May 20, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Financial Support Specialist I works as part of the Account Payable Department is to insure that all payments of County funds for goods and services received are made accurately, timely, and in compliance with laws regarding county finances and county policies and procedures. Examples of Duties Receive invoices for goods and services provided to other county departments. Assimilate invoices with purchase orders, receiving records, requisitions, and other supporting documents. Review documents received for completeness, accuracy and clarity to insure that invoiced items match with requisitions, receiving records, and purchase orders. Assess requests for payment to insure compliance with applicable laws regarding county finances, county policies and budgetary limits and approve those invoices that meet compliance requirements. Monitors budgets to insure availability of funds. Checks for proper authorization of purchases. Assures compliance with approved bids and contracts for goods and services. Schedules approved invoices for payment to insure compliance with Prompt Payment Act. Processes approved invoices for payment using the county's financial accounting and document imaging system. Maintains accurate hard copy and electronic files of all payments of county funds in compliance with the Public Information Act and the County's records retention schedules. Interacts with outside vendors and county personnel from other departments to analyze and solve problems and discrepancies. Makes recommendations to vendors and to user departments regarding legal requirements and proper procedures to avoid repetition of errors that are found. Researches vendor files and payment histories, and prepares and distributes reports for user departments and for outside vendors. Answers incoming calls, greets visitors, processes incoming and outgoing mail, utilizes computer for data entry and for word processing, spreadsheets and file maintenance. Regular and punctual attendance is required. 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. One to three years of accounting 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
May 14, 2022
Full Time
Description The Juvenile Prosecutor II performs specialized professional legal work administering and prosecuting felony and misdemeanor juveniles on behalf of the State of Texas. Work involves performing legal research necessary for the preparation of trials or hearings pertaining to juvenile delinquency, prosecuting jury and non-jury trials and/or negotiating settlements; and preparing various briefs, motions and other legal documents, as necessary. This position assists in assigning, directing, and supervising the activities of the assigned division. Examples of Duties Conducts detention hearings as necessary; prepares all related files and records for hearings, as well as any other information needed. Reviews cases, including associated documentation, and determines appropriateness of assigning to subordinate or assuming responsibility for the more serious offenders. Evaluates cases and determines appropriateness of plea bargains, conducting necessary legal research and conferring with parties involved, including victims and law enforcement personnel. Prepares felony and misdemeanor juvenile cases for trial, reviewing case files, advising and negotiating with defense attorneys, conferring with law enforcement and judicial personnel, locating witnesses and defendants, interviewing victims and witnesses, performing legal research, conferring with victims and their families, investigating incidents, visiting crime scenes, examining physical evidence, etc. Requests preparation of jury charges, prepares voir dire examination, reviews jury list and diagrams jury. Presents cases in court and makes motions and recommendations to the court, as appropriate; questions witnesses and defendants, and presents physical evidence; prepares and delivers charges to juries. Coordinates accepted pleas in court, preparing necessary forms and conferring with court and probation personnel as appropriate. Assists in preparing court dockets at daily docket call, conferring with Court Coordinators about case priorities, conferring with defense attorneys, and setting schedules based on general knowledge of schedules and activities of other prosecutors; evaluates motions for continuance and determines consent or opposition; requests continuances, as necessary. Directs investigators in retrieval of various records, testimony transcripts, judgments, etc., as necessary. Advises and assists law enforcement officials in criminal investigations, including preparation of search and arrest warrants. Serves as part of the multidisciplinary team at the Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County; reviews interviews of child abuse victims done at the Children's Advocacy Center by watching through a two-way mirror or reviewing a videotape. Attends staffing to discuss cases with other team members of the Children's Advocacy Center, as appropriate. Confers with law enforcement officials, Children's Advocacy Center team members, Child Protective Services personnel and various community agencies to coordinate education efforts aimed at child abuse issues, as appropriate. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Doctoral degree required for this position. One year of experience in a related field required. Must possess a license to practice law in the State of Texas. 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
May 12, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Program Coordinator performs 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. Coordinate public health communications, public information and media relations activities designed to promote the public's awareness in areas of health and enhance the community's well-being. Demonstrates provision of information to the public to address health risks, health behaviors, disease prevention, emergency preparedness, and wellness. Maintains public relations with media, public and private agencies and citizens to promote the vision, mission, and values of Denton County Public Health. Creates, coordinates and disseminates appropriate, effective public health and preparedness information. Engages the community and priority populations, considers organizational health literacy, and demonstrates a commitment to health equity in the development of health promotion materials, messages, and strategies. Evaluates health promotion communication performance to inform and implement continuous quality improvement. 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. Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred. 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 the proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
