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!

21 job(s) at Denton County

DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Jun 10, 2021
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.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Jun 05, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical-clerical work of an accounting nature for the County adult probation program. Work involves utilizing computer-driven data entry equipment to prepare and maintain probationer account records, balancing receipts, and preparing financial records and process reports. Employee is also responsible for performing a variety of general clerical assistance duties, such as preparing routine correspondence, processing mail, and answering telephones and greeting visitors. Duties assigned to employees in this job title may vary according to allocation of workload and specific needs of the Division. Reports to the Administrative Supervisor. Examples of Duties Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing, spreadsheet and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information as requested or otherwise necessary; summarizes information for standard reports, selecting data from varied sources. Prepares and maintains probationer account records, entering personal data, probation provisions and restrictions, supervision and reporting requirements, fees and/or restitution payment schedules, etc.; receives correspondence and appropriate documentation for probationers transferred to County, and establishes accounts and prepares correspondence to advise probationers to report; amends probationers' account files to reflect receipt of payments, changes in probation status, etc.; closes out probationers' files upon end of probation period, revocation of probation, or as otherwise appropriate. Receives payments from probationers or via mail, entering payments into proper account files and issuing receipts; balances cash on hand with receipts for individual accounts, and prepares daily reports; prepares bank deposits. Answers telephones and greets visitors, receiving inquiries and providing information or referring callers to proper official, as appropriate; records and relays messages, as appropriate. Types materials into form from typed or handwritten copy or machine dictation using a variety of complicated formats for preparing correspondence, reports, legal motions, manuscripts, etc.; assumes responsibility for correctness of spelling, punctuation, format, and grammar. Distributes incoming mail and processes outgoing mail. Maintains a variety of computerized and tangible files, filing and retrieving information as requested or otherwise necessary. Maintains office supply inventories, ordering and distributing supplies as necessary; prepares photocopies of necessary forms to maintain supplies. Prepares contracts for service vendors and reviews invoices submitted by service vendors; maintains list of contracted service vendors. Performs other related work as required. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from high school or a general equivalency diploma (GED), preferably supplemented by course work in secretarial science or bookkeeping, and 1 to 2 years of experience in clerical work, including use of computer-driven word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred but not required. 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
Jun 05, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Driver/Equipment Operator I 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. 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. 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. Additional Essential Duties after Obtaining Class B CDL License: 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. 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. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED required. Must possess a Class C Driver's License issued by the State of Texas.Class B Commercial Driver's License with "N" endorsement issued by the State of Texas 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
Jun 04, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Deputy Constable performs specialized law enforcement duties and clerical work serving civil papers. Work involves, but not limited to serving criminal and civil process, such as warrants, summons, writs, restraining orders, etc. The Deputy Constable will also be responsible for maintaining records, reports and other duties as may be assigned and/or required by the Constable. Additionally, the Deputy Constable will perform Bailiff duties in the Justice of the Peace Court and perform other general law enforcement work within Denton County. Examples of Duties Serves legal papers such as warrants for worthless check writers, civil and criminal processes, summons, warrants, subpoenas, special proceedings, writs of possession, orders to appear and show cause, foreclosures, executions, summary ejections, notices of hearings, claim and delivery, restraining orders, child custody orders, orders of attachment, commitment papers, and special court orders. Serves as court bailiff for Justice of the Peace Court by maintaining order, opening and recessing court, and accompanying inmates to and from court. Conducts seizures, evictions, and impounds as necessary. Patrols assigned area of the County by directing traffic and issuing citations, answering complaint calls, and apprehending criminal suspects. Prepares criminal cases, files, and records; distributes to appropriate employee as necessary. Responds to both routine non-emergency calls and emergency calls; assists citizens as necessary. Uses directories and other means to locate designated parties; prints or copies useful information. Explains the meaning of papers and makes arrest when necessary; responds to inquiries from the general public regarding law enforcement issues. Receives and date-stamps warrants, enters data into computer files, and places warrants into folders. Maintains logs of warrants and other papers served, papers not served, and other activities; maintains department files and records. Escorts inmates between Jail and court, applying handcuffs, and/or leg restraints, and notifying Jail officials of changes in inmates' status, as appropriate. Prepares and makes bank deposits of fees received for service of papers from other jurisdictions. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma 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 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
Jun 01, 2021
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.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: 12/20/2021 5:00 PM Central
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Diesel Mechanic performs skilled mechanical work in the repair and maintenance of diesel and gasoline-powered motor vehicles and other small equipment for an assigned road and bridge district. Work involves diagnosing malfunctions in light and heavy motorized equipment, removing and replacing or rebuilding worn or broken parts, and maintaining records of work performed. Employee is also responsible for maintaining inventories of replacement parts and supplies. Examples of Duties Diagnoses, services, installs, and maintains vehicles in the county fleet, including heavy equipment, trucks, and other road equipment. Maintains records of work performed and parts used on all equipment. Performs State inspections on all county vehicles; repairs and installs parts on heavy equipment and vehicles. Travels to job-sites for emergency repairs when needed. Performs complete tear down and rebuild of diesel and gas engines, transmissions, clutches, brakes, radiators, heating, air conditioner systems, and electrical and hydraulic systems as necessary. Performs after hours duties when needed. Performs motor overhauls on gasoline and diesel-powered engines; performs major and minor engine tune-ups and adjustments. Installs rebuilt motors; adjusts and makes repairs to gasoline and diesel-powered engines. Rebuilds or replaces worn or defective parts. Performs major and minor mechanical repairs and adjustments on power drive, brake, steering, electrical, fuel, cooling, and related systems on light and heavy motorized equipment and vehicles. Repairs and adjusts hydraulic and vacuum-operated systems; replaces hydraulic motors, hoses, and fittings. Replaces alternators, regulators, starters, wires, and gauges as necessary. Maintains replacement parts and supply inventories, preparing purchase requisitions as required. 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 with "N" endorsement issued by the State of Texas. Class "A" Commercial Driver's License with "N" endorsement issued by the State of Texas 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
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Director of Transportation and Engineering oversees transportation needs and the construction of roads, and bridges for Denton County; by planning, organizing, prioritizing projects and tasks, acquiring and assigning staff while coordinating, reviewing, and controlling the department to ensure full compliance with existing laws. This position oversees and manages the Engineering, Road and Bridge, and Vehicle Maintenance Division. Examples of Duties Develops, recommends, and coordinates all road and bridge construction and renovation projects, new transportation programs, and modifications to existing transportation programs. Oversees the department's short-term and long-term planning for the County, including making formal presentations as needed. Develops and implements techniques for evaluating programs; establish program goals and objectives; develop and approve schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving program goals, direct program evaluation activities, plan for additional staff as needed, and analyze and prepare written reports on program and project performance. Directs and manages staff, ensuring all work completed adheres to established policies and procedures. Supervises personnel matters, including hiring, training, completing performance appraisals and disciplinary actions. Provides detailed reports of itemized account of money received and spent within the Road and Bridge fund, condition of roads and bridges within county. Works to help projects stay on schedule and within budget. Works with local or regional transportation agencies and County Transportation Consultants to develop and implement transportation plans, programs, projects, policies and partnerships aimed at reducing congestion, enhancing mobility, and improving air quality. Facilitates responses to requests for traffic, planning, and engineering studies; sets goals and objectives for the department; and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of goals and objectives. Develops applications for and administers grants related to transportation, planning, right of way acquisition, environmental issues, and fleet management. Develops policies and procedures necessary for compliance with all grant funds. Serves as Denton County's liaison to architects, engineers, and consultants to review and finalize plans, i.e., drawings, schematics and specifications and to ensure the plan review process operates effectively. Follows-up to ensure that plan and specification revisions address those needs appropriately. Tracks deficiencies and unacceptable work and ensures that they are resolved by the contractor. Reviews pay applications submitted by construction firms and recommends approval to Accounts Payable. Assists in the planning of all new projects including site selection, demographics and feasibility studies. Compiles budgets and cost estimates. Assists in the selection of professional services and means of procurements. Serves on evaluation committees for architects, engineers, and contractors. Develops and presents status reports to County Administrator-Operations and citizen advisory committees. Communicates directly with County Administrator - Operations to provide updates on project status and to discuss project specifics, goals, and objectives. Maintains a good working relationships with Commissioners Court, local cities, transportation agencies, various committees, and other Denton County department heads. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in public administration, engineering, architecture, construction management or a related field and a minimum seven years of professional management and leadership experience in transportation management or construction project management for medium or large projects; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Must be able to pass a State Criminal History background check. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Jun 01, 2021
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
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Health Services Specialist I performs basic health care tasks and specialized detention work in the care and security of inmates. Examples of Duties Handles and manages routine and sensitive correspondence, medical records, reports, billing statements, memorandums, and other documents. Provides inmates and juvenile detainees with baseline medical assessments; provides basic health care to inmates and juvenile detainees, including both emergent and non-emergent care. Performs phlebotomy and specimen collection for both pathology and forensic processing, assists physicians and allied care providers during patient evaluation and examination clinics, Provides immunizations. Distributes medications and updates related files to ensure proper documentation of administered medications. Receives, distributes, and maintains office supply and medical supply inventories. Arranges and coordinates inmate patient appointments with community providers; helps to ensure transportation and security procedures are followed. Manages phone calls and inquiries from citizens or the general community, providing information as necessary or referring callers to appropriate personnel, and routing messages. Processes inmate patient billing statements from community providers and services. Maintains follow up care schedules and routes patient information as necessary; files related medical information as needed. Assists with recording, entering, and posting inmate co-pay statements for collection. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Must be 18 years of age. Must be a United States citizen. High school diploma or GED and EMT Certification or Medical Assistant Certification required. Possession of a valid Driver's License. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Supplemental Information 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
Jun 01, 2021
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
Jun 01, 2021
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
Jun 01, 2021
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
Jun 01, 2021
Part Time
Description The Mental Health Care Coordinator is responsible for supporting mental health care, provided by primary care providers in consultation with other mental health providers as appropriate. This position is also responsible for coordinating referrals to clinically indicated services inside and outside the Veteran's Administration. Examples of Duties Supports and closely coordinates mental health care with the Veteran's primary care provider and other treating mental health providers including the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Provides patient education about common mental and substance use disorders and available treatment options. Monitors Veterans, both in person and by telephone, for changes in clinical symptoms, treatment side effects or complications. Supports psychotropic medication management prescribed by physicians, focusing on treatment adherence, attention to side effects, and effectiveness of treatment. Conducts regularly scheduled, usually weekly, caseload consultation with the members of the Denton County Veterans Treatment Court Program Court. Facilitates referrals for clinically indicated services outside the primary care clinic (e.g., social services such as housing assistance, vocational rehabilitation, mental health specialty care, substance abuse treatment). Tracks patient follow-up and clinical outcomes using the Corrections Software Solutions (CSS) care management tracking system. Documents in person and telephone encounters in CSS and use the system to identify and reengage patients who may be lost to follow-up. Documents patient progress and treatment recommendations in CSS so that they can be easily shared with the Veterans Court Team and other treating providers. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in counseling, psychology or social work and 1 year of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. LPC or LCSW license preferred. Military cultural competency or experience with working with combat trauma Veterans preferred. Supplemental Information THIS POSTING IS FOR A TEMPORARY POSITION LASTING APPROXIMATELY 15 MONTHS. Hours will be 25 hours per week. Only those interested in a part-time position should apply. GRANT FUNDED POSITION NOTICE: The Mental Health Care Coordinator position is funded by grant funding and is subject to the Denton County Veterans Treatment Court Program meeting the requirements of the funding agency. If the grant cycle ends or the grant funding is terminated by the funding agency, the position is subject to review by the Commissioners Court, who will determine whether or not to continue its funding through the Denton County budget. If this position is no longer funded, the applicant is subject to termination. 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
Jun 01, 2021
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. Prepares clients for provider exam by updating vital signs, medical histories, medications, and current complaints in the medical record (eClinicalWorks). Performs point-of-care testing such as glucose, a1c, Tb testing, urinalysis, and EKG. Prepares exam room for and assist provider with procedures such as suturing, wound care, and other minor surgeries using aseptic technique. Administers medications and vaccines as prescribed. Documents all procedures in the EMR, and send referrals to outside providers. Sterilizes surgical equipment and tracks medication and supply orders. 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. 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
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Deputy Constable performs specialized law enforcement duties and clerical work serving civil papers. Work involves, but not limited to serving criminal and civil process, such as warrants, summons, writs, restraining orders, etc. The Deputy Constable will also be responsible for maintaining records, reports and other duties as may be assigned and/or required by the Constable. Additionally, the Deputy Constable will perform Bailiff duties in the Justice of the Peace Court and perform other general law enforcement work within Denton County. Examples of Duties Serves legal papers such as warrants for worthless check writers, civil and criminal processes, summons, warrants, subpoenas, special proceedings, writs of possession, orders to appear and show cause, foreclosures, executions, summary ejections, notices of hearings, claim and delivery, restraining orders, child custody orders, orders of attachment, commitment papers, and special court orders. Serves as court bailiff for Justice of the Peace Court by maintaining order, opening and recessing court, and accompanying inmates to and from court. Conducts seizures, evictions, and impounds as necessary. Patrols assigned area of the County by directing traffic and issuing citations, answering complaint calls, and apprehending criminal suspects. Prepares criminal cases, files, and records; distributes to appropriate employee as necessary. Responds to both routine non-emergency calls and emergency calls; assists citizens as necessary. Uses directories and other means to locate designated parties; prints or copies useful information. Explains the meaning of papers and makes arrest when necessary; responds to inquiries from the general public regarding law enforcement issues. Receives and date-stamps warrants, enters data into computer files, and places warrants into folders. Maintains logs of warrants and other papers served, papers not served, and other activities; maintains department files and records. Escorts inmates between Jail and court, applying handcuffs, and/or leg restraints, and notifying Jail officials of changes in inmates' status, as appropriate. Prepares and makes bank deposits of fees received for service of papers from other jurisdictions. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma 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 able to pass a State Criminal History background check. Bilingual in English and Spanish 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
