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REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT
Must possess a current TCLEOSE Peace Officer License or be eligible for reactivation of your Peace Officer’s License.
Must complete a TCLEOSE approved basic corrections officer course of at least 80 training hours and be a TCLEOSE certified corrections officer within 1 year of employment.
SECRETARIAL OR CLERICAL
Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
Ability to type a minimum of 30 correct words per minute.
Must complete 145 hrs. in Basic Reserve Deputy Academy and pass TCLEOSE EXAM.
Assume financial responsibility for pre-employment physical, psychological exams, uniforms and equipment.
Must serve 16 hrs. each month.
Minimum Standards for Employment with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department
Reside within a 50 mile radius of Jefferson County Courthouse
Be at least 21 yrs of age
Possess a valid Texas Driver’s License with good driving record and proof of valid auto insurance
Have an Associate’s degree (academic) 60 college hrs or be willing to sign a probationary extension stating the aforementioned academic qualifications will be attained within 5 yrs after employment
Not be convicted of a felony
Not be convicted of, or placed on Court Ordered Community Supervision for, a Class A Misdemeanor, Class B Misdemeanor, D.W.I. or D.U.I. in the last 10yrs
Be subject to a thorough background investigation a by personal interviews by representatives of this department
How to Apply
The consideration process begins with your written application, and continues with the following steps:
Pass approved reading comprehension, spelling, and vocabulary tests
Pass thorough background investigation
Agree to pre-employment polygraph exam
Complete psychological test and evaluation
Pass physical agility tests and drug screen
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
1001 Pearl St. #103
Beaumont, TX 77701