May 08, 2022
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 To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time:
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
May 08, 2022
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 High School graduation or GED. CERTIFICATION AS A PEACE OFFICER IN THE STATE OF 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 a U.S. citizen. 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
May 08, 2022
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 a minimum of one year of experience in a related field OR EMT Certification, Medical Assistant Certification, or Registered Pharmacy Technician; 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 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
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Juvenile Supervision Officer performs professional correction work providing direct supervision of juveniles placed in detention or programs by the courts. Work involves supervising juveniles to ensure their safety and welfare, shift coverage, and transporting juveniles between detention facilities, medical institutions, schools, and other locations. Duties assigned to employees in the job title vary according to division assignments and/or allocation of workload. Examples of Duties Provides direct supervision of detained or referred youth. Maintains individual case files, recording all contacts; amends files to reflect changes as appropriate. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information. Confers with counselors or other professionals connected to agencies providing human services to probationers, and maintains knowledge of juveniles needs, status, and progress. Ensures that juveniles are properly searched, and that juveniles are allowed calls to relatives and/or attorneys. Contacts juvenile's family. Advises juveniles of rules and regulations. Observes juvenile's demeanor to determine mental state and possible need for treatment and observation. Maintains readiness to assist juveniles and/or family members on a 24-hour, call-in basis. Admits and processes juveniles into the Juvenile Detention Center. Transports juveniles to and from state hospitals or other medical facilities, etc., as necessary. Summarizes information and completes standard reports, selecting data from direct observation and other sources. Supervises the daily activities of juveniles in residence; ensures juveniles follow all established policies and procedures, taking disciplinary action as necessary. Trains employees in both technique and proper actions to be taken in a variety of situations pertaining to juvenile detention. Escorts juveniles to court; ensures safe and secure transportation of all juveniles; adheres to all established policies and procedures. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED required for this position. Officer must meet the requirements in Title 37, Chapters 343 & 344 of the Texas Administrative Code including but not limited to being of good moral character and at least 21 years of age. 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. This position is for FEMALE applicants ONLY. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Engineer performs technical consulting work advising County officials about construction projects. Employee is responsible for the design, maintenance and construction of assigned areas. Examples of Duties Estimates costs, writes bid specifications and develops and manages project schedules for different projects. Manages construction projects, including the review of engineering bills from vendors and advises staff on projects. Communicates project status to Department Head and responds to requests from Commissioners timely and appropriately. Proactively informs the public when citizens will be impacted by planned county projects. Creates and implements a communication plan to ensure professional and effective messaging to all interested parties. Monitors expenditures and financial status of specific projects. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs review of land development applications and associated plans and studies. Uses engineering judgment to resolve complex engineering issues associated with land development projects. Provides engineering analysis related to subdivision design, floodplain management, utility/Right-of-way construction approval, and commercial construction projects. Review floodplain submissions related to development in the floodplain and in support of LOMR submissions to the Federal Emergency Management Administration. Provides assistance to other departments and assists the Assistant Director of Development Services with creating, reviewing and updating the County's design criteria and construction standards for public and private improvements. Assists the Assistant Director of Development Services with reviewing and making recommendations for updating code sections related to land development. Attends the County's Development Support Committee Meetings to report engineering comments on land development projects. Coordinates with other County departments on land development applications to ensure that all engineering issues are properly addressed. Working knowledge of HEC-RAS and HEC-HMS. Administers the County's storm water management program. Provides engineering review and approval of utility permits and subdivision plat submissions. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree and five years of experience managing road construction projects and/or designing roads, bridges, etc., reviewing engineering bills, plans, and interfacing with contracted engineering firms. Additional education may be substituted for work experience. Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas required; or if an individual is licensed in another state he/she must obtain licensure as a Professional Engineer in Texas within 6 months of hire. If assigned to the Development and Emergency Services Department must obtain a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) certification within 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 of employment. 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
May 08, 2022
