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  • Position:   Community Supervision Officer

    Department:  79th Judicial District Community Supervision & Corrections Department

    Status: Non-Exempt

    Pay Scale:  $30,000 - $32,500 Salary 

    Closing Date:  Open Until Position Filled

    The Community Supervision Officer will be responsible for supervising a caseload of mixed cases (Felony and Misdemeanor).  Case supervision must be conducted in a manner consistent with standards promulgated by the Community Justice Assistance Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and as envisioned by the Director of the Jim Wells/Brooks Community Supervision and Corrections Department.  Additional functions include conducting Pre-Sentence Investigations and maintaining accurate case records in accordance with Departmental and CJAD standards.  Other duties may be assigned as needed to carry out the operations of the Department and the Courts.

    • Statutory Requirements:

      A Bachelor's Degree conferred by an institution of higher education by an accrediting organization recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; and unless the Bachelor's Degree is in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, or related field, the candidate must have one year of graduated study in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology or related field or two years of experience with casework, counseling, or community or group work.  A Community Supervision Officer in Texas cannot be employed as a peace officer or work as a reserve or volunteer peace officer; and cannot be currently on community supervision, parole, or serving sentence for a criminal offense.

      In addition to the above statutory requirements a person must become certified by CJAD within the first year of employment as a Community Supervision Officer.

      Departmental Requirements:

      Valid Texas Driver's License, proof of liability insurance, available to attend out of town training, acceptable criminal history records check and negative urinalysis result prior to final selection process.  Experience as a State Certified Community Supervision Office will take preference.

      Job Tasks: 

      The Community Supervision Officer will be responsible for supervising a caseload of mixed cases (Felony and Misdemeanor).  Case supervision must be conducted in a manner consistent with standards promulgated by the Community Justice Assistance Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and as envisioned by the Director of the Jim Wells/Brooks Community Supervision and Corrections Department.  Additional functions include conducting Pre-Sentence Investigations and maintaining accurate case records in accordance with Departmental and CJAD standards.  Other duties may be assigned as needed to carry out the operations of the Department and the Courts.

    Send your job resume and college transcript to:

    Director
    79th Judicial District CSCD
    610 E. Second Street
    Alice, Texas 78332

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  • Position:   Pre-Trial Diversion Caseworker

    Department:  79th Judicial District Community Supervision & Corrections Department

    Status: Non-Exempt

    Pay Scale:  $25,000 - $27,000 Salary  (Commensurate to experience)

    Closing Date:  Open Until Position Filled

    Jim Wells County Community Supervision Department is accepting application/resume for a caseworker.

    • Qualification Requirements:

      Associates Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, or other Human Services preferred.  Some case work experience preferred.

      Job Tasks:

      Supervise a caseload of felony offenders.  Field contacts, assessments, individual case supervision plans, compliance monitoring, etc.

    Send your job resume to:

    Director
    79th Judicial District CSCD
    610 E. Second Street
    Alice, Texas 78332

    Email your job resume to:

  • Position:   Pre-Trial Bond Officer

    Department:  79th Judicial District Community Supervision & Corrections Department

    Status: Non-Exempt

    Pay Scale:  $30,000 - $32,500 Salary  (Commensurate to experience)

    Closing Date:  Open Until Position Filled

    Jim Wells County Community Supervision Department is accepting application/resume for a Pre-Trial Bond Officer.

    • Qualification Requirements:

      Associate Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, or other Human Services preferred.  One (1) year experience preferred.

      Job Tasks:

      The Pre-Trial Bond program provides services that assist to keep the jail population manageable, and alleviates jail overcrowding.  The Pre-Trial Bond Officer supervises a caseload of felony/misdemeanor offenders who are released from jail while awaiting disposition of criminal charges.  Duties include providing supervised release, provide treatment and referral options for offenders when needed, communicate with offenders' attorney, and provide supervision compliance/non-compliance information to judges.

    Send your job resume to:

    Director
    79th Judicial District CSCD
    610 E. Second Street
    Alice, Texas 78332

    Email your job resume to:

Jim Wells County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Jim Wells County does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, age or disability.

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