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!

25 job(s) at Denton County

DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 11, 2021
Description The Metadata Technician assists with Denton County's Records Center Audit project by completing metadata entry, verification, and validation on a temporary basis. The Records Metadata Technician also assists with general services to the Records Management division, including records retrieval, storage, and preservation. Minimum Qualifications Requires proficiency with information management systems and records retention. Candidate must have a demonstrated accuracy and speed in metadata entry, as well as an ability to leverage descriptive, structural, and administrative metadata to aid in informational consistency and accuracy across both digital and analog workflows. Must not have any Class B misdemeanor or higher convictions or deferred adjudications. Supplemental Information The anticipated work schedule is 20 to 40 hours/week. Contract Labor positions are staffed through an employment agency. Denton County will provide the name and contact information for the employment agency prior to starting an assignment. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 09, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Deputy Clerk I performs specialized clerical, administrative, and secretarial work in an assigned department. Examples of Duties Answers telephone and greet visitors; provides information or refers inquiries to appropriate personnel; routes incoming calls and records messages; responds to emails and faxes as necessary. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information; maintains pertinent files and records; scans and copies documents as necessary; ensures files are complete and accurate. Processes incoming and outgoing mail, including preparing photocopies and collating materials; distributes mail to appropriate department or employee. Balances the cash drawer daily and prepares related reports on a daily and weekly basis. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Screens applications for services, determining the validity or correctness of the application to issue certified copies of birth certificates, death certificates and marriage licenses; screens applicants for birth and death records to determine eligibility to obtain such documents. Records legal documents; analyzes and evaluates submitted documents for accuracy and inclusion of all legal requirements. Collects court costs and fees. Scans all recorded documents, including birth and death certificates, as well as marriage licenses; performs verification process and scrutinizes captured image for accuracy, completeness, and image quality; manually indexes the records after scanning. Opens and assigns criminal cases to various courts and delivers to the courts for further processing. Performs passport services for US Citizens. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and minimum one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Completion of some college level course work preferred. Specific certifications related to the area of assignment may be required for this position. Supplemental Information The primary location for this position will be in Denton, Texas. At times this position may require some travel to other satellite locations. To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time:
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 09, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The District Court Reporter is responsible for recording courtroom activities and producing transcripts of proceedings upon request, in accordance with State statute and Texas Supreme Court rules. This position is responsible for the proper preservation of stenographic notes and filing of all court exhibits. Examples of Duties Produces contemporaneous court records and ensures that records are maintained properly for future retrieval and use. Purchases and maintains all equipment and software necessary for reporting court proceedings. Produces transcripts as necessary, involving work with independent contractors. Preserves electronic files and records; files court exhibits and maintains all court records. Handles inquiries and requests from various consumers, both internally and externally, in regards to court records and proceedings. Reads back all or any portions of the court record, performs well under pressure and produces transcripts within strict time limitations as required per statute. Produces accurate, simultaneous, real-time translation utilizing computer-aided translation and output real-time feed to the Judge on a daily basis. Understands the TAMES eFile system and be able to electronically file Reporter's Records in accordance with the Uniform Format Manual and statutes governing court reports in Texas. Consults with colleagues to promote learning and protect the accuracy of records. Maintains hardware and software to ensure equipment is in proper working order. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED, completion of some college level course work, and minimum five years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Certification as a Shorthand Reporter by the Supreme Court of Texas required. Certification as a Merit Reporter and Real-time Reporter preferred. 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: 4/14/2021 5:00 PM Central
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 08, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Deputy Sheriff performs law enforcement work to protect lives, property, and rights of citizens of the County. Work involves performing law enforcement or jail duties in a specific area of assignment. This position may serve civil process papers, such as summons, writs of possession, foreclosures, executions, claim and delivery, restraining orders; answer complaint calls and patrol the County in an official vehicle to deter crime or apprehend violators or suspects; serve warrants and make warrant arrests; and/or performing various procedures associated with transporting prisoners for the Sheriff's Department. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary according to areas of assignment. Employee is subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work. Examples of Duties Enforces all the laws of the state and applicable federal laws. Provides law enforcement services to residents and responds to service requests. Prepares documentation and reports in a timely manner. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Serves as court bailiff for District Court, Criminal Court, or County Court at Law by maintaining order, opening and recessing court, and accompanying inmates to and from court. Escorts inmates, applying handcuffs, and/or leg restraints, and notifying Jail officials of changes in inmates' status. Places into custody defendants sentenced to active time, securing with restraining instruments, and advising Jail officials of status. Provides security for the courthouse and participants. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School graduation or GED. If assigned to Community Relations, a minimum of one year of experience in a related field required. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Must be a U.S. citizen. CERTIFICATION AS A PEACE OFFICER IN THE STATE OF TEXAS REQUIRED. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: 4/13/2021 5:00 PM Central
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 07, 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: 4/12/2021 5:00 PM Central
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 05, 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
Apr 05, 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
Apr 05, 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
Apr 05, 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. 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
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Senior Road Construction Inspector is responsible for overseeing the daily quality and production of the roadway projects built by Contractors and as needed on unincorporated County road projects by County Commissioners or Road & Bridge Administrative Foremen. Employee is also responsible for ensuring proper documentation and recording of daily events of the road construction projects by construction inspector personnel. Employee will perform and oversee daily work inspections for compliance with plans and specifications, documenting equipment and personnel on projects each day, hours worked, weather delay days, scheduling geotechnical testing, and accounting for the quantity of material built into the projects. Mentors and trains team members to help develop and improve knowledge, skills and performance. Examples of Duties Oversees roadway Construction Projects. Assures compliance with all local, state and federal rules and regulations. Oversees contractors, interacts with the Contractor's Head staff and reports status to County project Engineers, County Commissioners and Department Foreman to ensure goals and schedules are being met. Interfaces with County staff and 3rd party Engineers concerning construction activities. Establishes work plan and priorities to meet project objectives for Construction Inspector personnel; develops daily activity reports and logs for construction inspector personnel. Acts as a primary resource for problem management and resolution. Trains Construction Inspectors; reviews work product to ensure adherence to policies and procedures. Addresses issues and retrains, if necessary. Schedules continuing education classes for Construction Inspector personnel to ensure most current state and federal roadway construction standards are being followed. Conducts preliminary field survey of projects to ensure constructability. Conducts survey of county roadway and culvert drainage projects. Reviews of project design plans prior to project letting. Assists County Engineers with designing the Scope of Work and project specifications for bidding purposes. Prepares cost estimates for roadway reconstruction projects. Assists County Road and Bridge departments with project costs and annual budget needs. Monitors Franchise utility Construction in the Right of Way of County roads to ensure compliance. Interacts with constituents regarding roadway projects and/or complaints. Inspects culvert installations permitted through the Planning Department. Assists County Engineers with annual budget needs based on projects. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. May review and approve invoices from the projects Contractor. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and a minimum 6 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
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 05, 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
Apr 05, 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, Medical Assistant Certification or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Possession of a valid Driver's License. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Supplemental Information 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
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Health Services Specialist I performs basic health care tasks and specialized detention work in the care and security of juvenile detainees. Examples of Duties Handles and manages routine and sensitive correspondence, medical records, reports, billing statements, memorandums, and other documents. Provides juvenile detainees with baseline medical assessments; provides basic health care to juvenile detainees, including both emergent and non-emergent care. Performs phlebotomy and specimen collection for both pathology and forensic processing, assists physicians and allied care providers during patient evaluation and examination clinics, Provides immunizations. Distributes medications and updates related files to ensure proper documentation of administered medications. Receives, distributes, and maintains office supply and medical supply inventories. Arranges and coordinates juvenile patient appointments with community providers; helps to ensure transportation and security procedures are followed. Manages phone calls and inquiries from citizens or the general community, providing information as necessary or referring callers to appropriate personnel, and routing messages. Maintains follow up care schedules and routes patient information as necessary; files related medical information as needed. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Must be 18 years of age. Must be a United States citizen. High school diploma or GED and a minimum one year of experience in a related field OR EMT Certification, Medical Assistant Certification, or Registered Pharmacy Technician; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Possession of a valid Driver's License. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 05, 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. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 05, 2021
Full Time
Description THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Juvenile Probation Officer performs professional correction work supervising juveniles placed on probation or in detention by the courts. Work involves assessing juvenile probationers, meeting with probationers to ensure adherence to terms of probation, and maintaining records of probationers' activities and status. Employee is also responsible for providing clients with 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. Work may also involve developing supervision and treatment plans for probationers, supervising juveniles in detention facilities to ensure their safety and welfare, and transporting juveniles between jails, medical institutions, schools, etc. Duties assigned to employees in the job title vary according to division assignments and/or allocation of workload. Employee is subject to the usual potential hazards of contact with legally delinquent juveniles. Examples of Duties Maintains individual case files, recording all contacts and preparing reports of clients' status. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information. Testifies in court as to probationers' status and adherence to reporting schedules and other terms of probation, as appropriate. Calls detainees' family members if necessary; and advises detainees of rules and regulations. Observes detainees' demeanor to determine mental state and possible need for treatment and/or closer observation. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Documents all contacts with juveniles and others involved in their case, along with all activities involved. Answers phone calls, check- ins, and e-mails; prepares correspondence as necessary. Prepares Case Plans or Case Plan Reviews along with all information needed for case. Attends court as necessary; checks over all paperwork; enters all adjudication information into the computer. Completes sex offender risk assessments for sex offenders that have hearings for Judge to assign risk level. Sends copy of sex offender registration and orders to stop registering to proper law enforcement agency. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications A bachelor's degree AND one year of experience in a social service, community, corrections or juvenile agency that deals with offenders or disadvantaged persons. Internships may be counted toward meeting one year's experience based on actual hours completed when the duties performed were related to the field of juvenile justice; OR A bachelor's degree AND one year of graduate study in criminology, corrections, counseling, law, social work, psychology, sociology, or other field of instruction approved by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. Eligible for certification within six (6) months as a Juvenile Probation Officer by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. 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. Must be able to pass a State Criminal History background check. 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: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Apr 05, 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
Apr 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 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
Apr 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 III performs specialized work in the operation of heavy earth moving equipment used in the maintenance and construction of roads and bridges. Work involves operating such heavy equipment as bulldozers, compactors, front-end loaders, graders, farm tractors, and backhoes for such activities as patching roads and installing culverts. Employee is also responsible for cutting and hauling brush, hauling dirt, mowing roadsides and repair and replacing road signs. Examples of Duties Operates heavy equipment and drives trucks involved in the construction and maintenance of roads and bridges such as bulldozers, compactors, front end loaders, graders, farm tractors, track backhoes, and tractor trailers. Trains and educates other employees in the use and operation of heavy equipment. Performs flagging and traffic control duties and is on-call during storms and other weather-related issues. Cuts and hauls brush and dirt, mows roadsides, and repairs and replaces road signs as necessary. Cuts brush, trees and other growth at roadsides, utilizing power equipment such as mowers, tractors, and chain saws. Performs safety inspections to ensure equipment is in proper working order. Performs repair work on pot holes and other road hazards. Cleans trash and debris from County right of way and hauls materials for deposit at specified locations. Sets up work zone to ensure adequate safety of workers; ensures proper warning signs are erected at construction and maintenance project sites. Attaches road signs to posts using various hand and power tools; digs holes and sets signs with cement. Performs routine preventive maintenance and minor repair on equipment used. Assesses project requirements for equipment and material and ensures that proper materials and equipment are at work site. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED and a minimum five years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Must possess a Class A 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. 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
Apr 05, 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
Apr 05, 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