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.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Juvenile Supervision Officer performs professional correction work providing direct supervision of juveniles placed in detention or programs by the courts. Work involves supervising juveniles to ensure their safety and welfare, shift coverage, and transporting juveniles between detention facilities, medical institutions, schools, and other locations. Duties assigned to employees in the job title vary according to division assignments and/or allocation of workload. Examples of Duties Provides direct supervision of detained or referred youth. Maintains individual case files, recording all contacts; amends files to reflect changes as appropriate. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information. Confers with counselors or other professionals connected to agencies providing human services to probationers, and maintains knowledge of juveniles needs, status, and progress. Ensures that juveniles are properly searched, and that juveniles are allowed calls to relatives and/or attorneys. Contacts juvenile's family. Advises juveniles of rules and regulations. Observes juvenile's demeanor to determine mental state and possible need for treatment and observation. Maintains readiness to assist juveniles and/or family members on a 24-hour, call-in basis. Admits and processes juveniles into the Juvenile Detention Center. Transports juveniles to and from state hospitals or other medical facilities, etc., as necessary. Summarizes information and completes standard reports, selecting data from direct observation and other sources. Supervises the daily activities of juveniles in residence; ensures juveniles follow all established policies and procedures, taking disciplinary action as necessary. Trains employees in both technique and proper actions to be taken in a variety of situations pertaining to juvenile detention. Escorts juveniles to court; ensures safe and secure transportation of all juveniles; adheres to all established policies and procedures. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED required for this position. Officer must meet the requirements in Title 37, Chapters 343 & 344 of the Texas Administrative Code including but not limited to being of good moral character and at least 21 years of age. 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. This position is for MALE applicants ONLY. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Juvenile Supervision Officer performs professional correction work providing direct supervision of juveniles placed in detention or programs by the courts. Work involves supervising juveniles to ensure their safety and welfare, shift coverage, and transporting juveniles between detention facilities, medical institutions, schools, and other locations. Duties assigned to employees in the job title vary according to division assignments and/or allocation of workload. Examples of Duties Provides direct supervision of detained or referred youth. Maintains individual case files, recording all contacts; amends files to reflect changes as appropriate. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information. Confers with counselors or other professionals connected to agencies providing human services to probationers, and maintains knowledge of juveniles needs, status, and progress. Ensures that juveniles are properly searched, and that juveniles are allowed calls to relatives and/or attorneys. Contacts juvenile's family. Advises juveniles of rules and regulations. Observes juvenile's demeanor to determine mental state and possible need for treatment and observation. Maintains readiness to assist juveniles and/or family members on a 24-hour, call-in basis. Admits and processes juveniles into the Juvenile Detention Center. Transports juveniles to and from state hospitals or other medical facilities, etc., as necessary. Summarizes information and completes standard reports, selecting data from direct observation and other sources. Supervises the daily activities of juveniles in residence; ensures juveniles follow all established policies and procedures, taking disciplinary action as necessary. Trains employees in both technique and proper actions to be taken in a variety of situations pertaining to juvenile detention. Escorts juveniles to court; ensures safe and secure transportation of all juveniles; adheres to all established policies and procedures. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED required for this position. Officer must meet the requirements in Title 37, Chapters 343 & 344 of the Texas Administrative Code including but not limited to being of good moral character and at least 21 years of age. 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. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred. This position is for MALE applicants ONLY. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. Under general supervision, performs professional correction work supervising adults placed on probation by the courts. Work involves regularly meeting with probationers to ensure adherence to terms of probation, and maintaining records of probationers' activities and status. Employee is also responsible for determining level of supervision necessary for individual probationers, providing limited counseling and referring clients to probation assistance programs, and conferring with law enforcement and court personnel in matters pertaining to violation of probation by clients. Employee is subject to the usual potential hazards of contact with legally delinquent adults. Reports to a Supervisor - Adult Probation. Examples of Duties Meets with probationers in office or at probationers' residences according to established schedules, or more often as necessary, advising clients of provisions of probation agreements and ensuring adherence to agreements, and providing limited counseling and referring clients to community-based probation assistance programs, as necessary; meets with and/or contacts family members, employers or other references provided by clients to ensure clients' adherence to provisions of probation. Maintains individual case files, recording all contacts and preparing reports of clients' status; obtains and records probationers' place of residence, family ties, employment, prior criminal convictions, etc., and amends files to reflect changes as appropriate; prepares documents to dismiss probation, as appropriate, and obtains judge's signatures. Utilizes computer terminal connected to the Texas and National Crime Information Center and/or contacts appropriate law enforcement agencies by telephone to inquire about criminal history and/or current criminal charges against probationers; assesses risks of further legal violations by probationers, determines necessary level of supervision, and implements appropriate reporting schedule. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve case file information; summarizes information for standard reports, selecting data from varied sources. Confers with district attorney's office, judges and/or law enforcement personnel about clients' violations of probation terms or other need to amend probation status, and amends probationers' files accordingly; confers with U.S. Immigration Service officials about deportation of probationers, as necessary; testifies in court as to probationers' status and adherence to reporting schedules and other terms of probation, as appropriate. Confers with counselors or other professionals connected to agencies providing human services to probationers, and maintains knowledge of probationers' needs, status, progress, etc. May install electronic monitoring equipment utilized to ensure probationers arrive at residences at appointed times, as appropriate. Obtains urine samples from probationers for drug-use analysis. May utilize knowledge of Spanish to assist individuals unable to communicate sufficiently in English. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related work as required. Minimum Qualifications ELIGIBILITY-To be eligible for employment as a Community Supervision Officer who supervises offenders a person: 1) Must have acquired a Bachelor's degree conferred by an institution of higher education accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board AND 2) Unless the Bachelor's degree is in criminology, corrections, counseling, law, social work, psychology, sociology, or a related field that has been approved by the TDCJ-CJAD Director, the person must have a) One year of graduate study in one of those fields; or b) One year of experience in full-time casework, counseling, or community or group work that has been approved by the TDCJ-CJAD Director 3) Cannot be employed as a Peace Officer AND 4) Cannot be currently on community supervision or parole or serving a sentence for a criminal offense, CSCD directors may apply to the TDCJ-CJAD director, as specified in 163.5 of this title (relating to Waiver to Standards) for a waiver of paragraph (2) of this subsection. The request for waiver shall document what efforts were made to employ a community supervision officer meeting the requirements specified in the Texas Code of Criminal procedure and state why the efforts were unsuccessful. All community supervision officers employed by the CSCD director must comply with the code of ethics developed by the TDCJ-CJAD. Supplemental Information Please attach a cover letter, resume and transcript to your application. 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
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description 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.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: 12/16/2022 5:00 PM Central
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Juvenile Supervision Officer performs professional correction work providing direct supervision of juveniles placed in detention or programs by the courts. Work involves supervising juveniles to ensure their safety and welfare, shift coverage, and transporting juveniles between detention facilities, medical institutions, schools, and other locations. Duties assigned to employees in the job title vary according to division assignments and/or allocation of workload. Examples of Duties Provides direct supervision of detained or referred youth. Maintains individual case files, recording all contacts; amends files to reflect changes as appropriate. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information. Confers with counselors or other professionals connected to agencies providing human services to probationers, and maintains knowledge of juveniles needs, status, and progress. Ensures that juveniles are properly searched, and that juveniles are allowed calls to relatives and/or attorneys. Contacts juvenile's family. Advises juveniles of rules and regulations. Observes juvenile's demeanor to determine mental state and possible need for treatment and observation. Maintains readiness to assist juveniles and/or family members on a 24-hour, call-in basis. Admits and processes juveniles into the Juvenile Detention Center. Transports juveniles to and from state hospitals or other medical facilities, etc., as necessary. Summarizes information and completes standard reports, selecting data from direct observation and other sources. Supervises the daily activities of juveniles in residence; ensures juveniles follow all established policies and procedures, taking disciplinary action as necessary. Trains employees in both technique and proper actions to be taken in a variety of situations pertaining to juvenile detention. Escorts juveniles to court; ensures safe and secure transportation of all juveniles; adheres to all established policies and procedures. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED required for this position. Officer must meet the requirements in Title 37, Chapters 343 & 344 of the Texas Administrative Code including but not limited to being of good moral character and at least 21 years of age. 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. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred. This position is for FEMALE applicants ONLY. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
May 08, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Server Technician maintains public safety and courts software applications and related infrastructure used throughout Denton County. This position resolves incidents and assists with software upgrades and patches. This position is the primary contact for after-hours technical support and responsible for resolving technical issues or escalating as needed. The Server Technician 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 Configures, manages, and supports public safety and court related software applications. Contributes, troubleshoots and repairs server operating systems. Acts as the primary on call contact for after-hours technical support. Responsible for resolving after-hours technical issues or escalating as needed. Monitors the department's building security systems and responds accordingly. Performs regularly scheduled maintenance and upgrades of applications and server operating systems. Follows documented processes for the day-to-day system administration of Windows Server environments. Performs day-to-day tasks associated with user account, e-mail, and file permission management. Maintains application, server, and network security through best practices. Assists Mobile Systems Technician with public safety software and hardware issues in vehicles. Ensures new technology initiatives are stable and readily maintained. Analyzes the performance of the environment and provides recommendations for improvement. Follows all county security and privacy policies and best practices to protect county information and assets within his/her control. 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. 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. 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 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
May 08, 2022
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.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous