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!

18 job(s) at Denton County

DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Aug 07, 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. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails, please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: 8/13/2020 5:00 PM Central
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Senior Forensic Death Investigator performs senior professional level and functional management duties on a day-to-day basis to achieve the investigatory casework goals of the group where they are assigned which may include such activities as: overseeing operations of a investigative section; assuring continuity of flow of information, and assisting senior management in various areas of overall operation of the department. Examples of Duties Manages other investigators by performing all supervisory duties, including management of leave, overtime, training, hiring, termination, scheduling and assignment of duties of employees. Troubleshoots and resolves problems/issues involving investigations which may include providing guidance to investigators, traveling to death scenes, assisting crime scene officers, detectives, police officers to arrive at a positive outcome to each case. Ensures compliance with all laws, statues, regulations, relating to county government and medical examiner state law. Communicates with senior level management personnel relating budget , transportation, personnel, quality control, and contractor issues. Communicates with management of law enforcement agencies on the local, state and federal level concerning issues at crime scenes. May also provide guidance at crime scenes to those agencies in relation to the investigation of death, and/or scene duties. Communicates with the public in relation to duties of this office which may include meeting with the family of decedent, meeting with attorneys, media, or other public representatives. Recommends action or develop new protocol to ensure proper investigative techniques or fiscal management of resources. Monitors the budget expenditures to ensure appropriate levels. Presents special reports and/or programs to educate law enforcement and the general public as to the appropriate procedures of this office. Meets with senior management to report activities and discuss future plans of action regarding personnel, budget items, contractor issues, or any other necessary business. Develops and maintains statistical data on every investigative activity within the office. Responds to death scenes with investigators to ensure procedures, techniques, and protocols are properly followed. Prepares and submits the yearly budget to senior management for approval. Performs liaison duties between Denton and Tarrant Counties to ensure Medical Examiner contract issues are resolved and the yearly contract is approved by all parties. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in related field and a minimum four years of experience in a related field; 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 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
Aug 03, 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
Aug 03, 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
Aug 03, 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
Aug 03, 2020
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. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred. This position is for FEMALE applicants 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
Aug 03, 2020
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. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. This position is for MALE applicants ONLY. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Aug 03, 2020
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.com to your email safe list. This position is for MALE applicants ONLY. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Aug 03, 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
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN APPROVED. The Licensed Vocational Nurse or Certified Medical Assistantperforms technical nursing work in providing clinical health care to County residents. Work involves obtaining personal and routine medical information from clients, administering medications and vaccinations, and counseling clients on proper hygiene and health care practices. Employee is also responsible for referring clients to other Department clinics or programs, and/or other health care professionals or human services agencies. Employee is subject to the usual hazards of nursing work, including potential exposure to communicable diseases and blood-borne pathogens. Examples of Duties Interviews clients to obtain personal and routine medical data in accordance with established policies and procedures. Interviews clients to obtain personal and routine medical data in accordance with established policies and procedures; weights and measures clients, measures blood pressure and temperature, etc.; obtains blood samples using aseptic methods, and measures blood sugar and hemoglobin; prepares and updates client records. Counsels clients as to proper hygiene and health care practices and routines; answers inquiries and refers clients to Department programs or community health care professionals and human services agencies, as appropriate. Maintains various activity and client logs, submitting according to established procedures; establishes and maintains a variety of files according to prescribed systems. Administers vaccinations as directed by physician, adhering to established policies and procedures; reviews and updates patient records. Administers medications as directed by physician, adhering to established policies and procedures; reviews and updates patient records. Contacts clients via telephone or through personal visits to monitor effects of treatment or counseling provided at clinic. Answers telephone and receives inquiries, providing information based on knowledge of Department programs and procedures, or referring callers to proper officials or other agencies, as appropriate; schedules clients for visits to clinic; may record and relay messages for physicians or other officials. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from a Vocational Nursing program approved by the State of Texas as an LVN or Certified Medical Assistant documentation certifying as a CMA and minimum one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Certification by the State of Texas as a Licensed Vocational Nurse or nurses with valid out of state licenses from states participating in the Nurse License Compact 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. 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
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Misdemeanor Prosecutor II performs professional legal work and administrative services for the legal department of assignment. Work involves prosecuting jury and non-jury trials and/or negotiating settlements, and preparing various briefs, motions, and other legal devices, as necessary. Employee is also responsible for performing legal research in the preparation of trials, assisting in preparation and management of court dockets, and assisting and advising law enforcement personnel in the preparation of search and arrest warrants. Examples of Duties Attends daily docket call, consulting weekly docket list and obtaining and reviewing appropriate case files; advises courtroom of docket call procedures. Answers phones and inquiries regarding witness issues and case status. Performs various administrative duties associated with managing a docket of active cases, including docket management and new case management. Prepares and conducts hearings on probation revocations and adjudications of guilt; prepares and conducts open plea hearings, motions to suppress, and other hearings scheduled in the assigned court. Participates in all phases of court trial, including the opening statement, the presentation of the State's case, rebut of the defense's case if one is presented, and the punishment phase of the trial. Advises unrepresented defendants of rights and plea options; completes paperwork for pleas; obtains pleas or requests for appointed attorneys from defendants, as appropriate. Prepares and requests bond forfeiture and arrest warrants for defendants not appearing as scheduled in court. Prepares misdemeanor cases for trial, including reviewing case files, advising and negotiating, providing discovery, conferring with law enforcement and judicial personnel, following up with witnesses after trial to inform them of outcome and ways to improve testimony, locating witnesses and defendants, interviewing victims and witnesses, performing legal research, conferring with victims and their families, investigating incidents, visiting crime scenes, and examining physical evidence. Requests preparation of jury charges; prepares voir dire examination; reviews jury list and conducts jury selection. Participates in mental hearings as necessary. Performs a variety of administrative duties in support of the court and department; oversees process for new case intake as necessary. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Doctorate degree required for this position. 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.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Aug 03, 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
Jul 24, 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
Jul 22, 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
Jul 22, 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
Jul 16, 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
Jul 15, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Purchasing Specialist performs a variety of administration and technical work to support activities of the department. Work involves support of centralized purchasing function including maintaining purchase order documents and electronic records for the county. This position serves as first contact for county personnel to resolve problems or issues related to commodity or services purchased as well as use of electronic purchasing system. Examples of Duties Processes purchase orders to ensure accuracy and ensure proper distributions to vendor, department, and AP through the e-procurement system. Scans and files various documents including purchase orders and index scanned PO's in the electronic records system. Answers and directs incoming phone calls and daily mail to the appropriate personnel. Manages list of county employees that are authorized to make purchases on behalf of their department and initiate approval levels. Accepts and documents incoming bids and RFP's, ensuring that state statutes have been followed. Maintains plan holders list for all current construction and road projects. Provides support to Directors and staff as needed through research and project development; prepares correspondence, reports, and forms. Collects deposits for project plans and specifications; safeguards funds. Assists with County department inventories and surplus auctions. Prepares deposit plan revenue report; reconciles records to project; submits for deposit with County Treasurer. Maintains contract insurance documents to ensure contract compliance; follows up on expired certificates; scans and index projects. Performs research and complies data for special projects, reports, or other publications; prepares correspondence, ensuring completion by specified deadlines and in accordance with departments goals and objectives. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and a minimum one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. 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
Jul 15, 2020
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Desktop Support Technician is part of the Help Desk team and provides remote technical assistance, support, and maintenance for the County's computers, related computer equipment, telephones, and audio/video equipment to deliver a high level of availability and reliability. The Desktop Support 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 Provides end-user support and customer service as the initial point of contact on the IT Help Desk. Responds to service requests in a proactive and timely manner. Maintains user identity and access rights for various systems including network, access control, etc. Installs, tests, and troubleshoots computer hardware, software, and peripheral equipment for various County computer systems. Troubleshoots and installs telephone equipment. Troubleshoots audio / visual systems. Maintains hardware inventory and portions of Active Directory. Follows all county security and privacy policies and best practices to protect county information and assets within his/her control. Maintains documents and files related to work completed. Creates and generates reports as needed. Confers with department heads and elected officials to schedule computer installation and maintenance. Provides mobile device support to employees as needed. Regular and punctual attendance is required. 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. Bachelor's Degree preferred. Position may require various computer or technical related certifications. Possession of a valid driver's license required. Must obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Must not have any Class B misdemeanor or higher convictions or deferred adjudications. Department of Technology Services Mission Statement: To serve Denton County taxpayers by providing technology related services guided by our core values that support and empower county departments and agencies in providing excellent service to our citizens. The Department of Technology Services commits to the following core values: To deliver service with integrity and respect. To respond to the technology needs of the County in a proactive and timely manner. To meet the technology needs of the County with consistency, agility, flexibility, and foresight. To manage technology resources in a fiscally conservative manner. To develop a technology team that is passionate about serving the needs of the County. To support and understand each member of our team both personally and professionally. To encourage positive attitudes, teamwork, and open communication. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous