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!

45 job(s) at Denton County

DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Dec 01, 2022
Description The Denton County Office of History and Culture oversees the 1896 Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum and the Denton County Historical Park. We are a place of learning and discovery that provides educational opportunities and learning resources to the Denton County community as a public service of the local county government. Some of the ways we do this is by offering museum tours, in-school presentations, historical lectures, community programing, and by maintaining a collection of artifacts and documents that have historical significance for preservation and posterity. Our mission is to interpret our past, give context to our present, and provide a greater direction to our future. We are committed to the development and experience of Denton County history and dedicated to the cultural enrichment of our community. Our purpose is to welcome, inform, and inspire. Under the supervision of the Curator of Collection the Collections Assistants will aid in the processing, inventory, and stewardship of objects in the OHC's collection as well as support the curator with larger projects. This position offers a motivated individual the opportunity to gain curatorial and community engagement experience and may serve as preparation for an advanced career in the museum field or for graduate study. Examples of Duties Catalog Objects in the permanent collection per OHC's cataloging standards. Conduct thorough historical research on objects using a variety of resources. Conduct routine condition reports of collections objects. Create or update digital profiles in the museum's Collections Management Database Past Perfect, digitize analog records, and capture high quality digital images of objects. Help maintain the cleanliness and care of permanent collections objects on exhibit. Collaborate with the Curator and other collections staff/volunteers/interns on projects. Conducts collections inventories. Job responsibilities are subject to change at any time within the department due to departmental priorities and/or for cross-training purposes. Performs other duties and special services as assigned by the Collections Curator and/ Department Management. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Museum Studies, History, Art History, or related field. One year of related work experience or volunteer work in a museum. Handling of museum artifacts, knowledge of best practices for artifact care, foundational understanding of artifact classification nomenclature, preferred experience with photography, and database management. Supplemental Information THIS POSITION IS A GRANT-PAID, PART-TIME/TEMPORARY POSITION SCHEDULED TO WORK UP TO 35 HOURS PER WEEK FOR APPROXIMATELY SIX MONTHS. HOURS WILL BE MONDAY-FRIDAY 9-4; SATURDAY10-3 (TWICE A MONTH) Contract Labor positions are staffed through an employment agency. Denton County will provide the name and contact information for the employment agency prior to starting an assignment. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Nutritionist Specialist performs professional educational work, counseling clients of the Women, Infants, and Children's program. Work involves providing formal and informal instruction in proper nutritional habits and obtaining information from WIC program clients to determine nutritional status of clients and their children, including obtaining blood samples. Employee is also responsible for serving as a consultant to the other Public Health Department programs and conferring with various community health professionals and related groups to promote proper nutritional habits among women, including breastfeeding. Examples of Duties Determines eligibility for WIC program participation based on established program guidelines. Teaches nutrition education classes and breastfeeding classes as set forth in the State approved plans; facilitates discussions on nutrition topics. Works with mother/baby dyads having breastfeeding problems in order to help resolve them or reach the mother's goal. Works with babies having problems with formula intolerance in order to find the best formula for their particular situation while staying in compliance with WIC policy. Provides WIC clients with information and referrals in order to follow up on their health goals and risk factors identified by WIC during the eligibility screening. Carries out activities outlined in local agency and state plans including but not limited to, annual Nutrition Education Plan and Breastfeeding Plan. Coordinates breastfeeding promotion and support efforts. Plans and documents breastfeeding training for staff according to State requirements; manages breast pumps for WIC, including ordering, tracking, cleaning, and repairing as necessary. Counsels clients according to their concerns and needs; provides referrals as necessary. Distributes EBT cards and shopping lists to participants. Develops and leads nutrition, breastfeeding, and WIC outreach- related projects. Provides nutrition and health screenings for pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, infants, and children under five years old to determine eligibility for the program; conducts lab work as necessary. Serves as a consultant to other Public Health programs and confers with various community health professionals and related groups to promote proper nutritional habits. Performs clerical and administrative duties as necessary, including data entry and answering phone calls related to breastfeeding concerns, formula problems, or other nutrition-related concerns. Assigns and issue food packages appropriate for the client's needs. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in related field and a minimum one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Registered Dietician preferred. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred. Supplemental Information To ensure the proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. The position will be located in Carrollton but will have to regularly travel to all Denton WIC clinics. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 30, 2022
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 An associate's degree and a minimum of one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience are 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
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Senior Desktop Support Technician works with minimum supervision, typically regarding matters requiring greater technical expertise. The Senior Desktop Support Technician provides technical support and services to county law enforcement and public safety agencies. Acts as a mentor and shares knowledge with team members to help develop and improve knowledge, skills, and performance. Serves as a primary resource for problem management and resolution. The Senior Desktop Support Technician must provide excellent customer service, resolve problems in a timely manner, communicate effectively, and be a positive contributor to the Denton County Technology Services Team. Examples of Duties Handles service request escalations from entry and intermediate level positions. Acts as a primary resource for problem management and resolution. Manages desktop support projects. Installs, configures, and troubleshoots computer hardware and software applications. Installs, configures, and troubleshoots audio/video software and equipment. Provides basic administration for server applications in support of desktop support technologies. Performs IP telephony configuration, installation, and repair. Manages computer objects, user account permissions and group policy within Active Directory. Mentors and trains team members to help develop and improve knowledge, skills, and performance. Researches, evaluates, tests and recommends new technologies beneficial for county employees. Maintains an accurate inventory database of county computers, printers, and network assets. Provides weekly written reports to management. Reviews work product of entry and intermediate positions to ensure adherence to policies, department procedures, and best operational and security practices. Supervises, directs, and leads the team in the absence of the team manager. Assigns service requests and/or projects to team members as directed by the team manager. Follows county policies and best practices related to information security; exercises good judgment to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Denton County computer systems and electronic records; supports compliance with CJIS, HIPAA, and other information security regulations. Displays and reflects the culture, mission, vision, values, and direction of the department. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Department of Technology Services Mission Statement: To serve Denton County taxpayers by providing technology-related services guided by our core values that support and empower county departments and agencies in providing excellent service to our citizens. The Department of Technology Services commits to the following core values: • To deliver service with integrity and respect. • To respond to the technology needs of the County in a proactive and timely manner. • To meet the technology needs of the County with consistency, agility, flexibility, and foresight. • To manage technology resources in a fiscally conservative manner. • To develop a technology team that is passionate about serving the needs of the County. • To support and understand each member of our team both personally and professionally. • To encourage positive attitudes, teamwork, and open communication. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of four years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience are required. Bachelor's Degree preferred. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) and ITIL Certification preferred. CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications may be required within 6 months of employment. Certification by TCOLE as a Jailer may be required within 1 year of employment. The position may require various computer or technical-related certifications. Possession of a valid driver's license is required. Must obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Must not have any Class B misdemeanor or higher convictions or deferred adjudications. 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
Nov 23, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Juvenile Supervision Officer performs professional correction work providing direct supervision of juveniles placed in detention or programs by the courts. Work involves supervising juveniles to ensure their safety and welfare, shift coverage, and transporting juveniles between detention facilities, medical institutions, schools, and other locations. Duties assigned to employees in the job title vary according to division assignments and/or allocation of workload. Examples of Duties Provides direct supervision of detained or referred youth. Maintains individual case files, recording all contacts; amends files to reflect changes as appropriate. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information. Confers with counselors or other professionals connected to agencies providing human services to probationers, and maintains knowledge of juveniles needs, status, and progress. Ensures that juveniles are properly searched, and that juveniles are allowed calls to relatives and/or attorneys. Contacts juvenile's family. Advises juveniles of rules and regulations. Observes juvenile's demeanor to determine mental state and possible need for treatment and observation. Maintains readiness to assist juveniles and/or family members on a 24-hour, call-in basis. Admits and processes juveniles into the Juvenile Detention Center. Transports juveniles to and from state hospitals or other medical facilities, etc., as necessary. Summarizes information and completes standard reports, selecting data from direct observation and other sources. Supervises the daily activities of juveniles in residence; ensures juveniles follow all established policies and procedures, taking disciplinary action as necessary. Trains employees in both technique and proper actions to be taken in a variety of situations pertaining to juvenile detention. Escorts juveniles to court; ensures safe and secure transportation of all juveniles; adheres to all established policies and procedures. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED required for this position. Officer must meet the requirements in Title 37, Chapters 343 & 344 of the Texas Administrative Code including but not limited to being of good moral character and at least 21 years of age. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Must be able to pass a State Criminal History background check. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. This position is for MALE applicants ONLY. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 23, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Deputy Clerk I performs specialized clerical, administrative, and secretarial work in an assigned department. Examples of Duties Answers telephone and greet visitors; provides information or refers inquiries to appropriate personnel; routes incoming calls and records messages; responds to emails and faxes as necessary. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information; maintains pertinent files and records; scans and copies documents as necessary; ensures files are complete and accurate. Processes incoming and outgoing mail, including preparing photocopies and collating materials; distributes mail to appropriate department or employee. Balances the cash drawer daily and prepares related reports on a daily and weekly basis. Regular and punctual attendance is required. 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 them 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 of one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Completion of some college-level coursework is preferred. Specific certifications related to the area of assignment may be required for this position. Supplemental Information The primary location for this position is Lewisville, Texas and at times this position may require some travel to other satellite locations. To ensure the proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time:
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 19, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Senior Desktop Support Technician performs computer-related technical work with minimum supervision, typically regarding matters requiring greater technical expertise. Acts as a mentor and shares knowledge with team members to help develop and improve knowledge, skills, processes, and performance. Serves as a primary resource for problem management and resolution. The Senior Desktop Support Technician is required to provide excellent customer service, resolve problems in a timely manner, deliver systems with a high level of availability and reliability, communicate effectively, and be a positive contributor to the Denton County Technology Services team. This position acts as a backup to the Desktop Technician Supervisor. Examples of Duties Leads the equipment/technology deployment team and manages related projects. Handles service request escalations from entry and intermediate level positions. Acts as a primary resource for problem management and resolution. Installs, tests, and troubleshoots computer hardware, software, telephones, and peripheral equipment. Implements and advocates for information security best practices and identifies threats to security. Acts as a first responder for security incidents regarding end-user devices. Investigates and determine the scope of the intrusion and remediate threats. Secures endpoints through proper configuration, antivirus, and malware protection. Provides basic administration for server applications used in support of desktop technologies. Manages computer objects, user account permissions, and group policy within Active Directory. Mentors and trains team members to help develop and improve knowledge, skills, and performance. Reviews work product of entry and intermediate positions to ensure adherence to policies, department procedures, and best operational and security practices. Researches, evaluates, tests, and recommends new technologies beneficial for county employees. Maintains an accurate inventory database of county computers, printers, and network assets. Provides weekly written reports to Desktop Operations Manager and Desktop Technician Supervisor. Supervises, directs, and leads the team in the absence of the Desktop Operations Manager and Desktop Technician Supervisor. Assigns service requests and/or projects to the team members as directed by the Desktop Operations Manager and Desktop Technician Supervisor. Follows county policies and best practices related to information security; exercises good judgment to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Denton County computer systems and electronic records; supports compliance with CJIS, HIPAA, and other information security regulations. Displays and reflects the culture, mission, vision, values, and direction of the department. Performs other related duties as required. Department of Technology Services Mission Statement: To serve Denton County taxpayers by providing technology-related services guided by our core values that support and empower county departments and agencies in providing excellent service to our citizens. The Department of Technology Services commits to the following core values: • To deliver service with integrity and respect. • To respond to the technology needs of the County in a proactive and timely manner. • To meet the technology needs of the County with consistency, agility, flexibility, and foresight. • To manage technology resources in a fiscally conservative manner. • To develop a technology team that is passionate about serving the needs of the County. • To support and understand each member of our team both personally and professionally. • To encourage positive attitudes, teamwork, and open communication. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and minimum of four years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Bachelor's Degree preferred. Microsoft Modern Desktop Administrator certification and ITIL certification are preferred. CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications are preferred. Certification by TCOLE as a jailer may be required. Possession of a valid driver's license is required. Must obtain a valid Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Must not have any Class B misdemeanor or higher convictions or deferred adjudications. 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
Nov 18, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Records Analyst II works under limited supervision, performs and coordinates the department records and information management function; utilizing advanced records management knowledge in matters related to active and inactive records. This position creates and maintains computerized records and electronic tracking systems, and assists in the development and implementation office procedures for these systems. The Records Analyst II is required to provide excellent customer service, resolve problems in a timely manner, communicate effectively, and be a positive contributor to the Denton County Technology Services Team. Examples of Duties Utilizes specialized records management knowledge to provide policy, procedural, and technical advice to Denton County departments on complex records management issues. Mentors, advises, reviews work product and handles escalations from the Analyst I. Performs records analysis to monitor and determine proper storage and disposition of records according to approved retention schedules and to ensure compliance with all applicable Federal, State and Local regulations. Reviews complex records retention policies and schedules in consultation with county departments regarding the transfer of active records to inactive or archival storage, for reducing paper records to micrographic form, or for destroying obsolete or unnecessary records. Leads inventories and performs analysis of county departmental records to determine recordkeeping requirements for physical and digital records. Develops records control schedules based on departmental recordkeeping requirements. Responds to inquiries from county departments and the public and conducts research to fulfill complex records requests submitted electronically and in person in accordance with the Denton County Records Management Program Resolution. Evaluates image quality and suitability of digital documents and microfilm in accordance with applicable standards and regulations. Coordinates special projects (Records Center Audit, Disaster Recovery). Operates and manages the physical records management system, digital records repository, and equipment for the preservation and storage of records. Examines and evaluates records-management systems to improve existing methods for efficient handling, protection, and disposition of records and information. Tracks daily workload measures and project progress, and provides reports to management. Maintains the Records Center to ensure the proper care and storage of local government records of permanent value in accordance with industry standards and Texas Local Government Code. Prepares documents for imaging, operates electronic scanning equipment, and converts scanned material to digital format. Follows county policies and best practices related to information security; exercises good judgment to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Denton County computer systems and electronic records; supports compliance with CJIS, HIPAA, and other information security regulations. Displays and reflects the culture, mission, vision, values, and direction of the department. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related work 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. Bachelor's degree in Records Management, Library and Information Sciences Public Administration, Business Administration, or a directly related field preferred. Certified Records Information Manager (RIM), Certified Records Manager (CRM), and/or Local Government Archives and Records Administration (LGARA) Certificate preferred. Must be a U.S. citizen. Must not have any Class B misdemeanor or higher convictions or deferred adjudications. 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
Nov 18, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Court Reporter is responsible for capturing a verbatim record of live court proceedings and providing real time updates to the judge. This position tracks and maintains exhibits and prepares accurate transcriptions of required proceedings for attorneys and/or court of appeals. Court reporter attends sessions of court, records examinations, testimonies, and judicial opinions, judge's charges to the jury, and judgments or sentence of court. Examples of Duties Records full machine shorthand notes of all oral testimony during court proceedings; backs up data routinely; preserves all notes for future reference and for the required length of time. Maintains custody, care, and control of offered and admitted exhibits during the trial; files exhibits with Clerk's office upon completion of proceedings. Furnishes transcript of reported evidence or other proceedings upon request; works up estimates for cost of Reporter's Records as necessary; oversees billing for official transcripts; delivers and/or mails transcripts as necessary. Reads back court transcripts when requested by judges, attorneys, or juries. Creates and maintains a computer dictionary for translation of stenography; edits CAT transcripts for correct grammar, accurate identification of proper names and places, and to ensure that the record is discernible. Develops procedures for easy storage and retrieval of all stenographic notes and voice files in paper or digital format. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other duties and assignments as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED, completion of some college level course work and a 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. Must be able to pass a State Criminal History background check. (County Court at Law #2 requirement) 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
Nov 16, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The HIV Outreach Coordinator will plan, develop, and implement HIV prevention activities related to community engagement, focused HIV Testing, and linkage and engagement. Examples of Duties Conducts HIV outreach in non-traditional settings to communities in Denton County. Develops, implements, and manages a peer Social Networking Strategies (SNS) program. Recruits peer recruiters for the social networking program through various outreach avenues. Trains, coaches, and qualifies recruiters to effectively reach out to their social networks to provide prevention education and to encourage testing. Recruits local businesses for participation in HIV prevention efforts. Coordinates with faith-based organizations and community-based organizations to conduct outreach and program development in communities disproportionately affected by HIV. Designs, implements, and manages a condom distribution program. Links patients to care who test positive for HIV/STDs and address any barriers to care faced by these individuals. Facilitate HIV prevention workshops geared towards priority populations. Conducts HIV/STD testing and notify clients of their results. Coordinates HIV prevention activities, i.e., tabling, testing, linkage to care, facilitating workshops, etc. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Required to work occasional nights and weekends. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in related field and a minimum two years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Completion of Foundations of Testing and Navigation and motivational interviewing courses preferred. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Supplemental Information This is a grant-funded position that is anticipated to end October 31, 2023. (renewed yearly) To ensure the proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 15, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Deputy Sheriff performs law enforcement work to protect the 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, and 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. The 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. Conducts presentations at schools, other law enforcement agencies, service clubs, and other organizations: prepares and delivers PowerPoint presentations and literature for the programs. Interfaces with parents, court officials, school districts, business owners, and other law enforcement agencies. Assist with job fairs, Juvenile Impact Program, DCSO Citizen Academy and other programs as assigned. Is able to communicate well with citizens of all ages. 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 is 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 IS 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
Nov 09, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Deputy Sheriff performs law enforcement work to protect lives, property, and rights of citizens of the County. Work involves performing law enforcement or jail duties in a specific area of assignment. This position may serve civil process papers, such as summons, writs of possession, foreclosures, executions, claim and delivery, restraining orders; answer complaint calls and patrol the County in an official vehicle to deter crime or apprehend violators or suspects; serve warrants and make warrant arrests; and/or performing various procedures associated with transporting prisoners for the Sheriff's Department. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary according to areas of assignment. Employee is subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work. Examples of Duties Enforces all the laws of the state and applicable federal laws. Provides law enforcement services to residents and responds to service requests. Prepares documentation and reports in a timely manner. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Investigates and attempts to locate subjects of outstanding warrants; executes warrants and logs evidence; makes arrests and completes arrest reports. Contacts other law enforcement agencies when subjects are believed to be in their jurisdiction and makes apprehension requests; makes apprehensions in County as requested by other law enforcement agencies. Performs various extradition procedures as necessary. 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.com to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 09, 2022
Full Time
Description The Court Unit Probation Officer according to Chapter 344 of the Texas Administrative Code (TAC) or any successor statute, performs professional corrections work by supervising juveniles placed on orders of release by the courts. This position performs case management services for those juveniles assigned to a caseload and pending further court action. Work involves assessing juveniles, meeting with juveniles and families to ensure adherence to orders of release or any other court orders and maintaining records of the juvenile's activities and status. The Court Unit Probation Officer is also responsible for providing juveniles with referrals to counseling and assistance programs. Work may also involve developing supervision plans for juveniles in detention and transporting juveniles to medical appointments and placement facilities. The Court Unit Probation Officer 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 file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information, including the Juvenile Case Management System (JCMS). Attends detention hearings as necessary and gathers information in preparation for hearings; makes recommendations as necessary. Gathers personal and family information regarding juveniles referred to the Juvenile Court. Testifies in court as to the juvenile's status and adherence to reporting schedules and other court orders, as appropriate. Enforces court orders and maintains court ordered contact with juveniles under court supervision. Calls the juvenile's family members if necessary, and advises the family and juvenile of rules and regulations of the Orders of Release. Observes juvenile's demeanor to determine mental state and possible need for treatment referrals. Sends, requests, receives, and maintains school records. Administers the TJJD mental health screening tool (MAYSI), SASSI, CSE-IT and PACT assessments tools to aid in determining a juvenile's risk to reoffend, needs, and developing departmental recommendations for the disposition of juvenile cases referred to the Juvenile Court. Performs case management duties, contacting families as necessary; prepares court documents as needed. Fingerprints and obtains a photograph of the juvenile for the court's file and department records. Prepares and distributes court dockets and gathers all documentation for cases on the docket. Prepares court documents for hearings, including appearance/announcement hearings, deferred prosecution and adjudication hearings, and detention hearings and distributes or processes documentation as necessary to the court, District Attorney, and defense attorney. Attends court hearings as necessary; inspects all paperwork for accuracy; enters all disposition information into the JCMS computer system. On a weekly rotation with other Court Unit officers, provides Juvenile Probation presence for all court hearings. Accesses and utilizes the county's court data system (Odyssey). Answers phone calls, check-ins, and e-mails; prepares correspondence as necessary. Documents all contact with the juvenile and others involved in their case along with all activities. Refers the juvenile and family to resources available in the community prior to the juvenile's adjudication based on the needs of the juvenile and/or family. Interviews the juvenile and the family, gathers background information, and types necessary reports for court as mandated by TJJD standards and/or department policies and procedures. Prepares TJJD and placement packets. Transports the juvenile to placements and appointments as necessary. Completes sex offender risk assessments. Sends sex offender registration and orders to defer or cease registration to proper law enforcement agencies. Conducts criminal history background checks on each referred juvenile and the juvenile's parent, guardian, or custodian. Requires regular and punctual work attendance. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree conferred by a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and a minimum of two years of experience in a social service, community, criminal justice, or juvenile justice agency. In addition, per Chapter 344 of the TAC or any successor statute, the minimum qualifications of the Court Probation Officer are that the candidate: be at least 21 years of age; be of good moral character; have no disqualifying criminal history as described in the TAC; possess the work experience required in •344.210 of the TAC or any successor statute; never have had any type of certification revoked by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department; complete the training required by the TAC; and pass the certification exam as required by •344.700 of the TAC or any successor statute. Certification as a Juvenile Probation Officer by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department within 6 months of initial employment is required. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Requires the ability to work more than 40 hours during the workweek when necessary. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred but not required. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Nov 08, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN APPROVED. The Mental Health Assessment Specialist is responsible for completing mental health intake assessments and follow up assessments for individuals confined in the Denton County Jail. The employee is responsible for completing inmate patient mental health records and clinical profiles within County guidelines. The employee also provides individual and group counseling services. Examples of Duties Performs specialized detention work in the care and security of inmates to ensure their constitutional rights and welfare are safeguarded in the County Jail. Provides confidential evaluations of inmate and crisis counseling as needed for inmates, either during or after office hours. Conducts suicide screening and prevention. Responds to inmate request forms or staff requests in a timely manner. Researches information in order to answer requests; keeps health and legal records of inmates. Responds to additional assignments from supervisors. Provides thorough documentation. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Assists physicians and completes physician consultations for necessary health information and clinical care direction as needed. Transcribes physician orders and processes care plan directions. Performs mental health assessments on inmates and documents clinical care plans, special needs orders, and actions taken; creates patient charts, and maintains files and records as needed. Interviews, evaluates, and examines inmates for clinically indicated needs of care or intervention, and monitors for progress or degenerative changes in condition. Makes clinical recommendations to place and remove inmates from Protocols of Self Harm and Suicide Prevention. Monitors and reviews laboratory values for therapeutic medication maintenance and initiates physician evaluation as clinically indicated. Prepares and assist with inmate patient discharge planning on release to other agencies or reentry into the community, including networking and coordinating with community providers and resources necessary for continuity of care. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in human service field or other related field as required to qualify as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) and minimum 1 year prior experience in a mental health field or counseling experience required. Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW) preferred. Must be a U.S. citizen. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Oct 28, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Health Services Specialist I performs basic health care tasks and specialized detention work in the care and security of inmates and detainees in the county jail. Examples of Duties Handles and manages routine and sensitive correspondence, medical records, reports, billing statements, memorandums, and other documents. Provides inmates and detainees with baseline medical assessments; provides basic health care to inmates and 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. A high school diploma or GED and a certification as an EMT, Medical Assistant or Registered Pharmacy Technician is required. A minimum of one year of experience in a related field is preferred. Possession of a valid Driver's License. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Supplemental Information To ensure the proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Oct 28, 2022
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 and intermediate 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 clinical assessments, specimen collection, disbursing medications, and referring to the mid-level provider or doctor if necessary. Performs point-of-care diagnostic testing on inmates to determine health status. 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 and consults providers for necessary medical information as needed. Ensures that the infirmary is kept clean and neat; ensures that all medical equipment is in proper working order. Performs administrative duties of department, including sending and receiving information such as medical records, inventorying supplies, speaking with concerned family members, and any other duties requested. 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. Administers injections, infusions and immunizations. Provides wound care. 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 certification as a Paramedic, Licensed Vocational Nurse, or Registered Nurse is required; Certified Medical Assistants or Emergency Medical Technicians with considerable relevant work history may be considered. A minimum of two years of experience in a related field is preferred. Possession of a valid Driver's License. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days of employment. Supplemental Information To ensure the proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. Nurses and paramedics are preferred. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Oct 22, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Communications Generalist I will assist in content development and promotions to engage the public to learn about Denton County. This position will work closely with the Director of Community Relations in writing, photography, and videography to support the Community Relations Department. Examples of Duties Assists with creating content and content ideas for Denton County's social media platforms. Handles photography and video assignments to help generate content for social media, websites, newsletters, and others as needed. Assist with monthly content for the HR newsletter. Processes and tracks incoming/outgoing mail and routes mail to the proper recipient. Assists with photography during Commissioners Court meetings as well as assignments for internal/external campaigns. Assists with generating monthly column ideas and research for columns. Assists with the event and social media calendars and assists with holiday promotions, as needed. Assists with writing content for articles, social media posts, brochures, and public relations campaigns as needed. Establishes and maintains files and records; retrieves materials as requested; performs data entry as requested. Helps develop press releases under the guidance of the Director of Community Relations. Assists with research and data compilation for special projects, reports, or other publications, by specified deadlines and in accordance with the department's goals and objectives. Assists with the creation of videos to promote Denton County and different departments. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School and a minimum of 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:
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Oct 22, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Deputy Clerk I performs specialized clerical, administrative, and secretarial work in an assigned department. Examples of Duties Answers telephone and greet visitors; provides information or refers inquiries to appropriate personnel; routes incoming calls and records messages; responds to emails and faxes as necessary. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information; maintains pertinent files and records; scans and copies documents as necessary; ensures files are complete and accurate. Processes incoming and outgoing mail, including preparing photocopies and collating materials; distributes mail to appropriate department or employee. Balances the cash drawer daily and prepares related reports on a daily and weekly basis. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Oversees the registration and title of motor vehicles; processes renewals of registration; create daily reports. Collects property taxes; posts property taxes accurately as needed. Assists in the distribution of disability placards, license plates, and specialty license plates. Handles phone calls from the public, processes renewal, and title mail, and accepts payments from the public including tax payments, vehicle inventory tax, beer and wine renewals, and tax certificates. Calculates and adjusts accounts for court orders. Processes dealer work for the titling of cars sold and leased. Oversees clerical duties related to the collection of ad valorem and tax payments, maintaining inventory, issuing temporary tags, and issuing handicap placards. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and minimum of one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Completion of some college-level coursework is preferred. Specific certifications related to the area of assignment may be required for this position. Bilingual in Spanish and English is preferred but not required. Supplemental Information Please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list to ensure the proper delivery of emails. The position will train in the Denton location with the training coordinator and then move to the Carrollton location semi-permanently Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Oct 22, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Deputy Clerk I performs specialized clerical, administrative, and secretarial work in an assigned department. Examples of Duties Answers telephone and greet visitors; provides information or refers inquiries to appropriate personnel; routes incoming calls and records messages; responds to emails and faxes as necessary. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information; maintains pertinent files and records; scans and copies documents as necessary; ensures files are complete and accurate. Processes incoming and outgoing mail, including preparing photocopies and collating materials; distributes mail to appropriate department or employee. Balances the cash drawer daily and prepares related reports on a daily and weekly basis. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Oversees the registration and title of motor vehicles; processes renewals of registration; create daily reports. Collects property taxes; posts property taxes accurately as needed. Assists in the distribution of disability placards, license plates, and specialty license plates. Handles phone calls from the public, processes renewal, and title mail, and accepts payments from the public including tax payments, vehicle inventory tax, beer and wine renewals, and tax certificates. Calculates and adjusts accounts for court orders. Processes dealer work for the titling of cars sold and leased. Oversees clerical duties related to the collection of ad valorem and tax payments, maintaining inventory, issuing temporary tags, and issuing handicap placards. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of one year of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Completion of some college-level coursework is preferred. Specific certifications related to the area of assignment may be required for this position. Supplemental Information Please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list to ensure the proper delivery of emails. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
DENTON COUNTY, TX Denton, TX
Oct 21, 2022
Full Time
Description THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. The Juvenile Supervision Officer performs professional correction work providing direct supervision of juveniles placed in detention or programs by the courts. Work involves supervising juveniles to ensure their safety and welfare, shift coverage, and transporting juveniles between detention facilities, medical institutions, schools, and other locations. Duties assigned to employees in the job title vary according to division assignments and/or allocation of workload. Examples of Duties Provides direct supervision of detained or referred youth. Maintains individual case files, recording all contacts; amends files to reflect changes as appropriate. Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing and/or file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve information. Confers with counselors or other professionals connected to agencies providing human services to probationers, and maintains knowledge of juveniles needs, status, and progress. Ensures that juveniles are properly searched, and that juveniles are allowed calls to relatives and/or attorneys. Contacts juvenile's family. Advises juveniles of rules and regulations. Observes juvenile's demeanor to determine mental state and possible need for treatment and observation. Maintains readiness to assist juveniles and/or family members on a 24-hour, call-in basis. Admits and processes juveniles into the Juvenile Detention Center. Transports juveniles to and from state hospitals or other medical facilities, etc., as necessary. Summarizes information and completes standard reports, selecting data from direct observation and other sources. Supervises the daily activities of juveniles in residence; ensures juveniles follow all established policies and procedures, taking disciplinary action as necessary. Trains employees in both technique and proper actions to be taken in a variety of situations pertaining to juvenile detention. Escorts juveniles to court; ensures safe and secure transportation of all juveniles; adheres to all established policies and procedures. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Performs other related duties as required. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED required for this position. Officer must meet the requirements in Title 37, Chapters 343 & 344 of the Texas Administrative Code including but not limited to being of good moral character and at least 21 years of age. Possession of a valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain a State of Texas driver's license within 90 days. Must be able to pass a State Criminal History background check. Supplemental Information To ensure proper delivery of emails please add jobs@dentoncounty.gov to your email safe list. This position is for FEMALE applicants ONLY. Closing Date/Time: Continuous