Jun 01, 2021
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 glucose levels, 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 as medical 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 To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Nursese and paramedics preferred. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Jun 01, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Deputy Fire Marshal I performs technical investigative work conducting and coordinating investigations into fires/explosives, weapons of mass destruction, hazardous materials incidents, environmental crimes, public nuisance, and other criminal violations of laws and regulations in unincorporated areas of Denton County and within municipalities when requested. Responds to and assumes command of major emergency response operations in unincorporated areas of the County and municipalities through Inter-local Emergency Management Agreements. Facilitates boat patrol programs of the Fire Marshal's Office. Also, work involves functioning in an investigative capacity for the Denton County Arson Task Force. Employee is on call 24 hours of the day. Examples of Duties Prepares criminal cases for prosecution. May need to testify in court as to results of investigations. Searches crime scene to collect and preserve physical evidence. Reconstructs crime scenes to determine probable sequence of action. Processes physical evidence to examine such elements as latent fingerprints, tool marks, etc. Photographs crime scenes, accidents, hazmat and industrial accidents, and accidental fires. Conducts fire code inspections seeking abatement of fire hazards in the unincorporated Denton County and municipalities without enforcement personnel. Enforces laws and regulations pertinent to fire, health, environmental, explosives, safety, nuisance violations and other state statutes as a commissioned county peace officer. Responds to and assumes command of major emergency response operations in unincorporated areas of the County and municipalities through Inter-local Emergency Management Agreements, including, but not limited to multiple-alarm fires, hazardous materials incidents, explosives, weapons of mass destruction and severe weather events. Locates and arrests persons wanted for criminal activity. Works cooperatively with local Amateur Radio Emergency Services (A.R.E.S.) and Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT). Inspects existing structures, construction, and remodel sites for compliance with fire codes. Prepares reports regarding fire inspection, fire investigations or prevention as required. Responds to environmental violations, fires, explosives, weapons of mass destruction, county governmental operations, county facilities emergency operations and natural /man-made disasters timely. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED required for this position and a minimum three years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Certification as a Peace Officer in the State of Texas required. Basic Fire Fighter Certification preferred. Hazardous Materials Technician, Arson Investigator and Fire Inspection preferred. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Jun 01, 2021
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 30, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Administrative Specialist II performs a variety of secretarial, clerical, and general office assistance duties to support activities of the assigned department. Work involves preparing and maintaining a variety of files and documents, answering telephone calls, greeting the public, and routing communications. Employee is responsible for performing general clerical duties such as preparing photocopies, processing mail, and compiling data for reports. Examples of Duties Answers incoming calls, greets visitors and answers inquiries related to the county or specific department, and directs visitors to correct employee or department as necessary. Processes incoming and outgoing mail; routes mail to proper recipient. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing, spreadsheet and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information as requested or otherwise necessary; establishes and maintains files. Maintains office supply inventories, ordering and distributing supplies as necessary. Regular and punctual attendance required. Process and interoffice all Citation and Warnings. Process and mail DWI Packets to the Department of Public Safety. Prepare and electronically file Juvenile and Patrol Case Packets. Run Criminal History's as requested. Maintain Bite Quarantine Notices, Criminal Trespass Notices, and Vehicle Impound Records. Forward Court Notices and Office Decline Notices to Deputies and their Chain of Command. Prepare and submit annual Racial Profiling and Commercial Motor Vehicle Report. Send certified mail as needed. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and a minimum two years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Supplemental Information 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, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Construction Inspector is responsible for the daily quality and production of the roadway projects built by Contractors. Employee is also responsible for recording the events of the projects, daily work inspection for compliance with plans and specifications, documenting equipment and personnel on the project each day, hours worked, weather delay days, scheduling geotechnical testing, and accounting for the quantity of material built into the projects. May review and approve invoices from the projects Contractor. The Construction Inspector will also inspect culvert installations permitted through the Planning Department. Examples of Duties Daily Inspection of Roadway Construction Projects. Assures compliance with all local, state and federal rules and regulations. Oversees contractors, interacts with Contractors head staff and reports status to project Engineers and Department Foreman to ensure goals and schedules are being met. Interfaces with County and 3rd party Engineers concerning construction activities. Develops and prepares daily activity reports; distributes to appropriate personnel as necessary. Monitors expenditure of funds and reviews and processes pay requests for Contractors. Inspects driveway culverts to meet county standards. Monitors Franchise Utility Construction in the Right of Way of County roads to ensure compliance. Interacts with constituents regarding roadway projects and/or complaints. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Addresses road and drainage concerns/complaints with constituents. Purchases and condemns for new Right of Way. Works with constituents obtaining temporary construction easements and helps them understand the extent of the project. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and a minimum four years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. 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